Electrical Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

Electrical Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

PK Sen

Professor, Electrical Engineering

PK SenDr. Sen has 50 years of combined teaching, research, and consulting engineering experience. His industrial experience includes power plants and substation engineering, system & feasibility studies, protection and relaying and power systems engineering applications. He has published over 180 technical papers (many prize winning) on a variety of subjects related to Power Systems T&D Engineering, Protection/Relaying, Electric Machines and Renewable Energy, Energy Policy, Power Quality, Arc Flash and Safety.  Dr. Sen has supervised and/or mentored over 300 graduate students (including many non-traditional students, and practicing engineers from the Utility Industries, REA’s, Consulting Engineers, Government Agencies and others).

Contact

Brown Hall 320
303-384-2020
psen@mines.edu

Education

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, India, 1966
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, India, 1968
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada, 1971
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada, 1974

Research Areas

  • energy sustainability and electricity
  • energy systems
  • electrical machines:
    • renewable energy
    • safety
    • industry applications
  • power engineering education

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2 faculty fellows of the professional organizations IEEE and ACES

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