Dr. Pankaj Sarkar

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

B.Tech (Jalpaiguri Govt. Engg. College)
M.Tech (Burdwan University)
Ph.D (Jadavpur University)

Specialization: Microwave Engineering

Area of Interest: Microwave Passive circuit, Metametarials, MMIC, Antenna

Brief Resume

Pankaj Sarkar received his B.Tech from Jalpaiguri Govt. Engg. College in the year of 2007, M.Tech from Burdwan University in the year of 2009 and Ph.D. from Jadavpur University in the year of 2016. He worked one year in Space Applications Center - Ahmedabad as a trainee for M. Tech project entitled as “Design of MMIC Mixer at 50-60 GHz”. He initiated his teaching carrier from ITER (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University-Bhubaneswar), after that he served Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology and National Institute of Technology-Sikkim. He is presently Assistant Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering Department of North-Eastern Hill University-Shillong. His research interest lies in the area of microwave passive circuit design, metamaterials, MMIC, antenna.

Subject Taught/teaching: Microwave Engineering, Antenna, Electromagnetic Theory, Digital electronics circuit, Power electronics, Information theory and coding.

Teaching/Research Experiences: More than 06 years.

Publications

Research Publications

International Journal

13

International Conferences

12

National Conferences/Symposium

07

Total

32

International Journals

  1. Rowdra Ghatak, Pankaj Sarkar, R. K. Mishra and D. R. Poddar, “A Compact UWB Bandpass Filter With Embedded SIR as Band Notch Structure” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 261-263, May. 2011.
  2. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, R. K. Mishra and D. R. Poddar, “A Substrate Integrated Waveguide Based UWB Band pass Filter for 22 to 29 GHz Vehicular Radar System”, International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology. Vol.6. no.6, pp.-353-357, Nov-2011. 
  3. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, Manimala Pal, D. R. Poddar, “A Planar Compact Dual-Band Bandpass Filter Using Stepped Impedance Resonator and Interdigital Capacitor,” International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Cambridge University Press. vol.3, issue 06, pp. 671-674, December-2011.
  4. Rowdra Ghatak, Manimala Pal, Pankaj Sarkar and D. R. Poddar, “Dual-Band Bandpass Filter using Integrated Open Loop Resonators With Embedded Ground Slots” MICROWAVE AND OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY LETTERS, Wiley Periodicals, Inc., Vol. 54, No. 9, pp.-2049-2052, September -2012.
  5. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, Manimala Pal, and D. R. Poddar, “Compact UWB Bandpass Filter With Dual Notch Bands Using Open Circuited Stubs” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 22, no. 9, pp. 453-455, September -2012.
  6. Pankaj Sarkar, Manimala Pal, Rowdra Ghatak and Dipak R. Poddar, “Miniaturized UWB Bandpass Filter with Dual Notch Bands and Wide Upper Stopband” Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 38, pp. 161-170, 2013.
  7. Rowdra Ghatak, Manimala Pal, Pankaj Sarkar, Amit Kumar Aditya and D. R. Poddar, “Tri-band bandpass filters using modified tri-section stepped impedance resonator with improved selectivity and wide upper stopband” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, Vol-7, Issue-15, pp-1187-1193, Dec-2013.
  8. Pankaj Sarkar, Ishita Rakshit, Sharmili Adhikari, Manimala Pal M and Rowdra Ghatak, “A band notch UWB bandpass filter using dual-stub-loaded multimode resonator with embedded spiral resonator” International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Cambridge University Press, 6(2), pp.161–166, 2014
  9. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, Manimala Pal, and D. R. Poddar, “High-Selective Compact UWB Bandpass Filter with Dual Notch Bands” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 448-450, JULY -2014.
  10. Manimala Pal, Biswajit Sarkar, Pankaj Sarkar and Rowdra Ghatak, “A dual-band bandpass filter using integrated stepped impedance resonators” International Journal of Electronics Letters, Taylor & Francis, pp. 1-12, 2014.
  11. Manimala Pal, Rowdra Ghatak and Pankaj Sarkar, “Compact dual-band bandpass filter using asymmetric stepped impedance stub loaded multimode resonator,” International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-6, 2015;
  12. Pankaj Sarkar, Manimala Pal and Rowdra Ghatak, “A Compact Dual Stopband Bandstop Filter Using Defected SIR and Hilbert Shape Fractal Structure” MICROWAVE AND OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY LETTERS, Wiley Periodicals, Inc, pp. 1345-1347.  Vol. 58, No. 6, June 2016.
  13. Manimala Pal, Rowdra Ghatak and Pankaj Sarkar, “Perturbed Sierpinski Carpet Resonator and Its Usage in Compact Dual and Triple Band Bandpass Filters” International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Wiley Periodicals, Inc./Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 418-425, June 2016.

International Conference

  1. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, R. K. Mishra and D. R. Poddar  “A Wideband Dual Layered Bandpass Filter with Improved Electric Coupling” International Conference on Radiation Physics and its Applications (ICRPA-2010); The University of Burdwan, India, pp.- 67.
  2. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, D. R. Poddar  and R. K. Mishra, “A Compact UWB (22 to 29 GHz) Band pass Filter for Vehicular Radar System” International Symposium on Microwaves (ISM-2010), Bangalore, INDIA, pp. 45-47.
  3. Manimala Pal, Pankaj Sarkar, Joydeep Chakravorty and Rowdra Ghatak, “A Miniaturized Fractal Shaped Step-Impedance Resonator Based Dual Band Filter for IEEE 802.11a/b Application” International Conference on Electronic Systems (ICES-2011). NIT-Rourkela, INDIA, pp. 226-227.
  4. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, R. K. Mishra and D. R. Poddar, “A Dual band Band pass filter for WiMAX Applications” International Conference on Electronic Systems (ICES-2011). NIT-Rourkela, INDIA, pp. 219-221.
  5. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak and D. R. Poddar, “A Dual-Band Bandpass Filter Using SIR Suitable for WiMAX Band” International Conference on Information and Electronics Engineering (ICIEE 2011), Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 70-74.
  6. Rowdra Ghatak, Manimala Pal, Pankaj Sarkar, A K Aditya and D R Poddar, “Tri-Band Bandpass Filter with Transmission Zeros between Each Band Using a Combination of Dual Step and Tri-Step SIR” IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference (AEMC-2011), Kolkata, INDIA.
  7. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak  and D.R. Poddar, “A Compact UWB Bandpass Filter with Multiple Notch Band using Open Circuited Stub” IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference (AEMC-2011), Kolkata, INDIA.
  8. Manimala Pal, Biswajit Sarkar, Pankaj Sarkar and Rowdra Ghatak, “Compact Dual-Band Bandpass Filter Using Concentric Stepped Impedance Resonator,” IEEE CODEC 2012, Hyatt Regency Kolkata.
  9. Sharmili Adhikari, Ishita Rakshit, Manimala Pal, Pankaj Sarkar and Rowdra Ghatak, “An UWB Band Pass Filter with a Notch Band using Stub Loaded Multi-Mode Resonator,” IEEE CODEC -2012, Hyatt Regency Kolkata.
  10. Pankaj Sarkar, B V Koti Reddy, Manimala Pal and Rowdar Ghatak, “UWB Bandpass Filter with Broad Notch Band and Ultra-wide Upper Stopband” IEEE International Microwave and RF conference (IMaRC-2013), 14-16 Dec 2013, New Delhi, India.
  11. Rowdar Ghatak, Manimala Pal, Pankaj Sarkar, “Compact Dual Band Bandpass Filter using Bamileke Fractal Architecture Shaped Resonator” IEEE International Microwave and RF conference (IMaRC-2013), 14-16 Dec 2013, New Delhi, India.
  12. Siddhant Dey, Sanjukta Tamang, Pankaj Sarkar, Manimala Pal, Rowdra Ghatak, “An ultra-wideband bandpass filter using multi stub resonator with notch band functionality” IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing And Communication Engineering Systems (SPACES), Dept of ECE, K L UNIVERSITY, pp. 314-317, 2015

National Conference 

  1. Pankaj Sarkar, Surajit Mukherjee, Purnima Hazra  and Rowdra Ghatak, “Dual-Notch Planar UWB Bandpass Filter Using Embedded Asymmetric Stepped Impedance Resonators”, National Conference on Recent Advances in Communication Technology (NCRACT-2009), NIT- Rourkela, pp.- 78-81.
  2. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, R. K. Mishra and D. R. Poddar  “A Wideband mmwave Waveguide to Microstrip Transition” IETE National Conference on Materials, Devices and Circuits in Communication Technology (MDCCT-2010); IETE Burdwan Sub-Center, The University of Burdwan, INDIA. pp.- 129-130.
  3. Pankaj Sarkar, Manimala Pal and Rowdra Ghatak, “A Compact UWB Bandpass Filter for 22 to 29 GHz Automotive Radar Application,” Proceedings of E2NC 2012, Feb 3-4, 2012.
  4. Pankaj Sarkar, Rowdra Ghatak, Manimala Pal and D.R. Poddar, “A Compact UWB Bandpass Filter with Multiple Notch Band Using Open Circuited Stub,” IETE National Conference on Materials, Devices and Circuits in Communication Technology (MDCCT-2012), pp.150-153, Feb 6-7 2012.
  5. Mrinal Kumar Das, Sujit Das, Tenzing Sherpa, Pankaj Sarkar  and Rowdar Ghatak, “UWB Bandpass filter with multiple notch bands and wide upper stopband” IETE National Conference on Materials, Devices and Circuits on Communication technology (MDCCT-2014), pp.- 27-30, 7-8 Feb-2014, Burdwan University, West-Bengal. ISBN-978-93-80663-20-3
  6. Imdadul Islam, Chandan Boro, Rajeev Kumar, Pankaj Sarkar, Manimala Pal and Rowdar Ghatak, “A Dual-Mode Dual band Bandpass Filter with Improved out of Band Performance” IETE National Conference on Materials, Devices and Circuits in Communication Technology (MDCCT-2014), pp.- 31-33, 7-8 Feb-2014, Burdwan University, West-Bengal. ISBN-978-93-80663-20-3
  7. Pankaj Sarkar, V. Krishna Chowdhury, P Sai Kiran Goud, B V K Reddy, Manimala Pal and Rowdar Ghatak, “UWB Bandpass Filter using Multiple Stub Loaded Uniform Impedance Resonator” IETE National Conference on Materials, Devices and Circuits in Communication Technology (MDCCT-2014), pp.- 176-179, 7-8 Feb-2014, Burdwan University, West-Bengal. ISBN-978-93-80663-20-3

Participation in Training/Refresher courses/Orientation courses etc.

  1. Summer workshop cum Tutorial on Antenna and Microwave Teaching: New Thought and Challenges (13/06/2011-17/06/2011), Center for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Calcutta.
  2. 103rd Orientation Programme at UGC-HRDC (01/03/2016-28/03/2016), The University of Burdwan.

Awards/Achievements

  • Invited as a Session Chair in International Conference on Information and Electronics Engineering (ICIEE 2011) held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Reviewer:

Journal:   

(i) IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.
(ii) Electronics Letters.
(iii) IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.
(iv) IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation.
(v) Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER).
(vi) Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications (Taylor & Francis).
(vii) Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications.

Conference: 

(i) IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference -2013.

(ii) IEEE International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communication and Information Technology Applications (CSCITA)-2014.

(iii) International conference on "Microwave, Optical and Communication Engineering-2015.

(iv) IEEE International Conference on Microelectronics, Computing and Communication (MicroCom-2016).

  • Invited to deliver lecture for “Short Term Course in MATLAB” at computer center, NEHU-Shillong.
  • Invited to deliver talk during the training programme on “Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design & Fabrication” at NIT-Meghalaya.
  • Appointed as an external examiner for (i) Optical Fiber Communication Lab. (ii) Microwave & Antenna Engineering Lab (M.Tech, 1st sem) at Tripura University.

Organize Workshop/ Conference Etc.

Organized 3 Days Workshop as a joint convener on “RF & Microwave Technology for Modern Systems Design” (October 08-10, 2014) at the Dept. of ECE NEHU, Shillong, with support from SAMEER Mumbai.

B.Tech. Project Supervised

More than 15

M.Tech project Supervised 02