20
Name of the Project : Development of Cost Effective Magneto-Rheological (MR) Fluid Damper in Two wheelers and Four Wheelers Automobile to Improve Ride Comfort and Stability
Status: On-going
Funding Agency: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Principal Investigator(s): PI: Hemantha Kumar, Mech-NITK, Co-PI: Dr.Sheron Figardo, Sujatha C, Gangadharan KV, Sharnappa J., Sandesh S., Mohammad Rizwanur Rahman

Year: 2017- 2020
Funding Amount: Rs. 355 Lakhs

19
Name of the Project : A harmonic elimination scheme with reduced switching losses for a 3-phase Open-end winding Induction Machine using only conventional two-level inverters in the entire modulation range.
Status: On-going
Funding Agency:  SERB
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. Sheron Figardo

Year: 2017- 2020
Funding Amount: Rs. 28 Lakhs

18
Name of the Project : Rainwater harvesting off the terrace of a high-raised building in coastal areas for micro-hydro power generation and utilization of rain water to augment the existing power and water supply facilities of NITK Surathkal.
Status: On-going
Funding Agency:  NITK - IRG
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. Nagendrappa H.

Year: 2017-18
Funding Amount: Rs. 5 Lakhs

17
Name of the Project : Solar water pump system
Status: On-going
Funding Agency:  
Principal Investigator(s): Dr.B.Venkatesaperumal &  Dr.A.Karthikeyan 

Year: 2017
Funding Amount: Rs. 5 Lakhs

16
Name of the Project : Standalone Evaporative Air Cooler – Pump flow and  speed controller using solar energy
Status: On-going
Funding Agency:  DST
Principal Investigator(s): Dr.B.Venkatesaperumal &  Dr.A.Karthikeyan and  Dr. M Arun  (mech)

Year: 2017-2019
Funding Amount: Rs. 38.69 Lakhs

15

Name of the Project : Adaptive MPPT of Grid- tied Photovoltaic System using Magnetically Coupled Impedance Source Inverters
Status: On-going
Funding Agency: SERB, DST
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. D. Jena (PI) and Dr. Nagendrappa H. (co-PI)

Year: 2017-2020
Funding Amount: Rs. 24.36 Lakhs

 

14
Name of the Project : Grid Interfacing of Solar Power Generation: Design, development, and Investigation on High-frequency Transformer Isolated DC-DC Soft-switching Resonant Power Converters
Status: On-going
Funding Agency: SERB, DST
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. Nagendrappa H.
Year: 2017-2020
Funding Amount: Rs. 48.94 Lakhs
13.
Name of the Project : Control Strategies for Dynamic Voltage Restorer under Unbalanced and Disturbed Grid Conditions
Status: On-going
Funding Agency: SERB, DST
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. A Karthikeyan
  
Year: 2014 -2015
Funding AmountRs. 19.71 Lakhs
12.
Name of the Project : Utility Interative based Power supply
Status: On-going
Funding Agency: DST-SERB
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. R. Kalpana
 
Year: 2014 -2015
Funding AmountRs. 8.15 Lakhs
11.
Name of the Project : Establishing Center of Excellence (CoE) in “Renewable Energy Source integrated Smart Grid Technologies (RENEST)”
Status: On-going
Funding AgencyMHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. K.P. Vittal
Co- Investigator: Dr. Manjunatha Sharma K   
Year: 2014 -2018
Funding AmountRs. 400 Lakhs
10.
Name of the Project :FPGA Implementation of MPPT For PV System
Status: On-going
Funding Agency: CPRI
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. Debashisha Jena
Co- Investigator: Dr. D. N. Gaonkar  
Year: 2014 -2016
Funding AmountRs. 25 Lakhs

 9.

Name of the Project :Development of Virtual Laboratory through Simulation for Electrical Engineering Applications
Status: On-going
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. K.P. Vittal
Year: 2011 -2015
Funding Amount: Rs. 50 Lakhs

8.       

Name of the Project :Integration of Multiple Distributed Generation Sources to the Grid
Status: On-going
Funding Agency: CPRI
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. D. N. Gaonkar 
Year: 2011 -2014
Funding Amount:Rs. 25 Lakhs

7.

Name of the Project :Infrastructure Creation and Upgradation underTechnical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP)
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD / World Bank
Principal Investigator(s): Dr
. K.P. Vittal
Year: 2014 -2009
Funding Amount:Rs. 100 Lakhs

6.

Name of the Project :Development of Hardware for Energy Management Systems
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. K.P. Vittal
Year: 2004 -2007
Funding Amount:Rs. 08 Lakhs

5.

Name of the Project :Modernisation in Power Electronics and Drives lab
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Jora M Gonda
Year: 2004-2007
Funding Amount:Rs. 15 Lakhs

4.

Name of the Project :Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. Udayakumar R Y
Year: 2002-2005
Funding Amount:Rs. 8 Lakhs

3.

Name of the Project :Augmentation of High Voltage Test Facility
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. G.S. Punekar
Year: 2002-2005
Funding Amount:Rs. 6 Lakhs

2.

Name of the Project :Design & Development of Computer Control Techniques for Electrical Distribution Systems
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. K. Manjunatha Sharma
Year: 2002-2005
Funding Amount:Rs. 6  Lakhs

1.

Name of the Project :Incorporation of FACTS controller Large Integrated Power Systems:Simulation and analysis of dynamic, Transient and voltage stability.
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. Vijayan Immanuel
Year: 2001-2004
Funding Amount:Rs. 5  Lakhs

 

Consultancy Project Details / Consultancy Activity Details

  1. Calibration of energy meters, CTs and other instruments.
  2. Capacity evaluation of industrial drive motors and welding transformers.
  3. Measurement of Earth resistance of storage tanks of M/s MRPL Ltd., Mangalore.
  4. Development of PAM induction motor for M/s Kirloskar Electric Company Ltd., Bangalore
  5. Monitoring and recording of starting  current of HT motors. (3.5MW,  6.5 MW and 10.5 MW) for the purpose designing soft starting   arrangement for the process drive motors of M/s MCF Mangalore.
  6. Failure analysis of the soft starter for 6.5 MW motor and suggestion  to improve the performance, for M/s. MCF Mangalore.
  7. Electrification of annexe building of Corporation Bank Head Office  (expert advise only), Mangalore.
  8. Cable Testing of M/s Corporation Bank, Mangalore
  9. Electric Drive Testing & Redesign for Industry at Subramanya
  10. Gas turbine cycle time measurement at Tannir bhavi generating station
  11. Calibration of high voltage test equipment like Holiday detectors,  insulation testing apparatus etc.
 

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Venkatesa Permul
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore-575025. Karnataka, India.
Ph : +91-824-2473045
Fax: +91-824-2474039
E-mail: hodee[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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