Manbir Kaur
Associate Professor

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Power System Optimisation

Email:

mkaur@thapar.edu

Biography

Manbir Kaur is currently Associate Professor in the Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. Ms. Kaur is pursuing her Ph.D. in in the area of power system optimisation. She has about twenty seven years of teaching. Her current areas of research interest includes power system optimisation, intelligent algorithms, electrical machines and power electronics.

  • Broad Research Area: Power System Optimization
  • Phone/Mobile Number:0175-2393053
  • Email ID:mkaur@thapar.edu

Education

Degree University/Institution Year Specialization
B.Tech. Punjab University, Chandigarh 1988 Electrical Engineering
M.Tech. Thapar Institute of Egg. & Tech., Patiala 1993 Computer Science & Engineering
Ph.D. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala Pursuing Power System Optimization

Academic Experience

University/College Designation Period
Guru Nanak Dev Univ, Amritsar Lecturer Sept 1988 to June 1989
Thapar Institute of Engg. & Tech., Patiala Lecturer July,1989 to Dec., 1999
Thapar Institute of Engg. & Tech., Patiala Assistant Professor Jan 2000 to Jan 2006
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala Head, EIED July 2005 to March 2008
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala Associate Professor Jan 2006 till date

Industrial Experience

Company/ Entity Designation Period
Thapar Corporate Research & Development Centre, Patiala Research Engineer May 1990- December 1995
Electrical Controls, Ludhiana Engineer June 1988 to Sept 1988

Certifications or professional registrations

  • FIE
  • LM-ISTE
  • MIET, London
  • LM-Metrology Society of India.

Honours and awards

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Merit Scholarship
  • Gold Medalist, Punjab Univ., Chandigarh
  • Best Student Counselor, IET Delhi Network, conferred by IET London

Service activities (within and outside of the institution)

Within Institution

  • President, IET Student Chapter,
  • Treasurer: Metrology Society of India,
  • PG Coordinator (EE),
  • Member Senate, TIET

Outside Institution

  • Technical Expert Member of purchase Committee SBOP Patiala
  • Technical Expert Member (Electrical): Rajiv Gandhi Law University, Patiala

List of Publications

  • Manbir Kaur, Jaspreet Singh Dhillon, Amit Kumar, “Economic Dispatch of Multiple Fuel based Thermal units with Valve-Point effects using Self Adaptive Differential Evolution,” 5th International conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering Recent Advances: Smart Grid Technologies (CERA 2013) organised by Electrical Engg dept. , IIT Roorkee during Oct. 3-5, 2013, at Roorkee.
  • Manbir Kaur, Dimple Garg, “Self-organizing Particle Swarm Optimization for Economic Generation Dispatch incorporating Wind Power, 5th International conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering Recent Advances: Smart Grid Technologies (CERA 2013) organised by Electrical Engg dept. , IIT Roorkee during Oct. 3-5, 2013, at Roorkee.
  • Manbir Kaur, Mritunjay Srivastava, Generation Adequacy of Power system with Wind Energy Source, IEEE International conference on Modern electric power systems, Wroclaw, Poland, July 6-9, 2015.
  • Manbir Kaur, Veena Yadav, “Investigation of Response of Load frequency Controller in Two Area Restructured System with Non-Linear Governor Characteristics,” 9th International conference on Advances in Metrology (AdMet 2016), at NPL, New Delhi, 2016.
  • Manbir Kaur, Vinit Kumar, “Classification of Power Quality events using Radial Basis Function Neural Network”, 9th International Conference on Advances in metrology (AdMet 2016), at NPL, New Delhi, 2016.
  • Manbir Kaur, Kavita Yadav, “Investigation of Optimal Allocation of Wind DG in Distribution System,” 7th IEEE international Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE 2016), Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Nov 17-19, 2016.
  • Manbir Kaur “Meta-heuristic approach to intelligent solution of micro grid with storage Element,” 7th IEEE international Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE2016), Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Nov 17-19, 2016.
  • Manbir Kaur, Isha Arora, “Unit Commitment Scheduling by Employing Artificial Neural Network Based Load Forecasting”, 7th IEEE international Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE2016), Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Nov 17-19, 2016