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Dr. Sheila Mahapatra

Associate Professor & HOD - EEE & Assistant Dean – Research

Alliance College of Engineering and Design

Dr. Sheila Mahapatra was awarded Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (FACTS controllers implementation in power transmission system) from The North Cap University, Gurugram., India. She received her B. Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from Utkal University, Orissa and M. Tech in Power Systems and Automation from Andhra University, A.P., India in 2002 and 2008 respectively. She was the batch topper while pursuing her master’s degree from Andhra University, A.P., India. She has a total experience of 15 years in the field of engineering, academics and research. Her areas of interest include Power Systems Optimization, FACTS devices, Renewable Energy, Energy Economics and Sustainability.

She 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
  • Sheila Mahapatra, NitinMalik, A.N. Jha, B.K. Panigrahi, “Voltage Stability Enhancement by FA-IGSAHybrid Technique Implementation for Optimal Location of TCSC, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Malaysia, pp. 2360-2373, vol 12, no.9,2017.
  • Sheila Mahapatra, A.N. Jhaand B.K. Panigrahi, “Hybrid Technique for Optimal Location and Cost Sizing ofTCSC to Upgrade Voltage Stability”, IET Generation, Transmission andDistribution, pp. 1921 – 1927, vol. 10, issue 8, 2016.
  • Sheila Mahapatra, A.N. Jhaand B.K. Panigrahi, “RBFNN based GSA for optimizing TCSC Parameters andlocation- A secured optimal power flow approach”, World Journal of Modeling andSimulation, World Academic Press, U.K., vol 12, no 1, p.p.24-33, 2016.
  • Sheila Mahapatra, A.N Jha,and B.K Panigrahi, “Enhanced Secured Optimal Power Flow by TCSC ParameterOptimization using RBFNN based GSA” International Journal on ElectricalEngineering and Informatics - Vol 8, No 2, June 2016
  • Sheila Mahapatra, NitinMalik, “A Hybrid Approach for Secured Optimal Power and Voltage Stability withTCSC Placement”, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology,SERSC, vol. 89, pp. 1- 8, 2016.
  • Sheila Mahapatra, MandeepSingh, “Analysis of Symmetrical Fault in IEEE 14 Bus System for Enhancing OverCurrent Protection Scheme”, International Journal of Future GenerationCommunication and Networking, pp. 51-62, vol. 9, no. 4, 2016.
  • Mandeep Singh, Sheila Mahapatra. "Implementationof Passive Filters for Harmonics Reduction", International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, vol. 78,issue 1, 2015.
Publication in Conference Proceedings
    • Guru, Pragya, Nitin Malik, and Sheila Mahapatra."Optimal Allocation of Distributed Generation for Power Loss Minimizationusing PSO Algorithm." In 2019 3rd International Conference on RecentDevelopments in Control, Automation & Power Engineering (RDCAPE), pp.22-26. IEEE, 2019.
    • Mahapatra, Sheila, Manjulata Badi, and Saurav Raj."Implementation of PSO, it’s variants and Hybrid GWO-PSO for improvingReactive Power Planning." In 2019 Global Conference for Advancement inTechnology (GCAT), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2019.
    • Aditya Narula, SheilaMahapatra and Amandeep Singh Rattan, “Transient Stability Analysis of StandardIEEE 39 bus system using Mi Power software”, pp 16-21 ICDATPM-2014.
    • Siddhartha Jaitly, SheilaMahapatra and A.N. Jha, “Wireless sensor-based energy conservation viaBluetooth”, Advance Computing Conference (IACC), IEEE International, pp.182-185, 21-22 Feb 2014.
    • Siddhartha Jaitly, SheilaMahapatra, and A.N. Jha, “Boxing Trainer: Embedded Based Training System”,Students’ Conference on Engineering and Systems (SCES), pp. 1-5, 28-30 May,2014.
    • Sheila Mahapatra,A.N. Jha, “Modelling and Simulation of TCSC Based controller in a Multi MachinePower System”, Students’ Conference on Engineering and Systems (SCES), pp. 1-6,28 -30 May, Allahabad, India, 2014.
    • Sheila Mahapatra, A.N. Jha,“PSS and TCSC Coordinated design using Particle Swarm Optimization for PowerSystem Stability Analysis”, pp. 1-5, 17-19 December, International Conference on Power, Control and EmbeddedSystem (ICPCES), Allahabad, India, 2012.
    Publicationsas Book Chapters
        • Krishna, S. Mohan, Sheila Mahapatra, Saurav Raj, and JLFebin Daya. "Estimation of Simple, Energy and Carbon Payback Periods of a1 MWp Ground-Mounted Solar PV Plant at Tirupati Airport: A Case Study."In Innovation in Electrical Power Engineering, Communication, andComputing Technology, pp. 439-450. Springer, Singapore, 2020.
        • Mahapatra, Sheila, SauravRaj, and S. Mohan Krishna. "Optimal TCSC Location for Reactive PowerOptimization Using Oppositional Salp Swarm Algorithm." In Innovation in ElectricalPower Engineering, Communication, and Computing Technology, pp. 413-424.Springer, Singapore, 2020.
        • Sheila Mahapatra, NitinMalik, A.N. Jha, “Cuckoo Search Algorithm and Ant Lion Optimizer for OptimalAllocation of TCSC and Voltage stability Constrained Optimal Power Flow”,International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Smart communication,(ICSC-2019), 20- 21 April 2019.
        • Swetha S.G., SheilaMahapatra, Saurav Raj, “Voltage Constrained Reactive Power Planning byAmeliorated HHO Technique”, in Electric Power & Renewable Energy Conference(EPREC 2020) [Accepted and presented to be published in Springer LectureSeries]

    Awards And Recognitions
    • Year-2016-17: Received Appreciation letter and Honorarium of 5000/- for valuable contribution to research in Electronics Engineering Department inRAIT, Dr. D Y Patil Group.
    • Year-2013-14: Awarded “Star Performer Award” fromthe School of Engineering and Technology for outstanding contributions andachievements in teaching/learning process at ITMUniversity (Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
    • Year 2012-13: Awarded “Best Teacher Award” fromthe School of Engineering and Technology for teaching excellence andoutstanding student feedback at ITM University (PresentlyTHE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
    • Year 2011-12: Nominated as Joint Facultywith CSE Department by honorable Governing Body members for outstandingcontribution in department upliftment in various administrative activities ofEECE department at ITM University(Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
    • Year 20010-11: Received Appreciation letter and Honorarium of 10,000/- for valuable contribution to the Electrical, Electronics andTelecommunication Engineering Department at ITMUniversity (Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
    • Year 2009-10: Received Appreciation letter and Honorarium of 8,000/- for valuablecontribution to the ECE & EI Department as the department bagged the “Best Department award” at ITM University(Presently THE NORTHCAP UNIVERSITY), Gurgaon (Haryana) India.
    • Best paper award for the session track - ‘Innovation inElectrical power engineering’ IEPCCT -2019, LNEE SPRINGER. Authors: SheilaMahapatra, Saurav Raj and Mohan Krishna
    • Technical CommitteeMember of several flagship conferences like IEEE International Conference onEnergy Conservation and Efficiency (ICECE), 16-17 October 2018 and AICAAM 2019, Bangalore, India, INCET 2020.
    • Chaired a session on ‘Innovation in ElectricalPower Engineering’ in 1stInternational Conference on Innovation in Electrical Power Engineering,Communication, and Computing Technology) for LNEE, Springer held at Siksha ‘o’Anushandhan University, Odisha, India.
    • She had been the Departmental Coordinator, ProgramCoordinator (EEE program), and a member of Board of Studies while workingwith THE NORTH CAP UNIVERSITY, GURGAON.
    • She is a member of Global Accreditation Committee, Boardof Studies and Attendance Review Committee for Alliance College of Engineeringand design, Alliance University.