Saurabh Pandey

Control Research Laboratory
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
IIT Guwahati, Assam, India
Contact: +91-7002-652-461/+91-8811-909-756
E-mail: p.saurabh@iitg.ernet.in/p.saurabh.iitg@gmail.com

Research Interests

Process Control; Relay Control Systems; System Identification; Linear Time-Invariant Systems; Time Delay Systems; Industrial Controllers;

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Education

  • Ph.D in System Identification from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India, 2018.
  • B.Tech (Hons.) in Electronics Engineering from Gautam Buddha Technical University, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011.
  • Senior Secondary Education (CBSE) from Army School Cantt Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2006.
  • Secondary Education (CBSE) from Kashi Bright Angels School Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2004.

Academic Projects/Theses

  • Ph.D: Identification Schemes for Modelling of Dead Time Processes: A Limit Cycle Approach
    Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Somanath Majhi
  • B.Tech: Design of Robotic Arm Manipulator using PIC 16F72 Microcontroller for Pick and Place Applications
    Thesis Supervisor: Mr. Siddharth Bhargava

Scholastic Achievements

  • IEEE CSS travel grant to attend 3rd Indian Control Conference at IIT Guwahati, India, Jan., 2017
  • DST Govt. of India travel grant to attend 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control at Las Vegas, USA, Dec. 2016.
  • CSIR Govt. of India travel grant to attend 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control at Las Vegas, USA, Dec. 2016.
  • IEEE CSS travel grant to attend 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control at Las Vegas, USA, Dec. 2016.
  • IEEE Kolkata Section travel grant to attend 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control at Las Vegas, USA, Dec. 2016.
  • IEEE CSS travel grant to attend 2nd Indian Control Conference at IIT Hyderabad, India, Jan., 2016
  • IEEE CSS travel grant to attend 1st Indian Control Conference at IIT Madras, India, Jan., 2015
  • MYAS Govt. of India travel grant for India-China Youth Delegation to visit Beijing, China, May, 2013
  • MHRD Govt. of India Scholarship for pursuing Doctor of Philosphy at IIT Guwahati, India, Dec. 2011-16

Teaching Assistantship: (at IIT Guwahati)

  • EE551: Optimal and Adaptive Control, Spring, 2011
  • EE350: Control System Engineering, Autumn, 2012
  • EE102: Basic Electronics Laboratory, Spring, 2012
  • EE381: Electrical Machines Laboratory, Autumn, 2013
  • EE673: Multivariable Control, Spring, 2013
  • EE204: Analog Circuits Laboratory, Autumn, 2014
  • EE102: Basic Electronics Laboratory, Spring, 2014
  • EE659: Modelling and Simulation of Dynamical Systems, Autumn, 2015
  • EE558: Applied Control Laboratory, Spring, 2015
  • EE480: Electrical Power Systems Operation and Control, Autumn, 2016

Publications

    International Peer-Reviewed Journals

    1. Pandey S., Majhi S., Ghorai, P., "A New Modelling and Identification Scheme for Time Delay Systems with Experimental Investigation: A Relay Feedback Approach", International Journal of Systems Science (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 48, Issue 9, pp. 192-1940, 2017.

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

    3. Pandey S., Majhi S., "Limit Cycle based Exact Estimation of FOPDT Process Parameters under Input/Output Disturbances: A state space Approach", International Journal of Systems Science (Taylor & Francis),Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 118-127, 2017.

    4. Ghorai P., Majhi S., Pandey S. "A Real-Time Approach for Dead-Time Plant Transfer Function Modeling Based on Relay Autotuning", International Journal of Dynamic and Control (Springer) , pp. 1-11, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40435-017-0359-x

    5. Ghorai P., Majhi S., Pandey S. "Modelling and Identification of Real Time Processes based on Non-zero Setpoint Autotuning Test", Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control (Transactions of the ASME) , Vol. 139, Issue 3, 2017.

    6. Ghorai P., Majhi S., Pandey S., "Dynamic Model Identification of a Real-Time Simple Level Control System, Journal of Control and Decision (Taylor & Francis)," Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 248-266, 2016.

    7. Bajarangbali R., Majhi S., Pandey S., " Identification of FOPDT and SOPDT Process Dynamics using Closed Loop Test," ISA Transactions (Elsevier), Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 1223-1231, 2014.

    International/National Conferences

    1. Ghorai P., Majhi S., Pandey S., " Relay Autotuning and Dynamic Parameters Estimation of Dead-Time Processes," Proc. of the 70th Anuual Session on Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (CHEMCON), Haldia Regional Center, India, December 27-30, 2017.

    2. Ghorai P., Pandey S., Majhi S., "State Space Approach for Identification of Real Time Plant Dynamics," Proc. of the 3rd IEEE Indian Control Conference (ICC), IIT Guwahati, January 4-6, 2017.

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

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

    5. Pandey S. Majhi S., "Frequency Domain based Identification of Processes Using Limit Cycle Information," Proc. of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Industrial Instrumentation and Control (ICIC), COEP, Pune, May 28-30, 2015.

    6. Pandey S. Majhi S., "Feedback Test for Identification of a Class of SISO Processes Using Process Reaction Curve," Proc. of the 3rd National Symposium on Advances in Control and Instrumentation (SACI), BARC Bombay, November 24-26, 2014.

    7. Pandey S. Majhi S., "Estimation of Process Dynamics using Biased Relay Feedback Approach," Proc. of the 3rd IFAC Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems (ACODS), IIT Kanpur, March 13-15, 2014.

    8. Pandey S. Majhi S., "Relay based Identification of Process Dynamics under Noisy Environment," Proc. of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Embedded Systems (CARE), IIITDM Jabalpur, India, December 16-18, 2013.

    9. Pandey S. Majhi S., "Identification of System Dynamics in Presence of Measurement Noise," Proc. of the 10th International IEEE Annual India Conference INDICON, IIT Bombay, India, December 13-15, 2013.

    Professional Activities

    • Co-chaired a session "Identification and Estimation" in 3rd Indian Control Conference at IIT Guwahati, January 4-6, 2017.
    • Member, Advisory Committee of IEEE Student Branch at IIT Guwahati from January - December, 2015.
    • Volunteer, Technical Committee, 18th National Power System Conference (NPSC), IIT Guwahati, December 18-20, 2014.
    • Volunteer, Convocation Hall Management Committee, IIT Guwahati, 2012-13.
    • Vice Chairman, IEEE Student Branch at IIT Guwahati, from July - December, 2012.
    • Literary Secretary, Dr. AITH Kanpur, from August 2009 - July 2010.

    Training/Workshops/Symposiums Attended:

    • Short-term workshop on “Control Techniques and Applications”, IIT Kanpur, Sept. 19-23, 2016.
    • Short-term course on “Advanced Process Control”, IIT Guwahati, Feb. 10-12, 2016.
    • IEEE AP-S SIGHT (Special Interest Group in Humanitarian Technology) Event: Amateur Radio Panel, Demo & Training Session organized by IEEE Student Branch IIT Guwahati in association with IEEE APS, USA and IEEE MTT-S Kolkata Section, Dec. 19-20, 2015.
    • National Conference on Energy Infrastructure in the North East organized by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM INDIA), Guwahati, India. (Deputed by the IIT Guwahati), Nov., 2015.
    • IEEE ARM Workshop on Embedded Systems organized by IEEE Student Branch IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India, Jan. 19-20, 2015.
    • IEEE Workshop on MATLAB-2013 organised by IEEE Student Branch IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India, June, 2013.
    • IEEE Workshop on Compressive Sensing and Technical Writing organised by IEEE Student Branch IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India, April 6-7, 2013,.
    • Short Term Training on Loco Workshop at Technical Training Centre, Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) Varanasi, Indian Railways, July 2010.
    • Short Term workshop on Arm Controllers, PCB Design at SIDBI Centre, IIT Kanpur, June 2009.

    Professional Memberships

    • Affiliate, International Federation of Automatic Control(IFAC)
    • Member, IEEE Control Systems Society
    • Member, IEEE Systems Council
    • Member, IEEE Young Professionals Society
    • Student Member, IFAC ACDOS
    • Student Member, IEEE
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