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Dr. Abhijit Chandra, Assistant Professor, IEE Department, Jadavpur University

Title of Poster: Some Glimpses in Powers-of-two Digital Filter Design

Brief Bio-sketch: Abhijit Chandra received his PhD (Engg.) from Jadavpur University in the year 2016. Presently, he is working in the capacity of Assistant Professor at the Department of Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering, Jadavpur University. His research area includes Signal/Image Processing, Wireless Communication, and Wireless Sensor Networks. He has published around 70 research articles in reputed journals and conference proceedings.

Dr. Anu Kumar Das, Assistant Professor, NERIST

Title of poster: Using coconut oil (natural esters) as an insulating liquid in distribution transformer

Brief Bio-sketch: Dr. Anu Kumar Das has joined as a Lecturer in January 2007 and currently he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) at NERIST, Nirjuli, India. He has received his doctorate in Electrical Engineering from NERIST in March 2018. His research concentrated on the High Voltage Insulation and Liquid Dielectrics. He is presently investigating three research projects funded by various agencies and has published many papers in International Journals.


Dr. ArinamBasak, Associate Profesor, Electronics Engineering Department, KIIT

Title of Poster: Sb2Se3 Thin Film Solar Cells: Non-Vacuum Preparation and Performance Evaluation

Brief Bio-Sketch: Dr. ArindamBasak is an Associate Profesor in the Electronics Engineering Department of KIIT. He completed his PhD from the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, ME from Jadavpur University, and B. Tech from University of Kalyani. His research focuses in the areas of Thin Film Solar Photovoltaics, Semiconductor Devices and Nanomaterials. He has authored research papers in reputed international journals and has also served as co-investigator for three projects funded by DST/SERB. He is also heading the school level training and placement activities.

 


Dr. Arpan Kumar Pradhan, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University

Poster Title:Investigation on Suitability of Nanofluids as Next Generation Insulation in High Voltage Application

Brief Bio-sketch: Arpan Kumar Pradhan (IEEE Senior Member) received his Ph. D degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University in 2016. In 2017, he received the prestigious POSOCO Power Systems Award (PPSA) for his contribution during Ph.D. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, India. He has worked as Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral research fellow at University of Stuttgart, Germany from 2020 to 2021. His area of interest is condition monitoring of insulation system in large electrical equipment and overhead porcelain insulator, diagnosis of various Power Quality events


Dr. ArunangshuGhosh, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Patna

Title of the poster: Feature extraction of electrochemical sensor signals: A system modelling approach

Brief Bio-sketch: ArunangshuGhosh (Senior Member, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, in 2015. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Patna, India. His research interests include the electronic tongue, machine olfaction, system modelling and pattern recognition.


Dr. ChirodeepBakli, Assistant Professor, School of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur.

Title of Poster: Functionalized Graphene for Nanoscale Engineering: Tuning Interfaces to Tweak Bulk Transport Properties

Brief Bio-sketch: Dr. ChirodeepBakli is an Assistant Professor in the School of Energy Science and Engineering at IIT Kharagpur. He received his bachelor's and doctoral degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. His research focuses on multiscale fluid flow and heat transfer with the twin objectives to understand the interfacial interactions and flow physics with an aim to utilize the same to develop smart surfaces, engineer nanoscale domains, and understand fluid-structure interaction toward energy applications.


Dr. Deepak Mishra, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Maritime University Kolkata

Title of poster: Condition Assessment of Oil-Paper Insulation Using Time Domain Dielectric Spectroscopy Data

Brief bio-sketch: Deepak Mishra (Member IEEE) received his M.Tech and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT(ISM) Dhanbad in 2015 and 2020 respectively. He received the prestigious POSOCO Power Systems Award (PPSA) 2022. He is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Maritime University Kolkata. His current field of interest includes condition monitoring of high voltage power equipment.

 


Dr. Devendra Deshmukh, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore

Title of Poster: Application of FRAME for simultaneous LIF and LII imaging in sooting flames using a single camera

Dr. Devendra Deshmukh received the master’s degree. in 2002 from the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India. He earned Ph.D. in 2012 from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India.  During his doctoral tenure, he investigated SVO sprays for CI engines. He investigated liquid fraction distribution in dense sprays using planar laser techniques. Later, he joined IIT-Indore, Department of Mechanical Engineering, where he worked on modelling multicomponent evaporating spray, renewable fuels for CI engine and characterizing dense sprays. His current interests include using laser diagnostics for multispecies detection and emissions in biofuel combustion. His other interest includes automotive engines, exhaust emission reduction and waste heat recovery.

 


Dr. KapilSadani, Assistant Professor, Department of Instrumentation and Control, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Title of the poster: Biosensors for diagnostic and environmental applications

Brief CV: KapilSadani completed his Masters in Technology from The Department of Instrumentation and Electronics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2014 and PhD from Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2020. He has been associated with the Department of Instrumentation and Control, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education as Assistant Professor since 2014.  His research interests are development of point of care (bio)sensors for environmental and healthcare applications.

 


Dr. Puja Nag, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechatronics, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Title of the poster:Optical sensors for detection of small molecule environmental contaminants

Dr. Pooja Nag completed Masters in Technology from the Department of Instrumentation and Electronics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2014. She worked in Haldia Petrochemicals Private Limited, Kolkata as an Instrumentation Engineer till 2015. Pooja moved to academics as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechatronics, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education and completed PhD from IIT-Bombay in the Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation lab in 2020. Her research interests include development of point-of-use sensors for detection of environmental contaminants and pharmaceutical residues in water and food.

 


Dr. Rabindra Nath Barman, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Durgapur.

Title of Poster: Study of Heat Transfer Enhancement with the Application of various Nanofluids in a Differentially Heated Cavity

Brief Bio-sketch: Dr. Rabindra Nath Barman is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Durgapur. He has contributed widely to the scientific community through R& D and product development in manufacturing technology. Dr. Barman is also working in the area of experimental and computational microfluidics/ nono-fluidics related to medical diagnostics. He has published more than 40 reputed international journal papers, and successfully completed DST and AICTE funded projects.

 


Dr. Sandip Sarkar, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University

Title of the Poster: A deterministic model for bubble propagation through simple and cascaded loops of microchannels in power-law fluids

Brief Bio-sketch: Dr. Sarkar did a bachelors’ degree from IIEST Shibpur, M.Tech. from IIT Kanpur, and obtained his Ph.D. from IISc Bangalore – all in Mechanical Engineering. He has more than 50 peer-reviewed research publications at various international journals of repute and several publications at international conference proceedings. He also authored several book chapters published by various international publication houses. Dr. Sarkar has more than eight years of industrial R&D experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, and parallel in-house code development. He does research in fluid-structure interaction, microfluidics, nanofluidics, multiphase flows and heat transfer, process modeling of steelmaking, and casting. He has established a new SERB-funded Microfluidic Laboratory at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, JU. He recently got DST NSM research grant for 3D parallel computations on the FSI research project.

 


Dr. Saurabh Dutta, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Patna

Poster Title: Effect of temperature on the dielectric response of oil-paper insulation system

Brief Bio-sketch: Dr. Saurabh Dutta received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from IIT(ISM) Dhanbad in 2020. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering Department at NIT Patna. He has published several papers in high-impact peer-reviewed Journals and national/international conferences. His field of interest includes condition monitoring of high voltage equipment and alternate dielectric liquids. He is a member of IEEE, Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society and an Associate Member of the IEI (India).

Dr. Siddhartha S. Borkotoky, Assistant Professor, School of Electrical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar

Title of the Poster: Relay-Aided Approaches for Enhancing Communication Reliability in LoRa-Based Wireless Sensor Networks

Brief Bio-sketch: Siddhartha Borkotoky is an Assistant Professor with the School of Electrical Sciences at IIT Bhubaneswar. He received his PhD in electrical engineering from Clemson University, USA in 2017. He subsequently worked as a postdoctoral researcher with Clemson University and as a senior researcher with Lakeside Labs, Klagenfurt, Austria before joining IIT Bhubaneswar in 2019. His research interests include communication technologies for the Internet of Things, cooperative communications, application-layer coding, and wireless sensor networks.

 


Dr. SirshenduMondal, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Title of Poster: Improved cooling system of Li-ion batteries by axial water flow through the core

Bio of the Presenter:

 Dr. SirshenduMondal is currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department ofMechanicalEngineering at National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India. He received B.Tech from Kalyani Govt. Engineering College and M.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. He carried out his post-doctoral research at IIT Madras for over 3years. His research interests include analysis of thermofluidic systems, dynamical systems. Dr. Mondal has over 50 research publications, including 22 international journal publications, 5 book chapters, and 1 edited monograph. He is a recipient of Young Scientist Award of the International Society for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (ISEES).

 


Dr. Soumyadip Sett, Assistant Professor, IIT Gandhinagar

Title of Poster: Rationally Designed Structured Metal Surfaces for Atmospheric Water Harvesting

Brief Bio-sketch:Soumyadip obtained his BE in Power Engineering from Jadavpur University and his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Following his graduate work, he was a postdoctoral fellow at UIUC, advised by Prof. NenadMiljkovic, before starting as an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at IIT Gandhinagar in June 2021. His research interest intersects the multidisciplinary fields of thermo-fluids, interfacial phenomena, and renewable energy, with focus on phase change heat transfer.

 


Dr. Suman Kalyan Das, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Title of Poster: Tribological performance of electroless nickel Coatings at elevated temperatures

Brief Bio-sketch: Dr. Suman Kalyan Das is currently employed as Associate Professor in Dept. of Mechanical Engg., Jadavpur University. He has completed his PhD from the same University in 2013. His main research interest is related to tribology of materials, material testing and characterization. He has published articles in over 36 international journals, 15 book chapters and participated in about 15 international conferences. Dr. Das has also been employed briefly (about 4 years) as Scientist/Engineer in Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, ISRO where he was involved in the development of separation system for the large booster rocket (S200) of GSLVMk3 launch vehicle.


Dr. SurajitKundu, Assistant Professor, Department of ECE, NIT Sikkim

Title of Poster: Compact Frequency Selective Surfaces for 5G, Beyond 5G and Super Wide Spectrums

Brief Bio-sketch:SurajitKundu (Ph. D)is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of ECE, NIT Sikkim. Presently he is the senior member of IEEE and URSI. He has published 42 papers in SCI journals and conference proceedings of repute. His research interest includes Antenna Design, Frequency Selective Surfaces, Ultra-Wideband communication, 5G and beyond wireless technology, Ground Penetrating Radar, Satellite Communication and Navigation. He received “Young Indian Radio Scientist” award from URSI-InRaSS in AP-RASC 2019.


Dr. SwatilekhaGhosh, DST Inspire Faculty, School of Advanced Materials, Green Energy and Sensor Systems, IIEST Shibpur

Poster Title: Al-induced electroless deposition and characterization of Ni-Sn and Co-Sn film anode for Li-ion battery

Brief Bio-sketch: Dr. SwatilekhaGhosh is working in the field of electrochemical technologies since 2006. She has experience in electrodeposition (aqueous and ionic liquid electrolyte), electroless deposition and various nanomaterials synthesis processes. These fabrication method offers, alloys, composites, multilayers act as a sustainable coating offering various perspective such as : corrosion protection, solar reflector and absorber, super black coating, enhancing the material life by decorative finish, electrode for rechargeable batteries.

 


Dr. TirthankarChakraborty, Assistant Professor, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

Title of poster: Magnetic moment reorientation in ErFe0.55Mn0.45O3 and its potential applications in biomedicine

Brief Bio-sketch: Dr. TirthankarChakraborty completed M.Sc. in IIT Bombay in 2012 and PhD in experimental condensed matter Physics from IISc, Bangalore in 2018. He worked as postdoctoral researcher in Seoul National University, South Korea and at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Germany. Currently he is working as an assistant professor at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. Dr. Chakraborty works in the area of multifunctional materials, and their structural, magnetic, dielectric and transport properties.

 


Dr. Anwesha Sengupta, Assistant Professor, NIT Rourkela

Title of poster: Alertness and EEG: Developments and Directions

Brief Bio-sketch: Anwesha Sengupta obtained her Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2005 and Master of Science (by Research) and Doctoral degrees from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 2011 and 2018 respectively. She is currently associated with the Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Rourkela as Assistant Professor since March 2020. Her research interests include signal processing and biomedical signal analysis.

 


Dr. Kumari Swati, SERB- National Post Doctoral Fellow, High Voltage Laboratory, Jadavpur University
Title of poster: Investigation of Electrical Insulation and Thermal Performance of Transformer Oil based Nanofluid

Brief Bio-sketch: Kumari Swati received her MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 2019. She has one-year Post-Doctoral research experience from Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. She has served as the Project Manager for the Technology Innovation Hub on Data Science, Big Data Analytics and Data Curation at Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata. She has been granted National Post Doctoral Fellowship by SERB, DST and pursuing her research in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University since March 2022. Her area of research includes Diagnostics and Condition Monitoring of Transformer Insulation systems.