The EEE Department is recognized as R & D Centre by VTU during the year 2012, which offers Doctoral program (PhD) and M.Sc ( Engg.) by research. Four students are perusing Ph.D in the R & D center under the guidance of Dr. K. Shanmukha Sundar, Dr. P. Usha and Dr. Dhanalakshmi.
The objective of Research at EEE department is to innovate & develop the solutions to the challenges that the power sector & PSU’s are facing. The research efforts are enhanced through the collaboration with leading Training/ Research Institutes and Industries. The research at EEE department has given opportunity for the faculty members and students to publish papers in the reputed/leading International/National Journals/conference proceedings. The department regularly receives grants from various reputed funding organizations viz: CPRI, AICTE, KSCST, IEDC etc.
Research Scholar Details
|Sl No||NAME OF RESEARCH SCHOLOR||NAME OF RESEARCH SUPERVISOR||RESEARCH CENTER||TITLE OF THE WORK||UNIVESITY||YEAR OF REGISTRARTI ON|
|1.||DEVJANI BHATTACHARY A||Dr. H L VISHWANATH||DSU||DESIGN OF CONTROL SYSTEMS FOR TETHERED UUVS USING PID CONTROLLERS||DSU||2016|
|2.||VIDYA M||Dr.P.PRAMILA BIT||EEE-BIT||POWER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT OF DISTRIBUTION LINES USING DSTATCOM UNDER UNBALANCED SYSTEM CONDITIONS||VTU||2015|
|3.||SATISH B A||Dr.USHA P-DSCE||EEE-DSCE||INTELLIGENT HYBRID MICRO GRID FOR LOW POWER APPLICATIONS||VTU||2015|
|4.||BALAJI RAMAKRISHNA S||Dr.ASWATHA A R-DSCE||TCE-DSCE||DEVICE MODELING AND DESIGN OF NANO LOGIC CIRCUITS FOR SOC DESIGN||VTU||2012|
|5.||SHARATH KUMAR Y N||Dr.DEEPALI KOPPAD-PESIT||ECE-PESIT||AN ONLINE TRANSIENT FAULTS SENSITIVITY TESTING OF ASYNCHRONOUS AND SYNCHRONOUS CIRCUITS||VTU||2012|
|6.||MADHURA S||Dr.SURESH K SDMIT UJRE||ECE-DSCE||COLOR IMAGE ENHANCEMENT OF VIDEO FRAMES USING REAL TIME DSP||VTU||2012|
|7.||HARSHA. A||Dr.LAKSHMI KANTH B R- DSATM
Dr.K SHANMUKHA SUNDAR-DSCE
|VTU RRC||VOLTAGE STABILITY IN POWER SYSTEM||VTU||2011|
|8.||SUCHANA MISHRA||Dr. SRIKANTA PATTANAIK
Dr. RAVINDRA KUMAR MISHRA
|EEE- S O A||APPLICATION AND INVESTIGATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY IN FRACTIONAL CALCULUS||SOA SIKSHA O ANUSAND HAN- ORISSA||2011|
|9.||A M NAGARAJ||Dr. B. RAMACHANDRA- PES MANDYA
S K VENKATESH (DRDO-CABS)
|EEE- PES MANDYA||COMPUTATION OF VOLTAGES AND CURRENTS IN AIRCRAFT WIRING DUE TO LIGHTNING STRIKES||KU||2008|
Current Research Efforts and Focus Areas:
- Optimal Power Flow using FACTS Devices
- Voltage Stability Studies using FACTS Devices
- Modeling and Real Time Simulation of Wind Generation with Energy Storage System
- Choice of location and appropriate use of FACTS Devices to enhance power capability
- Optimal Reactive Power allocation using Genetic Algorithm
- Artificial Intelligence Applications to Voltage Stability Studies in Power Systems
- Expert Control of Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems for Real & Reactive Power Modulation in HVDC Systems
- Algorithms to solve Power System Problems related to Energy Control Centre’s
- Smart Grid Technology
- Development of long life (5000 cycles or more) storage batteries suitable for use in PV systems /applications.
- Development and testing of new storage systems up to MW scale. It should be possible to store electricity for about 8-10 hours, with storage losses limited to about 10%.
- Fabrication of high efficiency Multi-junction Amorphous Silicon solar cells.
- Reliability studies on crystalline silicon, amorphous silicon modules and other type of PV modules.
- Development of solar roof systems and electronics used in solar roof systems.
Ph.D. students registered in EEE department research center
|Candidate Name||Programme||Full/Part time||Research centre||College/Institute||Supervisor||Research Topic|
| V Suresh Babu
(External Candidate from PSTI)
|Ph.D||Part Time||EEE||DSCE||Dr.K Shanmukha Sundar||Performance analysis of synchronization techniques and Coordination of renewable energy systems|
| Satish B A
(DSCE Faculty )
|Ph.D||Part Time||EEE||DSCE||Dr.P.Usha||Intelligent hybrid micro grid for low power applications|
| Sangeeta Modi
|Ph.D||Part Time||EEE||DSCE||Dr.P.Usha||Design of smart controller for hybrid microgrid|
List of Faculty Members Registered for Doctorate Program and their Research Areas
|Sl No||Faculty Name||Designation||Registration Date||R & D Centre /University||Guide Name||Research Area|
|1.||A.M.Nagaraj||Associate Professor||April-2007||Kuvempu University||Dr. B.R.Ramachandra, PESCE,Mandya||Power systems|
|2.||Smt. Harsha Anantwar||Associate Professor||Dec 2011||VTU RRC/ VTU|| Dr. B.R. Lakshmikantha & Dr.K.Shanmukha Sundar
EEE Dept, DSCE
|3.||Smt. Suchana Mishra||Asst. Professor||May-2011||Siksha O Anusandhan (SOA), Bhuvaneswar||Dr. S. Pattanaik, SOA, Bhuvaneswar||Electromagnetic Fields|
|4.||Mr.Y.N. Sharath Kumar||Asst. Professor||Nov 2012||ECE, R.VCE/VTU|| Dr. Deepali Koppad,
Asso. Professor ,PESIT
|VLSI Testing &DFT|
|5.||Balaji Ramakrishna||Asst. Professor||Nov 2012||TCE, DSCE/ VTU||Dr. A.R.Aswatha, TC Dept, DSCE||VLSI-nano scaled devices|
|6.||Smt. Madhura .S||Asst. Professor||Nov 2012||IT Dept., DSCE /VTU|| Dr.K.Suresh ,
IT Dept, DSCE
|Image and Video processing|
Thefaculty members are actively carrying out the funded projects fromvarious reputed funding agencies. The department has got project which was funded by CPRI under RSOP Scheme, Ministry of Power for Rs 9.5 lakhs to carry out project titled “Development of Appropriate Algorithms for Efficient Management of Energy Control Centre’s and the project was completed successfully.
The following are the developments in funded project execution.
|Sl No||Name of the Department||Name of Principal Investigator||Duration From To||Title of the Project||Total Grant (in Thousands)|
|1.||EEE Department||Mr.Satish B A||2014||Automatic Medicine Dispenser||6,500/-
Funded by Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology
|2.||EEE Department||Dr.P.Usha||2014-2015||Wireless Portable Mobile Charger Using Wind Energy||60,000/-|
|3.||EEE Department||Dr.P.Usha||2014-2015||Drowsiness Detector Using Brainwave Detector||6,500/-|
|4.||EEE Department||Dr.P.Usha||2015-2016||Intelligent dustbin|
|5.||EEE Department||Mr. Satish.B.A||2015-2016||Heavennet|