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Dr. Vishal Kumar
Vishal Kumar Associate Professor vksaxfee[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285897
Areas of Interest
  • Distributed Generation, Planning and Placement
  • Microgrids, Operation, Monitoring, and Control
  • Power System Automation, Power System Restoration, Smart Power Networks
  • Digital System Design, Embedded System Development
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2016ContinueAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092016Asstt. ProfessorIIT Roorkee
19992009LecturerIET Lucknow, UP
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph. DPower System Operation & ControlIIT Roorkee2007
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Reconfigurable Embedded System for Power System Protection & ControlDST2010
Design and Verification of digital Controller for distillation columnMHRD2011
Hybrid Renewable Energy Microgrid with Value Chain Applications for Agriculture & Dairy Farms DST2018
Reconfigurable IPs Library for Power System ProtectionDST2019
Memberships
  • IEEE, Member
  • IE India, Associate Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Embedded SystemsIEE-02B.TechSpring
Network TheoryEE-201B.TechAutumn
Control SystemsEEN-211B.Tech. IIAutumn
Advanced Digital System DesignEEN-682M.Tech.Spring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
DGs Placement in Distribution NetworkSatish KumarA2010
Controller Designing for Process Control Amit Kumar SinghA2010
Synchro-phasor based Power System Monitoring & ControlK S SajanA2011
Frequency Regulation in Deregulated EnvironmentNagendra KumarA2011
Algorithms for Differential Protection of Indirect Symmetrical Phase Shift TransformerShailendra Kumar BhaskerA2011
FPGA Prototyping for Microgrid ProtectionPraveen KumarA2014
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Embedded Systems and its Application to Power Electronics QIP, IIT RoorkeeJuly, 2010
Digital Design Techniques : Application to Control SystemQIP, IIT RoorkeeJune, 2011
Embedded System & its Application to Control SystemsQIP, IIT RoorkeeJune 2014
Wide Area Power System Monitoring, Protection and ControlQIP, IIT RoorkeeDec. 2016
6th IEEEl Int. Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering - Recent AdvancesIIT RoorkeeOct. 2017
VLSI Designing & Embedded SystemsTEQIPMay 2019,
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Vishal Kumar, Indra Gupta, H. O. Gupta, and C. P. Agarwal, “Voltage and Current Sensitivities of Radial Distribution Network: A New Approach,” IEE Proc.-Gen., Trans. & Distr., Vol. 152, No. 6, pp 813-818, Nov. 2005
  2. Vishal Kumar, Indra Gupta, and H O Gupta, “An Overview of Cold Load Pickup Issues in Power Distribution Systems,” Electric Power Components & Systems. Vol. 34, No.6, pp. 639-651, June 2006.
  3. Vishal Kumar, Rohith Kumar, Indra Gupta, H. O. Gupta, “DG Integrated Approach for Service Restoration under Cold Load Pickup,” IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, Vol 25, Issue 1, pp. 398-406, 2010
  4. A K Singh, Barjeev Tyagi, Vishal Kumar “Application of Feed Forward and Recurrent Neural Network Topologies for the Modeling and Identification of Binary Distillation Column” IETE Journal of Research, Vol. 59, Issue 2, pp. 167-175, 2013
  5. Satish Kansal, Vishal Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi,“Optimal Placement of Different type of DG Sources in Distribution Networks”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 53, pp. 752-760, December 2013.
  6. Amit K. Singh, Barjeev Tyagi, Vishal Kumar, “First Principle Modeling and Neural Network Based Empirical Modeling with Experimental Validation of Binary Distillation Column” Chemical Product and Process Modeling, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 53-70, 2013.
  7. Amit K. Singh, Barjeev Tyagi, Vishal Kumar, “Classical and Neural Network Based Approach of Model Predictive Control for Binary Continuous Distillation Column,” Chemical Product and Process Modeling, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 71-87, 2014.
  8. Satish Kansal, Vishal Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi, “Cost–benefit Analysis for Optimal Distributed Generation Placement in Distribution Systems”, International Journal of Ambient Energy, (Taylor & Francis),Vol. 36, March 2015.
  9. K S Sajan, Vishal Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi,“ GA based SVM for on-line Voltage Monitoring”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 73, pp. 200-208, 2015
  10. Nagendra Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi, Vishal Kumar, “Application of Fractional Order PID Controller for AGC under Deregulated Environment,” International Journal of Automation and Computing-Springer, Vol.12, No.1, 2017.
  11. Nagendra Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi, Vishal Kumar, “Multi-area AGC Scheme using Imperialist Competition Algorithm in Re-structured Power System,” Applied Soft Computing-Elsevier, Vol.48,  pp.160-168, 2016.
  12. Satish Kansal, Vishal Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi, “Hybrid approach for optimal placement of multiple DGs of multiple types in distribution networks”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 75, pp. 226-235, Feb.  2016
  13. K S Sajan, Vishal Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi, “Phased Optimal PMU Placement Based on Revised Analytical Hierarchy Process”, Electric Power Components & Systems, Vol. 44, Issue 9, 2016.
  14. Nagendra Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi, Vishal Kumar “Multi-area Deregulated Automatic Generation Control Scheme of Power System Using Imperialist Competitive Algorithm Based Robust Controller,” IETE Journal of Research-Taylor & Francis, Vol. 64, Issue 4, 2018, pp-528-537
  15. Praveen Kumar, Vishal Kumar, Rajendra Pratap, “Prototyping and Hardware-in-Loop Verification of Overcurrent Relay”,  IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Volume 12, Issue 12, 10 July 2018,  p. 2837 – 2845.
  16. Sachidananda Sen, Vishal Kumar, “Microgrid control: A comprehensive survey”, Annual Reviews in Control,  Volume 45, 2018, Pages 118-151
  17. Sanjay Kumar, Barjeev Tyagi, Vishal Kumar, Sunita Chohan, “Incremental PMU placement considering reliability of power system network using analytical hierarchical process”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Volume 12, Issue 16,  pp. 3793-3802, Sept. 2018.
  18. Sachidananda Sen, Vishal Kumar, “Microgrid modelling: A comprehensive survey”, Annual Reviews in Control,  Volume 46, 2018, Pages 216-250
  19. T. Joseph; B. Tyagi; V. Kumar, “Unbiased Minimum Variance Filter-Based Generator State Estimation Using PMU Measurements for Unknown Generator Input”, IEEE Systems Journal, Volume- 13, Issue-3,  Sept. 2019, Pages 3176 - 3184
  20. Sachidananda Sen, Vishal Kumar, “Simplified Modeling and HIL Validation of Solar PVs and Storage Based Islanded Microgrid with Generation Uncertainties”, IEEE Systems Journal, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/JSYST.2019.2917754
  21. Praveen Kumar, Vishal Kumar and Rajendra Pratap, “Design and Verification of Hardcore Reconfigurable Relay for Islanding Detection and Subsequent Mode Adaptation of Microgrid", International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 2019; e2807 (https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2751-9040)
  22. Praveen Kumar, Vishal Kumar and Rajendra Pratap, “FPGA based design and HIL verification of a soft-core directional-OCR", Electric Power Component and Systems, (Accepted for Publication, 2019)
  23. T. Joseph, B. Tyagi,  and V. Kumar, “Adaptive Optimal Wide Area Controller for Multi-Area Power System using PMU Measurements, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, https://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/10.1049/iet-gtd.2019.0548