Dr. KESHAV DATTATREYA NAYAK, completed his B.E.(Electronics) in 1974 from University Vishveswaraiah College of Engg, Bangalore University in Electronics with Distinction and Ph.D. in the year 1981 in Microelectronics from Electrical Engg Dept., IIT, Bombay.
He worked as a Sr. Project Engineer at ACRE, IIT, Bombay till June 1984. In June 1984 he joined DEAL, Dehradun as Scientist 'D' and rose to the position of Group Head (MIC/CAD Group and Scientist 'F'). He was instrumental in Development of MICs, Millimeter wave components/subsystems for strategic DRDO applications. In May 1999 Dr. NAYAK moved to ANURAG Cell, Bangalore to oversee the project SITAR. He took over as Director, ANURAG with effect from 2nd July 2001.