IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

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Research Topics

State-of-the-art research is being carried out by the faculty members with their scholars in diverse areas like:


  • Power Electronics and Drives (Switched Reluctance Motor, Induction Motor, PMSM/ BLDC motors etc.)/Photo-Voltaics/FACTS applications/Electric Vehicle/Multi-level Inverters etc.)
    • Matrix Converters
    • FPGA applicatins to IM control
    • Induction heating
    • Attraction  &  Repulsion type levitation
    • Welding applications
    • Study on Nonlinear Phenomena in Power Electronic and Drives
  • Power and Energy Systems
    • Application of Advanced Signal Processing and Soft-computing Techniques in Condition Monitoring of Induction Motor.
    • EHV Power Transmission System
    • Power System Security Analysis
    • Smart Power Grid
  • Control and Instrumentation
    • Identification and design of Controllers for Physiological Processes 
    • Developing an efficient staple yarn characterization unit
    • Application of advanced control techniques on real time systems
    • LMI based Robust Stabilisation and Tracking of Nonlinear Time Delay Systems

Some Ongoing Projects

  1. The National Mission on Power Electronics Technology (NaMPET) Project Phase II, a mission programme launched by the DIT, MCIT, Govt. of India   
  2. Design and development of computerized instrument for testing bending behavior of semi-rigid fabric with special reference to technical textiles
  3. Development of Nano-structured Transformer Oil nano-fluids for Improvement of Thermal and Insulating Properties
  4. Analysis and Development of a Single-Axis Controlled Repulsive-Type Magnetic Bearing
  5. Development of a sensor integrated multi-filgered dexterous robot hand with data glove interface

6.      Support Vector Machines ( SVM) Based Condition Monitoring of Induction Motor

7.       A Hybrid Wavelet –ANN approach in Transformer Protection

8.       Development of a FPGA controller-based commutator less motor drive with selectable hard or soft characteristics

9.       Bifurcation in Electrical Drives

10.    Computer-aided design and analysis for optimization of thermal conditions in rotating electrical machines

11.    Spectral Identification of  Potentised Homeopathic Medicines

12.     Development of an Energy Saving Device for Power Factor Control and Power quality Monitoring

13.      UGC-SAP project on Smart Control and Instrumentation Systems


Projects completed in the last 5 years

  1. Development of an efficient staple yarn characterization unit with multi sensor fusion and field programmable gate array(FPGA)based data reduction card
  2. Participated in “Development and validation of SEQUEL and Real time model of various electric drives”
  3. Development of Piecewise on-line load flow algorithm and its implementation in distributed computing environment
  4. Investigation on the response of large Power Transformers to Grid Perturbations
  5. Modernization of Junior Simulation laboratory (MODROBS)
  6. Investigation on dynamic Voltage Collapse of Transmission System in developing countries and implementation of corrective measures
  7. Sensorless on-line condition monitoring of induction motors
  8. Implementation of robust control techniques through a DSP platform on a lab-scale real-time system
  9. Modelling and closed loop control of a reusable launch vehicle with six degrees of freedomA variable speed induction motor drive with a matrix converter as a static commutator in the rotor

11. National Mission on Power Electronics Technology (NAMPET) phase I

  1. Electrotherm R&D Project
  2. Condition Monitoring of Electrical Equipment in Power Plants



  1. One Indian patents has been filed (897/KOL/2014 dated 29.08.2014) entitled “A yarn Characterization Unit” in the names of IIEST, Shibpur and Indian Council of Agricultural Research with the Inventors as Dr. Anindita Sengupta, Mr. Subhasish Roy, Dr. Surajit Sengupta.
  2. One Indian patents has been filed (1118/KOL/2014 dated 01.11.2014) entitled “A system for testing dynamically bending behavior of semi rigid fabrics and a method of such testing” in the names of Indian Council of Agricultural Research and IIEST, Shibpur with the Inventors as Dr. Surajit Sengupta. Dr. Sanjay Debnath and Dr. Anindita Sengupta.
  3. An Indian Patent is Registered (1430/KOL/2013 dated 18.12.2013), entitled “A Low Cost, Small in size and High Frequency Current sourced Converter for Induction Cooking Application and heat treatment in soft metals, with inventors Mainak Sengupta and Malay Roy.
  4. An Indian Patent is fled (no. 468/Cal/99 dated 18.05.1999), entitled “A novel position sensor using analogue electronic devices for application in a switched reluctance motor to eliminate the shaft mounted position encoder” with inventors K. Venkataratnam, Mainak Sengupta and T. K. Bhattacharya.