Dakshayani Jangamshetti

Professor, Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot
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"Engineering course is challenging field. Helps us to analyze and design new gadgets."

INTERVIEW DATE March 27, 2009
HER JOB Professor, Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot
Engineering Careers
Electrical |

Because of interest in Mathematics and Design.

Dakshayani Jangamshetti, Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot

ADDEDFriday, March 27, 2009

  • Q
    Describe what you do in your current work situation?
    A
    Teaching, Curriculum Development, Research & Development
  • Q
    Why did you choose engineering?
    A
    Because of interest in Mathematics and Design.
  • Q
    Where did you go to school and what degree(s) do you have?
    A
    High School - BVVS High School, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India Graduation- Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India Post Graduation: IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India Doctoral: IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.
  • Q
    What kinds of activities have typically been part of your work?
    A
    Interaction with students, Counseling students, Knowledge sharing with rural women.
  • Q
    What do you like best about being an engineer?
    A
    Analyzing problems systematically to get a smart solution
  • Q
    Which of your career accomplishments are you proudest of?
    A
    Pursuing M.Tech and Ph.D.
  • Q
    What challenges have you met and conquered in your pursuit of an engineering career?
    A
    Designing new circuits for Hearing Impaired.
  • Q
    Please tell us a little about your family.
    A
    Husband: Professor and Senior Member IEEE at BEC Bagalkot. Ph.D from IIT Kharagpur. Renewable Energy Systems Expert. Daughter: Presently studying Engineering.
  • Q
    What are your short-term (1-2 years) and long-term (10+ years) goals?
    A
    Short-Term goals-Continue & complete the R&D projects in hand. Long-Term goals-To excel in R&D and Create a new Laboratory for designing tools for hearing impaired.
  • Q
    What (or who) had/has the greatest influence on your life choices?
    A
    My Father - who helped me to choose Engineering. My Husband - who helped me to pursue M.Tech & Ph.D
  • Q
    What advice would you give to a young woman considering a career in engineering?
    A
    Engineering course is challenging field. Helps us to analyze and design new gadgets.
  • Q
    Any other stories or comments you would like to share with EngineerGirl visitors?
    A
    Engineering course is challenging field. Helps us to analyze and design new gadgets.
  • Q
    Describe something about your life outside of work: your hobbies, or perhaps a favorite book.
    A
    Singing is my favorite hobby. Other than that I also read novels - general & fiction.