Souvik Ganguli
Assistant Professor

Designation:

Assistant Professor

Specialization:

System Identification & Control

Email:

souvik.ganguli@thapar.edu

souvik.ganguli@gmail.com

Mobile No.

+91-9915-692-264

Biography

Mr. Souvik Ganguli is currently Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. Hehas done his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from NetajiSubhash Engineering College affiliated to Kalyani University, West Bengal in the year 2002 and has completed his M.Tech in Mechatronics Engineering from NITTTR, Kolkata in 2008. He has two years of industry experience and around 11 years of teaching experience. His research areas include Hybrid Metaheuristic Algorithm Design, System Identification and Control, Delta Operator Modeling, Electric Drives and Control and Renewable Energy Technology

Education:

Degree University/Institution Year Specialisation

B.Tech.

Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kalyani University

2002

Electrical Engineering

M.Tech.

National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training & Research, Kolkata, WBUT

2008

Mechatronics

Ph.D.

Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala

Pursuing

System Identification & Control in the Delta domain

Academic Experience:

University/College Designation Period

Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology

Assistant Professor

June 2009 to till date

Calcutta Institute of Engineering & Management

Lecturer

Aug. 2008 to June 2009

Durgapur Institute of Advanced Technology & Management

Lecturer

July 2007 to July 2008

Bengal College of Engineering & Technology

Lecturer

July 2006 to July 2006

Greater Noida Institute of Technology

Lecturer

Jan. 2006 to July 2006

Rai University

Lecturer

Sept. 2004 to Jan. 2006

Industrial Experience:

Organization Designation Period FT/PT

M/s Limitorque India Ltd

Graduate Engineer Trainee

June 2002 to Sept. 2004

FT

Current membership in professional organizations

a.       IEEE membership – 92251190

b.      IEEE Control Systems Society Membership

Honors and awards

a.       Outstanding Reviewer Award, Energy, Elsevier Science, November, 2014

Service activities (within and outside of the institution)

a.       Associated with Khalsa College, Patiala as a Member, Board of Studies for Advanced Diploma in Auto Electrical & Electronics

b.      Time-Table Coordinator, EIED (2011-2015)

c.       NSS Program Officer, Units VI and VII (2013-2016)

d.      Finance Secretary, ICTEE 2014

e.       Project Semester Coordinator, EE students (since 2015-16)

f.        Student Counsellor for 2nd EE students (2014-2016)

g.      Mentor for 1st Year UG Students, EIC Group (since 2016)

h.      Vice President IEI Society (since 2013)

i.        Sports Coordinator, EIED (2013-2016)

j.        Finance Chair, IICPE 2016

k.      Reviewer of Esteemed Journals

1.       Energy, Elsevier Science

2.       Applied Energy, Elsevier Science

3.       Renewable Energy, Elsevier Science

4.       Solar Energy, Elsevier Science

5.       Control Engineering Practice, Elsevier Science

6.       Journal of Process Control, Elsevier Science

7.       Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier Science

8.       The International Arab Journal of Information Technology, Zarqa University, Zordan

List of Publications:

a.      N. Saxena and S. Ganguli, “Solar and Wind Power Estimation and Economic Load dispatch using Firefly Algorithm”, Procedia Computer Science, vol. 70, pg. 688-700, 2015.

b.      A. Vashistha, N. Ch. Mishra, and S. Ganguli, “Comparative Performance Study of Firefly and Harmony Search Algorithms for Optimization of Non-Linear Benchmark Functions”, International Journal of Advanced and Innovative Research, Vol. 2 Issue Aug. 2013.

c.       M. Tyagi, and S. Ganguli, “A Novel Classification of Evolutionary Algorithm: A Critical Assessment”, International Journal of Advances in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 15-19, Jun. 2012.

d.      S.Ganguli, “PSPICE Simulation of a Resonant Converter Circuit for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 316-320, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

e.       S. Ganguli, “Analysis of a C-Dump Converter for Switched Reluctance Motor Drive using PSPICE”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 331-335, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

f.        S. Ganguli, “PSPICE Simulated Bifilar Winding Converter for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 364-368, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

g.      S. Ganguli, “PSPICE Analysis of a Split DC Supply Converter for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 372-376, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

h.      S. Ganguli, “Analysis of an Asymmetric Bridge Converter for SRM Drives using PSPICE Simulation”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 381-383, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

i.        S. Ganguli, “Analysis of a PSPICE Simulated Two-Stage Power Converter for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 57-62, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

j.        S. Ganguli, “Comparison of the Various Converter Topologies for a Three Phase Switched Reluctance Motor Drive”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 69-71, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

k.      S. Ganguli, Comparative Study of Different Switching Circuit Topologies for Linear Switched Reluctance Motors, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 80-83, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

l.        S. Ganguli, “PSPICE Analysis of a Variable DC Link Voltage with Buck-Boost Converter Topology for Switched Reluctance Motor Drive”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 88-92, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

m.    S. Ganguli, “PSPICE Analysis of R-Dump Converter for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 98-102, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

n.      S. Ganguli, “Comparison of Single-Switch per Phase Converter Topologies for Switched Reluctance Motor Drives”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 2, Issue-4, pp. 110-112, Oct.-Dec. 2011.

o.      S. Ganguli and S. Sinha, “Design of a 11 KWp Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant on 100 m2 available area in Birbhum District of West Bengal”, Journal of the Institute of Engineering, Vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 105-112, Jun. 2011.

p.      S. Ganguli, “A Novel MATLAB/Simulink Model of a Soft-Switching Converter for Brushless DC Motor Drives”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, Vol. 2, Issue-2, pp. 164-171, Apr.-Jun. 2011.

q.      S. Ganguli, “A New Approach to Calculate Online Delta Time Moments from Input-Output Response of Plant”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 2, Issue-2, pp. 25-27, Apr.-Jun. 2011.

r.        S. Ganguli and S. Sinha, “Estimation of Annual Energy Generation from a Small Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant in Patiala”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 2, Issue-2, pp. 43-44, Apr.-Jun. 2011.

s.       S. Ganguli and S. Sinha, “Design of a 9 KWp Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant using 100 m2available area in Patiala”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 1, Issue-2, pp. 12-27, Oct.-Dec. 2010.

t.        S. Ganguli and S. Sinha, “Assessment of Solar Photovoltaic Generation Potential and Estimation of Possible Plant Capacity for 100 m2 available area in Kolkata”, Journal of Engineering Research and Studies, Vol. 1, Issue-2, pp. 82-92, Oct.-Dec. 2010.

u.      S. Ganguli and J. Sinha, “Estimating the Solar Photovoltaic Generation Potential and Possible Plant Capacity in Patiala”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Dindigul, Vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 253-260, 2010.