Utpal Sarma

Utpal Sarma

Professor

MSc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)

Coordinator, IQAC, Gauhati University

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

 
     1. Professor, Dept. of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University, from 23.11.2017

    2. Associate Professor, Dept. of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University, from 01.12.2014 to 22.11.2017

    3. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, Gauhati, University, Assam (India) from 01.04.2013 to 30.11.2014

    4. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University, Assam(India) from 21.08.2007 to 31.03.2013

    5. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, B.Borooah College, Guwahati, Assam (India),Assam (India) from 01.04.2001 to 20.08.2007.

    6. Lecturer, Dept. of Physics, Nowgong College, Nagaon, Assam (India) from 01.02.2001to 31.03.2001

    7. Lecturer, B.Borooah College, Guwahati, Assam (India) from 01.09.1999 to 31.01.2001

 

  1. Control System in M.Sc. Instrumentation
  2. Microprocessor in M.Sc. Instrumentation
  3. Embedded System in M.Sc. Instrumentation
  4. Biomedical Instrumentation
  5. Industrial Instrumentation in M.Sc. Instrumentation

 

 (Ph.D. Thesis: Study and Development of Smart Sensor using Microprocessor and Microcontroller under the Guide ship of Prof. Pradip Kr. Baruah, Dept. of Instrumentation and USIC, Gauhati University)

1.Smart sensor and Embedded system

2.Instrumentation for  Agro Based Industries ( Special Emphasis on Tea Industry)

3.MEMS Device for Energy Harvesting 

 Reviewer:

1.IEEE Transactions on and Instrumentation and Measurement

2.International Journal of Pure and Applied Physics (IJPAP)

3.World Journal of Modeling and Simulation

4.Measurement, Elsevier

 

  1. Design and Characterization of a Fringing Field Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor; IEEE Transaction on Instrumentation and Measurement; DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2018.2855538
  2. Design and Optimization of Quadrilateral Shaped PVDF Cantilever for Efficient Conversion of Energy from Ambient Vibration; IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 18, NO. 10, 2018
  3. Prediction of Moisture Loss in Withering Process of Tea Manufacturing using Artificial Neural Network Vol 67, No.1 (2018), IEEE Transaction on Instrumentation and Measurement 
  4. Modeling and analysis the effect of PZT area on square shaped substrate for power enhancement in MEMS; Vol. 26, No. 9 (2017) 1750128 (22 pages); J CIRCUIT SYST COMP 
  5. Development of a strain measurement system for the study of effect of relative humidity on wood Vol.94(2016), pp-265-272; Measurement, Elsevier 
  6. Studies on Correlation between Tea Process Parameters and Overall Liquor Rating using MLR and ANN based Technique, Vol.2(19), pp-1688-1692; Jr. of Basic& Applied Engineering Research 
  7. Development of an Instrumentation for study the Effect of Relative Humidity on Strain Anisotropy of Wood; Vol.2(19), pp-1693-1697; Jr. of Basic& Applied Engineering Research
  8. Analog Frontend for Fringe Field Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor; Vol.2(19), pp-1698-1702; Jr. of Basic& Applied Engineering Research 
  9. Design and Development of an Experimental Setup to Study Tea Withering Process with Special Emphasis to RH and Temperature; Vol.2(19), pp-1688-1692; Jr. of Basic& Applied Engineering Research 
  10. An ANN Model to Estimate the Impact of Tea Process Parameters on Tea Quality, J CIRCUIT SYST COMP 24, 1550139 (2015) [12 pages]  
  11. A Sensor Network to Monitor Process Parameters of Fermentation and Drying in Black Tea Production; September 2015, Volume 30, Issue 3, pp 211–219; MAPAN, Springer 
  12. Development and Implementation of a Sensor Network to Monitor Fermentation Process Parameter in Tea Processing; VOL. 7, NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 2014; pp 1254-1270; International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems  
  13. Design and Characterization of a Temperature Compensated Relative Humidity Measurement System with On Line Data Logging Feature; June 2014, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp 77-85;MAPAN, Springer 
  14. Development of an on line Heat Index Measurement System for Thermal Comfort Determination, March 2014, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 67-72; MAPAN, Springer 
  15. Design and Development of a Relative Humidity and Room Temperature Measurement System with On Line Data Logging Feature for Monitoring the Fermentation Room of Tea Factory, 2011, Vol. 135, Issue 12; Sensor & Transducer Journal
  16. Design and development of a high precision thermocouple based smart industrial thermometer with on line linearisation and data logging feature, 2010, Volume 43, Issue 10; Measurement, Elsevier 
  17. Design of a Low Cost Smart Dryer Temperature Measurement System for Tea Factories; Sensor & Transducer Journal, 2009, Vol. 108, Issue 9; Sensor & Transducer Journal

 

Completed:

1.Design and fabrication of a smart temperature measurement and monitoring system for tea industries using embedded technology, UGC Minor Research Project.

2.Design and Fabrication of Smart Temperature and Relative Humidity Measurement Sensor Network Using Embedded Technology for Tea Factory, Sponsored by Assam Science Technology and Environment Council, Govt. of Assam, India

3.Design and Fabrication of Smart Sensors Using Embedded Technology for the Study of Tea Process Parameters, Sponsored by University Grants Commission, Govt. of India

4. Design and Development of Sensing and Control System for Quality Tea Production, Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, GoI

Ongoing:

1.Development and Implementation of a Wireless Sensor Network for Tea Process Parameters Monitoring; Sponsored by Assam Science Technology and Environment Council, Govt. of Assam, India

  1.   Life member of Assam Science Society
  2.  Life Member of PANE
  3.  Member of International Frequency Sensor Association
  4. Member of Texas Instruments Expert Advisory Panel
  5. Nodal Person of ACTEL (Microsemi) University Program
  6. Member of the expert committee to prepare 3rd and 4th Semester Syllabus of M.Sc. Physics, Rajib Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh
  7. Member of Board of Under Graduate Studies (BUGS) in Physics, Rajib Gandhi Ubiversity
  8. IEEE Member
  9. Instrumentation and Measurement Society, IEEE
  10. Sensor Council, IEEE

1. Third Science Motivation Camp; on 7th January, 2017
2. Fifth School on System Design Using Microcontroller, During December 2016
3. Fourth School on System Design Using Microcontroller, During December 2015 
4. Third School on System Design Using Microcontroller, During February 2014
5. Workshop on Electronics Experiments in Undergraduate Physics Course during June 16 to 20, 2014
6. Second Science Motivation Camp; on 29th March, 2014
7. Second Summer School on System Design Using Microcontroller, During 29th July to 2nd August, 2013
8. Workshop on Embedded System Design for Scientific Application; during 18th Feb to 22 Feb, 2013 (In Collaboration with CSIR-CEERI Pilani)
9. Science Motivation Camp; during 15th and 16th December 2012
10. Summer School on System Design Using Microcontroller, During 23 July to 27 July,1.       
11. Advanced Workshop on Microprocessor Application and Embedded System Design,During 21 Nov to 3rd December, 2011

 

1. 8th Winter School on Astroparticle Physics, during 20 to 28th December, 2013 organised by Centre for Astrroparticle Physics & Space Science, Bose Institute, Kolkata and TIFR Mumbai held at Centre for Astrroparticle Physics & Space Science, Bose Institute, Darjeeling
2. Joint ICTP-TWAS Workshop on Entrepreneurship for Physicist and Engineer from developing Countries, during 23rd to 27th April, 2012 at ICTP, Italy organised by ICTP, IOP 
3. Possibilities of Electronics R &D and Applications in the NorthEast: One day meet amongst the stakeholders on 29.07.2011 organised by Tezpur University and DIT, Govt. of India 
4. Joint ICTP-TWAS First  ICTP Regional Microelectronics Course on VHDL for Hardware Synthesis and FPGA Design in South and South East Asia during 31.01.2011 to 18.02.2011 at Dhaka,Bangladesh organised by ICTP, Triesty Italy
5. Short Term Course on Embedded Systems during 7th Jan to 12th Jan, 2008 organised by Tezpur University
6. UGC sponsored orientation programme during 12th Feb to 11th March, 2007 at UGC-ASC, GU
7. Embedded System Design Using Micro-controller during May 22- 30 , 2006 organised by Dept. of Instrumentation, IISc. Instrument Society of India 
8. Virtual Instrumentation Workshop, CUSAT, Cochin, India, on 29.11.2006.
9.Refresher course on experimental Physics during May 09-22, 2005 organised by Dept of Physics, IIT Guwahati and Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore
10. Refresher course in Fundamental concepts of IT  during 23rd Dec., 2001 to 12th Jan. 2002 organised by Dept. of IT, Tezpur University
11. School on Image Processing, Pattern Recognition and their Application in Remote Sensing During Sept. 26-28, 2001 organised by Kohima Science College, Nagaland sponsored by Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
12. Introductory School on Astronomy and Astrophysics sponsored by IUCAA during 12th to 16th Jan 1999 at G.C. College, Silchar organised by IUCAA, Pune 
13. TU-IUCAA Workshop on The Physics of Stars during Jan. 16-20, 1998 at Department of Mathematical Sciences, Tezpur University  organised by IUCAA, Pune 
14. Second School on the Physics of Beams during 29Dec. 1997 to 9 Jan, 1998 organised by Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore with DST, Govt. of India