Sagnik Basumallik
Teaching Assistant Professor
CU-CMU Partnership Program


Sagnik Basumallik received his PhD degree in electrical and computer engineering from Syracuse University under the guidance of Sara Eftekharnejad. He is a Teaching Assistant Professor of electrical engineering for the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado Mesa University partnership program. Previously, he has worked with Dimitrios Katramatos at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Mingguo Hong at Independent System Operator. His research interests include power systems cybersecurity, controlled islanding, remedial action schemes and optimization.


Ma, Rui, Sagnik Basumallik, Sara Eftekharnejad, and Fanxin Kong. "A Data-Driven Model Predictive Control for Alleviating Thermal Overloads in the Presence of Possible False Data." IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 57, no. 2 (2021): 1872-1881.

Basumallik, Sagnik, Sara Eftekharnejad, and Brian K. Johnson. "The impact of false data injection attacks against remedial action schemes." International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems 123 (2020): 106225.

Ma, Rui, Sagnik Basumallik, and Sara Eftekharnejad. "A PMU-based data-driven approach for classifying power system events considering cyberattacks." IEEE Systems Journal 14, no. 3 (2020): 3558-3569.

Basumallik, Sagnik, Rui Ma, and Sara Eftekharnejad. "Packet-data anomaly detection in PMU-based state estimator using convolutional neural network." International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems 107 (2019): 690-702.

Teaching - Fall 2021

  • ECEN 4138 Control Systems Analysis
  • ECEN 4000 Power Systems

Teaching - Spring 2022

  • ECEN 3300 Linear Systems
  • ECEN 3810 Introduction to Probability Theory
  • ECEN 4638 Control Systems Laboratory