Prof. Subhransu Ranjan SamantarayProfessor, HoS
School of Electrical Sciences
(Electrical Engineering)

Research Interests

 
Power System Protection;
 
PMU and WAMs;
 
Smart Grid;

Contact Details

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Education

 Degree Discipline Year School
 Post Doc Power System Engineering 2008 McGill University, Canada
 Ph.D. Power System Engineering 2007 NIT Rourkela
 B.E. Electrical Engineering 1999 UCE Burla (now VSSUT Burla) (1st Position)
 

Biosketch

Prof Subhransu Ranjan Samantaray received B. Tech from UCE Burla, PhD from NIT Rourkela and Post-Doctoral Studies from McGill University, Canada. Currently, he holds the position of ProfessorOPTCL Chair Professor and Head of the School of School of Electrical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India. He has visited the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Canada and Department of Automation and Electrical Engineering, AALTO University, Finland as Visiting Professor. He has more than 23 years of experience including Industry and Academia.
 
His major research interests include PMU and wide area measurement, intelligent protection for transmission systems including FACTs, Micro-grid protection including distributed generation, Micro-grid planning, Wide-area based dynamic security assessment in large power networks and Smart-Grid Technologies. With 125 peer reviewed international journals and 74 conference proceedings, his research appeared in top power engineering journals such as IEEE Transactions, IET Proceedings and Elsevier etc. The research outcomes have been cited more than 6952 with h-index of 45 (i-10 index-116).
 
His research credentials brought several recognitions including Top 2 % scientist by Stanford University survey (Rank: 737 in Energy globally), SERB STAR Award-2021, Director’s Commendation for Outstanding Research-2021, IEEE PES Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award-2020, NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientists Awards-2015, IEEE PES Technical Committee Prize Paper Award-2012, Samanta Chandra Sekhar Award, Odisha Bigyana Acadmey-2010, Young Engineers Award-IEI (Institute of Engineers, India) -2009, Innovative Doctoral Thesis Award-Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) -2008, Young Scientists Award, Odisha Bigyana Acadmey, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of Odisha) -2007 etc.
 
Prof Samantaray is an Associate Editor of IEEE Systems Journal, past Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Associate Editor, IET, Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Member, IEEE Power Systems Stability Sub-Committee, Guest Editor, IEEE Sensor Journal.
 
Prof Samantaray is a Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE); Fellow of IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology), UK; Senior Member, IEEE (USA).

Teaching

 
Theory:
 
Power System protection;
Power System Analysis and Operation,;
Electrical Machines and Power System;
Electrical Technology;
Advanced Power System;
Power System Dynamics and Control;
HVDC & FACTs;
 
 
Lab:
 
Power System Lab-1 (PG);
Power System Lab-2 (PG),
Power System Lab (UG);
Electrical Machines and Power System Lab (UG);
Electrical Technology Lab (UG).

Projects

 Projects and Consultancy:
Sponsored Projects:
1.    Centre of Excellence on Energy Aware Urban Infrastructure, SERB, Department of Science and  Technology,  (Project Lead: IIT Kharagpur)- Co-PI
2.    Development of Coordinated Protection and Control Scheme for Microgrid, SERB Science and Technology Award for Research (SERB STAR) Award, 38.5 Lakhs (2022-2025: Ongoing). PI

3.    Development of Internet of Things Enabled Phasor and Power Quality Monitoring Devices for Smart Power Grids, Core Research Grant, SERB, DST, 29.24 Lakhs (2021-2024: Ongoing). PI

 4.    Design and Development of Dynamic phasor and Frequency estimator complying IEEE C37.118 standard, Teachers Associateship for Research Excellence (TARE), SERB,  DST, 18.3 Lakhs (2019-2023: Ongoing). PI

 5.    Smart Grid Visualization–Applications of Virtual Reality, VARCoE, IIT Bhubaneswar, 20.0 Lakhs (2020-2023: Ongoing). PI

6.    Design and Development of Tools for Detection and Prevention of Cyber Attacks in Smart Grid Energy Management Systems (EMS)", CPRI Bangalore, 49.92 Lakhs (2019-2022: Ongoing). Co-PI

7. Design and Development of Low cost Time Synchronized devices for WAMs in Smart-Grids (IIT BBSR- Virginia Tech, USA), SPARC, MHRD, 66. 26 Lakhs (2019-2021: Ongoing). PI

8. INDO-US: US-India collaborative for smart distribution System with Storage, DST (India) –DoE (USA) consortia, 340 Lakhs, (2017-2022: Ongoing). PI

9.    Brushless DC Machine based Solar pumping system, Solar Energy Research Initiative -2016, DST, India, Rs 66.24 Lakhs (2017-2020: Completed).Co-PI

10. Development of intelligent relaying scheme for micro-grids with DG penetration, Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore, Rs. 28.00 Lakhs. (2016-2019: Completed). PI

11.Development of imntelligent relaying schmes for microgrids with DG penetration, Central Power Resaerch Institute, Bangalore, Rs 28.0 Lakhs (2016-1019).
 
12. Development of a comprehensive wide-area based back-up protection scheme for power transmission network, SERB, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, Rs 50.328 Lakhs (2015-2018) (Completed). PI

13. Design and development of an adaptive distance relay for Flexible AC transmission systems, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, (Fast track project proposal for young scientist), Rs 18.89 Lakhs. (2012-2015: Completed). PI
 
Consultancy Project:
 
1.    House hold energy consumption survey, Warwick Manufacturing Group, UK, Rs 1.2 Lakhs (2012: Completed). PI
 
2.    Vetting of CAPEX Plan of TPCODL, GRIDCO, Odisha 1.60 Lakhs, (2021: Completed), PI
 
3.    Submission of Analysis of the Project Specific Tariff of Lower Baitarani SHEP (2022: Ongoing), GRIDCO, Odisha 3.61 Lakhs - PI
 

Recent Publications (International Journals)

1Souvik Bera, Sourav Chakraborty, Susmita Kar, and S R Samantaray, “Hierarchical Control for Voltage Unbalance Mitigation Considering Load Management in Stand-Alone Microgrid”, IEEE Transactions on Smartgrid (Accepted November 2022)
2Sumit Kumar Jha, Deepak Kumar, Prabhat Ranjan Tripathi, S R Samantaray, and I. Kamwa, “Demand Side Management of Self-Sustained Droop based Stand-Alone Microgrid using Conservation Voltage Reduction Strategy", IEEE Systems Journal (Accepted November 2022).
3Kamalakanta Sethi, Sai Prasathi, D Mohanty, P. Bera, S R Samantaray, “Analysis of Continual Learning Models for Intrusion Detection System ", IEEE Access (Accepted November 2022).
4Nikhil Kumar Sharma, S. R. Samantaray and C N Bhende, “VMD enabled Current based Fast Fault Detection Scheme for DC Microgrid”, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 16 (1), pp. 933-944, March 2022.
5Shalini, S R Samantaray, “A Differential Voltage Based Wide-Area Back-up Protection Scheme for Transmission Network”, IEEE Systems Journal Vol. 16 (1), pp. 520-530, March 2022.
6Shalini, S R Samantaray, I. Kamwa, “A Missing Data Tolerant Wide-Area Back-up Protection Scheme for Transmission Network", IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp.88001-88011, August 2022.
7Biswajit Sahoo, S R Samantaray, I. Kamwa, “Supervising Vulnerable Third Zone Distance Relay to Enhance Wide-Area Back-up Protection Systems", IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 49862-49872, May 2022.
8Abha Saxena, Nikhil Kumar Sharma, S R Samantaray, “An Enhanced Differential Protection Scheme for LVDC Microgrid", IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol 10(2), pp. 2114-2125, April 2022.
9S. R. Samantaray , Sarita Nanda and P.K. Dash, “A Fast and Adaptive Dynamic Phasor Estimation Algorithm Implemented on Field Gate Array (FPGA)”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 69 (2), February pp. 2088 – 2098, February 2022.
10Suman Biswal, Nikhil Kumar Sharma, S R Samantaray, “Reliability-Based Cost Optimization in Power Distribution Systems Incorporating Distributed Generations and Capacitors, Electric Power Components and Systems (Accepted November 2021).
11Ashis K Pradhan, Hemanta Kumar Sahu, P.R.Sahu, S.R.Samantaray, “RIS Assisted Dual-Hop Mixed PLC/RF for Smart Grid Applications”, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 25 (11), pp. 3523 – 3527, November 2021.
12Biswajit Sahoo, S.R.Samantaray and Bhavesh Bhalja, “An Effective Zone-3 Supervision of Distance Relay for Enhancing Wide Area Back-up Protection of Transmission System”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 36 (5), pp. 3204 – 3213, October 2021.
13Ashis K Pradhan, P.R.Sahu, S.R.Samantaray, “Performance Analysis of Smart Grid Dynamic HAN over Rician Fading Channel”, Internet Technology Letters, Wiley (Accepted September 2020).
14Susmita Kar, S R Samantaray, “Impact of Microgrid Operation on the Performance of Overcurrent Relay Coordination and Assessment of Differential Relay Coordination”, Electric Power Components and Systems (Accepted August 2020).
15Biswajit Sahoo and S.R.Samantaray,“System Integrity Protection Scheme for Enhancing Backup Protection of Transmission Lines ”, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 15 (3), pp. 4578 – 4588, September 2021.
16Nikhil Kumar Sharma and S. R. Samantaray, “ A Composite Magnitude-Phase Plane of Impedance Difference for Microgrid Protection using Synchrophasor Measurements”, IEEE Systems Journal (Accepted June 2020).
17Nikhil Kumar Sharma and S. R. Samantaray, “PMU Assisted Integrated Impedance Angle Based Microgrid Protection Scheme”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 35 (1), pp. 183-193, February 2020.
18Nikhil Kumar Sharma and S. R. Samantaray, Assessment of PMU based Wide-Area Angle Criterion for Fault Detection in Microgrid”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 13 (19), pp. 4301-4310, August 2019.
19Ashis K Pradhan, P R Sahu, S R Samantaray, “Performance of Smart Grid Dynamic HAN with RQAM and GMSK Modulation, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 23(11), pp.1940-1943, November 2019.
20Biswajit Sahoo and S.R.Samantaray,“A Fast Adaptive Autoreclosing Technique for Series Compensated Transmission Lines”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution,Volume 13, Issue 15, August 2019, p. 3272 – 3280, 2019.
21Shalini, S R Samantaray and Ankush Sharma,"Enhancing Performance of Wide-Area Back-Up Protection Scheme using PMU assisted Dynamic State Estimator", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 10(5), pp. 5066-5074, 2019.
22Shalini, S R Samantaray and Ankush Sharma, ‘Supervising Zone-3 Operation of the Distance Relay using Synchronized Phasor Measurements”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol.13 (8), pp.1238-1246, 2019.
23Manoj Kumar Senapati, Chittaranjan Pradhan, S R Samantaray, Paresh K. Nayak, “An Improved Power Management Control Strategy for Renewable Energy Based DC Micro-grid with Energy Storage Integration”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol.13 (6), pp.838-849, 2019.
24Rahul K Dubey, M Popov and S.R.Samantaray, “Transient Monitoring Function Based Islanding Detection in Power Distribution Network”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol.13 (6), pp.805-813, 2019.
25Rajarshi Dutta and S R Samantaray, “Assessment of Impedance based Fault Locator for Micro-grid using Wide-Area Measurements”, Renewable Energy Focus, Elsevier Science, Volume 26, Pages 1-10, September 2018.
26Shreyasi Som and S R Samantaray, "An Efficient Protection Scheme for Low Voltage DC Micro-grid", IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol 12(13), pp. 3322-3329, July 2018.
27Ankush Sharma and S R Samantaray, “Power System Tracking State Estimator for Smart Grid under Unreliable PMU Data Communication Network”, IEEE Sensors Journal, , 18 (5), pp. 2107-2116, March 2018.
28Deepak Kumar, Akansha Singh, Sudhansu Mishra, R C Jha, S.R.Samantaray, “A coordinated planning framework of electric power distribution system: Intelligent Reconfiguration”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems (Accepted).
29Manas Kumar Jena, B.K Panigrahi, S. R. Samantaray, “New Approach to Power System Disturbance Assessment using Wide-Area Post Disturbance Records”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol 14 (3), pp.1253 - 1261, 2018.
30Biswajit Sahoo and S.R.Samantaray, “An Enhanced Fault Detection and Location Estimation Method for TCSC Compensated Line connecting wind farm”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science, 96, pp. 432–441, 2018.
31Manas Kumar Jena, B.K Panigrahi, S. R. Samantaray, “Online Detection of Tripped Transmission line to Improve Wide Area Situational Awareness (WASA) in Power Transmission System”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Volume: 12, Issue: 2, pp.Pages: 288 – 294, February 2018.
32R. Morello, Mukhopadhyay, Z. Liu, D. Slomovitz, S. R. Samantaray, “Advances on Sensing Technologies for Smart Cities and Power Grids: A Review”, IEEE Sensor Journal, Volume: 17, Issue: 23, pp. 7596 – 7610, 2017.
33Manas Kumar Jena, S. R. Samantaray, B.K Panigrahi, “A New Adaptive Dependability-Security Approach to Enhance Wide Area Back-up Protection of Transmission System”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (Accepted).
34Manas Kumar Jena, S. R. Samantaray, B.K Panigrahi, "Variational Mode Decomposition based Power System Disturbance Assessment to Enhance Wide Area Situational Awareness (WASA) and Post-Mortem Analysis (PMA)”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, , vol. 11(13), pp. 3287-3298, 2017.
35Manas Kumar Jena, S. R. Samantaray, B.K Panigrahi, "A New Decentralized Approach to Wide-Area Back-up Protection of Transmission Lines”, IEEE Systems Journal (Accepted).
36S.R.Samantaray, I Kamwa, G. Joos, “PMU based Wide-Area Monitoring and Information Sharing between Micro-Grids”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 11(5), PP. 1293–1302, 2017.
37Rahul Dubey, S.R.Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi, and G. V. Venkoparao, "Koopman Analysis Based Wide-Area Back-up Protection and Faulted Line Identification for Series Compensated Power Network”, IEEE Systems Journal, (Early Access 2017).
38Sayari Das, Rahul Dubey, B.K Panigrahi and S.R.Samantaray , “Secured zone-3 protection during power swing and voltage instability: an on-line approach”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution , Volume 11, Issue 2, , p. 437 - 446, January 2017.
39Rahul Dubey, S.R.Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi ,“ An spatiotemporal information system based wide area protection fault identification scheme”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science, Vol 89 (1), pp. 136-145, July 2017.
40Debi Prasad Mishra, S.R. Samantaray ,Geza Joos, “A combined Wavelet and Data-mining based Intelligent Protection Scheme for Micro-grid”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 7 (5), pp.2295-2304, 2016.
41Pankaj D. Achlerkar, S.R. Samantaray , and M. Sabarimalai Manikandan, “Variational Mode Decomposition and Decision Tree Based Detection and Classification of Power Quality Disturbances in Grid-Connected Distributed Generation System”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, , (Accepted November 2016).
42Rahul Dubey, S.R. Samantaray , Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi, and Vijendran G. Venkoparao,“Koopman Analysis Based Wide-Area Back-Up Protection and Faulted Line Identification for Series-Compensated Power Network”, IEEE Systems Journal, (Early Access), October 2016.
43Sayari Das, Rahul Dubey, Bijay Ketan Panigrahi, S.R. Samantaray , “Secured zone-3 protection during powerswing and voltage instability: an onlineapproach”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution,(Accepted), October 2016
44Rahul Dubey,S.R. Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi ,and G. V. Venkoparao, “Data-mining model based adaptive protection scheme to enhance distance relay performance during power swing”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems , Elsevier Science (Accepted).
45Rahul Dubey, S.R.Samantaray, B.K Panigrahi, and G. V. Venkoparao, “Phase-Space Based Symmetrical Fault Detection during Power Swing”,IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 10 (8), pp. 1947-1956, 2016
46Deepak Kumar, S.R. Samantaray , “Implementation of Multi-objective Seeker-Optimization-Algorithm for Optimal Planning of Primary Distribution Systems including DSTATCOM”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science , Volume 77, Pages 439-449, May 2016.
47Ankita Samui, S.R. Samantaray “An Active Islanding Detection Scheme for Inverter-based DG with Frequency Dependent ZIP-Exponential Static Load Model”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science,Volume 78, Pages 41-50, June 2016,
48L.N Tripathy, S.R. Samantaray , P.K.Dash, “A Fast Time-Frequency Transform based Differential relaying schemefor UPFC based Double-Circuit Transmission Line”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science , Volume 77, Pages 404-417, May 2016.
49Manas Kumar Jena,S.R. Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi , “A New Wide-Area Back-up Protection Scheme for Series-Compensated Transmission System ” IEEE Systems Journal (Early Access).
50Rahul Dubey, S.R. Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi, "Adaptive Distance Protection Scheme for Shunt-FACTS Compensated line Connecting Wind Farm", IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Volume: 10, Issue (1), pp. 247 – 256, January 2016.
51Rahul Dubey, S.R. Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi ,and G. V. Venkoparao , "Extreme Learning Machine Based Adaptive Distance Relaying Scheme for SSSC Based Transmission Lines", Electric Power Components and Systems , Volume 44, Issue 2,pages 219-232,2016.
52Rahul Dubey, S.R. Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi ,and G. V. Venkoparao, “On-line Adaptive and Intelligent Distance Relaying Scheme for Power Network" International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems  (IJEEPS), Volume 16, Issue 5, pp. 473–489, August 2015.
53L.N.Tripathy, S.R.Samantaray, P.K.Dash, “A New Sparse S-Transform for Location of Faults on Transmission Lines Operating with UPFC”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Volume: 9, Issue: 15, pp. 2108 – 2116, November 2015.
54Susmita Kar, S.R.Samantaray , “A Fuzzy Rule-based Approach for Intelligent Protection of Micro-grid, Electric Power Components and Systems , vol. 43, issue 18, pages 2082-2093,2015.
55Rahul Dubey, S.R. Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi, "An Extreme Learning Machine based Fast and Accurate Adaptive Distance Relaying Scheme", International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, , Elsevier Science , Volume 73, pp. 1002-1014, December 2015.
56Manas Kumar Jena, S.R. Samantaray , “Data-mining Based Intelligent Differential Relaying for Transmission Lines including UPFC and Wind-Farms” IEEE Transactions on Neural Network and Learning Systems ,Volume: 27, Issue: 1, pp. 8 – 17, January 2016.
57Deepak Kumar,S.R. Samantaray  , I. Kamwa, “MOSOA Based Multi-Objective Design of Power Distribution Systems”, IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 11(2), pp. 1182-1195, June 2017.
58Deepak Kumar,S.R. Samantaray ,I. Kamwa, “Multi-Objective Design of Advanced Power Distribution Networks using Restricted-Population based MOSOA and Fuzzy-Operator”,IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution,, Vol. 9,  pp.1195 - 1215, August 2015 .
59Manas Kumar Jena, S.R. Samantaray , “Intelligent Relaying Scheme for Series-Compensated Double Circuit Lines using Phase Angle of Differential Impedance”, , International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science , Volume 70, pp. 17-26, September 2015.
60Manas Kumar Jena, S.R. Samantaray , “Synchrophasors assisted IPII based Intelligent Relaying for Transmission lines including UPFC”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems (IJPEES), Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 47–57, February 2015.
61S. Manikandan, S.R. Samantaray and Innocent Kamwa, “Simultaneous Denoising and Compression of Power SystemDisturbances Using Sparse Representation on Overcomplete Hybrid Dictionaries”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Year: 2015, Volume: 64, issue-1, pp. 27 - 38, August 2015
62Susmita Kar,  S.R. Samantaray , M Dadash Zadeh, “ Data-Mining Model Based Intelligent Differential Micro-Grid Protection Scheme”, IEEE Systems Journal, 11(2), pp. 1161-1169, June 2017.
63Rahul Dubey, S.R. Samantaray , B.K Panigrahi, and G. V. Venkoparao, “Adaptive distance relay setting for parallel transmission network connecting wind farms, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science , Volume 65, February 2015, Pages 113-123.
64Manas Kumar Jena,S.R. Samantaray , L.N. Tripathy, “A DT- Induced Fuzzy   Rule-based   Differential Relaying for Transmission line including UPFC and Wind-farms”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Year: 2014, Volume: 8, Issue: 12,Pages: 2144 - 2152.
65M S Manikandan, S.R. Samantaray , I. Kamwa, “Detection and Classification of Power Quality Disturbances Using Sparse Signal Decomposition on Hybrid Dictionaries”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, vol. 64(1), pp-27-38, January 2015.
66M.K. Jena , S.R. Samantaray , “RTDS Implementation of Data-mining based Integrated Impedance Relay for Compensated Lines”, International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, Volume 25, Issue 7, Pages: 1381–1396, , July 2015.
67Deepak Kumar, S.R. Samantaray , “Design of an Advanced Electric Power Distribution Systems Using Seeker Optimization Algorithm, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science, Volume 63, December 2014, pp. 196-217.
68R.K.Dubey, S.R. Samantaray , B.K.Panigrahi, “Adaptive Distance Relaying Scheme for Transmission Network Connecting Wind Farms”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Volume 42, Issue 11, August 2014, pages 1181-1193.
69R.K.Dubey, strong>S.R. Samantaray , B.K.Panigrahy, “Simultaneous Impact of Unified Power Flow Controller and off-shore Wind penetration on Distance Relay Characteristics”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Volume: 8 , Issue: 11, November  2014 ,pp. 1869 – 1880
70L.N.Tripathy, M.K. Jena , S.R. Samantaray , “Differential Relaying Scheme for TappedTransmission line connecting UPFC and Wind farm”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science,   Vol.  60 , pp. 245–257, 2014.
71Deepak Kumar, S.R. Samantaray  , I. Kamwa, "Radial Path Building   Algorithm for Optimal Feeder Planning of Primary Distribution Networks Considering Reliability Assessment",   Electric Power Components and Systems,Vol. 42(8), pp. 861–877, 2014.
72Deepak Kumar, S.R. Samantaray , G. Joos, "A  Reliability Assessment based Graph Theoretical Approach for Feeder Routing in Power Distribution   Networks including Distributed Generations", International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier Science,Volume 57,  Pages 11-30, May 2014.
73S.R. Samantaray "Smart-Grid initiatives in India",Electric Power Components and Systems, volume 42(3), pp. 262-266,  March 2014.
74L.N.Tripathy,P.K.Dash,S.R. Samantaray "A New Cross-Differential Protection scheme for Parallel Transmission Lines including UPFC",  IEEE   Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 29(4), pp. 1822-1830, October 2014.
75Susmita Kar, S.R. Samantaray , " Data-Mining based Intelligent Anti- Islanding Protection Relay for Distributed Generations , IET Generation,   Transmission & Distribution, vol. 8(4), pp.629-639, April 2014.
76Deepak Kumar, S.R. Samantaray , I. Kamwa, N.C. Sahoo, "Reliability- Constrained Based Optimal placement and sizing of Multiple   Distributed Generators in Power   Distribution Network Using Cat-  Swarm-Optimization", Electric Power Components and Systems, volume 42 (2), pp. 149-164, February 2014.
77Susmita Kar, S.R. Samantaray , "Time-Frequency Transform based differential Scheme for Microgrid Protection, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp     310-320, February 2014.
78Kamwa, S.R. Samantaray , G. Joos, “Dynamic Performances of Wide Frequency Range Adaptive Phasor and Frequency PMU Algorithms ”, IEEE Transactions on Smartgrid, vol. 5(2), pp. 569 - 579, March 2014.
79Kamwa, S.R. Samantaray , G. Joos, “Optimal Integration of Disparate C37.118 PMUs in Wide-Area PSS with Electromagnetic Transients ”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.28, issue-4, pp-4760-4770, October 2013.
80R.K. Dubey, S.R. Samantaray , “Wavelet Singular Entropy based  Symmetrical Fault Detection and Out-of-Step protection during Power Swing ”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 7(10), pp. 1123 - 1134, July 2013.
81Ankita Samui, S.R. Samantaray , A New Active Islanding Detection Scheme For Constant Power and Constant Current Controlled Inverter-Based DG, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 7, issue-7, pp.pp. 779–789, July 2013.
82S.R. Samantaray , “A  Data Mining model for Protection of FACTs based Transmission line”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 28(2),pp. 612- 618, April 2013.
83I.Kamwa, S.R. Samantaray , G. Joos, “Compliance Analysis of PMU Algorithms and Devices for Wide-Area Stabilizing Control of Large Power Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 28 (2), pp. 1766-1778, May 2013.
84Ankita Samui, S.R. Samantaray , “Wavelet Singular Entropy based Islanding Detection in Distributed Generation”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.18, no.-1, pp. 411-418,  January 2013.
85S.R. Samantaray , “Fast S-Transform based Distance Relaying in Transmission line”, Electric Power System Research, Elsevier Science, vol.95, pp. 268-274, February 2013.
86S.R. Samantaray ,“A systematic Fuzzy Rule Based approach for Fault Classification in Transmission Lines”, Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier Science, , vol.13, issue-2, pp.928-938, February 2013.
 

Academic Honors & Awards

  • Elected as Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)-2022
  • Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (OPTCL) Chair Professor-2022
  • SERB Science and Technology Award for Research ( SERB-STAR) Award-2021.
  • Director’s Commendation for Outstanding Research-2021
  • Fellow, IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology), UK-2020
  • IEEE PES Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award -2020
  • PACE Fellowship, National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), USA- 2019
  • Outstanding Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems-2017
  • IEEE India Council Outstanding Volunteer Award - 2017
  • Exceptional Reviewer,IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery-2015 and 2017
  • NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientists Awards-2015
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, India (MNASc)-2015
  • Clayton Griffin Best Paper Award, PRC, Georgia Tech, USA-2015
  • Excellence in Reviewing Award, Elsevier Science -2013
  • IEEE PES Technical Committee Prize Paper Award -2012
  • Samanta Chandra Sekhar Award, Odisha Bigyana Acadmey, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of Odisha -2010
  • Senior Member IEEE, USA -2010
  • Young Engineers Award-IEI (Institute of Engineers, India)-2009
  • Innovative Doctoral Thesis Award-Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) -2008
  • Young Scientists Award, Odisha Bigyana Acadmey, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of Odisha) -2007
 

Research Scholar

Post Doctoral Fellow: 1 (TARE, SERB, DST)
                                    1 (NDF, SERB, DST)
 
PhD :    Graduated-8;   Continuing-7
 
M Tech: Graduated-20;  Continuing-4
 
 

Other Recognitions

  • Listed within Top 2 % scientists worldwide in the field of 'Energy' by Stanford University, USA survey 2022 (Global Rank in Energy: 627 (Total entry 3,21,394)) 
  • Listed within Top 2 % scientists worldwide in the field of 'Energy' by Stanford University, USA survey 2021 (Global Ran in Energy: 663 (Total entry 2,29,150))
  • Listed within Top 2 % scientists worldwide in the filed of 'Energy' by Stanford University, USA survey 2020 (Global Rank: Energy 886)
  • Listed within Top 2 % scientists worldwide in the filed of 'Energy' by Stanford University, USA survey 2019 (Global Rank: 19016)
  • Listed wihin Top 1000 scientists in the filed of Electronics and Electrical Engineering by Research.Com 2022 (India Rank 29 and World Rank 3285).

Editorial Board Member

 
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Systems Journal (August 2019- Till date)
  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (October  2016- May 2021)
  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery (February  2018 - August 2019)
  • Guest Editor-in-Chief IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution special issue on "Intelligent Protection and Control of Microgrids with Energy Storage Integration" (September 2017- January 2019)"
  • Guest Editor- IEEE Sensor Journal Special Issue on "Smart Sensors for Smart Grids and Smart Cities" (September 2016-December 2017).
  • Guest Editor- Special Issue, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution  on "Sensors and Data Analytics for Smart Grid infrastructure“ (Jan 2014-till Jan 2015)
  • Associate Editor- IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution (June 2015-January 2020).
  • Editor- IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution (2012-2015).
  • Working Group Member, IEEE Power Systems Stability Sub-Committee (2012-till now).
  • Associate Editor- IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (2013-2018).
  • Editor- Electric Power Components & Systems, Taylor & Francis (2014-2017).

Research Collaboration

  • McGill University, Canada
  • IREQ, Hydro Quebec, Canada
  • IIT Delhi, India
  • Cleopa GmbH, Germany
  • AALTO University, Finland
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Roorkee
  • Texas A & M University, USA
  • Washington State University, USA
  • Virginia Tech, USA

Awards Received by Students

  • Ankita Samui- POSOCO Power System Award (Doctoral Category)-2015
  • Loknath Tripathy-POSOCO Power System Award (Doctoral Category)-2016
  • Deepak Kumar- POSOCO Power System Award (Doctoral Category)-2016
  • Rahul Kumar Dubey-POSOCO Power System Award (Doctoral Category)-2017
  • Susmita Kar-POSOCO Power System Award (Doctoral Category)-2017
  • Pankaj Dilip Achlerkar-POSOCO Power System Award (Masters Category)-2017
  • Shreyasi Som- INAE Innovative Students Project Award (Masters Category)-2017
  • Shreyasi Som-POSOCO Power System Award (Masters Category)-2018
  • Ankita Samui- IEI Young Engineer Award-2019
  • Nikhil Kumar Sharma-Typhoon HIL Dissertation Award (Doctoral Category)-2021
  • Nikhil Kumar Sharma- POSOCO Power System Award (Doctoral Category)-2022
  • Abha Saxena- POSOCO Power System Award (Masters Category)- 2022

Patent

  • Sarita Nanda and S R Samantaray, “Methods and Systems for Computationally Efficient Dynamic Phasor Estimator”, Application no. 202131034414; dated 30:07:2021 (Indian patent filed and published).

Book Chapter

 
  • Nikhil Kumar Sharma and S R Samantaray, “Issues and challenges in Microgrid Protection”, Microgrid Cyber-Physical Systems, Elsevier Science (accepted), February 2022.
  • I. Kamwa, Louis Geoffroy, S.R.Samantaray, Amit Jain, “Synchrophasors Data Analytics for Power Grid Control and Dynamic Security Monitoring, IET-Engineering & Technology Reference, 2016.
  • S. R. Samantaray, Innocent Kamwa, Geza Joos, “PMU based Wide-Area Security Assessment”, IET-Synchronized Phasor Measurements for Smart Grid, 2016.
  • S. R. Samantaray, P. K. Dash, , G. Panda, “Power System Protection Using Machine Learning Technique”, Computational Intelligence in Power Engineering, Volume 302, Springer Verlag, pp. 171-198, 2010.
  • S. R. Samantaray, P. K. Dash, G. Panda, B.K Panigrahi, “Distance Protection of Compensated Transmission Line Using Computational Intelligence”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3801/2005, pp.163-169, June 2006.

 
 
 

Projects and Consultancy

Sponsored Projects:
  • Centre of Excellence on Energy Aware Urban Infrastructure, SERB, Department of Scinec and Technology (Project Lead IIT Kharagpur, (2022-2027: Ongoing)
  • Development of Coordinated Protection and Control scheme for Microgrid, SERB Science and Technology Award for Research (STAR), 38.5 Lakhs (2022-2025: Ongoing).
  • Development of Intenet of Things enabled Phasor and Power Quality monitoring devices for Smart Power Grids, SERB Core Research Grant, DST, 29.24 Lakhs (2021-2024: Ongoing)
  • Smart Grid Visualization: Application of Virtual Reality, VARCoE, IIT Bhubaneswar, Rs 20.0 Lakhs (2020-2023: Ongoing)
  • Design and Development of tools for detection and prevention of cyber atackes in Smartgrid Energy Management systems, Central Power Research Institute Bangalore, 49.92 Lakhs, 2019-2022 (Ongoing).
  • Design and Development of Low cost time-synchronized devices for WAMs in Smartgrids (IIT BBSR- Virginia Tech, USA), SPARC, MHRD, 66. 26 Lakhs, 2019-2021 (Ongoing). 
  • UI-ASSIST: US-India collAborative for smart diStribuiton Systems with Stoarage, 339 Lakhs, 2017-2022 (Ongoing).
  • Brush less DC Machine based Solar pumping system, Solar Energy Research Initiative -2016 , DST, India, Rs 66.24 Lakhs (2017-2019). (Completed)
  • Development of a comprehensive wide-area based back-up protection scheme for power transmission network, SERB, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi , Rs 50.328 Lakhs (2015-2018). (Completed)
  • Development of intelligent relaying scheme for micro-grids with DG penetration, Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore , Rs. 28.00 Lakhs. (2016-2019). (Completed)
  • Design and development of an adaptive distance relay for Flexible AC transmission systems, , Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi , (Fast track project proposal for young scientist), Rs 18.89 Lakhs. (2012-2015) (Completed)
  • Design and development of an anti-islanding protection relay for Distributed Generations, , Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore , Rs. 22.70 Lakhs. (2012-2015). (Completed)
 
Consultancy Projects: 
  • House hold energy consumption survey, Warwick Manufacturing Group, UK , Rs 1.2 Lakhs, 2012. (Completed)
  • Vetting of CAPEX Plan, GRIDCO, Odisha 1.60 Lakhs, 2021. (Completed)
  • Submision of Analysis of the project specific tariff of Lower Baitarani SHEP,  GRIDCO, Odisha, 3.61 Lakhs, 2022 (Ongoing)

Visiting Professor

  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation, School of Electrical Engineering, AALTO University, Finland, June-July 2017
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill Uiversity, Canada, May-July 2014
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Canada, May-July 2012

Major events organized

Professional Experience

Professor-School of Electrical Sciences, IIT Bhubanedswar, Odisha, India (October 2022-till now);       Associate Professor- School of Electrical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar,Odisha, India (April’2016- October 2022);      Assistant Professor - School of Electrical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India (April 2011-April 2016);     Visiting Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation, School of Electrical Engineering, AALTO University Helsinki, Finland (1st June-15th July 2017);     Visiting Professor, Department of ECE, McGill University, Canada (15th May-15th July 2014);     Visiting Professor, Department of ECE, McGill University, Canada (21st May-20th July  2012);      Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Rourkela, Odisha, India(September’ 2008- April’ 2011) 

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