Dr.G.Saraswathi

B.E, M.E, Ph.D
Professor & Vice-Principal (Academics)

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engg.
JNTUK-University College of Engineering Vizianagaram
Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India-535003

Email : gsaraswathi.eee@jntukucev.ac.in
Phone : 8374033699
Areas of Interest Order reduction of Large Scale Systems, Soft Computing Techniques, Interval Systems, Power System Stabilizers, Renewable Energy Sources and Micro Grids, Enhancement of Power Quality, Controlling of Multi area and Distributed Systems.
Academic Qualifications
B.E. Electrical Engineering Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
M.E. Control Systems Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Ph.D.(EEE) Order Reduction of Large Scale and Uncertain Control Systems J.N.T.University, Hyderabad
Experience
  • Central Electricity Authority,New Delhi 1984-89, in the area of Power Planning, Thermal Power Plant Auxiliaries design.
  • GITAM Institute of Technology, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam 1989-2012.
  • University College of Engineering, JNTU University Kakinada,Vizianagaram from 2013 onwards.
Area of Research Work
  • Area of Research Work: Large Scale control Systems, Interval Systems.
  • Supervisor: Prof K.A. Gopala Rao, Ex-Head, Dept. of EE, A.U. College of Engineering (A), Visakhapatnam.
Professional Memberships
  • Life Member ISTE
  • Life Member IE
  • Member IEEE
Journal Publications
  1. G.Saraswathi, K.A. Gopala Rao, A. Amarnadh "A Mixed Method for Order Reduction of Interval Systems Having Complex Eigenvalues", International Journal of Electrical Analysis, Volume No.2, November, 2008, pp.272 – 280, ISSN: 1837 – 8088, ISSN: 0973 – 8088.
  2. G.Saraswathi, "A Modified Method for Order Reduction of Large Scale Systems", International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Information Security, Volume No.2, March, 2011, pp.25 – 34, ISSN: 1837 – 8088.
  3. G.Saraswathi, "An Extended Method for Order Reduction of Large Scale Systems", International Journal of Computing, Volume No.3, April, 2011, pp.93 – 100, ISSN: 2151 – 9617.
  4. G.Saraswathi, "An Extended Method for Order Reduction of Large Scale Multivariable Systems", International Journal on Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Volume No.5, May, 2011, pp.2109 – 2118, ISSN: 0975 – 3397.
  5. G.Saraswathi, "An Modified Method for Order Reduction of Large Scale Discrete Systems", International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Vol. No.2, Issue No. 6, June, 2011, pp.159 – 162, ISSN:2156 – 5570.
  6. G.Saraswathi, M. Ravindra Babu, P. Pavan Kumar, "Dynamic analysis of Single Machine Infinite Bus system using Single input and Dual inputPSS", International Electrical Engineering Journal, Volume No.3, Issue No.2, 2012, pp. 632 – 641,ISSN:2078-2365.
  7. Anusha Talluri, G.Saraswathi, "Micro-inverter with Fuzzy logic based MPPT of partially shaded PV modules and energy recovery scheme", International Journal of Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, Volume No.3, Issue No. 10, October, 2015, pp. 5909 –5915, ISSN:2321-8169.
  8. G.Saraswathi, Sowmya, "Fuzzy Logic Based MPPT Technique For a Single Phase Grid Connected PV System with Reactive Power Exchange Capability", International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Volume No. 4, Issue No. 10, October, 2015, pp.8150-8159, ISSN:2320-3765.
Conference Publications
  1. "New Techniques in Linear Systems Modelling", AMSE International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, 1991, New Orleans, U.S.A.(accepted).
  2. "Modified Eigen Spectrum Analysis Technique for the Modelling of Linear Systems", AMSE International Conference on Computer Modelling, Simulation and Communications, CMSC – 99, 01-03, December, 1999, Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, India.
  3. "High order MIMO System Modelling using Modified Eigen Spectrum Analysis", National Conference on trends in Industrial Electronics, Transducers, Controls and Communication (TIET.COM-2000), 14-15 November, 2000, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India, pp. 210-214.
  4. "Modified Eigen Spectrum Analysis method for Large Scale SISO System Modelling", IASTED International Conference on Measurement and Control, MECO – 2001, 16-18, May, 2001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (accepted).
  5. "A New Method for Discrete System Modelling using Modified Eigen Spectrum Analysis", National Symposium on Systems, September 2, 2001, I.I.T., Madras, India, pp.19-20.
  6. "Reduction of Discrete Multivariable Systems using Modified Eigen Spectrum Analysis", International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering, CERA 01, 21-23, February, 2002, I.I.T, Roorkee, India, pp. 465-470.
  7. "Selection of Ratings for Capacitor and Reactor in Power System Applications", National Conference on Electronics, Communication, Computers, Instrumentation and Power Systems, CONCOURSE-2003, June 23, 2003, Eswari Engineering College, Chennai, pp. 159-161.
  8. "Certain Aspects of Transient Stability using Electrical Transient Analyzer Program", All India Jamia Electrical Engineers Conference on Recent Trends in Power Management, 16-17, August, 2003, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, pp. 71-75.
  9. "Design of a Load Frequency Controller to a Reduced Model of a Power System", International Conference on Challenges and Strategies for Sustainable Energy and Environment, CSSEEE-2006, 10-11, June, 2006, UP Technical University, Lucknow, India, pp. 202-210.
  10. "Dynamic Voltage Restorers using Feed Forward and State Feedback Scheme", International conference on Frontier Technologies-Need for the Industry, Business and Education, 6-8, September, 2006, Tamilnadu ISTE Chapter and Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur, India.(accepted).
  11. "Modeling and Analysis of DSTATCOM for Nonlinear and Unbalanced Loads", International conference on Frontier Technologies-Need for the Industry, Business and Education, 6-8, September, 2006, Tamilnadu ISTE Chapter and Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur, India.(accepted).
  12. "Design of a Load Frequency Controller based on Simplified Eigen Spectrum Analysis", International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, CITICOMS-2007, 27-29, August, 2007, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India, pp. 263-269.
  13. "A Mixed Method for Order Reduction of Interval Systems" , International Conference on Intelligent & Advanced Systems, ICIAS2007, 25-28, November, 2007, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia, © 2007 IEEE ICIAS2007 Conference Proceedings, IEEE Catalog number: 07EX1852, ISBN: 1-4244-1355-9, Library of Congress: 2007928631, pp.1042 – 1046.
  14. "Design of linear optimal stabilizer for power System stabilization using mixed modal method", National Technical Symposium on Picking Innovative Creations, PIC2K7, 28 – 29th February, 2008, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering(Autonomous), JNT University, Anantapur.
  15. "Robust Two-Parameter Controller for a Robot Arm", National Conference on Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering, EAR-2008, May 3rd 2008, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering (Autonomous), JNT University, Anantapur.
  16. "Tuning of Power System Stabilizer via Genetic Algorithm", National Conference on Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering, EAR-2008, May 3rd, 2008, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering(Autonomous), JNT University, Anantapur, pp.211-213.
  17. "A Neuro Power System Stabiliser using derivative controller", International Conference on Latest Trends in Simulation and Modelling and Analysis, COSMA 2009, 17-19, December, 2009, NIT, Calicut, India, pp.507 – 511.
  18. "Assessment of voltage Stability Analysis of Radial Distribution System using ANN", National Conference on Advances in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NCAEEE, 21-22, January, 2010, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Siriperumbudur.
  19. "Assessment of voltage Stability Analysis of Radial Distribution System using ANFIS", National Conference on Advanced Techniques in Electrical Engineering, NCATEE-2010, 8th, May, 2010, SJB Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
  20. "Elitist Ant based search algorithm for Unit Commitment", National Conference on Power Systems Today, PST-2010, 29 - 30th June, 2010, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering (Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, pp. 117-121.
  21. "Optimal Capacitor Placement using Fuzzy Logic and Genetic Algorithms for Radial Distribution Systems", National Conference on Power Systems Today, PST-2010, 29 - 30th June, 2010, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering(Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, pp. 269-276.
  22. "Integrated STATCOM and Super Capacitor Energy Storage System for improving Distribution System Performance", National Conference on Applications of Mathematics in Engineering Sciences, NCAMES-2011, 29 - 30th June, 2011, Department of Engineering Mathematics, College of Engineering(Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, pp. 122-125.
  23. "Damping of Electro-Mechanical Oscillations using PSS and TCBR", National Conference on Applications of Mathematics in Engineering Sciences, NCAMES-2011, 29 - 30th June, 2011, Department of Engineering Mathematics, College of Engineering(Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, pp. 108-111.
  24. "Dual Regulated Low - head Hydro Power Plant Connected to Single Machine Infinite Bus", National Conference on Advances in Communication, Navigation & Computer Networks, ACNCN-2012, 17 - 18th March, 2012, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, College of Engineering(Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  25. "Hybrid Load Frequency Control of Multi-area Systems", National Conference on Advances in Communication, Navigation & Computer Networks, ACNCN-2012, 17 - 18th March, 2012, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, College of Engineering(Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  26. "Decentralized Load Frequency Control of three area Power systems consisting non-linearities", National Conference on Contemporary Control and Soft Computing in Electrical Engineering, ConCon-2012, 30 – 31st May, 2012, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering(Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  27. "Dynamic stability enhancement of Dual Regulated Low - Head Hydro Power Plant Connected to SMIB", National Conference on Contemporary Control and Soft Computing in Electrical Engineering, ConCon-2012, 30 – 31st May, 2012, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering(Autonomous), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
Workshops Attended
  1. National workshop on EHV Substations O & M Practices and Performance conducted by APSEB and Institute of Engineers(I), Visakhapatnam on11- 12, February, 1995.
  2. National Workshop on Management of Integrated Power Pools – state of Art, on 22-23 September, 2005, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  3. One day interactive session on Energy Conservation jointly organized by Dept. of EEE, NEDCAP and Institute of Engineers(I), GITAM, Visakhapatnam on 20th December, 2005.
  4. One day Workshop on Power Management organized by APSEB and Institute of Engineers(India), GITAM, Visakhapatnam on 11th , February, 2006.
  5. National Workshop on developments in Renewable Energy and Energy Management, on 1-2 September, 2006, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  6. Quality Improvement Program on Instructional Design and Delivery, on 23-28, January 2007 organized by National Institute of Technical Teachers training & Research, Chennai at GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  7. Workshop on High Impact Presentation skills by Dale Carnegie &Associates on19-20, May 2008 and Teaching & Learning by Cambridge School on 21-22, May 2008 and Mission 10X on 23 May, 2008 organized by Wipro Technologies at GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  8. Workshop on Women in Engineering & Technology – A Global workforce on 23rd March, 2009 organized by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  9. Tutorial on Virtual High Voltage Laboratory on 28th August, 2010 organized by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, JNTUniversity, Hyderabad.
  10. Mission 10X Certification Workshop on 4 - 5th May, 2012 organized by Wipro Technologies at GITAM Institute of Technology, Visakhapatnam.
  11. Two day Workshop on "Redesigning of Engineering Curriculum in the context of Outcome based Leaning" organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada, during 24th – 25th February 2013.
  12. "Workshop for Training Resource Persons on Outcome Based Accreditation – Phase I" conducted by NBA Nodal Centre at JNTUK as part of sensitization of faculty about Outcome Based Education and Accreditation on 29th April 2013.
  13. "Workshop for Training Resource Persons on Outcome Based Accreditation – Phase II" conducted by NBA Nodal Centre at JNTUK during 16 - 18 May 2013.
  14. Three day Faculty Development Programme on "Soft Skills for Effective Teaching" by JNTUK University College of Engineering, Vizianagaram in association with VANGUARDZ Pro Skills from13 – 15 June 2013.
  15. Two day "Orientation Programme for Faculty" organized by JNTUK University College of Engineering, Vizianagaram in association with Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) on 16th – 17th July 2013.
  16. "Workshop for training resource persons on outcome based accreditation – Phase I" conducted by NBA Nodal Centre at JNTUK University College of Engineering, Vizianagaram on 13th Sept 2013.
  17. "Workshop for training resource persons on outcome based accreditation – Phase II" conducted by NBA Nodal Centre at JNTUK University College of Engineering, Vizianagaram on 26th – 28th Sept 2013.
At Present
  • Vice-Principal (Academics), University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Vizianagaram.
  • Head of the Department (EEE), University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Vizianagaram.
  • Member, CAC, University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Vizianagaram.
  • Member, Board of Studies (EEE), JNT University Kakinada.
  • Convener, College Women Empowerment and Redressal Cell, UCEV, JNTUK.
  • Convener, College Grievance Cell, UCEV, JNTUK.
Positions Held
  • Member, Board of Management, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Member, College Academic Committee, College of Engineering, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Member, College Library Committee, College of Engineering, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Coordinator, Autonomous syllabus framing Committee (EEE), Dept. of EEE., COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Member, Departmental Purchase Committee, Dept. of EEE, COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Coordinator, Student Project appraisal Committee, Mid-examinations, Timetables and administration, Dept. of EEE., COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Laboratory in charge for Networks Lab, Machines Lab, Control Systems Lab and Microprocessors Labs, Dept. of EEE., COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Chief Superintend, Andhra University Examinations, COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Chairman, Academic Monitoring Committee, Dept. of EEE, COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Chairman, Stock verification Committee, Dept. of EEE, COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Chairman, Committee for the preparations for the visit of APSCHE, Dept. of EEE, COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Student Counselor, Dept. of EEE, COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Dept. of EEE, COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Chairman, Board of studies, Dept. of EEE, COE, GITAM, Visakhapatnam.
  • Head of the Department, Dept. of EEE, GIT, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Chairman, Board of studies, Dept. of EEE, GIT, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Member, Academic Council, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Member, Board of studies, Dept. of EEE, GIT, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Member, Departmental Research Committee, Dept. of EEE, ECE and EIE, GIT, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Member, DC, Dept. of EEE, GIT, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Coordinator, Academic(Staff Development Program) for TEQUIP-II, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Laboratory in charge for Control Systems Lab, Dept. of EEE., GIT, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
Other Details
  • Prepared Laboratory Manuals for Networks and Measurements, Electrical Machines Lab., Control systems Lab.
  • As a Laboratory in charge of control systems Lab designed a module for finding the transfer function of dc Servomotor.
Nature of Previous Experience in Central Electricity Authority, New Delhi
  • Prepared software program for short term power planning.
  • Prepared a detailed report about working group norms.
  • Prepared reports for power project appraisals.
  • Prepared software program for load (power) forecasting.
  • Prepared software program for 3-phase Induction motor testing.
  • Prepared software program for Power plant cable routings (Graphics).
  • Design of control panels for 3-phase Induction motors.
  • Prepared software program about HV lines in India (Graphics).
Activities Participations
  • Represented the department for APSCHE visit partly as in-charge HOD(EEE).
  • Represented the department for MHRD, Govt. of India visit as HOD(EEE).
  • Organizing Secretary, for a student convention "Faraday Birthday Celebrations" organized on 22nd September, 2007 at GITAM.
  • Convener, for a student National Symposium "Electrica 2K8" organized during 15th to 16th February, 2008 at GITAM in the presence of our beloved president of GITAM University, Dr. M.V.V.S. Murti garu and Chief Guest: Sri. M.K. Surana, HPCL, Visakhapatnam.
  • Organized the student convention "Faraday Birthday Celebrations" organized on 22nd September, 2008 at GITAM.
  • Organized a Lecture-cum-interactive session on "Artificial Intelligence in Power System Applications" by Prof S.R. Kolla, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA on 18th February, 2009.
  • Organized a lecture on "Prospects of EEE students" by Prof V. RamaRao, Secretary, ISTE, AP State Region on 30th March, 2009.
  • Co-Convener for a workshop on "High Performance Computing" organized on 21st July, 2009.
  • Started IE(I) student chapter in the Department of EEE and organized the inaugural function on 18th September, 2009. Chief Guest: Mr.K. Bimdu Mohan, Chairman, IE(I), Visakhapatnam.
  • Organized Department Day function in the Department of EEE on 18th September, 2009. Chief Guest: Mr. B. Ramesh Prasad, CGM (O&CS), APEPDCL, Visakhapatnam.
  • Organized a guest lecture on "Fundamentals and Advances : In Electrical Engineering" on 15th February, 2010 by Prof. G Govinda Rao garu, Senior Professor, Department of EEE, GVP college of Engineering.
  • Organized a lecture on "The Success" by Prof K. Ravi, Department of Politics, Andhra University on 5th March, 2010.
  • Co-Convener for a student National Symposium "Kshetragn 2010" organized during 8th to 9th March, 2010 at GITAM. Chief Guest: Prof R.V.Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies(IIIT).
  • Coordinator, National symposium on "Evolutionary Computing Techniques for Power Control and Drives" (ECTPCD-2K11), 22nd – 24th January, 2011.
    Resource Persons: 1. Prof. Ganapathi Panda, I.I.T., Bhubaneswar, 2.Prof. Debapriya Das, I.I.T., Kharagpur, 3. Prof.B.M. Mohan, I.I.T., Kharagpur, 4. Dr.Sukumar Mishra, I.I.T., Delhi and 5. Dr.M.Veerachary,I.I.T., Delhi.
  • Chairman, International Workshop on "Trends In Power System Protection And Control"(TIPSPAC-2013),19th & 20th July, 2013.
    Resource Persons:1.Prof. S.R. Kolla, Bowling Green University, Ohio , USA, 2. Prof. N. K. Kishore, IIT Kharagpur, 3. Dr. B. Hemalatha, IIT Kharagpur, 4. Dr. V.Srinivas, University of Twente, Netherlands 5. Er. Shailesh Rao, CEO, New Dawn Automation.
  • Convener, A Two-Day National Workshop on "Recent Trends In Renewable Energy Technologies" (RTRET-2014), 21st & 22nd March,2014.
    Resource Persons:1. Dr. G.Tulasi Ram Das, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, JNTUK, Kakinada, 2. Dr. K. Rama Sudha, Professor & HOD, EEE, AUCE (W), 3. Dr. Chandrashekhar N. Bhende, Professor, IIT Bhubaneswar, 4. Dr. T.S.Surendra Director of Visionary Lighting and Energy India Pvt.Ltd., Hyderabad.
  • Organized student convention - A National level technical symposium "EclEctiuE-2014" on 9th April, 2014 at UCEV, JNTUK and Chief Guest:Sri. V. Veerabhadra Rao, Visakhapatnam Port Trust.
  • Organizing the student convention "Faraday Birthday Celebrations" organized on 22nd September, every year at UCEV, JNTUK.
  • Chairman, National Conference on "Contemporary Techniques In Power System Control And Drives"(CTIPSCAD-2015),26th & 27th March, 2015.Chief Guest & Keynote Speaker: 1. Prof. B.M. Mohan, IIT Kharagpur, Session Chairs: Dr. K. Ravindra and Dr. K. Venkata Reddy, UCEK, JNTUK.
Other activities
  • Organizer for Silver Jubilee Re-union of Andhra University 1976-81 batch on 5th August, 2006 at AU EEE Seminar Hall.
  • Coordinator for renovation work of AU EEE Seminar Hall on behalf 1976-81 batch.
  • Founding Joint Secretary for EEE Alumni of Andhra University.