65 Years of
Excellence

Electronics and Tele-communication

Name : Dr. B. B. Mangaraj
Designation : Associate Professor
Phone No. : 2430096
Email Id :
Date of Joining : 06-01-2006

Bachelor of Engineering, 1994,UCE Burla; M.E. in ETCE, 2003, Jadavpur University, Ph.D. (Engineering) 2012, Jadavpur University.

M.E.: Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering , Ph.D.: Antenna Engineering

Teaching: 25 Years , Research: 16 Years

Graduate Level : Analog and Digital Communication, Microwave Engineering, Basic Electronics, Communication System Engineering, Electromagnetic Field Waves, Antenna Engineering, Advanced Communication
Post Graduate Level : Optical & Satellite Communication Systems, Advanced Antenna Technology, Computational Electromagnetics

Antenna analysis, design, coding, and optimization

Ph. D. Candidates : Degree Awarded – 1; Continuing - 7
M. Tech. Candidates : Degree Awarded – 15; Continuing - 1
  1. University Medal from Jadavpur University for M.E.TEL.E.Course
  2. GATE Scholarship from 2001 to 2003
  3. 2nd in Paper presentation
  1. Member of IETE -- Membership No. M169880
  2. Member of ISTE -- Membership No. LM33213
  1. TEQIP Project: Verification of Antenna designs using Personal Computers

International Publications

  1. A. B. Sahoo, G. P. Mishra, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Optimal Design of Compact Dual-band Slot Antenna Using Particle Swarm Optimization for WLAN and WiMAX Applications”, Recent Advances in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 425-431, 2019. ISSN: 2352-0965 (DOI:10.2174/2352096511666180706130127)
  2. M. R. Jena, G. P. Mishra, A. B. Sahoo, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Fractal Geometry and Its Application to Antenna Designs” International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT), Volume-9 Issue-1, pp. 3726-3743, October 2019, DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A9793.109119, ISSN: 2249 – 8958.
  3. G. P. Mishra and B. B. Mangaraj, " Miniaturisedmicrostrip patch design based on highly capacitive defected ground structure with fractal boundary for X-band microwave communications" IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 13, Issue 10, Pages 1593-1601, August 2019,  ISSN: 1751-8725. DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2018.5778
  4. G. P. Mishra, A. B. Sahoo, SmeetaHota, B. B. Mangaraj, "Direct and electromagnetically coupled compact microstrip antenna design with modified fractal DGS" International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer‐Aided Engineering, Vol. 29, Issue 10, e21887, pages. 1-10, June 2019, ISSN: 1099-047X, DOI: org/10.1002/mmce.21887
  5. S. Hota, S. Baudha, B. B. Mangaraj, M. V. Yadav, “A compact, ultrawide band planar antenna with modified circular patch and a defective ground plane for multiple applications”, Microwave Optical Technology Letter,  2019, Vol.  61, Issue- springer 9, pp. 2088– 2097. https://doi.org/10.1002/mop.31867
  6. A. B. Sahoo, Guru Prasad Mishra, and B. B. Mangaraj, “A Novel Dual Slot Circular Patch Antenna Design for Multi-band Applications”, Microwave Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 9-18, December 2018.
  7. S. K. Mohanty and B. B. Mangaraj, “An Optimal Design of Super-Directive Dipole Linear Antenna Array Using Gravitational Search Algorithm and Large Perfect Reflecting Surface”, Recent Advances in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 227-238, 2018. (DOI:10.2174/2352096511666180124152013)
  8. S. K. Mohanty, P. Swain, and B. B. Mangaraj, "Fuzzy logic biased optimal dipole-linear antenna array: An improved array with better trade-off between performance parameters," Progress in Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 79, pp. 167-190, 2017. DOI: 10.2528/PIERB17070402
  9. Guru Prasad Mishra, Madhu Sudan Maharana, SumonModak, and B. B. Mangaraj. "Study of Sierpinski Fractal Antenna and Its Array with Different Patch Geometries for Short Wave Ka Band Wireless Applications." Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 115, pp. 123-134, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/ j.procs.2017.09.085)
  10. S. K. Mohanty and B. B. Mangaraj, “God’s Sunflower Circular Array: an Improved Circular Array with better Maximum Sidelobe Level and First Null Beam Width Performance”, International Journal of Sensors, Wireless Communication and Control, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 138-151, 2017. (DOI:10.2174/2210327907666170621093801)
  11. S. K. Mohanty, A. B. Sahoo, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Comparative Study of PSO and CS for Optimization of 3×5 Planar Antenna Array using MOM”, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 128-149, 2017. (DOI: 10.1504/IJICT.2017.085479)
  12. B. B. Mangaraj, and PrativaSwain,  “An optimal LAA subsystem designed using Gravitational Search
    Algorithm” Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 20 (2017), Pages 494-501. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jestch.2017.01.002).
  13. Hrudananda Pradhan, Biswa Binayak Mangaraj, and ItiSahaMisra. "Optimal dipole planar antenna array design for different UHF band applications using cuckoo search algorithm." International Journal of Swarm Intelligence, Vol. 2, No. 2/3/4, pp. 171-187, 2016. (DOI: 10.1504/IJSI.2016.081146)
  14. B. B. Mangaraj, S. K. Mohanty, and S. Hota,  “Performance evaluation of two popular antennas designed using a Bacteria Foraging Algorithm” Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 19 (2016), Pages 1788-1800. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jestch.2016.08.022)
  15. Amiya B. Sahoo, Guru P. Mishra, Manas R. Jena, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Optimal Design and Comparative Study of Circular Patch Antennas Using Different Feeds for WLAN and WiMAX Applications” International Journal on Communications Antenna and Propagation, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 188-196, June 2016. (DOI: 10.15866/irecap.v6i3.9678).
  16. B. B. Mangaraj, M. R. Jena, and S. K. Mohanty, “Bacteria Foraging Algorithm in Antenna Design” Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Vol. 2016, Issue 1, page 1-11, February 2016. (DOI:10.1155/2016/5983469)
  17. M. R. Jena, B. B. Mangaraj, and R. Pathak, “Design of a  NovelSierpinski Carpet Fractal Antenna Arrays on Circular Shapes with Low Side Lobes for 3G Applications” American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 4, p.137-140, January  2014. (DOI:10.12691/ajeee-2-4-3)
  18. M. R. Jena, B. B. Mangaraj, and R. Pathak, “An Improved Compact & Multiband Fractal Antenna Using the Koch Curve Geometry” Science and Education, Wireless and Mobile Technologies, 2014, Vol. 2, No. 1, p.1-6, June 2014. (DOI: 10.12691/wmt-2-1-1)
  19. Rajiv Pathak, ManasRanjan Jena, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Performance Analysis of Patch Array as a Smart Antenna” International Journal of Computer Science and Network, p.34-37, May 2014.
  20. M. R. Jena, B. B. Mangaraj, and R. Pathak, “A Novel Sierpinski Carpet Fractal Antenna with Improved Performances” American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp. 62-66, January 2014. (DOI:10.12691/ajeee-2-3-1)
  21. B. B. Mangaraj, S. Hota, and S. K. Mohanty, “Comparative Study of Two Optimizing Techniques: Bacteria Forging Algorithm and Genetic Algorithm in Solving V-dipole Antenna Problem” International Journal of Research in Adv. Technology in Engineering Vol. 1, Issue 2, p 6-15, September 2013.
  22. K. L. Kar, R. Pathak, B.B. Mangaraj, and S. K. Sanyal, “VHDL Design of Smart Antenna Using ANN” International Transaction on Electrical, Electronics, and Comm. Engg. Vol. 3, No.- 1, p 103(7), March 2013.
  23. M. R. Jena, B. B. Mangaraj, and D. Mishra, “Bandwidth and Gain Enhancement of Multi-Band Fractal Antenna Based on the Sierpinski Carpet Geometry” International Journal on Communication Technology, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 669-674, March 2013.
  24. K. L. Kar, C. P. G. B. C. Kar, V. Dohare, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Optimization of the Performance of ANN Using VHDL” International Journal of Scientific and Engineering research, Vol. 4, Issue 7, p 573-577, July 2013
  25. K. L. Kar, C. P. Giri, and B. B. Mangaraj, “VHDL Modeling of Fuzzy Control System” International Journal of Advanced and innovative research, Vol. 2, Issue 3, p 607-612, March 2013.
  26. B. B. Mangaraj, I. S. Misra, and S. K. Sanyal, “Application of Bacteria Foraging Algorithm in Designing Log-Periodic Dipole Array for entire UHF TV Spectrum” International Journal of RF and Microwave computer- Aided Engineering, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 157- 171, March 2013. (DOI 10.1002/mmce.20661)
  27. B. B. Mangaraj, I. S. Misra, and S. K. Sanyal, “Application of Bacteria Foraging Algorithm for the Design Optimization of Multi-Objective Yagi-Uda Array” International Journal of RF and Microwave computer- Aided Engineering, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 25- 35, January 2011. (DOI 10.1002/mmce.20483)
  28. T. Datta, I. S Misra, B. B. Mangaraj, and S Imtiaj, “Improved Adaptive Bacteria Foraging Algorithm in Optimization of Antenna Array for Faster Convergence” Progress In Electromagnetic Research PIER C, Vol. 1, Page 143-157, 2008, USA. (DOI:10.2528/PIERC08011705)
  29. B. B. Mangaraj, I. S. Misra, and A. Barisal, “Optimizing Included Angle of Symmetrical V Dipoles for Higher Directivity Using Bacteria Foraging Optimization Algorithm ” Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 3, Page 295-314, 2008, USA. (DOI:10.2528/PIERB07121005)
  30. I. S. Misra, R. S. Chakrabarty, B. B. Mangaraj, “Design, Analysis and Optimization of V-Dipole and its Three-Element Yagi-Uda Array” Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIER 66, Page 137-156, 2006, USA. (DOI:10.2528/PIER06102604)

Conferences

  1. S. Sahoo, G. P. Mishra, M. R. Jena M, B. B. Mangaraj, “Sub-sectional Tapered Printed-LPDA Design with WLAN, WiMAX Notch Bands for UWB Communication Systems” ICICCT 2019 – System Reliability, Quality Control, Safety, Maintenance and Management – Application to Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Science And Engineering, pp. 717-727, Singapore. DOI: 978-981-13-8461-5_82
  2. SmeetaHota, G. P. Mishra, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Sensitivity Analysis of Fractal DGS Integrated
    Microstrip Patch Antenna for X-Band RADAR Applications” IEEE International Conference on Computing, Power and Communication Technologies (GUCON), pp. 504- 507, 28th – 29th September 2018, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. DOI: 10.1109/GUCON.2018.8674955
  3. SmeetaHota, G. P. Mishra, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Fractal-Shaped DGS and Its Sensitivity Analysis with Microstrip Patch Antenna for 2.4 GHz WLAN Applications” Soft Computing & Signal Processing: Proceedings of ICSCSP(Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing), Vol. 2, pp. 579- 588, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3393-4_59
  4. Amiya BhusanaSahoo, Biswa Binayak Mangaraj, Kumar Saurav, and Lala Santosh Mohan Dev Sahoo, “Design and Analysis of Swastika-Slot Circular Patch Antenna for WLAN and WiMAX Applications”, 2nd International Conference on Electronics, Materials Engineering & Nano-Technology (IEMENTech), pp. 1-4, Kolkata, India, 4-5 May 2018. DOI: 10.1109/IEMENTECH.2018.8465211
  5. Guru Prasad Mishra, SumonModak, Madhu Sudan Maharana, and Biswa Binayak Mangaraj, “Performance Evaluation of Multi-functional Defected Ground Structure Embedded with Microstrip Patch Antenna for ISM Band Wireless Communications”, International Conference on Communication, Networks and Computing (CNC), pp. 64-75, Gwalior, India, 22-24 March 2018. [Also in Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 839)]    DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2372-0_6
  6. SmeetaHota, G. P. Mishra, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Design and Performance Study of Modified Minkowski Island Fractal Patch Antenna for Various Wireless Communication” IEEE International Conference on Inventive Computing and Informatics (ICICI), pp. 849- 855, 23rd  – 24th November 2017, Coimbatore, India. DOI: 10.1109/ICICI.2017.8365256
  7. RasmitaSahu, S. K. Behera, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Performance of modified rectangular DRA and its array for X-band application” IEEE Fourth International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP), pp. 406- 411, 21st – 23rd December 2017, Shimla, Himchal Pradesh, India. DOI: 10.1109/ICIIP.2017.8313749
  8. Amiya B. Sahoo, B. B. Mangaraj, T. Shailendra Nag, and KanchanSoni “Application of Gravitational Search Algorithm in Optimization of Microstrip Antenna at 5 GHz” 2nd IEEE International Conference on Man and Machine Interfacing (MAMI), pp. 1- 4, December  21-23, 2017, Bhubaneswar, India. DOI: 10.1109/MAMI.2017.8307863
  9. Amiya B. Sahoo, AyushBiswal, Chandan K. Sahu, Jogesh C. Dash, and B. B. Mangaraj “Design of Multi-band Rectangular Patch Antennas using Defected Ground Structure (DGS)” 2nd IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics Information & Communication Technology (RTEICT), pp. 1183- 1187, May 19-20, 2017, India
  10. SubhankariSamal, RasmitaSahu, and B. B. Mangaraj, “An Array with Four Circular Slot CDRAs
    for X-Band Application” IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communication, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET), pp. 2636- 2639, 22nd – 24th March 2017, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. DOI: 10.1109/WiSPNET.2017.8300241
  11. Madhu Sudan Maharana, Guru Prasad Mishra, B. B. Mangaraj, “Design and Simulation of a Sierpinski Carpet Fractal Antenna for 5G Commercial Applications”, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communication, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET), pp. 1718-1721, 22nd – 24th March 2017, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. DOI: 10.1109/WiSPNET.2017.8300056
  12. SumonModak, Jogesh Chandra Dash, B. B. Mangaraj, “Performance Enhancement of Microstrip Patch Antenna Using Defected Patch Structure”, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communication, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET), pp. 897-899, 22nd – 24th March 2017, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. DOI: 10.1109/WiSPNET.2017.8299891
  13. Jogesh Chandra Dash, Guru Prasad Mishra, and Biswa Binayak Mangaraj, "Design of dual band patch antenna with bandwidth enhancement using complementary defected ground structure", IEEE 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Computing and Informatics (IC3I), Pages: 271 - 274, December 2016. DOI: 10.1109/IC3I.2016.7917973
  14. P. Swain, S. K. Mohanty, B. B. Mangaraj, “Linear Dipole Antenna Array Design and Optimization Using Gravitational Search Algorithm”, IEEE International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronics, Information, Communication and Bio-Informatics (AEEICB), pp: 514-518, Poonamallee – Thiruvallur High Road, Aranvoyalkuppam, Tirunaveli, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, 27th -28th February 2016. DOI: 10.1109/AEEICB.2016.7538326
  15. G. P. Mishra, M. R. Jena, B. B. Mangaraj, “ Investigation on Design and Performance of Linear Cantor Array using Strip Dipole and V-dipole for UHWF band application”, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communication, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET), pp:1810-1814, 23rd – 25th March 2016, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. DOI: 10.1109/WiSPNET.2016.7566452
  16. J. C. Dash, M. R. Jena, B. B. Mangaraj, “ Analysis of Dipole Antenna and Its Array Using Finite  Element Method”, IEEE International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronics, Information, Communication and Bio-Informatics (AEEICB), Poonamallee – Thiruvallur High Road, Aranvoyalkuppam, Tirunaveli, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, pp:438-441, 27th -28th February, 2016. DOI:10.1109/AEEICB.2016.7538326
  17. SatyabratHota and B. B. Mangaraj, “Performance of a dipole linear array antenna optimized using differential evolution algorithm” IEEE International conference on  Microwave, Optical and Communication Engineering (ICMOCE),  Bhubaneswar, India, pp. 220-223, 18th December 2015. DOI: 10.1109/ICMOCE.2015.7489730
  18. M. Kumar, A. B. Sahoo, R. Sao, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Optimization of Rectangular Patch Antenna at 5GHz using Bat Search Algorithm” 5th International Conference on Communication Systems and Network Technologies (CSNT), 4-6 April 2015, pp. 68-72, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. DOI: 10.1109/CSNT.2015.47
  19. Saumendra K. Mohanty, Guru P. Mishra, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Implementing Taguchi and Cuckoo Search to Optimize LAA” Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON), 11-13 December 2014, pp.1-5, Pune, Maharashtra, India. DOI: 10.1109/INDICON.2014.7030622
  20. Hrudananda Pradhan, Biswa Binayak Mangaraj and ItiSahaMisra, “Optimum Design and Performance Analysis of Dipole Planar Array Antenna with Mutual Coupling Using Cuckoo Search Algorithm” International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Mining - Vol. 2, pp. 235-245, 20-21 December  2014, Burla, Odisha, India
  21. Rakesh Kumar, Saumendra K. Mohanty, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Side Lobe Level and Null Control Design of Linear Antenna Array Using Taguchi’s Method” International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Communication and Devices, Vol. 2, pp. 211-216, April 2014, Bhubaneswar, India.
  22. BiswaRanjanBehera, Hrudananda Pradhan, and Biswa Binayak Mangaraj, “A new approach of performance comparison between microstrip rectangular and circular patch antenna using PSO” International conference on Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT), 20-21 March 2014, pp. 1175-1179, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India. DOI: 10.1109/ICCPCT.2014.7055019
  23. Hrudananda Pradhan, Biswa Binayak Mangaraj, and ItiSahaMisra, “Designing and optimizing a mutually coupled planar array antenna using PSO for UHF application” IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference (AEMC), 18-20 December 2013,  pp. 1-2, Bhubaneswar, India. DOI: 10.1109/AEMC.2013.7045034
  24. M. Behera, A. B. Sahoo, H. Pradhan, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Performance Comparison of PSO Optimized Mutually Coupled Linear Array Antenna and Comparison with Yagi-Uda Antenna” IEEE Conference on information & Communication Technologies (ICT), 11-12 April 2013, pp. 718-723, Jeju Island, Thuckalay, Tamil Nadu, India. DOI: 10.1109/CICT.2013.6558188
  25. M. Behera, A. B. Sahoo, B. R. Behera, H. Pradhan, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Optimum Design of Mutually Coupled Linear Array Antenna and Comparison with different types of Array Structure” International Conference on Communication & Signal Processing (ICCSP), 3-5 April 2013, pp. 39-43, Melmaruvathur, Tamil Nadu, India. DOI: 10.1109/iccsp.2013.6577010
  26. A. B. Sahoo, H. Pradhan, S. K. Mohanty, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Analysis of 3-5 Planar Array Antenna with Mutual Coupling and Optimization Using PSO” International Conference on Emerging Trends in Computing, Communication & Networking (ICE-CCN), 25-26 March 2013, pp. 135-140, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. DOI: 10.1109/ICE-CCN.2013.6528479
  27. B. B. Mangaraj, I. SahaMisra, and S. Hota, “Analysis of Symmetrical and Asymmetrical V and Straight Dipole Antennae” 3EI 2007, RCVE, Bangalore, INDIA, during dt. 9/7/07 to dt.11/7/07
  28. ItiSahaMisra, and Biswa B. Mangaraj, “Design, Analysis and Optimization of V – Dipole Yagi–Uda Array Using Method of Moments” CODIS 2004, pp. 53-56, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, INDIA, during dt.8/1/04 to dt.10/1/04
  1. Rakesh Kumar, Saumendra K. Mohanty, and B. B. Mangaraj, “Side Lobe Level and Null Control Design of Linear Antenna Array Using Taguchi’s Method” Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series, Vol. 309, pp. 211-216, Proceedings of ICCD, April 2014, Springer. DOI: 978-81-322-2009-1_24
  2. Hrudananda Pradhan, Biswa Binayak Mangaraj and ItiSahaMisra, “Optimum Design and Performance Analysis of Dipole Planar Array Antenna with Mutual Coupling Using Cuckoo Search Algorithm” Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series, Vol. 32, pp. 235-245, Proceedings of the ICCIDM, December 2014, Springer, DOI: 978-81-322-2208-8_22
  3. Guru Prasad Mishra, SumonModak, Madhu Sudan Maharana, and Biswa Binayak Mangaraj, “Performance Evaluation of Multi-functional Defected Ground Structure Embedded with Microstrip Patch Antenna for ISM Band Wireless Communications”, Communications in Computer and Information Science book series, Vol. 839, pp. 64-75, Proceedings of the Internal Conference on CNC, March 2018. Springer. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2372-0_6
STC organized: Recent Trends in Antenna Analysis and Design
EX-COE of VSSUT (2011-2014)
  1. Member of expert committee for faculty selection for different Govt. polytechnics.
  2. Reviewer of several reputed Journals/Conferences
  3. Resource Person for several Refresher courses
Present Address : 
Dept Of EL&TCE UCE BURLA Dt. Sambalpur, Odisha-768018
  Permanent Address : 
Dr. D. Mangaraj Censuss House No- 82, Kashipur Roulhaz Nirakarpur Odisha-752019