Dr. Nitin Narang


Assistant Professor


Power System Optimisation



Nitin Narang is currently Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. Dr. Narang obtained his Ph.D. in 2014. Dr. Narang has about fourteen years of teaching. His current area of research interest is power system optimization

  • Broad Research Area:Power System Optimization
  • Phone/Mobile Number:0175-2393055
  • Email ID:nnarang@thapar.edu


Degree University/Institution Year Specialization
B.E. M.I.T.S. Gwalior 1998 Electrical
M.Tech. I.I.T. Madras 2000 Electrical
Ph.D. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology 2014 Power System Optimization

Academic Experience

University/College Designation Period
Jiwaji University Assistant Professor 07.01.2001 to 14.10.2004

Current membership in professional organizations

  • Member of Metrology Society of India

Honors and awards

  • Best paper award

List of Publications

  • Nitin Narang, J.S. Dhillon and D.P. Kothari, “Multi-objective Fixed Head Hydrothermal Scheduling using Integrated Predator-prey Optimization and Powell Search Method,” Energy, vol. 47(1), pp 237-252, 2012.
  • Nitin Narang, J.S. Dhillon and D.P. Kothari, “Multi-objective Short-term Hydrothermal Generation Scheduling Using Predator–Prey Optimization,” Electric Power Components and Systems, vol. 40(15), pp. 1708–1730, 2012.
  • Nitin Narang, J.S. Dhillon and D.P. Kothari, “Scheduling short-term hydrothermal generation using predator-prey optimization technique,” Applied Soft Computing, vol. 21, August, pp. 298-308, 2014.
  • Nitin Narang, J.S. Dhillon and D.P. Kothari, “Weight pattern evaluation for multi-objective hydrothermal generation scheduling using hybrid search technique,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 62, November, pp. 665-678, 2014.
  • Nitin Narang, “Hydro-thermal generation scheduling using integrated Gravitational search algorithm and Predator prey optimization technique,” Neural Computing and Applications, (Accepted).
  • Nitin Narang, Era Sharma and J.S. Dhillon, “Combined heat and power economic dispatch using integrated civilized swarm optimization,” Applied Soft Computing, vol. 52, March, pp. 190-202, 2017.
  • Nitin Narang, “Short-term hydrothermal generation scheduling using improved predator influenced civilized swarm optimization technique,” Applied Soft Computing, vol. 58, pp. 207-224, 2017.