Kumaran Naicker obtained a BScEng (Electronics) degree from the University of Natal, in 2002.
In 2006, he obtained his MScEng (Electronic) (Cum Laude) at the University of KwaZulu Natal. Kumaran Naicker has worked in the Radar and Electronic Warfare group at the Defence Peace, Safety and Security (DPSS) at the CSIR since 2006.
As a senior researcher and systems engineer at CSIR, he has been involved in many radar-related activities, gaining technical experience in radar signal processing, radar signal analysis and radar performance modelling.
He is also active in the field of radio wave propagation, radar imaging and measurement techniques and Radar Cross Section (RCS) measurement and has published IEEE conference papers on these topics.