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A Workshop on "Recent Trends in Renewable Energy Technology,
Power Quality Enhancement & Electric Drives" on 8-9 March, 2018

 

Ph.D. Research Projects:

  • Power System Protection
  • Generation & Transmission Planning
  • Integration issues of renewable energy sources with Grid
  • Distributed Generation: Protection, Stability & Control
  • Power Quality : Issues & Mitigation Techniques
  • Distribution System Management
  • Power System Automation & Control
  • Wide Area Measurements and application of the same to mitigate Protection, Stability & control issues
  • Micro-grids, Smart Grid and related issues
  • Power System Security Assessment & Enhancement / Improvement of System Security
  • Use of analytics for efficient operation of Power System

NEWS

Feb
2018
Workshop on Recent Trends in Application of Power Electronics

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Upcoming lectures and seminars by visiting delegates

20
Seminars by Students school of technology

28-29
Sep.
A two days’ Seminar on “Recent Advances in Electrical Power Systems” during September 28-29, 2017

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About Electrical Engineering

  • Electrical is one of basic branches of Engineering.
  • If you look at any corner of the world, you will find Electrical Engineers.
  • To maintain electrical machines and equipments, an Electrical Engineer is must. Any Industry employs electrical engineer for maintaining electrical machines and equipments.
  • Electrical Engineers are mainly deal with production, maintenance, testing and design of electrical machines and equipments. Power generation, transmission and distribution of electricity (Substations, Power Plants)
  • Electrical Engineering is very good and Evergreen Branch.
  • Electrical Engineers have open gate in any Industry, field and research organizations.

The Department of Electrical Engineering cherishes the hope that its graduates, and post graduates will be the leaders of tomorrow. Institute contributes to the industrial development and economic growth of the country by preparing a cadre of engineers and scientists, who provide both man power and support R&D work for industries.

 

Objective

School of Technology intends to focus on technological education, research and service that anticipates, and meets, the need of tomorrow’s world. It is expected that engineering graduates and post graduates from School of Technology will care about issues that can make difference whether these issues are health, security, economic well-being or sustainability of world and values.

The department of Electrical Engineering has been playing a vital role in producing technologists of highest caliber ever since it was established in 2010. The Electrical Engineering Department, PDPU seeks to establish traditions which will foster creativity and growth of excellence. It has the following broad objectives:

  • To provide the best possible educational facilities for training bright students for the career in Electrical Engineering.
  • Creativity and research develop technology linked with economic growth and well-being of the country, its citizens
  • To provide a creative atmosphere in which higher studies and research thrive both amongst the students and the faculty.
  • To organize a short intensive courses, workshop, and seminars on current technological developments which will be of benefit to the surrounding community.
  • To provide research and development consultancy which promote contact with and be of service to industries, to government and Civic Organizations.
  • To organize quality improvement programmes for faculty members from various engineering colleges.
  • To provide leadership in curriculum design and development.

 

History

Electrical Engineering department is one of the important departments of the School of technology which was established in the year 2010. Department started with only undergraduate program. After some years, M.Tech programme also started in Power Systems. Currently, department offers both undergraduates and postgraduates with experienced and dynamic faculty and, staff members. The Department has healthy mixture of young and experienced faculty members, all of whom show high levels of enthusiasm and dedication. Apart from teaching and research, the faculties has actively involved in organizing technical workshops, camps and visits at the Institute to create an environment conducive to experiential learning.

 

Head of Department


Dr Jitendra G. Jamnani
HOD & Associate Professor
B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D
Email: JG.Jamnani@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Contact: (079) 23275424 (O)
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International Relations

The university has collaboration with universities of International repute such as University of Tusla, University of Oklahoma, University of Houston, Ontario (Canada), American Jewish Committee, Texas A & M University (USA), Georgia Tech University, University of Sasksatchewan (Canada), University of Regina (Canada), Georgia Tech Research Corporation.

 

Industrial Relations

Electrical department maintains close links with the industry to provide the internship and practical exposure for field works. The department has wide range of laboratory experimental facilities. Department aims to provide students with a cordial atmosphere and an opportunity to acquire disciplinary perspective to engineering problems.

 

Contact us

Department of Electrical Engineering,
School of Technology,
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University,
Raisan Village,
Gandhinagar - 382007
Gujarat, India

Flow Chart for Course


Flow Chart for UG Course

B.Tech Electrical Engineering UG Course »

 

Flow Chart for PG Course

M.Tech Electrical Engineering PG Course »

Laboratory

Department has developed a number of sector relevant engineering laboratories which are well equipped to facilitate the pedagogic and research programs. The practical classes are well integrated into the curriculum, but the school encourages even more extensive use of these facilities to nurture a research led environment. The labs are being continuously upgraded with new equipment, to strengthen the research work of the M.Tech and Ph.D students who rely extensively on experiments to validate their work.

Power System Protection Lab

Network Theory Lab

Electrical Measurement and Measuring Instruments

Analog and Digital Electronics Lab

Communication Engineering Lab

Electronic Device & Circuit Lab

High Voltage Engineering Lab

Electrical Machines & Renewable Energy Lab

Microcontroller & Microprocessor Lab

Modeling & Simulation Lab

Process Dynamic and Control Lab

Power Electronics & Drives Lab

 

Seminars/Projects

a) Expert Talk on “Excitation system” 21st April, 2014;
Department of Electrical Engineering arranged an expert talk about the basics of advances in M.Tech. syllabus. Prof. Ragvan K who is an Assistant Professor, was invited to deliver the talk. He explained basic concepts of excitation system and its modeling and use of the same in modern aspects of power system. It was a great experience for the PG students to have the exposure expert regarding such a theoretical concepts and practical one too.

b) Expert Talk on “Smart Grid” 20th March, 2015;
Department of Electrical Engineering arranged an expert talk about the basics of smart grid as far as 2nd semester MTech syllabus. Dr. Bhavesh Bhalja who is an Associate Professor, IIT Roorkee, was invited to deliver the talk. He explained the application of the smart grid and use of the same in modern aspects and concept. It was an enriching experience for the students to have the exposure from an expert regarding such a theoretical concept.

c) Expert Talk on “Power system protection” 5th May, 2015;
Department of Electrical Engineering arranged an expert talk about the basics of advances in power system protection as far as M.Tech. syllabus. Prof. Bhuvanesh Oza who is a retd. Associate Professor, BVM Engineering college, was invited to deliver the talk. He explained the application of the power system protection concepts and use of the same in modern aspects. It was an enriching experience for the students to have the exposure from industrial expert as well as expert regarding such a theoretical concept. Majority he covered dissertation topic.

d) An Expert Lecture on Prevailing Trends in Power System and Challenges By Mr. Ashok Chavda- Executive Engineer- Getco, 10th August 2017
Mr. Ashok Chavda commenced the lecture by sharing very basic reasons as to why Energy, electricity or Power grids are important. He also shared with the students the “Indian Electricity Act of 2003” which states that every person irrespective of the place he/she is living in the country has the right to demand for power in that area. He also shared a lot of real time information and data about various substations in Gujarat and also provided the students with data sheets used by engineers in substations. He broadly discussed on the various topics like Load shedding, cascade tripping, RTF, Smart Grids and GIS and many other important topics along with sharing his views on Industry Institute partnership.

e) An Expert Talk on “Carrier Current Protections of Transmission Lines” By Prof. Bhuvnesh Oza, 30th Oct, 2017
Prof. B.A.Oza is an eminent personality in the field of Electrical Engineering. He has a wide experience of more than 40 years in this field. He has worked with WTPS, in the field of Protection– Automation of power plants. He served in various academic institutes. He is the pioneer in designing realizing the state of the art laboratories of power system protections across institutes in the state of Gujarat. He has written four books which are used as texts in universities & as practical ref. books by Utility engineers. Prof. oza commenced the lecture beginning with the need of protection of lines and elaborated upon the types of carrier current protections. He shared his practical experience and enriched the students with his knowledge.

f) Expert Talk on “Regression Analysis – Data based statistical modelling” 31st October, 2017
Department of Electrical Engineering arranged an expert talk about the basics of a statistical concept on regression analysis. Mr. Ravin Bhatt who is a Senior Manager, Analytics from the EXL consultants was invited to deliver the talk. He explained the application of the concept of regression analysis into electrical engineering. He explained the basics such as covariance, linear and non-linear regression, single and mutli-variable regression and model validation. This lecture was arranged as a requirement of the subject of Modeling & Simulation for 3rd Year B. Tech students. It was an enriching experience for the students to have the exposure from industrial expert regarding such a theoretical concept.

 

Schedule

“Workshop on Recent Trends in Application of Power Electronics”
(Last week of February 2018)

 

 

 

 

 

Research Focus

Topics of Research Focus :

  • Power Systems
  • Power System Protection
  • Power Electronics
  • Control of Electric Motors
  • Renewable Energy Technology
  • Power Quality Enhancement
  • Electric Vehicles

 

Research Projects

 

Name of Ph.D. Scholar Topic of Research Guide
Mr.Astik Dhandia Static security assessment in deregulated power system using artificial intelligence techniques Dr.Vivek Pandya
Ms. Meera Karamata Real time state estimation of power system Dr. Jitendra Jamnani
Mr.Ashok Chavada Use SFRA Techniques for condition monitoring Dr. Vivek Pandya
Ms.Leena Santosh Stochastic unit commitment problem of a power system inclusive of renewable energy sources Dr. Poonam Mishra
Mr.Vyas Kaustubh A. Electrostatic and Electromagnetic fields of EHV/UHV AC power transmission Dr. Jitendra Jamnani
Mr.Nirav Karelia Multi-Converter UPQC System for Inverter Based Renewable Energy System Dr. Vivek Pandya

 

Faculty

 

 

STAFF

Mr. Anil Kumar Bhikhabhai Patel 
Laboratory Assistant

Mr. Jitendra Kumar R. Prajapati
Laboratory Assistant

Mr. Sanjay Prajapati
Laboratory Assistant

Mr. Jagdish Raval
Laboratory Assistant

Mr. Vandan Soni
Laboratory Assistant

Mr. Sachin Patel
Laboratory Assistant


 

Students

 

Course Intake
B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (4 years) 120
M.Tech. Electrical Engineering
(Power Systems, 2 Years)
30

 

Alumni

 


 

CHAPTER


IEEE student chapter
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), an association dedicated to advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity, is the world’s largest technical professional society. It is designed to serve professionals involved in all aspects of the electrical, electronic and computing fields and related areas of science and technology that underline modern civilization. The objectives of IEEE student chapter are:

  • To foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
  • To give an information about Technical work in Professional world.
  • To keep the members consistently updated about the new upcoming technologies and inventions.
  • To ensure the growth of skill and knowledge of the members.
  • To give an exposure to latest techniques in the power sector to all the members.
  • To endow with technical meetings, publishing, promoting educational activities, and developing standards.

Mission
PDPU IEEE student chapter, its core purpose is to serve professionals involved in all aspects of the electrical, electronic and computing fields and related areas of science and technology that underline modern civilization.

The goal of the IEEE student chapter programs is to ensure the growth of skill and knowledge in mainly the energy-related technical professions and to foster individual commitment to continuing education among members.

ESPA student chapter
Electrical Students and Professionals Association (ESPA) forum’s objectives are to:

  • Facilitate communication and cohesiveness among students, faculty, other student organizations, and the university.
  • To consider issues and to review, recommend, or formulate policies (as appropriate) in areas primarily or exclusively involving the Student Body.
  • To foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
  • To give an information about Technical work in Professional world.
  • To keep the members consistently updated about the new upcoming technologies and inventions.
  • To give an exposure to latest techniques in the power sector to all the members.
  • To endow with technical meetings, publishing, promoting educational activities, and developing standards.

 

Events

Date Events
April, 2015 Workshop on Power World Simulator
April, 2015 Workshop on Latex (4 hours session)
March, 2015 Open discussions and Information system session-4
March 2015 “How stuff works?”  Advance home equipments,  session-4
February, 2015 GSM Robot making session/workshop
February, 2015 One week Workshop on Labview
January, 2015 Expert Talk on Enery Management
January, 2015 Workshop on Matlab (4 hour session)
January, 2015 Workshop on Python
January, 2015 Expert lecture on Commissioning of Power System Elements
January, 2015 SAMPARK – IEEE Gujarat section event (meet)
January, 2015 “How stuff works?”  Motors and Motor dissection- session-3
 December, 2014 Mock Interview for placements including quiz and GD
December, 2014 Open discussions and Information session-3
December, 2014 Model making competition
October, 2014 “How stuff works?”  Introduction to home Lightning systems- session-2 (two hour session)
October, 2014 Expert Talk on Power Electronics (Design and Application)
September, 2014 Scavenger Hunt
September, 2014 HowStuffWorks Introduction to Home Wiring -Session 1 (2 hour session)
September, 2014 Open discussions and Information system session-1
September, 2014 Expert Talk on Advanced Electrical Machines
September, 2014 IEEE Membership Drive
August, 2014 Introductory Session
August , 2014 Workshop on MSP-430

 

Clubs

 

Team Sovereign

  • Team Sovereign is an interdisciplinary group of about 24 students from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University working on Electric Vehicles.
  • Team Sovereign participates in E-Baja Competition
  • E-Baja SAE is an intercollegiate design competition for undergraduate and graduate engineering students.
  • It is organised by SAE (Society of Automobile Engineers) with support of Mahindra & Mahindra group , ARAI, NATRIP and many other reputed industries.
  • This platform provides a national exposure to future of the nation by allowing them to showcase their ideas and innovation, helping them gain hands on experience on world class technologies making them capable to compete with the advancing world.
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Team Kaizen

  • Team Kaizen India is an interdisciplinary group of about 20 students from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University working on Electric Vehicles.
  • For the past 3 years, Team Kaizen has been representing PDPU in an international competition, Shell Eco-Marathon, which challenges engineering
  • Students all over the globe to make an energy efficient vehicle. Each year they have improved their performance consistently, with the latest effort, last year’s car “Teevra” achieving 16th rank in Asia, and 2nd in India, with an efficiency of 81 km/kWh. This year with their car “Xanthus” the projected efficiency according to the calculations and simulations is 97.26 km/kWh.
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Campus Recruitment

Baker Hughes Cairn India Deepak Nitrate Ltd. Futures First GACL
Infosys L&T L&T IES Optimized Solutions Pvt Ltd  Petronet LNG
Reliance Industries Ltd. T&R Torrent Power Ltd.    

 

 

INDUSTRY ORIENTATION

• To expose students to various operations of oil and gas industry for enhancing their understanding about application of science and engineering principles studied in first two years of B. Tech programme.
• To develop students’ understating about oil and gas industry operations to facilitate their academic and research learning for the 3rd and 4th year B. Tech programme.
• To create border understanding of oil and gas value chain.
• To expose students to upstream, midstream and downstream operations of oil and gas sector.