Research Interest

  • Smart Sensors-Intelligent Instruments: IoT, Lab-on-Chip, and Machine Learning
  • System Modelling: Battery, Bioimpedance, Covid 19 Pandemic
  • Fractional Order System: Analysis and Synthesis
  • Control Theory (Fractional, AI, Fuzzy) and Applications: Power Converter
  • Analog Circuits: Design, Fabrication and Nonideality Analysis

  FoCAS Lab (Research Lab)

    Current Students
  • Agniv Tapadar, PhD Student,
  • Research Topic: Fractional Order Circuit Design.

  • Dibakar Roy, MTech-PhD Student,
  • Research Topic: Fractional order model analysis for biological samples

  • Aakashdeep Kurre, MTech Student,
  • Research Topic: Study of Power Converters in Fractional Order Domain

    Graduated Students
  • Harshit Bansal, BTech (Hons) 2021,
  • Thesis: Optimal Design of a Fractional Order Immittance in the Third Quadrant

  • Srishti Sachan, BTech (Hons), 2020
  • Thesis: Fractional Order Colpitts and Hartlay Oscillator

  • Kreshnan Dwivedi, MTech Student, 2021
  • Thesis: Design and Realizetion of OTA based Fractional Order Filters

  Academic Background

  Courses Designed and Taught

  • EE103: (previuosly EE102) Circuits and Systems (UG)
  • EE202: Control System Engineering-I (UG)
  • EE353: Circuits and Devices Lab (UG EE Lab)
  • EE504: Design of Analog and Mixed Signal Circuits (UG-PG)
  • EE507: Sensors, Measurements, and Instrumentation (UG-PG)
  • EE512: Advanced and Digital Control System (UG-PG)


  • Faculty In-charge: Electrical Engineering Lab (since Jan 2021)
  • Member: Central Instrumentation Facilities (since May 2021)
  • Member: DUGC, Dept. EECS (since Aug 2020)
  • Member: Purchase Committe, Dept. EECS (since Jan 2021)
  • Past Responsibilities
  • Faculty In-charge: IIT Bhilai Website (Jan 2019-Jun 2020)
  • Faculty In-charge: Newsletters, and Annual reports (Jan 2019-Jun 2020)

  Professional Experience

  Awards and Accolades

  • Nominated by the Academic Council, SSTC, Bhilai, as the Member in Board of Studies, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, of SSTC, Bhilai, 2021.
  • Received the 'Certificated of Apprciation' in the final round of IEEE IS & M - Student Contest held in IEEE I2MTC May 12-15 2018, Houston, TX, USA.
  • Received the 'Best Researcher Award' for 2017, in the specialization of 'Instrumentation and Signal Processing', Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • Received the 'Best Paper Award' in the track 'MEMS, Electron Device and Sensor' in IEEE TechSym 2016, Kharagpur, India.
  • Achieved All India GATE Rank 22 in the GATE-2010 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) in Electrical Engineering.

  Invited Talks

  • Delivered an expert talk in the National seminar on "Advances in Scientific and Industrial Instrumentation-2021" (ASCII-2021), Mar 24-25, 2021, organized by the Department of Instrumentation, Cochin University of Science and Technology – CUSAT on the topic, Application of Fractal Calculus in designing Chemical Sensor.
  • Invited as the Keynote Speaker in BITCON-2020, a national level conference on “New Horizons in Electronics Engineering to Combat Current Challenges”, organized by Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, on Nov 20, 2020. Lecture topic: ‘Emergence of Fractional Calculus in Electronics and Controls’.
  • Invited as an expert speaker for a ATAL Faculty Development Program to be held by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg on the topic “Smart Sensors in Control System Applications” from Nov 2-6, 2020.
  • Delivered an expert talk in the short term training program (STTP) on Recent Trends in Instrumentation Engineering during Sep 7- 11, 2020, held by Electrical Engg. Dept., NIT Uttarakhand. Topic: Smart sensor design for precision Agriculture.
  • Invited to present a lecture on topic, 'Application of Four-Quadrant Fractors' in the 'FOS' 20', an workshop on fractional order system, held at IIT Kharagpur, Feb 18-22 2020.
  • Invited to present a lecture on topic, 'Fractional Order Control in Power Electronics' in a seminar on Power Electronics nand Modern Drives, held at NIT Raipur, Nov 2019.
  • Invited to present a lecture on topic, 'Design and Realizatiion of the Four-Quadrant Fractors' in the 'FOSTA 19', an workshop on fractional order system, held at NIT Silchar, Aug 15-20 2019.
  • Invited to present a lecture on topic, 'Design and Realizatiion of the Four-Quadrant Fractors' in the 'FOS' 18', an workshop on fractional order system, held at IIT Kharagpur, Feb 16-20 2018

  Selected Publications

  1. A. Adhikary, S. Banerjee, S. Sen and K. Biswas. Two Electrode Impedeometry Based System for Measuring Conductivity of liquid Medium, Application No. 201731041880, Published, May 2019
Book Chapter
  1. A. Tapadar, F A Khandey, S Sen, and A. Adhikary. Fractional Calculus in Electronic Circuits: A Review, in Fractional Order Systems: Mathematics, Design, and Applications for Engineers, Part 1, Elsevier, 2021.
  2. A. Adhikary. CNT based Fractors in All Four Quadrants: Design, Simulation and Practical Applications, in Fractional Order Systems: Mathematics, Design, and Applications for Engineers, Part 2, Elsevier, 2021.
  3. A. Adhikary and, K. Biswas. Four Quadrant Fractors and their Applications in Fractional Order Circuits, in Handbook on Fractional Calculus and Application, Vol. 5, De Gruyter, Jan, 2019.
Journal Papers
Review Articles
  1. A. Adhikary, M. Khanra, J. Pal and, K. Biswas. Realization of fractional order elements, INAE Letters, vol. 2 (2), pp. 41-47 (2017). doi:
Conference Papers
  1. A. Adhikary and D. Roy. Fractional Order Parameter Estimation from the Nyquist Plots with Two Distinct Lobes, 2020 IEEE First International Conference on Power, Control and Computing Technologies (ICPC2T), Raipur, India, pp. 250-255 (2020). doi: 10.1109/ICPC2T48082.2020.9071455
  2. A. Adhikary, J. Roy and, K. Biswas. Performance study of a two-electrode type aqueous conductivity sensor for smart farming, 2019 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1-6 (2019). doi: 10.1109/I2MTC.2019.8826887
  3. A. Adhikary, S. Sen and, K. Biswas. Realization and study of a fractional order resonator using an obtuse angle fractor, 2016 IEEE Students' Technology Symposium (TechSym), Kharagpur, India, pp. 120-125 (2016). doi: 10.1109/TechSym.2016.7872667
  4. A. Adhikary, G Kumar, S Banerjee, S. Sen and, K. Biswas. Modelling and performance improvement of phase-angle-based conductivity sensor, 2016 IEEE First International Conference on Control, Measurement and Instrumentation (CMI), Kolkata, India, pp. 403-407 (2016). doi: 10.1109/CMI.2016.7413779
  5. A. Adhikary, M. Khanra, S. Sen and, K. Biswas. Realization of a carbon nanotube based electrochemical fractor, 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 2329-2332 (2015). doi: 10.1109/ISCAS.2015.7169150
  6. A. Adhikary, M. Khanra and, K. Biswas. Design of FPGA based digital controller for 2nd and higher order systems, 2012 Students Conference on Engineering and Systems (SCES), Allahabad, India, pp. 1-5 (2012). doi: 10.1109/SCES.2012.6199059


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