Profile of Dr. Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh

... Name Dr. Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree PhD
   

Degrees

PhD (Solar Energy) from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2010

M.Sc (Applied Physics and Electronics) from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,1999

B.Sc (Applied Physics and Electronics) from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,1998

Trained on

Wind Energy by Technical University of Denmark (online course at Coursera), 2016

Global Warming: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change by The University of Chicago (online course at Coursera), 2015

Energy sector strategies to support green growth by The World Bank Institute, USA (online), 2014

Renewable energy resource and Geospatial analysis by NREL in Bangkok, Thailand, Apr 2013

Wind Power in Asia: Structured Consultation in ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines, 20-21 June, 2010

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) by The Institution of Engineers-Bangladesh, Dhaka, April-July, 2003

Awareness Building & Motivation on RE, Energy Efficiency and GHG Abatement (PREGA Ph-2) by BCAS, Bangladesh, 1-2 June, 2005

RETScreen by NREL and TERI at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 19-20 June, 2003

HOMER, ViPOR and Hybrid 2 by NREL & USAID in Srilanka, 1-6 November, 2004

VLSI/ULSI - Materials, Devices and Modeling by IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 15 December, 2003

Solar Energy by IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, 7-18 January, 2003

Lecturer at Institute of Energy since December 2014

Research Associate at Institute of Energy from December 2006 to December 2014

Research Fellow at Institute of Energy (erstwhile Renewable Energy Research Centre) from December 2002 to December 2006

Research/Consultancy

Research Fellow at Climate Change Capacity Building and Knowledge Management project, ADB, from Oct 2015-Dec 2015

Solar Energy Specialist  at Energy Efficiency Improvement Project, ADB, from Jun 2011-Jul 2013

RE Expert at Reduction of Environmental Threads & Increase of BD Leather Export project, UNIDO/ EC, Dhaka, from Jul 2010-Oct 2012

Director at Day lighting using solar/grid electricity project, R&D project funding, MSICT, Government of BD, from Jun 2008-May 2009

Research Fellow at Potential of Solar Energy Utilization project, RERC, University of Dhaka, from Nov 2005-Oct 2006

Coordinator of Installation and Operation of Pyranometers at Bangladesh Meteorological Department, Bangladesh, Jan-Feb 2004

Research Associate at Solar & Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) project, UNEP/GEF/University of Dhaka, Dec '02-Feb '07

Journal Articles:

Determining seasonal optimum tilt angles, solar radiations on variously oriented, single and double axis tracking surfaces at Dhaka, Renewable Energy, 2010 (June), 35(6) , 1292‐1297. HR Ghosh, NC Bhowmik and M Hussain

A Wind‐PV‐Battery hybrid power system at Sitakunda in Bangladesh, Energy Policy, 2009 (September), 37(9), 3659‐3664. Sanjoy Kumar Nandi and Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh

Techno‐economical analysis of off‐grid hybrid systems at Kutubdia island, Bangladesh, Energy Policy, 2010 (February), 38(2), 976‐980. Sanjoy Kumar Nandi and Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh

Prospect of wind–PV‐battery hybrid power system as an alternative to grid extension in Bangladesh, Energy, 2010 (July), 35(7), 3040‐3047. Sanjoy Kumar Nandi and Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh

Wind resource assessment for southern part of Bangladesh, Asian Journal on Energy and Environment, 2010, 11(01), 1‐9. Mohammad Nasirul Hoque, Sanjoy Kumar Nandi and Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh

Potential of Wind and Solar Electricity Generation in Bangladesh, International Scholarly Research Network, ISRN Renewable Energy, 2012, Article ID 401761, doi:10.5402/2012/401761. Sanjoy Kumar Nandi, Mohammad Nasirul Hoque, Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh and Swapan Kumar Roy

Assessment of Wind and Solar Energy Resources in Bangladesh, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering , 2012, 1‐11. SK Nandi, MN Hoque, HR Ghosh, R Chowdhury

Estimation of monthly averaged daily and hourly global & diffuse radiation for Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2006, Vol. 54(1), 109‐113. HR Ghosh, L Mariam, M Sadia, S K Khadem, NC Bhowmik & M Hussain

Study on the band gap of Anthracene grown by slow evaporation method, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2006, Vol. 54(1), page 81‐83. D Mahjabeen, Anbusrinivasan, H R Ghosh, A Ahmed and Z H Mahmud

Wind resource assessment over Kutubdia island, Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2006, Vol. 54(2), 219‐223. S K Khadem, H R Ghosh, S K Aditya and M Hussain

Estimation of sunshine duration from cloud cover and rainfall data for Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2006, Vol. 54(2), 187‐190. H R Ghosh, S M Ullah, S K Khadem, L Mariam, N C Bhowmik and M Hussain

Wind energy assessment for the coastal part of Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2007, Vol. 55(1), 53‐57. S K Khadem, H R Ghosh, S K Aditya, N C Bhowmik, M Hussain

Feasibility study of wind home system in coastal region of Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2007, Vol. 55(2), 263‐268. S K Khadem, L Mariam, H R Ghosh and J Rahman

Availability of wind resource at few locations of Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2011 (January), 59(1), 155‐156. Mohammad Nasirul Hoque, Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh and Sanjoy Kumar Nandi

Feasibility Study on a Solar Powered Absorption Cooling System in Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2011(July), 59(2), 229‐234. Sanwarul Haque, Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh and Neem Chandra Bhowmik

Study on grid‐tied wind energy system at Feni, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2011 (January), 59(1),157‐158. Khademul Islam. Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh and Subrata Kumar Aditya

Renewable energy based micro power system at Swandip island, Bangladesh, Journal of the Bangladesh Electronics Society, 2008, 8(1‐2), 127‐133. K Islam, S K Nandi, H R Ghosh and S K Aditya

Study on grid‐tied solar energy system at Dhaka, Journal of the Bangladesh Electronics Society, 2010 (June‐December), 10(1‐2). Khademul Islam, Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh and Neem Chandra Bhowmik

Optimization of a Wind‐PV battery hybrid system for Swandip island, Mechanical Engineering Research Journal, 2010, 7. S K Nandi, H R Ghosh and S K Roy

Wind‐PV hybrid power system for a Base Transceiver Station at Kutubdia, Dhaka University Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2011 (January), 1(2), 103‐108. Sanjoy Kumar Nandi and Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh

Conference/Seminar papers:

Study on amorphous Silicon single junction p-i-n PV cell, Al-Rajib Bhuiyan and Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh, Accepted for oral presentation at ISES Solar World Congress 2015, 8-12 November, Daegu, Korea

Estimation of greenhouse gas emission factors for natural gas in Bangladesh, H M Enamul Haque and Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh, Accepted for poster presentation at ISES Solar World Congress 2015, 8-12 November, Daegu, Korea

Performance evaluation of a solar water pumping system using HOMER, Md. Nazmul Islam, Md. Mahfuzulkabir and HimangshuRanjan Ghosh, Accepted for poster presentation at ISES Solar World Congress 2015, 8-12 November, Daegu, Korea

Solar Water Heating in Bangladesh- Opportunities & Challenges, Energy and Power  magazine, Bangladesh, 1 February 2013

Study on Solar Water Heating System at Tanneries in Hazaribagh, Dhaka, ISES solar world Congress 2013, Cancun, Mexico, 3-7 November 2013

Estimation of sunshine duration from cloud cover data for Bangladesh, H.R.Ghosh, S.M.Ullah, S.K.Khadem, N.C.Bhowmik and M Hussain, International conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development , Kathmandu, Nepal, 2003

Prediction of Clock time hourly Global and diffuse radiation from daily values over Bangladesh, S.M.Ullah, S.K.Khadem, H.R.Ghosh, R K Mozumder and M Hussain, International conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2003

Measurement and Estimation of sunshine duration for Bangladesh, H R Ghosh, S M Ullah, S K Khadem, N C Bhowmik and M Hussain, 3rd International conference on Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development, 2-4 October 2003, Dhaka Bangladesh

Experimental studies on band gap energy of GaAs using conductivity and optical absorption methods, Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh, Saeed Mahmud Ullah, Al-Mamun and Z H Mahmood, The Twelfth International Workshop on The Physics of Semiconductor Devices, Chennai, India, 2003

The effect of obstacles close to the Anemometer mast located on a building on wind flow in the WAsP model, S.K.Khadem, J.Badger, S.M.Ullah, S.K.Aditya, H.R.Ghosh and M.Hussain, International conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development , Kathmandu, Nepal, 2003

WAsP analysis of wind energy over Kutubdia and selection of sites for wind generators, S K Khadem, S K Aditya, S M Ullah, H R Ghosh and M Hussain, 3rd International conference on Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development,  Dhaka BD, 2003

Low power lighting system for rural house-hold and its cost analysis, M. Shamim Kaiser, S.K. Adiyta, S.K Khadem, H. R. Ghosh and R.K. Mazumder, Regional Workshop, Renewable Energy: Progress and Prospects, Dhaka, 2004

WAsP Analysis for Wind Energy Assessment over Kutubdia Island, S. K. Khadem, S. K. Aditya, S. M. Ullah, H. R. Ghosh and M. Hussain, World Renewable Energy Congress VIII (WREC2004), Colorado, USA, 2004

Estimation of hourly global and diffuse radiation for Bangladesh, H. R. Ghosh, S. K. Khadem and S. K. Aditya, M. Hussain, 1st International Conference ESDev-2005, Abottabad, Pakistan, 2005

Wind energy assessment for the coastal part of Bangladesh, S K Khadem, H R Ghosh, S Kaiser, S K Aditya, M Hussain, 1st International Conference ESDev-2005, Abottabad, Pakistan, 2005

Energy efficient system for St Martin’s island of Bangladesh, S K Khadem, H R Ghosh, S Kaiser, S K Aditya, 1st International Conference ESDev-2005, Abottabad, Pakistan, 2005

Energy savings in Bangladeshi tanneries through solar energy use and electrical performance improvement, Luisa F. Cabeza, Cristian Sole, Himangshu Ranjan Ghosh, Ahasanuzzaman, Mohammad Anisur Rahman, Ivan Kral, XXXI IULTCS Congress, Valencia, Spain, 2011

Experimental study on Band gap energy of n(100) GaAs, H R Ghosh, S M Ullah, Al-Mamun and Z H Mahmood, First Symposium of STRC on the Role of Semiconductors for the Technological Development , Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003

Mitigating grid energy related GHG emissions through solar energy, H R Ghosh, N C Bhowmik and J Rahman, National Seminar on Renewable Energy, Climate Change mitigation: Role of renewables , Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008  

Modeling a Drip Irrigation system powered by renewable energy source, H RGhosh, N C Bhowmik, J Rahman and M Hussain, National Seminar on Renewable Energy, Climate Change mitigation: Role of renewables, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008

Daily global radiation tilt factor for Dhaka, H.R Ghosh, S K Khadem, N C Bhowmik and M Hussain, National Seminar on Renewable Energy, Climate Change mitigation: Role of renewables, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008

Sustainable Energy Mixtures in the Power Generation of Bangladesh, Miah, M. Islam and H. R. Ghosh, National Seminar on Renewable Energy 2012, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

Graduate level

Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka (from 1 Jul 2011 to till date)

MRET-103: Climatology   (3 Credits)

  1. Meteorology: Instrumentation, siting and measurement of solar radiation, sunshine duration, cloud cover, humidity, rainfall, temperature, wind speed and direction, dust, greenhouse gases, etc.
  2. Solar energy resource assessment: Solar constant, sun path, day length, solar and clock time, sunrise and sunset time, extraterrestrial radiation, estimation of hourly and daily terrestrial radiation using different isotropic and anisotropic models, estimation of solar radiation on different tilted surfaces
  3. Wind energy resource assessment: Wind power density, turbulence intensity, gust, air density, wind speed variation with height: log law and power law, power coefficient of a wind turbine, Lancheter Betz limit, Weibull distribution of wind data: shape factor and scale factor, wind rose
  4. Atmospheric turbidity: spectral distribution of solar radiation at the top of the atmosphere and at the earth’s surface, air mass, aerosols, attenuation and scattering of solar radiation, atmospheric turbidity: Linke and Angstrom’s turbidity coefficients
  5. Climate system and climate change: climate system and its components, atmospheric layers, vertical temperature and pressure profile of the atmosphere, lapse rate, global radiation balance, radiative forcing, natural and manmade radiative forcing, natural greenhouse effect and enhanced greenhouse effect, Necked planet and other anthropogenic climate models
  6. Greenhouse gases: chemical bond, stretching and bending vibration of bonds, types and sources of greenhouse gases, carbon cycle, water vapor window, band saturation effect, earth system climate sensitivity, global warming, global warming potential of greenhouse gases, models for GHG, global warming, global warming potential of greenhouse gases, models for GHG emission estimation
  7. Climate change mitigation policies and institution: UNEP, IPCC, WMO, UNFCCC, Kyoto protocol and carbon trading mechanisms, international emission trading, clean development mechanism, joint implementation, sequestering atmospheric Carbon di Oxide, carbon capture and storage

Texts/References:

  • Guide to Meteorological Instruments and Methods of Observation, seventh edition, WMO, 2008.
  • M. Iqbal, An Introduction to Solar radiation , New York: Academic Press, 1983
  • J. A. Duffie and W. A. Beckman, Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, second edition, John Wiley, New York, 1991
  • S. P. Sukhatme, Solar Energy - Principles of thermal collection and storage, 2nd Ed, Tata McGraw-Hil, New Delhi, 1996
  • H. P.Garg, Treatise on Solar Energy, Wiley and Sons, N Y 1982
  • G. D.Rai, Solar Energy Utilization, Khanna Publishers, Delhi 2000
  • G. N. Tiwari, Solar energy, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi 2002
  • J.F. Manwell, J. G. McGowan, A. L. Rogers. Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design &  App., 2nd ed., JW & Sons Ltd., 2009
  • Mukund R. Patel, Wind and solar power systems, CRC press LLC, 1999
  • Wind resource assessment handbook, NREL and AWS Scientific, Inc., NY, 1997
  • Andrze J. Wortman, Introduction to Wind Turbine Engineering, Butterworth Publishers, 1983
  • Revised 1996 IPCC guidelines for national GHG inventories: Reference manual, IPCC, Switzerland
  • David Archer, Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast, second Edition, Wiley

 

MRET-301: Advanced Electronics of Solar Photo Voltaic System (3 Credits)

  1. The pn junction: Periodic table, Crystal structure, the energy momentum diagram, density states function, statistical mechanics, the semiconductor in equilibrium, the extrinsic semiconductor, built in potential barrier of a pn junction, pnjunction as a diode, pn junction as a photovoltaic cell, efficiency limits, losses and measurement: spectral response of solar cells, quantum efficiency analysis, dark conductivity, I-V characterization
  2. Crystalline solar cell preparation technology: standard and improved mono crystalline and poly crystalline silicon solar cell module technology, Module fabrication and testing, design of silicon solar cells
  3. Thin film solar cells: Amorphous silicon solar cells, micro morph, tandem and multi-junction solar cells, Concentrating solar cells, High efficiency solar cells, III-V, II-VI thin-film solar cells (GaAs, Cu(In,Ga)Se2, CdTe), PERL cells, (DSSC), Pervoskite thin film solar cells, etc.
  4. Thin film solar cell preparation technology: diffusion, oxidation, photolithography, sputtering, physical vapor deposition, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), atmospheric pressure CVD, low pressure CVD, plasma assisted CVD, plasm enhanced CVD, high density plasma CVD, hot wire CVD, Epitaxy, MOCVD, MBE, VPE, etc.
  5. Characterization of solar cells: Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Secondary-Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS), Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), etc.
  6. Materials and devices for energy storage: Batteries, CNT in energy storage, Ultra-capacitors, Fuel cells, Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES)

Texts/ References:

  • Solar cells: Operating principles, technology & system app., Martin A Green, Prentice-Hall Inc, NJ, USA, 1981
  • Solid State electronic devices, Ben G Streetman, Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi 1995.
  • Semiconductor physics and devices, Donald A Neaman
  • VLSI technology, S M Sze
  • Semiconductor devices, physis and technology, S M Sze
  • Semiconductor manufacturing technology, Michael Quirk
  • Integrated Circuits, K R Botkar
  • Thin Film Solar Cells, K L Chopra and S R Das
  • Thin Film Solar Cells Fabrication Characterization applications, J Poortmass and V Arkhipov
  • Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering, Antonio Luque and Steven Hegedus, WILEY
  • Direct energy conversion, M A Kettani, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass, 1970
  • Direct Energy Conversion, S W Angrist, 4th Ed. Allyn And Bacon, Boston, 1982
  • Semiconductors for solar cells, H J Moller, Artech House Inc, MA, USA, 1993
  • Fundamentals of Nanotechnology, G  Hornyak, J J Moore, H F Tibbals and J Dutta, C R C press
  • Carbon nanotubes and related structures: New material for twenty-first century, P J F Harris, Cambridge University Press, '99
  • Thin-film crystalline silicon solar cells: Physics and technology, R Brendel, 2003.
  • Clean electricity from photovoltaics, M D Archer, R Hill, Imperial College Press, 2001.
  • Organic photovoltaics: Concepts and realization, C Barbec, V Dyakonov, J Parisi, N S Saricifttci, Springer- Verlag 2003.

 

MRET-204: Practical and Laboratory Experiments (6 Credits)

 

Undergraduate level

Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, World University of Bangladesh (from Apr 2007 to May 2008)

EEE 505: Digital electronics (3 credits)

EEE 901: Microprocessor (3 credits)

EEE 401: Electricity and magnetism (2 credits)

EEE 603: Engineering materials (3 credits)

EEE 301: Electronics-1

EEE 303: Electronics-2

Dept. of CSE - Shaikh Burhanuddin Post Graduate College, Dhaka, Bangladesh (from Jun 2017 to Dec 2017)

CSE-114 Physics (Electricity and magnetism) 3 credits

1. Charge, Electric field & Gauss’s law: Simple phenomena in electrostatics; Electrostatic induction and charge density; Coulomb’s law; Electric field and field strength; Point charge in an electric field; Dipole in an electric filed; Electric flux; Gauss’s law and some applications; Electric potential; Potential due to a point charge; Equipotential surfaces; Potential energy, Potential gradient; capacitance and its calculation; Parallel plate capacitor with dielectric; Dielectric and Gauss’s law; Electric vectors; Energy stored in an electric field

2. Electric current, simple circuits and electrical measurements: Current and Ohm’s law; EMF and potential difference; Whetstone Bridge; Simple RC and RL circuits; The potentiometer; Moving coil galvanometer; Ammeter; Voltmeter; Multimeter; Wattmeter and Energy meter; Measurements of voltage, current, resistance, inductance, capacitance, power and energy

3. Magnetic field & force on current: Coulomb’s law; Magnetic field and field strength; Magnetic force on current; Directions of current and field; Maxwell’s screw rule; Fleming’s left hand rule; Magnetic fled near long wire; Magnetic field for solenoid; Fleming’s right hand rule

4. Magnetic properties of matter: Pole and dipoles; Coulomb’s law for magnets and Gauss’s theorem of magnetism; Dia-magnetism, Para-magnetism, Ferro-magnetism; Magneto motive force and field intensity; Concept of self and mutual inductance; The coefficient of magnetic coupling; Rise of current and decay of current in inductive circuit; Energy in magnetic field; Inductance in series and parallel; Hysteresis and eddy-current losses

Reference Books:

  1. David Halliday and Robert Resin, Physics Part-II
  2. Boylested, Introductory Circuit Analysis
  3. B. L. Theraja, A Text book of Electrical Technology

Training Courses (from September 2004 to till date)

  • Installation and Operation of Pyranometers at Bangladesh Meteorological Department, Bangladesh
  • Renewable Energy and Its Applications at Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka
  • Solar PV energy technology at Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka
  • Renewable Energy (Solar) and Its applications at Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation at Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation in Street lighting at Energy Efficiency Improvement Project, ADB
  • Renewable Energy & its Application at Bangladesh Power Development Board, Dhaka

Solar and Wind energy resource assessment

Atmospheric turbidity

Energy and Climate modeling

Solar cell materials and modeling 

Solar and Wind energy system

Graduate level

Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka (from 1 Jul 2011 to till date)

MRET-103: Climatology   (3 Credits)

  1. Meteorology: Instrumentation, siting and measurement of solar radiation, sunshine duration, cloud cover, humidity, rainfall, temperature, wind speed and direction, dust, greenhouse gases, etc.
  2. Solar energy resource assessment: Solar constant, sun path, day length, solar and clock time, sunrise and sunset time, extraterrestrial radiation, estimation of hourly and daily terrestrial radiation using different isotropic and anisotropic models, estimation of solar radiation on different tilted surfaces
  3. Wind energy resource assessment: Wind power density, turbulence intensity, gust, air density, wind speed variation with height: log law and power law, power coefficient of a wind turbine, Lancheter Betz limit, Weibull distribution of wind data: shape factor and scale factor, wind rose
  4. Atmospheric turbidity: spectral distribution of solar radiation at the top of the atmosphere and at the earth’s surface, air mass, aerosols, attenuation and scattering of solar radiation, atmospheric turbidity: Linke and Angstrom’s turbidity coefficients
  5. Climate system and climate change: climate system and its components, atmospheric layers, vertical temperature and pressure profile of the atmosphere, lapse rate, global radiation balance, radiative forcing, natural and manmade radiative forcing, natural greenhouse effect and enhanced greenhouse effect, Necked planet and other anthropogenic climate models
  6. Greenhouse gases: chemical bond, stretching and bending vibration of bonds, types and sources of greenhouse gases, carbon cycle, water vapor window, band saturation effect, earth system climate sensitivity, global warming, global warming potential of greenhouse gases, models for GHG, global warming, global warming potential of greenhouse gases, models for GHG emission estimation
  7. Climate change mitigation policies and institution: UNEP, IPCC, WMO, UNFCCC, Kyoto protocol and carbon trading mechanisms, international emission trading, clean development mechanism, joint implementation, sequestering atmospheric Carbon di Oxide, carbon capture and storage

Texts/References:

  • Guide to Meteorological Instruments and Methods of Observation, seventh edition, WMO, 2008.
  • M. Iqbal, An Introduction to Solar radiation , New York: Academic Press, 1983
  • J. A. Duffie and W. A. Beckman, Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, second edition, John Wiley, New York, 1991
  • S. P. Sukhatme, Solar Energy - Principles of thermal collection and storage, 2nd Ed, Tata McGraw-Hil, New Delhi, 1996
  • H. P.Garg, Treatise on Solar Energy, Wiley and Sons, N Y 1982
  • G. D.Rai, Solar Energy Utilization, Khanna Publishers, Delhi 2000
  • G. N. Tiwari, Solar energy, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi 2002
  • J.F. Manwell, J. G. McGowan, A. L. Rogers. Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design &  App., 2nd ed., JW & Sons Ltd., 2009
  • Mukund R. Patel, Wind and solar power systems, CRC press LLC, 1999
  • Wind resource assessment handbook, NREL and AWS Scientific, Inc., NY, 1997
  • Andrze J. Wortman, Introduction to Wind Turbine Engineering, Butterworth Publishers, 1983
  • Revised 1996 IPCC guidelines for national GHG inventories: Reference manual, IPCC, Switzerland
  • David Archer, Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast, second Edition, Wiley

 

MRET-301: Advanced Electronics of Solar Photo Voltaic System (3 Credits)

  1. The pn junction: Periodic table, Crystal structure, the energy momentum diagram, density states function, statistical mechanics, the semiconductor in equilibrium, the extrinsic semiconductor, built in potential barrier of a pn junction, pnjunction as a diode, pn junction as a photovoltaic cell, efficiency limits, losses and measurement: spectral response of solar cells, quantum efficiency analysis, dark conductivity, I-V characterization
  2. Crystalline solar cell preparation technology: standard and improved mono crystalline and poly crystalline silicon solar cell module technology, Module fabrication and testing, design of silicon solar cells
  3. Thin film solar cells: Amorphous silicon solar cells, micro morph, tandem and multi-junction solar cells, Concentrating solar cells, High efficiency solar cells, III-V, II-VI thin-film solar cells (GaAs, Cu(In,Ga)Se2, CdTe), PERL cells, (DSSC), Pervoskite thin film solar cells, etc.
  4. Thin film solar cell preparation technology: diffusion, oxidation, photolithography, sputtering, physical vapor deposition, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), atmospheric pressure CVD, low pressure CVD, plasma assisted CVD, plasm enhanced CVD, high density plasma CVD, hot wire CVD, Epitaxy, MOCVD, MBE, VPE, etc.
  5. Characterization of solar cells: Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Secondary-Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS), Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), etc.
  6. Materials and devices for energy storage: Batteries, CNT in energy storage, Ultra-capacitors, Fuel cells, Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES)

Texts/ References:

  • Solar cells: Operating principles, technology & system app., Martin A Green, Prentice-Hall Inc, NJ, USA, 1981
  • Solid State electronic devices, Ben G Streetman, Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi 1995.
  • Semiconductor physics and devices, Donald A Neaman
  • VLSI technology, S M Sze
  • Semiconductor devices, physis and technology, S M Sze
  • Semiconductor manufacturing technology, Michael Quirk
  • Integrated Circuits, K R Botkar
  • Thin Film Solar Cells, K L Chopra and S R Das
  • Thin Film Solar Cells Fabrication Characterization applications, J Poortmass and V Arkhipov
  • Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering, Antonio Luque and Steven Hegedus, WILEY
  • Direct energy conversion, M A Kettani, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass, 1970
  • Direct Energy Conversion, S W Angrist, 4th Ed. Allyn And Bacon, Boston, 1982
  • Semiconductors for solar cells, H J Moller, Artech House Inc, MA, USA, 1993
  • Fundamentals of Nanotechnology, G  Hornyak, J J Moore, H F Tibbals and J Dutta, C R C press
  • Carbon nanotubes and related structures: New material for twenty-first century, P J F Harris, Cambridge University Press, '99
  • Thin-film crystalline silicon solar cells: Physics and technology, R Brendel, 2003.
  • Clean electricity from photovoltaics, M D Archer, R Hill, Imperial College Press, 2001.
  • Organic photovoltaics: Concepts and realization, C Barbec, V Dyakonov, J Parisi, N S Saricifttci, Springer- Verlag 2003.

 

MRET-204: Practical and Laboratory Experiments (6 Credits)

 

Undergraduate level

Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, World University of Bangladesh (from Apr 2007 to May 2008)

EEE 505: Digital electronics (3 credits)

EEE 901: Microprocessor (3 credits)

EEE 401: Electricity and magnetism (2 credits)

EEE 603: Engineering materials (3 credits)

EEE 301: Electronics-1

EEE 303: Electronics-2

Dept. of CSE - Shaikh Burhanuddin Post Graduate College, Dhaka, Bangladesh (from Jun 2017 to Dec 2017)

CSE-114 Physics (Electricity and magnetism) 3 credits

1. Charge, Electric field & Gauss’s law: Simple phenomena in electrostatics; Electrostatic induction and charge density; Coulomb’s law; Electric field and field strength; Point charge in an electric field; Dipole in an electric filed; Electric flux; Gauss’s law and some applications; Electric potential; Potential due to a point charge; Equipotential surfaces; Potential energy, Potential gradient; capacitance and its calculation; Parallel plate capacitor with dielectric; Dielectric and Gauss’s law; Electric vectors; Energy stored in an electric field

2. Electric current, simple circuits and electrical measurements: Current and Ohm’s law; EMF and potential difference; Whetstone Bridge; Simple RC and RL circuits; The potentiometer; Moving coil galvanometer; Ammeter; Voltmeter; Multimeter; Wattmeter and Energy meter; Measurements of voltage, current, resistance, inductance, capacitance, power and energy

3. Magnetic field & force on current: Coulomb’s law; Magnetic field and field strength; Magnetic force on current; Directions of current and field; Maxwell’s screw rule; Fleming’s left hand rule; Magnetic fled near long wire; Magnetic field for solenoid; Fleming’s right hand rule

4. Magnetic properties of matter: Pole and dipoles; Coulomb’s law for magnets and Gauss’s theorem of magnetism; Dia-magnetism, Para-magnetism, Ferro-magnetism; Magneto motive force and field intensity; Concept of self and mutual inductance; The coefficient of magnetic coupling; Rise of current and decay of current in inductive circuit; Energy in magnetic field; Inductance in series and parallel; Hysteresis and eddy-current losses

Reference Books:

  1. David Halliday and Robert Resin, Physics Part-II
  2. Boylested, Introductory Circuit Analysis
  3. B. L. Theraja, A Text book of Electrical Technology

Training Courses (from September 2004 to till date)

  • Installation and Operation of Pyranometers at Bangladesh Meteorological Department, Bangladesh
  • Renewable Energy and Its Applications at Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka
  • Solar PV energy technology at Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka
  • Renewable Energy (Solar) and Its applications at Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation at Institute of Energy, University of Dhaka
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation in Street lighting at Energy Efficiency Improvement Project, ADB
  • Renewable Energy & its Application at Bangladesh Power Development Board, Dhaka