Hemant Kumar Dixit professor and head of the Department of Electronics & Communication, and director or the Computer Center, University of Allahabad. High school and intermediate from SP Hindu Inter College, Shahjahanpur, UP; BSc, BTech, MTech, and DPhil from the University of Allahabad. He joined as an electronic engineer in the R&D Microwave Division at the Scientific Instrument Company, Allahabad, in 1974, and later he was awarded SRF of CSIR, New Delhi. He started teaching in the department as a lecturer in March, 1975. He also served as a communication officer (Group-A) selected through the Indian Engineering Services, UPSC examination. He worked in the field of holography, and is presently engaged in the area of optical fiber communication. He had training on fiber optic equipment at York Technology, UK and visited France, Germany, and USA. He has received, supervised, and completed various research projects from MHRD, AICTE, UGC, and UPCST. Under his supervision, three candidates have been awarded the DPhil degree and a number of MTech students completed thesis projects in different fields and various topics. He has published several research papers in the national and international journals and presented papers. He is member of a number of RDC and academic bodies of other universities and institutions, and a life member and fellow in organizations like ISTE, IETE, etc. He organized, participated, and chaired a number of symposiums, workshops and conferences. In the University, he has worked at various posts, such as a member of the Administrative Computer Center, OSD examinations, assistant proctor, assistant dean student welfare, Dy. director PG admissions, member core committee UG admissions, etc. He has been the joint secretary, Allahabad University Teacher’s Association; social secretary of the Diamond Jubilee Hostel; superintendent of the Dr. Tara Chand Hostel; and is presently serving as the warden of the Diamond Jubilee Hostel, at the University of Allahabad. He also served as treasurer, secretary to IETE, Allahabad.