Professor, Assoc Chair Grad Studies

Contact InformationKankar Bhattacharya

Phone: 519-888-4567 x37064
Location: EIT 4172

Biography Summary

Kankar Bhattacharya is a Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

Research Interests

  • Power system operations
  • Power system economics and planning
  • Electricity markets
  • ancillary services and demand response
  • Energy storage systems- integration in power systems and electricity markets
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Smart loads and smart grids
  • Microgrids
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Systems analysis

Education

  • 1993, Doctorate, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • 1988, Master's, Electrical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  • 1986, Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering, G.B. Pant Univeristy of Agriculture and Technology

Courses*

  • ECE 467 - Power Systems Analysis, Operations and Markets
    • Taught in 2014, 2015, 2017
  • ECE 6602PD - Power System Management & Electricity Markets
    • Taught in 2015
  • ECE 666 - Power Systems Operation
    • Taught in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • ECE 760 - Special Topics in Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering
    • Taught in 2016, 2017
  • ECE 390 - Engineering Design, Economics, and Impact on Society
    • Taught in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • ECE 6607PD - Operation and Control of Restructured Power Systems
    • Taught in 2016, 2018
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Sharma, Isha and Bhattacharya, Kankar and Cañizares, Claudio, Smart distribution system operations with price-responsive and controllable loads, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 6(2), 2015, 795 - 807
  • Paudyal, Sumit and Cañizares, Claudio A and Bhattacharya, Kankar, Optimal operation of industrial energy hubs in smart grids, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 6(2), 2015, 684 - 694
  • Bozchalui, Mohammad Chehreghani and Cañizares, Claudio A and Bhattacharya, Kankar, Optimal operation of climate control systems of produce storage facilities in smart grids, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 6(1), 2015, 351 - 359