Suman Maiti

Ph.D., autonomous body

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Electrical Engineering




  • Assistant Warden, Savitribai Phule Hall - 1

Research Areas

My research is focused on Power Electronic Converters and their control for various applications. The following application areas are considered.
- Solar power integration and microgrids
- Medium Voltage STATCOM using multilevel converters
- High Performance Motor Drives for Electric Transportation System 
  • Chapter 10 - E-STATCOM (energy storage + STATCOM): a solution to integrate large-scale wind farms into the grid at medium and high power levels Bharadwaj A., Maiti S. , Dhal N. , Chakraborty S. , Pillai S. K. By Power quality in modern power systems 283-310 (2021)
  • Speed sensorless vector controlled induction motor drive using single current sensor Vimlesh Verma, Chandan Chakraborty, Suman Maiti and Yoichi Hori By IEEE Transaction on Energy Conversion 28 938-950 (2013)
  • A Hybrid Modular Multilevel Converter for Solar Power Integration Basu T. S., Maiti S. By IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications 55 5166-5177 (2019)
  • Active Power Flow Control Between DC Microgrids Vuyyuru U., Maiti S. , Chakraborty C. By IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 10 1-10 (2019)
  • Series Voltage Regulator for Radial DC-microgrid Vuyyuru U., Maiti S. , Chakraborty C. , Pal B. By IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 10 127-136 (2019)
  • Analysis and Control of Modular Multilevel Converter Based E-STATCOM to Integrate Large Wind Farms with the Grid Maiti S., Chivukula A. B. By IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution 13 4604-4616 (2019)
  • An Adaptive Speed Sensorless Induction Motor Drive with Artificial Neural Network for Stability Enhancement Suman Maiti, Vimlesh Verma, Chandan Chakraborty and Yoichi Hori By IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics 8 757-766 (2012)
  • A New Model Reference Adaptive Controller for Four Quadrant Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drives A. V. Ravi Teja, Chandan Chakraborty, Suman Maiti and Yoichi Hori By IEEE Trans on Industrial Electronics 59 3757-3767 (2010)
  • Model Reference Adaptive controller based rotor resistance and speed estimation techniques for vector controlled induction motor drives utilizing reactive power Suman Maiti , Chandan Chakraborty, Yoichi Hori and Minh-C Ta By IEEE Trans on Industrial Electronics 55 594-601 (2008)

Principal Investigator

  • Renewable Energy Empowering European and Indian Communities (Re-Empowered) Department of Science and Technology

Co-Principal Investigator

  • Centre of Excellence on Energy Aware Urban Infrastructure Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
  • Opened & Intelligent Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Technologies for Smart Indian Cities (UAY_I_IITKGP_019) MHRD,Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, GoI,TATA MOTORS LIMITED

Ph. D. Students

Bikram Kumar Samanta

Area of Research: Islanded Local Energy System using PV, wind, BESS

Debottam Bhunia

Area of Research: Inverters for Solar Power Integration

Jeemut Bahan Sangiri

Area of Research: Battery management system and integration to power grid

K Sivakrishna

Area of Research: String Inverter Using Wide Band-gap Devices for PV Integration

K Sreekesh

Area of Research: Modular Type Multilevel Converter

Nirmalya Dhal

Area of Research: Energy Storage Integration at High Power Level

Sagar Kumar Dash

Area of Research: Power Electronics and Drives

Saswat Ranjan Panda

Area of Research: Electric Drives for Electric Vehicles

Sayak Karmakar

Area of Research: Groundwater Hydrology

Shuvam Chakraborty

Area of Research: Modular Multilevel Converter Fed Medium Voltage Induction Motor Drive

Sourav Das

Area of Research: Applications of Power Electronics in Power Systems

Subhojit Das

Area of Research: AC/DC Microgrid

Tuhin Subhra Basu

Area of Research: AC/DC Microgrid

MS Students

Sougata Banerjee

Area of Research: Pump Motor and Electrical Drive System for Left Ventricular Assisted Device (LVAD)

Sujoy Jana

Area of Research: Renewable Energy Integration and Microgrid