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Name
Prof Bala Vekantesh
Designation
Academic DirectorCentre For Urban Energy, Ryerson University, Canada 

Professor (Tenured)Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,Ryerson University, Canada
Qualification
2009: Professional Engineer, Province of Ontario, Canada

2000: PhD, Electrical Engineering, Anna University, India

1993: Master of engineering, power System Engineering (First Class with Distinction) Anna University, India

1991-1993: University Grants Commission (India) Scholar1992: One month training Main load Dispatch Center, TN Electricity Board India

1991: Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering(First Class), Madras University, India
Organization
Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Email
bala@ryerson.ca
Tel No.
 +1-416-979-5000 X 2974
Fax No.
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URL www.cue.ryerson.ca
UTAR Contact Person Dr Stella Morris


Employment
  • (2010-Present) Academic Director, Centre for Urban Energy, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • (2013-Present) Professor (Tenured), Department of Electrical Present and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Canada
  • (2008-2011) Adjunct Professor, University of New Brunswick, Canada
  • (2008-2012) Associate Professor, Ryerson University, Department  of Electrical and Computer Engineering ,Canada
  • (2005-2007) Associate Professor, University  of  New Brunswick, Department of  Electrical  and Computer   Engineering,   Fredericton,   New Brunswick, Canada
  • (2002-2004) Associate Professor, Multimedia University, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Malaysia
  • (2000-2002) Senior Lecturer, Multimedia University, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Malaysia
  • (1994-2000) Lecturer, Anna University, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, India
Teaching & Administration
  • Program Development – Graduate
    • 2016 - Developed concept and implemented a Post Graduate Diploma in Energy and Innovation. This program comprises four level degree level graduate courses and one project. The courses include: Smart Grids, Conservation and Demand Management, Energy Storage and Electricity Markets. The program was approved by Senate and Board of Governors at Ryerson University and the Ministry of Trades, Colleges and University (Ontario) in 2015. The first cohort is admitted in Fall 2016. I am appointed as the Program Director by 2016 Fall
  • Program Development – Certificate Program

    • 2012-Developed concept and implemented a Certificate Program in Energy Management and Innovation. This program comprises four level degree level courses. The courses include: Smart Grids, Conservation and Demand Management, Innovation in Energy and Policy and Politics in Energy. The program was approved by Senate and Board of Governors at Ryerson University. The first cohort is admitted in Fall 2012 and has been operating successfully. I am appointed as the Program Director by 2012 Fall.
Awards & Honours
  • Department Research Excellence Award, Ryerson University
  • Sarwan Sahota Award, Ryerson University (The highest research award at Ryerson University)
  • Dean’s Award for Service
  • Department Teaching Excellence Award, Ryerson University
  • IEEE Senior Member, Power and Energy Society
  • Letters of appreciation for excellent teaching from President, Multimedia University
  • University Grants Commission of India Scholar, 1991 – 1993
Publications & Presentation
  • A. A. F. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, Linearized Voltage Stability Incorporation with Line-wise Optimal Power Flow, Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 2019.

  • M. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, Energy Storage in Distribution System Planning and Operation: Current Status and Outstanding Challenges, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Accepted, 2018.

  • A. A. F. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, Line-Wise Optimal Power Flow Using Successive Linear Optimization Technique, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2018

  • A. A. F. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, Voltage Stability Constrained Line-wise Optimal Power Flow, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2018.

  • C. Opathella, A. A. F. Mohamed, A. Elkasrawy, B. Venkatesh, A Novel Capacity Market Model with Energy Storage, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids, 2018.

  • P. Roy, B. N. Singh, T. Spiess, B. Venkatesh, Framework for evaluating Grid Resiliency for Local Distribution Companies (LDCs), IEEE Newsletter, 2018.

  • M. N. Uddin; M. M. Rahman; B. Patel; B. Venkatesh, Performance of a Loss Model Based Nonlinear Controller for IPMSM Drive Incorporating Parameter Uncertainties, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Accepted, 2018.

  • K. Masteri and B. Venkatesh, A Model for Distribution System Asset Planning Including Battery Energy Storage, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Accepted, 2018.

  • K. Masteri, B. Venkatesh and W. Freitas, A Fuzzy Optimization Model for Distribution System Asset Planning with Energy Storage, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 33 (5): 5114-5123, 2018.

  • A. A. F. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, Line-Wise Power Flow and Voltage Collapse, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 33 (4): 3768-3778, 2018.

  • P. He, M. Li, L. Zhao and B. Venkatesh, Water-Filling Exact Solutions for Load Balancing of Smart Power Grid Systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 9 (2): 1397-1407, 2018.

  • G. Barai, M. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, Optimization of Hybrid Energy Storage Systems for Power Curve Smoothening at Grid Scale, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 41 (2): 87-94, 2018.

  • T. Longfei; X. Zhihong; B. Venkatesh, Contactor Modeling Technology Based on an Artificial Neural Network, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 54 (2): 1-8, 2018.

  • N. Hajia, M. Awadallah, B. Venkatesh, Optimal Asset Expansion in Distribution Networks Considering Battery Nonlinear Characteristics, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 41 (4): 191-199, 2018.

  • M. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, Optimization-Based Parameter Estimation of Photovoltaic Modules, International Journal of Industrial Electronics and Drives, 4 (1): 33 – 43, 2018.

  • M. Awadallah, B. Venkatesh, G. Thompson, Pole-Mounted Battery Energy Storage for Reliability Enhancement of Local Distribution Companies, Journal of Energy Storage, 13, 425-434, 2017.

  • H. Xiao, Z. Fang, D. Xu, B. Venkatesh, and B. N. Singh, Anti-Islanding Protection Relay for Medium Voltage Feeder with Multiple Distributed Generator, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 64 (10): 7874-7885, 2017.

  • P. He, L. Zhao and B. Venkatesh, Novel Water-Filling for Maximum Throughput of Power Grid, MIMO and Energy Harvesting Coexisting System with Mixed Constraints, IEEE Transactions on Communications, 65 (2): 827-838, 2017.

  • S. B. Makvand, B. Venkatesh, D. Cheng and P. Yu, Probabilistic evaluation and planning of power transmission system reliability, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 11 (5): 1119-1125, 2017.

  • A. S. Khwaja, X. Zhang, A. Anpalagan and B. Venkatesh, Boosted neural networks for improved short-term electric load forecasting, Electric Power Systems Research, 143: 431-437, 2017.

  • C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, Three-Phase Unbalanced Power Flow Using a π-Model of Controllable AC-DC Converters, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 31(6): 4286-4296, Nov 2016.

  • P. Yu, A. Yazdani, B. N. Singh and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Location and Sizing of Fault Current Limiters in Mesh Networks Using Iterative Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 31(6): 4776 -4783, Nov 2016.

  • M. A. Awadallah, B. N. Singh and B. Venkatesh, Impact of EV Charger Load on Distribution Network Capacity: A Case Study in Toronto, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 39(4): 268-273, 2016.

  • O. Alizadeh, A. Yazdani, B. N. Singh and B. Venkatesh, Design and Transient Operation Assessment of Resonant FCLs in Bulk Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 31(4): 1580-1590, Aug 2016.

  • M. A. Awadallah, T. Xu, B. N. Singh and B. Venkatesh, On the Effects of Solar Panels on Distribution Transformers, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 31(3): 1176-1185, June 2016.

  • M. A. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, Accuracy Improvement of SOC Estimation in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Journal of Energy Storage, 6: 95-104, May 2016.

  • K. Masteri and B. Venkatesh, Real-time Smart Distribution System Reconfiguration Using Complementarity, Electric Power Systems Research, 134: 97-104, May 2016.

  • M. A. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, Bacterial Foraging Algorithm Guided by Particle Swarm Optimization for Parameter Identification of Photovoltaic Modules, Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 39(2): 150-157, 2016.

  • C. Y. Chung, G. Ledwich, F. Wen and B. Venkatesh, Guest Editorial: Optimal Utilisation of Storage Systems in Transmission and Distribution Systems, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 10(3): 563-565, Feb 2016.

  • M. Bila, C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, Grid connected performance of a household lithium-ion battery energy storage system, Journal of Energy Storage, 6: 178-185, 2016.

  • M. A. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, Impact of Solar Panels on Power Quality of Distribution Networks and Transformers, Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 38(1): 45-51, Winter 2015.

  • D. Salles, W. Freitas, J. C. M. Vieira and B. Venkatesh, A Practical Method for Nondetection Zone Estimation of Passive Anti-Islanding Schemes Applied to Synchronous Distributed Generators, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 30(5): 2066-2076, Oct 2015.

  • A.S. Khwaja, M. Naeem, A. Anpalagan, A. Venetsanopoulos and B. Venkatesh, Improved Short-term Load Forecasting using Bagged Neural Networks, Electric Power Systems Research, 125: 109-115, Aug 2015.

  • I. Duggal and B. Venkatesh, Short-Term Scheduling of Thermal Generators and Battery Storage with Depth of Discharge-Based Cost Model, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 30(4): 2110-2118, Jul 2015.

  • M. A. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, Energy Storage in Flywheels: An Overview, Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 38(2): 183-193, Spring 2015.

  • R. Ghaffari and B. Venkatesh, Energy Reserve Trade Optimization for Wind Generators Using Black & Scholes Options in Small-Size Power Systems, Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 38(2): 66-76, Spring 2015.

  • A. S. Khwaja, M. Naeem, A. Anpalagan, T. A. Venetsanopoulos and B. Venkatesh, Smart Meter Deployment Optimisation and its Analysis for Appliance Load Monitoring, IET Journal of Engineering, 2015(4): 116 – 124, 2015.

  • F. A. Qayyum, M. Naeem, A. S. Khwaja, A. Anpalagan, L. Guan and B. Venkatesh, Appliance Scheduling Optimization in Smart Home Networks, IEEE Access, 3: 2176- 2190, 2015.

  • P. Yu and B. Venkatesh, Fast Security and Risk Constrained Probabilistic Unit Commitment Method Using Triangular Approximate Distribution Model of Wind Generators, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 8(11): 1778-1788, Nov 2014.

  • H. M. Fayek, I. Elamvazuthi, N. Perumal and B. Venkatesh, A Controller Based on Optimal Type-2 Fuzzy Logic: Systematic Design, Optimization and Real-time Implementation, ISA Transactions, 53(5): 1583-1591, Sep 2014.

  • T. Xu, C. Opathella, B. N. Singh and B. Venkatesh, Artificial Neural Network Model of Photovoltaic Generator for Power Flow Analysis in PSS®SINCAL, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 8(7): 1346-1353, Jul 2014.

  • B. Venkatesh, Smart Grid Laboratory: Research, Innovation, Testing, and Education, Electric Energy T&D Magazine, March/April 2014.

  • M. Dadkhah and B. Venkatesh, A Probabilistic Method for Optimal Power Systems Planning with Wind Generators, Transactions on Engineering Technologies, Springer, 371-384, 2014.

  • B. Venkatesh, Feed-in Tariff, (invited article), McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology 2014, Editor: Prof. M.E. El-Hawary.

  • A. Dadhania, V. K. Sood, A. B. Nassif and B. Venkatesh, Modeling of Doubly Fed Induction Generators for Distribution System Power Flow Analysis, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 53: 576-583, Dec 2013.

  • P. Yu and B. Venkatesh, Fuzzy Security Constraints for Unit Commitment with Outages, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 7(12): 1516-1526, Dec 2013.

  • C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, Managing Uncertainty of Wind Energy with Wind Generators Cooperative, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 28(3): 2918-2928, Aug 2013.

  • C. Opathella, D. Cheng, B. N. Singh and B. Venkatesh, Intelligent Wind Generator Models for Power Flow Studies in PSS®E and PSS®SINCAL, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 28(2): 1149-1159, May 2013.

  • R. Ghaffari and B. Venkatesh, Options Based Reserve Procurement Strategy for Wind Generators – Using Binomial Trees, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 28(2): 1063-1072, May 2013.

  • N. Kurada, A. A. Dhanjal and B. Venkatesh, Evolving Perimeter Information Security Models in Smart Grids and Utilities, ISACA Journal (accepted for publications), 2013.

  • M. Dadkhah and B. Venkatesh, Cumulant Based Stochastic Reactive Power Planning Method for Distribution Systems with Wind Generators, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 27(4): 2351-2359, Nov 2012

  • A. Dukpa and B. Venkatesh, Trapezoidal Phasor Diagram and Conditions for a Line at the Maximum Load, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 42(1): 396–398, Nov 2012.

  • P. Yu and B. Venkatesh, A Practical Real-time OPF Method Using New Triangular Approximate Model of Wind Electric Generators, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 27(4): 2036-2046, Nov 2012.

  • Y. He, L. Guan and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Scheduling for Charging and Discharging of Electric Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 3(3): 1095-1105, Sept 2012.

  • I. Syed, A. Nassif, B. Wu and B. Venkatesh, Two-Layer Control Scheme for a Supercapacitor Energy Storage System Coupled to a Doubly Fed Induction Generator, Electric Power Systems Research, 86: 76-83, May 2012.

  • A. Elkasrawy and B. Venkatesh, Survey of Different Reactive Power Markets, IEEE Power Engineering Review, 65: 13-17, Winter 2011.

  • A. Dukpa, L. Chang and B. Venkatesh, Fuzzy Stochastic Programming Method: Capacitor Planning in Distribution Systems with Wind Generators, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 26(4): 1971-1979, Nov 2011.

  • V. Jayashankar, T. Geeta and B. Venkatesh, Frequency Sensitive Unit Commitment with Availability-Based Tariff: An Indian Example, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 5(8): 798-805, Aug 2011.

  • A. Arunagiri and B. Venkatesh, Harmonic Load Flow for Radial Distribution Systems, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 6(3): 300-310, 2011.

  • A. Dukpa, I. Duggal L. Chang and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Participation and Risk Mitigation of Wind Generators in an Electricity Market, IET Renewable Power Generation, 4(2): 165-175, Mar 2010.

  • S. Chandramohan, N. Atturulu, R. P. K. Devi and B. Venkatesh, Operating Cost Minimization of a Radial Distribution System in a Deregulated Electricity Market Through Reconfiguration Using NSGA Method, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 32(2): 126-132, Feb 2010.

  • A. Dukpa, M. El-Hawary and B. Venkatesh, Application of Continuation Power Flow Method in Radial Distribution Systems, Electric Power Systems Research, 79(11): 1503-1510, Nov 2009.

  • A. Dukpa, L. Chang and B. Venkatesh, An Accurate Voltage Solution Method for Radial Distribution Systems, Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 34(1/2): 69-74, Winter-Spring 2009.

  • T. Zhang, A. Elkasrawy, and B. Venkatesh, A New Computational Method for Reactive Power Market Clearing, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 31(6): 285-293, Jul 2009.

  • P. Yu, H. B. Gooi, D. Choling and B. Venkatesh, Fuzzy MILP Unit Commitment Incorporating Wind Generators, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 23(4): 1738-1746, Nov 2008.

  • T. Jamstho,H. B. Gooi and B. Venkatesh, Unit Commitment - A Fuzzy Mixed Integer Linear Programming

  • Solution, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 1(5): 836-846, Sep 2007.

  • A. Rost, L. Chang and B. Venkatesh, Dynamic Voltage Collapse Index - Wind Generator Application, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 22(1): 90-94, Jan 2007.

  • S. Chandramohan, R. P. K. Devi and B. Venkatesh, Radial System Reconfiguration to Minimize Operating Costs in Markets, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, 8 (1): art. no. 2, Jan 2007.

  • H. B. Gooi and B. Venkatesh, Unit Commitment Incorporating Committed/Uncommitted Reserve Markets, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 153(5): 560-569, Sep 2006.

  • J. Bai, L. M. Xia, H. B. Gooi, G. Strbac and B. Venkatesh, A Probabilistic Reserve Market Incorporating Interruptible Load, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 21(3): 1079-1087, Aug 2006.

  • A. Arunagiri, K. Ramasamy and B. Venkatesh, Artificial Neural Network Approach-an Application to Radial Loadflow Algorithm, IEICE Electronics Express, 3(14): 353-360, Jul 2006.

  • J. Bai, H. B. Gooi, G. Strbac and B. Venkatesh, Effects of DSB on Market Clearing Price, European Transactions on Electrical Power, 16(2): 161-173, March/April 2006.

  • H. B. Gooi and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Siting of United Power Flow Controllers, Electric Power Components and Systems, 34(3): 271-284, Mar 2006.

  • R. Ranjan and B. Venkatesh, Fuzzy EP Algorithm and Dynamic Data Structure for Optimal Capacitor Allocation in Radial Distribution Systems, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 153(1): 80-88, Jan 2006.

  • R. Ranjan, D. Das and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Conductor Selection of Radial Distribution Networks Using Fuzzy Adaptation of Evolutionary Programming, International Journal of Power & Energy Systems, 26(3): 226-232, 2006.

  • R. Palanikumar, B. S. D. Sagar and B. Venkatesh, Morphological Image Analysis of Transmission Systems, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 20(1): 219-223, Feb 2005.

  • N. Kamel, P. Sankaran and B. Venkatesh, Fault Current Predetermination Using Time-limited CT Secondary Side Measurements by the Covariance-prony Method, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 151(6): 735-739, Dec 2004.

  • M. K. George, H. B. Gooi and B. Venkatesh, Fuzzy OPF Incorporating UPFC, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 151(5): 625-629, Sep 2004.

  • S. Gunasekaran, B. S. D. Sagar and B. Venkatesh, Fractal Characterization of BPN Weights Evolution, International Journal of Neural Systems, 14(2): 139-145, Apr 2004

  • K. N. Pau, P. Sankaran and B. Venkatesh, VAr Compensation by Evolutionary Programming Considering Harmonics, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 19(2): 899-901, Apr 2004.

  • R. Ranjan, H. B. Gooi and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Reconfiguration of Radial Distribution Systems to Maximize Loadability, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 19(1): 260-266, Feb 2004.

  • R. Ranjan , B. Venkatesh , A. Chaturvedi & D. Das, Power Flow Solution of Three-phase Unbalanced Radial Distribution Network, Electric Power Components and Systems, 32(4): 421-433, 2004.

  • R. Ranjan and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Radial Distribution System Reconfiguration Using Fuzzy Adaptation of Evolutionary Programming, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 25(10): 775-780, Dec 2003.

  • S. Gunasekaran, B. S. D. Sagar and B. Venkatesh, Convergence Index for BPN Training, Neurocomputing, 55(3-4): 711-719, Oct 2003.

  • X. S. Han, H. B. Gooi and B. Venkatesh, Dispatch Problems Due to Ramp Rate Constraints: Bottleneck Analysis and Solutions, Electric Power Components and Systems, 31(10): 995-1006, Oct 2003.

  • H. S. Lim and B. Venkatesh, An Efficient Local Search Heuristics for Asynchronous Multiuser Detection, IEEE Communication Letters, 7(7): 299-301, Jul 2003.

  • R. Ranjan, D. Das and B. Venkatesh, Voltage Stability Analysis of Radial Distribution Networks, Electric Power Components and System, 31(5): 501-511, May 2003.

  • A. Arunagiri, H. B. Gooi and B. Venkatesh, Unified OPF Method for Maximizing Voltage Stability Margin using Successive Fuzzy LP, Electric Power Systems Research, 64(2): 119-128, Feb 2003.

  • R. Ranjan and B. Venkatesh, Data Structure for Radial Distribution System Load Flow Analysis, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 150(1): 101-106, Jan 2003.

  • B. Venkatesh, Online ANN Memory Model-Based Method for Unified OPF and Voltage Stability Margin Maximization, Electric Power Components and Systems, 31(5): 453-465, 2003.

  • H. B. Gooi, R. Ranjan and B. Venkatesh, Effect of Minimizing VAr Losses on Voltage Stability Margin in a Unified OPF Framework, IEEE Power Engineering Review Letters, 45-47, Nov 2002.

  • R. Ranjan, D. Das and B. Venkatesh, A New Algorithm for Power Distribution System Planning, Electric Power Systems Research, 62(1): 55-65, May 2002.

  • G. Sadasivam, M. A. Khan and B. Venkatesh, An Efficient Multi-objective Fuzzy Logic Based Successive LP Method for Optimal Reactive Power Planning, Electric Power Systems Research, 59(2): 89-102, Sept 2001.

  • G. Sadasivam, M. A. Khan and B. Venkatesh, A New Optimal Reactive Power Scheduling Method for Loss Minimization and Voltage Stability Margin Maximization Using Successive Multi-objective Fuzzy LP Technique, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 15(2): 844-851, May 2000.

  • G. Sadasivam, M. A. Khan and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Reactive Power Planning Method Enhancing Voltage Stability Margin Using Successive Multiobjective Fuzzy LP Method, Electric Machines & Power Systems, 28(5): 433-449, May 2000.

  • G. Sadasivam, M. A. Khan and B. Venkatesh, Fuzzy Logic Based Successive LP Method for Reactive Power Optimization, Electric Machines & Power Systems, 27(10): 1141-1160, Oct 1999.

  • G. Sadasivam, M. A. Khan and B. Venkatesh, Optimal Reactive Power Planning Against Voltage Collapse Using the Successive Multiobjective Fuzzy LP Technique, IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 146(4): 343-348, Jul 1999.

  • M. A. Khan, K. Kuppusamy, G. Sadasivam and B. Venkatesh, An Efficient Method for Reactive Power Planning and Scheduling in Indian Electricity Grids, Journal of Irrigation and Power, 52(1): 5-12, Jan- Mar 1995

Professional Professional Activities and Membership
  • Reviewer, Transactions on Power Systems, Power Delivery, Smart Grids, Energy Conversion
  • Reviewer, IET Proceedings on GTD and RPG
  • Reviewer, grant applications for Discovery, CREATE, CRD
  • Reviewer, Leaders Opportunity Fund
  • Reviewer, Industry-Academic Collaboration Program
  • Reviewer International Partnership Program Fund Applications
  • Member, Computing and Analytical Methods Subcommittee, PSACE, IEEE-PES
  • Local Arrangements Chair, IEEE TIC STH, 2009
  • Conference Chair for IEEE Smart Grid 2012 (SGE12)
  • Chair, Power and Energy Society chapter of Toronto IEEE section
Quarterly Activites
April - June 2019
  • Working on the collaboration arrangement for the supervision of a postgraduate student under the approved UTARRF (2019 cycle-1)