Electrical Engineering

Head of Department

Dr. Sanjoy Debbarma
PhD (NIT Silchar)




Professor Sukumar Mishra Adjunct Professor

PhD, NIT Rourkela

(+91)-11-2659-1074, (+91)-9810429715

Research Interest

Power Systems, Power Quality Studies, Renewable Energy and Smart Grid.

Education Qualification

PhD, NIT Rourkela


Dr. Sukumar Mishra received his M.Tech and Phd in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela in 1992 and 2000 respectively. After spending 9 years as a lecturer at Sambalpur University (Orissa),Prof. Mishra joined BPUT(Orissa) as a Reader at Electrical Department and served there for a period of 2 years. Presently, Dr. Mishra is a Professor at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and has been part of IIT Delhi for the past 15 years.
Prof. Mishra has won many accolades throughout his academic tenure of 25 years. He has been a recipient of INSA medal for young scientist (2002), INAE young engineer award (2009,2002), INAE silver jubilee young engineer award (2012) and has recently won the Samanta Chandra Shekhar Award (2016). He has been granted fellowship from many prestigious technical societies and academies like IET (UK), NASI (India), INAE (India), IETE (India) and IE (India) and is also recognized as the INAE Industry Academic Distinguish Professor.Currently, Prof.Mishra is holding the position of Chair of Intelligent System Subcommittee of Power and Energy society (PES) of IEEE, which is considered to be one of the oldest technical societies in the world.
Apart from all research and academic collaborations, Prof. Mishra is very actively involved in industrial collaborations. Prof. Mishra is currently acting as INAE Chair professor and has previously delegated as the Power Grid Chair professor and NTPC Chair Professor, respectively. He is also serving as an Independent Director of the Cross Border Power Transmission Company Ltd. and the River Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Prof. Mishra has also carried out many important industrial consultations with TATA Power, Microtek and others. Prof. Mishra is a great enthusiast of innovation and has supported many startups in the past and recently, has incorporated a new company named SILOV SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITED under the Companies Act, 2013.The company specifically deals in products related to renewable energy sources utilizable at household scale as well as at commercial setups for example bidirectional electric vehicle supply equipment, AC based EV charger, DC based EV charger, grid connected solar inverters, smart DC home management systems, online UPS etc.
Prof. Mishra’s research expertise lies in the field of Power Systems, Power Quality Studies, Renewable Energy and Smart Grid. Prof. Mishra has so far authored 206 papers out of which 49 papers are in IEEE Transactions and 20 are in IET. He has supervised 6 Phd students and around 20 students are continuing now under him.Prof. Mishra has also authored 5 book chapters so far and has 12 patents under his name.
Prof. Mishra has been working in close association with IEEE Delhi Section Executive Committee for a past few years and is currently serving as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and an Associate Editor for the IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution journal.