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Dr. G. C. Ray 


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur



Dr. G. C. Ray was born in West Bengal on July 10, 1943. He completed his B.E. from Jadavpur University in 1965, M.Sc. Engg. from Roorkee in 1977 and Ph.D. from Punjab University in 1982. He joined the Institute as an Assistant Professor on August 1, 1985 and became Professor on March 9, 1991.

Prior to joining IIT Kanpur, Dr. Ray served at Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh from July 14, 1966 to July 31, 1985. He retired from I.I.T. Kanpur in July, 2005 and was re-employed till June 30, 2006. He continued serving IIT Kanpur as Emeritus Fellow from July 1, 2006 till June 30, 2007.

Dr. Ray worked in the area of Bio-medical instrumentation and signal processing and got wide recognition for design and development of Myoelectric Artificial Hand for Below-Elbow Applications and Speech Synthesiser for Vocally Handicapped and Spastic Children. He was suffering from acute diabetic problem and expired on July 5, 2011. He is survived by one daughter , one son and his wife (Rama Ray).

  • V. K. Sachan wrote on 11th July 2011
    Having informed that Prof Ray worked for underprivileged people, my heart prays to God to offer ultimate peace to the departed soul!

  • Shalini Gupta wrote on 12th July 2011
    I have very fond memories of uncle as this quiet and kind man who always encouraged children to excel in science. He will be missed most dearly.

  • S P TYAGI wrote on 13th July 2011
    I had worked with Dr. G C Ray at the time of his joining in EE Deptt. IIT Kanpur. I am very sad hearing his sad demise. S P Tyagi E.E Deptt. IIT Kanpur 09415133368

  • Manmatha Mahato wrote on 14th July 2011 My sincerest condolences to his family - know that he made the world a better place.

  • Ashish Kumar Agarwal wrote on 16th July 2011 I have taken two courses with Dr. G. C. Ray. Those to courses, were surely among my better courses in IIT Kanpur. He teaches with lot of passion and help students in every possible way. I will miss you sir.

  • S. R. Doradla wrote on 17th July 2011 Dr. G. C. Ray was my colleague in the EE Department when I was in IIT Kanour. It was very nice talking to him in the department. He was a soft-spoken person. We were sad hearing the sad demise of Prof. G. C. Ray. May God shower peace to the departed soul and give moral strength to his wife, son, and daughter to continue their lives in his absence.

  • Nirupam Chakraborti wrote on 21st July 2011 I knew Professor Ray while I was at IIT/Kanpur. Very sad to learn about his untimely demise. My sincere condolence to his family.

  • Muhammad Danish wrote on 24th July 2011 Iam a student of ISM, Dhanbad. I really feel disheartend to listen this news. May thy LORD rest his soul in peace and bounties to his family members.

  • PREM CHANDRA wrote on 24th July 2011 It is really sad to hear the news about demise of Dr. G.C. Ray. Prem Chandra (IRSSE, ADSTE/Katpadi, Chennai Division, Southern Railway) BT/EE/IITK

  • Prof.Ashis Sarkar wrote on 25th July 2011 Though I personally was not knowing him,I came to know about his extra oridanary academic achievements.I pray to God for the departed soul,

  • Deepika Verma wrote on 26th July 2011 I had one course with Dr. G. C. Ray during my Masters in IIT Kanpur. He was a very good teacher and always encouraged his students to do something good. I will remember him. My sincere condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace.

  • Ashok Nishad wrote on 31st July 2011 It is really shocking & sad to hear the news, he was a great & gentle person, he always motivated to me, when i was in contact with him. My sincere condolences to his family. May God his soul rest in peace


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