ABHIJIT CHAKRABARTI is Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah. A Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), he has published/presented 85 research papers in international and national journals and conferences and authored/co-authored ten books on electrical engineering. He has nearly eight years of industrial experience and around twenty years of teaching and research experience.
Professor Chakrabarti is a recipient of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya award, and the power medal, merit and best paper awards (twice) from Central Electricity Authority, India. His areas of interest include power system, electric circuits and power electronics and drives.
D.P. KOTHARI, Ph.D., is presently Chairman, Board of Governers, THDC Institute of Hydropower Engineering and Technology, Uttarakhand. Earlier he served as Vice-Chancellor of VIT University, Vellore and Director-General of VITS, Indore. He also served as Director-in-Charge, IIT Delhi (2005), Deputy Director (Administration), IIT Delhi (2003–2006), Principal, VNIT, Nagpur (1997–1998) and Head, Centre for energy Studies, IIT Delhi (1995–1997) and Director-Research, S.B. Jain Institute of Technology and Research, Nagpur (2016–2017)
Dr. Kothari fields of specialization include optimal hydro-thermal scheduling, unit commitment, maintenance scheduling, energy conservation, and power quality and energy systems planning and modelling. A recipient of several national award Dr. Kothari has contributed extensively to these areas, guided 48 Ph.D.s and 65 M.Tech.s, authored 42 books on Power Systems and allied areas, and published/presented 780 research papers in various national and international journals/conferences.
A. K. MUKHOPADHYAY, Ph.D., is former Vice Chancellor of Tripura University and former Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Applied Physics of Calcutta University. Being recipient of several awards, Mukhopadhyay has published 120 research papers in national and international journals and also published books in various fields of electrical engineering. He has active interest in electrical machines, power system and microprocessor applications in the areas of monitoring, control, protection and instrumentation.
ABHINANDAN DE, Ph.D., is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur. Actively involved in research and consultancy work, he has published more than 30 research papers in peer reviewed international journals. His current research interests include power system transient analysis, transformer protection, fault diagnosis and insulation optimization and application of soft computing techniques in power system performance and optimization.