Tukaram Moger

Designation: 

Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Professional Experience: 

18 Years (as on June, 2022)
Previous Experience:
• Assistant Professor in Department of Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering at Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab, India.
• Lecturer in Department of Electrical Engineering at J. S. S. Academy of Technical Education, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
• Lecturer in Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering at B. V. B. College of Engineering and Technology,
Hubli, Karnataka, India.

Contact Details

E-mail: 

tukaram@nitk.edu.in

Telephone: 

+91-824-2473451

Fax: 

+91-824-2474039
Faculty (author) Identifiers

ORCID iD: 

0000-0003-4176-5125 (https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4176-5125)

Scopus Author ID: 

55315951300 (https://www2.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55315951300)
Academic Background

• Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, 2016
• M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), 2005
• B.E., SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad (affilated to Karnatak University, Dharward, Karnataka), 2001

Areas of Interest

• Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Systems
• Power System Operation and Planning
• Probabilistic Approach to Power Systems
• Wind Energy Conversion Systems
• Solar Photovoltaic Systems
• Reactive Power and Voltage Control
• Machine Learning Applications to Power Systems

Significant Projects

1) Institute (NITK) Seed money grant of Rs. 5.0 lakhs on project entitled “Reactive Power Planning and it’s Pricing Analysis in a Deregulated Electricity Markets: An Integrated Approach”.

Supervision of Ph.D

Degree Awarded: 01

1) Dr. Saikrishna Gundluru, PhD Thesis Title: Modelling and Simulation of Reconfiguration Strategies for Solar Photovoltaic Arrays to Reduce Partial Shadings and Improve Maximum Power Output (PhD Viva-Voce Exam: 19th November 2021).

Thesis Submitted: 01

1) Ravikiran Hiremath, PhD Thesis Title: Low Voltage Ride Through Enhancement Capabilities of Doubly Fed Induction Generator Based Wind Energy Conversion System (Submitted on: 15th June 2022).

On-going: 06

1) Teena Johnson, PhD Thesis Title: Enhanced Power System Monitoring and Analysis Using Synchrophasor Technology (Expected Date of Submission: October 2022)

2) Vikas Singh (Joint Guidance)

3) Madderla Chiranjeevi (Joint Guidance)

4) Chiranjeevi Yarramsetty (Joint Guidance)

5) Rasananda Muduli (Joint Guidance)

6) Sunil Naik (Joint Guidance)

Significant Publications

A) Patent:

1) Indian Patent Title “Method and System for Major Event Detection in a Power System”. IPR Application Number: 202241012056; Patent Filed Date: 07th March 2022. Inventors: Tukaram Moger, Sagar Dipesh Dahanuwala, Prathamesh Gachhi, Teena Johnson, Abhinandan Pathak, Shantanu Ajay Arya

B) Book Chapters:

1) Vikas Singh, Tukaram Moger and Debashisha  Jena, “Probabilistic Steady-State Analysis of Power Systems Integrated with Renewable Generations”, Book chapter in Renewable Energy Integration to Grid: A Probabilistic Perspective published by CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group (www.taylorandfrancis.com), pp. 199-238,  2022 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003271857

2) Tukaram Moger and Thukaram Dhadbhanjan, “Reactive Power Loss Index for Identification of Weak Nodes and Reactive Compensation Analysis to Improve Steady State Voltage Stability,” Book chapter in Novel Advancements in Electrical Power Planning and Performance published by IGI Global (www.igi-global.com) USA, pp. 177-237, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-8551-0.ch007

3) Tukaram Mogerand Thukaram Dhadbhanjan, “Fuzzy Logic Based Reactive Power and Voltage Control in Grid Connected Wind Farms to Improve Steady State Voltage Stability”, Book chapter in Handbook of Research on Power and Energy System Optimization published by IGI Global (www.igi-global.com) USA, pp. 1-54, March 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-3935-3.ch001

C) International/National Journals:

1) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, " Improving the DC-Link Voltage of DFIG Driven Wind System using Modified Sliding Mode Control", Distributed Generation & Alternative Energy Journal, 2022 (Article in Press).

2) Teena Johnson and Tukaram Moger, ”Security-Constrained Optimal Placement of PMUs using Crow Search Algorithm”, Applied Soft Computing, Volume 128, Pages 109472. 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2022.109472

3) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, "Grid-Connected DFIG driven Wind System for Low Voltage Ride Through Enhancement using Neural Predictive Controller", Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series B, 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40031-022-00761-3

4) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, "Modified Super Twisting Algorithm based Sliding Mode Control for LVRT Enhancement of DFIG Driven Wind System", Energy Reports, Volume 8, November 2022, pp 3600-3613, 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2022.02.235

5) Vikas Singh, Tukaram Moger and Debashisha  Jena, “Uncertainty handling techniques in power systems: A critical review”, Electric Power Systems Research, Volume 203, 107633, 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2021.107633

6) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, "LVRT enhancement of DFIG-driven wind system using feed-forward neuro-sliding mode control" Open Engineering (formerly Central European Journal of Engineering), vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 1000-1014, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/eng-2021-0100

7) G. S. Krishna and Tukaram Moger, “Investigation of Power losses on Solar Photovoltaic Array Interconnections Under Mismatch Conditions”, Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy, 6, 22, pp: 1-23, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40866-021-00117-8

8) G. S. Krishna and Tukaram Moger, “A Novel Adaptive Dynamic Photovoltaic Reconfiguration System to Mitigate Mismatch effects”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 141(11), 110754, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.110754

9) G. S. Krishna and Tukaram Moger, “Enhanced Power Generation for large Photovoltaic Array using Simulated Annealing Algorithm under Partial Shading Conditions”, IET Renewable Power Generation, 14(17), pp. 3457-3468, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-rpg.2020.0480

10) Tukaram Moger andG. S. Krishna, “An Imperative SuDoKu Reconfiguration Method for Photovoltaic Array under Partial shading Conditions”, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, Vol. 97, Issue 10(B), October 2020. DOI: http://indianchemicalsociety.com/portal/uploads/journal/OctoberB16.pdf

11) Teena Johnson and Tukaram Moger, ”A critical review of methods for optimal placement of phasor measurement units”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems. 2020; 31(3), p.e12698, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/2050-7038.12698

12) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, “Comprehensive review on low voltage ride through capability of wind turbine generators”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 30(10), p.e12524, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/2050-7038.12524

13) G. S. Krishna and Tukaram Moger, “Enhancement of maximum power output through reconfiguration techniques under non-uniform irradiance conditions", Energy, Volume 187, pp. 115-917, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.115917

14) G. S. Krishna and Tukaram Moger, “Optimal SuDoKu Reconfiguration Technique for Total-Cross-Tied PV array to Increase Power Output Under Non-Uniform Irradiance”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Volume: 34, Issue:4, pp. 1973-1984, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TEC.2019.2921625

15) G. S. Krishna and Tukaram Moger, “Improved SuDoKu reconfiguration technique for total-cross-tied pv array to enhance maximum power under partial shading conditions”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 109, pp. 333-348, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.04.037

16) G. Sai Krishna and Tukaram Moger, “Reconfiguration strategies for reducing partial shading effects in photo-voltaic arrays: State of the art”, Solar Energy, vol. 182, pp. 429-452, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2019.02.057

17) Tukaram Moger and Thukaram Dhadbhanjan, “Impact of Different PQ Models of Wind Turbine Generating Units (WTGUs) on System Voltage Performance”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems vol. 18, no. 4, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2017-0008

18) Tukaram Moger and Thukaram Dhadbhanjan, “Evaluation of Reactive Power Support and Loss Allocation in a Pool Based Competitive Electricity Market”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, vol. 18, no. 2, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2016-0201

19) Tukaram Moger and Thukaram Dhadbhanjan, “Fuzzy Logic Approach for Reactive Power Coordination in Grid Connected Wind Farms to Improve Steady State Voltage Stability”, IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 351–361, 2016. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-rpg.2016.0119

20) Tukaram Moger and Thukaram Dhadbhanjan, “A Novel Index for Identification of Weak Nodes for Reactive Compensation to Improve Voltage Stability”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 9, no.14, pp. 1826-1834, 2015. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-gtd.2015.0054

IEEE/IEE/Other International and National Conferences

1) Teena Johnson and Tukaram Moger, “Latest Trends in Event Detection Techniques in Power Systems”, 7th Students' Conference on Engineering & Systems(SCES-2022) held Online during 1-3,  July 2022 at MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj, India. (Accepted)

2) Teena Johnson and Tukaram Moger, “Review of Advancements in Forecasting-aided State Estimation based on Kalman Filter Approach for Voltage Profile of Power Systems”, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Frontiers in Electrical and Electronic Technologies held during 24 -25, June 2022, organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Patna. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEFEET51821.2022.9847792

3) Vikas Singh, Tukaram Moger and Debashisha  Jena, “Modified Cumulant based Probabilistic Load Flow Considering Correction between Loads and Wind Power Generations”, 2022 IEEE IAS Global Conference on Emerging Technologies (GlobConET) virtually held in Dubai during 20-21, May 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/GlobConET53749.2022.9872363

4) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, “Comparison of Sliding Mode Controllers on a DFIG-Wind Turbine Generator for Improving LVRT”, 2022 Third International Virtual Conference on Power Engineering Computing and Control (PECCON22) virtually held during 5-6, May 2022 and jointly organized by Vellore institute of Technology, Chennai and Deakin University Australia. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/PECCON55017.2022.9851145

5) Teena Johnson and Tukaram Moger, “Latest Trends in Electromechanical Dynamic State Estimation for Electric Power Grid”, 3rd IEEE International Conference of Emerging Technologies (INCET-2022) virtually held during 27-29, May 2022, organized by Jain College of Engineering , Belgaum, Karnataka. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/INCET54531.2022.9824673

6) Vikas Singh, Tukaram Moger and Debashisha  Jena, “Probabilistic Load Flow Considering Load and Wind Power Uncertainties using Modified Point Estimation Method”, 2022 3rd International Conference on Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (SGRE-2022) virtually held during 20-22, March 2022 and jointly organized by Texas A & M University, Qatar, and Smart Grid Centre (SGC). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/SGRE53517.2022.9774214

7) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, “Comparative Analysis of Different Controllers for Enhancing the LVRT of DFIG system”, 2021 9th International Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conference (IRSEC 2021) virtually held during 23-27, November 2021 and organized by Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/IRSEC53969.2021.9741212

8) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, “Performance of DFIG-Wind Turbine Generator System for LVRT Enhancement using Proportion-Resonant Controller”, 2021 9th International Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conference (IRSEC 2021) virtually held during 23-27, November 2021 and organized by Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/IRSEC53969.2021.9741213

9) Teena Johnson, Abhinandan Pathak, Shantanu Ajay Arya, Sagar Dipesh Dahanuwala, Prathamesh Gachhi and Tukaram Moger, “Case Studies of Event Detection for Indian Power System using Signal Processing Methods”, 2021 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2021) virtually held during 26-30, September 2021 and organized by Curtin University and University of Western Australia Perth, Australia. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/AUPEC52110.2021.9597799

10) Sofia Banu, Teena Johnson and Tukaram Moger, “A Comparative Analysis of Speed Estimation of Induction Motor Drive using Non-linear Kalman Filters”, 2021 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2021) virtually held during 26-30, September 2021 and organized by Curtin University and University of Western Australia Perth, Australia. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1109/AUPEC52110.2021.9597814

11) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, “Direct Current Analysis of LCC based HVDC System during Fault using DIgSILENT PowerFactory”, 56th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2021) virtually held during 31 August – 3 September 2021 and hosted by Teesside University, UK. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/UPEC50034.2021.9548167

12) Sofia Banu, Teena Johnson and Tukaram Moger, “A Comparative Study of Bayesian based Filters for Dynamic State Estimation in Power Systems”, 2021 IEEE International Power and Renewable Energy Conference (IPRECON 2021) virtually held during 24-26, September 2021 and hosted by College of Engineering Karunagappally, Karunagappally, Kerala, India. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/IPRECON52453.2021.9640771

13) Sai Krishna G. and Tukaram Moger, “Modelling and Analysis of PV array Connections Under Non-Uniform Irradinace Conditions”, 2021 IEEE International Power and Renewable Energy Conference (IPRECON 2021) virtually held during 24-26, September 2021 and hosted by College of Engineering Karunagappally, Karunagappally, Kerala, India. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/IPRECON52453.2021.9640637

14) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, “Transient Analysis of LCC based HVDC Offshore Wind Farms using DIgSILENT PowerFactory”, International 7th Iran Wind Energy Conference (IWEC2021) held during 17-18, May 2021 under a cooperation between Iranian Wind Energy Association (IRWEA) and Shahrood University of Technology, Iran. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/IWEC52400.2021.9467031

15) Vikas Singh, Tukaram Moger and Debashisha  Jena, “Comparative Evaluation of Basic Probabilistic Load Flow Methods with Wind Power Integration”, 2020 3rd International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment: Towards Clean Energy Technologies, held during 5-7, March 2021 at Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEPE50861.2021.9404524

16) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, “LVRT Improvement of DFIG driven Wind Generator with Rotor Control”, National Power System Conference (NPSC-2020) held during 17-19, December 2012 at Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/NPSC49263.2020.9331754

17) Ravikiran Hiremath and Tukaram Moger, “Comparison of LVRT Enhancement for DFIG-Based Wind Turbine Generator with Rotor-Side Control Strategy”, International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICE3-2020) jointly organized by Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur (UP), India and North Dakota State University, Fargo USA held during February 14-15, 2020 at MMMUT Gorakhpur (UP) India. Received Best Paper Award. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICE348803.2020.9122830

18) Sai Krishna G. and Tukaram Moger, “A Novel Fixed Interconnection Topology for Photovoltaic Array to Gain Maximum Energy Yields”, International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICE3-2020) jointly organized by Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur (UP), India and North Dakota State University, Fargo USA held during February 14-15, 2020 at MMMUT Gorakhpur (UP) India. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICE348803.2020.9122846

19) Sai Krishna G. and Tukaram Moger, “Static Reconfiguration approach for Photovoltaic Array to Improve Maximum power”, International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICE3-2020) jointly organized by Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur (UP), India and North Dakota State University, Fargo USA held during February 14-15, 2020 at MMMUT Gorakhpur (UP) India. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICE348803.2020.9122802

20) Sai Krishna G. and Tukaram Moger, “An Imperative SuDoKu-based Reconfiguration Method for Photovoltaic Array under Partial Shading Conditions”, International Conference on Water, Energy and Environmental Sustainability 2020 (WEES 2020), held during 13-15, January 2020 at National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India in association with RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

21) Sai Krishna G. and Tukaram Moger, “Comparative Study on Solar Photovoltaic Array Configurations under Irregular Irradiance Conditions”, 8th IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE), IEEE, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/IICPE.2018.8709512

22) Sai Krishna G. and Tukaram Moger, “SuDoKu and Optimal SuDoKu Reconfiguration for TCT PV array Under Non-Uniform Irradiance Condition”, 8th IEEE Power India International Conference (PIICON), IEEE, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/POWERI.2018.8704458

23) Tukaram Moger, Teena Johnson and Thukaram Dhadbanjan. “Significance of Reactive Power Loss and Its Application to System Voltage Stability”, IEEMA Engineer Infinite Conference (eTechNxT), IEEE, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ETECHNXT.2018.8385343

24) Mohammed Shareeq M.T., Tukaram Moger, Thukaram Dhadbanjan, “Fuzzy Logic Approach for Curtailed Number of Controllers for Voltage Control in Grid Connected Wind Farms”, 18th National Power Systems Conference (NPSC 2014), held during 18-20, December, 2014 at Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati), Assam, India. (Received IEEE Publication Paper Award 2014 from IEEE Bangalore Section, India.) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/NPSC.2014.7103843

25) Tukaram Moger, Thukaram Dhadbanjan, “An Improved Approach for Evaluation of Reactive Power Sources Contribution to Reactive Load and Loss”,  2013 Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON) held during 13-15, December 2013 at Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India. (Received best paper award in power and energy track) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/INDCON.2013.6725961

26) Tukaram Moger, Thukaram Dhadbanjan, “Reactive Power Loss Allocation to Consumers in a Deregulated Power System”,  5th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems (ICPS – 2013) held during 28-30, October 2013 at Kathmandu, Nepal organized jointly by Tribhuvan University, Institute of Engineering, Nepal and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India.

27) Ravi Brahmadevi, Tukaram Moger, and D. Thukaram, “Approach for Online Short-term Hydro-Thermal Economic Scheduling”, National Power System Conference (NPSC-2012) held during 12-14, December 2012 at Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), Varanasi, U.P. India.

28) Anurag Syal, Kumar Gaurav and Tukaram Moger, “Virtual Laboratory Platform for Enhancing Undergraduate Level Induction Motor Course Using MATLAB/Simulink“, IEEE International Conference on Engineering Education: Innovative Practices and Future Trends (AICERA 2012) held during 19-21, July 2012 at Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally, Kottayam Dt, Kerala, India. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/AICERA.2012.6306691

29) Tukaram Mogerand Stanzin Dodjoo, “A Comprehensive Analysis of Reactive Power Pricing in a Competitive Electricity Markets”, IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management (ICAESM–2012) held during 30-31, March 2012 at E. G. S. Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India, pp. 472-477 (ISBN: 978-81-909042-2-3, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP 1277 R-CDR). 

30) Tukaram Mogerand Siva Kumar Villuri, “A Genetic Algorithm Based Approach to Optimal Power Flow Problem”, Proceedings of the Second National Conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems (PEARES 2012), held during March 22-23, 2012 at SSN College of Engineering, Kalavakkam, Tamil Nadu, India.

31) Tukaram Mogerand Durga Prasad Gudavalli, “Application of Genetic Algorithm to Reactive Power Optimization”, Proceedings of the National Systems Conference 2011, held during 9-11, December 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, pp. 278-286 (ISBN: 978-935-059-045-4).

32) Tukaram Moger, “Reactive Power Pricing Analysis in a Restructured Electricity Market”, Proceedings of the International conference on electrical energy systems & power electronics in emerging economics’ 09 (ICEESPEEE-2009), SRM University, Chennai, India 16-17 April, 2009, pp. 649-655.

33) Tukaram Moger, “Optimal Reactive Power Planning in a Competitive Electricity Market”, Proceedings of the NITK-KU Joint Seminar 2008: Recent Advances in Engineering & Technology, held on 27-28 November, 2008 at Kagoshima University Japan, pp. 80-87.

Achievements

Award/Prize/Achievments/Certificate/Memberships:

• Paper titled “Comprehensive review on low voltage ride through capability of wind turbine generators” has been recognized as a Top Cited Article 2020-2021 in the journal INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEM.

• Received Best Paper Award from International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICE3-2020) jointly organized by Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur (UP), India and North Dakota State University, Fargo USA.

• Received IEEE Publication Paper Award 2014 from IEEE Bangalore Section, India.

• Received Best Paper Award in Power and Energy track from 2013 Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India.

• Senior Member of IEEE (USA) and IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES)

• Member of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (Mu Xi Chapter of IISc)

• Chartered Engineer (India)

• Member of International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE)

• Member of IET (UK)

• Member of Institution of Engineers (India).

• Life Member of Systems Society of India (SSI)

• Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

• Life Member of Soft Computing Research Society (SCRS) of India

• Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Scholarship for pursuing M.Tech. at IIT Kanpur

• Completed certificate course on JAPANESE Language organized by Centre of Continuing Education (CCE), NITK Surathkal, Mangalore

• B. E. Project was Adjudged as the “Best Project” in Electrical and Electronics Engineering category for the year 2000-2001 during final year Project Exhibition

Foreign Visit:

• Visited Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, from 21st May to 29th May 2016 as a guest researcher under the research interaction scheme sponsored by TEQIP-II.

• Visited Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kagoshima University, Japan from 16th, November to 6th December, 2008 as a guest researcher under the research interaction scheme sponsored by TEQIP-I.

Short Term Courses/Workshops/Seminars organized:

1) Self Sponsored One Week Hands-On Training workshop on “Power System Analysis and Design Using DIgSILENT PowerFactory Software” organized by the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal from 02-07-2018 to 06-07-2018. Coordinators: Dr. Tukaram Moger, Dr. Venkatesa Perumal, Dr. D. N. Gaonkar, Dr. Debashisha Jena

2) TEQIP-III sponsored One week workshop on “Recent Trends in Power Systems Operation and Control” organized by the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, from 11-06-2018 to 15-06-2018. Coordinators: Dr. Tukaram Moger, Dr. D. N. Gaonkar, Dr. Debashisha Jena

3) TEQIP-III (GEC Jhalawar and NITK Surathkal) Sponsored One Week Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “Recent Developments in Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Applications” jointly organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Government Engineering College (GEC), Jhalawar, Rajasthan, and Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering NITK Surathkal, and held at GEC Jhalawar, from 14-05-2018 to 18-05-2018 Coordinators (NITK): Dr. Tukaram Moger, Dr. Debashisha Jena