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Dr. Rabindra Mohanty
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering IIT(BHU)
rabindra.eee@itbhu.ac.in
+91-8346091716
Area of Interest: 
Power Systems Protection with Renewables and Microgrids, Time-Domain Techniques in Relaying, Cyber Security in Power Systems.

Name: Dr. Rabindra Mohanty
Email: rabindra.eee@itbhu.ac.in
Education:  Ph.D. in Power Systems Engineering, IIT Kharagpur (2018).
                   M.Tech. in Power and Energy Systems, IIT Kharagpur (2014).
                   B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering, VSSUT, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha (2011).

Work History (Post PhD):
             
Assistant Professor, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Telangana, India (Jun. 2021 - May 2022)
             Postdoctoral researcher, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden (Aug. 2018 - Apr. 2021)
             Senior R&D Engineer, ABB India Development Center, Bangalore, Karnataka, India (Feb. 2018 - Jun. 2018)

Correspondence: Assistant Professor
                            Department of Electrical Engineering
                            Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi
                            Uttar Pradesh, India 221005.

 

Journals:

  1. R. Mohanty, P. Chen and Le A. Tuan, “Protection of converter dominated MV microgrids using change in current’s phase angle,” in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 16, pp. 656-668, Feb. 2022. 
  2. R. Mohanty, N. K. Sahu and A. K. Pradhan, “Time-domain techniques for line protection using three-dimensional Cartesian coordinates” in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, available in early access, Dec 2021.
  3. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “Time-Domain Protection and Fault Location of Wye-Connected Shunt Capacitor Banks using Superimposed Current and Differential Voltage,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 3486-3495, Dec. 2021. 
  4. R. Mohanty, S. Sahoo, A. K. Pradhan and F. Blaabjerg, “A Cosine Similarity Based Centralized Protection Scheme for DC Microgrids,” in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 5646-5656, Oct. 2021.
  5. S. Jena, R. Mohanty, and A. K. Pradhan, “Traveling wave based method for protection of shunt capacitor banks,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, available in early access, Sep. 2021. 
  6. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “DC Ring Bus Microgrid Protection Using Oscillation Frequency and Transient Power,” in IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 875-884, March 2019.
  7. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “Protection of smart DC microgrid with ring configuration using parameter estimation approach,” in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 6328-6337, Nov. 2018.
  8. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “A superimposed current based unit protection scheme for DC microgrid,” in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 3917-3919, July 2018.
  9. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “Faulted Section Identification for DC Distribution Systems Using Smart Meter Data,” in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1030-1037, Feb. 2018.
  10. R. Mohanty, U. S. M. Balaji and A. K. Pradhan, “An accurate noniterative fault-location technique for low-voltage DC microgrid,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 475-481, April 2016.

Conferences:

  1. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “Fast and Sensitive Time-Domain Protection of Shunt Capacitor Banks,” in International Conference on Power System (ICPS) 2021, IIT Kharagpur, India, Dec. 2021. 
  2. K. Gupta,  S. Sahoo, R. Mohanty, B. K. Panigrahi and F. Blaabjerg, "Decentralized Anomaly Characterization Certificates in Cyber-Physical Power Electronics Based Power Systems," in 2021 IEEE 22nd Workshop on Control and Modelling of Power Electronics (COMPEL), Cartagena, Colombia, 2-5 Nov 2021.
  3. A. Srivastava, R. Mohanty, M. A. Fotouhi, Le A. Tuan, D. Steen and O. Carlson, “Protection of active distribution systems and microgrids: A review on challenges and solutions,” in 14th IEEE PowerTech 2021, Madrid, Spain, June 27-July 02, 2021. 
  4. R. Mohanty, P. Chen and Le Anh Tuan, “Current restrained undervoltage protection of converter dominated microgrids,” in DPSP 2020, ACC Liverpool, UK, March 9‑12, 2020.
  5. S. S. Inamdar, R. Mohanty, P. Chen, R. Majumder and M. Bongiorno, “On benefits and challenges of nested microgrids,” in IEEE PES Asia‑Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), Macao, China, 1st‑4th Dec. 2019.
  6. R. Mohanty and, P. Chen and Le Anh Tuan, and A. Narula, “Challenges in Protection of Converter Dominted Medium Voltage Microgrids,” in ISGT Europe, Romania, Bucharest, 26th Sep.– 2nd Oct. 2019.
  7. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “A superimposed current based unit protection scheme for DC microgrid,” in IEEE Power and Energy Society general meeting (PESGM), Atlanta, GA, USA, 2019.
  8. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “Protection of DC and Hybrid AC-DC Microgrid with Ring Configuration,” in International Conference on Power System (ICPS) 2017, College of Engineering, Pune, India, 21st – 23rd Dec 2017.
  9. K. Nayak, R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “Testing A Communication Assisted Protection Scheme for AC Microgrid in A Laboratory Setup,” in 6th International Conference on Computer Application in Electrical Engineering- Recent Advances (CERA) 2017, IIT Roorkee, India, 5th-7th Oct 2017.
  10. R. Mohanty, U. S. M. Balaji and A. K. Pradhan, “An accurate non-iterative fault location technique for low voltage DC microgrid,” 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), Boston, MA, USA, 2016.
  11. R. Mohanty and A. K. Pradhan, “Cable fault location in a DC microgrid using current injection technique,” National Power System Conference (NPSC) 2016, IIT Bhubaneswar, India, 19th-21st Dec 2016.

 

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Awards and Talks:

  • Invited talk at MNNIT Allahabad, on "Intelligent Protections of DC Microgrids," in March 2022.
  • POSOCO Power Systems Awards 2019 for Ph.D. Thesis in doctoral category, New Delhi, India.
  • Best research poster award in research scholars' day at IIT Kharagpur, 2017.
  • POSOCO Power Systems Award 2015 for M.Tech. Thesis in masters category, New Delhi, India.

Membership

  • Member, IEEE, USA (2016)
  • Member, PES, USA  (2016)
  • Member, IET, UK     (2020)

Reviewer

  • IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery
  • IEEE Transacions on Smart Grid
  • IEEE Transacions on Ind. Electronics
  • IEEE Transacions on Power Systems
  • IEEE Transacions on Circuits and Systems
  • IEEE Systems Journal
  • IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics
  • IEEE Access
  • IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution
  • IEEE PES General Meeting (PESGM)
  • International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS)
  • National Power Systems Conference (NPSC)
  • IEEE PES Asia Pasific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (IEEE APPEEC) and others