Dr. Vijayakumar K

Asst. Professor

E-mail: vijayakumar@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: 9549659069 | Room No: Room No: 5 C (Admin Building)

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. Power Electronics

  2. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  3. Renewable Energy Systems

Research Interests

  1. Power Electronics,

  2. Instrumentation and Control,

  3. Embedded Controllers,

  4. Industrial Electronics, Renewable Energy Systems,

  5. Home Energy Management System, Smart Grid,

  6. Application of IoT in Energy System

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

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

  6. "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

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

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

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

  10. "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. Professor in-charge for Social Service Group

  2. Professor in-charge for Gardening Services

  3. Co Professor in-charge for Sponsored Research and Continuing Education

  4. Co Professor in-charge for Sports

  5. Co Professor in-charge for Website management


  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. 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

  2. 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 / -- / 2018.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. TA Binshad, K Vijayakumar ,"PV based water pumping system for agricultural irrigation" , Frontiers in Energy (Springer) Volume :10 / 319–328 / 2016

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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


  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 (Joint Supervision with Dr. Satyanarayana Neeli 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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