Dr. BHIM SINGH
Dr. Bhim Singh received the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree from the University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, in 1977, and M.Tech. (Power Apparatus and Systems) and Ph.D. degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi, India, in 1979 and 1983, respectively.
In 1983, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Roorkee, as a Lecturer. He became a Reader there in 1988. In December 1990, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, India, as an Assistant Professor. Where he has became an Associate Professor in 1994 and a Professor in 1997. He has been ABB Chair Professor from September 2007 to September 2012. Since October 2012, he is a CEA Chair Professor.
He has received Khosla Research Prize of University of Roorkee in the year 1991. He is recipient of JC Bose and Bimal K Bose awards of The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) for his contribution in the field of Power Electronics. He is also a recipient of Maharashtra State National Award of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) in recognition of his outstanding research work in the area of Power Quality. He has received PES Delhi Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award for the year 2006. Professor Singh has also received Khosla National Research Award of IIT Roorkee in the year 2013. He has also received Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award-2014 in the field of Engineering including Energy & Aerospace.
He has been the General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES’2006), Co-General Chair of (PEDES’2010), General Co-Chair of the 2015 IEEE International Conference (INDICON’2015) and General Co-Chair of 2016 IEEE International Conference (ICPS’2016). He has guided 68 Ph.D. dissertations 166 ME/M.Tech. Theses and 70 BE/B.Tech. Projects. He has been granted one US patent and filed twenty two Indian patents. He has executed more than seventy sponsored and consultancy projects.
His fields of interest include power electronics, electrical machines, electric drives, power quality, renewable energy, FACTS (flexible ac transmission systems), HVDC (High voltage direct current) transmission systems.
Prof. Singh is a Fellow of The Indian National Science Academy (FNA), the Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE), The National Academy of Science, India (FNASc), The Indian Academy of Sciences, India (FASc), The World Academy of Sciences (FTWAS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (FIEEE), the Institute of Engineering and Technology (FIET), Institution of Engineers (India) (FIE), and Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (FIETE) and a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), System Society of India (SSI), and National Institution of Quality and Reliability (NIQR).