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Dr. Sindhu M. R.

Associate Professor, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore

Qualification: Ph.D
mr_sindhu@cb.amrita.edu
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Research Interest: Electric Vehicles, Machine Learning Applications to Power Electronics/Power Systems, Microgrids, Power Electronics Applications to Power Systems, Power Quality

Bio

Dr. Sindhu M. R. currently serves as Associate Professor, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore. She joined Amrita School of Engineering in 2001. She received her B. Tech. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) and M. Tech.(Power Systems) degrees from Calicut University, Kerala. She has been awarded her Ph. D. from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Dr. Sindhu’s Ph. D. work was on Adaptive Shunt Hybrid Filter for Power Quality Improvement. A laboratory model of adaptive shunt hybrid filter – adaptive shunt active and adaptive shunt passive filters – was set up and effectiveness is verified with different nonlinear loads.

Dr. Sindhu is principal investigator of DST funded project on An Intelligent Controller Based Shunt Hybrid Filter for Harmonic Mitigation in Adjustable Speed Drives. She has published 55 research papers in international journals and conferences. Dr. Sindhu has guided Ph. D, M. Tech. and B. Tech. projects. She has reviewed many international journals and conference papers. She has also served as Technical Committee Member in various International / National conferences.She is guiding Ph. D., M. Tech. and B. Tech. students in the area of Power Quality, Electric Vehicles, Microgrids, Power Electronics Applications in Power Systems, Machine Learning Applications to Power Electronics/Power Systems.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2019

Design and implementation of instantaneous power estimation algorithm for unified power conditioner

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sindhu, Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Design and implementation of instantaneous power estimation algorithm for unified power conditioner”, Journal of Power Electronics, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 815-826, 2019.

Publisher : Journal of Power Electronics

Year : 2018

Optimal position and minimal rating of SVC for voltage stability in power system

Cite this Research Publication : R. V., Maya, P., and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Optimal position and minimal rating of SVC for voltage stability in power system”, 10, no. 05-Special Issue, pp. 905-911, 2018.

Publisher : 10, Issue 05-Special Issue, p.905-911

Year : 2016

Multiobjective Optimal Design and Control of Auto-tuned Passive Filter using Bacterial Foraging Algorithm to improve Power Quality and to minimize Power Losses

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R. and P., K., “Multiobjective Optimal Design and Control of Auto-tuned Passive Filter using Bacterial Foraging Algorithm to improve Power Quality and to minimize Power Losses”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 2013 - 2020, 2016.

Publisher : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications

Year : 2016

Application of Static Synchronous Series Compensator to Enhance Power Transfer Capability in IEEE Standard Transmission System

Cite this Research Publication : A. Krishna D and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Application of Static Synchronous Series Compensator to Enhance Power Transfer Capability in IEEE Standard Transmission System”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 2029 - 2036, 2016.

Publisher : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications

Year : 2016

Application of static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) to enhance voltage profile in IEEE standard 5 bus transmission system

Cite this Research Publication : A. D. Krishna and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Application of static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) to enhance voltage profile in IEEE standard 5 bus transmission system”, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, vol. 9, no. 30, 2016.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Indian Society for Education and Environment.

Year : 2016

Simplified Control Algorithm for Power Quality Improvement in Industrial Applications

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Simplified Control Algorithm for Power Quality Improvement in Industrial Applications”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 2021 - 2028, 2016.

Publisher : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications

Year : 2015

Three Phase Auto-tuned Shunt Hybrid Filter for Harmonic and Reactive Power Compensation

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., Nair, M. G., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Three Phase Auto-tuned Shunt Hybrid Filter for Harmonic and Reactive Power Compensation”, Procedia Technology, vol. 21, pp. 482 - 489, 2015.

Publisher : Procedia Technology

Year : 2015

Simplified control algorithm for power quality improvement in industrial applications

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sindhu, Dananjayan, D., and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Simplified control algorithm for power quality improvement in industrial applications”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, vol. 8, pp. 2021-2028, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Serials Publications

Year : 2015

Power Quality Improvement using Shunt Active Filters for Three Phase Traction Drive

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., A.Nair, A., .V.Satheesan, A., and Kadirimangalam, P., “Power Quality Improvement using Shunt Active Filters for Three Phase Traction Drive”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10, pp. 35677-35682, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Year : 2015

Power Quality Compensation for an Induction Motor Drive with UPQC

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., Arjun R, S, S., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Power Quality Compensation for an Induction Motor Drive with UPQC”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10, pp. 15227-15231, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Year : 2015

Multi-objective optimal design and control of auto-tuned passive filter using bacterial foraging algorithm to improve power quality and to minimise power losses

Cite this Research Publication : P. Krishnapriya and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Multi-objective optimal design and control of auto-tuned passive filter using bacterial foraging algorithm to improve power quality and to minimise power losses”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, vol. 8, pp. 2013-2020, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Serials Publications

Year : 2015

An Exponential Composition Algorithm Based UPQC for Power Quality Enhancement

Cite this Research Publication : Sindhu S., Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “An Exponential Composition Algorithm Based UPQC for Power Quality Enhancement”, Procedia Technology, vol. 21, pp. 415 - 422, 2015.

Publisher : Procedia Technology

Year : 2015

Design and simulation of an improved algorithm for three phase shunt active filter

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., Jos, A., S, S., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Design and simulation of an improved algorithm for three phase shunt active filter”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10, pp. 844-849, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Year : 2015

Application of static synchronous series compensator (SSSC) to enhance power transfer capability in IEEE standard transmission system

Cite this Research Publication : A. D. Krishna and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Application of static synchronous series compensator (SSSC) to enhance power transfer capability in IEEE standard transmission system”, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, vol. 8, pp. 2029-2036, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Serials Publications

Year : 2015

An Adaptive Shunt Passive filter for Power Quality Improvement

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R. and Nair, M. G., “An Adaptive Shunt Passive filter for Power Quality Improvement”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 615-621, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Year : 2014

Power Quality Analysis Using LabVIEW

Cite this Research Publication : N. Swarupa, Vishnuvardhini, C., Poongkuzhali, E., and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Power Quality Analysis Using LabVIEW”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 322-331, 2014.

Publisher : International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology

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 : 2013

Development of LabVIEW Based Harmonic Analysis and Mitigation Scheme with Shunt Active Filter for Power Quality Enhancement

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., Nair, M. G., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Development of LabVIEW Based Harmonic Analysis and Mitigation Scheme with Shunt Active Filter for Power Quality Enhancement”, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, vol. 2, no. 5, 2013.

Publisher : International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering

Year : 2012

Optimum Allocation of Active Filters In A 4-Bus System Using Genetic Algorithm

Cite this Research Publication : N. Surasmi and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Optimum Allocation of Active Filters In A 4-Bus System Using Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, vol. 2, 2012.

Publisher : Citeseer

Year : 2011

Implementation of Shunt Hybrid Filter Using ICOSF Algorithm

Cite this Research Publication : S. S, Dr. Sindhu M. R., Nair, M. G., and .K.John, G., “Implementation of Shunt Hybrid Filter Using ICOSF Algorithm”, Asian Power Electronics Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, 2011.

Publisher : Asian Power Electronics Journal

Year : 2011

Implementation of shunt hybrid filter using ICOS algorithm

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., S, S., Nair, M. G., and John, G. K., “Implementation of shunt hybrid filter using ICOS algorithm”, Asian Power Electronics Journal, vol. 5, pp. 7 - 12, 2011.

Publisher : Asian Power Electronics Journal

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

Conference Paper

Year : 2020

A Bidirectional Power Converter with Shunt Active Filter for Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

Cite this Research Publication : G. Anam and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “A Bidirectional Power Converter with Shunt Active Filter for Electric Vehicle Grid Integration”, in Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, 2020.

Publisher : Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems

Year : 2020

Implementation and Analysis of Flyback converter for active charge equalization in Li-ion battery pack for EVs

Cite this Research Publication : G. Karthikrajan and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Implementation and Analysis of Flyback converter for active charge equalization in Li-ion battery pack for EVs”, in 2020 International Conference on Power, Instrumentation, Control and Computing (PICC), Thrissur, India, 2020.

Publisher : 2020 International Conference on Power, Instrumentation, Control and Computing (PICC), IEEE

Year : 2020

Solar Integrated Power Quality Compensator for Cluster of Critical and Sensitive Loads

Cite this Research Publication : G. K. John, Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Solar Integrated Power Quality Compensator for Cluster of Critical and Sensitive Loads”, in International Energy Journal, 2020.

Publisher : International Energy Journal

Year : 2020

Solar PV Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

Cite this Research Publication : P. B Yesheswini, S Iswarya, J., Amani, B., Prakash, P., and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Solar PV Charging Station for Electric Vehicles”, in 2020 International Conference for Emerging Technology (INCET), Belgaum, India, 2020.

Publisher : 2020 International Conference for Emerging Technology (INCET), IEEE, Belgaum

Year : 2020

Synchronization of EV Charging Station Battery with Micro-grid Based on Virtual Synchronous Machines Control Strategy

Cite this Research Publication : M. Shylaja and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Synchronization of EV Charging Station Battery with Micro-grid Based on Virtual Synchronous Machines Control Strategy”, in Proceedings of First International Conference on Advances in Electrical and Computer Technologies , 2020.

Publisher : Proceedings of First International Conference on Advances in Electrical and Computer Technologies

Year : 2019

Design and Power Management of Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station with Energy Storage System

Cite this Research Publication : T. S. Biya and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Design and Power Management of Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station with Energy Storage System”, in 2019 3rd International conference on Electronics, Communication and Aerospace Technology (ICECA), Coimbatore, India, 2019.

Publisher : 2019 3rd International conference on Electronics, Communication and Aerospace Technology (ICECA), IEEE

Year : 2019

Intelligent driving range predictor for green transport

Cite this Research Publication : S. Pai and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Intelligent driving range predictor for green transport”, in Proceedings of First International Conference on Material Science and Manufacturing Technology, 2019.

Publisher : Proceedings of First International Conference on Material Science and Manufacturing Technology, IOP Publishing

Year : 2019

An intelligent control strategy for vehicle-to-grid and grid-to-vehicle energy transfer

Cite this Research Publication : V. Patil and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “An intelligent control strategy for vehicle-to-grid and grid-to-vehicle energy transfer”, in Proceedings of First International Conference on Material Science and Manufacturing Technology , 2019.

Publisher : Proceedings of First International Conference on Material Science and Manufacturing Technology , IOP Publishing

Year : 2019

Hybrid VSI Compensator for AC/DC Microgrid

Cite this Research Publication : G. K. John, Dr. Sindhu M. R., and T. N. P. Nambiar, “Hybrid VSI Compensator for AC/DC Microgrid”, in Proceedings of Conference TENSYMP 2019, 2019.

Publisher : Proceedings of Conference TENSYMP 2019, 2019.

Year : 2019

Controller for charging electric vehicles at workplaces using solar energy

Cite this Research Publication : S. K. Vikas, B. Reddy, R., Abijith, S. G., and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Controller for Charging Electric Vehicles at Workplaces using Solar Energy”, in 2019 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP), Chennai, India, 2019, pp. 862-866.

Publisher : Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing, ICCSP 2019

Year : 2018

Optimal Placement and Sizing of Harmonic and Reactive Compensators in Interconnected Systems

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., M., J., P., M., P., K., and M., V. Mohan, “Optimal Placement and Sizing of Harmonic and Reactive Compensators in Interconnected Systems”, in 2018 15th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON), Coimbatore, India, 2018.

Publisher : 2018 15th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON), IEEE

Year : 2018

Real time Optimal Operation of an Indian Microgrid using Convex Optimisation

Cite this Research Publication : Anu G Kumar, Sindhu M, Sachin Kumar S, Real Time Optimal Operation of an Indian Microgrid using Convex Optimisation, Internation Conference on Circuits and Systems in Digital Enterprise Technology, IEEE, pp 1-5, 2018 (Scopus)

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2018

An Artificial Neural Network based MPPT Algorithm For Solar PV System

Cite this Research Publication : L. P. N. Jyothy and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “An Artificial Neural Network based MPPT Algorithm For Solar PV System”, in 2018 4th International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems (ICEES), Chennai, India, 2018.

Publisher : 2018 4th International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems (ICEES)

Year : 2018

Residential Solar Photovoltaic System With Artificial Neural Network Based Controller

Cite this Research Publication : J. Lakshmi P.N. and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “Residential Solar Photovoltaic System With Artificial Neural Network Based Controller”, in 2018 International Conference on Control, Power, Communication and Computing Technologies (ICCPCCT), Kannur, India, 2018.

Publisher : 2018 International Conference on Control, Power, Communication and Computing Technologies (ICCPCCT)

Year : 2018

Comparative study of exponential composition algorithm under dynamic conditions

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sindhu, Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Comparative study of exponential composition algorithm under dynamic conditions”, in Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy: Exploring Energy Solutions for an Intelligent Power Grid, TAP Energy 2017, 2018, pp. 1-6.

Publisher : Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy: Exploring Energy Solutions for an Intelligent Power Grid, TAP Energy 2017

Year : 2017

Real time implementation for harmonics and reactive power compensation

Cite this Research Publication : P. Maya, Keerthy, P., Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Kumar, A. G., “Real time implementation for harmonics and reactive power compensation”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), Kollam, India, 2017.

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

Year : 2017

Reactive power management of a grid connected SCIG using STATCOM

Cite this Research Publication : K. J. Aparna, Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Jisma, M., “Reactive power management of a grid connected SCIG using STATCOM”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies, ICCPCT 2017, 2017.

Publisher : Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies,

Year : 2017

An adaptive transient tracking harmonic detection method for power quality improvement

Cite this Research Publication : P. Keerthy, Maya, P., and Dr. Sindhu M. R., “An adaptive transient tracking harmonic detection method for power quality improvement”, in TENSYMP 2017 - IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Smart Cities, 2017.

Publisher : TENSYMP 2017 - IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Smart Cities

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

Implementation of photovoltaic integrated unified power conditioner for power quality enhancement

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sindhu, Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Implementation of photovoltaic integrated unified power conditioner for power quality enhancement”, in IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, PEDES 2016, 2016, vol. 2016-January.

Publisher : IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, PEDES 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

Year : 2014

Dynamic Harmonic and Reactive Power Compensation with an Adaptive Shunt Active Filter for Variable Speed Induction Motor Drive

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., Aneesh, P., Nair, M. G., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Dynamic Harmonic and Reactive Power Compensation with an Adaptive Shunt Active Filter for Variable Speed Induction Motor Drive”, in International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems, 2014, vol. 4, p. 508.

Publisher : International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems

Year : 2014

Analysis, Estimation and Mitigation of Source Harmonics, Interharmonics in Low Frequency Inductive Loads

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., S, K. P., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Analysis, Estimation and Mitigation of Source Harmonics, Interharmonics in Low Frequency Inductive Loads”, in Proceedings of InternationalConference on Innovations in Information Embedded and Communication Systems , 2014.

Publisher : Proceedings of InternationalConference on Innovations in Information Embedded and Communication Systems

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2017

Real time energy management and bus voltage droop control in solar powered standalone DC microgrid

Cite this Research Publication : A. Sanal, Mohan, V., Dr. Sindhu M. R., and Dr. Sasi K. K., “Real time energy management and bus voltage droop control in solar powered standalone DC microgrid”, IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP). IEEE, Cochin, India, 2017.

Publisher : IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP)

Year : 2014

Modeling and Control of a three phase Traction Drive and Analysis of Harmonic distortion in Indian Railway Electric Supply System

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., R, A., and Nambiar, T. N. P., “Modeling and Control of a three phase Traction Drive and Analysis of Harmonic distortion in Indian Railway Electric Supply System”, Proceedings of International Conference on Innovations in Information Embedded and Communication Systems . pp. 218-222, 2014.

Publisher : Proceedings of International Conference on Innovations in Information Embedded and Communication Systems

Year : 2014

Development of a Laboratory Model to Teach Power System to Undergraduate Students

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sindhu M. R., P, N. T. N., and Balamurugan S, “Development of a Laboratory Model to Teach Power System to Undergraduate Students”, Proceedings of Second National Conference on Power Electronics in Sustainable Energy Development (NCPSE - 2014). 2014.

Publisher : Proceedings of Second National Conference on Power Electronics in Sustainable Energy Development (NCPSE - 2014)

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