In Memoriam: Subhasis Nandi

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February 5th, 2016 - Our colleague Subhasis Nandi passed away on January 5, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife Runa and daughter Brishti.

Subhasis was born in India on May 27, 1963. He received his Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees, all in Electrical Engineering, in 1985, 1988, and 2000, respectively. Between 1988 and 1996, he pursued an illustrious career in industry and Central Power Research Institute of India. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2000. Dr. Nandi carried out research in power electronics and electric machines, and made significant contributions to his profession. He was awarded the IEEE Power Engineering Society Prize in 2007.

Professor Nandi was involved in the organization of several professional conferences and served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. He was a Senior Member of the IEEE and an active member of the IEEE Victoria Section serving as the Student Branch counselor for the past 16 years.

Subhasis was promoted to the position of Full Professor in 2015 and continued to devote time and energy to his students and family throughout his illness.

We will miss his humour, politeness, smile, and laughter.

Students and Colleagues
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Victoria, February 2016