Samir Hazra received Ph.D. degree from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, in 2016. He graduated from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India with M.Tech. degree in electrical engineering in 2008 and from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India with B.E. (hons.) degree in power engineering, in 2005. He has almost ten years of work experience from industry including EPC Power Corp., Poway, CA, USA, TVS Motors Company, Hosur, Tamilnadu, India and SIEMENS, Kolkata, India in various areas of power electronics and controls.
Dr. Hazra received the 2017 IEEE PELS TC6 Emerging Technology Best Paper Award and the 2016 IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Second Prize Paper Award. He has also received 2018 IEEE IAS CMD best doctoral thesis award.
SiC device based high performance high-power converter design, Grid-tie inverter modeling and control, Industrial motor drives.