Soumya Ranjan Sahoo

PhD (IIT Bombay)

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering


Research Interest



  • M.Tech + PhD - Systems and Control Engineering, IIT Bombay (2013)Thesis Title:Coordination problems with minimal sensing and coarse actuation Thesis Supervisor:Prof. Ravi N. Banavar and Dr, Arpita Sinha
  • B.Tech - Electrical Engineering, University College of Engineering, Burla, Odisha (2008)


  • ESO 203A - Introduction to Electrical Engineering
  • EE 250A - Control Systems Analysis
  • EE 650A - Basics of Modern Control Systems
  • EE 651A - Nonlinear Systems
  • EE 698Y - Adaptive Control Theory
  • EE 698Z - Nonlinear Systems II

  • S. De, S.R. Sahoo and P. Wahi, Tracking Protocol for Network of Double Integrator Systems with Heterogeneous Time Delays, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, --, doi:10.1109/TII.2020.3019235.
  • A. Sen, M. Kothari and S.R. Sahoo, Information-Rich Formation Tracking: A Unified Scheme of Cooperative Control and Localization, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, vol. 17, no. 8, August 2020, doi:10.2514/1.I010782.
  • S. De, S.R. Sahoo and P. Wahi, A Rendezvous Strategy with R2 Reachability for Kinematic Agents, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 369-374, January 2021, doi:10.1109/TAC.2020.2980927.
  • A. Das, A. Shukla, A.B. Shyam, S.Anand, J.M. Guerrero and S.R. Sahoo, A Distributed-Controlled Harmonic Virtual Impedance Loop for AC Microgrids, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, --, doi:10.1109/TIE.2020.2987290.
  • A. Sen, S.R. Sahoo and M. Kothari, Containment using Incomplete Agent Information over a Digraph, IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 614-619, July 2020, doi:10.1109/LCSYS.2020.2988162.
  • Shyam AB, S. Anand and S.R. Sahoo, Effect of Communication Delay on Consensus Based Secondary Controllers in DC Microgrid, IEEE transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 68, no. 4, pp. 3202-3212, April 2021, doi:10.1109/TIE.2020.2978719.
  • B. Singh, A. Sen and S.R. Sahoo, Min-consensus for Heterogeneous Higher-order Integrators under Switching Digraph, IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 560-565, July 2020, doi:10.1109/LCSYS.2020.2973594.
  • S. De, S. R. Sahoo and P. Wahi, Communication Delay-dependent Rendezvous with Possible Negative Controller Gain in Cyclic Pursuit, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, --, doi:10.1109/TCNS.2019.2962308.
  • A. Sen, S.R. Sahoo and M. Kothari, Circumnavigation on Multiple Circles around a Non-stationary Target with Desired Angular Spacing, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, --, doi:10.1109/TCYB.2019.2935839.
  • M. Bhargavapuri, A.K. Shastry, H. Sinha, S.R. Sahoo and M. Kothari, Vision-based Autonomous Tracking and Landing of a Fully-actuated Rotorcraft, Control Engineering Practice, vol 89, pp. 113-129, June 2019, doi:10.1016/j.conengprac.2019.05.015.
  • R. Yadav, S. De, S.R. Sahoo and S. Chakrabarti, Secondary Control Method for Standalone DC Microgrid with Improved Voltage Regulation, Load Sharing, and Line Loss, 2020 IEEE PES General Meeting, Montreal, Canada, August 2020.
  • A. Sen, S.R. Sahoo and M. Kothari, Distributed Algorithm for Higher-Order Integrators to Track Average of Unbounded Signals, IFAC 2020 World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July 2020, accepted.
  • S. Islam, S. De, S. Anand and S.R. Sahoo, Consensus based Ideal Current Sharing Controller for DC Microgrid, 14th International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics and Power Engineering, Setubal, Portugal, July 2020, accepted.


  • Associate Professor - Electrical Engg., IIT Kanpur (December 07, 2020 - present)

  • Assistant Professor - Electrical Engg., IIT Kanpur (November 11, 2016 - December 06, 2020)

  • Assistant Professor (on contract) - Electrical Engg., IIT Kanpur (June 30, 2014 - November 10, 2016)

  • Scientist Fellow - FMCD, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore (Jan 2014 - June 2014)



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