BiographyName: Dr. Sivaji Chakravorti
Current Position: Professor of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, India
Phone: +91 33 2414 6948
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Teaching Experience: More than 29 Years at Jadavpur University. Professor since March 30, 2002.
Industrial Experience: Development Engineer in Siemens AG, Berlin in 1998 (on Lien from JU).
Professional Fellowship: Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Fellow of the National Academy of Science India (NASI), Senior Member of IEEE (USA), Fellow of West Bengal Academy Science & Technology, Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow of The Institute of Electronics & Tele-Communications Engineers (By Invitation).
Research Fellowship: Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at TU-Munich, Germany, US-NSF Guest Scientist at Virginia Tech, USA and INSA Visiting Fellowship at IISc, Bangalore.
Academic Achievement: University Gold Medalist at both Bachelor and Master of Electrical Engineering at Jadavpur University in 1983 and 1985, respectively. All India rank 3rd in GATE-1983.
Awards and Distinctions: Total: 21 which includes the “Technical University Munich Ambassador Award” in 2013, the “Technology Day Award” from All India Council for Technical Education for the best project (2nd Prize) in the R&D Category in 2004 and IEEE Power & Energy Society Distinguished Lecturer since 2005.
Books Published/Edited: Total: 5 including one book by Springer-Verlag (Recent Trends in the Condition Monitoring of Transformers), London, and one book by CRC Press, USA (Electric Field Analysis).
Papers Published: International Journal: 64 (includeing 40 papers in IEEE Transactions), National Journal: 26, International Conference: 38 and National Conference: 43.
h-index based on Scopus (excluding self citations of all authors) – 12.
No. of citations since 2010 excluding self citations of all authors: 294.
Editorial Activities: i) Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics & Electrical Insulation, ii) Editor of Electrical Engineering Section of INAE Letters.
Patents: Total: 5 (including 1 US patent granted).
Copyrights: Total: 2 granted.
PhD Thesis Guidance: Completed: 13 and Continuing: 5.
MEE Thesis Guidance: Completed: 27 and Continuing: 1.
Sponsored Project Work: Total -14, 10 as Principal Investigator (includes DST-SERB: 4, AICTE: 4 and NTPC: 1)
Professional Experience: Chairman-Elect of IEEE India Council – 2015-2016, Chairman of IEEE Calcutta Section – 2011-2012, Vice-Chairman of IEEE India Council – 2001, Member of the Electrical Engineering Sectional Committee of Indian National Academy of Engineering – 2011-2012, Convener of Engineering & Technology Sectional Committee of West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology – 2013-2015.
International Collaborative Work: Liaison Officer on behalf of Jadavpur University in relation to the MOU signed between the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Germany, and Jadavpur University and also in relation to the MOU signed between the Technical University of Crete, Greece, and Jadavpur University.
Invited Talks delivered outside India: Total: 31 (including 16 IEEE PES Distinguished Lectures). Delivered IEEE PES DL talks in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Jordan and other invited talks in USA, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, China and Nepal.
Invited Talks delivered in India: Total: 65 in the last 5 years (including 10 special lectures). Delivered Dr. M.A.Pai Distinguished Lecture at IIT Kanpur, Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Lecture at IIT Delhi, Prof. J.K.Chowdhury Memorial Lecture and also Prof. P.N.Ghosh Memorial Lecture at the Institution of Engineers (India).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
High voltage field computation, Condition monitoring of transformers, Optimization of high voltage systems and Lifelong learning techniques.
Reading books, listening music and going to new places.