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Faculty

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Dr.M.Nandakumar

Professor & HOD, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engg

Specialisation:

Room:

mnkumar.tcr@gmail.com


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Educational Qualifications

SL.No Degree Specialization College/Institute
1 B.Tech Electrical Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur
2 M.Tech. Industrial Electronics NIT. Surathkal
3 PhD. Power Electronics IIT, Madras

Employment History

  • 29 years Teaching at various Govt. Engineering Colleges, Kerala with the designations as Lecture (redesignated as Assistant Professor), Associate Professor and Professor in Electrical Engineering. Retired from Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur as Professor & HOD, Department of Electrical Engineering.
  • 2 Years Research & Development field (Sree Chithira Biomedical Technology Wing, Trivandrum and Fluid Control Research Institute (FCRI), Kanjikode, Palakkad.)

Key Responsibilities Held

  • Program coordinator of the International Conference on Material for the Future, ICMF 2011& 2013 organized at Govt.Engineering College, Thrissur
  • Organizing Secretary, National Technological Congress 2012 (NATCON 2012) organized at Govt.Engineering College, Thrissur
  • B Tech syllabus (EEE-2009 scheme) Co-ordinator , University of Calicut
  • B Tech Curriculum & Syllabus coordinator 2014 Scheme, University of Calicut
  • Chairman Board of Studies, Electrical, Electronics & Communication Engg. University of Calicut during 2010-13
  • Chairman, Board of Examination, BTech, EEE, University of Calicut
  • PTA Secretary, Govt. Engg. College, Thrissur during 2011-2014
  • Convener, Institute Research Advisory Council
  • PG Dean, Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur
  • Chairman, Engineering Research Council, University of Calicut
  • Chairman, MTech (Power Electronics and Drives), University of Calicut
  • Academic Council member, University of Calicut
  • Curriculum Review Committee Member, KTU
  • 3rd semester , BTech, EEE Chairman, KTU

Present Responsibilities

  • Head of the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department

Teaching Interests

  • Analog and Digital Electronics Circuits and design. Power Electronics, FACTS, Power Quality, Electric Drives

Research Interests

  • Power Electronics and drives, power Quality, DC-DC converters, FACTS and Custom Power Devices etc.

Awards and Honours

  • Prof. M.M. Ghani Award for Best College Teacher under University of Calicut for the year 2008-09

Professional Activities

  • Professional and Consulting /Research Activities
  • No. of PhD completed : 1
  • No. of PhD Scholars (guiding): 7 (3 Full Time & 4 Part Time)
  • No. of M.Tech projects guided:22

Technical programs attended

  • Attended Training Programme on Plaxis 3D organised by Department of Civil Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technolgy, Kalamasserry in 2013 /li>

Membership in Professional Societies

  • MISTE, FIE (Fellow of Institution of Engineers)

Technical programs attended/Associated

  • Coordinated Faculty Development Programmes and has been Resource person for various Faculty and Staff Development Programs .Reviewer and chairperson and for National & International Conferences

Publications

Referred Journal

Referred Conferences

  • M.Nanda Kumar and Krishna Vasudevan (2005) “Bi-directional real and reactive power control using constant frequency hysteresis with reduced losses”, Electric Power System Research, Elsevier Publications (Science Direct), vol.76, sept.2005, pp.127-135
  • M.Nanda Kumar and Krishna Vasudevan “ A novel hysteresis switching strategy for harmonic compensation”, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy(IJETP), Inderscience Publishers.UK Vol.4,No.3/4,pp. 379-393
  • M.Nanda Kumar, S. Swapna Kumar,and Sheeba V.S” Energy Efficient MAC Protocol (D-MAC) for wireless Sensor Network”, International Journal of Computer Science, Systems engineering and Information Technology, July-December 2010, , pp 321-326
  • M.Nanda Kumar and K.Aseem “Shunt Active Power Filter with a Novel Hysteresis Current Controller” Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India) Vol. 91, March 2011, pp 25-30
  • M.Nanda Kumar, S. Swapna Kumar,and Sheeba V.S “ Obstacle based Range free Localization-error estimation for WSN” International Journal of computer science Volume 8, issue 5, no.2, September 2011 pp- 31-39
  • M.Nanda Kumar, S. Swapna Kumar,and Sheeba V.S “ Fuzzy logic based Energy Efficient Hierarchical Clustering in Wireless Sensor Networks” International Journal of Research and Reviews in Wireless Sensor Networks, Vol.1No.4 December, 2011, pp 53-57
  • M.Nanda Kumar and K.Aseem “A Minimally Switched Shunt Active Power Filter for Harmonic Compensation” International Journal of Industrial Electronics and Control.ISSN 0974-2220 Volume 4, Number 1 (2012), pp. 1-14
  • M. Nanda Kumar, S. Swapna Kumar, Sheeba V.S, “Cluster based routing algorithm using dual staged fuzzy logic in Wireless Sensor Networks”, ID:(20100769), has been accepted for publication in Journal of Information & Computational Science on May, 2012 in Issue 5 of JICS. IF=0.071.
  • M. Nanda Kumar, S. Swapna Kumar Sheeba V.S, “Power Management of Hybrid Scheduling Routing in Cluster based Wireless Sensor Networks”, ID:(20100798), has been accepted for publication in Journal of Information & Computational Science on June 2012 in Volume 9, Issue 6 of JICS. IF=0.071.
  • M. Nanda Kumar, S. Swapna Kumar Sheeba V.S, “Evaluation of Hybrid Ad hoc Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Network”, ID:( 20100876), has been accepted for publication in Journal of Information & Computational Science on June 2012 in Volume 9, Issue 6 of JICS. IF=0.071.
  • Aravind Venukumar, Nandakumar M, Venkateswara Rao M and Shekhar Kumar M “Run-of-the-river micro hydroelectric power generation from artificially Induced vortices” The Journal of CPRI, Vol.11, No.4, December 2015, pp 741-750
  • EM Suhara, M,Nandakumar “ Analysis of Hysteresis Current Controlled Three Phase PWM Rectifier with Reduced Switching Loss”, IJCTA, Volume8, Issue3, pp 877-887
  • C. Ismayil , M.Nandakumar “Novel Scheme to Improve Power Factor of Slip Energy Recovery Drive by Selective Harmonic Elimination”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems 2014; 15(4): p-p 367–375
  • Lisy E.R, M.Nandakumar and Anasraj R “Super –twisting Control for Improved Performance of Dual Input Buck Boost Converter”, International Journal of Science and Research , volume 6, issue 5, May, 2017.
  • Lisy E.R, M.Nandakumar and Anasraj R and Rameshkumar P “Design of Robust Chattering free Integral Sliding Mode Controller for Dual Input Buck Boost Converter”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 13, issue 1, 2018, p-p 358-365.
  • Suhara, E. M., M. Nandakumar, and K. Mathew. "Hardware Implementation Issues of FPGA based Prototyping for Hysteresis Current Controlled Three Phase PWM Rectifier." International Journal of Applied Engineering Research 13, no. 2 (2018): 830-839.
  • Suhara E M,M Nandakumar and K Mathew,”An adaptive hysteresis based Novel Multi functional EV charger with a single feedback loop Controller’ IET,The Journal of Engineering 2018 (8), 714-720.
  • M.Nandakumar and Aseem K”A three phase shunt active power filter with novel hysteresis switching strategy” EPSICON 2010, International Conference for Power, Signal, Control and Computation, January ,2010
  • M.Nanda Kumar and Jayasoorya.J, “ Fuzzy Based Power System Stabilizer”, NET 2011 , GEC, Kozhikode 25, 26 February, 2011
  • M.Nandakumar, Rajesh K and A. Amar Dutt, “Modified Z-Source Single Phase two Switch Inverter” ICSCCN 2011, International Conference on Signal Processing, Communication, Computing and Networking Technologies
  • M.Nandakumar and Aseem K, “P-Q theory based shunt active power filter with minimum switch utilization”, COSMA 2011, 2nd International Conference on Simulation Modeling and Analysis, December 2011
  • Dr.M.Nandakumar and Aseem K” Comparison study of three different control strategies for shunt active power filters”., National technological Congress 2012, , GEC, Thrissur pp. 218-223
  • Dr. M. Nandakumar and Jisi Nalupurakkandiyil “A reduced switch multilevel inverter topology for PV based generation”, National technological Congress 2012, , GEC, Thrissur pp178-183
  • Dr.M.Nandakumar and V. Aishwarya “Simulation and analysis of a gradationally controlled voltage inverter (GCVI)”, National technological Congress 2012, , GEC, Thrissur pp171-177
  • M Nanda Kumar and Aseem K, “P-Q theory based shunt active power filter with minimum switch utilisation”, Cosma 2011,second international conference on simulation,modeling and analysisAmrita School of Engineering,NIT Calicut, 14 - 16 December, 2011.
  • Dr.M.Nandakumar and Aseem K Comparison study of three different control strategies for shunt active power filters., National technological Congress 2012, , GEC, Thrissur pp. 218-223
  • Lisy E.R, M.Nandakumar,” Performance Comparison of Direct and PWM based Sliding Mode Controller for Boost Converter”, International conference of Emerging Trends in Electrical Engineering (ICETREE-14), Elsevier publications, 2014, P-P 66-70
  • Anoop K , M.Nandakumar, “DC-DC Converters control method with improved transient performance”, National Technological Congress, Kerala (NATCON 2014), p-p 282-287Anoop K ,M.Nandakumar “A Novel control strategy for power extraction from Photo Voltaic panels based on one cycle control”6th International conference on power Electronics
  • Suhara E.M.,M.Nandakumar “Analysis of Hysterisis current Control Techniques for Three Phase PWM rectifier”, International Conference SPICES 2015a, NIT Calicut
  • Lisy E.R.,M. Nandakumar, Anasraj R."Design of an sliding surface for Twin Rotor MIMO System" Proceedings of 10th Asian Control Conference 2015 ,Kota kinabalu 31 st May-3rd June 2015.
  • Suhara E M,M Nandakumar, ‘Analysis of Hysteresis Current Control Techniques for Three Phase PWM Rectifiers’ , International Conference SPICES 2015.
  • Suhara E M, M Nandakumar, ‘Voltage Oriented Control of Three Phase PWM Rectifier with Bus Clamped Space Vector PWM’ ,2015 IEEE International Conference on Power, Instrumentation, Control and Computing (PICC 2015).
  • Suhara E M, M Nandakumar, K Mathew’ Novel Adaptive Hysteresis Current Control of Bidirectional Three Phase PWM Converter under Reduced Switching Scheme ’, IEEE PEDES2016