The centre has Prof. Shatendra K. Sharma as its fulltime regular Director.
He has versatile experience of research and academic administration with more than 28 years experience of teaching, R&D, Defence Research , Educational Planning, Administration, anagement & co-ordination. His research publications at national /international level are in the areas of Atomic and Nuclear Radiation Physics, Fluorescent -rays, electronic material processing and characterization of semiconductors, solar energy and pollution control. He has been a supervisor / examiner of M.Tech. and Ph.D. students. Has vast teaching experience from undergraduate to M.Phil./ Ph.D. level in Physics/ Electronics/ Instrumentation and Computer applications. He was honoured by DRDO for his outstanding an meritorious work on electronic materials for integrated guided missile project. He is scientific tampered visionary with technology for common man as mission. During his professional career as Lecturer, Scientist with DRDO, Associate Professor, Head of Instrumentation Centre of Instrumentation Centre JNU, Director AICTE and Advisor AICTE he has made significant contributions in the field of education particularly for the expansion of technical education in India. He also contributed in the planning of three National Institutions i.e. IIMs at Calicut, Indore and IIITat Gwaliar. He initiated the process of accreditation of technical education programs as Member Secretary of National Board of Accreditation of AICTE and developed basic criteria and scheme for evaluation and quality control of technical education programs. He operated and formulated several new schemes in AICTE for development of technical education, Grant of Charter , professional organizations/ bodies, matching grants and grant of autonomy. Received several honours in the form of Fellowships and membership of national and international professional societies/ bodies and invited to chair sessions in seminars/ conferences and deliver lectures as honorary/guest faculty on various subjects. Current areas of his interest are ion-atom collisions characterization of semiconductor materials, solar energy, pollution control, sensors, multimedia and computer animation, biomedical instrumentation and Intellectual property rights and Patents. Developed courses on computer hardware, Internet/ multimedia and training on popular computer packages.