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21-24
August
Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) course is organized on "Recent Advancement on Electric Vehicle" during 21-24 August 2022 by Prof Avik Bhattacharya
Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) course is organized on "Recent Advancement on Electric Vehicle" during 21-24 August 2022 by Prof Avik Bhattacharya
14-15
June
Candidates Recommended for Ph.D. Admission Interview Autumn 2022-23
(For All Academic Groups) Candidates Recommended for Ph.D. Admission Interview Autumn 2022-23
News & Achievements
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2022
2021
Congratulations to Prof. A. S. Mir for receiving IEEE PES Technical Committee Working Group Recognition Award for Outstanding Technical Report on Power System Dynamic State and Parameter Estimation Transition to Power Electronics-Dominated Chan Energy Systems.
Mr. Saurav Kumar (PhD scholar under the supervision of Prof. P. Sumathi) has received the prestigious Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) award for 2022. Congratulations to him on his achievement which has made the department and the institute proud.
Congratulations to Prof. Premalata Jena for receiving the SERB-POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research) Fellowship for a period of 3 years.
Congratulations to Prof. Bhavesh Kumar R. Bhalja on his approval of the project proposal titled "Fault detection and localization in a hybrid AC/DC microgrid" under Joint India-Serbia scientific cooperation by DST.
We congratulate Prof. N. P. Padhy on his appointment as Director of Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur on behalf of the Department of Electrical Engineering and extend our best wishes for his new position.
We welcome our new faculty colleague, Dr. Abdul Saleem Mir, who has joined our department in the PSE group.
Dr. Soumitri Jena (PhD scholar of Prof. Bhavesh R. Bhalja) has been awarded POSOCO Power System Awards (PPSA) 2022 in Doctoral Category. He will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1 Lakh.
Four Start-Up Research Grants (SRG) funded by SERB-DST were awarded each to Prof. Abhisek Kumar Behara (S&C), Prof. Avanish Tripathi (EDPE), Prof. Deep Kiran (PSE) and Prof. Jishnu Kavil Kambrath (EDPE).
Mr. Kshitij Bithel (18115053) and Mr. Keshav Dixit (18115050) were awarded the first edition of the Student Innovation Grant Program by ARTPARK, IISc Bengaluru.
Prof. G. K. Singh co-authored a book titled "Computational Intelligence and Biomedical Signal Processing: An Interdisciplinary, Easy and Practical Approach", Springer International Publishing, 2021.
Mr. Pranav Kumar Jha was selected for the prestigious Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship Scheme (May 2021 cycle) for PhD.
Mr. Abhishek Karanath (17115004) and Ms. Purva Chiniya (17115068) won the Best Innovation Award, IIT Roorkee and a prize of Rs. 50,000 per team on their project titled "A Deep Learning-based Communicator System with Lip-reading Software to Ease Interaction for Hearing Impaired".
Mr. Alankrit Mahajan (17115010), Mr. Sarthak Gupta (17115079), Mr. Shashank Gupta (17115084) and Mr. Swapnil Singh (17115102) won the Judge's Choice Award, IIT Roorkee (Joint Award) and prize of Rs. 25,000 per team on their project titled "Gunshot Detection and Positioning System".
Prof. G. K. Singh, Prof. N. P. Padhy and Prof. B. Das featured in the database compiled by Stanford University that ranks the top two per cent of scientists worldwide based on their research publications in the field of 'Energy' (published in October 2021).
Three new PECs are introduced: Design of WBG Device based Power Converters, Machine Learning for Signal Processing and Applied Machine Learning.
A project titled "Development of active or passive leg exoskeleton based on series elastic actuation for assistance of elderly humans" funded by TIH-Cobotics (IIT Delhi) is granted to Prof. Felix Orlando Maria Joseph (PI, Assistant professor, EED, IIT Roorkee).
Mr. Suraj Kumar Chaurasiya (PhD scholar, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Roorkee; Supervisors: Prof. A. Bhattacharya and Prof. S. Das) is selected as an Intern with GE India Industrial Private Limited for six months.
Congratulations to Prof. Yogesh Hote for winning the best teacher award in 2021. Also, congratulations to Prof. Ganesh Kumhar for getting inducted among the top 10 teachers for consecutive two years.
Congratulations to Dr. Gururaj, PhD scholar of Prof. N. P. Padhy, on his appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
Mr. Viral Rathod (PhD scholar under the supervision of Prof. Ganesh B. Kumbhar) has received the prestigious Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) award for 2021. Congratulations to him on his achievement which has made the department and the institute proud.
Mr. Het Bhalja (PhD scholar under the supervision of Prof. Bhavesh R. Bhalja) has received the prestigious Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) award for 2021. Congratulations to him on his achievement which has made the department and the institute proud.
Mr. Sarthak Malik, 2nd year in the Department of Electrical Engineering, has received the GFH Award (2021) on Hackathon in Machine Learning and Data Science. Amidst high competition from around the world, he has secured Rank 4. We congratulate him on his achievement which has also made the department and the institute proud.
We welcome our new faculty colleagues, Dr. Apurv Kumar Yadav and Dr. Ashish Kothyari, who have joined our department in the EDPE and S&C groups, respectively.
Patent Filed
Inventor(s) - Bhavesh R. Bhalja and Soumitri Jena (25 June 2021)
"Add-on device and its method to prevent breaker-failure mal-operations"
Inventor(s) - Gururaj M V, Narayana Prasad Padhy, Bandla Krishna Chaithanya and Rashmi Prasad (05 March 2021)
"Cost-Effective Isolated operation of the DFIG wind system supported by the DC microgrid"
Inventor(s) - M K Pathak and Harshit Mohan (23 Feb 2021)
"A system and method for active reactive power based speed and/or Torque control of multiphase asynchronous machines"
Inventor(s) - Pramod Agrawal and Naveen Yalla (16 Nov 2021)
"NPA: A multilevel high power factor AC-DC converter"
Inventor(s) - Sanjeev Pannala, N.P. Padhy and Pramod Agrawal (04 Sept 2021)
"Cost effective solution for cranking of diesel generator in low power autonomous DC micro grid"
Message from HOD
Welcome to the website of the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Roorkee. This website provides an overview of the academic programs, research activities of our department, research facilities, profiles of faculty members, and details of student activities.

The department of Electrical Engineering was established in the year 1946. Since its inception, the Department has been imparting quality education and conducting in-depth research. The department offers a four-year undergraduate programme (B.Tech.) in Electrical Engineering and runs four postgraduate (M.Tech.) programmes in Electrical Drives & Power Electronics, Power System Engineering, Systems & Control and Instrumentation & Signal processing. In addition to this, the department offers two Integrated Dual Degree programmes of 5 years duration, B.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) and M.Tech.(Instrumentation & Control), B.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) and M.Tech. (Power Electronics). The sanctioned students’ strengths of undergraduate students and graduate students are 165 and 60 per year, respectively. At present, the department has 162 Ph.D. students. Besides this, the department has sponsored students from industries and academic institutions as graduate and Ph.D. students. The curriculum is taught by a distinguished faculty combining academic excellence and real-world experience with dedication and commitment. These curricula are constantly updated to meet the changing requirement of the industry and to meet the needs of major stakeholders. At present, the department has 36 full-time faculty members. Our research strengths encompass the full gamut of cutting-edge Electrical Engineering technologies: Smart grid, renewable energy integration, AC and DC microgrid protection, Electric vehicle, Battery energy storage systems, Electric drive system, Wind energy conversion systems, Robust control, Nonlinear control, Robotics, Embedded and FPGA based system design and Machine Learning applications. Through these core research areas, our faculty are expanding the base of knowledge through numerous referred publications. We have state of the art research facilities to support our academic programs and research.

With this brief introduction, we welcome you to be a part of our quest towards being a world-class centre of excellence in education and research. If you have questions or comments, please, do not hesitate to contact us.
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150+
PhD Students
120+
MTech Students
10+
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