Sukomal Dey earned a B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering at the West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, India, in 2006, an M.Tech degree in Mechatronics Engineering at the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, India, an M.Tech dissertation (one year) at Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI-CSIR), Pilani, India, in 2009 and a PhD in Microwave Engineering in 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. From, August, 2015 to July, 2016 he was working as a project scientist in Industrial Research and Development (IRD) centre, IIT Delhi. He also worked on a collaborative research project supported by Synergy Microwave Corp., NJ, USA during the same period. From August, 2016 to June-2018, he was working in the Radio Frequency Microsystem Lab (RFML), Institute of Nano Engineering and Micro Systems, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, as a Post doctorate Research Fellow. Since June-2018 he is working as an assistant professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad. He is recipient of Best Industry Relevant PhD Thesis Award from the Foundation for Innovation in Technology Transfer (FITT) and Distinction in Doctoral Thesis, both from IIT Delhi (2016). His research interests include development of microwave devices, and components for future RF front ends.
- Electromagnetic Engineering including Antennas
- Microwave and Millimeterwave Integrated Circuits
- RF MEMS at Millimeter and Submillimeter wave frequencies
- Engineering Electromagnetic (EE-2060)
- Communication and Microwave Lab (EE-4137); (Jointly with others)
- RF and Microwave Active Circuits (EE-5002)
- RF and Microwave Passive Circuits (EE-5003)
Ph.D Students: B.Tech Students (2016 - 2020):
1. Mr. Mohammad Abdul Shukoor 1. Vishnu Vaidya
2. Mr. Soumik Dey 2. P. Anish Sunil
3. Mr. Athul Asok
'Design and Development of RF Front-end (RFFE) Passive Components for Indian Fifth Generation (5G) Cellular Mobile Network Applications from Microwave to Millimeterwave', Early Career Research (ECR) award, funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), April 2019 - April 2022 (Principal Investigator)
Journal Papers (Oct, 2012 – Present)
J18. Sukomal Dey, Shiban Koul, Ajay Poddar, and Ulrich Roddhe, “RF MEMS Switches, Switching Networks and Phase Shifters for Microwave to Millimeterwave Applications” in Springer Journal of Micro and Smart Systems Vol. 9, page 33-47, 2020
J17. Jyoti Satija, Sukomal Dey, Shashwat Bhattachariya, Gayathri Pillai, and Sheng Shian Li, “A Chip-Scale Frequency Down-Conversion Realized by MEMS-Based Filter and Local Oscillator" in Elsevier Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, Vol. 302, page 1-16, 2020
J16. A. Jaiswal, Sukomal Dey, M. P. Abegaonkar and S. K. Koul “77 GHz Polarization Agile MEMS Antenna", in Wiley Microwave and Optical Technology Letter Vol. 62, page 2300-2306, 2020
J15. Sukomal Dey, Shiban Koul, Ajay Poddar, and Ulrich Roddhe, "Compact, broadband and reliable lateral MEMS switching networks for 5G communications” Progress in Electromagnetic Research M (PIER-M), Vol. 86, page 163-171, 2019.
J14. Shiban Koul and Sukomal Dey, "MEMS K-band 4-bit phase shifter using two back to back SP16T switching networks"; in IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical System vol. 27, no.4, pp. 643-655, Feb 2018
J13. Sukomal Dey, Shiban. K. Koul, Ajay Poddar and Ulrich Rodhe “Reliable and Compact 3-Bit and 4-Bit Phase Shifters using MEMS SP4T and SP8T Switches", in IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical System, vol. 27,no.1, pp. 113-124, Feb 2018
J12. Chia-Chun Chu, Sukomal Dey, Ting-Yuan Liu, Cheng-Chi Chen, and Sheng-Shian Li “Thermal- Piezoresistive SOI-MEMS Oscillators Based on a Fully-Differential Mechanically Coupled Resonator Array for Mass Sensing Applications", in IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical System vol. 27,no.1, pp. 59-72, Feb 2018
J11. Sukomal Dey, Shiban Koul, Ajay Poddar, and Ulrich Roddhe, "Ku-V-Band 4-bit MEMS phase Shifters using High Isolation SP4T switches and DMTL Structures" in IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 10, Sept, 2017.
J10. Sukomal Dey, Shiban Koul, Ajay Poddar, and Ulrich Roddhe, "Extensive Performance Evaluations of RF MEMS single-pole-multi-throw (SP3T to SP14T) switches up to X-band frequency ", in IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 9, Nov, 2016.
J9. Shiban Koul, Sukomal Dey, Ajay Poddar, and Ulrich Roddhe, "Ka-Band 3-Bit Compact MEMS Phase Shifter using single-pole-eight-throw switching Networks", in IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 9, Aug, 2016
J8. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul, “Systematic measurement of high isolation DC – 20 GHz miniature MEMS SPDT switch”, Wiley Microwave and Optical Technology Letter, vol. 58, no. 5, pp.1154-1159,May,2016.
J7. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul, "Reliability analysis of Ku-band 5-bit phase shifters using MEMS SP4Tand SPDT switches", IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. vol. 63,no.12, pp. 3997-4012, Dec 2015.
J6. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul, “10 – 25-GHz Frequency Reconfigurable MEMS 5-Bit Phase Shifter using Push-Pull Actuator based Toggle Mechanism”, IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 25, no. 6, p. 1- 20, May, 2015.
J5. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul, “Design and development of a CPW-based 5-bit DMTL phase shifter using MEMS bridge and MAM capacitors,” IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 26, no. 1, p. 1- 15, August, 2014.
J4. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul, “Design and development of a CPW-based 5-bit switched-line phase shifter using inline metal contact MEMS series switches for 17.25 GHz transmit/receive module application,” IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 20, Jan,2014.
J3. Shiban K. Koul and Sukomal Dey; “Radio frequency micro electromechanical system - An Overview”; Journal of Smart Structures and Systems, Vol. 2 No. 2, pp. 27-75,Sept 2013.
J2. Sukomal Dey and Shiban K. Koul, “Design and development of a surface micromachined Push-pull-type true-time-delay phase shifter on an alumina substrate for Ka-band T/R module application”, IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Volume 22, Number 12, 24th October, 2012 , pp. 1-20.
International Conference Papers (2009 - present)
C16. Sukomal Dey and Shiban Koul, “Broadband, Reliable and Compact Lateral MEMS SP4T and SP7T Switching Networks for 5G Applications” IEEE MTTS International Microwave and RF conference, 13 – 15th Dec, 2019, Bombay, India.
C15. J. Satija, Sukomal Dey and S. S. Li, "A Chip-Scale Frequency Down-Conversion Realized by MEMS-Based Mixler and Local Oscillator " in International Conference on Smart Sensors – 2019, Hsinchu, Taiwan
C14. Anushruti Jaiswal, Sukomal Dey, Mahesh Abhegaoker, and Shiban Koul, "Surface Design and Development of 60 GHz Antenna with Integrated RF MEMS SPDT Switch for Transceiver Modules" Accepted for publication in IEEE Radio Frequency Integration Technology (RFIT-2018). Melbourne, Australia, 15-17th Aug, 2018
C13. Anushruti Jaiswal, Sukomal Dey, Mahesh Abhegaoker, and Shiban Koul, "Surface Micromachined RF MEMS SP9T Switch for 60 GHz ISM Band Antenna Sectoring Applications" Accepted for publication in IEEE CCECE, 2017. Windsor, Ontario, April 2017
C12. Shiban Koul, and Sukomal Dey, , "Reliability Modeling of RF MEMS Components for Microwave to Millimeter wave Communications", Accepted for publication in IEEE Electron Devices Technology and Manufacturing Conference (EDTM-2017), 28th Feb-2nd March, 2016, Japan.
C11. Anushruti Jaiswal, Sukomal Dey, Mahesh Abhegaoker, and Shiban Koul, "77 GHz MEMS Polarization Reconfigurable Antenna for Automotive Radar Applications" Latin-America Microwave Conference, IEEE MTT-S International (LAMC-2016), 12-14 Dec, 2016, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
C10. Anushruti Jaiswal, Sukomal Dey, Mahesh Abhegaoker, and Shiban Koul, "60 GHz Micromachined Single-Pole-Double-Throw switch and its application in Antenna" Asia Pacific Microwave Conference ,2016 IEEE MTT-S International (APMC-2016), 5-9th Dec, 2016, New Delhi, India.
C9. Sukomal Dey, Shiban Koul, Ajay Poddar, and Ulrich Roddhe, "Micromachined Switches and Phase Shifters for Transmit/Receive Module Applications" 46th IEEE European Microwave Conference (EuMC- 2016), 4-6th Oct, 2016, London. United Kingdom.
C8. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul “10 – 35 GHz Frequency Reconfigurable RF MEMS 5-Bit DMTL Phase Shifter using Push-Pull Actuation based Toggle Mechanism” in 2ndMicrowave and RF Conference, 2014 IEEE MTT-S International (IMaRC 2014), December 15 – 17, Bangalore, India, 2014.
C7. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul “Linearity, Power Handling and Reliability of Electrostatic RF MEMS Metal-Contact Switch for Broadband Applications” International Conference on MEMS and Sensors, 2014 (ICMEMSS, 2014), December 18 – 20, Chennai, India.
C6. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul “Design and development of miniaturized high isolation MEMS SPDT switch for Ku-band T/R module application” in Microwave and RF Conference, 2013 IEEE MTT-S International (IMaRC 2013), December 14 – 16, New Delhi, India.
C5. Sukomal Dey, Manoj S. Parihar and Shiban K. Koul “Design and Development of X-band high isolation switch” in IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronic Systems (COMCAS), October 21 - 23, 2013, Tel Aviv, Israel.
C4. Sukomal Dey and Shiban. K. Koul “Design of DMTL analog phase shifter for Ka-band application” International conference of ISSS, 4rth January, 2012.
C3. Sukomal Dey and Kamaljit Rangra, “Compact Ku-Band 3-bit digital Phase Shifter” has been published in 12th International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology (ISMOT-2009), India.
C2. Sukomal Dey and Kamaljit Rangra “Multi-Bit RF MEMS Phase Shifter for Ku-Band Application” has been published in XV International Workshop of Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD 2009), Delhi, India.
C1. Sukomal Dey and Kamaljit Rangra “Design Optimization of Low Loss Distributed RF-MEMS digital phase shifter” has been published in proceeding of Internal Conference of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (ICMEE), 2009 by World Scientific press.
P2. Sukomal Dey., et al. "Phase shifter comprised of plural coplanar waveguides connected by switches having cantilever beams and mechanical springs" Patent Application No. US 10199703 (Granted) Link: https://patents.justia.com/patent/10199703
P1. Sukomal Dey., et al. "High Performance Switch for Microwave MEMS" Patent Application No. US 10325742 (Granted) Link: https://patents.justia.com/patent/10325742
B1. Shiban Koul and Sukomal Dey (2019) “Radio-Frequency Micromachined Switches, Switching Networks and Phase Shifters”, by CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, ISBN NO: 978-0-8153-6143-5. Link: https://www.crcpress.com/Radio-Frequency-Micromachined-Switches-Switching-Networks-and-Phase-Shifters/Koul-Dey/p/book/9780815361435
BC2. Shiban Koul and Sukomal Dey (2014), “RF MEMS Single-Pole-Multi-Throw switching Circuit”, in an Edited book “Micro and Smart Devices and system” eds. K.J.Vinoy, G.K.Ananthasuresh, Rudra Pratap and A.B.Krupanidhi, Springer, New Delhi, ISBN 0-978-81-322-1912-5.
BC1: Shiban Koul and Sukomal Dey (2014), “RF MEMS True-Time-Delay Phase Shifter”, in an Edited book “Micro and Smart Devices and system” eds. K.J.Vinoy, G.K.Ananthasuresh, Rudra Pratap and A.B.Krupanidhi, Springer, New Delhi, ISBN 0-978-81-322-1912-5.