Mepco Schlenk Engineering College(Autonomous), Sivakasi

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

AICTE – FDP on “Topics of Research in Electrical Engineering - TREE’15”



TREE’15 – Dr.N.Kumaresan, Associate Prof., EEE NIT, Trichy inaugurated the FDP



TREE’15 -Dr.Sasi K.Kottayil, Prof., EEE, Amrita Vishwa Vidhyapeetham, Coimbatore delivering

lecture on “Research on Solar and Wind Energy


TREE’15 – Valedictory Function



TREE’15- Participants along with the Coordinators

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department organized AICTE sponsored two week Staff Development Programme on “Topics of Research in Electrical Engineering” duringMay 11 – 24, 2015. 33 external participants across our nation and 14 internal participants attended the programme. 17 external experts from leading Institutes and Industries and 7 local faculty delivered lecture on various topics. Industrial visits to Sri Hari Paper Mills, near Alangulam and Lovely Offset Printers Private Limited at Sivakasi were organized. Hands on experience on the simulation and analysis of electromagnetic and electromechanical transients in electric power systems through EMTP software, was given during the laboratory sessions.

TREE’15 Topics of Guest Lecture by Resource Persons


Resource Person




Associate Prof., EEE NIT, Trichy

Wind Driven Standalone DFIG



Prof., EEE

Mepco Schlenk Engg. College

Introduction to Smart Grid & FACTS Controllers,

Transmission Congestion Management & Pricing under Deregulated Environment



Asso. Prof., EEE

Mepco Schlenk Engg. College

Power Quality Issues & Soft Computing Based Assessment



Asso. Prof., Dept. of EEE
Pondicherry Engg. College

Operation & Control of Indian Electrical Networks,

Smart Transmission and Distribution Grid



Prof. & Head, EEE

RAMCO Institute of Technology

Power System Planning – Generation Expansion Planning, Transmission Expansion planning



Er.S.Sampath Kumar,

EMTP Software Solutions,


EMTP software for analyzing power system transients


Dr.S.Albert Alexander

Asst. Prof., EEE

Kongu Engg. College

Integration of Power Electronics to renewable energy systems, Power Quality Improvement using Intelligent Techniques


Dr.V.Suresh Kumar

Asso. Prof., EEE

Thiagarajar College of Engg.,Madurai

Harmonics & Power Quality,

Power Quality standards & Case Studies


Dr.Saravana Ilango

Asst. Prof., EEE

NIT, Trichy

Shunt Active Power Filter – Design, Modelling and Analysis


Dr.Selva Ganesan

Asso. Prof., and Head, Avionics

IIST, Trivandrum

Dynamic and Frequency response analysis of controllers,

Design methods for PID type controllers



Prof. & Head, EEE

KCET, Virudhunagar

Machine Learning Techniques and their   Applications,

How to write/read a journal paper


Dr.N.Senthil Kumar

Prof., EEE

Mepco Schlenk Engg. College

Digital Controllers for Converters & Drives


Dr.Sasi K.Kottayil

Prof., EEE, Amrita Vishwa Vidhyapeetham, Coimbatore

Research on Solar and Wind Energy

Current Research on Smart Grid



Asso. Prof., EEE

NIT, Trichy

Benefits and Challenges in Micro grid

Embedded control of Micro grid


Dr.S.T.Jaya Christa

Asso. Prof., EEE

Mepco Schlenk Engg. College

Multi-objective optimization of transmission system performance through Optimal Placement of TCSCs



Asso. Prof., EEE

Pondicherry Engg. College

Recent Development in Multilevel Inverters – Topologies and PWM strategies

Research scope in Power Electronics and Drives



Prof. & Head, EEE

Kalasalingam University

Evolutionary Algorithms for voltage security enhancement



Asst. Prof., EEE

GCT, Coimbatore

Synchro Phasor Technology for Power System



Prof. & Head, EEE

Mepco Schlenk Engg. College

Voltage Stability in Power Systems



Asso. Prof., EEE

Mepco Schlenk Engg. College

Optimization Techniques for incorporating FACTS in Restructured Power System


Engineers from Vi Microsystems, Pvt. Ltd., Chennai

Demo on Smart Grid and FACTS Devices



Asso. Prof., EEE

Thiagarajar College of Engg.,Madurai

Evolutionary Multi-objective optimization techniques


Dr.S.Charles Raja

Asst. Prof., EEE

Thiagarajar College of Engg.,Madurai

Available Transfer capability Determination in Restructured Power Systems



Director / Dept. of Computer Applications, Mepco Schlenk Engg. College

Best Practices in Teaching Methodology


The programme was successfully completed as per the schedule, which was given to the participants prior to the commencement of the programme, without any changes.The participants expressed their complete satisfaction regarding the technical lecture during the programme and boarding and lodging facilities provided to them. Some of the photos taken during the technical lecture sessions are furnished below.

Dr.V.Jayasankar, Sr.Prof. & Head of the Department & Convener, Dr.B.V.Manikandan, Prof. /EEE,Coordinator and Dr.S.T.Jaya Christa, Associate Professor/EEE, Co-Coordinator and other faculty members of Electrical and Electronics Department made all the arrangements for this event.