Centre for Smart Grid Technologies


  • To develop infrastructure for research and development of smart grid test-bed
  • To focus on product development and patents
  • To encourage start-ups, innovation and establish incubation centres
  • To impart professional training in smart grid technologies
  • To establish theme-based smart grid research park


  • To collaborate with all stake holders to modernize the existing grid structure into a self-healing grid, by developing cutting edge smart grid technologies


  1. To create a smart grid ecosystem for innovation, technology advancement and research
  2. To incubate and facilitate successful deployment of smart grid initiatives
  3. To integrate and strengthen the niche areas of research across multidisciplinary domains
  4. To initiate and establish partnerships with global leaders in smart grid research
  5. To provide a platform and mentor the start-ups on smart grid

Collaboration Avenues

  • To jointly explore research and consultancy avenues in the areas related to smart grid
  • To establish government/industry-sponsored laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities
  • To jointly develop industry-partnered PG/certification programmes
  • To collaborate in publishing patents, product development, research proposals and publications
  • To be a resource partner in conferences, conclaves and various technical events
  • To sign MoU for bilateral knowledge transfer


Sl.NoPublication InformationProofFaculty
1Revathi, B. Sri, and M. Prabhakar. “Solar PV Fed DC Microgrid: Applications, Converter Selection, Design and Testing.” IEEE access 10 (2022): 87227-87240.Click hereM. Prabhakar

Blessie, E. Chandra, Sharath Kumar Jagnannathan, Brahmadesam Viswanathan Krishna, D. David, R. Maheswari, M. Pavithra, P. AnanthaChristu Raj, Sivakumar Paramasivam, and Vasireddy Raghu Ram Prasad. “Machine Learning-Based Management of Hybrid Energy Storage Systems in e-Vehicles.” Journal of Nanomaterials 2022 (2022).


Click hereR. Maheswari

Vasudevan, Pavitra, R. Faerie Mattins, S. Srivarshan, Ashvath Narayanan, Gayatri Wadhwani, R. Parvathi, and R. Maheswari. “Gait image classification using Deep Learning Models for medical diagnosis.” CMC-COMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA 74, no. 3 (2023): 6039-6063.


Click HereR. Maheswari

Saranya, P., and R. Maheswari. “Proof of Transaction (PoTx) Based Traceability System for an Agriculture Supply Chain.” IEEE Access 11 (2023): 10623-10638.


Click HereR. Maheswari

Chander, Satish, P. Vijaya, Roshan Fernandes, Anisha P. Rodrigues, and R. Maheswari. “Dolphin-political optimized tversky index based feature selection in spark architecture for clustering big data.” Advances in Engineering Software 176 (2023): 103331.


Click HereR. Maheswari
6Amritha, G., G. Kanimozhi, K. Mohana Sundaram, L. Natrayan, and Kiran Ramaswamy. “Modified High Gain DC-DC Converter with APICs for Microgrid.” Mathematical Problems in Engineering 2022 (2022).Click HereG. Kanimozhu
7Prathiba, Sahaya Beni, Gunasekaran Raja, Sudha Anbalagan, K. S. Arikumar, Sugeerthi Gurumoorthy, and Kapal Dev. “A Hybrid Deep Sensor Anomaly Detection for Autonomous Vehicles in 6G-V2X Environment.” IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering (2022).Click HereSudha Anbalagan
8Raja, Kathiroli, Sudha Anbalagan, Kapal Dev, and Aishwarya Ganapathisubramaniyan. “Popularity based content caching of YouTube data in cellular networks.” Multimedia Tools and Applications 81, no. 26 (2022): 37165-37182.Click HereSudha Anbalagan

Anbalagan, Sudha, Ponnada Srividya, B. Thilaksurya, Sai Ganesh Senthivel, G. Suganeshwari, and Gunasekaran Raja. “Vision-Based Ingenious Lane Departure Warning System for Autonomous Vehicles.” Sustainability 15, no. 4 (2023): 3535.


Click HereSudha Anbalagan
10Sudhakar Govindarajulu, Sofana Reka, Robin Karipat Justine, V. Ravi, Prakash Venugopal, and Hassan Haes Alhelou. “Design and hardware demonstration of smart meter by cloud interface.” IET Circuits, Devices & Systems (2022).Click HereSofana Reka
11Mahapatra, Sharanya, Vishali Kannan, Srinidhi Seshadri, Visvanathan Ravi, and S. Sofana Reka. “An IoT-Based Wristband for Automatic People Tracking, Contact Tracing and Geofencing for COVID-19.” Sensors 22, no. 24 (2022): 9902.Click HereSofana Reka
12Venkat Ragavan, S., Tarun, A.H., Yogeeshwar, S. et al. A realtime portable and accessible aiding system for the blind – a cloud based approach. Multimed Tools Appl (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-023-14419-9Click HereSofana Reka
13Suresh P & S. Sofana Reka (2023) A Deep Belief Network Model for Automatic Atrial Fibrillation Detection, IETE Journal of Research, DOI: 10.1080/03772063.2023.2167739Click HereSofana Reka

Suganthi, K., M. Arun Kumar, N. Harish, S. HariKrishnan, G. Rajesh, and S. Sofana Reka. “Advanced Driver Assistance System Based on IoT V2V and V2I for Vision Enabled Lane Changing with Futuristic Drivability.” Sensors 23, no. 7 (2023): 3423.


Click HereSofana Reka

Reka, S. Sofana, Venkata Dhanvanthar Murthy Voona, Puvvada Venkata Sai Nithish, Dornadula Sai Paavan Kumar, Prakash Venugopal, and Visvanathan Ravi. “Performance Analysis of Deep Convolutional Network Architectures for Classification of Over-Volume Vehicles.” Applied Sciences 13, no. 4 (2023): 2549.


Click HereSofana Reka

Reka, S. Sofana, Prakash Venugopal, V. Ravi, and Tomislav Dragicevic. “Privacy-Based Demand Response Modeling for Residential Consumers Using Machine Learning with a Cloud–Fog-Based Smart Grid Environment.” Energies 16, no. 4 (2023): 1655.


Click HereSofana Reka
17Thirugnanasambandam, Kalaipriyan, M. Rajeswari, Debnath Bhattacharyya, and Jung-yoon Kim. “Directed Artificial Bee Colony algorithm with revamped search strategy to solve global numerical optimization problems.” Automated Software Engineering 29 (2022): 1-31.Click HereKalaipriyan T
18Thirugnanasambandam, Kalaipriyan, Rajakumar Ramalingam, Divya Mohan, Mamoon Rashid, Kapil Juneja, and Sultan S. Alshamrani. “Patron–Prophet Artificial Bee Colony Approach for Solving Numerical Continuous Optimization Problems.” Axioms 11, no. 10 (2022): 523.Click HereKalaipriyan T

Thirugnanasambandam, Kalaipriyan, U. Prabu, D. Saravanan, Dinesh Kumar Anguraj, and R. S. Raghav. “Fortified Cuckoo Search Algorithm on training multi-layer perceptron for solving classification problems.” Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 27, no. 3 (2023): 1039-1049.


Click HereKalaipriyan T

Doraisamy, Radha, Minal Moharir, and Rajakumar Arul. “Congestion aware and game based odd even adaptive routing in network on chip many-core architecture.” Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 28, no. 2 (2022): 962-972.


Click HereRajakumar Arul

Latchoumi, T. P., K. Raja, Y. Jyothi, K. Balamurugan, and Rajakumar Arul. “Mine safety and risk prediction mechanism through nanocomposite and heuristic optimization algorithm.” Measurement: Sensors 23 (2022): 100390.


Click HereRajakumar Arul
1Swathika, OV Gnana, J. M. D. S. Jeewandara, R. U. I. Disanayaka, K. T. M. U. Hemapala, W. D. A. S. Wijayapala, and I. D. Balahewa. “A New Time-of-Use Tariff Rate for Domestic Consumers in Sri Lanka to Promote Demand Response.” In 2022 IEEE 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Energy, Signal Processing and Cyber Security (iSSSC), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2022.Click HereGnana Swathika
2Swathika, OV Gnana, Y. Praveesh, T. D. A. V. Thuduwage, W. M. P. Weesinghe, K. T. M. U. Hemapala, and J. M. D. S. Jeewandara. “Techno-Economic Analysis on Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic System with Battery Energy Storage for Domestic and Bulk Customers in Sri Lanka.” In 2022 IEEE 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Energy, Signal Processing and Cyber Security (iSSSC), pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2022.Click HereGnana Swathika
3Swathika, OV Gnana, P. Thujimayuran, A. S. M. Azhar, K. T. M. U. Hemapala, Dhanushka Tennakoon, R. U. I. Disanayaka, and J. G. R. Thathsara. “24/7 Renewable Energy Traceability web application.” In 2022 IEEE 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Energy, Signal Processing and Cyber Security (iSSSC), pp. 1-4. IEEE, 2022.Click HereGnana Swathika

Books, Chapters, Case Studies and Monographs

Sl. No.Book InformationProofFaculty
1Swathika, OV Gnana, K. Karthikeyan, and Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, eds. Smart Buildings Digitalization: IoT and Energy Efficient Smart Buildings Architecture and Applications. CRC Press, 2022.Click HereGnana Swathika
2Swathika, OV Gnana, K. Karthikeyan, and Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, eds. Smart Buildings Digitalization, Two Volume Set. CRC Press, 2022.Click HereGnana Swathika
Sl.NOBook ChapterProofFaculty
1Mahesh, M., K. Vinoth Kumar, and M. Prabhakar. “Enabling Technologies for Smart Buildings: High Power Density Power Electronic Converters.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 217-227. CRC Press, 2022.Click HereM. Prabhakar
2Kanimozhi, G., OV Gnana Swathika, and Xiao-Zhi Gao. “1 Nonlinear Controller.” Smart Buildings Digitalization: Case Studies on Data Centers and Automation (2022): 1.Click HereG. Kanimozhi
3Tejaswi, P., and OV Gnana Swathika. “Protection in Smart Building: Mini Review.” Smart Buildings Digitalization: 159-167.Click HereGnana Swathika
4Kumar, Rubia Ramesh, Saloni Sharma, Priyank Mehra, V. Berlin Hency, and OV Gnana Swathika. “IoT-Based Condition Monitoring and Automatic Control of Rotating Machines.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 29-39. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
5Hemapala, K. T. M. U., Suren Senadheera Wewalage, and OV Gnana Swathika. “A Neural Network–Based Vector Control Scheme for Regenerative Converters to Use in Elevator Systems.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 129-158. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
6Swetha, K. K., G. Karthik, V. Berlin Hency, and OV Gnana Swathika. “IoT-Based Smart Buildings.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 57-75. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
7Hemapala, K. T. M. U., D. H. Ranasinghe, and OV Gnana Swathika. “Development of UAV-Based Aerial Observation Platform to Monitor Medium-Voltage Networks in Urban Areas.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 293-341. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
8Kumar, G. Naveen, and OV Gnana Swathika. “AI Applications to Renewable Energy–An Analysis.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 283-292. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
9Swathika, OV Gnana, K. Karthikeyan, Vaishnavi Chirravuri, and K. T. M. U. Hemapala. “An Approach to Realize Luxury Transit Residential Tower Aided with State-of-the-Art Automation Technologies.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 885-111. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
10Sharma, Aayush, OV Gnana Swathika, and V. Berlin Hency. “ANN-Based Overcurrent Relay Using the Levenberg–Marquardt Algorithm for Smart Cities.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 113-128. CRC Press, 2022.Click HereGnana Swathika
11Patel, Aadyasha, and OV Gnana Swathika. “Photovoltaic System-Integrated Smart Buildings: A Mini Review.” Smart Buildings Digitalization: 255-274.Click HereGnana Swathika
12Mannan, Parth, Keerthi Priya Pullela, V. Berlin Hency, and OV Gnana Swathika. “Semi-Autonomous Human Detection, Tracking, and Following Robot in a Smart Building.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 39-50. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
13Shukla, Shivangi, V. Jayashree Nivedhitha, Akshitha Shankar, and OV Gnana Swathika. “Energy Management System for Smart Buildings: Mini Review.” Smart Buildings Digitalization: 175-187.Click HereGnana Swathika
14Aashiq, A., Haniya Ashraf, Supraja Sivaviji, and OV Gnana Swathika. “Data Logger-Aided Stand-Alone PV System for Rural Electrification.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 249-264. CRC Press, 2022.Click HereGnana Swathika
15Kanimozhi, G., OV Gnana Swathika, and Xiao-Zhi Gao. “Nonlinear Controller for Electric Vehicles in Smart Buildings.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 1-17. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
16Bhargav, Parth, Fahad Nishat, Umar Ahmad Ansari, and OV Gnana Swathika. “IoT-Based Smart Metering.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 103-109. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
17Chowdhury, S., K. D. Saha, C. M. Sarkar, and OV Gnana Swathika. “IoT-Based Data Collection Platform for Smart Buildings.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 71-79. CRC Press, 2022.Click HereGnana Swathika
18Lal, Priyanka, V. Ananthakrishnan, OV Gnana Swathika, Naveen Kumar Gutha, and V. Berlin Hency. “IoT-Based Smart Health Monitoring System.” In Smart Buildings Digitalization, pp. 149-173. CRC Press.Click HereGnana Swathika
Sl. NoTitleDuration
(in Years)
PI & Co-PISanctioned AmountFunding Agency
1Side Channel attack exploration in Smart Wearable devices3Dr. Rajakumar Arul18,30,000SERB
2Uncertain behavioralanalysis of chemical compounds in identifying suitable electrolyte to replace traditional solid conducting materials using Quantum Supremacy2Dr. T. Kalaipriyan and Dr. Rajakumar Arul6,80,000MeiTy

Airborne disease prediction in

South Indian Poultry using Artificial Intelligence

2Dr. Rajakumar Arul4,90,000VIT-SEED
4AISATER: AI based Smart Attendance Entry Regulator Model using real time images2Dr. Sudha A, Dr. Kalaipriyan T and Dr. Sofana Reka. S3,05,662VIT-SEED
5Asymmetric Multi-Input Converters with Machine Learning Based Power Flow Control for DC Nanogrid2Dr. M. Prabhakar4,53,000VIT-SEED
6Identification of Construction and demolition wastes in Chennai  using GIS and Deep learning2Dr. Anjali Gopakumar, Dr. Sofana Reka and Dr. Mohan2,65,000VIT-SEED