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Dr. D. N. Sonawane is an Associate Professor in the Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering at College of Engineering, Pune and the in-charge of Embedded Systems Lab. He joined Department of Instrumentation and Control, College of Engineering Pune as a lecturer in Instrumentation in 1998, later he selected as an assistant professor in 2005. From 2008, he is working as an associate professor at College of Engineering, Pune.  He obtained a B.E. degree in Instrumentation and Control form S. G. G. S. College of Engineering and Technology, Nanded in 1997 and Master of Engineering from the University of Pune in 2000. He has completed his PhD (Engineering) from University of Pune in 2012 and Post-doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis (USA) and University of Washington Seattle (USA) during January 2014- August 2015. He has been invited as a visiting Associate Professor at University of Washington Seattle during May 2017-July 2017.
 
 

Dr. D. N. Sonawane

Designation: 

Associate Professor

Department: 

Instrumentation & Control

Email: 

dns.instru@coep.ac.in

Mobile Number: 

9822888944

Phone Number: 

020-25507185

Website: 

www.coep.org.in/coepembeddedlab

User ID: 

dns.instru@coep.ac.in

Teaching Experience: 

19

Industry Experience: 

1

Qualifications: 

B. E. (Instrumentation and Control)

M. E. (Electronics Instrumentation)

PhD (Engineering)

 

Work Experience

Academic

Associate Professor                                                                                 Dec. 2008 - present

  • Department of Instrumentation and Control, College of Engineering Pune, University of Pune, India.

Assistant Professor                                                                                  Dec. 2005 – Nov. 2008

  • Department of Instrumentation and Control, College of Engineering Pune, University of Pune, India.

Lecturer                                                                                                   Aug. 1998 – Nov. 2005

  • Department of Instrumentation and Control, College of Engineering Pune, University of Pune, India.

Other Professional

Visiting Associate Professor                                                                     May 2017-July 2017

  • Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington Seattle, WA,

Postdoctoral Research Associate                                                           Sep. 2014 – Aug. 2015

  • Maple Lab, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington Seattle, WA, USA (with Professor Venkat Subramanian).

Postdoctoral Research Associate                                                           Feb. 2014 – August 2014

  • Maple Lab, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA (with Professor Venkat Subramanian).

Teaching Responsibility: 

UG Level---

Microcontroller Techniques and Its Applications

Introduction to MATLAB and Computational Methods

Process Modeling and Optimization

Transducers

PG Level---

Embedded System Desing

Process Modeling and Optimization

Additional Responsibility: 

Faculty In-charge, Embedded System Lab

Publications: 

PUBLICATIONS:
Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Manan Pathak, Dayaram Sonawane, Shriram Santhanagopalan, Richard D Braatz, Venkat R Subramanian, Analyzing and Minimizing Capacity Fade through Optimal Model-based Control-Theory and Experimental Validation, Electrochemical Society (ECS) Transactions, vol. 75(23), pp. 51~75, 2017.
  • Dayaram Sonawane, Deepak Ingole and Vihnagkumar Naik, FPGA Implementation of Linear Model Predictive Controller for Real-Time Position Control of DC Motor”, Inder science Journal of Circuits and Architecture Design, vol. 1(4), pp. 281~294, 2015.  
  • Prashant Bansode, D. N. Sonawane and Prashant Basargi, Application of Merit Function Based Interior Point Method to Linear Model Predictive Controller, Journal of Information Technology, Modelling and Computing, vol. 2(1), pp. 37~49, 2014.
  • Vihangkumar Naik, D. N. Sonawane and Deepak Ingole, Design and Implementation of Proportional Integral Observer based Linear Model Predictive Controller, Journal of Control System and Instrumentation, vol. 4(1), pp. 23~30, 2013.
  • Deepak Ingole, D. N. Sonawane and Vihangkumar Naik, Linear Model Predictive Controller for Closed Loop Control of Intravenous Anaesthesia with Time Delay, Journal of Control System and Instrumentation, vol. 4(1), pp. 8~15, 2013.
  • Vedika Patki and D. N. Sonawane, Design and Implementation of Discrete AugmentedZiegler-Nichols PID Controller, Journal of Control System and Instrumentation, vol. 4(1), pp. 16~22, 2013.
  • D. N. Sonawane and M. S. Sutaone, High Throughput Iterative VLSI Architecture for Cholesky Factorization Based Matrix Inversion”, International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 35(8), pp.10~15, 2011.
  • D. N. Sonawane, M. S. Sutaone, B. N. Choudhari and Abhijeet Badurkar, FPGA Implementation of Simplified SVPWM Algorithm for 3-phase Induction Motor, Journal of  Computer and Electrical Engineering , vol. 2(1), pp. 1010~1017, 2010

Conference Proceedings

  • Siddesh Dani, Dayaram Sonawane, Deepak Ingole and Sanjaykumar Patil , Performance Evaluation of PID, LQR and MPC Controllers for DC Motor Speed Control, IEEE 2nd  International Conference for Convergence of Technology (I2CT), Pune, India, April 7-9, 2017.
  • Dayaram Sonawane, Manan Pathak and Venkat Subramanian, Convergence rates for direct transcription of optimal control problems using Second Derivative Methods, American Control Conference (ACC 2016), Boston, USA, pp. 215-220, July 6-8, 2016
  • Bharatkumar Suthar, Dayaram Sonawane, Richard D. Braatz and Venkat Subramanian, Optimal Low Temperature Charging of Lithium-Ion Batteries, IFAC International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM 2015), Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, pp.1217~1222, June 7-10,2015
  • Aliasger Zaidy, Pooja Pokharkar, Rajesh Krishnan and Dayaram Sonawane, Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of PEM Fuel cell: MATLAB and LabVIEW Modeling Approach, Proc. of IEEE 1st International Conference on Non-Conventional Energy (ICONCE), Kalyani, India, pp. 272-276, Jan 16-17, 2014
  • Kaustubh Joglekar, Abhinav Gunjal, D. N. Sonawane, Implementation of PID Architecture in FPGA for DC Motor Speed Control, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Circuits, Controls and Communications, (CCUBE), Bangalore-, India, Dec. 27-28, 2013
  • Vihangkumar Naik, D. N. Sonawane, Diveyesh Ginoya, Design and Implementation of Interior Point Method based Linear Model Predictive Controller, Proc. of 3rd International Conference on Control, Communication and Power Engineering (CCPE2012), Bangalore, India, April 27-28, 2012. Springer Link Proceedings of Mobile Communication and Power Engineering, vol. 296, pp. 255~ 261, Jan. 2013 (Awarded best paper)
  • Vihangkumar V. Naik, D. N. Sonawane, Deepak D. Ingole, Divyesh L. Ginoya, “ModelPredictive Control of DC Servomotor using Active Set Method”, Proc. of 2013 IEEE Multi- Conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2013), Hyderabad, India, August 28-30, 2013
  • Mukul Joshi, Kaustubh Joglekar, D. N. Sonawane, A Novel and Cost Effective Resistive Rain Sensor for Automatic Wiper Control, Proc. of IEEE 7th International Conference on Sensing Technology, Massey University, New Zealand, Dec. 3-5, 2013
  • Ashwini Kolar, D. N. Sonawane, Prashant Basargi, System Prototype of a Non-invasive Low-Cost Subcutaneous Vein Detection Device, Proc. of 7th InternationalConference on Signal and Image Processing (ICISP 2013), Bangalore, India, August 9 - 11, 2013
  • Deepak Ingole, D. N. Sonawane, Divyesh Ginoya, Implementation of Model Predictive Control for Closed Loop Control of Intravenous Anaesthesia, 3rd International Conference on Control, Communication and Power Engineering (CCPE2012), Bangalore, India, April 27- 28, 2012, Proc. of Springer Link Mobile Communication and Power Engineering, vol. 296, pp. 242~ 248, Jan. 2013
  • Vedika Patki, D. N. Sonawane, Deepak Ingole, Design and Implementation of Augmented Ziegler-Nichols PID, 3rd International Conference on Control, Communication and Power Engineering (CCPE2012), Bangalore, India, April 27-28, 2012, Proc. of Springer Link Mobile Communication and Power Engineering, vol. 296, pp. 435~ 441, Jan. 2013
  • Neha Girme, D. N. Sonawane, Design and Development of Subcutaneous Vein Detection System using ARM Cortex Based Single Board Computer and Open Source Technology, 4thIEEE International Conference on Electronics Computer Technology (ICECT 2012),  Kanyakumari, India, April, 6 -8, 2012
  • Suchakra Sharma, D. N. Sonawane, GNU/Linux Shell Access Through a Web-Browser for an Embedded Linux E-Learning System” Proc. of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Computer Technology, Kanyakumari, India, April 8 - 10, 2011
  • Tanushree Chakravorty, D. N. Sonawane, Low-Cost Subcutaneous Vein Detection System Using ARM9 Development Platform, Proc. of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Electronics and Computer Technology , Kanyakumari, India, April, 8 -10, 2011
  • D. N. Sonawane, M. S. Sutaone, Inayat Malek, Resource Efficient 64-bit Double Precision Floating Point Matrix  Multiplication Algorithm using FPGA, Proc. of 10th IEEE International  Conference on Emerging technologies (TENCON-2009), Singapore, Nov. 23- 26, 2009
  • D. N. Sonawane,  M. S. Sutaone, Inayat Malek, Systolic Architecture for Integer Point Matrix Multiplication using FPGA, Proc. of 4th IEEE International  Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA-09)  Xian, China, May, 21 - 24, 2009

PATENTS

 

BOOKS AND ARTICLES

  • D. N. Sonawane and Madhuri Joshi, “Introduction to Embedded System Design” Published by ISTE-WPLP, India (AICTE Project), 1st  edition, May, 2010.
  • D. N. Sonawane and Vikas Gaikwad, Getting Started with Embedded Linux for ARM- under publication.

TALKS AND EXPERT LECTURES

  • Invited as a guest speaker for One day workshop on Virtual Labs at Walchand Institute of Technology, Solapur, on April 05, 2016
  • Invited as a guest speaker for two-day Faculty Development Program on Virtual Labs at VPM's Maharshree Parshuram College of Engineering, Velneshwar, Ratnagiri during Feb. 13-14, 2016
  • Invited as a keynote speaker for state level workshop on Embedded Systems and Robotics (SSER2016) at Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Engineering, Akurdi, Pune on February 18, 2016.
  • Invited as a guest speaker for One day workshop on Virtual Labs at College of Engineering, Pandharpur, on December 17, 2015.
  • Delivered talk on Model Based Dynamic Optimization Strategies for Li-ion Batteries, 2015 227th ECS Meeting, Chicago, USA, May 24-28, 2015
  • Invited as guest speaker for two days national level workshop on Embedded System Design Using FPGAs at Bengal Science and Technology University, Howrah, Calcutta, 2013
  • Invited as keynote speaker for National workshop on Embedded System Design Using PIC Microcontrollers (ESDPIC-2012), PICTE College of Engineering Pune and delivered lecture on Embedded Programming and Working with C- Compilers for PIC Series Microcontrollers.
  • Delivered expert talk on Embedded System for Practitioners at Ramraoadik College of Engineering, New Mumbai, sponsored by Cybermotion Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad, 2010
  • Delivered expert talk on Working with PIC Series Microcontrollers at Cummins India Pvt. Ltd, Pune, 2007
  • Delivered expert talk on Using MPLAB IDE at Crystalline InfoTech Pvt. Ltd, Pune, 2006

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • National level award – Hitachi Digimize competition -2017 (Digimize-2017), “Smart Society---creating a green corridor for ambulances during traffic”, 3rd prize. (UG students)
  • National level award – CoreEL Digilent Design Contest-2013 (CDDC-2013), “FPGA Implementation of PID Controller for DC Motor Control”, 2nd prize. (UG students)
  • National level award- Texas Instruments Bangalore, Analog Design Contest-2012 (ADC-2012), “Time based energy optimization of street lighting”, Consolation prize. (UG Students)
  • National level award – Auma India, Auma Annual Challenge-2010, Implementation of Space Vector PWM Algorithm using FPGA for 3-phase Voltage Source Inverter, 1st Prize. (UG Students)
  • Institute level award- Uniken Innovation Award-2012, “Sub Cutaneous Vein Detection System for Drug Delivery Assistance: Open Source Approach”, 2nd prize. (Personal)
  • Best Paper Award - “Design and Implementation of Interior-point Method based Linear Model Predictive Controller”, 3rd International Conference on Control, Communication and Power Engineering (CCPE2012), Bangalore, India, April 27-28, 2012. (PG Student)

WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS ORGANISED/CONDUCTED

  • Organised and conducted one-week winter school on “optimization and optimal control”, 15th ~ 21st Dec. 2016, sponsored by centre of excellence in Image and Signal Processing of COEP (TEQIP-II).
  • Organised and conducted one-week faculty development program (FDP) on “Hands-on with Texas Instruments MSP430 Microcontroller and Its Development Tools”, 26th ~ 30th Nov. 2012, sponsored by Texas Instruments Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore and TEQIP-I.
  • Organised and conducted two-week faculty development program (FDP) on “Embedded System Design using PIC Microcontrollers” 13th ~24th July, 2009 sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi.
  • Conducted a two-week training program for R & D engineers of Cummins India Ltd. Pune on “Embedded System Design using PIC Microcontrollers”10th ~ 24thMarch, 2007.
  • Organizing committee member, International Conference on Instrumentation and Control (INCON 2004), College of Engineering Pune, under the agesof Instrument Society of India (ISOI), Dec. 2004

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Reviewer

  • IEEE Transactions on Computers

Conference Session Chair

  • 2013 IEEE Multi- Conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2013), Hyderabad, India, August 28-30, 2013.

Session: Control of Motors.


     

    Memberships and Affiliations: 

    • Life Member- Instrument Society of India, (ISOI), Bangalore, India.
    • Life Member- Biomedical Engineering Society of India (BMESI), India.
    • Member – Institute of Engineers and Technology (IET), UK.
    • Member-The Society of Solid Sate and Electrochemical Science and Technology (ECS), USA
     

    Current Projects : 

    RESEARCH GRANTS AND PROJECTS

    • Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), Pashan, Pune, Design and Development of Signal Processing Unit for Proximity Sensor, Sponsored Project, (2015-ongoing), INR 8.90 Lakh
    • Ministry of Human Resource Development Govt. of India (MHRD), New Delhi, Development of Sensor and Data Acquisition Remote Triggered Virtual Lab, Virtual Lab an initiative of Govt. of India through ICT Scheme, (Completed, 2011-2014), INR 52 Lakh.
    • Ministry of Human Resource and DevelopmentGovt. of India (MHRD), New Delhi, Development of FPGA-Embedded System Virtual Lab, Virtual Lab Project, an initiative of Govt. of India through ICT Scheme, (Completed, 2010-2013), INR 48 Lakh.
    • University Grant Commissions (UGC), New Delhi, India, Sub-cutaneous Vein Detection System for Drug Delivery Assistance, UGC’s Major Research Project Scheme (UGC-MRP) (Completed, 2011-2014), INR 7.5 Lakh.
    • All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, India, VLSI Implementation of DSP for Model Predictive Controller, AICTE’s Research Project Scheme (AICTE-RPS) (Completed, 2008-2010), INR 8.0 Lakh
    • Intra Electronics, Pune, Energy Optimization of Battery Operated Emergency Light System for Railway Coach. Industry Sponsored Project, the product was RDSO approved and later commercialized. (Completed, 2010-1011), INR 1.5 Lakh.
    • UV Microsystem, Pune, Microcontroller implementation of flow indicator for UV based water disinfectant system. Industry Sponsored Project, (Completed, 2009-2010), INR 2.0 Lakh.

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