B.E. : National Institute of Technology, Surathakal, Karnataka ( 2000 )
MS : University of Florida, Gainesville, USA ( 2004 )
PhD : University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA ( 2007 )
Research Areas : Adaptive Control Systems, Active Flow Control, Renewable Energy, Engine Control, Cognitive Robotics, Intellectual Property Rights (Patents)
Major Post-Doctoral Industry Experiences : RSM Electron Power, Deer Park, New York, USA (Nov'07- July'10), GE Global Research, Bengaluru, India (Nov'12 - July'15)
Major Academic Experiences : Assistant Professor (Regular, AGP 8000), IIT Guwahati (Sept'10- April'12)
Contact Details : Email: dipankardeb@iitram.ac.in Phone (O): 079-67775408

US Patents

  • P. Srinivasan, M.N.R. Devarakonda, J. M. Fritz, D.G. Norton, A. Aramanekoppa, M. Setria, W.C. Vining, D. Deb, Systems and Methods for Model Based Control of Catalytic Converter Systems, US 9605579 B2, Filed: Dec 12, 2014, Pub date: June 16, 2016.

    Granted: March 28, 2017, Downloadable file: https://www.pat2pdf.org/patents/pat9605579.pdf
  • D. Deb, P. Srinivasan, M. Setria, M. N. R. Devarakonda, D. Bhatt, Method and System to Control Exhaust Gas Recirculation, US 9863344 B2, Granted: Jan 9, 2018, Filed: June 22, 2015, Pub Date: Dec 22, 2016.

    Granted Patent, Downloadable file: https://www.pat2pdf.org/patents/pat9863344.pdf
  • P. Srinivasan, M.N.R. Devarakonda, W.C. Vining, E.O. Reinbold, D. Deb, Engine controller and methods for controlling emission and power generation system using the same, US 2017/0074138A1, Filed: Sept 15, 2016, Pub Date: Mar 16, 2017.

    Published Patent, Downloadable file: https://www.pat2pdf.org/patents/pat20170074138.pdf
  • D. Deb, S. Aramanekoppa, P. Srinivasan, M.N.R. Devarakonda, Method and Engine Controller for Diagnosing Waste Gate Valve Malfunction and Related Power Generation System, US 20170089286 A1, Filed: Sept 22, 2016, Pub date: March 30, 2017.

    Published Patent, Downloadable file: https://www.pat2pdf.org/patents/pat20170089286.pdf
  • D. Deb, M. Sivasubramaniam, P. Srinivasan, S. S. Aramanekoppa, P. K. Patchaikani, A. S. Kulkarni, S. W. Freund, J. M. Fritz, G. Bikas, J. H. Yager, S. Kiran, Method and Systems for Exhaust Gas Control, US 2016/0160811 A1, Filed: Feb 17, 2016, Pub Date: June 9, 2016.

    Published Patent, Downloadable file: https://www.pat2pdf.org/patents/pat20160160811.pdf
  • D. Deb, A. K. Ambekar, D. R. Sagi, Method and System for Hybrid Wind Power Generation, US 10066604 B2, Filed: May 12, 2015, Pub date: Nov 19, 2015, Grant date: Sept 4, 2018.

    Granted Patent, Downloadable file: https://www.pat2pdf.org/patents/pat10066604.pdf

Journal Publications

  • R. Patel, D. Deb, "Parametrized Control-Oriented Mathematical Model and Adaptive Backstepping Control of a Single Chamber Single Population Microbial Fuel Cell," Journal of Power Sources (Elsevier), 396, 599-605, (SCI, Impact Factor: 6.945), July 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.06.064

  • A. Nath, D. Deb, R. Dey, S. Das, "Blood Glucose Regulation in Type 1 Diabetic Patients: An Adaptive Parametric Compensation Control Based Approach," IET System Biology (SCI, Impact Factor: 0.873), April 2018, DOI: 10.1049/iet-syb.2017.0093

  • U. Prajapati, A. Rawat, D. Deb, "A Novel Approach towards a Low Cost Peripheral Security System based on Specific Data rates," Accepted to Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, January 2018. (SCI, Impact factor: 1.20), https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-018-5305-5

  • M. Sharma, D. Deb, R. Acharya, "A novel three-band orthogonal wavelet filter bank method for an automated identification of alcoholic EEG signals," Applied Intelligence, August 17, 47 (2), 1-11, 2017 (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.983), https://doi.org/10.1007/s10489-017-1042-9

  • M. Sharma, P V. Achyuth, D. Deb, S. D. Puthankattil, R. Acharya, "An Automated Diagnosis of Depression Using Three-Channel Bandwidth-Duration Localized Wavelet Filter Bank with EEG Signals," Cognitive Systems Research, July 2018, (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.425), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogsys.2018.07.010

  • D. Deb, N. Brahmbhatt, "Review of Yield Increase of Solar Panels Through Soiling Prevention, and a Proposed Water-free Automated Cleaning Solution, " Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 82 (3), February 2018, Pages 3306-3313 , Elsevier, SCI, Impact Factor: 9.184)

  • A. Gojiya, D. Deb, K. Iyer, "Feasibility Study of Power Generation from Agricultural Residue in Comparison with Soil Incorporation," Accepted to Renewable Energy (Elsevier) (SCI, Impact Factor: 4.90).

  • D. Deb, G. Tao, J. O. Burkholder, D. R. Smith, “Adaptive Compensation Control of Synthetic Jet Actuator Arrays for Airfoil Virtual Shaping’’ Vol. 44, No. 2, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 2007 (SCI, Impact factor: 0.656)

  • D. Deb, G. Tao, J. Burkholder and D. R. Smith, “Adaptive synthetic jet actuator compensation for a nonlinear tailless aircraft model at low angles of attack,” Vol. 16, Issue 5, Pages 983 – 995, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2008. (SCI, Impact factor: 3.882).

  • P. Patel, A. Shandilya, and D. Deb, Optimized Hybrid Wind Power Generation With Forecasting Algorithms and Battery Life Considerations,"" Proceedings of IEEE PECI 2017, February 23-24, 2017, Urbana, IL."

Research Students

  • Harsh Dhiman (EE PhD: 2017-20) Wind Energy Forecasting and Battery life Optimization

  • Anil Gojiya (Co Guide: Dr. Kannan Iyer) (EE M. Tech: 2016-18) Residue Based Biomass Plant Feasibility and Biogas Control

  • Ravi Patel (EE M. Tech, 2016-18) Adaptive Control Techniques for Energy Efficient Microbial Fuel Cells

  • Umang Makadia (as Co-guide; Dr. Ajit Parwani: Supervisor) (Mech M. Tech: 2016-18) Numerical Simulation of Exhaust Gas Recirculation and CO2 Recirculation

  • Shubham Mishra (with Dr. Kshitij Bhargava) (EE M.Tech 2017-19): Study of Potential Induced Degradation (PID) in Solar Panels


  • D. Deb, R. Dey and V. E. Balas, “Engineering Research Methodology: A Practical Insight for Researchers” accepted in Springer, Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series.

  • D. Deb, J. Burkholder, G. Tao, Adaptive Control and Diagnostics for Systems with Complex, Nonlinear Actuators and Sensors, accepted under book series "Studies in Systems, Decision and Control", Springer.

  • R. Patel, D. Deb, R. Dey, V.E. Balas, Intelligent and Adaptive Control of Microbial Fuel Cells, accepted under book series "Intelligent Systems Reference Library", Springer.

Project Grants

  • “Adaptive Control of Wind Turbine Blades Using Synthetic Jet Actuators,” Department of Science and Technology, Fast Track Grant, 2011.

Professional Activities

  • EE Department Coordinator

    (July 2017 - Till Date)
  • EE Department Placement Coordinator (Achieved 90%+ Placement in Electrical Department in the batch that passed out in 2018).

    (September 2016 - Till Date)
  • IITRAM Library Committee Member

    (October 2015 - Till Date)
  • IITRAM's Student Startup and Innovation Policy (SSIP) Faculty Co-ordinator

    (May 2017 - Till Date)
  • Perspective Planning Committee Member, Instrumentation and Control Department, NIRMA University

    Sept 2017 - May 2018

India Patents

  • D. Deb, M. Patel, H. Singh, J. Shah, Robotic Device and Method for Automated Cleaning of Wind Turbine Blades, No. 201621042384 A, Pub Date: Dec 23, 2016.

    Published Patent
  • D. Deb, A. Rawat, N. Khanna, S. Agrawal, and H. Radadiya, Smart Imperceptible Door closing Systems with Integrated Monitoring, No. 201721021291 A, Pub Date: June 30, 2017.

    Published Patent
  • J. Shah, D. Deb, J. Mehta, D. Patel, Y. Dadi, Device and Method for Traffic Data Acquisition and Their Control System, No. 201621041894 A, Pub Date: Dec 23, 2016.

    Published Patent
  • A. Vyas, J. Shah, M. Patel, P. Modi, J. Dave, H. Singh, D. Deb, Automated System for Mitigated Cleaning of Solar Panels, No. 201621042138 A, Pub Date: Dec 23, 2016.

    Published Patent
  • A. Rawat, D. Deb, V. Rawat, D. Joshi, Methods and Systems for Data Rate Based Peripheral Security, No. 201721005324 A, Pub Date: Feb 24, 2017.

    Published Patent


  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE)

  • Life Member, Eta Kappa Nu (Honor Socity of Electrical Engineers)

  • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship

    Received it both in the 5th and 9th Grades of my High School.

Courses Taught at IITRAM

  • Fall 2017

    1. EE 5006 Adaptive and Nonlinear Control (Including Laboratory) (M. Tech, 1st Semester) 2. EE 4010 Technology Innovation and Intellectual property Rights (B. Tech, 7th Semester (Open Elective))
  • Spring 2017

    1. EE 5006 Adaptive and Nonlinear Control (Including Laboratory) (M. Tech, 1st Semester) 2. EE 4010 Technology Innovation and Intellectual property Rights (B. Tech, 7th Semester (Open Elective))
  • Fall 2016

    1. EE 4001 Renewable Energy (Including Laboratory) (B. Tech, 7th Semester) 2. EE 5001 Renewable Energy Infrastructure (M. Tech, 1st Semester) 3. HS 5002 Research Methodology (M. Tech, 1st Semester)
  • Spring 2016

    EE 2004 Control Systems (Including Laboratory) B. Tech, 4th Semester
  • Fall 2015

    EE 3003 Digital Systems (Including Laboratory) B. Tech 5th Semester

Active Reviewer International Journals

  • Automatica, IFAC Journal

  • Solar Energy, Elsevier Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier