Dr. Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi

Associate Professor, IIT Delhi

Areas of Interest:

Power system planning, Power system protection, Evolutionary computing, Soft computing, Forecasting.


Power system planning, operation and control
Machine intelligence and AI application in power engineering
Forecasting in energy sectors

Consultancy Areas:

Power system protection.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

Development of advanced signal processing and Artificial intelligence tools for power quality assessment

Development of hybrid signal processing and AI tools for condition monitoring of induction motors

Development of hybrid evolutionary algorithms for the planning and operation of power system

Power system protection, adaptive protection and wide area protection

Smart grid protection

Forecasting in energy sector.

Professional Experience:

  • Research Associate (Oct 1990 - June 1992)
  • Lecturer (June 1992 - June 1998)
  • Senior Lecturer (June 1998 - March 2005)
  • Assistant Professor (March 2005 - Dec 2010)
  • Associate Professor (Dec 2010).


power system, protection, power quality, smart grid, security, evolutionary computing, soft computing, forecasting.


Contact Information


Dr Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi
Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering Department
IIT Delhi
Hauz-Khas, New Delhi, INDIA - 110016


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  • B.Sc (Engg) - 1990
  • ME (Power system) - 1995
  • Ph D (2004)


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Young Scientist Award for the Year 2004 in Engineering and Technology, given by Orissa Bigyan Academy, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Orissa
  • Gold Medal and 1st Prize for the Paper "Security Trend Analysis Using Expert System", by Orissa Engineering Congress in its 38th Annual Session held on 6th Feb. 1993 at Bhubaneswar
  • Institution of Engineers ( India ) Institution Award for the Technical paper " Detection and Classification of Power Quality Disturbances Using Phase Corrected Wavelet Transform and Artificial Neural Network" in 46th Annual Technical Session held on 20th Feb 2005 at Bhubaneswar
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) institution gold medal for presenting a paper titled "A hybrid approach for Short Term Electric Load Forecasting" on 52th Annual Technical Session held on 27th February 2011 at Bhubaneswar, India.
  • IETE-J C Bose Memorial Award 2013 for the best engineering oriented paper published in IETE JR_307_11, Jul-Aug 2012 , titled "A Modified PNN based algorithm for detecting turn faults in Induction Machines".

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INAE Section Affiliated To : Section V: Electrical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2015

Year of Birth: 1968