Electrical Engineering

Name : Dr. Rajat Kanti Samal
Designation : Assistant Professor
Phone No. : +91-9938555292
Email Id : rksamal_ee@vssut.ac.in
Date of Joining : 12-06-2014

B.E. (Honours) (UCE Burla, 2005), M.Tech. (IIT Roorkee, 2012), Ph.D. (VSSUT, 2019)

Hydroelectric Systems, Wind Energy, Power Systems

  1. 14-Jun-2014 till date: VSSUT, Assistant Professor
  2. 02-Jul-2012 to 06-Jun-2014: KIIT University, Assistant Professor
  3. 17-Oct-2005 to 09-Nov-2009: Tata Consultancy Services, Assistant Systems Engineer, Job: Software Development and Maintenance

Graduate Level : Electric Power Generation Systems, Power System Operation and Control, Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
Post Graduate Level : Reliability of Power Systems

Power System Operation, Sustainability Evaluation of Renewable Energy Projects, Renewable Resource Time Series Analysis and Forecasting

Ph. D. Candidates : 02 (cont...)
M. Tech. Candidates : 18
  1. Best Teacher Award, Odisha Technological Conclave 2023
  2. NPTEL Star - Motivated Learner (June 2023)
  3. NPTEL Star - Domain Certification (Patents and IPR)
  1. Development of a composite index to investigate the impact of renewable resource time series dynamics on power systems, SERB-CRG, DST, Govt. Of India, 2023
  2. Analysis of Wind Speed Time Series for Prospective Power Generation Applications in Odisha, TEQIP-III Seed Grant, 2020
  3. Wind Power Potential Assessment and Generator Selection for Ten Locations in Odisha, TEQIP-II Seed Grant, 2016.

International Publications

  1. Samal, R.K. Performance of Metaheuristic Algorithms for Wind Resource Modelling: A Comparison Using 80 m Mast Measurements. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, (2024). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-024-08839-4
  2. Samal, R.K. A Comparison of Cost and Emission Reduction Efficacy of Wind Energy in Hydrothermal Systems. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Electrical Engineering(2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40998-023-00654-1
  3. Rajat Kanti Samal (2022) Techno-economic analysis and wind resource assessment for Odisha, India using reanalysis and 80 m mast measurements: a preliminary assessment for policy-makers, International Journal of Ambient Energy, DOI: 10.1080/01430750.2022.2137581
  4. Rajat Kanti Samal, Assessment of wind energy potential using reanalysis data: A comparison with mast measurements, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 313, 2021, 127933, ISSN 0959-6526, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127933
  5. Rajat Kanti Samal (2021): Probabilistic Modelling of 80 m Mast Measured Wind Resource: A case study., Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2021.1910753
  6. Rajat Kanti Samal, M. Tripathy, A novel distance metric for evaluating impact of wind integration on power systems, Renewable Energy, Volume 140, 2019, Pages 722-736, ISSN 0960-1481, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.03.094.
  7. Rajat Kanti Samal, M. Tripathy, Cost and emission additionality of wind energy in power systems, Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks, Volume 17, 2019, 100179, ISSN 2352-4677, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.segan.2018.12.001
  8. M. Tripathy, Rajat Kanti Samal, A new perspective on wind integrated optimal power flow considering turbine characteristics, wind correlation and generator reactive limits, Electric Power Systems Research, Volume 170, 2019, Pages 101-115, ISSN 0378-7796, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2019.01.018.
  9. Rajat Kanti Samal, M. Tripathy, Cost savings and emission reduction capability of wind-integrated power systems, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Volume 104, 2019, Pages 549-561, ISSN 0142-0615, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2018.07.039.
  10. Rajat Kanti Samal & Manish Tripathy (2018): Estimating wind speed probability distribution based on measured data at Burla in Odisha, India, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects,  DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2018.1521888.

International Conferences

  1. Shial, I., Samal, R.K. (2024). Optimal Scheduling of Microgrid Using GAMS. In: Kumar, S., Tripathy, M., Jena, P. (eds) Control Applications in Modern Power Systems. EPREC 2023. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 1128. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-9054-2_3
  2. I. Shial, R. K. Samal and C. Bhuyan, "Generation Scheduling of Grid Connected Microgrid using GAMS," 2023 International Conference in Advances in Power, Signal, and Information Technology (APSIT), Bhubaneswar, India, 2023, pp. 481-486, doi: 10.1109/APSIT58554.2023.10201791.
  3. S. R. Pani, R. K. Samal and P. K. Bera, "A Graph-Theoretic Approach to Assess the Power Grid Vulnerabilities to Transmission Line Outages," 2022 International Conference on Intelligent Controller and Computing for Smart Power (ICICCSP), 2022, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ICICCSP53532.2022.9862504.
  4. Samita Rani Pani, R. K. Samal, “Vulnerability Assessment of Power System Under N-1 Contingency Conditions”. 2nd International Conference on Power, Control and Computing Technologies (ICPC2T), National Institute of Technology Raipur, India. 2022.
  5. R. K. Samal and M. Tripathy, "Impact of Load and Wind Uncertainties on Capacity Factor of Thermal Generators," 2018 2nd International Conference on Power, Energy and Environment: Towards Smart Technology (ICEPE), NIT Shillong, India, 2018, pp. 1-5.    doi: 10.1109/EPETSG.2018.8658495
  6. R. K. Samal and M. Tripathy, "Wind resource assessment and energy analysis for wind energy projects," 2017 6th International Conference on Computer Applications In Electrical Engineering-Recent Advances (CERA), IIT Roorkee, 2017, pp. 128-133. doi: 10.1109/CERA.2017.8343314
  7. R. K. Samal and M. Tripathy, "Emission reduction estimation for wind integrated smart grids," 2016 National Power Systems Conference (NPSC), IIT Bhubaneswar, 2016, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/NPSC.2016.7858878
  8. R. K. Samal and M. L. Kansal, "Sustainable development contribution assessment of renewable energy projects using AHP and compromise programming techniques," 2015 International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment: Towards Sustainable Growth (ICEPE), NIT Shillong, 2015, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/EPETSG.2015.7510096
  9. R. K. Samal and M. L. Kansal, “Identification and Weight Determination of Sustainable Development Indicators for a CDM based Renewable Energy Project”. National Conference on Emerging Challenges for Sustainable Business. Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, June 1, 2, 2012, pp. 575-590, ISBN – 978-93-81583-46-3

National Conferences

  1. S. H. Mausumi, Rajat Kanti Samal, Review of Methodologies to Compute Marginal CO2 Emissions in Renewable Integrated Hydro-Thermal System. National Conference on Green Technology Revolution: India's Future Energy Perspective (NCGTR-2019), October 2019, VSSUT Burla
Technical Report Writing and Presentation using LaTeX (TRWP-2022) (Duration: 08-Apr-2022 to 09-Apr-2022)
  1. NBA coordinator, Dept. of Electrical Engineering
  2. Academic coordinator, Dept. of Electrical Engineering
  3. Faculty I/C, Power Systems Laboratory
  4. Coordinator, Office of the Dean, Faculty and Planning
  5. GeM Coordinator, School of Electrical Sciences
  6. Co-coordinator, University NAAC committee
  7. Member, University NIRF committee
  8. Member, IQAC Cell

Professional Certifications

  1. Sun Certified Business Component Developer for the Java Platform Enterprise Edition 5 (10-Jan-2009)
  2. Sun Certified Programmer for the Java Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 (16-Feb-2008)
  3. SWAYAM-ARPIT Certificate on Curriculum, Pedagogy And Evaluation For Higher Education (16 weeks course), Sep-Dec, 2019
  4. SWAYAM-TEQIP Certificate on Digital Transformation in Teaching Learning Process (Two weeks course), March-2020
  5. SWAYAM-NPTEL Certificate on Non-Conventional Energy Resources (12 week course), Jan-Apr, 2020
  6. SWAYAM-NPTEL Certificate on Roadmap for Patent Creation (8 weeks course), Jan-Apr, 2020
  7. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Design of Photovoltaic Systems (12 week course), Sep-Dec, 2020
  8. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Patent Search for Engineers and Lawyers (8 weeks course) July-Dec 2021
  9. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Patent Drafting for Beginners (4 weeks) Feb-Mar 2022
  10. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Patent Law for Engineers and Scientists (12 weeks course) Jan-April 2022
  11. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms using Python (8 weeks course) Feb-Mar 2022
  12. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Managing Intellectual Property in Universities (4 weeks) July-Aug 2022
  13. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Innovation, Business Models and Entrepreneurship (08 weeks course) Sep-Oct 2022
  14. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Introduction to Machine Learning (12 weeks course) July-Oct 2022
  15. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Deep Learning (12 weeks course) Jan-Apr 2023
  16. SWAYAM-NPTEL FDP Certificate on Artificial Intelligence: Search Methods for Problem Solving (12 weeks course) Jul-Oct 2023
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Dept. of Electrical Engineering VSSUT Burla Burla-768018 Sambalpur, Odisha
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