Dr . S. Vijay Shankar, M.E., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor,
Department of Electrical Engineering,
Sona College of Technology,
Salem 636005.
91 - 427 - 2443545, 4099999 Ext: 4099724
shankardphin[At]yahoo.co.in, vijayshankar[At]sonatech.ac.in



Academic Background
University Degree Year Field of Specialization Marks /Grades
Anna University, Chennai Ph.D. 2013 Electrical Machines Commended
Anna University, Chennai M.E. 2005 Power Electronics and Drives 77%
I Class
Periyar University B.E. 2002 Electrical and Electronics Engineering 82%
I Class

Title of Doctoral Programme
  • Design and Performance Analysis of Quadruplex Winding Redundancy Brushless DC Motor

Professional Affiliations
  • IEI member (Institution of Engineers)
  • ISTE member (Indian Society for Technical Education)

Research, Development and Teaching Experience

Lecturer 23.12.2005 to 31.3.2009
Senior Lecturer 1.4.2009 to 30.11.2011
Assistant Professor (Sr.G) 1.12.2011 to 30.9.2013
Associate Professor 1.10.2013 to till date


Research Area and Technical Capability

Design, development and realisation of Advanced Electrical motors such as brushless dc motors and permanent magnet stepping motors for Aerospace and defense application


Major Accomplishments

core team member in Sona SPEED research centre for the realisation of space grade motors for actuator applications in ISRO.

  • Received appreciation Letter from Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO for the Sona SPEED team for the Successful development of space qualified 10KW Brushless dc torque motor for Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstration project.
  • Received appreciation Letter from Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO for the Sona SPEED team for the Successful realisation of space quality permanent magnet stepping motor for Rocket fuel mixture application
  • Received appreciation Letter from Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO for the Sona SPEED team for the Successful development of space qualified Quadruplex winding redundancy brushless dc torque motor for MKIII Engine Gimbal Control Actuator.
  • Received appreciation Letter from ISRO Inertial Systems Unit, ISRO for the Sona SPEED team for the Successful development of space qualified Slotless brushless dc torque motor for MADRAS mechanism of Meghatropiques spacecraft.
  • Received appreciation Letter from National Institute of Ocean Technology, DRDO for the Sona SPEED team for the Successful development of 7.5Kw brushless dc motor for underwater Rover mission.
  • Received appreciation Letter from HBL Hyderabad, for the Sona SPEED team for the Successful development of NaOH compatible 3 KW brushless dc motor for underwater battery application. 

Products developed in Sona SPEED research lab
  • 22.5-degree Permanent Magnet stepper motor for fuel mixture ratio control (MRC) of liquid rocket engines.
  • 10KW BLDC motor for Reusable Launch Vehicle technology demonstration (RLVTD) project by VSSC
  • Miniature reaction wheels (bldc wheel) for student satellite application for Noorul Islam University.
  • Slotless BLDC motor for MADRAS scan mechanism of Meghatropiques spacecraft launched by ISRO.
  • Quadruplex BLDC motor for engine gimbal mechanism actuator of GSLV MK-III.
  • Limited angle torque motor for control moment gyros.
  • 7.5 KW BLDC motors for remotely operable submersible vehicles demonstration by National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai
  • 3KW NaOH compatible BLDC motor for HBL power systems, Hyderabad.
  • 1KW BLDC Generator for micro Solar Thermal power generation for societal applications.
  • Principle demo models of reaction wheel, gyroscope, rate gyro, and scan mirror mechanism for ISRO.

Author: Design reportClassified documents)

  • Design report of slotless brushless dc motor for MADRAS scan mechanism of Meghatropiques spacecraft launched by ISRO.
  • Design report of Quadruplex BLDC motor for engine gimbal mechanism actuator of GSLV MK-III.
  • Design report of 10KW BLDC motor for Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstration (RLVTD) project for Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO, Trivandrum
  • Design report of 22.5 degree PM stepper motor for mixture ratio control (MRC) of liquid rocket engines for Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO, Trivandrum
  • Design report of 3KW BLDC motor for Battery pump application for HBL Power Systems Limited, Hyderabad.
  • Design report of 1KW brushless dc Generator for roof top power generation for societal application.
  • Design report of 7.5KW brushless dc motor for Underwater rover vehicle for National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai.
  • Design report of Limited Angle Torque motor for Control Moment Gyro application for ISRO Inertial Systems Unit, Trivandrum.

Author: Process Control Document (PCD)-Classified documents

  •  Process Control Document for the realisation of TEN flight unit Quadruplex BLDC motor for Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum.
  • Process Control Document for the realisation of one qualification motor and three flight models of 10KW BLDC motor for Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstration (RLVTD) project for Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO, Trivandrum
  • Process Control Document for the realisation of ten flight unit PM stepper motor for Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO, Trivandrum.
  • Process Control Document for the realisation of four 3KW BLDC motors for HBL Power Systems Limited, Hyderabad.

Publications

International Journals:

  • S. Vijay Shankar, A. Jagadeeshwaran, N. Kannan and CV Aravind, “Limited Angle BLDC for Scan Mirror Application in Space Satellite System, IEEE, Aerospace and Electronics Systems Magazine, June 2016, pp24-32, DOI: 10.1109/MAES.2016.160015.
  • S. Vijay Shankar, A. Jagadeeshwaran and G. Karthikeyan, “Development of a Brushless DC Generator for the Micro Solar Thermal Power Generation system for Societal Applications”, Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 6, Issue6, June 2016, pp122-132.
  • Dr S Vijay Shankar, Govindaraj K, Dr A Jagadeeshwaran, P Selvakumar, “Closed Loop Speed Control of Bldc Motor using Labview and Arduino”, International Journal of Applied engineering Research, ISSN 0973 4562, Vol. 10, No. 10 (2015), pp. 9580-9584
  • Sowmiya T, Vijay Shankar S, “Realization of Open Loop Control Bldc Motor Drive for Domestic Fan Application”, International Journal of Applied engineering Research, ISSN 0973 4562, Vol. 10, No. 9 (2015), 7416-7420
  • S. Vijay Shankar, N. Kannan and K.S. Jayakumar, “Performance Improvement in Permanent Magnet Brushless DC Motor using Hiperco Stator Magnetic Core”, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 72, No.4, 2012, pp. 589-598.
  • S. Vijay Shankar, N. Kannan and K.S. Jayakumar,” Design and Performance Analysis of Quadruplex Redundancy Brushless DC Torque Motor”, International Review of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 6, No.5 (2011), pp 2361-2364.
  • A. Jagadeeshwaran, S. Vijay Shankar, S. Padma, “Development of Limited Angle Brushless Torque Motor Control Drive for Scan Mirror Mechanism”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, No.5, 2013, pp.3907-3910.

International Conference:

  • S. Kathick, S. Vijay Shankar, A. Jagadeeshwaran, P. Selvakumar, “Development of High Voltage gain Boost Converter Based on Coupled Inductor Technique for Solar submersible pump Applications”, International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computing, ICECC-2014.
  • R. Perumal, P. Selvakumar, Dr. S. Vijay Shankar, A. Jagadeeshwaran, “A novel 1KW Hybrid Wind and Solar Power System for Domestic Applications”, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical, Communication and Computing, ICECC-2014.
  • B. Janarthanan, P. Selvakumar, Dr. S. Vijay Shankar, “Design and Analysis of Multi-phase Permanent Magnet BLDC Generator for Domestic Wind Turbine Applications”, Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on Electrical Energy Systems, SSN, 7-9 January 2014.
  • M. Lavanya, P. Selvakumar, Dr. S. Vijay Shankar, “Performance Analysis of Three Phase Induction Motor using Different Magnet Slot Wedges”, Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on Electrical Energy Systems, SSN, 7-9 January 2014.