Dr Amit Soni

Director, School of Electrical, Electronics & Communication Engineering
PhD, MTech, BTech

Dr Amit Soni did his BE Electrical (Electronics & Power) Engineering in 2001, scoring first rank and was awarded ‘Gold Medal’ for his outstanding academic performance. He did his MTech (Power System) in 2005 and PhD (Power System) in 2012, both from Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur. He has rich Academic & research experience of 21 years while working with various institutions, which includes 3 years of industrial experience in RRVPNL, Jaipur.

He had worked as Director (International Collaborations), Manipal University Jaipur and contributed towards MoU’s/MoA’s with top QS Ranked Universities, Faculty & Student exchanges, successfully organizing DoIC Flagship events IWSMUJ - 2022 (Winter School), ISSMUJ -2022 (Summer School), Academic structuring of existing MoU’s and IAESTE Events. In addition, he had worked as Director (Quality & Compliance), Manipal University Jaipur and successfully contributed for NIRF Ranking 2021, AQAR-1 and NBA visit for 5 Engineering Departments. He had served as Head, Department of Electrical Engineering, Manipal University Jaipur, for a duration of 4.5 years and had organized several National & International Workshops, Scopus Indexed International Conferences: 1st & 2nd Series ICTSES 2018 & 2021 (Springer Publisher), initiated MoUs & collaborative agreements and successfully developed research laboratories in the Department. In addition to this, before joining MUJ he had served in various administrative capacities such as Director, Asians Institute of Technology, Rajasthan, Head EE, Coordinator & Chairman for different Academic Committees at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

He has published 30 research papers in high impact repute SCI indexed International Journals (Q1 & Q2 category), 50 Scopus Indexed IEEE, Springer, and Elsevier conferences, and have also published 15 Scopus Indexed book chapters. He has to his credit more than 90 research publications, several Invited Talks & Keynote addresses, and had chaired/co-chaired sessions in various conferences. He is regular reviewer of research articles for many high impact journals. His research interest includes Solar Energy Materials, Optoelectronics, Thin Film Technology, Photovoltaics, Renewable Energy Systems and Power System. He had supervised 3 PhDs and 6 research scholars are currently working under his supervision. He is presently working as PI for DST SERB funded (18.66 Lakh) research project in collaboration with MLSU, Udaipur and NIT, Uttarakhand. He is life member of Solar Energy Society of India, Member ISTE, India and IEEE, USA.

Dr Amit Soni can be contacted at: amit.soni@jaipur.manipal.edu and Mobile: +91 +91-9887300222