DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
PONDICHERRY ENGINEERING COLLEGE

PONDICHERRY




Dr.K.Rajambal,B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D.,
Professor
Phone: 0413-2655281-288, Extn.:509
E-mail: rajambalk@pec.edu




Educational Profile:
Ph.D.(2005)
Specialization : Modelling, Analysis and control of Wind Energy Conversion Systems
Class : Commended
Institution : College of Engineering,Guindy,Chennai
University : Anna University,Chennai
 
M.E(1993)
Course : Instrumentation
Class : First Class with Distinction
Institution : College of Engineering,Guindy,Chennai
University :Anna University,Chennai
 
B.E(1991)
Course : Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Class : First Class with Distinction
Institution : College of Engineering,Guindy,Chennai
University :Anna University,Chennai
 


Experience:
Personal Experience:
  1. Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College (January, 2012 - till date )
  2. Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College (January, 2009 - January, 2012 )
  3. Assistant Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College (January, 2006 - January, 2009)
  4. Senior Lecturer of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College (March 2001 - January, 2006)
  5. Lecturer of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College (March 1996 - March 2001)


Publications:
International Journals:
  1. G.Renukadevi and K.Rajambal, "Design, Modeling and Performance Investigation of GC PVGS", International Journal of Energy Technologies and Policy,Vol.2, No.1, 2011, pp. 12-23.

  2. G.Renukadevi and K.Rajambal, "Novel Carrier-Based PWM technique for n-Phase VSI", International Journal of Energy Technologies and Policy, Vol.1, No.1,2011, pp. 1-9.

  3. K Rajambal and G.Renukadevi " Modeling, Analysis and Control of Hexagram Inverter for three-phase induction motor Drive "Journal of Control Theory and Informatics" ISSN 2224-5774 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0492 (Online), 14-24, Vol.1, No.1, 2011

  4. C Janani and K Rajambal "Modeling and Performance Analysis of a Small scale Direct Driven PMSG Based WECS" Journal of Energy Technologies and Policy ISSN 2224-3232 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0573 (Online), 8-19, Vol.1, No.1, 2011

  5. Meenakshi T.,K. RajambalIdentification of an Effective Control Scheme forZ-source Inverter Asian Power Electronics Journal, Vol. 4 No.1 April 2010, pp.22-28.

  6. K. Rajambal, P. Sanjeevikumarand A. Chinnaponnu, " Comparison of MLI and Z-Source Inverter for Transformerless Operation of Single-Phase Photovoltaic Systems"Thammasat Int. J. Sc. Tech., Vol. 15, No. 1, January-March 2010,pp. 37-47.

  7. P. S. Mayurappriyan 1, Jovitha Jerome 2, M. Ramkumar 2 and K. Rajambal, "Dynamic Modeling and Analysis of Wind Turbine Driven Doubly Fed Induction Generator" International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, Vol 2, No. 5, November 2009

  8. Rajambal K., SanjeevikumarP,andAnbarasan "Identification of voltage collapse point in self excited induction generator, Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol.31 (4), , Jul. - Aug. 2009, pp. 1-6.

  9. Rajambal K., Sanjeevikumar Pand Balaji, 'Investigation of DC-DC Converter Topologies for Future Microprocessors',Asian Power Electronics Journal. Vol.2, No.2, Oct. 2008, pp.91-97.

  10. Sanjeevikumar P. Rajambal K., 'Extra-High-Voltage DC-DC Boost Converters Topology with Simple Control Strategy', Modelling and Simulation in Engineering volume 2008, Article ID593042.

  11. Sanjeevikumar P. Rajambal K., 'AC-DC-AC Converter with Reduced Switches as Matrix Converter', Asian Power Electronics Journal, Vol. 2, 2008, pp.61-65.

  12. Rajambal K. Umamaheswari B. and Chellamuthu C. 'Electrical Braking of Large Wind Turbines', Elsevier Publications, Vol.30, 2005, pp.2235-2245.

  13. Rajambal K. Umamaheswari B. and Chellamuthu C. 'Steady-State Power Analysis of Grid Connected Wind Turbines', International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Sep.2005,pp.260-266.


National Conferences:
  1. Chandrasekaran S. and Rajambal K," Dynamic Modeling and power flow analysis of DFIG based Wind turbine connected to Grid" Proceeding of the National Conference on Soft Computing Techniques in Power System, Operation and Control, VIT, Vellore, 22nd -24th July 2009, Paper No. SC0 53

  2. Renukadevi G. and Rajambal K., 'Hexagram Inverter for Electric Vehicle Applications', Proceedings of the National Conference on Advanced Power Electronics, NIT, Rourkela, Jan. 2009, pp.90-97.

  3. Chinnaponnou A. and Rajambal K., 'A Comparative study of Single Phase Transformerless Photovoltaic Inverter Topology ', Proceedings of the National Conference on Advanced Power Electronics, NIT, Rourkela, Jan. 2009, pp. 63-68.

  4. Chandrasekaran S. and Rajambal K., 'Power flow Analysis of a Grid-Connected Wind Driven DFIG ', Proceedings of the National Conference on Advanced Power Electronics, NIT, Rourkela, Jan. 2009, pp.122-127.

  5. Rajambal K. and Meenakshi T, 'Z source Inverter for Renewable Energy Applications', Proceedings of second National Conference on Computational Intelligence in Power Apparatus and Systems CIPS-2008, SRM Universitypp.742-747.

  6. Rajambal K. and Thiagasundar R , 'Modeling and Analysis of hybrid Electric vehicle', Proceedings of second National Conference on Computational Intelligence in Power Apparatus and Systems CIPS-2008, SRM University pp.507-512.

  7. Meenakshi T. and Rajambal K. , 'Analysis of Z-Source Inverter with different Control Techniques', Proceedings of fourth National Conference PCID-2008, Amman institute of Technology,pp.130-134.

  8. Thiagasundar R and Rajambal K., 'Fuel cell Electric vehicle ', Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Electrical Engineering ,Bharath University, Chennai. 2007, pp.112-116.

  9. Nappinnai@Narmada N. and RajambalK.,'DynamicModeling and Performance Analysis of a Photovoltaic Water Pumping System ', Proceedings of the third National Conference PCID-2007 ' Bannari Amman institute of Technology,pp.163-167.

  10. Anbarasan P. and RajambalK.,'Prediction of Critical Load in a Stand-alone Wind Energy Conversion Scheme ', Proceedings of the third National Conference PCID-2007 ' Bannari Amman institute of Technology,pp.149-153.

  11. Balaji G. and RajambalK.,'Investigation of 12-V VRM Topologies for future Microprocessors', Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering ' 2006, JCECON-06,Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai.

  12. Meenakshi S. andRajambal K.,'' Modeling and Analysis of A Hybrid Generation System, Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent advances in Electrical Engineering ' 2005, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, pp.109-114.

  13. Meenakshi S. and Rajambal K., Power Optimization in a Hybrid generation system '', Proceedings of the National Conference MEPPCON 06, MepcoSchlenkEngg College, Sivakasi, pp.206-207

  14. Kavitha B. and RajambalK.,'Multi level Inverter based Photovoltaic generating System ', Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent advances in Electrical Engineering ' 2005, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, pp.103-108.

  15. Anandavel P. and RajambalK.,'Power Optimization in a Grid Connected Wind Energy Conversion system', Proceedings of the National Conference on Electrical Engineering Developments, 2005, College of Engineering, Visakapattinam pp.111-117.

  16. Sankardoss V. and RajambalK.,'DynamicModeling and Performance Analysis of Stand-alone Wind Energy Conversion System with Induction Motor Load', Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent advances in Electrical Engineering ' 2004, College of Engineering, Hyderabad, pp.24-29.


International Conference:
  1. G.Renukadevi and K.Rajambal, "SVPWM Strategy for Five-Phase VSIs," International conference on recent trends in computational methods Communication and controls, Tirunelveli, India, 2012.

  2. G.Renukadevi and K.Rajambal, "Novel PWM technique for Multi-Phase Voltage Source Inverters," in IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management (IEEE-ICAESM 2012),Nagapattinum,India,2012,pp.559-564.

  3. Rajambal K. and Janani.C, " Direct Driven Wind Turbine", International conference on renewable energy utilization (ICREU-2012) at Coimbatore Institute of technology

  4. Renukadevi.G and Rajambal.K, "Generalized Model of Multi-Phase Induction Motor Drive using Matlab/Simulink", International conference on smart grid technologies,(IEEE)-Kerala,1-3 Dec. 2011.

  5. Rajarajan.B and K.Rajambal, " Design,Analysis and Implementation of nine Switch Inverter for the Independent Control of two AC Motors",International conference on Power Electronics, IICPE-10, (IEEE), at NetajiSubash Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

  6. K.Rajambal, B.Rajarajan and Afroz Ulla Khan, "Design, Analysis and implementation of Nine Switch Inverter for the independent control of two Ac motors"inproc.IEEE IICPE'10, Mar 2010.

  7. K.RajambalK,andPunitha S "A Novel Switching Scheme for Open End Winding Induction Motor Drive using Space Vector Modulation Technique"Proceedings of the International conference on onPower,Control,Signals and Computation EPSCICON-2010,Vidya academy of science and Technology,Thrissur.,4-6 Jan . 2010

  8. K.Ramamurthy, S.Bharathram, K.R.Sughaasinijain, B.SurendarBalaji, K.Rajambal, "A Comparitive study of conventional Transformerless Dc-Dc converter and Switched Inductor Technique Dc-Dc Converter"Proceedings of the International conference on onPower,Control,Signals and Computation EPSCICON-2010,Vidya academy of science and Technology,Thrissur.,4-6 Jan . 2010

  9. Renukadevi and Rajambal K., 'Closed loop Control of Hexagram Inverter', Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems and Power Electronics in Emerging Economics (ICEESPEEE-2009), SRM University, Chennai, pp.1241-1248.

  10. Kalaivani C and,Rajambal K. 'Modeling Analysis and Control of Doubly fed GCIG ', Proceedings of the International Conference POWERCOIN-2008, Sona College of Engineering, Salem, paper no.PEDR19.

  11. B.Kavitha and Rajambal K., 'A Comparative Study of PWM and Fundamental Switching Techniques for MLI based PV System', Proceedings of the International Conference on Modeling and Simulation CITCOMS-2007, pp. 864-872.

  12. Thiagasundar R and Rajambal K., 'Modeling and Analysis of FCEV with continuously variable Transmission, Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advancements and Application of Computer in Electrical Engineering, RACE 2007, Rajasthan.

  13. Nappinnai@Narmada N. and Rajambal K., 'Modeling and Performance Analysis of Multilevel Inverter based Photovoltaic Water Pumping System', Proceedings of the International Conference on Modeling and Simulation CITCOMS-2007, paper no.28.

  14. Anbarasan P. and Rajambal K.,'Criticalk load Analysis in a Stand-alone WECS ', Proceedings of the International Conference on Modeling and Simulation CITCOMS-2007, paper no.43

  15. Nappinnai@Narmada N. and Rajambal K, 'Multilevel Inverter Based Photovoltaic Water Pumping System', Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advancements and Application of Computer in Electrical Engineering, RACE 2007, Rajasthan.

  16. Anbarasan P. and RajambalK.,'Equilibrium Tracing Technique for a Stand-alone Wind Energy Conversion Scheme ', Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advancements and Application of Computer in Electrical Engineering, RACE 2007, Rajasthan.

  17. Meenakshi S. Rajambal K., Chellamuthu C and ElangovanS' Intelligent Controller for a Stand-alone Hybrid Generation System', Proceedings of the International Conference POWERCON 06.

  18. Rajambal K. amdChellamuthu C. , 'Intelligent Controllers for an Isolated Wind Energy Conversion Scheme', Proceedings of the International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems,PEDS-2005, Malasia, pp.1617-1621.

  19. Rajambal K. and Chellamuthu C., 'Electrodynamic Braking of Wind Turbines Connected to Dual Speed Induction Generator', Proc. Int. Power EngineeringConference, (IPEC 2003), Singapore, pp. 481-486.

  20. Rajambal K. and Chellamuthu C. (2002),'Modeling and Simulation of Grid Connected Wind Electric Generating System', Proc. IEEE TENCON 2002, TENCON 2002), Beijing, China, pp. 1842-1852.

  21. Rajambal K. Uma G. and ChellamuthuC.'Analysis of Grid Connected Induction Generator using MATLAB/SIMULINK', Proc. Int. Conf. on Energy, Automation and Information Technology, (EAIT 2001), IIT, Kharagpur, India, pp. 865-869.


Projects and Research Guidance :
Areas of Research:
  1. Power Electronics and Drives
  2. Wind and PV Systems
  3. Electric Vehicles
M.tech Project Guidance
  1. Modeling and Performance Analysis of a Small Scale PMSG Based Direct -Driven WECS, May 2012.

  2. Single-Phase Multi-Level Inverter for Photovoltic System, May 2012.

  3. Modeling and Analysis of a Dynamic VAR Compensator for Wind Energy Conversion System, May 2011.

  4. Design, Analysis and Implementation of Nine Switch Inverter for the Independent Control of Two AC Motors, May 2012.

  5. Power Conditioning System for a Grid Connected Photovoltaic System, May 2010.

  6. Study of Dual Inverter fed Open End Winding Induction Motor Drive, May 2010.

  7. Hexagram Inverter for Electric Vehicle Applications, May 2009.

  8. A Comparative Study of Single-Phase Transformerless Photovoltaic Inverter Topologies, May 2009.

  9. Dynamic Modeling and Control of DFIG-Based Wind Electric Generator Under Unbalanced Grid Condition, May 2009.

  10. Z-Source Inverter for PV Generation System, May 2008.

  11. Modeling Analysis and Control of a Doubly fed Grid Connected Induction Generator, May 2008.

  12. Design, Simulation and Implementation of Polyphase Boost Converter, May 2008.

  13. Dynamic Modeling and Analysis of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle, May 2007.

  14. Prediction of Voltage Collapse Point in a Stand-Alone Wind Energy Conversion Scheme using Equilibrium Tracing Technique, May2007.

  15. Dynamic Modeling and Performance Analysis of Photovoltaic Water Pumping System, May 2007.

  16. Investigation of Different Voltage Regulator Modules for Future Microprocessors, May 2006.

  17. Multilevel Inverter based Photovoltaic Generation System, May 2006.

  18. Wind-PV Hybrid Power Generation Systems, May 2006.


Courses / Conferences Attended:
  1. Dr.K.Rajambal, AICTE sponsored SDP on "Computational Intelligence to Power System Analysis, Control & Optimization (CIPACO)", organized by the Dept. Of EEE, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry during Jun. 6-10, 2011.
  2. Dr.K.Rajambal, ISTE short term training program on "Nano Engineering Materials", organized by the Dept.of Physics, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry during Dec. 13-23, 2010.
  3. Dr.K.Rajambal, AICTE sponsored SDP on "Smart Operation and Control of Electrical Machines and Power Systems", organized by the Dept.of EEE, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry during Jun. 2-12, 2010.
  4. Dr.K.Rajambal, Ministry of Micro,Small and Medium Enterprises on "Six Sigma Green Belt Training & Examination" organized by the MSME Development Institute,Chennai during Apr.19-23, 2010.
  5. Dr.K.Rajambal, One day workshop on "Intellectual Property Rights and Patenting" organized by the Industry Institute Partnership Cell Pondicherry Engineering College Pondicherry during Mar-12, 2010.
  6. Dr.K.Rajambal, UGC-Refresher course on "Soft Computing Techniques for Power Systems" organized by the Dept. of, EEE, SRM Institute of Science and Technology during Nov.28-Dec.17, 2009.
  7. K.Rajambal, Refresher course on " Energy Conversion, Conservation and Environment Engineering", organized by the Bharathidasan University Dept. of, EEE, SRM Institute of Science and Technology during Nov.28-Dec.17, 2009.
  8. Dr.K.Rajambal, AICTE sponsored National seminar on "Intelligent System Applications to Future Challenges in Power Engineering" organized by the Dept. of, EEE, Pondicherry Engineering College Pondicherry during September 9-11, 2009.
  9. Dr.K.Rajambal, AICTE sponsored SDP on Recent Trends in Parallel and Distributed Systems organized by the Dept. of, Computer Science and Engineering , Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry during Nov. 16-27, 2009.

Courses Taught:
  1. Solid State Drives (UG)
  2. Renewable Energy Systems (UG)
  3. Electrical Machines (UG)
  4. Power Electronics (UG)
  5. High Voltage DC Transmission (UG)
  6. Electrical Engineering (UG)
  7. Analysis of Power Electronic Circuits (PG)
  8. DC Drives (PG)
  9. Wind Energy Systems
  10. Advanced Power Electronic Converters