Research Areas

Since its inception, the Department is actively involving in number of research areas and has been awarded with many Government of India Projects. Following are the major research topics carried over by the students and faculty members of the Department.

  • Machine learning
  • Deep learning
  • Data Mining
  • Brain Computer Interface
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Assistive Devices
  • Wearable devices
  • Renewable Energy Technology
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Smart Grid
  • Biosignal Processing
  • Fuel Cells
  • Smart Grids

Major Funding Received

  • Smart Grid – UGC, New Delhi
  • Small Hydro Electric Power Plant – MNRE- Government of India
  • Analysis of Neurological Disorders- DST, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • Textile Dyeing Waste Water Treatment- DST, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • Fuel Cells- CPRI- Ministry of Power, Government of India

Groups

  • Dr. A. IMMANUEL SELVAKUMAR, M.E., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. J. JAYAKUMAR, M.E., Ph.D
  • Dr. PRAWIN ANGEL MICHAEL, M.E., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. M. S. P. SUBATHRA, M.E., Ph.D.,
  • Mr. P. VENKATSH KUMAR, M.E., (Ph.D)
  • Mrs. R. MEENAL, M.E., (Ph.D).,
  • Mr. C. BENIN PRATAP, M.E., (Ph.D)
  • Mr. S. AJAYAN, M.Tech., (Ph.D)
  • Mr. S. SATHEESH KUMAR, M.E., (Ph.D)
  • Mr. P. NAGABUSHANAM, M.Tech., (Ph.D).,
  • Dr. V. JEGATHESAN, M.E., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. A. ALBERT RAJAN, M.E., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. SHANTY CHACKO, M.E., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. F.T. JOSH, M.E., Ph.D.,
  • Dr. S. PAUL SATHIYAN, M.E., Ph.D.,
  • Mrs. J. JENCY JOSEPH, M.E., (Ph.D)

Publications in International Journals

  1. Durga Prasad. G, Jegathesan. V and Rama Rao. P. V. V, ‘Hybrid Multilevel DC Link Inverter with Reduced Power Electronic Switches’, Elsevier – Energy Procedia, 2017, 117, pp. 626-634.
  2. Jency Joseph. J, Arudoss Albert Victorie. T and Josh. F. T., “Parametric Analysis of Axial Flux HUB Motor for Electric Vehicle in Rural Areas”, (in press), Inderscience - International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems.
  3. Jency Joseph. J, Arudoss Albert Victorie. T and Josh. F. T., “Anaylsis of THD in Various Power Electronic Converters to Regulate the Voltage from Renewable Energy Sources”, (in press), Inderscience - International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering.
  4. C. Ramya, V. Jegathesan., ‘Design and analysis of isolated and non-isolated bidirectional converter for high voltage applications’, COMPEL - International Journal of Computation and Mathematics Electrical and Electronic Engineering, October 2016, 35(5), pp. 1592-1603.
  5. Jebarani Evangeline, S.Suresh Kumar, J.Jayakumar., ‘Torque modeling of Switched Reluctance motor using LSSVM-DE’ , Elsevier - Neuro Computing, September 2016; 211 (6), pp.117-128.
  6. Paul Sathiyan.S, S.Suresh Kumar, Immanuel Selvakumar.A., ‘Safety assessment of vehicles with ensemble FLC based FCAS’ , International Journal of Engineering and Technology, September 2016; 8(14), pp. 1719-1727.
  7. C. Ramya, V. Jegathesan., ‘Comparison of PI and PID Controlled Bidirectional DC-DC Converter Systems’, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems, March 2016, 7(1), pp.55-65.
  8. C.Ramya, V.Jegathesan, ‘Closed loop controlled bidirectional DCDC converter with the coupled inductor’, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, March 2016, 9(12), pp. 5599-5608. (IF:0.169)
  9. Durga Prasad Garapatti and V. Jegathesan., ‘Minimization of power loss in newfangled cascaded H-bridge multilevel inverter using in-phase disposition PWM and wavelet transform based fault diagnosis’, Elsevier - Ain Shams Engineering Journal, September 2015, 35(5), pp. 1-10.
  10. Pasupulati Babu Rao and Josh, F. T., ‘Design and Simulation of a new topology boost inverter to run home load appliances’ International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, June 2015; 10 (7), pp.18771-18778. (SNIP: 0.166, SJR: 0.130)
  11. G and M.S.P.Subathra, ‘Development of high voltage gain using interleaved DC-DC boost converter with MPPT techniques for photovoltaic power generation’ , International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, June 2015; 10 (20), pp.19102-19106.
  12. Shanty Chacko, J.Jayakumar., ‘Directional Gaussian filter with variable filtering strength and variable window size for deblocking digital images’ , International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, June 2015; 5 (4-5). pp.425-436. (SJR: 0.117, SNIP:0.330)
  13. Albert Rajan.A, Vasantharathna.S., ‘Experimental investigation on fuzzy-based dynamic PWM controller using FPGA for harmonics and torque ripple minimisation in BLDC motor drive’ , International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, June 2015; 5 (4-5). pp.366-384. (SJR: 0.117, SNIP:0.330)
  14. Arnold Fredderics and Shankar. A, ‘The FHA Analysis of Dual-Bridge LLC Type Resonant Converter’, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems, December 2014; 4 (4), pp.538-546.
  15. Jebarani Evangeline, S.Suresh Kumar, J.Jayakumar., ‘Nonlinear Modeling of a Switched Reluctance Motor using LSSVM - ABC’ , Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, December 2014; 11 (6), pp.8060-8068. (SNIP 1.280, SJR: 0.359)
  16. Jeya Selvan Renius. A and Vinoth Kumar. K, ‘Modeling and Simulation of Variable Frequency Synchronous DC-DC Buck Converter’, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems, October 2014; 5 (2), pp.237-243.
  17. Jebarani Evangeline., ‘A Space Vector Pulse width Modulation technique to reduce the effects of voltage unbalances’ , International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, April 2014; 3 (4), pp.122-127.
  18. J Jency Joseph., ‘A Novel High Performance Flyback CCM Inverter Scheme for AC Module Application’ , International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, February 2014; 3 (3), pp.193-197.
  19. R and F. T. Josh, “GA Based Selective Harmonic Minimization of 11 Level Cascaded Inverter Using PV Panels”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol. 03, Spl. Issue No. 07, 2014.
  20. Paul Sathiyan.S, Immanuel Selvakumar.A., ‘Segmented Fuzzy Logic Controller for Vehicle Following with Optimized Rule Base’ , Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, November 2013; 57 (1), pp.7-15. (SJR: 0.151, SNIP:0.320)
  21. Jebarani Evangeline., “A Bridgeless Interleaved PFC Converter for Electric Vehicle Battery Chargers” , Journal of Emerging Technologies in Electrical Engineering, March 2013, 1(1), pp.no. 141-143.
  22. Anju Jolly and F. T. Josh, “Optimization of Energy Management for Charged Storage of a PV System by the Fuzzy Logic Technique”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 63, No.10, pp. 0975-8887, 2013. (Impact Factor 0.821).
  23. Prashanth L Gopal and F. T. Josh, “Elimination of Lower Order Harmonics in Multilevel Inverters Using Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Vol. 2, No. 3, ISSN: 2249-8958, 2013. (Impact Factor 0.2).
  24. Jebarani Evangeline., “Hysteresis Control of Multilevel Inverter” in the International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, February 2013, 2(3), pp.no. 157-160.
  25. Paul Sathiyan., “Electronic Ballast for High Intensity discharge lamp based on AC-AC sepic converter” in the International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, February 2013; 2(3), pp.no. . 46-49.
  26. R.Menon, S.Jebarani Evangeline, Anish Gopinath., “Modified Direct Torque control of Permanent magnet synchronous motor by using voltage vectors of variable amplitude and angle” , International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, December 2012, 2(2), pp.no.285-289.
  27. Prakash, M.S.Jayakumar, S.Ajayan., “Control of Three-Phase PWM Rectifiers using a Single DC Current Sensors” , International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, December 2012, 2(2), pp.no.384-388.
  28. F. T, Jovitha Jerome and Arulwilson. J, ‘Fuzzy Logic based H-bridge Nine level Inverter for Photovoltaic Systems’, European Journal of Scientific Research, June 2012; 79 (2), pp.290-297.
  29. V and Jovitha Jerome., ‘Elimination of lower order harmonics in voltage source inverter feeding an induction motor using Evolutionary Algorithms’, Elsevier Expert Systems with Applications, ESWA, January 2011; 38(1), pp.692-699. (SNIP:2.534, SJR: 1.996)
  30. Selvaraj Kesavan, J.Jayakumar, ‘Improvement of Adaptive HTTP streaming using advanced real-time rate adaption’ in Elsevier - International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, 58, pp.no.49-66, February 2017
  31. Appadurai Anitha Angeline, Jayaraj Jayakumar, Lazarus Godson Asirvatham, Joseph John Marshal, Somchai Wongwises, ‘Power generation enhancement with hybrid thermoelectric generator using biomass waste heat energy’ in Elsevier -Experimental Thermal and Fluid science, 85, pp.no.1-12, February 2017.
  32. P. Jawahar, Prawin Angel Michael ‘Performance A review on turbines for micro hydro power plant” in Elsevier -Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol.72, No.2, pp.no.882-887, May 2017
  33. S.Berclin Jeyaprabha, Dr.A.Immanuel Selvakumar, ‘Model-based MPPT for shaded and Mismatched Modules of Photovoltaic Farm’, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY Vol.8, No.4, pp.1763-1771,October 2017
  34. R.Meenal, Dr.Immanuel Selvakumar, ‘Assessment of SVM, empirical and ANN based solar radiation prediction models with most influencing input parameters’, Elsevier -Renewable Energy ,Volume 121, June 2018, Pages 324-343
  35. Lydia, G.Edwin Prem Kumar., Trust based data prediction, aggregation and reconstruction using compressed sensing for clustered wireless sensor networks, Elsevier - Computers and Electrical Engineering Volume 72, November 2018, Pages 894-909.
  36. Jeba , A. Immanuel Selvakumar FOPID based MPPT for photovoltaic system Taylor and francis- Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects Volume 40 No. 13 2018, 1591-1603.
  37. Vinoth Kumar, K.C.Ramya, S.Karthikumar, K.Krishna Kumar, ‘Design of temperature sensor using twisted photonic crystal fiber’, Elsevier- Results in Physics Volume 10, 856-857, 2018
  38. C.Ramya, K.Vinoth Kumar, K.Geetha, C.S.Boopathi, ‘Design of D shaped plasmon–photonic crystal fiber for bio sensing application’, Elsevier- Results in Physics, Volume 10, 993-994, 2018.
  39. Megha MariaCheriyana, Prawin AngelMichael, AnilKumar, ‘Blind source separation with mixture models - A hybrid approach to MR brain classification’, Elsevier Magnetic Resonance Imaging , Volume 54, December 2018, Pages 137-147
  40. S.Boopathi, K. VinothKumar, S.Sheebarani, K.Selvakumar, Ahmed Nabih ZakiRashed, P.Yupapin ‘Design of human blood sensor using symmetric dual core photonic crystal fiber’, Elsevier-Results in Physics, Volume 11,, 964-965, 2018
  41. Sairamya NJ, Thomas George S, Balakrishnan R, Subathra MSP, ‘An effective approach to classify epileptic EEG signal using local neighbor gradient pattern transformation methods’, Springer- Australasian physical & engineering sciences in medicine, 41(4), 1029-1046 29 October 2018
  42. Sairamya Nanjappan Jothiraj, Thomas George Selvaraj, Balakrishnan Ramasamy , Narain Ponraj Deivend, ‘Classification of EEG signals for detection of epileptic seizure activities based on feature extraction from brain maps using image processing algorithms’, IET Image Processing 2018, Vol. 12 Iss. 12, pp. 2153-2162
  43. N. J. Sairamya, S. Thomas George, D. Narain Ponraj, M. S. P. Subathra, ‘Detection of Epileptic EEG Signal Using Improved Local Pattern Transformation Methods’, Springer -Circuits,Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 37, Issue 12, pp 5554–5575 December 2018.
  44. Muhammad Irfan, Nordin Saad, A. Alwadie, M. Awais, M. Aman Sheikh, A. Glowacz, V. Kumar, ‘An Automated feature extraction algorithm for diagnosis of Gear faults’, Springer -Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention, Vol.No.19, pp.no. 98-105, February 2019.
  45. GarapatiDurga Prasad, V.Jegathesan, VeerasamyMoorthy, ‘Minimization of power loss in newfangled cascaded H-bridge multilevel inverter using in-phase disposition PWM and wavelet transform based fault diagnosis’, Elsevier -Ain Shams Engineering Journal , Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2018, Pages 1381-1396,
  46. NallapaneniManoj Kumar, M.S.P.Subathra, ‘Three years ahead solar irradiance forecasting to quantify degradation influenced energy potentials from thin film (a-Si) photovoltaic system’, Elsevier -Results in Physics, Vol 12,701-703 March 2019
  47. Nandagopal, S.Geeitha, K. VinothKumar, J.Anbarasi, ‘Feasible analysis of gene expression - a computational based classification for breast cancer’, Elsevier –Measurement, Volume 140, July 2019, Pages 120-125.
  48. Muruganantham, V.Revathy, K.VinothKumar, V.Manikandan, S.A.Yuvaraj, P.G.Kuppusamy, ‘Analysis of optical properties and mode distribution of Ag-Si photonic crystal’, Elsevier -Results in Physics, Volume 13, June 2019 , pp. 993-994
  49. Nidal Abulibdeh, Vinoth Kumar, C. Karthika, T. Jarin, A. Gopi, Afaf Bouzidi , ‘Exploring magnetic fluid sensor using dual circular core elliptical cladding photonic crystal fiber’, Elsevier –Results in Physics Volume 13, June 2019, pp. 01-02
  50. Appadurai Anitha Angeline, Lazarus Godson Asirvatham, Duraisamy JudeHemanth, JayarajJayakumar, SomchaiWongwises, ‘Performance prediction of hybrid thermoelectric generator with high accuracy using artificial neural networks’, Elsevier- Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments , Volume 33, June 2019, Pages 53-60
  51. Malathy, K. Vinoth Kumar, Ahmed Nabih Zaki Rashed, Vigneswaran Dhasarathan, Ehab Salah Eeldien, ‘Upgrading superior operation performance efficiency of submarine transceiver optical communication systems toward multi tera bit per second’, Elsevier- Computer Communications, Vol.146, pp.no. 192-200, October 2019
  52. Amalraj, S.,Michael, P.A. ‘Synthesis and characterization of Al2O3 and CuO nanoparticles into nanofluids for solar panel applications’, Elsevier –Results in Physics Volume 15, December 2019

Workshops Completed

  1. One Day National Level Workshop on Modelling and Optimization Techniques in Electrical Engineering
  2. National Level Workshop on Role of Power Electronics Converters for Renewable Energy Sources
  3. National Workshop on Research Challenges in Special Electrical Machines
  4. National Workshop on Power Electronics Applications in Micro Hydro Power Development
  5. National Workshop on Optimization Techniques for Electrical Engineering Applications
  6. IEEE –YP STEP sponsored National Seminar on Sustainable Solid waste Landfill Management-SSWLM’14
  7. National Workshop on DSP and FPFA programming for Power Electronics Circuits
  8. National Workshop on Control of Electric Drives with Advanced Power Converters
  9. National Workshop on PCB designing
  10. Seminar on How to start with Mini Projects and Paper writing
  11. Faculty Development Programme on Creative Oriented Teaching Learning Process and Non-Academic Revenues
  12. Awareness program on career opportunities and Higher Education Abroad
  13. Seminar on How to start with Mini Projects and Paper writing
  14. National Workshop on Research Challenges in Smart Power and Energy Management System (SPEMS’17)
  15. Online Workshop on Internet of Things
  16. National Level Workshop on Simulation based training on Electrical Machine design using FEM Software MagNet’17
  17. National Conference on Advancement in Smart Power Engineering
  18. E-Waste Audit
  19. International Workshop on Power System dynamics and renewable integration PSDRI17
  20. National Level Workshop on “Modelling and Optimization Techniques in Electrical Engineering – MOTEE’17”
  21. Faculty Development Program on Model based system design (solid thinking EMBEDDED) in Engineering Applications
  22. National level Workshop on Raspberry-Pi with Python in Engineering Applications
  23. Seminar on Importance of Earthing in Latest Electronics
  24. National Conference in Issue and Challenges in Textile waste water management
  25. Faculty Development Programme on IoT Hardware interfacing with MATLAB
  26. Rapid Prototyping Approach for Automation of Electrical Applications (RP2AEA - 18)
  27. One day National Level Hands on Workshop on Python Programming and Embedded Applications
  28. One day workshop on Embedded Systems