Electrical Engineering

Head of Department

Dr. Sanjoy Debbarma
PhD (NIT Silchar)




Professor Gayadhar Panda Professor

Ph.D, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Odisha, India


Research Interest

Distributed Power Generation using Renewable Energy Sources, Power Quality Assesment and Monitoring, Seamless operation of AC/DC microgrid with optimal power management, Power Electronics & Drives

Education Qualification

Ph.D, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Odisha, India

Work Experience

  • NIT Meghalaya Professor 29. 11. 2017 to Present
  • NIT Meghalaya Associate Professor 29. 01. 2013 to 28. 11.2017
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang Asst. Professor 01-07-09 28/01/13
  • National Institute of Science and Technology Lecturer, subsequently Assistant Professor and Professor 6/1999 6/2009
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang Lecturer (Temporary) 6/1998 6/1999

Students Supervised/Supervising

  • Ph.D (Completed)
  • Pratap Sekhar Puhan, Ph.D., Estimation and Elimination of Power System Harmonics, 2012-2016
  • Priyabrat Garanayak, Ph.D., Power Quality Assessment and its Enhancement in a Distribution Power System Network, 2014-=2016
  • Smitha Joyce Pinto, Ph.D., Wavelet Based Islanding Detection and Control of Three-Phase Grid Connected PV Systems, 2013-2017.
  • Moushumi Patowary, Ph.D. “Power Quality Control and Reliability Assessment in Microgrid Systems”, 2018.
  • Satyabrata sahoo, Ph.D. "Robust Control of Wind Turbines", 2019
  • M.Tech (Completed)
  • Anurekha Nayak, M.Tech, Performance improvement of an interconnected electric energy system using fuzzy logic controller, 2012-2013
  • Lopamudra Nayak, M.Tech, Dynamic response of multi area interconnected power system using optimal AGC parameters, 2012-2013
  • Sonali Swetapadma, M.Tech, Dynamic response of two area interconnected power system using AGC, 2012-2013
  • S.P. Patra, M.Tech, Investigation on the performance of Active Power Filter for Harmonics and Reactive Power Compensation, 2012-2013
  • Santanu Kumar Dash, M.Tech, FPGA based Active Power Filter Controller for Harmonics Elimination, 2012-2013
  • Ganesh R, M.Tech, Hardware in the loop implementation of an improved control strategy in DC microgrid incorporating hybrid energy storage system, 2015-2016
  • Satabdy Jena, M.Tech, FPGA based digital control of grid-connected distributed generation systems, 2015-2016
  • Bonu Ramesh Naidu, “Seamless control and energy management in a grid-connected/islanded DC microgrid”, 2017.
  • Shruti Sahu, “Dynamic Modeling and Control of PMSG Based Stand-alone Wind Energy Conversion Systems”, 2017.
  • Satyavarta Kumar Prince, “Power Quality Enhancement in a Distribution Network Using PV Integrated Shunt Active Power Filter”, 2018.
  • Vulisi Narendra Kumar, “Development of Advanced Control Schemes for the Operation of AC/DC Microgrid”,2018.
  • Ravi Ranjan, "Design of Robust Controller for PV, Wind and Battery based Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems", 2019.
  • Prabhat Ranjan Bana, "Design and performance analysis of reduced switch multilevel inverter for solar PV integration", 2019.


  1. Talk on “Emerging Trends to Resolve Power Crisis”, Workshop on Real-Time Issues on Power Engineering, NIST, Berhampur, on 11th Dec-07.
  2. Talk on “Megawatt Frequency Control of Multi-Area Electric Energy System Using SIMULINK”, National Workshop on Advanced Control and Power Engineering, NIST, Berhampur,  29th and 30th of January 2008.
  3. Talk on “Some stability aspects of an EHV ac-dc transmission system”, AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Programme on application of power electronics to emerging trends in power sector, NIST, berhampur, 30th june-5thjuly, 2008.
  4. Talk on “POWER ELECTRONICS APPLICATIONS IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF POWER INDUSTRY”, National Conference on Problems Practices and Prospects in Power Distribution System Operation and Control PPPPDSOC-2009, 23-24 January 2009, Organised by Electrical Engineering Department, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh.
  5. Talk on “Optimization Techniques with Applications to Power Systems” AICTE sponsored SDP on “Modern Power Systems Operation and Control”, 3rd  to 15th August, 2009, organized by C.V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar,  Orissa
  6. Talk on “Multilevel inverter based induction motor drive control” AICTE sponsored SDPon “Recent Trends in Electrical Drives and Power Electronics”  during 12th to 17th, October,2009, at NIST, Berhampur, Orissa 
  7. Talk on  “Some Aspects of Power Electronics Converters” AICTE sponsored SDPon “Advances in Power Systems, Power Electronics , Industrial Motor Drive and Control”  during 28th June to 10th July, 2010, at IGIT, Sarang, Orissa.
  8. Talk on “Distributed generation environment for the smart grid”, National Seminar on Development of Smart Grid in India,    Shillong, Nov 07-08, 2014.

  1. Talk on “Power Quality Improvement Using Custom Power Devices in a Distribution Network”, In-house Training Program on “Modern Power Systems” for NEEPCO executives 30th October-3rd November 2017.
  2. Talk on “Power Electronics in Electric Utilities: Distributed Generation/Smart Grid and HVDC Power Transmission”, In-house Training Program on “Modern Power Systems” for NEEPCO executives 30th October-3rd November 2017.

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars/Training Programs Organised:

1. AICTE sponsored FDP on “application of power electronics to emerging trends power sector”, AICTE, 30th June to 5th July, year-2008.

2. AICTE sponsored National Symposium on “DSP and AI techniques to emerging trends in power energy systems, AICTE, 4th -5th, July, 2009.

3. AICTE sponsored FDP on “Emerging trends and advances in renewable energy”, AICTE, 6th –11th, July,     year- 2009.

4. AICTE sponsored FDP on “Advances in Power Systems, Power Electronics, Industrial Motor Drives and Control”, 28th June-10th July, 2010.

5. National workshop on Recent Advances in Power, Control RAPCE 2014, IE(I), NEEPCO, 25th and 26th April, year-2014.

6. IEEE conference on Energy Power and Environment towards sustainable growth, DST, NEEPCO and PGCIL, 12th and 13th June, year-2015.

7.Training program on PCB design and Fabrication, LPKF, 27th and 28th Nov, year-2015.

8. In-house Training Program on “Modern Power Systems” for NEEPCO executives, NEEPCO, 30th October-3rd November, year-2017.

9. The aegis of RECTPCL funded CSR project conducted an invited talk on 27-10-2017. This talk was delivered by an eminent personality Prof. Sukumar Mishra, Professor IIT Delhi on “DC Microgrid Operation, Control and Management”. 

10. Two day workshop on outcome based accreditation at NIT Meghalaya, during March 26-27, 2018. The resource person Prof Vineet Sahula, MNIT Jaipur has delivered lectures.


International Journals: [From 2014 onwards]

  • Narendra Babu P, B. Chittibabu, Rangababu Peesapati and Gayadhar Panda, "An optimal current control scheme in grid-tied hybrid energy system with active power filter for harmonic mitigation", International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, Wiley, vol. 30, no. 3, March 2020.
  • V. N. Kumar, Narendra Babu P, R. Kiranmayi, P. Siano and Gayadhar Panda, “Improved Power Quality in a Solar PV Plant Integrated Utility Grid by Employing a Novel Adaptive Current Regulator”, IEEE Systems Journal, Early Access, December-2019.
  • Narendra Babu P, Rangababu Peesapati and Gayadhar Panda,"An Adaptive Differentiation Frequency based Advanced Reference Current Generator in Grid-tied PV Applications", IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Early Access, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2019.2933140.
  • Moushumi Patowary, Gayadhar Panda, Bimal C Deka,"Reliability Modeling of Microgrid System Using Hybrid Methods in Hot Standby Mode", IEEE Systems Journal, Early Access, 2019.
  • P. R. Bana, K.P. Panda, R.T. Nayaagi, P. Siano and Gayadhar Panda, "Recently Developed Reduced Switch Multilevel Inverter for Renewable Energy Integration and Drives Application: Topologies, Comprehensive Analysis and Comparative Evaluation" , IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 54888-54909, 2019. 
  • K. P. Panda, S. S. Lee and Gayadhar Panda, "Reduced Switch Cascaded Multilevel Inverter with New Selective Harmonic Elimination Control for Standalone Renewable Energy System", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Early Access, 2019.
  • S. Sahoo, B. Subudhi, Gayadhar Panda, "Torque and Pitch Angle Control of a Wind Turbine using Multiple Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Control", Wind Engineeringhttps://doi.org/10.1177/0309524X19849825, May-2019.
  • S. Sahoo, B. Subudhi, Gayadhar Panda, "Comparison of Output Power Control Performance of Wind Turbine using PI, Fuzzy Logic and Model Predictive Controllers", International Journal Of Renewable Energy Research, vol. 8, no. 2, 2018.
  • Moushumi Patowary, Gayadhar Panda, Bimal C Deka, "Power quality enrichment using enhanced adaptive control-detuned-LC proposal in voltage source control conquered distributed generation with hardware implementation", Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control (SCIE), 2018, Pages: 0142331218801157.
  • Moushumi Patowary, Gayadhar Panda, Bimal C Deka, "A Comparative Study on Neural Network Based Controllers Used in Grid-Interactive Solar System", International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems (IJEEPS) (ESCI), 2018, https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2018-0019.
  • Parusharamulu Buduma, Gayadhar Panda, “Robust Nested Loop Control Scheme for LCL-Filtered Inverter-Based DG Unit in Grid-Connected and Islanded Microgrid Modes”  IET Renewable Power Generation, 2018, vol. 12, no. 11, pp.1269-1285.
  • Kaibalya Prasad Panda, Gayadhar Panda, “Application of swarm optimization-based modified algorithm for selective harmonic elimination in reduced switch count multilevel inverterIET Power Electronics2018, vol. 11, no. 8, pp.1472-1482.
  • Bonu Ramesh Naidu, Gayadhar Panda, and Pierluigi Siano “A Self-Reliant DC microgrid: Sizing, Control, Adaptive Dynamic Power Management and Experimental Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2018, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 3300-3313.
  • Moushumi Patowary, Gayadhar Panda, Bonu Ramesh Naidu,and Bimal C. Deka, “ANN-based adaptive current controller for on-grid DG system to meet frequency deviation and transient load challenges with hardware implementation”, IET Renew. Power Gener., 2018, Vol. 12 Iss. 1, pp. 61-71.
  • Smitha Joyce Pinto, Gayadhar Panda, and Rangababu Pessapati “An Implementation of Hybrid Control Strategy for Distributed Generation System Interface Using Xilinx System Generator” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2017, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 2735-2745
  • P. Garanayak and Gayadhar Panda, “A Fast and Accurate Measurement of Harmonic Parameters Employing Hybrid ADALINE-FXLMS algorithm”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution Vol. 10 (2016), Iss. 2, pp. 421–436.
  •  Moushumi Patowary, Gayadhar Panda, and Bimal C. Deka, “An Adaptive Current Control-Detuned Harmonics Elimination Schemes for Enhancement of Power Quality in RES Interfaced AC-grid Network", Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Elsevier, 25 (2018), pp. 11-23.
  • Santanu Kumar Dash, Gayadhar Panda, Pravat Kumar Ray and Sashank Sekhar Pujari “Realisation of active power filter based on Indirect Current Control Algorithm using Xilinx System Generator for Harmonic Elimination”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy System-Elsevier Science, 74 (2016), 420-428.
  • P.K.Ray, P.S.Puhan, and Gayadhar Panda, “Real time harmonics estimation of distorted power system signal International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy System-Elsevier Science, 75 (2016), 91-98.
  • Smitha Joyce Pinto and Gayadhar Panda, “Performance evaluation of WPT based islanding detection for grid-connected PV systems” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy System-Elsevier Science, 78 (2016), 537-546.
  • Pravat Kumar Ray, Pratap S. Puhan and Gayadhar Panda, “Improved Recursive Newton Type Algorithm based Power System Frequency Estimation” Elsevier Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 65 (2015), 231-237.
  • Smitha Joyce Pinto and Gayadhar Panda, “Wavelet Technique based Islanding Detection and Improved Repetitive Current Control for Reliable Operation of Grid-Connected PV Systems”, Elsevier Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 67 (2015), 39-51. 
  • P. Garanayak, Gayadhar Panda and P. K. Ray, “Harmonic estimation using RLS algorithm and elimination with improved current control technique based SAPF in a distribution network”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy System-Elsevier Science, 73 (2015), 209-217.
  • Gayadhar Panda, Pravat Kumar Ray, Pratap S. Puhan and Santanu K. Dash, “Novel schemes used for estimation of power system harmonics and their elimination in a three-phase distribution system”, Elsevier Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 53 (2013), pp. 842-856.
  • Priyabrat Garanayak, Gayadhar Panda and Sukumar Mishra, “Harmonic Elimination Using SW Based HSAPF System and Evaluation of Compensation Effect Employing ADALINE-DFFRLS Algorithm”, EPE Journal: European Power Electronics and Drives, 2018.
  • Satabdy Jena, Gayadhar Panda, and P. Rangababu, “FPGA based implementation for Improved control scheme of grid-connected PV system with three-phase three-level NPC-VSI" International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, Int J Circ Theory Appl. Wiley, 2018, 46, 942–964.
  • Priyabat Garanayak and Gayadhar Panda, “An adaptive linear neural network with least mean M-estimate weight updating rule employed for harmonics identification and power quality monitoring”, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, SAGE journal, 1–14, 2017.
  • P.S.puhan , P.K.Ray  and Gayadhar Panda, “A Comparative Analysis of Artificial Neural Network and Synchronous detection Controller to improve power quality in Single Phase System” International Journal of Power Electronics, Inderscience” Accepted, 2017.
  • P. Garanayak and Gayadhar Panda, “Harmonic Elimination and Reactive Power Compensation by Novel Control Algorithm based Active Power Filter”, Journal of Power Electronics, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1619–1627, Nov. 2015. (SCI Expanded Journal, 2016 Impact Factor 1.047).
  • Smitha Joyce Pinto† and Gayadhar Panda, “Improved Decoupled Control and Islanding Detection of Inverter-Based Distribution in Multi bus Microgrid Systems”, Journal of Power Electronics, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 1526-1540, July 2016.
  • Pratap Sekhar Puhan, Pravat Kumar Ray and Gayadhar Panda, “Development of Real Time Implementation of 5/5 Rule based Fuzzy Logic Controller Shunt Active Power Filter for Power Quality Improvement”, Int. J. Emerg. Electr. Power Syst. 2016; 17(6): 607–617.
  • P.S.Puhan, P.K.Ray and Gayadhar Panda “A Comparative Analysis of Shunt Active Power filter and Hybrid Active power filter with Different Control Technique applied for Harmonic Elimination in a Single phase System” Int. J. Modelling, Identification and Control, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 19-28, 2015.
  • Gayadhar Panda and P.K. Routraya, “Designing of SSSC based damping controller using Bacterial Foraging Algorithm to improve Power System Stability”, Int. J. Modelling, Identification and Control, Inderscience, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2014, pp. 172-183.
  • Gayadhar Panda, P.K. Ray and P.S. Puhan, “Harmonic Estimation of Distorted Power system Signals Employing Two Hybrid Strategies”, Int. J. Modelling, Identification and Control, Inderscience, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 20- 32, 2014.
  • Gayadhar Panda and P.K. Routraya, “Gravitational Search Algorithm (GSA) Optimized SSSC Based Facts Controller to Improve Power System Oscillation Stability”, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Electrical, Robotics, Electronics and Communications Engineering Vol.8, No.2, pp. 408-415, 2014.
  • Gayadhar Panda and P.K. Routraya, “Damping of Oscillations in Multi Machine Integrated Power Systems by SSSC based Damping Controller Employing Modified Genetic Algorithm”, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Electrical, Robotics, Electronics and Communications Engineering Vol. 8 No. 2, pp. 416 – 423, 2014.

International Conferences: [From 2012 onwards]

  • Narendra Babu P, Rangababu P, Gayadhar Panda, "A Pre-filtering based Current Control Strategy in Grid-tied Photovoltaic Systems with Active Power Filter for Harmonic Mitigation", IEEE TENCON-2019, 17-20 Oct-2019, Kochi, Kerala, India [Accepted for oral presentation].
  • Narendra Babu P, Rangababu P, Gayadhar Panda, "An Adaptive Current Control Technique in Grid-Connected PV System with Active Power Filter for Power Quality Improvement", IEEE TENCON-2019, 17-20 Oct-2019, Kochi, Kerala, India [Accepted for oral presentation].
  • Narendra Babu P, B. C. Babu, Rangababu P, Gayadhar Panda, "Three-phase Grid-tied Photovoltaic System with an Adaptive Control Scheme in Active Power Filter", ICESIP-2019 at IIITDM Kancheepuram, Chennai, 2019. [Presented].
  • Narendra Babu P, P. R. Bana, Rangababu P, Gayadhar Panda, "An Interleaved Buck Converter Based Active Power Filter for Photovoltaic Energy Application",PETPES-2019 at NITK Suratkal, Karnataka, 2019. [Accepted for oral presentation].
  • S. J. Pinto, Narendra Babu P, Rangababu P, Gayadhar Panda, "Monitoring and Control of MultiBus Microgrid System Using FPGA Platform",TENSYMP-2019, Kolkata 2019. [Accepted and Presented on 5th June-2019].
  • Ravi RanjanB. Parasamulu  and G. Panda, ‘‘Observer Based Robust Linear Quadratic Regulator Design for Hybrid DC Microgrid System, ’’GRIDTECH 2019.
  • Ravi Ranjan, Satyavarta Kumar Prince, B. Parasamulu and G. Panda, ‘‘A Control Scheme for Wind and Battery System Operation in DC Microgrid, ’’ GRIDTECH 2019.
  • Shruti Sahu, Gayadhar Panda and Satya Prakash Yadav “Dynamic Modelling and Control of PMSG based Stand-alone Wind Energy Conversion System”, 2018 Recent Advances on Engineering, Technology and Computational Sciences (RAETCS), pp.1-6.
  • Satyavarta Kumar Prince, Kaibalya Prasad Panda, Vulisi Narendra Kumar, Gayadhar Panda, "Power quality enhancement in a distribution network using PSO assisted kalman filter-Based shunt active power filter", 2018 IEEMA Engineer Infinite Conference (eTechNxT), 2018.
  • V. Narendra Kumar, Moushumi Patowary and Gayadhar Panda, “ Dynamic Power Management Controller to the Self-Sustained Wind-Solar DC microgrid in the Transportation Applications”, in IEEE I2CT 2018, April 7-8, Pune.
  • V. N. Kumar and Gayadhar Panda, "FPGA Implementation of Power Management Algorithm for Wind Energy Storage System with Kalman Filter MPPT Technique," 2018 31st International Conference on VLSI Design and 2018 17th International Conference on Embedded Systems (VLSID), Pune, India, 2018, pp. 449-450. doi: 10.1109/VLSID.2018.107.
  • V. N. Kumar, B. R. Naidu and Gayadhar Panda, "Hardware-in-loop validation of a dynamic control employed for a hybrid DC microgrid incorporating high gain DC-DC power stages," 2017 IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), Bangalore, 2017, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/APPEEC.2017.8308930.
  • Satabdy Jena, Gayadhar Panda and Pierluigi Siano, “HIL based Coordinated Control of grid interfaced Distributed Generation assisted Battery Swapping Station”, INDICON 2017.
  • P.S.Puhan, P.K.Ray, and Gayadhar Panda “Performance Improvement of Shunt Active power filter with Combined Control Technique”,2017 International Conference on Emerging Trends & Innovation in ICT (ICEI) Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Pune, India, Feb 3-5, 2017, pp. 56-61.
  • Satyabrata Sahoo,  Bidyadhar Subudhi and Gayadhar Panda, “Pitch Angle Control for Variable Speed Wind Turbine using Fuzzy Logic”, 22- 24 Dec 2016, International Conference on Information Technology, Bhubaneswar, pp. 28-32.
  • Satabdy Jena, Gayadhar Panda and P. Rangababu, Real-time Analysis and Simulation of Multi-String Grid Connected Photovoltaic Inverter using FPGA”, 4-6 March 2016 IEEE 6th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), New Delhi.
  • Ganesh R, Gayadhar Panda and P. Rangababu, “Hardware-in-loop Implementation of an Adaptive Droop Control Strategy for Effective Load Sharing in DC Microgrid”, 4-6 March 2016 IEEE 6th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), New Delhi, pp. 1-6.
  • P. Garanayak and Gayadhar Panda, "FPGA based shunt hybrid active power filter for harmonic mitigation" 5th international Conference-GRIDTECH 2015, April 8-10, pp. 560-567.
  • S. J. Pinto, S. Jena and and G. Panda, "Wavelet technique based grid monitoring and performance improvement of grid connected PV system employing PI controller" 5th international Conference-GRIDTECH 2015, April 8-10, pp. 24-32.
  • P. Garanayak and Gayadhar Panda, "Power system harmonic parameters estimation using ADALINE-VLLMS algorithm" IEEE international Conference-ICEPE 2015, Accepted.
  • Smitha. J.  Pinto and  Gayadhar Panda, "Investigation on PR controller  based solar PV conditioning system", IEEE International conference on power, control and embedded systems,  Anna university, Chennai, Feb. 27-28, 2014.
  • Gayadhar Panda, P.S.Puhan and P.K.Ray “Performance Improvement Of Hybrid active Power filter in Three-phase system Using Fuzzy logic Controller” “Theme Meeting on Fuzzy and Interval based uncertainty Modeling” Organised by NIT,RKL,BRNS and DAE,Mumbai,18-20 JULY-2013, Published in Conference proceedings pp-43-47 and presented.
  • P.K.Ray, Gayadhar Panda and P.S.Puhan “ Fuzzy Logic based intelligent shunt hybrid filter applied to a single phase system” IEEE INDICON,Mumbai, Conference proceding pp-87(ID-206)13-15 Dec-2013 and presented .
  • Santanu Kr. Dash and Gayadhar Gayadhar Panda, “Development of 1-ph Hybrid Active Power Filter with an Efficient FPGA Platform for Power Conditioning” IEEE 1st International Conference on Condition Assessment Techniques in Electrical Systems/Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 6-8 Dec. 2013.Pages: 186 - 190.
  • P. Garanayak and Gayadhar Panda, “A Novel Current Control Technique to Enhance Dynamic Performance of Shunt Active Power Filter” RAPEC-2013 at NIT Rourkela.
  • Gayadhar Panda, S.K.Dash, P.K.Ray, & P.S.Puhan “Performance Improvement of Hysteresis Current Controller based Three-Phase Shunt Active Power Filter for Harmonics Elimination in a Distribution System ID-36,ICAC3-MUMBAI,SPRINGER, Jan-18-19,2013(Presented).
  • Gayadhar Panda, Santanu Kumar Dash and NirjhariniSahoo “Comparative Performance Analysis of Shunt Active Power Filter and Hybrid Active Power Filter using FPGA-Based Hysteresis Current Controller” Published in IICPE 2012, Delhi, during December 6th – 8th Dec 2012.
  • Gayadhar Panda, Santanu Kumar Dash and NirjhariniSahoo “Analysis and operation of FPGA-based Hybrid Active Power Filter for Harmonic Elemination in a Distribution System” Published in ISED 2012 during December 19th -22nd 2012.

     Publications in Conferences held abroad [From last 5 years]

  • Pravat Kumar Ray, SouravBengani and Gayadhar Panda, “ Estimation of Power System Frequency using a Modified Non-linear Least Square Technique”, 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting  July 26-30, 2015, Denver, USA.Pages: 1 - 5.
  • Bonu Ramesh Naidu, Gayadhar Panda and R Ganesh, "Modelling and Hardware-in-Loop Validation of a Modified Controller for Intermittent Operation of a Standalone Low Voltage DC Fuel Cell System",  in IEEE International Conference TENCON, 22-25 November 2016, pp. 1429-1434.
  • Satabdy Jena, Gayadhar Panda and RangababuPeesapati, "Investigation on FPGA based Passive Anti-Islanding Protection Schemes for Grid Interfaced Distributed Generation System",  in IEEE International Conference TENCON, 22-25 November 2016, pp. 1439-1444.
  • Smitha Joyce Pinto and Gayadhar Panda, "Power Quality Analysis in a Grid Connected PV System Employing a Hybrid Technique Based on Fractional Wavelet Transform",  in IEEE International Conference TENCON, 22-25 November 2016, pp. 2925-2929.
  • Santanu Kumar Dash, Pravat Kumar Ray and Gayadhar Panda, "DS1103 Real-Time Operation and Control of Photovoltaic Fed Unified Power Quality Conditioner", in IEEE International Conference TENCON, 22-25 November 2016,  pp. 3424-3428.
  • V. Narendra Kumar, Moushumi Patowary, Gayadhar Panda and .S.K.Prince, “Solar Plant Integration With Utility Grid  For Improved Power Quality By Using RNN-Hebbian-LMS Current Controller”, in IEEE PES ISGT Asia 2018, May 22-25, Singapore. [Presented].
  • Bonu Ramesh Naidu, Gayadhar Panda, P. Bajpai and B. Chittibabu “Hardware-in-Loop Validation of the Current Control Employed for a Fuel Cell-Supercapacitor DC System”, in IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Singapore, 2018. [Presented].
  • Sariki Murali, Kaibalya Prasad Panda and Gayadhar Panda “PV-HESS fed BLDC Driven Water Pumping System with PSO-based MPP Tracking Employing Zeta Converter”, in IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Singapore, 2018. [Presented].

Book/ Book Chapters Published:

  1. Gayadhar Panda & A. K. Mohapatra, “Network Theory (Analysis & Synthesis)”, Kalyani Publishers, New Delhi, 2013.

 2. Vulisi Narendra Kumar, Gayadhar Panda, and B. Ramesh Naidu, “Seamless Control and Unified Dynamic Energy Management in a Renewable/Clean Energy Integrated Self-reliant DC Microgrid”, in Handbook of Research on Power and     Energy System Optimization, IGI Global, 2017. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3935-3 [Published].

 3. B.Ramesh Naidu, Gayadhar Panda, B.Chitti Babu,  “Adaptive Dynamic Energy Management and Seamless Control for DC Microgrid System”, Control, Communication and Optimization of Smart Power Distribution Systems: Efficient and secure operation of Smart Grids, Elsevier, May 2017 –In Press.


1.   Pradip K. Sadhu, Kaushik Neogi, Atanu Banerjee, Gayadhar Panda, Nitai Pal, K.C. Jana, " An Induction Curing System for Roof Treatment with Asphait Concrete to Cure a Crack on Roof and a Method for for the Same", Published in journal of intellectual Property India (Journal No. 04/2016), Department of Industrial Policy & Promotions, Government of India, January 2016, Page 3575 and Patent Application No. 1221/KOL/2015, dated 30.11.2015, Grant is awaited.

2. Gayadhar Panda, Kaibalya Prasad Panda, and Prabhat Ranjan Bana, "Double Stage Voltage Level Boost Optimized Multilevel Inverter" Indian Patent Filed and the Patent Application No: 201931030343, dated: 26/07/2019.  

3.  Prabhat Ranjan BanaKaibalya Prasad PandaGayadhar Panda and Sukumar Mishra, "High-gain dc-dc converter for solar-assisted electric vehicle", Indian Patent Filed and the Patent Application NoNo.202031004840 A, dated: 13/03/2020.

Professional awards and licenses:

1.     The Union Ministry of Energy, Department of Power Medal

2.   This Power Medal has been awarded for one of my research paper entitled “Role of Transient HVDC Boost in the  Improvement of Transient Stability of Longitudinal Power Supply (LPS) System” which was published in IE (I) Journal-EL.

3.     Felicitation for securing the highest marks in Sec B (Electrical) from Institution of Engineers (India).

4.     GATE scholarship during M.E. (Power Electronics)

5.     Best researcher Institute award for the year 2015, NIT Meghalaya.

Professional Activities:

             a. Conference sessions chaired:

1         IEEE TENCON held in Singapore during 22 - 25 November 2016

2         IEEE PESISGT Asia 2018 – Smart Grid Technologies for Smart Nations held in Singapore during 22-25 May 2018. 

b. Conference sessions chaired:

1.       Track chair IEEE Conference ITEC 2017, Pune, India

2.       Technical Program Committee (TPC), Special Session: "Advancement in Renewable Energy Systems for Sustainable Environment" IEEE conference "INDIACOM 2018" on 14-16 March 2018.  

3.       Chair person, special session, Conference on Signals, Machines and Automation (SIGMA 2018).

4.     Conference sessions chaired: IEEE TENCON held in Singapore

c. Served as an external examiner for Ph.D./ M. Tech:

1.  External examiner for M.Tech Thesis, Electrical Engineering, NIT Agartala

2.  External examiner for Ph.D. thesis titled “Impact of Distributed Generation on Reliability of Distribution System”, Guwahati  University.

3.  External examiner for Ph.D. thesis titled “Approaches for Reliability    Assessment and Improvement of Electrical Distribution System”, NIT Silchar.

4.  External examiner for Ph.D. thesis titled “Multi Objective Heuristic Algorithms for Scheduling Workflow Applications in Heterogeneous Cloud”, Anna University.

5. External examiner for Ph.D. thesis titled “Detection and Classification of Faults in a Compensated Transmission Line”, KIIT (Deemed to Be University).

6. External examiner for Ph.D. thesis titled “Design of Image Denoising Algorithms using Sparsifying Transforms to Preserve Geometric Components”, KIIT (Deemed To Be University).

7. External examiner for Ph.D. thesis titled “Advances in Min-max Fair Power Flow Tracing for Loss Allocation”, Andhra University.

8. External examiner for Ph.D. thesis titled “Optimal Sizing & Placement of Distributed Generation Units in Deregulated Environment with Loss Minimization Constraint”, Punjab Engineering College (Deemed To Be University).

d. Reviewing Activity:

1.       IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

2.       IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids

3.       IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

4.       IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy

5.       IET Electrical Systems in Transportation

6.       IET Renewable Power Generation

7.       IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution

8.       Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, SAGE journal

9.       The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Elsevier

e.  Administrative Activities:

1. Dean (Academic Affairs) from 11/10/2018 to Till date at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

2. Dean (Faculty Welfare) from 01/07/2018 to 30/06/2019 at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

3. Chairmen of institute ranking and accreditation committee, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

4. Member of DPR committee 2017, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

5. Part time CVO, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

6. Register in-charge for convocation 2016, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

7. Member and chairmen of various committees such as screening committee, selection committee, DRC, DC and so on at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

8. Convener of food committee, convocation 2016 and 2017 at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

9. Chairmen of adjunct faculty recruitment process, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

10. Coordinator of Ph.D. Admission, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

11. Member of research committee, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

12. Convener of library committee, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

13. Chairmen of PDA committee, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

14. Head of the electrical engineering department for the year 2015 and 2016, at NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.

f.  External Activities:

1. Evaluator of project proposals submitted to SERB,DST and AICTE.

2. Selection Committee Member for the recruitment to the post of Assistant Engineer, MeECL.

3. Question paper setting for recruitment of Diploma Trainee (Elect.), PGCIL.

4. Member of the Board of Moderation of Confidential Question papers for the written examinations conducted by the Meghalaya Public Service Commission.

5. Independent Director, Smartomate Automation Pvt. Ltd.

6. Executive committee member for NIELIT Shillong.


1. Senior Member IEEE (No. 94037069)

2. Fellow Member, IE (India) F-119811-0

3. Life Member ISTE, India (LM  43112)  


Sl No.                                                                                       Title of Project        PI    CO-PI        Funding AgencySanctioned Amount StartYr - EndYr (Duration)      StatusProject Type
1Design and Development of DSP/FPGA based digital controller for hybrid active power filter applied to industrial nonlinear loads in distribution systemGayadhar PandaShaik AffijullaDST, Govt. of India22980002012-2015CompletedSponsored
2Synchrophasor Sensing and Seamless Control of Smart Distribution Network with Renewable Energy IntegrationGayadhar PandaShaik AffijullaREC Transmission Projects Company Limited131750002017-2019OngoingSponsored



Design & development of an intelligent controller for a Vienna Rectifier based grid-connected hybrid energy conversion system comprising of wind & solar energy sources.

Real-Time Control and Energy Management for Seamless Operation of DC Microgrid in Grid-connected and Standalone Modes

A. Banerjee

Gayadhar Panda

G. Panda

P. Rangababu & Shaik Affijulla 

DST, Govt. of India

DST, Govt. of India