It is with heavy heart we share this sad news that Shanti S. Gupta, one of our initial directors, has passed away. He was a man of wisdom, and he was always willing to share his knowledge. His contributions to his profession, immediate family, and extended family of relations and friends live on in the minds and hearts who were fortunate to associate with him.
Shanti S. Gupta received his BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Roorkee in 1960. Subsequently he received M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, in 1965. He has enjoyed a successful professional career from 1963 to 2014.
In 2000 he joined the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington DC as a Technical Systems Advisor. At the FCC he worked on the development of rules and regulation on Network reliability and resilience, Cyber Security network issues, and Cyber-attack related to GPS communications. Shanti has been awarded several patents during his career.