April 29, 2020
Dr. R. Rengaraj – Associate Professor
Dr. R. Rengaraj
Dr. R. Rengaraj, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics has 18 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Speciality Cables.
He received his B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering degree first class with distinction from ManonmaniamSundaranar University, M.E. Power Systems Engineering degree first class with distinction and secured University Third Rank from the Anna University, Chennai and Ph.D. from the Anna University, Chennai.
During his Ph.D. he developed various Enhancements in Serial and Parallel Evolutionary Algorithms and developed a novel approach for solving Combined Heat and Power Economic Dispatch problem in Co-generation Power Plants.
He has published over 63 research publications in refereed national and international journals and in proceedings of international conferences. Presently, he is a recognized supervisor of Anna University, Chennai, supervising six Ph.D. scholars, and has supervised 7 Ph.D. scholars, in the area of Fault location classifications in power system network and Wind Energy Assessment. He had Co-authored 3 books published by Pearson Education and Tata McGraw Hill. He had organized four international conferences, three national conference and 12 national level workshops. He has also received TATA Rao Gold Medal from Institution of Engineers (India) for the publication of best paper in Electrical Engineering Division.
Funded Project/Consultancy Details:
1. Title: Automation of High-Speed Extrusion and Rewinding Lines for Wires and Cables.
Funding Agency: Siechem Wires and Cables, Siechem Technologies Pvt Ltd, Chennai.
Amount: Rs. 10.48 lakhs
2. Title: Development of Health Monitoring System for Distribution Transformers
Funding Agency: Predictive Energy Instruments, Chennai.
Amount: Rs. 5 lakhs
3. Title: Risk/Reliability Analysis of Complex, composite dielectric Materials
Funding Agency: SSN TRUST
Investigators: Dr.B.L.Mathur, Dr.V.Rajini, and Dr.R.Rengaraj
Amount: Rs. 11 lakhs