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Dr. Balamurugan S.

Chairperson, Professor

Dr. Balamurugan S. currently serves as Chairperson and Professor at Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering. His areas of research include Soft Computing in Power System.

Qualification: Ph.D
s_balamurugan@cb.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Soft Computing in Power System

Bio

Dr. S. Balamurugan has joined Amrita School of Engineering in the year 2008. He obtained his B. E. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in the year 2001 and M. E. degree in Power Systems in the year 2002 from Annamalai University, Chidambaram with First Class –Distinction. He has been awarded with Ph. D. from Anna University, Chennai in 2010.

Dr. Balamurugan S., has been awarded ‘National Innovative Teacher Award‘ by the Honourable Minister of HRD, Shri. Prakash Javadekar, at a national awards ceremony conducted in New Delhi. The award included Rs. 75,000 cash prize and a silver medal with citation. The coveted prize came to Dr. Balamurugan in recognition of his distinguished accomplishment, the path-breaking pedagogical initiative of “Laboratory Model-Based Teaching of Power Systems”.

Dr. S. Balamurugan is the President of Institution Innovation Council at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. The council is an initiative from Innovation Cell of MHRD. He also serves as the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for the Smart India Hackathon -2019 at Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore.

Dr. Balamurugan has started his teaching career in the year 2002. In his credit, he has 31 international journal and 55 international / national conference publications. He has delivered 70 Guest Lecture, Keynote Address and Seminar in various institutions in the area of Power System, Energy Management, Deregulated System, Smart Grid, Artificial Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Genetic Algorithm, MATLAB, PSCAD and ETAP.

He is heading the Power System Operation and Control Tag in EEE department. Currently he is involved in the development of hardware based Power Systems Lab. Dr. Balamurugan has organized 26 Workshops and Faculty Development Program in the field of Power System, MATLAB, Soft Computing Techniques, etc. Currently he is guiding number of Ph. D., M. Tech. and B. Tech. students in the area of Power System Operation and Control, Deregulated Power System, Smart Grid, Power Electronics Applications to Power Systems, Soft Computing and Gas Turbine Control.

 

Publications

Conference Paper

Improvement of transient stability of the power system using small Magnetic Energy Storage

Authors : Dr. Selvakumar S., Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M.

Publisher : IEEE-International Conference On Advances In Engineering, Science And Management (ICAESM -2012)

Fuzzy Gain Scheduling for Load Frequency Control of Single Area Multi Source Hydro-Thermal- Gas Turbine System

Authors : Dr. Selvakumar S., Dr. Balamurugan S., R. Joseph Xavier

Publisher : 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications ICICA-2015

Real time congestion management using coordinated control Algorithm

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., N. Janarthanan, and V., D. K.

Publisher : International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT2017)

Price area congestion management for an interconnected system with loop flows

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., P. R. Rejula

Publisher : International Conference on Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies [i-PACT2017]

A Novel Technique for Congestion Management in Transmission System by Real Power Flow Control

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Surya R, and Janarthanan N

Publisher : International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT2017)

Impact Analysis on Surge Impedance Loading

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., A. S.A., Jain, N. L., and Priyanka, R.

Publisher : International Conference on Innovations in information Embedded and Communication Systems (ICIIECS)

Enhancement of TCSC characteristics

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., S. K. Kumar, and Janarthanan, N.

Publisher : International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Instrumentation and Control Technologies (ICICICT2017)

Congestion Management for Multi Area Deregulated Power System Using Price Area Concept

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., R. Shree

Publisher : IEEE International Bienial Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy

Common Error Reference Based Parallel Operation of Gas Turbine Plants

Authors : Dr. Selvakumar S., Dr. Balamurugan S., Joseph Xavier R

Publisher : IEEE International conference on intelligent computing, instrumentation and control technologies (ICICICT2017),

Fuzzy Gain Schedule and Genetic Algorithm based PI controller for Gas Turbine Plant

Authors : Dr. Selvakumar S., Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., and R. Joseph Xavier

Publisher : X National Conference on Control Instrumentation System Conference (CISCON-2013)

Adaptive Demand Management System

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Lekshmi R. R.

Publisher : X National Conference on Control Instrumentation System Conference (CISCON-2013)

Dynamic Voltage Restorer for Voltage Quality Improvement in Distribution System

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Lekshmi R. Chandran

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

Area and Economic Participation Factor Calculation of GENCOs in a Multi Area Competitive Power System

Authors : Dr. Lekshmi R. R., Dr. Balamurugan S.

Publisher : In Proc. of IEEE International conference on Circuit, power and computing technologies

Laboratory model to teach power system stability

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., NAMBIAR, T. N. P., and Janarthanan, N.

Publisher : 2014 IEEE International Conference on MOOC, Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE)

Series Compensation : Application Consideration and Automated Solutions for Congestion Management

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., K. N.

Publisher : IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancement in Power and Energy

Development of ALFC and AVR Control Loop as Laboratory Model using DC-DC Buck Chopper

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., R. V. Teja, and S. Kumar, S.

Publisher : 2018 National Power Engineering Conference, NPEC 2018

Control of Real Power Flow in the Transmission Line Using PWM Based Voltage Source Inverter

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., S. P. Swamy, and Janarthanan, N.

Publisher : 2018 National Power Engineering Conference, NPEC 2018

Laboratory Model to Teach Surge Impedance Loading

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., Janarthanan, N.

Publisher : 2016 - Biennial International Conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards Sustainable Energy, PESTSE 2016

Small signal modelling of gas turbine plant for load frequency control

Authors : Dr. Selvakumar S., Dr. Balamurugan S., Joseph Xavier R

Publisher : 2016 - Biennial International Conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards Sustainable Energy, PESTSE 2016

Real Power Flow Control in a Transmission Line by Varying the Turns Ratio of the Injection Transformer

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., J. Sunil, and J, K.

Publisher : 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies, i-PACT-2019

Modelling and Simulation of Point Absorber Wave Energy Converter

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., K. Kumar A

Publisher : 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies, i-PACT-2019

Design of A Portable Solar Powered RO Desalination Plant

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Manikandan and Murthy, O. V. R.

Publisher : International Conference on Recent Explorations in Science, Engineering and Technology – 2K19

Simulated Annealing Based Fractional Order PID Controller for Heavy Duty Gas Turbine Plant

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., S. A, S, P., and K, S.

Publisher : Recent Trends in Electronics, Information Communication Technology – RTEICT-2018

Online Monitoring of Transmission Line Parameters

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., V. V. S. A. Sunil Kumar, G. Reddy, V., Nikhil, G., and G, V.

Publisher : Recent Trends in Electronics, Information Communication Technology – RTEICT-2018

ANFIS Based Reference Flux Estimator with GA Tuned Controller for DTC of Induction Motor

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., S. Kumar, and R Xavier, J.

Publisher : National Power Engineering Conference NPEC-2018

An Adaptive DTC Scheme for IM drive with Source and Load Variation

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., S. Kumar S, and Joseph Xavier R

Publisher : Second National Power Engineering Research Scholors’ Conference

Improvement of System Damping in Load Frequency Control of Hydrothermal Power Plant with Fuzzy Logic Controller

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Chandrakala, K. R. M., K., A. Subramania, and Kayalvizhi, S.

Publisher : International Conference on Power System Analysis Control and Optimization

Fuzzy Based Load Frequency Controller For Biomass Power Plant

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S.

Publisher : National Conference on Mathematical and Computational Models NCMCM 2003

Selection of governor for heavy duty gas turbine power plant

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., R Joseph Xavier

Publisher : National Conference on Modern trends in Electrical and Instrumentation systems, Coimbatore, India

Modeling of Biomass Power Plant Having Low Turbine Rotor Time Constant For Stability Studies

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., R Joseph Xavier

Publisher : IEE Sponsored National Conference on Power Engineering Practices and Energy Management PEPEM’05

Selection of Governor and Optimization of its Droop Setting and Rotor Time Constant

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Joseph Xavier, and A Ebenezer Jeyakumar

Publisher : International Conference on Electricity – the energy carrier for the present and the future

Minimizing the Effect of Saturation Non Linearities on Load Frequency Control

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S.

Publisher : National Conference on Recent Trends in power System and Drives

Improvement of System Damping In Load Frequency Control of Steam Power Plant Using Fuzzy Controller

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Chandrakala, K. R. M.

Publisher : XXXI National System Conference (NSC – 2007)

Conference Proceedings

Phase Angle Measurement Using State Estimation and Synchro Phasor

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., S Abinav, P., Aparna, S., V Laexmi, N., and Vijjei, S. A. K. Vedha

Publisher : Second National Conference on Power Electronics in Sustainable Energy Development (NCPSE - 2014)

Real Power Flow Control in Transmission System using TCSC

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., M. K., and N., K.

Publisher : IEEE International conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards sustainable Energy PESTSE - 2016

Laboratory Model to Teach Operation of Power Systems

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Janarthanan, N

Publisher : IEEE 4th International Conference on MOOCs Innovation and Technology in Education

Design of Active Series Compensator for Real Power Flow Rerouting in Transmission System

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Sai Shibu N. B.

Publisher : IEEE International conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards sustainable Energy PESTSE - 2016

Congestion Management in Transmission Line Using Pulse Width Modulation Based Series Compensation

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Ajeesh, K. P.

Publisher : Second National Conference on Power Electronics in Sustainable Energy Development (NCPSE - 2014)

Comparison of Hysteresis Comparator for the Performance Improvement of Direct Torque Controlled Induction Motor Drive

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Sampath Kumar S., R Joseph Xavier; and A Ebenezer Jeyakumar

Publisher : Second National Conference on Power Electronics in Sustainable Energy Development (NCPSE - 2014)

Laboratory Model to Teach Real Power Flow Control in Transmission Line

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Janarthanan, N., VijayaChandrakala, K. R. M., and Lekshmi, R. R.

Publisher : IEEE Sixth International Conference on Technology for Education

Power Management in Transmission Line Using Active Series Compensation

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., K. P. Ajeesh

Publisher : Elsevier - International Conference on Emerging Trends in Electrical Engineering

Analysis and Implementation of Load Frequency Controller for Deregulated Power System

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., H. G. R.

Publisher : IEEE International conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards sustainable Energy PESTSE - 2016

Decentralised Automatic Generation Control Strategy for a Three Area Bilateral Power Market

Authors : Dr. Lekshmi R. R., Dr. Balamurugan S., K., S. K.

Publisher : IEEE international conference on Power and Energy Systems: Towards sustainable Energy PESTSE - 2016

Journal Article

Stability Enhancement of a Synchronous Generator Connected to an Infinite Bus Bar Using SSSC

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., U. V., and N., J.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

PLC-SCADA Based Supply Side Management in Deregulated Power Market

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., R. Abhilash, Adithya, K., O Kumar, K., and Balaji, T. J.

Publisher : WSEAS Transactions on Power Systems

Development of Controller for Parallel Operation of Gas Turbine Plants

Authors : Dr. Selvakumar S., Dr. Balamurugan S., R. Joseph Xavier

Publisher : Electric Power Components and Systems

Development of Control Schemes and Optimal Tuning of Secondary Controllers for Parallel Operation of Gas Turbine Plants

Authors : Dr. Selvakumar S., Dr. Balamurugan S., Joseph Xavier R

Publisher : Journal of Electrical Engineering

Design Aspects and Impact Analysis of TCSC

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., J. N., and N., K.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Genetic Algorithm Tuned Load Frequency Control of Multi Source Multi Area Hydro Thermal Gas Turbine System

Authors : Dr. Selvakumar S., Dr. Balamurugan S., Joseph Xavier R

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Simulated Annealing Based Optimal Control of Multi Source Multi Area Hydro Thermal Gas Turbine System

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., A. V.S., K.R.M., V. Chandrakal, and N., J.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Small and large signal modeling of heavy duty gas turbine plant for load frequency control

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., Janarthanan, N.

Publisher : International Journal of Electrical Power Energy Systems

Fuzzy Based Controller for Heavy Duty Gas Turbine Plant

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Joseph Xavier, and A Ebenezer Jeyakumar

Publisher : Journal of Electrical Engineering

Application of Genetic Algorithm in Optimal PID Tuning for Heavy Duty Gas Turbine Plant

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., R Joseph Xavier, and A Ebenezer Jeyakumar

Publisher : Journal of Electrical Systems

ANN Controller for Heavy Duty Gas Turbine Plant.

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., R Joseph Xavier, and A Ebenezer Jeyakumar

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Control of Heavy-duty Gas Turbine Plants for Parallel Operation Using Soft Computing Techniques

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., Joseph Xavier, and A Ebenezer Jeyakumar

Publisher : Electric Power Components and Systems

Selection of governor and optimization of its droop setting and rotor time constant for heavy-duty gas turbine plants

Authors : Dr. Balamurugan S., R Joseph Xavier, and A Ebenezer Jeyakumar

Publisher : Indian Journal of Power and River Valley Development

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