Eminent faculty members in the department are recognized and aided by the institute with a Chair Professor appointment. Currently, the Chair Professors in our department are as follows:
1) Prof. Vivek Agarwal: Institute Chair Professor
B.Sc. in Physics from St. Stephen in 1985, M.E. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science in 1990, PhD from University of Victoria in 1994.
Research Interests: Power conversion: New converter topologies, High frequency link power conversion, ZCS-ZVS configurations, Switched Capacitor DC-DC converters, Power quality issues: Power factor correction techniques, Static VAR compensation, Active filters, Non-conventional energy (solar PV, wind, fuel cell) : Power conditioning, maximum power point tracking, stand-alone and grid connected systems, Microgrid.
Prof. Vivek Agarwal has been a faculty member at IIT Bombay since 1995. He was a Research Engineer with the Statpower Technologies Corp., Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada during 1994 - 1995.
For more details please visit: https://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/~agarwal/
2) Prof. S. A. Soman: Institute Chair Professor
B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Maulana Azad College of Technology Bhopal in 1989, M.E. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore in 1992, PhD in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore in 1996.
Research Interests: Power System Analysis: Power System Economics, Computation, Modeling and Optimization, Power System Protection : Current and Voltage Transformers, Numerical Relaying Algorithms, Relay Coordination, System Protection.
Prof. S. A. Soman has been a faculty member at IIT Bombay since 1996.
For more details please visit: https://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/wiki/faculty/soman
3) Prof. Kishore Chatterjee: Institute Chair Professor
B.E. from R.E.C. Bhopal in 1990, M.E. from B.E. College, Calcutta Univ. in 1992, Ph.D from I.I.T Kanpur in 1998.
Research Interests: Utility friendly converter topologies, Power Factor Correction techniques, STATCOM, Switched Mode Rectifiers, Electronic Ballast, Control of Electric Drives.
Prof. Kishore Chatterjee has been with the Electrical Engineering Department of IIT Bombay since December, 1998, where he is currently a Professor. He was the Associate Dean, Infrastructure, Planning and Support of the institute from November, 2011 to January 5, 2015. He was the Organizing Vice-Chairman of IIT Joint Entrance Examination in the year 2007, and was the Chairman, GATE 2017.
For more details please visit: http://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/~sc/
4) Prof. Harish Pillai: Institute Chair Professor
B. Tech in Electrical Engg from IIT Kharagpur in 1990, M. Tech in Systems and Control from IIT Bombay in 1993, PhD in Electrical Engg from IIT Bombay in 1997.
Research Interests: Control theory, Systems theory, Multidimensional systems, Numerical and computational methods, Coding theory, Optimization techniques, Electromagnetics.
Prof. Harish Pillai has been a faculty member at IIT Bombay since 2001. He was a Postdoc at University of Southampton, UK during 1999-2001 and at IWI, University of Groningen, The Netherlands during 1998-99.
For more details please visit: https://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/wiki/faculty/http
5) Prof. Vivek S. Borkar: Institute Chair Professor
BTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1976, MS in Systems and Control from Case Western Reserve University in 1977, PhD from University of California, Berkeley in 1980
Research Interests: Stochastic control, learning control theory, random processes
Prof. Vivek S. Borkar has held faculty positions at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Center Bangalore, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai, and IIT Bombay. He has also held visiting positions at the University of Twente, MIT Cambridge, University of California at Berkeley, and University of Maryland at College Park. He has authored three books and over one-hundred archival publications. He has received several national and international honors. He is a fellow of the IEEE and various scientific academies in India. He is a recipient of the Homi Bhabha Fellowship and the J. C. Bose Fellowship. He has also received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award from the Government of India. His research interests are in theory, algorithms, and applications of stochastic optimization.
For more details please visit: http://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/wiki/faculty/borkar/
6) Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri: Kamalnayan Bajaj Chair Professor
BTech in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 1985, MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary, Canada in 1987, PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego, USA in 1990.
Research Interests: Motion analysis and tracking, gesture analysis, data-clustering and pattern recognition, recovery of depth from defocus (focus stereo), diffusion equation, super-resolution imaging, content-based image retrieval, computational photography
Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri has received J.C. Bose National Fellowship. He has also received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences in 2004. He was awarded with the Swarnajayanti Fellowship in 2003. He is a fellow of the IEEE, the Indian National Science Academy, the Indian National Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers India, and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Germany (1997).
For more details please visit: http://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/~sc/
7) Prof. D. Manjunath: Institute Chair Professor
B.E. from Mysore University, MS from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Research Interests: Computer and Communication Network Protocols, Systems and Algorithms Performance Modeling, Queueing Theory and Simulation, Stochastic Systems.
Prof. D. Manjunath as been a faculty member at IIT Bombay since 1998. He was a faculty member at ndian Institute of Technology, Kanpur during 1994-98. He was also a Post Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada during Aug 1993-Nov 1994. His research there was based on computer networks with Mart Molle. He also has been Visiting faculty in Comp & Info Sc Dept, University of Delaware during 1992-93.
For more details please visit: https://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/wiki/faculty/dmanju
8) Prof. Souvik Mahapatra: Institute Chair Professor
BMSc (Physics) from Jadavpur University, PhD (Electrical Engineering) from IIT Bombay.
Research Interests: Electrical characterization, modeling and simulation of micro/nano electronic devices, NBTI/PBTI and Hot carrier degradation in MOSFETs, High-k gate dielectrics, Advanced CMOS device reliability, Flash EEPROMs - Floating gate, SONOS/SANOS & Metal Nanopartic.
Prof. Souvik Mahapatra as been a faculty member at IIT Bombay since 2002. He also has been Visiting faculty in Applied Materials, Santa Clara, CA, USA in 2006.
For more details please visit: https://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/wiki/faculty/souvik