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Ganesh Narayanan

Project Officer - I, Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA), Amritapuri

Qualification: BE
Research Interest: Device Drivers & Applications, Graphics, Industrial Control Systems, Multimedia and networking, Process Automation, Renewable Energy, Smart Grids


Ganesh Narayanan is an Instrumentation Engineer with primary expertise in Control systems for Process Automation. His current work areas include Intelligent Infrastructure and Smart Energy Systems, Renewable Energy specifically focussing on micro and small, smart power grids for remote and cost dependent regions while exploring the possibilities of integrating Distributed Energy Resources, implement intelligent monitoring and control systems to analyse electrical faults and subsequently decide possibilities of power network reconfiguration in real-time to minimize outage times.

Research Group: Intelligent Infrastructure: Smart Energy Systems, Rural Electrification, Intelligent Water distribution, Water Quality Monitoring, Vehicular Networks


  • 2007: B. E. (Instrumentation Engineering),
    Vivekananda Education Society’s Institute of Technology
    University of Mumbai.

Professional Appointments
Year Affiliation
April 2013-September 2014 Assistant Manager – Planning, Mahanagar Gas Ltd., Mumbai, India
Overseeing planning and execution activities for MGL’s SCADA initiative for the Monitoring and control of their City Gas Distribution network.
July 2008-March 2013 Project Engineer – Process Systems & Solutions, Emerson Process Mgt. India, Mumbai, India
Handling both Green-field & expansion-migration projects on an individual level or as part of teams. Job involved DCS hardware design, procurement, process logic development and testing, site erection & commissioning.
July 2007-June 2008 Graduate Engineer Trainee, Emerson Process Mgt. India, Mumbai, India
Areas of Expertise
  • DCS/SCADA System Designing
  • DCS/PLC Hardware
  • SCADA Commissioning
  • DCS Software Logic Development & Testing (FAT/SAT)
  • Control Room Erection & Commissioning
  • Project Execution
Stabiliz-E (Stabiliz-Energy) – Energy Research In Smart Energy Grids Under New INDIGO Partnership Program Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Fortiss, Germany
VTT Technical Research Center, Finland
Evoleo Technologies, Portugal
Maxim Integrated, India
Indian Coordinator: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
European Coordinator: Fortiss GmbH
November 2014 -October 2017 DST
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