Dr. M. Venkatesh Kumar (IEEE Senior Member 90345824) Dr. M. Venkateshkumar, an Electrical Engineer by education is currently in service Member of R&D and Education committee in IEEE Smart Cities USA, IEEE P 825 Standard Workgroup Member - USA & Associate Professor, Dept of EEE, AVIT, Chennai. He has 10 years teaching experience and active, enthusiastic, flexible team player. The volunteer of IEEE and is currently holding office as the Chairman, IEEE Young Professional, Vice Chairman, Power and Energy Society, Chairman IEEE SIGHT and Execom Member - IEEE Madras Section 2018-2019. He has been a Member of the Technical Committee of more than 60 an International Journals and International Conferences. 1. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 2. International Journal of Fuel Cell in Willey Publications. 3. Energy Strategy Review, Elsevier. 4. International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering (IJCEE) In Singapore 5. International Journal of Electric Power Components and Systems Taylor & Francis 6. International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling Inderscience Publication 7. Advances in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 8. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research He possesses a deep interest in Renewable Sources of energy, especially using PV Cell and Fuel Cell. To his credit, he has published papers in more than 62 research papers an International Journals, Conferences. He recently published his research paper in journal of fuel cell John Wiley publication 3.9 Impact factor. He never stops to gain knowledge and enhance his teaching skills. He is a resource person more than 35 IEEE workshops at various Universities in India. He has been holding of 9th rank in Matlab Central Designers out of 15000 designers in the globe. Citation of his research work: H- index – 5, i10 index -2 and total citation 73. In addition to the IEEE, he is also a member of the following Professional Societies: 1. Member of Power and Energy Society 2. IEEE CIS 3. IEEE Smart Grid 4. Member of IACSIT 5. Member of IAENG 6. Member of SAES 7. Member of IET Awards: 1. YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD from SECINCE CITY Govt of Tamilnadu on 2000 2. 2015 MATLAB Outstanding Contributor Awards from U.S.A 3. 2016 MATLAB Outstanding Contributor Awards from U.S.A 4. 2017 MATLAB Outstanding Contributor Awards from U.S.A (Nominated ) 5. IEEE Madras Section Professional Achievement Award during the year 2016 6. IEEE Madras Section Professional Achievement Award during the year 2017 7. Best Paper Award from IEEE-ICAESM 2012 Patent:- • A New Structure Of Multilevel (17 Level) Cascade H-Bridge Inverter For Renewable Energy Source (Published) • Wind Power Based Visor Water Dryer Embedded Helmet (Filled) Area of Research Interest 1. Intelligent Controller Based Grid Integration of Hybrid Renewable Energy Sources 2. Intelligent Controller Based MPPT for Renewable Energy Sources 3. Power Quality Improvement of Grid Integration of Hybrid Renewable Energy Sources using Multilevel Smart Inverters. 4. Intelligent Controller Based Sizing Optimization of PV-FC-Wind - Battery System for on Grid and off Grid Applications. 5. Power Quality Improvement of Grid Integration of Hybrid Renewable Energy Sources using Advance FACTS Devices.