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Name : Dr. Bijuna Kunju K

Department : Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Designation : Professor (HOD)


Office Phone: 04742712024

Mobile: 9895163961


House No. 103,
Sree Kuruthikaman Nagar,
T. K. M. College P. O,


  • 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 26 years.
  • Experience in Conference Organisation as Organising Chair IEEE SPICES 2017, 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.
  • Resource Person, IEEE Mini POCO, November 10th 2018, NIT, Calicut
  • Programme Committee Co-Chair, IEEE WIE, International Leadership Summit, September 7 & 8, 2018, Kochi
  • 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.
  • Member, UG Board of Studies, University of Kerala
  • Academic Experience as PG Board of Studies Member of Kerala University
  • 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.
  • NCTT 2012, August 2012 at College of Engineering, Trivandrum
  • National Convention of Electrical Engineers IE (India) , October 2012, Trivandrum
  • 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
  • IEEE PEDES, December 2016, Trivandrum
  • IEEE TENSYMP, July 2017, Kochi

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

  • Investigations for the Development of an indigenous nanofluid, Research Seed Money, TEQIP II, Rs 97869, February 2017 - July 2017
  • Full Spectrum Simulator for medium Head Hydro Electric Power Plant, Student Project, CERD, Rs 50000, December 2017 - July 2018
  • Self Sustainable Nanogrids for homes, Research Seed Money, CERD, Rs 196000, December 2018 - December 2020
  • Mission Reconnect, Socially Relevant Consultancy Project, KSEB, TKMCE Alumni, PTA TKMCE, Rs 11 Lakhs, August - September 2018

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.
  • Vice Chair, IA/IE/PEL Joint Chapter, Kerala
  • Past Secretary, IEEE Kerala Section
  • Power and Energy Society, Past Chair, Kerala Section
  • Women in Engineering, Member
  • Conferences Activities Board, Former Member, IEEE Kerala Section
  • Early Career Faculty Development Programme, Member, Organising Team
  • Institution of Engineers, Member, Kerala

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Member, College Central Accreditation Committee, 2013 -2017
  • Member, College Quality Assurance Cell, 2015
  • Department Academic Co-ordinator, 2014-2015
  • Department TEQIP Academic Co-ordinator, 2013 - 2018
  • Department accreditation Co-ordinator, 2013 - 2017]
  • Senior Advisor, EEE 2014-2018
  • Lab in Charge, Power Systems Lab, 2012-2018
  • Staff in Charge, Testing Centre, 2013-2015

Teachng History

  • Joined the Department in October 1992.
  • Associate Professor 1/1/2006- 31/12/2008.
  • Professor since 1/1/2009.
  • Head of the Department from April 2018

Courses and Training Attended

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  • Student evaluation and question paper setting, organised by APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Trivandrum, Kerala, February 13th to 15th February 2017
  • 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
  • Two Day Workshop on Design and Installation of Roof Top Solar POwer Plants", KSEB Engineers Association and Department of EEE, TKMCE, December 6th -7th, 2018
  • FDP on Artificial Intelligence for biomedical Applications organised by Dept of EEE, TKMCE from Dec 11th – 15 2017
  • Workshop on Power Electronics & Drives organised by Dept of EEE, TKMCE from Jan 3rd& 4th 2018
  • Building more skills for a better life and skills organised by the Dept. of EEE, TKMCE from 31st May 2016 to 04th June 2016
  • Co-ordinated FDP on Simulation and Realization of power systems in steady state & Transient state organised by the Dept. Of EEE, TKMCE from 5th – 8th Oct 2016
  • Power system Operations Organised by Dept. Of EEE, TKMCE from 23rd - 28th Nov 2015, TKMCE
  • Renewable Energy : Polices & practices organized Dept of Chemical Engineering , TKMCE, 30th Nov - 5th Dec 2015
  • 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 Journals:

  • Bijuna Kunju K and Shemim S. S., Dielectric Properties of Eco-friendly Nanofluids, International Conference on Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Journal of Physics, Conference Series Proceedings, December 17-19, 2018
  • Lekshmi B.S and Bijuna Kunju K, Comparison of LCOE of Battery Storage System and PV System, International Journal of Innovative Research in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Vol 6, Special issue 2, March 2018
  • Sheeba R, Bijuna Kunju K and Jayaraju M, Optimal Scheduling in Electricity Markets by Swarm Intelligence, Energy Procedia, Science Direct, Volume 117, June 2017, Pages 3-10

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