Dr D K Kothari is currently working as Professor and Head of Electronics and Communication Engineering Department. He has 33 years of experience in teaching and one and half year in industry. He received BE degree in 1984 from Govt Engineering College, Bilaspur (MP), ME Degree in 1989, from SGSITS Indore (MP) in 1989 and Ph.D. degree from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (UP) in 2009. He joined Institute of Technology, Nirma University in December 1997 He was Program Coordinator of M Tech EC (Communication) program since 2008 till 2016. Before joining Nirma University, he worked as lecturer and Asst. Professor with SSVPS’s College of Engineering, Dhule (Maharashtra) and as Maintenance Engineer with Ferro Concrete Cold Rolling Mill at Dhamnod MP. He has published many papers at international and national levels in journals and conferences. He has worked on three research projects funded by Gujarat Council of Science and Technology, Govt. of Gujarat and Nirma University. He guided more than twenty five M Tech Dissertations and three Ph D research scholars for their doctoral studies. He was member of academic council of Nirma University from 2015 to 2018. His current area of research include Optical Communication and Networks, Free Space optical Communication and Wireless Networks.