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Suvendu Samanta

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Electrical Engineering
IIT Kanpur



Education:
  • PhD: Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 2018 (partly from NUS Singapore)
  • M. Tech: IIT Kanpur, 2013
  • B.E: Bengal Engineering and Science University (now IIEST Shibpur), 2009

Work Experience:

  • IIT Kanpur, Assistant Professor, Jul. 2020 - Present
  • NC State University (NCSU), Raleigh, NC, USA, Post Doctoral Fellow, Jun. 2018 - Jul. 2020
  • National University of Singapore (NUS), Research Associate, Apr. 2014 - Apr. 2016
  • Coal India Ltd, Sep. 2009 - Jul. 2011


Opportunities:

Looking for students with Power Electronics background interested in modeling and designing converters for various applications such as EV, Renewable, Consumer Electronics, Robotics and Biomedical Devices etc.

Research interests:
  • Power Electronics,
  • Electric Vehicles,
  • Wireless Power Transfer,
  • Resonant Converters with WBG Devices



Contact: suvendus@iitk.ac.in,
                suvendu@ieee.org                     0512-679-2130 (office)

Office: 105, ACES Building,
             IIT Kanpur, Kanpur,
             Uttar Pradesh-208016



News:

11 July 2022
Papers accepted in IECON 2022: 1) Threshold Voltage Instability Measurement Circuit for GaN-HEMTs Devices 2) Comprehensive Study on Dynamic on-resistance Evaluation Circuit for Power GaN HEMTs Devices
01 May 2022
Paper accepted: J. Kumar, S. Samanta, "Modeling, Design, and Control of a Single-Stage AC-AC Converter based Inductive Power Transfer System with V2G Capability" IEEE ECCE 2022, Detroit, MI, USA.
15 Mar 2022:
Approved SERB Project: "Development of a Low Cost and Robust Wireless Power Transfer System for Convenient EV Charging" Role: PI
11 Nov 2021:
Approved SERB Project: "Centre for Rechargeable Energy Storage Systems for Augmenting Transportation and Electrification" Role: Co-PI
26 Oct. 2021:
Paper accepted: J. Kumar and S. Samanta, "Harmonic Modeling and Performance Analysis of the Basic IPT Topologies under Varying Operating Conditions," 2021 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Smart Technologies for Power, Energy and Control (STPEC), 2021.
15 Oct. 2021:
Paper accepted: M. Singh, S. Samanta and S. P. Das, "A Generalized Method of Determining Coil and Compensation Circuit Parameters of Basic WPT Topologies," 2021 National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC), 2021,
19 Sep 2021:
Paper accepted: M. P. Korukonda, R. Prakash, S. Samanta and L. Behera, "Model Free Adaptive Neural Controller for Standalone Photovoltaic Distributed Generation Systems With Disturbances," in IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
15 Sep 2021::
Paper accepted:J. Kumar and S. Samanta, " Modeling, Design, and Control of the Parallel- Series Compensated Bidirectional IPT Topology for EV Applications, IEEE ITEC India 2021.