Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati-781039, India

EEE Department, IIT Guwahati

Dr. Parijat Bhowmick

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Ph.D., IIT Kharagpur
Post-Doc (University of Manchester, Control Systems Centre, Dept. of EEE, UK)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Dr. Bhowmick joined the institute in November 2021.

Contact Details
Office Address : Room No. 102, EEE Department, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati-781039, India.
Phone: +91-361-258-2513 (Office)
Email: parijat.bhowmickiitg.ac.in

Research Areas
  • Robust control
  • Negative-imaginary systems
  • Passivity-based control and Dissipativity
  • Vibration control of flexible structure systems
  • Cooperative control of multi-agent systems (including multi-robot systems)
  • Control of Smart/Micro-grid systems using Cyber-Physical Systems approach

Research Gate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Parijat_Bhowmick

Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=aVPGXg4AAAAJ

Selected Publications

Journal Papers

  • S. Xie, J. Hu, P. Bhowmick, Z. Ding and F. Arvin, "Distributed Motion Planning for Safe Autonomous Vehicle Overtaking via Artificial Potential Field," in press IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, pp. 1--17, July 2022. DOI:10.1109/TITS.2022.3189741.
  • P. Bhowmick, S. Bhadra and A. Panda, “A two-loop group formation tracking control scheme for networked tri-rotor UAVs using an ARE-based approach,” in press Asian Journal of Control, pp. 1—16, May 2022. DOI:10.1002/asjc.2722
  • A. Lanzon and P. Bhowmick, “Characterization of input-output negative imaginary systems in a dissipative framework,” in press IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, pp. 1—16, February 2022. DOI:10.1109/TAC.2022.3149938
  • P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “On discrete-time negative imaginary systems,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 6, pp. 1124—1129, June 2021.
  • J. Hu, P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Group Coordinated Control of Networked Mobile Robots with Applications to Object Transportation,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 70, no. 8, pp. 8269—8274, August 2021.
  • P. Bhowmick and A. Dey, “Negative imaginary stability result allowing purely imaginary poles in both the interconnected systems,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 6, pp. 403—408, May 2021.
  • J. Hu, P. Bhowmick, I. Jang, F. Arvin and A. Lanzon, “A Decentralized Cluster Formation Containment Framework for Multirobot Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 37, no. 6, pp. 1936--1955, May 2021.
  • P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Applying negative imaginary systems theory to non-square systems with polytopic uncertainty,” Automatica, vol. 128, no. 109570, pp. 1—14, June 2021.
  • S. Kurawa, P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Negative Imaginary Theory for a Class of Linear Time-Varying Systems,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 1001—1006, July 2021.
  • J. Hu, P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Two‐layer distributed formation‐containment control strategy for linear swarm systems: Algorithm and experiments,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol. 30, pp. 6433—6453, July 2020.
  • J. Hu, P. Bhowmick, F. Arvin, A. Lanzon and B. Lennox, “Cooperative Control of Heterogeneous Connected Vehicle Platoons: An Adaptive Leader-Following Approach,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 977—984, April 2020.
  • J. Hu and P. Bhowmick, “A consensus-based robust secondary voltage and frequency control scheme for islanded microgrids,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 116, no. 105575, pp. 1—11, March 2020.
  • J. Hu, P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Distributed Adaptive Time-Varying Group Formation Tracking for Multiagent Systems with Multiple Leaders on Directed Graphs,” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 140—150, March 2020.
  • P. Bhowmick and S. Patra, “Solution to negative-imaginary control problem for uncertain LTI systems with multi-objective performance,” Automatica, vol. 112, no. 108735, pp. 1—9, February 2020.
  • P. Bhowmick and S. Patra, “On decentralized integral controllability of stable negative-imaginary systems and some related extensions,” Automatica, vol. 94, pp. 443—451, August 2018.
  • P. Bhowmick and S. Patra, “An observer-based control scheme using negative-imaginary theory,” Automatica, vol. 81, pp. 196—202, July 2017.
  • P. Bhowmick and S. Patra, “On LTI output strictly negative-imaginary systems,” Systems and Control Letters, vol. 100, pp. 32—42, February 2017.


Conference Papers

  • P. Bhowmick, H-J. Chen and A. Lanzon, “Properties of positive feedback interconnected negative imaginary systems,” in proceedings of 13th IEEE Asian Control Conference, pp. 1—6, May 2022, Jeju Island, South Korea.
  • P. Bhowmick and A. Ganguly, “Vibration control of a class of mechatronic systems using Negative Imaginary theory,” IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 14—19, Feb 2022.
  • T. Ghosh and P. Bhowmick, “Anti-windup compensator design for LTI plants utilising negative imaginary and absolute stability theory,” IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 586—591, Feb 2022.
  • A. Ganguly, S. Bhadra, P. Bhowmick and S. Sen, “Distributed secondary control of islanded AC microgrids considering topology switching and plug-and-play operation,” IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 442—447, Feb 2022.
  • P. Bhowmick, A. Ganguly and S. Sen, “A new consensus-based formation tracking scheme for a class of robotic systems using negative imaginary property,” IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 685—690, Feb 2022.
  • P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, "On discrete-time negative imaginary systems," presented in the 60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'21), pp. 1--6, December 2021, Texas, Austin, USA.
  • J. Hu, P. Bhowmick, I. Jang, F. Arvin and A. Lanzon, "A Decentralized Cluster Formation Containment Framework for Multirobot Systems," presented in the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'21), pp. 1--6, September 2021, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • S. Kurawa, P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, "Negative Imaginary Theory for a Class of Linear Time-Varying Systems," presented in the 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'20), pp. 1--6, December 2020, Jeju Islands, South Korea.
  • P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Time-domain output negative imaginary systems and its connection to dynamic dissipativity,” In Proceedings of 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5167—5172, Jeju Island, South Korea, December 2020.
  • P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Sensor blending and Control allocation for non-square linear systems to achieve negative imaginary dynamics,” IFAC-PapersOnLine (21th IFAC World Congress, Berlin, Germany), vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 4629—4634, June 2020.
  • J. Hu, P. Bhowmick, F. Arvin, A. Lanzon and B. Lennox, "Cooperative Control of Heterogeneous Connected Vehicle Platoons: An Adaptive Leader-Following Approach," presented in the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'20), pp. 1--6, May-June 2020, Paris, France.
  • P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Output strictly negative imaginary systems and its connections to dissipativity theory,” In Proceedings of 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 6754—6759, Nice, France, December 2019.
  • S. Kurawa, P. Bhowmick and A. Lanzon, “Dynamic Output Feedback Controller Synthesis using an LMI-based alpha-Strictly Negative Imaginary Framework,” In Proceedings of 27th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pp. 81—86, Akko, Israel, July 2019.
  • P. Bhowmick and S. Patra, “On input-output negative-imaginary systems and an output strict negative-imaginary lemma,” In Proceedings of 2nd IEEE Indian Control Conference, pp. 176—181, Hyderabad, India, March 2016.