Dr. Preeti Bajaj is an Electronics Engineer Graduated in 1991, Post graduate in 1998 and awarded doctorate in Electronics Engineering in 2004. Having 25 year of experience, currently she is Director of G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur. Her research interest includes Intelligent Transportation System, Soft Computing, Hybrid Intelligent Systems & Applications of Fuzzy logic in ITS. Her professional society affiliation includes Fellow- Institute of Engineers, Fellow IETE, Senior Member- IEEE, LM-ISTE, and LM-CSI. She is presently Secretary-IEEE India Council. She is also on Standing Committee of Global accreditation of IEEE Education Board ( IEEE USA EAB) for 2016 & 2017. She has chaired many session in international conferences in India & abroad. Six Doctoral students have been awarded PhD & 25 have done Masters under her. She has authored & co-authored 100 plus reviewed Publications with citations 500 plus & h ratio 11. She has authored three book chapters in an international publication.
She has taught soft computing to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and Electronics Engineering. Her major contribution is in design and development of driver assistance systems like drivers fatigue detection system, driver’s action and emotion detection system, driver’s behavior modeling and applying hybrid fuzzy /genetic/PSO to various Intelligent Transportation Systems. She has also been instrumental to design and development of ITS systems in public and private sector on various areas of specialization like toll collection/toll audit system/highway traffic management system and advanced traveler Information systems
She is founder General Chair of ICETET series of eight IEEE Conferences. Under her leadership GHRCE has been awarded Autonomy, three cycles of NBA accreditation to all UG programmes, NAAC with A Grade, TEQIP World Bank project 1 and 2
Dr. Bajaj holds awards like Best Teacher award, "Bhaskar Woman's Award" for year 2010 and "Faculty of Month". She is also been recognized as resource person by National Board of Accreditation for creating awareness of Outcome Based Education and OBA and also is Ex-member of General Council of NBA. She has visited countries like Singapore, Hong Kong, UK, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, USA. Her current efforts include adopting National knowledge commissions recommendation for an autonomous Engineering institution. Strong belief in innovations, she is putting all efforts to create an ecosystem for innovations and entrepreneurship. Her efforts have turned 103 projects into patents leading to transform a private Engineering institution into India's premier, Engineering and Research Institute in last 5 years.