Dr.R.Shivakumar, M.E., Ph.D.,
Professor,
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005. India.
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shivakumar[At]sonatech.ac.in, mukil2005[At]gmail.com



Academic and Professional Honors
  • Member Secretary of Academic Council at SONA College of Technology (Autonomous).
  • Recognized Supervisor for guiding MS (Research) and PhD scholars in the faculty of ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING under Anna University, Chennai, (Ref No: 2130220). Presently guiding 8 PhD Research scholars under Anna University,Chennai.
  • SIX Research scholars have completed their PhD under my guidance in Anna University, Chennai.
  • Reviewer for the Technical manuscripts submitted to International Journal of Electrical Power Components and Systems, Energy Conversion and Management Journal, Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies, Circuits and Systems, Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • Board of Studies member in Electrical and Electronics Engineering dept in Sona College of Technology (Autonomous).
  • Recognized ISO Internal Auditor for Sona QMS systems trained by IRCA certification.
  • Appreciation Awards for Producing 100% and 95% and above Results in Anna University Exams.
  • Research Project proposals sent for UGC, Hyderabad and DST..

Academic Background
  • Ph.D (Electrical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai), November 2012.
  • M.E (Power System Engg) –First class with Distinction in 1998, Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • B.E (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) with I Class in 1997, from Shanmugha College of Engineering,Tanjore, Bharadhidasan University.

Research Areas
  • Power System Stability and Control.
  • Bio Inspired Optimization algorithms.
  • Renewable energy conversion systems.
  • Digital Technology applications in Power Engineering

Technical Skills
  • Modeling packages      :    Involved in real time research projects in MATLAB, MiPower.            

Teaching Experience
S.No Duration Designation Organization
1. 1.6.2013 onwards Professor Sona College of Technology, Salem.
1. 1.12.2011 to 31.05.2013 Associate Professor
2 1.7.2004 to 30.11.2011 Assistant Professor
3 1.10.2003 to 30.6.2004 Senior Lecturer
4 10.2.1999 to 30.9.2003 Lecturer
Total 22 years 1 month (as on March 2021).

Title of Doctoral Programme
  • Ph.D Research work Title : Multimachine stability analysis for power systems considering hydel and steam GT dynamics using Bio inspired Genetic and PSO algorithms.

Publications

International Journals:

 

  1. Shivakumar Rangasamy and Yamuna Kuppusami, “A Novel Nature-Inspired Improved Grasshopper Optimization-Tuned Dual-Input Controller for Enhancing Stability of Interconnected Systems”, Journal of Circuits, systems and Computers, ISSN: 1793 6454, Accepted for Publication in May / June 2021 issue, https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218126621501346, SCI Journal – Impact Factor: 1.363.
  2. K.S.Yamuna,R.Shivakumar and B.Sangeetha, “Performance Evaluation of Multilevel shunt active power filter using Fuzzy PI control for Aircraft power utility”, ICTACT Journal on Microelectronics, Vol.6, Issue 3, pp.991-994, 2020. ISSN : 2395 1680.(UGC approved).
  3. Edward Wilson, Shivakumar Rangasamy, Niruba Boopathy, Priya and Sharmila “Fault detection and Induction motor safety using Programmable Logic Controller and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system”, IOP Conf. series: Material science and Engineering, Vol. 955, 012077, pp.1-12, 2020. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/955/1/012077/meta (SCOPUS indexed)
  4. P.Tamilarasu, R.Shivakumar, K.Jaiganesh, M.Senthilkumar, T.Logeswaran, “Monitoring and Controlling Carbon Dioxide from vehicles”, Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control systems, Vol.12- 8 special issue, pp.409-416, 2020.
  5. R.Shivakumar, D.Hepsiba, L.D.Vijayanand, C.Pavithra, K.S.Yamuna and K.Vinothkumar, “Performance analysis of QZSI for PV integrated grid system”, International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, Vol.9, No.5, pp.7731-7735, 2020. (SCOPUS indexed)
  6. R.Shivakumar,S.Sowranchana,M.Sugumaran, “Stability improvement in multimachine power systems using nature inspired algorithms”, Test Engineering and Management, Vol.83, pp.10659-10668, 2020. ( SCOPUS indexed)
  7. P.Rajakumar, M.Senthilkumar and R.Shivakumar,”Optimal Location and Sizing of Renewable Energy Based Distributed Generation Units in a Radial Distribution Power Network using Ant Lion Optimization Algorithm, Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol.20, No.1, pp.154-165, 2020.
  8. R.Shivakumar,S.Sowranchana,M.Sugumaran, “Stability improvement in multimachine power systems using nature inspired algorithms”, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Vol.29, No.10s, pp.6407-6418,2020.
  9. R.Banupriya, R.Shivakumar and K.Krishnamoorthi,“ Design and Implementation of Crow search algorithm tuned MPPT controller for Grid connected PV system, Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol.18, Edition1, pp.391-398, 2018. http://jee.ro/articles/WB1503041481W599697c9745fb.pdf
  10. K.S.Yamuna, R.Shivakumar,“ Performance analysis of Artificial Intelligent techniques based Rotor position estimation of SRM drive, Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol.18, Edition 2, pp.366-374, 2018. http://jee.ro/articles/WZ1509107548W59f3275cc7d25.pdf
  11. C.Santhakumar, R.Shivakumar and C.Bharatraja,”A Pulse width modulation for PV connected Diode assisted Z source NPC- MLI to obtain High voltage Gain”, Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 17, Edition 4, pp. 290-297, 2017. http://jee.ro/articles/WV1484300103W58789f47cbc90.pdf
  12. K.S.Yamuna, R.Shivakumar, “Green Powered Intelligent Controller Driven Switched Reluctance Motor For Rural Irrigation System” International Journal for Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Volume 23, September suppl. issue, pp-271-275, 2017. (SCOPUS)
  13. S. Sasikumar, K. Krishnamoorthi, R.Shivakumar, “Design of bidirectional converter for battery operated applications using renewable energy systems” International Journal for Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Volume 23, September suppl. issue, pp-204- 209, 2017. (SCOPUS)
  14. G.Suresh, R.Shivakumar, K. Krishnamoorthi, “Stability Analysis Of Hybrid Thermal And Wind Energy System Using Modified Water Cycle Tuned Dual Input Controller” International Journal for Ecology, Environment and Conservation, , Volume 23, September suppl. issue, pp-276- 281,2017.(SCOPUS)
  15. V.M.Periasamy, R.Shivakumar and P.Selvakumar, “Modelling and simulation of solar and wind energy input DC-DC converter based BLDC motor drive for water pumping system”, International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering and Technology, Vol.4, No.9, pp. 41-46,2017.
  16. R.Sankarganesh, R.Shivakumar and S.Chandrasekar, “Study on Nano-Modified Mineral Oil Surface Discharge Partial Discharge Signal Characteristics for High Voltage Transformer Applications”, International Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol.14, Issue 4, pp. 1770-1777, April 2017. ISSN : 1546-1955.
  17. P.Raja and Dr.R.Shivakumar (2017), “ Dual input power system stabilizer for multi machine infinite bus system using neuro fuzzy system”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol.6, Issue 4, pp. 583-587, April 2017.
  18. R.Satheeshkumar and R.Shivakumar (2016), “Ant lion approach for load frequency control of multi area interconnected power systems”, Circuits and Systems Journal, Vol. 7, No.9,pp. 2357-2383, July 2016.
  19. R.Sankarganesh,R.Shivakumar and S.Chandrasekar (2016) “Analysis of partial discharge signal characteristics of Nano-mineral oil for transformer conditioning monitoring applications, ” Asian Journal of Research in Social sciences and Humanities, Volume 6, No.7, pp 341-357,July 2016.
  20. K.Kannan,R.Shivakumar and S.Chandrasekar (2016) “A Random Forest Model Based Pollution Severity Classification Scheme of High Voltage Transmission Line Insulators” Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology, Volume 11 Number 4, pp 951-960,July 2016. (SCI indexed)
  21. R.Shivakumar and P.Gopinath (2016), “A Review of Various Feature Extraction Methods On Finger Vein Images”, International Journal of Advanced Research trends in Engineering and Technology , Vol.3, Issue 2, pp.1060-1063, March 2016.
  22. R.Shivakumar and M.Rangarajan (2016), “Small signal stability analysis of power system network using water cycle optimizer”, International Journal of Emerging Technology in Computer science and Electronics, Vol.20, Issue 2, pp.297-302, Feb 2016.
  23. R.Shivakumar and S.Laksana (2015), ‘Small signal stability enhancement using BAT algorithm tuned controller in typical power network”, International Journal of Applied Engineering research- Special Issue, Vol. 10, No.9, pp. 7323-7328, 2015.
  24. R.Shivakumar and M.Kalanidhi (2015), ‘An enhancement in power transfer limits using PV- STATCOM in hybrid transmission system ”, International Journal of Applied Engineering research- Special Issue, Vol. 10, No.9, pp. 7373-7376.
  25. Shivakumar Rangasamy (2014), ‘Implementation of an innovative cuckoo search optimizer in multimachine power system stability analysis’, Journal of Control Engineering and Applied Informatics, Vol.16, No.1, pp. 98-105,2014. SCI Impact Factor: 0.338.
  26. Shivakumar Rangasamy and Panneerselvam Manickam (2014), ‘Stability analysis of multimachine thermal power systems using nature inspired modified cuckoo search algorithm’, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Vol.22, No.5, pp. 1099-1115,2014. SCI Impact Factor: 0.644.
  27. Shivakumar.R, Tamilarasu.P and Panneerselvam.M (2012), ‘Implementation of an efficient Bio-Inspired Shuffled Frog leaping algorithm for Power System Stability Enhancement’, International Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol.5, No.6, pp. 805-817.
  28. Shivakumar.R, Lakshmipathi.R and Chandrasekaran.M (2012), ‘Multimachine stability analysis using metaheuristic PSO algorithm for HGTG and SGTG systems’, International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, INDERSCIENCE Publishers, Vol.15, No.1,pp.55-68.
  29. Shivakumar.R and Chandrasekaran.M (2011), ‘Stability of hydro power system considering GT dynamics using Genetic and PSO algorithms’, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.56, No.3, pp.404-414.
  30. Shivakumar.R, Lakshmipathi.R and Panneerselvam.M (2010), ‘Power system stability enhancement using Bio inspired Genetic and PSO algorithm implementation’, International Review of Electrical Engineering, Vol.5, No.4, pp.1609-1615. (SCOPUS)
  31. Shivakumar.R and Lakshmipathi.R (2010), ‘Implementation of an Innovative Bio inspired GA and PSO algorithm for controller design considering Steam GT dynamics’, International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol.7, Issue 1, No.3, pp.18-28.
  32. Shivakumar.R,Panneerselvam.M and Lakshmipathi.R (2010), ‘Robust optimal controller design for multimachine systems using Genetic Algorithms’, International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol.2 (2), pp.97-101.(SCOPUS)
  33. Shivakumar.R, Lakshmipathi.R and Suresh.Y (2010), ‘Implementation of Bio inspired Genetic optimizer in enhancing power system stability’, IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol.2, No.3, pp.263-268.
  34. Shivakumar.R and Lakshmipathi.R (2010), ‘Enhancing stability of hydel power system dynamics using Bio inspired Genetic and PSO algorithms’, Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol.10, Edition.2, pp.180-187.(SCOPUS) http://jee.ro/articles/WF1261828052W4b35f7d4db36d.pdf
  35. Shivakumar.R and Lakshmipathi.R (2010), ‘A Swarm Intelligence based robust excitation controller design in power system dynamic studies’, International Journal of Information Technology and Knowledge Management, Vol.2, No.2, pp.217-221.

International and National Conference Presentations

  1. Shivakumar.R and Lakshmipathi.R (2009), ‘An innovative Bio inspired PSO algorithm to enhance power systems oscillations damping’, International Conference on Advances in Recent Technologies in Communication and Computing,Kottayam,Kerala, 27-28, Oct 2009. Paper Indexed in IEEE Xplore Digital Library with ISBN: 978-1-4244-5104-3, DOI: 10.11.09/ARTCom.2009.213.
  2. Shivakumar.R,Lakshmipathi.R and Suresh.Y (2009), ‘Supplementary excitation controller design to enhance system damping ratio using an innovative swarm intelligence algorithm’, International Conference on Power Systems, IIT Kharagpur,27-29Dec 2009,Paper Indexed in IEEE Xplore Digital Library with ISBN: 978-1-4244-4330-7,DOI: 10.1109/ICPWS.2009.5442710.
  3. Suguna.M, Shivakumar.R and Chandrasekaran.M (2011), ‘Damping of Low frequency Oscillations using Swarm Optimized Controller for SMIB System’, International Conference on Adaptive Technologies for Sustainable Growth,Paavai Engineering College,Namakkal,June16-18,2011.
  4. Ajoybharathi.S.A, Shivakumar.R and Lakshmipathi.R (2009), ‘Design of robust damping controller for power system oscillations’, National Conference on Innovations in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.P.Nachimuthu.M.JaganathanEngineering College, Erode, 23 January 2009.
  5. Suguna.M, Shivakumar.R and Chandrasekaran.M (2011), ‘Low frequency oscillations damping using swarm optimized controller’, Proceedings of 3rd National Conference on Computing and Communication Technologies,Surya Engineering College,Erode,17th March,2011.
  6. Shivakumar.R, Panneerselvam.M and Tamilarasu.P (2013) ‘Implementation of an innovative meta-heuristic shuffled frog leaping algorithm for power system stability enhancement”, National Conference on Innovations in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.P.Nachimuthu.M.JaganathanEngineering College, Erode, 31 January 2013.
  7. Shivakumar.R and UmaMaheswari,.V(2013) ‘ Fuzzy based UPFC controller to damp system oscillations in SMIB power system”, National Conference on Innovations in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.P.Nachimuthu.M.JaganathanEngineering College, Erode, 31 January 2013.
  8. Shivakumar.R, and Tamilarasu.P (2013) ‘Voltage stability enhancement and reactive power compensation using D- STATCOM”, National Conference on Innovations in Power Engineering and Soft computing, Sona College of Technology, Salem, 22nd February 2013.
  9. Shivakumar.R and UmaMaheswari,.V(2013) ‘Artificial Bee colony based UPFC for damping of oscillations”, National Conference on Innovations in Power Engineering and Soft computing, Sona College of Technology, Salem, 22nd February 2013.
  10. R.Shivakumar, V.Prakash, K.Krishnamoorthi and M.Panneerselvam (2014), ‘Enhancement of stability by Honey bee optimization technique for Multimachine power system”, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovative strategies in Green energy computing- computing and applications in power engineering, Sona College of Technology, Salem , Feb 14,2014.
  11. K.Anand, R.Shivakumar, V.M.Periasamy and A.Jagadeeshwaran (2014), ‘A novel fault tolerant control techniques for Brushless DC motor”, A novel fault tolerant control techniques for Brushless DC motor, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovative strategies in Green energy computing- computing and applications in power engineering, Sona College of Technology, Salem , Feb 14,2014.
  12. R.Shivakumar, V.Prakash, K.Krishnamoorthi and M.Panneereselvam (2014), ‘Honey bee tuned power system stabilizer for damping of oscillations in multimachine power systems”,Proceedings of International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded systems, ICPCES2014, Colleg“, e of Engg, Anna University, Chennai, Feb 27-28,2014.
  13. K.Anand, Dr.R.Shivakumar, V.M.Periasamy and A.Jagadeeshwaran (2014), “A novel fault tolerant control techniques for Brushless DC motor” , Proceedings of National Conference on Innovative strategies on Green Energy – computing and applications in power engineering, Sona College of Technology, Salem, Feb 14, 2014.
  14. Dr.R.Shivakumar, V.Prakash, Dr.K.Krishnamoorthi and M.Panneerselvam (2014), “Enhancement of stability by honey bee optimization technique for multimachine power system”, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovative strategies on Green Energy – computing and applications in power engineering, Sona College of Technology, Salem, Feb 14, 2014.
  15. Dr.R.Shivakumar, V.Prakash, Dr.K.Krishnamoorthi and M.Panneerselvam (2014), “Implementation of an innovative honey bee optimizer for enhancing stability in multimachine power systems”, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computing, ICECC2014, Tagore Engineering college, Chennai, 13 and 14, March 2014.
  16. K.Anand, Dr.R.Shivakumar, V.M.Periasamy and A.Jagadeeshwaran (2014), “Design and Implementation of a novel fault tolerant control scheme for Brushless DC motor drive”, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computing, ICECC2014, Tagore Engineering college, Chennai, 13 and 14, March 2014.
  17. Dr.K.Krishnamoorthi, N.Dhivya aishwaryaa and Dr.R.Shivakumar (2014), “ Sliding mode control of a CLL resonant DC to DC converter for fuel cell applications”, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computing, ICECC2014, Tagore Engineering college, Chennai, 13 and 14, March 2014.
  18. Dr.R.Shivakumar, K.S.Yamuna and V.A.Dhivya (2014), “ An Innovative sensorless rotor position estimation in SRM drives using Fuzzy and ANFIS techniques”, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computing, ICECC2014, Tagore Engineering college, Chennai, 13 and 14, March 2014.
  19. Dr.R.Shivakumar and M.Kalanidhi "An Enhancement in power transfer limits using PV-STATCOM for Hybrid Transmission System", Proceedings of International conference on "Innovative strategies in Renewable Energies and its applications ISREA'15 ISBN:978-93-83910-05-02, Sona College of Technology,Salem, 5-6 March 2015.
  20. R.Satheesh kumar and Dr.R.Shivakumar "LOAD FREQUENCY CONTROL OF TWO AREA INTERCONNECTED SYSTEMS", Proceedings of International conference on "Innovative strategies in Renewable Energies and its applications ISREA'15 ISBN:978-93-83910-05-02, Sona College of Technology,Salem, 5-6 March 2015.
  21. Dr.R.Shivakumar & S.Laksana, "Small signal stability enhancement using BAT algorithm tuned controller in typical power system network", Proceedings of International conference on "Engineering Technology and Science ICETS'15, Muthayammal College of Engineering, Rasipuram, 5-6 March 2015.
  22. Dr.R.Shivakumar and C.Santhakumar, “Design and Implementation of Multilevel Inverter for Photovoltaic system Using FPGA Controller”, National conference on Recent trends in Power Engineering for research scholars, IIT Madras, 29-30, Dec 2015.
  23. Dr.R.Shivakumar and C.Suresh, “Design and Implementation of Multi input controller for enhancing power system dynamic stability”, National conference on Recent trends in Power Engineering for research scholars, IIT Madras, 29-30, Dec 2015.
  24. R.Shivakumar and M.Rangarajan, “ Small signal stability analysis of power system network using water cycle optimizer”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronics and Computational Intelligence (ICAEECT16), KSR College of Engineering,Tiruchengode, 22.2.2016.
  25. R.Shivakumar and M.Rangarajan, “ Multimachine stability analysis of power system using water cycle tuned dual input controller”, Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Technology and Science (ICETS16), Muthayammal Engineering Institutions, Rasipuram, Namakkal, 18.3.2016..
  26. R.Shivakumar and P.Gopinath, “A Review of Various Feature Extraction Methods On Finger Vein Images”, Proceedings of International Conference on “Research advances in Communication, Computation, Electrical Science and Structures” (RACCESS’16), Bharathiyar Institute of Engineering for Women,Deviyakurichi,12.3.2016.
  27. M.Lavanya and Dr.R.Shivakumar, “Literature Survey on Microgrid Stability Analysis Techniques”, Proceedings of National conference on Innovative strategies in Green and soft computing for Renewable energies, Sona College of Technology, Salem, 31.3.2017.
  28. G.Suresh and Dr.R.Shivakumar, “Stability Analysis of Hybrid Thermal and Wind Energy System Using Modified Water Cycle Tuned Dual Input Controller”, Proceedings of National conference on Innovative strategies in Green and soft computing for Renewable energies, Sona College of Technology, Salem, 31.3.2017.
  29. P.Raja and Dr.R.Shivakumar, “Intelligent Neuro Fuzzy based dual input power system stabilizer for multimachine power system”, Proceedings of International conference on innovations in electrical , information and communication engineering, Kongunadu college of Engineering and Technology, Trichy, 24.3.2017.
  30. P.Raja and Dr.R.Shivakumar, “Dual input power system stabilizer for multi machine infinite bus system using Neuro Fuzzy system”, Proceedings of National conference on Innovative strategies in Green and soft computing for Renewable energies, Sona College of Technology, Salem, 31.3.2017.
  31. K.S.Yamuna and Dr.R.Shivakumar,” Green powered intelligent controller driven switched releuctance motor for rural irrigation system”, Proceedings of National conference on Innovative strategies in Green and soft computing for Renewable Energies, Sona College of Technology, Salem, 31.3.2017.
  32. G.Suresh and Dr.R.Shivakumar, “Multiinput controller for stability analysis using ABC algorithm”, Proceedings of International conference on Engineering , Technology and Science, Muthayammal Engineering College, Rrasipuram, 30.3.2017.
  33. P.Raja and Dr.R.Shivakumar, “UPFC based Neuro Fuzzy system using dual input PSS for muti area power system”, Proceedings of International Conference on Adaptive Technologies for sustainable growth. Paavai Engineering College, Rasipuram, 18.2.2017.
  34. R.Shivakumar and N.Yellamuni, “ Multimachine power system stability analysis using crow search algorithm”, Proceedings of International conference on Innovations in Science , Engineering, Technology and Management, Annapoorna Engineering College, Salem, 09.03.2018.
  35. R.Shivakumar and N.Yellamuni, “Small signal stability analysis of power system using crow search tuned controller design”, Proceedings of International conference on Electrical Energy systems, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, 07.03.2018.
  36. R.Shivakumar and P.Gopinath, “Analysis of diverse transforms for finger vein recognition”, Proceedings of International conference on Applied science, Engineering and Technology, Sengunthar college of Engineering, Tiruchengode, 16.3.2018.
  37. S.Muthamil selvan , R.Shivakumar, “ Design of PSS using optimization techniques for enhancing power system stability”, Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering and Technology, Rathinam Technical Campus, Coimbatore, 30.8.2018.
  38. M.Lavanya and R.Shivakumar, “Power Quality improvement of hybrid renewable energy based islanded micro-grid using ANFIS controller based STATCOM“, Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control, Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore, 10.01.2019.
  39. S.Muthamil selvan , R.Shivakumar, “ Design of PSS using optimization techniques for enhancing power system stability”, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical Systems- RTES19, Sona College of Technology, Salem on 01.03.2019.
  40. G.Suresh, R.Shivakumar, “ Dual input controller for stability analysis of multi machine system using metaheuristic method”, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical Systems- RTES19, Sona College of Technology, Salem on 01.03.2019.
  41. K.S.Yamuna, R.Shivakumar, “Investigation of Rotor position estimation of SRM drive using AI techniques”, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical Systems- RTES19, Sona College of Technology, Salem on 01.03.2019.
  42. V.M.Periasamy,R.Shivakumar,A.Jagadeeshwaran,S.Vijayshankar and Selvakumar“Miniature reaction wheel BLDC motor and drive system for attitude control”, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical Systems- RTES19, Sona College of Technology, Salem on 01.03.2019.
  43. R.Banupriya, R.Shivakumar, “ Power electronic system using the renewable energy source- A survey”, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical Systems- RTES19, Sona College of Technology, Salem on 01.03.2019.
  44. R.Sankarganesh, R.Shivakumar, “Characteristics of electric spring for renewable energy powered micro grids”, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical Systems- RTES19, Sona College of Technology, Salem on 01.03.2019.
  45. K.S.Yamuna, R.Shivakumar, “Sensorless Rotor position estimation of SRM using AI techniques”, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovation in Electrical power and Energy systems, M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur, on 08.03.2019.
  46. R.Shivakumar, S.Sowranchana, S.Madubalan, “Stability Improvement in Multimachine Power Systems using Nature Inspired Algorithms”, Proceedings of International Conference on Power Engineering (POWERCOIN’20), Sona College of Technology, Salem during March 12-13,2020.
  47. K.S.Yamuna, R.Shivakumar, A.Rajendran, B.Sangeetha,“ Performance Evaluation of Multilevel Shunt Active Power Filter Using Fuzzy PI Control for Aircraft Power Utility”, Proceedings of International Conference on Power Engineering (POWERCOIN’20), Sona College of Technology, Salem during March 12-13,2020.
  48. V.M.Periyasamy,R.Shivakumar,A.Jagadeeshwaran, S.Vijayshankar,“ Modelling and Simulation of Hybrid BLDC Wind Generator and Solar Powered Boost Converter Based BLDC Motor Drive for Irrigation System”, Proceedings of International Conference on Power Engineering (POWERCOIN’20), Sona College of Technology, Salem during March 12-13,2020.
  49. J.Harirajkumar, R.Shivakumar, R.Versni,“ Smart Farming using Tiva Launch Pad With Security Alert System”, Proceedings of International Conference on Power Engineering (POWERCOIN’20), Sona College of Technology, Salem during March 12-13,2020.
  50. K.S.Yamuna, R.Shivakumar and B.Sangeetha, “Performance evaluation of multilevel shunt active power filter using fuzzy PI control for aircraft power utility”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Sensors, Energy and Hybrid vehicles 2020 (ICSEHV 2020) part of Global Technology Forum 2020 organized by ICT Academy from 14-18 Oct 2020.

Participation in Seminars and Training Programmes:
  • Successfully completed NPTEL Online certification course (4 weeks) on DESIGN THINKING – A PRIMER scoring 90%- GOLD certificate out of 699 candidates all over India during Sep- Oct 2020.
  • Completed AICTE Sponsored One Week ONLINE Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on "Recent Trends in Condition Monitoring of High Voltage Systems" December 14th – 19th, 2020 at Sona College of Technology.
  • Completed AICTE sponsored STTP on “AI based novel power distribution and correction Technology” organized by Sengunthar Engineering college, Tiruchengode during 2.11.2020 to 7.11.2020.
  • Completed Online Faculty Development Programme on “Sensor Technology in Industrial Applications” conducted by AICTE- ATAL Academy at Gnanamani College of Technology from 5.10.2020 to 9.10.2020.
  • Completed Online Faculty Development Programme on “Innovation Management” conducted by AICTE- ATAL Academy at Indraprastha Engineering College from 26.9.2020 to 30.9.2020.
  • Completed Online certification SIX weeks course on “Electric vehicles and mobility” with a grade of 88.6% in COURSERA from 13.4.2020 to 15.5.2020.
  • Completed Online certification Three weeks course on “Internet of Things: How did we get here?” with a grade of 87.21% in COURSERA from 13.7.2020 to 30.7.2020.
  • Participated in Faculty Development programme- online on “IPR for Professional Innovators”, conducted by AVIT Institute of Technology, Chennai during 16.6.2020 to 20.6.2020.
  • Participated in Faculty Development programme- online on “Advancements in Bio Technology and Chemical Engineering”, conducted by Vel Tech High Tech Engineering college, Chennai during 8.6.2020 to 19.6.2020.
  • Participated in National level Webinar on “Simulation driven innovation for e-mobility” conducted by Altair Ltd, Bengaluru on 10.6.2020.
  • Participated in the webinar on “Smart Grid Technology for modern power systems” conducted by Sri Ranganathar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore on 15.5.2020.
  • Participated in the training programme on “R-Programming” conducted by Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Mumbai on 15.5.2020.
  • Participated in the webinar on “Emerging Nano-Technological Advancement in Light Emitting Diodes”, organized by Dept of Sciences, Sona College of Technology on 26.5.2020.
  • Participated in the webinar on “AI- X pert” organized by Star Certification company on 28.5.2020.
  • Participated in “Online Technical Quiz” in Electrical Engineering conducted by Karpagam College of Engineering on 19.6.2020.
  • Participated in the three days online Technical certificate coutrse on “ Non Destructive Testing” conducted by Sri Venkateswaraa Coillege of Technology, Chennai during 26.6.2020 to 28.6.2020.
  • Participated in Webinar on “Python Programming” conducted by Star Certification Ltd, Chennai on 23.5.2020.
  • Participated in Webinar on “Big data analytics” conducted by Star Certification Ltd, Chennai on 18.5.2020.
  • Participated in the India First Leadership Talk webinar with Prof D. P. Singh, Chairman UGC, Broadcasted on 9th May 2020 by MHRD’s Innovation Cell, New Delhi.
  • Successfully completed “One day workshop on Arduino” conducted by Teaching Learning Centre, IIT Mumbai at Sona College of Technology, Salem on 8.2.2020.
  • Participated in One day workshop on “Smart irrigation using Intelligent Techniques” organized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Salem Ltd,, held at Sona College of Technology on 5.2.2020.
  • Undergone Industrial Training programme on “Testing and commissioning of vacuum circuit breaker” in Pentagon switchgear Limited, Coimbatore during 18.11.2019 to 22.11.2019.
  • Participated in AICTE-Two-week Faculty Development Programme on “Challenges and Opportunities in Execution of Big Data Analytics for Smart Electrical Power Distribution System Design: A Research Perspective” conducted at KSR College of Technology, Tiruchengode during November 4 to 17, 2019.
  • Successfully completed NPTEL Online certification exam on Stress Management scoring 84% with Top 5% list all over India during Aug- September 2019.
  • Participated in SIX day Faculty Development Training Programme on POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS in Sona College of Technology, Salem from 13.5.2019 to 18.5.2019.
  • Successfully completed NPTEL Online certification exam on Outcome based pedagogic principles for effective teaching scoring 81% with Top 2% list all over India during Aug- September 2018.
  • Participated in One day workshop on “Strengthen your safety culture” conducted by Institution of Engineers, Salem and Dept of Mechanical Engineering, SONA on 6.3.2018.
  • Successfully completed Two-week AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Recent Trends in Embedded systems and IoT” at Sona College of Technology from 23.10.2017 to 4.11.2017.
  • Completed Two week ISTE STTP on “Electric Power System”, conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and MHRD from 12.6.2017 to 15.7.2017 at Sona College of Technology.
  • Successfully completed Online course on“ Solar photovoltaic off- grid and on-grid : Design and Installation” conducted by Iacharya Silicon Ltd, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy ,NewDelhi, July 2017.
  • Research Project implementation member in DST- FIST sponsored research project awarded by DST under Centre for Testing of Advanced Electrical Machines and Smart grid technology during August 2016 at Sona College of Technology.
  • Successfully completed certificate of achievement in “Internal Auditing Training course on Quality Management Systems” conducted by BVCI India Limited at Sona College of Technology during 6.7.2016 to 7.7.2016.
  • Successfully completed ONLINE certified Course on “The power of Markets I: The basics of supply and demand and consumer Behavior.In COURSERA ,University of Rochester with GRADE of 81% during July 7 to July 24,2016.
  • Completed Certified Professional training on “Control and Automation in PLC and SCADA”, conducted by AXIS GLOBAL Automation Ltd,Chennai during 17.8.2015 to 22.8.2015.
  • Participated in the One day workshop on “Electrical earthing, safety and power quality issues” at Sona College of Technology held on 7.3.2015.
  • Participated in Workshop on “Training of Evaluators / Resource persons on Outcome Based Accreditation” organized by NBA New Delhi held at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam during 14.3.2014 to 16.3.2014.
  • Participated in the Two week ISTE workshop on “Analog Electronics” conducted by IIT Kharagpur from 4.6.2013 to 14.6.2013 through ICT MHRD at Sona College of Technology.
  • Participated in the Two day National level Workshop on “Power Electronics application in Power Systems” (PEPS-09) during 6th and 7th March 2009 at VIT University, Vellore.
  • Participated in the ISTE Regional Conference on “Strategies for Enhancing Research in Technical Institutions” organized by ISTE- Newdelhi,Tamilnadu and Pondicherry section during 13th and 14th November 2009.
  • Participated in the “Training Workshop for Academic Auditors” conducted by Anna University Coimbatore held at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore during 27th and 28th January 2009.
  • Participated in “ISTE Conference on Engineering Education “- ISTE -CON 2008, organized by ISTE, New Delhi during 26-27, June 2008, held at The Residency Hotel, Coimbatore.
  • Participated in the Indo- US Engineering Faculty Leadership Programme held at Global Education Center of INFOSYS Technologies, Mysore during July 7 to July 11, 2008.
  • Participated in “ISTE Regional Conference on Autonomous Technical Institutions- RCATi 2007”, organized by ISTE, New Delhi during 27-28, July 2007, held at Coimbatore.
  • Participated in the “Leadership that gets results” –One day Training programme organized by Placement and Training Cell, Sona College of Technology, Salem during 19.9.2005.
  • Participated in the One day National Seminar on “Robot Arm Kinematics and Dynamics” organized by Sona College of Technology during 5th January 2005.
  • Participated in the two days workshop on “ANN and its applications to Electrical Engineering” held at PSNA College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul during 9th and 10th January 2003.
  • Participated in the AICTE sponsored National Seminar on “Modeling and Simulation of Electrical Systems” organized by Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumpudur during 13th to 15th March 2003.
  • Completed the “Training course in Internal Auditing of ISO 9001:2000 QMS” certified by International Register of Certificated Auditors at Sona College of Technology during 19-20 January 2002.
  • Participated in the One day workshop on “DSP applications in Power Electronics and Drives “organized by PSNA College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul during 4th January 2002.
  • Participated in the “Pedagogical Training to faculty members” organized by Sona College of Technology, Salem during 6.6.2001 to 9.6.2001.
  • Participated in the “Workshop on Computer Applications in Power Systems” organized by Amrita Institute of Technology and Science, Coimbatore during 9th Feb 2001.
  • Participated in the “ISO 9000 for Educational Institutions” programme organized by Indian Institute of Quality Management, Jaipur during 7th and 8th December 2001.

Major Accomplishments
  • Certificate of Appreciation award for producing 100% result in the following subjects:
    • Electrical Machines
    • Power System Analysis and Stability
    • High Voltage Engineering
    • Power System Dynamics and Stability.
    • Protection and Switchgear
    • Professional Ethics and Human Values.
    • Control Systems.
    • Power System Operation and Control.
  • Have audited various departments in Sona on QMS requirements.
  • Have guided more than 15 UG and PG research projects.

Programmes Organized
  • Organized an Activity based webinar on “Entry to Digital Life” handled by Mr.A.Pradeepkumar, Corporate Trainer and Expert, Bengaluru on 12.7.2020.
  • Organized an Interactive webinar on “Engineering Industry-What it expects from Budding Engineers” handled by Mr.V.N.Somesharun, Sr.Product validation Engineer, Renesas Electronics Ltd, California,USA on 11.7.2020.
  • Organized an Interactive webinar on “Robotic systems for E-Mobility”, handled by Mr. Rajkumar Rajappan, Director, Hilmil Solutions Ltd, Bengaluru on 27.6.2020.
  • Organized and acted as Coordinator for “International Conference on Power Engineering”- POWERCOIN’20 in Sona College of Technology, Salem during Marc 12-13, 2020.
  • Delivered a Technical Lecture on “Recent advancements in Smart Grid” in the E-conference on “Recent advances on Engineering, science and Technology” organized by Photonics Ltd on 11.6.2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on “QMS awareness programme” for 35 faculty members of Sona College of Technology on 12.7.2019.
  • Delivered a special lecture on ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System to EEE students@ Sona College of Technology on 28.9.2018.
  • Delivered Technical lecture on “Embedded controllers design for Excitation systems” in AICTE sponsored FDP on Recent trends in Embedded systems and IoT, @ Sona College of Technology, Salem on 25.10.2017.
  • Organized awareness programme on “ISO 9001:2015 and its implementation” to EEE staff members at Sona college of Technology, 31.7.2017.
  • Organized a guest lecture on “Education system in India and career opportunities” by K.V.Manikandan, Sr.Consultant, Arrow Electronics, Bangalore and Founder Nisaptham trust on 05.07.17.
  • Delivered a lecture on “QMS awareness programme” for Sona staff members on 29.6.2016.
  • Organized Alumni lecture on “Salesforce cloud CRM” for EEE students delivered by Shyamalaa S, Business Analyst, Cognizant Technology solutions and Shyam Sunder S, Product Executive, Salem Infotech Pvt Ltd, at Sona college of Technology, Salem, 5.3.2016.
  • Delivered Lecture on “Roles and responsibilities for students in Outcome based Education” for EEE students at Sona College of Technology, on 19.1.2016 and 21.1.2016.
  • Organized Guest lecture for EEE students on the topic “Career after graduation” & “Broad understanding about EPC Sector” to be delivered by Mr.J.Balakumaran, M.E, M.B.A, Director, Neoenergy Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru on 29.9.2015 at Sona College of Technology.
  • Organized Guest lecture for the EEE students on the topic “Recent trends in Automotive Electronic Systems” to be delivered by Mr.P.Balaji, Software Project Component Manager, ESC, Robert Bosch Ltd, Coimbatore on 18.9.2015 at Sona College of Technology.
  • Delivered Guest lecture on “ MODERN TRENDS IN POWER SYSTEM” at Narasus sarathy institute of technology, Salem on 15.9.15 for UG EEE students on Engineers day celebrations.
  • Delivered Technical lecture on “Nature inspired stability analysis of interconnected power networks” for PG – PSE and PED students at Sona college of Technology on 19.2.2015.
  • Organized GATE awareness programme for third year EEE students. Motivated and provide information on GATE and its importance, Sona College of Technology, 6.2.2015.
  • Delivered GATE awareness seminar on “U can crack GATE 2015” for final year EEE students at Sona College of Technology, 23.9.2014.
  • CONVENOR for organizing the EEE dept National Conference on “Innovative Strategies in Green energy -computing and applications in Power Engineering”- ISGEPE- 2014,February 14, 2014 @ Sona College of Technology.
  • Presented a Technical lecture on “Bio Inspired computing in small signal stability analysis of power systems” in AICTE sponsored on Latest Techniques in Power System Stability analysis at Gnanamani College of Technology, Namakkal on 8.5.2013.
  • Acted as Chief Guest in the National level Technical Symposium AGNI 2013 at Narasus Sarathi Institute of Technology, Salem on 16.2.2013.
  • Acted as Jury in the IEEE sponsored National Conference on “Innovations in Power Engineering and Soft Computing”, held at Sona College of Technology during 22nd February 2013.
  • CONVENOR of Two days National level workshop on “Emerging Trends in Power Engineering”- ETPE 2012 @ Sona College of Technology, Salem during 6.9.2012 and 7.9.2012.
  • Presented a Technical Lecture on “Power system dynamic stability analysis using Bio Inspired algorithms” in the Two days National level workshop on “Emerging Trends in Power Engineering”- ETPE 2012 @ Sona College of Technology, Salem on 6.9.2012.
  • Acted as Panel member in the IEEE sponsored National Conference on “Innovations in Power Engineering and Soft Computing”, held at Sona College of Technology during 29th March 2012.
  • Presented a Technical Lecture on “Small Signal Stability analysis of Power Systems integrated with Swarm Intelligence” in the AICTE Sponsored Staff Development Programme on “Recent Trends in Power Systems” held at Sona College of Technology, Salem during 23rd May to June 2011.
  • Acted as Resource person and Jury in the National Level Technical Symposium- “EXCITRON 10” held at Paavai Engineering College on 4.9.2010.

Membership Professional Bodies
  • ISTE Life Member - LM30662.
  • IEEE member - 80652625.
  • IEI member - M-153480-1.
  • ISSE Life Member – LM05359.