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Dr. Sheila Mahapatra

Head of Department - Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Assistant Dean - Research

Alliance College of Engineering and Design

Dr. Sheila Mahapatra earned her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (FACTS Controllers Implementation in Power Transmission Systems) from The North Cap University, Gurugram. She received her M.Tech. in Power Systems and Automation from Andhra University, where she was a batch topper and B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from Utkal University. She has close to two decades of prolific experience in the field of academia, research, academic programs, admission outreach, student affairs, and placement initiatives. Her areas of interest include Power Systems Optimization, FACTS devices, Renewable Energy, Energy Economics and Sustainability.

Dr. Mahapatra has many research publications in SCI/SCI-E, Scopus indexed journals, book chapters and conference proceedings to her credit. She serves as reviewer for reputed journals like IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery-IEEE, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution (GTD) IET Journals, U.K., Journal of Power Technologies, Poland, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Taylor & Francis U.K., Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC) Malaysia, Journal of Concurrency and Computation, Practice and Experience, Wiley Publications and several other journals. She is a life member of reputed professional societies like IET, ISTE and member of IEEE.

Research Publication in Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Dey, Bishwajit, Saurav Raj, Sheila Mahapatra, and Fausto Pedro García Márquez. "Optimal scheduling of distributed energy resources in microgrid systems based on electricity market pricing strategies by a novel hybrid optimization technique." International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems 134 (2022): 107419. [SCI- Q1, IF: 4.63]
  2. Badi, Manjulata, Sheila Mahapatra, Bishwajit Dey, and Saurav Raj. "A Hybrid GWO-PSO Technique for the Solution of Reactive Power Planning Problem." International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR) 13, no. 1 (2022): 1-30. [WOS-ESCI]
  3. Raj, Saurav, Sheila Mahapatra, Chandan Kumar Shiva, and Biplab Bhattacharyya. "Implementation and Optimal Sizing of TCSC for the Solution of Reactive Power Planning Problem Using Quasi-Oppositional Salp Swarm Algorithm; International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE) 10, no. 2 (2021): 74-103. [WOS-ESCI]
  4. Shekarappa G, Swetha, Sheila Mahapatra, and Saurav Raj. "Voltage Constrained Reactive Power Planning Problem for Reactive Loading Variation Using Hybrid Harris Hawk Particle Swarm Optimizer." Electric Power Components and Systems (2021): 1-15. [SCI- Q4, IF:1.071]
  5. Mahapatra, Sheila, Nitin Malik, Saurav Raj, and Mohan Krishna Srinivasan. "Constrained optimal power flow and optimal TCSC allocation using hybrid cuckoo search and ant lion optimizer." International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management (2021): 1-14. [WOS-ESCI]
  6. Mahapatra, Sheila, Bishwajit Dey, and Saurav Raj. "A novel ameliorated Harris hawk optimizer for solving complex engineering optimization problems." International Journal of Intelligent Systems (2021). [SCI-Q1, IF:8.709]
  7. Badi, Manjulata, Sheila Mahapatra, and Saurav Raj. "Hybrid BOA?GWO?PSO algorithm for mitigation of congestion by optimal reactive power management." Optimal Control Applications and Methods (2021). [SCI-Q1, IF:2.53]
  8. Gudadappanavar, Swetha Shekarappa, and Sheila Mahapatra. "Metaheuristic nature-based algorithm for optimal reactive power planning." International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management (2021): 1-14. [WOS-ESCI]
  9. Swetha Shekarappa, G., Sheila Mahapatra, and R. Selvarani; Impact of distributed generation on distribution network-a rural case study; Journal of Seybold Report ISSN NO 1533: 9211, (2020). [WOS-Scopus]
  10. Sheila Mahapatra, Nitin Malik, A.N. Jha, B.K. Panigrahi, “Voltage Stability Enhancement by FA-IGSA Hybrid Technique Implementation for Optimal Location of TCSC, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Malaysia, pp. 2360-2373, vol 12, no.9, 2017. [WOS-ESCI]
  11. Sheila Mahapatra, A.N. Jha and B.K. Panigrahi, “Hybrid Technique for Optimal Location and Cost Sizing of TCSC to Upgrade Voltage Stability”, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 1921 – 1927, vol. 10, issue 8, 2016. [SCI-Q1, IF:3.8]
  12. Sheila Mahapatra, A.N. Jha and B.K. Panigrahi, “RBFNN based GSA for optimizing TCSC Parameters and location- A secured optimal power flow approach”, World Journal of Modeling and Simulation, World Academic Press, U.K., vol 12, no 1, p.p.24-33, 2016. [WOS-Scopus]
  13. Sheila Mahapatra, A.N Jha, and B.K Panigrahi, “Enhanced Secured Optimal Power Flow by TCSC Parameter Optimization using RBFNN based GSA” International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics - Vol 8, No 2, June 2016. [WOS-Scopus]
  14. Sheila Mahapatra, Nitin Malik, “A Hybrid Approach for Secured Optimal Power and Voltage Stability with TCSC Placement”, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, SERSC, vol. 89, pp. 1- 8, 2016. [WOS-Scopus]
  15. Sheila Mahapatra, Mandeep Singh, “Analysis of Symmetrical Fault in IEEE 14 Bus System for Enhancing Over Current Protection Scheme”, International Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking, pp. 51-62, vol. 9, no. 4, 2016. [WOS-Scopus]
  16. Mandeep Singh, Sheila Mahapatra. "Implementation of Passive Filters for Harmonics Reduction", International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, vol.78, issue 1, 2015. [WOS-Scopus]

Publication in Conference Proceedings

  1. Shekarappa, G. Swetha, Sheila Mahapatra, and Saurav Raj. "Voltage constrained reactive power planning by ameliorated HHO." Recent Adv Power Syst: Select Proc EPREC 2020, no. 699 (2020): 435.
  2. Guru, Pragya, Nitin Malik, and Sheila Mahapatra. "Optimal Allocation of Distributed Generation for Power Loss Minimization using PSO Algorithm." In 2019 3rd International Conference on Recent Developments in Control, Automation & Power Engineering (RDCAPE), pp. 22-26. IEEE, 2019.
  3. Mahapatra, Sheila, Manjulata Badi, and Saurav Raj. "Implementation of PSO, it’s variants and Hybrid GWO-PSO for improving Reactive Power Planning." In 2019 Global Conference for Advancement in Technology (GCAT), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2019.
  4. Aditya Narula, Sheila Mahapatra and Amandeep Singh Rattan, “Transient Stability Analysis of Standard IEEE 39 bus system using Mi Power software”, pp 16-21 ICDATPM-2014.
  5. Siddhartha Jaitly, Sheila Mahapatra and A.N. Jha, “Wireless sensor-based energy conservation via Bluetooth”, Advance Computing Conference (IACC), IEEE International, pp. 182-185, 21-22 Feb 2014.
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6779316 
  6. Siddhartha Jaitly, Sheila Mahapatra, and A.N. Jha, “Boxing Trainer: Embedded Based Training System”, Students’ Conference on Engineering and Systems (SCES), pp. 1-5, 28-30 May, 2014.
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6880111
  7. Sheila Mahapatra, A.N. Jha, “Modelling and Simulation of TCSC Based controller in a Multi Machine Power System”, Students’ Conference on Engineering and Systems (SCES), pp. 1-6, 28 -30 May, Allahabad, India, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6880110
  8. Sheila Mahapatra, A.N. Jha, “PSS and TCSC Coordinated design using Particle Swarm Optimization for Power System Stability Analysis”, pp. 1-5, 17-19 December, International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded System (ICPCES), Allahabad, India, 2012.
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6508094

Publications as Book Chapters

  1. Krishna, S. Mohan, Sheila Mahapatra, Saurav Raj, and JL Febin Daya. "Estimation of Simple, Energy and Carbon Payback Periods of a 1 MWp Ground-Mounted Solar PV Plant at Tirupati Airport: A Case Study." In Innovation in Electrical Power Engineering, Communication, and Computing Technology, pp. 439-450. Springer, Singapore, 2020.
  2. Mahapatra, Sheila, Saurav Raj, and S. Mohan Krishna. "Optimal TCSC Location for Reactive Power Optimization Using Oppositional Salp Swarm Algorithm." In Innovation in Electrical Power Engineering, Communication, and Computing Technology, pp. 413-424. Springer, Singapore, 2020.
  3. Sheila Mahapatra, Nitin Malik, A.N. Jha, “Cuckoo Search Algorithm and Ant Lion Optimizer for Optimal Allocation of TCSC and Voltage stability Constrained Optimal Power Flow”, International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Smart communication, (ICSC-2019), 20- 21 April 2019.
  4. Swetha S.G., Sheila Mahapatra, Saurav Raj, “Voltage Constrained Reactive Power Planning by Ameliorated HHO Technique”, in Electric Power & Renewable Energy Conference (EPREC 2020).

Seminar/FDP/Workshop organized

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Organizing committee member of the Two-day workshop on “Outcome Based Learning”, jointly conducted by Alliance University and IET India on January 2019.
  4. Organizing committee member of the One-day workshop on “Patent Filing” jointly organized by Alliance University and IET Bangalore Local Network on 8th December 2018.

Awards & Recognition

  1. Year-2016-17: Received Appreciation letter and Honorarium of 5000/- for valuable contribution to research in Electronics Engineering Department in RAIT, Dr. D Y Patil Group.
  2. Year-2013-14: Awarded “Star Performer Award” from the School of Engineering and Technology for outstanding contributions and achievements in teaching/learning process at ITM University (Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
  3. Year 2012-13: Awarded “Best Teacher Award” from the School of Engineering and Technology for teaching excellence and outstanding student feedback at ITM University (Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
  4. Year 2011-12: Nominated as Joint Faculty with CSE Department by honorable Governing Body members for outstanding contribution in department upliftment in various administrative activities of EECE department at ITM University (Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
  5. Year 20010-11: Received Appreciation letter and Honorarium of 10,000/- for valuable contribution to the Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Department at ITM University (Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
  6. Year 2009-10: Received Appreciation letter and Honorarium of 8,000/- for valuable contribution to the ECE & EI Department as the department bagged the “Best Department award” at ITM University (Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
  7. Best paper award for the session track - ‘Innovation in Electrical power engineering’ IEPCCT -2019, LNEE SPRINGER. Authors: Sheila Mahapatra, Saurav Raj and Mohan Krishna.
  8. Technical Committee Member of several flagship conferences like IEEE International Conference on Energy Conservation and Efficiency (ICECE), 16-17 October 2018 and AICAAM 2019, Bangalore, India, IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGY -INCET 2020 and INCET 2021.
  9. Chaired a session on ‘Innovation in Electrical Power Engineering’ in 1st International Conference on Innovation in Electrical Power Engineering, Communication, and Computing Technology) for LNEE, Springer held at Siksha ‘o’ Anushandhan University, Odisha, India.
  10. Judge at IET “Present Around The World Competition (PATW)” Bangalore on campus round held at Alliance University on 8.2.2020.