B.E. : Electrical, L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad (1999)
M.E. : Automation & Control, L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad (2003)
Ph.D. : Power Electronics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (2014)
Postdoctoral Fellow : National University of Singapore (2014-2018)
Research Interests : Power Electronics in renewable energy conversion, Distributed Generation, Microgrid, Marine vessels power systems
Email : priyeshchauhan@iitram.ac.in
Phone : +91-79-67775-442 (O)
Connect : www.linkedin.com/in/pjchauhan

Professional Experience

  • May 2018 - Present

    Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research And Management, Ahmedabad, India
  • Jun 2014 - May 2018

    Research Fellow, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore
  • Jun 2012 - Jun 2014

    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Marwadi University, Rajkot, India
  • Nov 2004 - Mar 2008

    Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Government Engineering College Bhuj, Directorate of Technical Education - Gujarat, India
  • Aug 2003 - Oct 2004

    Junior Engineer - Electrical, Central Public Works Department, Rajkot Division, Gujarat, India
  • Nov 2001 - Aug 2003

    Lecturer, Department of Electrical Engineering, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India

Research

Journal Publications

  • 2018, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications

    P. J. Chauhan, B. D. Reddy, S. Bhandari and S. K. Panda, “Battery energy storage for seamless transitions of wind generator in standalone microgrid” (Accepted July2018)
  • 2018, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy

    P. J. Chauhan, and J. K. Chatterjee, " A novel speed adaptive stator current compensator for voltage and frequency control of standalone SEIG feeding three-phase four-wire system" (in press, DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2018.2832140)
  • 2018, IET Electrical Systems in Transportation

    S. Kamala, P. J. Chauhan, S. K. Panda, G. Wilson, X. Liu, and A. K. Gupta, “Methodology to qualify marine electrical propulsion system architectures for platform supply vessels,” in IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, vol.8, no.2, pp.152-165, June 2018. (DOI: doi.org/10.1049/iet-est.2017.0080)
  • 2015, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications

    P. J. Chauhan, J. K. Chatterjee, H. Bhere, D. Sarkar, and B. V. Perumal, “Synchronized operation of DSP-based Generalized Impedance Controller with variable-speed isolated SEIG for novel voltage and frequency control,” in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.51, no.2, pp.1845-1854, March-April 2015. (DOI: doi.org/10.1109/TIA.2014.2356642)

Patent

  • Indian Patent Application# 3502/DEL/2012

    J. K. Chatterjee, and P. J. Chauhan, “Voltage and Frequency Control of Self Excited Induction Generator (Brushless Generator) in Isolated Three-Phase Four Wire System under Balanced & Unbalanced Operation”, Date of filing: 9 Nov 2012, Date of Publication: 15 Aug 2014.

Conference Publications

  • 2017, IEEE COMPEL, Stanford, CA

    P. J. Chauhan, B. D. Reddy, and S. K. Panda, “Seamless transitions of distributed generators in standalone microgrid for uninterrupted supply”, 18th IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, July 2017. (DOI: 10.1109/COMPEL.2017.8013372)
  • 2017, IEEE COMPEL, Stanford, CA

    N. B. Y. Gorla, S. Kolluri, P. J. Chauhan, and S. K. Panda, “A fault tolerant control approach for a three-stage cascaded multilevel solid state transformer”, 18th IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, July 2017. (DOI: 10.1109/COMPEL.2017.8013310)
  • 2017, MTEC, Singapore

    P. J. Chauhan, S. Kamala, Sai Srinivas M., S. K. Panda, G. Wilson, X. Liu, and A. K. Gupta, “A Graphical User Interface Tool for Early Design Stage Evaluation of Marine Vessels Power System Architectures” in proceedings of the 5th International Maritime-Port Technology and Development Conference, April 2017. (ISBN-10: 9-81-112722-0)
  • 2017, IEEE ICECCT, Coimbatore, India

    S. Paghdar, U. Sipai, K. Ambasana, and P. J. Chauhan, “Active and reactive power control of grid connected distributed generation system”, accepted in 2nd IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies, Feb 2017. (DOI: 10.1109/ICECCT.2017.8118019)
  • 2016, IEEE PIICON, Bikaner, India

    P. J. Chauhan, B. D. Reddy, and S. K. Panda, “Battery energy storage in standalone microgrid – Synchronization and transfer between operating modes”, 7th IEEE Power India International Conference, Nov 2016. (DOI: 10.1109/POWERI.2016.8077303)
  • 2016, IEEE PIICON, Bikaner, India

    P. J. Chauhan, and J. K. Chatterjee, “A Novel Modular Voltage and Frequency Controller for Standalone Wind Energy Conversion System”, 7th IEEE Power India International Conference, Nov 2016. (DOI: 10.1109/POWERI.2016.8077307)
  • 2016, IEEE IECON, Florence, Italy

    B. D. Reddy, M. Chai, S. Lingeshwaren, S. Kamala, P. J. Chauhan, S. K. Panda, W. Die, and C. X. Qing, “Investigations on Active front-end and Active Filter based LVAC Power Architectures of Diesel Electric Propulsion System for Diving Support Vessels”, IEEE IECON 2016 Conf., Oct 2016. (DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793142)
  • 2016, IEEE ITEC, Busan, S. Korea

    S. Kamala, P. J. Chauhan, S. K. Panda, G. Wilson, X. Liu and A. K. Gupta, "An exercise to qualify LVAC and LVDC power system architectures for a Platform Supply Vessel," 2016 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Asia-Pacific 2016, pp. 332-337. (DOI: 10.1109/ITEC-AP.2016.7512973)
  • 2016, IEEE ECCE Asia, Hefei, China

    B. D. Reddy, S. Lingeshwaren, M. Chai, D. Babu, P. J. Chauhan, S. Kamala, S. K. Panda, W. Die, and C. X. Qing, “Investigations on LVAC Architectures of Diesel Electric Propulsion Based Marine Vessels for Improved Power Quality and Reliability,” in IEEE IPEMC 2016-ECCE Asia Conf., pp. 2854-2858, May 2016. (DOI: 10.1109/IPEMC.2016.7512750)
  • 2015, IEEE IECON, Yokohama, Japan

    S. Kamala, P. J. Chauhan, S. K. Panda, G. Wilson, X. Liu, and A. K. Gupta, "Optimal scheduling of diesel generators in offshore support vessels to minimize fuel consumption," in IEEE IECON 2015 Conf., pp. 4726-4731, Nov 2015. (DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2015.7392838)
  • 2015 IEEE ISGT Asia, Bangkok, Thailand

    R. M. Pindoriya, S, Rajendran, and P. J. Chauhan (main supervisor), "Field programmable gate array based speed control of BLDC motor," in IEEE PES ISGT ASIA 2015 Conf., Nov 2015. (DOI: 10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2015.7387048)
  • 2015, IEEE APPEEC, Brisbane, Australia

    P. J. Chauhan, S. Kamala, S. K. Panda, G. Wilson, X. Liu, and A. K. Gupta, "Fuel efficiency improvement by optimal scheduling of diesel generators using PSO in offshore support vessel with DC power system architecture," in IEEE PES APPEEC 2015 Conf., Nov 2015. (DOI: 10.1109/APPEEC.2015.7380963)
  • 2011, IEEE ICPS, Chennai, India

    J. K. Chatterjee, and P. J. Chauhan, P. E. B. Murthy, S. Mandal; “Shaft input adaptive source current compensation based novel voltage and frequency control scheme for autonomous induction generator”, IEEE ICPS 2011 Conf., Dec. 2011. (DOI: 10.1109/ICPES.2011.6156626)
  • 2011, IEEE ICPS, Chennai, India

    P. J. Chauhan and J. K. Chatterjee, “Single-loop voltage and frequency control schemes for SEIG-Battery storage based stand-alone three-phase four-wire RECS”, IEEE ICPS 2011 Conf., Dec. 2011. (DOI: 10.1109/ICPES.2011.6156624)
  • 2011, IEEE ICEAS, Bhubaneswar, India

    J. K. Chatterjee, and P. J. Chauhan, “Single-loop vs two-loop voltage and frequency control of isolated SEIG based RECS”, IEEE ICEAS 2011 Conf., Dec. 2011. (DOI: 10.1109/ICEAS.2011.6147090)
  • 2011, IEEE ICEAS, Bhubaneswar, India

    J. K. Chatterjee, and P. J. Chauhan, “Single-loop voltage and frequency control of stand-alone three-phase four-wire renewable energy conversion system with battery storage”, IEEE ICEAS 2011 Conf., Bhubaneswar, India, Dec. 2011. (DOI: 10.1109/ICEAS.2011.6147089)
  • 2010, IEEE PEDES, New Delhi, India

    J. K. Chatterjee, P. J. Chauhan, D. Sarkar, H. Bhere, B. V. Perumal, “Evaluation of synchronized operation of isolated induction generator with DSP based generalized impedance controller”, IEEE PEDES 2010 Conf., Dec. 2010. (DOI: 10.1109/PEDES.2010.5712500)
  • 2010, IEEE IECON, Glendale, AZ

    J. K. Chatterjee, and P. J. Chauhan, "A novel non-fragile single-loop voltage and frequency controller for induction generator based isolated renewable energy conversion system," IEEE IES IECON 2010 Conf., pp. 303-308, Nov. 2010. (DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2010.5675011)

Projects

  • Sep2016-May2018, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore

    “Condensed-phase Aqueous Redox-flow Battery (CARB) System: A Large-scale Stationary Energy Storage Technology for Near Term Deployment in Singapore” funded by Energy Market Authority Singapore, in industry collaboration with GenPlus Pte Ltd Singapore. Development and management of grid integration of battery energy storage.
  • Jun2014-Aug2016, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore

    “Concept and Feasibility Study of Marine Electrical Power System Architectures and Development of Advanced Control Strategies for Optimal Performance” funded by Singapore Maritime Institute, in industry collaboration with Rolls-Royce Singapore Pte. Ltd. Performance evaluation and optimization of power system architectures for dynamically positioned platform supply vessel.
  • Mar2008-Jun2012, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, New Delhi

    “Application of Generalized Impedance Controller for voltage and frequency regulation of Self Excited Induction Generator”. Investigations on various aspects of design, development and evaluation of GIC, a custom power electronic equipment with battery energy storage, for voltage and frequency control of off-grid renewable energy conversion system.

Postgraduate Students

  • 2018, National University of Singapore, Aarthi Srinivasan

    “Hardware-in-loop (HIL) control of standalone microgrid based on hybrid energy sources and battery storage”
  • 2016, National University of Singapore, Sai Srinivas Manohar

    “Comparison of ship power system architectures using MATLAB evaluation tool”
  • 2015, National University of Singapore, Ramnik Narayan

    “High voltage AC/DC power transmission and penetration of renewable for offshore/subsea power distribution network”
  • 2015, National University of Singapore, Anvesh Madabushi

    “Development of active and reactive power management system for parallel operating generators”
  • 2015, National University of Singapore, Murugavel Gurusamy

    “Power management and control of ship propulsion system”
  • 2014, Gujarat Technological University, Krishna Dave

    “Development and study of Static Synchronous Series Compensator"
  • 2014, Gujarat Technological University, Mital Patel

    “Line side harmonics reduction using 12-pulse converter with auto-transformer and negating zero-sequence current using inter-phase transformer”
  • 2014, Gujarat Technological University, Jayesh Kacha

    “A study on parallel operation and control of SEIG in autonomous microgrid”
  • 2014, Gujarat Technological University, Rajesh Pindoriya

    “Field Programming Gate Array based speed control of brushless DC motor”
  • 2013, Gujarat Technological University, Ronak Patel

    “A study on integration of renewable energy sources based standalone generating systems for autonomous microgrid operation in rural application”
  • 2013, Gujarat Technological University, Rajan Detroja

    “A study on operation and control of self-excited induction generator based standalone renewable energy conversion system”

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA (2010-Present)

  • Committee Member: Business Continuity Planning, Electrical Machines & Drives Laboratory, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore (2015-2016)

  • Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Smart Grid and Sustainable Energy Technologies, Indonesia

  • Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Industry Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, IET Renewable Power Generation

  • Technical committee member: IEEE biennial international conference on power & energy systems: Towards Sustainable Energy -2018, Bengaluru, India

  • Conference Session Chair: IEEE PIICON2016 conference, Bikaner, India

  • Conference Session Chair: IEEE IECON2015 conference, Yokohama, Japan

Awards

  • 2015: Singapore Maritime Institute's grant for joint project initiation with Research Council of Norway in industry collaboration with SINTEF, Norway on 'Ship & rig power system architecture and control for high availability & efficiency'.

  • 2010: Industrial R&D Unit, IIT Delhi's International Conference Travel Grant for presentation at IEEE IECON2010 conference in Glendale, AZ.