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 Dr. Somanath Majhi

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Professor
Department of EEE
IIT Guwahati
Assam, India, Pin- 781039

 

Ph :  ++91-361-2582508 (O)
++91-361-2584508 (R)

Fax: ++91-361-2582542/2690762

Email: smajhi@iitg.ernet.in

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Education :

B. Engg and M. Engg from SAMBALPUR University, Orissa, INDIA

D.Phil. in Control Systems Engineering from SUSSEX University, England, UK.

 

Scholastic Achievements :

a.

Humboldt Research Fellowship

May 2002 - Aug 2003

b.

Commonwealth Scholarship

Oct 1996 - Sept 1999

c.

GATE Scholarship

July 1988 - Jan 1990

d.

National Scholarship

July 1981 - May 1988

e.

National Rural Talent Scholarship

July 1977 - May 1981

 

Details of Employment :

1.

Professor (HAG), IIT Guwahati, Assam

August 2013 - continuing

2.

Professor, IIT Guwahati, Assam

August 2007 - August 2013

3.

Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati, Assam

June 2004 - August 2007

4.

Assistant Professor, IIT Guwahati, Assam

November 1999 - June 2004

5.

Sr.Lecturer/Lecturer, IGIT Sarang, Orissa

March 1990 - November 1999

 

Teaching Experiences : (at IIT Guwahati)

a.

Computer Control

B.Tech./M.Tech./Ph.D.

Theory / Laboratory

b.

Control Systems

B.Tech.

Theory / Laboratory

c.

Electrical Sciences

B.Tech. (Core)

Theory

d.

Basic Electronics Lab.

B.Tech. (Core)

Laboratory

e.

Introduction to Electrical Engineering Lab.

B.Tech. (ECE/MECH)

Laboratory

f.

Industrial Electronics

B.Tech.

Theory/Laboratory

g.

Nonlinear Systems Analysis

M.Tech.

Theory

h.

Optimal Control

M.Tech.

Theory

i.

Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems

B.Tech./M.Tech./Ph.D.

Theory

j.

Advanced Control Systems

B.Tech.

Theory

k.

Instrumentation and Control Lab.

B.Tech.

Laboratory

l.

Power Electronics

B.Tech.

Theory

m.

Linear Systems Theory

M.Tech./Ph.D.

Theory

n.

Applied Control Lab.

M.Tech./Ph.D.

Laboratory

 

Reviewer :

 

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IFAC Journal Automatica, IEE/IET Proceedings on Control Theory and Applications,

IFAC Journal of Process Control, ISA Transactions, Journal of Franklin Institute, Systems Science and Control Engg, IISc Journal

 

IEEE Conferences on Control Systems: CDC, ACC, CCA, ECC, INDICON etc.

 

IFAC Conferences: IFAC WC, ACODS etc.

 

Professional Services :

 

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems (IJCAS) (June 07 - Dec 08)

 

Courses Development :

 

1.    Video Course: Advanced Control Systems, NPTEL Phase II, MHRD, 2013 (S. Majhi)

 

2.     Web Course: Digital Control Systems, NPTEL Phase II, MHRD, 2013 (I. Kar and S. Majhi)

 

3.    Web Course: Introduction to Hybrid & Electric Vehicles, NPTEL Phase II, MHRD, 2013 (P. Kumar and S. Majhi)

 

 

Text Books :

 

1.   Advanced Control Theory-A Relay Feedback Approach, Cengage India/Cengage Asia Ltd., 2009.

(https://www.cengage.co.in/search_book?searchdata=somanath+majhi)

 

2.   Digital Control Systems ( CD Cell, QIP, IIT Guwahati, 2011)

 

3.   PID Control in the Third Millennium, Springer London, 2012. (Chapter titled Control Structures for Time Delay Systems) (http://www.springer.com/engineering/control/book/978-1-4471-2424-5)

 

Research Interests :

Control Structures and Strategies, Relay based Identification, Automatic Tuning of Industrial Controllers, Control Theory and Applications

 

PhD Theses guided independently:

 

Theses titles and scholars:

 

1.     Limit Cycle Approach for Identification and Control of Industrial Processes (Scholar: Dr. P.K. Padhy)

2.     Controller Design Methods for Linear Systems with Emphasis on Integrating Processes (Scholar: Dr. A. Ali)

3.     Relay Feedback Method for Process Modelling (Scholar: Dr. U.V. Mehta)

4.     Improved Control Structures and Methodologies for Linear Processes with Delay (Scholar: Dr D. Padhan)

5.     State Space Based Load Frequency Control of Multi-Area Power Systems (Scholar: Dr K.P. Singh Parmar)

6.     Identification of Process Dynamics using Relay with Hysteresis (Scholar: Dr Bajarangbali)

 

 

Research Publications

(Total-155, In Journals-53, In Conferences-102):


Scopus Database (As on 15.10.2017>>>Documents: 91, Citations: 1206 (3 papers each having 100+ citations), Co-authors: 38, h-index: 18 in Control Systems Engg)

http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7004554169

 

2018

 

 

Kasi V., Majhi S. and Gogoi A., Identification and PID Tuning Techniques for Stable and Unstable SOPDT Processes, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Dynamics and Control.

 

Ghorai P., Majhi S. and Pandey S., A Real-Time Approach for Dead-Time Plant Transfer Function Modeling Based on Relay Autotuning, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Dynamics and Control.

2017

 

 

Karteek Y.V., Kar I. and Majhi S., Consensus of Second Order Multi-agents with Actuator Saturation and Asynchronous Time-Delays, IET Control Theory and Applications, http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/10.1049/iet-cta.2017.0578

 

Karteek Y.V., Kar I. and Majhi S., Consensus of Multi-Agent Systems using Back-tracking and History Following Algorithms, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 32 (4), pp. 369-378, 2017.

 

Sethia G., Majhi S. and Nayak S.K., Estimation of State of Charge of Li-ion Battery in EVs using Relay Feedback Approach and Super Twisting Sliding Mode Observer, Accepted as a Regular Paper, Proc. of 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, Dec 12-15, 2017.

 

Naik MB., Kumar P. and Majhi S., Optimal Number of E-Buses in the Solar Assisted Smart Public Transit System and Its Failure Analysis, IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/10.1049/iet-est.2016.0071

 

Naik MB., Kumar P. and Majhi S., Small-scale Solar Plants Coupled with Smart Public Transportation System and its Coordination with the Grid, IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 135-144, June 2017.

 

Bajarangbali, and Majhi S., Estimation of First and Second Order Process Models, Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences (NASA) India, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40010-017-0357-6, 2017.

 

Mazumdar A., Krishnaswamy S. and Majhi S., H_Infinity Optimal Control over Erasure Channel, Proc. of 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, July 9-14, 2017.

 

Pandey S., Majhi S. and Ghorai P., A New Modelling and Identification Scheme for Time Delay Systems with Experimental Investigation: A Relay Feedback Approach, International Journal of Systems Science, Vol. 48 (9), pp. 1932-1940, 2017.

 

Pandey S., and Majhi S., Identification and Control of Unstable FOPDT Processes with Improved Transients, IET Electronics Letters, Vol. 53(5), pp. 312-314, 2017.

 

Ghorai P., Majhi S. and Pandey S., Modelling and Identification of Real Time Processes based on Non-zero Setpoint Autotuning Test, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control (Trans. of the ASME), Vol. 139, Issue 2, pp. 0210101-8, February 2017.

 

Pandey S., and Majhi S., Limit Cycle based Exact Estimation of FOPDT Process Parameters under Input / Output Disturbances, International Journal of Systems Science, Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 118-128, 2017.

 

Ghorai P., Majhi S. and Pandey S., State Space Approach for Identification of Real Time Plant Dynamics, Proc. of 3rd Indian Control Conference, IIT Guwahati, Jan 4-6, 2017.

2016

 

 

Kasi V., Majhi S. and Gogoi A., System Identification and Control of Underdamped System using Dual Input Describing Function, Journal of Control and Systems Engineering. (DOI:10.18005/JCSE0401006), Dec 31, 2016.

 

Baruah G., Majhi S. and Mahanta C., Auto-tuning of Fractional Order PID Controller for a Class of Processes and Experimental Validation using a Coupled Tank System, Journal of Control and Systems Engineering, (DOI:10.18005/JCSE0401012), Dec 31, 2016.

 

Ghorai P., Majhi S. and Pandey S., A New Relay Feedback Scheme for Identification of Non-minimum Phase Processes with Time Delay, Proc. of 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, USA, Dec 12-14, 2016.

 

Kasi V., Majhi S. and Gogoi A., Estimation of Stable FOPDT and SOPDT Process Using Dual Input Describing Function, Int. Conf. on Industrial and Information Systems, IIT Roorkee, Dec 3-4, 2016.

 

Ghorai P., Majhi S. and Pandey S., Dynamic Model Identification of a Real-Time Simple Level Control System, Journal of Control and Decision, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 248-266, Aug 16, 2016.

 

Kasi V., Majhi S. and Gogoi A., Identification of Higher Order Critically Damped Systems using Relay Feedback Test, IEEE Conf. on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems, Delhi Technical University, Delhi, July 4-6, 2016.

 

Pandey S., and Majhi S., Limit Cycle Based Identification of Second Order Processes with Time Delay, Proc. of IEEE 2nd Indian Control Conference, IIT Hyderabad, 4-6 January 2016.

 

Baruah G., Majhi S., Mahanta C., Fractional Order PID Controller Design for an SOPDT Model by Online Tuning Method, Proc. of IEEE 2nd Indian Control Conference, IIT Hyderabad, 4-6 January 2016.

2015

 

 

Bajarangbali, and Majhi S., Identification of Non-minimum Phase Processes with Time Delay in the Presence of Measurement Noise, ISA Transactions, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 245-253, 2015.

 

Bajarangbali, and Majhi S., Identification of Integrating and Critically Damped Systems with Time Delay, Journal of Control Theory and Technology, Vol. 13, No.1, pp. 29-36, 2015.

 

Naik M.B., Gonzalo S., Kumar P. and Majhi S., Analysis of Sustainable Public Transportation System and its Interaction with the Grid, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, Denver, USA, 26-30 July 2015.

 

Baruah G., Majhi S. and Mahanta C., Design of FOPID Controllers for SOPDT Process, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Energy, Power & Environment-Towards Sustainable Growth, NIT Shillong, 12-13 June 2015.

 

Baruah G., Majhi S. and Mahanta C., Fractional Order PID Controller Design For an FOPDT Model by Online Tuning Method, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Instrumentation & Control, COEP, Pune, 28-30 May 2015.

 

Pandey S., and Majhi S., Frequency Domain based Identification of Processes Using Limit Cycle Information, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Instrumentation & Control, COEP, Pune, 28-30 May 2015.

 

Baruah G., Majhi S. and Mahanta C., Relay Based Identification of a Simple Fractional Order Time Delay System, Proc. of IEEE 1st Indian Control Conference, IIT Madras, 5-7 January 2015.

 

Baruah G., Majhi S., Mahanta C., On-Line Tuning of Fractional Order Pi Controller for an FOPDT System, Proc. of IEEE 1st Indian Control Conference, IIT Madras, 5-7 January 2015.

2014

 

Naik B., Ranjan A., Gunawat V., Kumar P. and Majhi S., A brilliant Public Transportation System linked with Electric Vehicles in coordination with the Grid, 11IEEE INDICON, Yashada, Pune, India, 11-13 Dec 2014.

 

Karteek Y. V., Kar I. and Majhi S., Consensus in Multi-Agent Systems with Switching Topologies using Position Based Back-Stepping, Proc. of 11th IEEE INDICON, Yashada, Pune, India, 11-13 Dec 2014.

 

Pandey S., and Majhi S., Feedback Test for Identification of a Class of SISO Processes Using Process Reaction Curve, 3rd National Symposium on Advances in Control & Instrumentation (SACI-2014), BARC, Bombay; Nov 2014.

Bajarangbali and Majhi S., Identification of Underdamped Process Dynamics, Journal of Systems Science and Control Engineering, (open access), Vol 2, Issue 1, pp. 541-548, October 2014.

Bajarangbali, Majhi, S. and Pandey S. : Identification of FOPDT and SOPDT Process Dynamics using Closed Loop Test, ISA Transactions, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 1223-1231, July 2014.

Padhy P.K., and Majhi, S. : Adaptive Integral Filter for the Identification of Two-Input Two-Output Processes, Int. J. Systems, Control and Communications, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 136-152, 2014.

 

Kasi V., Kannan T., Kumar P. and Majhi S., Node Identification for Placing EVs and PAs in a Distribution Network, IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington, July 27-31, 2014.

Parmar K.P.S., Majhi S. and Kothari DP, LFC of an Interconnected Power System with Multi-source Power Generation in Deregulated Power Environment, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (IJEPES), Vol. 57, pp. 277-286, May 2014.

Pandey S. and Majhi S., Estimation of Process Dynamics using Biased Relay Feedback Approach, Proc. of the Third International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems, IIT Kanpur, India, 13-15 March 2014.

2013

Pandey S. and Majhi S., Relay based Identification of Process Dynamics under Noisy Environment, Proc. of the International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Embedded Systems, IIITDM Jabalpur, India, 16-18 Dec 2013.

Bhaskarnaik, M.Kumar, P.Majhi, S., Analysis of city-Capabus transportation system failures and solutions with FLC, IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC  pp. 1900-1905, The Netherlands, 2013.

Pandey S. and Majhi S., Identification of System Dynamics in Presence of Measurement Noise, Proc. of IEEE INDICON, IIT Bombay, India, 13-15 Dec 2013.

Bajarangbali R and Majhi S., Modeling of Stable and Unstable Second Order Systems with Time Delay, Proc. of IEEE INDICON, IIT Bombay, India, 13-15 Dec 2013.

Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : A New Control Scheme for PID Load Frequency Controller of Single-area and Multi-area Power Systems, ISA Transactions, Vol.52, Issue 2, pp. 242-251, March 2013.
Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : Enhanced Cascade Control for a Class of Integrating Processes with Time Delay, ISA Transactions,Vol.52, Issue 1, pp. 45-55, January 2013.
Bajarangbali and Majhi, S.: Modelling of Integrating and Unstable Time Delay Processes, Recent Advancements in System Modelling Applications, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 188, pp. 311-318, Springer India, 2013.

2012

Bajarangbali and Majhi, S.: Smart Relay Based Online Estimation of Process Model Parameters, 2nd International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (SocProS 2012), Jaipur, 28-30 Dec 2012.
Bajarangbali and Majhi, S.: TITO System Identification using Relay with Hysteresis, 1st IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy in NERIST, 2012, December 28 - 29, 2012.
Bajarangbali and Majhi, S.: Modelling of Integrating and Unstable Time Delay Processes, 36th National Systems Conference (NSC 2012), Annamalainagar, December 6 - 8, 2012.
Parmar, K.P.S., Majhi, S. and Kothari, D.P. : Load Frequency Control of a Realistic Power System with Multi Source Power Generation, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (IJEPES), Volume 42, Issue 1, Pages 426-433, November 2012.
Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : On-line Relay Test for Automatic Tuning of PI Controllers for Stable Processes, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, Vol. 34(7), pp. 903 - 913, 2012.
Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : An Improved Parallel Cascade Control Structure for Processes with Time Delay, Journal of Process Control, Vol. 22, Issue 5, pp. 884-898, June 2012.
Bajarangbali and Majhi, S.: Relay Based Identification of Systems, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Vol.3, Issue 6, June 2012.
Bajarangbali and Majhi, S.: Relay Based Identification of Systems, International Conf on Emerging Trends (ICET 2012), NIT Durgapur, India, March 23-25, 2012 .
Parmar, K.P.S., Majhi, S. and Kothari, D.P. : LFC of an Interconnected Power System with Thyristor Controlled Phase Shifter in the Tie Line, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol.41, No. 9, pp. 27-30, March 2012.
Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : Synthesis of PID Tuning for a New Parallel Cascade Control Structure, IFAC Conference on Advances in PID Control, March 28-30, 2012, Brescia, Italy.
Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : FPAA-Based PI Controller for DC Servo Position Control System, IFAC Conference on Advances in PID Control, March 28-30, 2012, Brescia, Italy.

Parmar, K.P.S., Majhi, S. and Kothari, D.P. : Improvement of Dynamic Performance of LFC of the Two Area Power System: an Analysis using MATLAB, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol.40, No. 10, pp. 28-32, Feb 2012.

Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : Modified Smith Predictor based Cascade Control of Unstable Time Delay Processes, ISA Transactions, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 95-104, Jan 2012.

2011

Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : Improved Parallel Cascade Control Structure for Time Delay Processes, Proc. of INDICON 2011, Hyderabad, Dec 2011.
Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : An Improved Cascade Control Structure for Time Delay Processes, Proc. of 35th NSC 2011, IIT Bhubaneswar, Dec 2011.
Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : On-Line Relay Autotuning for Process Identification, Proc. of 35th NSC 2011, IIT Bhubaneswar, Dec 2011.

Padhy P.K., and Majhi, S. : Exact Analysis for the Identification of Non-minimum Phase Processes, Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 348, Issue 10, pp. 2734-2743, December 2011.

Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : Modified Smith Predictor and Controller for Time Delay Processes, IET Electronics Letters, Vol. 47, Issue 17, pp. 959-961, Aug 2011.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : On-line Identification of Cascade Control Systems based on Half Limit Cycle Data, ISA Transactions, Vol. 50, Issue 3, pp. 473-478, July 2011.

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : Integral Criteria for Optimal Tuning of PI/PID Controllers for Integrating Processes, Asian Journal of Control, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 328-337, March 2011.
Parmar, K.P.S., Majhi, S. and Kothari, D.P. : Optimal Load Frequency Control of an Interconnected Power System, International Journal of Electrical and Instrumentation Engg., Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 1-5, Jan 2011.

2010

Parmar, K.P.S., Majhi, S. and Kothari, D.P. : Multi-Area Load Frequency Control in a Power System Using Optimal Output Feedback Method, Proc. of PEDES-2010-POWER INDIA, New Delhi, 21-23 Dec 2010.

Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : A Two-degree-of-freedom Control Scheme for Improved Performance of Unstable Delay Processes, Proc. of 6th ICECE, pp. 251-254, Dhaka, 18-20 Dec 2010.

Parmar, K.P.S., Majhi, S. and Kothari, D.P. : Automatic Generation Control of an Interconnected Hydrothermal Power System, Proc. of INDICON 2010, Kolkata, 17-19 Dec 2010.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : Modeling and Control of Nonlinear Systems With Input Monotonic Gains, Proc. of INDICON 2010, Kolkata, 17-19 Dec 2010.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : On-line Identification and Control Methods for PID Controllers, Proc. of 34th NSC 2010, Surathkal, 10-12 Dec 2010.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : Online tuning method for PID Controllers, Proc. of ICARCV 2010, Singapore, 7-10 Dec 2010.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : An online relay feedback scheme for cascade control systems, Proc. of 34th NSC 2010, Surathkal, 10-12 Dec 2010.
Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : Identification of a class of Wiener and Hammerstein-type nonlinear processes with monotonic static gains, ISA Transactions, Vol.49, Issue 4, pp. 501-509, October 2010.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : Autotuning of PI Controller for an Unstable FOPDT Process, Proc. of CERA09, IIT Roorkee, 19-21 Feb 2010.

Padhan, D. and Majhi, S. : Modified Smith Predictor and Controller for Stable and Unstable Processes, Proc. of CERA09, IIT Roorkee, 19-21 Feb 2010.

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : PID Controller Tuning for Integrating Processes, ISA Transactions, Vol.49, Issue 1, pp. 70-78, January 2010.

2009

Padhy, P.K., Chaturvedi, A and Majhi S. : Design of PI-PD controller for active queue management (AQM), Proc. of National Conference on Advances in Computational Intelligence Applications in Power, Control, Signal Processing and Telecommunications (NCACI-2009), Bhubaneswar, Mar 2009.

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi S.: PID controller for stable processes, Proc. of National Conference on Advances in Computational Intelligence Applications in Power, Control, Signal Processing and Telecommunications (NCACI-2009), Bhubaneswar, Mar 2009.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : Estimation of Process Model Parameters Based on Half Limit Cycle Data, Journal of Systems Science and Engineering, Sept. 2009.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : Identification of a Class of Nonminimum Phase Processes using Relay Feedback, Int. Conf. on Advanced Control Systems and NSC, DEI, India, Nov 2009.

Padhy P.K., and Majhi, S. : Improved automatic tuning of PID controller for stable processes, ISA Transactions, Vol. 48, Issue 4, October 2009, pp. 423-427, Oct 2009.

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : PI/PID Controller Design based on IMC and Percentage Overshoot Specification to Controller Setpoint Change, ISA Transactions, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 10-15, Jan 2009.

2008

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : Controller Tuning by an Adaptive Bacterial Foraging Strategy, Journal of Systems Science and Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 44-51, June 2008.

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : Controller Design for Unstable FOPDT Plants Based on Sensitivity, Proc. of 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, July 2008.

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : A New Objective Function for Controller Tuning, Proc. of 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, July 2008.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : Adaptive Relay Based Identification and Control of Hammerstein-Type Nonlinear Processes, IEEE INDICON, IIT Kanpur, India, 2008.

Mehta, U. and Majhi, S. : Identification and Control of Wiener-Type Nonlinear Processes, National Systems Conference, 2008.

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : PI Tuning for Integrating Processes, National Systems Conference, 2008.

2007

Majhi, S. : Relay Based Identification of Time Delay Processes. IFAC Journal of Process Control, Vol.17, Issue 2, pp. 93-101, Feb 2007.

Majhi, S. : Relay-Based Identification of a Class of Non-Minimum Phase SISO Processes. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 134-139, Jan 2007.

Baburaj, P. and Majhi, S. : Modified Smith Predictor for Network Congestion Control. Proc. of ADCOM2007, IIT Guwahati, Dec 2007.

Baburaj, P. and Majhi, S. : Modified Smith Predictor based Active Queue Management Scheme for Network Congestion Control. IEEE INDICON, Bangalore, Sept 2007.

Boidi, C.R. and Majhi, S. : Affine Projection Algorithm for On Line Secondary Path Modeling in Active Noise Control Systems. IEEE INDICON, Bangalore, Sept 2007.

Srinibas, P. and Majhi, S. : FPAA Based Automatic Tuning of Industrial Controllers. IEEE INDICON, Bangalore,Sept 2007.

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : Controller Tuning by an Adaptive Bacterial Foraging Strategy, National Systems Conference, December 2007.

2006

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S. : Relay based PI-PD design for stable and unstable FOPDT processes. Journal of Computers and Chemical Engineering, Vol.30, No.5, pp. 790-796, March 2006.

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S. : Tuning of PI Controller for Stable Processes. Paritantra, Journal of Systems Science and Engg., 2006.

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S. : An Exact Method for On-Line Identification of FOPDT Processes. Proc. of IEEE Conference on Industrial Technology, ICIT06, Mumbai, Dec 2006.

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S. : Identification of TITO Processes. Proc. of IEEE Conference on Industrial Technology, ICIT06, Mumbai, Dec 2006.

Ali, A. and Majhi, S. : Design of Optimum PID Controller by Bacteria-Foraging Strategy. Proc. of IEEE Conference on Industrial Technology, Mumbai, Dec 2006.

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S. : On-Line Mobile Robot Path Tracking using PI Controller. Proc. of IEEE INDICON-06, New Delhi, Sept 2006.

Baburaj, P. and Majhi, S. : Modified Smith Predictor Controller for Network Congestion Control. Proc. of IEEE INDICON-06, New Delhi, Sept 2006.

Majhi, S. and Padhy, P.K. : Relay Based Identification of Time Delay Processes. Proc. of 30th National Systems Conference, Dona Paula, Goa, Nov 2006.

2005

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi S. : Automatic Tuning of Fuzzy PID Controllers. Proc. of 29th National Systems Conference (NSC), IIT Bombay, Dec 2005.

Majhi, S. : On-Line Tuning of Controllers for Unstable Processes. Proc. of 29th National Systems Conference (NSC), IIT Bombay, Dec 2005.

Majhi, S.: On-Line PI Control of Stable Processes, IFAC Journal of Process Control, Vol.15, pp. 859-867, Dec 2005.

Padhy, P.K., Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P.:P-PID Controller for TITO Systems. Proc. of 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, July 4-8, 2005.

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S.: Closed Loop Identification of TITO Systems, Proc. of SICPRO 2005, Moscow, pp. 849-856, Jan 25-28, 2005.

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S.: Relay Based PID Controller Tuning of a TITO System, Proc. of SICPRO 2005, Moscow, pp.857-865, Jan 25-28, 2005.

2004

 

 

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S. : Parametric Identification of Nonlinear Systems. Proc. of IEEE INDICON-04, IIT Kharagpur, Dec 2004.

 

Padhy, P.K. and Majhi, S. :Closed Loop Identification of TITO Systems. Proc. of APSC-04, NIT Rourkela, Nov 2004.

 

Majhi, S. and Litz, L.:Relay Based Closed Loop Tuning of PID Controllers. at-Automatisierungstechnik, Volume 52, Issue 05, Oldenbourg Verlag, pp. 202-208, May 2004.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P.: On line Tuning of Controllers for Unstable Processes. Proc. of Controlo-2004, Faro, Portugal, June 2004

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P.: A Simple Design Method for Smith Predictor Controllers. Proc. of Controlo-2004, Faro, Portugal, June 2004.

 

Viraiya, P., Majhi, S. and Mahanta, C.: Fuzzy PI-PD Controllers. Proc. of IEEE American Control Conference, Boston, USA, June 2004.

 

Kumar, K.H. and Majhi, S.: Queuing Theory based Open Loop Control of Web Server. Proc. of IEEE American Control Conference, Boston, USA, June 2004.

2003

 

 

Majhi, S. and Litz, L.: Relay Based Identification of Process Model Parameters. Proc. of IEEE American Control Conference, Denver, USA, pp. 2949-2953, June 4-6 2003.

Majhi, S. and Litz, L.: On-line Tuning of PID Controllers. Proc. of IEEE American Control Conference, Denver, USA, pp. 6003-6004, June 4-6 2003.

 

Sarma, S. and Majhi, S.: Design and Implementation of Digital Controller Using Subband Coding. Proc. of IFAC Conference ICONS-03, Faro, Portugal, pp. 550-555, April 8-11 2003.

 

Majhi, S.: Parametric Process Model for Controller Design. Proc. of 4th MATHMOD International Conference,Vienna, Austria, pp. 47-52, February 5-7, 2003.

2002

 

 

Majhi, S. : Simple Controllers for Integrating and Unstable Time Delay Processes. Paritantra, Journal of Systems Science and Engg., Vol.7, No.1, pp. 1-5, Aug 2002.

 

Sarma, S., Majhi, S. and Gogoi, A.K. : Digital Controller Implementation by Block Digital Filtering. Proc. of IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Glasgow, U.K, 2002.

 

Majhi, S. and Chakrabarty, I. : Prediction of Limit Cycles in Multi-Loop Relay Systems. Proc. of CERA 2002, IIT Roorkee, India, pp. 425-429.

2001

 

 

Majhi, S., Sahambi, J.S., and Atherton, D.P. : Relay Feedback and Wavelet Based Estimation of Plant Model Parameters. Proc. of 40th IEEE Conf. CDC-2001, Orlando, USA, pp. 3326-3331.

 

Majhi, S. : Simple Controllers for Integrating and Unstable Time delay Processes. Proc. of 25th National Systems Conference (NSC-2001), PSG Tech., Coimbatore, India, pp. 397-400.

 

Majhi, S. : SISO Controllers for TITO Systems. Proc. of International Conf. EAIT 2001, IIT Kharagpur, India, pp. 723-726.

 

Majhi, S., Raina, A.K., and Atherton, D.P. : A New Control Strategy For Integrating and Unstable Time Delay Processes. Proc. of European Control Conference(ECC-2001), Sept 2001, Porto, Portugal, pp. 3012-3016.

 

Raina, A.K. and Majhi, S. : On the Entropy and Spectral Radius of Finite-State Machines. Proc. of European Control Conference (ECC-2001), Sept 2001, Porto, Portugal, pp. 781-784.

 

Majhi, S. and Mahanta, C. : Tuning of Controllers For Integrating Time Delay Processes. Proc. of IEEE Conf. TENCON, Aug 2001, Singapore, pp. 317-320.

2000

 

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : Obtaining Controller Parameters for a new Smith Predictor using Autotuning. Automatica, 36(11), 1651-1658.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : On-line Tuning of Controllers for Unstable FOPDT Processes. IEE Proc. Control Theory and Applns., 147, 421-427.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : Automatic Tuning of the Modified Smith Predictor Controllers. Proc. of IEEE Conf. CDC-2000, Sydney, Australia, Dec 2000, 1116-1120.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : An Internal Model Control for Disturbance Rejection. Proc.of International Conf. CONTROLO-2000, Guemeras, Portugal, Sept 2000.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : An Autotuning Method for PID Controllers. Proc. of Intl. Conf. on CCSP-2000, IISc. Bangalore, India, July 2000, 427-431.

 

Atherton, D.P. and Majhi, S. : Modelling and Controller Design. Proc. 3rd Int. Symposium on MATHMOD, Vienna, Austria, Vol. II, 773-776.

1999

 

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : Autotuning and Controller Design for Processes with Small Time Delays. IEE Proc. Control Theory and Applns., 146, 415-425.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : Modified Smith predictor and Controller for processes with Time Delays. IEE Proc. on Control Theory and Applns., 146, 359-366.

 

Atherton, D.P. and Majhi, S. : Limitations of PID Controllers. Proc. of IEEE American Control Conference-99, San Diego, USA, pp. 3843-3847.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : A Novel Relay Feedback Identification Method. Proc. of 5th European Control Conference, (ECC-1999) Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : Relay Feedback Identification of Nonminimum Phase Systems. Proc. of 2nd Int. Conf. on Control of Industrial Processes (ICCIP), New Castle upon Tyne, UK, 245-248.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : Controllers for Nonminimum Phase Systems. Proc. of 2nd Int. Conf. on Control of Industrial Processes (ICCIP), New Castle upon Tyne, UK, 132-135.

1998

 

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : A new Smith Predictor and Controller for Unstable and Integrating Processes with Time Delay. Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Tampa, Florida, USA, 1341-1345.

 

Atherton, D.P. and Majhi, S. : Plant Parameters Identification Under Relay Control. Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Tampa, Florida, USA, 1272-1277.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : Stability of Limit Cycles in Relay Control Systems. Proc. of 4th IFAC Symposium on NOLCOS, Twenty, The Netherlands, Vol. 40 (4), 39-48.

 

Majhi, S. and Atherton, D.P. : Autotuning and Controller Design for Unstable Time Delay Processes. Proc. of IEE Conf. CONTROL'98, Swansea, UK, Vol. 1, No. 445, 769-774.

 

Atherton, D.P. and Majhi, S. : Tuning of Optimum PIPD Controllers. Proc. of Intl. Conference CONTROLO'98, Coimbra, Portugal, Vol. 68, No. 3, 449-460.

1996

 

 

Majhi, S. and Patra, K.C. : Power system transient studies by Damped trapezoidal integration program. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (IE) (Ind), 77, 33-35.

 

Patra, K.C., Majhi, S. and Panda, A.K. : Dynamic Neural Network for Short Range Load Forecasting. Proc. of 41st Annual Souvenir, Orissa Engg. Congress (OEC), Bhubaneswar, India, 159-165. (awarded first prize and gold medal).

 

Patra, K.C. and Majhi, S. : Adaptive Neural Network for the Prediction of Self-oscillations in Non-linear Multivariable Systems. Proc. of 19th National Systems Conf (NSC-1996), PSGT, Coimbatore, India, Dec. 14-16.

1995

 

 

Panda, A.K. and Majhi, S. : Torque Pulsations in IM with CSI Drives. Proc. of 18th National Systems Conference (NSC-1995), Agra, India, Jan. 14-16.

 

Majhi, S., Patra, K.C. and Maity, M.M. : ANN Application to Short Range Load Forecasting at Talcher. Proc. of National Conference on ECIPM, Talcher, India, March 13-14, pp. 21-27.

 

Patra, K.C. and Majhi, S. :Application of Dynamic Neural Network in the Prediction of Self-Oscillations in Nonlinear Multivariable Systems. Proc. of 40th Annual Souvenir, Orissa Engg. Cong.(OEC), Bhubaneswar, India. (awarded first prize and gold medal).

1993

 

 

Patra, K.C., Swain, A.K. and Majhi, S. : Application of Neural Network in the Prediction of Self-Oscillations and Signal Stabilisation in Nonlinear Multivariable Systems. Proc. of IEEE Conf., ANZIIS, Perth, Australia, pp. 585-589.

 

 


Sponsored Project (R&D) :

 

Investigators : Dr. P. Kumar, Dr. S. Majhi

Project Title : Dual Mechanical Port Motor Based Electric Vehicle Power Train

Sponsor : Science Engineering Research Board, DST, Govt. of India

Total Cost : Rs. 55 Lakh

Project Duration : April 2013 - cont.

Status : ongoing

 

Investigators : Dr. S. Majhi, Dr. R. Bhattacharjee, Dr. R. Sinha

Project Title : Systems, Communication and Control Virtual Laboratory

Sponsor : Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India

Total Cost : Rs. 50 Lakh

Project Duration : April 2009 - March 2012

Status : Completed

 

Principal Investigators : Dr. S. Majhi

Project Title : Study of Sensor and Development of Trigger Mechanism for Protection against Lightning

Sponsor : Army Technical Board, Govt. of India

Total Cost : Rs. 20 Lakh

Project Duration : March 2008 - March 2011

Status : Completed

 

Principal Investigator : Dr. S. Majhi

Project Title : Real Time Control of Stiff Systems

Sponsor : Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India

Total Cost : Rs. 6 Lakh

Project Duration : April 2002 - May 2006

Status : Completed

 

Consultancy :

 

Co-Investigator : Dr. S. Majhi

Project Title : Design of Large Electrical Machines

Sponsor : TMEIC, Japan

Total Cost : Rs. 3.7 Lakh

Project Duration : March 2012 - May 2013

Status : Completed

 

Professional Services :

 

(a)

 

Served as a Member, Selection Committees of UPSC, IITs, NITs, ISM, Central Universities, DRDO, ISRO etc.

 

(b)

 

1.      Member, Academic Committee (Ad-hoc), Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhagalpur, July 2017-cont.

2.      Member, Research Committee, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Shillong, Meghalaya, March 2016-cont.

3.      Member, BOG, Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar, Assam, July 2015-cont.

4.      Member, Board of Postgraduate Studies (Electronics & Communication Engg), Tezpur University (Central), Tezpur, Assam, Feb 2015-cont.

5.      Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies (Electrical Engg.), North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Itanagar, January 2015-cont.

6.      Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies (Electronics & Communication Engg.), North East Hill University Shillong, Meghalaya, India, Aug 2014-July 2016

7.      Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies of Electrical Engineering Department, Tripura University (Central), Agartala, May 2013-April 2016

8.      Member, Board of Studies (Electrical Engg.), Anna University, Chennai, India, March 2012-March 2015

9.      Member, Board of Studies (Electronics & Communication Engg.), Dibrugarh University, Assam, India, Aug 2009-Aug 2011

10. Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies (Electronics & Communication Engg.), North East Hill University Shillong, Meghalaya, India, July 2005 to July 2006

 

(c)

 

1.      Member, International Programme Committee, 3rd IFAC Conference on Advances in PID Control, Ghent, Belgium, May 9-11, 2018

2.      Member, International Advisory Committee, International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment, NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, 12-13 June 2015.

3.      Member, Technical Programme Committee, National Power Systems Conference, IIT Guwahati, 14-18 Dec 2014

4.      Associate Editor, International Programme Committee, 3rd IFAC Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems, IIT Kanpur, India, 13-15 March 2014

5.      Member, Advisory Committee, XVI Annual Conference of International Academy of Physical Science, IIITDM Jabalpur, 20-22 March 2014

6.      Member, Technical Programme Committee, International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Embedded Systems, IIITDM Jabalpur, 16-18 Dec 2013

7.      Member, Technical Programme Committee, IEEE Conference on Power and Energy, NERIST, Itanagar, India, 28-29 Dec 2012

8.      Member, International Programme Committee, 1st IFAC Conference on Advances in PID Control, Brescia, Italy, March 28-30, 2012

9.      Member, Technical Committee, National Seminar on IT and Soft Computing, Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur, 17-18 Nov 2006

10. Member, Programme Committee, National Conference on Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Applications, NIT Rourkela, 24-26 March 2006

 

 

Session Chair/ Invited Lecture/ Workshop :

 

1.      Delivered two lectures titled Identification of Dynamic Models of Plants, KIC-TEQIP Short Term Course on Advanced Process Control, 10-12 Feb, 2016

2.      Chaired technical session on Complex Systems, 11th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Singapore, 7-10 Dec, 2010

3.      Delivered invited lecture titled Internal Model Based Controller at IIITD&M, Jabalpur, November 2008.

4.      Delivered invited lecture titled Power System Control Design at the National Power Training Institute, Guwahati, India, Sept 2007

5.      Delivered invited lecture titled Control Theory Application to Three-Area Power System at the National Power Training Institute, Guwahati, India, Sept 2007

6.      Organized QIP short term course on Digital Techniques for Control and Instrumentation, IIT Guwahati, July 09-13, 2007

7.      Invited as an Expert Reviewer for the workshop on Curriculum Development in Electrical Sciences, BPTU, Bhubaneswar, May 18-19, 2007

8.      Chaired a technical session on Control & Signal Processing, IEEE Conference on Industrial Technology, Mumbai, December 15-17, 2006

9.      Delivered invited lecture titled Basics of Fuzzy logic Control at the National Institute for Teachers Training and Research, Guwahati, India, Aug 2006

10. Delivered invited lecture on Fuzzy logic Control Applications at the National Institute for Teachers Training and Research, Guwahati, India, Aug 2006

11. Chaired a technical session on Estimation and Signal Processing, 29th National Systems Conference (NSC05), IIT Bombay, December 16-17, 2005

 

Institute Services :

 

1.      Chief Vigilance Officer of IIT Guwahati (Aug 16, 2016 - Cont.)

2.      Head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering & Electronics and Electrical Engineering (Sept 17, 2008 - Oct 12, 2011)

3.      Member, Project Monitoring and Evaluation Committee of the Institute (April 21, 2006 - June 30, 2008)

4.      Faculty In-charge of Telephone Section of the Institute (April 20, 2006 - March 6, 2009)

5.      Member of the Institute Postgraduate Programme Committee (June 2004 - May 2007)

6.      Member, Official Language Implementation Committee (Aug 29, 2007 - Aug 28, 2009)

7.      Member, Ph.D. Ordinance Review Committee (2007)

8.      Member, DPPC, Dept. of CSE (2009-2013) and Member, DUPC, Dept. of DESIGN (2007- 09)

9.      Involved in Planning for the New B.Tech. Specialization in Electronics and Electrical Engineering (EEE)

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies :

 

1.      Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

2.      Life Member, Systems Society of India (SYSI)

3.      Fellow, The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) , India

4.      Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Germany

5.      Honorary Member, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET/IEE) (September 2005 - August 2006), UK

6.      Senior Member, IEEE Control Systems Society (IEEE), USA

 

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