Jayant Lal Bhattacharya
Prior to joining MU, J.L.Bhattacharya worked for over 32 years at Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. in the Corporate R&D Division, Hyderabad, from where he superannuated in year 2012 as an Additional General Manager. He was involved in research related electrical rotating machines, power systems, controls and power electronics. He was also involved in research related to superconducting machines. Thereafter, he worked as a Professor in an Engineering College affiliated to Osmania University, namely, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology for two years.
His current teaching and research interests are:
- Teaching: Machine modeling, Design of Electrical Machines, Reliability of Power Systems and Electronics.
- Research Interests: Superconducting Machines, Cryogenics, Traction motor design, Power Electronics and Controls, Electro Magnetic Fields, Power Systems, Microgrid/ Smartgrid, Electric Vehicles.
- Ph.D (Electrical Engg.), Auckland University, New Zealand, 1988.
- M.Tech (Electrical Engg.), IIT Kanpur, 1976
- B.Tech (Electrical Engg.), MA NIT, Bhopal, 1973.
Currently working as
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.
- 32-years of working in industry Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. In Corporate R&D Division, Hyderabad, India.
- 4-years of working in industry, Jyoti Ltd. Baroda, in Research & Development, Baroda, India.
- 2-years of teaching in Engineering college, affiliated to Osmania University, namely, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India
LIST OF PAPERS IN CONFERENCES:
Patents and Copyrights
- Torque speed characteristics of flame proof motor – patent granted
- Commutator with minimum weight for strategic application – patent granted.
- System for providing early warning and advice of a fault in turbogenerators – patent granted.
- A damper less superconducting generator – patent granted.
- Out of step protection of synchronous motor (For 12MW motor supplied to Oman) – patent filed.
- High temperature superconducting transformer – patent filed.
- Protection of large generator from asynchronous operation – patent filed.
List of copyrights:
- “Frequency response of turbogenerators”
- “Fault clearance operation on turbogenerators”
- “Analysis of wrong synchronization of turbogenerators”
- “Asynchronous operation of TGs”
- “DC Traction Motor Design and Performance TM01”
- “Color drawing of high temperature superconducting motor”.
- 200 kW liquid helium cooled superconducting generator, in year 1995;
- 5MW liquid helium cooled superconducting generator, in year 2001;
- 1 MVA, 33/6.6 kV, liquid nitrogen cooled superconducting transformer, year 2008;
- 200 kW, helium gas cooled superconducting motor, in year 2010.
Traction motors and generators
- 300 kW AC traction motors and systems for AC EMU operated by Indian Railways.
- 500 kW AC traction motors for Diesel Electric Engines of Railways.
- 3600 kW generators for Diesel Electric Engines of Railways.
Brushless exciter machines and systems
- 90 kW Brushless Excitation System for synchronous motors and industrial generators.
- 250 kW Brushless Excitation Systems for Hydrogenerators up to 25 MW.
- 500 kW Brushless Excitation Systems for Hydrogenerators up to 60 MW.
Power systems and controls
- Protection of synchronous motors against out of step operation.
- Fault clearance on large turbogenerators of capacity 500 & 660 MW.
- Frequency response characteristics of turbogenerators of capacity 500 & 660 MW.
- Faults leading to asynchronous operation of 500 MW and 250 MW turbogenerators.
- Operation of gas turbine driven industrial turbogenerators as motors for starting duty of the gas turbines of capacity up to 60 MW.
- Development of Superconducting Generators – sponsored by DST. (Value approximately Rs.11 crore)
- Consultancy on “Regenerative loading system for superconducting motor”, sponsored by BHEL R&D Hyderabad. (completed in May 2014).
- Other classified projects.
- Recipient of Commonwealth Scholarship award for carrying out research in New Zealand.
- Twice recipient of G.T.Murray award of IPENZ Auckland New Zealand for research in micro hydro systems.