Educational Qualification

BE EEE Thiagarajar College of Engineering 1999
ME Power System Thiagarajar College of Engineering 2001
Ph.D Power system Anna University Chennai 2009


02-01-2002 to 29-06-2002 0.5 Lecturer SACS MAVMM Engineering College
01-07-2002 to 30-06-2005 3 Lecturer Raja College of Engineering
01-07-2005 to 19-06-2006 1 Assistant Professor Raja College of Engineering
21-06-2006 to 03-06-2013 7 Assistant Professor Thiagarajar College of Engineering
04-06-2013 to Till date 1 Associate Professor Thiagarajar College of Engineering
04-01-2000 to 31-10-2001 1.5 Lecturer Thiagarajar College of Engineering


  1. Comparative analysis of distributed MPPT controllers for partially shaded stand alone photovoltaic systems, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 86, October 2014, Pages: 286–299
  2. Economic analysis of hybrid power systems (PV/diesel) in different climatic zones of Tamil Nadu, Elsevier Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 80, April 2014, Pages 469-476.
  3. FPGA based multilevel cascaded inverters with SVPWM algorithm for photovoltaic systemElsevier Journal - Solar Energy Volume 87, Issue 1, Jan 2013, Pages 229-245
  4. Covariance matrix adapted evolution strategy algorithm-based solution to dynamic economic dispatch problems, Taylor and Francis-Engineering Optimization, Volume 41, Issue 7, 2009, Pages: 635-657
  5. A Novel EP Approach For Dynamic Economic Dispatch, IETECH Journal Of Electrical Analysis, Vol 3, Issue 1, 2008 PP: 020-027,
  6. Simulation and an experimental investigation of SVPWM technique on a multilevel voltage source inverter for photovoltaic systems, Elsevier International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol.52, Nov 2013, pp.116-131.
  7. Modeling and simulation of three phase multilevel inverter for grid connected photovoltaic systems, Elsevier Journal Solar Energy, Volume 85, Issue 11, November 2011, Pages 2811-2818
  8. Penalty Parameter-Less Constraint Handling Scheme Based Evolutionary Algorithm Solutions To Economic Dispatch, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2008, Pages: 478 - 490
  9. Evolutionary Algorithm solution and KKT based optimality verification to multi-area economic dispatch, Elsevier International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol.31, No.1. pp. 365-373, July 2009
  10. A Novel Ep Approach For Power Economic Dispatch With Valve-Point Effects And Multiple Fuel Options, Journal Of Electrical Systems, Vol 4, Issue 2, 2008, PP 172-186
  11. Novel EP Approach For Multi-Area Economic Dispatch With Multiple Fuel Options, Turkish Journal Of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Volume 17, Issue 1, Pages: 1-19, 2009


  1. Nano CuO/Cu2O Coating on FR4 substrate as a Solar cell, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences (IETC), VIT University, Vellore, December 5-7, 2013. (CD)
  2. Simulation of SVPWM for Multiphase Multilevel Voltage Source Inverter, National COnference on Optimization Techniques in Engineering Science and Technologies 2013, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, April 2013, pp.884-892.
  3. Diode Clamped Multilevel Inverter for PV Grid Systems,International Conference on Modeling, Control, Automation and Communication, (ICMCAC-2010) ,December 2010, Pages: 218-220
  4. Mathematical Modelling of Laboratory Helicopter,International conference on Convergence of Science and Engineering in Education and Research, A Global Perspective in the New Millennium, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore, April 2010, pp.146.
  5. On-line Modelling of Hammerstein Systems with Discontinuous Nonlinearities,National Conference on Cutting Edge Technologies In Power Conversion And Industrial Drives, (PCID 2010), April 2010
  6. Evolutionary Computation Techniques-An Introduction, Engineering Today, Magazine,2004 PP.10-15
  7. Five Level Diode Clamped Multilevel Inverter ,National Power Engineering Conference - 2010,December 2010, Pages: 96-99
  8. Iterative Learning Control, National Power Engineering Conference - 2010, TCE, December 2010, Pages: 163-167
  9. VLSI based Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation switching control,IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT), August 2012,366-370
  10. Non-linear Modeling and PID Control of Twin Rotor MIMO System, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT), August 2012,399-402
  11. Wiener-Hammerstein Systems Modelling with Dead Zone,International Conference on Innovative Research in Engineering and Technology (iCIRET2010),August 12-14, 2010, pp. 1-6
  12. Harmonic Reduction by Closed Loop Switching Control for Five Level Diode Clamped Inverter, International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Applied Soft Computing, July 2012,Volume 2, Pages: 437-450
  13. VLSI Based Inverter Switching Control,International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Applied Soft Computing, July 2012,Volume 2, Pages: 965-973
  14. Modeling and Simulation of Photovoltaic panels,International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, ,pp. 51, July 2011
  15. Tracking Trajectory using ILC,International Conference on Process Automation, Control and Computing,pp.359, July 2011
  16. Economic Cost Analysis of Hybrid Renewable Energy System using HOMER,IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management (IEEE-ICAESM 2012), EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam,Page 94-99, March 2012
  17. PID Control Scheme for Twin Rotor MIMO System using a Real Valued Genetic Algorithm with a Predetermined Search Range ,IEEE International Conference on Power, Energy and Control, PSNA College of Engineering, Didigul,CS007, CD, February 2013
  18. Application Of Capacitor Placement Problem Of Radial Distribution System, Economics Of Development In Power Sector In Developing Nations, The Institute Of Engineers (India), Nagpur,2001 PP.2-40 to 2-44
  19. Multi-Objective Bacteria Foraging Algorithm For Environmental/Economic Dispatch,National Conference On Computational Intelligent To Power Apparatus And Systems, CIPS , April , 2008 PP 78-82
  20. Solar House, National Seminar On Appropriate Technology For All Round Development’, The Institution Of Engineers (India), Madurai,2002 PP 21 - 31
  21. Multi Area Generation Scheduling With Multiple Fuel Options Using Evolutionary Programming,Accepted On IEEE/PES International Conference At Japan,2002
  22. Multi Fuel Option Generation Scheduling Using Evolutionary Programming With Adaptive Mutation Scale,National Seminar On Emerging Trends In Power Systems Operation and Control At Visakapatnam, 2003
  23. Penalty Parameter Less Genetic Algorithm Based Reactive Power Planning,Proceedings Of The Second Mepco Power Electronics and Power Systems Conference, MEPPCON ,2008 PP 54-59
  24. Economic Dispatch With Valve-Point Effects And Multiple Fuel Options Using Accelerated Evolutionary Programming,International Conference On Modelling And Simulation, CIT, Coimbatore,2007 PP 785-791
  25. Generation Scheduling With Multiple Fuel Options Using Evolutionary Programming,National Symposium On Systems, IIT Madras,2001
  26. Solar Tower Power Plant, National Seminar On Energy Resources, Application, Strategies And Options, Madurai Kamaraj University,2004 PP 5 -6


  1. Digital Principles And System Design, Charulatha Publications, Chennai, 2010
  2. Microcontroller Based System Design, Scitech Publications Pvt. Ltd., Chennai Text Book In Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai Reference Book In North Maharashtra University, Maharashtra Text Book In Dept. Of Technical Education, Government Of Kerala, Reference Book in University of Calicut.,Thiagarajar College of Engineering,2005
  3. Generation, Electric Energy Utilization And Conservation * Text Book In TCE,Thiagarajar College of Engineering,2005-2008

Industry Interactions

TVS Motors, Hosur Electrical Maintenance 27.09.2010 Electrical Maintenance

Sponsored Research

Investigation on Photometric Characteristics of LED and OLEDs using Integrating Sphere AICTE 24.00 Lakhs Principal Investigator
Grid Connected Photovoltaic System Using Voltage Source Inverters UGC 6.7 Lakhs Principal Investigator
Real Time PID control of Twin Rotor MIMO System using Evolutionary Algorithms SERB, DST, New Delhi 26.54 LAkhs Principal Investigator
Risk Based System Security Assessment AICTE 2.3 Lakhs Co-Investigator

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Attended

  1. AICTE sponsored FDP on Harmonics and Power Quality-Contemporary Issues and Solutions, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 22-04-2015 to 05-05-2015
  2. AICTE sponsored FDP on Applications of FACTS controllers in Power System Problems, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 06-04-2015 to 19-04-2015
  3. Workshop on Technologies for Rural Development, RuTAG, 26-07-2014 to 26-07-0014
  4. Workshop on EBTC vocational Training, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 25-07-2014 to 25-07-0014
  5. Workshop on Outcome Based Accreditation (NBA), Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 14-06-2014 to 16-06-2014
  6. Workshop on Scilab, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, 07.01.2014, 07-01-2014 to 07-01-2014
  7. Seminar on Campus Solarisation, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Thirunelveli Campus, 05-11-2013 to 05-11-0013
  8. Mission 10X Engineering Faculty Workshop, Thiagarajar College of Engineering,, 11-09-2013 to 13-09-2013
  9. ELCOMA Lighting Workshop, Nimhans convention hall, Bangalore, 16.05.2013
  10. Special Workshop on New Outcome Based Accreditation, TCE, Madurai, 9-11, May 2013
  11. National Power Engineering Conference, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, 02.03.2013-03.03.2013
  12. Tutorial Programme on LED Lighting System, CPRI, Bangalore, 08.10.2012
  13. Mission 10X UTLP Practitioner Training Program, Wipro Technologies, Bangalore, 10-09-2012 to 14-09-2012
  14. Seminar on Energy Management and Power Quality, Kalasalingam University, Srivilliputhur, 20-07-2012 to 20-07-0012
  15. Lighting Trends and Technologies, Conducted by PHILIPS Electronics India Ltd, 30.07.2011
  16. 3L Workshop , Conducted by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, 25.07.2011
  17. International Conference on Process Automation, Control and Computing (PACC 2011), Coimbatore Institute of Technology, 20-22, July 2011
  18. Faculty Development Programme on Texas Instruments-C 2000 Microcontroller, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, 01-07-2011 to 02-07-2011
  19. Workshop on Emerging challenges in Power System Operation and Electricity Market in India, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi, 24-03-2011 to 25-03-2011
  20. National Conference on Cutting Edge Technologies In Power Conversion And Industrial Drives (PCID 2010), Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, April 2010, 01-04-2010 to 01-04-0010
  21. SDP on Intelligent Optimization and Control for Power Systems, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 07-12-2009 to 18-12-2009
  22. Hands on Training in ARM Processor, VIT University, 22-10-2009 to 25-10-2009
  23. Short term course on Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms-Applications, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 01-06-2009 to 06-06-2009
  24. Training Programme on Analog lab-in a-box, Texas Instruments, Bangalore., 18-12-2008 to 19-12-2008
  25. Short term course on Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms, TCE, Madurai., 19-11-2007 to 23-11-2007
  26. International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, CIT, Coimbatore, 27-29 August, 2007
  27. Short term course on Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization Algorithms,TCE, Madurai , 19-07-2007 to 21-07-2007
  28. Short term course on Application of Evolutionary Computation to Engineering Optimization Problems, TCE, Madurai, 28-05-2007 to 01-06-2007
  29. Short Term Training Programme on Intelligent Techniques for Power System, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 26-03-2007 to 31-03-2007
  30. Workshop on Advances in Computational Optimization and Analysis of Systems, IIT Kanpur., 06-02-2007 to 09-02-2007
  31. Workshop on Train the Trainers, Channabasaveshwara Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Karnataka, 06-04-2006 to 07-04-2006
  32. Regional Quality Summit on Education, CII, Coimbatore, 27-28 January, 2006
  33. National Conference on Recent Trends in Digital Image Processing and its Applications, Madurai, 28-10-2004 to 29-10-2004
  34. CCNA Training Course Semester I, TCE, MDU, 18-25 June, 2004
  35. Workshop on Genetic Algorithm Applied to Power System Applications, Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering, 07-05-2004 to 08-05-2004
  36. Faculty Development Programme on Mechatronics, Raja College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai, 15-04-2004 to 17-04-2004
  37. CCNA Training Course Semester I, TCE, MDU, 20-27 March, 2004
  38. National Seminar on Energy Resources, Application, Strategies and Options, Madurai Kamaraj University, 27-02-2004 to 28-02-2004
  39. National Seminar on Quality Power,Institution of Engineers (India), Madurai, 08-11-2003 to 09-11-2003
  40. CCNA Training Course Semester I, TCE, MDU, 22-29 July, 2003
  41. Short Term Course on Application of Digital Control to Power Electronics, 29-07-2003 to 31-07-2003
  42. National Seminar on Appropriate Technology for all Round Development, Sethu Institute of Technology, Madurai, 03-08-2002 to 03-08-0002
  43. Workshop on Patent Awareness, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 21-06-2002 to 21-06-0002
  44. Workshop on Non Conventional Energy and Energy Conservation, RVS College of Engg. and Tech, Dindigul , 09-03-2002 to 09-03-0002
  45. National seminar on Economics of development in Power sector in Developing nations, Institution Of Engineers (India), Nagpur, 24-11-2001 to 25-11-2001
  46. National Symposium on Systems, IIT Madras, 2 September, 2001
  47. Matlab and Toolboxes Software Training Course, TCE, MDU, Feb-March, 2001

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Organised

  1. Faculty Development Program on C2000 Digital Signal Controllers, Thiagarajar College of Engineering,09-08-2012 and 10.08.2012, Training Programme to Staff members
  2. Energy Audit Training Programme, TCE, 08-08-2012
  3. Basic Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness, TCE, 25.07.2012
  4. AICTE Sponsored Staff Development Programme on Research Methodologies and Issues in Engineering, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, 12-24, December 2011
  5. National Power Engineering Conference-2010 (NPEC-10),Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Maduari, 02-12-2010 to 03-12-2010
  6. Training Programme on Energy Audit, Thiagarajar College of Engineering , Feb 27, 2010
  7. Co-Coordinator, Short Term Course on Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms-Applications and Research Issues, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, 01-06-2009 to 06-06-2009
  8. Co-Coordinator, Short Term Course on Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms,Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 28-05-2007 to 01-06-2007
  9. Seminar on Renewable Energy Energy for the Future, Raja College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai , 20-08-2004 to 20-08-0004
  10. Staff Development Programme on Recent Trends in Power Electronics and Drives, Raja College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai, 24-05-2004 to 25-05-2004
  11. Training Programme on Energy Audit, Thiagarajar College of Engg, 12.02.2011

Ph.D Guidance/Supervisorship

A.Ravi Ph.D Multi Level Inverters Completed
M.Valan Rajkumar Ph.D FPGA control for Solar system Completed
S.Anbu Mozhi Ph.D Design of Digital Processors Completed
M.Muthuramalingam Ph.D MPPT algorithms Ongoing
U.Suresh Kumar Ph.D Wind/PV hybrid system Ongoing

Lectures Delivered

Illumination K.Ramakrishnan College of Engineering, Samayapuram 07-03-2015 to 07-03-2015
Key Note Address ICACPC-15, Christian College of Engg and Tech, Oddanchatram 24-02-2015 to 24-02-2015
Embedded Controllers St. Michael College of Engineering & Technology, Kalaiyar Kovil 18-02-2015 to 18-02-2015
Skill Development National Engineering College, Kovilpatti 21-07-2014 to 21-07-2014
Advances in Power Engineering Francis Xavier Engineering College 15-03-2014 to 15-03-2014
Programmable Logic Controllers DRDO sponsored National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Automation, Bharat Nikethan Engineering College 09.11.2012
Inaugural Address DRDO sponsored National Conference on Instrumentation and Control Systems 2012, Mohamed Sathak Engineering College, Kilakarai, 22.09.2012 22.09.2012
Inaugural Address on Energy Saving NASCENTIA 12 National Level Technical Symposium, Karunya University, Coimbatore 06.09.2012
Energy Conservation Madurai Institute of Engineering & Technology, Pottapalayam 18.08.2011
Multiprocessor Configurations Vellammal College of Engineering & Technology, Madurai March 30, 2011
Efficient Illumination for Emerging Scenario Pandian Saraswathi YadavEngineering College, Sivagangai 03.03.2011
Applications of Microcontrollers Sardar Raja College of Engineering, Tirunelveli 27.08.2010
DSP controllers Raja College of Engg., & Tech., Madurai 18 June 2010
Technical Report Writing for Research K.L.N College of Information Technology, Sivagangai 25 February 2010
Efficient Illumination Devices Latha Madhavan Polytechnic College, Madurai 29 October, 2009
Digital Logic Design K.L.N. College Of Engineering, Madurai 12 October, 2009
Future Of Electrical Engineering Sri Vidhya College Of Engineering & Technology, Virdhunagar 09 October,2009
Digital Electronics Makes The World Vellammal College Of Engineering & Technology, Madurai March 5, 2008
Evolutionary Programming Thiagarajar College Of Engineering 28 May, 2007


IEEE Member --
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Other Achievements

  1. Reviewer in International Journals: 1.Electrical Power & Energy Systems 2. Applied Soft Computing 3.Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 4.European Journal of Operational Research