Abhisek received the B. Eng (First Class Honours) degree in electrical engineering from the Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, in 2000 and the M.Sc. (dual) degree in electronic systems and engineering management from the Univ. of Bolton, Bolton, UK and Southwestphalia Univ. of Applied Sciences, Germany in 2003. He received the Ph.D. degree from the Pretoria (Tshwane) University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa in 2006, working on automated disturbance analysis in power systems with South African national utility.
From 2006–2013, he was Principal Scientist at the ABB (Asea Brown Boveri) Corporate Research, Baden-Daettwil, Switzerland where he led several projects on smart grid, protection (medium & low-voltage), distribution automation, control, condition monitoring (motor, circuit-breaker). From 2013–2017, he was Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore where he led a group of 20 researchers including 7 PhD students, attracting competitive funding over 5 Million SG$, with several industry collaborations. From 2000–2002, he was Software Engineer at InterraIT, India He is inventor of 12 Patents, and author of more than 200 refereed Papers 2 Monographs: ‘Fault Analysis and Protection System Design for DC Grids’ ‘Intelligent Systems & Signal Processing in Power Engineering’ 2 Book chapters. His research interests include Renewable Energy & Grid Integration, Hybrid AC/DC Microgrid, HVDC: Protection & Control, Energy Storage & EV, Energy Efficiency, Power Systems/Electronics, Condition Monitoring, Asset Management. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, USA, Registered Chartered Engineer (CEng), UK, and Member of IET, UK. He is Associate Editor of the journals IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and Springer-Electrical Engineering.