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Dr. Manjula G. Nair

Chairperson, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Amritapuri | Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Amritapuri

Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
manjulagnair@am.amrita.edu
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Research Interest: AI/IoT/MAS Applications in Electric Power Grids, Electric Vehicles, FACTS & Power Quality, Hybrid Energy Storage Systems, Intelligent Controllers, Microgrids, Renewable Energy Systems, Smart Buildings, Smart Devices, Smart Grids, ZNEB

Bio

Dr. Manjula Nair is a Professor and the Chairperson of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in the Amrita School of Engineering at the Amritapuri Campus of Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham. Her research focuses on Electric Power Quality Improvement. Dr. Nair’s work on the I.Cosɸ Control Algorithm for Active/Hybrid filtering of current harmonics at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi for her Ph. D. Thesis has fetched her many publications and is well recognised. Her earlier work mainly focussed on FACTS & Power Quality-Auto-tuned-Passive/Active/Hybrid Filtering units for Current/Voltage Harmonics, Design and Development of Controllers for these Filtering Units, FACTS Devices, Fuzzy and ANN Controllers for power applications, Custom Power Parks and Custom Power Devices and Control. Dr. Nair worked on the funded project on Digital Hybrid Filtering for Power Quality Improvement, funded by Department of Science and Technology(DST), Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD), Government of India.

Her current research is on Electric Vehicles – V2G, G2V, V2V, on-board integrated charging, wireless charging, eV charging stations and Hybrid Energy Storage Systems(HESS) for eV. Smart Buildings- Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS), Zero Net Energy Buildings (ZNEB) and Smart Devices. Smart Grids- Power flow control in Smart Micro Grids, Intelligent Self-Healing systems based on Multi Agent Systems, IoT applications in Smart Grid Protection and Stability, Ship-board Smart Micro Grids, Smart Metering, Smart sensing and Control, HESS, Micro Grids and Smart Transformers. Renewable Energy Systems- Grid Integration of RES through Shunt Active Filters, Grid Integration of RES through eV Charging Stations, MPPT Controllers for RES, Micro-Algae fuel cells and Microbial Fuel Cells. Hybrid Energy Storage systems, Intelligent Controllers, AI/IoT/MAS applications in Electric Power Grids. She is working on different funded projects in the areas of eV-Grid Integration, Smart Grids and RES-Grid Integration.

Dr. Manjula Nair received the Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Master of Technology in Electric Power Systems from the University of Calicut with distinction. She earned her Ph. D. in Power Electronics and Drives from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Dr. Nair joined as Faculty in Amrita School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1995 after a brief two years’ teaching position at the Amrita Institute of Computer Technology.

Dr. Nair serves as a reviewer of research publications of IEEE Transactions in Industrial Electronics, Power Delivery, Smart Grids and many Elsevier journals. She also serves as an AICTE authorised reviewer for STTPs and other funded project proposals.

Education

  • Ph. D., Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi (2007).
  • M. Tech., University of Calicut, Kerala (2000).
  • B. Tech., University of Calicut, Kerala (1992).
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2021

Comparative Analysis of Modified INC and FLC for Solar Charger for Electric Two Wheeler

Publisher : International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Smart Systems, ICAIS 2021, art. no. 9395997, pp. 1625-1631.

Year : 2021

Net Zero Energy in a Residential Building Using Heuristic Optimization Solution

Publisher : Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems, 32 (2), pp. 458-471.

Year : 2021

A review on status monitoring techniques of transformer and a case study on loss of life calculation of distribution transformers

Cite this Research Publication : Lekshmi R. Chandran, Babu, G. S. Ajith, Dr. Manjula G. Nair, and Ilango Karuppasamy, “A review on status monitoring techniques of transformer and a case study on loss of life calculation of distribution transformers”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 46, pp. 4659-4666, 2021.

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings

Year : 2020

Vehicle-to-grid ancillary services using intelligent green electric vehicle charging infrastructure in smartgrid

Publisher : International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, 40 (1), pp. 18-28.

Year : 2020

An Enhanced Soft Computing Control Technique for Mitigation of Voltage Perturbations in Utility Voltage

Cite this Research Publication : Manitha P. V. and Nair, M. G., “An Enhanced Soft Computing Control Technique for Mitigation of Voltage Perturbations in Utility Voltage”, Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems, vol. 31, pp. 471-478, 2020.

Publisher : Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems,

Year : 2020

Fundamental voltage peak detection controller for series active filters

Cite this Research Publication : Manitha P.V, Manjula G Nair, Tripta Takur “Fundamental Voltage Peak Detection Controller for Series Active Filters”, Electric Power System Research journal, Elsevier, Vol.184,106315, March 2020.

Publisher : Elsevier

Year : 2019

ANN Based Solar Power Forecasting in a Smart Microgrid System for Power Flow Management

Publisher : Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies

Year : 2019

Fault Detection Isolation Restoration of an Active Distribution Network

Publisher : Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies, i-PACT 2019, art. no. 8960245

Year : 2019

Voltage quality enhancement in distribution systems using dynamic voltage restorer with adaptive fuzzy pi controller

Cite this Research Publication : Lekshmi R. Chandran, Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Voltage quality enhancement in distribution systems using dynamic voltage restorer with adaptive fuzzy pi controller”, COMPUSOFT: An International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology, vol. 8, 2019.

Publisher : COMPUSOFT: An International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology

Year : 2018

Design and Implementation of Zero Net Energy Residential Building

Cite this Research Publication : G. Ghosh, Madathil, D., V. Pandi, R., Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Design and Implementation of Zero Net Energy Residential Building”, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 120, no. 6, pp. 11001-11016, 2018.

Publisher : International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics

Year : 2017

Hardware Implementation of Solar Photovoltaic System Based Half Bridge Series Parallel Resonant Converter for Battery Charger

Cite this Research Publication : K. Rakhi, Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Hardware Implementation of Solar Photovoltaic System based Half Bridge Series Parallel Resonant Converter for Battery Charger”, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive System(IJPEDS), vol. 8, no. 4, p. 1622~1630, 2017.

Publisher : International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive System(IJPEDS)

Year : 2017

Thyristor Switched Smart Transformer for Active Power Flow Control in Multi Micro grid System

Cite this Research Publication : V. C. Jishnu Sankar, Haritha, G., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Thyristor Switched Smart Transformer for Active Power Flow Control in Multi Micro grid System”, Energy Procedia, vol. 117, pp. 1007 - 1014, 2017.

Publisher : Energy Procedia

Year : 2016

Biogas Electricity Generation from Biomass using IC Engine

Cite this Research Publication : K. M., T., S. Kailash, Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Biogas Electricity Generation from Biomass using IC Engine”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, vol. 9, no. 43, pp. 33-44, 2016.

Publisher : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications

Year : 2014

Voltage Flicker Mitigation in Electric Arc Furnace using D-STATCOM

Cite this Research Publication : D. Madathil, Ilango Karuppasamy, Dr. Manjula G. Nair, and V. S. Kirthika Devi, “Voltage Flicker Mitigation in Electric Arc Furnace using D-STATCOM”, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), vol. 5, pp. 211–218, 2014.


Publisher : International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS)

Year : 2014

Dynamic Power Quality Compensator with an Adaptive Shunt Hybrid Filter

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Manjula G. Nair, Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Dynamic Power Quality Compensator with an Adaptive Shunt Hybrid Filter”, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 508-516, 2014.

Publisher : International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems

Year : 2012

STATCOM Interface for Renewable Energy Sources with Power Quality Improvement

Cite this Research Publication : Ilango Karuppasamy, Bhargav, A., Trivikram, A., Kavya, P. S., Mounika, G., Vivek, N., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “STATCOM Interface for Renewable Energy Sources with Power Quality Improvement”, Elsevier- AASRI Procedia, vol. 2, pp. 69 - 74, 2012.

Publisher : Elsevier- AASRI Procedia

Year : 2012

Modified ICosФ Controller for Shunt Active Filter Interfacing Renewable Energy Source and Grid

Cite this Research Publication : Ilango K,Manitha P.V,Dr.Manjula G. Nair"Modified ICosФ Controller for shunt active filter interfacing Renewable energy source and grid" AASRI Procedia 02 (2012);pp:62-68.

Publisher : Elsevier- AASRI Procedia

Year : 2011

An ANN Based Digital Controller with Three-Phase Shunt Active Power Filter for Power Quality Improvement

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., Dr. Manjula G. Nair, and Nambiar, T. N. P., “An ANN Based Digital Controller with Three-Phase Shunt Active Power Filter for Power Quality Improvement”, International Review of Electrical Engineering, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 2837–2845, 2011.

Publisher : International Review of Electrical Engineering

Year : 2009

DSP Based Digital Controller for Shunt Active Power Filter to Improve Power Quality

Cite this Research Publication : G. K. John, Sindhu, M. R., and Nair, M. G., “DSP Based Digital Controller for Shunt Active Power Filter to Improve Power Quality”, Int. J. of Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology, vol. 2, 2009.

Publisher : Int. J. of Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology

Year : 2009

An ANN Controlled Three-Phase Auto-Tuned Passive Filter for Harmonic and Reactive Power Compensation

Cite this Research Publication : S. MR, Dr. Manjula G. Nair, and Nambiar, T. N. P., “An ANN Controlled Three-Phase Auto-Tuned Passive Filter for Harmonic and Reactive Power Compensation”, Journal of Power Electronics, vol. 9, 2009

Publisher : Journal of Power Electronics

Year : 2008

Design, Simulation, and Analog Circuit Implementation of a Three-phase Shunt Active Filter using the I cos Φ Algorithm

Cite this Research Publication :
G. Bhuvaneswari and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Design, Simulation, and Analog Circuit Implementation of a Three-phase Shunt Active Filter using the I cos Φ Algorithm”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 23, pp. 1222-1235, 2008

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery

Year : 2006

A Novel Shunt Active Filter Algorithm: Simulation and Analog circuit-based Implementation

Cite this Research Publication :
Dr. Manjula G. Nair and Bhuvaneswari, G., “A Novel Shunt Active Filter Algorithm: Simulation and Analog circuit-based Implementation”, International journal of energy technology and policy, vol. 4, pp. 118–125, 2006

Publisher : International journal of energy technology and policy, Inderscience,

Conference Paper

Year : 2021

Energy Management for Hybrid Energy Storage in Electric Vehicles Using Neural Network

Publisher : Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Electronics and Sustainable Communication Systems,

Year : 2021

Advanced Body Controlled Safety System for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle

Publisher : Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Electronics and Sustainable Communication Systems,

Year : 2019

Study & Simulation For Determining The Age of Electrolytic Capacitor Using ESR

Publisher : IEEE Distributed Computing, VLSI, Electrical Circuits and Robotics, DISCOVER 2018 - Proceedings, art. no. 8674129, pp. 55-59.

Year : 2019

An Energy Management Control Strategy for Efficient Scheduling of Domestic Appliances in Residential Buildings

Publisher : Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies, i-PACT 2019, art. no. 8960067

Year : 2019

Tariff Based Price Calculation of Hospital Loads Using Fuzzy Logic Controller.

Cite this Research Publication : P.N. Seema, Praveen, A., and G.Nair, D. M., “Tariff Based Price Calculation of Hospital Loads Using Fuzzy Logic Controller.”, in 2019 2nd International Conference on Power and Embedded Drive Control (ICPEDC), Chennai, India, 2019.

Publisher : 2019 2nd International Conference on Power and Embedded Drive Control (ICPEDC)

Year : 2018

A controller for hybrid microgridwith battery storage in utility connected and isolated mode of operation

Publisher : 3rd IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics, Information and Communication Technology

Year : 2018

Smart level 2 DC electric vehicle charging station with improved grid stability and battery backup

Publisher : Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2018

Monitoring and control of temperature in battery storage system for an electric vehicle

Publisher : 3rd IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics, Information and Communication Technology

Year : 2018

An electric powered smart velocipede for transport surveillance

Publisher : 3rd IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics, Information and Communication Technology

Year : 2018

A Novel MPP Tracker Control for a Solar Fed Energy Storage System in Electric Vehicle

Publisher : 9th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies

Year : 2018

A fuzzy logic controller for energy management in a PV-Battery based microgrid system

Publisher : Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy:

Year : 2018

Solar Fed Hybrid Energy Storage System in An Electric Vehicle

Publisher : International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies

Year : 2017

Building Integrated Bio-Hydrogen Based Fuel Cell / Solar Photovoltaic Hybrid System With Battery Energy Storage System

Cite this Research Publication : A. Rahine, Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Building Integrated Bio-Hydrogen Based Fuel Cell / Solar Photovoltaic Hybrid System With Battery Energy Storage System”, in International Conference on Telecommunication, Power Analysis and Computing Techniques (ICTPACT 2017), Bharath University, Chennai., 2017.

Publisher : International Conference on Telecommunication, Power Analysis and Computing Techniques (ICTPACT 2017)

Year : 2017

Smart Level 2 DC Electric Vehicle Charging Station with Improved Grid Stability Sand Battery Backup

Cite this Research Publication :
V. Raveendran, R. Divya, Chandran, P. C. S., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Smart Level 2 DC Electric Vehicle Charging Station with Improved Grid Stability Sand Battery Backup”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

A PV panel model considering temperature and irradiance effect on panel resistances

Cite this Research Publication : P. T. Pillai, Sreelekshmi R.S., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “A PV panel model considering temperature and irradiance effect on panel resistances”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

Optimal Scheduling of an Islanded Urban Micro Grid

Cite this Research Publication :
V. C. J. Sankar, Sreehari, P., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Optimal Scheduling of an Islanded Urban Micro Grid”, in 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT)

Year : 2017

Optimal scheduling and energy management of a residential hybrid microgrid

Cite this Research Publication : V. C. J. Sankar, Raghunath, M., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Optimal scheduling and energy management of a residential hybrid microgrid”, in 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT), Vellore, India, 2017.

Publisher : 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT)

Year : 2017

Load Side Management of an Automated Residential Building Powered by Renewable Energy Sources

Cite this Research Publication : S. Anoop, K. Ilango, Nandagopal, J. L., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Load Side Management of an Automated Residential Building Powered by Renewable Energy Sources”, in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES), 2017

Publisher : 2017 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES)

Year : 2017

Integration of Demand Response with Prioritized Load Optimization for Multiple Homes

Cite this Research Publication :
V. C. J. Sankar, Hareesh, V., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Integration of Demand Response with Prioritized Load Optimization for Multiple Homes”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

Implementation of consumer level intelligence in a smart micro-grid along with HEMS based price prediction scheme

Cite this Research Publication : P.N. Seema, Deepa, V., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Implementation of consumer level intelligence in a smart micro-grid along with HEMS based price prediction scheme”, in 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems, ICPEICES 2016, 2017.

Publisher : 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems,

Year : 2017

Hardware Implementation of Power Sharing and Power Quality Improvement for Grid Integration of Microgrid

Cite this Research Publication :
R. Divya, Nandukrishnan, S. M., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Hardware Implementation of Power Sharing and Power Quality Improvement for Grid Integration of Microgrid”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

A Fuzzy Logic Controller for Energy Management in a PV — Battery based Microgrid System

Cite this Research Publication :
Sreelekshmi R.S., A. Ashok, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “A Fuzzy Logic Controller for Energy Management in a PV — Battery based Microgrid System”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

DC link voltage regulation in active filter using drainage power from distribution transformer

Cite this Research Publication : cited By 0; Conference of 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems, ICPEICES 2016 ; Conference Date: 4 July 2016 Through 6 July 2016; Conference Code:126482

Publisher : 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems,

Year : 2017

Day Ahead Optimal Scheduling of an Islanded Urban Micro Grid with Distributed Active Generator Units

Cite this Research Publication :
V. C. J. Sankar, Sreehari, P., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Day Ahead Optimal Scheduling of an Islanded Urban Micro Grid with Distributed Active Generator Units”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

Active power compensation by Smart Park in DC metro railways

Cite this Research Publication :
V. Raveendran, Krishnan, N. N., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Active power compensation by Smart Park in DC metro railways”, in 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems, ICPEICES 2016, 2017.

Publisher : 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems, ICPEICES 2016,

Year : 2017

Waste Harmonic Power Recovery from Distribution Transformer and its Controlled Consumption with Battery Support

Cite this Research Publication : P. K. Preetha, Athul, M. V., Nair, P. S. C., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Waste Harmonic Power Recovery from Distribution Transformer and its Controlled Consumption with Battery Support”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

Vehicle-to-grid Support by Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Operated at Airports and Metro Rail Stations

Cite this Research Publication :
V. Raveendran, Krishnan, N. N., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Vehicle-to-grid Support by Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Operated at Airports and Metro Rail Stations”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2016

Tariff based fuzzy logic controller for active power sharing between microgrid to grid with improved power quality

Publisher : International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability

Year : 2016

Smart Park as a Shunt Active Filtering System in Metro Railways

Cite this Research Publication : V. Raveendran, Krishnan, N. N., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Smart Park as a Shunt Active Filtering System in Metro Railways”, in 2016 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS), 2016.

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS).

Year : 2016

Photovoltaic Based Adaptive Shunt Hybrid Filter for Power Quality Enhancement

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., Dr. Manjula G. Nair, and S, S., “Photovoltaic Based Adaptive Shunt Hybrid Filter for Power Quality Enhancement”, in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 2016.

Publisher : 2016 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES).

Year : 2016

Consumer Level Intelligence in a Smart Micro-Grid

Cite this Research Publication : P.N. Seema, V, D., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Consumer Level Intelligence in a Smart Micro-Grid”, in 2016 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS), 2016.

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS).

Year : 2016

Control and operation of microgrid connected Hybrid Energy Storage System

Cite this Research Publication : Sreelekshmi R.S., Prasad, A., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Control and operation of microgrid connected Hybrid Energy Storage System”, in 2016 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability, ICEETS 2016, 2016, pp. 356-360.

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability, ICEETS 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

Year : 2016

Smart Transformer Based Power Flow Control in Multi Microgrid System

Cite this Research Publication : J. S. V. C., G., H., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Smart Transformer Based Power Flow Control in Multi Microgrid System”, in 2016 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS), 2016, pp. 366-371.

Publisher : 2016 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS), p.366-371.

Year : 2015

STATCOM Based Controller for a Three Phase System Feeding Single Phase Loads

Cite this Research Publication : P. Anu, Divya, R., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “STATCOM Based Controller for a Three Phase System Feeding Single Phase Loads”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy, TAP Energy 2015, 2015, pp. 333-338.

Publisher : Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2015

Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic System with Shunt Active Filtering Capability Under Transient Load Conditions

Cite this Research Publication :
L. S. Stanly, Divya, R., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic System with Shunt Active Filtering Capability Under Transient Load Conditions”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy, TAP Energy 2015, 2015, pp. 345-350.

Publisher : Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy, TAP Energy 2015

Year : 2014

Vehicle-to-grid Transactions and Shunt Active Filtering Capability of SmartParks Equipped with Modified ICosФ Controller

Cite this Research Publication :
V. Raveendran and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Vehicle-to-grid Transactions and Shunt Active Filtering Capability of SmartParks Equipped with Modified ICosФ Controller”, in 2014 IEEE Students' Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science, 2014.

Publisher : 2014 IEEE Students' Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science

Year : 2014

Vehicle-to-grid transactions and shunt active filtering capability of SmartParks equipped with modified ICoscontroller

Publisher : 2014 IEEE Students' Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science, SCEECS 2014

Year : 2014

Simulation Analysis of Half Bridge Series Parallel Resonant Converter Based Battery Charger for Photovoltaic System

Cite this Research Publication : K. Rakhi, Ilango Karuppasamy, Manjunath, H. V., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Simulation Analysis of Half Bridge Series Parallel Resonant Converter Based Battery Charger for Photovoltaic System”, in IEEE-International Conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards Sustainable Energy Systems (PESTSE2014), Amrita School of Engineering, Bangaluru, 2014.

Publisher : IEEE-International Conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards Sustainable Energy Systems (PESTSE2014)

Year : 2014

SmartPark as Shunt Active Filter using modified ICosφ controller

Cite this Research Publication :
V. Raveendran and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “SmartPark as Shunt Active Filter using modified ICosφ controller”, in 2014 Power and Energy Systems Conference: Towards Sustainable Energy, PESTSE 2014, Bangalore, 2014

Publisher : 2014 Power and Energy Systems Conference: Towards Sustainable Energy, PESTSE 2014

Year : 2012

A hybrid photovoltaic-battery powered DC-DC converter with high conversion ratio and reduced switch stress

Cite this Research Publication : Ilango Karuppasamy, Ram, S., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “A hybrid photovoltaic-battery powered DC-DC converter with high conversion ratio and reduced switch stress”, in IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2012), Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bengaluru, 2012.

Publisher : CPRI

Year : 2008

Power quality studies on a soft-start for an induction motor

Cite this Research Publication :
Ga Bhuvaneswari, Charles, Sa, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Power quality studies on a soft-start for an induction motor”, in Transmission and Distribution Exposition Conference: 2008 IEEE PES Powering Toward the Future, PIMS 2008, Chicago, IL, 2008.

Publisher : Transmission and Distribution Exposition Conference: 2008 IEEE PES Powering Toward the Future, PIMS 2008

Year : 2008

An ANN based digital controller for a three-phase active power filter

Cite this Research Publication :
M. R. Sindhu, Dr. Manjula G. Nair, and Nambiar, T. N. P., “An ANN based digital controller for a three-phase active power filter”, in 2008 Joint International Conference on Power System Technology POWERCON and IEEE Power India Conference, POWERCON 2008, New Delhi, 2008

Publisher : 2008 Joint International Conference on Power System Technology POWERCON and IEEE Power India Conference, POWERCON 2008

Year : 2006

Comparison of synchronous detection and I.Cosφ shunt active filtering algorithms

Publisher : International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems

Year : 2006

Comparison of Synchronous Detection and I. Cos #x003D5; Shunt Active Filtering Algorithms

Cite this Research Publication : G. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Manjula G. Nair, and S. Reddy, K., “Comparison of Synchronous Detection and I. Cos #x003D5; Shunt Active Filtering Algorithms”, in Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, 2006. PEDES '06. International Conference on, 2006.

Publisher : Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, 2006. PEDES '06. International Conference on

Year : 2005

Design, Simulation and Analog Circuit Implementation of a Three-phase Shunt Active Filter using the Icos φ Algorithm

Cite this Research Publication :
Dr. Manjula G. Nair and Bhuvaneswari, G., “Design, Simulation and Analog Circuit Implementation of a Three-phase Shunt Active Filter using the Icos φ Algorithm”, in 2005 International Conference on Power Electronics and Drives Systems, 2005

Publisher : 2005 International Conference on Power Electronics and Drives Systems (2005)

Year : 2002

Fuzzy logic based facts controller for damping oscillations

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Manjula G. Nair and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Fuzzy logic based facts controller for damping oscillations”, in Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Transmission and Distribution Conference, Yokahama, 2002, vol. 3, pp. 2019-2022.

Publisher : Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Transmission and Distribution Conference

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2021

Load forecasting by the Main grid controller using ANN and the implementation of demand response using Micro-controller

Publisher : 4th International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies, ICECCT 2021

Year : 2021

Non-intrusive Load Monitoring with ANN-Based Active Power Disaggregation of Electrical Appliances

Cite this Research Publication : C. R. Lekshmi, Ilango Karuppasamy, Dr. Manjula G. Nair, Ashish, V., Aleena, J., Abhijith, G., H. Anagha, K., and Akhil, R., “Non-intrusive Load Monitoring with ANN-Based Active Power Disaggregation of Electrical Appliances”, Cybernetics, Cognition and Machine Learning Applications. Springer Singapore, Singapore, pp. 371-383, 2021.

Publisher : Cybernetics, Cognition and Machine Learning Applications

Year : 2021

Wireless Communication Assisted Over Current Protection of Radial Distribution System

Cite this Research Publication : L. R. Chandran, Ilango Karuppasamy, Dr. Manjula G. Nair, and Sunil, G. S., “Wireless Communication Assisted Over Current Protection of Radial Distribution System”, 2021 5th International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI), pp. 626-630, 2021.

Publisher : 2021 5th International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI)

Year : 2020

Mitigation of Voltage Sags and Swells in the Distribution System using Dynamic Voltage Restorer

Cite this Research Publication : Manitha P. V. and Nair, M. G., “Mitigation of Voltage Sags and Swells in the Distribution System Using Dynamic Voltage Restorer”, Advances in Electrical and Computer Technologies. Springer Singapore, Singapore, 2020.

Publisher : Springer Singapore

Year : 2020

Cell modelling for battery management system in electric vehicles

Publisher : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart Systems and Inventive Technology, ICSSIT 2020, art. no. 9214253, pp. 558-564

Year : 2020

Multi agent based load management system for smart distribution grid

Publisher : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart Systems and Inventive Technology, ICSSIT 2020, art. no. 9214269, pp. 170-175

Year : 2019

Vehicle-to-grid Ancillary Services using Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Publisher : 4th IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends on Electronics, Information, Communication and Technology, RTEICT 2019 - Proceedings, art. no. 9016710, pp. 1270-1274

Year : 2019

Adapted Synchronous Reference Frame based Control for a Dynamic Voltage Restorer

Cite this Research Publication : Manitha P.V, Manjula G Nair, “Adapted Synchronous Reference Frame based Control for a Dynamic Voltage Restorer”, i-PACT 2019, March 2019

Publisher : i-PACT

Year : 2018

Study of Midfield Wireless Power Transfer for Implantable Medical Devices

Cite this Research Publication : K. S. Keerthi., Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Study of Midfield Wireless Power Transfer for Implantable Medical Devices”, 2018 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (IBIOMED). 2018.


Publisher : 2018 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering

Year : 2017

Implementation of a Load Side Management Algorithm for an Islanded Microgrid Powered by Renewable Energy Sources

Cite this Research Publication : S. Anoop, Ilango Karuppasamy, Nandagopal J. L., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Implementation of a Load Side Management Algorithm for an Islanded Microgrid Powered by Renewable Energy Sources”, 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy). 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy)

Year : 2017

Fuzzy Control based Biogas IC Engine Generator System in a Residential Building

Cite this Research Publication : M. K. Kumar, Kailas, T. S., Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Fuzzy Control based Biogas IC Engine Generator System in a Residential Building”, 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy). 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

Differential Evolution based Energy Management System for Zero Net Energy Building

Cite this Research Publication : D. Madathil, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Differential Evolution based Energy Management System for Zero Net Energy Building”, 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy). 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Year : 2017

A Comparative Performance Analysis of PV Grid Interface STATCOM Control Algorithms

Cite this Research Publication : D. Aiswarya, Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “A Comparative Performance Analysis of PV Grid Interface STATCOM Control Algorithms”, 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT). 2017.

Publisher : 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT)

Year : 2016

Tariff Based Fuzzy Logic Controller for Active Power Sharing between Micro-grid to Grid with Improved Power Quality

Cite this Research Publication : D. R, Ilango Karuppasamy, S, D., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Tariff Based Fuzzy Logic Controller for Active Power Sharing between Micro-grid to Grid with Improved Power Quality”, IEEE International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS), Nagarcovil. Nagarcovil, pp. 406-409, 2016.

Publisher : IEEE International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS).

Year : 2016

Performance Analysis of Different Custom Power Devices in Power Park

Cite this Research Publication : Manitha P. V. and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Performance Analysis of Different Custom Power Devices in Power Park”, in 2016 - Biennial International Conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards Sustainable Energy, PESTSE 2016, 2016.

Publisher : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc

Year : 2015

Performance Analysis of Different Control Algorithms for Series active Filter

Cite this Research Publication : Manitha P. V., Raji, S., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Performance Analysis of Different Control Algorithms for Series active Filter”, Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies (ICECCT), 2015 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, 2015.

Publisher : ICECCT

Year : 2014

Simulation Analysis of Modified DC Bus Voltage Control Algorithm for Power Quality Improvement on Distributed Generation Systems

Cite this Research Publication : Aiswarya M. , Ilango K., Manitha P.V, Manjula G. Nair, “Simulation Analysis of Modified DC Bus Voltage Control Algorithm for Power Quality Improvement on Distributed Generation Systems”, 2014 International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Towards Sustainable Energy(PESTSE 2014), 2014.

Publisher : Amrita School of Engineering

Year : 2012

Performance Comparison of Shunt Active Filter Interfacing Algorithm for Renewable Energy Sources

Cite this Research Publication : Ilango Karuppasamy, Bhargav, A., Trivikram, A., Kavya, P. S., Mounika, G., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Performance Comparison of Shunt Active Filter Interfacing Algorithm for Renewable Energy Sources”, IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2012), Central Power Research Institute (CPRI). Bengaluru, 2012.

Publisher : PEDES

Year : 2012

Power Quality Improvement Using STATCOM with Renewable Energy Sources

Cite this Research Publication : Ilango Karuppasamy, .A, B., .A, T., .P.S, K., .G, M., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Power Quality Improvement Using STATCOM with Renewable Energy Sources”, IEEE -5th India International Conference on Power Electronics, (IICPE 2012), IEEE PELS – IES Delhi Chapter & IEEE PES-IAS Delhi Chapter. Delhi Technological University, Delhi, 2012.

Publisher : IICPE

Year : 2012

An Enhanced Controller for Shunt Active Filter Interfacing Renewable Energy Source and Grid

Cite this Research Publication : Ilango Karuppasamy, Manitha P. V., and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “An Enhanced Controller for Shunt Active Filter Interfacing Renewable Energy Source and Grid”, India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE2012, IEEE 5th India International Conference on Power Electronics. Kathmandu, pp. 305-310, 2012.

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2012

An Enhanced Controller for Shunt Active Filter Interfacing Renewable Energy Source and Grid

Cite this Research Publication : Ilango K.,Manitha P.V.,Manjula G. Nair, "An Enhanced controller for shunt active filter interfacing renewable energy source and grid” Third International conference on sustainable energy Technologies(ICSET-12) 2012.

Publisher : ICSET-12

Year : 2005

Design, simulation and analog circuit implementation of a three-phase shunt active filter using the Icosφ algorithm

Publisher : Proceedings of the International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems

Year : 2004

A Novel Current Compensation Algorithm for a Three-Phase System Feeding Non-Linear and Reactive Loads

Cite this Research Publication : G. Bhuvaneswari and Nair, M. G., “A Novel Current Compensation Algorithm for a Three-Phase System Feeding Non-Linear and Reactive Loads”, Proc. IEEE PES-IAS 2004 PCI India International Conference. 2004.

Publisher : Proceedings IEEE PES-IAS 2004 PCI India International Conference

Year : 2004

Analog Circuit Based Implementation of Novel Current Compensation Algorithm for Shunt Active Power Filters

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Manjula G. Nair and Bhuvaneswari, G., “Analog Circuit Based Implementation of Novel Current Compensation Algorithm for Shunt Active Power Filters”, IASTED International Conf. On Power and Energy systems. Florida, USA, 2004.

Publisher : IASTED International Conf. On Power and Energy systems,

Year : 2003

A Novel Current Compensation Technique for Shunt Active Power Filters

Cite this Research Publication : G. Bhuvaneswari and Nair, M. G., “A Novel Current Compensation Technique for Shunt Active Power Filters”, IASTED International Conferance On Power and Energy Systems. Marbella, Spain, 2003.

Publisher : IASTED International Conferance On Power and Energy Systems

Year : 2002

Damping of Power System Oscillations Using a Fuzzy Based FACTS Controller

Cite this Research Publication : M. G. Nair and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Damping of Power System Oscillations Using a Fuzzy Based FACTS Controller”, IEEE PES T&D Conference. Yokohama, Japan, 2002.

Publisher : IEEE PES T&D Conference

Year : 2002

Applications of Power Electronics in Power Systems

Cite this Research Publication : M. G. Nair and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Applications of Power Electronics in Power Systems”, ISTE Winter school on Power systems. Palakkad, India, 2002.

Publisher : ISTE Winter school on Power systems

Research 

Dr. Nair works on Electric Vehicles – V2G, G2V, V2V, on-board integrated charging, wireless charging, eV charging stations and Hybrid Energy Storage Systems(HESS) for eV. Smart Buildings- Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS), Zero Net Energy Buildings (ZNEB) and Smart Devices. Smart Grids- Power flow control in Smart Micro Grids, Intelligent Self-Healing systems based on Multi Agent Systems, IoT applications in Smart Grid Protection and Stability, Ship-board Smart Micro Grids, Smart Metering, Smart sensing and Control, HESS, Micro Grids and Smart Transformers. Renewable Energy Systems- Grid Integration of RES through Shunt Active Filters, Grid Integration of RES through eV Charging Stations, MPPT Controllers for RES, Micro-Algae fuel cells and Microbial Fuel Cells. Hybrid Energy Storage systems, Intelligent Controllers, AI/IoT/MAS applications in Electric Power Grids. She is working on different funded projects in the areas of eV-Grid Integration, Smart Grids and RES-Grid Integration.

Her earlier work mainly focussed on FACTS & Power Quality-Auto-tuned-Passive/Active/Hybrid Filtering units for Current/Voltage Harmonics, Design and Development of Controllers for these Filtering Units, FACTS Devices, Fuzzy and ANN Controllers for power applications, Custom Power Parks and Custom Power Devices and Control. Dr. Nair worked on the funded project on Digital Hybrid Filtering for Power Quality Improvement, funded by Department of Science and Technology(DST), Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD), Government of India.

Projects

  • Electric Vehicles:
    • eV-Grid Integration in an EVCS infrastructure with IoT applications
    • Development of an Improvised Traction Drive Topology with on-board Integrated battery charging scheme
  • Smart Buildings, Zero Net Energy Building:
    • A Multi-Objective Optimization Controller for Energy Management in Zero Net Energy Buildings
  • Smart Grids:
    • An Intelligent Instrumentation and Communication Network in Smart Grids
    • Energy Storage and Management in Smart Micro-Grids – Hybrid Energy Storage Systems
    • An Intelligent Controller for Power Flow management in a Smart Micro-Grid System with Power Quality Enhancement
    • Distributed and Parallel Control of Smart Micro-Grid Systems with Security Enhancements to Cyber Threats
    • A Multi-Agent-System based Self-Healing Protection in Smart Grids
    • IoT based Intelligent Protection and Stability in Smart Grids o Home Energy Management Systems
    • Smart Transformers
  • Renewable Energy Systems:
    • Grid-Integration of RES with Power Quality Improvement
  • FACTS & Power Quality:
    • Shunt active Filter for Power Quality Improvement
    • Hybrid Filter with auto-tuned passive filter and shunt active filter
    • Hybrid Filter with Digital Control
    • Design and development of a Mini Custom Power park with Power Quality Improvement
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