Professor Narayana Prasad Padhy

Professor and NEEPCO Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Areas of Interest:

Power System Engineering, Transmission and Distribution System Analysis, Energy Market, Network Pricing and AC-DC Smart Grid.


Power Systems Engineering (Power Systems Economics, Distribution Network Pricing and AC-DC Smart Grid)

Consultancy Areas:


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Law Enforcement Agencies, Consultancy Firms, Private Agencies, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

He has made fundamental contributions in the areas of power system economics and distribution network pricing with renewable energy source which is of prime importance to CERC( Central Electricity Regulatory Commission) and SERC (State Electricity Regulatory Commission) of India. Few of his algorithms have been tested in field by utilities of developed countries. His contributions have made substantial impact on research area of modern power systems deregulation at both the national and international levels. He is also actively involved in the R&D activities of NEEPCO(North East Electric Power Company)..

Professional Experience:

  • Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Roorkee
  • NEEPCO Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Roorkee
  • Professor-in-Charge, Training and Placement, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


Power System Analysis, Power System Economics, Network Pricing and Smart Grid.


Contact Information


Department of Electrical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology

Phone: 01332285587
Mobile: +91 9760749214
Fax: 01332273560

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  • AMIE, Electrical Engineering, 1990, Institution of Engineers
    ME, Power System Engineering, 1993, Madurai Kamaraj University
  • PhD, Power System Engineering, 1997, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University
  • Post Doc, Power System Engineering, 2005-06, University of Bath, UK
    Post Doc, Power System Engineering, 2009-10, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 2009
  • BOYSCAST Fellowship- Department of Science and Technology, India, 2004
  • Fellow Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE), India
  • Fellow Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), United Kingdom
  • Senior Member of IEEE USA (SMIEEE)

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated V: Electrical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2014

Year of Birth: 1969