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Dr. Rabindra Kumar Sahu  [Electrical Engineering & EEE]

Rabindra Kumar Sahu
Name : Dr. Rabindra Kumar Sahu
Designation : Associate Professor & Head
Phone No. : +91-9439702316
Email Id : rksahu123@gmail.com, rksahu_ee@vssut.ac.in
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

    1. Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, VSSUT Burla, wef 6th Feb. 2014.
    2. Reader, Electrical Engineering, VSSUT Burla, wef 6th Feb. 2009 to 5th Feb. 2014.
    3. Associate Professor, EEE, GMR Institute of Technology,Rajam, A.P., wef 2nd April 2008 to 3rd Feb. 2009.
    4. Half time Teaching and Research Assistance, Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, wef 4th Aug. 2004 to 9th Dec. 2007.
    5. Lecturer, EEE, VITAM College of Engineering,Parvatipuram, A.P., wef 2nd Dec. 2002 to 26th July 2004.
  • 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: 13 Nos; Ongoing: 01
  • 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.Received Rashtriya Gaurav Award-2009 by Indian International Friendship Society, New Delhi, India.
    4.MHRD Govt. of India, Scholarship during Ph. D. program, IIT Madras, Chennai.(2004-2007).
    5.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: 2.60).
    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: 2.587).
    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), (Article in press).
    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: 2.587).
    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: 2.587).
    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: 2.587).
    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: 2.857).
    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: 2.587).
    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: 0.690).
    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: 2.216).
    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: 2.587).
    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: 0.967).
    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: 1.228).
    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: 2.647).
    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: 3.120).
    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, DOI: 10.1109/EESCO.2015.7254014.
    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.C Pradhan, P.K Ray, R.K. Sahu and  S.Patra (2015)“ Power Management in Wind-Fuel Cell-Ultracapacitor Based Autonomous Hybrid Power System ” IEEE International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment, NIT, Meghalaya, ICEPE 2015, June 12-13.
    19.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.
    20.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.
    21.NATIONAL CONFERENCES/SEMINAR/SYMPOSIUM: D.K.Sahoo,R. K.Sahu and Sidhartha Panda (2012) “Modelling, simulation and design of a TCSC based controller in a power system for stability improvement” Proceedings National Seminar on“Modern Trends in Power System Operation & Management”, MTPSO, REC, Bhubaneswar ,25th & 26th February.
    22.C.Meher, R.K.Sahu and S.Panda (2012) “PSO based PI Controller for Load Frequency Control of Interconnected Power System”National Conference on Recent Advances in Modern Power Systems (RAMPS-2012), VSSUT, Burla, 30th  December, pp.150-154.
    23.R.K.Sahu, S. Panda, Srikant Pradhan and H.Satapathy(2013)“Model Order Reduction for Large-Scale Linear Systems Using Differential Evolution Technique” 1st National Conference on Power Electronics Systems  & Applications (PESA 2013), Paper ID-Ex-05,NIT, Rourkela, March 16-17.
    24.R. K.Sahu, S.Panda and Shakti Sankar Pati (2013) “Differential evolution algorithm based automatic generation control in multi-area power system” AICTE Sponsored National Seminar on Power and Energy System for Future (PESF-2013), Paper ID-14,SIET, Dhenkanal, April 26-27, 2013.
    25.S.Panda, R. K.Sahu and Shakti Sankar Pati (2013), “Application of genetic algorithm for optimal location of multiple STATCOMS to improve transient stability” AICTE Sponsored National Seminar on Power and Energy System for Future (PESF-2013), Paper ID-01,SIET, Dhenkanal, April 26-27.
    26.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and S.Panda (2014) “MATLAB simulation based multisource power system for LFC in deregulated environment” TEQIP-II Sponsored, National Conference on Recent Advanced & Innovation in Electrical Engineering (RAIEE-2014), Paper ID-27, Electrical Engineering Department , VSSUT, Burla, April 6-7.
    27.Keshab Mohan, R.K.Sahu and S.Panda (2014) “Design and analysis of Fractional order PID controller in Automatic Generation Control” TEQIP-II Sponsored, National Conference on Recent Advanced & Innovation in Electrical Engineering (RAIEE-2014), Paper ID-28, Electrical Engineering Department , VSSUT, Burla, April 6-7.
    28.Sthitapa Panda, R.K.Sahu and S.Panda (2014) “Modelling and optimal design of GSA based TCSC-Controller in a power system ” TEQIP-II Sponsored, National Conference on Recent Advanced & Innovation in Electrical Engineering (RAIEE-2014), Paper ID-29, Electrical Engineering Department , VSSUT, Burla, April 6-7.
    29.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda(2015)“DE optimized PIDF controller for load frequency control of power system with RFB”, National Symposium Resonance-2015, Electrical Engineering Department, VSSUT, Burla, 2015.
    30.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda (2015)“Firefly algorithm based LFC of two area interconnected power system”, TEQIP-II Sponsored, National Conf. on Recent Advances in Renewable Energy & Control in Electrical Engineering (RAREC-2015), Electrical Engineering Department, VSSUT, Burla, April 11-12, 2015.
    31.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu (2015) “Design and analysis of tilt integral derivative controller for automatic generation control in deregulated environment”, National Conference on Recent Trends in Power Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 29-30 December.
    32.G.T.Chandra Sekhar, R.K.Sahu and S. Panda (2016) “Load Frequency Control of Multi-area Power System Using DE algorithm based PIDF Controller and RFB”, National Symposium Resonance-2016, Electrical Engineering Department, VSSUT, Burla.
  • 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
      1. Regular Reviewer of International Journals namely,
      2. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.
      3. IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution.
      4. International Journal of Electrical Power Energy Systems (Elsevier).
      5. Journal of The Franklin Institute (Elsevier).
      6. Ain Shams Engineering Journal (Elsevier).
      7. Alexandria Engineering Journal (Elsevier).
      8. Electric Power Components and Systems (Taylor & Francis).
      9. International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems.
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