DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
PONDICHERRY ENGINEERING COLLEGE

PONDICHERRY




Dr.M.Arounassalame B.Tech.,M.Tech.,Ph.D.,
Associate Professor
Phone: 0413-2655281-288, Extn.:514
E-mail: arun@pec.edu




Educational Profile:
Ph.D.(2009)
Specialization : Systems and Control Engineering
Institution : IIT,Bombay,Mumbai
 
M.E(1997)
Specialization : Electrical Instrumentation and power system
Institution : REC Calicut (Now NIT Calicut)
Class : First Class with Honors
 
B.E(1998)
Course : Electronics and Communication Engineering
Institution : Pondicherry Engineering College
Class :First Class with Distinction
 
 

Experience:
Professional Experience:
  1. Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (January 2012 - Till Now)
  2. Assistant Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (January 2009 - January 2012)
  3. Senior Lecturer of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (August 2004 - January 2009)
  4. Lecturer of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry (August 1999 - August 2004)

Areas of Research:
  1. Controller design and implementation
  2. Control of power converters
  3. Microcontroller/DSP/FPGA based system design
Funded Projects
Role :Co-ordinator
Topic :Modernization of Electronics Laboratory to update and support the current trends in teaching and research
Agency :AICTE, New Delhi
Amount :Rs.10 lakhs
Duration :Two Years (2012-2014)
 

Publications:
International Journals:
  1. R. Narmada, M. Arounassalame "Design and performance evaluation of fractional order controller for brushless DC motor", International journal on electrical engineering and informatics, vol. 6, no.3, pp. 606-617, September 2014.
  2. M. Arounassalame "Robust stability analysis of characteristic polynomials of uncertain dynamic systems using new Bernstein subdivision algorithm", Mediterranean journal of measurement and control, vol. 8, No.3, pp.430-435, July 2012
  3. M. Arounassalame "Analysis of nonlinear electrical circuits using Bernstein Polynomials", International journal of automation and computing, pp. 81-86, Vol. 9, No. 1, February 2012.(springer).
  4. P. S. V. Nataraj, M. Arounassalame, "An interval Newton method based on Bernstein form for bounding the zeroes of polynomial systems", Reliable computing, pp. 109-119, Vol. 15, 2011.
  5. P. S. V. Nataraj, M. Arounassalame, "Constrained global optimization of multivariate polynomials using Bernstein Branch and Prune algorithm", Journal of Global Optimization, pp. 185-212, Vol. 49, 2011. (Springer)
  6. P. S. V. Nataraj, M. Arounassalame, 'An algorithm for constrained global optimization of multivariate polynomials using the Bernstein form and John optimality conditions', Opsearch, pp. 133-152, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2009. (Springer)
  7. P. S. V. Nataraj, M. Arounassalame, 'Applications of Bernstein constrained global optimization algorithm to solve systems and control problems', Communications in Dependability and Quality Management, pp. 1-5, Vol. 12, no.1, 2009.
  8. P. S. V. Nataraj, M. Arounassalame, 'A new subdivision algorithm for Bernstein polynomial approach to Global optimization', International journal of Automation and computing, pp.342-352, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2007. (Springer)

International Conferences:
  1. K. Indhumathi, M. Arounasslame, " MATLAB/SIMULINK implementation of feedforward control scheme for the distributed power conversion system", Proceedings of international conference on computation of power, energy, information and communication(ICCPEIC), held at Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur, Tamilnadu, India, during March, 2014, pp. 367-371.
  2. P. Suganya, M. Arounassalame, "Predictive current control of a matrix converter", Proceedings of international conference of Power, energy, information and communication (ICCPEIC-2013)", held at Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur, 17th and 18th April, 2013. Vol. 1, pp-1-6.
  3. P. Jayalakshmi, M. Arounassalame, "Model predictive torque control of a switched reluctance motor", Proceedings of international conference of Power, energy, information and communication (ICCPEIC-2013)", held at Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur, 17th and 18th April, 2013. Vol. 4, pp-1-5.
  4. M. Arounassalame, "Sensor network localization using Bernstein Polynomials", Proc. of the International conference on Trends in Industrial Measurement and Automation(TIMA-2011), Jan. 6-8, 2011,CSIR Madras complex, Chennai, India, pp. 257-262.
  5. M. Arounassalame, "Analysis of Robust stability of uncertain dynamic system using new Bernstein subdivision algorithm", Proc. of the International conference on Trends in Industrial Measurement and Automation(TIMA-2011), Jan. 6-8, 2011, CSIR Madras complex, Chennai, India, pp. 549-554.
  6. M. Arounassalame, "Computation of Robust stability margins of uncertain dynamic systems using modified Bernstein subdivision algorithm", Proc. of the International conference on Power, control and Embedded systems, Dec. 8-10, 2010, Anna university, Chennai, India, pp. 361-366.
  7. P. S. V. Nataraj and M. Arounassalame, "Solving Polynomial systems using combined Bernstein Krawczyk Subdivision Algorithm", Proc. of the International conference on Computer Aided Engineering 2007(CAE 2007) , IIT Madras, India, pp. 682-689, December. 2007
  8. P. S. V. Nataraj and M. Arounassalame, "A new subdivision algorithm for Global optimization based on the Bernstein Polynomial Approach", Proc. of the International Conference on Advances in control and optimization of Dynamic systems (ACODS-2007), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, pp. 15-22, February. 2007
Projects and Research Guidance :
M.tech Project Guidance
  1. K. Indhumathi, "Design and analysis of feedforward control scheme for the distributed buck conversion system", May 2014.
  2. P. Jayalakshmi, "Model predictive torque control of switched reluctance motor", May 2013.
  3. P. Suganya, "Predictive control of induction motor fed by matrix converter", May 2013.
  4. M. Maheswari, "Control of Matrix converter under distorted input voltage conditions", May 2012.
  5. R. Narmada, "Design and performance comparison of fractional order control for brushless DC motor", May 2012.
Courses / Conferences Attended :
  1. "Research Issues in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks", TEQIP FDP (2/12/2013 to 06/12/2013), Department of Computer Science Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, December 2013.
  2. "Wireless Sensor Networks - Issues & Challenges", TEQIP FDP (11/11/2013 to 15/11/2013), Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, November 2013.
  3. "Renewable Energy", AICTE Sponsored Staff FDP (13/05/2013 to 25/05/2013), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, May 2013.
  4. "Recent Advances in Green Engineering", TEQIP FDP (03/12/2012 to 07/12/2012), Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, December 2012.
  5. "Emphasis on Smart Operation and Control of Power Markets Using Power Electronics Components", TEQIP Short Term course (19/11/2012 to 23/11/2012), Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, November 2012.
  6. "Design of embedded systems issues and challenges", AICTE Short Term course (16/04/2012 to 27/04/2012), Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, April 2012.
  7. "Linear algebra, wavelets and applications", AICTE-MHRD Short Term course (29/11/2010 to 03/12/2010), NIT, Calicut, Nov-Dec 2010.
  8. "Nano-electronics", AICTE-MHRD Short Term course (10/05/2010 to 21/05/2010), NIT, Calicut, May 2010.
  9. "Recent trends in Digital signal processing", MHRD/AICTE sponsored short term course (07/12/2009 to 11/12/2009), ABV IIITM, Gwaliar, December 2009.
  10. "Future electrical energy requirements of India and solution methods", AICTE Short Term course (17/11/2008 to 30/11/2008), CIT, Coimbatore, November 2008.
  11. "Introduction to Mechatronics and Robotics", QIP Short Term course (09/07/2007 to 13/07/2007), IIT, Mumbai, July 2007.
  12. "Digital control", QIP Short Term course (20/06/2005 to 24/06/2005), IIT, Mumbai, June 2005.
  13. "Intelligent control in Robotics and automation", AICTE-ISTE Short Term course (6/12/2004 to 18/12/2004), NIT, Calicut, December 2004.
  14. "DSP hardware and software in Power electronics", QIP course (05/05/2003 to 16/05/2003), IIT, Mumbai, May 2003.
  15. "Frontiers of Measurement and Instrumentation ", QIP course (06/05/2002 to 17/05/2002), IIT, Kharagpur, May 2002.
  16. "Intelligent control", AICTE-ISTE Short Term course (11/06/2001 to 23/06/2001), Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, June 2001.
Special Lectures Delivered:
  1. "Fractional order controller - case studies" in AICTE sponsored one week STC on "Advanced control theory for Electrical Engineering applications" on 14/10/2014 organised by the CIT, Coimbatore.
  2. "Guidelines for motivating the project work on emerging technologies", on 17/06/2014 at Dr. SJS. Paul memorial college of engineering and technology, Puducherry.
  3. "Fractional order controllers", in the AICTE-FDP on Analysis, Operation and control of Restructured power system" on 30/05/2013 at Department of EEE, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry.
  4. "Control Systems" held on 9/03/12 and 10/03/12 at NIT, puducherry, Karaikal
  5. "Analog and digital control systems" from 26/9/2011 to 3/10/2011 at Dr.B.R. Amedbkar Institute of Technology, Port Blair.
  6. "Fractional order controllers", in DRDO Sponsored Two Days National Workshop on "Advances in Design and Control for Performance Enhancement in Permanent Magnet Motors" on 20/04/2011 and 21/04/2011 at Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry