Dr. Santanu Das,

Electrical Engineering

Dr. Santanu Das

Designation: Associate Professor

Email Id.: santanu.das@ee.jgec.ac.in

Subjects Taught

[1] Power Electronics in UG & PG
[2] Electric Drives
[3] Basic Electrical Engineering
[4] Circuit Theory
[5] Field Theory
[6] Analog Electronics
[7] Microprocessor & Microcontrollers
[8] Electrical Machines
[9] Power Quality Management - in PG.

Current Administrative Post

Member of Academic Council, JGEC

Research Interest

[1]Condition Monitoring of Electrical Machines
[2] Power Electronics
[3] Electric Drives
[4] Power Quality Monitoring
[5] PLC based motion control
[6] Applications Signal Processing tools.

Educational Qualification

DoctoratePh.D.-Engg. in EE from Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Post GraduationM.E. (Power Electronics & Drives) in EE from Bengal Engineering & Science University, Shibpur (presently known as IIEST, Shibpur)
GraduationB.E. in EE from Bengal Engineering & Science University, Shibpur (presently known as IIEST, Shibpur)


[1] Member of IEEE, USA since 2005
[2] Member, Institute of Engineers (India)

Previous Work Experiences

[1] April 2002 Aug. 2004 Asansol Engineering College , Asansol, W.B, India
[2] Lecturer in Electrical Engineering Department, Aug. 2004 Feb, 2015 , Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, W.B, India
[3] Lecturer in EE Dept.- Duration: 27-08-2004 to June 2006, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, W.B, India
[4] Sr. Lecturer in EE Dept.- Duration: July, 2006 to Dec., 2007, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, W.B, India
[5] Assistant Professor , EE Dept. - Duration: Jan, 2008 to Aug, 2011, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, W.B, India
[6] Associate Professor, EE Dept.Duration: Aug., 2011 to 2nd March, 2015, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, W.B, India
[7] Aug 2012- Feb, 2015 - Carried out the responsibility of Head of Electrical Engineering Department, Haldia Institute of Technology
[8] March, 2015-till date - Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College under Higher Education Dept., W.B.G.S., Govt. of West Bengal,Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department.

Other Professional Activities

Reviewer of International Journals:

1. IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation
2. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (TIE)
3. IET, Electric Power Applications & IET Science, Measurement & Technology
4. International Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier
5. Electric Power Components and Systems, Taylor & Francis

Consultancy Works:

1. Condition Assessment of HT motors in HDC, Haldia, 2008
2. Earth Resistivity testing for Earthing grid designing in PPSA-II Project,Bhutan- deputed by WAPCOS, Govt. of India, May, 2015

Invited Lectures Delivered:

1.MATLAB Workshop – HIT, Haldia, June 2006, July 2011,
2.PSPICE Workshop – HIT, Haldia, April 2008, July, 2009, July, 2011, Aug. 2013
3.Training program on PLC, HDC, Haldia, 2006
4.Training program on VFD, HPL, Haldia, 2007
5.Training program on VFD, Electro-steel Casting Ltd., Haldia, 2008

Sponsored Projects Undertaken:

1.Application of Advanced Diagnostic Tools for Comprehensive Condition Monitoring and Life Prediction of Electric Motors” – in EE Dept., Haldia Institute of Technology, as Co-Principal Investigator- Research Project sponsored by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, value Rs.38 Lakhs, 2010-2013
2. “Modernization of Power Electronics & Drives Laboratory in EE Dept., JGEC”, AICTE-MODROBS - Modernisation & Removal of Obsolescence, Approved by AICTE, Project ID: 1-3568468831, INR 15.52 Laks Dec., 2018.

Books Authored:

1. Co-author of Electrical and Electronics Measurements and Instrumentation”, publisher: McGraw Hill Education (India) Pvt. Ltd. ISBN (13) : 978-1-25-902959-2

Other Activities:

1. Honorary Secretary, for the Tenure : 2018-2020, The Institution of Engineers (India), North Bengal Local Centre
2. Branch Counselor of the IEEE Student Branch at HIT, Haldia 2012-2014

Awards and Honours

1.POSOCO POWER SYSTEM AWARD (PPSA)- A national level award in the Doctoral Research Category, offered by Power System Operation Corporation Ltd. in partnership with Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer, IIT Delhi, among all IITs, IISc, NITs and govt. universities.
2.GATE Qualified

Career Development Program/Seminar Attended

1. One week Faculty Development Programme on Institutional Development, NITTTR, JGEC, April, 2015
2. One week Faculty Development Programme on Contemporary Engineering Practices (CEP 2015), School of Engineering, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, Jan 5-11, 2015
3. ISTE-AICTE sponsored Matlab Oriented Electrical System Modelling and Real time control at BIT MESRA, DEPT. OF EEE; DEC. 6-18, 2004.
4. VLSI Education Workshop, NIST, Berhampur, of one week duration, 2008.
5. Participant of Work shop on PLC, HIT, Haldia, 2008
6. WIPRO MISSION 10X high impact teaching course, duration - one week, 2011

M.Tech Projects Supervised

1. Cross correlation technique based stator winding fault severity diagnosis scheme for Induction motor
2.Development of CBM Scheme for Inverter in VFD
3. Power Quality Monitoring
4. Applications of ICA & PCA for condition assessment of Electrical Machines

International Journal Publications

Top Six (6) Publications (In IEEE & IET Transaction/ Journals only):
1. "Estimation of Contamination Level of Overhead Insulators based on Surface Leakage Current employing Detrended Fluctuation Analysis", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics - Manuscript No. 19-TIE-0914.R2, July 2019

2." S-Transform aided Random Forest based PD Location Detection employing Signature of Optical Sensor", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Year: 2018, Paper Id: TPWRD-00596-2018.R1, IEEE Journals & Magazines

3."Earthing grid designs for heterogeneous soil structures in hilly regions using Current simulation method", IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Year: 2018, Volume: 12, Issue: 12, Pages: 3021 - 3027, IET Journals & Magazines

4. "Diagnosis of Power Quality Events based on Detrended Fluctuation Analysis", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Year: 2018, Volume: 65, Issue: 9. Pages: 7322 – 7331, IEEE Journals & Magazines

5. "Performance of a load-immune classifier for robust identification of minor faults in induction motor stator winding", IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Year: 2014, Volume: 21, Issue: 1, Pages: 33 - 44, IEEE Journals & Magazines

6. "Monitoring of inter-turn insulation failure in induction motor using advanced signal and data processing tools", IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Year: 2011, Volume: 18, Issue: 5, Pages: 1599 - 1608, IEEE Journals & Magazines

40 more publications in International Journals/ Conferences (IEEE) , National Conferences.

International Conference Attended

1.International Conference on ET & TE, HIT, 2007
2.IEEE Power Engineering Society General meeting Meeting, USA 2008, 2010
3.IEEE CALCON 2011, Kolkata
4.IEEE TENCON 2011, Bali, Indonesia
5.IEEE ICPEN 2012, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, India
6.IEEE CATCON 2013, JU, Kolkata

Research Scholar

Supervising 3 PhD scholars

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College (Autonomous)

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