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Name : Dr. Bijuna Kunju K

Department : Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Designation : Professor


Email: kbijuna@gmail.com

Office Phone: 04742712024

Mobile: 9895163961

Address:

Flat No. 9D, Sivaji Pearl
E Street, Jawahar Nagar, Thiruvanananthapuram

Education

  • B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from T.K.M. College of Engineering, Kollam in 1991.
  • M. Tech in Energetics from Regional Engineering College (National Institute of Technology), Calicut in 1997.
  • Ph. D. from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2007.

Professional Experience

  • Total Teaching Experience of 22 years.
  • Experience in Conference Organisation as Technical Committee Chair of International Conferences ICETREE 2014, and IEEE International Conferences ISGT 2011, Track Chair of GHTC-SAS 2013, GHTC- SAS 2014 and INDICON 2012.
  • Co-ordinator of AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Programme on Simulation and Testing of Power System Components, October 17 -22, 2011
  • Experience in organisational capacity of ALUMNI Association for several years, as Secretary, as Treasurer and as Executive Committee member.
  • Academic Experience as PG Board of Studies Member of Kerala University.] [n
  • Academic Experience as Syllabus Revision Committee Member, MG University and Kerala University.
  • Academic Experience as Faculty at Short Term Training Programmes at College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Trivandrum, T.K. M. College of Engineering, Kollam, College of Engineering, Perumon etc.
  • SESSION CHAIR AT CONFERENCES
  • NCTT 2012, August 2012 at College of Engineering, Trivandrum
  • National Convention of Electrical Engineers IE (India) , October 2012, Trivandrum] [n
  • NCTT 2013, August 2013 at College of Engineering, Trivandrum
  • NCTT 2014, August 2014 at College of Engineering, Trivandrum
  • NCET 2014, August 2014 at Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Trivandrum

Research Interest

  • Power Systems Planning, Analysis and Operation.
  • Distributed Energy Resources.
  • High Voltage Testing.

Ongoing PhDs.

  • Algorithms for Operation Planning in Deregulated Power Systems

Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

    Awards and Honours

    • Outstanding Power Engineer Award, 2012, by Power & Energy Society
    • Outstanding Volunteer of the year 2014, by IEEE Kerala Section

    Membership in Professional Bodies

    • IEEE Senior Member.
    • Power and Energy Society, Chair, Kerala Section
    • Women in Engineering, Member
    • Conferences Activities Board, Member
    • Early Career Faculty Development Programme, Member, Organising Team
    • Institution of Engineers, Member, Kerala

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Member, College Central Accreditation Committee, 2013 onwards
    • Member,College Quality Assurance Cell, 2015
    • Department Academic Co-ordinator, 2014-2015
    • Department TEQIP Academic Co-ordinator, 2013 onwards
    • Department accreditation Co-ordinator, 2013 onwards
    • Senior Advisor, EEE 2014-2018
    • Lab in Charge, Power Systems Lab, 2012-2015
    • Lab in Charge, Electrical Machines Lab, 2015 onwards
    • Staff in Charge, Testing Centre, 2013-2015

    Teachng History

    • Joined the Department in October 1992.
    • Associate Professor since 2006.
    • Professor since 2009.

    Courses and Training Attended

    • TRAINING
    • Academic Leadership Programme for TEQIP Institutions, March 2 - 6, 2015, IIM, Kozhikode
    • Train-the-Trainer Programme in Soft Skills, 21 - 25, July, 2014, ICT Academy, Kerala
    • Quality Initiatives in Technical & Higher Educational Institutions, 22 - 24 October 2013, Engineering Staff College of India, Hyderabad
    • Quality Improvement Programme on "TEACHING METHODOLOGIES", 12 - 14, March 2004, by TTTI Chennai at IISc, Bangalore
    • COURSES and CONFERENCES ATTENDED
    • Short Term Course on Development of Life Skills, Sponsored by Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala, held at College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapura during 15 - 17 July 2010
    • GRID-CON 2010, National Conference on Smart Grid, organised by IEEE Kerala Section and CDAC Thiruvananthapuram during 29-30 October 2010 at Thiruvananthapuram
    • Short Term Training Programme on Multivariable Control and Applications, sponsored by Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala, organised by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, November 8 - 13, 2010.
    • Short Term Training Programme on Soft Computing Techniques in Power System Optimisation and FACTS Technology, organised by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, 13-20 December 2010
    • Centenary Conference - EE, IIS,c, held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, during December 14 -17, 2011
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    International Conference:

    • Bijuna Kunju K and P.S. Nagendra Rao,” Comparison of Congestion Management Schemes”, International Conference on Power Systems at Kathmandu, Nepal 2004.
    • Bijuna Kunju K and P.S. Nagendra Rao,” Study of The Impact of Demand Elasticity on Congestion Management Schemes”, PIETSICON 2005, International Conference on Energy, Information Technology and Power Sector conducted by IEE Calcutta Section.
    • Bijuna Kunju K and P.S. Nagendra Rao,” Market Price Variation with Bid Formats and Network Models”,International Conference on Emerging Research in Electrical Engineering,CERA 2005 at IIT Rourkee.
    • P.S. Nagendra Rao and Bijuna Kunju K, “Pool Market Scheduling Based on Consumer Energy Bids”, International Conference, Millennium Conference of Division of Electrical Sciences, MCDES 2008 at IISc Bangalore.

    National Conference:

    • P.S. Nagendra Rao and Bijuna Kunju K, “Load Flow Solution incorporating Q Limits at PV Buses”, National Power Systems Conference, held at IIT Madras, December2004
    • Bijuna Kunju K and P.S. Nagendra Rao,” Determination of Market Clearing Price in Pool Markets with Elastic Demand”, National Power Systems Conference, held at IIT Bombay, 2008