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Research Project Staffs

Dr. Shivashankar Sukumar (Postdoc Fellow)

shivashankar.s@iitgn.ac.in

PhD: University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 2017

Research Interests:  Demand response and active customers, Data-driven AC load modeling and control, Optimization theory and applications to smart grid issues.

Dr. Snehaprava Swain (Research Associate)

snehaprava.s@iitgn.ac.in

PhD: National Institute of Technology Rourkela, 2019

Research Interests:  Implication of Internet of Things and Digital twin in Smart Grid applications, Reliability assessment of power system, Fault Ride Through Capability Enhancement of the grid integrated Wind Energy System, Power Quality

Joice G Philip (Research Associate)

joice_p@iitgn.ac.in

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology Indore (Thesis submitted)

Research Interests:  Oscillation monitoring in power system, Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) based Wide Area Measurement Systems (WAMS), Power system stability, Smart Grid

Ravindra B. Kuhada (JRF)

ravindra.k@iitgn.ac.in

MTech: L. E. College Morbi, GTU

Research Interests: Grid Integration of Renewable Energy, Power electronic interface for non conventional sources, Coordination and control of Smart Grid, Power Quality, Solar powered electric vehicle.​

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Vishal M. Kachhad (JRF)

kachhad.vm@iitgn.ac.in

MTech: Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat

Research Interests: Power system protection, HVDC, Transient stability analysis, micro grid, Energy monitoring and management, Distribution system

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PhD Scholars

Batchu Raja Sekhar

batchu.rajasekhar@iitgn.ac.in

MTech: National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, 2013

Research Interests:  Demand response and active customers, Data-driven AC load modeling and control, Optimization theory and applications to smart grid issues.

Rishabh Abhinav

rishabh.abhinav@iitgn.ac.in

MTech: Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

Research Interests: Short-term wind power forecasting, Grid integration of wind energy and battery energy storage system, Wind energy trading in Indian electricity market

P Bala Sai Kiran

bala.sai@iitgn.ac.in

MTech: Indian Institute of Technology Hydrabad

Research Interests: Demand side management, electricity markets, and restructured power system issues.

Poornachandratejasvi Laxman Bhattar 

pooranchandra.tejasi@iitgn.ac.in

MTech: Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore 

Research Interests: Coordination and control of smart grids, smart grid security and vulnerability assessment, co-simulation platform for smart grid.

Sachinkumar B Suthar

Sachinkumar.suthar@iitgn.ac.in

MTech: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Research Interests: Impacts of EV on grid, Microgrid Control, Applications of power electronics.

MTech Students

Anandsingh Chauhan

anandsingh.chauhan@iitgn.ac.in

BTech: L D College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Research Interests: Power Electronics Converter Design and Smart Charging of Solar Powered EV, Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Operation of EV, Peer to Peer Energy Trading.

Alumni

PhD Student

    1. Dr. Kalpesh A. Joshi (Post-doctoral Researcher at University of Saskatchewan, Canada)

      Thesis – Analysis and Optimization of Distribution Networks with Photovoltaic Generation and Battery Energy Storage System, 2016

MTech Students

      • Sachinkumar B Suthar  (pursuing PhD at IIT Gandhinagar)
              Thesis- Optimal Operation of Grid-Tied Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage System: A Case Study, 2019
      • Payal V Dahiwale  (working as Chief Technical Officer (CTO), TCS Research & Innovation, Pune)
              Thesis- Fault Management Scheme for DC Microgrid, 2019
      • Vishal Kushwaha  (pursuing PhD at IISC Bangalore)
              Thesis- Comparative Study of Forecast Models for Very Short-Term Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Forecasting, 2018
      • Biswajeet Rout  (working as a Field Application Engineer at OPAL-RT, India)
              Thesis- Analysis of Distribution Network with Solar PV and Electric Vehicle Integration, 2018
      • Shweta Dahale  (working as Propulsion Control Engineer at Bombardier Transportation India, Vadodara)
              Thesis- Adaptive Droop Control Strategy using Fuzzy Logic in DC Microgrid, 2018
      • Dhanapala Prudhviraj  (working as Post-graduation Engineer Trainee, L&T, Chennai)
              Thesis- Energy Management of AC Microgrid: Deterministic and Stochastic Framework, 2018
      • Balveer Singh  (with Banas Dairy, Gujarat)
              Thesis- Impact assessment of distributed solar PV integration in Low voltage unbalanced distribution network: A case study, 2018
      • G. Rakesh  (Scientific Officer – C at Kudankulam Nuclear power project, NPCIL, India)
              Thesis- Simulation and experimental study of bidirectional AC-DC converter for hybrid microgrid application, 2016
      • Puchalapalli Sambasivaiah (pursuing PhD at IIT Delhi) 
             Thesis- Harmonics assessment of domestic and commercial loads and evaluation of control techniques for shunt active power     filter,         2016 [Received the Director’s Gold Medal in MTech Electrical Engineering (2016)].
      • Arun Nair (project engineer at Al Mostajed Technologies Co. LLC, UAE)
             Thesis- Demand Response Algorithm Incorporating Electricity Market Prices for Residential Energy Management, 2014
      • Rohith Varier (Senior Executive Engineer at Siemens, Mumbai)
              Thesis- A Novel Active Anti-Islanding Protection Scheme for Grid-Interactive Roof-Top Solar PV Systems, 2014
      • Sreejith R. (pursuing PhD at IIT Delhi)
              Thesis- Finite Control Set MPC based Distribution Static Synchronous Compensator (DSTATCOM) for Load Compensation, 2014
      • Rahul Anand Kaushik (Engineer, Asset Management at Powergrid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL), India)
              Thesis- Power Flow Management in Hybrid AC-DC Microgrid using Master-Slave Control Technique, 2014
      • Gaurav Kumar (Assistant Electrical Engineer, North Bihar power distribution company)
              Thesis – Outage Management System for Power Distribution System, 2014
      • Sherry Jain
              Thesis – Least Distance Predictor Model for Short Term Load Forecasting, 2014

BTech Students

  • Aparna Tumkur , 2019  (Pursuing MS at Stanford University, USA)
  • Tejas Mehta , 2019  (Pursuing MS at Carnegie Mellon University, USA)