Ankush Sharma

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur – 2018016 · +91-(512) 259-2012 · ansharma[at]iitk[dot]ac[dot]in

Experience

  • Around 18 years of teaching, Research & Development (R&D), consultancy, and the project management experience, primarily in the area of power systems and smart grid.
  • Worked as Research Scientist and Consultant in the Power System Centre of Excellence (CoE) of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as well as Wipro Technologies to carry out research on new smart grid initiatives and providing domain consultancy on global utility projects.
  • Executed various consultancy assignments in power system and smart grid area.
  • Strong project management experience (PMP certified in 2009).
  • Excellent academic background throughout the educational career.
  • Published various research papers in various IEEE journals and national as well as international conferences.

Education

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

Ph.D
Electrical Engineering

CPI: 10/10

September 2014

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

M.Tech.

CPI: 8.86/10

May 2001

Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur, India

B.Tech.

Percentage: 84.4%, 1st Rank in the branch

July 1998

Other Degrees/Certifications

  • Certification on Big Data and Cloud Computing, 2015
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®), April 2009
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance, Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (I.C.F.A.I.) University Hyderabad, India, May 2009
  • Advance Diploma in Management, (I.C.F.A.I.) Dehradun, July 2007
  • Certificate program in mutual fund competency, Financial Technology Centre (TCS), 2007
  • Diploma in Business Management, (I.C.F.A.I.), 2005

Research Interest

  • Power System State Estimation (PSSE)
  • Wide Area Monitoring Systems (WAMS)
  • IT application into power system
  • Smart grid and smart city technology development
  • Real-time simulation
  • Energy Management System (EMS)
  • Distribution Management System (DMS)

Career Profile

Dates Organization Major Roles
Feb 2018 – Till Date IIT Kanpur Assistant Professor
Aug 2016 – Feb 2018 IIT Bhubaneswar Assistant Professor
Oct 2015 – July 2016 Wipro Technologies Research Scientist, Managing Consultant
Jun 2001– Oct 2015 TATA Consultancy Services Research Scientist, Domain Consultant, Project Manager
Mar 2012-Apr 2014 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Senior Project Engineer
Jul 1998-Jun 1999 CMC Limited Customer Service Engineer

Research & Publications

Journals (Published)
  • Shalini, S. R. Samantaray, and A. Sharma, "Supervising Zone-3 Operation of the Distance Relay using Synchronized Phasor Measurements," IET Gen. Trans. Dist.  vol., no., pp. 1-10, Early Access
  • A. Sharma and S. R. Samantaray, "Power System Tracking State Estimator for Smart Grid Under Unreliable PMU Data Communication Network," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 2107-2116, March 2018
  • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, “An Extension of Common Information Model for Power System Multi Area State Estimation”, IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 1692-1701, Sept. 2017
  • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, “A Cubature Kalman Filter Based Power System Dynamic State Estimator”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 2036-2045, Aug. 2017
  • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, “Testing and validation of Power System Dynamic State Estimators Using Real Time Digital Simulator (RTDS)”, IEEE Trans. Power Syst., vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 2338-2347, May 2016
  • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, “An Iterative Multi Area State Estimation Approach using Area Slack Bus Adjustment”, IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 69-77, March 2016
  • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, “Multi-Agent Based Dynamic State Estimator for Multi-Area Power Systems”, IET Gen. Trans. Dist. vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 131-141, Jan. 2016
  • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, “A Multi-Agent Based Power System Hybrid Dynamic State Estimator for Smart Grid”, IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 52-59, May-June 2015
Conferences
    • A. Kapoor and A. Sharma, “A Comparison of Short-Term Load Forecasting Techniques”, IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies-Asia (ISGT ASIA), 2018, pp. 1–6, 2018
    • Shalini, S. R. Samantaray and A. Sharma, "A power and voltage-angle based index for distinguishing symmetrical fault from stable power swing," 2017 7th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), Pune, 2017, pp. 81-86
    • J. Sreenath, S. Chakrabarti, A. Sharma, “Implementation of Rauch-Tung-Striebel smoother for power system dynamic state estimation in the presence of PMU measurements”, IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies-Asia (ISGT ASIA), 2015, pp. 1–6, 2015
    • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, "Multi Area State Estimation for Smart Grid Application Utilizing All SCADA and PMU Measurements," IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technology (ISGT) ASIA, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp.1-6, 20-23 Apr. 2014
    • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, "Multi Area State Estimation Using Area Slack Bus Angle Adjustment With Minimal Data Exchange," IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES), 2013, pp.1-5, 21-25 Jul. 2013
    • A. Sharma, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, "Synchrophasor Based Power System Monitoring and Control Using Real Time Digital Simulation Facility," National Power System Conference (NPSC) 2012, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) BHU,Varanasi,pp.1-6, 14-16 Dec. 2012
    Patent Filed
    • A. Sharma, P. Banerjee, S. C. Srivastava, and S. Chakrabarti, “Monitoring of Devices Installed at Remote Locations”, Indian Patent Application No. – 1322/DEL/2014

    Project and Consultancy

    • Smart Grid Centre of Excellence (CoE), Wipro Technologies
    • Power System Centre of Excellence (CoE), TCS Ltd.
    • Setting up Real-Time Digital Simulation Facility for Advance Research in Power and Control (DST Sponsored), IIT Kanpur
    • Enhancements for the EMS and DMS applications, TCS Ltd
    • Various Technology Projects in TCS

    Awards

    • Recipient of POSOCO Power Systems Award (PPSA), 2015 in top 10 PhD thesis category.
    • First prize to the project on “Remote Monitoring and Control for Power System Network using Mobile SCADA Applications” in Gridtech 2013 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
    • Star of the Month award in TCS in October 2005.
    • President medal for being topper of the branch in B. Tech. in 1998.
    • 18th Rank in U.P. state in intermediate (12th) examination conducted by U. P. Board, Allahabad in 1993.
    • 19th Rank in U.P. state in high school (10th) examination conducted by U. P. Board Allahabad in 1991.

    Courses

    • Smart Grid Technology (odd semester course for B Tech final year, M. Tech., and Ph.D. at IIT Kanpur)
    • Renewable and distributed energy sources (autumn semester course for M. Tech. and Ph.D. at IIT Bhubaneswar)
    • Simulation of power system (IIITDM Jabalpur for M. Tech. students during Jan – May 2015)
    • Smart grid technology (spring semester course for B. Tech., M. Tech., and Ph.D. at IIT Bhubaneswar)
    • Distribution system engineering (spring semester course for M. Tech. at IIT Bhubaneswar)
    • EHV/UHV Power Transmission Engineering (autumn semester course for M. Tech. at IIT Bhubaneswar)
    • Electrical Machine Lab (autumn semester lab for B. Tech. 3rd year EE students)
    • Electrical Technology Lab (autumn semester lab for B. Tech. 1st year students)

    Activities

    Professional Activities
    • Senior Member, IEEE
    Administrative Activities Taken
    • Director, IIT Bhubaneswar Research and Entrepreneurship Park for the duration Apr 2017 – Mar 2018
    • Professor-in-Charge, Start-up Centre IIT Bhubaneswar for the duration Apr 2017 – Feb 2018
    • Faculty coordinator, Career Development Cell (CDC) for electrical engineering students of IIT Bhubaneswar from Sep. 2016 – Feb 2018
    Invited Talks
    • Delivered lecture on IT Enabler and New Technology Integration for Smart Grid, 3rd Smart Grid Training Programme, IIT Kanpur – 2018, 17-19 Jan, 2018
    • Delivered lecture on Multi-Area State Estimation for Smart Grid Application at VSSUT, Burla, Odisha on 1st May 2017
    • Delivered lecture on Smart Gird Technology Overview at JNTU, Kakinada on 24th Feb 2017
    • Delivered lecture on Smart Grid Standards and Protocols at JNTU, Kakinada on 25th Feb 2017
    • Delivered a talk on Real-Time Validation of Power System Dynamic State Estimation using RTDS in a workshop on Advance Applications of Real-Time Digital Simulator in Power Engineering Research & Controller Validation at IIT Kanpur, Nov 20-21, 2015
    • Delivered a talk in RTDS Users Group Meeting at IIT Kanpur, July 11-12, 2014

    Students

    M. Tech. Students
    Graduated
    • Astha Kapoor - Utilization of battery energy storage in demand response management, graduated in May 2018
    • Bireddy Venkat Ramana Reddy - Development of state estimator for power distribution system, graduated in May 2018
    Ongoing
    • Adil Khan
    • Abhijeet pal
    • Sivam Srivastava
    • Avinash Mishra
    • Anshul Thakur
     
    M.S. (R) Students:

    Ongoing:

    • Soumya Sahoo
     
    Ph.D. Students
    Ongoing
    • Anamika Dubey
    • Rajarshi Dutta
    • Aastha Kapoor