Prof. (Dr.) Sukumar Mishra
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
Sukumar Mishra received his M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, in 1992 and 2000, respectively. After spending nine years as a lecturer at Sambalpur University (Orissa), Prof. Mishra joined BPUT (Orissa) as a Reader at the Electrical Department and served there for two years. Currently he is a Professor with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and has been its part for the past 17 years, and has been functioning as Associate Dean R&D of IIT Delhi from March 2020. He has won many accolades throughout his academic tenure of 27 years.
He has been a recipient of Young Scientist Award (1999), INSA Medal for Young Scientist (2002), INAE Young Engineer Award (2002), INAE Silver Jubilee Young Engineer Award (2012), The Samanta Chandra Shekhar Award (2016), Bimal Bose Award (2019) and NASI-Reliance Platinum Jubilee Award (2019). He has been selected as the Mission Innovation National Champion (2019) under the Mission innovation initiative to accelerate clean energy in India. He has been granted fellowships from many prestigious technical societies like IET (UK), NASI (India), INAE (India), IETE (India), and IE (India) and is also recognized as the INAE Industry-Academic Distinguish Professor. Apart from all research and academic collaborations, Prof. Mishra is very actively involved in industrial collaborations. He is currently an ABB Chair Professor and has previously delegated as the NTPC, INAE and Power Grid Chair Professor.
He has also served as an Independent Director of the Cross Border Power Transmission Company Ltd., and the River Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Prof. Mishra has also carried out many important industrial consultations with TATA Power, Microtek and others. He has so far authored more than 80 IEEE Transactions/Journals, 30 IET Journals and 30 other international journal papers. He has supervised 31 PhD students (16 on goings), 40 Master students (2 ongoing). Prof. Mishra has also authored five book chapters so far and has 13 patents to his credit. His research interests include power systems, power quality studies, renewable energy, and smart grid. Prof. Mishra has been working in close association with the IEEE Delhi Section Executive Committee for past few years and is currently serving as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy and was an Area Editor for the IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution.