Dr. P.Raja


  • B.Tech (in Electrical and Electronics Engg. from MS University, Tirunelveli, TamilNadu - 2000)
  • M.Tech. (in Energy Systems from IIT Madras, Chennai - 2002)
  • Ph.D. (in Electrical Engg. from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli - 2013)


  • Associate Professor : since March 2018 in EEE Dept., N I T, Tiruchirappalli
  • Assistant Professor : May 2006 – March 2018 in EEE Dept., N I T, Tiruchirappalli
  • Senior Lecturer : January 2006 to May 2006 in Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore
  • Lecturer: June 2002 to December 2005 PSNACET, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu

Research publications

  • Papers published in national, international journals and presented in various international and national conferences. Click here for the list.


Subjects Taught

  • Power System Protection and Switchgear
  • Advanced Power System Protection (PG)
  • Circuit Theory
  • DC Machines and Transformers
  • Energy Auditing and Management (PG)
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Linear Integrated Circuits
  • Transmission and Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • Wind and Solar Electrical Systems
  • Power System Operation and Control
  • Energy and environmental engineering


Areas of Interest

  • Renewable Power Generation: Wind and Solar
  • Transmission Line Protection
  • AC and DC Machines


PhD Guidance

* Dr. R Vijaya Priya (September 2018) ' Design of Enhanced Power Control Schemes for the Grid Integrated PMSG Based Wind Energy Conversion Systems'.
* Dr. Suryanarayana G (December 2019) 'Effective Relaying Schemes for Long Transmission Line Protection'.
  • Micro-inverters for Solar PV system – J Ganesh Moorthy since January 2015
  • Transmission Line protection – Mr. Rajesh Vepula since July 2019


MS Guidance

  • S Venkata Hareesh (July 2017) ‘Design and Implementation of PMU based Transmission line Fault Detection, classification and Localization’ (Received POSOCO Power Systems Award - 2018).
  • K Marimuthu (January 2020) 'A Study on Quality Analysis of Ceramic Insulators Under Electro-thermal and Steep Front Impulse Stresses'.
Academic and Administrative Responsibilities
First Year Coordinator
August 2014 – June 2016
Associate Dean (Academic Program)
Nov. 2015 - Nov. 2017
Member in NBA task force
Member in Senate Sub-committee for Academic Reforms
5) Mentor Associate Dean (Academic Program) - IIIT Tiruchirappalli --


Membership of Learned Societies

Type of Membership Organization Membership No. with date
Life Member MISTE LM 38233
Senior Member IEEE SM-92598381
Member IEI M-1595967

Academic Foreign Visits

Duration of Visit
University of Western Ontorio
9th June – 9th July 2008
Visiting Researcher
21st – 22nd June 2011
IEEE International Conference
9th – 12th September 2013
IEEE International Conference


Google Scholar Link: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=M8DOW8sAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra


Contact Address

Associate Professor
#EEEF13, Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
NIT Trichy -620015
Phone: 0431-2503264