DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
PONDICHERRY ENGINEERING COLLEGE

PONDICHERRY




Dr.B.Geetha Lakshmi,B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D.,
Associate Professor
Phone: 0413-2655281-288, Extn.:516
E-mail: bgeethalakshmi@pec.edu




Educational Profile:
Ph.D.(2009)
Specialization : FACTS Controllers
Institution : Pondicherry University
Univesity : Pondicherry University
 
M.E(1999)
Course : Power Electronics and Drives
Institution : Bharathidasan University
University : Bharathidasan University
 
B.E(1996)
Course : Electronics and Communication Engineering
Institution : Bharathidasan University
University : Bharathidasan University
 
 

Professional Experience:
  1. Reviewer Journal of Power Electronics
  2. Reviewer of Inderscience Journal
  3. Reviewer of Power India Conference, POWERCON 2008
  4. Member,EEE Board, Pondicherry University
  5. Life Member at ISTE
Projects and Research Guidance :
M.tech Project Guidance
  1. Sharmila Devy, "Analysis and performance enhancement of unified power quality conditioner using dc link voltage control", June 2012.
  2. Siva Janani @ Santhoshma, "Analysis of Input current interharmonics in adjustable speed drives", June 2012.
  3. M. Kavitha, "A closed loop selective harmonic compensation for active power filters", June 2010.
  4. R. Bharathi, "Modeling of Interline power flow controller - An approach to power flow management in transmission system", June 2010.
  5. G. Devanathan, "Investigation of performance of unified power flow controller with matrix converter", June 2009.
  6. T. Hajmunisa, "Modeling and analysis of FACTS controllers based on multipulse voltage source inverter", June 2007.
  7. J.Ramesh, "Modeling and analysis of Self excited induction generator in distributed system", June 2007.
  8. P. Sanjeevikumar, "Performance analysis of AC-DC-AC converter as a Matrix converter", June 2006.
  9. A. Saraswathi, Modeling and analysis of fuzzy logic based unified power flow controller", June 2006.


Publications:
International Journals:
  1. B.Geethalakshmi andM. Kavitha, "Comparison of Reference current Extraction Methods for Shunt Active Power Filters", International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, Vol.3, No.3, pp.322-326, June 2011.
  2. B.Geethalakshmi and P.Dananjayan, "A Combined Multipulse-Mutilevel Inverter suitable for High power Applications", International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, Vol.2, No.2, pp.257-261, April 2010.
  3. B.Geethalakshmi and P.Dananjayan, "A combined multipulse - multilevel inverter based STATCOM for improving the voltage profile and transient stability of power system", International Journal of Power Electronics, Inderscience, Vol. 1, No.3, pp.267-285, 2009.
  4. B.Geethalakshmi, T.Hajmunnisa and P.Dananjayan, "A fuzzy logic controller for enhancing the transient stability of 48-pulse inverter based SSSC", Journal of Electrical systems, ELEKTRIKA, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Vol.10, No.2, pp.53-58, 2008.
  5. B.Geethalakshmi, P.Sanjeevikumar and P.Dananjayan, "Fine tuning of cascaded of d-q axis controller for ac-dc-ac converter without dc link capacitor using artificial neural network", Songklanakalarin Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.30, No.1, pp.85-92, January-February 2008.
  6. B.Geethalakshmi and P.Dananjayan, "Investigation of performance of UPFC without dc link capacitor", Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, Vol. 78, No.4, pp.736-746, 2007.

International Conferences:
  1. B.Geethalakshmi and K.DelhiBabu, "An advanced modulation technique for the cascaded multilevel inverter used as a shunt active power filter", Proceedings of India International conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2010, January 28-30, 2011.
  2. B.Geethalakshmi, M.Kavitha and K. DelhiBabu, "Harmonic Compensation using Multilevel inverter based shunt active power filter", Proceedings of IEEE PEDES 2010 and 2010 Power India Conference, December 20-23, 2010.
  3. B.Geethalakshmi and M.Kavitha, "Power quality improvement using shunt active power filters", Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Design and Analysis of Engineering Products, Systems and Computation", IDAPSC-10, pp.45, 2010.
  4. B.Geethalakshmi, G. Devanathan and P.Dananjayan, "A novel structure of UPFC with matrix converter", Proceedings of Third International Conference on Power Systems, ICPS 09, 2009.
  5. B.Geethalakshmi and P.Dananjayan, "A combined multipulse-multilevel inverter based SSSC", Proceedings of Third International Conference on Power Systems, ICPS 09, 2009.
  6. B.Geethalakshmi, P. Dananjayan and K.DelhiBabu, "A combined multipulse-multilevel voltage source inverter configuration for STATCOM applications", Proceedings of IEEE Power India Conference, POWERCON 2008, New Delhi, pp.1-5, October 2008.
  7. B.Geethalakshmi and P.Dananjayan, "Dynamic characteristic analysis of SSSC based on cascaded H-bridge MLI", Proceedings of International conference on Power Electronic Drives and Power Systems, POWERCOIN 2008, March 2008.
  8. B.Geethalakshmi, J.Ramesh and P.Dananjayan, "Modelling of three phase self excited induction generator connected to distribution system and dynamic improvement using D-STATCOM", Proceedings of International conference on Recent advancements and applications of computer in electrical engineering, RACE, 2007.
  9. B.Geethalakshmi, T.Hajmunnisa and P.Dananjayan, "Performance analysis of SSSC under various control strategies", Proceedings of International conference on Recent advancements and applications of computer in electrical engineering, RACE, 2007.
  10. B.Geethalakshmi, DelhiBabu, Chaitanya Varma and P.Dananjayan, "Performance evaluation of three phase cascaded H-bridge multilevel inverter based on multi carrier PWM techniques", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Advances in Energy Research, ICAER 2007, Mumbai, India, pp.537-542, 2007.
  11. B.Geethalakshmi, T.Hajmunnisa and P.Dananjayan, "Dynamic Characteristic Analysis of SSSC Based on 48-Pulse Inverter", Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Power Engineering Conference, IPEC 07, Singapore, pp.720-724, 2007.
  12. B.Geethalakshmi and P.Dananjayan, "An analytic approach to harmonic analysis of 48-Pulse voltage source inverter", Proceedings of 7th IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive systems, PEDS 07, Bangkok, Thailand, pp.417-422, 2007.
  13. B.Geethalakshmi, P.Sanjeevikumar and P.Dananjayan, "A PWM current source rectifier with leading power factor", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, PEDES - 2006, New Delhi, 3A-20, 2006.
  14. B.Geethalakshmi, P.Sanjeevikumar and P.Dananjayan, "Performance analysis of ac-dc-ac converter as Matrix converter", Proceedings of 2006 IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2006, Chennai, India, pp.57 - 61, 2006.
  15. B.Geethalakshmi, A. Saraswathi and P.Dananjayan, "Comparing and evaluating the performance of SSSC with fuzzy logic controller and PI controller for transient stability enhancement", Proceedings of 2006 IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE 2006, Chennai, India, pp.140-143, 2006.

Courses and Conferences Attended:
  1. Recent Advances in Nano Technology and its applications (RAINTA 2011), AICTE Sponsored Staff Development Programme (19.10.2011 to 2.11.2011), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry.
  2. Computational Intelligence to Power System Analysis, Control and Optimization, AICTE Sponsored Staff Development Programme (6.6.2011 to 10.06.2011), Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry.
  3. Nano Engineering Materials, ISTE sponsored STTP (13.12.2010 to 23.12.2010), Department of Physics, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry.
  4. Applications of Wavelets and Soft Computing for Power Quality Analysis, AICTE Sponsored Staff Development Programme (15.11.2010 to 27.11.2010), Dr. Mahalingam College of Engg. and Technology, Pollachi.
  5. Recent Trends in Parallel and Distributed Systems - Architecture, Operating Systems and Algorithms, AICTE Sponsored Staff Development Programme (16.11.2009 to 27.11.2009), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry.
  6. Intelligent System Applications to Future Challenges in Power Engineering, AICTE sponsored National Seminar (09.09.2009 to 11.09.2009), Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry

Countries Visited:
  1. Singapore - to present paper in the 8th IEEE International Power Engineering Conference, IPEC 2007.
  2. Special Lectures Delivered
  3. Delivered number of special lectures at Staff Development programmes and seminars/workshops.

Courses taught:
PG Level Courses:
  1. Analysis of Power Electronic Circuits
  2. Flexible AC Transmission Systems
  3. Vector Controlled AC Drives
  4. DC Drives
  5. UG Level Courses

UG Level Courses :
  1. Electromagnetic Theory
  2. Electronic Devices and Circuits
  3. Digital Electronics
  4. Electric Circuits
  5. Solid State Drives
  6. Pulse and Digital Circuits
  7. Power Electronics

Laboratory :
  1. Electronic Devices Lab
  2. Electronic Circuits Lab
  3. Digital Electronics Lab
  4. Power Electronics Lab