Electrical Engineering

Head of Department

Dr. Sanjoy Debbarma
PhD (NIT Silchar)

E-mail:
sanjoy.debbarma@nitm.ac.in

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Dr. Sanjoy Debbarma Assistant Professor, Head of Department

B.E, M.Tech, Ph.D (NIT Silchar)

sanjoy.debbarma@nitm.ac.in sanjoy.debbarma@yahoo.in
https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=A8CPG5MAAAAJ

Research Interest

Power System Control, Modeling of DGs & Microgrid, Inertia Emulation in Low Inertia Grid, Demand Response, V2G and G2V Technologies, and Transactive Energy Market.

Education Qualification

B.E, M.Tech, Ph.D (NIT Silchar)

Conference/Symposium/Workshop/Seminar Organised

  1. Convenor, Five days Online Short Term Course on "Smart Electric Grids: Operations, Protection & Control", Sponsored by TEQIP III (14-18 Sept 2020).
  2. Organizing Chair, 2nd International Conference on Energy, Power & Environment, Sponsored by IEEE Kolkata, IEEE USA, IEEE IAS, NEEPCO, NEC, 1st - 2nd June, 2018., Shillong.
  3. Organizing Member, International conference on Energy, Power and Environment (ICEPE) 2015 at NIT Meghalaya from 12th – 13th June 2015. (Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Kolkata Section)
  4. Joint Coordinators, 6 Days Short Term Course on Signal Processing Applications for Power & Control Systems (SPAPCS 2016), Sponsored by National Instrument, 30th May to 4th June, 2016
  5. Organizing member, National Workshop on Recent Advances in Power, Control & Energy (RAPCE 2014), NIT Meghalaya, 25th to 26th April, 2014.
  6. Organizing member, Workshop on Creativity & Innovation Techniques and Patenting in India and Abroad, NIT Silchar, 2012.

Conference/Symposium/Workshop/Seminar Attended

International Conferences

  1. 5th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2013 (IEEE PES APPEEC 2013), Hong Kong, December 2013.
  2. IEEE TENCON 2014, Bangkok, Thailand, Date 22-25 October 2014.
  3. 17th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2016), March 14-17, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan.
  4. 19th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, 2018, February 20-22, 2018, Lyon, France. 

Workshops/Courses Attended

  1. Training program on Engineering Research Methodology and Developing Winning Proposals from 9th to 11th June 2014 organized by EQUATE, New Delhi.
  2. Workshop on Accreditation and Transformation of Technical Education to OBE, 22nd and 23rd January, 2016, at NIT Meghalaya.
  3. Attended Two Days workshop on Outcome Based Accreditation (Challenges & Opportunities) from 22nd -23rd September 2018 at NIT Meghalaya.

Professional & Outreach Activities

  1. Invited Talk on "Introduction to Transactive Energy System, AICTE Sponsored FDP on Advances in Power Electronics for Smart Grid,Renewable Energy Systems, and Electric Vehicle Technology, Agni College of Technology, Chennai (10 Dec 2020).
  2. Invited Talk on "Operation & Control of Modern Power Systems Penetrated with Electric Vehicles, AICTE Sponsored FDP on Advances in Power Electronics for Smart Grid, Renewable Energy Systems, and Electric Vehicle Technology, Agni College of Technology, Chennai (4 Nov 2020).
  3. External Expert M.Tech Evaluation, KIIT Bhubaneswar, Odisha (May 2020).
  4. Invited Talk (Webinar) on "Modern Power Systems Control & Operation (Transition to Smart Grid)", RIST, Meghalaya (27 June 2020).
  5. Question paper setter for various universities.
  6. Question paper setter for Public Service Commissions.
  7. Expert Member, Selection Committee (Electrical Engineers), Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL).
  8. Continuous reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Transaction on Transportation Electrification, IEEE Access Journal, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, IET Renewable Power Generation, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems (Elsevier), International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems (Wiley), Electric Power Components and Systems (Taylor & Francis).
  9. Act as a reviewer for many IEEE Conferences such as IEEE SPICES 2015 (India), 8th IEEE PEOCO 2014 (Malaysia), IEPS-2014 (Ukraine), IEEE ICEPE 2015 (India), IEEE ICEPE 2018 (India), IEEE NPSC 2018 (India), IEEE APEC 2019 (California), IEEE ICPS 2019 (India).

List of Publications

Book/Chapters:

  1. Sanjoy Debbarma, Rituraj Shrivastwa, Inertia emulation from HVDC links for LFC in the presence of smart V2G networks, Chapter 12, Smart Power Distribution Systems: Control, Communication, and Optimization, ISBN - 978-0-12-812154-2, pp. 251-265, Elsevier (2018).

Journals:

  1. K S S Balaji Dulipala and Sanjoy Debbarma, Energy Scheduling Model Considering Penalty Mechanism in Transactive Energy Markets: A Hybrid Approach, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Elsevier, 2020. (Accepted)
  2. Ishan Bhand, Sanjoy Debbarma, "Transaction-Tracing Based Loss Allocation in Distribution Networks under TE System", IEEE Systems Journal, 2020. (Accepted)
  3. M. Mazumder and S. Debbarma, "EV Charging Stations With a Provision of V2G and Voltage Support in a Distribution Network," IEEE Systems Journal, 2020 (Accepted) doi: 10.1109/JSYST.2020.3002769.
  4. Siddhartha Deb Roy, Sanjoy Debbarma, “Detection and Mitigation of Cyber-Attacks on AGC Systems of Low Inertia Power Grid, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 2023-2031, June 2020.
  5. Sanjoy Debbarma, Rituraj Shrivastwa, "Grid Frequency Support from V2G Aggregators and HVDC Links in Presence of Non-synchronous Units", IEEE Systems Journal, Vol.-13, No. 2, pp. 1757-1766, June 2019.
  6. Arunima Dutta, Sanjoy Debbarma, “Frequency Regulation in Deregulated Market Using Vehicle-to-Grid Services in Residential Distribution Network”, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 2812 – 2820, Sept 2018.
  7. Sanjoy Debbarma, Arunima Dutta, “Utilizing Electric Vehicles for LFC in Restructured Power Systems using Fractional Order Controller”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2016, Vol.8, No. 6, Nov 2017, pp. 2554 - 2564.
  8. Sanjoy Debbarma, Lalit Chandra Saikia and Nidul Sinha, “Robust Two-Degree-of-Freedom Controller for Automatic Generation Control of Multi-Area System”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier, Volume 63, December 2014, Pages 878-886.
  9. Sanjoy Debbarma, Lalit Chandra Saikia and Nidul Sinha, “Automatic Generation Control Using Two Degree of Freedom Fractional Order PID Controller”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier, Volume 58, June 2014, Pages 120-129.
  10. Sanjoy Debbarma, Lalit Chandra Saikia and Nidul Sinha, “Solution to Automatic Generation Control Problem using Firefly Algorithm Optimized I?D? Controller”, ISA Transactions, October 2013, Elsevier, Volume 53, Issue 2, March 2014, Pages 358-366.
  11. Sanjoy Debbarma, Lalit Chandra Saikia and Nidul Sinha, “AGC of a Multi-Area Thermal System under Deregulated Environment Using a Non Integer Controller”, Electric Power Systems Research (EPSR), Elsevier, Volume 95, February 2013, Pages 175-183.

International Conferences:

  1. Sanjoy Debbarma, C. Hazarika and S. Deb Roy, "SPC based approach for Frequency Control of Power Systems Penetrated with Fast Acting Reserve", 8th IEEE International Conference on Power Systems 2019, 20th - 22nd Dec 2019, Jaipur, India.
  2. S. Deb Roy and Sanjoy Debbarma, "Mitigation of Intrusions to ACE Signals in Power System Networks", IEEE PESGRE 2020, 2nd - 4th January 2020, Kerala, India.
  3. Ritu Raj Shrivastwa, Ahmad Hably, Sanjoy Debbarma, Seddik Bacha, “Frequency Control Using V2G and Synchronous Power Controller based HVDC Links in Presence of Wind and PV Units”, The 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2018), Oct 2018, Washington DC, United States.
  4. Arunima Dutta, Sanjoy Debbarma, “Contribution of Electric Vehicles for Frequency Regulation in Presence of Diverse Power Sources and Transmission Links”, 19th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2018), Lyon, France, Feb. 2018.
  5. Ksh. Milan Singh; Sanjoy Debbarman; Piyush Pratap Singh, “Doppler velocity measurement using closed-loop Goertzel algorithm in PLL technique”, 19th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2018), Period -February, Place -Lyon, France, 2018.
  6. Sanjoy Debbarma, Chhandashree Hazarika, Ksh. Milan. Singh, “Virtual Inertia Emulation from HVDC Transmission Links to Support Frequency Regulation in Presence of Fast Acting Reserve”, 2nd International Conference on Energy, Power & Environment (IEEE ICEPE 2018), NIT Meghalaya, Shillong.
  7. Bhabani Kumari Choudhury, Sanjoy Debbarma, “Managing Vehicle-to-grid Mobile Energy Network as Demand Response in Power Systems”, 2nd International Conference on Energy, Power & Environment (IEEE ICEPE 2018), NIT Meghalaya, Shillong.
  8. Siddhartha Deb Roy, Sanjoy Debbarma, “Inertia Emulation Using Battery Management System in a Low Inertia Grid with HVDC Links”, 2nd International Conference on Energy, Power & Environment (IEEE ICEPE 2018), NIT Meghalaya, Shillong.
  9. A. Datta, R. Sarker, S. Debbarma, A. Kumar, “Validation of an Inverter Topology for Transformerless Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System”, Advances in Smart Grid and Renewable Energy 2017, Springer, pp. 495-503.
  10. Sanjoy Debbarma, L.C Saikia, Nidul Sinha and B. Kar, “Fractional order two degree of freedom control for AGC of an interconnected multi-source power system”, 17th IEEE Conference on Industrial Technology, March 14-17, 2016 (ICIT 2016), Taipei.
  11. Asim Datta, Krishanu Bhattacharjee, Sanjoy Debbarma, Biswajit Kar, “Load Frequency Control of a Renewable Energy Sources based Hybrid System,” 2015 IEEE Conference on System, Process & Control (ICSPC 2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-20 December 2015.
  12. Sanjoy Debbarma, Anubhav Nath, Upasana Sarma and Lalit Chandra Saikia “Cuckoo search algorithm based two degree of freedom controller for multi-area thermal system”, IEEE ICEPE 2015, NIT Meghalaya, Shillong.
  13. Sanjoy Debbarma, M. Bhattacharya, B.K Meena and Asim Datta, “Frequency Control of Autonomous Hybrid Power System using Smart Controllable Load”, IEEE RACE 2015, Chennai.
  14. Asim Datta, Sanjoy Debbarma, Dipankar Mukherjee and Hiranmay Saha, “A dsPIC based Efficient Single-Stage Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System”, IEEE TENCON 2014, Bangkok, Thailand.
  15. Sanjoy Debbarma, Lalit Chandra Saikia and Nidul Sinha, “Automatic Generation Control of Multi-Area system using Two Degree of Freedom Fractional Order PID Controller: A Preliminary Study”, 5th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2013 (IEEE PES APPEEC 2013), Hong Kong.
  16. Lalit Chandra Saikia, Sanjoy Debbarma, Nidul Sinha and Puja Dash, “AGC of a Multi-area Hydrothermal System Using Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor”, 2013 Annual IEEE India Conference, IEEE INDICON 2013, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.
  17. Sanjoy Debbarma and Lalit Chandra Saikia, “Bacterial Foraging Based FOPID Controller in AGC of an Interconnected Two-Area Reheat Thermal System under Deregulated Environment”, IEEE Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management (IEEE-ICAESM), 2012, pp. 303-308, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India.
  18. Sanjoy Debbarma and L.C. Saikia, “Automatic Generation Control of Multi-Area System Using Non-Integer Order I?D? Controller”, 1st IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy in NERIST (ICPEN), 2012, pp. 1-6.
  19. L.C. Saikia, S. Debbarma, M. Pathak, D.J. Borah, K.K. Kumar, M. Kumar, “Automatic Generation Control of an Interconnected Thermal System Using a New Classical Controller: A Preliminary Study”, 1st IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy in NERIST (ICPEN), 2012, pp. 1-6.
  20. Sanjoy Debbarma and L.C. Saikia, “Effect of Fractional-Order Controller on Automatic Generation Control of a Multi-Area Thermal System”, 2nd IET/ IEEE Conference on Sustainable energy and intelligence system (SEISCON), 2011, pp. 390-395, Chennai, India.
  21. L.C Saikia and Sanjoy Debbarma, “Application of a Non-Integer Order Controller in AGC of a Two Area Thermal System under Deregulated Environment: A Preliminary Study”, 2nd IET/ IEEE Conference on Sustainable energy and intelligence system (SEISCON), 2011, pp 223-228, Chennai.

Courses Taught (UG/PG)

  1. Renewable & Distributed Energy Systems
  2. Power System Interconnection & Control
  3. Transmission & Distribution
  4. Power System Analysis
  5. Protection and Switchgear
  6. Power System Operation & Control

Students Supervised/Supervising

  1. Ph.D
  2. Siddharth Deb Roy, Ph.D, Smart Grid, (Ongoing), 2018 - Till date
  3. Chakka Bapi Ayyappa Raju, Ph.D, Smart Grid (Ongoing), 2019 - Till date
  4. Sravan Sai Kumar. K, Ph.D, Smart Grid (Ongoing), 2020- Till date

    M.Tech
  5. Reynaldy.R.Lyngdoh, "An Approach to Solve Multi-objective Economic Emission Load Dispatch Using Modified Flower Pollination Algorithm", 2015-2016.
  6. A. Dutta, "Coordinated Control of Conventional Units and Electric Vehicles using Fractional Order Controller for AGC under Deregulated Environment", 2015-2016.
  7. Rituraj Shrivastwa, "Frequency Stabilization of Power System Using V2G Control and SPC based HVDC Links", 2016-2017.
  8. Siddharth Deb Roy, "Virtual Inertia Emulation in a Low Inertia Grid and Its Performance Evaluation Under Various Cyber-Attacks", 2017-2018.
  9. Bhabani Choudhury, "ManagingVehicle to Grid Mobile Energy Network as Demand Response in Power Systems", 2017-2018.
  10. Mondeep Mazumder, "Electric Vehicles Charging Strategy in an Existing Distribution Network", 2018-2019.
  11. Ajeya K., "Under Frequency Load Shedding Considering ROCOF Relays of Distributed Generators and Battery Energy Storage System", 2018-2019.
  12. Balaji Dulipala, Decision Support In Integrated Transactive Electricity Markets To Maximize The Profits. (2019-2020)
  13. Ishan Bhand, Loss Allocation Methodologies for Radial Distribution Networks under Transactive Energy Environment (2019-2020).

Research Projects (Sponsored)

1. Title: Provision of Frequency Regulation using V2G Control and HVDC transmission Links with Virtual Synchronous Power Concept

    Agency: SERB-DST, Govt of India          Sanctioned Amount: 10 Lakhs

    Year: 2017 - 2019

    Principle Investigator: Dr. Sanjoy Debbarma, Assistant Prof., EE Dept.

    Status: Completed

2. Title: Standalone solar Tea/Coffee Maker Cum Multipurpose Water Heating System

    Agency: Design Innovation Center, MHRD, Govt of India

    Year: 2017 - 2019                                Sanctioned Amount: 8.572 Lakhs

    Principle Investigator: Dr. Sanjoy Debbarma, Assistant Prof., EE Dept.

    Status: Ongoing

Work Experience

Assistant Professor in NIT Meghalaya, Shillong (June 2012 – Till date)

Assistant Professor in NIT Silchar, Assam (Jan 2012 – June 2012)

Assistant Professor in NIT Manipur, Imphal (Aug 2011 – Jan 2012)

Consultancy Project (Sponsored)

1. Title: Augmentation of 132/33 kV Mawlai Substation from (3 X 20 MVA) to (3 X 50 MVA) along with Re-engineering of 132 kV Bus-Bar.

    Principle Investigator(s): Dr. Sanjoy Debbarma, Dr. A. Banerjee & Dr. S. Affijulla

    Sponsored Agency: Meghalaya Power Transmission Corporation Limited (MePTCL)

    Status: Completed

2. Title: Development of TRI in West Garo Hills, Meghalaya (Electrical work).

    Principle Investigator / Consultant: Dr. Sanjoy Debbarma

    Sponsored Agency: PWD, Govt. of Meghalaya

    Status: Completed

    Duration: Sept 2020 - NOV 2020


Professional Responsibilities

  • HOD, Electrical Engineering Department (1 July 2020- Till date).
  • Special Invitees, SENATE, NIT Meghalaya (1st July - Till date).
  • Chairman, Departmental Research Committee (DRC), EE Department, NIT Meghalaya (From 1st July 2020- Till date)
  • Member, Academic Program Committee (APC), NIT Meghalaya (From 31/8/2020 - Till date).
  • Member, Student's Feedback analysis Committee, NIT Meghalaya (From 31/8/2020 - Till date).
  • Member, Construction & Development of NIT Meghalaya Permanent Campus, Sohra (28, Feb 2020 - Till date))
  • Member, Center of Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship, NIT Meghalaya (1st July 2019 - Aug 2020).
  • Member, SC/ST Cell, NIT Meghalaya (28 Jan, 2020 - Till date).
  • Member, Institute Library Committee, NIT Meghalaya (July 2019 - 30 June 2020).
  • Member, Institute Furniture Committee, NIT Meghalaya (July 2019 - Till date).
  • Warden, Lapalang V Boys Hostel, NIT Meghalaya (July 2018 to 30 June 2020).
  • Associate Warden, Associate Warden, Boys Hostel, Bamboo Hut, NIT Meghalaya, from July 2014 to July 2015.
  • Hostel Management Committee, Member, from July 2014 - July 2015.
  • Member of interview panel and Screening committee for various technical posts at NIT Meghalaya.

Professional Membership

1. Member, IEEE (USA), Member ID: 93151403

2. Member, Institute of Engineers (IE), INDIA, Member ID: 159683-5

3. Member, IET (UK), Member ID: 1100304951

Awards & Recognition

1. M.Tech project entitled "Coordinated Control of Conventional Units and Electric Vehicles using Fractional Order Controller for AGC under Deregulated Environment" received Prestigious POSOCO Power System (PPSA) Award 2017 (Listed in top 10 project), awarded by POSOCO & FITT, IIT Delhi.

2. One of the M.Tech Project Awarded “Most Innovative Project Work” on the 1st Institute Day of NIT Meghalaya, 2016.

3. One of the conference paper bagged best paper award in IEEE International conference on Energy, Power and Environment (ICEPE), 2015.