Dr. S. CHANDRASEKAR Ph.D(IITM), PDF(Italy),
Dean (R&D) & Professor, Head/SonaPERT,
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering,
Sona College of Technology,
Salem -636 005,
Tamilnadu, India
e-mail: chandrasekars@sonatech.ac.in, chandrukvt@gmail.com
Off : +91-427-4099729

Educational Qualification

Professional Affiliations

Awards and Appreciations

Membership of Committees/Boards

Reviewer of International Journals

Sponsored Research Projects
S.No. Title Funding Agency
1 Development of High Performance Condition Monitoring System for Power Transmission Line. AICTE, New Delhi  
2 Development of Automatic Test System for accuracy measurement of Current Sensors Megawin Switchgears, Salem
3 Design and development of PWM controlled 60 kW Regulated DC Power Source Ministry of Earth Sciences
4 Partial Discharge Characteristics of natural ester liquid dielectrics for power transformer applications TechIMP, Italy
5 Development of Nano-composite materials for outdoor insulation applications AICTE, New Delhi  
6 Development of Automatic Test System for accuracy measurement of Electronic Potential Transformers Megawin Switchgears, Salem  
7 Solar Cell Battery System With Microcontroller Based Maximum Power Tracking For Domestic And Street Lighting In Rural Areas L-RAMP, Gandhigram University  
8 Design and development of 7.8 kW Power Converter source for Remotely Operated Vehicle Ministry of Earth Sciences
9 Impulse characteristics of potential transformers and switchgear panels AICTE, New Delhi  
10 Development of partial discharge signal based diagnostics for condition monitoring of outdoor insulators TechIMP, Italy
11 Investigations on tripping time characteristics of protective relays in HT and LT panels Burns standard Co. Ltd., Salem
12 Analysis of B-H and iron loss characteristics of contactor core material Lakshmi Machines and controls, Coimbatore

List of Journal Publications
Sl.No. Journal name with ISSN/doi Vol. No. Year / Page Nos. Authors Title of the paper
1 IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Vol.21, No.3 pp. 1251-1259, June 2014 S.Chandrasekar and Gian Carlo Montanari Analysis of Partial Discharge Characteristics of Natural Esters as Dielectric Fluid for Electric Power Apparatus Applications
2 IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Vol.21, No.5 pp.2172-2180, Oct 2014 N.Loganathan, C.Muniraj and S.Chandrasekar Tracking and Erosion Resistance Performance Investigation on Nano-Sized SiO 2 Filled Silicone Rubber for Outdoor Insulation Applications
3 IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Vol.17, No.1, pp. 181-188, Feb 2010 S.Chandrasekar, C.Kalaivanan, Gian Carlo Montanari and Andrea Cavallini Partial Discharge Detection as a Tool to Infer Pollution Severity of Polymeric Insulators
4 IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Vol.16, No.2 pp. 574-583, Apr. 2009 S.Chandrasekar, C.Kalaivanan, Andrea Cavallini and Gian Carlo Montanari Investigations on Leakage Current and Phase Angle Characteristics of Porcelain and Polymeric Insulator under Contaminated Conditions
5 IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Vol.14, No.3 pp. 735-743, June 2007 S.Chandrasekar, Andrea Cavallini and Gian Carlo Montanari Bandwidth and sensitivity issues in PD Detection in Power cables
6 IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Vol.14, Issue 1 pp. 23-29, Feb 2007 Andrea Cavallini, S.Chandrasekar and Gian Carlo Montanari Inferring Ceramic Insulator Pollution by an Innovative Approach Resorting to PD Detection
7 IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery Vol. 21, No.1 pp. 515-517, Jan 2006 R.Sarathi, S.Chandrasekar and N.Yoshimura Investigation of Tracking Phenomena in Outdoor Polymeric Insulation Material Under DC Voltages Using Wavelets
8 IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery Vol. 21, No.1 pp. 243-252 , Jan 2006 R.Sarathi, S.Chandrasekar and N.Yoshimura Investigations into the Surface Condition of the Silicone Rubber Insulation Material using Multiresolution Signal Decomposition
9 IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution Vol. 5, Issue 7 pp. 751-759, 2011 C.Muniraj and S.Chandrasekar Adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for monitoring of surface condition of polymeric insulators using harmonic content
10 Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier Vol. 68 (2) pp. 137-147, Feb. 2004 R.Sarathi and S.Chandrasekar Diagnostic study of the surface condition of the insulation structure using wavelet transforms and neural networks
11 Bulletin of Materials Science, Springer Vol.27, No.3 pp. 251-262, June 2004 R.Sarathi, S.Chandrasekar, V.Sabarigiri, C.Venkataseshaiah and R.Velmurugan Analysis of surface degradation of high density polyethylene insulation material due to tracking
12 Electrical Engineering, Springer Vol.89, No.6 pp. 489-501, Jun 2007 S.Chandrasekar, R.Sarathi and M.G.Danikas Analysis of surface degradation of silicone rubber insulation due to tracking under different voltage profiles
13 Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology vol.10, no.1 pp.299-307,Jan 2015 K. Mekala, S.Chandrasekar and R. Samson Ravindran Investigations of Accelerated Aged Polymeric Insulators Using Partial Discharge Signal Measurement and Analysis
14 Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology Vol.9, No.4 pp.1375-1384, July 2014 V.Jayaprakash Narayanan , B.Karthik and S.Chandrasekar Flashover Prediction of Polymeric Insulators Using PD Signal Time-Frequency Analysis and BPA Neural Network Technique
15 Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology Vol.9, No.5 pp. 1660-1669,Sep 2014 S.Senthilkumar, B.Karthik and S.Chandrasekar Investigations on PD Characteristics of Thermal aged Palm and Corn Oil for Power Transformer Insulation Applications
16 Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology Vol.10, No.1 pp.355-363, Jan 2015 P.Kannan, M.Sivakumar,K.Mekala and S.Chandrasekar Tracking/Erosion Resistance Analysis of Nano-Al(OH) 3 Filled Silicone Rubber Insulating Materials for High Voltage DC Applications
17 Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology Vol.9, No.5 pp. 1677-1685, Sep 2014 Jayaprakash narayanan, M.Sivakumar, K.Karpagavani and S.Chandrasekar Prediction of Flashover and Pollution Severity of High Voltage Transmission Line Insulators Using Wavelet Transform and Fuzzy C-Means Approach
18 Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology Vol.8, No.2 pp. 345-353, Sep 2013 Loganathan.N and Chandrasekar.S Analysis of Surface Tracking of Micro and Nano Size Alumina Filled Silicone Rubber for High Voltage AC Transmission
19 Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology Vol.8, No.6 pp. 1503-1511, 2013 C.Muniraj, K.Krishnamoorthi and S.Chandrasekar Investigation on flashover development mechanism of polymeric insulators by time frequency analysis
20 Plasma Science and Technology Vol.6, No.5 pp. 2514-2520 Oct 2004 S.Chandrasekar and R.Sarathi Investigations of Tracking Phenomena in Silicone Rubber using Moving Average Current Technique
21 Advances in Artificial Neural Systems, Hindawi Publishing Corporation   Article ID 431357 June 2011 C.Muniraj and S.Chandrasekar Adaptive Neuro- Fuzzy Inference System based Pollution Severity Prediction of Polymeric Insulators in Power Transmission lines
22 International Review of Electrical Engineering Vol.8 No.6 Dec 2013 S. Banumathi, S. Chandrasekar Analysis of Partial Discharge Characteristics of Olive and Castor Oil as Dielectric Medium for HV Applications
23 Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology article in press accepted feb 2015 S. Banumathi, S. Chandrasekar Aging effect on Partial Discharge Characteristics of Olive oil and Castor oil for Power Transformer Insulation Applications
24 International Journal of Artificial Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning Vol.3, No 7 pp 453-458, 2011 G.Karthikeyan and S.Chandrasekar Investigation on PI and Fuzzy Logic Controllers for LFC Design in Multi - Area Power System
25 International Journal of Power and Energy Systems vol.31, No.2 pp. 1-8, 2011 C.Muniraj and S.Chandrasekar Investigation of the Arc Activity on High Voltage Polymer Insulators
26 Research Inventy: International Journal of Engineering And Science Vol.4, Issue 7 July 2014, pp. 31-40 V. Jayaprakash Narayanan ,S. Chandrasekar andA.Vanitha Analysis of Surface Condition of Polymeric Insulators for High Voltage Power Transmission Line Applications Using Partial Discharge Analysis
27 International Journal of Applied Engineering vol.9, no.22 pp.10087-10106, 2014 M.Sivakumar, RMS.Parvathi and S.Chandrasekar Diagnostic Study of Short-Switch Fault of  Cascaded H-Bridge Multilevel Inverter using Discrete Wavelet Transform and Neural Networks
28 Research Inventy: International Journal of Engineering And Science Vol.4, Issue 7 July 2014, pp .41-48 V. Jayaprakash Narayanan, S. Chandrasekar and A.Vanitha Contemplation of Pollution Severity Analysis Of Virgin And Thermal Aged Polymeric Insulators For High Voltage Applications
29 Archives Des Sciences Vol. 65, No. 4 pp. 121-136, 2012 Loganathan.N and Chandrasekar.S Comparative Study of Effect of Filler Concentration levels in Micro and Nano Sized Al 2O 3 Filled Silicone Rubber for High voltage Insulation Applications
30 Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Vol. 10, No.1 pp. 117-125 June 2013 I.Alagarasan and S.Chandrasekar Improvement of solid state circuit breaker operation in commutation circuit
31 International Journal of Soft Computing Accepted for publications -article in press 2013 S.Vasanthi, S.Chandrasekar A Study of Buffer Overflow Attack Detection Using Artifical Immune System Based Danger Theory
32 International Review of Mechanical Engineering Vol. 6, No.3 pp. 325-331, Mar 2012 Loganathan.N and Chandrasekar, S Effects of Micro and Nano Sized Alumina Fillers in Silicone Rubber
33 International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology Vol. 2 , Issue 3, pp. 1-6, Mar 2013 P.Shanmugaraja, D. Balamurugan, S. Chandrasekar An approach to secure Teredo Tunneling Technology
34 International Journal of Electrical Engineering. Vol.5, No. 4 pp. 449-464, 2012 G.Karthikeyan and S.Chandrasekar Investigation on Fuzzy Logic and Optimal Fuzzy Logic Controller Using GA for Load Frequency Regulation in Co - ordination with Frequency Controllable HVDC links
35 European Journal of Scientific Research vol. 70, Issue 1 pp. 56-66, 2012 G.Karthikeyan and S.Chandrasekar Genetic Algorithm Tuned Fuzzy Logic Controller Based Load Frequency Control in Co-ordination with Frequency Controllable HVDC Links
36 International Review on Modeling and Simulations Vol. 4, No.6 pp. 3353-3360, 2011 Krishnamoorthi.K, Chandrasekar. S and Pradhap D Computation of Electric Field and Potential Distribution around a Polluted Porcelain Insulator by Boundary Element Method
37 European Journal of Scientific Research Vol. 72, No.1 pp. 17-27, 2012 I.Alagarasan and S.Chandrasekar Performance of Various Fault Analysis for Solid State Circuit Breaker Based DVR with Varistor in Distributed Power System
38 International Review of Electrical Engineering Vol.6, No.2 pp. 1038-1045, Mar-Apr 2011 S.Chandrasekar and K.Krishnamoorthi ANFIS based contamination level prediction of porcelain insulator under various pollution conditions
39 European Journal of Scientific Research Vol. 58, No.1 pp. 59-76, 2011 B.Karthik and S.Chandrasekar A Hybrid technique for controlling multiline transmission system using interline power flow controller
40 Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Vol.9, No.1 pp. 1-8 2010 S.Chandrasekar Wavelet Transform and Artificial Neural Network Approach to Infer the Surface Condition of Power Transmission Line Insulators
41 European Journal of Scientific Research Vol. 77, No.2 pp. 165-173, 2012 P.Shanmugaraja, S. Chandrasekar Accessible Methods to Mitigate Security Attacks on IPv4 to IPv6 Transitions
42 European Journal of Scientific Research Vol. 61, No.2 pp.282-289, 2011 B.Karthik and S.Chandrasekar Modeling of IPFC without Common DC Link for Power Flow Control in 3-Phase Line
43 World journal of Modeling and simulation Vol. 08, No.4 pp. 310-320, 2012 Muniraj.C. and Chandrasekar. S Finite Element Modeling for Electric Field and Voltage Distribution along the Polluted Polymeric Insulator
44 European Journal of Scientific Research Vol. 82, No.4 pp. 572-581,2012 S.Vasanthi , S.Chandrasekar Network Based Buffer Overflow Attack Detection using Danger Theory
45 European journal of scientific research Vol. 60, No.4 pp. 569-582, 2011 I.Alagarasan and S.Chandrasekar A New graphical based analysis: solid state circuit breaker enhances metal oxide varistor in compensating voltage sags
46 International Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol. 5, No. 4 pp. 3439-3442, Aug-Sep 2013 P.Shanmugaraja, S.Vasanthi, D.Balamurugan, S.Chandrasekar Design and Implementation of Transport Relay Translator and its security mitigations
47 International Review of Automatic and control: Theory and Applications Vol. 5, No 2, 2012 G.Karthikeyan and S.Chandrasekar Multi Area Load Frequency Regulation in Co - Ordination with HVDC Links: an ANN Tuned PID Controller Design
48 International Journal of Engineering Science and  Advanced Technology Vol. 2, No. 3 pp. 612-618, June 2012 G.Karthikeyan , S.Ramya and S.Chandrasekar Load Frequency Control for Three Area Power System with Time Delays using GA Tuned Fuzzy Logic Controller
49 Journal of Energy and Power Engineering Vol.4, No.9 pp. 32-40, Sep 2010 S.Chandrasekar Investigations on Tracking and Erosion Resistance of Nano Silicone Composite for High Voltage Outdoor Insulation
50 Journal of Materials Science and Engineering Vol.4, No.12 pp. 1-6, Nov. 2010 N.Loganathan and S.Chandrasekar Effects of Nano and Micro Al 2O 3 Filler on Dielectric Properties of Silicone Composites
51 Journal of The Technology World Vol. V, Issue 1 pp. 151-156, April 2010 I.Alagarasan and S.Chandrasekar Investigation of solid state ac and dc circuit breaker based on Gate turn-off thyristor topologies
52 International Journal of Electrical Systems and Control Vol.1, No.2 pp. 97-100, Dec 2009 R.Kandasamy, C.Muniraj, S.Chandrasekar and T.G.Sundraraman A Novel Matlab Simulink model for study of harmonics produced by adjustable speed drives in paper industry
53 International journal of multidisciplinary research and advances in engineering (IJMRAE) Vol.3,no.2 pp. 357-366, april 2011 B.Karthick, V.Poovitha and S.Chandrasekar Modeling of IPFC without common DC link for power flow control in three phase line
54 International journal of multidisciplinary research and advances in engineering (IJMRAE) Vol.3,no.2 pp. 379-388, april 2011 B.Karthick, V.Poovitha and S.Chandrasekar Fuzzy based modeling of IPFC without common DC link for power flow control in three phase line
55 International review of automatic control : Theory and Applications (IREACO) Vol.4, No.6 pp. 897-905 B.Karthick and S.Chandrasekar A new integrated technique for controlling multi transmission line using inter line power flow controller