Dr Amit Gupta
Chief - Rolls-Royce Electrical
Amit Gupta holds a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Roorkee and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS). During 2000-12, he worked for Bechtel Corporation, Samsung Heavy Industries, Delphi Automotive Systems and Vestas Wind Systems. Since August 2012, he has been Chief of Rolls-Royce Electrical (RRE) at Rolls-Royce Singapore Pte Ltd. He is Director of the Electrical Programme at Rolls-Royce@NTU Corporate lab.
To date he has been granted 22 patents and filed another 21 patents. He has also published more than 70 papers in international conferences and journals. He is an Adjunct Professor with ECE, NUS and EEE, NTU. He holds a six sigma Green Belt Certificate from Delphi Automotive Systems and trained in six sigma Black Belt techniques through Vestas Wind Systems.
He received 2016 IEEE R10 Industry-Academia collaboration award for developing world class electrical R&T lab EPSIL@N. He was runner up in 2015 Rolls-Royce Engineering & Technology (E&T) Technical Awards. He is a recipient of Vestas Innovation excellence award for being top 5 innovators of Vestas Global Research. He is a recipient of the Prize paper from the IEEE Industrial Applications Society’s (IAS) - Industrial Power Converter Committee (IPCC) for 2005.
He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transitions on Power Electronics and plays an active role in organizing electrical power engineering conferences in Asia. He is Fellow of the IET and a Chartered Engineer from Engineering Council UK, and a Senior Member of IEEE.