Dr. Khanna’s deputations abroad include Denver, Colorado, USA, for presentation of research papers in IEEE-Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, 1986; Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany, 1999, under CSIR-DLR collaborative project; Kurt-Schwabe-Institut für Mess- und Sensortechnik e.V. Meinsberg, Germany, 2008, under CSIR-DAAD Exchange of Scientists Programme; Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2009, as a member of the Indian delegation in an Indo-Russian workshop; and Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Povo, Trento, Italy, 2011, under India-Trento Programme for Advanced Research, Phase-II, Framework: Microsystems.
He has authored seven books, of which IGBT Theory and Design has been published by IEEE Press-Wiley Interscience, New Jersey, USA 2003; and Nanosensors: Physical, Chemical and Biological, 2011, has been published by CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA. He has also published 137 research papers in various reputed international/national journals and conference proceedings. He holds three patents.
Dr. Khanna is a fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India. He is a life member of the Indian Physics Association (IPA); presently, he is chairman of IPA, Pilani Chapter. He is also a life member of the Semiconductor Society (India) and the Indo-French Technical Association. Citations include Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who in Asia, etc.
His fields of interest are semiconductor device physics and technology, MEMS and microsensors, semiconductor fabrication facility creation and maintenance. Presently, he is the head of MEMS and Microsensors Group at CSIR-CEERI.