Dr. G. Siva Kumar

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: gsivakumar@nitw.ac.in,ganjikuntask@gmail.com

: 7702716890

Interests:  Power electronics application to the power system, renewable system, and microgrid

Qualifications


B.Tech (Electrical and Electronics) from G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College  (Autonomous), Kurnool.

M.Tech.  (Power Electronics) from JNTUH College of Engineering  (Autonomous), Hyderabad.

Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai. 

 

Journal Publication Details


AuthorTitleJournal NameVol. Page. Year.
M. Hareesh,  G. Siva KumarEnergy Management and Control of Single-Stage
Grid Connected Solar PV and BES System
IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 
Accepted for Publication, August 2019

DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2019.2938864

M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar, D. SreenivasaraoPower Quality Enhancement by Hybrid DSTATCOM with
Improved Performance in Distribution System
International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems  (Wiley)
Accepted for Publication, June 2019

Article DOI: 10.1002/2050-7038.12153

M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar, D. SreenivasaraoCost Effective Single-phase DSTATCOM for Low Power ApplicationsElectric Power Components and Systems (Taylor & Francis)
Accepted for Publication

Article DOI: 10.1080/15325008.2019.1627605

A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao, M. HareeshModel Predictive Current Control of DSTATCOM with Simplified Weighting Factor Selection Using VIKOR Method for Power Quality Improvement IET Generation, Transmission  and Distribution
vol. 13, no. 16, pp. 3649  - 3660, August 2019
Kavita Kiran Prasad, Hareesh Myneni, Ganjikunta Siva KumarPower Quality Improvement and PV Power Injection by DSTATCOM with Variable DC Link Voltage Control from RSC-MLCIEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 
vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 876  - 885, April 2019
M. Hareesh,  G. Siva KumarSimple Algorithm for Current and Voltage Control of LCL-DSTATCOM for Power Quality ImprovementIET Generation, Transmission  and Distribution
vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 423  - 424, February 2019
A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D SreenivasaraoThree-Phase Four Switch DSTATCOM Topologies with Special Transformers for Neutral Current Compensation and Power Quality ImprovementIET Generation, Transmission  and Distribution
vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 368  - 379, February 2019
Hari Priya Vemuganti, Dharmavarapu Sreenivasarao, Ganjikunta Siva Kumar, Appikonda Sai SpandanaReduced Carrier PWM Scheme with Unified Logical Expressions for Reduced Switch Count Multilevel InvertersIET Power Electronics
vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 912  - 921, April 2018
Hari Priya Vemuganti, Dharmavarapu Sreenivasarao, Ganjikunta Siva KumarZero-Sequence Voltage Injected Fault-Tolerant Scheme for Multiple Open Circuit Faults in Reduced Switch Count based MLDCL InverterIET Power Electronics
vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 1351  - 1364, June 2018
M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar, D. SreenivasaraoDynamic DC Voltage Regulation of Split-Capacitor DSTATCOM for Power Quality ImprovementIET Generation, Transmission  and Distribution
vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 4373  - 4383, 2017
Hari Priya Vemuganti, Dharmavarapu Sreenivasarao, Ganjikunta Siva Kumar
An improved Pulse Width Modulation Scheme for T-type Multilevel InverterIET Power Electronics
vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 968 - 976, 2017
M. Hareesh, C. Amarnath, G. Siva Kumar, D. Sreenivasarao, Experimental implementation for Maximum Power Point Tracking of 100 W Solar Panel with DC-DC Boost Converter

The Journal of CPRI

Vol. 12, No.4, December 2016
G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. MishraMinimization of VA Loading of UPQC in Three-Phase Four wire Distribution SystemInternational Journal of Power Electronics (IJPELEC)vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 197 - 220, 2012
 G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. MishraMitigation of Voltage Sags with Phase Jumps by UPQC with PSO based ANFISIEEE Transactions on Power Delivery vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 2761 - 2773, October 2011
Anil Kumar Ramkuru, G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh Kumar MishraCompensation of voltage sags with phase-jumps through DVR with minimum VA rating using PSO based ANFIS controllerInternational Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR) vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 19 - 33, July-September 2010

Conference Proceedings


AuthorTitleConference NameVol. Page. Year.
    
Hareesh Myneni, G Siva KumarA New Interactive Control Algorithm of DSTATCOM for Power Quality ImprovementIEEE Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems Conference (IEEE PEDES 2018), to be held during 18-21 December 2018 at Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai, Tamilnadu, Indiapp. 1 - 5, May 2019
Kavita Kiran Prasad, Hareesh Myneni, Ganjikunta Siva KumarReduced Switch Count Multi-level Converter Controlled DC-link Voltage of DSTATCOM for Power Quality ImprovementBiennial International Conference on Power & Energy Systems: Towards Sustainable Energy (PESTSE-2018), Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru Campus, January 18- 20, 2018Publication process
A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D SreenivasaraoConductance Factor Based Control Method for DSTATCOM to Improve Power Quality7th International Conference on Power Systems, 2017 (ICPS 2017) will be held at College of Engineering Pune (COEP), India from 21st to 23rd December 2017. ICPS 2017 is technically co-sponsored by IEEE Pune Section and IEEE PES/IAS Chapter.pp. 307-312,  June 2018
Hareesh Myneni, G Siva Kumar, D SreenivasaraoAdaptive dc-voltage regulation for DSTATCOM under load variationsRegion 10 Conference (TENCON), 2016 IEEE, Singapore
2909-2913
M. Hareesh, G. Siva Kumar, D. SreenivasaraoPower Quality improvement by Shunt Active Filter for low cost applicationsComputation of Power, Energy Information and Communication (ICCPEIC), 20150153 - 0158
Hareesh Myneni, G. Siva Kumar, D. SreenivasaraoPower quality enhancement by current controlled Voltage Source Inverter based DSTATCOM for load variations2015 IEEE IAS Joint Industrial and Commercial Power Systems / Petroleum and Chemical Industry Conference (ICPSPCIC), 19-21 November 2015, Hyderabad, India
pp. 182 - 188,  2015
G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. MishraMitigation of Voltage Sags with Phase-jumps in Wind GenerationIET Conference Renewable Power
Generation (RPG 2011), Edinburgh, UK
pp. 1 - 6, 6-8 September 2011
G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. MishraPower Quality Improvement by UPQC with Minimum Real Power Injection2011- 4th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE 2011), Birminghampp. 1 - 10, 30 Aug. 2011- 1 Sept. 2011.
G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and M. Mahesh KumarOptimal VA loading of UPQC during mitigation of unbalanced voltage sags with phase jumps in three-phase four-wire distribution system2010 International Conference on Power System Technology (POWERCON), Hangzhou, Chinapp. 1 - 8. 2010
R. Anil Kumar, G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. MishraCompensation of voltage sags with phase-jumps through DVR with minimum VA rating using PSOTENCON 2009 - 2009 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Singaporepp. 1 - 6, 2009
R. Anil Kumar, G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. MishraCompensation of voltage sags and harmonics with phase-jumps through DVR with minimum VA rating using particle swarm optimizationWorld Congress on Nature Biologically Inspired Computing, 2009. NaBIC 2009pp. 1361-1366, 2009
G. Siva Kumar, P. Harsh Vardhana, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. MishraMinimization of VA loading of Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC)International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives, 2009. POWERENG'09, Lisbon, Portugalpp. 552 - 557, 2009

 

Awards And Honors

1. IEEE Senior Member  (USA) - 2017

2. POSOCO Power System Award (PPSA-2013), awardee by FITT IIT Delhi and POWERGRID for my Ph.D. work

3. Received Financial Support from DST and IIT Madras Alumni Association of North America (IITMAANA)  to present the paper in  "14th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications" co-sponsored by the EPE Association and IEEE Power Electronics Society.

4. Received Financial Support from IIT Madras to present the paper in  "2010 International Conference on Power System Technology (POWERCON2010)" sponsored by CSEE (Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering) and IEEE/PES (Power & Energy Society) .


Award Received by Student

1.  Kavita Kiran Prasad - Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF), July 2018


Other Activities

1.  Member for PES/IAS/PELS Joint Chapter, IEEE Hyderabad Section  for the Slate 2018, 2019

2. Ph.D. (Engg.) Councilor, and as a member of Student Affairs Council for the year 2010-2011 in IIT Madras.

3. Coordinator for the Placement team of IIT Madras, during the period of 2010-2011.

4. Coordinator for the Research Expo event at Shaastra 2010, IIT Madras. 

 

Book Reviewed:

1. "Power System Engineering" by D. P. Kothari and I. J. Nagrath, 3 edition, McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, 2019 (ISBN: 9789353165116)

 

Course Taught Previously

S. NoProgramCourse TitleYear Handled
1I Sem, II B.Tech - ElectricalEE203 - Electric and Magnetic Fields2014-2015, 2015 - 2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019
2II Sem, IV B.Tech- ElectricalEE465 - Power Quality2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015 - 2016, 2016 - 2017, 2017-2018
3II Sem, I M.Tech (PSE & PED)EE5165 - Power Quality  Improvement Techniques2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015 - 2016, 2016 - 2017, 2017-2018 ,2018-2019
4I Sem, II B.Tech - ElectricalEE201 - Circuit Theory - I2019-2020 (current semester)
5I Sem, I M.Tech (PED)EE5102 - Analysis, and Modeling of Electrical Machines2019-2020 (current semester)

 

S. NoProgramCourse TitleYear Handled
1I Sem, III B.Tech - ElectricalEE305 - Circuits Lab2018-2019 ( I- Sem & II semester)
2II Sem, IV B.Tech- ElectricalEE 452 - Power Electronics & Drives Lab2018-2019
3I Sem, I M.Tech (PED)EE5104 - Power Electronics Lab2019-2020 (current semester)

Publications

 

PHDs Supervised

 PhD Students:

 

1.  M. Hareesh - Power Quality Enhancement by DSTATCOM with Improved Performance (Thesis submitted on  10.06.2019)

2.  V. Hari Priya - Reduced Switch Count Multilevel Inverters: Topologies, PWM Schemes and Fault-Tolerant Operation  (Completed on  08.04.2019)

3.  A. Pranay Kumar - Control Algorithms for DSTATCOM to Improve the Power Quality in Distribution System

4.  Chinna Karasala  - Microgrid

Workshops/Conferences

 

Organized Workshops:

  • Organized Six Day  Faculty Development Program (FDP) on "Recent Trends in Power Electronics Applications in Smart Grid, Electric Vehicles, and Renewable Energy" during 17th - 22nd June, 2019 at NIT Warangal, sponsored by E&ICT Academy, NIT Warangal (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), GOI)  along with Dr. T.  Vinay Kumar. (Participants 51)
  • Organized Six Day  Faculty Development Program (FDP) on "Power Quality Analysis and Improvement Techniques" during 18th - 23rd June 2018 at NIT Warangal, sponsored by E&ICT Academy, NIT Warangal (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), GOI)  along with Dr. D. Sreenivasarao. (Participants 52)

Projects

                Title of the Project: Load compensation by DSTATCOM in distribution system

                Coordinator: Dr. G. Siva Kumar

                Amount: 5.00 lakh Rupees

                Sponsoring Agency: NIT Warangal, India

                Duration: 2013- 2015

                Status: Completed

Awards and Honors

 

Additional Responsibility

Department (related)

  • Co-ordinator for Departmental Administrative Activities from March 2019
  • Power Electronics and Drives Lab-In-Charge (UG & PG) from Sept.  2018  

 

Institute  (related)

  • Member of Souvenir Committee  for "Evolving World Class Technical Institutions" (EWCTI2018) conference during 10-12 October, 2018
  • One of the faculty member in conducting "A two-week induction program" for the first year B.Tech students during 23-07-2018 to 04-08-2018.
  • Serving as a Warden for 1K- Block 1 Hostel from Aug. - 2017 to till-date

 

Outside the Institute:

  • Member, Doctoral Scrutiny Committee, VIT,  Chennai
  •  BOS Member of

                                      - VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad  

                                      - Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Hyderabad 

                                     -  Shri Vishnu Engineering College For Women,  Bhimavaram

                                     -  Bonam Venkata Chalamawa Engineering College, Odalarevu, East Godavari