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Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi

Asst. Professor

Dr. Ravikumar Pandi currently serves as Assistant Professor in Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering , Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.

Qualification: BE, M.E, Ph.D
ravikumarpandiv@am.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Congestion Management, Demand Response–Implementation and Benefit Studies, Deregulated Electricity Markets, Energy Management System-Operation and Control, Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence Techniques., Integration and Impact Analysis of Distributed Energy Resources, Micro-grid Design, Power Quality Assessment, Power System Modeling and Analysis, Protection Coordination, Signal Processing

Bio

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi received Ph.D in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi. His dissertation was on “Evolutionary Computing Techniques and its Applications to Electric Power Dispatch”. Dr. Ravikumar Pandi received his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, in 2003 and Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Power Systems from Annamalai University, Chithambaram, in 2005.

Dr. Ravikumar Pandi joined Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering as Assistant Professor in July 2016. Earlier, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE during February 2010 to December 2015. He also worked as a Lecturer at Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Sriperumpudur, Chennai during June 2005 to July 2006.

Dr. Ravikumar Pandi’s area of interest include Integration and impact analysis of Distributed Energy Resources, Micro-grid Design, Energy Management System-Operation and Control, Demand Response – implementation and benefit studies, Power System Modeling and Analysis, Congestion Management, Protection Coordination, Power Quality Assessment, Signal Processing, Deregulated Electricity Markets, Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence Techniques. He has to his credit 2 book chapters, 25 International/National Journals publications and 13 International/National Conference publications. He is guiding Ph.D research scholars, several B.Tech projects and M.Tech dissertations.

He serves as a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids, Power Systems, Power Delivery, Industrial Electronics, IET Transactions on Renewable Power Generation, Generation Transmission Distribution, Int. Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, European Transaction on Electric Power, Applied Energy, Soft Computing, Memetic Computing, Neuro Computing, etc. He has also served as technical committee member and reviewer for many IEEE and other international conferences/workshops.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2017

Adaptive coordinated feeder flow control in distribution system with the support of distributed energy resources

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Al-Hinai, A., and Feliachi, A

Publisher : Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Al-Hinai, A., and Feliachi, A., “Adaptive coordinated feeder flow control in distribution system with the support of distributed energy resources”, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier, vol. 85, pp. 190-199, 2017

Year : 2015

Distribution System Reconfiguration for Annual Energy Loss Reduction Considering Variable Distributed Generation Profiles

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, A. M. Tahboub, Zeineldin, H. H.

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery

A. M. Tahboub, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, and Zeineldin, H. H., “Distribution System Reconfiguration for Annual Energy Loss Reduction Considering Variable Distributed Generation Profiles”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 30, pp. 1677-1685, 2015.

Year : 2015

Coordinated Control of Distributed Energy Resources to Support Load Frequency Control

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Feliachi, A., and Al-Hinai, A

Publisher : Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Feliachi, A., and Al-Hinai, A., “Coordinated Control of Distributed Energy Resources to Support Load Frequency Control”, Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, pp. 918-928, 2015.

Year : 2014

Demand Response Mismatch (DRM): Concept, Impact Analysis, and Solution

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, F. A. Rahiman, Zeineldin, H. H., Khadkikar, V., Kennedy, S. W

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid


F. A. Rahiman, Zeineldin, H. H., Khadkikar, V., Kennedy, S. W., and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Demand Response Mismatch (DRM): Concept, Impact Analysis, and Solution”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 5, pp. 1734-1743, 2014

Year : 2013

Determining Optimal Location and Size of Distributed Generation Resources Considering Harmonic and Protection Coordination Limits

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Zeineldin, H. H., and Xiao, W

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Zeineldin, H. H., and Xiao, W., “Determining Optimal Location and Size of Distributed Generation Resources Considering Harmonic and Protection Coordination Limits”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 28, pp. 1245-1254, 2013.

Year : 2013

A Protection Coordination Index for Evaluating Distributed Generation Impacts on Protection for Meshed Distribution Systems

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, H. H. Zeineldin, Mohamed, Y. A. R. I., Khadkikar, V.

Publisher : IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid

H. H. Zeineldin, Mohamed, Y. A. R. I., Khadkikar, V., and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “A Protection Coordination Index for Evaluating Distributed Generation Impacts on Protection for Meshed Distribution Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 4, pp. 1523-1532, 2013

Year : 2011

Multiobjective bacteria foraging algorithm for electrical load dispatch problem

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Panigrahi, B. K., Sharma, R., Das, S., and Das, S

Publisher : International Journal on Energy Conversion and Management

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Panigrahi, B. K., Sharma, R., Das, S., and Das, S., “Multiobjective bacteria foraging algorithm for electrical load dispatch problem”, International Journal on Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 1334–1342, 2011.

Year : 2008

A Bacterial foraging optimisation: Nelder-Mead hybrid algorithm for economic load dispatch

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, B. K. Panigrahi

Publisher : IET Generation, Transmission Distribution

B. K. Panigrahi and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “A Bacterial foraging optimisation: Nelder-Mead hybrid algorithm for economic load dispatch”, IET Generation, Transmission Distribution, vol. 2, pp. 556-565, 2008.

Year : 2008

Adaptive particle swarm optimization approach for static and dynamic economic load dispatch

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, B. K. Panigrahi, Das, S.

Publisher : International Journal on Energy Conversion and Management

B. K. Panigrahi, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, and Das, S., “Adaptive particle swarm optimization approach for static and dynamic economic load dispatch”, International Journal on Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 49, 2008.

Conference Paper

Year : 2017

Solar powered intelligent electric wheel chair with health monitoring system

Authors : Asha C. A., Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, A. H. Aswathy, Sukumar, G. M., Swapnil, M. S., V. A. Kumar, A. Krishna

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy)


A. H. Aswathy, Sukumar, G. M., Swapnil, M. S., V. A. Kumar, A. Krishna, C.A. Asha, and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Solar powered intelligent electric wheel chair with health monitoring system”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), Kollam, India, 2017

Year : 2017

Energy management and economical analysis of solar energy system for industrial applications

Authors : Prathibha S. Babu, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, H. Gokul, Goyal, H., Purushothaman, A., Fahad, A., Harichand, S.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy)

H. Gokul, Goyal, H., Purushothaman, A., Fahad, A., Harichand, S., Prathibha S. Babu, and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Energy management and economical analysis of solar energy system for industrial applications”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy), 2017.


Year : 2017

Energy management of a DC micro-grid with distributed generation

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, G. R. Athira

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT)

G. R. Athira and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Energy management of a DC micro-grid with distributed generation”, in 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT), Kannur, India, 2017

Year : 2017

Energy management in islanded DC microgrid using fuzzy controller to improve battery performance

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, G. R. Athira

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

G. R. Athira and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Energy management in islanded DC microgrid using fuzzy controller to improve battery performance”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), Kollam, India, 2017.

Year : 2017

Intelligent wall following control of differential drive mobile robot along with target tracking and obstacle avoidance

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Vivek A., N. P. Varma

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT)

N. P. Varma, A. Vivek, and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Intelligent wall following control of differential drive mobile robot along with target tracking and obstacle avoidance”, in 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT), Kannur, India, 2017

Year : 2017

Target tracking, path planning and obstacle avoidance by intelligent robot

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Vivek A., N. P. Varma

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy)

N. P. Varma, A. Vivek, and Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, “Target tracking, path planning and obstacle avoidance by intelligent robot”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy), Kollam, India, 2017.

Year : 2013

A Conceptual Design of UAE’s Smart Microgrid with Coordinated Power Management Strategy

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Kennedy, S., ElMoursi, M., Xiao, W., Jeong, H. D., and Mok, I. S

Publisher : 13th Spanish Portuguese conference on Electrical Engineering (13CHLIE)

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Kennedy, S., ElMoursi, M., Xiao, W., Jeong, H. D., and Mok, I. S., “A Conceptual Design of UAE’s Smart Microgrid with Coordinated Power Management Strategy”, in 13th Spanish Portuguese conference on Electrical Engineering (13CHLIE), 2013.

Year : 2013

Basic design of UAE’s smart microgrid and the simulation analysis using PSCAD

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, M. ElMoursi, Khadkikar, V., Lee, S. Hee, Lee, J. Hee, and Lee, S.

Publisher : 2013 IEEE Power Energy Society General Meeting

M. ElMoursi, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Khadkikar, V., Lee, S. Hee, Lee, J. Hee, and Lee, S., “Basic design of UAE's smart microgrid and the simulation analysis using PSCAD”, in 2013 IEEE Power Energy Society General Meeting, 2013

Year : 2012

Passive harmonic filter planning to overcome power quality issues in radial distribution systems

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Zeineldin, H. H., and Xiao, W

Publisher : 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Zeineldin, H. H., and Xiao, W., “Passive harmonic filter planning to overcome power quality issues in radial distribution systems”, in 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2012.

Year : 2011

Allowable DG penetration level considering harmonic distortions

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Zeineldin, H. H., and Xiao, W

Publisher : IECON 2011 - 37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Zeineldin, H. H., and Xiao, W., “Allowable DG penetration level considering harmonic distortions”, in IECON 2011 - 37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2011.

Year : 2009

Improved Harmony Search for Economic Power Dispatch

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Panigrahi, B. K., Mallick, M. K., Abraham, A., and Das, S

Publisher : 2009 Ninth International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Panigrahi, B. K., Mallick, M. K., Abraham, A., and Das, S., “Improved Harmony Search for Economic Power Dispatch”, in 2009 Ninth International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, 2009.

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2020

Power Quality Analysis for Brushless DC Motor Drive Fed by a Photovoltaic System Using SRF Theory

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Rajasree S. R., Dr. Ilango Karuppasamy

Publisher : Innovations in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Rajasree S. R., V. Pandi, R., and Ilango Karuppasamy, “Power Quality Analysis for Brushless DC Motor Drive Fed by a Photovoltaic System Using SRF Theory”, Innovations in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Springer Singapore, Singapore, 2020.

Year : 2017

Differential Evolution based Energy Management System for Zero Net Energy Building

Authors : Dr. Manjula G. Nair, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Dr. Ilango Karuppasamy, D. Madathil, K.

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

D. Madathil, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Ilango Karuppasamy, and Dr. Manjula G. Nair, “Differential Evolution based Energy Management System for Zero Net Energy Building”, 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy). 2017.

Year : 2017

Energy management of a smart building integrated with distributed energy resources

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Dr. Ilango Karuppasamy, S. Sivanandan, K.

Publisher : 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT)

S. Sivanandan, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, and K. Ilango, “Energy management of a smart building integrated with distributed energy resources”, in 2017 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT), Vellore, India, 2017

Year : 2017

Stateflow based implementation of energy management for a DC grid using analog and digital control techniques

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Dr. Ilango Karuppasamy, S. Sivanandan;

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

S. Sivanandan, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, and Ilango Karuppasamy, “Stateflow based implementation of energy management for a DC grid using analog and digital control techniques”, 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy ( TAP Energy). IEEE, Kollam, India, 2017.

Year : 2010

Multi Objective Evolutionary Programming to Solve Environmental Economic Dispatch Problem

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, B. - Y. Qu, Suganthan, P. N., Panigrahi, B. K

Publisher : 11th Int. Conf. Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Singapore

B. - Y. Qu, Suganthan, P. N., Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, and Panigrahi, B. K., “Multi Objective Evolutionary Programming to Solve Environmental Economic Dispatch Problem”, 11th Int. Conf. Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Singapore. 2010.

Book Chapter

Year : 2010

Population Variance Harmony Search Algorithm to Solve Optimal Power Flow with Non-Smooth Cost Function

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, B. K. Panigrahi, Das, S., and Abraham, A

Publisher : Recent Advances In Harmony Search Algorithm

B. K. Panigrahi, Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Das, S., and Abraham, A., “Population Variance Harmony Search Algorithm to Solve Optimal Power Flow with Non-Smooth Cost Function”, in Recent Advances In Harmony Search Algorithm, Z. Woo Geem, Ed. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010, pp. 65–75.

Year : 2010

Comparative Study of Evolutionary Computing Methods for Parameter Estimation of Power Quality Signals

Authors : Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi, Panigrahi, B. K.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Evolutionary Computation (IJAEC)

Dr. V. Ravikumar Pandi and Panigrahi, B. K., “Comparative Study of Evolutionary Computing Methods for Parameter Estimation of Power Quality Signals”, in International Journal of Applied Evolutionary Computation (IJAEC), vol. 1, 2010.

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