Dr. S. Tamil Selvi



Dr. S. Tamil Selvi
Designation: Associate Professor
Experience: 14 Years
Area of Interest: Application of evolutionary algorithms to power system engineering problems
Contact Address:Room no:EE23 / EEE block / Extension: 518
Email:tamilselvis@ssn.edu.in \ tamilselvi.manjuraj@gmail.com

Dr. S.Tamil Selvi is with the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, TamilNadu, India, serving as an Associate Professor since 2016. She received the B.E. Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and the M.E. degree with Distinction in Power System Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India, in 1999 and 2002, respectively. She has successfully completed her Ph.D (Full Time) in distribution transformer design using evolutionary algorithms under Anna University in 2015. She has a GATE score of 85.53 Percentile. She has over 14 years of work experience including 8 years of teaching experience, 2 years of industry experience and 4 years of full time research experience. She has worked in various places including Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Tagore Engineering College, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Adhiparasakthi Engineering College and OnSpec Legend Information Systems.

 She has published her research works in 10 Science Citation Index list of international Journals, and 3 international conferences. She has published two books. She has also published her software code for NSGA-II, a multi objective evolutionary algorithm in ‘MATLAB Central’ to serve the research community. Her field of interest is evolutionary algorithms applications to power system operation, transformer design, and optimization problems.

List of International Research Publications:

1.     S.Tamilselvi1, S.Baskar, L.Anandapadmanaban, V.Karthikeyan, S.Rajasekar, “Multi Objective Evolutionary Algorithm for Designing Energy Efficient Distribution Transformers”, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation’, Elsevier, ISSN: 2210-6502,  Impact Factor: 3.893. Available online in https://doi.org/10.1016/j.swevo.2018.01.007.
 SCI Web of Science (Thomson Reuters); Scopus Indexed; Annexure –I.

 2.    J. Shanmugapriyan, N.Karupiah, S. Tamilselvi, “Loss reduction in Radial distribution system by optimally sitting multi type Distributed Generation considering the Distributed Generation Suitability Index using DE and PSO Algorithm” is accepted for publication in ‘Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences’, ISSN 2300-1917, Impact factor: 1.156,
SCI Web of Science (Thomson Reuters); Scopus Indexed; Annexure –I. Serial No: 1740 (As on 2017 Dec updated list)

 3.    V.Karthikeyan, S. Rajasekar, B. Chitti Babu, Praveen Yadav, P.Karuppanan, Haider A. F. Almurib, S.Tamilselvi, ‘HCC based interleaved boost converter with optimal switching frequency control of wind energy conversion system for DC micro grid application’, IET, The Journal of Engineering, 2017, Open access article. DOI:  10.1049/joe.2017.0241, Online ISSN2051-3305.  JOE content is discoverable in Web of Science; Science Citation Index Expanded; Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) – (Row No. in List attached -1475)
Annexure –I. Serial No: 10560 (As on 2017 Dec updated list)


 4.    Prabakaran S., Tamilselvi S., Ajay-D-Vimal Raj P., Sudhakaran M., Rajasekar S. (2018), ‘Solution for Multi-area Unit Commitment Problem Using PSO-Based Modified Firefly Algorithm’. In: Konkani A., Bera R., Paul S. (eds), Advances in Systems, Control and Automation, Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE), Vol- 442. pp 625-636, Publisher: Springer, Singapore. Chapter First Online: 12 December 2017. Presented in International conference  on  ‘Emerging trends and advances in electrical engineering and renewable energy (ETAEERE-2016)’, during 17th – 18th Dec 2016 at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), Majhitar, Sikkim, India.  Scopus Indexed. Print ISBN 978-981-10-4761-9 ;  Online ISBN : 978-981-10-4762-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4762-6_60

 5.    S.Tamilselvi, S.Baskar, L.Anandapadmanaban, K.Mohaideen Abdul Kadhar, P.R. Varshini, “Chaos-Assisted Multi Objective Evolutionary Algorithm to the Design of Transformer”, Soft Computing, Springer, Vol-21, Issue:19, pp:5675-5692, April 2016. ISSN: 1432-7643, Impact factor: 2.472Available online in https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-016-2145-7
SCI Web of Science (Thomson Reuters); Scopus Indexed; Annexure –I. Serial No: 10208 (As on 2017 Dec updated list)

 6.    S. Tamilselvi, S. Baskar, “Modified parameter optimization of distribution transformer design using covariance matrix adaptation evolution strategy”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (ELSEVIER), volume 61, pp: 208 – 218, March 2014. ISSN: 0142-0615; SNIP: 2.694; Impact factor: 3.432.
SCI Web of Science (Thomson Reuters); Scopus Indexed; Annexure: 1. Serial No: 3797 (Version: 2013-1.1)

 7.   S. Tamilselvi, S. Baskar, “Covariance matrix adaptation evolutionary strategy for the solution of transformer design optimization problem”, Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013, Part I, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, (LNCS) 8297, pp. 47–58, 2013. ISSN: 0302-9743, SNIP: 0.02.   Annexure -2. Serial No: 14410 (Version: 2013.2.1)

 8.    S.Baskar, P.Subbaraj, S.Tamilselvi, M.V.C.Rao “Genetic algorithm solution to generator maintenance scheduling with modified genetic operators”, – IEE ProceedingsIET  Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Vol. 150, No. 1, pp. 56-60, January 2003.
ISSN: 1751-8687; Impact factor: 2.213.
SCI Web of Science (Thomson Reuters); Scopus Indexed; Annexure –I. Serial No: 4534, (As on 2017 Dec updated list)

 9.    S.Baskar, P.Subbaraj, S.Tamilselvi, M.V.C.Rao, “Genetic algorithm solution to Optimal Maintenance Scheduling (OMS) of generating units with modified genetic operators”,- Presented in 37th  International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2002 Proceedings, United Kingdom – Power System Operation and Control, Vol. 2, Session 4c – 7d, Oral Session – 5b, September 9-11, Staffordshire University, 2002.

      Travel Fellowship received from UGC and AICTE for this research paper (During M.E) to get presented in the 37th International Power Engineering Conference UPEC 2002 held at University of Staffordshire, Stafford, UK, by my project supervisor,Dr.S. Baskar, Professor/Head/EEE.

 Invited Speaker in Workshop:

Delivered speech on ‘Transformer design issues and analysis’ from my research work titled, ‘Distribution transformer design optimization using evolutionary algorithms’, to transformer manufacturers and industrial customers, in the workshop “Distribution Transformers performance evaluation through testing and analysis, held at Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bangalore on September 5th, 2014.

 Publication in MATLAB CENTRAL:

 A MATLAB code is developed for Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm – II which can solve any complex real world multi-objective constrained optimization problem. It is  published on-line at MATLAB CENTRAL to facilitate the researchers,. Rating by users:  5. Available in the link


Books Published:

  1. K. Srinivasan, S.Tamilselvi, ‘Power System Analysis’, Charulatha Publications, 2004
  2. K. Srinivasan, S.Tamilselvi, ‘High Voltage Engineering’, Charulatha Publications, 2005

Industrial Experience:

  • Work experience on bug fixing embedded projects on various OnSpec controllers.
  • Experience in developing firmware patch code in assembly language.
  • Experience in developing Assembly Language Programming for 16 bit RISC Processors.
  • Knowledge in USB, ATA/ATAPI, and SCSI Protocols.
  • Knowledge in Architecture of Secure Digital, Memory Stick, and Compact Flash digital media.
  • Knowledge in Protocols used in Secure Digital, Memory Stick, and Compact Flash digital media.
  • Experience in NAND Flash Memory architecture and programming.

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