Dr. Nisha G. K.

Associate Professor

Room No.             : B 09        Extn:134

Area of interest:
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Electronics
  • Industrial Drives

R & D             :

  1. A comparison on the performance of BLDC motor drive with DBR, Luo and BL-Luo as Converters (In House On-going)

Amount Sanctioned: Rs. 1,00,000/-

  1. Design and Implementation of Control Strategy for Load Sharing and Circulating Current Minimization in Grid Application(In House On-going)

Amount Sanctioned: Rs. 73,000/-

Publications:

1] G K Nisha, S. Ushakumari and Z. V. Lakaparampil “Online Harmonic Elimination of SVPWM for Three Phase Inverter and a Systematic Method for Practical Implementation”, IAENG International Journal of Computer Science, vol.39, no.2, pp.220-230, May 2012.

2] G K Nisha, Z. V. Lakaparampil and S. Ushakumari, “FFT Analysis for Field Oriented Control of  SPWM and SVPWM Inverter fed Induction Machine With and Without Sensor”, International journal of Advanced Electrical Engineering,vol.2, no.4, pp. 151-160, June 2013.

3] G K Nisha, Z. V. Lakaparampil and S. Ushakumari, “Performance Study of Field Oriented Controlled Induction Machine in Field Weakening using SPWM and SVM fed Inverters”, International Review of Modelling and Simulations, vol.6, no. 3, pp.741-752, June 2013.

4] G K Nisha, S. Ushakumari  and Z. V. Lakaparampil “ Method to Eliminate Harmonics in PWM:          A Study for Single Phase and Three Phase”, in the proceedings of International conference on Emerging Technology,                               Trends on Advanced Engineering Research, Kollam, India, pp. 598-604, 20-21 February 2012.

5] G K Nisha, S. Ushakumari and Z. V. Lakaparampil “Harmonic   Elimination of Space Vector Modulated Three Phase Inverter”, Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science: in the Proceedings of the International Multi-conference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2012, (IMECS 2012), Hong  Kong, pp.1109-1115, 14-16 March 2012.

6] G K Nisha, S. Ushakumari and Z. V. Lakaparampil “CFT Based Optimal PWM Strategy for Three Phase Inverter”, in the proceedings of IEEE International conference on Power, Control and Embedded Systems (ICPCES’12), Allahabad,India, pp. 1-6, 17-19 December 2012.

7] G K Nisha, Z. V. Lakaparampil and S. Ushakumari, “Sensorless Vector Control of SVPWM Inverter fed Induction Machine using Sliding Mode”, in the proceedings of IEEE International conference on Green Technology (ICGT’12), Thiruvananthapuram, India, pp. 29-36, 18-20 December 2012.

8] G K  Nisha, Z. V. Lakaparampil and S. Ushakumari, “FFT Analysis for Field Oriented Control of  SPWM and SVPWM Inverter fed Induction Machine With and Without Sensor”, in the proceedings of International conference on Advance Engineering Technology(ICAET’13), Mysore, India,  pp. 34-43, 27 January 2013.

9] G K Nisha, Z. V. Lakaparampil and S. Ushakumari, “Sensorless Field Oriented Control of SVM inverter fed Induction Machine in Field Weakening Region using Sliding Mode Observer”, in the proceedings of 7th World Congress on Engineering (WCE’2013), Imperial College, London, U.K., pp. 1174-1181, 3-5 July 2013.

10] G K Nisha, Mr. Z V Lakaparampil and Ms. S Ushakumari published a paper entitled “Four quadrant operation of Field weakened FOC Induction motor drive using Sliding Mode Observer”, Transactions on Engineering Technologies: Special volume of world Congress on Engineering, Springer Publications 2014.

11] G K Nisha, Mr. Z V Lakaparampil and Ms. S Ushakumari published a paper entitled “Effect of Leakage Inductance in Torque capability of Field Oriented Controlled Induction Machine in field weakening region” in the proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology, Singapore, March 2014.

12] Dr. Nisha G K and Ms. Stella Kurien published research paper titled “Open Loop Control of Switched Reluctance Motor Using Theta Position Sensing”, International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN 2348-7968, Vol. 2, Issue 3, March 2015.

13] Dr. Nisha G K and Ms. Stella Kurien published research paper titled “Open Loop Operation of Switched Reluctance Motor With R Dump Converter”, International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Research, ISSN 2348-7968, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 51-60, June 2015.

14] Dr. Nisha G K  and Ms. Stella Kurien published research paper titled “Closed loop operation of switched reluctance motor with Sliding Mode Current Controller”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 2348-7968, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 43407–43411, July 2015.

15] Stella Kurian, Dr. Nisha G K, “Closed Loop Operation of Switched Reluctance Motor with Hysteresis Controller”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 10, Nov. 17, pp 37645-37650, September 2015.

16] Stella Kurian, Dr. Nisha G K , “Torque Ripple Minimization of SRM using Torque Sharing Function and Hysteresis Current Controller”, in the proceedings of 2015 International Conference on Control, Communication and Computing India (ICCC) at College of Engineering, Trivandrum on 19th to 21st November 2015.

17] Parvathi M.S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Modeling of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor using Transient Simulation Techniques”, IJISET- International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 3 Issue 7, ISSN (Online) 2348 – 7968, July 2016.

18] Parvathi M.S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Comparison on the Average Model of a Three Phase Inverter with its Modified Nodal Analysis Method”, International Journal of Current Engineering and Scientific Research (IJCESR), ISSN (Print): 2393-8374, (Online): 2394-0697, Volume-3, Issue-7,  DoI:10.21276,  July 2016.

19] Parvathi M.S, Dr. Nisha G K, “State of Art of PMSM Speed Control Using DTC and FOC Techniques”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Vol. 5, Issue 6, June 2016.

 

20] Akhila M, Dr. Nisha G K, “Total Harmonic Distortion Analysis of Diode Clamped Multilevel Inverter with resistive and Inductive Load”, International Journal for Scientific Research and developement, vol. 4, Issue 04, ISSN (online): 2321-0613, June 2016.

21] Parvathi M.S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Various Modeling methods for the analysis of three phase diode bridge rectifier and three phase inverter”, International Journal for scientific research and Engineering studies,  vol. 3, no. 7, pp. 21-28 , July 2016.

22] Akhila M, Lekshmi, Dr. Nisha G K, “Analysis and comparison of flying capacitor and modulator multilevel converter using SPWM”, International Journal of innovative Research and Advanced studies (IJIRAS),  vol. 3, no. 8 ,pp. 352-357 , July 2016.

23] Priji P.J, Dr. Nisha G K, Mr. Rejish Babu, “State of the art of three phase  to three phase matrix converter for motor drive”, International Journal for scientific research and development,  vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 677-68,August 2016.

24] Parvathi M.S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Implementation of a Three Phase Inverter with a Front End Diode Rectifier using Average Model,”  International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science (IJAEMS), vol. 2, issue 8, August 2016.

25] Akhila .M, Dr. Nisha G K , Ms. Manju Ann Mathews, “Comparative Analysis of Flying Capacitor and Diode Clamped Multilevel Inverters Using SPWM”, International Journal of innovative science Engineering Technology, vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 387-393, August 2016.

26] Dr. Nisha G K, Z. V. Lakaparampil and S. Ushakumari, “Torque Capability Improvement of Sensorless FOC Induction Machine in Field Weakening Region for Propulsion Purposes,” Journal of Electrical and Information Engineering: Elsievier, November 2016.

27] Dr. Nisha G K , Z. V. Lakaparampil and S. Ushakumari, “Effect of Power factor on Torque Capability of FOC Induction Machine in Field Weakening Region for Propulsion Systems,” Journal of Electrical Engineering Institution of Engineers (India) Series–B: Springer, pp.1-8, November 2016.

28] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G K, “Analysis of Neutral Clamped Multilevel Inverter With and Without Filter Using Three Level Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation”, in the proceedings of IEEE Sponsered International Conference on Engineering and Technology, pp.  277-283, 16-17 December 2016.

29] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G. K., “Open Loop Control of NPC Multilevel Inverter Using SVPWM Induction Motor Drive for Electric Vehicle Application”, International Journal of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Advance Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Discoveries, vol. 10, no. 1, pp.34-38, Feb 2017.

30] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G K, “Comparative Analysis of Capacitor Clamped Multilevel Inverter With and Without Filter Using Three Level Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation”, in the proceedings of 29th International Conference on Instrumentation, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol.3, no.1, April 2017.

31] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G K, “Capacitor Clamped Multilevel Inverter Using SVM Induction Motor Drive for Electric Vehicle Application”, in the proceedings of International Conference on Applied Science Engineering and Technology (ICASET) May 2017.

32] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G K, “Open Loop Control of Three Level Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation of Neutral Clamped Multilevel Inverter Fed Induction Motor”, International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology, Volume 3, Issue 11 April 2017.

33] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G K, presented a paper on “Direct Torque Control of Induction Motor Using Three Level Space Vector Modulation for Electric Vehicle Application” at  CET Trivandrum for Present Around the World, IET event conducted  on March as part of Drishti 17.

34] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G K, presented paper on “Direct  Torque  Control  of  Space Vector  Modulated  Neutral  Point Clamped  Three  Level  Inverter  Fed Induction  Machine  for  Fuel Cell Powered  Electric  Vehicle  Applications” in NIT Calicut for MTECH COLLOQUIUM  event conducted  on 24th 26th May 2017.

35] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G K, “SVM DTC Scheme for Multilevel Inverter fed Induction Motor Drive”, International Journal of Electronics, Electrical and Computational System IJEECS, ISSN 2348-117X, vol. 6, Issue 8, August 2017.

36] Praveen O, Dr. Nisha G. K., “Analysis of DTC-SVM Neutral Clamped Multilevel Inverter Fed Induction Motor for Water Pumping Application”, in the proceedings of 4th International Conference on New Frontiers of Engineering, Science, Management and Humanities (ICNFESMH-2017), ISSN 2348-117X, vol. 6, Issue 8, August 2017.

37] Arya S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Direct Space Vector Modulated Matrix Converter”, in the proceedings of 4th International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability–ICEETS’18, April, 2018.

38] Arya S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Direct Torque Control of Matrix Converter Fed PMSM”, in the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics 2018- ICOEI, May, 2018.

39] Arya S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Indirect Space Vector Modulated Matrix Converter”, International Journal of Power Systems and Power Electronics- ICRAET-2k18, Vol. 1 No. 1 May, 2018.

40] Arya S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Indirect Space Vector Modulation Based Three Phase Matrix Converter”, in the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Control, Communication and Computing-IC4-2018, July 05 – 07, 2018.

41] Arya S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Open Loop Control of Matrix Converter fed Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor”, in the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on New Trends In Engineering And Technology – ICNTET Sept, 2018.

42] Arya S, Dr. Nisha G K, “Direct and Indirect Space Vector Modulated Matrix Converter”, in  the proceedings of IEEE 4th International Conference for Convergence in Technology (12CT), Oct. 2018 (accepted).

43]Akhilraj, Nisha G K, “Arduino Based PWM Output Voltage Control of a DC -DC Boost Converter for Fan Load”, International Journal of Research in Electronics and Computer Engineering (IJRECE), Vol. 6, No.3, Sept.2018.

Google Scholar Citation: Citation index: 112            H-index: 7              i10 index: 3

Scopus: Author ID: 55321341900    Citation index: 16         H-index: 2

Administrative duties:

  • Assistant Head of the Department (2017 January onwards)
  • Assistant Camp Officer – KTU Valuation camp (2017 December onwards)
  • KTU- Internal Audit Department Coordinator (2015 onwards)
  • Class/Course Committee Chairman(2015 onwards)
  • Member of Strategic Plan Committee (Department Level)
  • Committee Member- NBA (Criteria II),
  • S6- Comprehensive Viva Chair Person (2018)
  • EXODOS 2018- Co-coordinator -Invitation Committee
  • M Tech – Course Coordinator – PCD (2017 onwards)
  • KTU S3 – valuation camp- Chair Person (2017)
  • Tutorial and Session Management Committee- Main Coordinator (IEEE International Conference PEDES 2016 (14th to 17th December 2016)
  • Main Coordinator EXODOS 2016
  • KSCSTE Sponsored STTP Main Coordinator – “Machine Modelling and Application of Power electronics to Renewable energy system” MAPRES’15 (7th to 11th December 2015)
  • IEDC – Nodal officer (2014- 2016)
  • GREENROOM, Kerala’s biggest STARTUP-SME Conclave-Food Committee
  • Session Management Committee- Main Coordinator (IEEE International Conference ICAGE 2014 (17th  to 18th December 2014)
  • CROSSROADS’18 Main Coordinator-Invitation Committee (2018), Program Control Committee- Co Coordinator (2016-2018), Food Committee coordinator (2015)
  • Crossroads Event Coordinator(2014-2018)
  • Main co-ordinator – Tech top 2015
  • Incubation Cell – Inauguration, co-ordinator(2015)
  • Make A Difference (MAD) – In charge
  • Organising Committee Member of STTPs organised by the Department.
  • B.Tech and M.Tech admission duty (2015-2016)
  • M Tech Staff Coordinator (2014-2016)
  • B Tech Staff Advisor (2014 -2018 )
  • Lab in Charge (Electrical Machines Lab)
  • Thesis Co-ordinator M Tech PCD
  • M Tech – PCD Thesis coordinator
  • Time Table Committee coordinator

Scholarship

  • Completed Ph D under SPEED- IT Scholarship Scheme from Kerala IT Mission.

Awards/Recognitions

  • Research Excellence Award in 2018 from Institute for Exploring Advances in Engineering for my research work titled “Torque capability improvement of sensorless FOC induction machine in field weakening region for propulsion purposes” in Elsevier Journal of electrical systems &information technology.
  • IEDC Nodal officer Award in 2016 ((our college has selected one of the first 25 colleges from among 147 colleges)
  • Best Paper Award

International Conference on Advanced Engineering and Technology held at Mysore,  27th  January 2013.

  • Certificate of Merit (Student) Award

2012 IAENG International Multi Conference Engineers and Computer Scientist (Electrical Engineering) held at Hong Kong, 14-16 March 2012.

Reviewer

  • Reviewer of IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics
  • Reviewer of Institute of Engineers, IE
  • Physical Science International Journal
  • IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives (IEMDC)
  • Reviewer National Conference NCTT at CET and GEC

Resource Person

  • Rajadhani Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology(Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, V2G Technology & Technical Journal Writing)
  • St Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering (Switched Reluctance Motor Drives)

Professional Membership:

  • IAENG, IET, ISTE, IEEE (Kerala Chapter)
Experience
  • Teaching: 18 years
  • Industry: Nil
  • Research: Nil