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Ganesh Kumbhar
Ganesh Kumbhar Associate Professor gkumbfee[at]iitr.ac.in 01332-28-4752 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Distributions System Analysis, Distributed generation planning, Volt-Var control and optimization
  • Smart Grid Technologies and Applications, Smart Grid Technologies and Applications
  • Power and Distribution Transformers, Modeling and simulation, design and analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis of Power Apparatus, Finite Element Analysis of electrical machines and transformers
  • Electromagnetics and Coupled Field Analysis, Applications of coupled field formulations for analysis electrical machines
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2018Till dateAssociate ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
20112018Assistant ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
20102011Deputy ManagerGlobal R&D Center, Crompton Greaves Ltd. Mumbai.
20092010Assistant ProfessorVJTI, Mumbai
20082009Post-Doctoral Research ScholarTennessee Tech University, TN, USA
20072008Assistant ConsultantTata Consultancy Services, Ltd. Mumbai
20062007Senior EngineerEaton Industries Pvt. Ltd. Pune.
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Dr. Ing. Dieter Kind Prize for being the student with the best project in area of Power and High VolIIT-Madras2002
IEEMA Best Paper Award at TRAFOTECH-2006IEEMA2006
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Electrical EngineeringGovt. College of Engg. Karad (Maharashtra)1999
M.Tech.Electrical Engineering (Power Systems and Instrumentation)IIT-Madras2002
Ph.D.Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics and Power System)IIT-Bombay2007
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. G. B. Kumbhar, S. V. Kulkarni, and V. S. Joshi, “Analysis of half-turn effect in power transformers using nonlinear-transient FE formulation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 195-200, Jan. 2007.
  2. G. B. Kumbhar and S.V. Kulkarni, “Analysis of short circuit performance of split-winding transformer using coupled field-circuit approach,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 936-943, Apr. 2007.
  3. G. B. Kumbhar and Satish M. Mahajan, “Reduction of loss and local overheating in the tank of a current transformer,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 2519–2525, Oct. 2010.
  4. Mithun Mondal, G.B. Kumbhar, S. V. Kulkarni, Localization of Partial Discharges inside a Transformer Winding Using a Ladder Network Constructed From Terminal Measurements, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 33, issue 3, pp. 1035–1043, June. 2018.
  5. Mithun Mondal and G.B. Kumbhar, “A technique based on an Archimedean copula for the localization of partial discharge in a transformer winding,” IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 23, issue 5, pp. 2908–2916, Oct. 2016.
  6. Thirumurugan  Chandrasekaran, G.B. Kumbhar, and Ramesh  Oruganti;, “Effects of Impurities on surface discharges at synthetic-ester/cellulose board,” IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Accepted for publication,  2018.
  7. Saran Satsangi and G.B. Kumbhar, “Effect of Load Models on Scheduling of Volt/VAr Control Devices in a Distribution Network,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Accepted for publication,  DOI:  10.1049/iet-gtd.2018.5262 , Online ISSN 1751-8695 2018.
  8. Kanhaiya Kumar,  Saran Satsangi, and G.B. Kumbhar, “Extension of Life of a Distribution Transformer using Volt-VAr Optimization in a Distribution System,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Accepted for publication, 2019.
  9. G. B. Kumbhar and Satish M. Mahajan, “Analysis of Short Circuit and Inrush Transients in a Current Transformer using a Field-Circuit Coupled FE Formulation,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (IJEPES), vol. 33, no. 8, pp.1361-1367,  Oct. 2011.
  10. R. S. Bhide, G. B. Kumbhar, S. V. Kulkarni, and J. P. Koria, “Coupled circuit-field formulation for analysis of parallel operation of converters with interphase transformer,” Electric Power Systems Research (EPSR), vol. 78, no. 1, pp. 158-164, Jan. 2008.
  11. Sandeep Kaur, G. B. Kumbhar, and Jaydev Sharma, “A MINLP Technique for optimal placement of Multiple DG units in Distribution systems,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (IJEPES), vol. 63, pp. 609–617, Dec. 2014.
  12. Mithun Mondal and G. B. Kumbhar, "Generalized Analytical Formulae to Compute Electrical Characteristics of a Homogenous Ladder Network of the Transformer Winding,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 911-925, April 2018.
  13. Saran Satsangi and G.B. Kumbhar, “Integrated Volt-VAr Optimization with Distributed Energy Sources to Minimize Substation Energy in Distribution System,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Accepted for publication, 2018.
  14. Kanhaiya Kumar and G.B. Kumbhar, “Assessment of Effect of Load Models on Loss-of-Life Calculation of a Transformer Using a Point Estimation Method,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Accepted for publication, 2018.
  15. G. B. Kumbhar, S.V. Kulkarni, R. Escarela-Perez, and E. Campero-Littlewood, “Applications of coupled field formulations to electrical machinery,” The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (COMPEL), vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 489-523, 2007.
  16. G. B. Kumbhar and Satish M. Mahajan, “Detection of saturation, and reconstruction of the secondary current of a CT,” International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems (IJEPES), vol. 11, no. 1, 2010.
  17. Sandeep Kaur and G. B. Kumbhar, “Incentive driven distributed generation planning with renewable energy resources,” Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 21-28, 2014.
  18. M. Nabi, S. V. Kulkarni, A. K. Gupta, and G. B. Kumbhar, “An improved finite element computational scheme for transient field-circuit coupled systems,” International Journal of Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 313-322, Jul.-Aug. 2006.
  19. Mithun Mondal and G.B. Kumbhar, “Partial discharge localization in a power transformer: methods, trends, and future research,” IETE Technical Review (Taylor & Francis), DOI:10.1080/02564602.2016.1209436, Aug 2016.
  20. Mithun Mondal and G.B. Kumbhar, “Detection, measurement, and classification of partial discharge in a power transformer: methods, trends and future research,” IETE Technical Review (Taylor & Francis), doi: 10.1080/02564602.2017.1335244, June 2017.