Dr. Bharat Singh Rajpurohit

Dr. Bharat Singh Rajpurohit
Phone : 01905-237921
EMail : bsr[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in
Address : School of Computing and Electrical Engineering
IIT Mandi, PWD Rest House 2nd floor,
near Bus Stand, Mandi - 175001
India

Area of Interests

  • Renewable Energies
  • Power Electronics & Grid Integration of Renewable Energies
  • Power System Harmonics
  • Power System Operation, Control and Analysis
  • Parameter estimation of electrical machines

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.): Electrical Engineering, M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur (India), Marks obtained 73.59 %, July 2003.
  • Masters of Technology (M.Tech.): Electrical Engineering (Power Apparatus and Electric Drives), Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (India), Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 7.88/10.0, July 2005. Thesis Topic: Investigation of Harmonics on Power Distribution System
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (India). Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) 9.0/10.0, September 2009. Thesis Topic: Reactive Power Capability and Performance Analysis of Grid Connected Unified DFIG for Wind Power Application

Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow, KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, April 2009 to August 2010
  • Research Scholar, Project at IIT Kanpur "Performance Analysis and Trading of Wind Power Generation in Emerging Power System", July 2007 to April 2009
  • Lecturer, Department of Electronics & Communication Engg., Mody Institute of Technology & Science, Laxmangarh, Rajasthan, India, July 2005 to Dec 2005

Lectures Delivered In Short Term Courses/Workshops

  • Investigation of Harmonics on Power Distribution System, at MITS, Laxmangarh, Rajasthan.
  • FACTS Application in Wind Power Generation, QIP sponsored short-term course on "Flexible AC Transmission Systems Controllers & Their Applications in Emerging Power Systems" at IIT Kanpur, 23-27 March 2008.
  • Grid Integration of Large Scale Wind Power, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus, 10th Feb. 2010.

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Reviewer of the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy
  • Reviewer of the IEEE PES Letters
  • Reviewer of the IET Proceedings on Renewable Power Generation
  • Reviewer of the International Journal of Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory
  • Reviewer of the International Journal of Emerging Technology and Policy
  • Member of Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineer (IEEE) (S'05)
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE LM 55939)

Conferences/Courses/Workshops Attended

  • Short Term Course on "Power Quality Problems & Solutions: Recent Advances" held at IIT Roorkee, June 2005.
  • Workshop on "Recent Advances in Controls & Sensors" at IIT Kanpur, March 24-25, 2006.
  • Short Term Course on "Electric Power System Operation and Control: Modern Trends and Future Challenges" held at IIT Kanpur, August 28 - Sept. 01, 2006.
  • IEEE-Bangalore Secton-15th Annual Symposium on Technological Advances and IT Applications for Indian Power Sector, Bangalore, Nov. 24-25, 2006.
  • Short-term training course on "Best Practices in Transmission and Distribution of Power," Nov. 27-29, 2007, IIT Kanpur.
  • International Conference on Power System (ICPS-07), CPRI, Bangalore, India, 12-14 Dec. 2007.
  • DST-SERC School on "Electric Power Quality: Monitoring, Analysis & Mitigation" held at IIT Kanpur, April 7-11, 2008.
  • IEEE Power Engineering Society, General Meeting, Pittsburgh, USA, 20-24 July 2008.
  • IEEE Power India & POWERCON, New Delhi, India, 12-15 Oct. 2008.
  • IEEE Workshop on 'Large Scale Integration of Wind Power' at Bangalore, 20-21 Feb. 2009.
  • Short Term Course on "Flexible AC Transmission Systems Controllers & Their Applications in Emerging Power Systems" at IIT Kanpur, 23-27 March 2008.
  • OPERA Professional Course at University of Cyprus, 8-11 April 2009. National Wind Power Conference, Bornholm, Denmark, 10-11 September 2009.
  • International Conference on Artificial Neural Network (ICANN 09), Limassol Cyprus, 14-17 September 2009.
  • Workshop on IntelliCIS COST Action, Limassol Cyprus, 16-17 September 2009.
  • OPERA Professional Course at Vector Fields, Oxford, UK, 9-21 July 20.
  • IEEE Power Engineering Society, General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, 25-29 July 2010.

List Of Publications

Book Chapter

  • Bharat Singh, S. N. Singh and Elias Kyriakides, “Intelligent Control of Power Electronic Systems for Wind Turbines” in Wind Power Systems: Applications of Computational Intelligence, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 255-295, Eds. Lingfeng Wang, Chanan Singh and Andrew Kusiak, 2010.

Journals

  • Bharat Singh and S. N. Singh "Development of Grid Connection Requirements for Wind Power Generators in India," /Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,/ Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 1669-1674, April 2011 (Impact factor 4.842).
  • B. S. Rajpurohit, S. N. Singh and I. Erlich "Wind Power in Electricity Markets: Key Issues and Challenges", International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy (IJETP), Vol. 6, No.3, pp. 196-211, 2008.
  • B. S. Rajpurohit and S. N. Singh "Modeling of Wind Turbine for Power System Studies: Key Issues", The Journal of CPRI, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 97-104, March 2008.
  • Bharat Singh and S. N. Singh "Reactive Capability Limitation of Doubly Fed Induction Generators," Electric Power Components & Systems (EPCS), Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 427-440, April 2009.
  • Bharat Singh and S. N. Singh "Voltage Stability Assessment of Grid Connected Offshore Wind Farms," Wind Energy, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 157-169, March 2009.
  • Bharat Singh and S. N. Singh "Wind Power Interconnection into Power System: A Review on Grid Code Requirements", The Electricity Journal, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 54-63, June 2009.
  • Bharat Singh, S. N. Singh and Fushuan Wen, "Generalized Voltage Collapse Index for Long Transmission Lines," Journal of Electric Power Science and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 30-37, 2009.
  • Bharat Singh and S. N. Singh "Improved Reactive Power Capability of Grid Connected Doubly Fed Induction Generator," Wind Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 403-416, June 2009.

Conferences/Symposium Attended

  • B. S. Rajpurohit and S. N. Singh "An efficient adaptive hysteresis band current controller for active power filters", IEEE-Bangalore Secton-15th Annual Symposiium on Technological Advances and IT Applications for Indian Power Sector, Nov. 24-25, 2006
  • Pradeep Kumar, Ajay Kumar, B. S. Rajpurohit and G. Singh "Space-Time Processing for Broadband Mobile Communication", International Conference on Information and communication Technology, Dehradun, India July 26-28, 2007, pp. 910-914.
  • B. S. Rajpurohit and S. N. Singh "Performance Evaluation of Current Control Algorithms Used for Active Power Filters," International Conference on "Computer as a tool (EUROCON 2007), Warsaw, Poland, pp. 2070-2075, Sept. 9-12, 2007.
  • B. S. Rajpurohit and S. N. Singh "Modeling of Wind Turbine for Power System Studies: Key Issues", International Conference on Power Systems, ICPS 2007, Dec. 12-14, 2007, Bangalore India.
  • Bharat Singh and S. N. Singh, "Power Electronic System Used in Wind Power Generation: Recent Trends and Future Challenges", International conference On Power system analysis, control and Optimization, PSACO-2008, March 13-15, 2008, Visakhapatnam, India, pp. 226-233.
  • Bharat Singh, V. Emmoji and S. N. Singh, "Performance Evaluation of Series and Parallel Connected Grid Side Converters of DFIG," IEEE PES General Meeting, July 20-24, 2008, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Bharat Singh, V. Emmoji, S. N. Singh, and I. Erlich, "Performance Evaluation of New Series Connected Grid-Side Converter of Doubly-Fed Induction Generator", 2008 IEEE Power India Conference & POWERCON 2008, Oct. 12-15, 2008, New Delhi, India.
  • Bharat Singh, S. N. Singh, D. P. Papadopoulos and P. A. Katsigiannis "Advanced Grid Requirements for the Integration of Wind Turbines into Power System," 6th Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (MEDPOWER 2008), Nov. 2-5, 2008, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Bharat Singh and S. N. Singh, "Renewable Energy Status and Vision in India," National Seminar on Non-Conventional Energy Resources & its Utilization, Feb. 27-28, 2009, KNIT Sultanpur, India, pp. 20-29 (Key Note).
  • Bharat Singh, S. N. Singh and Jacob Ostergaard, "Renewable Energy Generation in India: Present Scenario and Future Prospects," IEEE PES General Meeting, July 26-30, 2009, Calgary, Canada (Panel Paper).
  • Bharat Singh, S. N. Singh and Elias Kyriakides, "Computational Intelligence Based Control of DFIG Used for Wind Turbines," Nordic Wind Power Conference, September 10-11, 2009, Bornholm, Denmark.
  • Bharat Singh, S. N. Singh and Jacob Ostergaard, "Reactive Power Capability of Unified DFIG for Wind Power Generation," IEEE PES General Meeting, July 26-30, 2010, Minneapolis, USA (Panel Paper).
  • Bharat Singh, Elias Kyriakides and Sri Niwas Singh, "Intelligent Control of Grid Connected Unified Doubly-Fed Induction Generator," IEEE PES General Meeting, July 26-30, 2010, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Kang Lin, Elias Kyriakides, Gerald Heydt, Naim Logic and Bharat Singh, "Experience with Synchronous Generator Parameter Identification using a Kalman Filter," IEEE PES General Meeting, July 26-30, 2010, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Bharat Singh, Elias Kyriakides and Alex M. Michaelides, "Efficient Identification of Synchronous Machine Parameters through the Finite Elements Method," 7th Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (MEDPOWER 2010), Nov. 7-10, 2010, Agia Napa, Cyprus .
  • B. S. Rajpurohit, S. N. Singh and L. Wang. Technical and Economical Practices for Alternative Energy in India, In IEEE PES General Meeting, July 22-26, 2012, San Diego, USA.
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