Biju K

Faculty Profile 

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 Biju K.

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Mob : 9446808243
email : [email protected]

 Educational Qualifications

Qualification University /Institution Specialization Year 
B.Tech RIT Kottayam Electrical and Electronics Engineering  1999
M.Tech NIT Calicut Power Electronics 2009
Ph.D NIT Calicut (Pursuing)  Power Electronics
Professional Experience

Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical&Electronics Engineering, College of Engineering Munnar, Kerala (January 2004-current)
Lecturer, Department of Electrical& Electronics Engineering, College of Engineering Karunagapally, Kerala (July 2002- December 2003).
Industry 2 years Assistant Engineer, Kerala state Electricity Board (January 2001-June 2002)
Graduate Engineering Trainee, Hindustan Latex Limited, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (December 1999- December 2000
 Research Areas

Multilevel inverters

PWM techniques for multilevel inverters

Control of grid connected multilevel inverters

Filter design for grid connected inverters

Power quality issues in grid connected inverters

Details of Courses offered

Under Graduate courses (B.Tech)

  1. Power Electronic Drives
  2. Digital Signal Processing
  3. Electrical Machines
  4. Network theory
  5. Linear Control Systems
  6. Advanced Control Theory
  7. Basics of Electrical Engineering

Post Graduate courses (M.Tech)

  1. Advanced Power Electronics
  2. Advanced control of Drives

Laboratory courses

  1. Power Electronics Lab
  2. Systems & Control Lab
  3. Electrical Machines Lab

Fellowship/Memberships in professional bodies

  • Secretary, IA/IE/PELS Jt. Chapter, IEEE Kerala section (January 2018 –current)
  • Secretary, Power& Energy Society (PES), IEEE Kerala section (January 2016- December 2017)
  • Member, Executive committee, IEEE Kerala section
  • Member, Executive committee, IEI Kollam Local Centre
    Counselor, IEEE Student branch, College of Engineering Munnar (2014-17)
  • Advisor, IEEE IAS, PELS &PES SB Chapters, College of Engineering Munnar (2015- current)
  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Member, Institution of Engineers India (IEI)
  • Member, Society for Energy Engineers and Managers (SEEM)
  • Member, Quilon Management Association (QMA)
  • Member, IEEE Power& Energy Society
  • Member, IEEE Industry Applications Society
  • Member, IEEE Power Electronics Society
  • Member, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
  • Responsibilities in APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University:
  • Academic auditor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala.
  • Member, Question paper scrutiny committee
Details of papers

a) International Journals

1. Biju K, Rijil Ramchand ‘Control strategy for single phase cascaded nine level inverter with sinusoidal pulse width modulation using LPC 1769 ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller’ in International Journal of Power Electronics, Inderscience publishers, Vol.9, No.4, pp.349-265, 2018.
2. Closed loop operation of solar PV inverter with PI controller using dsPIC, International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, vol.5, issue.4, 2016.
3. Fast charging Electric Vehicle, International Journal of Innovative Research in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, vol.4, issue.4, 2016.
4. Automatic solar tracking system using MPPT with mirror booster, International Journal of Innovative Research in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, vol.4, issue.4, 2016.

b) International Conferences

1. Biju K, Rijil Ramchand ‘A new control strategy for single phase cascaded H bridge multilevel inverter in stationary frame with nonlinear loads ’ in the 8th International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES) held at Chennai, Kerala, India from 18-21 December 2018.
2. Pratheesh K J, Rijil Ramchand, Jagadanand G, Biju K ‘Generalized charge balancing scheme for symmetrical CHB multilevel inverters’ in the 8th International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES) held at Chennai, Kerala, India from 18-21 December 2018.
3. Biju K, Rijil Ramchand ‘Modeling and Simulation of novel solar/PV hybrid energy system with a Single phase five level inverter ’ in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on ‘SPICES 2015’ held at Calicut, Kerala in February 2015.
4. Biju K, Rijil Ramchand ‘Control of a novel single phase grid connected solar/PV hybrid energy system’ in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on ‘Asian control conference 2015’ held at Malaysia in May 2015.
5. Biju K, Rijil Ramchand ‘Modeling, Simulation and implementation of Single phase five level inverter fed from renewable energy sources’ in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference ISIE 2014, held at Turkey from 01 to 03 June 2014.
6. Biju K, Rijil Ramchand ‘Modeling and Simulation of Single phase five level inverter fed from renewable energy sources’ in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on ‘Microelectronics, Communication &Renewable energy’held at Amal Jyothi College of Engineering,Kanjirapally,Kottayam,Kerala from 04 to 06 June 2013.
7. Biju K ‘A Novel Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique for solar panel using SEPIC converter’, in Proc. of the International conference on ‘Renewable Energy Technologies’ at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore in December 2011.
8. Biju K, Jagadanand G, Saly George ‘Fault detection of Induction motor using Energy and Wavelets’ in Proc. of the International conference on ‘Control, Communication and Power Engineering’ organized by ACEEE at Chennai in July 2010.
Achievements/ Awards

1. Received the outstanding volunteer award from IEEE Power&Energy society Kerala chapter for the year 2018.
2. Received the outstanding branch counsellor award of the IEEE Kochi sub section for the year 2015.
3. Received the Best Paper award in the International Conference on ‘Control, Communication and Power Engineering’ organized by ACEEE at Chennai in July 2010.

Funded projects received
1. Received a fund of Rs 15000/- from Kerala state science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) for the project ‘Capacitance welding’ in 2016.
2. Received a fund of Rs 11.5 Lakhs for modernization of Electrical machines lab under MODROB scheme from AICTE in 2011.

Lectures delivered outside:
1. A talk on ‘Mitigation of power quality problems using power electronic circuits’ in College of Engineering Adoor on 13th January 2017.
2. A talk on ‘ Modelling and Design of DC-DC converters’ in the Faculty Development Programme conducted at College of Engineering Kidangoor from 12-18 January 2017
3. A talk on ‘ Multilevel inverters and their control strategies’ in the Faculty Development Programme conducted at College of Engineering Adoor from 19-23 December 2016.
4. A talk on ‘IEEE student membership benefits, student branch operations and awards’ at Mangalam College of Engineering Ettumanoor on 29th August 2016.
5. A talk on ‘Circuit Analysis’ in College of Engineering Kidangoor on 12th August 2016.
6. A talk on ‘IEEE PES student branch operations, contests and awards’ in Face2Face meet of the IEEE PES Kerala chapter held at Thiruvananthapuram on 6th August 2016.
7. A talk on ‘Power Electronics’ in College of Engineering Thrikkaripur on 10th March 2016 under expert talh scheme of TEQIP-II.

Editorial board member of International journals:

Editorial board member of International Journal of Engineering Research in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IJEREEE).
Reviewer of International Journals:

1. Reviewer of IEEE Access
2. Reviewer of International Journal of Electronics published by Taylor&Francis

Reviewer of International conferences

1. IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy 2015) held at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, Kollam, Kerala from 24th to 26th June, 2015.
2. IEEE International Conference on Next Generation Intelligent Systems to be held at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Kottayam, Kerala from 01-03 September 2016.
3. IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy systems (PEDES 2016) held at Trivandrum, Kerala from 14-17 December 2016.
4. IEEE TENSYMP 2017, organized by IEEE Kerala section from 14-16 July 2017 at Kochi.
5. IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy systems (PEDES 2018) held at IIT Madras, Kerala from 18-21 December 2018.
6. IEEE Industry Applications Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD, USA, September 29 – October 3, 2019.

International conferences as chair of a session
1. Chaired a session on ‘Smart Energy’ in IEEE TENSYMP 2017, organized by IEEE Kerala section from 14-16 July 2017 at Kochi.
2. Chaired a session at IEEE International conference on ‘Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (IEEE SPICES 2017), organized by IEEE Kerala section from 8-10 August 2017 at TKM College of Engineering Kollam