Pabna University of Science and Technology

Faculty Profile

Diponkar Kundu

M.Eng.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (EE), University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia; B.Sc. Eng. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Bangladesh.

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

Contact Information

+8801723122846 (Personal)

+8801978122846 (Personal)

+88073164890 (Office)

d.kundu.eee@pust.ac.bd (Office)

d.kundu.eee@gmail.com (Personal)

Total Publications: 30

Total Publications (30)

26
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Biography (1)

  • Diponkar Kundu was born in Radhanagar, Sreepur, Magura, Bangladesh. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) in the faculty of Engineering and Technology at Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Pabna, Bangladesh. He is a member of Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB). He has published some of his research works in international journals and conferences. He has served as a reviewer of several international journals and conferences. He is very keen and passionate to devote himself in various voluntary social welfare activities from his early ages.

Education (1)

  • Diponkar Kundu has a Master of Engineering Science (M.Eng.Sc.) degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) from University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia and a B.Sc. Eng. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh. He has completed his primary, secondary and higher secondary education from Sreepur, Magura, Bangladesh.

Teaching Experience (3)

  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Bangladesh (22 December 2020 to till now).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Bangladesh (01 April 2012 to 21 December 2020).
  • Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Bangladesh (01 April 2009 to 31 March 2012).

Administrative or Other Experience (11)

  • Laboratory Teacher/Demonstrator (Undergraduate Level), Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia from July 2013 to June 2014.
  • Research Assistant (RA), Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia from 20 March 2013 to 19 July 2015.
  • Chairman/Head, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST) from 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2019 and 1 January 2022 to till now.
  • Convener of Core Committee under Annual Performance Agreement Committee, PUST from 13 August 2018 to 2021.
  • Member of Academic Council, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST) from 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2019 and from 1 January 2022 to till now.
  • Head of Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, PUST from 2016 to 2018.
  • Member of Tender Evaluation Committee I (TEC I), Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST) from 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2019.
  • Chairman, Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) Association, PUST from 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2019 and from 1 January 2022 to till now.
  • Member of Organogram Committee, PUST from 2018 to 2020.
  • Former Counselor and Advisor, IEEE PUST Student Branch.
  • Former Advisor, Engineering Students Association of Bangladesh (ESAB), PUST Unit.

Research Interests (2)

  • Communication Engineering, Renewable Energy, Electronics.
  • Biomedical Engineering.

Active Research Project (1)

  • Design of High-Efficiency Power Amplifier Design Using Simplified Real Frequency Technique.

Previous Research Project (2)

  • Linear and Efficient Wide-band RF Power Amplifier for Multi-Band Applications.
  • Compact Nantenna (Nanoantenna) Design For Energy Harvesting System To Energize Low Power Devices.

External Affiliation (2)

  • Professional Member (M/30035) of Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).
  • Former Student Member and Professional Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE).

Awards & Recognition (3)

  • Research Project Awards from University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh (2017, 2020, 2021).
  • Academic Excellence Awards and Scholarships (Four times) at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (2005 -2009).
  • Academic Excellence Awards and Scholarships for Primary, Secondary & Higher Secondary Examination (Four times) (1996, 1999, 2002, 2004).

Journal Articles (26)

  • Kundu, D., Roy, S., Mustak, R. et al, "Feasibility of Halide Perovskite Material–Based Hybrid Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor for Formalin Detection: A Numerical Investigation", Plasmonics, July 2024, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11468-024-02411-4.
  • Kundu, D., Enzamam-Ul-Haque, M., Ferdous, A.H.M.I. et al., "Propagation Characteristics Based Three Dimensional Refractive Index Configurations in Photonic Crystal Fibers for Terahertz Range Petroleum Sensing", Braz J Phys, June 2024, 54, 150 (2024), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13538-024-01530-x.
  • Diponkar Kundu, Md. Omar Faruk, Kayab Khandakar, A.H.M. Iftekharul Ferdous, Most. Momtahina Bani, Khalid Sifulla Noor, "Terahertz photonic crystal fiber sensor: Evaluating performance for chemical identification, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer", Volume 156, May 2024, 107615, ISSN 0735-1933, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2024.107615.
  • Sourav Roy, Nibir Mondol, Diponkar Kundu, Anisha Anjum Meem, Md. Rasidul Islam, Md. Amzad Hossain, Md. Biplob Hossain,“Numerical Investigation into Impact of Halide Perovskite Material on the Optical Performance of Prism-Loaded Hybrid Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor: A Strategy to Increase Sensitivity”, Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, Volume 43, February 2024, 100630, ISSN 2214-1804, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2024.100630.
  • Diponkar Kundu, Sakhawat Hossain, N. R. Nagarajan, K. V. Karthikeyan, Nalini Neelamegam, Srinivasan Mallan, A. H. M. Iftekharul Ferdous, Maruf Billah & Ahmed Nabih Zaki Rashed, "Optimizing Chemical Sensing Performance: A New Terahertz Waveguide Plasmonic Sensor with Hybrid Refractive Index Integration", Plasmonics, Publisher: Springer, February 2024, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11468-024-02221-8.
  • A. H. M. Iftekharul Ferdous, Shoyeb Mahmud, V. Vedanarayanan, T. D. Subha, Diponkar Kundu et all., "High-sensitivity Chemical Sensing and Detection Applications Based on Octagonal-shaped Hybrid Photonic Crystal Fiber with a Hexagonal Core", Journal of Optics, February 2024, Publisher: Springer, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12596-024-01654-y.
  • Kundu, D., Hossain, M., L., T.M. et al, "Terahertz Square Core Photonic Crystal Fiber Sensor: Revolutionizing Efficient Blood Cell Detection Through Refractive Index Sensing Based on Surface-Enhanced Spectroscopic Properties", Plasmonics, Publisher: Springer, January 2024, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11468-023-02182-4.
  • A. H. M. Iftekharul Ferdous, V. Kannan, E. Logashanmugam, Twana Mohammed Kak Anwer, Shamim Anower, Ahmmad Musha, Diponkar Kundu, Golam Sadeque, Shaik Hasane Ahammad, Ahmed Nabih Zaki Rashed & Amzad Hossain, "High-Sensitivity Pentagonal-Shaped Plasmonic Photonic Crystal Fiber for Sulfuric Acid Concentration Sensing", Plasmonics, Publisher: Springer, July 2023, Volume 18, Pages 2143–2153, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11468-023-01923-9.
  • A. H. M. Iftekharul Ferdous, Bilkis Akter, A. Priya, L. Megalan Leo, R. Thandaiah Prabu, Benjir Newaz Sathi, Diponkar Kundu, Md. Golam Sadeque, Md. Shahareaj Islam, Shaik Hasane Ahammad & Ahmed Nabih Zaki Rashed, "Octagonal PCF with Square-Core for Surface Enhanced Spectroscopic Properties: a New Frontier in Terahertz Chemical Sensing", Plasmonics, Publisher: Springer, October 2023, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11468-023-02074-7.
  • Tushar Kumar Das, Diponkar Kundu, “Feasibility and Sensitivity Analysis of a Self-Sustainable Hybrid System: A Case Study of a Mountainous Region in Bangladesh” Energy Conversion and Management: X, Volume 20, June 2023, 100411, ISSN 2590-1745, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecmx.2023.100411.
  • A. H. M. Iftekharul Ferdous, Benjir Newaz Sathi, Md. Shahareaj Islam, Diponkar Kundu, Twana Mohammed Kak Anwer, Shaik Hasane Ahammad, Md. Amzad Hossain, Mahmoud M. A. Eid & Ahmed Nabih Zaki Rashed, "A Highly Sensitive Terahertz Waveguide Plasmonic Sensor for Ethanol Sensing", Plasmonics, Publisher: Springer, 12 May 2023, Volume 18, Pages 1511–1519, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11468-023-01875-0.
  • Mohammed Jaber Alam, Gafur, Abdul; Rashid, Syed Zahidur; Sadeque, Md Golam; Kundu, Diponkor et al, "Permutation Based Load Balancing Technique for Long Term Evolution Advanced Heterogeneous Networks", International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Yogyakarta, Volume 12, Issue 6, December 2022: 6311-6319. DOI:10.11591/ijece.v12i6.pp6311-6319.
  • Sourav Roy, S.M. Tasmeeh Ahsan, Ashraful Hossain Howlader, Diponkar Kundu, Shakil Mahmud Boby, Md. Rasidul Islam, Md. Shahrukh Adnan Khan, Shuvagoto Dhar, Md. Amzad Hossain, “Comparative Investigation into Polarization Field-Dependent Internal Quantum Efficiency of Semipolar InGaN Green Light-Emitting Diodes: A Strategy to Mitigate Green Gap Phenomenon”, Materials Today Communications, Volume 31, June 2022, 103705, ISSN 2352-4928. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2022.103705.
  • Sourav Roy, S.M. Tasmeeh Ahsan, Nibir Mondol, Md. Mahmudul Hasan, Diponkar Kundu, Shakil Mahmud Boby, Mehedi Hassan, Md. Sanwar Hossain, Md. Rasidul Islam, Md. Biplob Hossain, Shuvagoto Dhar, Md. Amzad Hossain, "Comparative Investigation into Key Optoelectronic Characteristics of Semipolar InGaN Blue Laser Diodes: A Strategy to Mitigate Quantum-confine Stark Effect", Results in Physics, Volume 34, March 2022, 105246, ISSN 2211-3797, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rinp.2022.105246.
  • Roy S, Rahman MdS, Kundu D, Piata FA, Islam MdR, "Numerical Investigation into Photovoltaic Performance of Organolead Trihalide Perovskite Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cell", Materials Science Forum, Janaury 2022;1048:172–81. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/msf.1048.172.
  • Diponkar Kundu, Md. Hafizur Rahman, “Design a DC to DC Boost Converter and Analysis the Performance of Converter in MATLAB”, American Based Research Journal, ISSN: 2304-7151, Volume 9, Issue 10, Page 1-6, October 2020 (IF: 2.32).
  • Diponkar Kundu, Md. Ebrahim Khallil, Tushar Kumar Das, Abdullah Al Mamun, Ahmmad Musha, “Smart Home Automation System Using on IoT”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, ISSN 2229-5518, Volume 11, Issue 6, June 2020 (https://doi.org/10.14299/ijser.2020.06.03).
  • Md. Zamilis Siam, Diponkar Kundu, “Study Various Methods and Use Wavelet Transform for Fault Detection and Classification of Underground Transmission Line by Using MATLAB”, American Based Research Journal, ISSN: 2304-7151, Volume 9, Issue 10, Page 7-13, October 2020 (IF: 2.32).
  • Kazal Kumar Saha, Sohrab Hossain Razu, and Diponkar Kundu, “Implantable CPW fed M Shaped Antenna for Biomedical Applications”, Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, ISSN: 2329-1613 (Print); ISSN: 2329-1605 (Online), Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages: 42-45, April 2019 (doi: 10.11648/j.jeee.20190702.12) (IF: 0.22).
  • Sadia Narjim, Abdullah Al Mamun, and Diponkar Kundu “Diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia from Microscopic Image of Peripheral Blood Smear Using Image Processing Technique” in Second International Conference on Cyber Security and Computer Science, (ICONCS 2020), Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 15-16 February, 2020, pp. 515–526, published in the part of Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 325) by Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020. ISSN: 1867-8211; ISSN: 1867-822X (electronic); ISBN: 978-3-030-52855-3; ISBN: 978-3-030-52856-0 (eBook).(https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52856-0_41) (Indexed by SCOPUS).
  • Diponkar Kundu, Dilip Kumar Sarker, Md. Galib Hasan, Pallab Kanti Podder, and Md. Masudur Rahman “Performance Analysis of an InGaAs based p-i-n Photodetector”, International Journal of Soft Computing and Engineering, ISSN: 2231 – 2307, Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2012, pp. 316-321.
  • Dilip Kumar Sarker, Diponkar Kundu, Pallab Kanti Podder, Md. Masudur Rahman, and Kallol Krishna Karmarkar “Effect of Structure Parameters on the Signal Strength in a Solid Beam Driven Plasma-Loaded Backward Wave Oscillator”, Global Journal of Researches in Engineering, Online ISSN: 2249-4596 & Print ISSN: 0975-5861, Volume 12 Issue 3 Version 1.0, March 2012, pp. 19-23.
  • Pallab Kanti Podder, Dilip Kumar Sarker, and Diponkar Kundu “Real-Time Face Recognition System Based On Morphological Gradient Features and ANN”, Global Journal of Researches in Engineering, Online ISSN: 2249-4596 & Print ISSN: 0975-5861, Volume 12 Issue 2 Version 1.0, February 2012, pp. 13-17.
  • Pallab Kanti Podder, Fahmida Islam, Dilip Kumar Sarker, Md. Galib Hasan, and Diponkar Kundu, “An Analytical Study for the Performance Analysis of Propagation Models in WiMAX”, International Journal of Computational Engineering Research, ISSN: 2250 – 3005, Volume 2, Issue 1, January-February 2012, pp. 175-181.
  • Dilip Kumar Sarker, Md. Mortuza Ali, Diponkar Kundu, Pallab Kanti Podder, and Md. Galib Hasan “Effect of Waveguide Parameters on the Growth Rates in a Solid Beam Driven Plasma Loaded Backward Wave Oscillator”, International Journal of Soft Computing and Engineering, ISSN: 2231 – 2307, Volume 1, Issue 6, January 2012, pp. 226-231.
  • Dilip Kumar Sarker, Md. Mortuza Ali, Diponkar Kundu, Md. Galib Hasan, and Pallab Kanti Podder “Analytical Study of a Solid Beam Driven Plasma-Loaded Backward Wave Oscillator”, Global Journal of Researches in Engineering, Online ISSN: 2249-4596 & Print ISSN: 0975-5861, Volume 12 Issue 1 Version 1.0, January 2012, pp. 17-22.

Conference Proceedings (4)

  • Diponkar Kundu, Ahmed Wasif Reza, and Harikrishnan Ramiah, “Design of an U-slot Folded Shorted Patch Antenna for RF Energy Harvesting” Published in 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICCET’2014),Penang, Malaysia, pp. 61-65, September 19-20,2014, (http://dx.doi.org/10.15242/IIE.E0914046).
  • Sadia Narjim, Abdullah Al Mamun, and Diponkar Kundu “Diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia from Microscopic Image of Peripheral Blood Smear Using Image Processing Technique” in Second International Conference on Cyber Security and Computer Science, (ICONCS 2020), Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 15-16 February, 2020, pp. 515–526, published in the part of Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 325) by Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020. ISSN: 1867-8211; ISSN: 1867-822X (electronic); ISBN: 978-3-030-52855-3; ISBN: 978-3-030-52856-0 (eBook).(https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52856-0_41) (Indexed by SCOPUS).
  • M. Hafizur Rahman, Mark Pickering, and Diponkar Kundu, “Efficient Rotation Invariant Gabor Descriptors for Texture Classification” in 2012 International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV),INSPEC Accession Number: 13058537, 18-19 May 2012, Added to IEEE Xplore:04 October 2012, DOI:10.1109/ICIEV.2012.6317469.
  • Tushar Kumar Das, Rakibul Islam, Md. Ebrahim Khallil, Abdullah Al Mamun, Diponkar Kundu and Mamunur Rashid “Design Optimization and Economic Analysis of a Hybrid System for a Hilly Area in Bangladesh” – Accepted in Innovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Materials Forum 2020 (iM3F 2020) organized by Faculty of Manufacturing and Mechatronic Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), 6th of August 2020 (virtually), will be published in Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering (Springer).

Conducted Courses (1)

  • Electrical Circuit I, Sessional on Electrical Circuit I, Electrical Circuit II, Sessional on Electrical Circuit II, Electrical Machines I, Sessional on Electrical Machines I, Electrical Shop Practice, Electrical Machine Design, Electronics I, Sessional on Electronics I, Signals and Systems, Linear Circuit Analysis, Electrical Engineering Materials, Power Electronics, Electrical Power Transmission & Distribution.

Graduate Supervision (2)

  • Supervised Several Students in Undergraduate Level.
  • Not Applicable for Masters and PhD Students.

Conference and Seminar Attended (2)

  • Diponkar Kundu, Ahmed Wasif Reza, and Harikrishnan Ramiah, “Design of an U-slot Folded Shorted Patch Antenna for RF Energy Harvesting” Published in 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICCET’2014),Penang, Malaysia, pp. 61-65, September 19-20,2014, (http://dx.doi.org/10.15242/IIE.E0914046).
  • M. Hafizur Rahman, Mark Pickering, and Diponkar Kundu, “Efficient Rotation Invariant Gabor Descriptors for Texture Classification” in 2012 International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV),INSPEC Accession Number: 13058537, 18-19 May 2012, Added to IEEE Xplore:04 October 2012, DOI:10.1109/ICIEV.2012.6317469.

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