Mr Nilanjan Mukherjee

Nilanjan Mukherjee


+44 (0) 7741778425


NW302, Lab: NW401

I joined the department of Electrical, Electronic and Power Engineering in 2011 as a research student in the Power Engineering and Power Electronic Engineering Group. Prior to joining at Aston, I had obtained two years of industrial experience in TATA MOTORS LIMITED, where I was associated with a project related to parallel power converter based battery/super-capacitor hybrid energy storage system for EV.

Qualifications & Education

  • B-Tech, Electrical Engineering West Bengal University of Technology, India, 2007

  • MEng, Power Electronics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, 2009


  • TATA MOTORS LIMITED (Engineering Research Centre) –2009 to 2011

Research interests
My research focuses on Mutli-modular power converter topologies, their module based control techniques, filter design, component optimisation and reliability aspect of power electronic converter for grid-tie renewable energy and energy storage system.

Membership of Professional Bodies
Student Member IEEE, Student Member, IET

Selected publications


1.     Mukherjee, N.; De, D., "Analysis and improvement of performance in LCL filter-based PWM rectifier/inverter application using hybrid damping approach," Power Electronics, IET, vol.6, no.2, pp., Feb. 2013.

2.     Mukherjee, N and John, V; "Hybrid Damping in Higher Order Line Side Filter in Active Front-end Operation," International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 218-222, 2012.


1.      Mukherjee, N.; Strickland, D.; Cross, A.; Hung, W., "Reliability estimation of second life battery system power electronic topologies for grid frequency response applications," Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2012), 6th IET International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1,6, 27-29 March 2012.

2.      Mukherjee, N.; Strickland, D., "Modular ESS with second life batteries operating in grid independent mode," Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), 2012 3rd IEEE International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.653,660, 25-28 June 2012.

  Dani Strickland, Andrew Cross, Nilanjan Mukherjee “BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE ON THE SMART GRID FUTURE OR FAD?”Zaytoonah University International Engineering Conference on Design and Innovation in Infrastructure 2012,(ZEC Infrastructure 2012),  June 18-20, 2012 Amman, Jordan

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research