Utkal Mehta - School of Engineering and Physics
BEngg Guj. Uni., MEngg MS. Uni., PhD IIT Guw., IEEE Senior Member
Senior Lecturer in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
School of Engineering & Physics, The University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus, Suva, FIJI.
Telephone: +679 3232337
Dr Utkal is a Senior IEEE Member, Secretary IEEE Fiji Subsection and Student branch Counsellor. He has over 16 years’ experience in both academic/research in the various education institutes and industry. He received the B.Engg. degree from Gujarat University, India and M.Engg. degree from M S University Baroda, India and the Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-G), India, in Electronics and Electrical Engineering. He also worked as the Project Engineer at R&D department at Compatible Power (P) Ltd in between 1999 to 2002. His current research focuses on system modelling, identification techniques in time and frequency domain, fractional control, data analysis and filtering techniques on high speed processors and various robotics applications for medical and industrial automation.
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Australian Patent # 2016,100,343 - A mobile cane for the blind and visually impaired. The handy device for the blind and visually impaired works with smart sensor logic and capable of prompting the output warning signals if any obstacles within an area of safety and enables the blind person to decide and, furthermore, have user-aid features.