Dr. Santosh Sonar
Assistant Professor

Designation:

Assistant Professor

Specialization:

Power electronics

Email:

santosh.sonar@thapar.edu

Biography

Dr. Santosh Sonaris an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering. He received his Bachelor and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal. He has completed his PhD at Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, Jharkhand in the year 2014.He has joined TU in August 2013. He has nine years of teaching and one year of Industrial experience till June 2019. His main research interests are in the areas of Power Electronics (z-source inverters, ac-ac converters, SMPS Design, PWM Techniques).

Academic Qualification:

Degree Examination Passed Year of Passing Institute Subject/ Discipline/ Specialization Class/ Division

UG Degree

B.E

2004

NIT Durgapur,W.B,India

Electrical Engineering

1st

PG Degree

M.Tech

2009

NIT Durgapur,W.B,India

Electrical Engineering/Power Electronics

1st

Doctoral

Ph.D

2014

IIT(ISM)  Dhanbad,India

Thesis Title

“Z-Source Inverter used for wind power conversion”

Professional Experience:

Teaching

 

Sl. No.

Period

Position Held

Organization

 

From

To

 

1.                   

13/03/2014

Till Date

Assistant professor

Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab ,India

 

2.                   

12/08/2013

12/03/2014

Lecturer

Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab, India

 

3.                   

12/08/2010

30/11/2010

Lecturer

Asansol Engineering College, W.B, India

 

4.                   

11/09/2008

11/08/2010

Lecturer

Bengal college of Engineering and Technology, W.B, India

 

5.                   

01/09/2005

31/08/2006

Lecturer

Govt Polytechnic Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India

 

 

Industry

Sl. No.

Period

Position Held

Organization

Nature of work

From

To

6.                   

21/07/2004

20/08/2005

Site Engineer

Test Metal Engineering Pvt Ltd

Dismantling,Errection,Commisioning of boiler and associated equipments.

Specialization: Power Electronics

Academic Details:

Courses taught:

S.No UG Level PG Level

1.       

Power Electronics

Advanced Power Electronics

2.       

Electrical Engineering

HVAC and HVDC Transmission Systems

3.       

Electrical and Electronics Measurements

High Power Converters

4.       

Flexible AC Transmission Systems

Electrical Drives and Control

5.       

Digital and Analog Circuits

Digital Control Systems

6.       

Electric Drives

 

Research details

Research Area: Multilevel Inverters, SMPS Design, Z-Source Inverters, PWM Techniques

Reviewer: IET Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE journals of Emerging and Selected Topics of Power Electronics

Member of Prestigious Committee: IEEE Member, N0- 93340410

Projects Undertaken

Title of the Project Funding Amount(Rs) Funding Agency Status Co-PI

Experimental Studies on the performance of Z-Source inverter

470,000.00

TIET Patiala (Punjab),India

Completed

Nil

Design and Development of an AC-AC Converter and BLDC Motor Controller

1200,000.00

Industry

Ongoing

Nil

Design and development of an isolated converter based 120- Watt battery Charging Card

600,000.00

Industry

Ongoing

Nil

Publications

Papers Published/Accepted

International Journal

  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity “Single phase transformer less wide range ac boost voltage regulator based on z-source network”, International journal of Electrical power and energy system, Elsevier, vol 47,2013,193-197.
  • Satwant Singh,Santosh Sonar, “ A New SVPWM Technique to reduce the Inductor Current Ripple of Z-Source Inverter”Accepted, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 2019.
  • Satwant Singh,Santosh Sonar, “Design and Analysis of Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation Techniques for Z-Source Inverter”-Accepted, International Journal of Power Electronics, Inderscience 2018
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “A single phase to three phase buck boost converter cum voltage regulator suitable for wind power, “International journal of energy and power (SAP),2012, 33-38.
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “A new low cost single phase ac-ac power line conditioner” International journal of advanced computer research, December-2012,284-289.
  • Tanmoy Maity Santosh Sonar, “Selection of Suitable Topology and Switching Technique of ZSI for wind power application” International journal of advanced computer research, March-2013,159-164.
  • Tanmoy Maity, Santosh Sonar, “A new single phase to three phase buck boost converter cum voltage regulator suitable for wind power,533-541,2012, Academic journal of science
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “performance analysis of the simple low cost buck-boost ac-ac converter, International Journal of Energy Engineering,june-2014,105-110
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “A new simple single phase ac-ac switching voltage regulator cum power conditioner, Asian Power Electronics Journal,Dec-2012,34-38.
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity,”Z-source converter for PMSM based grid connected wind power conversion”, 532-536, 2012, International journal of Advanced Renewable energy and research.

International Conferences

  • Satwant Singh,Santosh Sonar, “Space Vector Based PWM Sequences for Z-Source Principal Derived Inverter Topologies”-IEEE conference 2018 IEEMA Engineer Infinite Conference (eTechNxT)
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity,” Z-source Inverter based control of Wind Power”, IEEE sponsored International Conference on Energy, Automation, and Signals(ICEAS-2011) , 2011, pages 1-6.
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “Design and simulation of a novel single phase to three phase wind power converter”, (RAIT-2012) (IIT-ISM Dhanbad), vol-2, pp 725-730.
  • Tanmoy Maity, Santosh Sonar, “A simple single phase ac voltage regulator cum booster based on z-source converter “Accepted, ICCESSE-2012 Zurich, Switzerland, January
  • Tanmoy Maity, Santosh Sonar, “A new single phase to three phase buck-boost Converter cum Voltage Regulator suitable for Wind Power” International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) conference, Vienna, Austria, April, 2012.pp. VIE78
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “A new low cost single phase ac-ac power line conditioner”, International conference on emerging electrical trends (Indore), December-2012, pp.284-289.
  • Tanmoy Maity Santosh Sonar , “Selection of Suitable Topology and Switching Technique of ZSI for wind power application” International Conference on advance Computing and Communication ICACC-2013

National Conferences

  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, Manisha Minu, “Closed Loop Control of Z-Source Inverter used for Wind Power Conversion” National conference on sustainable development in energy sector (UPES-Dehradun), April 2011. INS-2
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “A z- network based new single phase push-pull inverter” FECIT-2011 (ISM Dhanbad), November 2011, INS-8.
  • Tanmoy Maity Santosh Sonar, “A z- network based new single phase push-pull inverter” FECIT-2011 (ISM Dhanbad), November 2011, INS-4.
  • *Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “A z-source single phase push-pull inverter” IET-India-Summit_2012, September pp 92-95.
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “A single phase wide range ac boost voltage regulator".” ICTEE-2014, January Thapar University Patiala.
  • Santosh Sonar, Tanmoy Maity, “A Novel single phase push-pull Inverter” ICTEE-2014, January, Thapar University Patiala

List of awards and honors

Awarded A grade (Under performance Incentive Scheme Award -2016, TIET)

ME Thesis Supervised- 07 ,02 Undergoing

Name of the Student Roll No Thesis Title Supervisor Completed/Ongoing

Punit Kumar

801341016

Three Phase AC-AC Z-Source Converter

Sole

June2015

Nitish Kumar

801341011

Study and analysis of a series parallel Hybrid Electrical Vehicle

Sole

June 2015

Kanwarjeet Singh

801341007

Study and analysis of Z-Source connected to fuel cell

Sole

June2015

Jasandeep Singh

801441012

Analysis Of Series-Parallel Hybrid Electric Vehicle With Suitable Dc-Dc Converter For A Given Drive Cycle

Sole

June2016

Snehansu Panda

801542018

Analysis and Simulation of Three Phase Modified Hybrid Cascaded Multilevel Inverter for Induction Motor

Sole

June2017

Julakanti Santhosh Reddy

801543003

Performance Analysis Of A Dc-Dc Multilevel Boost Converter

Sole

July2017

Siddharth Pandit

801543005

Analysis And Modelling Of Matrix Converter As A Frequency Changer

Sole

July2017

 

PhD Thesis Supervisor Completed/Ongoing

01

Sole Ongoing