Dr. Vijayalekshmy S 
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum - 695582
Ph: +91-471-2707111 (O), 9446476994
Email: 73viji@gmail.com
 


Date of Joining MEC: 01 June 2017
Professional Experience: Total 18 Years (15 Years Teaching and 3 Years Research)

Educational Profile
  • Ph.D (2018)
    • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    • Topic " Investigations on partially shaded solar arrays in a microgrid"
    • Kerala University
  • M.Tech (1998)
    • Electrical & Electronics Engineering - Power System
    • University of Kerala / College of Engineering Trivandrum
    • First Class with Distinction
  • B.Tech (1995)
    • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    • University of Kerala /College of Engineering Trivandrum
    • First Class with Distinction

Courses handled
CourseUG/PG
Times taken
Electrical Machines IUG
4
Electrical MachinesIIUG2
Electrical Machines IIIUG
4
Electrical Machine DesignUG2
Control SystemsUG
5
Advanced Control TheoryUG1
Network Analysis & SynthesisUG
4
Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution
Power System Analysis                               
Power Electronics
Power Semiconductor Drives
Introduction to Electrical Engineerisng
Digital Control Theory


Professional Bodies
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education, ISTE
  • Life Member, Institution of Engineers India
  • Life Member, International Association of Engineers, IAENG

Research Interest
  • Partial Shading in Solar Arrays
  • Power Quality
  • Load flow analysis
  • Power System Stability

Research / Journal Reviews
  • Reviewer, Elsevier Journal for Sustainable Development
  • Reviewer, Elsevier Journal of Measurement


Projects / Theses Guided
  • B Tech (20)
  • MTech (2)

    Publications

 

Journal Publications

 

1.      Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer‟ A Novel Zig-Zag Scheme for Power Enhancement of Partially Shaded Arrays through Shade Dispersion‟ Elsevier Journal of Solar Energy, (SCI Indexed Journal) ISSN: 0038-092XOctober 2016 pp 92-102 (12 citations)

2.      Vijayalekshmy S, S RamaIyer, Bisharathu Beevi,‟ Comparative Analysis on the Performance of a Short String of Series Connected and Parallel Connected Photovoltaic array under partial shading conditions‟, Springer Publication, Journal of Institution of Engineers India, ISSN 2250-2106 Series B, July 2014. (2citation)

3.      Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S Rama Iyer, ‘Performance Improvement of Partially Shaded Photovoltaic Arrays under Moving Shadow Conditions through Shade Dispersion Springer Publication‟, ISSN 2250-2106,Springer Publication, Journal of Institution of Engineers India, Series B.

4.      Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer‟Analysis of Various Photovoltaic Array Configurations under Shade Dispersion by Su Do Ku Arrangement during Passing Cloud Conditions’ Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 8(35), DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2015, ISSN : 0974-5645 December 2015 (2 citations)

5.      Vijayalekshmy S, S RamaIyer, Bisharathu Beevi,‟Modelling and simulation of a Photovoltaic array suitable for a DC Microgrid‟, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research -IJAER, Vol 8,No 17,  ISSN 0973-9769 pp-2005-2016,Dec 2013 (1 citation)

 


Conference Publications

1.  Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer , ' Enhanced Power Generation in partially Shaded solar Arrays by Su Do Ku Technique of Panel Placement under Moving Cloud Conditions", IEEE International Conference ICICICT 2017, Kannur


2. Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer, " Power Enhancement of Zig-Zag and Su Do Ku Schemes in a partially shaded Photo Voltaic Array under Static shading Conditions", IEEE International Conference i- Pact, VIT Chennai April 2017

                      

3.      Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer, ‘A Novel Approach for Performance Improvement of Partially Shaded Solar Arrays”, IEEE International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies Sustainability –ICEETS-16, pp-122-129, April 2016, Nagercoil.

 

4.      Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer, ‘Power Enhancement of Partially Shaded Solar Arrays Under Moving Illumination Conditions Through Shade Dispersion’, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems 2015, (IEEE SPICES 2015), NIT Calicut.

 

5.      Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer, ‘Performance of Partially Shaded Photovoltaic Array Configurations under Shade Dispersion’, IEEE Conference- International Conference on Advances in Green Energy , ICAGE- 2014, December 2014, Trivandrum (2 citations)

 

6.      Vijayalekshmy S, S RamaIyer, Bisharathu Beevi, „ Evaluation of power losses in a short string of series connected and parallel connected Photovoltaic modules for low power applications‟, IEEE Conference in Proceedings of International Conference on Control, Control and Computing (ICCC 2013),pp 125-130,Dec-2013, Trivandrum (6 citations)

 

7.      Vijayalekshmy S, S RamaIyer, Bisharathu Beevi,‟ Analysis of Solar Photo Voltaic Array Configurations under changing illumination conditions’. IEEE Conference - ICCPCT 2014,Nagercoil, March 2014, pp 1032 -1037 (3 citations)

 

8.      Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer‟ Estimation of Power Losses in Photovolatic Array Configurations under Passing Cloud Conditions’, IEEE Conference - Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communications – ICACC 2014, Cochin, August 2014, pp 366-369 (1 citation)

 

9.      Vijayalekshmy S, S RamaIyer, Bisharathu Beevi, ‘ Investigations on partially shaded solar arrays under varying illumination conditions’ ICETREE 2015, Int. Conf. on Emerging Trends in Electrial Engineering, Elsevier Publications 2014 (1–6) August 2014, Kollam ,pp-1-6

 

10.  Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer,‟ Estimation of power losses in photovoltaic array configurations under moving cloud conditions.‟ Conference proceeding Fourth International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communications -2014- WCE 2014, London, July 2014. pp 270-275

 

11.  Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S RamaIyer’Analysis of Various Photovoltaic Array Configurations under Shade Dispersion by Su Do Ku Arrangement during Passing Cloud Conditions‟ ICSCASE 2015, Nagercoil

 

12.  Vijayalekshmy S, S RamaIyer, Bisharathu Beevi, ’Study of PV array based on MATLAB/SIMULINK which can be used in a DC Micro grid system’, Proceedings of 25th Kerala Science Congress, Vol 1,pp-508-511,Jan 2013


13.  Devika CM, Karthika Bose, Vijayalekshmy S, " Automatic Plant Irrigation System" , IEEE International Conference on Circuits and Systems ICCS -2017, Trivandrum, 2017

14.  S Vijayalekshmy, S Pushpakumar, N A Jose, ‘ Developments in HVDC Circuit Breakers‟, Proceedings of the Second National Seminar on Modern Trends in Power Engineering and Development, November 1996,Trivandrum, pp 127-136 


Honours & Awards

1.  Corps Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Prize

        Awarded in the year 2017 at 32nd Indian Engineering Congress at Chennai by Institution of Engineers India for the paper published in Journal of  Institution of Engineers India Series B (Springer)

Vijayalekshmy S, Bindu G R, S Rama Iyer, ‘Performance Improvement of Partially Shaded Photovoltaic Arrays under Moving Shadow Conditions through Shade Dispersion Springer Publication‟, ISSN 2250-21

  1. Best Paper Award in IEEE International Conference on Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT) -2014.
  2. Best paper Award in, IEEE International Conference on International Conference on Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies,  i-PACT, VIT Chennai, April 2017

 


FDPs / STTPs / Workshops (As Resource Person)

1.      Resource Person in “Modelling and Simulation of a Photovoltaic Array suitable for a DC Microgrid”, Barton Hill Engineering College, Workshop on Sustainable Energy, Waste management and Renewable Energy, 3days, February 2017

2.      Chaired IEEE Conference i-PACT 2017, April 2017


Title of Fellowship

SPEED IT Research Fellowhip

 

 

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