Prof. (Dr.) Bhim Singh

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Prof. (Dr.) Bhim Singh

CEA Chair Professor, IIT Delhi

Bhim Singh (SM’99–F’10) was born in Bijnor, India, in 1956. He has received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee), Roorkee, India, in 1977, the M.Tech. degree in power apparatus and systems, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical machines from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 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 1990, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, India, as an Assistant Professor, where he became an Associate Professor in 1994 and a Professor in 1997. He has been the Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Delhi from 2014 to 2016. Since 2016, he has been the Dean, Academics, at IIT Delhi. He guided 74 Ph.D. dissertations, and 166 M.E./M.Tech/M.S.(R) theses. He filed 37 patents and executed more than 80 sponsored and consultancy projects. He coauthored a text book on power quality: Power Quality Problems and Mitigation Techniques (Wiley, 2015). His research interests include solar PV grid interface systems, microgrids, power quality monitoring and mitigation, solar PV water pumping systems, improved power quality ac–dc converters, power electronics, electrical machines, drives, flexible alternating transmission systems, and high voltage direct current systems.,Dr. Singh has been a JC Bose Fellow of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, since 2015. He was the recipient of Khosla National Research Award of IIT Roorkee in the year 2013, Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award-2014 in the field of Engineering including Energy & Aerospace, and the IEEE PES Nari Hingorani Custom Power Award-2017. He was also a recipient of “Faculty Research Award as a Most Outstanding Researcher” in the field of Engineering-2018 of Careers-360, India.