Department of
Radiophysics & Electronics




Contact

92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata - 700 009
Phone : 2350 9115 / 9116 / 9413
Fax : 2351 5828
Website : www.irpel.org

Link
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Year of Establishment

1949



Courses Offered

Programme
Level of Study
Cut-off Mark at entry
Intake Capacity
B.Tech. course in Radio Physics and Electronics
Post B.Sc.(H) 3 years
P.G.
Selected on the basis of B.Sc. marks.
42
B.Tech. course in Information Technology,
Post B.Sc.(H) 3 years
P.G.
Same as above
20
2 year M.Tech in Radio Physics and Electronics
P.G.
Only 1st class (66% or equivalent in B.E./B.Tech, 60% in M.Sc.)
Regular +  sponsored = 40
1 year P.G. Diploma in "Microwave & Millimetrewave Technology" (This is offered under State Govt. funded "Training Programme in mm-wave Technology" )

P.G.

B.E./B.Tech / B.Sc. (Hons.)

20

Research in various branches of thrust areas
Ph. D.
Research scholars selected by interview before selection
committee
Not fixed

 

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Faculty Members

Name Specialisation Telephone No. E-mail Address
Professors

S. Sen

Head of the Department

Quantum and Optoelectronic Devices, OEIC, Instrumentation, VLSI

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 28, 36

2466-3582 (R)

9433088777 (M)
susanta.rpe@caluniv.ac.in
P. K. Basu Semiconductor Physics, Material Science, Solid State & Optoelectronic Devices, Optical Communication, Electronic Circuit Device, Device Modelling

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 51


2370-2196 (R)
pkb.rpe@caluniv.ac.in
pkb_cal@yahoo.com
J. P. Bandyopadhyay Semiconductor Devices, Microelectronics

2350-9115
2350-9116
Extn. 37


2631-0394 (R)
98311087226 (M)
jpbanerjee@rediffmail.com
D. Biswas Solid State Electronics & Devices, Electronic Circuit Design, Instrumentation

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 31

2555-6381(R)
diiibiswas@yahoo.co.in
D. Chattopadhyay Semiconductor Physics and Devices, Circuit Theory, Material Science

2350-5829
Ext. 23

2554-6629 (R)
debasis@yahoo.com
A. K. Dasgupta Space Science, Radio Wave Propagation, Analog Circuits, Antennas

2350-9115
23509116
Ext. 34, 66

2392-3189 (R)
adg1bkpr@hotmail.com
A. N. Datta Pulse and Digital Technique, Solid State and Microwave Electronics, Radio Biology

2350-9115
23509116
Ext. 30

2683-8248 (R)
 
A. K. Datta Signal Processing, Communication Circuits and System

2350-5829
Ext. 21

2337-6028 (R)
apurba_datta@yahoo.co.in
S. S. De Plasma Physics, Ionosphere, Middle Atmosphere, Electromagnetic Theory, Advanced Mathematics, Solid State Electronics

2350-5829
Ext. 25

2334-9334 (R)

de_syam_sundar@hotmail.com

de_syam_sundar@yahoo.co.in

G. Ghosh Solid State and Microwave Electronics, Digital Electronics, Microelectronics

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 41

2244-7168 (R)
gg.rpe@icaluniv.ac.in
P. K. Goswami Microwave Semiconductor Devices & Circuits, Digital Techniques, Control Systems, Numerical Analysis, Electronic Engineering Design

2350-5829
Ext. 29

2441-2244 (R)

9433067222 (M)
prabir_kanta@yahoo.co.in
S. Kar Microwave and mm-wave Electronics, Computer Aided Design and Optimization

2350-5829
Ext. 22

2576-5763 (R)

9830418060 (M)
subalkar@hotmail.com
A. Maitra Remote Sensing, Atmospheric Science, mm-wave Propagation, Communication Systems

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 56


2622-3188 (R)

a_maitra@vsnl.net

animesh_maitra@yahoo.co.in

N. N. Purkait Line Communication, Audio Engineering, Ionosphere, Geomagnitism, Sun Weather Relationship, Semiconductor Electronics, Atmospheric Physics

2350-5829
Ext. 24


2432-0382 (R)
purkaitus@yahoo.co.in
P. C. Rakshit Circuit Theory, Microwave Solid State Devices and Circuits

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 47

2577-8132 (R)

9433018543 (M)
J. B. Roy Solid State and Quantam Electronics, Optoelectronics, Microprocessor 2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 42
2577-5700 (R)
jnanbroy@rediffmail.com
B. Bandyopadhyay Microwave Electronics, Computer Software

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 39
2683-6162 (R)
9830504902 (M)

bbandy@vsnl.com
D. Guha Antenna Engineering, Microwaves, Broadcast Engineering

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 54
2481-2263 (R)

debatoshguha@rediffmail.com
P. K. Saha Electromagnetic Boundary Value Problems, Microwave Engineering, Optoelectronics, Fibre Optic Communication 2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 51
2343-4522 (R)
saha.pradipk@gmail.com
N. R. Das Photonics, Solid State Electronics, System Science, Optical Communication 2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 44
nrd@inraphel.ernet.in
Readers
S. K. De Solid State & Microwave Electronics, Pulse & Digital Technique 2350-5829
Ext. 26
2685-3320 (R)
 
R. Ghosh Solid State Elctronics, Microelectronics, Microwaves, Educational Technology

2350-5829
Ext. 28


2443-2957 (R)
98310 77321 (M)

rghosh47@yahoo.co.in

rg.rpe@caluniv.ac.in

A. Ghosal Solid State Electonics, Communication Circuits and Systems 2350-5829
Ext. 30
aghoshal16@yahoo.com
B. Saha Active Circuits, Radio Wave Propagation

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 40

2538-6232 (R)

9830239994 (M)
bsaha@teacher.com
G. Sen Microwave Engineering, TV Engineering

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 50


2353-6480 (R)
senstation2003@yahoo.co.in
Senior Lecturer
A. Biswas Semiconductor Device Physics and Modelling, Circuit and Device Simulation, VLSI, Control Theory 2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 46
2542-9143 (R)
abiswas5@rediffmail.com
Lecturers
A. Paul Space Science and Communication Engg.

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 66


2442-2967 (R)
ashik_paul@rediffmail.com
J.Y. Siddiqui Micorwaves, Antenna, Computational Electromagnetics

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 30

2240-6961 (R)

9831047895 (M)
jysiddiqui@vsnl.com

S. Barman

Mechatronics,
Signal Processing

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 50

barman_s@email.com

A. Das Barman

Signal Processing,
Communications,
Broadcast Engineering

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 41
2425-2317(R)

abhirup_rp@yahoo.com

Anjan Kr. Kundu

Microwave Imaging, Microwaves,
Microprocessors

2350-9115
2350-9116
Ext. 50
9433136983(M)

 

coondoo@sify.com

S. Mukhopadhyay.

Control system Engg, Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing

2350-9115
2350-9116
9830345369(M)

sumitra.mu@gmail.com

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Research Work

Major Thrust Areas

Major thrust areas in which research activities are being actively pursued:

The Departmental activities grouped into the following four broad thrust areas:

Solid State and Microelectronics

Space Science and Communication

System Science and Computer

Microwaves, Millimeterwaves and Optoelectronics

Scope of the Present thrust area have been broadened and
activities have already begun to emphasize the following areas:

Computers and Networking

Information Technology

Photonics

Artificial Intelligence

CAD & VLSI

Radio & Atmospheric Science

Ongoing Research Projects

Chief Investigator
Title of the Project
Sponsoring Authority
Prof. A. Das Gupta
Development of Ionospheric Total Electron Content (TEC) Models and its validation with actual data for Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) in the Indian Zone

Space Application Center (SAC)

(3 years).
A Study of the interrelationship of Equatorial Scintillation, Ambient Ionization and Electrojet

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

(2 years ).
Space Weather

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

(3 years).
Dr. A. Mitra
Radio Remote Sensing of the Tropical Atmosphere

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), 

Department of Space, 

Government of India,  Bangalore,
Studies on Water Vapour and Cloud Liquid Water using Radiometers and Related Rain/Fog Environment at High Altitude Station at Darjeeling”,

DST, Government of India, New   Delhi,     

IRHPA Scheme through Bose Institute, Kolkata.

(2005-2010).

 
Prof. N. Purkait
Lower Atmospheric Chemistry
 

ISRO 

(3 years).

Methane Emission from Rice Fields of West Bengal, has been (completed)

MoE&F,  Govt. of India. 

(2 years).
Sri A. Pal
A study on the variability of total electron content near the crest of the equatorial anomaly in the Indian zone

ISRO 

(Feb. 2006 - 3   years)
Prof. S. S. De
Atmospheric electricity, electrical conductivity of middle atmosphere and Schumann resonances

ISRO under S. K. Mitra Centre for Research in Space Environment

         (2003-2006).

 

Patents Obtained

  “A Twin-Cap IMPATT Power Combiner”,
Indian Patent No. : 189414 of July 4, 1996, issued on Nov. 14, 2003
(Inventor : Prof. Subal Kar)
 •
“A Modified Resonant-Cap Microwave IMPATT Amplifier”,
Indian Patent No. : 161758 of  Aug. 24, 1984, issued on Sept. 2, 1988
(Inventors : Prof. Subal Kar and Prof. S.K. Roy)
 •
           “A Modified Resonant-Cap Microwave IMPATT Oscillator”,
Indian Patent No. : 157098 of  March 3, 1983, issued on July 18, 1986
(Inventors : Prof. Subal Kar and Prof. S.K. Roy)
 •

The following inventions have been applied for US patent.

"High Gain Wideband Microstrip Patch Antenna   "
Inventors:
Debatosh Guha*, Kingston (CA);
Yahia Antar, Kingston, (CA);
  •
"Improved Ground Plane PCS/CELL Antenna "
Inventors:
Debatosh Guha*, Kingston (CA);
Yahia Antar, Kingston (CA);
Spotwave Wireless Inc, Ottawa (CA);
  •
"Low Profile Composite Dielectric Resonator Antenna With Wide Bandwidth 
And Monopole Type Radiation"
Inventors:
Debatosh Guha*, Kingston (CA);
Yahia Antar, Kingston, (CA); 

*The applications for patents were filed while Dr. Debatosh Guha worked as visiting scientist at

Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada .

 

 

Achievements, Centres etc.

1. Recognized by the University Grants Commission as a Centre of Advanced Study since 1963.
The status has been extended till  March 31, 2010.
 •
2. S.K. Mitra Center for Research in Space Environment established in the Department in 2002.
 •
3. Collaborative research programs exist between the departmental staff and scientists / faculties in Institute of Scientific Research, Boston College and Centre for Space Physics, Boston University, USA, Lawrence Berkley Lab., USA, Royal Military College, Kingston and McMaster University, Hamilton, CANADA, Rutherford Appleton Lab., University of Bath, UK, University of Valencia, SPAIN and many institutions / organizations in India.

4. The institute holds an International conference "Computers and Devices for Communication (CODEC)” biannually. The CODEC - 06 will be held in Hyatt Regency, Kolkata, during December 18-20, 2006.
For details visit Institute's website   http://www.irpel.org/

5. As a constituent department of University College of Technology, CU (UCT-CU ), the institute receives funds and facilities under MHRD / World Bank supported Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP).


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