Professor Sri Niwas Singh

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Areas of Interest:

Electrical Engineering (Power Systems).


Power Systems Operation & Control; Smart grid; Solar and Wind power; FACTS, Electricity Markets, Power Quality, AI applications to Power Systems

Consultancy Areas:

Electricity Markets, Power Quality, S,mart grid, Distribution systems, Operation and Control of Power Systems..


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

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

Major Professional Contributions:

Worked in State Electricity Board for 8 years in system planning and power generation. 20 years in academic institute in Indian and abroad. Worked as task force members of Power grid, MoP on FACTS, HVDC, Blackout etc. Working as .

Professional Experience:

  • Aug. 8, 1988-June 13 1996: U.P. State Electricity Board, Lucknow (UP)
  • June 14,1996 - Jan. 1, 2001: University of Roorkee, India
  • Dec. 18, 1998-March 31, 2000: H.K. Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Jan. 2, 2001 - April 4, 2002: Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • April 5, 2002 – Feb. 7, 2008: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • June,05-Dec,05 + Dec 06-June 07:University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • July 2, 2009 to June 30, 2010: Denmark Technical University, Denmark


Smart grid, Electricity market, FACTS, Power Systems, Renewable Energy sources, Power quality, Forecasting.


Contact Information


Dr. Sri Niwas Singh, FNAE, IET (UK), IE(I), IETE(I), SM IEEE(USA)
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Kanpur (UP) - 208016, INDIA
Tel: +91-512-2597009, Fax: +91-512-2590063


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  • Ph.D. Electrical (Power Systems), 1995, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (India).
  • M. Tech. Electrical (Power Systems), 1989, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (India). Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) 10.0/10.0. Got First Rank in M. Tech. (Power Systems).
  • B. Tech. Electrical Engineering, 1987, Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology Sultanpur, India. Marks obtained 82.87 %. Got 2nd rank in the Class of 30.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Received C.B.I.P. Young Engineer Award 1996.
  • Khosla Research Award (Commendation) of University of Roorkee, India 1998.
  • Received INAE Young Engineer Award 2000.
  • Dr PS Nigam Power Sector Award 2013 and 2014 by IE(I), UP State Center
  • Gobal Citizen Award 2016 by KNIT Sultanpur.
  • Ranked 4rth in top researchers in Energy area based on the number of publications during 2002- 2014.
  • INAE Outstanding Teacher Award 2016

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated IX: Energy Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2014

Year of Birth: 1966