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Saikat Chakrabarti

Ph.D (MUN, Newfoundland, Canada)

Associate Professor, Departement of Electrical Engineering


Research Interest



  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 2006.
  • M.E., Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, India, 2000.
  • B.E., Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India, 1997.



  • C. P. Reddy, S. Chakrabarti, and S. C. Srivastava, "A sensitivity based method for underfrequency load-shedding," accepted in Sep. 2013 for publication in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.
  • B. Amanulla, S. Chakrabarti, and S. N. Singh, "Reconfiguration of power distribution systems considering reliability and power loss," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 27, No. 2, Apr. 2012, pp. 918 - 926.
  • G. Valverde, S. Chakrabarti, E. Kyriakides, and V. Terzija, "A constrained formulation for hybrid state estimation," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 26, No. 3, Aug. 2011, pp. 1102-1109.
  • S. Chakrabarti, E. Kyriakides, G. Ledwich, and A. Ghosh, "On the inclusion of PMU current phasor measurements in a power system state estimator," IET Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Vol. 4, No. 10, pp. 1104-1115, Sep. 2010.
  • S. Chakrabarti and E. Kyriakides, "Optimal placement of phasor measurement units for power system observability," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 23, No. 3. Aug. 2008, pp. 1433-1440.

  • M. Tech students Dongare Kapil Subhash and Sivanagaraju Gangavarapu won the POSCO Power System Award (PPSA 2013).
  • Selected as the P. K. Kelkar Young Faculty Research Fellow for the Years 2012-2015 in the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. Saikat Chakrabarti
  • Rated by the students as the 'Best Instructor' in the 2nd year undergraduate course on 'Introduction to Electrical Engineering' during 2011-12 in IIT Kanpur, India.
  • Elevated to senior membership of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
  • Received the "David Dunsiger Award for Excellence" in graduate studies and research in 2007 from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfound, St. John's, Canada


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