Dr. Moumita Das

Dr. Moumita Das
Phone : 01905-267270
EMail : moumita[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in
Address : School of Computing and Electrical Engineering
A6,16, SC
IIT Mandi- 175005
Kamand
India

Area of Interests

  • Electric Vehicles: Power Converters and Control, Storage Aspect;
  • Application of Wide Bandgap Devices (SiC, GaN) in Power Electronics;
  • Use of Renewable Energy Sources for Charging of Electric Vehicles

Educational Qualification

  • PhD: Power Electronics, IIT Bombay, Thesis advisor: Prof. Vivek Agarwal, Thesis: High Efficiency, High Voltage Gain DC-DC Converter Configurations for Stand Alone and Grid Connected Solar PV Applications
  • B.Tech: Electrical Engineering, West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, India

International Journal Reviewer

  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.
  • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Application Society.
  • IET Electrical Systems in Transportation.

Awards

  • 2017: NaMPET-II Research Award-2016, Best PhD Thesis Award
  • 2014: Awarded 1000$ student grant by APEC-2014, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
  • 2013: Awarded 400$ student grant by PVSC-2013, Tampa, Florida, USA

Committee

  • 2018 IEEE Member
  • 2018Member of IET technical review committee for The IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) held at The ACC, Liverpool,17–19 April 2018.

Research Experience

  • Nov 2008-June 2010: R & D Project: Design and Development of a High Frequency, High Voltage Supply for High field Asymmetric Wave for Ion Mobility Spectrometer, Advisor: Prof. Vivek Agarwal (IIT Bombay, India)
  • Feb 2016-July 2016: Research Associate: PV Connected Single Stage Inverter Topology for standalone Applications with Maximum Power Point Tracking, Project Investigator: Prof. Vivek Agarwal (IIT Bombay, India)
  • Aug 2016-Aug 2018: Post-Doctoral Research: High Efficiency, High Frequency, Compact Power Electronics Converter Applications of GaN HEMTs, Project Investigator: Prof. Andrew Forsyth (The University of Manchester, UK)
  • Nov 2018-Dec 2018: Visiting Research: Optimization of Front-End Electronics for Particle Detection Host: Prof. Carlos Arturo Ávila Bernal (The University of Los Andes, Colombia)
  • Feb 2019-July. 2019: Post-doctoral Research: The Wide Input Wide Output Bi-directional DC-DC Converter for Low Voltage Motor Drives of Electric Vehicle. Project Investigator: Prof. Kent Bertilsson (Mid Sweden University, Sweden)

List Of Publications

Referred Journals Papers

  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “Design and analysis of a high efficiency DC–DC converter with soft switching capability for renewable energy applications requiring high voltage gain,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 29362944, May 2016.
  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, "Novel high performance stand-alone solar PV system with high gain high efficiency DC–DC converter power stages," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 6, pp.4718-4728, Nov.-Dec. 2015.
  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “Generalized small signal modeling of coupled inductor based high gain, high efficiency dc-dc converters,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 2257-2270, May-June 2017.
  • Moumita Das, Monidipa Pal and Vivek Agarwal, “Novel high gain, high efficiency DC-DC converter suitable for solar PV module integration with three phase grid tied inverters,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 528-537, March 2019.
  • Shreelakshmi M. P., Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “High gain, high efficiency bidirectional dc-dc converter for low voltage storage integration in the high voltage dc bus,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 4490-4501, June 2019.
  • Moumita Das and Kent Bertilsson, “GaN Based Converters for Battery Charging Application of Electric Vehicle,”, “Review of Wide Input Wide Output Bidirectional Converter for Electric Vehicle Applications,” submitted in IEEE Transactions on Power Aug. 2019.

Conference Papers

  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “Novel Three Phase Single Power Stage Photovoltaic Inverter Topology with MPPT,” 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, pp. 1405-1410, Austin, Texas, USA, 3rd-8th June, 2012.
  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “A Novel, High Efficiency, High Gain, Front End DC-DC Converter for Low Input Voltage Solar Photovoltaic Applications,” 38th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics, Montreal, pp. 5744-5749, Canada, 25th-28th October, 2012.
  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “PV Fed High Efficiency, High Voltage Gain DC-DC Converter for Micro-inverter Applications,” 39th IEEE Photovoltaic specialists conference, pp. 2862-2866,Tampa, Florida, USA, 16th-21st June, 2013.
  • Shreelakshmi M. P., Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “High Gain and High Efficiency Bi-Directional DC-DC Converter for Battery Charging Applications in Stand-Alone PhotoVoltaic Systems, ” 39th IEEE Photovoltaic specialists conference, pp. 2857-2861, Tampa, Florida, USA, 16th-21st June, 2013.
  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “A novel control strategy for stand-alone solar PV systems with enhanced battery life,” 29th IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, pp. 2880-2887, Fort Worth, TX, USA, 16th-20th March, 2014.
  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “Generalized Small Signal Modeling of Coupled Inductor, based High Gain, High Efficiency DC-DC Converters, ” 30th IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, pp. 2257-2270, Charlotte, NC, USA, 15th-19th March, 2015.
  • Moumita Das and Vivek Agarwal, “A Novel Solar PV Micro-Grid Connected System with Battery and Ultra Capacitor Support for Fast Changing Environmental Conditions,” IEEE PES/IAS PowerAfrica, pp. 561-566, Cape Town, South Africa, 28-29 June, 2018.
  • Abu Bakar, Moumita Das, Barg Sobhi and Kent Bertilsson, “Novel Wide Input Wide Output Bi-directional DC-DC COnverter,” accepted in 45th IEEE IECON, Lisbon, Portugal, to be held on 14th -17th October, 2019.
  • Moumita Das and Kent Bertilsson, “GaN Based Converters for Battery Charging Application of Electric Vehicle,” acepted in 45th IEEE IECON, Lisbon, Portugal, to be held on 14th -17th October, 2019.
  • Moumita Das, Barg Sobhi,Stefan Haller, Abu Bakar and Kent Bertilsson, “State of Art of Designing Low Voltage Motor Drive for Electric Vehicle,” submitted in IEEE APEC, USA, to be held in March, 2020.
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