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     Soumen Kar

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Cryogenic Engineering Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. V. Vasudeva Rao, Prof. S. K. Sarangi
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2010 :: In progress
AddressApplied Superconductivity Lab Cryogenic Engineering Centre Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal -721302, India
Phone9434498984
Emailsoumen123@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurCryogenic Engineering2009
M.Sc.Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, TNPhysics2006
B.Sc.Vidyasagar University, MidnaporePhysics2004
12W.B.C.H.S.E.Science2000
10W.B.B.S.E.Science1998

Research Areas
  • Superconducting Power Devices
  • Applied Superconductivity
  • Superconducting Materials

Awards
  • Best Paper Award at 14th National Seminar on Ferrroelectrics and Dielectrics (NSFD-XIV) 2006 for presenting paper Evaluation of Different Consolidation Methods for Nano-materials
  • Best Paper Award at National Seminar on Advances in Materials Science- (NSAMS-2008), M.S. Universitry, Tirunelveli-627012, TN, INDIA, during 4-5th Feb, 2008

Experience
  • PROJECT OFFICER AT EE DEPT. IIT KGP, INDIA from July 2006 to May 2008
  • Reseach assistant at EPFL, CRPP-SC DIVISION, SWITZERLAND, CH 5232 from August 2009 to April 2010

Teaching Experience
  • Special topic on Cryogenic Engineering - II (CR60016)(T) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Spring Semester 2013 (1 terms)
  • Vacuum Technology(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Spring Semester 2013 (3 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute fellowship at IIT Kharagpur since 2010

Papers Published in Journals
  • A Comparative Study on Hysteresis Losses in High Tc Tapes for Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Applications by Soumen Kar, S. K. Sarangi, V. V. Rao IEEE Transaction on Applied Superconductivity Vol. 23, No. 3, Part 3, P. 8200404 (2013)
  • Conceptual Design of a 440 V/800 A Resistive Type Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Based on High Tc Coated Conductors by Soumen Kar, S. K. Sarangi, V. V. Rao IEEE Transaction on Applied Superconductivity Vol. 22, No. 5, P. 5603405 (2012)
  • Study on Recovery Performance of High Tc Superconducting Tapes for Resistive type Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Applications by Soumen Kar et. al. Physics Procedia Vol. 36, pp. 1231-1235 (2012)
  • Selection Criteria of High Tc Superconducting Tapes for Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Applications by Soumen Kar et. al. IEEE Transaction on Applied Superconductivity Vol. 22, No. 3, P. 5602804 (2012)
  • Superconducting Fault Current Limiter - A Review by V. V. Rao and Soumen Kar Indian Journal of Cryogenics Vol. 36, No. 1-4, pp.14-25 (2011)
  • Structural investigations of oxidative behavior on nanocrystalline nickel by Soumen Kar and Vidyadhar Singh Journal of Alloys and Compounds Vol. 509, Issue 8, pp. 3582-3586 (2011)
  • Evaluation of key parameters involved in the design of a Superconducting cable in coduit conductor (CICC) by Soumen Kar, G.P. Vishnuvardhan, S. Lakhera, A.Venimadhav, K. V. Ekka, N.K. Kishore, V.V. Rao Indian Journal of Cryogenics Vol. 35, pp. 280-285 (2010)
  • Temperature dependent RF Impedance in Ni nanocrystalline powders by V. Sreedevi, W.J. Perold, V. V. Srinivasu, Soumen Kar, N.K. Kishore and V. Srinivas Adv. Sc. Letters Vol. 3, pp. 341-343 (2010)
  • Development of Rectangular Current Pulse Generator for Sintering of Nano-materials by N S Prasad Jonnakuti, Soumen Kar, N.K. Kishore, V. Srinivas IEEE Conf. Proc. ICIIS 2008 pp. 1-6 (2008)
  • Evaluation of Different Consolidation Methods for Nano-materials by Soumen Kar, E.Sriram Sarma, V.B.Somu, N.K.Kishore, V.Srinivas Indian Journal of Engineering and Material Science Vol. 15, pp. 343-346 (2008)
  • Effect of Surface Oxidation on Magnetic and Electrical Properties of nc-Ni Particles by Soumen Kar, N.K.Kishore, V.Srinivas American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conf. Proc. Vol. 1003, pp.70-72 (2008)
  • Effect of High Voltage Electric Pulse on Microstructure of Fine Particles by Soumen Kar, D.Rajan Babu, P.V. K. Chaitanya, N.K. Kishore, V. Srinivas NanoTrends A Journal of Nanotechnology and its Applications Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 27-29 (2008)
  • Investigations on Pulsed Power Application for Nano-material Consolidation by N. K. Kishore, E. Sriram Sarma, V.B. Somu, Soumen Kar, V. Srinivas IEEE Conf. Proc. ICIIS 2007 pp. 361-365 (2007)

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