Dr Premalata Jena

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India

Areas of Interest:

Power system protcetion, microgrid protection, Renewable energy, Smart Grid, power quality analysis, Signal processing application to power system relaying and power quality analysis, wide area measurement technique. .


Electrical engineering, Power system and energy engineering

Consultancy Areas:

power system, power system protection, microgrid protection, power quality issues, .


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Major Professional Contributions:

I have worked extensively on transmission line protection issues like series compensation, shunt compensation, power swing and single-pole tripping. Innovating techniques based on sequence components
and integrated approach have been developed and employed to provide solutions for the above said issues. Microgrid Protection challenges like islanding detection and overcurrent coordination are handled to maintain the reliability and security in a distributed generation environment.

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor(regular) IIT, Roorkee June,2014 Till date
  • Assistant Professor(Contract) IIT, Roorkee July,2012 May,2014
  • Women Research Scientist IIT, Kharagpur May, 2011 May, 2014


Power system protection, microgrid protection, smart grid, power quality issues, wide area measurement system based protection and phasor estimation technique.


Contact Information


Dr. Premalata Jena
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee, Uttarakhand-247667
Phone no: 91-8126158674

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  • B. Tech 2001 Electrical Engineering Utkal University 81 %
  • M. Tech 2006 Electrical Engineering (Power system Engg.) Indian Institute of Technology,
    Kharagpur (9.02 / 10.0) CGPA
  • Ph. D. 2011 Power system Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur --


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • INAE Young Engineer Award INAE-NEW DELHI 2013
  • POSOCO Power System Award POSOCO-FITT,IIT DELHI 2013
  • Women Scientist Scholarship DST 2011
  • Reviewer in peer reviewed journals like IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Journal of Electric Power Components and Systems, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Elsevier.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated V: Electrical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2013

Year of Birth: 1979