Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering

Email: naran@iitgn.ac.in
Phone: 079-23952414

Office: Academic Block 6/209 | Power Systems and Smart Grid Lab
Address: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Palaj, Gandhinagar-382355, GUJARAT


Research Interests

  • Power Systems and Electricity Market
  • Smart Distribution Grid and Renewable Energy Integration
  • Demand Side Energy Management

Professional Experience

 

Professional Affiliations and Services

  • Associate Editor, IET Smart Grid
  • Member of Editorial Board, International Trans. on Electrical Energy Systems
  • Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Control Engineering Practices
  • Senior member of the IEEE and member of IEEE PES
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Fellow, The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers 

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
  • M.E., Electrical Engineering, M.S. University of Baroda, Gujarat.
  • B.E., Electrical Engineering, Gujarat University, Gujarat.

Recent Updates

DST-UKIERI workshop on “Design, Optimization and Data-driven Applications of Smart Energy System” at IIT Gandhinagar on February 18-19, 2019

Research grant awarded by DST under MI-India Funding opportunity announcement (FOA): Smart Grids – “Development of a Prosumer Driven Integrated SMART Grid”, (2018-2021) 

Indo-German Science and Technology Council (IGSTC) project on ECO-WET – Efficient coupling of – water and energy technologies for smart sustainable cities, 2018-2021

DST-UKIERI Project: Data-Driven Intelligent Energy Management for Environmentally Sustainable Energy Access, 2017-2020

Awarded IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Gujarat chapter Outstanding Engineer award to recognize the research contribution in power systems and smart distribution grid (2017).

Awarded the Building Energy Efficiency Higher & Advanced Network (BHAVAN) Fellowship by India-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) in 2016.