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 Mr Nipun Pande: Leading Researcher in Electric locomotives and power systems

Mr at Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.

🎉🏆 Congratulations, Nipun Pande, on receiving the esteemed Best Researcher Award from Young scientist Awards! 🌟 Your dedication, innovative research, and scholarly contributions have made a significant impact in the field of Agricultural Education. 🌌 Your commitment to advancing knowledge and pushing the boundaries of research is truly commendable. Here’s to your continued success in shaping the future of academia and making invaluable contributions to your field. Well done! 🌟

👨‍🏫 Nipun Pande, an Prof at the  Ministry of Textiles, Government of India India. stands as a distinguished academic and researcher in the Engineering.


🌐 Professional Profiles:


🎓Education: I earned my Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology in 2010, achieving a remarkable CGPA of 9.17/10.0. Subsequently, I pursued my Masters in Electrical Engineering at the University of Tokyo in 2023, where I excelled with a GPA of 3.97/4.0. During my academic journey, I contributed significantly to the field, publishing two international conference papers and one journal paper. In 2023, I expanded my horizons with an internship in Electric Road Systems at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden.

🌐Experience: My professional journey began at Tata Consultancy Services, Innovation Lab, where I delved into the realm of computer vision. Over the years, I accumulated substantial expertise, leading to three international conference publications and three Indian patents in the field of computer vision. Transitioning to Indian Railways, I’ve dedicated 12 years to various facets of electrical engineering, covering traction power systems, electric locomotives, and urban transport systems. I’ve successfully led teams in commissioning extensive projects, contributing to over 200 track kilometers.

Current Role: Presently, I serve as the Joint Development Commissioner, Handlooms, at the Ministry of Textiles, where my responsibilities extend to the social and technical upliftment of 3.5 million weavers nationwide. My team and I are actively implementing technical innovations, leveraging Information and Communication Technology to enhance the efficiency and well-being of weavers.

Academic Achievements:

  • Secured the 3rd rank in the Bachelor’s course with a stellar CGPA of 9.17/10.0.
  • Achieved a GPA of 3.97/4.0 in the Masters course, accompanied by the publication of three impactful research papers – two in international conferences and one in a reputable journal.

🔍 Research Projects:

  • Completed and Ongoing: 04
  • Consultancy and Industries Sponsored Projects: 10
  • Total Cost of Projects: INR 50 million
  • Patent Published and Under Process: 03
  • Journals Published in SCI and SCIE index: 01
  • Journals Published in Scopus, Web of Science, and PubMed index: 01
  • Journals Published in Other index: 01

🏆 Academic Achievements:

  • Books Published with ISBN: 06
  • Cumulative Impact Factor of the Last 3 Years: H-index: 02
  • Research Scholar Graduated: No. of Research Scholar On Going: 04
  • Invited Speaker/Resource Person: 02
  • Research Conferences/Workshops Organized: 05

🤝 Collaboration and Recognition:

  • Number of Collaborative Activities for Research: 05
  • Functional MoUs with other Universities/Industries/Corporate: 03
  • Member of Professional Bodies: 02

🔬 Areas of Research:

  1. Energy saving in electric railways
  2. Traction power distribution
  3. Regenerative braking energy
  4. Sustainability in the handloom sector

🌐 Contribution to Research & Development:

  • As Joint Director, Electrical, Urban Transport in the Ministry of Railways, facilitated collaboration with academic institutes such as IITs, addressing challenges in Indian Railways, contributing to track embankment erosion prediction, and landslide detection.
  • Internship at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden, transferred knowledge from railway traction to electric road systems, resulting in a report under review by SAE International Journal of Electrified Vehicles.
  • Masters at the University of Tokyo demonstrated potential energy savings in Indian Railways through bilateral traction co-phase systems, optimizing regenerative braking.
  • Previous groundbreaking research in computer vision led to 03 international publications and 03 Indian patents.
  • Currently overseeing the welfare of 3.5 million weavers involves collaborations with various institutes for impactful projects. 🌱

Top Noted Publication:

Feasibility of adopting bilateral co-phase traction network in single phase 25 kV AC traction system

Multiple face tracking with appearance modes and reasoning

Analysis of voltage unbalance and mitigation of circulating power in bilateral co-phase traction system


Nipun Pande | Electric locomotives and power systems

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