|Name:||Dr. Nilesh Vasantlal Shah|
|Qualification:||PhD (SVNIT, Surat), M.E. (Electrical)(Microprocessor Systems and Applications) (M. S. University, Vadodara), B.E. (SVRCET, Surat).|
|Date of Joining:||1st March-2000|
|Courses / Subject involved:||(1) Microprocessor and Microcontroller Interfacing (UG)
(2) Circuits and Networks (UG)
(3) Control System Engineering (UG)
(4) Power Electronics (UG & PG)
(5) Advanced Power Converter (PG)
|Area of Interest:||Microprocessor/Microcontroller/DSP Applications, Power Electronic Converters and Applications, Renewable Energy.|
|1.||Nilesh Shah, R. Chudamani, “Experimental Evaluation of a Partially Shaded Photovoltaic System with a Fuzzy-based Peak Power Tracking Control Strategy”, IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 98-107, 2016. (Print ISSN 1752-1416, Online ISSN 1752-1424) (Impact Factor: 1.562, Five-Year Impact Factor:3.409)|
|2.||Nilesh Shah, R. Chudamani, “Experimental Investigation of a Multifunctional Grid Interactive Photovoltaic System Operating in Partial Shading Conditions”, IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 1382 – 1392, October 2016. (Print ISSN 1752-1416, Online ISSN 1752-1424) (Impact Factor: 1.562, Five-Year Impact Factor:3.409)|
|3.||Darshini Kanchiwala, Nilesh Shah, “Cascaded H-bridge Multilevel Inverter Based Shunt Active Power Filter”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, vol. 5, no. 5, May-2016. (Print ISSN: 23476710, Online ISSN: 2319-8753)|
|4.||Khyati Bhatt, Nilesh Shah, “Modeling and Control of Multilevel Inverter with Reduced Number of Power Switches”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, vol. 5, no. 5, May-2016. (Print ISSN: 23476710, Online ISSN: 2319-8753)|
|5.||Tushar Maradiya, Nilesh Shah, “Modeling and Control of Cascaded Two-Level Inverter Based Single-Stage Grid Connected Photovoltaic System”, IJEECS – INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ELECTRICAL, ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTER SYSTEMS, vol. 7, Issue 4, April 2018, ISSN 2348-117X|
|1.||Nilesh Shah, R. Chudamani, “Single-Stage Grid Interactive PV System Using Novel Fuzzy Logic Based MPPT with Active and Reactive Power Control”, 7th IEEE conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA2012), pp. 1664-1669, 18 – 20 July 2012, Singapore.|
|2.||Nilesh Shah, R. Chudamani, “Grid Interactive PV System with Harmonic and Reactive Power Compensation Features using a Novel Fuzzy Logic Based MPPT”, 7th International conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS2012), August 6-9, 2012, IIT Madras.|
|3.||Nilesh Shah, R. Chudamani, “A Novel Algorithm for Global Peak Power Point Tracking in Partially Shaded Grid-Connected PV System”, IEEE International Power and Energy Conference (PECON2012), 2–5 December 2012, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.|
|4.||Nilesh Shah, R. Chudamani, “Comparative Evaluation of Global Peak Power Point Tracking Techniques for Grid-Connected PV System Operating Under Partially Shaded Condition”, 2012 IEEE Fifth India International Conference On Power Electronics (IICPE2012), 6–8 December 2012, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, INDIA.|
|5.||Ekta Desai, Nilesh Shah, “Comparative Analysis of Multilevel Inverter Topologies for Photovoltaic System”, 2013 Nirma University International Conference on Engineering, NUiCONE-2013, 28-30 November, 2013, Nirma University, Ahmedabad.|
|6.||Arjun Jariwala, Nilesh Shah, “A New Multilevel Inverter Topology with Reduced Number of Switches”, 6th International Conference on Innovations In Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICIEEE 2015), 10th May 2015.|
|7.||S. V. Atodariya, Nilesh Shah, “Cascaded H-bridgeMultilevel Inverter Operating Under Faulty H-Cell Condition”, International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Signal Processing (ISSP-2017), organized by G.H. Patel College of Engineering & Technology, V. V. Nagar, Gujarat, India during 24-25 March-2017.|
|8.||Mayur K. Degadawala, N. V. Shah, “Comparative Analysis of Three-Phase Transformerless Photovoltaic Inverter For Leakage Current Reduction”, IEEE 2017 International Conference on Telecommunication, Power Analysis and Computing Techniques, 6-8 April-2017, Chennai.|
|9.||Tushar Moradiya, Nilesh Shah, “Modeling and Control of Cascaded Two-Level Inverter Based Single-Stage Grid Connected Photovoltaic System”, 2nd International Conference on Advancements in Engineering, Applied Science and Management (ICAEASM-2018), Chandigarh, India, 15th April 2018|
|10.||Nilesh Shah, “Multilevel Inverter Based Single-Stage Grid Connected Photovoltaic System using Cascaded Two-Level Inverter”, 8th International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), IIT Madras, Chennai, 18-21 Dec-2018.|
|1.||Nilesh Shah, R. Chudamani, “Grid Integrated Photovoltaic System with Active and Reactive Power Control using Fuzzy Based Controller”, The Journal of CPRI (ISSN 0973 – 0338), Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 109-123, March 2015.|
|2.||Nilesh Shah, R. Chudamani, “Grid Interactive Photovoltaic-Fuel Cell based Hybrid Generation System with Active and Reactive Power Control”, Journal of CPRI (ISSN 0973 – 0338), Vol. 12, No. 4, Dec. 2016.|
|1.||Amisha Panwala, Nilesh Shah, “Three Phase Grid Connected PV System using Fuzzy Logic Based Maximum Power Point Tracking”, National Conference on Advanced Power System (NCAPS2011), December 23, 2011, K. K. Wagh Institute of Engineering Education and Research, Nasik.|
|2.||Amisha Panwala, Nilesh Shah, “A Three Phase Shunt Active Power Filter with Photovoltaic Generation”, National Conference on Renewable Energy Commercialization”, April 2324, 2012, PVG’s College of Engineering & Technology, Pune.|
|Expert lecture delivered:|
|1||Delivered expert lecture on “Concept of keyboard & Seven Segment Display” in AICTE
Sponsored Short Term Training Program on “Microcontroller And Their Applications” oganized by SVNIT, Surat during 14-18 December 2009.
|2||Delivered expert lecture on “Maximum Power Point Tracking & Grid connected Photovoltaic System” in short Term Training Program on “Solar photovoltaic Fundamentals, Technologies and Application” organized by SVNIT, Surat during 12-22 December 2011.|
|3||Delivered expert lecture on “Maximum Power Point Tracking in PV System” in Short Term Training Program on “Renewable Energy System” organized by SVNIT, Surat during 7-11, July-2014.|
|4||Delivered expert lecture on “Script Writing in MATLAB and Application for Single-Stage Grid Connected Photovoltaic system” in an STTP on “Advanced Tools of Matlab for Electrical Engineering Applications” at Shroff S.R. Rotary Institute of Chemical Technology [SRICT], Ankleshwar during 18-23 Dec. 2015.|
|5||Delivered expert lecture on “MATLAB Programming and Application for Single-Stage Grid Connected Photovoltaic System” in a training program on “Hands On: Electrical Engineering Applications using Arduino and MATLAB” at C. G. Patel Institute of Technology (CGPIT),UKT University, Bardoli during 4-6 August 2016.|
|Workshop / Seminar / STTP Conducted:|
|1.||Workshop on “Microcontroller And Its Applications In Industrial Control” during 27th Dec, 2004 to 1 Jan, 2005. (Coordinator, Delivered lectures/Conducted Hands on Experiment sessions in Laboratories, Designed and Developed Microcontroller training kits.)|
|Workshop / Seminar / STTP Attended:|
|1.||AICTE sponsored Quality Improvement Programme – Short Term Course on “Recent Research Trends in Smart Grid” from 23rd April 2018 to 29th April 2018 organized by Department of EEE, Coimbatore Institute of Technology.|
|2.||Short Term Course on “Microcontroller Based Power Electronics System Implementation (MPESI-2017)” under aegis of NaMPET Phase-II during 14-18 August-2017. (SVNIT, Surat)|
|3.||Short Term Course on “Real-Time Simulation for Power Electronics and Power System Applications” under AICTE QIP during 10-14 July-2017. (CCE, IISc, BENGLURU)|
|4.||STTP on “Exploring 32 bit Microcontroller For Power Electronics Applications”, SVNIT, Surat. (21-25 Dec-2015)|
|5.||STTP on “Electrical Vehicle”, organized by Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of
Technology, Surat. (From 26th to 30th May, 2014)
|6.||Two Week ISTE Workshop on “Signals and Systems” conducted by IIT, Kharagpur, at remote centre, Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Surat (From 2nd to 12th January, 2014)|
|7.||STTP on Recent Trends In Renewable Energy at B.V.M. Engineering College, Vallabh
Vidhyanagar, Gujarat (From 14th February to 18th February, 2011)
|8.||STTP on Modern Energy System at SVNIT, Surat. (From 25th January to 29th January, 2010).|
|9.||STTP on Microcontroller And Their Applications at SVNIT, Surat (From 14th December to 18thDecember, 2009).|
|10.||STTP on Advanced Electrical Power System at SVNIT, Surat (From 26th January to 30
|11.||STTP on Recent Trends In Power Electronics at SVNIT, Surat (From 7th July to 11th July,
|12.||STTP on VLSI & Embedded Systems: Designs And Applications at SCET, Surat (From 9th May to 13th May, 2008).|
|13.||STTP on Design, Analysis And Control Of Advanced Electrical Machines at Electrical
Engg.Department, NIT, Nirma University, Ahmedabad (From 19th March to 24th March, 2007).
|14.||STTP on Embedded System Design With DSP Implementation at Electrical Engg. Department, M.S. University Of Baroda, Vadodara(From 19th Dec to 31st Dec, 2005).|
|15.||STTP on Power System Operation And Control at IIT Bombay (From 4th October to 8th
|16.||STTP on Digital Steganography An Art Of Hiding Digital Information in Multimedia at
Sarvajanik College Of Engg. & Tech., Surat (From 28th June to 3rd July 2004).
|17.||STTP on Signal Compression And Error Resilience at Nirma Institute Of Technology,
Ahmedabad (From 17th November to 28th November, 2003).
|18.||STTP on Recent Trends of uP/PC Applications in Electrical Systems at B.V.M.
Engineering College, Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Gujarat (From 25th October to 6th Nov.,1999).
|19.||International conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS2012), August 6-9,
2012, IIT Madras.
|20.||IEEE Fifth India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE2012), 6-8
December 2012, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India.
|21.||IEEE conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA2012), 18–20 July 2012, Singapore.|
|22.||IEEE Eight International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES18), 18-21 December 2018, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.|
|23.||A workshop on “Virtual Labs” sponsored by National Mission on Education through
Information and Communication Technology, MHRD, Govt. of India on 20th March 2013 at SCET, Surat.
|24.||ISTE workshop on “Akash For Education” conducted by IIT, Bombay on 10-11 November 2012 at SCET, Surat|
|25.||One day seminar on “Electrical Safety And Fire Hazards” at Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar on 31st January, 2004|
|Administrative / Departmental Duties:|
|1.||Associate Dean Academics, SCET from 17th June-2019.|
|2.||Head of Electrical Engineering Department from 14th August 2015 to 11th January 2017.|
|3.||PG In-charge (Electrical Engineering Department) from 4th September 2012 to 13th August 2015.|
|4.||Microprocessor / Microcontroller / DSP lab/ Project Lab/Hardware & Research Lab Development as well as Lab In-charge for several years|
|5.||Department Representative of T&P Cell for three years, Time Table committee member for
|6.||University Examination Coordinator, Central Assessment Coordinator (Many Times)|
|7.||One of the Member of Two Tier Academic Monitoring system at Institute level looking forward to academic monitoring of Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Computer Engineering Departments (One Year)|
|8.||Acted as Head of the Department during submission of final NBA accreditation report in September-2015 followed by NBA committee visit during 14-16 October-2016.|
|9.||Initial planning of National Conference on “Recent Advances in Automation, Control and Power Engineering (RAACPE 2017)” organized during March 25-26, 2017 and later on acted as technical session chair.|
|Membership of Professional Bodies:|
|1.||Life member of ISTE|
|2.||Member of Institute of Engineers (IE)(M-1543037)|
|Achievements / Awards:|
|Participation in other activities:|
|1.||Reviewed papers for various International conferences like IEEE FIFTH International
Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE2012), Delhi Technology University, Delhi, 6-8
International Conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Electronics, Communication and Networking (ET2ECN), Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat,19-21 Dec2012.
|2.||Reviewer of International Journals:
IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics,
IEEE Power Electronics,
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics,
IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy,
International Journal of Sustainable Energy Review, Taylor and Francis
IETE Journal of Research, Taylor and Francis
IET Science, Measurement & Technology
|3.||Acted as visiting faculty for the post graduate course at USIC centre at the V. N. S. G. U.
for the period 01/08/2005 till March 2012.
|4.||Acted as visiting faculty for the post graduate diploma course on Industrial Automation of
V.N. S.G. U. during August 2007-Jan 2008.
|5.||Acted as subject expert during the GTU interview of Electrical Engineering Department held at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Research, Navsari in May/June2013.|
|6.||Examiner of PG thesis at Gujarat Technological University (GTU).|
|7.||Examiner of PG thesis at SVNIT, Surat (July-2019)|