Professor, Department Chair, and University Research Chair

Contact InformationKankar Bhattacharya

Phone: 519-888-4567 x37064, 519-888-4016
Location: EIT 4172, EIT 3036

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Biography Summary

Kankar Bhattacharya is a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. In 2021, the university awarded the designation 'University Research Chair.'

Research Interests

  • Power system operations, economics and planning.
  • Electricity markets, ancillary services and demand response.
  • Energy storage systems- integration in power systems and electricity markets.
  • Smart loads, smart grids and microgrids.

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 390 - Eng Design, Economics, Impact
    • Taught in 2017
  • ECE 467 - Power Syst Op & Markets
    • Taught in 2017
  • ECE 6602PD - Pwr. Sys. Mgmt. & Elec. Mkts.
    • Taught in 2019
  • ECE 6607PD - Opn. of Restructured Pwr. Sys.
    • Taught in 2018, 2020
  • ECE 666 - Power Systems Operation
    • Taught in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • ECE 760 - Top Pow Sys & H Volt Eng
    • Taught in 2017, 2019, 2020
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • 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

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