Adjunct Professor
Arindam Ghosh

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Personal details


Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD in Electrical Engineering (University of Calgary)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Fellow (2006) - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for contributions to education in power electronic applications to transmission and distribution systems

  • Fellow (2005) - Indian Academy of Engineering (this is the highest engineering award in India)

  • Fellow (2004) - Institute of Engineers (India)


Teaching areas
Professor Ghosh has been actively involved in teaching in the broad areas of

  • Power Systems

  • Power Electronics

  • Control Systems.

Courses taught (undergraduate level)

  • Basic Electrical Engineering: An introductory (2nd year) course covering electrical circuits, magnetic circuits, transformers and electric machines

  • Control Systems: First level undergraduate course covering continuous-time, discrete-time and state space analysis and design of control systems

  • Digital Systems: First level undergraduate course on microprocessors including architecture, programming, peripherals and microprogrammed computer architecture

  • Power Systems: First level undergraduate course covering transmission line and network models, power flow solutions, economic dispatch, fault studies and stability

  • Energy Conversion & Utilisation: A course summarizing various non-renewable and renewable energy conversion techniques, their benefits and environmental impacts.

Courses taught (postgraduate level)

  • Digital Circuit Design: Advanced switching circuit design concepts including combinatorial circuit fault detection, hazards, synchronous and asynchronous circuit state machine design

  • Generalized Machines Theory: General theory of Electrical Machines in d-q axis framework including the transformation theory, modeling and analysis

  • Power Systems Dynamics: Stability analysis of synchronous alternators including single and multimachine power systems models, excitation systems, AVR, PSS and simulation techniques

  • Reactive Power Control (FACTS & Custom Power): The principles of reactive power control in power systems along with various flexible ac transmission systems (FACTS) controller and Custom Power Devices

  • Simulation of Power System: Introductory course for the graduate students about various simulation and computational techniques used in the study of Power Systems. Also introduces them to software packages like PSCAD/EMTDC, MATLAB, SIMULINK, Power System Blockset, Cherry Tree Power System Toolbox etc

  • Digital Control: Discrete-time analysis and design of control systems with an introduction to Kalman filtering, LQG control and adaptive self-tuning control

  • Control Techniques in Power Electronics: Digital, Fuzzy and Sliding Mode control of various power converters, PWM techniques, modeling and control of dc-dc and dc-ac voltage source converters.

IEEE tutorial

  • A. Ghosh and G. Ledwich, Application of Power Electronics to Power Distribution System, IEEE Tutorial Course - IEEE Power Engineering Society, No. 05TP176, IEEE-PES General Meeting, San Francisco, 2005.

  • A. Ghosh and G. Ledwich, Application of Power Electronics to Power Distribution System, Power Point Presentation for IEEE Tutorial Course - IEEE Power Engineering Society, IEEE-PES General Meeting, San Francisco, 2005.

Internet lecture series
A. Ghosh, “Power Electronics Applications in Power Systems,” Grainger Lecture Series at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in cooperation with the Power Systems Engineering Research Center, University of Wisconsin at Madison, June 23-26, 2003. The ten and a half hours lecture slides and audio can be obtained from the external web site link above.
NPSC'06 tutorial
G. Ledwich and A. Ghosh, Wide are measurements and their use for analysis and control,Presented in 14th National Power Systems Conference, IIT Roorkee, December, 2006.


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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