NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SIKKIM

NIT Sikkim

NameDr. Surajit Kundu
DesignationAssistant Professor
Associate Dean of Student Welfare
Academic QualificationPhD- NIT Sikkim
M. Tech- IIT Kharagpur
B. Tech-Academy of Technology
Areas of InterestWireless communication
Digital Communication
Antenna development (Ultra-Wideband, MIMO, 5G etc.)
Ground Penetrating Radar
Work Experience10 years
TeachingsFundamentals of Communication
Digital Communication
Information Theory and Coding
Fundamentals of Wireless Communication
Advanced Wireless Communication
Satellite Communication
Advanced Wireless Systems
Modern Antennas and Applications
List of Publications
Journal
[1] Surajit Kundu and Ayan Chatterjee, "Sharp Triple-Notched Ultra Wideband Antenna with Gain Augmentation Using FSS for Ground Penetrating Radar", Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 17, no. 2, 2021, pp. 1399-1418. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-020-07928-5
[2] Surajit Kundu, "High gain compact ultra?wideband "antenna?frequency selective surface" and its performance evaluation in proximity of soil surface," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 63, no. 3, 2021, pp. 869-875. https://doi.org/10.1002/mop.32704
[3] Surajit Kundu, "A compact printed ultra-wideband filtenna with low dispersion for WiMAX and WLAN interference cancellation." S?dhan?, vol. 45, no. 261, 2020, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-020-01495-y
[4] Surajit Kundu, Ayan Chatterjee, and Amjad Iqbal, "Printed circular ultra-wideband antenna with triple sharp frequency notches for surface penetrating radar application", Sadhana, vol. 45, no. 97, 2020, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-020-01341-1
[5] Somnath Mahato, Atanu Santra, Sukabya Dan, P. Banerjee, Surajit Kundu, and Anindya Bose, "Point Positioning Capability of Compact, Low-Cost GNSS Modules: A Case Study," IETE Journal of Research, 2021, pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/03772063.2021.1939801
[6] Surajit Kundu, "Gain Augmentation of a Triple Notched Ultra-wideband Antenna using Compact Uniplanar Frequency Selective Surface for Ground Penetrating Radar," IETE Journal of Research, 2020, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/03772063.2020.1838348
[7] Surajit Kundu, "A compact uniplanar ultra?wideband frequency selective surface for antenna gain improvement and ground penetrating radar application." International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer?Aided Engineering, vol. 30, no. 10, 2020, e22363. https://doi.org/10.1002/mmce.22363
[8] Surajit Kundu, Ayan Chatterjee, and Amjad Iqbal, "A. Printed circular ultra-wideband antenna with triple sharp frequency notches for surface penetrating radar application," S?dhan?, vol. 45, no. 97, 2020, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-020-01341-1.
[9] Amjad Iqbal, Amal Bouazizi, Surajit Kundu, Issa Elfergani, Jonathan Rodriguez, "Dielectric resonator antenna with top loaded parasitic strip elements for dual-band operation," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 2019, pp. 1-7, https://doi.org/10.1002/mop.31876.
[10] Surajit Kundu, "Experimental study of a printed ultra-wideband modified circular monopole antenna," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 61, no. 5, pp. 1388-1393, 2019, doi:10.1002/mop.31736.
[11] Surajit Kundu, Ayan Chatterjee, Sanjay Kumar Jana, and Susanta Kumar Parui, "A high gain dual notch compact UWB antenna with minimal dispersion for ground penetrating radar application," Radioengineering, vol. 27, no. 4, 2018, pp. 990-997, doi: 10.13164/re.2018.0990.
[12] Surajit Kundu, "Experimental study of CPW fed printed UWB antenna with radiation improvement for ground coupling GPR application," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 60, 2018, pp. 2462-2467, doi: 10.1002/mop.31398.
[13] Surajit Kundu, "Balloon?shaped CPW fed printed UWB antenna with dual frequency notch to eliminate WiMAX and WLAN interferences," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 60, no. 7 , 2018, pp. 1744-1750, doi: 10.1002/mop.31230.
[14] Surajit Kundu, "Gain augmentation of a CPW fed printed miniature UWB antenna using frequency selective surface," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 60, no. 7, 2018, pp. 1820-1826, doi: 10.1002/mop.31246.
[15] Surajit Kundu, Ayan Chatterjee, Sanjay Kumar Jana, and Susanta Kumar Parui, "Gain enhancement of a printed leaf shaped UWB antenna using dual FSS layers and experimental study for ground coupling GPR applications," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 60, no. 6, 2018, pp. 1417-1423, doi: 10.1002/mop.31171.
[16] Surajit Kundu, Ayan Chatterjee, Sanjay Kumar Jana, and Susanta Kumar Parui, "A compact umbrella-shaped UWB antenna with gain augmentation using frequency selective surface," Radioengineering, vol. 27, no. 2, 2018, pp. 448-454, doi: 10.13164/re.2018.0448.
[17] Surajit Kundu, and Sanjay Kumar Jana, "Leaf?shaped CPW?fed UWB antenna with triple notch bands for ground penetrating radar applications," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 60, no. 4, 2018, pp. 930-936, doi: 10.1002/mop.31075. (Among the top cited articles in Microwave and Optical Technology Letters between January 2018 and December 2019).
[18] Surajit Kundu, and Sanjay Kumar Jana, "A leaf?shaped CPW?fed UWB antenna for GPR applications," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 60, 4, 2018, pp. 941-945, doi: 10.1002/mop.31089.
[19] Surajit Kundu, and Sanjay Kumar Jana, "A compact umbrella shaped UWB antenna for ground?coupling GPR applications," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 60, no. 1, 2018, pp. 146-151, doi: 10.1002/mop.30928. (Among the top cited articles in Microwave and Optical Technology Letters between January 2018 and December 2019, among the top 20 most read paper in Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 2017-18)
[20] Surajit Kundu and Partha Dey, "Optimal design of two-crossed bowtie antenna with genetic programming," International Journal of Electronics & Communication Technology, vol. 6, no. spl-1, 2015, pp. 66-69.
Conference
[21] Surajit Kundu, "Gain Improvement of Ultra-Wideband antenna using compact Frequency Selective Surface." In 2020 URSI Regional Conference on Radio Science (URSI-RCRS), pp. 1-4. IEEE, 2020.
[22] S. S. Yatish Pachigolla, and Surajit Kundu. "Dual band printed wide-slot antenna for Wi-Fi and WLAN applications." In 2020 URSI Regional Conference on Radio Science (URSI-RCRS), pp. 1-3. IEEE, 2020.
[23] Somnath Mahato, Gopal Shaw, Atanu Santra, Sukabya Dan, Surajit Kundu, and Anindya Bose. "Low Cost GNSS Receiver RTK Performance in Forest Environment." In 2020 URSI Regional Conference on Radio Science (URSI-RCRS), pp. 1-4. IEEE, 2020.
[24] Raj Ratnam, Ambati Hemasree, Somnath Mahato, Surajit Kundu, and Ayan Chatterjee. "A Cross-Dipole Shaped Patch-Slot-Patch Bandpass Frequency Selective Surface." In 2020 URSI Regional Conference on Radio Science (URSI-RCRS), pp. 1-3. IEEE, 2020.
[25] Atanu Santra, Sukabya Dan, Somnath Mahato, P. Banerjee, Surajit Kundu, and Anindya Bose. "A Low-cost Approach towards Ionospheric Probing Using Compact GNSS Receivers." In 2020 URSI Regional Conference on Radio Science (URSI-RCRS), pp. 1-4. IEEE, 2020.
[26] Surajit Kundu, and Pradeep Gupta. "A CPW-fed UWB Monopole Antenna with Bandwidth Improvement," In Proc. 2019 IEEE Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation (InCAP), Ahmedabad, India, 2019, pp.1-4.
[27] Surajit Kundu, and Ayan Chatterjee. "Ultra-Wideband High Gain 'Antenna-Frequency Selective Surface' Compact Structure for Ground Penetrating Application," In Proc. 2019 IEEE Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation (InCAP), Ahmedabad, India, 2019, pp.1-4.
[28] Surajit Kundu, "Realization of sharp triple notch bands on printed ultra-wideband antenna using slot and circular SRR to eliminate WiMAX and WLAN interferences," In Proc. 2019 URSI Asia Pacific Radio Science Conference (AP-RASC), New Delhi, India, March, 2019.
[29] Surajit Kundu, "An Ultra-wideband Dual Frequency Notched Circular Monopole Antenna for Ground Penetrating Radar application," 2019 URSI Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference (AP-RASC), New Delhi, India, 2019, pp. 1-4.doi: 10.23919/URSIAP-RASC.2019.8738452
[30] S. S. Yatish Pachigolla, Vishesh Dab, Ayan Chatterjee and Surajit Kundu, "A Compact Rectangular Microstrip Patch Antenna for 2.4 GHz ISM Band Applications," 2018 IEEE Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation (InCAP), Hyderabad, India, 2018, pp.1-3.doi: 10.1109/INCP.2018.8770728.
[31] S. S. Yatish Pachigolla and Surajit Kundu, "A compact bandwidth enhanced monopole antenna for ultra-wideband applications," 2018 IEEE Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation (InCAP), Hyderabad, India, 2018, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1109/INCAP.2018.8770949.
[32] Surajit Kundu, and Sanjay Kumar Jana, "A compact planar CPW fed monopole antenna for Ultra Wideband applications," In Proc. 2017 14th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON 2017), IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India, 2017, pp.1-4, doi: 10.1109/INDICON.2017.8487833.
[33] Surajit Kundu, and Sanjay Kumar Jana, "A new compact leaf shaped CPW fed UWB antenna," In Proc. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Antenna Innovations & Modern Technologies for Ground, Aircraft and Satellite Applications (iAIM), Bangalore, India, 2017, pp.1-4, doi: 10.1109/IAIM.2017.8402592.
[34] Surajit Kundu, et al., "Modified Different Approaches to Generate Ultra Wideband Pulse," In Proc. 2014 Engineering Education in the new century (E2NC-2014), 2014, pp. 93-95.
[35] Surajit Kundu, et al., "Modified Rugby Ball Antenna for Ground Penetrating Radar," In Proc. 2013 Engineering Education in the new century (E2NC-2013), 2013, pp. 51-53.
[36] S. M. Nazerin, Subir Maity, and Surajit Kundu, "Improved 0.18?m CMOS Implemented VCO based CT ?-? ADC Design," In Proc. 2012 Engineering Education in the new century (E2NC-2012), 2012, pp. 90-93.
[37] Surajit Kundu, and Amitabha Bhattacharya, "Modified capacitive loaded two crossed bowtie antenna for GPR applications," In Proc. 2012 Antenna and Propagation Symposium (APSYM), 2012, pp. 71-74.
[38] Surajit Kundu, Sanmoy Bandyopadhyay, and N. R. Das, "Design of a controller using fuzzy logic in temperature control system," In Proc. 2011 Engineering Education in the new century (E2NC-2011), 2011, pp. 34-37.
Membership of Professional BodiesSenior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA
Senior Member, International Union of Radio Science (URSI), Belgium
Member, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S)
Member, International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
Member, Internet Society, USA
Member, Internet Society, Kolkata Chapter
Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Hong Kong.
Member, The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
Life Member, Forum of Scientists, Engineers & Technologists (FOSET), Kolkata, W.B, India
AchievementsYoung Indian Radio Scientist Award from URSI-InRaSS in AP-RASC 2019.
Two articles are among the top cited articles in Microwave and Optical Technology Letters between January-2018 and December-2019.
One article is among the top 20 most read papers in Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 2017-18.
Office AddressDept. of ECE
National Institute of Technology, Sikkim
Ravangla, South Sikkim- 737139
Contactssurajit.kundu@nitsikkim.ac.in
+91-7479013221
ExtrasInvited Lectures
Dr. Surajit Kundu delivered invited lectures on "Evolution of 5G communication Technology from Antenna Engineer's Perspective: Part 1: Evolution from 1G to 5G Communication Technology and Part 2: Recent Developments in Antenna Engineering for 5G Communication Technology" in the FDP on "Machine learning based 5G communication systems," organized by SENSE, VIT, Vellore on 05.01.2021 (10AM-1PM).
Delivered expert's lecture on "Evolution of 5G Communication Technology from Antenna Engineer's perspective" in a AICTE-AQIS Sponsored Short Term Training Program (STTP) on "AI and 5G Communication Technology," organized by Department of Electronics & Communication, Poornima College of Engineering, Jaipur on 08.12.2020.
Delivered expert's lecture on "Frequency Selective Surfaces in Remote Sensing and Sub-surface Scanning Applications" in a ATAL FDP organized by Dept. of Physics, Burdwan University on 04.11.2020.
Delivered expert's lecture on "Printed Ultra-Wideband Antennas for Modern Communication Engineering Systems" in a webinar Organized by Dept. of ECE, Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College (BCREC), Durgapur andIEEE Student Branch, BCREC on 19.09.2020.
Delivered a lecture on "Communication Engineering: Past, Present and Future" in the webinar session organized by Dept. of Applied Science and Humanities, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology on 05.05.2020
Delivered a lecture on "Performance Improvement of Printed Antennas" in the workshop: "Recent Advances in Engineering Science and Technology," on 03.03.2020 at NIT Sikkim, India.
Conducted Hands on Training session on "CST Microwave Stusio Suite" in the workshop: "Recent Advances in Engineering Science and Technology," on 03.03.2020 at NIT Sikkim, India.
Delivered an invited talk on "Evolution of Communication Engineering" in the Induction Programme at NIT Sikkim in August, 2019.

Reviewer of International Journals: IEEE Transaction on Antennas and Propagation, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, IET Electronics Letter, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letter, AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Radioengineering, Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Advanced Electromagnetics etc.
Reviewer of Conferences of repute: AP-S/URSI 2021, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Advances and Applications, March 27-28, 2021, Jaipur, India, URSI RCRS 2020, IIT (BHU), European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP)- 2019, 26th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM-2018), IEEE Conference on Information and Communication Technology (CICT)-2018 & 2019.

Organization of FDP/Workshop/STC/IEP as Coordinator/ Co-coordinator

TEQIP-III sponsored Online STC on Modern Wireless Communication Systems and Antenna Engineering with Experimental Learning from15th to 20th of March, 2021 at NIT Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim, India.

TEQIP-III sponsored Online Workshop on Modern Antennas for Present and Futuristic Wireless Communication Technology from 8th to 13th of March, 2021at NIT Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim, India.
TEQIP-III sponsored Online STC on Emerging Trends on Internet of Things with Experimental Learning from 22nd to 27th of February, 2021 at NIT Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim, India.
Workshop on "Recent Advances in Engineering Science and Technology" from 01.03.2020 to 05.03.2020 at NIT Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim, India in association with INAE, Kolkata Chapter.
IEP on "Mixed Signal & RFIC Design" from 05.06.2017 to 09.06.2017 at NIT Sikkim, sponsored by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.
Workshop on "Mixed Signal and RF Circuit Design" from 30.09.2016 to 01.10.2016 at NIT Sikkim, Ravangla, South Sikkim, India.