EEE Department Faculty Members Details

 
Faculty name:CVR.SRI LALITH NARAYANA
Qualification:B.Tech(EEE), M.Tech(Power Systems).
E-mail Id :sriilalit@yahoo.com
Teaching Experience:23 years ( Industry) + 13 years Teaching Total of 36 years
Previous working Experience:1. Working as Professor in Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad from July 2009 to till date

2. Worked as Professor and Head of the Department in Electrical and
Electronics Engineering in SV College of Engineering , Suryapet , Nalgonda dist, AP.

3. Worked as Professor in DVR College of Engineering & technology, Kandi, Patancheru. during 2007 to 2009

4. Worked as HOD EEE Department , SriDevi women's Engineering College , Hyderabad from 2006 to 2007

5. Worked as HOD , EEE Department , Stanley College of Engineering & Technology, Kandi , Patancheru from 2005 to 2006

6. Worked as Dy Registrar , ICFAI Business School , Nagarjuna Hills , from 2004 to 2005

7. Worked as Training & Placement Officer and Faculty , G Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science , Shaikpet , Hyderabad from 2000 to 2004

8. worked in Various Positions in Industry since 1980 till 2000 in companies Like Crompton Greaves Ltd , Jyoti Ltd , Tata Liebert , KG Khosla Compressors Ltd, ETE Transformers etc.
Education Information: LL.B from Osmania University M.Tech in Electrical Engineering with Power Systems specialization from JNTU , Hyderabad B. E in Electrical Engineering from University College of Engineering , Osmania University
Area of Specialization:Power Systems
Subject Handled:1. Power systems
2. Electrical Measurements and Instruments
3. Electrical Machine Design
4. Renewable Energy Systems
5. Microprocessor & Micro controller
6. Operations Research ( For MBA and Mech )
7. Business Statistics ( For MBA )
8. Neural Networks ( For EEE)
9. Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machines ( For EEE)
10. Industrial Administration & Financial Management ( For ECE & EEE )
11. Human resources management ( For MBA)
12 .Total Quality Management ( For MBA)
13. Production & Operations Management (For Mech )
14. Electromagnetic Fields ( For EEE)
15. Mechanical Technology ( For Civil )
16 . Switch Gear & Protection
17. Entrepreneurship ( For ECE & EEE )
18. Instrumentation
Research Publications:
Workshops/Seminars Attended01 Multi Level Industry Institution Interaction / ISTE / 7-8 Jan 2006
02 Effective Teaching and Presentation Skills / TRR College of Engg / 4-5 Feb 2006
03 Latest Trends in FACTS and DRIVES / Royal Institute of Tech & Science / 11 Feb 2006
04 Effective Teaching Methodology / ISTE / 26 – 30th June 2006
05 Power Engineering & Process Control , G Narayanamma Institute Of Technology & Science , 28th & 29th Nov 2007.
06 “HVDC and FACTS “ in CVR College of Engineering , 3rd to 7th Dec2007
07 “Recent Advances in Testing and Design of Electrical Insulation” at I.I.T, Kanpur,. From 17th Dec to 23rd Dec 2007
08 Application of AI Techniques in Electrical Engg , TWO DAY workshop , OU College of Engineering , 20 – 21st FEB 2009
Additional InformationLead Auditor : ISO 9001 :2015 QMS
Associate Professor - EEE
Faculty name: Dr. RAGHU CHANDRA GARIMELLA
Qualification: B.Tech. (EEE), PGDM, PGADM, M.Tech. (PE), M.B.A. (OM), Ph.D. (SIGNAL PROCESSING), Electrical Engineering from The University of New Castle, Australia
E-mail Id :raghuchandhra@india.com
Teaching Experience: 08 Years
Previous working Experience:I) Worked as Assistant Professor (Grade-III) in Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science (UGC-Autonomous), Madanapalle, Chottoor District, from August 2017- May 2018.
II) Worked as Research Scientist in National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Dakshina Kannada District, from July 2014 to Aug 2018.
III) Worked as Assistant Professor in Rajahmahendri Institute of Engineering & Technology, Rajamahendravaram, East Godavari District, from July 2012 to May 2014.
IV) Worked as Assistant Professor (Adhoc) in KIMS College of Engineering, Amalapuram, East Godavari District, from June 2010 to June 2012.
Education Information: I) Electrical Engineering (Course) with 93% from The University of New Castle, Australia.

II) Ph.D. (Full-time) in National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India, with 10 CGPA (Top among all other Research Scholars) with a broad research area in Signal Processing, Electrical Power Generation, and Rock Blasting, as multi-disciplinary research. {Research Supervisor: Prof. Vedala Rama Sastry}

III) M.B.A (Operations Management) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam (part-time course).

IV) M.Tech. with 85% First Class with Distinction (Topper of the University) in Power Electronics under JNTU Kakinada University.

V) PGADM (Post Graduation Advanced Diploma in Management) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam (part-time course).

VI) PGDM (Post Graduation Diploma in Management) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam (part-time course).

VII) B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, First Class with Distinction under JNTU Kakinada University with 73 percentage.
Area of Specialization:Power Electronics
Subject Handled:I) Power Electronics
II) Electrical Machines-I,II,III
III) Special Electrical Machines
IV) Microprocessors and Interfacing
V) Programmable Logic Controllers
VI) Digital Design
PATENT(S)Name of the Author: Dr. Raghu Chandra Garimella
Title: TAPPING OF ELECTRICITY FROM GROUND VIBRATIONS CAUSED DUE TO BLASTING OPERATIONS IN MINES AND QUARRIES
Reference No.: E-12/94/2019/CHE, Application No.: 201941002334
Research Publications: Communicated

i) Raghu Chandra Garimella and Rama Sastry Vedala (2017). “Assessment and Estimation of Seismic Energy carried by Blast Vibrations with Advanced Blastware, DADiSP and Matlab based Statistical Analysis”, Mining Technology, Taylor and Francis (Communicated) (SCOPUS Indexed).

ii) Garimella Raghu Chandra, Vedala Rama Sastry, and K. Ram Chandar (2017). “Estimation of shock wave energy of blast induced ground vibrations using signal processing approach”, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE) (Communicated) (SCOPUS Indexed).

iii) Raghu Chandra Garimella and Rama Sastry Vedala (2017). “Finite element analysis based prediction of ground vibration intensity in granite rock formation”, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Elsevier (Communicated) (SCI Indexed).



Book Chapters

i) Hira Singh and Raghu Chandra Garimella (2018). “Application of TLBO Algorithm Optimized PID controller to Analyse Small Hydropower Plant”, Ninth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Control, and Telecommunication Technologies - ACT 2018, Academica Press (Accepted) (SCOPUS Indexed).

ii) Garimella Raghu Chandra, K.V. Nagesha, and Vedala Rama Sastry (2018). “Image Processing based Assessment of Blast Performance in Opencast Mines – Case Studies”, Book Chapter-4, Image Processing, McGraw-Hill Education, 21-28, Trivandrum, Kerala, India (SCOPUS Indexed).

iii) V.R. Sastry and G. Raghu Chandra (2017). “Tapping of Electrical Energy from Ground Vibrations caused due to Blasting – An Innovation”, Book Chapter-3, NexGen Technologies for Mining & Fuel Industries, Allied Publishers, Vol. 2, 359-366, ISBN:
978-93-85926-40-2, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India (weblink:https://books.google.co.in/books?hl=en&lr=lang_en&id=-O6HDgAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA359&ots=VM2aaS5PhO&sig=eFezew2BebGZd1ClQK2fCOGHTNw#v=onepage&q&f=false).

iv) Dr. V.R. Sastry, Dr. D. Venkat Reddy, and G. Raghu Chandra (2014). “Geological Discontinuities & Influence on Blasting”, Book Chapter-7, Rock Blasting, 57-75.



Journal Publications
1.G. Raghu Chandra, Vedala Rama Sastry, Parvathy (2018). “Numerical Modelling Based Impact of Ground Vibrations”, i-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering (JCE), 2247-0779 (Online), 2231-1068 (Print)(UGC Approved) (Accepted).

2.G. Raghu Chandra, S. Parvathy (2019). “Numerical Modelling Based Assessment of Ground Vibrations”, Social Science Research Network (SSRN) e-Journal, Elsevier, Jan. 09, 2019 (weblink: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3312576)(SCI Indexed).

3.Sitaram Appari, G. Raghu Chandra, Subbi Naidu Bora, S.S. Chandra Prakash (2018). “A Resonant DC- DC Converter for Induction Motor Drive Application”, Grenze international Journal of Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2395-5287, eISSN: 2395-5295,Dec. 28, 2018, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 209-213.

4.G. Raghu Chandra, Ch.S. Ganga Bhavani, Sitaram Appari (2018). “A Novel Approach for Reactive Power Compensation in Wind Farms Using GSC & RSC Control Algorithms”, Grenze international Journal of Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2395-5287, eISSN: 2395-5295, Dec. 28, 2018, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 146-150.

5.Hira Singh and Raghu Chandra Garimella (2018). “Application of TLBO Algorithm Optimized PID controller to Analyse Small Hydropower Plant”,Grenze international Journal of Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2395-5287, eISSN: 2395-5295, July, 2018, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 27-32.

6.Hira Singh and Raghu Chandra Garimella (2018). “Assessment of MPPT based photovoltaic system: A Critical Review”, International Journals of Power Electronics Controllers and Converters, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 1-11. (weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/index.php?journal=JPECC&page=issue&op=view&path%5B%5D=136&path%5B%5D=showToc).

7.Sandeepthi Nandhyala, Rajagopal A.N.V.J., Raghu Chandra Garimella (2017). “Multifunctional Shunt Hybrid Power Filter and Thyristor Controlled Reactor for Distributed Generation Integration and Power Quality Improvement”, International Journal of Power Electronics Controllers and Converters, eISSN: 2456-1614,Dec. 30, 2017,Vol. 3, Issue 2, 13-25(weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/index.php?journal= JPECC&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=648).

8.T. Murali Naik, V.R. Sastry, G. Raghu Chandra, S. Kuili (2017). “Application of High Speed Videography and Digital Image Processing Software to Assess Performance of Blasts In OpencastMines: A Case Study”, International Journal of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 2, 1-9. (weblink: http://civil.journalspub. info/index.php?journal=JGGET&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=190).

9.G. Raghu Chandra and V.R. Sastry (2017). “Generation of electrical energy from blast induced vibrations”, International Journal of Analysis of Electrical Machines, Apr. 04, 2017, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 1-10 (weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/index.php/JAEM/article/ view/421/471).

10.Balaji Kodanda Ram B.P.U.S. Rompicherla and Raghu Chandra Garimella (2016). “Performance Analysis of Grid Connected Hybrid AC/DC Microgrid Using Various Renewable Energy Sources”, International Journal of Electrical Machines & Drives, Dec. 06, 2016, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 16-22 (weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/ index.php/JEMD/article/view/326).

11.Garimella Raghu Chandra and Garimella Atchyut (2016). “Modelling and Control of Higher Rating DC Motor with GA Based Optimized PID Controller”, International Journal of Microelectronics and Digital Integrated Circuits, Jun. 05, 2016,Vol. 2, Issue 1, 43-50 weblink: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/303859640_Modelling_and_ Control_of_Higher_Rating_DC_Motor_with_GA_Based_Optimized_PID_Controller).

12.V. Rama Sastry, G.Raghu Chandra, and C. Karthik (2016). “Ground vibrations & Water Borne Shock Waves caused due to Underwater Blasting in Ports – A Case Study”, International Journal of Chemical, Environmental & Biological Sciences (IJCEBS), June, 2016, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 109-113 (Impact Factor: 2.571 – Calculated by ISRA)(weblink: http://www.isaet.org/images/extraimages/AE0516704 .pdf).

13.V. Rama Sastry, G.Raghu Chandra, and C. Karthik (2016). “Under Water Blasting for Rock Dredging and Protection of Structures: A Case Study”, International Journal of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, May 05, 2016, ISSN 1878-5220, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 31-38 (weblink: http://civil.journalspub.info/index.php/JGGET/article/view/76).

14.Garimella Raghu Chandra and Garimella Atchyut (2016). “Genetic Algorithm Approach for the Position Control of Permanent Magnetic Synchronous Machine”, International Journal of Power Electronics Controllers and Converters, Apr. 18, 2016,e-ISSN: 2456-1614, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 41-50 (weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/ index.php/JPECC/article/view/177).

15.V.R. Sastry, D.V. Reddy, and G.Raghu Chandra, N. Adithya, and S.A. Saiprasad (2016). “Role of Geological Discontinuities and Delay Timing in Blasting – Analysis by High Speed Videography”, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE), Feb. 2016, ISSN 0974-5904, Vol. 09, No. 1, 122-133 (weblink: https://www.scopus.com/record/display.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84986237863&origin=resultslist &sort=plf-f&src=s&sid=269A434A23663AE280BB7342C31D521F.wsnAw8kcdt7IPY LO0V48gA%3a60&sot=a&sdt=a&sl=137&s=Generation+and+accuracy+assessment+of+digital+elevation+model+using+digital+photogrammetry+and+differential+positioning+system+techniques&relpos=5&citeCnt=0&searchTerm= orhttp://cafetinnova.org/innova/FileUpload/02090117.pdf) (SCOPUS Indexed).

16.Vedala Rama Sastry, G. Raghu Chandra, N. Adithya, and S.A. Saiprasad (2015). “Application of High-Speed Videography in Assessing the Performance of Blasts”, International Journal of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, Dec. 07, 2015, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 37-51 (weblink: http://civil.journalspub.info/index.php/JGGET/article/view/ 44).

17.Raghu Chandra Garimella, Dr. V.R. Sastry, and Mohammed Shoeb Mohiuddin (2015). “Piezo-Gen - An Approach to Generate Electricity from Vibrations”, International Journal Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, Elsevier, Apr. 17-18, 2015, ISSN: 1878-5220, Vol. 11, 454–465, (doi: 10.1016/j.proeps.2015.06.044) Impact Factor: 1.088 (weblink: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1878 522015000958) (SCI & SCOPUS Indexed).
EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS Editor-in-Chieffor Journal of Modeling, Analysis and Simulation (SCOPUS Indexed), Clausius Scientific Press Inc., ISSN: 2516-3035 (weblink: https://www.clausiuspress.com/journal/JMAS/editorialBoard.html).

● Editorial board memberfor American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (EPES), Science Publishing Group, ISSN Print: 2326-912X, ISSN Online: 2326-9200 (weblink: http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/editorialboard?journalid=165).
● Editorialboard member cum reviewerforPublons.
● Editorial board memberfor Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal (ASTESJ)(Thomson Reuters Indexed), ISSN: 2415-6698.
● Editorial board memberfor STM Journals.
● Editorial board memberforJournalsPub:
™ International Journal of Electrical Machines & Drives.
™ International Journals of Power Electronics Controllers and Converters.
FORMER RESEARCH ACTIVITY● Earlier, worked in numerous Consultancy Projects and 3 R&D Projects during Ph.D. at NIT Karnataka, Surathkal along with my research supervisor.
● Conducted Vibration Studies with about 200+ blasts in various mines and quarries of different types of rock formations in a span of three years for research work till now and converted so much of the seismic energy obtained due to blasting into useful electricity. Also, found the intensity of vibration waves using developed system.
FUTURE RESEARCH PLANNING● Planning to file 2 more patentson earlier research carried out and to apply for possible R&D project(s) on the topic “Extraction of electrical energy from the vibrations obtained from moving train as a renewable energy resource”.
● Planning to work with more Numerical Modelling related areas.
WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ATTENDED i) Two day workshop on “Minerals Beneficiation (MB-2017)” organized by NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka during Feb. 20-21, 2017.

ii) One day workshop on "Identifying and Protecting IPR in Academia” organized by OMS Patent Services, Bangalore in NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka on Jan. 27, 2016.

iii) One day workshop on Electronic Wiring & PCB Connections (Next Generation Telecommunication Systems – Key Challenges and Opportunities) organized by Department of Electronics in NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka on Dec. 30, 2015.

iv) One day workshop on Research Methodology & Exploratory Data Analysis organized by NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka on Nov. 16, 2014.

v) Three day workshop on Technology Exchange Program on Rock Blasting organized in Department of Mining Engineering, NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka during Sep. 18-20, 2014.

vi) Two week workshop on Analog Electronics organized by IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kharagpur during Jun. 04-14, 2013.

vii) Two week SDP (Staff Development Program) organized by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) to update the current knowledge on Power System Operation & Control with MATLAB Simulation during Jun. 28-Jul. 11, 2012.
TRAINING● Got trained at A.P. GENERATION CORPORATION LTD, Dr. Narla Tatarao Thermal Power Station (formerly VTPS - Vijayawada Thermal Power Station), VIJAYAWADA and studied the operation of each and every section in the Thermal Power Plant, during Jun. 01-18, 2009.
MINOR PROJECTS ● Development of a circuit which converts mechanical vibrations into electricity without any dynamic machines at National Institute of Technology Karnataka (Patent under processing).
● Design of a circuit for illuminating damaged fluorescent tube light at RIET, Rajahmundry.
● Modelling and Control of BLDC motor with Genetic Algorithm based Optimized PID Controllerat BVCEC, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh.
● Fluid Temperature Control using Pulse Width Modulation at BVCITS, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh.
RESPONSIBILITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS● Served as a Conference Chair for ICPET-2018 during Dec. 28-29, 2018 at Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Abids, Hyderabad, India.
● Organized and Served as a Convener for International Conference on Paradigms in Engineering and Technology (ICPET-2018)held during Dec. 28-29, 2018 at Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Abids, Hyderabad, India.
● Served as a Conference Chair (SCOPUS INDEXED) organised by both IDES and Mc-Graw Hill Education during Jan. 20, 2018 at Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
● Elected as a Ph.D. Representative unanimously in Students’ Council Elections during 2016-17.
● Won Best IEEE Paper Award for the paper entitled “Signal processing computation based seismic energy estimation of blast induced ground vibration waves” in IEEE – International Conference on Distributed Computing, VLSI, Electrical Circuits and Robotics (DISCOVER) during Aug. 13-14, 2016 whose ISBN No.: 978-1-5090-1623-5/16.
● Won Ist Prize in the event “Poster Presentation” regarding the topic Power Plants in India which is held in a part of Electrodyn 2K9.
● Won IInd Prize in the event “Paper Presentation” regarding the topic Stealth Technology which is held in a part of Electrodyn 2K9. Also, received a memento for the best paper presentation.
● Received an honourable certificate from Kakinada Institute of Engineering & Technology for the participation in the event of “Leadership Summit” organized as a part of the event Corpeve 2008 indicating as the Best Leader.
● Participated in the event “National Level Paper Presentation” regarding the topic High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission using Voltage Source Converters which is held at BVCEC, Odalarevu.
OTHER SKILLS► General Package(s) : Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016, Adobe Photoshop CS6.5, Power Director
► Technical Package(s) : MATLAB and Simulink, Advanced Blastware, DADiSP, AOS Imaging Studio, ProAnalyst, WIPFRAG, JK Simblast, Model, Sirovison, AutoCAD, Micro-Processor & Micro-Controller, Arduino, B2SPICE Software
► Modelling Package(s) : SimuliaAbaqus / CAE (GUI & Python based)
Creating and deleting virus without using any anti-virus programme is an additional hobby
 
Faculty name:J RAMESH
Qualification:B.Tech(EEE), M.Tech(Power Systems).
E-mail Id :ramesh.jatoth@gmail.com
Teaching Experience:9 years
Previous working Experience:1. Working as an Assistant professor in Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad from 01-07-2014 to till date).

2. Worked as Assistant Professor and Head of the Department in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in Pragna Bharath Institute of Technology, Chevellafrom May 2012 to June 2014.

3. Worked as Assistant Professor in Global Institute of Engineering & Technology,Moinabad from December 2007 to June 2008 and July 2010 to April 2012.

4. Worked as Assistant Professor in P.Indra Reddy Memorial Engineering College,Chevella from July 2005 to November 2007.
Education Information:M.Tech in Electrical Engineering with Power Systems specialization from NIT Calicut , Kerala. B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from K.T.M College of Engineering , Mahbubnagar Dist.
Area of Specialization:Power Systems
Subject Handled:1. Power Systems
2. Electrical Machines
3. Electrical Circuits
4. Power System Operation and Control
5. Microprocessor & Micro controller
6. Utilization of Electrical Energy
Research Publications:1. Ramesh Jatoth ”Micro Genetic Algorithm based Optimal Power Flow” Proceedings of International Conference on Paradigms in Engineering and Technology , Hyderabad , 2-3 March 2016 , MCET , Hyderabad.

2. Ramesh Jatoth “Micro Genetic Algorithm Based on Pricing of Reactive Power service in Deregulated Electricity Markets”.(ISSN:2348-4748,Volume 1,Issue 7,July 2014).

3. Ramesh Jatoth “Unified Power Flow Controller” Proceedings of National level conference at VKITS, Hyderabad in 2014.
Workshops/Seminars Attended1. Participated in One week Technical Workshop on “Design and Analysis of Photo Voltaic Power Systems”, MCET, 12th -18th Feb 2016.

2. Participated in the one day work shop on “Alternate Energy Sources” conducted at stanly college of engineering & technology for women, Hyderabad on 03-01-15.

3. Participated in the one day work shop on “MATLAB” conducted by Mathwork at Hyderabad in the year 2012.

4. Participated in the one day national level work shop on “Advanced Power Electronics” conducted at the GIET in the year 2011.

5. Participated in the ten days faculty development program on facts and custom power devices at NIT Calicut in the year 2009.

6. I was one of the senior executive in the organization team of NITC “thathva-08”.

7. Participated in the two days workshop on “Machines” conducted at the Osmania University in the year 2006-07.
 
Faculty name:V.SAKETHA
Qualification:B.Tech(EEE), M.Tech(POWER ELECTRONICS).
E-mail Id :sakethareddy02@gmail.com
Teaching Experience:05 years
Previous working Experience:I) Working as Assistant Professor in Methodist college of Engineering and technology, Hyderabad,
From March 2013 to till date

II) Worked as Assistant Professor in Stanley college of Engineering and technology for women, Hyderabad, from January 2011 to May 2012.
Education Information:I) M.Tech (POWER ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRIC DRIVES) from G.Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Science for Women ,Hyderabad

II) ? B.Tech (EEE) from Bhoj Reddy Engineering college for Women, Hyderabad
Area of Specialization:POWER ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRIC DRIVES
Subject Handled:I) Power Systems
II) Electrical Drives and Static Control
III) Electrical Machines
IV) Utilization of Electrical Energy
V) Electrical Technology
VI Digital Electronics and Logic design
VII Electrical Circuits and Machines
Research Publications:I) V. Saketha “Power Quality Improvement In Distribution Systems Using Super Capacitor Based Dynamic Voltage Restorer (DVR)”, Proceedings of International Conference on Paradigms in Engineering and Technology , Hyderabad , 2-3 March 2016 , MCET , Hyderabad.
Workshops/Seminars AttendedI) ORGANIZED in One week Technical Workshop on “Design and Analysis of Photo Voltaic Power Systems”, MCET, 12th -18th Feb 2016.

II) Participated in one day workshop on MATLAB/SIMULINK conducted by Mathworks August 2014

III) Participated in Three Day Workshop on “ Simulation of Power Electronic Converters using MATLAB” Conducted by Department of EEE , CBIT, Hyderabad, 29th – 31st Dec 2014.

IV)Participated two day workshop at CPTI Hyderabad on protection of transformers

V) Participated in one day workshop on embedded system and power quality conducted by EEE , VJIT FEB -2011
 
Faculty name:RAJINI KANTH P
Qualification:B.E(EEE), M.Tech(Power Systems).
E-mail Id :raznikanth.nitc@gmail.com
Teaching Experience:2.5years
Previous working Experience:working as an Assistant professor in Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad from 18-07-2014 to Till date).
Education Information:Mtech in Electrical Engineering with Power Systems specialization from NIT Calicut , Kerala. BE in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Vasavi College of Engineering , Hyderabad.
Area of Specialization:Power Systems
Subject Handled:I) Power Systems
II) Electrical Machines
III) Electrical Drives
IV) Electrical circuits and Machines
V) Utilization of Electrical Energy
Research Publications:I) Rajini kanth P “Mitigation of Balanced and Unbalanced voltage sag and improving the power quality using DVR ”, Proceedings of International Conference on Paradigms in Engineering and Technology , Hyderabad , 2-3 March 2016 , MCET , Hyderabad.
Workshops/Seminars AttendedI) Attended One week Training Program on “ Energy Management and Energy Audit” conducted by the Department of Energy & Environment, NIT Tiruchirapalli, 1st -5th August 2016. II) Participated in One week Technical Workshop on “Design and Analysis of Photo Voltaic Power Systems”, MCET, 12th -18th Feb 2016. III) Participated in Two Day Faculty Development Program on “Teaching Methodology & Effective Technical Communication Skills: A Gate Way to Success”, Stanley College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Hyderabad, 14th -15th July 2015. IV) Presented an Article on “Integrated Photo Voltaic and Dynamic voltage restorer System”, in National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Power electronics & Power Systems, 25th March 2015, Organised by University College of Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda, Telangana. V) Participated in Three Day Workshop on “ Simulation of Power Electronic Converters using MATLAB” Conducted by Department of EEE , CBIT, Hyderabad, 29th – 31st Dec 2014. VI) Participated in Two Days Workshop on “Modelling & Simulation of Electrical Power Systems (MSEPS)”, 19th-20th Sep 2014 at Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering & Technology (LICET), Chennai.
 
Faculty name:MR. PULLA REDDY K
Qualification:B.Tech(EEE), M.Tech(CS).
E-mail Id :pullareddy.kasireddy@gmail.com
Teaching Experience:4 years
Previous working Experience:I) Assistant professor, Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad (05-01-2015 – Till date).

II) Assistant professor, Hasvita Institute Of Engineering and Technology,Hyderabad
(01-06-2013 to 30-12-2014)
Education Information:I) M.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics engineering with specialization Control Systems at Malla Reddy Engineering College,, Hyderabad
II) B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics engineering at P.R.R.M Engineering College,Hyderabad.
Area of Specialization:Control Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and drives.
Subject Handled:I) Control Systems Theory
II) High Voltage DC Transmission
III) Electrical circuits
IV) Electro Magnetic theory
V) Electrical Machines
Research Publications:I) ] Pulla Reddy K “A New Proposal for Mitigation of Power Quality Problems Using D-STATCOM ”, Proceedings of International Conference on Paradigms in Engineering and Technology , Hyderabad , 2-3 March 2016 , MCET , Hyderabad.
Workshops/Seminars AttendedI) Participated in One week Technical Workshop on “Design and Analysis of Photo Voltaic Power Systems”, MCET, 12th -18th Feb 2016.

II)Participated in Two Day Faculty Development Program on “Teaching Methodology & Effective Technical Communication Skills: A Gate Way to Success”, Stanley College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Hyderabad, 14th -15th July 2015.

III) Participated in Three Day National Level Workshop on “ Simulation of Power Electronics and Drives” Conducted by Department of EEE , G.Pulla Reddy Engineering College, Kurnool, 29th Nov– 1st Dec 2012.

IV) Participated in Two Days Workshop on “Large Scale Integration of Power Electronics in Power Systems”, Conducted by the Department of EEE, Malla Reddy Engineering College 12th&13th Feb 2011.

V) Presented an Article on “Embedded systems for Future, 3rd&4th April 2008, Organised by Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology,Hyderabad
 
Faculty name:J BHUMAIAH
Qualification:B.Tech(EEE), M.Tech(Power electronics and electrical drives).
E-mail Id :bhumeshjula@gmail.com
Teaching Experience:4 years
Previous working Experience:I) Worked as an Assistant Professor in pragna bharath institute of technology,chevella From 2012 to 2014.
II) Worked as an Assistant Professor in Abinav hitech college of Engineering and technology hyderabad From 2014 to 2016.
III) Working as an Assistant professor in Methodist College of Engineering and technology Hyderabad from 01/03/2016 to Till date.
Education Information:I) M.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics engineering with specialization power electronics and electrical drives at vardhaman college of engineering (Affliated to J.N.T.University) Hyderabad.
II) B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics engineering from vaagdevi college of engineering Warangal, (Affliated to J.N.T.University) Hyderabad
Area of Specialization:power electronics
Subjcts Handled:I) Electrical Machines
II) Power electronics
III)Electrical measurements IV)Network Analysis V)Electrical Circuits VI)control systems VII)Electrical Drives VIII)Utilization of Electrical Energy
Research Publications:I) International Journal published in International Journal of Engineering Research and Development (IJERD) having the title “Simulation for protection of Huge Hydro generator from short circuit faults” (Journal ID 16053).
II) International Journal of Ethics in Engineering & Management Education
having the title “Micro Genetic Algorithm Based on Pricing of Reactive Power Service in Deregulated Electricity Markets” (ISSN: 2348-4748, Volume 1 Issue 7, July 2014).
Workshops/Seminars AttendedI)Presentation of paper on “simulation of excitation system” in National conference “NOISE 2012” karimnagar.

 
Faculty name:K.MAHESWAR REDDY
Qualification:M.Tech
E-mail Id :mahesh91.me@gmail.com
Teaching Experience:01 year
Previous working Experience:I) Assistant professor, Methodist College of Engineering & Technology, HYD (04-05-2016 – Till date)
Education Information:I)M.Tech in Power Electronics , RGMCET,JNTUA (2013-15)
II)B.Tech in Electrical & Electronic Engineering , PVKK , JNTUA (2008 -12)

Area of Specialization:Power Electronics
Subject Handled:I)Electrical Technology
II)Network Analysis
Research Publications:I)K.Maheswar reddy “A HIGH STEP UP RESONANT BOOST CONVERTER USING ZCS” , International Journal of Engineering Research & General Scienc (IJERGS),Vol 3,Issue 4,2015
Workshops/Seminars AttendedI) Organized “Electrical-Inter Collegiate tech fest” conducted in p.v.v.k institute of technology
II) Paper presented in P.V.K.K Institute of Technology


Contact informationK.Maheswar reddy,
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad
Email: mahesh91.me@gmail.com
(+91) 929 6002 054
Assistant Professor -EEE
Faculty name:Mr.N.NIREEKSHAN
Qualification:B.Tech(EEE), M.Tech(PE)
E-mail Id :nireekshan222@gmail.com
Teaching Experience:05 years
Previous working Experience:I) Worked as asst.professor in visvesvaraya college of engineering and technology bongloor cross road r.r dist, from- 2010-2011.
II) Worked as Assistant Professor vijaya krishna institute of technology and sciences, shamshabad from Dec 2013 to 2015.
III) Worked as Asst.Professor in siddhartha institute of engineering and technology, , from 2015 to 2017.
Education Information:
I) M.Tech. in electrical and electronics engineering with specialization power electronics at lords institute of engineening and technology Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University (JNTU), Hyderabad.

II) B.Tech in electrical and electronics engineering at arjun college of technology and sciences
Area of Specialization:power electronics
Subject Handled:I) electrical circuits
II) electrical machines -i
III) basic electrical engineering
IV) elctromagnetic field
V) power electronics
VI) electrical distribution systems
VII) instrumentation

Research Publications:i.unidirectional torque control of IM by using multi level inverter(RV topology)
WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ATTENDEDii.Three Phase H6 Transformer less PVA Grid Connected Inverter ISSN 2321-8665,Vol.03,Issue.11,December-2015, Pages:2217-2222(IJITECH)
iii.A higher voltage multilevel inverter with reduced switches for industrial drives ISSN 2278-7798,Vol.05,Issue.1,january-2016, Pages:212-217(IJSTER)
Assistant Professor -EEE
Faculty name:MR.RAMESH BABU JARAPALA
Qualification:B.Tech(EEE), M.E(PS)
E-mail Id :babu.ramesh444@gmail.com
Teaching Experience:8 years
Previous working Experience:I) Worked as Assistant Professorin KSIT from June 2009- JUNE 2012.
II) Worked as Assistant Professor PBIT from jUNE2012 to June2014.
III) Worked as Assistant Professor in AHTC from June2014 to June2017. IV)Worked as Assistant Professor in Methodist College of Engineering and Technology from Jully 2017 To TILL date
Education Information:

I) M.E. in Power system engineering at Osmania University Hyderabad.

II) B.Tech in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at SCET,JNTUH Hyderabad.
Area of Specialization:Power system Engineering
Subject Handled:I)Power system-I II)Power system-II III)Power system Operation and Control IV)Electrical circuit V)Control sysytem VI) Electrical M/C

Research Publications:1. Micro Genetic Algorithm Based Electrical Power Dispatch for Deregulated Electricity Market.
• (Advance in Electronic and Electric Engineering. ISSN 2231-1297, Volume 3, Number 6 (2013), pp. 739-746
• © Research India Publications
http://www.ripublication.com/aeee.htm)
2. Micro Genetic Algorithm Based on Pricing of Reactive Power Service in Deregulated Electricity Markets.
• International Journal of Ethics in Engineering & Management Education
• Website: www.ijeee.in (ISSN: 2348-4748, Volume 1 Issue 7, July 2014), pp.55-59
3. Micro Genetic Algorithm based Optimal power flow
• International Conference on Paradigms in Engineering and Technology (ICPET2016) ICPET2016/103 EEE
At Methodist College Of Engineering And Technology, Hyderabad 4.Reserch on Micro-Grid Control System and Management. • INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES,SCIENCES,BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS.(ICRDETSBMMC-2017) .
WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ATTENDED 1. “Power System Operation, Dynamics and Control” At OSMANIA UNIVERSITY.
2. “EDSA Software Application to Power System” At OSMANIA UNIVERSITY.
3. “Application of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Electrical Engineering” At OSMANIA UNIVERSITY. 4."POWER SYSTEM SECURITY "At OSMANIA UNIVERSITY. 5.Faculty Development Programme 5-7 july 2017 at Methodist College of Engineering and Technology.



Name:Dr. GARIMELLA RAGHU CHANDRA
B.TECH, PGDM, PGADM, M.TECH, MBA, Ph.D.(NITK),SMUACEE, MtheIRED, MIAENG, MIDES, MACEEE, MSIAM
Email: raghuchandhra@gmail.com; raghuchandhra@india.com;
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/raghu-chandra-garimella-90b51a23/
weblink: http://methodist.edu.in/department/eee-faculty/#1532936322297-de58aac0-306a
http://mining.nitk.ac.in/researchscholars/g-raghu-chandra
EDUCATION PROFILE • Ph.D. (Full-time) in National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India,with 10 CGPA (Top among all other Research Scholars) with a broad research area in Signal Processing, Electrical Power Generation, and Rock Blasting, as multi-disciplinary research.
• (Admission: July 14, 2014; Thesis Submitted: Aug. 28, 2017; Viva-Voce: Dec. 24, 2018)
• Thesis Title: Studies on seismic energy of ground vibrations due to blasting based on signal processing and electrical energy generation
• Electrical Engineering (Course) with 93% from The University of New Castle, Australia, in the year 2017.
• M.B.A (Operations Management) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam,in the year 2014 (part-time program).
• M.Tech. with 85% First Class with Distinction (Topper of the University) in Power Electronics, in BVCECunder JNTU Kakinada University during 2010-12.
• PGADM (Post Graduation Advanced Diploma in Management) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam (part-time course).
• PGDM (Post Graduation Diploma in Management) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam (part-time course).
• B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, First Class withDistinctionin BVCITS under JNTU Kakinada University with 73 percentage during 2006-10.
WORK EXPERIENCEWORK EXPERIENCE
● Working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, affiliated to Osmania University, from June2018 to present.
● About one (01) Year of Teaching experience as an Assistant Professor (Grade-III) in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science (UGC-Autonomous), during 2017-18.
(Reason for leaving:Spouse is working in Virtusa, Hyd.)
● Three (03) years ofResearch and Teaching experience in National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, during 2014-17.
(Reason for leaving: Ph.D. Work Completed)
● Two (02) Years of Teaching experience as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Rajahmahendri Institute of Engineering & Technology, one of the esteemed institutions of Swarnandhra Group, affiliated to JNTU Kakinada, during 2012-14.
(Reason for leaving: For Ph.D. (Full Time) Admission)
MEMBERSHIPS• Senior Member Universal Association of Computers and Electronics Engineers (SMUACEE): ID Number – AM1005037.
• Member The Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (MtheIRED): IDNumber – SNM10100052733.
• Life Member International Association of Engineers (MIAENG): ID Number – 137627.
• Invited Member The Institute of Doctors, Engineers and Scientists (MIDES): IDNumber – 1389.
• Invited Member The Association of Computer, Electronics and Electrical Engineers (MACEEE): ID Number – 1389.
• Former Member Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (MSIAM): ID Number – 020244865.
WORKSHOPS ATTENDED• Two-day workshop on “Designing of Solar Energy PV Systems” organized by MCET in association withGreen Energy Technologies during Feb. 22-23, 2018.
• Two-day workshop on “Minerals Beneficiation (MB-2017)” organized by NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka during Feb. 20-21, 2017.
• One-day workshop on "Identifying and Protecting IPR in Academia” organized by OMS Patent Services, Bangalore in NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka on Jan. 27, 2016.
• One-day workshop on Electronic Wiring & PCB Connections (Next Generation Telecommunication Systems – Key Challenges and Opportunities) organized by Department of Electronics in NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka on Dec. 30, 2015.
• One-day workshop on Research Methodology & Exploratory Data Analysis organized by NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka on Nov. 16, 2014.
• Three-day workshop on Technology Exchange Program on Rock Blasting organized in Department of Mining Engineering, NIT (National Institute of Technology) Karnataka during Sep. 18-20, 2014.
• Two-week workshop on Analog Electronics organized by IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kharagpur during Jun. 04-14, 2013.
• Two-week SDP (Staff Development Program) organized by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) to update the current knowledge on Power System Operation & Control with MATLAB Simulation during Jun. 28-Jul. 11, 2012.
PATENT(S)Name of the Author: Dr. Raghu Chandra Garimella
Title: TAPPING OF ELECTRICITY FROM GROUND VIBRATIONS CAUSED DUE TO BLASTING OPERATIONS IN MINES AND QUARRIES
Reference No.: E-12/94/2019/CHE, Application No.: 201941002334
EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS Editor-in-Chieffor Journal of Modeling, Analysis and Simulation (SCOPUS Indexed), Clausius Scientific Press Inc., ISSN: 2516-3035 (weblink: https://www.clausiuspress.com/journal/JMAS/editorialBoard.html).

● Editorial board memberfor American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (EPES), Science Publishing Group, ISSN Print: 2326-912X, ISSN Online: 2326-9200 (weblink: http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/editorialboard?journalid=165).
● Editorialboard member cum reviewerforPublons.
● Editorial board memberfor Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal (ASTESJ)(Thomson Reuters Indexed), ISSN: 2415-6698.
● Editorial board memberfor STM Journals.
● Editorial board memberforJournalsPub:
™ International Journal of Electrical Machines & Drives.
™ International Journals of Power Electronics Controllers and Converters.
PUBLICATIONSCommunicated
• Raghu Chandra Garimella and Rama Sastry Vedala (2017). “Assessment and Estimation of Seismic Energy carried by Blast Vibrations with Advanced Blastware, DADiSP and Matlab based Statistical Analysis”, Mining Technology, Taylor and Francis (Communicated)(SCOPUS Indexed).
• GarimellaRaghu Chandra, Vedala Rama Sastry, and K. Ram Chandar (2017). “Estimation of shock wave energy of blast induced ground vibrations using signal processing approach”, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE) (Communicated) (SCOPUS Indexed).

Book Chapters
• Hira Singh and Raghu Chandra Garimella (2018). “TLBO Algorithm based Optimized PID controller to Analyse Small Hydropower Plant”,Recent Trends and Innovations in Modern Engineering, Academica Press, 65-75, ISBN: 978-81-936117-6-0, India.
• Garimella Raghu Chandra, K.V. Nagesha, and Vedala Rama Sastry (2018). “Image Processing based Assessment of Blast Performance in Opencast Mines – Case Studies”, Book Chapter-4, Image Processing, McGraw-Hill Education, 21-28,ISBN: 978-81-936117-0-8, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
• V.R. Sastry and G.Raghu Chandra (2017). “Tapping of Electrical Energy from Ground Vibrations caused due to Blasting – An Innovation”, Book Chapter-3, NexGen Technologies for Mining & Fuel Industries, Allied Publishers, Vol. 2, 359-366, ISBN: 978-93-85926-40-2, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India (weblink: https://books.google.co.in/books?hl=en&lr=lang_en&id=-O6HDgAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg =PA359&ots=VM2aaS5PhO&sig=eFezew2BebGZd1ClQK2fCOGHTNw#v=onepage&q&f=false).
• Dr. V.R. Sastry, Dr. D. Venkat Reddy, and G.Raghu Chandra (2014). “Geological Discontinuities & Influence on Blasting”, Book Chapter-7, Rock Blasting, 57-75, Karnataka, India.

Journal Publications
• G. Raghu Chandra, Vedala Rama Sastry, Parvathy (2018). “Numerical Modelling Based Impact of Ground Vibrations”, i-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering (JCE), 2247-0779 (Online), 2231-1068 (Print)(UGC Approved) (Accepted).
• G. Raghu Chandra, S. Parvathy (2019). “Numerical Modelling Based Assessment of Ground Vibrations”, Social Science Research Network (SSRN) e-Journal, Elsevier, Jan. 09, 2019 (weblink: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3312576)(SCI Indexed).
• Sitaram Appari, G. Raghu Chandra, Subbi Naidu Bora, S.S. Chandra Prakash (2018). “A Resonant DC- DC Converter for Induction Motor Drive Application”, Grenze international Journal of Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2395-5287, eISSN: 2395-5295,Dec. 28, 2018, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 209-213.
• G. Raghu Chandra, Ch.S. Ganga Bhavani, Sitaram Appari (2018). “A Novel Approach for Reactive Power Compensation in Wind Farms Using GSC & RSC Control Algorithms”, Grenze international Journal of Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2395-5287, eISSN: 2395-5295, Dec. 28, 2018, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 146-150.
• Hira Singh and Raghu Chandra Garimella (2018). “Application of TLBO Algorithm Optimized PID controller to Analyse Small Hydropower Plant”,Grenze international Journal of Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2395-5287, eISSN: 2395-5295, July, 2018, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 27-32.
• Hira Singh and Raghu Chandra Garimella (2018). “Assessment of MPPT based photovoltaic system: A Critical Review”, International Journals of Power Electronics Controllers and Converters, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 1-11. (weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/index.php?journal=JPECC&page=issue&op=view&path%5B%5D=136&path%5B%5D=showToc).
• Sandeepthi Nandhyala, Rajagopal A.N.V.J., Raghu Chandra Garimella (2017). “Multifunctional Shunt Hybrid Power Filter and Thyristor Controlled Reactor for Distributed Generation Integration and Power Quality Improvement”, International Journal of Power Electronics Controllers and Converters, eISSN: 2456-1614,Dec. 30, 2017,Vol. 3, Issue 2, 13-25(weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/index.php?journal= JPECC&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=648).
• T. Murali Naik, V.R. Sastry, G. Raghu Chandra, S. Kuili (2017). “Application of High Speed Videography and Digital Image Processing Software to Assess Performance of Blasts In OpencastMines: A Case Study”, International Journal of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 2, 1-9. (weblink: http://civil.journalspub. info/index.php?journal=JGGET&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=190).
• G. Raghu Chandra and V.R. Sastry (2017). “Generation of electrical energy from blast induced vibrations”, International Journal of Analysis of Electrical Machines, Apr. 04, 2017, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 1-10 (weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/index.php/JAEM/article/ view/421/471).
• Balaji Kodanda Ram B.P.U.S. Rompicherla and Raghu Chandra Garimella (2016). “Performance Analysis of Grid Connected Hybrid AC/DC Microgrid Using Various Renewable Energy Sources”, International Journal of Electrical Machines & Drives, Dec. 06, 2016, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 16-22 (weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/ index.php/JEMD/article/view/326).
• Garimella Raghu Chandra and Garimella Atchyut (2016). “Modelling and Control of Higher Rating DC Motor with GA Based Optimized PID Controller”, International Journal of Microelectronics and Digital Integrated Circuits, Jun. 05, 2016,Vol. 2, Issue 1, 43-50 weblink: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/303859640_Modelling_and_ Control_of_Higher_Rating_DC_Motor_with_GA_Based_Optimized_PID_Controller).
• V. Rama Sastry, G.Raghu Chandra, and C. Karthik (2016). “Ground vibrations & Water Borne Shock Waves caused due to Underwater Blasting in Ports – A Case Study”, International Journal of Chemical, Environmental & Biological Sciences (IJCEBS), June, 2016, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 109-113 (Impact Factor: 2.571 – Calculated by ISRA)(weblink: http://www.isaet.org/images/extraimages/AE0516704 .pdf).
• V. Rama Sastry, G.Raghu Chandra, and C. Karthik (2016). “Under Water Blasting for Rock Dredging and Protection of Structures: A Case Study”, International Journal of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, May 05, 2016, ISSN 1878-5220, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 31-38 (weblink: http://civil.journalspub.info/index.php/JGGET/article/view/76).
• Garimella Raghu Chandra and Garimella Atchyut (2016). “Genetic Algorithm Approach for the Position Control of Permanent Magnetic Synchronous Machine”, International Journal of Power Electronics Controllers and Converters, Apr. 18, 2016,e-ISSN: 2456-1614, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 41-50 (weblink: http://ecc.journalspub.info/ index.php/JPECC/article/view/177).
• V.R. Sastry, D.V. Reddy, and G.Raghu Chandra, N. Adithya, and S.A. Saiprasad (2016). “Role of Geological Discontinuities and Delay Timing in Blasting – Analysis by High Speed Videography”, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE), Feb. 2016, ISSN 0974-5904, Vol. 09, No. 1, 122-133 (weblink: https://www.scopus.com/record/display.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84986237863&origin=resultslist &sort=plf-f&src=s&sid=269A434A23663AE280BB7342C31D521F.wsnAw8kcdt7IPY LO0V48gA%3a60&sot=a&sdt=a&sl=137&s=Generation+and+accuracy+assessment+of+digital+elevation+model+using+digital+photogrammetry+and+differential+positioning+system+techniques&relpos=5&citeCnt=0&searchTerm= orhttp://cafetinnova.org/innova/FileUpload/02090117.pdf) (SCOPUS Indexed).
• Vedala Rama Sastry, G. Raghu Chandra, N. Adithya, and S.A. Saiprasad (2015). “Application of High-Speed Videography in Assessing the Performance of Blasts”, International Journal of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, Dec. 07, 2015, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 37-51 (weblink: http://civil.journalspub.info/index.php/JGGET/article/view/ 44).
• Raghu Chandra Garimella, Dr. V.R. Sastry, and Mohammed Shoeb Mohiuddin (2015). “Piezo-Gen - An Approach to Generate Electricity from Vibrations”, International Journal Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, Elsevier, Apr. 17-18, 2015, ISSN: 1878-5220, Vol. 11, 454–465, (doi: 10.1016/j.proeps.2015.06.044) Impact Factor: 1.088 (weblink: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1878 522015000958) (SCI & SCOPUS Indexed).

Conference Publications

• GarimellaRaghu Chandra andVedala Rama Sastry (2018). “An approach to tap electrical energy from ground vibrations”, International Conference on Renewable Energy Research & Education - (RE)2-2018, American Institute of Physics(SCOPUS Indexed).
• M. Muralidhar Singh, K.V. Nagesha,and G. Raghu Chandra (2018). “Simulation Studies on Multilayer Coatings for Solar Absorptance”, International Conference on Renewable Energy Research & Education - (RE)2-2018, American Institute of Physics(SCOPUS Indexed).
• K.V. Nagesha,M. Muralidhar Singh, and G. Raghu Chandra (2018). “Development of Empirical Model to Predict Particulate Matter”, International Conference on Renewable Energy Research & Education - (RE)2-2018, American Institute of Physics(SCOPUS Indexed).
• Vedala Rama Sastry and GarimellaRaghu Chandra (2016). “Signal Processing Computation based Seismic Energy Estimation of Blast induced Ground Vibration Waves”, IEEE – International Conference on Distributed Computing, VLSI, Electrical Circuits and Robotics (DISCOVER), Aug. 13-14, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-5090-1623-5/16, INDIA (Acceptance Ratio: 10.33%)(Bagged Best Research Paper Award from IEEE-Mangalore) (weblink: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/ 7806225/)(SCOPUS Indexed).
• Vedala Rama Sastry and GarimellaRaghu Chandra (2016). “Assessment of Seismic Energy obtained from Blast induced Ground Vibrations using Signal Processing Computation Techniques”, IEEE – International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics Information and Communication Technology (RTEICT-2016), May 20-21, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-5090-0774-5, 31-35, INDIA (Acceptance Ratio: 22.8%) (weblink: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7807776/?reload=true) (SCOPUS Indexed).
• V. Rama Sastry, G.Raghu Chandra, and C. Karthik (2016). “Ground vibrations & Water Borne Shock Waves caused due to Underwater Blasting in Ports – A Case Study”, International Conference on Civil, Agricultural & Environmental Engineering (CAGEE-16), May 16-17, 2016, 50-54, Hong Kong.
• V.R. Sastry, B. Rajasekhar, and G.Raghu Chandra (2016). “Assessing the Explosive Energy Utilization in Mine Blasting – Role of High Speed Videography”, National Conference on Advanced Trends in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development, Feb. 26-27, 2016, ISBN: 978­93­5258­252­5, INDIA (weblink; https:// www.researchgate.net/publication/303604595_Assessing_the_Explosive_Energy_Utilization_in_Mine_Blasting_-_Role_of_High_Speed_Videography).
• Prof. S. Srikanth and G.Raghu Chandra (2012). “Modeling and PID Control of BLDC Motor with the help of Genetic Algorithm”, IEEE - International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management, Mar. 30-31, 2012, ISBN: 978-81-909042-2-3, 639-644, INDIA (weblink; http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp? arnumber=6216186&tag=1) (SCOPUS Indexed).
FORMER RESEARCH ACTIVITY● Earlier, worked in numerous Consultancy Projects and 3 R&D Projects during Ph.D. at NIT Karnataka, Surathkal along with my research supervisor.
● Conducted Vibration Studies with about 200+ blasts in various mines and quarries of different types of rock formations in a span of three years for research work till now and converted so much of the seismic energy obtained due to blasting into useful electricity. Also, found the intensity of vibration waves using developed system.
FUTURE RESEARCH PLANNING● Planning to file 2 more patentson earlier research carried out and to apply for possible R&D project(s) on the topic “Extraction of electrical energy from the vibrations obtained from moving train as a renewable energy resource”.
● Planning to work with more Numerical Modelling related areas.
TRAINING● Got trained at A.P. GENERATION CORPORATION LTD, Dr. Narla Tatarao Thermal Power Station (formerly VTPS - Vijayawada Thermal Power Station), VIJAYAWADA and studied the operation of each and every section in the Thermal Power Plant, during Jun. 01-18, 2009.
MINORPROJECTS ● Development of a circuit which converts mechanical vibrations into electricity without any dynamic machines at National Institute of Technology Karnataka (Patent under processing).
● Design of a circuit for illuminating damaged fluorescent tube light at RIET, Rajahmundry.
● Modelling and Control of BLDC motor with Genetic Algorithm based Optimized PID Controllerat BVCEC, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh.
● Fluid Temperature Control using Pulse Width Modulation at BVCITS, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh.
RESPONSIBILITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS● Served as a Conference Chair for ICPET-2018 during Dec. 28-29, 2018 at Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Abids, Hyderabad, India.
● Organized and Served as a Convener for International Conference on Paradigms in Engineering and Technology (ICPET-2018)held during Dec. 28-29, 2018 at Methodist College of Engineering and Technology, Abids, Hyderabad, India.
● Served as a Conference Chair (SCOPUS INDEXED) organised by both IDES and Mc-Graw Hill Education during Jan. 20, 2018 at Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
● Elected as a Ph.D. Representative unanimously in Students’ Council Elections during 2016-17.
● Won Best IEEE Paper Award for the paper entitled “Signal processing computation based seismic energy estimation of blast induced ground vibration waves” in IEEE – International Conference on Distributed Computing, VLSI, Electrical Circuits and Robotics (DISCOVER) during Aug. 13-14, 2016 whose ISBN No.: 978-1-5090-1623-5/16.
● Won Ist Prize in the event “Poster Presentation” regarding the topic Power Plants in India which is held in a part of Electrodyn 2K9.
● Won IInd Prize in the event “Paper Presentation” regarding the topic Stealth Technology which is held in a part of Electrodyn 2K9. Also, received a memento for the best paper presentation.
● Received an honourable certificate from Kakinada Institute of Engineering & Technology for the participation in the event of “Leadership Summit” organized as a part of the event Corpeve 2008 indicating as the Best Leader.
● Participated in the event “National Level Paper Presentation” regarding the topic High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission using Voltage Source Converters which is held at BVCEC, Odalarevu.
SUBJECTS HANDLED• Power Electronics
• Special Electrical Machines
• Electrical Machines
• Microprocessors and Interfacing
AREAS OF INTEREST• Signal Processing
• Numerical Modelling
• Vibration Analysis
• Renewable Power Generation
OTHER SKILLS► General Package(s) : Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016, Adobe Photoshop CS6.5, Power Director
► Technical Package(s) : MATLAB and Simulink, Advanced Blastware, DADiSP, AOS Imaging Studio, ProAnalyst, WIPFRAG, JK Simblast, Model, Sirovison, AutoCAD, Micro-Processor & Micro-Controller, Arduino, B2SPICE Software
► Modelling Package(s) : SimuliaAbaqus / CAE (GUI & Python based)
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