Akshya Kumar Swain, Ph.D.(Sheffield)(U.K)
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
The University of Auckaland
Private Bag-92019
Tel: +64 9 3737 599 extn.84752 DDI:+64 9 923 4752
Fax : +64 9 3737 461
Email: a.swain@auckland.ac.nz

Akshya K. Swain graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, India with a Gold Medal and received Masters of Electronic Systems and Communication from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India. He was a Commonwealth Scholar in the United Kingdom from 1994 to 1996 and received Ph.D.degree from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K. Since 2002, he is with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of The University of Auckland, New Zealand.

His research interests include Nonlinear System Identification and Control, Fault Tolerant Control, Big Data, Machine Intelligence, Biomedical Signal Processing, and Control Applications to Power System and Wireless Power Transfer Systems. He has authored/co-authored over 170 papers in different international journals and conferences. Dr. Swain is an Associate Editor of IEEE Sensors Journal and Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Automation and Control and International Journal of Sensors, Wireless Communications and Control.

His teaching interests at graduate and undergraduate level include courses related to Control Systems, Power Systems, and Computer Networks.

He is from Odisha, a state in Eastern part of India with rich cultural and spiritual heritage.