Publications

Books
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Editor, "Power System Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology', Springer, June 2018.

Book Chapters

  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Chapter on ‘Demand Side Management’, IEEE Tutorial Book on Distribution Automation, IEEE PES General Meetings at Tampa, June 2007.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Chapter on ‘Demand Side Management’, IEEE Tutorial Book on Distribution Automation, IEEE PES General Meetings at Pittsburgh, July 2008.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Resmi Surendran, Diran Obadina, John Adams, Chapter on "Independent System Operators in Deregulated Power Utilities", Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 16th Edition, Published by McGraw Hill, 2012.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Lead for the Chapter on ‘Integrated Power Grid’, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 17th Edition, Published by McGraw Hill, 2018.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Spencer Burks, Kristian M. Koellner, ‘Integrated Power Grid in North America’, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 17th Edition, Published by McGraw Hill, 2018.
  • Sidharth Rajagopalan, Patrick Gravois, Bill Blevins, Wei Liu, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Oscillation Detection in Real-Time Operations at  ERCOT”, Book on ‘Power System Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology’, Springer, June 2018.
  • Prashant C Palayam, Sidharth Rajagopalan, Bill Blevins, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Identification of Signature Oscillatory Modes in ERCOT by Mining of Synchrophasor Data”, Book on ‘Power System Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology’, Springer, June 2018.
  • Sidharth Rajagopalan, Patrick Gravois, Bill Blevins, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Post Event Analysis in the ERCOT System Using Synchrophasor Technology”, Book on ‘Power System Operation Using Synchrophasor Technology’, Springer, June 2018.
  • Co-author of the Chapter on "Independent System Operators in Deregulated Power Utilities", published in the Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 16thEdition, Published by McGraw Hill, 2012, with Resmi Surendran, Diran Obadina, John Adam.

Journals

  • NDR Sarma, V. Veera Raju, KS Prakasa Rao, "Design of Telemetering Configuration for Energy Management Systems", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol 9, No. 1, 1994, pp 381-387.
  • NDR Sarma, Soumen Ghosh, KS Prakasa Rao, Manda Srinivas, "Real Time Service Restoration in Distribution Networks - A Practical Approach", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol 9, No. 4, October 1994, pp 2064 -2070.
  • NDR Sarma, VC Prasad, KS Prakasa Rao, V Sankar, "A New Reconfiguration Technique for Service Restoration in Distribution Networks", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol 9, No. 4, October, 1994, pp 1936 -1942.
  • NDR Sarma, KS Prasaka Rao, “a New 0-1 Integer Programming method of Feeder Reconfiguration for Loss Minimization in Distribution Systems, Journal of Electric Power Systems Research, Vol 33, No. 2, 1995, pp 125-131.
  • NDR Sarma, "Rapid Growth Leads to System Automation Efforts", Transmission and Distribution World, Sept, 1997.
  • Karen L Butler, NDR Sarma, C.A. Whitcomb, H.J. DoCarmo and H. Zhang, "Shipboard Systems Deploy Automated Protection", IEEE Computer Applications in Power, Vol. 11, No.2, April 1998, pp. 31-36.
  • Karen L Butler, NDR Sarma, VR Prasad, "Network Reconfiguration for Service Restoration in Shipboard Power Systems", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 16, No.4, Nov 2001, pp. 653-661.
  • Sanjeev K Srivastava, KL Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, “Shipboard Power Restored for Active Duty”, IEEE Computer Applications in Power, Vol. 15, No.3, July 2002, pp. 16-23.
  • Karen L Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, IV Hicks, "Service Restoration in Shipboard Power Systems", IEE Proceedings on Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol 151, No.1, Jan 2004, pp 95-102.
  • Karen L Butler, NDR Sarma, "Self-Healing Reconfiguration Naval Shipboard Power Systems", IEEE Transactions in Power Systems, vol. 19, no. 2, May 2004, pp 754-762.
  • Karen L Butler, NDR Sarma, "Geographical Information Systems for Automation of Shipboard Power Systems", Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 118, No.1, Winter 2006, pp 63-75.
  • Kyeon Hur, Murali Boddeti, NDR Sarma, John Dumas, John Adams, Soon-Kin Chai, “High-Wire Act”,  IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, Vol 8, No 1, Jan/Feb 2010, pp 37-45.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Jian Chen, Prakash Shrestha, Shun-Hsien Huang, John Adams, Diran Obadina, “Use of Synchronized Phasor Measurements for Model Validation in ERCOT”, International Journal of Emerging Power Systems, Vol 14, Issue 1, May 2013, pp 87-94.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Arun Phadke, “Managing the Grid Using Synchrophasor Technology”, Guest Editorial, IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, Vol 13, No 5, Sept/October, 2015, pp 10-11.
  • Kristian M. Koellner, Spencer Burks, Bill Blevins, Sarma Nuthalapati, Sidharth Rajagopalan, Milton L. Holloway,  “Synchrophasors Across Texas”, IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, Vol 13, No 5, Sept/October, 2015, pp 36-40.
  • JD Moseley, NV Mago, NDR Sarma, WM Grady, S Santoso, “Extending CIM Standards to Support Exchange of ratings on Dynamically Rated Equipment”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 31, Issue 1, Jan 2016, pp296-303. 

Conferences

  • NDR Sarma and V. Veera Raju, "Distribution SCADA and Load Management ", Proceedings of Seminar on Load   Management: Present Practices and Future Trends, Semi Annual Paper Meeting of Institution of Engineers (India), Lucknow, 12-13 June, 1992.
  • M.V. Krishna Rao, Ch. Narasimha Murthy, N. Sreekumar, NDR Sarma, Krishna V Prasad, "Development of Distribution Automation Systems for Indian Utilities - Experiences", Proceedings, DA/DSM Asia '96, New Delhi, India, 17-19 Sept. 1996, Vol 5, pp 11-18.
  • NDR Sarma, PS Nagendra Rao, VC Prasad, KS Prakasa Rao, “A New and and Efficient Method of Feeder Reconfiguration for Load Balancing in Distribution Systems”, Proceedings of the American Power Conference, 1998, pp 1097-1102.
  • P Palmer-Buckle, KL Butler, NDR Sarma, “Characteristics of Transformer Parameters during Internal Winding Faults based on Experimental Measurements”, Proceedings of the IEEE Transmission and Distribution Conference, Nov 1999.
  • K. L. Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, “Intelligent Network Reconfiguration of Shipboard Power Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES 2003 General Meeting, 13-17 July, 2003. Toronto, Canada.
  • KL Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, “Visualization for Shipboard Power Systems”, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, June 2003.
  • K. L. Butler-Purry, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Self Healing Reconfiguration for Restoration of Naval Shipboard Power Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES 2004 General Meeting, 6-10 June, 2004. Denver, USA.
  • Kl Butler-Purry, NDR Sarma, “Preventive Self-healing shipboard Power Distribution Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES 2005 General Meeting, 12-16 June, 2005, San Francisco.
  • B Satish, NDR Sarma, “A Fuzzy BP Approach for Diagnosis and Prognosis of Bearing Faults in Induction Motors”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES 2005 General Meeting, 12-16 June, 2005, San Francisco.
  • KL Butler-Purry, GR Damle, NDR Sarma, F Uriate, D Grant, “test bed for Studying real-time simulation and control for Shipboard Power Systems”, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, 2007.
  • J. Rexline Terese, A. Thiagarajan, Krishna V. Prasad, Ranjeet Vaishnav, NDR Sarma, “City Distribution Automation Projects - Economic Justification Aspects”, Proceedings of  the IEEE 2007 PES General Meeting, 24-28 June 2007, Tampa. USA.
  • Murari Hari Babu, K. Niranjan Reddy, Vishal Garg, N.R. Shiva Kumar, NDR Sarma, “Communication System for Distribution Transformer Monitoring’, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE TENCON Conference, 19-21 Dec 2008, Hyderabad.
  • Vishal Garg, K. Niranjan Reddy, Murari Hari Babu, N.R. Shiva Kumar, NDR Sarma, “Monitoring of Distribution Transformer Using Cellular Communication Technology: A Case Study”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Power System Analysis and Optimization (PSACO-2008), 13-15 March, 2008.
  • Chad Thompson, Ken McIntyre, Sarma Nuthalapati, A. Garcia, E.A. Villanueva, “Real-Time Contingency Analysis Methods to Mitigate Congestion in the ERCOT Region”, Proceedings of  the IEEE 2009 PES General Meeting, 26-30 July 2009, Calgary. Canada.
  • Jian ChenN. D. R. Sarma, Freddy Garcia, Alex Sills, Prakash Shrestha, Thinesh Mohanadhas, Joe  Weatherly, Tim Mortensen, John Dumas, “ERCOT’s Experience in Identifying Parameter and Topology Errors using State Estimator”, Proceedings of  the IEEE 2010 PES General Meeting, 26-29 July 2010, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Murali Boddeti, Diran Obadina, Freddy Garcia, N. D. R. Sarma, Yang Wu, Venkata Kanduri, “ERCOT’s Experiences in Using Pseudo Measurements in State Estimation”, Proceedings of the IEEE 2011 PES General Meeting, 24-29 July 2011Detroit, Michigan.
  • John Adams, Sandip Sharma, Shun-Hsien Huang, NDR Sarma, Chad Thompson, Tim Mortensen, Elias A. Villanueva, “ERCOT’s Experiences in Handling Voltage Related Issues in the Control Center”, Proceedings of the IEEE 2011 PES General Meeting, 24-29 July 2011, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Sandip Sharma, Shun-Hsien Huang and NDR Sarma, “System Inertial Frequency Response Estimation and Impact of Renewable Resources in ERCOT Interconnection”, Proceedings of the IEEE 2011 PES General Meeting, 24-29 July 2011, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Murali Boddeti, Thinesh Devadhas Mohanadhas, Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Subhadarshi Sarkar, “SE Performance Requirements for the ERCOT Nodal Market”, 2010 AREVA’s User Group Conference, Technical Symposium on ‘State Estimator Quality/Performance Metrics ’ , 6-10 June 2010, Bellevue.
  • Murali Boddeti, Boza Avramovic, Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Jian Chen, “ERCOT Dynamic Ratings Application”, 2010 AREVA User Group Conference Technical Symposium on State Estimator Quality/Performance Metrics, 6-10 June 2010, Bellevue.
  • Bill Blevins, Diran Obadina, Venkata Kanduri, Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, Freddy Garcia, “Real-Time Contingency Analysis in the ERCOT Nodal Market”, 2011 AREVA User Group Conference Technical Symposium, June 201, Bellevue.
  • Bill Blevins, Diran Obadina, Venkata Kanduri, Sarma (NDR) Nuthalapati, “ERCOT Nodal Project – EMS Enhancements”, 2011 AREVA User Group Conference Technical Symposium, June 2011, Bellevue.
  • Sandip Sharma, Claudine D’Annunzio, Sreenivas Badri, Shun-Hsien Huang, NDR Sarma, Isabel Flores, Bill Blevins and Resmi Surendran “ERCOT Tools Used to Handle Wind Generation”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Jian Chen, Prakash Shrestha, Shun-Hsien Huang, N.D.R. Sarma, John Adams, Diran Obadina, John Balance, “Use of Synchronized Phasor Measurements for Dynamic Stability Monitoring and Model Validation in ERCOT”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Venkata Kanduri, N. D. R. Sarma, Freddy Garcia, Diran Obadina, Sujatha Kotamarty, Joe Weatherly,” ERCOT’s Experiences of  Load Modeling in State Estimation”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Freddy Garcia, NDR Sarma, Venkata Kanduri, Greeshma Nissankala, Karthik Gopinath, Jithender Polusani, Tim Mortensen, Isabel Flores,” ERCOT Control Center Experience in Using Real-Time Contingency Analysis in the new Nodal Market”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Claudine D’Annunzio, V. Betanabhatla, J Koepke, L. Soto Reyes, Isabel Flores, NDR Sarma and Bill Blevins, “ERCOT’s Review of the February 2011 Cold Weather Event”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, July 2012.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, “Utilization of Dynamic Ratings Application in ERCOT for increasing Trans Utilization”, Super Session, 2013 IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, July 2013.
  • Nitika Mago, John Moseley, NDR Sarma, “A Methodology for Modeling Telemetry in Power Systems Models Using IEC-61968/61970”, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE innovative Smart Grid Technologies – Asia Conference, Bangalore, Nov 10-13, 2013.
  • Ben Stevens, Sarma Nuthalapati, “ERCOT’s Experiences with Model and Parameter Error Identification Using State Estimation’, Alstom User Group Conference, 2-5 June, 2015, Bellevue.
  • Garcia, Freddy; Betanabhatla, Vijay; Wu, Jian; Nuthalapati, Sarma; Mortensen, Tim, “Handling Load Distribution Factors in State Estimation for Market Operations in ERCOT”, 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington D.C., July 2014.
  • Sidharth Rajagopalan, Sarma Nuthalapati, Tim Mortensen, Bill Blevins, “Post-Event Analysis of a Compound Event in the ERCOT System using Synchrophasor Data”, Proceedings of the CIGRE 2014 Grid of the Future Symposium, 19-21 October, 2014, Houston.
  • Tip Goodwin, Sarma Nuthalapati, “Integrated Enhanced Dynamic Line Rating into Operation of a Transmission Grid”, IEEE Technical Meeting, Orange Grove, CA, 12th Jan, 2015.
  • Rajagopalan Sidharth, Sarma Nuthalapati, Bill Blevins and Prashant Chandrasekhar, “Data mining for oscillations from wind generators in ERCOT Interconnection using archived synchrophasor data”, NASPI Working Group Meeting, 23-24 March 2015.
  • Bill Blevins, Sarma Nuthalapati, Sidharth Rajagopalan, Patrick Gravois, Wei Liu and Isabel Flores, ”Pathways of PMUs into ERCOT Control Center’, Panel on Pathways for Synchrophasors into Control Centers’, 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, July 2015.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, “State Estimation Performance Monitoring’, NERC 3rd Annual Monitoring and Situational Awareness Conference, 29-30, Sept 2015, Austin.
  • Sarma Nuthalapati, Michael Cassiadoro, ‘NASPI Control Room Solutions Task Team Paper: Using Synchrophasor Data for Phase Angle Monitoring’, NASPI Working Group Meeting, Seattle, October 2016.
  • Ryan D. Quint, Ken Martin, Sarma Nuthalapati, ‘PMUs & Critical Infrastructure Protection’, NASPI Working Group Meeting, Seattle, October 2016.