पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान   
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh 
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Dr. Anu Kumar Das

Associate Professor

High Voltage Engineering

Phone(EPABX/Office):0360-2257401-8 extn. 7012



  • Professional Background
  • Educational Details
  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements
  • Participation in short term courses
  • List of Publications
  • Courses or Conferences Organised


Current Designation DOJ in Current Position Type of Association Designation Date of Joining in Organisation
Associate Professor 12.01.2021 Regular Associate Professor 12/01/2007


From To Designation Organisation
12.01.2007 11.01.2021 Assistant Professor NERIST
12.01.2021 Present Associate Professor NERIST
Degree Subject University Year
 PhD High Voltage Engineering NERIST 2018
M. Tech. Power and Energy System NIT Silchar 2006
B.Tech Electrical NIT Silchar 2004
  1. IEEE Senior member
Title Course Code Module Semester
Power System II EE-23104 UG 2nd
AC Power Transmission System EE 7101 PG 2nd
High Voltage and Insulation Engineering EE7004 PG 2nd


Course Name Sponsored By Date
Advances in Devices, Communication & IT Department of ECE, NERIST TEQIP-UCTCU 16-18 july 2007
“Information Security – A Practical Approach” at Department of CS, NERIST Department of Information Technology, MCIT, New Delhi. 01-10 March 2008
Faculty Awareness Camp on Entrepreneurship ISTE-NSTEDB 26th  to 28th  Nov, 2009
IEEE Workshop on “FACTS & SCADA PGCIL & IEEE Power & Energy Chapter Kolkata 05 Dec 2009
Soft Computing in Engineering Applications AICTE 25 Jan- 05 Feb, 2010
C-Si Solar Cells and Modules: Theory, Fabrication and characterization  IIT Bombay April 19-21, 2012
  1. Anu Kumar Das, and Saibal Chatterjee, “Finite element method-based modelling of flow rate and temperature distribution in an oil-filled disc-type winding transformer using COMSOL multiphysics”, IET Electric Power Applications 11 (4), 664-673, 2017. DOI: 10.1049/iet-epa.2016.0446 (SCIE) 
  2. Anu Kumar Das, and Saibal Chatterjee, “Impulse performance of synthetic esters based-nanofluid for power transformer”, Materials Research Express 5 (12), 125026, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aae237 (SCIE) 
  3. Anu Kumar Das, and S Chatterjee, “Analysis of thermophoresis and Brownian motion effect in heat transfer for nanofluid immersed distribution transformer”, Electrical Engineering 100 (3), 1963-1974, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00202-017-0676-2 (SCIE)  
  4. Anu Kumar Das, Dayal Chandra Shill, and Saibal Chatterjee, “Potential of Coconut Oil as a Dielectric Liquid in Distribution Transformers”, IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp.36 – 46, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/MEI.2020.9222633 (SCIE)  
  5. Anu Kumar Das, Aniket Shivaji Chavan, Dayal Ch. Shill, and Saibal Chatterjee, “Jatropha Curcas oil for distribution transformer – A comparative review”, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Vol. 46, August 2021, 101259. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101259 (SCIE)  
  6. Anu Kumar Das, Dayal Ch Shill, and Saibal Chatterjee, “Coconut oil for utility transformers–Environmental safety and sustainability perspectives”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 164, 112572, 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2022.112572 (SCIE) 
  7. Anu Kumar Das, “Statistical evaluation of the AC breakdown voltages of vegetable oil exposed to direct sunlight”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 285, 126106, 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2022.126106 (SCIE)  
  8. Dayal Ch Shill, Anu Kumar Das, and Saibal Chatterjee, “Lightning impulse breakdown performance of saturated vs unsaturated vegetable oil and their mixtures with mineral oil”, Industrial Crops and Products, Vol. 184, 115044, 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2022.115044 (SCIE)  
  9. Anu Kumar Das, Dayal Ch Shill, and Saibal Chatterjee, “Experimental investigation on breakdown performance of coconut oil for high voltage application”, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 214, Part A, 2023, 108856. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2022.108856 (SCIE)
  10. Anu Kumar Das, “Analysis of AC Breakdown Strength of Vegetable Oils and Effect of Mineral Oil”, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 214, Part A, 2023, 108920. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2022.108920 (SCIE)
  11. Anu Kumar Das, “Investigation of electrical breakdown and heat transfer properties of coconut oil-based nanofluids”, Industrial Crops & Products, Vol. 197, 2023, 116545. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2023.116545 (SCIE) 
Conference Name Sponsored By Date
10 Days online ISTE Workshop on “Solar Photovoltaics: Fundamentals, Technologies & Applications National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT) together the “National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education,” (NCPRE). 12 Dec- 22 Dec, 2011
2015 1st Conference on Power, Dielectric and Energy Management at NERIST (ICPDEN) IEEE 10th  to 11th Jan 2015