Dr. Vijayakumar Krishnasamy

Asst. Professor

E-mail: vijayakumar@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: 9549659069 | Room No: 119 H (North Wing, Laboratory Complex)

Linkedin: https://in.linkedin.com/in/dr-vijayakumar-krishnasamy-06106838


National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy


Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

2009 - 2012

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy


M.Tech. in Power Systems

2007 - 2009

Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT), Coimbatore


B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

2002 - 2006


  1. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  2. Power Electronics

  3. Embedded System

  4. Instrumentation and Control

Research Interests

  1. Power Electronics

  2. Home Energy Management System, Smart Grid

  3. Internet of Things

  4. Application of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to Energy System

  5. Embedded Controllers

  6. Industrial Electronics, Renewable Energy Systems

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. "Visiting Professor" for Research given by University of Saskatchewan, Canada Year - 2017

  2. "Shastri Indo Canadian Fellow" for Research Collaboration given by Shastri Indo Canadian Institute (CIDA & MHRD) Year - 2017

  3. "IEI Young Engineers Award 2017-2018" for Excellence in the field of electrical engineering given by Institution of Engineers (India) Year - 2017

  4. "Visiting Researcher" Research given by Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany - Year 2016

  5. "Young Faculty Fellowship" for Research Project Grant given by Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (Govt. of India) Year - 2016

  6. "Young Scientist Award" for Start up research grant given by SERB - DST(Govt. of India) Year - 2015

  7. "POSOCO Power System Award (PPSA2014) for Doctoral Thesis and listed top 10 among all IITs and NITs." for Ph.D. Thesis given by POSOCO & Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi Year - 2014

  8. "Selected for Canadian Commonwealth Research Fellowship in University of Saskatchewan, Canada" for Research Award given by Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) Year - 2013

  9. "Postdoctoral Fellowship from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore" for Post Doctoral research given by Nanyang Technological University and ASTAR, Singapore Year - 2012

  10. "MHRD fellowship for Ph.D." for Fellowship given by Ministry of Human Resource Department (Govt. of India) Year - 2009

  11. "GATE (AIR 358) scholarship for M.Tech. course" for Scholarship given by Ministry of Human Resource Department (Govt. of India) Year - 2007

Work Experience


  1. Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering Department at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur (2013-2018)

  2. Visiting Professor in University of Saskatchewan, Canada (2017)

  3. Adjunct Assistant Professor in National Centre for Disaster Management and Mitigation at Malaviya National Institute of Technology(MNIT), Jaipur (2014 - 2016)


  1. Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2012-2013)

  2. Research Fellow in NIT Trichy (2009-2012)

Professional Membership

  1. Member of IEEE.

  2. Member of IET, UK..

  3. Member of IAENG.

  4. Member of Int. Asso. of Computer Science & IT (IACSIT).

  5. Life Member of IE (India).

  6. Life Member of ISTE New Delhi.

Professional Service

  1. Reviewer for SERB-DST Project Proposal at DST

  2. Reviewer for IEEE, IET, Elsevier, Springer, etc Journals and conferences

  3. Professor in-charge for Social Service Group at IIITDM

  4. Professor in-charge for Gardening Services at IIITDM

  5. Co Professor in-charge for Sponsored Research and Continuing Education at IIITDM

  6. Co Professor in-charge for Sports at IIITDM

  7. Co Professor in-charge for Website management at IIITDM


  1. Electrical Engineering

  2. Microprocessors and Computer Architecture

  3. Energy Conservation and Management

  4. Industrial Control Electronics

  5. Renewable Power Generation and Control

Journal Publications

  1. 2020:

  2. Saurabh Kumar and Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, " Simulation and Experimental comparative analysis of the DC-DC converter topologies for wind driven SEIG fed DC nanogrid" Electric Power System Research (Elsevier), 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2020.106196

  3. Mukkapati Ashok Bhupathi Kumar , Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, Rajvir Kaur, "Genetic algorithm assisted fixed frequency sliding mode controller for quadratic boost converter in fuel cell vehicle" IET Electrical Systems in Transportation(IEEE Xplore), Volume :10(1) / 389–395 / 2020. DOI: 10.1049/iet-est.2019.0015

  4. 2019:

  5. Rajvir Kaur, Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, Nandha Kumar Kandasamy and Saurabh Kumar, " Discrete multi-objective grey wolf algorithm based optimal sizing and sensitivity analysis of PV-wind-battery system for rural telecom towers" IEEE Systems Journal(IEEE Xplore), 2019. DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2019.2912899

  6. Kumar, S., Vijayakumar, K. & Neeli, S., "A SEIG-Based DC Nanogrid for Rural Electrification" J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. B (Springer), Volume :100(5) / 389–395 / 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40031-019-00401-3

  7. 2018:

  8. Saurabh Kumar, Periasamy Chinnamuthan and Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, "Study on Renewable Distributed Generation, Power Controller and Islanding Management in Hybrid Microgrid System" Journal of Green Engineering, Volume :8 /37-70/ 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.13052/jge1904-4720.814

  9. Kandasamy Nandha Kumar, Krishnasamy Vijayakumar, and Chaudhari Kalpesh. "Virtual energy storage capacity estimation using ANN-based kWh modelling of refrigerators." IET Smart Grid (IEEE Xplore) Volume :1(2) / 31-39 / 2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-stg.2018.0001

  10. Rajvir Kaur, Vijayakumar K, Nandha Kumar Kandasamy ,"Optimal sizing of wind-PV based DC microgrid for telecom power supply in remote areas" , IET Renewable Power Generation (IEEE Xplore) Volume :12 / 859 - 866 / 2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-rpg.2017.0480

  11. Arathy Varghese, C. Periasamy, Lava Bhargava and K. Vijayakumar ,"Impact of AlN interlayers in epitaxial and passivation scheme on the DC and microwave performance of doping less GaN HEMT" , Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Volume :2 / 8 / 2018. https://doi.org/10.1166/jno.2018.2308

  12. Prerak Bhardwaj and Vijayakumar K, “Analysis and modelling of standalone wind driven doubly fed induction generator” International Journal of Engineering & Technology, vol. 7 (6) pp. 112-116, March 2018. DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.6.10097

  13. 2017:

  14. Rajvir Kaur, Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, Kaleeswari Muthusamy, Periasamy Chinnamuthan ,"A novel proton exchange membrane fuel cell based power conversion system for telecom supply with genetic algorithm assisted intelligent interfacing converter" , Energy Conversion and Management (Elsevier) Volume :136 / 173-183 / 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2017.01.014

  15. 2016:

  16. Lintu Rajan, C.Periasamy,Vijayakumar.K, and Vineet Sahula ,"An Investigation on Electrical and Hydrogen Sensing Characteristics of RF Sputtered ZnO Thin-Film With Palladium Schottky Contacts" , IEEE Sensors Journal (IEEE Xplore) Volume :17 / 14-21 / 2016. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2016.2620185

  17. TA Binshad, K Vijayakumar ,"PV based water pumping system for agricultural irrigation" , Frontiers in Energy (Springer) Volume :10 / 319–328 / 2016. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11708-016-0409-7

  18. 2015:

  19. K.Vijayakumar, N.Kumaresan, and N.Ammasai Gounden ,"Speed Sensor-Less Maximum Power Point Tracking and Constant Output Power Operation of Wind-Driven Wound Rotor Induction Generators" , IET Power Electronics (IEEE Xplore) Volume :8 / 33 – 46 / 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-pel.2013.0700

  20. 2014:

  21. K.Vijayakumar, N.Kumaresan, N. Ammasai Gounden ,"Doubly Fed Induction Generators in Wind Energy Conversion System - An Overview" , Electrical India Magazine (Invited Article) Volume :54 / 70-76 / 2014

  22. 2013:

  23. K.Vijayakumar, N.Kumaresan, N.Ammasai Gounden and S. Tennakoon ,"Real and reactive power control of hybrid excited grid connected doubly fed induction genrators" , IET Power Electronics (IEEE Xplore) Volume :6 / 1197-1208 / 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-pel.2012.0709

  24. 2012:

  25. K.Vijayakumar, N.Kumaresan, and N.Ammasai Gounden ,"Operation of Inverter Assisted Wind-driven Slip Ring Induction Generator for Stand-alone Power Supplies" , IET Electric Power Application (IEEE Xplore) Volume :7 / 256-269 / 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-epa.2012.0139

  26. K.Vijayakumar, N.Kumaresan, and N.Ammasai Gounden ,"Operation and closed-loop control of wind-driven stand-alone doubly fed induction generators using single inverter-battery system" , IET Electric Power Application (IEEE Xplore) Volume :6 / 162-171 / 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-epa.2011.0204

  27. S.Senthilkumar, N.Kumaresan, N.Rakesh, K.Vijayakumar and M.Subbiah ,"Wind-Driven SEIGs for Supplying Isolated Loads Employing DSP Based Power Electronic Controllers" , Journal of Wind Engineering Volume :36 / 739-758 / 2012. https://doi.org/10.1260/0309-524X.36.6.739

  28. K.Vijayakumar, N.Kumaresan, and N.Ammasai Gounden ,"A DSP based closed loop controller for power smoothing operation of wind-driven WRIGs" , International Review of Modelling and Simulation Volume :5 / 121-127 / 2012

Conference Publications

  1. Ashish Laddha, Neeli Satyanarayana, and Vijayakumar K, “State Frame of Multi-port DC-DC Converter” IEEE InternationalConference on Power Systems (ICPS 2019), 2019.

  2. Ashish Laddha, Neeli Satyanarayana, and Vijayakumar K, “State-space Modeling of a 4-Port DC-DC Converter” IEEE National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC 2019), 2019.

  3. Ashok Bhupathi Kumar Mukkapati, Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, “Design and Analysis of High Gain Buck-Boost Converter Topology With Reduced Voltage Stress” IEEE National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC 2019), 2019.

  4. Saurabh Kumar , Ashok Bhupati Kumar Mukkapati , Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, Rajvir Kaur, “ AISMC for Islanded Operation of Wind Driven SEIG Based DC Nanogrid” IEEE National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC 2019), 2019.

  5. S. Kumar, V. Krishnasamy, S. Neeli and R. Kaur, "Artificial Intelligence Power Controller of Fuel Cell Based DC Nanogrid," IEEE International Conference on Energy, Systems and Information Processing (ICESIP), Chennai, India, 2019, pp. 1-6.

  6. J. V. Prabhu, M. A. B. Kumar, P. Damodharan and K. Vijayakumar, "Advanced Controllers for Quadratic Boost Converter - A Case Study," IEEE International Conference on Energy, Systems and Information Processing (ICESIP), Chennai, India, 2019, pp. 1-6.

  7. P. Bhardwaj and K. Vijayakumar, "Modelling, operation and speed estimation of standalone wind driven doubly fed induction generator," IEEE International Conference on Inventive Systems and Control, 2018, pp. 185-190.

  8. M. Kaleeswari, M. Madheswaran and K. Vijayakumar, "Comparative study on steady state performance of wind-driven DFIG system," IEEE Conference on Emerging Devices and Smart Systems (ICEDSS), 2018, pp. 76-81

  9. A. Laddha, K. Vijayakumar and S. Neeli, "Brief Study on Multiple Port Converters With Sliding Mode Control," IEEE Conference on Emerging Devices and Smart Systems (ICEDSS), 2018, pp. 97-101.

  10. M. Kaleeswari, M. Madheswaran and K. Vijayakumar, "Investigation on PV fed hybrid electric vehicles with various power electronic circuits," IEEE International Conference on Advances in Electrical Technology for Green Energy (ICAETGT), 2017, pp. 49-55.

  11. K. Keshari, S. Neeli and K. Vijayakumar, "Design of a sliding-mode-controlled dc-dc converter for MPPT in grid-connected PV System," IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Instrumentation and Communication Engineering (ICEICE), 2017, pp. 1-8.

  12. A. B. K. Mukkapati, R. Kaur, K. Vijayakumar and S. Neeli, "Voltage regulation of quadratic boost converter with fixed frequency sliding mode controller," IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Instrumentation and Communication Engineering (ICEICE), 2017, pp. 1-6.

  13. K. Shah, V. Krishnasamy and S. Neeli, "Sliding mode assisted MPPT technique using quadratic boost converter for solar PV based DC water pumping system," IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Control (I2C2), 2017, pp. 1-5.

  14. Saurabh Kumar, Vijayakumar K, ‘A SEIG based DC Nanogrid Supplying Isolated Residential Loads ‘33rd IEI National Convention of Electrical Engineers, NIT Tiruchirappalli, November 2017.

  15. Ashok bhupathi kumar Mukkapati, Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, Satyanarayana Neeli, “Observer-based state estimation for sensor-less control of quadratic boost converter in renewable system” International Conference on Renewable and Sustainable Energy (ICRSE), 2017, Coimbatore.

  16. Khushboo Shah, Rajvir Kaur, Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, Satyanarayana Neeli, “Fuzzy logic based mppt technique using cuk converter for solar pv powered electric vehicle” International Conference on Renewable and Sustainable Energy (ICRSE), 2017, Coimbatore.

  17. Rajvir Kaur, Saurabh Kumar, Vijayakumar Krishnasamy, “Artificial intelligence based controller for PV-based telecom power supply” International Conference on Renewable and Sustainable Energy (ICRSE), 2017, Coimbatore.

  18. K. Vijayakumar and N. Kumaresan, “Experimental Investigation and Controller Development for Variable Speed Wind-driven DFIG” ”, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Engineering, Science, Business and Management (ICESBM), 2016.

  19. Kaleeswari M, Madheswaran M., Binshad T and Vijayakumar K., "A modified power electronic converter topology for stand-alone photovoltaic power generation system," IEEE International Electric Drives Production Conference (EDPC), Nuremberg, 2016, pp. 158-163.

  20. Vijayakumar, K., R. Karthigaivel, N. Kumaresan, and A. Arjun. "A simple feed forward controller for stand-alone wind-driven permanent magnet synchronous generator." Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON), 2009, pp. 1-4.


  1. Sponsored Research Projects:

  2. Virtual energy storage based demand response algorithm to enhance the performance of the battery energy storage in smart grid (Ref. No: DST/ TMD/MES/2k18/157) - 27.45 lacs- 2019- DST at IIITDM Kancheepuram

  3. Performance Enhancement and Reliable Operation of Wind-PV Distribution System Supplying AC/DC Loads with Remote Condition Monitoring (Sanction No: YSS/2015/001473)- 19.89 Lacs- (2016-2019)- SERB-DST (Govt. of India) at IIITDM Kancheepuram

  4. Development of Technologies in the Area of Renewable Energy- 2.00 lacs - 2017 - Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute at MNIT Jaipur

  5. Design and Development of Power Electronic Converter Controllers for Renewable Powered Telecommunication System(Sanction No: PhD/MLA-4(17)-2015-16)- 37.00 lacs - 2016-Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (Govt. of India) at MNIT Jaipur

  6. Design and Prototype Development of Efficient Wind-Driven Doubly Fed Induction Generator-PV Hybrid System with Smart Controller for Reliable Supply to Isolated Loads- 30.53 lacs - 2017- Ministry of New Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India at MNIT Jaipur

  7. Design, Development and Experimentation of Hybrid Autonomous Power System(Sanction No: DRC-14/2015)- 10 lacs -2015- Seed Grant from MNIT, Jaipur.

  8. Land-based energy management system(LEMS) incorporating renewable energy resources and shore power applications - Nanyang Technological University, Singapore & A*STAR (SERC)-2013- Post doctoral Fellow.

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  10. Ph.D Supervision:

  11. Mr. Mukkapati Ashok Bhupathi Kumar (EDM18D007) - Analysis and development of high gain quadratic boost Converters with reduced voltage stress - Ongoing at IIITDM

  12. Mr. Ajay Shankar (EDM18D008) - Development of Energy Management Scheme for Low Volatge DC Nanogrid - Ongoing (Joint Supervision with Dr. Chitti Babu at IIITDM)

  13. Mr. Ashish Laddha(2016REE9538) -Investigations on certain controllers and energy management system for DC grid - Ongoing (Joint Supervision with Dr. Satyanarayana Neeli at MNIT Jaipur)

  14. Mr. Saurabh Kumar(2016REE9057) - Analysis and performance enhancement of hybrid wind-PV system with certain power electronic controller - Ongoing (At MNIT Jaipur)

  15. Dr. Prerak Bhardwaj(2014REE9528) - Design and development of power electronic controller for DFIG based wind energy system - Completed on 28/01/2019 - Faculty at JECRC Jaipur

  16. Dr. Rajvir Kaur (2015REE9006) - Design and analysis of switched mode power converters for renewable based telecom supply - Completed on 27/12/2018 - Post Doc at SUTD Singapore.

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