RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN

1) Principal Investigator to “Development of Pulsed Nd-YAG Laser (300W)”, from AICTE, Govt. of India, 2000 at Jadavpur University. Status: Completed.

2) Principal Investigator to “Development of Switch Mode Battery Charger for Telecommunication System”, from S S Electra Power Systems Pvt Ltd, Kolkata, 1995 at Jadavpur University . Status: Completed.

3) Principal Investigator to “Development of SMART Grid-Interactive SVP Systems”, from DST, Govt. of India, 2016 at Jadavpur University. Status: Underway.

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

1) Is the External Expert common to all specializations of the PhD Committee of the Electrical Engineering Department of Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur.
 
2)  Is an External Expert to the PhD Committee of the Electrical Engineering Department of G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering (an Autonomous Institute), Nagpur.

RESEARCH WORK GUIDED

At M.E. Level :

1) ‘Induction Motor fed from an asymmetrical phase converter’, M.E. Thesis submitted by Mr. C. Chakraborty in 1989.

2) ‘Design of a Solid State Starter for a Capacitor Start Induction Motor’ Thesis submitted by Ms. S. Bhattacharjee in 1991.

3) ‘Commutation Problems of DC Motors with SCR Supply and Suggested Improvements’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Goutam K. Panda in 1992.

4) ‘Independent Regulation Control of a Two-Output DC to DC Converter’, Thesis submitted by Mr. A. Sanyal in 1997.

5) ‘Design Trends of Switched Reluctance Motor Drives and Implementation of Current Source Converter’, Thesis submitted by Ms. S. Chowdhuri in 1997.

6) ‘A New Sinewave Inverter using Bi-Directional Power Converter’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Pradip Dutta in 2000.

7) ‘Charge Controller of Solar Photo-Voltaic (PV) Panel Fed Battery’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Tapas Halder in 2001.

8) ‘Controller Design for Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) Panel Fed Battery and Load’, Thesis submitted by Mr. A. Mallikarjuna in 2002.

9) ‘Study of Power Flow in a Frequency Controlled Doubly fed Induction Generator’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Chiradeep De in 2005.

10) ‘Study on Coupled Inductor Boost Converter for Power Factor Correction’, Thesis submitted by Mr. S. P. Kotaru in 2006. 11) ‘Characterisation of Single Phase Permanent Magnet Induction Motor’ Thesis submitted by Ms. Mousumi Jana Bala in 2008 

11) ‘Study of Current-fed DC-DC Converter’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Dipten Maiti in 2009.

12) ‘Study of Single Phase Induction Motor for Replacement of Centrifugal Switch by Solid State Switch’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Asis De in 2010.

13) ‘Improved Performance Three-phase PWM Rectifier with Minimum Switches’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Subhamoy Ganguly in 2011.

14) ‘A Soft Switched Flyback Inverter with Recovery of Stored Energy in Leakage Inductance’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Subhendu Dutta in 2012.

15) ‘Study on DC-DC Converter with High Boost Ratio’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Vishal Das in 2013.

16) ‘System Monitoring of Power Supply of Nd:YAG Laser’, Thesis submitted by Ms. Aritra Ghosh in 2013.

17) ‘An Alternating Wave Generator with Wave-shape and Frequency Control’, Thesis submitted by Ms. Archana Mondal in 2014.

18) ‘A Study on Single-Phase Z-Source Inverter Topologies’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Swetadri Ghosh in 2015.

19) ‘A Novel Sine Wave Inverter Using Dual Active Bridge DC-DC Converters’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Subhabrata Basak in 2017.

At Ph. D. Level :

1) ‘Studies on MOS-gated Power Semi-conductor Devices and Their Applications’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. B. Mazumdar in 1997. 

2) ‘Compact, High Performance UPS System using High Frequency Link’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. P. Mukherjee in 2000.

3) ‘Active Power Filter and Var Compensator for Power Line Applications’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. F. A. Talukdar in 2002.

4) ‘Improved Performance Switched Reluctance Motor Drive’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Ms. S. Chowdhuri in 2002.

5) ‘Improved Performance Soft-Switching Switch Mode Power Supply’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Shib Sankar Saha in 2006.

6) ‘Development of Energy Efficient Drive System for Electric Vehicle’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Ms. Sumita Sinha in 2012.

7) ‘Modulation and Control of Multi-level Inverter for Induction Motor Drives’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Kartick Chandra Jana in 2013.

8) ‘ERP-Based Power Plant Management in Deregulated Power Market’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Arup Sinha in 2013.

9) ‘Static Compensation and it Application to Remote and Autonomous Systems’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Ambarnath Banerji in 2013.

10) ‘Investigations on Three-Phase PWM Converters with Reduced Switching Devices’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Ms. Shilpi Bhattacharya in 2014.

11) ‘Input Current Waveshape Improvement Technique for Power Electronic Converters’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Prabal Deb in 2014.

12) ‘Qualitative Assessment of Beverages using Electronic Tongue’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Palash Kundu in 2015.

13) ‘Modeling, Analysis and Performance Evaluation of Special Type Static VAR Compensators’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Susovan Mukhopadhyay in 2015.

14) ‘A Study on High Efficiency Induction Motor Design and its Optimisation’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Srikumar Mallik in 2016.

15) ‘An Improved Performance Isolated Power Converter’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Tapas Halder in 2017.