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Dr. Rabindra Kumar Sahu  [Electrical Engineering & EEE]

Rabindra Kumar Sahu
Name : Dr. Rabindra Kumar Sahu
Designation : Professor & Head
Phone No. : +91-9439702316
Email Id : rksahu_ee@vssut.ac.in , rksahu123@gmail.com
Date of Birth : 09-07-1974
Date of Joining : 06-02-2009
  • Qualification

    Ph.D (IIT Madras), FIE(I),LMISTE
  • Specialization

    Power System Engineering
  • Experience

    15 Years
  • Subject Teaching

    Graduate Level

    : Electrical Machines(AC & DC), Control System Engineering, Network Theory, Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation, High Voltage Engineering

    Post Graduate Level

    : FACTS Modeling Control and Applications, Power System Analysis
  • Research Area

    1. Modeling, Simulation and analysis of Power System Operation and Control
    2. Automatic Generation Control
    3. FACTS Devices
    4. Deregulation and Restructured Power Systems
    5. Application Soft Computing in Electrical Engineering
  • Research Guidance

    Ph. D. Candidates

    : Awarded: 02, Ongoing: 05

    M. Tech. Candidates

    : Awarded: 14 Nos; Ongoing: 02
  • Awards & Honours

    1.Fellow of the Institution of Engineers(India), 2015.
    2.Received best paper award in IEEE International Conference on Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (2013).
    3.MHRD Govt. of India, Scholarship during Ph. D. program, IIT Madras, Chennai.(2004-2007).
    4.MHRD Govt. of India, Scholarship during M.E. program,UCE Burla. (2000-2002).
  • Members of Professional Bodies

    1. Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India). (F-1199567)
    2. Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). (LM77322)
  • Sponsored Projects & Consultancy

    DATA TO BE UPDATED...
  • Publications

    International Publications

    1.Dillip Kumar Sahoo, R.K.Sahu, G.T. Chandra Sekhar and S. Panda “A novel modified differential evolution algorithm optimized fuzzy proportional integral derivative controller for load frequency control with thyristor controlled series compensator” Journal of Electrical System and Information Technology (Elsevier),  (Article in press).
    2.R.K.Sahu, S. Panda, A. Biswal and G.T. Chandra Sekhar (2016) “Design and analysis of tilt integral derivative controller with filter for load frequency control of multi - area interconnected power systems” ISA Transactions (Elsevier), Vol. 61, pp. 251 - 264. (Impact Factor: 3.394).
    3.R.K.Sahu, S. Panda, U. K. Rout and D K Sahoo (2016) “Teaching learning based optimization algorithm for automatic generation control of power system using 2 - DOF PID controller” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Elsevier), Vol. 77, pp. 287 - 301. (Impact Factor: 3.289).
    4.R.K. Sahu, G.T. Chandra Sekhar and Sidhartha Panda (2016)  “Automatic generation control of multi - area power systems with diverse energy sources using Teaching Learning Based Optimization algorithm” Engineering Science and Technology: an International Journal (Elsevier), Vol. 19, No.1, pp. 113 - 134.
    5.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and S.Panda  “Firefly Algorithm Optimized PID Controller for Automatic Generation Control with Redox Flow Battery” International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering (Inderscience), Vol. 3, Nos. 1/2, pp. 48-57.
    6.P.C.Pradhan, R.K. Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2016) “Firefly algorithm optimized fuzzy PID controller for AGC of multi area multi source power systems with UPFC and SMES” Engineering Science and Technology: an International Journal (Elsevier), Vol. 19, No.1, pp. 338 - 354.
    7.G.T. Chandra Sekhar, R.K. Sahu, A.K. Baliarsingh and Sidhartha Panda (2016)  “Load frequency control of power system under deregulated environment using optimal firefly algorithm” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Elsevier), Vol. 74, pp. 195 - 211. (Impact Factor: 3.289).
    8.G.T. Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda (2015) “Application of Firefly Algorithm for AGC Under Deregulated Power System” Volume 31 of  the series Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies (Springer), Vol.1, pp. 677 - 687. DOI 10.1007/978 - 81 - 322 - 2205 - 7_62
    9.G.T. Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda (2015) “DE Optimized PID Controller with Derivative Filter for AGC of Interconnected Restructured Power System” Volume 411 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (Springer), Vol.2, pp. 395 - 403. DOI 10.1007/978 - 81 - 322 - 2731 - 1_37
    10.R.K.Sahu, S. Panda and Saroj Padhan (2015) “A hybrid firefly algorithm and pattern search technique for automatic generation control of multi area power systems” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Elsevier), Vol. 64, pp.9 - 23. (Impact Factor: 3.289).
    11.R.K.Sahu, S. Panda and G.T. Chandra Sekhar (2015) “A novel hybrid PSO - PS optimized fuzzy PI controller for AGC in multi area interconnected power systems” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Elsevier), Vol. 64, pp. 880 - 893. ((Impact Factor: 3.289).
    12.R.K.Sahu, G.T. Chandra Sekhar and S. Panda (2015) “DE optimized fuzzy PID controller with derivative filter for LFC of multi source power system in deregulated environment” Ain Shams Engineering Journal (Elsevier), Vol. 6, pp. 511 - 530, (Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.027).
    13.R.K.Sahu S. Panda and Saroj Padhan (2015) “A novel hybrid gravitational search and pattern search algorithm for load frequency control of nonlinear power system” Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier), Vol. 29, pp. 310 - 327. (Impact Factor: 3.541).
    14.R.K.Sahu S. Panda and P.C. Pradhan (2015) “Design and analysis of hybrid firefly algorithm - pattern search based fuzzy PID controller for LFC of multi area power systems” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Elsevier), Vol. 69, pp. 200–212. ((Impact Factor: 3.289).
    15.R.K.Sahu, G.T. Chandra Sekhar and S. Panda (2015) “A hybrid DE - PS algorithm for load frequency control under deregulated power system with UPFC and RFB ” Ain Shams Engineering Journal (Elsevier), Vol. 6, No.3, pp. 893 - 911. (Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.027).
    16.G.T. Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda (2015) “AGC of a multi - area power system under deregulated environment using redox flow batteries and interline power flow controller” Engineering Science and Technology: an International Journal (Elsevier), Vol. 18,No.4, pp. 555 - 578.
    17.Saroj Padhan, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda (2014) “Automatic generation control with thyristor controlled series compensator including superconducting magnetic energy storage units” Ain Shams Engineering Journal (Elsevier), Vol. 5, pp.759–774. (Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.027).
    18.R.K.Sahu, S. Panda and Saroj Padhan (2014) “Optimal gravitational search algorithm for automatic generation control of interconnected power systems” Ain Shams Engineering Journal (Elsevier), Vol. 5, pp.721–733. (Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.027).
    19.Saroj Padhan, R.K. Sahu and S. Panda (2014) “Application of firefly algorithm for load frequency control of multi area interconnected power system” Electric Power Components and Systems (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 42, No. 13, pp. 1419–1430. (Impact Factor: 1.22).
    20.R.K. Sahu, S. Panda and Saroj Padhan (2014) “A novel hybrid DEPS optimized fuzzy PI/PID controller for load frequency control of multi area interconnected power systems” Journal of Process Control (Elsevier), Vol. 24, No. 10, pp.1596–1608. (Impact Factor: 2.700)..
    21.R.K.Sahu, S. Panda, U.K.Rout and P Raul (2013) “Application of Gravitational Search Algorithm for Load Frequency Control of Multi Area Power System” Journal ofBioinformatics and Intelligent Control, Vol.2,No.3, pp.200–210.
    22.U.K.Rout, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda (2013) “Design and analysis of differential evolution algorithm based automatic generation control for interconnected power system” Ain Shams Engineering Journal (Elsevier), Vol.4, No.3, pp.409–421. (Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.027).
    23.R. K. Sahu, S.Panda and U.K.Rout (2013) “DE optimized parallel 2 - DOF PID controller for load frequency control of power system with governor dead - band nonlinearity” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Elsevier),Vol. 49 , pp.19–33. ((Impact Factor: 3.289).
    24.S. Panda and R.K.Sahu (2009) “Modelling, Simulation and Optimal Design of a TCSC - based Controller in a Power System” International Journal Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation (Inderscience), Vol.01, No.04, pp.222 - 230.
    25.R.Sarathi, R.K.Sahu and M.G.Danikas (2009) “Understanding the Mechanical Properties of epoxy nanocomposite insulating materials" Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol.60, No.06, pp. 358 - 361. (Impact Factor: 0.524).
    26.R.Sarathi, R.K.Sahu and T.Tanaka (2008) “Understanding the hydrophobic characteristics of Epoxy   Nanocomposites using wavelet and fractal technique” IEEE Trans. On Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Vol.15, No.01, pp.178 - 186. . (Impact Factor: 2.115).
    27.R.Sarathi, R.K.Sahu and P.Rajesh Kumar (2007) “Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal properties of Epoxy Nanocomposites” International Journal of Materials Science and Engineering: A (Elsevier), Vol. 445 - 446, pp.567 - 578. (Impact Factor: 3.094).
    28.R.Sarathi, P.Rajesh Kumar and R.K.Sahu (2007), “Analysis of Surface Degradation of Epoxy Nanocomposite due to tracking under AC and DC voltages” Polymer Degradation  and Stability(Elsevier), Vol. 92, No.4, pp.560 - 568. (Impact Factor: 3.386)..
    29.R.Sarathi, R.K.Sahu and P.Rajesh Kumar,T.Tanaka (2006), “Understanding the performance of Epoxy Nanocomposites - A Physico - Chemical Approach” IEEJ Trans. on Fundamentals and Materials,Vol.126, No.11, pp.1112 - 1120.

    Conferences

    1.INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES: R.K. Sahu, M. K. Pradhan, R. Sarathi (2005) "Breakdown characteristics of liquid nitrogen under composite voltages" IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation on Dielectric Phenomena, Colorado, USA, October 16-19, pp. 349-352.
    2.R.Sarathi, R.K Sahu, P. Rajesh Kumar, and R. Velmurugan (2006) “A Diagnostic Study on Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Epoxy Nanocomposite Insulating Material”, Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics, ICERP-06, Paper No. CP7, Chennai, India.
    3.R.Sarathi, R.K.Sahu, and R. Velmurugan (2006) “Understanding the Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Nanocomposites Insulating Material” International Conference on Nanotechnology and Methods, NANOTECH-06, Paper No.ICNT-72, CIT, Coimbatore, India.
    4.R.K.Sahu, R.Sarathi (2007), “Understanding the Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal properties of epoxy nanocomposite insulating materials.” Sixth International Conference on High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites, HTCMC-06, Paper No.P19, New Delhi, India.
    5.R.K.Sahu, R.Sarathi (2007) “Understanding the hydrophobic characteristics of epoxy nanocomposites using wavelets.” International Conference on Polymeric Materials in Power Engineering, ICPMPE-07, Paper No. IIA-11, Bangalore, India.
    6.S.Panda, A.K.Baliarsingh and R.K.Sahu (2009) “Multi-Objective Optimization Technique for TCSC-Based Supplementary Damping Controller Design” International Symposium on Biologically Inspired Computing and Application, BICA-09, ITER, Bhubaneswar, December 21-22, pp. 67-72.
    7.P.Gani Raju, R.K.Sahu and N. Veda Kumar (2009) “Analysis of power quality parameters using Fourier tranform theory in single phase converter” International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems and Power Electronics in Emerging Economics, ICEESPEEE, SRM University, Chennai, India, April 16-17, pp. 453-457.
    8.U.K.Rout, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda (2013),“Gravitational Search Algorithm based Automatic Generation Control for Interconnected Power System”IEEE International Conference on Circuits, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT-2013),Paper ID-515, Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Tamilnadu, India, March, 21-22,  pp. 558-563.
    9.R.K.Sahu, U.K.Rout and S. Panda (2013)“ Automatic Generation Control of multi-area power system using Gravitational Search Algorithm” International Conference on Swarm, Evolutionary, and Memetic Computing, SEMECO-2013,Paper ID-11, LNCS-8297,SRM University, Chennai, India, December 19-21, pp. 537-546.
    10.R.K.Sahu, U.K.Rout and S. Panda (2013),“ Sensitivity analysis of load-frequency control of power system using gravitational search algorithm” International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications (FICTA) 2013,Paper ID-26, Bhubaneswar Engineering College, Bhubaneswar, India, November 14-15, pp. 249-258.
    11.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2014)“ Application of Redox Flow Battery for Load Frequency Control” International Conference on Innovations in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, ICIEEE-2014, PaperID-343, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India, Sept. 5-6.
    12.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2014)“ Application of Firefly Algorithm for AGC under Deregulated Power System” International Conference onComputational Intelligence in DataMining, ICCIDM-2014, VSSUT, Burla, India, Dec. 20-21, Springer, Vol.1, pp.677-687.
    13.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2014)“ Load Frequency Control with Fuzzy-PID controller under Restructured Environment” IEEE International Conference on Control, Instrumentation, Communication and Computational Technologies (ICCICCT), Paper ID-58, Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Tamilnadu, India, July  10-11, pp. 112-117.
    14.Sthitapa Panda, R.K.Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2014) “MATLAB/Simulink based Modelling of TCSC-Controller in a Power System using GSA Technique” IEEE International Conference on Control, Instrumentation, Communication and Computational Technologies (ICCICCT), Paper ID-70, Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Tamilnadu, India, July  10-11.
    15.Keshab Mohan, R.K.Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2014),“ Differential Evolution Algorithm based AGC using Fractional Order PID Controller” IEEE International Conference on Control, Instrumentation, Communication and Computational Technologies (ICCICCT), Paper ID-90, Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Tamilnadu, India, July  10-11.
    16.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2015)“ Comparative performance analysis of classical controllers in LFC using FA technique ” International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Signals, Communication & Optimization (EESCO-2015), PaperID-OR147, Vignan's Institute of Information Technology , Duvvada,Visakhapatnam,  Andhra Pradesh, India, Jan. 24th - 25th.
    17.Ashutosh Biswal, R.K.Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2015),“ Application of TID controller in AGC with Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor” International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Signals, Communication & Optimization (EESCO-2015), PaperID-OR171, Vignan's Institute of Information Technology , Duvvada, Visakhapatnam,  Andhra Pradesh, India, Jan. 24th - 25th.
    18.P. K. Ray, P. C. Pradhan, R. K. Sahu, A. Das, S. Satpathy (2015) “Automated frequency control using fuzzy-sliding mode in wind-thermal-hydro hybrid system” IEEE Power, Communication and Information Technology Conference, ITER, Bhubaneswar, pp.889 - 894.
    19.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, Sonali Priyadarshani, R.K. Sahu (2016) "DE optimized TIDF Controller for LFC of Interconnected Power System" International Conference on Soft Computing Techniques in Engineering and Technology (ASCTET), St Peters Engineering College, Hyderabad, India, October 26-27.
  • Books/ Chapter Published

    DATA TO BE UPDATED...
  • Seminar/ Symposia/ Short term Course organized

    Application of AI Techniques to Power System Operation and Control, AICTE, 02.05.2016-07.05.2016
  • Extra Responsibility

    1. Head of Electrical Engg. & EEE Dept. wef 3rd Feb. 2015.
    2. Warden, Visakha Hall of Residence wef 3rd June 2010 to 2nd June 2012.
    3. Chairman, Electrical Maintenance wef 5th June 2009 to 7th Jan. 2013.
    4. Prof. I/C, University Guest House wef 1st April 2010 to 8th Jan. 2013.
    5. Vice President, Music Club, 2009 to 2011.
    6. Co-ordinator, NSS, 2011 to 2012.
    7. Member of Board of Studies, UG & PG Programme in EE, VSSUT.
    8. Member of Doctoral Scrutiny Committee.
    9. Expert Committee Member, AICTE.
  • Other Informations

    • Any other Distinction

      Regular Reviewer of International Journals namely,

      1. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.
      2. IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution.
      3. International Journal of Electrical Power Energy Systems (Elsevier).
      4. Journal of The Franklin Institute (Elsevier).
      5. Ain Shams Engineering Journal (Elsevier).
      6. Alexandria Engineering Journal (Elsevier).
      7. Electric Power Components and Systems (Taylor & Francis).
      8. International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems.
      9. IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica
      10. IET Renewable Power Generation
      11. Journal of Process Control(Elsevier)
      12. Control Engineering Practice(Elsevier)
      13. Energy Conversion and Management(Elsevier)
      14. Information Sciences(Elsevier)

     

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