University of Calcutta

INSTITUTE OF RADIO PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS (IRPE)

Kaushik Mandal

Assistant Professor

Address

  • Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics
  • University of Calcutta
  • 92 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road
  • Kolkata 700 009
  • West Bengal, India

kaushikrpe@gmail.com

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Microwave Antennas and Frequency Selective Surface

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Design and analysis of SIW integrated microstrip antennas.
  • Performance analysis and applications of DGS in microstrip antenna design.
  • Frequency Selective Surface integrated microstrip antenna design.
  • Design and analys

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EDUCATION

  • B.Sc in Physics (H) from University of Calcutta
  • B.Tech in Radio Physics and Electronics from University of Calcutta
  • M.Tech in Radio Physics and Electronics from University of Calcutta
  • Ph.D. (Tech.) from DETS, University of Kalyani

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Lecturer, Sr. Lecturer, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor at Academy of Technology, WBUT, June 2007 to February 2016.
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, University of Calcutta, March 2016 to Present.

HONORS

  • Senior Member, IEEE

A SHORT BIOGRAPHY

    Kaushik Mandal received his B. Sc degree in Physics (H), B.Tech and M.Tech degree in Radio Physics and Electronics from the University of Calcutta, in 2001, 2004 and 2006 respectively. He received his Ph.D. (Tech.) from the University of Kalyani, in July 2014. Presently he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
    His areas of interest include the design of high gain wide band compact microstrip patch antennas, antennas for UWB communication, multi band antennas for wireless devices, antennas for RF energy harvesting system, SIW integrated microstrip antenna, and performance enhancement of microstrip antenna using frequency selective surface (FSS). He is a senior member of IEEE.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Robert Mark, Neha Rajak, Kaushik Mandal, and Soma Das, “Isolation and Gain Enhancement Using Metamaterial based Superstrate for MIMO applications,” Radio Engineering, (Accepted) [I.F-1.048, Indexing: SCI Expanded].
  • Gouri Shankar Paul, and Kaushik Mandal, “Polarization-Insensitive and Angularly Stable Compact Ultra-wide Stop-band Frequency Selective Surface,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, (In press) [DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2019.2933545] [I.F-3.51, Indexing: SCI; Publisher: IEEE Xplore].
  • Mrityunjoy Kumar Ray and Kaushik Mandal, “A Pair of Diagonal Slots Loaded Low-Profile Circularly-Polarized Patch Antenna With Wide 3-dB Axial Ratio Beamwidth,” IET Microwaves Antennas & Propagation, (In press) [DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2019.0392] [I.F-2.036, Indexing: SCI; Publisher: IET].
  • Amartya Das, and Kaushik Mandal, “Compact UWB printed slot antenna with three extra bands and WiMAX rejection functionality,” Radio Engineering, vol. 28, pp. September 2019. [I.F-1.048, Indexing: SCI Expanded].
  • Robert Mark, Harsh Singh, Kaushik Mandal, and Soma Das, “Reduced edge-to-edge spaced MIMO antenna using parallel coupled line resonator for WLAN applications,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 61, pp. 2374–2380, July 2019 [DOI: 10.1002/mop.31911] [I.F: 0.948; Indexing: SCI Extended; Publisher: WILEY].
  • Gouri Shankar Paul, Kaushik Mandal, Juin Acharjee, and Partha Pratim Sarkar, “Reduction of Mobile Phone Radiation Exposure Using Multi-stopband Frequency Selective Surface,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research- M, vol. 83, pp. 9-18, July 2019. [Indexing: Clarivate Analytics' Emerging Source Citation Index and Elsevier's SCOPUS and Compendex]
  • Anik Ghosh, and Kaushik Mandal, “High Gain and Wideband Substrate Integrated Waveguide Based H-plane Horn Antenna,” AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 105, pp. 85-91, June 2019 [DOI: 10.1016/j.aeue.2019.04.005] [I.F-2.115, Indexing: SCI; Publisher: ELSEVIER]
  • S. Samanta, K. Mandal, P. S. Reddy, and P. P. Sarkar, “Near-Field Approach toward Enhanced Suppression of Cross-Polarized Radiation across Different Elevation Planes using Novel Epsilon-Shaped Clusters of Shorting Pins” IET Microwaves Antennas & Propagation, vol. 13, pp. 966-975, June- 2019. [DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2018.5769] [I.F-1.753, Indexing: SCI; Publisher: IET]
  • Juin Acharjee, Amit Kumar Singh, Kaushik Mandal, and Sujit Kr. Mandal, “Defected Ground Structure toward Cross Polarization Reduction of Microstrip Patch Antenna with Improved Impedance Matching,” Radio Engineering, vol. 28, no. 1. pp. 33-38, April 2019. [DOI:10.13164/re.2019.0033] [I.F-1.048, Indexing: SCI Expanded].
  • Robert Mark, Nipun Mishra, Kaushik Mandal, Partha Pratim Sarkar, and Soma Das, “Hexagonal Nested Loop Fractal Antenna for Quad Band Wireless Applications,” Frequenz- Journal of RF-Engineering and Telecommunications, vol. 73, no. 3-4. pp. 99-108, February2019. [DOI: 10.1515/freq-2018-0115] [I.F-0.280, Indexing: SCImago (SJR) & SCOPUS]
  • Priyanka Das, and Kaushik Mandal, "Modeling of ultra-wide stop-band frequency selective surface to enhance the gain of a UWB antenna," IET Microwaves Antennas & Propagation, vol. 13, pp. 269-277, February- 2019. [DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2018.5426] [I.F-1.739, Indexing: SCI; Publisher: IET]
  • Robert Mark, Neha Rajak, Kaushik Mandal, and Soma Das, “Metamaterial Based Superstrate towards the Isolation and Gain Enhancement of MIMO Antenna for WLAN application,” AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 100, pp. 144-152, January- 2019. [DOI: 10.1016/j.aeue.2019.01.011] [I.F-2.115, Indexing: SCI; Publisher: ELSEVIER]
  • Juin Acharjee, Kaushik Mandal, and Sujit Kr. Mandal, “Reduction of Mutual Coupling and Cross-Polarization of a MIMO/Diversity Antenna using a String of H-Shaped DGS,” AEU-International Journal of Electronics and Communication, vol. 97, pp. 110-119, December- 2018. [DOI: 10.1016/j.aeue.2018.09.037] [I.F-2.115, Indexing: SCI; Publisher: ELSEVIER]
  • Robert Mark, Nipun Mishra, Kaushik Mandal, Partha Pratim Sarkar, and Soma Das, “Hexagonal ring fractal antenna with dumb bell shaped defected ground structure for multiband wireless applications,” AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 94, pp. 42-50, June- 2018. [DOI: 10.1016/j.aeue.2018.06.039] [I.F: 2.115; Indexing: SCI; Publisher: ELSEIVER]
  • Susamay Samanta, P Soni Reddy, and Kaushik Mandal, “Cross-Polarization Suppression in Probe-Fed Circular Patch Antenna Using Two Circular Clusters of Shorting Pins,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 66, pp. 3177-3182, June- 2018.[DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2018.2819895] [I.F: 4.13; Indexing: SCI; Publisher: IEEE Xplore]
  • Santanu Mondal, Kaushik Mandal and Partha Prtim Sarkar, “Design of MIMO Antenna for Ultra-wideband Applications,” IETE Journal of Research, vol. 64, pp. 497-502, May- 2018. [DOI: 10.1080/03772063.2016.1176540] [I.F: 0.185; Indexing: SCI Extended; Publisher: Taylor & Francis]
  • Juin Acharjee, Kaushik Mandal, Sujit Kr. Mandal, and Partha Pratim Sarkar, “Suppressing up to Fourth Harmonic of an ISM Band Microstrip Patch Antenna using Compact Defected Ground Structures,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 59, pp. 2254-2259, June- 2017. [DOI: 10.1002/mop.30714] [I.F: 0.948; Indexing: SCI Extended; Publisher: WILEY]
  • Juin Acharjee, Kaushik Mandal, Sujit Kr. Mandal, and Partha Pratim Sarkar, “A compact printed monopole antenna with enhanced bandwidth and variable dual band notch for UWB applications,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 60, pp. 1980–1992, October- 2016. [DOI: 10.1080/09205071.2016.1234419] [I.F: 0.772; Indexing: SCI; Publisher: Taylor & Francis]
  • Kaushik Mandal, “Seven-Band Comb-Shaped Microstrip Antenna for Wireless Systems,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, vol. 59, pp. 15–20, February- 2016. [DOI: 10.2528/PIERL16010803]
  • Kaushik Mandal and Partha Prtim Sarkar, “A Compact Low Profile Wideband U-Shape Antenna with Slotted Circular Ground Plane” AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 70, pp. 336-340, March- 2016. [DOI: 10.1016/j.aeue.2015.12.011] [I.F: 0.601; Indexing: SCI; Publisher: ELSEIVER]
  • K. Mandal, and P. P. Sarkar “Reduced-Size Microstrip Antenna for Wi-MAX and WLAN” Microwave Review, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 2-5, September- 2015. [I.F: 0.11; Indexing: IET Inspec; Publisher: Serbia & Montenegro IEEE MTT-S Chapter.]
  • K. Mandal, M. Kundu, S. Kundu and P. P. Sarkar, “Extremely Small Monopole Antenna for Wideband Applications” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 617-621, March- 2015. [DOI: 10.1002/mop.28911] [I.F: 0.623; Indexing: SCI Extended; Publisher: WILEY]
  • Kaushik Mandal and Partha Prtim Sarkar, “A Compact High Gain Microstrip Antenna for Wireless Applications,” AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 1010-1014, December-2013. [DOI: 10.1016/j.aeue.2013.06.001] [I.F: 0.601; Indexing: SCI; Publisher: ELSEIVER]
  • Kaushik Mandal and Partha Prtim Sarkar, “High Gain Wide-Band U-Shaped Patch Antennas with Modified Ground Planes,”IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, pp. 2279-2282, April- 2013.[DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2012.2233455] [I.F: 2.459; Indexing: SCI; Publisher: IEEE Xplore]
  • K. Mandal, S. Sarkar and P. P. Sarkar, “Bandwidth enhancement of microstrip antennas by staggering effect,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 2446-2447, October- 2011. [DOI: 10.1002/mop.26299] [I.F: 0.623; Indexing: SCI Extended; Publisher: WILEY]

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

  • Santanu Mondal, Kaushik Mandal and Partha Pratim Sarkar, “Design of a Shorted Planar Mender-Line Metal Antenna,” IEEE International Conference on Microelectronics, Computing and Communication (MicroCom 2016), January 23-25, 2016. [DOI: 10.1109/MicroCom.2016.7522602]
  • Juin Acharjee, Kaushik Mandal, Sujit Kumar Mandal, and Partha Pratim Sarkar, “Rejection and Control of Higher Harmonics in a Microstrip Patch Antenna by Using Defected Ground Structure,” IEEE International Conference on Microelectronics, Computing and Communication (MicroCom 2016), January 23-25, 2016. [ DOI: 10.1109/MicroCom.2016.7522478]
  • Juin Acharjee, Kaushik Mandal, Sujit Kumar Mandal, and Partha Pratim Sarkar, “Mutual Coupling Reduction between Microstrip Patch Antennas by Using a String of H-Shaped DGS,” IEEE International Conference on Microelectronics, Computing and Communication (MicroCom 2016), January 23-25, 2016. [DOI: 10.1109/MicroCom.2016.7522477]
  • Suprio Kundu, Manisha Kundu and Kaushik Mandal, “Small Monopole Antenna with Corner Modified Patch for UWB Applications,”1st International Conference on Automation, Control, Energy and Systems, (ACES-2014), 01 – 02 February- 2014. [DOI: 10.1109/ACES.2014.6807975]
  • Vivek Kumar Agarwal, Anand Kumar Shaw, Mrinmoy Kr. Das, Jayati Mukherjee, KaushikMandal “A Novel Compact Dual Frequency Microstrip Antenna,” 2nd International Conference on Computer, Communication, Control and Information Technology (C3IT 2012), Procedia Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 427 – 430, 25TH – 26TH February- 2012, [DOI: 10.1016/j.protcy.2012.05.067]
  • K. Mandal, P. P. Sarkar, “Gain Enhancement and Size Reduction of a Hexagonal Microstrip Antenna,” NCACD: National Conference on Advanced Communication Systems and Design Techniques, 5TH -6TH November- 2011, Haldia Institute of Technology, West Bengal, India.
  • Susamay Samanta, P Soni Reddy, and Kaushik Mandal, “New Dimension in Cross-Polarization Reduction of a Hexagonal Microstrip Antenna Using Two Circular Substrate Integrated Cavities,” Proc. of the 2017 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), Malaysia, November 5-8, 2017. (Best paper award winning)
  • Juin Acharjee, Kaushik Mandal, and Sujit Kumar Mandal, “A Tri-Band Meander-Shaped Patch Antenna for WLAN and Radio Navigation Applications,” 2018 IEEE Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation (InCAP), December 16-19, 2018. [DOI: 10.1109/INCAP.2018.8770794]
  • Mrityunjoy Kumar Ray, Kaushik Mandal, “Shorting Pin and Slot Loaded Dual Band Microstrip Antenna for MICS and GPS Applications,” 2018 IEEE Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation (InCAP), December 16-19, 2018. [DOI: 10.1109/INCAP.2018.8770851]
  • Susamay Samanta, Kaushik Mandal, P. Soni Reddy, and Partha Pratim Sarkar, “Investigation on Novel Quarter-Arc Shaped Clusters of Shorting Pins for Improvement in Cross-Polarization Discrimination of Diamond-Shaped Microstrip Patch Antenna,” 2018 IEEE Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation (InCAP), December 16-19, 2018. [DOI: 10.1109/INCAP.2018.8770913]