Prof. Dr. Joyanta Kumar Roy - Biography


Prof. Dr Joyanta Kumar Roy wears many hats in his life: professor, author, entrepreneur, husband, and father.

Prof. Roy, was born on Semptember 30, 1954, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Calcutta, W.B in 1975 and His Master of Science in Physics with specialization in Solid State Physics and Electronics in the year 1977. He started his research work on biomedical evaluation of static and dynamic work of Indian workers for the betterment of productivity and performance in collaboration with Indian Council of Medical Research. The research mainly aimed to develop, fabricate and standardize some socially acceptable Monitoring instruments for evaluation of static and dynamic work performed by the industrial and agricultural workers. He also made significant contribution towards studies of physical properties of the Elbow Prosthesis with the help of a developed ELBOW-JOINT-SIMULATOR.

In the year 1984 he along with his younger brother Prasanta Kumar Roy co-founded M/S System. Later in the year 2004 M/S System was registered as System Advance Technologies Pvt. Ltd and since then Dr. Roy has been serving as the Chairman of Board of Directors of the Company. He was also registered as a life member of Forum of Scientist, Engineers and Technoligist.

During his professional period with industry he achieved lots of reputation and acknowledgements. Along with his business Prof Roy continued his research work on investigation of some new sensing techniques and control instrumentation systems of a Process Plant. He earned a Ph.D. degree in Technology (Applied Physics) from the University of Calcutta, India, in 2005. His thesis work was highly accredited by the foreign examiners and supported by a number of international papers in peered reviewed journals.

In 2005, Prof Roy started serving as the Professor of Dept. of Electronics and Instrumentation at Domkal Institute of Engineering and Technology, India. Later in the year 2008 he became the Principal of the Institute. In 2011 Dr. Roy started working with Narula Institute of Technology as Dean (Research) and Professor of EIE Department. He was well known for his monumental works in academics. He also acted as the Principal of the institute. During his short tenure of service, Prof. Roy established Research and Development cell, Industry Institute Partnership cell, Entrepreneur Development cell and women's cell in his college. He organized many National and International Conferences.

Dr. Roy was awarded Shiksha Bharati Puraskar by All India Achievers Foundation in 2010 for his dedicated work towards academics. He was also honored with Life Time Achievement Award for Education Excellence with Gold Medal in the very same year. He also became a Life Fellow of Indian Water Works Association (IWWA). Prof. Joyanta Kumar Roy is a senior member of IEEE Circuit and Systems, IEEE Instrumentation Society and IEEE Industrial Application society. He is volunteering as EC member of IEEE CSS-IMS and IEEE IAS, Kolkata chapter and is also serving as the Vice Chairman of IET (UK) Kolkata Network. He is also a life fellow member of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers and Indian water works association and member of Forum of Scientist engineers and Technologist India and Institute of Electrical Technology. He published a book on sensing Technology and two book chapters along with number of technical publications (around 60) in peer reviewed International and National Journals and Proceedings of International and National Seminars. He has given leadership in number of research project and also guiding PhD students. .

Dr Roy is also serving as a reviewer of technical papers of IEEE Sensors Journal, Measurement (IMEKO), Journal of Flow Control, Measurement and Visualization and IET Science & Measurement Technology. He is presently Associate Editor of International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent System (
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As part of System Advance Technologies Pvt.Ltd. He designed, fabricated, installed and commissioned a number of high quality laboratory set up in the field of Electrical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, electronics and instrumentation engineering so and so forth. He developed distributed SCADA System for Water Treatment Plant for remote monitoring and control to improve plant performance and to produce quality product in water industry. Dr. Roy as a part of System Advance Technologies Pvt. Ltd. also introduced application of Information and Communication Technology in the arsenic affected area rural water supply scheme.

Dr. Roy presently serves as the Dean Research and Consultancy and Professor Head (Electronic and Communication) at MCKV Institute of Engineering and as the Chairman of the Board Of Directors, System Advance Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

He lives with his wife, Gopa Roy and his son Joydeep Roy, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Awards and Honors


  • Life Member of Forum Of Scientist, Engineers and Technologist


  • Life Fellow of Indian Water Works Association (IWWA)


  • Shiksha Bharati Puraskar from All India Achievers Foundation
  • Life Time Achievement Award For Education Excellence With Gold Medal at the International Achievers Conference, New Delhi
  • Awarded Senior Member, Institute of Electrical, Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA


  • Global Education Leadership Award from IEDRA (Indian Economic Development Research Association


  • Life Fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (I.E.T.E), India
  • Member of Institute Of Electrical Engineers, UK (IET)


  • (EMO) Golden Educationist of India Award by IIEM for Outstanding achievement in Education

Some of the Testimonials

"Joyanta Kumar Roy as I have perceived him is a personality of electronic and instrumentation fields wherein he could combine his academic endeavour with prowess in applied fields concerning business and innovative techniques. His association with the subject since his pre-teen age has culminated to depth of knowledge. Probably, I can recommend him 1000 times without any second thought."

- Satyaban Roy,
Additional Chief Engineer & Project Manager, Jaldhaka Hydel Project

"Dr. Joyanta Kumar Roy is a rare academician in this region, who has a mix of perfect blend with academics, entreprenaurship, and industrial skill that made him unparallel in the domain of instrumentation and control. He is also amongst the few academicians who is so perfect and dedicated in his work, and never comes back from his commitment and mission under any odd situation. I have witnessed his capability when he was the Principal of Narula Institute of Technology, Kolkata and Organizing Chair of ICCIA International conference held in December. 2011"

- Dr. Asish K Mukhopadhyay,
Principal, Bengal College of Engg & Technology for Women, Durgapur

"Prof. J. K. Roy is known to me for the last 3 years in the capacity of principal and dean academic affairs at Narula Institute of Technology. I worked with him jointly during organizing the International conference ICCIA 2011 which happens to be a grand success. I found him full energetic and enthusiastic person and always try to do something new for the college. I admire him for two reasons firstly for his thrust of knowledge and curiosity. Secondly keeping energy level high at the age of 50. He is older in age but younger in mind."

- Sajal Saha,
Assistant professor, Narula institute of Technology