Dr. Vivek Mohan

Dr. Vivek Mohan


  • D.Eng in Energy with specialization in Electric Power System Management (August 2013 – May 2016)
    Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • M.Tech in Electric Power Systems (July 2009 – July 2011)
    Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Government Engineering College Thrissur, University of Calicut, Kerala, India
  • B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (July 2005 – May 2009)
    Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, India

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
  • Assistant Professor (Selection Grade), Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vidya Academy of Science and Technology, Thrissur, Kerala, India
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kollam, Kerala, India

International Experience/Achievements/Reviewing

  • Part time consultant and organizer at Asian Institute of Technology for 2015 IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Asia, Bangkok.
  • Selected as doctoral representative/speaker of graduating students (2016) from Asian Institute of Technology, based on the publication of research paper in the highest impact factored journal.
  • Certified for outstanding contribution in reviewing papers in Elsevier’s International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems.
  • Recognized Reviewer and badge holder of Elsevier - International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems and John Wiley’s International Transactions on Electric Energy Systems.
  • Reviewer of IET GTD, IEEE Trans. Power System, IEEE Transactions on Smartgrid, IEEE Systems Journal, IET RPG, Elsevier Energy Strategy Reviews, Springer Electrical Engineering, IEEE Access & IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy

    Areas of Interest

    • Risk Management and Optimization in Power Systems
    • Load Flow Studies
    • Microgrid Energy Management
    • Power System Stability
    • Stochastic Modelling of Power System with Renewable Energy
    • Power System Finance
    • Power Markets

    PhD Guidance

    Name of the Scholar Area of Research Status Mode Supervisors
    Ms. Jisma M Risk Management in Energy Ongoing Full-time Guide: Dr. Vivek Mohan
    Co-Guide: Prof. Mini Shaji Thomas
    Mr. Rajesh Thanna Power System Stability Ongoing Part-time Guide: Dr. Vivek Mohan
    Co-Guide: Dr. Karthik Thirumala
    Mr. G Anilkumar Power Quality Analysis in Microgrid Ongoing Part-time Guide:Dr. Karthik Thirumala
    Co-Guide: Dr. Vivek Mohan

    MTech Guidance

    Name of the Student Thesis Title Duration Status
    Ms. Akhiya Sanal Real Time Energy Management and Bus Voltage Droop Control in Solar Powered Stand-Alone DC Microgrid 2016-2017 Graduated from Amrita University
    Mr. Vidal Conejo Garcia Optimal Energy Planning of a Rural Community in Jharghand 2016-2017 Graduated from Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya, Spain
    Mr. Venkata Sai Aditya Gedda Probabilistic Evaluation of System Adequacy with Variations in Load Demand, Renewable Energy and Generator Topology 2018-2019 Graduated
    Mr. Mohsin Siddiqui Optimal generation portfolio considering fuel price risk using Markowitz portfolio theory 2018-2019 Graduated
    Mr. Rijinlal Peer-to-peer energy trading considering optimal generation mix 2019-2020 Graduated
    Mr. Siddhant Sarraf CVaR based optimal energy portfolio 2019-2020 Graduated


    Project Title Funding Agency Amount Duration Project Team Role
    Potential Peer to Peer Transactive Energy Markets in Indian Power Distribution Systems MHRD-SPARC 26,91,850 INR April 2019-April 2021 Dr. Vivek Mohan, Dr. Karthik Thirumala, Prof. Mini Shaji Thomas (NITT)
    Dr. Siqi Bu, Prof. Zhao Xu (PolyU HK)

    Courses Taught

    1. Undergraduate: Power System Economics and Control Techniques, Control Systems, Power System Protection and Switchgear, AC Machines Lab, Basic Electrical Engineering
    2. Postgraduate: Power System Stability, Power System Restructuring and Pricing
    3. Journal Publications

      1. Vivek Mohan, Jai Govind Singh, Weerakorn Ongsakul. “Sortino Ratio Based Portfolio Optimization Considering EVs and Renewable Energy in Microgrid Power Market”, IEEE transactions on Sustainable energy, vol 8, pp 219-229, Jan 2017.
      2. Vivek Mohan, Jai Govind Singh, Weerakorn Ongsakul, “An efficient two stage stochastic optimal energy and reserve management in a microgrid,” Elsevier Applied Energy, Vol. 160, 15 December 2015, Pages 28-38.
      3. Vivek Mohan, R. Suresh, J. G. Singh, W. Ongsakul and N. Madhu, "Microgrid Energy Management Combining Sensitivities, Interval and Probabilistic Uncertainties of Renewable Generation and Loads," in IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 262-270, June 2017.
      4. Vivek Mohan, Jai Govind Singh, Weerakorn Ongsakul & Reshma Suresh M.P. “Performance enhancement of online energy scheduling in a radial utility distribution microgrid”, Elsevier International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Volume 79, July 2016, Pages 98-107 .
      5. Sachin M K, Nimal Madhu, Vivek Mohan, Reshma Suresh and Jai Govind Singh, “A Generalized Approach for Enhanced Solar Energy Harvesting Using Stochastic Estimation of Optimum Tilt Angles: A Case Study of Bangkok City”, DeGruyter Green, 5(1-6), pp. 95-107. doi:10.1515/green-2015-0015.
      6. Vivek Mohan, Siqi Bu, Jisma M, Rjinlal, Karthik Thirumala, Mini Shaji Thomas, Zhao Xu, “Realistic Energy Commitments in Peer-to-Peer Transactive Market with Risk Adjusted Prosumer Welfare Maximization”, Elsevier International Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, July 2020.
      7. Binoy Nair, Harish Ram, Vivek Mohan, Manoj Kumar Panda, Gireesh Kumar, Jayanth Balaji, “Future Engineering Curricula: Balancing Domain Competence with CPS Readiness”, IEEE Design & Test, July 2020.
      8. Vivek Mohan, Jai Govind Singh, Weerakorn Ongsakul, Reshma Suresh M P, “Economic and network feasible online power management for renewable energy integrated smart microgrid”, Elsevier Sustainable Energy Grids and Networks, vol 7, pg 13-24, Sep 2016.

      Web Links

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      Research Gate

      Personal Website

      Contact Address

      Dr. Vivek Mohan

      Assistant Professor,
      Room: EEE A2 F1,
      National Institute of Technology,
      Trichy-620 015,