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Dr. Parimal Acharjee is an Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NITD), India. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering discipline from Jadavpur University in 2007. He has three years Industrial Experience and 13 years teaching experience. He continued his teaching profession in MCKVIE - Howrah, BPPIMT - Kolkata, NIT Silchar, NIT Durgapur, India. He conducted AICTE and TEQIP sponsored different courses, gave invitee talks to different engineering colleges, chaired national & international conferences. He is the author of “Non-conventional approaches for Solving Constraint Power Flow Problems”. He also reviewed many books. He is awarded scholarship from UGC, recipient of research funding for ‘Young Scientist under DST Fast Track scheme’ and ‘DST FIST’. He also received prestigious Indo-US Research Fellowship. His Area of Expertise includes: the application of soft-computing techniques in various power system problems, Renewable Energy, FACTS Devices, and Smart Grid etc.

Dr.P.Sanjeevikumar worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering at IFET College of Engineering, Tamilnadu, India (2002 – 2004, 2006 – 2007). Also he worked as Manager Training from at Edutech LLC, Dubai, Middle East, UAE (July 2007 to December 2007), further he was assigned as Project Head for research project work and R& D solutions with Simulation Solutions (Ohm Technologies), Chennai, India (January 2008 to December 2008). From August 2012 to May 2013 he was employed as Associate Professor with the school of Electrical Engineering, VIT University, Chennai, India. Also he has been employed as Assistant Professor with Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT-Puducherry, An Institute of National Importance by Government of India) from July 2013 to December 2013. Currently he is on Research Assignment as Visiting Research Fellow with Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar from January 2014 to February 2014. He has published paper in the area of his research interest Power Electronics and Drives in National, International Conference and Journal.

Dr. Amit Shrivastava is a HOD and an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the JECRC University. His research qualifications are B.E. (Electrical Engineering), M.E. (I.S.D.), Ph.D. His research areas/ area of specialization constitute, Condition monitoring of induction motor, Energy Auditing and Conservation.

Dr. Amit Shrivastava is a HOD and an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the JECRC University. His research qualifications are B.E. (Electrical Engineering), M.E. (I.S.D.), Ph.D. His research areas/ area of specialization constitute, Condition monitoring of induction motor, Energy Auditing and Conservation.

Dr. Chandra Prakash Gupta is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering from I.I.T Roorkee, in 2001, and then worked as an Assistant Professor Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee from February 2006 till date. He is having 26 years of rich experience in the field of Electrical Engineering. His area of expertise includes Power Quality: Voltage Sag Analysis, Application of Wavelet Transforms, Reliability Evaluation of Power Systems, Voltage Stability Analysis, Application of FACTS Devices. His research publications incudes In Journals: 20; In Conferences: 35. He is an IEEE Member, and have participated in many short term courses.

Dr. G.V. Jayaramaiah is a Professor and Head, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at the Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India. He received his Ph.D degree from I.I.T Bombay. He has a rich experience of 22 years. His area of specialization includes Power Electronics, Renewable Energy, and Embedded Systems. His Professional Body Membership includes FIE (I), MISTE, IEEE. He serves as a Coordinator ISTE sponsored faculty development programme on C++ at Dr AIT in 2002, AICTE sponsored faculty development programme on “Recent advances in Power Electronics and its applications” from 17.02.2014–01.03.2014. His other responsibilities include BOS Chairman for ECE Department, Dr. AIT, Bangalore India; since 2010 to till date. His publications include 19 in number.

Dr. Han Yang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Power Electronics, School of Mechatronics Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China. He has 12 years of rich experience in the field of Power Electronics. His scientific research contribution includes Research Directions, Research Chair and various Research Experiences. The undergraduates teaching courses taught by him are "Electrical Engineering Base", "Introduction to Electric Power Systems", "Engineering Control", "Power Electronics Technology", "New Energy Technology" and Postgraduate Course "Smart Grid Technology". He is the recipient of noval awards such as; Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering and Power Electronics HVDC Professional Committee 2013 Annual Conference "Outstanding Paper Award", the paper entitled: Manufacturing Enterprise 10 / 0.4kV harmonic pollution impact load distribution network and its control measures ; Study 2010 by the China Machinery industry Science and technology Award "prize" winning projects: low voltage distribution grid power quality and improve research and application of energy saving measures; 2008 won the fourth power quality (international) Symposium "outstanding paper Award"; 2007 was awarded the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology achievements completion certificate output items: dynamic reactive power compensation and harmonic control (active filter) integrated devices. He is the winner of IEEE membership, firstly the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, the IEEE Power Electronics Society, the IEEE Industry Applications Society members; Secondly, The International's Conference ON Electric Information and Control Engineering's -2011 Program Committee ( Program Committee ) members; and lastly as a field of a plurality of electronic power system and electricity SCI journal reviewers, such as: the IEEE Transactions Industrial's Electronics, ON , the IEEE Transactions ON the Power Electronics, , the IEEE Transactions ON the Smart the Grid , the IEEE Transactions ON Sustainable Energy , International's Electronics, the Journal of the like.

Dr. Mahendra Lalwani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University College of Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, Rajasthan, India.

Dr. P. N. Hrishieekesha was born in 1967 in India. He received B.E. degree from National Institute of Engineering, University of Mysore, Mysore, India in 1988 and M.Tech degree from National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, Visweswaraiah Technological University, India in the year 2000. He did his M.Tech Project work in HV division of CPRI Bangalore. He received Ph.D degree in Electrical Engg. from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India in 2010, for his research topic on Impact of Dispersed generation on Voltage / Reactive Power Control of Distribution Systems.Currently, he is working as the Director of Inderprastha Engineering College, Ghaziabad, India. He has more than 24 years of experience in teaching, research and industry. He has more than thirty research article publications in International and National journals and conferences. He has delivered expert lectures in other Universities & institutes. He is the editor of many International Journals. He has chaired many sessions in International & National conferences. He has organized many conferences, seminars & workshops. He is the resource person for many Faculty Development Programs. He has also organized a national level FDP on solar Photovoltaics in coordination with IIT Bombay. He is an expert consultant in the area of Printed Electronics. He is a Consultant Scientist for industries. He has successfully completed many of the consultancy; Sponsored Research and Industrial projects. He is an active member of BOS of universities including international universities. He has received the top ranked faculty performance achievement award from the University. He has established many research labs and center of excellence in the field of energy, Solar Photovoltaics & Power systems. He has actively participated in more than fifty seminars/ workshops/ short term courses/conferences. He has guided more than fifty projects for UG, PG students & students of foreign universities. He is also a supervisor for few Ph.D research scholars. He is the member of Academic Counsel of UPTU. He has authored few books. He is one of the PRC members in consultancy Development Center. He is a certified CLAD-National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer, Dale Carnegie training Certification for High Impact Teaching skills and ISTE & Wipro certification for Innovative Teaching Methods. He is the life member of SSI & ISTE professional organizations. His area of research interest includes Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Sources, Distribution Automation, Power System Operation and Control and AI applications to these areas, HV Engineering, Energy Management, Conservation and Auditing and Printed electronics.

Dr. P. Saravanan is HOD/ Associate Professor in Jai Shriram Group of Institutions, Tirupur. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Power Quality Improvement (August 2014) having a rich 10.5 years of experience in the field of Power Electronics. His area of expertise includes Control Systems, ASIC Design, Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility in System Design, Advanced Digital System Design, Digital Electronics, Circuit Theory, Network Analysis and Synthesis, Electrical Machines, Measurement and Instruments, High Performance Computer Networks, Power Quality Engineering, Electrical Engineering. He has published various articles in journals (National as well as International) and presented papers in many conferences and symposiums. He is also an organizer of various conferences, workshops, seminars etc. He is a renowned member in professional bodies i.e., IAENG and The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications.

Dr. Satya Pal Gupta is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Roorkee. He has received his Ph.D. Degree in 1986 from the University of Roorkee, Uttarakhand. His areas of interests are Power Electronics Condition Monitoring of Electric Devices, Power Electronics Condition Monitoring of Electric Devices. He is a renowned member in Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow [F/110213/F] and Indian Society of Technical Education, Life Member [LM3802]. He has sponsored research project with the topic Intelligent Fault Diagnosis of High Performance Electric Drives (R & D) funded by MHRD in 2004. He has delivered special lectures in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India. He is the recipient of ‘University Gold Medal Award’ by the University of Roorkee in 1973 and also received Best Research Paper Award by the Ministry of Energy, Department of Power in the year 1999.

Dr. Uwe Kruger is an Associate Professor in the Petroleum Institute, Department of Electrical Engineering, at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr Kruger graduated from the University of Essen, Germany, with a Degree in Mechatronics in 1996. After completing his doctoral thesis in the area of Control Engineering in 2000, he worked as a Research Associate in Process Systems Engineering at the University of Newcastle, U.K. Dr Kruger also held a tenure-track faculty position in Intelligent Systems and Control at Queen’s University, U.K., between 2001 and 2007. He also obtained a Diploma in Management Science from the University of Manchester in 1998 and a Postgraduate Certification in Higher Education Teaching (PGCHET) from Queen’s University in 2005. Dr. Kruger’s research output includes over 40 journal articles that are published or pending publication, 2 patents, 5 book chapters, over 50 conference and workshop contributions and one research text on process monitoring, control and safety that is expected to be published in 2010 by John Wiley & Sons. He has graduated 5 Ph.D students between 2004 and 2009 and currently supervises three Ph.D. students and five MS students in Control Engineering. He owns a Professional Membership as a Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA), U.K and Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (MIEEE). He is the author of the book entitled “Kruger, U., “Statistical Monitoring of Complex Multivariate Processes: With Applications in Industrial Process Control”, Statistics in Practice Series (Business and Industrial Statistics Section), John Wiley & Sons, New York, U.S.A, 2008. He has two International Patents as (1) Kruger, U., Chen, Q., Sandoz, D.J., “An Extended PLS Approach for the Enhanced Condition Monitoring of Industrial Processes”, Registered Patent (U.K.), Registration No.: 0007063.1. (2) Kruger, U., Chen, Q., Sandoz, D.J., “Multivariate Statistical Process Monitors”, Registered Patent (U.S.A.), Serial Number: 09/815,274.

Dr. Vineeta Agarwal is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad. She/he received his/her Ph. D Degree in Electrical Engineering from Allahabad University in 1993. She joined as a lecturer in 1982 in Electrical Engineering Department in M. N. R. Engineering College, Allahabad, and since then she has been teaching in the same college. She is having 32 years of experience in the field of Power Electronics. Her area of expertise includes Resonant Converters, High Frequency Converters and Machines, Single-Phase to Three Phase conversion. She/he is the author of two books; Power Electronics, co-authored by Dr. Krishna, BPB Publications as well as Electric Drive Agarwal Publishers.

Dr. Yog Raj Sood received B.Sc. degree in Non-Medical from Govt. College for Men, Chandigarh, in 1980, B.E. degree in electrical engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, in 1984 M.E. degree in electrical engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh in 1987 and Ph.D degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India in 2003. He joined NIT Hamirpur (formerly known as REC Hamirpur) in year 1991. Currently he is working as Professor in department of electrical engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, India. His research interests include Deregulated Power Sector, Congestion Management. Dr. Yog Raj Sood was awarded as the Union Ministry of Energy- Department of Power Prize, by the Institution of Engineers (India) for publication of one of the research paper in the journal of Institution of Engineers. He was honored with the degree of excellence in Education by The Director General, International Biographical Centre (IBC), Cambridge, England in August 3, 2007. He was awarded session’s best paper certificate for the paper titled Renewable Energy Development in Indian Deregulated Power Market: Future Aspects, presented in 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology (ICETET' 2014) organized by International Institute of Engineers, May 30-31, 2014, London (U.K.). He was also awarded, Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award by Global Society for Health and Education Growth.