Professor Sivaji Chakravorti

Director, NIT Calicut and Professor (on lien) of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, National Institute of Technology Calicut

Areas of Interest:

Numerical electric field computation, Computer aided design and optimization of insulation system, Condition monitoring of transformers and life long learning techniques.


Electric Field analysis, High Voltage Technique, Condition monitoring of power equipment

Consultancy Areas:

High Voltage Testing, Electric Field Analysis, Condition monitoring of Transformers and other power equipment.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

1. 43 papers in IEEE Transactions.
2. One book each published by CRC Press and Springer-Verlag London.
3. 16 PhD theses completed.
4. 1 US patent and 2 software copyrights granted.
5. 10 sponsored projects done as principal investigator.
6. Chairman-Elect of IEEE India Council and former Chairman of IEEE Kolkata Section..

Professional Experience:

  • Lecturer, Sr Lecturer, Reader and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 1985 to till date
  • Development Engineer at Siemens AG Berlin, Germany, 1998 (On lien from Jadavpur University)
  • Director of National Institute of Technology Calicut, 19 Aug 2015 to till date (On lien from Jadavpur University).


Electric field analysis, Impulse fault analysis, Moisture in transformer insulation, High voltage system optimization.


Contact Information


Postal Address:
Flat 1E, Swatikunj, 3-1A Paddapukur Road, Kolkata 700092.
Phone (Home): 033 2411 5027
Mob: 98300 92189, 9446163261

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  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 1983
  • Master of Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 1985
  • PhD (Engineering), Jadavpur University, 1993


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences India.
  • Technical University-Munich Ambassador Award in 2013.
  • The "Technology Day Award" from All India Council for Technical Education for the best project (2nd Prize) in the Research & Development Category in 2004.
  • The Union Ministry of Energy: Department of Power Prize of the Institution of Engineers (India) in 1994-95.
  • IEEE Power Engineering Society Distinguished Lecturer since 2005.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated V: Electrical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2008

Year of Birth: 1962