Head of Department

Dr. Prabir Kumar Saha




Dr. Abhishek Sarkhel Assistant Professor

Ph.D, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur


Research Interest

Microwave Antenna & Electromagnetic Metasurface for Radar Cross Section Reduction

Education Qualification

Ph.D, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur

RF & Microwave System Design Laboratory


Title of Project
Funding Agency
Sanctioned Amount
Start Yr - End Yr (Duration)
Project Type
1AI Empowered Advanced Wireless Communication Systems
Dr. P. Rangababu

1.Dr. Abhishek Sarkhel

2.Dr. Shravan Kumar Bandari

3.Dr. Shubhankar Majumdar

4.Dr. Ch V Rama Rao

5.Dr. Satyendra Singh Yadav

DST sponsored FIST Level - 1

80,00,000 INR

Sanction Number: SR/FST/ET-I/2020/689



Research Group

1. Moirangthem Santoshkumar Singh,  Development of Wearable and Implantable Sensor for Human Health Monitoring,Ongoing.
2. Soumendu Ghosh,Development of Electromagnetic Metasurface for Stealth and Radome Applications,Ongoing
3. Sreenivasa Rao Devireddy, Development of RF Passive Component using Substrate Integrated Waveguide for 5G Applications,Ongoing

1. Moirangthem Santoshkumar Singh, Studies on Implantable Antenna for Biomedical Application, 2017-2018((Presently Pursuing PhD from NIT Meghalaya)
2. Durga Prasad Purbey, Studies on Substrate Integrated Wave Guide for Antenna Application , 2018-2019 (Presently Pursuing PhD from IIT Kharagpur)

1. Pankaj Tiwari & Pushpendra Bharti, Antenna Miniaturization using Metamaterial Inspired Technique, 2013-2014
2. Abhishek Biyani & Chandrahas Balleda, Miniaturization of Slot Antenna using SRR Loading, 2013-2014
3. Anurag Madheshiya & Rohit Suryawanshi, Antenna Miniaturization using Reactive Impedance Substrate, 2013-2014 
4. Sabyasachi Das Choudhury & Dinesh Kumar Kalotra, B.Tech, Miniaturized Slot Antenna Design Using Metamaterial Based Techniques, 2014-2015
5. Nitish Kumar & Bhawna, Design of Multi-band and Broadband Absorber, 2015-2016
6. Komal Priya & Vinay Kumar Verma, Antennas for Biomedical Application & Prospects of Graphene, 2016-2017
7. Albert Suja & Devoraj Hajong, Studies on Performance enhancement of Wearable Antenna by using electromagnetic Bandgap Structure, 2017-2018
8. Ananya Bhattacharya, Studies on Performance Enhancement of Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) Based Antenna using Electromagnetic Band Gap structures, 2018-2019
9. Afrid Sabhah Ahmed & Pearleshwari Rani Boro, Studies on Metasuraces for Different Microwave Applications, 2018-2019
10. Rajoo Kumar Gautam & Kishan Chaursia, Studies on Substrate Integrated Waveguide Cavity Backed Slot Antenna,2019-2020
11. Caldinus Nongrang & Ngamla Rangnamei, Studies on Compact Quad-band Metamaterial Polarization Insensitive Absorber, 2020-2021


International Journals: 

  1. S. Ghosh, S. Roy, U. Chakraborty, A. SarkhelAn ELC Meta-resonator Inspired Wideband Wearable MIMO Antenna System for Bio-telemetry Applications, Taylor Francis: Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications (Accepted).
  2.  J. Ghosh, R.  Dutta,  A. Sarkhel, Q.H. Abbasi,   Design of Miniaturize Flexible Wideband Frequency Selective Surface for Electromagnetic Shielding Application, Taylor Francis: Waves in Random and Complex Media (Under Major Revision).
  3. M. S. Singh, J. Ghosh, S. Ghosh and A. Sarkhel, "Miniaturized Dual-Antenna System for Implantable Biotelemetry Application," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 1394-1398, Aug. 2021.
  4. S. Roy, A. Kumar Biswas, S. Ghosh, U. Chakraborty, A. Sarkhel, Isolation Improvement of Dual/Quad-element Textile MIMO Antenna for 5G Application, Taylor Francis: Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications,Vol.-35, Issue No.-10, Page Nos -1337-1353, 2021.
  5. A. Sarkhel; S. R. B. Chaudhuri, Compact Quad-Band Polarization-Insensitive Ultrathin Metamaterial Absorber With Wide Angle Stability, IEEE Antenna & Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol.-16, Page Nos -3240 - 3244, 2017.
  6. A. Sarkhel, D. Mitra, and S. R. B. Chaudhuri, A Compact Metamaterial with Multi-band Negative-index Characteristics, Springer: Applied Physics A, Vol.-122, Issue No.-4, Page Nos -122:471, 2016.
  7. A. Sarkhel and S. R. B. Chaudhuri, Enhanced Gain Printed Slot Antenna Using an Electric Metasurface Superstrate, Springer: Applied Physics A, Vol.-122, Issue No.-10, Page Nos -122: 934, 2016.
  8. A. Sarkhel, D. Mitra, S. Paul, and S. R. B. Chaudhuri, A Compact Meta-Atom for Dual Band Negative Permittivity Metamaterial, Wiley: Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol.-57, Issue No.-5, Page Nos -1152–1156, 2015.
  9. D. Mitra, B. Ghosh, A. Sarkhel, and S. R. B. Chaudhuri, A Miniaturized Ring Slot Antenna Design With Enhanced Radiation Characteristics, IEEE Transactions on Antennas And Propagation, Vol.-64, Issue No.-1, Page Nos -300–305, 2015.
  10. D. Mitra, A. Sarkhel, O. Kundu, and S. R. B. Chaudhuri, Design of Compact and High Directive Slot AntennasUsing Grounded Metamaterial Slab, IEEE Antenna & Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol.-14, Page Nos -811–814, 2014.


IInternational Conferences:


  1. M. S. Singh and A. Sarkhel, "Isolation Enhancement of Antenna Pair for Implantable Application," 2020 URSI Regional Conference on Radio Science ( URSI-RCRS), Period -February 12-14, Place -Varanasi,India, 2020.
  2. A. Sarkhel, S. R. B. Chaudhuri, Design of a compact triple-band metamaterial absorber with wide angle of incidence using connected resonator topology, International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Period -September 7-11, Place -Turin,Italy, 2015.
  3. A. Sarkhel, S. R. B. Chaudhuri, Design of Miniaturized PIFA with Magnetic Resonator Metamaterial Loading, IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference, Period -December 18-21, Place -Guwahati,India, 2015.
  4. A. Sarkhel, S. R. B. Chaudhuri, Magnetic Response of Rectangular and Circular Split Ring Resonator: A Research Study, International Conference on Communication, Circuits and Systems, Period -October 5-7, Place -Bhubaneswar,India, 2012.

Associated Research Laboratory

1. Faculty In Charge of RF and Microwave Laboratory (2013 to till this date)

2. Faculty In Charge of Center of Excellence in Wireless Communication (2019 to till this date) 

Conference/Workshop/Seminar Attended







International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA)

September 7-11, 2015

Torino, Italy



IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference

December 18-21, 2015

IIT Guwahati, India



URSI Regional Conference on Radio Science ( URSI-RCRS)

February 12-14, 2020

IIT BHU, Varanasi,India



Recent Trends in Microwave and Antenna Technology

May-18-22, 2015

NIT Silchar, India



Indo-French Workshop on Microwave Nanotechnologies (MiNa)

July 3-4, 2017

CeNSE, IISC Bangalore, India



2nd International Workshop on Metamaterial and its Applications

July 17-23, 2021



Outreach Activities

1. Wiley International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer Aided Engineering

2. Reviewer of IEEE Access

3. Reviewer of AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Elsevier.

4. Reviewer of  The Journal of Engineering, IET.

Professional Membership

IEEE  93438085

Courses Taught

Previous/Other Semester/Year

  • 1. Basic Electronics, Spring Semester, 2014,2015,2016,2017
  • 2. Principles of Communication, Autumn Semester, 2016
  • 3. Wireless & Mobile Communication, Spring Semester, 2017,2019
  • 4. Microwave Engineering, 2014-2021
  • 5. Electromagnetic Waves & Radiating Patterns , 2014-2021
  • 6. Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics, Spring Semester, 2018
  • 7. RF And Microwave Engineering, Autumn Semester, 2018

Administrative Responsibility

  • 1. Warden, Samanjanai Boys' Hostel Polo Hills,  from 2017 -2018
  • 2. Member, Institute Library Committee, from 2018 to till this date
  • 3. Member, UG PEC, from 2019 to till this date
  • 4. Member, B.Tech Admission Committee, CSAB 2020 & CSAB 2021
  • 5. Member, Institute Furniture  Committee, from 2021 to till this date