Biography[edit | edit source]

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I am a Graduate student in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Power Systems and Renewable Energy Systems at Michigan Technological University. I have served as an Electrical Engineer for the low voltage and building service industry in the Middle East and in India after my Bachelor's in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mahatma Gandhi University in India. During my professional life, I have completed the design and construction of military and commercial establishments. My area of expertise is in the design and execution of low voltage (LV) distribution services, LV Substations, 11kV underground cabling, Critical services, photovoltaic systems, multistoried building services, lighting, Extra Low Voltage communication services, Airconditioning, and emergency fire & safety systems. My current area of research interest is in the Microgrids with renewable systems and it's grid integration.

Projects[edit | edit source]

Academic[edit | edit source]

  • Microgrid with Wood-CHP and Photovoltaic (Ongoing Project)
  • Economic Load Dispatch of Microgrid with Renewable Sources
  • Life Cycle Assessment of Renewable Energy Systems
  • Substation GSM alert module – Alert system for substation faults
  • Supervisory control for public water distribution – Using DAQ system, LabView & Microsoft Visual C#

Professional[edit | edit source]

  • Military Special Task Force Complexes, Oman
  • Central Bank of Oman, Oman
  • Riverland Dubai - Dubai Parks & Resorts, Dubai
  • American School of Doha Expansion & Refurbishment, Doha
  • Hawar Group of Projects - Lusail Energy City, Qatar
  • Commercial Bank of Qatar Refurbishment, Doha
  • Saudia Airlines office, India
  • Interior works in Mall of Travancore, India
  • Henry & Farad Staff Quarters, Kochi

Research Interests[edit | edit source]

  • Smart grids and Microgrids
  • Grid integration of Renewable energy systems
  • Renewable Energy & Sustainability
  • Large scale photovoltaic systems