Tapan Saha has been a Professor of Electrical Engineering since 2005, and has established himself as an internationally recognised research expert in power and energy systems.

He has published more than 580 papers in IEEE, IET and Elsevier Transactions and major peer reviewed conferences. He has successfully supervised 45 PhD and 10 MPhil students as a principal adviser and currently supervises 14 PhD students. He has also been supervising three PhD students through UQIDAR, which is a joint PhD program between UQ and IIT Delhi, India. He has received numerous grants from ARC and other competitive agencies and also from the Australian electricity supply industry. He serves in a number of professional organisations, which includes IEEE, Engineers Australia and CIGRE.

He has established a strong research collaboration with universities in Australia, India, China and USA. He works very closely with the Australian electricity supply industry. His research interest includes condition monitoring of electrical equipment and integration of renewable energy to national grid.

He is a Fellow of the Engineers Australia and a Fellow of the IEEE.