Dr K Manickavasagam

Dr. Manickavasagam K

Head of the Department & Professor|Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering


Dr Manickavasagam K is a Professor with over 20 years of experience and heads the Department of Electrical Engineering at RUAS. His chief areas of research are power generation, renewable energy, and artificial intelligence applications in power systems. 12 of his research articles have appeared in international journals. He has presented his work at several national and international conferences. He has been invited to conduct corporate training programs for GE and TCS Bangalore on a number of occasions.
Dr Manickavasagam completed his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Master’s in Power Systems at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai. He then went to Madurai Kamaraj University for his doctoral degree.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Electrical Engineering

    Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

  • M.E. in Power System

    Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

  • B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

Experience

Total years of Experience :

20 Years

Academic Experience

  1. Lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering — PSNA College of engineering and Technology — Dindigul, Tamil Nadu — 6 Years 7 months (Dec 1999 — June 2005)
  2. Assistant Professor(Selection Grade), in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering — Amrita school of Engineering, Bangalore — 6 Years 5 Months (Aug 2005 — Dec 2011)
  3. Principal — Gopalan College of Engineering and Management, Bangalore — 3 Years 7 months (Dec 2011 — July 2015)
  4. Professor & Head in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering — Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences — Bangalore — 5 Years (July 2015 ‑Present)

Training Experience

  • Corporate Training conducted three times for GE and TCS Bangalore

Research Interest

Power System, Microgrid, Electric Vehicle

Research Expertise

Intelligent control system for microgrid

Keywords

  • Power System
  • Renewable energy
  • Intelligent control system

National Conference Papers: 4 Papers

  1. K.Manickavasagam and S. Mary Raja Sulochanal Reactive Power and Voltage control in Distribution substation and feeders using fuzzy dynamic program”, SESESCS-2000, 4th and 5th March 2000, National conference, held in Dayalbagh Educational Institute”, Agra, India
  2. K.Manickavasagam and M. Suprith“Testing of High Performance RF Modules in Wireless Communication Using Proposed Low cost ATE” , NCNTE-2008, 29th Feb and 1st March-2008, National conference, held in Fr. C. Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Vashi, Mumbai, India
  3. P.Subbaraj and K.Manickavasagam Automatic Generation Control of Three Area Power System Using Fuzzy Logic and ANN Controller”, on national conference, REMES-2008, held at Charator Institute of Technology, Changa, Gujarath on 12th & 13th March 2008.
  4. M.M. Babu Narayanan, O.Rajesh Kumar, K.Manickavasagam, Krithika Suresh Babu and Dhrishya Ravidas“Loss Optimization of Urban Power Distribution System Using PSS/ ADEPT Software”, in the national conference, REMES-2008, held at Charator Institute of Technology, Changa, Gujarath on 12th & 13th March 2008.

International Conference Papers: 9 Papers

  1. P.Subbaraj and K.Manickavasagam, An Application of Fuzzy Logic Controller to Automatic Generation Control Using Steady State Power Flow Analysis”, Paper Presented in International conference, RACE-2007, held at Bikaner Engineering College, Bikaner, Rajasthan on 24th & 25th March 2007
  2. P.Subbaraj and K.Manickavasagam, Automatic Generation Control for Multi-Area Power System Using Two Fuzzy Logic Controller”, Paper Presented in International conference, RACE-2007, held at Bikaner Rajasthan on 24th & 25th March 2007
  3. P.Subbaraj and K.Manickavasagam AGC of Multi Area Power System Using Hybrid neuro fuzzy controller”, Presented in first International conference on Advances in Energy Conversion Technologies ICAECT-2010 held at Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka, on 7 – 10 January 2010.
  4. K.Manickavasagam, K.Ilango, K.S.Amith Kumar and K.S. Janardhan, “ A Novel Approach of Autonomous Power Generation Scheme Using Self Excited Induction Generator”, Ist International conference on Energy Engineering and EcoBalkance (ICEEE-2009) organized by Mulshi Institute of Technology and Research (MITR), Pune on 16 – 18, Feb 2009
  5. K. Manickavasagam, M. Nithya, Priya K, Shruthi.J, Shruthi Krishnan, Smriti Misra and Manikandan S, Control of Distributed generator and Smart Grid using Multi Agent system”, ICEES-2010, International Conference on Electric Energy Systems, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, on 3 – 5 Jan-2011
  6. Nikita Tengenkai, Manickavasagam Krishnan and Sachin Sathyanarayana Magnetostriction Analysis on Doubly Fed Induction Generator under normal and Low Voltage Ride through (LVRT) Condition” IEEE International conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy — TAP Energy 2017 organised by the Department of Electrical And Electronics Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus during 21st to 23rd December 2017.
  7. Shriti Das, Naveen Kumar Thotakanama and Dr. Krishnan Manickavasagam Analysis and Design of Fuzzy Based PWM Controller for Solar Power Generation ” IEEE International conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy — TAP Energy 2017 organized by the Department of Electrical And Electronics Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus during 21st to 23rd December 2017.
  8. K. Manickavasagam K, Nikita T and Sachin S Computational Analysis on Doubly Fed Induction Generator to determine Core Loss under normal and Low Voltage Ride Through (LVRT) Condition” IEEE International conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy — TAP Energy 2017 organised by the Department of Electrical And Electronics Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus during 21st to 23rd December 2017.
  9. Senthil Kumar A and K Manickavasagam Mathematical Modelling of Dynamic Soil Resistivity under Transient conditions”, IEEE International conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy — TAP Energy 2017 organised by the Department of Electrical And Electronics Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus during 21st to 23rd December 2017.

International Journal Papers: 12 Papers

  1. P.Subbaraj and K.Manickavasagam, Generation Control of Interconnected Power Systems Using Computational Intelligence Techniques”, IET- Generation, Transmission and Distribution, July 2007, Volume‑1, Issue 4, p.557 – 563 DOI: 10.1049/ietgtd:20060222 SJR- Q1
  2. P.Subbaraj and K.Manickavasagam, Automatic Generation Control of Multi Area Power System Using Fuzzy Logic Controller”. European Transaction on Electric Power, UK, April 2008, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 266 – 280. DOI: 10.1002/etep.175 SJR- Q2
  3. R.Karthikeyan, Tapio Pahikkala, Seppo Virtanen, Jouni Isoaho, K. Manickavasagam and KVV. Murthy, Fuzzy Logic Based Control for Parallel Cascade Control”, ICGST International Journal on Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, ACSE, Dec-2010, Vol 10, pp 39 – 48
  4. K.Manickavasagam, Fuzzy based Power Flow control of Two Area Power System”, International Journal of Electrical and Computer Science, February 2012, Vol. 2, No. 1, , pp. 130~136, ISSN: 2088 – 8708 SJR- Q2
  5. K.Manickavasagam ‚”Load Frequency Control of DFIG — Isolated and Grid Connected Mode”, International Journal of Applied Power Engineering (IJAPE) Vol.1, No.1, April 2012, pp 29 – 36 ISSN: 2252 – 8792,
  6. K.Manickavasagam ‚” Automatic Generation Control of MultiArea Power System with Generating Rate Constraints Using Computational Intelligence Techniques”, International Journal of Applied Power Engineering (IJAPE) Vol.3, No.1, April 2013, pp 27- 38 ISSN: 2252 – 8792
  7. R.Karthikeyan, K. Manickavasagam, Shikha Tripathi, and KVV. Murthy, Neuro-Fuzzy Control for Parallel Cascade Control”, International journal of Chemical Product and Process Modelling, Volume 8, Issue 1. Pages 1 – 11,June 2013, ISSN: 1934 – 2659 SJR-Q3
  8. K.Manickavasagam ‚” Fuzzy logic controller based Single Buck Boost Converter for Solar PV cell”, International Journal of Applied Power Engineering (IJAPE) Vol.3, No.1, April 2014, pp 1- 8 ISSN: 2252 – 8792
  9. K.Manickavasagam, Intelligent Energy Control Center for Distributed Generators Using Multi-Agent System”, IEEE Transaction on Power System, Vol. 30, NO. 5, Sep 2015,pp 2442 – 2449 SJR- Q1
  10. Krishnan Manickavasagam ; Naveen Kumar Thotakanama ; Vineetha Puttaraj, Intelligent energy management system for renewable energy driven ship”,IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, Vol‑9, No.1, pp 24 – 34, Published 13/08/2018 SJR- Q2
  11. Krishnan Manickavasagam ; Swathi Prasad; Hariharan Ramasangu, Assessment of Power System Security using Security Information Index” IET- Generation, Transmission and Distribution, accepted SJR- Q1
  12. Suchitra Venkatesan, Krishnan Manickavasagam, Nikita Tengenkai, Nagendran Vijayalakshmi, Health monitoring and prognosis of electric vehicle motor using intelligent-digital twin”, IET- Electric Power Application Accepted SJR- Q2 SCIMAGO Journal Ranking & Country (SJR)

  1. Young Scientist Fellowship Programme: Under the guidance of Prof. D.Thukaram Ph.D. Department of Electrical Engineering, at Indian Institute of science, Bangalore, on the specific technique of Steady state Power Flow Analysis Incorporating Load and Generation Regulation Characteristics”, from 17.4.2003 to 17.6.2003. Sponsored by: Tamil Nadu State Council for Technical Education (TNSCTE)
  2. Paper reviewed:
    1. International Conference – 7 Papers
    2. International Journal of IEEE Computational Intelligence
    3. Magazine – 2 Papers
    4. IET- Electronics Letters – 1 Paper
    5. IEEE Transaction on Power System – 2 Papers

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