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Thematic Areas

Thematic Research Areas:
  • Electronics circuits
  • Cognitive radio communication
  • Wireless communication
  • Visible light communication
  • Signal processing
  • Microwave and antenna
  • Sensors
  • Machine learning
  • Robotics

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electronics and optical devices
  • Power Quality Monitoring
  • Fault Detection and Diagnosis
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Modelling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems
  • Wavelet Transform Applications
  • Smart Grid
  • Climate Informatics

  • Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Electrical Machines
  • Motors
  • E-Vehicle
  • Grid Interfacing
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Digital System Design

Department faculty is actively involved in the research in individual and/or collaboration with other departments for interdisciplinary research. Research highlights of department faculties is included here to provide a glimpse about the ongoing research and future research interests.

Dr U D Dwivedi is involved in Power Quality Monitoring, Fault Detection and Diagnosis, Power Electronics and Drives, Modelling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems, Machine Learning Applications, Signal Processing and Wavelet Transform Applications, Smart Grid, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation and related areas.

Dr Shivanshu Shrivastava, interests include diverse domains like Cognitive Radio (CR), Wireless Communications, Visible Light Communications (VLC), and Deep Learning within Cognitive Radios, their security issues, throughput maximization, and overall system optimization. His ongoing works include the application of Deep Learning for suppressing malicious attacks in CRs. His Current works involve joint uplink-downlink optimization with conventional and learning-based approaches. He has a special interest in studying communication systems in adverse conditions.

Dr Sajal Agarwal is actively involved in interdisciplinary research including thin film fabrication, characterization, metamaterial designing, sensors, solar cells, absorbers, and communication but not limited. Her ongoing work includes the integration of optical sensors with Internet of Things for cloud-based data collection and optical visible light communication. Her research interest covers various aspects of electronics, material, and optical science and she is interested to widen her research area.

Dr Abhishek Kumar Singh is working in experimental and theoretical research in the areas of Microelectronics and Photonics. His area of interest is Fabrication, Modeling, and Simulation of Electronic and Optoelectronic devices, High-Speed Semiconductor devices (MESFETs), Phototransistors, VLSI Design for Low power Applications. He is currently involved in CMOS nanoelectronics transistors based on 2D materials, Hybrid Spintronic/CMOS Technology for Space Applications. Organic Electrochemical Transistors (OECTs) for Biosensors.

Dr Amarish Dubey is working in Flexible Electronics, Sustainable and Wearable Electronics, Energy Harvesting and Storage, and Smart e-textiles and related areas.

Dr Ankur Pandey works in the area of mobile wireless networks, pervasive mobile computing, location computing technologies, digital health, climate informatics, and applied machine learning for Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Dr Vijay Kumar Singh is actively involved in the field of energy harvesting using an efficient control of power electronics converters. His research interests include the Design & Development of Control Techniques for Power Electronic Converters, Modelling & Simulation of Power Electronic Systems, Model Predictive Control Applications in Power Electronics, Renewable Energy Harvesting, and Grid Interfacing. He is having hands-on experience in hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing and digital system design for field-programmable gate array (FPGA) based system implementation using optimum FPGA resources.

Dr Bheemaiah Chikondra is working in the cutting-edge research area includes but not limited to power electronic converters, modulation techniques for power converters, control of electrical drives, modulation strategies for multiphase motor drives and fault-tolerant direct torque control, electric vehicle control, and its fault-tolerant operation, fault-prediction based on AI/ML, Wide Band Gap (GaN/SiC) based converter design for multiphase motor drives and on-board battery chargers for EV. Other than his research interests, he is having expertise in the hardware design and implementation with DSP/dSPACE/MicroLabBox/OPAL-RT for the above research interests.

Dr Saurabh Pandey is working in the field of system identification and robust control design against stochastic disturbances. His current research interests include lithium-ion battery modelling and state of charge estimation for electric vehicle applications, parametric identification of power converters dynamics, nonlinear systems, time delay systems, subspace identification, relay control systems, adaptive control, data-driven control, power electronics and process control applications.

Dr Saptarshi Ghosh is actively working in the area of securing communication systems for state estimation and control functions in power systems/smart grid. Various emerging areas of communication techniques such as simultaneous wireless information and power transfer (SWIPT), beamforming and reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RIS) are being investigated using optimization techniques, game theory and machine learning.