Dr. Sujit Kumar Biswas

Professor & Dean (Academic)

Academic Administration, Electrical Engineering | EE

Academic Information

 

Ph.D. (Engg.): Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, in 1986

M.E.: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore in 1980

B.E.: Jadavpur University, 1978

Area of Specialization

 

Power Electronics (static power conversion,electrical drives, power semiconductor applications, magnetics, EMI/EMC and applied electronics)

Experience

Research

08 Years

Teaching

36 Years

Date of Joining

01-07-2017

 

Electrical Machines – IV

Electrical Machines Design-I

Power Electronics & Drives

Electrical Utilization

PhD GUIDANCE : Awarded: 17 ; Under Guidance: 04

Journal Publications

IEEE & IET (old IEE)

  1. Series connected open-end winding generator for higher voltage DC supply”, D. Maiti and S. K. Biswas, Accepted for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.
  2. “A fault tolerant control scheme of grid connected VSI for balanced power injection”, A. Chakrabarti, N. Sharma, P. R. Kasari, B. Das and S. K. Biswas, Accepted for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.
  3. “Performance improved multi-level OEIM drive with voltage boost through unequal levels”, K. Sarkar, A. Chakrabarti, P. R. Kasari, B. Das and S. K. Biswas, Accepted for the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.
  4. “Three phase open end induction motor drive interfaced to higher voltage DC bus”, D. Maiti and S. K. Biswas, Accepted for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.
  5. “Phase controlled multi-bank resistive heating with optimized current harmonics”, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Maiti, S. Chakraborty and S. K. Biswas, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. IE-70, no.10, pp 9777 – 9785, Oct 2023.
  6. “A CB-PWM technique for eliminating CMV in multilevel multiphase VSI”, A. Chakrabarti, K. Sarkar, P. R. Kasari, B. Das and S. K. Biswas, Accepted for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. IE-70, no.9, pp 8666 – 8675, Sept 2023.
  7. “A hybrid compensator for unbalanced AC distribution system with renewable power”, S. Chakraborty, S. Mukhopadhyay and S. K. Biswas, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. IA-59, no.1, pp 544 – 553, Jan/Feb. 2023.
  8. “Coordination of D-STATCOM & SVC for dynamic VAR compensation and voltage stabilization of an AC grid interconnected to a DC microgrid”, S. Chakraborty, S. Mukhopadhyay and S. K. Biswas, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.IA-58, no.1, pp 634 – 644, Jan/Feb. 2022.
  9. “Winding open-circuit fault-tolerant operation of single DC link dual inverter fed 3-phase open-end induction motor drive”, A. Chakrabarti, A. Saha and S. K. Biswas, IET Journals, Power Electronics, vol.14, no.7, pp 1256-1270, May 2021.
  10. “Three-phase Thyristor Controlled Reactor using Two Sets of Delta Connected Switches with Low Current Harmonics”, D. Maiti, S. Mukhopadhyay, and S. K. Biswas, IET Journals, Power Electronics, vol.12, no.15, pp 4016-4022, Dec 2019.
  11. “Seventeen-Level Inverter with Low Component Count for Open-End IM Drives”, A. Kshirsagar, R. Sudharshan Kaarthik, A. Rahul, K. Gopakumar, L. Umanand, S. K. Biswas and C. Cecati, IET Journals, Power Electronics, vol.11, no.5, pp 922-929, May 2018.
  12. “A Wide Range TCR with Low Current THD by Optimized Combination of Coupled Reactors and Thyristor Switching & Control”, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Maiti, A. Banerji, S. K. Biswas and N. K. Deb, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.IE-65, no.5, pp 3657 – 3665, May. 2018.
  13. “Dual delta bank TCR for harmonic reduction in 3-phase static VAR controllers”, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Maiti, A. Banerji, S. K. Biswas and N. K. Deb, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. IA-53, no.6, pp 5164 – 5172, Nov/Dec. 2017.
  14. “Efficiency and cost optimized design of an induction motor using Genetic Algorithm”, S. Mallik, K. Mallik, A. Barman, D. Maiti, S. K. Biswas, N. K. Deb and S. Basu, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.IE-64, no.12, pp 9854 – 9863, Dec. 2017.
  15. “Harmonic cancellation in a three-phase thyristor controlled reactor using dual banks”, D. Maiti, S. Mukhopadhyay, A. Banerji, S. K. Biswas and N. K. Deb, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.IE-64, no.12, pp 9201 – 9209, Dec. 2017.
  16. “A new harmonic reduced 3-phase thyristor controlled reactor for static VAR compensators”, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Maiti, A. Banerji, S. K. Biswas and N. K. Deb, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.IE-64, no.9, pp 6898 – 6907, Sept. 2017.
  17. “Dual reference phase shifted PWM technique for a N-level inverter based grid connected solar photo voltaic system”, K. C. Jana, S. K. Biswas and S. KarChowdhury, IET Journals, Renewable Power Generation, vol.10, no.7, pp 928-935, Aug 2016.
  18. “Enhancing quality of power to sensitive loads with microgrid”, A. Banerji, S. K. Biswas, and B. Singh, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.IA-52, no.1, pp 360 – 367, Jan./Feb. 2016.
  19. “Generalized switching scheme for a SVPWM based N-level inverter with reduced switching frequency and harmonics”, K. C. Jana and S. K. Biswas, IET Journals, Power Electronics, vol.8, no.12, pp 2377-2385, Dec 2015.
  20. “The X-connected inverter: a topology with higher fundamental and reduced low-order harmonic voltages”, D. Maiti and S. K. Biswas, IET Journals, Power Electronics, vol.6, no.9, pp 1851-1861, Nov 2013.
  21. “Performance evaluation of a simple and general SVPWM based M-level inverter including over-modulation operation”, K. C. Jana, S. KarChowdhury and S. K. Biswas, IET Journals, Power Electronics, vol.6, no.4, pp 809-817, Apr 2013.
  22. “Improved active power factor correction circuit using a fully soft-switched boost converter”, S. S. Saha, B. Majumdar and S. K. Biswas, IET Journals, Power Electronics, vol.4, no.7, pp 835-841, Aug 2011.
  23. “Performance analysis of an asymmetrical phase-converter-fed induction motor”, S. K. Biswas, C. Chakraborty, B. Basak and D. P. Sengupta, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.34, no.5, pp 1049 –1058, Sep./Oct. 1998.
  24. “A three-phase half-controlled rectifier with pulse width modulation”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and M. M. Swamy, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.IE-38, no.2, pp 121 – 125, Apr. 1991.
  25. “Some aspects in the design of discrete MOS-Bipolar darlington power switches”, S. K. Biswas and B. Basak, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.IA-27, no.2, pp 340 – 345, Mar./Apr. 1991.
  26. “An auto protecting gate drive circuit for GTO thyristors”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and J. Vithayathil, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.IA-24, no.1, pp 121 – 125, Jan./Feb. 1988.
  27. “A current source inverter fed induction motor drive with power factor angle control using microprocessors”, S. K. Biswas, S. Sathiakumar and J. Vithayathil, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.IE-34, no.4, pp 441 – 446, Nov. 1987.
  28. “A new three-phase current source inverter with flexible PWM capability”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak, S. Sathiakumar and J. Vithayathil, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. IA-23, no.5, pp 921 – 926, Sep./Oct. 1987.
  29. “A new PWM control method for three-phase auto sequentially commuted current source inverter”, S. K. Biswas, B. S. Ramakrishna Iyengar and J. Vithayathil, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.IA-23, no.3, pp 554 – 560, May/Jun. 1987.
  30. “Simple new PWM patterns for thyristor three-phase AC/DC converters”, S. K. Biswas, M. S. Mahesh and B. S. Ramakrishna Iyengar, Proceedings of IEE, pt B, vol.133, no.6, pp 354 – 358, Nov. 1986.
  31. “Microprocessor-based field-oriented control of a CSI-fed induction motor drive”, S. Sathiakumar, S. K. Biswas and J. Vithayathil, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.IE-33, no.1, pp 39 – 43, Feb. 1986.
  32. “Modified current source inverter fed induction motor drive with reduced torque pulsations”, K. Gopakumar, S. Sathiakumar, S. K. Biswas and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEE, pt B, vol.131, no.4, pp 159 – 164, Jul. 1984.

 

Other International Journals

  1. “Comparative Account of Robust H∞ Techniques for Missile Autopilot Design”, P. S. R. Srinivasa Sastry, S. K. Ray, G. Mallikarjuna Rao and S. K. Biswas, International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing, vol.11, no.4, pp 26-41, April 2019.
  2. “A simple input current wave-shaping technique for 3-phase diode & SCR converters”, P. Deb, S. Bhattacharya, D. Maiti, S. K. Biswas and S. KarChowdhury, International Journal of Electronics, vol.104, no.11, pp 1892 – 1905, Nov 2017.
  3.  “Performance and design of an open-delta connected grid tied bidirectional PWM converter”, S. Bhattacharya, P. Deb, S. K. Biswas and S. KarChowdhury, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Elsevier), vol 78, pp 183-193, June 2016.
  4.  “Open-Delta VSC based voltage controller in isolated power systems”, S Bhattacharya, P Deb, S. K. Biswas and A Banerjee, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), vol 6, no 2, pp 376-386, June 2015.
  5.  “Voltage and Frequency Controller for an autonomous asynchronous generator”, A. Banerji, S. K. Biswas and B. Singh, International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Vol 6, No 2, pp250-263, June 2014.
  6. “Three-Phase Shunt Active Filter for Power Electronic converters”, P. Deb, S. Bhattacharya, S. K. Biswas and S. Kar Choudhury, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering and Technology, vol 2, Issue 12, pp 7715- 723, Dec 2013.
  7. “A simple sector independent Space Vector modulation using DSP processor”, S. Mukhopadhyay, S. K. Biswas and N. K. Deb, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), vol 2, no. 3, pp 297-304, Sept 2012.
  8. “DSTATCOM control algorithms: a review”, A. Banerjee, S. K. Biswas and B. Singh, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), vol 2, no. 3, pp 285-296, Sept 2012.
  9. “DSTATCOM application for mitigation of voltage sag caused by dynamic loads in autonomous systems”, A. Banerjee, S. K. Biswas and B. Singh, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), vol 2, no. 2, pp 232-240, June 2012.
  10. “Review of static compensation of autonomous systems”, A. Banerjee, S. K. Biswas and B. Singh, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), vol 2, no. 1, pp 51-66, March 2012.
  11.  “Fuzzy Logic Based WINDOW Operation of DSTATCOM for an Autonomous Asynchronous Generation”, A. Banerjee, S. K. Biswas and B. Singh, International Journal of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, vol.3, No.4, pp 401-414, 2011.
  12.  “A comprehensive study of modulation strategies for three phase low cost PWM converters”, S. Bhattacharyya, P. Deb, S. K. Biswas and S. KarChowdhury, International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, vol 3, no. 7, pp 5475-5480, July 2011.
  13.  “A novel solid-state controller for improving power quality of critical remote loads”, A. Banerji, S. K. Biswas and A. Banerji, International Journal of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, vol 3, no. 1, pp 43 – 51, 2010.
  14.  “Optimised design of a fully soft-switched boost-converter suitable for power factor correction”, S. S. Saha, B. Majumdar, T. Haldar and S. K. Biswas, International Journal of Electronics, vol.93, no.11, pp 755 – 768, Nov 2006.
  15. “A fast acting detector for abnormal output voltages of an UPS system”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and J. Vithayathil, International Journal of Electronics, vol.62, no.6, pp 949 – 952, Jun. 1987.
  16. “Very-high-Q inductor simulation for active tuned filters”, S. K. Biswas, International Journal of Electronics, vol.58, no.6, pp 1019 – 1023, Jun. 1985.
  17. “High-speed, high-CMR isolator”, S. K. Biswas, Wireless world, p 45, Dec. 1983.
  18. “A simple firing delay control circuit for bridge converters”, S. K. Biswas, International Journal of Electronics, vol.52, no.6, pp 597 – 603, June 1982.
  19. “A linear ramp control circuit using two LM556 timers”, S. K. Biswas, International Journal of Electronics, vol.49, no.5, pp 407 – 413, May 1980.

 

National Journal Publications

  1. “The design and its verification of the double rotor double cage induction motor”, S. Sinha, N. K. Deb and S. K. Biswas, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt. EL, vol.98, issue 1, pp 107 – 113, Feb. 2017.
  2. “The differential induction machine: theory & performance”, S. Sinha, N. K. Deb, N. Mondal and S. K. Biswas, SADHANA: Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences & Springer, vol 33, no. 5, pp 663 – 670, Oct 2008.
  3. “Analysis and design of an asymmetrical half bridge converter for switched reluctance motor”, S. Chowdhuri, S. K. Biswas, F. A. Talukdar and N. K. Deb, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt. EL, vol.83, pp 78 – 80, Sep. 2002.
  4. “A new sine wave inverter suitable for UPS applications”, P. Mukherjee, B. Majumdar, S. K. Biswas and B. Basak, Journal of Indian Institute of Science, vol.77, pp 555 – 564, Nov./Dec. 1997.
  5. “A new gate drive circuit for safe switching of MOS Controlled Thyristor (MCT)”, B. Majumdar, P. Mukherjee, S. K. Biswas and B. Basak, Journal of Indian Institute of Science, vol.77, pp 505 – 515, Nov./Dec. 1997.
  6. “Digital computation of harmonic torques in an induction motor fed from a static 1-phase to 3-phase converter”, C. Chakraborty, S. N. Bhadra, A. K. Chattopadhyay and S. K. Biswas, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt. EL, vol.74, pp 126 – 131, Nov. 1993.
  7. “Analysis and computer simulation of three-phase induction motor connected to a phase converter”, C. Chakraborty and S. K. Biswas, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), Pt. EL-3, vol.73, pp 178 – 183, Aug. 1992.
  8. “A new slip compensated tacho-less control scheme for CSI-fed induction motors”, S. K. Biswas, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt. EL-5, vol.72, pp 147 – 151, Dec. 1991.
  9. “Vector decoupled control of a current fed induction motor”, S. K. Biswas, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt. EL- , vol.72, pp 48 – 53, Jun. 1991.
  10. “Improved PWM three-phase AC to DC SCR converter with low input current harmonics and good power factor”, S. K. Biswas and M. S. Mahesh, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt EL-2, vol.68, pp 46 – 50, Oct. 1987.
  11. “Performance of improved dual current source inverter for induction motor drives”, S. K. Biswas, S. Sathiakumar, K. Gopakumar and J. Vithayathil, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt EL-5, vol.67, pp 183 – 188, Apr. 1987.
  12. “A CSI fed induction motor control system based on analog torque calculator”, S. K. Biswas, S. Sathiakumar and J. Vithayathil, the Institution of Electronics & Telecommunications Engineers (I), Technical Review, vol.3, no.7, pp 307 – 310, Jul. 1986.
  13. “Simple and versatile base drive circuit for power transistors”, S. Dasgupta, B. Basak, S. K. Biswas and J. Vithayathil, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt EL-6, vol.66, pp 203 – 207, Jun. 1986.
  14. “A new self-oscillating inverter for switch mode power supplies”, S. K. Biswas and B. Basak, Journal of the Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers (I), vol.31, no.5, pp 187 – 189, Sep./Oct. 1985.
  15. “Pulse width, transformer and filter co-ordination for improved performance uninterruptible power supply systems”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak, S. K. Ghosal and J. Vithayathil, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (I), pt EL-5, vol.65, pp 174 – 179, Apr. 1985.
  16. “A microprocessor based fast speed sensing system”, B. Basak, S. Banerjee and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of The Institution of Instrumentation Scientists and Technologists (I), vol.6, pp 16 – 23, 1984.

 

Confrence Publications

IEEE or IET Conferences

  1. “Reduced Switch Count Seventeen Level Inverter Topology for Open-end Induction Motor Drives”, A. Kshirsagar, R. S. Kaarthik, K. Gopakumar, L Umanand, Sujit Biswas, and Carlo Cecati, Proceedings of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference, IECON 2016, Florence, Italy, Oct 2016, pp. 3582-3587.
  2. “Selection of the filter capacitor for power supplies using 1-Phase diode rectifier”, N. Mondal, S. K. Biswas, S. Sinha and N. K. Deb, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’07, Bangkok, Thailand, Nov 2007, pp 1446 – 1450.
  3. “Design and performance of a single stator, dual rotor induction motor”, S. Sinha, N. K. Deb, N. Mondal and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’07, Bangkok, Thailand, Nov 2007, pp 1163 – 1166.
  4. “Performance studies of fuzzy logic based PI-like controller designed for speed control of switched reluctance motor”, S. Chowdhuri, S. K. Biswas and A. Mukherjee, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics & Applications: ICIEA ’06, Singapore, May 2006, pp1-5.
  5. “Design consideration of an integrated induction motor drive to replace auxiliary DC motors in locomotives”, P. S. Biswas, N. Das and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’05, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov 2005, pp 872 – 875.
  6. “A new control circuit extends the effective duty cycle range of flyback converters”, T. Halder, S. K. Biswas, S. S. Saha and B. Majumdar, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’05, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov 2005, pp 413 – 417.
  7. “New fully soft switched boost-converter with reduced conduction losses”, S. S. Saha, B. Majumdar, T. Halder and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’05, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov 2005, pp 107 – 112.
  8. “An instantaneous three-phase four-wire shunt active filter strategy”, F. A. Talukdar, S. Choudhuri and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’01, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 2001, pp 835 – 840.
  9. “A clamped forward converter power supply with inherent active power factor correction”, F. A. Talukdar, B. Majumdar, P. Mukherjee and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’99, Hong Kong, Jul. 1999, pp 479 – 484.
  10. “Accurate prediction of backup time in an UPS and its display on user computer monitor screen”, P. Mukherjee, B. Majumdar, F. A. Talukdar, S. K. Biswas and A. Ganguly, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’99 Hong Kong, Jul. 1999, pp 399 – 404.
  11. “Design and implementation of a PWM rectifier using MCT for DC motor load”, B. Majumdar, P. Mukherjee and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives & Energy Systems for Industrial Growth, Perth, Dec. 1998, pp 610 – 615.
  12. “A transformer less single switch ballast for operating compact fluorescent lamps from batteries”, B. Majumdar, P. Mukherjee and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives & Energy Systems for Industrial Growth, Perth, Dec. 1998, pp 689 – 693.
  13. “A new grooved gate lateral power MOSFET structure for synchronous rectification in DC to DC converters”, B. Majumdar, P. Mukherjee and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives & Energy Systems for Industrial Growth, Perth, Dec. 1998, pp 318 – 323.
  14. “A single switch high power factor battery charger”, P. Mukherjee, B. Majumdar and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems for Industrial Growth, Perth, Dec. 1998, pp 111 – 116.
  15. “Design considerations for economical electronic ballasts”, S. K. Biswas and R. P. Dhanuka, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’95 Conference, Singapore, Feb. 1995, pp 411 – 416.
  16. “A low distortion inverter without low-frequency magnetics for UPS applications”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and T. K. Basu, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’95 Conference, Singapore, Feb. 1995, pp 347 – 352.
  17. “Safe operation of IGBTs in switching converters”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and K. S. Rajashekara, Proceedings of IEEE PEDS’95 Conference, Singapore, Feb. 1995, pp 65 – 70.
  18. “Gate drive methods for IGBTs in bridge configurations”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and K. S. Rajashekara, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Denver, Oct. 1994, pp 1310 – 1316.
  19. “A novel two phase self excited induction generator-series connected converter system as DC power supply”, S. K. Biswas, C. Chakraborty, S. N. Bhadra and A. K. Chattopadhyay, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Toronto, Oct. 1993, pp 374 – 379.
  20. “Reliability of electronic ballasts in industrial fluorescent lighting applications”, S. K. Biswas and R. P. Dhanuka, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Houston, Oct. 1992, pp 1915 – 1919.
  21. “A modular gate drive circuit for insulated gate bipolar transistors”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and K. S. Rajashekara, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Dearborn, Oct. 1991, pp 1490 – 1496.
  22. “IGBT-Bipolar discrete darlington power switches : performance and design”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and K.S. Rajashekara, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Dearborn, Oct. 1991, pp 1983 – 1989.
  23. “Analysis of an induction motor fed from asymmetrical phase converter”, S. K. Biswas, C. Chakraborty, B. Basak and D. P. Sengupta, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Seattle, Oct. 1990, pp 93 – 98.
  24. “A three phase pulse width controlled semi-converter”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and M. M. Swamy, Proceedings of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference, Philadelphia, Nov. 1989, pp 112 – 117.
  25. “Some aspects in the design of discrete MOS-Bipolar darlington power switches”, S. K. Biswas and B. Basak, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, San Diego, Oct. 1989, pp 1211 – 1216.
  26. “A three phase GTO AC to DC converter with input displacement factor and output voltage control”, S. K. Biswas, M. S. Mahesh and B. S. Ramakrishna Iyengar, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Atlanta, Oct. 1987, pp 685 – 690.
  27. “A microprocessor based current source inverter fed induction motor drive with power factor control”, S. K. Biswas, S. Sathiakumar and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference, Milwaukee, Oct. 1986.
  28. “A new static converter for the operation of three phase motors on a single phase supply”, S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Denver, Oct. 1986, pp 1550 – 1554.
  29. “A new PWM control method for 3-phase auto sequentially commuted current source inverters”, S. K. Biswas, B. S. Ramakrishna Iyengar and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Denver, Oct. 1986, pp 605 – 610.
  30. “A series CSI fed induction motor drive with new current modulation waveforms”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Denver, Oct. 1986, pp 569 -574.
  31. “An auto-protecting gate drive circuit for GTO thyristors”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Denver, Oct. 1986, pp 464 – 469.
  32. “High efficiency direct torque control scheme for a CSI fed induction motor drive”, S. K. Biswas, S. Sathiakumar and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Denver, Oct. 1986, pp 216 – 221.
  33. “A direct torque angle-controlled CSI fed induction motor drive with constant slip frequency operation”, S. K. Biswas, S. Sathiakumar and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Denver, Oct. 1986, pp 210 – 215.
  34. “A new 3-phase current source inverter with flexible PWM capability”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak, S. Sathiakumar and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society, Conference, Toronto, Oct. 1985, pp 1069 – 1074.
  35. “Microcomputer based control for VSI fed IM drive using flux park vector”, S. Sathiakumar, S. K. Biswas and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, Toronto, Oct. 1985, pp 554 – 557.
  36. “A high frequency AC link PWM inverter”, S. K. Biswas, B. Basak and J. Vithayathil, Proceedings of IEEE TENCON Conference, Singapore, Apr. 1984, pp 26 – 28.

 

Other International Conferences

  1. “Design, analysis and simulation of a three-phase, four-wire active power filter and var compensator using MATLAB”, F. A. Talukdar, S. Choudhuri and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (ICECE 2002), Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 2002, pp 316-319.
  2. “Design and implementation of digital controller for switched reluctance motor”, S. Choudhuri, S. K. Biswas, S. Basu and F. A. Talukder, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (ICECE 2002), Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 2002, pp 12-15.
  3. “Series connected converters for controlled VAR generation”, C. Chakraborty, S. N. Bhadra, A. K. Chattopadhyay and S. K. Biswas, Proceedings of International Power Electronics Conference, Yokohama, Apr. 1995, pp 148 – 153.

 

Book Chapter

  1.  ‘Single Phase to Three Phase Conversion’ in the text book “Power Electronics and Drives”, published by Tata Mc-Graw Hill Co. Ltd., New Delhi, 1993.

 

 

 

Fellow: Institution of Engineers (India).

Fellow: Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India).

Senior Member: Industry Applications Society,

Senior Member: Industrial Electronics Society,

Senior Member: Power Electronics Society

Senior Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), USA.

Past Chairman: IEEE IAS Kolkata Chapter

Member: IEEE Region 10 Conference and Technical Seminar Committee

Past Vice Chair Technical Activities: IEEE India Council

Past Chairman: IEEE Kolkata Section, India

 

Research Projects Undertaken

  1. Principal Investigator to “Development of Pulsed Nd-YAG Laser (300W)”, from AICTE, Govt. of India, 2000.
  2. Principal Investigator to “Development of Switch Mode Battery Charger for Telecommunication System”, from S S Electra Power Systems Pvt Ltd, Kolkata, 1995.
  3. Principal Investigator to “Development of SMART Grid-Interactive SVP Systems”, from DST, Govt. of India, 2016.

PG Project Guided

  1. ‘A Novel Sine Wave Inverter Using Dual Active Bridge DC-DC Converters’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Subhabrata Basak in 2017.
  2. A Study on Single-Phase Z-Source Inverter Topologies’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Swetadri Ghosh in 2015.
  3. ‘An Alternating Wave Generator with Wave-shape and Frequency Control’, Thesis submitted by Ms. Archana Mondal in 2014.
  4. ‘System Monitoring of Power Supply of Nd:YAG Laser’, Thesis submitted by Ms. Aritra Ghosh in 2013.
  5. ‘Study on DC-DC Converter with High Boost Ratio’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Vishal Das in 2013.
  6. ‘A Soft Switched Flyback Inverter with Recovery of Stored Energy in Leakage Inductance’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Subhendu Dutta in 2012.
  7. ‘Improved Performance Three-phase PWM Rectifier with Minimum Switches’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Subhamoy Ganguly in 2011.
  8. ‘Study of Single-Phase Induction Motor for Replacement of Centrifugal Switch by Solid State Switch’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Asis De in 2010.
  9. ‘Study of Current-fed DC-DC Converter’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Dipten Maiti in 2009.
  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.
  12. ‘Study of Power Flow in a Frequency Controlled Doubly fed Induction Generator’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Chiradeep De in 2005.
  13. ‘Controller Design for Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) Panel Fed Battery and Load’, Thesis submitted by Mr. A. Mallikarjuna in 2002.
  14. ‘Charge Controller of Solar Photo-Voltaic (PV) Panel Fed Battery’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Tapas Halder in 2001.
  15. ‘A New Sinewave Inverter using Bi-Directional Power Converter’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Pradip Dutta in 2000.
  16. ‘Design Trends of Switched Reluctance Motor Drives and Implementation of Current Source Converter’, Thesis submitted by Ms. S. Chowdhuri in 1997.
  17. ‘Independent Regulation Control of a Two-Output DC to DC Converter’, Thesis submitted by Mr. A. Sanyal in 1997.
  18. ‘Commutation Problems of DC Motors with SCR Supply and Suggested Improvements’, Thesis submitted by Mr. Goutam K. Panda in 1992.
  19. ‘Design of a Solid State Starter for a Capacitor Start Induction Motor’ Thesis submitted by Ms. S. Bhattacharjee in 1991.
  20. ‘Induction Motor fed from an asymmetrical phase converter’, M.E. Thesis submitted by Mr. C. Chakraborty in 1989.

 

Doctroal Project Guided

  1. ‘A Flexible Multi-Level Inverter for Open End Induction Motor Drive’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. A. Chakrabarti in 2022.
  2. ‘Augmented Robust Adaptive Approach for Autopilot and BLDC Motor Control in Aerospace Applications’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. P. S. R. Srinivasa Sastry in 2020.
  3. ‘An Improved Performance Isolated Power Converter’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Tapas Halder in 2017.
  4. ‘A Study on High Efficiency Induction Motor Design and its Optimisation’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Srikumar Mallik in 2016.
  5. ‘Modeling, Analysis and Performance Evaluation of Special Type Static VAR Compensators’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Susovan Mukhopadhyay in 2015.
  6. ‘Qualitative Assessment of Beverages using Electronic Tongue’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Palash Kundu in 2015.
  7. ‘Input Current Waveshape Improvement Technique for Power Electronic Converters’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Prabal Deb in 2014.
  8. ‘Static Compensation and it Application to Remote and Autonomous Systems’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Ambarnath Banerji in 2013.
  9. ‘ERP-Based Power Plant Management in Deregulated Power Market’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Arup Sinha in 2013.
  10. ‘Modulation and Control of Multi-level Inverter for Induction Motor Drives’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Kartick Chandra Jana in 2013.
  11. ‘Development of Energy Efficient Drive System for Electric Vehicle’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Ms. Sumita Sinha in 2012.
  12. ‘Improved Performance Soft-Switching Switch Mode Power Supply’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. Shib Sankar Saha in 2006.
  13. ‘Improved Performance Switched Reluctance Motor Drive’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Ms. S. Chowdhuri in 2002.
  14. ‘Active Power Filter and Var Compensator for Power Line Applications’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. F. A. Talukdar in 2002.
  15. ‘Compact, High Performance UPS System using High Frequency Link’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. P. Mukherjee in 2000.
  16. ‘Studies on MOS-gated Power Semi-conductor Devices and Their Applications’, Thesis on which PhD awarded to Mr. B. Mazumdar in 1997.

 

 

 

 

Awards

  1. Received the IEEE PES Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award in recognition of the outstanding contribution in Power Engineering Education, in 2016.
  2. Received the Best Paper Award at the 2nd National Power Electronics Conference, IIT Kharagpur, in 2005.
  3. Received the 20th IETE Bimal Bose award for “Outstanding contribution in the field of Power Electronics” from the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India), in 2004.
  4. Received the Tata Rao Prize of the Institution of Engineers (India), in 1994.
  5. Received the Pandit M. M. Malaviya Memorial Gold Medal of the Institution of Engineers (India), in 1989.
  6. Received the Certificate of Merit of the Institution of Engineers (India), in 1988.
  7. Awarded the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Medal for young Scientists, in 1987.
  8. Received the Gold Medal of the Institution of Engineers (India), in 1986.
  9. Certificate of Merit awardee at the 3rd State Level Science Exhibition, Calcutta, 1977.
  10. Second Prize awardee at the Seminar on ‘Energy Resources for the Future’ at the Dept. of Applied Physics, Calcutta University, 1977.
    First Prize winner at the JB-NSTS Science Fair 1975.
  11. Prize winner at the JB-NSTS Science Fair in 1974.
  12. Second in order of merit and awardee of the Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JB-NSTS) Scholarship at the annual competitive examination 1974.

 

Invited Lectures

  1. Delivered three day special lecture at IIT Bombay in Dec 2015.
  2. Delivered one day special lecture at Nirma Institute of Technology in June 2018.
  3. Delivered two day special lecture at IIT Kharagpur in Nov 2018.

 

Special Mentions

  1. Biography is listed in “Reference India” (Biographical Note about men & women of achievement), page 123.
  2. Invited to participate in a meeting of selected young scientist with the Prime Minister in 1989.
  3. One Research Paper on gate drive technique for IGBT (sl. No.16 of papers published in IEEE conferences outside India: “A modular gate drive circuit for insulated gate bipolar transistors”) is referred in the Application Notes for IGBTs by two major manufacturers in the world – International Rectifier of USA and SGS-Thomson of France.
  4. Name is recorded on the panel that finalized the IEEE Standard 519–1992 : “Recommended Practices and Requirements for Harmonic Control in Electrical Power Systems”.
  5. Research papers are referred in at least 17 International patents by major manufacturing companies in Europe, USA and Japan:

    Example: ABB (Switzerland) (EP0509118A1), ebm-papst St. Georgen GmbH & Co. (Germany) (US7042182B2), General Electric (USA) (EP0881760A3), Honeywell International Inc. (USA) (US7777370B2), Minebea Co. Ltd. (Japan) (EP1440501B1), Mitsubishi (Japan) (EP0740406A3), Philips (US2013/0135031A1), SEMIKRON Electronik GmbH & Co. (Germany) (EP1643646A1), Siemens (Germany) (EP2530817A1, US7415072B2 and EP0840443B1), Soft Switching Technologies Corporation (USA) (US 5969957), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (US 7804130B1 and US8153492B2), Volterra Semiconductor Corpn. (USA) (US8169081B1) and others (US5272616, US5402053).