Professor Ashok Kumar Pradhan

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Areas of Interest:

Power System Protection, Monitoring, Smart Grid, Renewable Energy Integration


Power System Protection, Monitoring, Smart Grid

Consultancy Areas:

Power System

Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions

Major Professional Contributions:

Dr. Pradhan is an excellent teacher of Electrical Engineering with an experience of 25 years and his research contribution is in the area of Power System Protection and Monitoring. Dr. Pradhan has been involved in solving different power system issues of Damodar Valley Corporation, Calcutta Electric Supply Company Kolkata, Odisha Distribution System etc. He was involved with Hydro-Quebec research group on wide area measurement based monitoring system. On education, he is involved in developing Pedagogy methods for Power System subjects. On training for Engineers, for more than a decade, he is involved with Tata Power, Calcutta Electric Supply Company and Damodar Valley Corporation.

Professional Experience:

  • Lecturer 9 years.
  • Assistant Prof. 7 years.
  • Associate Prof. 4 years.
  • Professor 4 years.


Power System Protection, Power System Monitoring, Smart Grid, Renewable Energy Integration, Distribution System


Contact Information


Department of Electrical Engineering IIT Kharagpur-721302
Phone: 03222-283098, 9933790851

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  • B. Sc. (Engg.)Electrical Engineering 1990, VSSUT Burla, Odisha.
  • M. Sc. (Engg.)Power System Engineering 1992, VSSUT Burla, Odisha.
  • PhD (Engg) Electrical Engineering, 2001, Sambalpur University.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow INAE
  • Fellow IE
  • Young Engineer Award INAE

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section V: Electrical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2013

Year of Birth: 1967