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Pratyush Chakraborty

  • I am always looking for motivated students who are interested in solving mathematical problems related to smart grid/control systems/game theory etc.
  • Full time PhD candidates with their own fellowships (UGC, CSIR etc.) are encouraged to contact me. 
 Contact Details
Phone: +91 40 66303 749
Office: I-201
Ph. D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, December 2016
Dissertation: Optimization and Control of Flexible Demand and Renewable Supply in a Smart Power Grid
Advisor: Dr. Pramod P. Khargonekar
M.S. (Non- Thesis), Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, August 2013
M.Tech., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, August 2011
Specialization: Control and Computing
Thesis Title: Numerical Methods in Optimal Control
Advisor: Dr. Debraj Chakraborty
B.E. (1st Class Honours), Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, July 2006
Work Experience
BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus  (June 2020 - Present)
Assistant Professor,
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah  (May 2019- March 2020)
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Utah Smart Energy Lab
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL  (June 2018-May 2019)
Postdoctoral Fellow
The Motter Group- Dynamics of Complex Systems and Networks
University of California, Berkeley, CA  (January 2017- May 2018)
Postdoctoral Scholar
Berkeley Center for Control and Identification
Siemens Ltd., Kolkata (July 2006-July 2009)
Senior Executive-Marketing (Jan 2009-Jul 2009)
Executive- Marketing (Jul 2007-Dec 2008)
Graduate Trainee Engineer (Jul 2006-Jun 2007)
Industrial Solutions and Services Division
Awards and Achievements
  • University of Florida `Graduate School Fellowship Award'  (Fall 2011-Summer 2015)
  • MHRD Scholarship for pursuing M.Tech.  (Fall 2009- Summer 2011)
  • Qualified Gate Exam with All India Rank-98 (Percentile 99.54) in 2009
  • Certificate of Appreciation for excellent performance and noteworthy contribution to the objective of Siemens (January 2009)
  • `Outstanding Excellence Award' by Siemens for the Graduate Trainee Project titled ``Project monitoring-An Excel way" (July 2007)


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