Dr. Dipankar Kundu

Associate Professor

Electronics & Communication Engineering | ECE

Academic Information


Ph.D. (Tech.): University of Calcutta (CU), 2017

M.Tech. :University of Calcutta, 2001

UG: University of Calcutta, 1999


Area of Specialization

Optical Fibers & Optoelectronic Devices





Date of Joining


Date of Assign as Prof. / A.P


Industrial Automation & Control (PE-EC802B)

Analog Electronic Circuits (EC402)

Power Electronics (PE-EC505C)

Electronic Devices (EC301)


Journal Publication

  1. “Simple Empirical Relation for Effective Cladding Index of an Index-Guiding  Photonic Crystal Fiber and Estimation of its Beam Divergence and Far-Field  Intensity”, Dipankar Kundu, Journal of Optical Communication Electronics Vol. 7, Issue 2, May-August, 2021, 28-43.
  2. “Simplified loss estimation of splice to photonic crystal fiber using new model”, Anup Karak, Dipankar Kundu & Somenath Sarkar, Journal of Optical Communications, October, 2015.
  3. “Investigation of coupling of a laser diode to photonic crystal fiber via hyperbolic microlens on the fiber tip by ABCD matrix formalism”, Anup Karak, Dipankar Kundu, Sumanta Mukhopadhyay & Somenath Sarkar, Optical Engineering, 54(8), 086102, August, 2015.
  4. “Simple technique to estimate macrobending losses in index guiding photonic crystal fibers”, Dipankar Kundu & Somenath Sarkar, Optical Engineering, 54(4), 046103-1 -6, April, 2015.
  5. “Prediction of propagation characteristics of photonic crystal fibers by a simpler,  more complete and versatile formulation of their effective cladding indices”,  Dipankar Kundu & Somenath Sarkar,Optical Engineering, 53(5), 056111-1 – 6, May 2014.
  6. “Simple and complete formulation to compute propagation constants of photonic  crystal fibers and predict their total chromatic dispersion”, Dipankar Kundu & Somenath Sarkar,  Optical Engineering, 51(6), 065004-1 – 4, June 2012.


Conference Publications

  1. “Modeling and analyses of photonic crystal fibers and photonic nanowires with some novel applications”, Somenath Sarkar, Prasenjit Ghosh, Arunangshu Sadhu, Dipankar Kundu, International Conference on Light and Light-based Technologies, Tejpur University, Assam, 2016.
  2. “Optimum Launch Optics Involving Laser Excited Photonic Crystal Fibers via Hyperbolic Microlens on its Tip in Presence of Transverse and Angular Misalignments”, A. Karak, D. Kundu, S. Sarkar, 6th International Conference on Computers and Devices for Communication (CODEC), Institute of Radio Physics & Electronics, University of Calcutta, December 16-18, 2015
  3. “A simple and complete formulation to compute propagation constants of photonic crystal fibers and predict their total chromatic dispersion”, Dipankar Kundu & Somenath Sarkar, Frontiers in optics and photonics 2011, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 2011.
  4.  “Simple and complete formulation of propagation constants of photonic crystal fibers and equivalence of two available methods”, Dipankar Kundu, Sanchita Pramanik & Somenath Sarkar, Photonics 2010, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, 2010.




Member: IEEE

Member: ISTE


  1. Online STTP on “Designing Direct and Indirect Assessment Tools ”, organized by National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research, Kolkata, 19th – 23rd Dec. 2022
  2. Online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Recent Trends in Control System Engineering” at Chhatrapati Shivaji Institute of Technology, Chhattishgarh, of AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy in August, 2021.
  3. Online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Internet of Things (IoT)” at National Power Training Institute, TN, of AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy in August, 2020.
  4. Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Satellite Photogrammetry and its Applications” of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Department of Space, Govt. of India, Dehradun in June-July, 2020.
  5. Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Control System Analysis and Design using MATLAB” at NITTTR, Kolkata, in June, 2018.


FDP organized

  1. 5 Days’ Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Data Security & IoT” in hybrid mode at St. Thomas’ College of Engineering & Technology, Kolkata,  from Research & Development Cell in July, 2022.
  2. 5 Days’ Online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Effective Teaching and Learning” at St. Thomas’ College of Engineering & Technology, Kolkata, from Research & Development Cell in September, 2021.

UG Project Guided

  1. IoT Based Health Monitoring System for Comatose Patients
  2. Audio & data Transmission using Li-Fi.
  3. IoT based vehicle accident alarm system
  4. IoT based Theft Preemption and Security System
  5. Biometric Vehicle Security & Alarming System
  6. Face Recognition Based Attendance Management System
  7. Automatic Efficient Street Light Control
  8. Automatic Toll Plaza with SMS Notification (using RFID)