NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SIKKIM

NIT Sikkim

NameDr. Pradeep Kumar
DesignationAssistant Professor
Academic QualificationPh.D. Power System from NIT Jamshedpur
M. Tech (Control System) Government College of Engineering, Pune (COEP)
B. E. (Electrical Engineering) Government Engineering College, Bilaspur
Areas of InterestPower Quality,
Control System,
Renewable Energy System,
Power Electronics.
Work Experience6 years
TeachingsControl Systems, Electric power utilization, Instrumentation Systems, Power System Reliability and Deregulation, Power Quality, Flexible AC Transmission System, Power System
List of PublicationsInternational Journal

[1] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Comparative analysis of voltage and current source inverter based DSTATCOM" Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer sciences , Tubitak Scientific & Technical Research Council Turkey, 24, 3838 - 3851, 2016.

[2] Pradeep Kumar & Niranjan Kumar "Simulation of Three-Phase Three-Wire Active Power Filter using p-q Theory" International Journal of Innovative Research in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and control Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 5-8, March 2016.

[3] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Comparative Performances Evaluation of DVR on Three Phase Distribution Network" SOP Transactions on Power Transmission and Smart Grid (In Press) 2015.

[4] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Performance assessment of voltage and current source inverter based DSTATCOM" Energy Education Science and Technology Part A: Energy Science and Research, ISSN: 1308-772X, Sila Science, 33(5), 2709-2726, 2015.

[5] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Six leg DVR topology for compensation of balanced linear loads in three phase four wire system" Int Journal of Syst Assur Eng Manag , ISSN: 0976-4348, Springer, 5(4),524-533, (Oct-Dec 2014).

[6] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "A Simulation Based Case Study for Control of DSTATCOM" ISA Transactions, ISSN: 0019-0578, Elsevier (Science Direct), 53,767-775,(2014).

[7] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Modeling and Simulation of Different System Topologies for DSTATCOM" AASRI Procedia, ISSN: 2212-6716, Elsevier (Science Direct), 5, 249-261, (2013).

[8] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Dynamic Performance of STATCOM on the Induction Generator based Wind Farm" International Journal of Chem Tech Research, ISSN : 0974-4290, Vol.5, No.5, pp 2462-2470, (July-Sept 2013).

[9] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Review of D-STATCOM for Stability Analysis" IOSR Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IOSRJEEE), ISSN: 2278-1676, Volume 1, Issue 1, PP 69-75, (May-June 2012).

[10]Pradeep Kumar & Niranjan Kumar Performance assessment of UPQC topologies on a three phase power distribution system. Journal of Engineering Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 2, PP.424-439, July, 2017.

[11]Pradeep Kumar Comparative Power Quality analysis of Conventional and Modified DSTATCOM Topology. International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Vol. 9, No. 4, PP. 786-799, December 2017.

[12] Amit Kumar, Pradeep Kumar SRF Based DSTATCOM Topology for Harmonic Compensation. Jour of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, Vol. 10, 09-Special Issue, 2370-2378, 2018.

[13]Amit Kumar, Mukul Anand, Pradeep Kumar Integration of PV array in DSTATCOM with Comparative Analysis of Different Control Mechanisms. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 14, Number 2, 169 -176, 2019 (Special Issue).

[14]Amit Kumar, Pradeep Kumar. Comparative Power Quality analysis of Different DSTATCOM Topologies. Iranian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 04,516-523,2019.

[15] Pradeep Kumar, Performances of Six-leg DSTATCOM Topology under Various SRF Algorithms. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, Vol. 12 No. 8 (2020) 161-175.

[16] Pradeep Kumar, Power Quality Investigation by Reduced Switching UPQC. European Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 4-5, pp. 335-347, October, 2020.

[17] Amit Kumar, Pradeep Kumar Comparative power quality analysis of Conventional and Proposed enhance SRF SOGI-FLL control based DSTATCOM, Journal of Engineering Research (JER), October 2020, Accepted.



Book Chapter/ Book

[1] Anand M., Kumar A., Dev R., Kumar P. (2020) Integration of DSTATCOM and Distributed Generation with Nonlinear Loads. In: Maharatna K., Kanjilal M., Konar S., Nandi S., Das K. (eds) Computational Advancement in Communication Circuits and Systems. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 575. 15-24, Springer, Singapore. ISBN 978-981-13-8687-9.

[2] Pradeep Kumar Power Quality Improvement Lap LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-620-0-43897-3, 2019.

[3] Pradeep Kumar, Introduction to Renewable Energy Market and Metaheuristic Algorithms for Condition Monitoring of Photovoltaic Parameter Estimation. Metaheuristic and Evolutionary Computation: Algorithms and Applications, Studies in Computational Intelligence 916, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-7571-6_11. Springer. PP. 229-250

International Conference

[1] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Dynamic Performance of STATCOM on the Induction Generator based Wind Farm" a International conference on Global Scenario in Energy & Environment (ICGSEE 2013), Maulana Azad National Institute Of Technology,(MANIT) Bhopal.(M.P.) March 2013.

[2] Pradeep Kumar, "Simulation of Custom Power Electronic Device D-STATCOM-A Case Study" a IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE-2010) Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) New Delhi, January 2011.

[3] Pradeep Kumar, "Application of D-STATCOM on Wind Energy Based Distribution System" a International Conference on Advances in Renewable Energy (ICARE-2010) Maulana Azad National Institute Of Technology, (MANIT) Bhopal.(M.P.) June 2010.

[4] Pradeep Kumar, Niranjan Kumar & A.K.Akella "Power Quality analysis of DVR with Balanced Linear and Non-linear load "a International conference on Status of Science & Technology in Chhattisgarh State (ICSSTCS 2015), Bhilai Institute Of Technology,(BIT) Durg, March 2015.

[5] Pradeep Kumar & Arvind Kumar Agrawal "Predictive Torque Controlled Induction Motor Drive with reduced torque and flux ripple over DTC "an International conference on Status of Science & Technology in Chhattisgarh State (ICSSTCS 2015), Bhilai Institute Of Technology,(BIT) Durg, March 2015.

[6] Pradeep Kumar and Amit Kumar Modelling and Simulation of STATCOM for enhancement of Transient Stability IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Communication, Mechanical and Computing (EECCMC 2018), 28th -29th January, Priyadarshini Engineering College Vellore, 2018.

[7] Amit Kumar, Pradeep Kumar. Adaptive control of Grid connected Solar PV system with power quality Improvement. International Conference on recent trends in electronics & Computer Science, NIT Silchar, Proceedings of ICRTECS 2019, PP.64,Mar 2019.

[8] A. Kumar and P. Kumar, Sliding Mode Control of DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement, 2019 8th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), MNIT Jaipur, India, 20th - 22nd December 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ICPS48983.2019.9067552.

[9] Swati Priya, Kuntal Mandal, Pradeep Kumar Automated Algorithm to Determine Design Curves in Parameter Space for Interconnected Converters 2020 IEEE First International Conference on Smart Technologies for Power, Energy and Control (STPEC), 25th to 26th September, 2020, Department of Electrical Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur.

National Conference

[1] Pradeep Kumar, Power Factor Correction of D-STATCOM in Power Quality Enhancement a National System Conference (NSC2011), IIT Bhubaneswar, December 2011

[2] Pradeep Kumar and Sagar Manjrekar Power Electronics Based FACTS Controller for Stability Improvement of a Wind Energy Embedded Distribution System a National Conference on alternative energy sources (POWER ON-2010), Sinhgad Academy of Engineering, Pune, January 2010.

Membership of Professional Bodies[1] Life Membership of System Society of India with LM No-31961.

[2] Life Membership of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT) with Member Number: 80346205.

[3] Life Membership of International Association of Engineers (IAENG) with Member Number: 131297.

[4] Life Membership of International Association for Cyber Science and Engineering (IACSE) with Member Number: 2014ICTAA00288.

[5] Life Membership of International Society for Research and Development (ISRD) with Member Number: M3140900240.

AchievementsReviewer of journals as follows:

[1] International Journal of Emerging Electric Power System

[2] International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management

[3] International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy System

[4] SOP Transactions on Power Transmission and Smart Grid

Office AddressPradeep Kumar Assistant Professor EEE Deptt. NIT Sikkim
Contactspradeep@nitsikkim.ac.in
+91-9905205302
ExtrasM. Tech & PhD Supervision: M.Tech- 01 (Ongoing), PhD - 02 (Ongoing)