Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Somnath Sengupta
Assistant Professor, Electronics and Communication Engg
B.Tech. (Kalyani Univ.), M.E. & Ph.D (BIT MESRA)
Contact Address
Permanent Address PO+VILL-DAHAR PAR DIST-MURSHIDABAD WEST BENGAL PIN-742201
Local Address Flat No. 203, 51, Circular Road, Anjali Apartment, Near K C Roy Memorial Hospital, Lalpur, Ranchi 834001, Jharkhand.
Phone (Office) 06512275444
Phone Residence 9471559221
Email Id ssengupta@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 14-Jul-2006

  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 17 Years

Research : 15 Years

  Professional Background

S. N.

University/Institute/Organization and Department/Section

Position held           (Designation)

Nature of Duties

Start Date

Till Date

2.

BIT Mesra

Assistant Professor

[AL-11]

Regular

14 Jul 2011

Continue

3.

BIT Mesra

Assistant Professor

[AL-10]

Regular

01 Jan 2009

14 Jul 2011

4.

BIT Mesra

Lecturer

 

Regular

01 Apr 2008

01 Jan 2009

5.

BIT Mesra

Lecturer

Contractual

14 Jul 2006

01 Apr 2008

 

  Research Areas
 
  1. Fiber Optics & Photonics
  2. Optical Communication
  3. Signal Processing
  4. Instrumentation
  Award and Honours
 

S. N.

Award/recognition

Year

Awarding body

Reason for award

1.

Recognition as Reviewer in Optik Journal, Elsevier

2023 Elsevier

Recognition as Reviewer

2.

Recognition as Reviewer in Optical Fiber Technology Journal, Elsevier

2019

Elsevier

Recognition as Reviewer

3.

Recognition as Reviewer in Photonic Sensors Journal, Springer

2018

Springer

Recognition as Good Reviewer

4.

GATE Fellowship

2004-2006

MHRD, GoI

GATE qualified in Instrumentation Engg.

5.

National Scholarship at Matriculation

1997

WBBSE & GoI

Merit at Matriculation

  Publications
 

Ph D Supervision:

Thesis Topic: “Development of Peak Detection Techniques for Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors using Signal Processing and Machine Learning”, Ph.D. awarded to Sunil Kumar (PHD/EC/10006/19), 22’Dec'2023.

 

International Journal: 

  1. Sunil Kumar, S K Ghorai and Somnath Sengupta, “Fiber Bragg grating sensor interrogation using edge filtering with long period grating modulated light source”, Optical and Quantum Electronics, Springer, vol. 55, p. 847 (10 pp.), Jul 2023. [SCI]  
  2. Sunil Kumar and Somnath Sengupta, "Machine learning based algorithm for multi-FBG peak detection using generative adversarial network”, Journal of Optoelectronics & Advanced Materials, vol. 25, No. 5-6, p. 273 - 281, May – June 2023. [SCI]
  3. Sunil Kumar and Somnath Sengupta, "Detection of peak wavelength of multi-FBG using higher-order derivative of wavelets multiresolution analysis and maximum likelihood estimation." Optics Communications, Elsevier, vol 544, p.129621, May 2023. [SCI]
  4. Sunil Kumar, Somnath Sengupta, “Adaptive and precise peak detection algorithm for fibre Bragg grating using generative adversarial network”, Opto-electronics Review, Polish Academy of Science, vol. 30, p. e144227 (7 pp.),  Dec 2022. [SCI]
  5. Sunil Kumar, Somnath Sengupta, “Efficient detection of multiple FBG wavelength peaks using matched filtering technique”, Optical and Quantum Electronics, Springer, vol. 54, p. 89 (14 pp.), Jan 2022. [SCI]
  6. Somnath Sengupta, S. K. Ghorai, P. Biswas, “Design of superstructure fiber Bragg grating with efficient mode coupling for simultaneous strain and temperature measurement with low cross-sensitivity,” IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE, vol. 16, no. 22, pp. 7941-7949, 2016. [SCI]
  7. Somnath Sengupta, S. K. Ghorai, “Ultra-narrow band optical comb filter using Gaussian-sampled fiber Bragg grating with periodic chirp effect,” Optical and Quantum Electronics, Springer, vol. 48, p. 482 (13pp.), 2016. [SCI]
  8. Somnath Sengupta, S  K Ghorai, “An efficient method for determining transmission characteristics of superstructure fiber Bragg grating and its use for multiparameter sensing”, Optical Fiber Technology, Elsevier, vol. 21, pp. 146–153, 2015. (Indexed in NASA-ADS) [SCI]
  9. Somnath Sengupta and S  K Ghorai, “DC Index Shifted Dual Grating Based Superstructure Fiber Bragg Grating as Multichannel FBG and Multiparameter Sensor”, IJCTA, vol.8, No.1, pp. 208-212, Jan-June 2015 [SCOPUS]
  10. D. Kumar, S. Sengupta, S. K. Ghorai, “Distributed strain measurement using modal interference in birefringent optical fiber”, Measurement Science & Technology, Institute of Physics, vol. no. 19, p. 065201 (8pp), 2008. [SCI]

International Conferences:

  1. Sunil Kumar, and Somnath Sengupta, "FBG Peak Wavelength Detection Using Transfer Learning-Based Machine Learning Method.", IEEE 3rd Global Conference for Advancement in Technology (GCAT). IEEE Proceeding, Bangalore, 7-9 Oct, 2022.
  2. Sunil Kumar, Somnath Sengupta, “Multi Peak Detection Algorithm of Fiber Bragg Grating using Mexican Hat Wavelets and Hilbert Transform”, IEEE India Council International Subsections Conference (INDISCON), IEEE Proceeding, Bhubaneswar, 15-17 July 2022.
  3. Somnath Sengupta, S K Ghorai, “High Performance Optical Comb Filter using Full duty cycle based Periodically Chirped- Sampled Fiber Bragg Grating”, IEEE Proceeding, ICMAP2015, ISM Dhanbad, 11-13 Dec, 2015.
  4. Somnath Sengupta, S K Ghorai, “DC Index Shifted Dual Grating Based Superstructure Fiber Bragg Grating as Multichannel FBG and Multiparameter Sensor”, Somnath Sengupta, S K Ghorai, IJCTA, vol. 8, pp. 208-212, 2015.
  5. S.K. Ghorai, S. Sengupta, Soumya Sidhishwari and D R Roy, “A Hybrid Fiber Optic Sensing System for Structural Health Monitoring”, IEEE Sensors 2010, Hawaii, USA. 1-2 Nov, 2010.
  6. Soumya Sidhishwari, S. Sengupta and S.K.Ghorai, “Higher order modal interference in optical fiber for structural health monitoring”, International Conference on Fiber Optics &  Photonics (PHOTONICS- 2008),Organized by  IIT Delhi, Delhi, Dec. 15-17, 2008.
  7. S.K. Ghorai, Soumya Sidhishwari and S. Sengupta, “Improved least squares based autoregressive model for phase extraction in distributed fiber optic interferometric sensors”, International Conference on Optoelectronics, fiber optics & photonics (PHOTONICS- 2006), Hyderabad, Dec. 13-16, 2006.

National Conferences:

  1. S.K.Ghorai, Dilip Kumar and S.Sengupta, “Distributed strain sensing using fiber mode-mode interference”, Proc. of National Conf. on Advances in Sensors for Aerospace Applications, held at Research Center Imarat, Hyderabad, Dec 14 –15, 2007.
  2. S. Sengupta, D. Kumar, S. K. Ghorai, “Distributed Fiber Optic Strain Sensing in a Simply Supported Beam using Wavelet Transform,” National Conference: Advances in Electronic Materials and Devices-2006, Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, India, 5-6 March 2006.

 

  Member of Professional Bodies
 

IEEE Member (#99150626)

  Current Sponsored Projects
 
  1. Currently working in a project as PI, entitled, “Fiber Bragg Grating Interrogation using Microwave Photonic Filter with Machine Learning for Structural Health Monitoring”, under the project “Development of Data Science Methods for Cyber Physical System”, in collaboration with, TIH-IDEAS: ISI-Kolkata, NM-ICPS in Data Science, DST, GoI. (Sanctioned on: 23 Sept’ 2022, Sanctioned Amount: 4.58 Lakhs). https://www.ideas-tih.org/s-projects-basic
  1. Completed the project as CO-PI: “Embedded Fiber Optic Sensor based Instrumentation System for Structural Health Monitoring”, Funding Agency: ISRO, VSSC, RESPOND, 2009-2012.
  Text and Reference Books
 

S.No 

Title of Book/ Book Chapter  

Author’s Name 

Publisher 

Year of

Publication 

  1

Book chapter in “Photonics, Plasmonics and Information Optics”

Somnath Sengupta

 

CRC Press,

eBook-ISBN 9781003047193

2021