Debashis Saikia

Debashis Saikia

Assistant Professor

MSc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)

Smart Sensor, Soft Computing, Sensor Network

Department of Instrumentation and USIC
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- debashis86@gauhati.ac.in

  • Ph.D. under Faculty of Technology, Gauhati University in 2016
  • UGC NET-LS in 2012
  • INSPIRE Fellow under DST from 2011-2016
  • M.Sc. in Instrumentation with highest CGPA (1st rank) from Gauhati university in 2010

 

Research Interest
  • Smart Sensor
  • Instrumentation for Tea Process Parameters Monitoring
  • Soft Computing
  • Sensor Network

Ph. D. Thesis

Studies on Smart Temperature and Relative Humidity sensor Applications in Tea Factory

Supervised by

Dr. P. K. Boruah, Retd. Professor, Dept of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University

Dr. Utpal Sarma, Professor,  Dept of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University

Ongoing Research

1. Studies on the impact of process parameters of tea manufacturing on tea quality

2. Development of a customised E-Nose setup for tea quality discrimination. (Funded by Gauhati University under the  scheme for promoting research among young faculties)

3.Development of a smart sensing system to study the life parameters of Eri Silkworm.


 

 

 

 

· Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques
· Digital Electronics
· Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
· Communication Technique
· Advanced Industrial Automation
· Advanced Embedded System
· Virtual Instrumentation

 

 

 

 

 

[1]   Debashis Saikia, Utpal Sarma, Pradip Kr. Boruah, “Development of an on line Heat Index Measurement System for Thermal Comfort Determination, MAPAN-Journal of Metrology Society of India, (March 2014) 29(1):67–72, DOI 10.1007/s12647-013-0066-9, Publisher: Springer

[2]   Debashis Saikia­­­, P.K. Boruah, Utpal Sarma, “Development and Implementation of A Sensor Network to Monitor Fermentation Process Parameter in Tea Processing”, International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, vol. 7, no. 3, September 2014, Publisher: Massey University, New Zealand

[3]   Debashis Saikia, P.K. Boruah, Utpal Sarma, “A Sensor Network to Monitor Process Parameters of Fermentation and Drying in Black Tea Production”, MAPAN-Journal of Metrology Society of India, (September 2015) 30(3):211–219, DOI 10.1007/s12647-015-0142-4, Publisher: Springer

[4]   Debashis Saikia, Diganta Kumar Sarma, P.K. Boruah, Utpal Sarma, “An Ann Model to Estimate the Impact of Tea Process Parameters on Tea Quality”, Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Vol. 24, No. 9 (2015), DOI: 10.1142/S021812661550139X, Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

[5]   Debashis Saikia, Diganta Kumar Sarma, P.K. Boruah, Utpal Sarma, “Studies on Correlation between Tea Process Parameters and Overall Liquor Rating Using MLR and ANN Based Technique”, Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research , Volume 2, Number 19, Publisher: Krishi Sanskriti Publications

[6] Manash Protim Goswami, Debashis Saikia and Utpal Sarma, “Development of an Online Temperature Measurement System Implementing Thermoemf to Digital Conversion Technique", J. Assam Sc. Soc. Vo. 56, No.2, December 2015; PP. 29-38

 

Conference Proceedings

[1] Debashis Saikia, Utpal Sarma, Pradip Kr. Boruah, “A Process Parameter Monitoring System for Green Tea Factory” Conference Proceedings of GESM-14, pp 270-273, 2014, ISBN 978-93-85822-03-2

Conference Presented / Attended

[1]   Debashis Saikia, Utpal Sarma, Pradip Kr. Boruah, Development of a Sensor Node for on Line Heat Index Measurement” in the 57th Annual Technical Session organized by Assam science Society in collaboration with Gauhati University.

[2]   Debashis Saikia, Utpal Sarma, Pradip Kr. Boruah, An RS 485 Based Smart Sensor Network for Online Thermal Environment Monitoring ” in the National Seminar on Frontiers in Science and Technology       (58th Annual Technical Session) organized by Assam science Society and hosted by Gauhati University.

[3]   Debashis Saikia, Utpal Sarma, Pradip Kr. Boruah, Development of an RS 485 Network based Fermentation Room Monitoring System for Tea Factory” in the National Symposium on Instrumentation (NSI-38) organized by Instrument Society of India, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore hosted by Instrumentation Technology, B.V.B.College of Engineering & Technology, Vidyanagar, Hubli, Year: 2013

[4]   Debashis Saikia, Utpal Sarma, Pradip Kr. Boruah, A Process Parameter Monitoring System for Green Tea Factory” in the International Conference on Green Energy & Smart Materials Through Science Technology and Management (GESM-14) jointly organized by Faculty of Technology, Gauhati University and University of South Africa (UNISA).

[5]   Debashis Saikia, Manash Protim Goswami, P.K. Boruah, Utpal Sarma, “A Network Based Industrial Thermometer Using K-type Thermocouple” in the IXth National Conference of Physics Academy of North-East (PANE) organized by NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh.

[6]   Manash Protim Goswami, Debashis Saikia, Utpal Sarma,Development of an Online Temperature Measurement System Implementing Thermoemf to Digital Conversion Techniquein the IXth National Conference of Physics Academy of North-East (PANE) organized by NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh.

[7]   Debashis Saikia, Diganta Kumar Sarma, P.K. Boruah, Utpal Sarma, “Studies on Correlation between Tea Process Parameters and Overall Liquor Rating Using MLR and ANN Based Technique” in International Conference on Electronic Devices, Circuits, Applied Electronics and Communication Technology (EDCAECT 2015) organized by Department of Electronics & Communication Technology, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India and Krishi Sanskriti, New Delhi, India.

 

 Workshop / Training Attended

 

[1]   Completed a two weeks advanced workshop on “Microprocessor Application and Embedded System Designduring 21st November to 3rd December, 2011 organized by Department of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University.

[2]   Completed a one week “National workshop on Lab VIEW based Graphical System Design during 24th to 29th September, 2012 organized by Department of Electronics and Communication Technology, Gauhati University and National Instruments.

[3]   Completed a two week “Short term course on Application of Soft Computing Tools in the Field of Science and Technology (STCSCT 2013)during 17th June to 29th June, 2013 organized by Don Bosco College of Engineering and Technology, Guwahati.

[4]   Participated in the “National Level Workshop on Embedded System Design for Scientific Application of one week duration from 18th February, 2013 as a TUTOR organized by Department of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University in collaboration with CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani.

[5]   Participated in the “Second Summer School on System Design Using Microcontroller of one week duration from 29th July, 2013 as a TUTOR organized by Department of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University

[6]   Participated in the Faculty development Program on "Fundamentals of Analog Integrated Circuit Design” during 23 - 31 Jan 2017, Organised by E&ICT Academy IITG & Gauhati University.

 

INDUSTRIAL EXPOSURE

 

Ø  Completed one month industrial training in IOCL, refinery division, Guwahati from 1st July to 31st July, 2010. 

1. Member, CCS-Under Graduate, Subject: Instrumentation
2. Member, Report Drafting Comittee, NAAC Preparation Team, Gauhati University,2016-2018
3. Nodal Faculty, Dept of Instrumentation and USIC, NAAC Preparation
4. Secretary, Instrumentation Society, Dept of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati university, Session 2018-till date
5. Treasurer, Instrumentation Society, Dept of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati university, Session 2016-2018
6. Co-Ordinator, SWAYAM Cell, Dept of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati university, Session 2018-till date
7. Senior Member, DQAC, Dept of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati university, Session 2018-till date
8. IUMS Co-Ordinator, Dept of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati university, Session 2018-till date