Kannaiah Sathish Kumar

Vellore Institute of Technology

Dr. Kannaiah Sathish Kumar, PhD from VIT University, Vellore, India, has 14 years of total teaching experience and 9 years of research experience working in various research teams to develop new applications of evolutionary computing algorithms for solving various power system problems such as unit commitment, economic dispatch, emission reduction, smart grids, power system reconfiguration, and restoration. His current area of interest is studying interconnection problems in linkages of HVDC and HVAC (765 kV) transmission lines with existing 230 kV high-voltage lines, nano-additives for high-voltage XLPE cables, and optimization of smart grids. He is a member of IEEE, IEEE-PES, and SSI. He has published 51 research papers in different journals and conferences of international repute and authored a book on power quality. At present he is working for the School of Electrical Engineering as an associate professor. He is a reviewer for various SCI journals such as Electrical Power and Energy Systems, ISA Transactions, AAI, etc.