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Invited talks as subject expert, presentations at international conferences and guest lectures for students
Two days sessions with Hands-On practice in an STTP at SVNIT, Surat during December 3-4, 2016
The exhaustive two-days sessions were delivered at SVINT, Surat as a part of a short term training program for faculty members and graduate students.
Title for day-1 was: Distribution Networks and PVDGs: Modeling and Analysis. Contents included Detailed, phase-domain modeling of distribution networks with distribution transformers, voltage regulators and photovoltaic arrays along with a hands-on coding of Forward-Backward sweep power flow algorithm.
Day-2 contents included introduction and demonstration of the software - GridLAB-D.
Modelling, Analysis and Optimisation with DGs
90 minute session in a Newton-Bhabha India-UK advanced training school (IUATS) at IIT Gandhinagar
Newton-Bhabha India-UK advanced training school (IUATS) was organized on ‘Optimal design and control of Smart community: New ideas for off-grid communities’ during November 7-17, 2016.
It was aimed at providing a unique opportunity to Indian-based and UK-based post-doctoral and early career (holding a PhD) researchers for sharing research expertise and networking with a focus on promoting international collaboration.
I delivered a 90 minutes session on November 9, 2016.
Distributed Generation and Energy Storage for Sustainable Energy Systems
Delivered a 2-hour expert talk in Nirma University, Ahmedabad, on September 8, 2016
The talk was aimed at disseminating knowledge about recent developments in BESS applications to the graduate students of Nirma University.
The overall content was divided in two parts. First part discussed the new applications of grid-connected BESS in micro grids and active distribution networks. Whereas, the second part discussed about using GridLAB-D in evaluating the impact of grid-connected BESS.
Prezi shown along side is for the second part of this talk.
Delivered a full day session at Silver Oak Group of Institutes, Ahmedabad, on February 11, 2016
Silver oak group of institutes organized its first state level three day symposium (Feb 10-12, 2016) named ‘Samvaad’ for faculty members of engineering institutes and PhD aspirants.
This talk was delivered in two sessions - 90 minutes each - on Feb 11, 2016 with first session mostly introducing the ongoing research on renewables and energy storage systems. Second session was more of a demonstration and overview of implementation with MatLAB and VB code. Visual content of first session is available for reference here.
Technology Enablers in Democratising Power Grid
Delivered a 90 minute Expert Talk at L E College Morbi on June 4, 2015
As a part of TEQIP initiative, expert talks was arranged at L E College, Morbi, Gujarat on June 4-5, 2015. The talk was intended for faculty members across the disciplines and graduate students (pursuing Masters at L E College, Morbi).
The talk was focused more on presenting the breadth of research work in this happening area rather than depth of any particular research on any of the topics. Considering the audience’s interest, new exciting developments in renewable energy sources and its integration were also covered. The prezi shown alongside contains overview of the contents delivered.
Dispersed Generation in Distribution Networks
A 1-and half an hour session as a part of workshop on ‘Research Methodology’ at IIT Gandhinagar on November 19, 2014
As a part of TEQUIP initiative at IIT Gandhinagar, a workshop on ‘Research Methodology’ was arranged for faculty members of engineering institutes from Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madya Pradesh. A one and half an hour session was conducted for around 30 faculty members. The talk was titled as ‘What is Literature Survey?’.
Details of the 5 day workshop are available here.
The talk was focused more on interaction and discussion on problems and issues faced in conducting literature survey by academic researchers. However, a brief visual content is available here to view. It may take a while to load.
What is Literature Survey?
A 1-hour session for a workshop on ‘Why and How of Reading’ at IIT Gandhinagar on August 21, 2014
As a part of Life Skills Program at IIT Gandhinagar, a workshop on ‘Why and How of Reading’ was arranged by coordinator Shri C S Sharma. A one hour session was conducted by me in a 90 minutes workshop duration for around 15 student participants.
Primer to the talk, which was circulated in advance among all students with announcement, is available here.
The visual content of the session was prepared in Prezi and can be in the panel on right. It may take a while to load.
Why and How of Reading
Active Distribution Networks and Microgrids
A 2-hour session in an STTP @ Nirma University, Ahmedabad, June 30, 2014
Delivered a 2-hour session at a Short Term Training Program (ISTE approved STTP) for the faculty members of engineering institutes. The session was titled as ‘Control and Dispatch of Real and Reactive Power in Active Distribution Networks and Microgrids’. Animated contents of this talk can be viewed here.
Details of STTP and program schedule are available here.
The visual content of the talk was prepared in Prezi and can be seen in the panel on right. It may take a while to load.
A 2-hour guest lecture for graduating students at Institute of Diploma Studies, Nirma University, March 20, 2012
Delivered a 2-hour expert talk to the graduating students of Electrical Engineering at Institute of Diploma Studies, Nirma University on March 20, 2012.
The talk was titled 'Developments in Photovoltaic Generation: Indian Power Sector Perspective'. The embedded video shows overall content of the talk delivered.
Content of this talk can be downloaded in portable document format - click here.
Guest lecture for Under Graduate students
A 2-hour guest lecture for graduating students at Nirma Institute of Technology, October 18, 2013
Delivered a 2-hour expert talk to the graduating students of B.Tech. - Electrical Engineering and few post-graduate students from Power Systems and Energy Systems. The talk emphasized India’s reliance on combustible fuels for electricity production while highlighting recent research on available potential of renewable resources. The projected balance of demand and supply of electricity in India 50 years down the line is seemingly unreal but cannot be ignored altogether.
Visual Content of this talk can be seen here.
From Combustibles to Renewables : Opportunities & Challenges
Presentations at International Conferences