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 AC microgrid

Qualifications


B.Tech (Electrical and Electronics) from G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College  (Autonomous), Kurnool, 2001.

M.Tech.  (Power Electronics) from JNTUH College of Engineering  (Autonomous), Hyderabad, 2004.

Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, 2012.

 

Journal Publication Details


 AuthorTitleJournal NameVol. Page. Year.
J18M. Hareesh,  G. Siva KumarDesign Analysis and Switching Losses Reduction of Hybrid Shunt Compensator with Adaptive Control SchemeInternational Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems  (Wiley)
Accepted for Publication, Nov. 2020
J17A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D SreenivasaraoModel predictive control with TOPSIS method for four leg DSTATCOM to improve power quality and reduce switching frequencyInternational Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems  (Wiley)
Accepted for Publication, Oct. 2020

Article DOI: 10.1002/2050-7038.12688

Article ID: ETEP_12688

J16A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D SreenivasaraoModel predictive control with constant switching frequency for four leg DSTATCOM using three-dimensional space vector modulationIET Generation, Transmission,  and Distribution
vol. 14, no. 17, pp. 3571 - 3581, September 2020
J15M. Hareesh,  G. Siva KumarEnergy Management and Control of Single-Stage
Grid Connected Solar PV and BES System
IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 
vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 1739-1749, July 2020
J14M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar, D. SreenivasaraoPower Quality Enhancement by Hybrid DSTATCOM with
Improved Performance in Distribution System
International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems  (Wiley)
vol. 30, no. 1,  pp. 3649  - 3660,  January 2020 (e12153)
J13M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar, D. SreenivasaraoCost Effective Single-phase DSTATCOM for Low Power ApplicationsElectric Power Components and Systems (Taylor & Francis)
 
Vol. 47, Issue No. 9 - 10, pp. 785 - 797, November 2019
J12A 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
J11Kavita 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
J10M. 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
J9A 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
J8Hari 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
J7Hari 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
J6M. 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
J5Hari 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

J4

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
J3G. 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
J2 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
J1Anil 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.
C13 A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao Model Predictive Control of Four Level NNPC DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement in Distribution System45th Annual Conference of the IEEE, Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2019), Lisbon Portugal, 14-17 Oct. 2019pp. 7063-7068, December 2019
C12Hareesh 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
C11Kavita 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
C10A 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
C9Hareesh Myneni, G Siva Kumar, D SreenivasaraoAdaptive dc-voltage regulation for DSTATCOM under load variationsRegion 10 Conference (TENCON), 2016 IEEE, Singapore
2909-2913
C8M. 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
C7Hareesh 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
C6G. 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
C5G. 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.
C4G. 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
C3R. 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
C2R. 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
C1G. 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

 

 

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, 2020-2021  (current semester)
2II Sem, IV B.Tech- ElectricalEE465 - Power Quality2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015 - 2016, 2016 - 2017, 2017-2018 , 2019-2020
3II Sem, I M.Tech (PSE & PED)EE5165 - Power Quality  Improvement Techniques2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015 - 2016, 2016 - 2017, 2017-2018 ,2018-2019, 2019-2020
4I Sem, II B.Tech - ElectricalEE201 - Circuit Theory - I2019-2020 
5I Sem, I M.Tech (PED)EE5102 - Analysis, and Modeling of Electrical Machines2019-2020 

 

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, 2019-2020, 2020-2021 (current semester)
3I Sem, I M.Tech (PED)EE5104 - Power Electronics Lab2019-2020 

 

Publications

 

PHDs Supervised

 Ph.D.s Supervised:

 

S.No.Name Roll NoTitle of the thesisStatus/Year of Award of the Ph.D.

Sole Supervisor/  Supervisor/  Co-Supervisor

1V. Hari Priya714118Reduced Switch Count Multilevel Inverters: Topologies, PWM Schemes, and Fault-Tolerant Operation Completed on  08.04.2019

Co-Supervisor

2M. Hareesh714011Power Quality Enhancement by DSTATCOM with Improved PerformanceCompleted on  20.12.2019

Sole Supervisor

3 A. Pranay Kumar716011Investigations on Topologies and Control Algorithms of DSTATCOM to Compensate Current Related Power Quality IssuesCompleted on  24.08.2020

Supervisor

4Chinna Karasala717116MicrogridPursuing (Full-time)

Sole Supervisor

5Gajangi Arun Kumar720036Power QualityPursuing  (Part-time)

Sole Supervisor

 

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)

  • Treasurer- Electrical Engineering Association (EEA), from  Academic Year -2020
  • Member, DAC- UG, from November 2019 
  • Co-ordinator for Departmental Administrative Activities from March 2019.
  • Power Electronics and Drives Lab-In-Charge (UG & PG) from Sept.  2018.

 

Institute  (related)

  • One of the faculty member of NOPWG (Networking, Outreach, and Perception - Working group) to improve the overall performance of the Institute from 10th July 2020.
  • Faculty In-charge from the Electrical Department to provide Departmental Information to  Advisor (Quality Assurance & Academic Audit) from 27th January 2020.
  • Serving as a Warden for 1K- Block 1 Hostel from Aug. - 2017.
  • Member of Souvenir Committee for "Evolving World Class Technical Institutions" (EWCTI2018) conference during 10-12 October 2018.
  • One of the faculty members in conducting "A two-week induction program" for the first year B.Tech students from 23-07-2018 to 04-08-2018.

 

Outside the Institute:

  • Treasurer for PES/IAS/PELS Joint Chapter, IEEE Hyderabad Section  for the Slate 2020
  • Member for PES/IAS/PELS Joint Chapter, IEEE Hyderabad Section  for the Slate 2018 and Slate 2019
  • 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

                                     -  University College of Engineering (Kakatiya Uni­ver­sity), Koth­agu­dem

 

Activities during my Ph.D.: 

  • Ph.D. (Engg.) Councilor, and as a member of the Student Affairs Council for the year 2010-2011 in IIT Madras.
  • Coordinator for the Placement team of IIT Madras, during the period of 2010-2011.
  • Coordinator for the Research Expo event at Shaastra 2010, IIT Madras. 

 

Conference:

  • Technical Programme Committee (TPC) member  for the 5th IEEE International Conference on "Recent Advances and Innovations in Engineering - ICRAIE 2020", 1-3 December 2020 being organized by Poornima College of Engineering with Financial and Technical Sponsorship by IEEE Delhi Section
  • Technical Track Chairs/Co-Chairs for the International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SeFet) 2021, 21-23 Jan 2021 organized by GRIET Hyderabad and technical co-sponsorship by IEEE Hyderabad section
  • Technical Programme Committee (TPC) member  for the 2019 IEEE 1st International Conference on Energy, Systems and Information Processing (ICESIP)  on 4th -6th, July 2019 organized by IIIT Design and Manufacture, Kancheepuram in association with IIIT D & M Student Branch  and technical co-sponsorship by IEEE Madras section ion Processing (ICESIP 2019) on 4th -6th, July 2019 at IIIT Design and Manufacture, Kancheepuram
  • Technical Committee Member for  third International Conference on “High Voltage Engineering & Technology” (ICHVET2019), during February 07-08, 2019 at Hyderabad, India organized by CPRI Hyderabad and technical co-sponsorship with IEEE Hyderabad section
  • Track Chair for the  IEEE PEDES 2018 will be held at IIT Madras, Chennai from 18 – 21, December 2018.

 

Reviewer:

  • IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
  • IET Power Electronics
  • IEEE Access
  • IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
  • IETE Technical Review (Taylor & Francis)
  • International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems,  Elsevier
  • Sustainable Energy, Grids, and Networks (SEGAN), Elsevier
  • International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, Wiley