Qualification: 
M.Tech, B-Tech
s_nithin@cb.amrita.edu
Phone: 
9043852774

Nithin S. joined Amrita School of Engineering in the year 2011 as a Junior Research Fellow under the DST-Vinnova funded project titled ”Energy Management on Smartgrid using Embedded Systems”. He is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Ettimadai, Coimbatore. His areas of research include Embedded System Design and Demand Side Management in Smart Grid.

He obtained his B. Tech. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in the year 2008 from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala and M. Tech. degree in Embedded Systems in the year 2011 from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. He is currently pursuing his Ph. D. from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in the area of Demand Side Management in Smart Grid.

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title

2019

Nithin S, K. Vijith, C., R., and Dr. Sasi K. K., “Automated Dispatch of Wind Power On Microgrid For Voltage Regulation”, International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology, vol. 9, no. 3, 2019.[Abstract]


The variability of wind power generation adversely affects the grid conditions and the utilities find it challenging to accommodate variations in the injected wind power. To resolve this issue utilities impose curtailment of wind power generation. Demand side management (DSM) strategies have gained popularity among utilities in recent years. An advanced Demand Response (DR) scheme known as Demand Dispatch (DD) enable utilities to reshape demand curve to closely follow generation. An automated DD strategy is proposed as a solution to the issues related to high penetration of wind turbine generators (WTG) on micro grid. It basically balances the WTG power injection with real time controlled dispatchable loads. DD adopts smart communication for real time data collection as well as for dispatchable load management. A field implementation of DD in maintaining voltage stability in a DC microgrid with micro-WTG (m-WTG) is studied. The experiment results presented validate the scheme.

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Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Title

2018

Tom T Thomas, Nithin S, Sivraj, P., and Guruvayoorappan K., “Design of an embedded controller for next generation insulin pump”, in proceedings of the international conference on inventive research in computer applications(ICIRCA 2018), 2018.

2018

Divya K. R., Nithin S, and Dr. Sasi K. K., “A Smart Home Controller aiding utilities in demand side management”, in Power and Energy systems towards sustainable Energy, PESTSE-2018, 2018.

2016

Nithin S, Sivraj, P., and Dr. Sasi K. K., “Aggregation of Smart Facilities in a Smart City – A case study”, in International Conference on Smart Grid and Smart Cities – India Smart Grid Week, Delhi, India, 2016.

2016

P. Sivraj, Nithin S, and Dr. Sasi K. K., “Smart Microgrid Simulator”, in International Conference on Smart Grid and Smart Cities, India Smart Grid Week, Delhi, India , 2016.