22 Feb 2019

Webinar on Challenges in “Antenna Miniaturization and Barriers to Espionage and Hacking” by Prof. Dhiraj Sinha, Massachusetts USA.

Webinar on Challenges in “Antenna Miniaturization and Barriers to Espionage and Hacking” by Prof. Dhiraj Sinha, Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA.

On February 12th 2019, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Delhi Technical Campus, successfully organized a one day webinar on Challenges in “Antenna Miniaturization and Barriers to Espionage and Hacking” by Prof. Dhiraj Sinha, for ECE 3rd Year Students. Prof Sinha is a PhD Postdoctoral Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA. His research interests are converged towards ultra-small antenna design and biomedical sensing. In his talk he discussed why hacking EVMs are tough and defy science. He explained if someone has an amazing technology that could be used to hack lakhs of EVMs using an ultra-small transceiver circuit with an efficient antenna, which would remain invisible to the human eye, and be able to plug itself automatically to such EVMs, that person could revolutionize the current telecom industry and should be a suitable candidate for the Nobel Prize in Physics. He concluded webinar by expressing three key points a) Antenna miniaturization is still a challenge b) The limits of physics ensure large scale espionage is not possible c) Large scale hacking which could affect election results would need huge level of resources and a deep conspiracy.

The webinar was extremely informative for students and faculty members.