Sponsored Research Projects:


  • 1. Principal investigator for project entitled “Artificial Neural Network Application to Electric Power System State Estimation” sponsored by CSIR, New Delhi, India, (Sept’92-Aug’95).
  • 2. Co-investigator for project entitled “Expert System Applications to Optimal Power Despatch”. Sponsored by Dept. of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India, (Oct’92-Sept’94).
  • 3. Principal Investigator for Project entitled “A.C. Voltage Instability and Voltage Collapse”. sponsored by Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi, India (May’93-Dec’95).
  • 4. Co-Investigator in Technology Development and Transfer Mission Project on “Distribution Automation”. Sponsored by Planning Commission (India), (Jan’95-Jan’96 and Jan.’98 till Aug. 2002).
  • 5. Principal Investigator for project entitled “Development of State Estimation for Power Distribution Automation using Artificial Neural Networks”, Sponsored by AIT Bangkok as Research Initiation Grant.(Sept.’96- Aug.’97).
  • 6. Principal Investigator for Regional Project on ‘Green House Gas Mitigation in Power Sector’ with CEA New Delhi and AIT Bangkok, funded by Swedish International Development Agency ( July 1999 – December 2002).
  • 7. Principal Investigator for Project “Integrated Operation of Power System in a Deregulated Electricity Environment”. Sponsored by MHRD, New Delhi (April 2000-March 2002).
  • 8. Principal Investigator to a project on “Distribution Automation System” funded from the Industry contributions ( Sept. 2002 – September 2004).
  • 9. Principal Investigator for Asia Regional Project on “Strategies for Promotion of Energy Efficient and Cleaner Technologies in the Power Sector” with CEA New Delhi and AIT Bangkok, funded by Swedish International Development Agency ( March 2003 – 2005).
  • 10. Co-Principal Investigator to a project titled, “Enhancement of Power Systems Performance Using Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) in Competitive Power Market “ sponsored by CPRI Bangalore under RSOP (March 2003-June 2006).
  • 11. Co-Principal Investigator to a project titled, “Assessment and Analysis of Electric Power Quality Problems using Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Digital Signal Processing Techniques” sponsored by DST New Delhi (February 2005-March 2008).
  • 12. Principal Investigator to project on “EHV/UHV Transmission System Planning for UPPTCL-Study Cell at IIT Kanpur” sponsored by U.P Power Transmission Corp. Ltd. (June 2008-May 2013).
  • 13. Principal Investigator to a project titled, “Wide Area Measurement and Control for Improving Observability and Stability of Power Systems” sponsored by CPRI Bangalore under RSOP (May 2010-April 2012).
  • 14. Institute coordinator to the “NPTEL Phase-II project” sponsored by MHRD New Delhi (2009-2011). (Sanctioned amount to IIT Kanpur: Appx. Rs. 11.23 crores).
  • 15. Principal Investigator to a project titled, “Setting Up Real Time Simulation Facilty For Advance Research in Power and Control” sponsored by Department of Science and Technology New Delhi under IRHPA scheme (November 2010- January 2016). ( Sanctioned amount: Appx. Rs. 7.6 crores)
  • 16. Co-Principal Investigator to a project titled, “Development of R&D Platform for Smart City Projects in the Indian Context “ sponsored by Ministry of Power, government of India (December 2014 -December 2016).
  • 17. Co-Principal Investigator to a project titled, “Use of Synchrophasors for Power sysem Load Modelling and State Estimation” sponsored by CPRI Bangalore under RSOP (July 2014-July 2016).
  • 18. Lead PI to the Indo-US project on ‘Smart Grids and Storage” (Sep 2017-Sep 2022) of total USD 30 million, GOI contribution INR 51 crore, funded by DST through IUSSTF.