Personal Profile

Dr.Kanakaraj J

Academic Title: Professor (CAS)
Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Engineering,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 15/07/1993
Educational Qualification(s): B.E ( Electrical and Electronics ) - Coimbatore Institute of Technology - 1988
M.E ( Electrical and Electronics ) - PSG College of Technology - 1997
Ph.D ( Control Systems ) - Bharathiar university - 12/06/2007
Supervisor: Dr.G.Gurusamy

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In Brief

"Work is Worship" I firmly believe in myself

Subject Expertise

Improving Stabilization and Trajectory tracking of Under Actuated Systems.
Electric Machines
Electrical Machine Design
Linear Electric Machines
Measurements and Instrumentation
WEGS for isolated DC loads/DC Microgrid
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle
Power Systems Protection and Switch Gears
Rotating Electrical Machine Design
Special Machines and Controllers

Research Area

Power Systems Protection and Switch Gears
Smart Grid
Automotive Embedded Systems
Control Systems
Design of Electrical Machines
Linear Electric Machines
Measurements and Instrumentation
WEGS for isolated DC loads/DC Microgrid
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Professional Experience:


Supervisor, M/s Lakshmi Mills Co.Ltd, Coimbatore , during ( 01/09/1983 - 31/03/1985 )
Supervisor, M/s G K Alloy Steels Pvt. Ltd, Coimbatore , during ( 01/04/1985 - 11/01/1988 )
Chargeman, Southern Railways, Podanur, Coimbatore , during ( 26/10/1989 - 15/07/1993 )

International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) A Charge Controller Techniques for Solar PV System 2019 Co Author 8
2 International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering(IJITEE) Modeling and Analysis of PV fed DC-DC Converters. 2018 Co Author 8
3 Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences A neuro-fuzzy controller for grid-connected heavy-duty gas turbine power plants 2017 Co Author
4 Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research Power Quality Improvement by Direct Power Control of Active Front End Rectifier 2017 Co Author 76
5 Sensor Letters Analysis of mobile node properties and characteristics in wireless sensor networks 2016 Co Author
6 Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences Intelligent energy management control for independent microgrid 2016 Co Author
7 International Journal of Renewable Energy Research A novel energy management scheme using anfis for independent microgrid 2016 Co Author
8 Journal of Advances in Chemistry Design of Hybrid Fault Tolerance Control for LPV System 2016 Co Author 12
9 Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities Design of Interleaved Three-Phase Single Switch Boost PFC Converter 2016 Co Author 6
10 International Journal of Applied Engineering Research Performance analysis of dircet torque controller based variable structure control of induction motor drive 2015 Co Author
11 Archives of Electrical Engineering Optimal sizing and cost analysis of hybrid power system for a stand-alone application in Coimbatore region: A case study 2015 Co Author
12 Archives of Electrical Engineering Modeling and simulation of stand-alone hybrid power system with fuzzy MPPT for remote load application 2015 Co Author 64(3)
13 Journal of Testing and Evaluation Evaluation of super-resolution methods for magnetic resonance images 2014 Co Author
14 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology MRAS based Sensorless induction motor drive using variable structure control 2014 Co Author
15 International Journal of Applied Engineering Research Mobility based energy efficient tracking using particle swarm optimization (PSO) in wireless sensor networks 2014 Co Author
16 The Scientific World Journal A review on potential issues and challenges in MR imaging 2013 Co Author
17 American Journal of Applied Sciences Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference system-particle Swarm Optimization based stability maintenance of power system networks 2013 Co Author 10
18 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology Multiple mobile anchors based localization using particle swarm optimization (PSO) for Wireless Sensor Networks 2013 Co Author
19 European Journal of Scientific Research Sparse parameter model based image super-resolution 2012 Main Author
20 Journal of Applied Sciences Decoupling and soft sensor design for a class of MIMO system 2012 Co Author
21 International Review on Modelling and Simulations Development of MATLAB/SIMULINK models for PV and wind systems and review on control strategies for hybrid energy systems 2012 Co Author
22 Distributed Generation and Alternative Energy Journal Frequency control of microgrid based on compressed air energy storage system 2012 Co Author 27
23 Journal of Computer Science Decoupling and linearizing of a pH plant using Hirschorn's and Genetic Algorithms 2012 Co Author
24 International Review of Automatic Control Theory and Applications Enhanced Control Technique for Stabilization of Power systems using Controllable Series Capacitor 2012 Co Author 5
25 European Journal of Scientific Research Maintaining Stability in Distribution System with Microgrid using Neuro-Fuzzy 2012 Co Author 76

International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 2019 IEEE 4th International Future Energy Electronics Conference (IFEEC) Singapore Transformerless Single Stage High Boost PV Inverter with Reduced Leakage Current 25-11-2019 Co Author IEEE
2 IEEE 2019 2nd International Conference on Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (SGRE) Doha Qatar Single Stage High Gain Transformerless Three Phase PV Inverter 19-11-2019 Co Author IEEE
3 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering Microinverter for wireless charging 01-10-2019 Co Author Springer
4 META Web of Conferences (UTP-UMP-VIT SES 2018) Analysis of Solar PV Application based on Bidirectional Inverter 01-09-2018 Co Author -Select-
5 International Conference on Advancements in Automation and Control, ICAAC 2014 A multi-agent control for energy management in PV/Wind/Fuel Cell/Battery hybrid power system 11-04-2014 Co Author Scientific.Net, Ramanathapuram

Special Lectures Delivered

S.No. Event Topic Organizer From To
1 TEQIP III sponsored One Week FDP on "Automotive Embedded Systems" Electric Veficles / Hybrid Vehicles - An Overview Dr. R.Neelaveni and Dr. Ila Vennila 10/06/2019 16/06/2019

Seminars/Workshop/Conferences Organised

S.No. Sponsoring Agency Title of the Event From To No. of Audience
1 Indo - Israel International Conference on Sustainable Cities 28-01-2020 29-01-2020 150
3 PSG Tech National Level Workshop on "Design Approaches of Modern Electric Motors" 21-12-2018 22-12-2018 30
5 - Electrical Safety 23-01-2015 24-01-2015 30
6 PSG Tech National Level Workshop on "Research Perspectives in Power System Deregulation and Restructuring" 31-01-2014 01-02-2014 35
7 Tata Power • Third National Conference on Intelligent and Efficient Electrical Systems (NCIEES’09) 27-08-2009 28-08-2009 100

Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 Dakshinamoorthy Award for Teaching Excellence PSG College of Technology 01/03/2019

Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : Completed

S.No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Thesis Date of Completion
1 Dr.T.Bogaraj
Certain Investigations on Intelligent Energy Management and Sizing of Standalone Hybrid Power System 12-05-2017
2 Dr.S.Kavitha
An Exhaustive Study on Mobile Localization approaches to improve Quality of service in Wireless Sensor Network 22-08-2016
3 Dr. R. Kannan
Certain Investigations on Variable Structure Control of an Induction Motor Drive 02-08-2016
4 Dr. R. Latha
Investigations on Control Techniques for Optimized operation and stability enhancement of Power Distribution system with Microgrid 03-11-2014
5 Dr.S.Kathiravan
Investigation in Super-Resolution Techniques as applied to MRI and General Imagery 31-10-2014
6 Dr.Subbulekshmi D.
A study of Linearization and Decoupling Techniques applied to MIMO Nonlinear Interacting Processes 13-11-2013

Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Mr. P.Komakhan Sudar Vend Control Systems
2 Ms. B.Nishanthi Power Converter Analysis
3 Ms.K. Latha Maheswari Monitoring control Protection and Analysis of Smart Grid
4 Mr. A. Maideen Abdhulkade Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicle EVs
5 Ms. P. maithili Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Generation Sytems
6 Mr.Selvagopinath M Development of Biomedical Devices
7 Mr. M.Selvagopinath Design and Development of Human Friendly Waliking Assisting Robot Vehicle