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Dr. Lakshmanan S. A

Asst. Professor

Dr. Lakshmanan S. A. currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai campus, India.

Qualification: BE, M.E, Ph.D
 sa_lakshman@ch.amrita.edu
Research Interest: AI Techniques and Advanced Signal Processing Applications., Control of Power Electronic Converters, Power Converters, Power Electronics Applications to Power Systems, Smart Grid & Energy Management

Bio

Dr. Lakshmanan S. A. currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai campus, India.

Dr. Lakshmanan S. A. completed his BE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from University of Madras in 2003 and ME in Power Electronics & Drives from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai, in 2007. He has 7.5 years of teaching and 5 years of research experience in his career. Before pursuing his Ph.D., he worked as an Assistant Professor at Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, and also worked as Assistant Professor at VIT University, Vellore.

Dr. Lakshmanan S. A. received his Ph. D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, in the area of Power Electronics. He also served as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) at Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) Bangalore and has worked on various research projects. After his Ph. D., he worked as Sr Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering at Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science (MITS), Madanapalle, from August 2017 to July 2020.

Dr. Lakshmanan S. A. has published many research papers in journals and conferences and also has rich experience in curriculum development, enhancement of new research labs and different accreditation processes.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

Nonlinear Autoregressive Exogenous ANN Algorithm-Based Predicting of COVID-19 Pandemic in Tamil Nadu

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, Sreedevi, A.G., Lakshmanan, S.A., Yogesh kumar, K.R

Publisher : Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, 2022, 209, pp. 545–560.

Year : 2014

Standards, Regulation and Performance Measures of Grid Connected Solar PV systems for Smart Power Systems

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : 3rd International Conference on Standards and Eco Systems, IEEE Standard Association, March 6-7 2014.

Year : 2014

Modelling and Analysis of 3-Phase VSI is using SPWM Technique for Grid Connected Solar PV System

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : IEEE Students Conference on Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Computer science, (IEEE SCEECS), MANIT Bhopal,March 1-2, 2014.

Year : 2014

Analysis and Control of 3-Phase VSI for Grid connected Solar PV systems under different irradiation

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : 3 rd International Conference on Standards and Eco Systems, IEEE Standard Association, CPRI Bengalore, March 6-72014

Conference Paper

Year : 2018

Islanding Detection for Grid Connected Solar PV System

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A

Publisher : IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics,December 18-20, 2018

Year : 2016

Improved Phase Lock Loop System for under Distorted Conditions Grid connected Renewable Energy Sources

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, S.A.Lakshmanan, Amit Jain and B. S. Rajpurohit

Publisher : IEEE PES General Meeting(IEEE PESGM), Boston, July 17-21, 2016.

Year : 2015

Performance Analyses of Grid connected SPV system for Different MPPT Algorithms

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, R.Singh, B.S. Rajpurohit

Publisher : International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, Vol 6, No 1, 2015.

Year : 2015

An Approach to Improve Power Flow Control and Stability Analysis for Grid Connected Solar PV System

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : IEEE International Conference on Circuits, Power and Computing Technologies -2015 (ICCPCT-2015) March 19-20, 2015

Year : 2015

Design and Analysis of Current Controllers with Active Damped LCL Filter for Three-Phase Grid Connected Solar PV System

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : IEEE ISGT Asia , Bangkok, November 4-6, 2015

Year : 2015

Improved PLL design based on SDFT and SGDFT for Grid Interfaced Renewable Energy Sources under Harmonic Condition

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : National Power Electronics Conference NPEC-2015, IIT Bombay December 21-13, 2015

Year : 2014

Grid Synchronization Technique for Solar PV system under Ideal and Non-Ideal Conditions

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : Journal of Power Engineering, March 2014

Year : 2014

Modelling and Analysis of 3-Phase Inverter for Grid Connected Solar PV systems with Harmonic Compensation

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : Journal of CPRI, March 2014.

Year : 2014

Islanding Detection for Grid Connected Solar PV system

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, Amit Jain and B. S. Rajpurohit

Publisher : National Conference on Zen & Tao of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bangalore, Jan 7-9, 2014

Year : 2014

Grid Voltage Monitoring Techniques for Single Phase PV system

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : 6 th IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE 2014), NIT Kurushekthra, 8-10 December 2014.

Year : 2014

A Novel Feed-Forward DC Voltage regulator with current controlled technique for Grid Connected PV System

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : 18th National Power System Conference (NPSC 2014), IIT Guwahati, 18-20 December 2014

Year : 2014

A Novel Current Controlled SVPWM technique for Grid Connected Solar PV systems

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, B.S.Rajpurohit, A. Jain

Publisher : IEEE PES General Meeting (IEEE PESGM), Washington, July 27-31, 2014

Year : 2013

Performance Analyses of Grid connected SPV system for Different MPPT Algorithms

Authors : Dr. Lakshmanan S. A, R.Singh, B.S. Rajpurohit

Publisher : International Journal on Energy Conversion, Vol 1, No.4, October 2013.

Education
  • 2017: Ph.D. – Indian Institute of Technology-Mandi
  • 2007: M.E-College of Engineering-Guindy, Anna University
  • 2003: B.E-Madras University
Experience
  • August, 2020-Present:   Assistant Professor[Sr.Gr]

School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai

 

  • August, 2017- July, 2020:     Assistant Professor [Sr. Gr]

Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science

 

  • June, 2013-September, 2016:   Senior Research Fellow

Central Power Research Institute Bangalore

 

  • July, 2010- July, 2011: Assistant Professor

VIT University, Vellore

 

  • June, 2007–June, 2010 :  Assistant Professor

School of Engineering,

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore

Responsibilities
  • Develop methodology to educate students in the core electrical engineering
  • Planning and coordinating the teaching and assessment arrangements for a course, and upholding its academic quality and integrity.
  • Carries out research/innovative programs in the department.
Skills Set
  • Design and development of control techniques/algorithms for distributed generation (DG) based power system.
  • Modelling of power electronic converters (PEC) for electric vehicle applications (EV)
  • Real time digital simulation of power converters
Programming Languages and Algorithms
  • Mathematical modeling of power circuits: MATLAB
  • Electric power circuit and power converter modelling, simulation: PSCAD, PSIM
  • Programming language: C, C++, PL/SQL
  • Document managing: Microsoft word, Latex, Microsoft Visio.
Thrust Research Area
  • Switched Mode Power Converters
  • Electric vehicles
  • Digital Signal Processing

 

Teaching Interests
  • Power Electronics
  • Control Engineering
  • Signals and Systems
  • Signal Processing
  • Electric vehicle design and implementation
  • Basics of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
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