Dr. M.P.Selvan




  • B.E. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) (1999), Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli
  • M.E. (Power Systems), (2000), Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli
  • Ph.D. (Computer Applications in Power Systems) (2006),  Indian Institute of Technology, Madras


  • Research Associate, Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli (2001 - 2002)
  • Teaching Assistant, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (2002 - 2006)
  • Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (April 2006 - March 2018)
  • Associate Professor, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (March 2018 - Till date)

 Papers published:

  • See the list of papers published here

Google Scholar Link: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=TotZ0-gAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Areas of Interest:

  • Smart Grid
  • Power Quality
  • Distributed Generation
  • Distribution System Analysis
  • Power System Operation and Control
  • Computer Applications to Power Systems Analysis

 Sponsored Research Projects

  • Power Quality Improvement using Unified Series Shunt Compensator (USSC), Value : INR 13.8 Lakhs. Sponsoring Agency – Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Duration : 2009-2012.
  • Development of Micro-Grid Controller Integrated with Multiple Types of Renewable Sources and Loads, Value : INR 14.95 Lakhs. Sponsoring Agency – Powergrid Corporation of India Ltd, Govt. of India. Duration : July 2013 – February 2014
    Other Investigators : Dr. N.Kumaresan, Dr. S. Moorthi and Dr. N. Ammasaigounden
  • A Novel Hybrid Energy System for Supplying Isolated Loads with FPGA Based Energy Management Scheme, Value: INR 37.4 Lakhs. Sponsoring Agency – National Institute of Wind Energy  (Formerly Centre for Wind Energy Technology), Chennai, Govt. of India. Duration : 2013 – 2017
    Other Investigators : Dr. N.Kumaresan and Dr. S. Moorthi
  • Development of Intelligent Residential Load Management System for Smart Grid Environment, Value: INR 21.58 Lakhs. Sponsoring Agency - Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India under Visvesvaraya Young Faculty Research Fellowship. Duration : May 2016 - March 2019 

 Ph.D. Guidance

  • Investigations on Distributed Generation Planning and Certain Grid Interaction Issues of Wind Turbine Generator System – K. Vinothkumar, July 2007 - August 2011.
  • Investigations on Performance of Unified Power Quality Conditioner with Combined Mode Control – S. Srinath, August 2008- December 2012.
  • Investigations on Certain Multistring Inverter Topologies for Single-phase Micro-grid Applications - B. Dastagiri Reddy, February 2012 - January 2016.
  • Investigations on Various Demand Response Frameworks for Smart Residential Buildings - S.L. Arun, July 2013 - November 2018

 Ph.D. Co-Guidance

  • Scheduling of Thermal Generating Units Incorporating FACTS Devices using Bee Colony Intelligent System - S. Sreejith, February 2008 - July 2013. Co-guided with Dr. Sishaj P. Simon
  • Design and Development of FPGA based Embedded Systems for Online Monitoring, Power Management and Control of Power Quality Conditioners in a Micro-grid - K. Venkatraman, October 2012 - December 2016. Co-guided with Dr. S. Moorthi
  • FPGA Controlled Four-Leg DSTATCOM for Multifarious Load Compensation in Power Distribution System - A. Dheepanchakkravarthy, February 2013 - March 2019. Co-guided with Dr. S. Moorthi 
  • Effective Relaying Schemes for Long Transmission Line Protection - Suryanarayana Gangolu, August 2015 - July 2019, Co-guided with Dr. P. Raja

 MS (by Research) Guidance

  • Simulation and Experimental Study of Series Active Filter  –  K. Venkatraman, 2012.
  • Realization of Multi-Agent System for Residential Demand Response Under Smart Grid Paradigm - Shashank Singh, 2019.

Contact Address:

Associate Professor, EEE F17, EEE Department ,
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli,
Tamilnadu, India 620015
Phone (O) : + 91-431-250 3262
Fax :  +91-431-250 0133

Email : selvanmp@nitt.edu