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Vivek A.

Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.), Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Amritapuri

Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech
viveka@am.amrita.edu
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Research Interest: Control Systems, Image Processing, Sparse Signal Analysis, Dictionary Learning, Aerial Vehicles, Dynamic Programming, Optimal Controllers, Optimization, Robotics, Sliding Mode Control
Date of Joining: 30/07/2012
Nature of Association: Regular

Bio

Vivek A. currently serves as Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.) at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri. Vivek A. has completed B.Tech. in EEE from Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri in the year 2010 and M. Tech. in Control Systems from College of Engineering, Trivandrum in the year 2012. He has been associated with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham since August 2012. He has guided more than 15 BTech batches and 15 Mtech students as part of Final year projects. He has more than 20 research publications and has been reviewer for various conferences . He has organised many College level and Department level activities.He is currently pursuing his PhD at the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2020

Semi – Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Wildlife Protection

Cite this Research Publication : A. Babu, S, A., K, A. K., Asok, A. K., A. Vivek, and Anudev J., “Semi - Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Wildlife Protection”, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, vol. 29, pp. 5050 - 5055, 2020.

Publisher : International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology

Year : 2016

Simulation and Analysis of Integral LQR Controller for Inner Control Loop Design of a Fixed Wing Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV)

Cite this Research Publication : A. B. Sa, A. Vivek, and Nandagopal J. L., “Simulation and Analysis of Integral LQR Controller for Inner Control Loop Design of a Fixed Wing Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV)”, Global Colloquium in Recent Advancement and Effectual Researches in Engineering, Science and Technology (RAEREST 2016) , vol. 25, pp. 76–83, 2016.

Publisher : Global Colloquium in Recent Advancement and Effectual Researches in Engineering, Science and Technology (RAEREST 2016).

Year : 2016

Longitudinal Guidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Using Integral Sliding Mode Control

Cite this Research Publication : A. Vivek and Haridas, V., “Longitudinal Guidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Using Integral Sliding Mode Control”, Global Colloquium in Recent Advancement and Effectual Researches in Engineering, Science and Technology (RAEREST 2016) , vol. 25, pp. 36–43, 2016.

Publisher : Global Colloquium in Recent Advancement and Effectual Researches in Engineering, Science and Technology (RAEREST 2016)

Conference Paper

Year : 2022

Comparison of Swarm Optimization Algorithms for Multi-Target Tracking and Detection

Cite this Research Publication : Shyamjith K P,Vivek A., Comparison of Swarm Optimization Algorithms for Multi-Target Tracking and Detection, 2022 Third International Conference on Intelligent Computing Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT).

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2020

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Search and Rescue Mission

Cite this Research Publication : Abhijith Valsan, Parvathy B, Vismaya Dev G. H, R.S Unnikrishnan, Praveen Kumar Reddy, Vivek A., Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Search and Rescue Mission, 2020 4th International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI).

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2019

Energy management of UAV (Quadcopter)

Cite this Research Publication : Vivek, A. , Kumar, A. , Krishnan, V.A. , Karthik Gopal, R., Energy management of UAV (Quadcopter), International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 2019, 8(1), pp. 387–390.

Year : 2018

Compound optimal docking of multiple spacecrafts with formation reconfiguration

Cite this Research Publication : Nandagopal J. L., A. Vivek, and Dr. Purushothaman A., “Compound optimal docking of multiple spacecrafts with formation reconfiguration”, in 2018 4th International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR), 2018.


Publisher : 2018 4th International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR).

Year : 2017

Lateral control of an autonomous vehicle based on Pure Pursuit algorithm

Cite this Research Publication : Dhanya S Lal, A Vivek, Gopinath Selvaraj., Lateral control of an autonomous vehicle based on Pure Pursuit algorithm, 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy).

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2017

Trajectory tracking of 3-DOF lab helicopter by robust LQR

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sini, A. Vivek, and Nandagopal, J. L., “Trajectory tracking of 3-DOF lab helicopter by robust LQR”, in 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT), Kollam, India, 2017

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT)

Year : 2017

Target tracking, path planning and obstacle avoidance by intelligent robot

Cite this Research Publication : N. P. Varma, A. Vivek, and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Target tracking, path planning and obstacle avoidance by intelligent robot”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), Kollam, India, 2017.

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

Year : 2017

Smoothed RRT techniques for trajectory planning

Cite this Research Publication :
K. R. Jayasree, Jayasree P. R., and A. Vivek, “Smoothed RRT techniques for trajectory planning”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), Kollam, India, 2017

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

Year : 2017

Optimisation of overhead crane

Cite this Research Publication : P. Chandran, A. Vivek, and Amritha S., “Optimisation of overhead crane”, in 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT), Kollam, India, 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT)

Year : 2017

Non-linear state estimation of PMSM using derivative-free and square-root Cubature Kalman Filter

Cite this Research Publication : D. G. Pillai, A. Vivek, and V. Srikanth, “Non-linear state estimation of PMSM using derivative-free and square-root Cubature Kalman Filter”, in 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT), Kannur, India, 2017.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT)

Year : 2017

Navigation of two wheeled mobile robots cooperatively carrying an object

Cite this Research Publication : D. Mohan and A. Vivek, “Navigation of two wheeled mobile robots cooperatively carrying an object”, in 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT), Kollam, India, 2017

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT)

Year : 2017

Intelligent wall following control of differential drive mobile robot along with target tracking and obstacle avoidance

Cite this Research Publication : N. P. Varma, A. Vivek, and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Intelligent wall following control of differential drive mobile robot along with target tracking and obstacle avoidance”, in 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT), Kannur, India, 2017

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT)

Year : 2017

Dynamic target tracking using a four wheeled mobile robot with optimal path planning technique

Cite this Research Publication :
K. R. Jayasree, Jayasree P. R., and A. Vivek, “Dynamic target tracking using a four wheeled mobile robot with optimal path planning technique”, in 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT), Kollam, India, 2017

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT)

Year : 2017

Dynamic modeling and control of omni-directional mobile robots

Cite this Research Publication : D. S. Lal and A. Vivek, “Dynamic modeling and control of omni-directional mobile robots”, in 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT), Kollam, India, 2017

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Circuit ,Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT)

Year : 2017

Development and control of laboratory helicopter

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sini, A. Vivek, and Nandagopal J. L., “Development and control of laboratory helicopter”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), Kollam, India, 2017

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

Year : 2015

Voltage Compensation using Dynamic Voltage Restorer during Fault conditions

Cite this Research Publication : S. Parvathy, A. Vivek, and G. Manjula, N., “Voltage Compensation using Dynamic Voltage Restorer during Fault conditions”, in International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering and Technology, Travancore College of Engineering, 2015.

Publisher : International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering and Technology

Year : 2015

A photovoltaic water pumping system with high efficiency and high lifetime

Cite this Research Publication : S. Parvathy and A. Vivek, “A photovoltaic water pumping system with high efficiency and high lifetime”, in Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy), 2015 International Conference on, Kollam, India, 2015

Publisher : Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy), 2015 International Conference on

Year : 2014

Sliding mode controlled quadratic boost converter

Cite this Research Publication :
V. Vijayakumar, R. Divya, and A. Vivek, “Sliding mode controlled quadratic boost converter”, in International Conference on Computation of Power, Energy, Information and Communication (ICCPEIC), 2014 , Chennai, 2014.

Publisher : International Conference on Computation of Power, Energy, Information and Communication (ICCPEIC),

Year : 2014

Novel Soft Switched Boost Converter for Standalone PV Systems

Cite this Research Publication : M. Seena, Sreejith, K., and A. Vivek, “Novel Soft Switched Boost Converter for Standalone PV Systems”, in International Conference On Computation Of Power, Energy, Information And Communication (ICCPEIC), 2014.

Publisher : International Conference On Computation Of Power, Energy, Information And Communication (ICCPEIC)

Year : 2014

Hysteretic PWM Controlled High Gain Quadratic Boost Converter

Cite this Research Publication : P. Neethu S. and A. Vivek, “Hysteretic PWM Controlled High Gain Quadratic Boost Converter”, in International Conference On Computation Of Power, Energy, Information And Communication (ICCPEIC), 2014.

Publisher : International Conference On Computation Of Power, Energy, Information And Communication (ICCPEIC)

Year : 2012

Chattering Free Sliding Mode Control for Re Usable Launch Vehicle

Cite this Research Publication : A. Vivek, S., U., and Sheelu, J., “Chattering Free Sliding Mode Control for Re Usable Launch Vehicle”, in 13th National Conference on Technological Trends in College Of Engineering Trivandrum, 2012.

Publisher : 13th National Conference on Technological Trends in College Of Engineering Trivandrum

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2018

Implementation of SRRT in Four Wheeled Mobile Robot

Cite this Research Publication : K. R. Jayasree, A. Vivek, and Jayasree P. R., “Implementation of SRRT in Four Wheeled Mobile Robot”, International Conference on Soft Computing Systems ICSCS 2018: Soft Computing Systems. pp. 396-408, 2018

Publisher : International Conference on Soft Computing Systems ICSCS 2018: Soft Computing Systems. pp. 396-408.

Book Chapter

Year : 2018

A Solar Photovoltaic System by Using Buck Boost Integrated Z-Source Quasi Seven Level Cascaded H-Bridge Inverter for Grid Connection

Cite this Research Publication : R. Rahul, A. Vivek, and Prathibha S. Babu, “A Solar Photovoltaic System by Using Buck Boost Integrated Z-Source Quasi Seven Level Cascaded H-Bridge Inverter for Grid Connection”, 2018, pp. 687-697.

Publisher : p.687-697 (2018)

FDP / Workshops
  1. Ethics in Teaching, September 2012
  2. Writing Quality Technical Papers (IEEE), April 2020.
  3. Control Systems and Sensors Technology (ATAL), January 2021.
  4. Python Object Oriented Programming, July 2020
  5. Data Structures and Algorithms,

 

Invited Talks

An invited talk at Cape Karunagapally on “Control of UAVs, at College of Engineering, Karunagapally

Membership

ISTE (Permanent Member) IEEE (previous Member)

Conferences Attended
  1. Reviwer for ICNTE 2021 and ISED 2019
  2. Attended 4th International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR), 2018
  3. Organising committee Member of TAP Energy 2013.2015 and 2017
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