EEE | NIT Sikkim
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SIKKIM


NameDr. Kuntal Mandal
DesignationAssistant Professor
Academic QualificationM.E. - Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Ph.D. - IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
Areas of InterestDynamics & Stability Analysis of Power Electronic Systems (Time-Domain & Frequency Domain)
Nonlinear Control of DC-DC Converters
Synchronization of Switching Systems
Modeling, Analysis and Control of Microgrids
Work ExperienceAugust, 2006 - July, 2007-Lecturer, Future Institute of Engineering & Management (FIEM), Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

May, 2012 - January, 2016 - Postdoctoral Researcher at IISER Kolkata and King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
TeachingsCircuit Theory and Networks, Analog Electronics, Signals and Systems, Linear and Nonlinear Control Systems, Switch Mode Power Supply
List of PublicationsInternational Journals:

[1] A. El Aroudi, K. Mandal, D. Giaouris, and S. Banerjee, "Self-compensation of DC-DC converters under peak current mode control," Electronics Letters, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 345-347, January 2017.

[2] K. Mandal and S. Banerjee, "Synchronization Phenomena in Interconnected Power Electronic Systems," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - II, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 221-225, February 2016.

[3] K. Mandal and S. Banerjee, "Synchronization Phenomena in Microgrids with Capacitive Coupling," IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 364-371, September 2015.

[4] K. Mandal, S. Banerjee, and C. Chakraborty, "A New Algorithm for Small-Signal Analysis of DC-DC Converters," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 10, no.1, pp. 628-636, February 2014.

[5] K. Mandal, S. Banerjee, and C. Chakraborty, "Symmetry-Breaking Bifurcation in Series-Parallel Load Resonant DC-DC Converters," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 778-787, March 2013.

[6] D. Giaouris, S. Banerjee, O. Imrayed, K. Mandal, B. Zahawi, V. Pickert, "Complex interaction between tori and onset of 3-frequency quasiperiodicity in a current mode controlled boost converter," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 207-213, January 2012.

[7] K. Mandal et al., "Nonlinear Modeling and Stability Analysis of Resonant DC-DC Converters," IEE IET Power Electronics, vol. 8, no. 12, pp. 2492-2503, December 2015.

[8] K. Mandal et al., "Automated Algorithm for Stability Analysis of Hybrid Dynamical Systems," The European Physical Journal Special Topics, vol. 222, pp. 757-768, July, 2013.

[9] A. El Aroudi, K. Mandal, D. Giaouris, S. Banerjee, A. Abusorrah, M. M. Al-Hindawi and Y. Al-Turki "Fast-Scale Stability Limits of a Two-Stage Boost Power Converter," International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, vol. 44, pp. 1127-1141, May 2016.

[10] A. El Aroudi, D. Giaouris, K. Mandal et al., "Complex Nonlinear Phenomena and Stability Analysis of Interconnected Power Converters Used in Distributed Power Systems," IEE IET Power Electronics, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 855-863, April 2016.

[11] D. Giaouris, S. Banarjee, K. Mandal et al., "Analysis of Discontinuity Induced Bifurcations in a Dual Input DC-DC Converter," International Journal of bifurcation and Chaos, vol. 25, no. 5, 1550071 (10 pages), May 2015.

[12] M. M. Al-Hindawi, A. Abusorrah, Y. Al-Turki, D. Giaouris, K. Mandal* and S. Banerjee, "Nonlinear Dynamics and Bifurcation Analysis of a Boost Converter for Battery Charging in Photovoltaic Applications," International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol. 24, no. 11, 1450142 (12 pages) November 2014.

[13] A. Abusorrah, M. M. Al-Hindawi, Y. Al-Turki, K. Mandal* et al., "Stability of the Boost Converter Fed from Photovoltaic Source," Solar Energy Journal, vol. 98, Part C, pp. 458-471, November 2013.

[14] A. Abusorrah, K. Mandal et al., Avoiding Instabilities in Power Electronic Systems: Toward an On-Chip Implementation, IEE IET Power Electronics, July 2017.

[15] Y. Al-Turki, A. El Aroudi, K. Mandal et al., Non-averaged Control-Oriented Modeling and Relative Stability Analysis of DC-DC Switching Converters, International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, June 2017.

International Conferences:

[1] K. Mandal et al, "Control-Oriented Design Guidelines to Extend the Stability Margin of Switching Converters," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2017), Baltimore, MD, USA, May 28-31, 2017.

[2] A. El Aroudi, K. Mandal et al., "A Novel Nonlinear Modulation Technique for Stabilizing DC-DC Switching Converters," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2017), Baltimore, MD, USA, May 28-31, 2017.

[3] K. Mandal and S. Banerjee, "Synchronization in Parallel Connected DC-DC Converters," Dynamics Days Asia-Pacific 08 (DDAP 08), Chennai, India, July 21-24, 2014.

[4] K. Mandal et al., "A new software for stability and bifurcation analysis of switched dynamical systems," 2014 International Symposium on NONLinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA2014), Luzern, Switzerland, September 14-18, 2014.

[5] K. Mandal and S. Banerjee, "A new software for dynamical analysis of nonsmooth systems," IEEE International Meeting on Analysis and Applications of Nonsmooth Systems (AANS2014), September 10-12, Como, Italy, 2014.

[6] K. Mandal et al., "Dynamical Behaviors of Interconnected Converters in Intermediate Bus Architecture," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2014), Melbourne, Australia, June 1-5, 2014.

[7] K. Mandal et al., "Dynamical Analysis of Single-Inductor Dual-Output DC-DC Converters", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2013), Beijing, China, May 19-23, 2013.

[8] K. Mandal et al., "Bifurcations in Frequency Controlled Load Resonant DC-DC Converters" IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2012), Seoul, South Korea, May 19-23, 2012.

[9] K. Mandal et al., "Symmetry-Breaking Bifurcation in Load Resonant DC-DC Converters," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2011), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 15-18, 2011.

[10] K. Mandal et al., "Determination of Stable Region of Controller Parameters for Series-Parallel Resonant Converter with Capacitive Output Filter," IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Gdansk, Poland, June, 27-30, 2011.

[11] K. Mandal et al., "Bifurcations in load resonant dc-dc converters," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2010), Paris, France, May 30-June 2, 2010.

[12] K. Mandal et al., "Quasi-Periodic route to Chaos in load resonant dc-dc converters," IEEE International Conference Industrial Technology (ICIT), Valparaiso, Chile, March 14-17, 2010.
Membership of Professional BodiesMember, IEEE
Member, IEEE CAS (Circuits and Systems Society)
Member, IEEE IES (Industrial Electronics Society)
Achievements1. Postdoctoral Fellowship from Saudi Arabia's National Science Agency KACST (June 2014 - January, 2017)
2. Postdoctoral Fellowship from Highly Cited (HiCi) Project Grant, Saudi Arabia (July 2013 - May 2014)
3. Postdoctoral Fellowship from Highly Cited (HiCi) Project Grant, Saudi Arabia (June 2012 - July 2013)
4. M.H.R.D. Scholarship for Ph.D., India (August, 2007-May, 2012)
5. M.H.R.D. Scholarship for Master of Engineering, India (August, 2004 - July, 2006)
Office AddressAssistant Professor
National Institute of Technology Sikkim
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Room No - 05, Ravangla, South Sikkim - 737139, India
Contactskuntal@nitsikkim.ac.in
+919830952246
ExtrasRESEARCHERID (Web of Science): http://www.researcherid.com/rid/R-5273-2016 Google Scholar Citation: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=9hDcAxgAAAAJ&hl=en