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Personal Statement

  • Research and Development Engineer in the Digital Grids team at PNDC working on projects with focus on innovative power system protection and automation solutions in digital substations to accelerate smart, green power system targets.
  • Experienced (12 years) with the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India, with expertise in engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of EHVAC substations. Member of the team that commissioned unmanned control rooms, which involved transition of substation operation from conventional to IEC 61850 based digital schemes and remote operation from National Transmission Asset Management Centre. Trained, certified and experienced in installation, testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of substation automation system using IEC 61850 including associated protection and control schemes.
  • Research interests include power system stability analysis, automation and self-healing of digital grids and adaptive System Protection Schemes for green smart grid.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Engineering, Stability Analysis Using Synchrophasors for Self-Healing of Smart Grid, College of Engineering Trivandrum

28 Nov 201630 Nov 2019

Award Date: 19 Jun 2020

External positions

BSI Committee Member, British Standards Institution (BSI)

Jan 2022 → …


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