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Dr. Shankar N

Assistant Professor (Level 12), Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Amritapuri

Qualification: Ph.D
shankarnalinakshan@am.amrita.edu
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Date of Joining: 05/07/2023
Nature of Association: Regular

Bio

Dr. Shankar N currently serves as Assistant Professor  at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri.

Dedicated researcher and tenured Engineering faculty with 09 years of teaching experience and 02 years of Industrial Experience.

  1. Associate Professor & Deputy Dean Academics, The National Institute of Engineering Mysuru (August 2018- July 2023).
  2. Assistant Professor, Sree Buddha College of Engineeirng (December 2010 – July 2014, January 2018- July 2018).
  3. Software Engineer, UST Global ( February 2010- December 2010).
  4. Design Engineer, Saudi Engineering Group International (July 2007 – August 2008).
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2023

Development of an Intelligent Control Strategy for a Hybrid Energy System Integrated with the HEV Drive

Cite this Research Publication : Appalabathula Venkatesh, Shankar Nalinakshan, “Development of an Intelligent Control Strategy for a Hybrid Energy System Integrated with HEV Drive” IETE Journal of Research, March 2023, pp.1-20, (SCI Journal).

Publisher : Taylor & Francis

Year : 2021

Stability Testing and Restoration of a DEIG-Based Wind Power Plant with Indirect Grid Control Strategies

Cite this Research Publication : Venkatesh A., Nalinakshan S., Jayasankar V.N., Kiran, S.S., Sivasubramanian, V., Stability Testing and Restoration of a DEIG based Wind Power Plant with Indirect Grid“ Control Strategies, IETE Journal of Research (2021), pp.1-15, (SCI Journal).

Year : 2020

Brushless Motor Performance Optimization by Eagle Strategy with Firefly and PSO

Cite this Research Publication : Venkatesh A., Pradeepa H., Chidanandappa R., Nalinakshan S., Jayasankar V.N, “Brushless motor performance optimization by eagle strategy with firefly and PSO”, SSRG International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 2020, 68(9).

Year : 2020

Energy transmission control for a Grid-connected modern power system Non-Linear loads with a Series Multi-Stage Transformer Voltage Reinjection with controlled converters

Cite this Research Publication : Venkatesh A., Nalinakshan S., Kiran S.S., Pradeepa H., “Energy transmission control for a Grid-connected modern power system Non-Linear loads with a Series Multi-Stage Transformer Voltage Reinjection with controlled converters”, SSRG International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 2020.

Year : 2019

Progressive crude oil distillation: An energy-efficient alternative to conventional distillation process

Cite this Research Publication : Shankar Nalinakshan, V. Sivasubramanian, Vineesh Ravi, Aneesh Vasudevan, M.S. Ramya Sankar, K. Arunachalam, “Progressive crude oil distillation: An energy-efficient alternative to conventional distillation process”, Fuel 239(2019), 1 331 – 1337 (SCI Journal).

Publisher : Elsevier

Year : 2018

Simulation, optimisation and analysis of energy saving in crude oil distillation unit

Cite this Research Publication : Shankar Nalinakshan, Sivasubramanian Velmurugan., Aneesh Vasudevan., Arunachalam K., “Simulation, Optimization and Analysis of Energy Saving in Crude oil Distillation Unit”, International Journal of Oil Gas and Coal Technology, Vol. 18, Nos. 3/4, 2018 (SCI Journal)

Year : 2016

Steady state optimization and characterization of crude oil using Aspen HYSYS

Cite this Research Publication : Shankar N., Sivasubramanian V., Arunachalam K., “Steady state optimization and characterization of crude oil using Aspen HYSYS”, Petroleum Science and Technology , 34 (13), (2016), 1187-1194 (SCI Journal).

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2023

Design and Implementation of Electrical system in H-Gantry automation for Double Disc Front Brake

Cite this Research Publication : H. N. Srinivasa Nayaka, Shankar Nalinakshan, M.S. Ganesh Prasad, Vikram Y, Appalabathula Venkatesh "Design and Implementation of Electrical System in HGantry automation for double disc front brake," 2023 International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics and Communication (ICRTEC)

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2022

Intelligent Excitation System for Efficient Control of Dual Stator Winding Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator in Hybrid Power System Applications

Cite this Research Publication : Appalabathula Venkatesh, Shankar Nalinakshan, “Intelligent Excitation System for efficient control of Dual Stator Winding Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator in Hybrid Power System Applications”, Electric Power and Renewable Energy Conference 2022,Organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Jamshedpur (May 2022)

Publisher : Springer

Year : 2022

Voltage Source Converter with Different Control Strategies for a MicroGrid-connected Solar PV with Nonlinear Loads for Current Harmonics Compensation

Cite this Research Publication : Nalinakshan Shankar; Appalabathula, Venkatesh, " Voltage Source Converter with Different Control Strategies for a Micro Grid-connected Solar PV with Nonlinear Loads for Current Harmonics Compensation," 2022 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies (CONECCT),2022 .

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2021

Consistency of Extended Kalman Filtering and Particle Filtering Techniques for the State Estimation of Brushless DC Motor

Cite this Research Publication : Venkatesh, Appalabathula, Shankar Nalinakshan, "Consistency of Extended Kalman Filtering and Particle Filtering Techniques for the State Estimation of Brushless DC Motor." Recent Advances in Power Electronics and Drives. Springer, Singapore, 2021.

Publisher : Springer

Year : 2021

Dynamically Adaptive Gain Super Twisting Sliding Mode Control for Extending the range of Hydrogen Fuel Cell based Electric Vehicles

Cite this Research Publication : A. Venkatesh, S. Nalinakshan and S. P. Kumar, "Dynamically Adaptive Gain Super Twisting Sliding Mode Control for Extending the range of Hydrogen Fuel Cell based Electric Vehicles," 2021 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies (CONECCT),2021.

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2019

Study on the Effective Removal of Chromium VI via Polysulfone/TiO2 Nanocomposite Membranes and Its Antifouling Property

Cite this Research Publication : Lovey Jacob, Tiza Moses, Shiney Joseph, Lity Alen Varghese, Shankar Nalinakshan “Study on the Effective Removal of Chromium VI via Polysulfone/TiO2 Nanocomposite Membranes and its Antifouling Property”, Lecture notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering, Global Challenges in Energy and Environment, Springer 2019.

Publisher : Springer

Research Grants

Co- PI for a project titled “Establishment of Research Facility for Studies on Grid Connected Solar Energy System at Distribution Level with Real-time Controller” sanctioned under Quality Improvement Scheme (AQIS), AICTE 2021-22 (Rs. 2000000)(The National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru).

FDP / Workshops
  1. Technical Talk on “Performance of an Electric Vehicle and the Tangible Numbers”,21 September 2023.
  2. Faculty Development Programme, “Recent Trends in Power Electronics and Power Systems”, 20-25,March 2023.
  3. AICTE Training & Learning (ATAL) Academy sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Hands-on Approach for Design and Implementation of Lab-on-Bread Board- A Blended Learning” 21-25, July 2021.
  4. International Workshop on “Electric Power Grid Modernization: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities” 20-24, July 2020.
  5. National Workshop on “Application of Power Electronics in Electrical Vehicle Technology” 18-22, July 2020.
  6. Workshop on “Insights and Issues of Technical Writing” 05 February 2020
  7. Workshop on “Insight to Control Systems & Applications” 11 January 2020
  8. National Workshop on “Resilient Operation of Electronically-Coupled Systems in Electrical Power Grid” 08 – 12 July 2020
  9. Seminar on “Electrical Safety and General Safety Awareness”, 05 October 2018.
  10. Seminar on “Embedded Systems”, 04 October 2018.
  11. Workshop on “Introduction and Applications of Anysys EM”, 02-06 September 2019.
  12. Workshop on “EDWinXP and MIPEC PCB and RF  Antenna Machine Design, 25-29 Nov 2019.
Invited Talks
  1. Session on “Real Time Application of Instrumentation in Agriculture Sector”, in seminar organised by Department of Instrumentation, Government Polytechnic College, Pala, Kottayam, Kerala (08 December 2021).
  2. Expert Talk on “IoT in Agriculture Sector” during the Five-day International Faculty Development Programme organised by Department of EEE, GMR Institute of Technology, Kakinada (21 July 2021).
  3. Technical Talk on “Application of IoT in Agriculture Sector”, in seminar organised by Department of EEE, RNSIT, Bengaluru (15 July 2021).
  4. Session on “Real Time Applications of IoT in Agriculture”, in Webinar Organised by Department of AE&IE, Mount Zion College of Engineering, Pathanamthitta (07 December 2020)
  5. Keynote speaker and technical session chair during International Conference at Vimal Jyothi Engineering College, Kannur (18 -19, July 2020)
  6. Session on “An Interdisciplinary Approach Against Covid’19: The need of the hour” during International Webnier at Kalasalingam Deemed to be University, Krishnankoil (10 -12, July 2020)
  7. Session on “Introduction to Control Engineering” and “Civic Ethics” at REC (Govt. Engineering College) Banda on (12-13, June 2019)
  8. Session on “Introduction to VLSI Design” at REC (Govt. Engineering College) Banda on (12, December 2019)
  9. Session on “Introduction to Aspen Hysys”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sree Buddha College of Engineering Pattoor, Alappuzha Dist., Kerala (June 2018).
  10. Session on “Introduction to Simulation Software”, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Sree Buddha College of Engineering Pattoor, Alappuzha Dist., Kerala (July 2018)
  11. Session handled during Faculty Development Programme “Conceptual framework behind Robust Control” College of Engineering Vadakara (February 2017).
  12. Session on “Introduction to Magnetic Measurements” College of Engineering Vadakara (February 2017)
  13. Session on “Basic theory of Control Engineering”, College of Engineering Vadakara (January 2016)
  14. Session on “Recent advancements in Control Engineering” College of Engineering Vadakara (October 2016).
Achievements

Membership

  1. IEEE Member Id:  – 95386173, Senior Member

Awards

  1. Recipient of Rank 1 , M.E. Degree Examinations, Anna University.
  2. Best Paper Award for the title “Simulation and Optimization of Crude Oil Distillation using Aspen HYSYS” during National Conference on Innovative Engineering Technologies- 2016, organized by Christ University Bangalore.
Conferences Attended
  1. Track Co-chair for IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies, CONECCT 2023, 2022 & 2021.
  2. Technical session chair during International Conference at Vimal Jyothi Engineering College, Kannur (18 -19, July 2020).
  3. Shankar Nalinakshan, V. Sivasubramanian, Vineesh Ravi, Aneesh V., “Optimization of Crude Oil Distillation Process Using Intelligent System Approach”, International Conference on Green Energy for Environmental Sustainability – ICGEES 2020., Organised by Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Calicut (August 2020)(Conferences Attended).
  4. Appalabathula Venkatesh, Shankar Nalinakshan, “Consistency of Extended-Kalman Filtering and Particle Filtering Techniques for the State Estimation of Brushless DC Motor”, Electric Power and Renewable Energy Conference 2020,Organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Jamshedpur (May 2020) (Conferences Attended).
  5. Shankar Nalinakshan, Aneesh Vasudevan., Sivasubramanian Velmurugan, Arunachalm K., “Progressive Crude oil Distillation: An Alternative to Conventional Distillation Process- Evaluation using Process Simulator”, International Conference on Energy and Environment Global Challenges” , Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut (March 2018)(Conferences Attended).
  6. Vinod V.P., Shankar Nalinakshan, Albert Singh, “Analysis of Intelligent Controllers in an Autonomous PV-FC Microgrid”, International Conference on Energy and Environment Global Challenges”, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut (March 2018)(Conferences Attended).
  7. Manoj Kumar T, Shankar Nalinakshan, Albert Singh, “An Improved Differential Evolution Algorithm for Multi Objective Environmental Economic Power Dispatch Problem”, International Conference on Energy and Environment Global Challenges”, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut (March 2018)(Conferences Attended).
  8. Ramya Sankar M S, Vidya Vijay EV, Jerold M, Kanimozhi J, Sinu P, Shankar N, Sivasubramanian V., “Congo Red Dye Removal from Synthetic Wastewater using Electrocoagulation: Kinetic study and Process Performance” International Conference on Energy and Environment Global Challenges”, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut (March 2018)(Conferences Attended).
  9. Shankar.N., Shreenesh T.V., Sivasubramanian V., “Evaluation of Progressive Crude oil Distillation Process using Process Simulator”, Kerala Science Congress 2017, Poster Presented (January 2017)(Conferences Attended).
  10. Shankar.N, Aneesh V., Sivasubramanian V “Simulation and Comparison of Crude Oil Distillation Techniques using Aspen HYSYS”, National Conference on Recent Trends in “Electrical Engineering & Industrial Electronics”, College of Engineering ,Vadakara (October 2016)(Conferences Attended).
  11. Shankar.N, Aneesh V., Sivasubramanian V “Simulation and Optimization of Crude Oil Distillation using Aspen HYSYS”, National Conference on Innovative Engineering Technologies- 2016, Christ University Bangalore. (March 2016) (Best Paper Award)(Conferences Attended).
  12. Shankar.N, Sivasubramanian V, “Simulation of Crude oil Distillation using Aspen HYSYS” National Conference on Management Initiatives and IT Interventions for Emerging Avenues, Marthoma Institute of Information Technology Chadayamangalam, Kollam (February 2016)(Conferences Attended).
  13. Shankar.N, Sonsy Heartson , Sivasubramanian V “Model Reference Adaptive control of FOLD Process” National Conference on Innovative Engineering Technologies- 2015 Christ University Bangalore . (February 2015)(Conferences Attended).
  14. Shankar.N, G Glan Devadhas “Model Reference Based Supervisory control of an FOLD Process” Proceedings of National Conference on Communication, VLSI & Signal Processing NCCVSP-10 (Conferences Attended).
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