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Research in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
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Research and Innovation
Office of Research and Innovation,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
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Research in Electrical & Electronics Engineering

List of Guides & their expertise

Sl. No

Name of the Faculty Member

email

Specialization & year of completion

01

Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi

dir.eee@reva.edu.in

Power System Engineering, Energy conservation and auditing, Integration of RES with grid, Renewable energy systems, Power quality, Electrical Distribution System Loss evaluation study

02

Dr. Divakar B.P.

divakar@reva.edu.in

Soft-switching of converters & Inverters, LED & HID light applications, Battery Management system, Power factor control, Multilevel Inverter, Ultra capacitor applications in EVs

03

Dr. P.S. Venkataramu

dean.iq@reva.edu.in

Power System.

Research Facilities

R & D lab, Digital scopes, Differential voltage probes, Current probes, High current power supplies, battery chargers, PLC modules, digital Inverter modules.

Research Grants

S.No

Name of the Investigator

Title of the Project

Agency

Status

1

Dr Divakar B P and Ashwini Kumari

Comparison of Real- time and Emulated (simulated Hardware) wind turbine for System performance; power quality & MPPT

VGST

Submitted Amount 14 Lakhs

Research Publications

a. International Journals
  • Rajashekar P. Mandi and Udaykumar R Yaragatti, “Reduction of Carbon Emission by Enhancing Energy Efficiency of Forced Draft Fans in Thermal Power Plants through Operational Optimization”, International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Acta press, Vol. 34, Issue No. 4, 2014, 203-115, pp. 115 – 120.
  • Rajashekar P. Mandi and Udaykumar R Yaragatti, “Control of CO2emission through enhancing energy efficiency of auxiliary power equipment in thermal power plant”, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 62, 2014, pp. 744-752.
  • Rajashekar P. Mandi and Udaykumar R Yaragatti, “Carbon Emission Reduction by Improving Performance of Primary Air Fans in Thermal Power Plants through Energy Conservation Techniques”, International Journal of Environmental Engineering (IJEE), Inderscience, Vol. 8, Issue No. 1, July 2016, pp. 54 - 69.
  • Rajashekar P. Mandi, “Electrical Distribution System Strengthing by Implementation of Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, 14 – 18.
  • Rajashekar P Mandi and Pavan Hiremath, “Sizing of grid interactive Solar PV power plant for educational institute”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, 23 – 28.
  • Rajashekar P. Mandi and Himabindu N “Hybrid Power System of Renewable Energy Systems for Energy Security”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, 29 – 34.
  • Rajashekar P. Mandi, Sagar B S and Uday Kumar R Yaragatti, “Grid Interacted Solar PV Power Plant for Grameen Banks”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, 35 - 39.
  • K Latha Shenoy, C Gurudas Nayak and Rajashekar P Mandi “Design and Simulation of Incremental Conductance MPPT Algorithm for PV Applications”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, pp. 45 - 49.
  • Rajashekar P. Mandi and and Uday Kumar R Yaragatti, “Power Quality Issues in Electrical Distribution System and Industries”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, 64 – 69.
  • M Nalini Raju, Sreedevi, K S Meera and Rajashekar P Mandi,“Active low Power Control of VSC - HVDC System”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, 94 – 97.
  • Latha Shenoy, C.Gurudas Nayak and Rajashekar P Mandi, “Performance analysis of SPWM and SVPWM based three phase voltage source inverter”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Vol. 9, Issue 21, 2016, pp. 307 - 314.
  • K. Latha Shenoy, C.Gurudas Nayak and Rajashekar P Mandi, “Design and Implementation of Interleaved Boost Converter”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology (IJET), Vol. 9, Issue 3S, 2017, pp. 496-502.
  • K. Latha Shenoy, C.Gurudas Nayak and Rajashekar P Mandi, “Stability Analysis of DFIG based Wind Energy System”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology (IJET), Vol. 9, Issue 3S, 2017, pp. 562-569.
  • Rajashekar P Mandi, Pandurang S. Jalkote, “Enhancing Capacity Utilization of Coal Fired Thermal Power lant through better Operation and Maintenance Practices”, International Research Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 2,October 2017, pp. 057-063, ISSN: 3254-1213
  • Rajashekar P Mandi, “Enhancing Energy Efficiency of Distribution Transformers through Energy Conservation Techniques”, International Research Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 2,October 2017, pp. 089-096, ISSN: 3254-1213.
  • Adil Usman, Rahul Dutta, Arif Usman, Farzaan Azmi and B.P. Divakar “Fire disaster management in trains using a new technique of water pipe lines-first aid mechanism,” Proceedia Engineering, Elsevier, Volume 78, Sept-2014, pp 112-119.
  • Shrikanth and B.P. Divakar “Impact of variable hysteresis control in evaluating the performance of an ultra-capacitor configured energy storage system for Electric vehicles,” Asian Power electronic journal, Volume 8, No 2, Nov-2014, pp 62-70.
  • Rudrappa K.M and B.P. Divakar “Simulation of Shunt active power filter based on P-Q theory using simulink” International Journal of Electronics and Computers (IJEC) ISSN: 0975-3796, published by International science press, India, pp: 265-276, Vol. 4, No. 2, December 2012
  • Rudrappa K.M and B.P. Divakar “A Novel Rapid Prototyping of Active Power Filter for Optimizing Power Quality” International Journal of Emerging Research in Management & Technology [IJERMT], pp.68-75, ISSN:2278-9359, Vol.6, February 2017.
  • Rudrappa K.M “Reviews of development of Rapid prototyping technique for Active Power Filters” International Journal of Computer Information Systems (IJCIS) published by S.V Publishers, India, pp: 22-28, Vol: August 2016.
  • Rudrappa K.M “Implementation of active power filter to improve the efficiency using PSoC” International Journal of Computer Information Systems (IJCIS) published by S.V Publishers, India, pp: 16-21, Vol: August 2016.
  • Rudrappa K.M, B.P. Divakar, "A Programmable System on Chip (PSOC) for Active Power Filter (APF) Based on Cortex M3", International Journal of Scientific Research in Network Security and Communication, pp: 36-42; ISSN:2321-3256, Vol.5, Issue.2, May 2017.
  • Narayana Swamy, B.P.Divakar,Vadhiraj S,“A Simplified Solution to Determine Switching Angles for Effective Control of Total Harmonic Distortion in Multilevel Inverters”, International journal of Computing and Applications, Vol. 12, Issue-1, 2017, pp.109-118.
  • Suresh Babu Daram, P.S. Venkatramu and M.S. Nagaraj, “An Improved Steady-state Model of an Interline Power Flow Controller for the Multi-transmission System”, International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing, Vol. 9, Issue No. 5(2016), pp. 13-24.
  • Guru Mohan Baleboina, Suresh Babu Daram, P.S. Venkatramu and M.S. Nagaraj, “TCSC Incorporated Voltage Stability Assessment under Contingency Condition”, International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing, Vol. 10, Issue No. 7(2017), pp. 27-40.
  • Rajeshwari Y. Baraddi and Sudhakar Rao P., “2D Converter Combining KY and Buck converter”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, Vol. 3, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 1839 – 1842.
  • Apurva Khandeparkar and K. Narayana Swamy, “Simulation and Hardware Implementation of Multiple Inputs Seven Level Multilevel Inverter”, International Journal on Latest Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology, Barking, London, UK, IG11 9XH, 1, Issue-VI, August 2014, pp. 60-69.
  • Harisha S. and Nagesh B. K., "Usage of Ultra Capacitor in Hybrid Energy Storage System for Electric Vehicle ", International Journal for Scientific Research and Development, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 2016, 1331-1333.
  • Akash Mohan J. and Nagesh K., “Hybrid Boost Converter for Simultaneous AC and DC Output”, International Journal of Research in Information Technology (IJRIT), Vol. 3, Issue 6, June 2015, pp. 222-227.
  • G S Mahesh, H M Ravikumar, K. Hemachandra Reddy, “Harmonic Mitigation using D STATCOM through a Current Control Technique”, Journal for Research, Volume 2, No. 1, 2016, pp.75-80
  • Anoop O P, G S Mahesh and H M Ravi Kumar, “Study of Harmonics and Mitigating Technique for Industrial Non-linear load”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Vol. 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, 70 - 73.
  • Sushma S., Gopinath A., “A Novel Microcontroller Based Flyback Topology Electronic Ballast in Lighting Applications”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development ,Vol. 3, Issue 3, May 2015, pp. 1588-1591.
  • Prashant C., Gopinath A., “DC-DC Buck Boost Converter with Isolated Three port Bidirectional for Energy Storage and AC-DC output Voltages”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, Vol. 4, Issue 3, May 2016, pp. 1631-1633.
  • Sreerekha P, Gopinath A, “An Active PFC with Fly Back Design for Intelligence in Street Light Application”, Journal for Research, Volume 2, Issue 6, August 2016, ISSN:2395-7549, pp.10-16
  • Chidananda, Gopinath A, “Analysis of Modulation Technique for Switched Boost Inverter”, International Journal for Research Trends and Innovation, Vol. 2, Issue 6, 2017, pp. 315-321, ISSN: 2456-3315
  • Puneeth Kumar and M, Sudharani Potturi , “Boost-VSI Based On Space Vector Pulse Width Amplitude Modulation Technique”, International Journal for Scientific Research and Development (IJSRD), Vol 3, Issue 2, ISSN (online): 2321-0613, April 2015, pp. 328-332.
  • Kavya B S and Sudharani Potturi, “Synchronous rectification Controller for boosting up the efficiency of a Flyback Converter”, International Journal for Scientific Research and Development (IJSRD), Vol 3, Issue 3, ISSN (online): 2321-0613, May 2015, pp. 2506-2510.
  • Sudharani P, Ramya N. and Somashekar D P, “Forward-Flyback Converter for High Power Application Using Soft Switching Technique”, International Journal for Scientific Research and Development (IJSRD), Vol. 4, Issue 3, ISSN (online): 2321-0613, May 2016, pp. 678-681
  • Sudharani P, Anil Kumar M V, “A Single Phase Integrated Converter with ZVS for High Power Factor Correction (PFC)” , International Journal for Scientific Research and Development (IJSRD), Vol. 4, Issue 3, ISSN (online): 2321-0613, May 2016, pp. 683-687.
  • Neelankini Dagor and Viswanatha V., “Microcontroller Based single inductor multi-output boost DC-DC converter”, International Journal of Latest Trends in Engineering & Technology, Vol. 7, Issue 1, ISSN: 2278-621X, May 2016, pp. 327-334.
  • Shashi Kumar M, Viswanatha V. and Siddaramaiah K. S , “A DSP based controller design for synchronous buck converter”, International Journal of Latest Trends in Engineering & Technology, Vol. 7, Issue 1, ISSN: 2278-621X, May 2016, pp. 385-392.
  • Siddaramaiah K.S, Viswanatha V. and Shashi Kumar M., “A DSP based controller design for Non-Inverting buck-boost converter”, International Journal of Latest Trends in Engineering & Technology, Vol. 7, Issue 1, ISSN: 2278-621X, May 2016, pp. 398-405.
  • Vishwanatha V and Venkata Siva Reddy R, “Solar Powered Smart Irrigation System”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Vol. 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, 60 - 63.
  • Vishwanatha V, Venkata Siva Reddy R, “A Complete Mathematical Modeling, Simulation and Computational Implementation of Boost Converter Via MATLAB/Simulink”, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol.114, No. 10, 2017, pp. 407-417, ISSN:1314-3395
  • Chaitra J, Vishwanatha V, Ashwini Kumari P, Shashikiran R, “CLOSED LOOP SIMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATON OF DIGITAL INTEGRAL CONTROL OF SYNCHRONOUS BUCK CONVERTER”, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Vol. 04, Issue 06, June 2017, pp. 2356-2359, e-ISSN:2395-0056, p-ISSN-0072
  • Himabindu N. and Chandrakanti Anand ,“Single Phase Transformer less Inverter using Wide-Input Voltage Range for Solar PV Application”, International Journal for Scientific Research and Development (IJSRD) - Vol. 4, Issue 03, 2016.
  • Himabindu N. and Praveen Gutti, “High Boost Ratio Hybrid Transformer DC-DC Converter for Photo Voltaic Applications”, IJSRD, Vol. 3, Issue 02, 2015.
  • Sridhar Dandin and Ashwini Kumari P., “Highly Efficient Pure Sine-Wave Inverter for Photovoltaic Applications with MPPT Technique” International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181,Vol. 3 Issue 5, May 2014, 1837-1842
  • Anuradha S. Joshi and Ashwini Kumari P., “High Power Factor Correction for AC/DC System”, Progress In Science and Engineering Research Journal, ISSN 2347-6680 (E), PISER 14, Vol. 02, Issue 04/06 July-August; Bimonthly International Journal, 2014, pp. 052-056.
  • S. and Ashwini Kumari P., “Single Phase PV Micro inverter based on Interleaved Flyback Inverter”, International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication (IJRITCC), ISSN: 2321-8169, Volume: 3 Issue 5, May 2015, pp. 3320 - 3323
  • Hari Krishnan I. and Ashwini Kumari P., “Thyristor Controlled Based Reactive Power Control for a Grid Voltage Oriented Vector Doubly Fed Induction Machine” International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, IJRITCC Journal, Volume RITM 3, Issue 10, ISSN: 2321-8169, Oct. 2015, 5996 - 6002
  • Ramagondappa Patil and Ashwini Kumari P., “Implementation of PV Based Multiple Input Bidirectional Buck-Boost Converter for Grid Tied Application” International Journal of Engineering Research ISSN: 2319-6890) (online), 2347-5013 (print), Volume No.5 Issue Special 5, 20 May 2016, pp. 992- 1128.
  • Ashwini kumari P. and P. Geethanjali, “Review of Hybrid Energy Conversion System for Micro and Smart Grids”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, 2016, 111 - 117.
  • Chaitra J, Vishwanatha V, Ashwini Kumari P, Shashikiran R, “CLOSED LOOP SIMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATON OF DIGITAL INTEGRAL CONTROL OF SYNCHRONOUS BUCK CONVERTER”, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Vol. 04, Issue 06, June 2017, pp. 2356-2359, e-ISSN:2395-0056, p-ISSN-0072
  • Megha H. and Seema Magadum, “Multi Input DC-DC Converter for automotive Applications”, International Journal for scientific research and Development, Vol. 4, Issue 5, May 2015, 511 – 516.
  • Channabasappa, Seema Magadum, “Multi-Output Sepic Converter with DC-DC Converter”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, Vol. 4, Issue 04, 2016, ISSN(online): 2321-0613, pp. 1141-1145
  • Shashi Kumari J. and Ramya N., “Design of Synchronous SEPIC and Synchronous ZETA Converter for Stand-Alone Photovoltaic System", International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation, ISSN:2321-2705,Vol. 3, Issue 5, May 2016, 149 – 155.
  • Maruthi Banakar and Ramya N., “Modeling of Single Stage Grid-Connected Buck-Boost Inverter for Domestic Applications”, International Journal for scientific research and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 2, May 2015, pp. 1992-1996.
  • Vidyashri A. M. and Ramya N., “High Power Switching Solar Array Simulator of Ripple Controlled Bus for Spacecraft Application”, International Journal for scientific research and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 3, May 2015, pp. 3171-3174
  • Somashekar D.P, Ananthapadmanabha T., Shekhappa G. Ankaliki and Ramya N., “Analysis and Effect of Distributed Generation placing in Distribution System Operational Planning”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Volume 2016, Issue 3, 2016, pp. 40 - 44.
  • Manjunath and Divya B. V., "Wide PV Input High Step-Up Converter", International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI) | Volume III, Issue VI, June 2016, ISSN 2321–2705, pp. 79-84.
  • Kiran Kumar T. H. and Divya B. V., “Reducing output voltage ripple by using bidirectional sepic/zeta converter with coupled inductor”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development (IJSRD), Vol. 4, Issue 3, May 2016, ISSN (online): 2321-0613, pp. 137 – 141.
  • Durga R, Divya B V and Venkata Ramana R, “Power over Ethernet (PoE) System based Power Device (PD) @90W using Two DC-DC converters with 6KV Surge Protection”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Vol.8, No.1, Jan-June 2015, pp. 198-207.
  • Malathesha C C and Sagar B S, “Bidirectional double buck boost DC-DC converter”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, Vol 04, Issue 02,2016, ISSN:2321-0613, pp.30-34.
  • Saahithi S., Sanjay Laxminarayanan and K N Prasanna, “FPGA based SPWM technique for Three-level Inverter”, International Journal, Vol. I, Issue III, August 2014, 10-13
  • Guru Prasad H. and Saahithi S., “Modelling and simulation of Power sharing in Micro Grid”, International journal for Scientific research and Development, Vol. 4, Issue 03, 2016, 1638- 1641
  • Guruprasad H, Sahithi S, “Load Sharing Control of Smart Grid and Its Model”, International Journal on Recent & Innovative Trend In Technology, Vol.3, Issue 5, May 2017, ISSN: 2454-1400, pp. 81-87
  • Mamatha N and Arpitha Banik, “An Overview of 3MW Grid Connected Solar PV Power Plant at Kolar of KPCL”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Vol. 2016, Issue 3, July 2016, pp. 106 – 110.
  • Mamatha N and Arpitha Banik, “DESIGN AND SIMULATION OF TRANSFORMERLESS INVERTER FOR 3MW GRID CONNECTED SOLAR PV PLANT AT KOLAR”, International Journal of Engineering Research, Vol. 5, Issue: Special 5, 20 May 2016, pp. 1057-1123, ISSN 2319-6890
  • Snehalatha B. and Mahesh Kumar,“Dual Voltage Automotive Systems based on Hybrid Topology using Dc-Dc Converter”, International Journal of Engineering Science and Computing, DOI 10.4010/2016.1103, Vol. 6, Issue No.5, May 2016.
  • Manasa M P and Sujo Oommen, "Simulation Analysis of Closed Loop Dual Inductor Current-Fed Push-Pull Converter by using Soft Switching", Journal for Research, Vol. 02, Issue 04, June 2016, pp. 75 – 83.
  • Sujo Oommen, “Production of Electrical Energy by vertical Axis Maglev Wndmill”, International Research Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 2, October, 2017, pp. 097-101, ISSN: 3254-1213
  • Doddabasappa N, G.Raghavendra, Santhosh G, “Supercapacitor Power Management Using Boost Converter Renewable Energy Fed DC Motor”, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research(IJSER), Volume 8 and Issue No. 6, ISSN 2229-5518, pp. 1624-1628
  • Doddabasappa N, Sanjay lakshminarayan, “Modulation method For A Dual-Buck Inverter Which Minimizes Zero Crossing Distortion And Circulating Current ”, International Research Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 2, October, 2017, pp. 057-063, ISSN: 3254-1213
b. International Conferences
  • Rajashekar P. Mandi, Seetharamu and Udaykumar R Yaragatti, “Optimization of Carbon Emission by Enhancing Energy Efficiency of Condensate Extraction Pumps in Thermal Power Plants through Energy Conservation Techniques”, Proc. Of the 9th IEEE International Conference ICIIS-2014, held at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management in collaboration with IEEE during 15th – 17th Dec. 2014.
  • K. Latha Shenoy, C. G.Nayak and Rajashekar P. Mandi, “MPPT Enabled SPWM based bipolar VSI design in photovoltaic Applications”, Proc. of International Conference on Processing of Materials, Minerals and Energy (July 29th – 30th) 2016, 2214-7853 © 2016 Elsevier Ltd., Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • G.S. Mahesh, M. Ravi Kumar and Rajashekar P. Mandi, “Characterization of Power System Attributes for Nonlinear Loads through Sub-space Signal Methods”, Proc. Of International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy System (PEDES-2016), IEEE Xplore, 978-1-4673-8888-7/16/$31.00 © 2016 IEEE.
  • K. Latha Shenoy, C.Gurudas Nayak and Rajashekar P Mandi, “State Space Analysis of Boost DC/DC Converter with Voltage Mode Control”, International Conference on Functional Materials, Characterization, Solid State Physics, Power, Thermal and Combustion Energy, AIP Conference Proceedings 1859, 020062 (2017); DOI: 10.1063/1.4990215, Published by the American Institute of Physics
  • Dr. Rajashekar P Mandi, “Grid interactive Rooftop Solar PV Power Plant for Educational Institute”, 2017 International Conference On Smart Technology for Smart Nation, 978-1-5386-0569-1$31.00©2017 IEEE, pp. 687-692
  • Sailaza Thota, Dr. Rajashekar P Mandi, “Prediction Capability of Neural Network Models for Higher Heating Value used for Boiler Efficiency”, 2017 International Conference On Smart Technology for Smart Nation, 978-1-5386-0569-1$31.00©2017 IEEE, pp. 724-1282
  • Sagar B S, Dr. Rajashekar P Mandi, “Estimation of battery Management System”, 2017 International Conference On Smart Technology for Smart Nation, 978-1-5386-0569-1$31.00©2017 IEEE, pp. 1279-1282
  • Sagar B.S, B.P. Divakar and Venkatesh Prasad. K.S, “Series Battery Equalization Using Sequential Difference Algorithm”, Proc. of International conference on Advances in Electronics, Computers and Communications (ICAECC - 2014), Oct 9-11, 2014.
  • Shyam Swaroop Nigam, Adil Usman, Divakar BP “Effective utilization of Low Cost Incineration and Its By-Products in India”, Proc. of IEEE 2014 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, San Jose, California, USA Oct-2014, pp. 682-686.
  • Adil Usman, Pavan Kumar and Divakar B.P., “Battery charging and discharging kit with DAQ to aid SOC estimation” Proc. of International conference on computation of power, energy, information and communication, 2015, pp. 13-20.
  • Rudrappa K.M and B.P. Divakar “Simulation of Shunt active power filter based on P-Q theory using simulink from implementation of Shunt active power filter” International Conference on Current Trends in Engineering and Technology [ICCTEM 2012], pp:45, ISBN: 978-93-5051-905-9, VVCE, Mysore,India July 12th -14th 2012.
  • Rudrappa K.M “Insights of Rapid Prototyping of Active Power Filter for Enhancing the Power Quality” National Conference on Recent Trends in Communication & Computing [NCRTCC-16], pp: 28, conference proceedings, JIT, Davangere, in association with VTU, Belagavi, 27th Feb 2016.
  • Rudrappa K.M and B.P. Divakar “A Novel Rapid Prototyping of Active Power Filter for Optimizing Power Quality” International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering [ICETE2017], pp: 82-90, ISBN: 978-93-84698-28-7, Institute for Exploring Advances in Engineering [IEAE], Bengaluru, India, 29th Jan. 2017
  • Rudrappa K.M and Dr. B.P. Divakar “A Programmable System on Chip (Psoc) for Active Power Filter (APF) based on Cortex M3” International Conference in advance Trends in Engineering [ICATE2017], pp-289, ISBN: 978-93-86171-02-3, DMCE, Airoli, Mumbai, India in association with ISTE, New Delhi, 7-8th April 2017.
  • Suresh Babu Daram, P.S. Venkatramu and M.S. Nagaraj, “Performance Index Based Contingency Ranking under Line Outage Condition Incorporating IPFC”, International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT), 2016, 978-1-4673-9939-5/16/$31.00©2016
  • Rajesh M. Patil, Dr. M.S. Nagaraj and P.S. Venkatramu, “Harmonic Elimination System (HES) using a novel type of Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) scheme in MATLAB-Simulink environment”, International Conference on Signal Processing, Communication, Power and Embedded System (SCOPES), 2016, 978-1-5090-4620-1/16/$31.00©2016
  • G S Mahesh, “The Detection of Power Quality disturbances Using Wavelet Technique”, Proc. of International conference at Dayanand College of Engineering, Bangalore, April 24, 2010.
  • Puneeth Kimar M, Sudharani Potturi , “Boost-VSI Based On Space Vector Pulse Width Amplitude Modulation Technique with Reduced THD”, Proc. of ICIEEE, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 11th, 2015
  • Viswanatha V. and Venkata siva Reddy R, “Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of Non-Inverting Buck-boost Converter using PSIM”, Proc. of International conference on Communications and Computing (ICC - 2015), July 9-11, 2015, Bangalore, India
  • Vishwanatha V, Venkata Siva Reddy R, “Digital control of Buck Converter using Arduino Microcontroller for Low Power Applications”, 978-1-5386-1$31.00©2017 IEEE
  • Ashwini Kumari P, P.Geethanjali, “Adaptive Genetic algorithm based Multi-Objective Optimization for Photovoltaic cell Design Parameter Extraction”, 1st International Conference on Power Engineering, Computing and Control, PECCON-2017, 2-4 March 2017, VIT University, Chennai campus
  • Sagar B.S, B.P. Divakar and Venkatesh Prasad. K.S, “Series Battery Equalization Using Sequential Difference Algorithm”, International conference on Advances in Electronics, Computers and Communications (ICAECC - 2014), Oct 9-11, 2014.
  • Arpita Banik and Mamatha N., “Generation of switching pulses for a 3x3 matrix converter”, Proc. Of 3rd International conference on convergent innovative technologies (ICCIT – 2016), May 20, 2016, Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bangalore, pp. 1079-1085.
  • Mamatha N. and Arpita Banik, “Design and simulation of Transformerless Inverter for 3MW grid connected Solar PV Plant at Kolar”, Proc. Of 3rd International conference on convergent innovative technologies (ICCIT – 2016), May 20, 2016 at Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bangalore, pp. 1057-1061.

Thrust Areas of Research

Electric Vehicle, ultra capacitor applications in EV, Multilevel inverter applications, Battery management system, Micro grid, energy efficient LED lightings, enhanced energy controllers for electrical appliances, home security systems, Renewable energy sources, wind energy, control system modelling, DSP, Integration of RES into grid, harmonic mitigation in industrial and electric distribution system through active & passive harmonic filters, optimal placement of reactive power compensation in electrical distribution system, economic despatch of power from RES in microgrid and central grid, energy conservation in power generation, transmission & distribution systems, energy conservation in process industries & buildings, energy loss reduction in electrical distribution system, etc.

Faculty/Research scholars pursuing research

1

Prof. Sudhakar Rao P

Performance study evacuation scheme from source to load center

REVA University

2

Prof. Narayan Swamy K

Development of a new hybrid multilevel inverter

Kuvempu University

3

Prof. G S Mahesh

The Suppression of current Harmonics using Shunt Active Power Filter through an indirect Current Control technique

VTU, Belagavi

4

Prof. Gopinath A

Bidirectional Integrated Battery Charger for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

VTU, Belagavi

5

Prof. Nagesh B.K

High efficient distributed ultra-Capacitors configured drive for electric vehicle

VTU, Belagavi

6

Prof. Sudharani Potturi

Advanced Speed control method for Boost VSI Fed Induction Motor to enhance the energy efficiency of the drive system

REVA University

7

Prof. Raghavendra G.

Cost Function Optimisation for Maintaing Quality of Service in a Distributed Power System

Jain University, Bangalore

8

Prof. Raghu C.N.

Empirical and optimized framework for Load shedding for integrated voltage and frequency stability factor.

Jain University, Bangalore

9

Prof.Vishwanatha V

DSP Based Embedded Controller Design for Bidirectional Buck-Boost DC-DC converter.

VTU, Belagavi

10

Prof Ashwini Kumari P

Dynamics Modelling of wind energy conversion system for Micro grid applications

VIT Vellore

11

Prof. Rajani H.

A Detailed study on ageing characteristics of RTV coated ceramic insulators.

VTU, Belagavi

12

Prof. Sagar B S

Battery Modelling and SOC based Charge Equilization Scheme for Battery Pack of Electric Vehicle.

REVA University

13

Prof. Himabindu N

Enhancing Energy Efficiency and Operational optimization of MicroGrids using Different Computational Intelligent Techniques.

REVA University

14

Prof. Seema Magadum

Power Management Stratergies in Power System

VTU, Belagavi

15

Prof. Latha. N

Smart Grid

VTU, Belagavi

16

Prof. Divya. B.V

Applications of Power Electronics in Power Systems.

VTU, Belagavi

Events (workshops/conferences/expert lecture) conducted at School of EEE

S. No. Date and Month Name of Conference /Workshop organized  

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30th Nov. 2017

Invited talk on “An Insight into Engineering and Technology "by Shri. Nagaraj Hediyal, CEO, eNLiven Technologies & Director, Barath Avionics Pvt. Ltd Bangalore.

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11th Nov. 2017

Project demonstration by all semester students as part of implementation of project based learning. About 145 projects were demonstrated during the occasion by all semester students.

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11th Nov. 2017

Parent teachers meeting

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26th Sept. 2017

Fresher’s day celebration and Elite Student forum activity.

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16-17th Sept. 2017

Skill Development programme on Signal Processing its Applications and Control Systems for Industrial Electrical Devices for 5th sem students

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11th Sept. 2017

Organized Innovative Idea Competition in School of EEE.

 

7

5th Sept. 2017

 

3rd Sem. Students of School of EEE have won first prize in Project demonstration and Start–up–pitch in a prestigious “IEEE Power & Energy Society Student Congress-2017”

 

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26th July 2017

Faculty and MTech Students visit to CPRI, Bangalore

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10-15th July 2017

Two weeks ISTE STTP workshop on Electric Power System, Sponsored by IIT, Kharagpur & MHRD, New Delhi

 

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13-14th May 2017

International Conference on “Emerging Trends and Advances in Electrical Engineering and Energy Technology”, ICETAC3T – 2017

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17 – 21st April 2017

4th & 6th sem students were taken to 400 kV KPTCL Sub-station, Nelamangala for the training on operation and maintenance of EHT sub-station.

 

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16th March 2017

Project based learning is arranged for 4th sem students as assignment component for C1 test for Microcontroller & Application subject and all students have demonstrated their projects

 

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4th March 2017

Workshop on challenges and operation of microgrid systems in Indian power scenario.

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18th Feb. 2017

One Day Workshop on Electrical AutoCADD PLC SCADA

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15

8th Feb. 2017

Invited expert lecture on “Innovation in context: Opportunities and Challenges" by Dr. Anshuman Das, MIT, Boston.

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17th Nov. 2016

5th & 7th sem students were taken to 10MW Solar PV Power plant owned by KPCL and also Hydro power plants of Bhoruka Power Ltd., near Shivanasamudra for field visit.

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5th Nov. 2016

Parents Teachers meeting

 

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5th Nov. 2016

Project demonstration by all semester students as part of implementation of project based learning. About 109 projects were demonstrated during the occasion by all semester students.

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17th Sept. 2016

3rd Sem. students of School of EEE have won second prize in Project demonstration in a prestigious “IEEE Power & Energy Society Student Congress-2016” for the project titled “Solar Refrigerator Based on Peltier Effect”

 

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19th Aug. 2016

Invited expert lecture by Dr. K. Uma Rao, Professor RVCE, Bangalore on Harmonic Mitigation and Interaction with PF Capacitors and followed by talk on Work-Life balance for women co-arranged by IEEE PES student chapter

 

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8th Aug. 2016

Orientation programme for BTech.

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4th Aug. 2016

Parent teachers meet & feedback from parents during convocation

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22 – 23rd July 2016

Recent advances in control strategies for integration of distributed generation sources to grid and control of their power quality issues

 

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12th March 2016

Inauguration of IEEE Power Energy Society student chapter

 

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27-29th Jan. 2016

Three Days Workshop on “Recent Trends &Technological advances in Renewable Energy Resources for Future Energy Security in India

 

26

13-14th Nov. 2015

Two Days Workshop on PLC SCADA and Automation

 

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6th Feb. 2015

One Day Workshop on Lab View

 

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2-12th Dec. 2014

Two week ISTE Main workshop on Control System under National mission and education through ICT, Sponsored by IIT, Kharagpur & MHRD, New Delhi

 

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19th Dec. 2014

One day Workshop on Power Electronics Modules

 

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12-13th April 2014

Hands on workshop on PLC and SCADA

 

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27th Sept. 2014

Workshop on how to write a Research Paper

 

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13-15th Dec. 2013

Hands on Workshop on Digital control of power electronics application

 
Conferences conducted

DST Sponsored two days national conference on distributed energy generation & power quality during 22-23rd July 2016.(To be held)

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MOU with Industry/R&D organizations

Eco Sense Innovation Systems Private Limited.

Students Achievements

  • 3rd Sem. students of School of EEE have won second prize in Project demonstration in a prestigious “IEEE Power & Energy Society Student Congress-2016” on 17th Sept., 2016 organized by Vidyavardaka College of Engineering, Mysore and won the cash prize for the project titled “Solar Refrigerator Based on Peltier Effect” guided by Prof. Mahesh G.S., Associate Professor. In this contest students from 20 colleges/Universities have participated including RVCE, UVCE, PES University, Jain University, Nitte Minakshi IT Bangalore, JSS, NIE Mysore, etc.

     
  • 3rd Sem. students of School of EEE have won first prize in Project demonstration and Start–up–pitch in a prestigious “IEEE Power & Energy Society Student Congress-2017” on 5th Sept., 2017
     
     
  • Project Demonstration by 3rd Sem EEE Student Manendra Kumar Singh on “Compact & Low LPG Gas Cylinder Monitoring System” at MVJ College of Engineering, Bangalore on 28th Oct. 2017

     

Faculty Achievements

  • Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi, Director, School of EEE of REVA University, Bangalore was felicitated by ACS College of Engineering on 21st Nov. 2017 during the National conference on "Biomedical signal, Image Processing & Power Engineering" (NCBSIPE-2017).

     
  • Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi, Director, School of EEE of REVA University, Bangalore and Shri. Dineshkumar of KREDL, Mysore were felicitated by Institution of Engineers (I), Mysore on the occasion of Energy Conservation Day celebration on 14th Dec. 2016 at Mysore. IEI past chairman Shri. C.N. Babu, Secretary Shri. B.V. Ravindranath and Programme Coordinator Shri. B.N. Ramesh were also present during the occasion. Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi delivered keynote speech on Energy conservation and highlighted about the need of energy conservation to reduce the environment pollution and global warming.

     

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Faculty Member (s)

Title of the Book

Publisher, place

and year

ISBN

1

Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi

Overview of Energy Conservation of Auxiliary Power in Power Plant Processes (Book Title: Thermal Power Plants: Modeling, Control and Efficiency improvement)

 

 

 

 

CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016

 

 

 

 

ISBN 9781498708227 - CAT# K24929

2

Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi

Energy Conservation of In-House Auxiliary Power Equipment in Power Plant Processes

3

Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi

Energy Conservation of Common Auxiliary Power Equipment in Power Plant Processes

4

Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi

Book Chapter 11: Techno-economic Evaluation of Grid-connected Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant for Rural Banks (Book Title: Handbook of Distributed Generation), pp. 343-374

 

 

 

 

 

Springer International Publishing AG, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

ISBN 978-3-319-51342-3; DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-51343-0

5

Dr. Rajashekar P. Mandi

Book Chapter 22: Solar PV System with Energy Storage and Diesel Generator (Book Title: Handbook of Distributed Generation), pp. 749-790

Patents

Sl. No.

Title of the Patent

Investigators & affiliation

Applied /

Date of Application

1

Dynamically variable DC link fed filter less sinewave inverter

Prof. K. Narayana Swamy &

Dr. B.P. Divakar

Preliminary check is completed by IISc. & Submitted to Patent office Chennai

Jan. 2017