Dr. G. Siva Kumar

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

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

: 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


  Author Title Journal Name Vol. Page. Year.
J22 H. Myneni, A. Pranay Kumar, S. A. Mandale, and G. Siva Kumar Active and Reactive Power Control of Grid-Tied Asymmetrical MLI-based PV System with Reduced Switching Frequency Recent Advances in Power Electronics and Drives (Springer Nature Singapore) pp. 119–134, 2022
J21 K. Chinna, G. Siva Kumar An Adaptive DC Link Voltage Control of Multifunctional SPV Grid Connected VSI for Switching Loss Reduction IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

Accepted for Publication (Nov. 2021)

10.1109/TIE.2021.3128897

J20 Hari Priya V., D. Sreenivasarao, G. Siva Kumar, H. M Suryawanshi, Haitham Abu Rub A Survey on Reduced Switch Count Multilevel Inverters IEEE Open Journal of the Industrial Electronics Society

vol.  2, no. 2, pp. 80-111,  February 2021.

J19 Hari Priya V., D. Sreenivasarao, G. Siva Kumar A three-phase transformer based T-type topology for DSTATCOM application International Journal of Electronics  (Taylor & Francis) vol.  108, no. 9, pp. 1534-1554,  February 2021.
J18 M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar Design, Analysis, and Switching Losses Reduction of Hybrid Shunt Compensator with Adaptive Control Scheme International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems  (Wiley) vol. 31, no. 2,  February 2021 (e12716)
J17 A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao Model predictive control with TOPSIS method for four leg DSTATCOM to improve power quality and reduce switching frequency International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems  (Wiley)

vol. 31, no. 1,  January 2021 (e12688)

J16 A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao Model predictive control with constant switching frequency for four leg DSTATCOM using three-dimensional space vector modulation IET Generation, Transmission,  and Distribution vol. 14, no. 17, pp. 3571 - 3581, September 2020
J15 M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar Energy 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
J14 M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar, D. Sreenivasarao Power 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)
J13 M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar, D. Sreenivasarao Cost Effective Single-phase DSTATCOM for Low Power Applications Electric Power Components and Systems (Taylor & Francis)  
Vol. 47, Issue No. 9 - 10, pp. 785 - 797, November 2019
J12 A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao, M. Hareesh Model 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
J11 Kavita Kiran Prasad, Hareesh Myneni, Ganjikunta Siva Kumar Power Quality Improvement and PV Power Injection by DSTATCOM with Variable DC Link Voltage Control from RSC-MLC IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy  vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 876  - 885, April 2019
J10 M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar Simple Algorithm for Current and Voltage Control of LCL-DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement IET Generation, Transmission,  and Distribution vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 423  - 424, February 2019
J9 A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao Three-Phase Four Switch DSTATCOM Topologies with Special Transformers for Neutral Current Compensation and Power Quality Improvement IET Generation, Transmission,  and Distribution vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 368  - 379, February 2019
J8 Hari Priya Vemuganti, Dharmavarapu Sreenivasarao, Ganjikunta Siva Kumar, Appikonda Sai Spandana Reduced Carrier PWM Scheme with Unified Logical Expressions for Reduced Switch Count Multilevel Inverters IET Power Electronics vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 912  - 921, April 2018
J7 Hari Priya Vemuganti, Dharmavarapu Sreenivasarao, Ganjikunta Siva Kumar Zero-Sequence Voltage Injected Fault-Tolerant Scheme for Multiple Open Circuit Faults in Reduced Switch Count based MLDCL Inverter IET Power Electronics vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 1351  - 1364, June 2018
J6 M. Hareesh,  G. Siva Kumar, D. Sreenivasarao Dynamic DC Voltage Regulation of Split-Capacitor DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement IET Generation, Transmission,  and Distribution vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 4373  - 4383, 2017
J5 Hari Priya Vemuganti, Dharmavarapu Sreenivasarao, Ganjikunta Siva Kumar An improved Pulse Width Modulation Scheme for T-type Multilevel Inverter IET 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
J3 G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. Mishra Minimization of VA Loading of UPQC in Three-Phase Four wire Distribution System International Journal of Power Electronics (IJPELEC) vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 197 - 220, 2012
J2  G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. Mishra Mitigation of Voltage Sags with Phase Jumps by UPQC with PSO based ANFIS IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery  vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 2761 - 2773, October 2011
J1 Anil Kumar Ramkuru, G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh Kumar Mishra Compensation of voltage sags with phase-jumps through DVR with minimum VA rating using PSO based ANFIS controller International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR)  vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 19 - 33, July-September 2010

Conference Proceedings


  Author Title Conference Name Vol. Page. Year.
C15 Chinna Karasala, Rakesh Rao Lekkala, Siva Kumar Ganjikuna Variable DC-Link Voltage Control Strategy for Split-Capacitor DSTATCOM Operating in Voltage Control Mode

IEEE Second International Conference on Power, Control and Computing Technologies (ICPC2T- 2022), 1-3 March 2022, organized by NIT-Raipur and technically co-sponsored by IEEE IAS society, IEEE Bombay Section, and IEEE student branch NITRR.

pp. 1 - 6, May 2022
C14 Hareesh Myneni, A Pranay Kumar, Somnath A. Mandale, and G. Siva Kumar Active and Reactive Power Control of Grid-Tied Asymmetrical MLI based PV System with Reduced Switching Frequency 2nd Electric Power and Renewable Energy Conference (EPREC-2021), 28th-30th May 2021, Organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Jamshedpur, and Proceedings Publish in Springer Publication process
C13  A Pranay Kumar, G. Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao  Model Predictive Control of Four-Level NNPC DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement in Distribution System 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE, Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2019), Lisbon Portugal, 14-17 Oct. 2019 pp. 7063-7068, December 2019
C12 Hareesh Myneni, G Siva Kumar A New Interactive Control Algorithm of DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement IEEE 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, India pp. 1 - 5, May 2019
C11 Kavita Kiran Prasad, Hareesh Myneni, Ganjikunta Siva Kumar Reduced Switch Count Multi-level Converter Controlled DC-link Voltage of DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement Biennial International Conference on Power & Energy Systems: Towards Sustainable Energy (PESTSE-2018), Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru Campus, January 18- 20, 2018 Publication process
C10 A Pranay Kumar, G Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao Conductance Factor Based Control Method for DSTATCOM to Improve Power Quality 7th 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
C9 Hareesh Myneni, G Siva Kumar, D Sreenivasarao Adaptive dc-voltage regulation for DSTATCOM under load variations Region 10 Conference (TENCON), 2016 IEEE, Singapore 2909-2913
C8 M. Hareesh, G. Siva Kumar, D. Sreenivasarao Power Quality improvement by Shunt Active Filter for low cost applications Computation of Power, Energy Information and Communication (ICCPEIC), 2015 0153 - 0158
C7 Hareesh Myneni, G. Siva Kumar, D. Sreenivasarao Power quality enhancement by current controlled Voltage Source Inverter based DSTATCOM for load variations 2015 IEEE IAS Joint Industrial and Commercial Power Systems / Petroleum and Chemical Industry Conference (ICPSPCIC), 19-21 November 2015, Hyderabad, India pp. 182 - 188,  2015
C6 G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. Mishra Mitigation of Voltage Sags with Phase-jumps in Wind Generation IET Conference Renewable Power
Generation (RPG 2011), Edinburgh, UK
pp. 1 - 6, 6-8 September 2011
C5 G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. Mishra Power Quality Improvement by UPQC with Minimum Real Power Injection 2011- 4th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE 2011), Birmingham pp. 1 - 10, 30 Aug. 2011- 1 Sept. 2011.
C4 G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and M. Mahesh Kumar Optimal VA loading of UPQC during mitigation of unbalanced voltage sags with phase jumps in three-phase four-wire distribution system 2010 International Conference on Power System Technology (POWERCON), Hangzhou, China pp. 1 - 8. 2010
C3 R. Anil Kumar, G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. Mishra Compensation of voltage sags with phase-jumps through DVR with minimum VA rating using PSO TENCON 2009 - 2009 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Singapore pp. 1 - 6, 2009
C2 R. Anil Kumar, G. Siva Kumar, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. Mishra Compensation of voltage sags and harmonics with phase-jumps through DVR with minimum VA rating using particle swarm optimization World Congress on Nature Biologically Inspired Computing, 2009. NaBIC 2009 pp. 1361-1366, 2009
C1 G. Siva Kumar, P. Harsh Vardhana, B. Kalyan Kumar, and Mahesh K. Mishra Minimization of VA loading of Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC) International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives, 2009. POWERENG'09, Lisbon, Portugal pp. 552 - 557, 2009

 

Awards And Honors


1. "Active and Reactive Power Control of Grid-Tied Asymmetrical MLI-based PV System with Reduced Switching Frequency", by  Hareesh Myneni, A Pranay Kumar, Somnath A. Mandale, and G. Siva Kumar, has been awarded as a Best Paper in the session and the track of the  2nd Electric Power and Renewable Energy Conference (EPREC-2021), 28th-30th May 2021, Organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Jamshedpur, and Proceedings Publish in Springer.

2.  IEI Member - 2021

3.  IEEE Senior Member  (USA) - 2017

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

5.  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.

6.  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) .

 

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)

 

Book - Contributing Subject Matter Expert:

1.  Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis, by J. David Irwin, R. Mark Nelms, 12th edition [2021], John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd

 

Course Taught Previously

S. No Program Course Title Year Handled
1 II Sem, I B.Tech - Electrical EE152 - Electric and Magnetic Fields 2021-2022 (current semester)
2 I Sem, II B.Tech - Electrical EE203 - Electric and Magnetic Fields 2014-2015, 2015 - 2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2020-2021 
3 II Sem, IV B.Tech- Electrical EE465 - Power Quality 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015 - 2016, 2016 - 2017, 2017-2018 , 2019-2020
4 II Sem, I M.Tech (PSE & PED) EE5165 - Power Quality  Improvement Techniques 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015 - 2016, 2016 - 2017, 2017-2018 ,2018-2019, 2019-2020,
5 II Sem, I M.Tech (PSE & PED) EE5163 - Power Quality  Improvement Techniques  2020-2021  
6 I Sem, I M.Tech (PED) EE5112 - Power Quality  Improvement Techniques 2021-2022
7 I Sem, II B.Tech - Electrical EE201 - Circuit Theory - I 2019-2020 
8 I Sem, I M.Tech (PED) EE5102 - Analysis, and Modeling of Electrical Machines 2019-2020 

 

S. No Program Course Title Year Handled
1 I Sem, III B.Tech - Electrical EE305 - Circuits Lab 2018-2019 ( I- Sem & II semester), 2020-2021  
2 II Sem, IV B.Tech- Electrical EE 452 - Power Electronics & Drives Lab 2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021, 2021-2022
3 I Sem, I M.Tech (PED) EE5104 - Power Electronics Lab 2019-2020 
4 II Sem, I M.Tech (PED) EE5154- Electric Drives Lab 2020-2021,  2021-2022  (current semester)

 

PHDs Supervised

 

S.No. Name  Roll No Title of the thesis Status/Year of Award of the Ph.D.

Sole Supervisor/  Supervisor/  Co-Supervisor

1 V. Hari Priya 714118 Reduced Switch Count Multilevel Inverters: Topologies, PWM Schemes, and Fault-Tolerant Operation  Completed on  08.04.2019

Co-Supervisor

2 M. Hareesh 714011 Power Quality Enhancement by DSTATCOM with Improved Performance Completed on  20.12.2019

Sole Supervisor

3  A. Pranay Kumar 716011 Investigations on Topologies and Control Algorithms of DSTATCOM to Compensate Current Related Power Quality Issues Completed on  24.08.2020

Supervisor

4 Chinna Karasala 717116 Multi-functional Grid-connected Inverter  Pursuing (Full-time)

Sole Supervisor

5 Gajangi Arun Kumar 720036 Current Quality Enhancement by DSTATCOM  Pursuing  (Part-time)

Sole Supervisor

6

Koyyana Srinivasa Rao

712053 Power Quality Pursuing (Full-time)

Sole Supervisor

 

Workshops/Conferences

  • Organized Six-Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on "Applications of Power Electronics to Renewable Energy sources and Power Quality Improvement Devices” during 04th - 09th January 2021 at NIT Warangal,  in association with Centre for Continuing Education, NIT Warangal along with Dr. D. Sreenivasarao. (Participants 84)
  • 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

Additional Responsibility

Department (related)

  • Member, DAC- PG, from 19 November 2021
  • Staff Advisor - Electrical Engineering Association (EEA), from  Academic Year -2021
  • Member, DAC- UG, from November 2019 to 18 November 2021
  • Co-ordinator for Departmental Administrative Activities from March 2019 to 31 January 2022.
  • Treasurer - Electrical Engineering Association (EEA),  AY 2020 - 2021
  • Ph.D. Scrutiny Committee Member from AY - 2014 to AY 2020-2021
  • Power Electronics and Drives Lab-In-Charge (UG & PG) from Sept. 2018 to 04 February 2021.

 

Institute  (related)

  • Organizing Committee Member of TECHNOZION '22
  • Faculty Advisor for NSS club from Academic Year - 2021
  • One of the faculty members of NOPWG (Networking, Outreach, and Perception - Working group) to improve the overall performance of the Institute from 10th July 2020.
  • Member of Institute Information Advisory Committee (IIAC) from 27th January 2020 to 31 January 2022.
  • Served as a Warden for 1K- Block 1 Hostel from Aug. - 2017 to Nov. 2020.
  • 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:

  • Vice-Chair for PES/IAS/PELS Joint Chapter, IEEE Hyderabad Section  for the Slate 2021 and Slate 2022
  • 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:

  • Track chair (Meta reviewer in CMT site) in the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE2022) is a biennial conference organized by IA/IE/PEL Jt.chapter Kerala, is sponsored by IEEE Industry Applications Society, Power Electronics Society, IEEE Kerala Section, and IA/IE/PEL Jt.chapter Kerala.
  • Publications Committee Chair for the 2022 International Conference on Intelligent Controller and Computing for Smart Power (ICICCSP),  21 July 2022 to 23 July 2022 organized by Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad and Technical-Co sponsorship by IEEE Hyderabad Section
  • 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
  • Session Chair 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 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 (Meta reviewer in CMT site) for the  IEEE PEDES 2018, IIT Madras, Chennai from 18 – 21, December 2018.

 

 Reviewer:

  • IET Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
  • IET Power Electronics
  • IET Renewable Power Generation
  • IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
  • IEEE Access
  • IEEE Open Journal of the Industrial Electronics Society
  • IEEE Systems Journal
  • International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems,  Elsevier
  • Sustainable Energy, Grids, and Networks (SEGAN), Elsevier
  • International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, Wiley
  • Electric Power Components & Systems Journal (Taylor & Francis)
  • International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems (IJEEPS), De Gruyter
  • International Journal of Electronics (Taylor & Francis)
  • IETE Technical Review (Taylor & Francis) 
  • International Journal of Power and Energy Conversion (Inderscience)
  • CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems
  • ECTI Transactions on Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Communications (ECTI)