Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Dr. Saurav Raj

Assistant Professor

Off Campus : Marathwada Jalna

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Email Address : s.raj@marj.ictmumbai.edu.in

Phone [Mobile] 8470975763

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Research Area : Power System optimization; Power System Planning; FACTS Devices; Renewable Energy; Distributed Generation; Swarm and evolutionary optimization techniques.

Academic Information
Degree/Diploma Description year subject
1 Ph.D.   IIT (ISM) DHANBAD 2018 Power System Engineering
2 B.Tech.   R. P. Sharma Institute of Technology, Patna 2012 Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Courses Taught : Basic Electrical Engineering; Computer Application in Power System; FACTS; Electronics Instrumentation

Paper Published
1 International Conference S. Mahapatra, M. Badi, Saurav Raj, “Implementation of PSO, it’s variants and Hybrid GWO-PSO for improving Reactive Power Planning” IEEE Sponsored Global Conference for Advancement in Technology, ACCEPTED & presented, Nagarujuna College of Engineering & Technology, Bangalore, 18th -20th October, 2019.    OCT  2019      
2 International Conference Mohan Krishna, S. Mahapatra, Saurav Raj, “Estimation of simple, energy and carbon payback periods of a 1 kWp ground mounted solar PV plant at Tirupati airport: A Case study” 1st International Conference on Innovation in Electrical Power Engineering, Communication, and Computing Technology, Springer, ACCEPTED & presented, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, 13th-14th December, 2019.    DEC  2019      
3 International Conference S. Mahapatra, Saurav Raj, Mohan Krishna, “Optimal TCSC Location for Reactive Power Optimization using Oppositional Salp Swarm Algorithm” 1st International Conference on Innovation in Electrical Power Engineering, Communication, and Computing Technology, Springer, ACCEPTED & presented, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, 13th-14th December, 2019.    DEC  2019      
4 International Conference B. Dey, Saurav Raj, B. Bhattacharyya, “Selection and sizing of DG sources for economic operation of a grid connected microgrid,” 4th International Conference for Convergence in Technology (I2CT) 2018, SDMIT, Ujire, Mangalore, Accepted & presented, 27th -28th October, 2018.    OCT  2018      
5 International Journal Raj, S. and Bhattacharyya, B., 2018. Optimal placement of TCSC and SVC for reactive power planning using Whale optimization algorithm. Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, 40, pp.131-143.    JUN  2018      
6 International Journal Raj, S. and Bhattacharyya, B., 2018. Reactive power planning by opposition-based grey wolf optimization method. International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 28(6), p.e2551.    JAN  2018      
7 International Journal Bhattacharyya, B. and Raj, S., 2017. Differential evolution technique for the optimization of reactive power reserves. Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, 26(10), p.1750155.    MAR  2017      
8 International Conference Raj, S. and Bhattacharyya, B., 2016, December. Weak bus-oriented optimal Var planning based on grey wolf optimization. In 2016 National Power Systems Conference (NPSC) (pp. 1-5). IEEE.    DEC  2016      
9 International Conference Raj, S. and Bhattacharyya, B., 2016, March. Weak bus determination and real power loss minimization using Grey wolf optimization. In 2016 IEEE 6th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS) (pp. 1-4). IEEE.    MAR  2016      
10 International Journal Bhattacharyya, B. and Raj, S., 2016. Swarm intelligence based algorithms for reactive power planning with Flexible AC transmission system devices. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 78, pp.158-164.    JUN  2016      
11 International Journal Bhattacharyya, B. and Raj, S., 2016. PSO based bio inspired algorithms for reactive power planning. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 74, pp.396-402.    JAN  2016      
12 International Conference Bhattacharyya, B. and Raj, S., 2015, June. A novel approach for the voltage stability assessment and reactive power planning. In 2015 IEEE 10th Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA) (pp. 1534-1538). IEEE.    JUN  2015      
Work Experience Information
From Date To Date Designation Organization Name
1 31/01/2014 31/01/2018 Research Scholar IIT(ISM) DHANBAD
2 12/02/2018 24/12/2019 Assistant Professor Alliance University, Anekal, Bangalore, Karnataka 562106, India.
Membership In Professional Societies
Description No Membership No Membership Information
1 Indian Society for Technical Education LM 122718 Life Member
2 IEEE Professional member 93789806 Professional member
3 International Association of Engineers 243591 Member
4 The IAENG Society of Electrical Engineering IAENG Member
5 The IAENG Society of Artificial Intelligence IAENG Member
Training/Conferences/Short Term Courses Attended
Month Year Training attended Information
1 MAR 2016 Attended Short term course on “Stepping into Next Generation Grids” conducted under the sponsorship of Technical Education Improvement Program-II (TEQIP) on 4th March 2016, at IIT Delhi.
2 DEC 2014 Attended workshop on “MATLAB and Simulink for Engineering Applications” conducted by Electrical department held from 05th December – 10th December 2014, at IIT(ISM), Dhanbad.
3 JAN 2018 Attended faculty development program on “Outcome based Education” conducted by IET The Institution of Engineering and Technology held from 17th January – 18th January 2018, at Alliance University, Bangalore.
4 APRIL 2019 Attended NPTEL-AICTE Faculty Development Programme online course on “Effective Engineering Teaching in Practice” from IIT Madras, on 09th April, 2019.
5 JUN 2019 Attended one day workshop and panel discussion on “Green Energy and Sustainable development” at Alliance University, Bangalore in collaboration with IET on 21st June, 2019.
6 MAR 2016 Saurav Raj, B. Bhattacharyya, “Weak bus determination and Real power loss minimization using Grey wolf optimization”, IEEE 6th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), IIT-Delhi, 04th -06th March 2016.
7 DEC 2016 Saurav Raj, B. Bhattacharyya, “Weak bus-oriented optimal Var planning based on grey wolf optimization”, 19th National Power Systems Conference (NPSC), IIT-Bhubaneswar, 19th -21st December 2016.
8 OCT 2018 B. Dey, Saurav Raj, B. Bhattacharyya, “Selection and sizing of DG sources for economic operation of a grid connected microgrid,” 4th International Conference for Convergence in Technology (I2CT) 2018, SDMIT, Ujire, Mangalore, Accepted & presented, 27th -28th October, 2018.
9 OCT 2019 S. Mahapatra, M. Badi, Saurav Raj, “Implementation of PSO, it’s variants and Hybrid GWO-PSO for improving Reactive Power Planning” IEEE Sponsored Global Conference for Advancement in Technology, ACCEPTED & presented, Nagarujuna College of Engineering & Technology, Bangalore, 18th -20th October, 2019.