Manjunatha Sharma K


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, December 14, 1998

Professional Experience: 

19 Years

Contact Details




Academic Background
  • Ph.D :  NITK, Surathkal & Year of Completion : 2013
  • M.E : Bharathiyar University , Coimbatore  & Year of Passing : 1995
  • B.E : Mysore University,  & Year of Passing : 1992
Areas of Interest
  • Smart Grid Technologies With Distributed Generation
  • Distribution Systems Management
  • Embedded Systems
  • Power System Operation and Control
  • Electrical Machines
Significant Projects
  • Establishment of Centre of Excellence in Smart Grid Technologies
  • Substation Automation Virtual Laboratory 
Supervision of Ph.D
  • Ongoing: 03
Significant Publications
  1. K. Manjunatha Sharma, K.P. Vittal, “ A Heuristic Approach to Distributed  Generation Source Allocation for Eelctrical Power Distribution Systems”, Published in Iranian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, vol. 6, No. 4, Dec 2010, pp 224 -231.
  2. K. Manjunatha Sharma, K.P. Vittal, “ Performance Enhancement of Electrical Distribution Systems with Multiple Distributed Generation Sources”, Published in Journal of Electrical Engineering, Politechnica Publishing House, June 2010, pp 172-179.
  3. K. Manjunatha Sharma, K.P. Vittal, “Assessment of  Distributed Generation Impact on Electrical Distribution Systems”, Published in Journal of Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, Romaina, May 2010, pp 135-140.
  4. K. Manjunatha Sharma, K.P. Vittal, Parimala Seshagiri, “A Heuristic Approach for Distributed Generation Sources Location and Capacity Evaluation in Distribution Systems”, IEEE Region 10 Conference TENCON 2008, November 18 – 21, 2008
  5. K. Manjunatha Sharma, K.P. Vittal, T. Krishnaprasad “Impact of Distributed Generation Source on Distribution Systems from Voltage Stability and Loss Reduction Perspective”, Proceedings of NSC-2007, MIT, Manipal,  December 2007.
  • Best Paper Presentation in National System Conference 2001
  • ISTE- L&T Award for Best M.Tech Thesis
  • First Rank in B.E for Mysore University