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Assist Prof Dr. Gourav Suman | Optimization | Fast Cited Article Award

Assistant Professor at Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, India

Dr. Gourav Suman is a dedicated researcher and academic professional with a strong background in Electrical Engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. from the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, specializing in Microgrids. Dr. Suman’s research focuses on optimizing renewable energy resources for microgrids in rural areas, robust frequency control in interconnected microgrids, and stability analysis of microgrid clusters with diverse energy sources. His work includes the development of innovative optimization algorithms and control approaches to enhance the performance and reliability of microgrid systems. Dr. Suman has published several papers in reputed journals and conferences, showcasing his expertise in the field. He is also proficient in a variety of simulation and drafting tools, as well as automation technologies, further enhancing his capabilities in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Suman’s academic achievements, including awards and honors for excellence in studies, demonstrate his commitment to academic excellence. His research contributions and practical applications in the field of Electrical Engineering highlight his dedication to advancing sustainable energy solutions and improving the reliability of power systems.

Professional Profiles:

📚 Education:

Dr. Gourav Suman pursued a comprehensive academic journey in the field of Electrical Engineering, culminating in a Ph.D. from the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Arunachal Pradesh, completed between 2017 and 2022. His doctoral research focused on Microgrids, under the guidance of Prof. O. P. Roy. Prior to his Ph.D., Dr. Suman earned his M.Tech. in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Power System Engineering, from the same institute, achieving a commendable grade of 8.1 out of 10, from 2015 to 2017. He commenced his academic pursuit with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Sengunthar Engineering College (Under Anna University, Chennai), achieving a notable grade of 8.5 out of 10, spanning from 2011 to 2014. During this period, he gained exposure to the core principles of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, which further enriched his academic foundation. Dr. Suman’s educational journey began with a Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from P.A.C.R. Polytechnic College (Under DOTE, Chennai) between 2008 and 2011, where he excelled with a remarkable score of 97.03%. This period provided him with a strong grounding in the basics of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, supplemented by a project in the third year. His secondary education, the CBSE’s Secondary Examination, was completed at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Daporijo, Arunachal Pradesh, in 2007-2008, where he attained a commendable score of 81.8%. Throughout his academic journey, Dr. Gourav Suman consistently demonstrated a passion for Electrical Engineering, steadily building his expertise and knowledge base.

📝Work Experience:

From 2022 to 2023, Dr. Gourav Suman served as an Assistant Professor at MITS, Andhra Pradesh. In this role, he contributed significantly to the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), as well as some courses in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and CSE – IoT. His responsibilities included overseeing various courses within these departments and actively engaging in the academic development of students. Dr. Suman also took on the role of Coordinator for Integrated Management System (IMS), where he was responsible for maintaining the timetable, attendance records, and managing backlogs for both students and faculty members. Additionally, he served as the Coordinator for the mentoring process within the department, ensuring effective guidance and support for students. Furthermore, Dr. Suman played a key role in handling and managing the criteria files required as per the recommendations of the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). His dedication to maintaining high standards in education and his ability to effectively manage various aspects of academic administration were evident throughout his tenure at MITS, Andhra Pradesh.

🧪Research Interest:

From 2017 to 2021, Dr. Gourav Suman conducted groundbreaking research as a Ph.D. researcher at NERIST, A.P. He developed an innovative method using a hybrid optimization algorithm (Particle Swarm Optimization – Grey Wolf Optimizer) to select renewable energy resources based on location and load characteristics. His work also included creating a load frequency controller for a cluster of microgrids, treating them as a multi-objective optimization problem for frequency deviation and controller output signals. Furthermore, he enhanced the robust stability performance of interconnected microgrids by implementing H2/H∞ controllers. Dr. Suman also proposed a novel optimization scheme, the Lévy Flights-based Teaching Learning Based Optimization algorithm, for detecting Islanding in Microgrids using a multi-level Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Interface System (ANFIS). Additionally, he analyzed the performance of available software tools for microgrid development at specific locations based on renewable resource availability. During his M.Tech. studies from 2016 to 2017 at NERIST, A.P., Dr. Suman developed a microprocessor-based reactive power monitoring unit. He enhanced the monitored power using a capacitor bank, calculating capacitance values based on load characteristics. He also studied various methods for analyzing system reliability, including fault tree analysis, Markov modeling, set-analysis, and cut-set analysis, to evaluate system failure rates under varied repair and failure rates. As a B.E. student at SEC, Tiruchengode, from 2013 to 2014, Dr. Suman developed a classroom board automation system using microcontroller systems. The model, designed using an Arduino board, controlled the two-dimensional motion of an automated blackboard cleaner. The design was validated through a developed hardware setup in Proteus software. Dr. Suman’s research and project experiences demonstrate his deep commitment to advancing the field of Electrical Engineering through innovative solutions and thorough analysis.


Dr. Gourav Suman has a remarkable academic record, marked by several notable achievements: In 2014, he successfully cleared the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Electrical Engineering, showcasing his proficiency in the subject. From 2011 to 2013, he received the Institution level Excellence Certificate and was recognized as the Best Intellectual of Library for two consecutive years. Additionally, Dr. Suman secured the First Rank in the university examinations for two consecutive years, further highlighting his academic prowess and dedication. In 2011, he was honored with the Roll of Honours for being the best outgoing student during his diploma studies, reflecting his all-round excellence and leadership qualities. Furthermore, from 2008 to 2011, Dr. Suman received the Institution level Merit Certificate for securing the First Rank in autonomous examinations for three consecutive years. These achievements underscore his consistent academic excellence and commitment to academic pursuits.


Dr. Gourav Suman is proficient in a range of software tools and automation technologies, enhancing his capabilities in Electrical Engineering: Simulation & Drafting Tools: Dr. Suman is skilled in using MATLAB, LTSpice, Proteus, GNU Octave, AutoCAD, and ECAD for simulation and drafting purposes, enabling him to design and analyze complex electrical systems with precision and efficiency. Automation Tools: He is experienced in using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, as well as in Basic Pneumatics and Electropneumatics. These tools and technologies allow him to automate processes effectively and optimize system performance. Dr. Suman’s proficiency in these software tools and automation technologies highlights his ability to leverage modern tools and techniques to solve complex problems in the field of Electrical Engineering.


📚Publications :

Optimisation of solar/wind/bio-generator/diesel/battery based microgrids for rural areas: A PSO-GWO approach

Authors: GK Suman, JM Guerrero, OP Roy

Citations: 139

Year: 2021

Journal: Sustainable cities and society 67, 102723

Robust Frequency Control in Interconnected Microgrids: An H/H Control Approach

Authors: GK Suman, JM Guerrero, OP Roy

Citations: 19

Year: 2021

Journal: IEEE Systems Journal 16 (2), 2044-2055

Stability of microgrid cluster with Diverse Energy Sources: A multi-objective solution using NSGA-II based controller

Authors: GK Suman, JM Guerrero, OP Roy

Citations: 15

Year: 2022

Journal: Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 50, 101834

HOMER based optimal sizing of a PV/diesel/battery hybrid system for a laboratory facility

Authors: GK Suman, S Yadav, OP Roy

Citations: 15

Year: 2021

Conference: 2020 3rd International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment: Towards …

Microgrid system for a rural area-an analysis of homer optimised model using matlab

Authors: GK Suman, OP Roy

Citations: 9

Year: 2019

Conference: 2019 3rd International Conference on Recent Developments in Control …

Study of electromagnetic forces on windings of high voltage transformer during short circuit fault

Authors: S Yadav, GK Suman, RK Mehta

Citations: 5

Year: 2021

Conference: 2020 3rd International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment: Towards …

Finite element based modelling of the Thermal behaviour of converter transformers influenced by DC bias

Authors: S Yadav, GK Suman, RK Mehta

Citations: 2

Year: 2021

Conference: 2020 3rd International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment: Towards …

Enhanced Thermodynamic Modeling of Converter Transformer Influenced by DC Bias

Authors: S Yadav, GK Suman, RK Mehta

Year: 2023

Journal: IEEE Journal on Multiscale and Multiphysics Computational Technique



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