Dr Utkal Mehta received his PhD from IIT Guwahati. He is a Senior IEEE Member and Secretary IEEE Fiji Subsection. He has over 20 years’ experience in both academic and research in industry and the various educational institutes. His expertise is in area of system identification, modeling and embedded devices. His current research focuses on process identification, control and applied fractional calculus for industrial engineering. His passion is also to develop low-cost educational devices or tools for Special Need Children. Dr Mehta received Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Innovations (2016, 2017) and Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2018). Dr Mehta welcomes inquires regarding Masters/PhD studies and collaborative project grant applications.
|2019-07-18||Faculty Teaching Excellence Award||FSTE- Excellence teaching award 2019|
|2018-11-15||Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Innovation award 2018||Braille EyeSlate|
|2017-07-11||ANZ Pacific Innovation Challenge 2017||Won the trophy with 1st position in the ANZ Pacific Innovation Challenge 2017, with theme ‘Pacific flavored hackathon’ between the local rival universities.|
|2016-11-11||Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Innovation award 2015||USP Research Office - Annual Staff Award|
|2010-07-18||Young Scientist Award Prize||International Travel Support (ITS) Grant from DST, Govt Of India, 2010|
|2009-07-01||PhD Felllowship||QIP by Govt of India|
|1995-05-01||HighSchool Topper, IPCL||Highest Scores in Science Y12|