Dr. Mohan Krishna S.

Assistant Professor

Alliance College of Engineering and Design

Dr. Mohan Krishna. S was awarded Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Sensorless control of induction motor drives) from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India, in March 2017. He received his B.Tech and M.Tech degrees from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India in 2009 and 2012 respectively. He also acquired a domain specific MBA (Power Management) from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, India, in 2019. His research interests include, electric vehicles, state observers for induction motors, energy economics and harvesting, carbon footprint issues in coal fired power plants, energy sustainability etc.

He has many research publications in SCI/SCI-E and Scopus indexed journals, book chapters and also in conference proceedings to his credit. He serves as the Associate Editor of International Journal of Smart Vehicles and Smart Transportation (IJSVST), IGI Global, US. He also serves as a reviewer for IEEE Access, IET Control theory, IET Electric Power Applications, COMPEL, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (all SCI) and several other Scopus indexed journals. He is a Life member of several professional societies like the IET, Institution of Engineers (India), ISTE, IAENG, ENFUSE and a member of IEEE. He is a Mentor under the Mentor4u initiative of IEEE YP Bangalore section. He is also a member of the IEEE YP and IEEE SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology), Bangalore section.

Research papers in SCI/SCI-E Indexed Journals
  • ‘Real-time performance and analysis of a modified state observer for sensorless induction motor drives using RT-Lab for electric vehicle applications’, published in Energies, MDPI (2017), 10, 1077, PP. 1-23 (Impact Factor 2.262 and Five year Impact factor 2.707), with J.L. Febin Daya, Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban and Lucian Mihet POPA
  • ‘A modified disturbance rejection mechanism in sliding mode state observer for sensorless induction motor drive’, published in Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, SPRINGER (2016), 41(9), pp. 3571-3586 (Impact Factor 0.728), with J.L. Febin Daya
  • ‘Adaptive Speed Observer with Disturbance Torque Compensation for Sensorless Induction Motor Drives using RT-Lab’, published in Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, TUBITAK, (2016), Vol. 24, Number. 5, pp. 3792 - 3806 (Impact Factor 0.518), with J.L. Febin Daya
  • ‘An Improved Sliding Mode Disturbance Observer for Sensorless Induction Motor Drive used in Electric Vehicles in a New Real-time PIL Test Bench’, in IEEE – JESTPE (SCI-E) (Under Review), with J.L. Febin Daya, Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban and Freede Blaabjerg
Research papers in (SCOPUS and other indexing) Journals
  • ‘Effect of Parametric variations and Voltage Unbalance on Adaptive Speed Estimation Schemes for Speed Sensorless Induction Motor Drives’, published in International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS), Vol.6, No. 1, March 2015 pp. 77-85, IAES Publishers, Indonesia, with J.L. Febin Daya
  • ‘MRAS speed estimator with fuzzy and PI stator resistance adaptation for sesnorless induction motor drives using RT-Lab’, Perspectives in Science (2016), ELSEVIER, 8, pp. 121-126, with J.L. Febin Daya
  • ‘Types Of Power Quality Disturbances In Ac Electric Traction Drives: A Survey’, The Journal Of Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2013 pp. 191–196.
  • ‘Machine model based Speed Estimation Schemes for Speed Encoderless Induction Motor Drives: A Survey’, Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Vol. 4, No. 1, March 2015, pp. 7~17, with J.L. Febin Daya
  • ‘Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drive with Constant DC Link Voltage’, International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Research (IJEEER); ISSN (Print): 2250-155X; ISSN (Online): 2278-943X; Vol. No: 3; Issue No: 1.
  • ‘A Novel sensorless control scheme for BLDC motors used in Electric Vehicle’, World Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 14, No. 3, May 2018, pp. 209-216, with J.L. Febin Daya and Jestin Jayan
  • ‘Emerging Post Combustion Technologies for Coal fired Thermal Power Plants’, Power Research, Journal of CPRI (Central Power Research Institute), Vol. 14(2), December 2018, with N. Krishnamurthy
  • ‘Techno-economic Aspects of Sustainable Energy Development from Coal’ Energy Security and Chemical Engineering Congress (2019), Malaysia (ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION in IOP – Materials Science and Engineering), with N. Krishnamurthy and J.L. Febin Daya
Research papers in Conference Proceedings
  • ‘Automatic Accident Informer in an Embedded Platform’, in AICTE sponsored International Conference on Smart Computing and Control of Systems (2019) (ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION), with Dilip Gowda, J Sharathchandra and Denny Ebenezer
  • ‘Bidirectional converter using Fuzzy for battery charging of electric vehicle’, in IEEE -International Transportation Electrification Conference (2019) (ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION), with S. Sreelakshmi and R. Deepa
  • ‘Progress in the Technology of Coal Fired Power Plants for Sustainable Development’, published in the proceedings of the National Conference on Waste to Energy, Carbon Capture and Storage, NIT Rourkela, Odisha, August 3-5, 2017, with N. Krishnamurthy
  • ‘Dynamic Performance Analysis of MRAS Based Speed Estimators for Speed Sensorless Induction Motor Drives’, published in the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advances in Electronics, Computers and Communication, IEEE Bangalore Chapter, October 11, 2014, with J.L. Febin Daya
  • ‘Passive Filter Compensation for Mitigation of Harmonics in an AC Locomotive Drive’, Published in proceedings of the IETE Cynosure International Conference on Computer, Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICCEEE-2013), Raigad, Maharashtra, India, December 2013, with Syed Ameen Mohammed, Shilpa.C, AmaraMeena and Shambhulinga.S.H
  • ‘Recent Developments in Study of Carbon Footprint, its Measurement and Mitigation’, published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Energy, Environment And Eco-Friendly Buildings (ICEEEB), September 19-21, 2013, pp. 11-12, with N. Krishnamurthy
  • ‘Harmonic Analysis OF VSI Fed Drive System’, published in the proceedings of the National Conference On Emerging Trends In Power Systems (NCPS 2012) organized by AIT, Bangalore on October 8, 2012, with Gopakumar Meloth and S. Kuldeep
  • ‘Harmonic Analysis Of An AC Electric Traction Drive System’, published in the proceedings of the National Conference On Advanced Trends In Engg & Technology (NCATET 2012) organized by VJEC, Kannur on November 11, 2012

Published as Book chapters
  • ‘Real-time Analysis of a Non Linear State Observer with Improved Disturbance Compensation for Sensorless Induction Motor’, published in Intelligent Engineering Informatics, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, SPRINGER 695, pp. 657-668, - editors: Vikrant Bhateja, Coello Coello, Suresh Chandra Satapathy and P.K. Pattnaik.
  • ‘An Effective Technique for controlling the speed of sensorless induction motor through modified EKF’, published in Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, SPRINGER 105, pp. 609-619, - editors: Suresh Chandra Satapathy, Vikrant Bhateja and Swagatham Das.
  • ‘An Improved Stator Resistance Adaptation Mechanism in MRAS Estimator for Sensorless Induction Motor Drives’, published in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, SPRINGER 458, pp. 371-385, - editors: Jyotsna Kumar Mandal, Suresh Chandra Satapathy, Manas Kumar Sanyal and Vikrant Bhateja.
  • ‘Estimation of simple, energy and carbon payback periods of a 1 kWp ground mounted solar PV plant at Tirupati airport: A Case study’, (ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION) in LNEE Springer - (2019), with Sheila Mahapatra, Saurav Raj and Febin Daya J L.
  • ‘Optimal TCSC Location for Reactive Power Optimization using Oppositional SALP Swarm Algorithm’, (ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION ) in LNEE Springer - (2019), with Sheila Mahapatra, Saurav Raj.
Books Authored/Edited
  • Edited Book (Ongoing) – ‘Electric Vehicles and the Future of Energy Efficient Transportation’, in IGI Global Publishers, USA – editors: Sheldon Williamson, Umashankar Subramaniam, Mohan Krishna S*, Febin Daya J.L.
  • Edited Book (Ongoing) – ‘Smart grid and Micro grids – Technology Evolution’. In Scrivener (Wiley) – editors: Prajof Prabhakaran*, Umashankar Subramaniam, Mohan Krishna S, Febin Daya J.L, Brijesh P.V.

  • Merit of winning 1st prize in the Innovative Idea Competition conducted for faculty and research scholars, by Jain University in 2013, for the idea titled “A novel scheme for effective utilization of output of solar pumping system”.
  • Received Appreciation letter and Honorarium from the Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), for contributing a technical paper titled “Types of Power Quality Disturbances in AC Electric Traction Drives: A Survey”, in the Journal of CPRI, June 2013 issue.
  • Received Honorarium and appreciation for handling sessions on “Basic Electrical Engineering Concepts” for the Design Trainees (41st Batch) of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bangalore complex, at Hindustan Management Academy on March 2013.
  • Received Full-time Institute Research Assistantship from Vellore Institute of Technologyfor pursuing Ph.D. program.
  • Technical committee member of several flagship conferences like the ESCHE, 2019 atPenang, Malaysia, IEEE – ICPES at Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2018, ICPET 2019 and ICPET 2018 at Hyderabad, India and AICAAM 2019, Bangalore, India.
  • Received (Elite + Silver medal) Certification for NPTEL Online Course – Effective Engineering Teaching in Practice – conducted by IIT Madras.
  • Chaired a session on Green Technology in the Energy Security and Chemical Engineering Congress organized by the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Research in Fluid Flow(CARiFF), Universiti Malaysia Pahang held at Penang, Malaysia.
  • Best paper award for the session track - ‘Innovation in Electrical power engineering’ IEPCCT -2019, LNEE SPRINGER Authors: Sheila Mahapatra, Saurav Raj and Mohan Krishna S
  • Certified Peer Reviewer from Publons academy and Elsevier Researcher Academy.

Seminar/FDP/Workshop organized
  • Organizing committee member of the One day workshop and Panel discussion on “Green Energy and Sustainable Development”, jointly conducted by Alliance University and IET India on June 2019.
  • Organizing committee member of the Two day workshop on “Outcome Based Learning”, jointly conducted by Alliance University and IET India on January 2019.
  • Organizing committee member of the Two day workshop on “Electric vehicle technology – Opportunities and Challenges”, jointly conducted by Alliance University and IET India on January 2020.