Dr. Pimal Gandhi

Designation : Associate Professor
Experience : 20 Year

Email Id : pimalgandhi.elect@svitvasad.ac.in
Contact No :02692-274540-Extn: 244

Profile

Dr. Pimal Gandhi received Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from North Gujarat University, Masters in Electrical Engineering (Specialization in Automatic Control and Robotics) from The M S University of Baroda, Vadodara and PhD in Electrical Engineering from The M.S.Univeristy of Baroda, Vadodara. He has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and research. He has published and presented thirty four research paper in various national and international journals and conferences. He has visited Milan, Italy for presentation of research paper in highly reputed IEEE conferences. He has presented research paper in world reputed IEEE conferences likes PowerCon-2012, Auckland, New Zealand, Power and Energy Society Meeting, 2013, Vancouver, Canada and PowerTech-2019, Milano, Italy. He has received grant under the Travel Grant Scheme (TGS) from AICTE, New Delhi for presentation of research paper in International IEEE power and energy conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 2012. He has received the Sixth Pedagogical Innovation Award-2017 by Gujarat Technological University. His thrust research area are Power System Dynamics, Operation and Control, Micro grid and its control strategies, Restructured Power market, Advanced Control & Digital Control System, Artificial Intelligence to Electrical Engineering, Wind Energy Forecasting and Machine learning techniques, Mathematical Modelling and Simulations. He has joined SVIT, Vasad at 2001, where he is currently working as an Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering Department.

Current Activities:

Teaching the courses at UG and PG level in Electrical Engineering. Guiding UG projects and PG dissertations. Guiding Ph.D Students as a recognized supervisor by Gujarat Technological University

Specialization Areas:

A. Power System Operation, Dynamics and Control B. Modern Control System and Digital Control System C. Artificial Intelligence to Power System D. Deregulated Electric Market E. Wind Energy Conversation System and Wind power forecasting F. Mathematical Modelling and Simulation G. Electrical Machine Modelling and Control H. Micro grid and its control strategies

Subject Taught (UG):

Control System Theory, Signal and System, Inter Connected Power System, Power System Operation and Control, Wind and Solar Energy, Power System planning and design

Subject Taught (PG):

AI to power system, restructured power system, power system dynamics, and digital control system

Qualifications:

Qualification Specialization University Passing year Class
Ph. D. Power System and Intelligent Control System Faculty of Technology and Engineering. M.S.University, Vadodara 2014 -
ME Automatic Control and Robotics Faculty of Technology and Engineering , M.S. University, Vadodara 2006 First
BE Electrical Govt. Engg. College, Modasa 1999 Distinction

My Experience

  • 01-01-2015 - Till Date
  • Associate Professor
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 01-04-2009 - 31-12-2014
  • Associate Professor
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 01-01-2001 - 31-03-2009
  • Lecturer
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 01-03-2000 - 31-12-2000
  • Testing Engineer
  • Lubi Electrical Ltd, Ahmedabad

Publication

International Journal :

    • Ankit Makwan, P.R.Gandhi, “Day Ahead Wind Energy Forecasting Using Feed Forward Neural Network”, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd,pp -221-232, 2018
    • Yagnita P. Parmar, Dr. P. R. Gandhi “Automatic Generation Control of Two Area using Fuzzy Logic Controller”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Development, pp.76-82, ISSN: 2278-067X, 2015
    •  Chaudhari Tushar, Dr.P.R.Gandhi “Design and Reconductoring of A 400 K.V Transmission Line And Analysis on ETAP, International Journal of Engineering Research and Development, pp.10-21, ISSN: 2278-067X, 2015
    • P.R.Gandhi, S.K.Joshi, Design of Power System Stabilizer using Genetics Algorithm Based Neural Network”, International Journal on Electrical Engineering, ISBN: 1582-4594, Vol. 14(2), pp.1-13, 2014, Impact factor :0.9
    • P.R.Gandhi, S.K.Joshi “Smart control Techniques for design of TCSC and PSS for stability analysis of dynamical power system”, International Journal on Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, ISSN: 1568-4946, Vol. 24, pp.-654-668, 2014. Impact factor: 3.222.
    • P.R.Gandhi, S.K.Joshi “GA based Conventional and PID Power System Stabilizer for Stability Analysis of SMIB System, Elixir International Journal on Electrical Engineering”, ISSN: 2229-712X, Vol.40, pp.5229-5233, 2011, ICV: 5.09.

National Journal :

    • P.R.Gandhi “Design of Artificial Neural Network Controller for Speed Control of D.C. Motor”, National Journal on Electrical Engineering Update, Vol: 14, No:3, pp-35-38,ISSN: 0971-5479, 2006. 
    • P.R.Gandhi, “Design and Simulation of Artificial Neural Network Controller for D.C.Drives”, National Journal, IEEMA, Vol: XXVI, No: 9, pp-91-94, Mumbai, October, 2006, ISSN: 0970-2946.
    • P.R.Gandhi “Fuzzy, Neuro and neuro-fuzzy controller for DC drives”,IEEMA Journal, vol-XXVII,No :8,pp : 52-57,August,2008,ISSN:0970-2946.
    • P,R,Gandhi “Design of Fuzzy controller for AVR System”, National Journal on Electrical Engineering Update, ISSN: 0971-5479, 2006, 2009.

International Conference :

    • P.R.Gandhi, S.K.Joshi “Soft Computing Techniques for Designing of Adaptive Power System Stabilizer, 13th IEEE, PowerTech 2019, Milano, Italy, 23-27 June,2019, ISBN:978-1-5386-4722-6.
    •  Gargey Bhatt, P.R.Gandhi, “Statistical and ANN based prediction of wind power with uncertainty”, IEEE, 3rd International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI 2019), Tamilnadu, India,,23-25 April,2019, ISBN:978-1-5386-9439-8.
    • Rutwa Patel, P.R.Gandhi, “Power Distribution network analysis of High Rise building using ETAP”,IEEE, third international conference Intelligent Computing and Control System (ICICCS-2019), Vaigai College of Engineering, Maduria, India, 15-17 May, 2019, ISBN: 978-1-5386-8113-8.
    • Jitendra Parmar, P.R.Gandhi, “PMSG based Control Strategy for Interconnected Power System”, 3rd IEEE International Conference and Workshops on Recent Advances and Innovations in Engineering, 22-25 November 2018, Poornima University, Jaipur, India, ISBN: 978-1-5386-4525-3
    • Kaushik, P.R.Gandhi“Feedback linearization based non-linear AVR for small signal stability enhancement”,IEEE International Conference on Power Energy, Environment and Intelligent Control, PEEIC-18, 13-14th April, Greater Noida, India, ISBN: 978-1-5386-2342-8, 2018
    • Anand Patel, P.R.Gandhi, “Damping low frequency oscillation using PSO based supplementary controller and TCSC”, IEEE International Conference on Power Energy, Environment and Intelligent Control, PEEIC-18, 13-14th April, Greater Noida, India, ISBN;978-1-5386-2342-8,2018
    • Sejal Prajapati, P.R.Gandhi, “Impact of FACTS devices for ATC Enhancement In Deregulated Market”, IEEE International Conference on Power Energy, Environment and Intelligent Control, PEEIC-18, 13-14th April, Greater Noida, India, ISBN;978-1-5386-2342-8,2018
    • Jaimin Selani, P.R.Gandhi, “AGC for Multi Area Thermal System under Restructured Market with Tie-Line FACTS Controller” , International conference on Intelligent Signal and System Processing, G.H. Patel College of Engineering & Technology, ISBN: 978-93-5268-230-4, 23-24 March, 2017. 
    • Ankit Makwana, P.R.Gandji,“Day Ahead Wind Energy Forecasting using Feed Forward Neural Network”, International conference on Intelligent Signal and System Processing, G.H. Patel College of Engineering & Technology, ISBN: 978-93-5268-230-4, 23-24 March, 2017. 
    • Anand Patel, P.R.Gandhi, “Damping Oscillations in detail model of Synchronous Generator using PSO based PSS”, IEEE Conference, ICPEICES 2016, New Delhi
    • Chirag Soni, P.R.Gandi“Design and analysis of 11Kv distribution system using ETAP software, 2015 IEEE International conference on Computation of Power, energy, information and communication, IEEE, ISSN: 978-1-4673-6524-6/15, India, 2015 
    • Neel Patel, P.R.Gandhi, “Damping Oscillations control using thyristor control series capacitor: Linear Approach”, 3rd-Asian International Conference on engineering and Technology, ISBN: 9-780993-909238, pp-809-813 27-28th March, 2015.
    • P.R.Gandhi, S.K.Joshi, GA and ANFIS based Power System Stabilizer”, 2013 IEEE Power and Energy Society, General Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, ISSN: 978-1-4799-1303-9, July 21-25, IEEE, 2013
    • P.R.Gandhi, S.K.Joshi, Non Linear Auto Regressive Moving Average Controller based PSS for Dynamic Power System”, IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, POWERCON, Auckland, New Zealand, ISSN: 978-1-4673-2865-5,pp.1-6, Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, 2012.
    • P.R.Gandhi, S.K.Joshi, Design of PID Power System Stabilizer using GA for SMIB System: Linear and Non-Linear Approach”, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Recent Advancements in Electrical, Electronics and Control Engineering, ISSN: 978-1-4577-2146-5, Sivakasi, India, pp.-319-323, Dec. 15-17, 2011

National Conference :

    • P.R.Gandhi, S.K.Shah “Design and Simulation of Intelligent Controllers for D.C.Drives using S-function”, National Conference on smart computing and communication SCAC-2007, , IETE, IE, January-2007, Vadodara
    • P.R.Gandhi “Time Response Analysis of Automat voltage Regulator System using Intelligent Controller, National Conference on Current Trends in Technology, NUCONE-2007, ISBN : 8184242611, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Nov.29-Dec.01, 2007. 
    • P.R.Gandhi “MATLAB/Simulink: Comparison between IG and DFIG Base Wind Power Plant”, National Conference on Power and Energy System (NCPES-2011), University College of Engineering, RTU, Kota (Rajasthan), Apr 23-24, 2011.
    • P.R.Gandhi “PLC based power transformer’s cooling protection and control system,”National Conference, PEPCCI-2014, ISBN: 978-81-923462-2-9, SVIT, 23-25th January, 2014.
    • Varsha Verma, P.R.Gandhi “Wind power forecasting: Techniques and model development using ANN”, National Conference, NCEVT-2015, PIT, Vadodara, 3-4th April, 2015, ISBN: 978-93-84869-43-4, pp-71-74.
    • Yagnita Parmar, P.R.Gandhi“Two Area Automatic Generation Control using Fuzzy Logic Controller”, National conference on recent trend on electrical, electronics and communcaiton engineering, RTEECE-2015,17-18th April,2015
    • Chaudhari Tushar, P.R.Gandhi “Design and reconductoring of a 400 KV Transmission line and analysis on ETAP, National conference on recent trend on electrical, electronics and communcaiton engineering, RTEECE-2015,17-18th April,2015
    • Priyanka, P.R.Gandhi “Multi Area AGC in Restructured Electric Market: Bilateral Contract”, National Conference On Recent Trends in Technology and Management (NCRTTM-2016), DDIT, 8th March, 2016, ISBN No : 978-81-909832-1-1.
    • Neel Soni, P.R.Gandhi “Power System Oscillations Control Using Fuzzy logic Based Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor”, Conference on Advancement in Electrical Engineering and Energy Science, 24-25 May, 2016, NIT, Hamirpur, IEI (India)

Grant Received

    • Received grant of 71,000/- Rs. under the Travel Grant Scheme (TGS) from AICTE, New Delhi for paper presentation in International IEEE power and energy conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 2012.

Academic Activities

Conferences Attended :

    • IEEE PowerTech 2019, Milano, Italy, 23-27 June,2019
    • IEEE International Conference on Power Energy, Environment and Intelligent Control, 13-14th April, Greater Noida, India,2018
    • IEEE Power and Energy Society, General Meeting, Vancouver, Canada,2013
    • IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, PowerCon, Auckland, New Zealand,2012
    • IEEE International Conference on Recent Advancements in Electrical, Electronics

STTP Attended :

    • STTP on hybrid AC-DC micro grid, IIT, Roorkee, 18-22,June,2018.
    • Two week STTP on Electric Power System, IIT, Kharagpur, 1-5, May, 2017.
    • One week STTP on Control Systems, IIT, Kharagpur, 15-19, September, 2014
    • Recent Trends in Conditioning-Monitoring of Electrical Equipment,Two-weeks, AICTE, ISTE, sponsored ,K.K. Wagh Engineering college , Nasik, 2004.
    • Mixed Programming using C/C++ and MATLAB for Engineering Application,2-weeks, AICTE, ISTE, sponsored, M.S. University, Vadodara ,December,2003.

Workshop/Seminar Attended :

    • Workshop on Electrical Engineering, Siemens India Ltd, Vadodara,13-15 December, 2019. 
    • International Seminar on Smart Grid, GETCO, Vadodara, 18th, March,2017.
    • Workshop on Introduction to Robotics, IITRAM, 18-19th, November,2016.
    • International workshop on recent trends in engineering, GTU, 2013.
    • International workshop in renewable energy, PDPU, Gandhinagar, 2013.
    • Workshop on NEPLAN software, ABB, Vadodara, 24-26. June, 2011.
    • LABview- Recent trends oin automation, SVIT, Vasad, september-2011.
    • Modeling and simulation of electric circuit, One week, GTU sponsored, L.D.engineering college, Ahmedabad, septeber-2010.
    • DSP in Electrical Engineering Application, one day, L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad,2007.
    • Work Shop on PLC, One-week,, SVIT, Vasad,2007.
    • Work shop on Modelling and simulation, Two-day,  ISTE sponsored , S.V.I.T, Vasad,2004.

Conferences Organized :

    • Co-Coordinator of National Conference-PEPCCI-2012, 2013,2014 at SVIT, Vassad

Invited Talks :

    • Application of Control System Engineering in Electrical Engineering, SVIT, Vasad, 2019
    • Invited as Expert to deliver a lecture on Mathematical Model of the System at Parul University, Vadodara, 2019
    • Invited as Keynote Speaker Two Days IEEE International Conference on Power Energy, Environment and Intelligent Control (PEEIC-2018) at G.L.Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management , Greater Noida, India
    • Control System Engineering at Parul University, Vadodara, Electrical Engineering Department, January 2016
    • Wind Power Forecasting, Workshop on Renewable Energy and Grid Integration, SVIT, Vasad,2015
    • Mathematical Modeling of System: State Space Approach, Mechanical Dept, SVIT, Vasad,2015
    • Soft computing application to power system, workshop on advanced power system ,SVIT, Vasad, 2013
    • Mathematical modelling of system in workshop on advanced control system, SVIT, Vasad, 2012.
    • Programming, simulation and graphics user interface of MATLAB (24 Hr Lectures and Laboratories, Workshop, SVIT, vasad, 2009.

STTP/Workshop Organized :

    • Co-Coordinator of STTP on Emerging Trends in Power and Energy System, 2019
    • Coordinator with IIT, Kharagpur, STTP on Electric Power System,2017
    • Coordinator of Workshop on Renewable Energy and Grid Integration,2015
    • Coordinator with IIT, Kharagpur , STTP on Control Systems,2014
    • Co-Coordinator, Workshop on Advanced Power System,2013
    • Coordinator, Workshop on Advanced Control System,2012
    • Co-coordinator Two day National Workshop on “Recent Trends in Power system”,2011
    • Organized, Organize Workshop on “Programming, Simulation and Graphic user interface of MATLAB and introduction of PSCAD,2009