Yashwant Kashyap


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, May 28, 2018

Professional Experience: 

Teaching: 8 Years ; Industry : 3 Years

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Academic Background

• RA: Solar Energy, IIT Roorkee, 2017

• PhD: in Solar Energy, IIT Mandi, 2017

• M.Tech: in Energy Studies, IIT Delhi, 2007

• B.E: in Electrical Engineering, GGDU Bilaspur, 2003

Areas of Interest

• Application of Machine Learning in Energy Estimation, Optimization and Forecasting

• Renewable Energy Analysis and Solar Radiation Estimation and Forecasting

• Soft Computing Techniques (ANN, KF, ARMA)

• Numerical Prediction Models.

• Design and Development of Kite Steering Unit for Kite-based Airborne Wind Power Generation: Prototype hardware-based demonstration

• Intelligent Power Allocation Strategy for Solar Electric Vehicles: Energy Optimization.

• Novel Battery Energy System for Solar PV Applications: Energy Optimization using Machine Learning

• Solar Power Scheduling using Satellite and Ground data: Energy Estimation and Forecasting using Machine Learning

Courses taught: 
  • EE319 - Neural Networks and Applications
  • EE403 - Deep Neural Network and Applications
  • EE404 - Soft Computing and Applications
  • EE432 - Introduction of Machine Learning
  • EE276 - Digital Electronic Circuits 
Significant Projects
  • Laboratory scale demonstration of a Kite based wind power system, Co-PI, DST, 2/2022 to 2/2025

  • Development of Brushless DC motor for Automotive power Window, Lien-PI, DHI, 12/2020 to 12/2022

  • High Altitude wind power generator using parafoil kites, PI, CAMP-81, 11/2018 to 11/2020

Supervision of Ph.D
Ongoing: 3
  • Chaithrasree C N (FT)
  • Anil Kumar (FT)
  • Pankaj Kumar (FT)
Completed: 2
  • Roystan Vijay Castelino (FT)
  • Vishnu Sidharthan P (FT)
Significant Publications

Book Chapters

  1. Y Kashyap, Published a book chapter titled "Book Title: “Advances in Solar Energy Research”; Publisher: Springer, Singapore; 2018; Chapter: “Solar Radiation Assessment and Forecasting Using Satellite Data”, Pages 45-71.


  1. Sidharthan P Vishnu, Yashwant Kashyap, Roystan Vijay Castelino," Adaptive intelligent hybrid energy management strategy for electric vehicles", Energy Storage, (2023),Vol. 5(5),e436,https://doi.org/10.1002/est2.436

  2. Pankaj Kumar, Yashwant Kashyap, Roystan Vijay Castelino, Anabalagan Karthikeyan, Manjunatha Sharma K, Debabrata Karmakar, Panagiotis Kosmopoulos, "Laboratory-Scale Airborne Wind Energy Conversion Emulator Using OPAL-RT Real-Time Simulator",Energies,(2023), 16(19), 6804; https://doi.org/10.3390/en16196804
  3. Roystan Vijay Castelino, Pankaj Kumar, Yashwant Kashyap, Anabalagan Karthikeyan, Manjunatha Sharma K, Debabrata Karmakar, Panagiotis Kosmopoulos, " Exploring the Potential of Kite-Based Wind Power Generation: An Emulation-Based Approach", Energies 202316(13), 5213; https://doi.org/10.3390/en16135213
  4. Anil Kumar, Panagiotis Kosmopoulos, Yashwant Kashyap, Rupam Gautam, " Rooftop Photovoltaic Energy Production Estimations in India Using Remotely Sensed Data and Methods", Remote Sens. 202315(12), 3051; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs15123051
  5. Harshal Dhake, Yashwant Kashyap, Panagiotis Kosmopoulos, " Algorithms for Hyperparameter Tuning of LSTMs for Time Series Forecasting", Remote Sens. 202315(8), 2076; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs15082076
  6. Umesh Pruthviraj, Yashwant Kashyap, Effrosyni Baxevanaki, Panagiotis Kosmopoulos, " Solar Photovoltaic Hotspot Inspection Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Thermal Images at a Solar Field in South India", Remote Sens. 202315(7), 1914; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs15071914
  7. Vishnu P Sidharthan, Yashwant Kashyap, Panagiotis Kosmopoulos, " Adaptive-Energy-Sharing-Based Energy Management Strategy of Hybrid Sources in Electric Vehicles", Energies 202316(3), 1214; https://doi.org/10.3390/en16031214
  8. Vishnu Sidharthan P, Yashwant Kashyap, " Investigation of performance and technical assessments of hybrid source electric vehicles under different locations and driving conditions", International Journal of Green energy, (2023),VOL. 21, NO. 3, 535–554, https://doi.org/10.1080/15435075.2023.2200545
  9. A KumarY KashyapP Kosmopoulos," Enhancing Solar Energy Forecast Using Multi-Column Convolutional Neural Network and Multipoint Time Series Approach", Remote Sensing, (2023),Vol. 15(1),pp. 107, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs15010107
  10. Roystan Vijay Castelino, Yashwant Kashyap, Panagiotis Kosmopoulos"Airborne Kite Tether Force Estimation and Experimental Validation Using Analytical and Machine Learning Models for Coastal Regions",Remote Sensing, pp. 92022,Vol.14(23), pp. 6111, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14236111
  11. V Sidharthan PanaparambilY KashyapR Vijay Castelino, A review on hybrid source energy management strategies for electric vehicle", International Journal of Energy Research, (2021),Vol. 45(14), pp.19819–19850,https://doi.org/10.1002/er.7107

  12. Patel, S.Kumar, M., Kashyap, Y.,"Thermo-mechanical energy harvesting and storage analysis in 0.6BZT-0.4BCT ceramics", EPJ Applied Physics, (2021),Vol.95(2), pp.20901 https://doi.org/10.1051/epjap/2021200308
  13. Masoom, A., Kosmopoulos, P., Kashyap, Y., Kumar, S., Bansal, A.,"Rooftop photovoltaic energy production management in india using earth-observation data and modeling techniques", Remote Sensing, (2020), Vol.12(12), pp. 1921, https://doi.org/10.3390/en16196804
  14. Y. Kashyap, A. Bansal, A. K. Sao," Model for Estimation of Global Horizontal Irradiance in the Presence of Dust, Fog, and Clouds",IEEE transaction of geoscience and remote sensing,Accepted (2018)
  15. Y. Kashyap, A. Bansal, A. K. Sao,"Spatial analysis of solar radiation using image processing and data assimilation",Management of Environmental Quality:Emerald, (2017),Vol.28(1), pp.107-119
  16. Y. Kashyap, A. Bansal, A. K. Sao,"Neural networks modelling issues with multiple parameters:A Review on Radiation Forecasting", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, (2015),  Vol-49, pp.825-835


  1. Vishnu Sidharthan, P., Kashyap, Y. 'Intelligent Power Allocation Strategy of Hybrid Source System in Solar Electric Vehicle', 6th International Conference on Green Energy and Applications, ICGEA 2022, pp. 93-98. DOI: 10.1109/ICGEA54406.2022.9791973

  2. Vishnu Sidharthan, P., Kashyap, Y. 'Brushless DC hub motor drive control for electric vehicle applications', 1st International Conference on Power, Control and Computing Technologies, ICPC2T 2020, art. no. 9071469, pp. 448-453. DOI: 10.1109/ICPC2T48082.2020.9071469
  3. Y. Kashyap, A. Bansal, A. K. Sao; Estimation of Global Horizontal Irradiance during Dust cases over India; National Space Science Symposium (NSSS), VSSC, SPL, ISOR, Thiruvananthapuram, India, 2016
  4. Y. Kashyap, A. Bansal, A. K. Sao; Forecasting of Global Horizontal Irradiance during Dust Storm cases in India; 3rd Workshop on System Integration of Renewable Energy, Delmenhorst, Germany, 2015
  5. Y. Kashyap, A. Bansal, A. K. Sao; Solar Radiation Estimation using 3d Spatial Analysis of Cloud Shadow; Bioenergy, Environment & Sustainable Technology, BEST, India, 2015
  6. Y. Kashyap, A. Bansal, A. K. Sao; Comparative study of parameter estimation method for solar radiation forecasting; International Conference on Power and Energy System (ICPES 2014), Singapore
  7. S. Verma,Y. Kashyap; Solar Panel Maximum Power Point Tracker for PV System and Feed to the Greed; Role of Science & Technology for Sustainable Development of Chhattisgarh; SSTC, Bhilai, India, 2012
  8. Y Kashyap; Modeling of Power Electronics Applications; Workshop, CCET, Bhilai, India, 2011

Administrative Role:

  • Faculty Advisor, 2018   • DUGC secretary, 2022    • Block Warden, 2020-2022     • Team lead, 2004-2005 


  • Timetable Coordinator 2018-2022
  • Computer Centre Software License, 2018-2021   
  • Hindi Officer, 2019-2020
  • The e-Yantra Introduction to Robotics, 2018-Till Date 
  • Anti Ragging committee, 2019 
  • Institute Energy Park, 2010-2012 
  • Summer Internships, 2009-2012

Memberships: IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Consultants Network, IEEE Power & Energy Society, Geoscience and Remote Sensing IEEE Transactions, American Solar Energy Society, and International Solar Energy Society. World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)

Outreach Activities:

  • Workshop: The e-Yantra Introduction to Robotics workshop for faculty, 2020, Sponsored by IIT Bombay
  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2019
  • Best paper: NIT Raipur, 2020
  • Short Term Course: Sponsored Training Program on Fundamentals of the Core Subjects in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, 2021, Sponsored by TEQIP-III

Industry Visit:

  • Solar and Wind Firm, 2021, TN 
  • Starters and Generators, 2021, Karnataka

Fellowship Received:

• Qualified Pre-Engineering Test (PET 1999)

• Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2005) in Electrical discipline, 2005

• GATE scholarship received from MHRD, Government of India, during M. Tech, 2005-2007

• MHRD fellowship from Government of India, during Ph.D., 2012-2017

• DAAD fellowship of International Exchange program for Germany, during Ph.D., 2015