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Name : Dr. Imthias Ahamed T.P

Department : Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Designation : Professor


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Mobile: 09895316268


Department of Electrical and Electronics Engieering
T K M College of Engineering
Kollam -691005


  • Ph. D, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • M.Tech, National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  • B.Tech, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, University of Kerala

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor - ( Septemeber 2013 to June 2015)Department of Electrical and Computer Engineerng, College of Engineering, Dhofar University, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman.
  • Assistant Professor - ( July 2010 to August 2013)[n]Saudi Aramco Chair in Electrical Power, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Associate Professor (July 2001 to June 2010), Assistant Professor (July 1996 to July 2001), Lecturer (July 1990 to July 1996). Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, T.K.M. College of Engineering, University of Kerala, India.

Research Interest

  • Application of Machine Learning for Power Systems Scheduling, Demand Response

Ongoing PhDs.

  • 1. Arun S
  • 2. Johnson Y
  • 3. Saritha Jayaraj
  • 4. Sunitha Beevi. K

Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

    Awards and Honours

      Membership in Professional Bodies

      • Senior Member IEEE
      • Life Member, Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), LM14121

      Duties and Responsibilities

      • Member, Board of studies in Engineering (PG), Kerala University (2018 onwards)
      • Nodal Officer of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Cell (IEDC) 2018 onwards
      • Head of the Department 2015-2017
      • Member, Academic Committee, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (2016-2018)
      • Member, Curriculum Committee, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (2016 -2018)
      • Librarian (In Charge) (April 2008 to December 2008)
      • Member, Board of studies in Engineering, Kerala University (2004-2007)
      • Member, Board of studies in Engineering, Cochin University of Science & Technology (2007-2010)
      • Co-ordinator, Career Guidance Cell (2004-2005)

      Teachng History

      • Circuits and Networks, Basic Electrical Engineering, Control Systems, Advanced Control Systems.
      • Digital Electronics, Microprocessors, Computer programming, Operating Systems
      • Power Systems, Numerical Techniques, Neural Networks
      • Digital Circuits Lab, Microprocessor Lab, Software Lab

      Courses and Training Attended

      • Robust Control, Anna University Madras, 1991.
      • Power System Simulator as an Educational Tool, I.I.T. Madras,1991.
      • System Identification and Adaptive Control, I.I.T. Madras, 1995.
      • Process Control: Theory and Practice, I.I.T. Madras, 1996.
      • IT Enabled Supply Chain Management, T.K.M.C.E. Kollam, 2001.
      • Advanced Field Theory and Related Software in Electrical Engineering, C.E.T. Thirvananthapuram, 2001.
      • Smart Grid Workshop, King Abdullah City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, 8-9 Jan 2011
      • Sustainable Energy Solutions, King Saud University, 1May 2011
      • Solar Power Technologies, King Saud University, 4-5 October 2011
      • 4th annual Saudi Solar Energy Forum, Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 8-9 May, 2012
      • Digital Grids and Smart Cities Summit, Fleming Gulf, Riyadh, 12 March 2013
      • Saudi Sustainable Energy Symposium, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Riyadh, 23-24 April 2013] [n

      Book Chapter:

      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed and B.Premlet, “Introduction to Electrical Engineering 3rd Edition”, Phasor Books- 2008
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed , “Introduction to MATLAB and SIMULINK”, Phasor Books 2007
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed, “Control Systems”, Phasor Books- 2016

      International Journals:

      • Remani, T., E. A. Jasmin, and TP Imthias Ahamed. "Residential Load Scheduling With Renewable Generation in the Smart Grid: A Reinforcement Learning Approach." IEEE Systems Journal 99 (2018): 1-12.
      • Johnson, Yohannan, and TP Imthias Ahamed. "Nonlinear modelling of leader-follower UAV close formation flight with dynamic inversion-based control." International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control 30, no. 2 (2018): 83-92.
      • Mohammed, S. Sheik, D. Devaraj, and TP Imthias Ahamed. "A novel hybrid Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique using Perturb & Observe algorithm and Learning Automata for solar PV system." Energy 112 (2016): 1096-1106 .
      • S. Sheik Mohammed, D. Devaraj and T.P. Imthias Ahamed, “Learning Automata based Fuzzy MPPT controller for Solar Photovoltaic system” Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems. [ISSN print 1064-1246]
      • Arif, A. I., M. Babar, TP Imthias Ahamed, E. A. Al-Ammar, P. H. Nguyen, IG René Kamphuis, and N. H. Malik. "Online scheduling of plug-in vehicles in dynamic pricing schemes." Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks (2016).
      • Ali, Syed Q., Imthias Ahamed T. Parambath, and Nazar H. Malik. "Learning Automata Algorithms for Load Scheduling." Electric Power Components and Systems 41.3 (2013): 286-303.
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed, S. Danish Maqbool and N.H. Malik “Reinforcement Learning Algorithm for Solving Load Commitment Problem Considering a General Load Model” accepted in Journal of Energy and Power Engineering 2012
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed, S. Danish Maqbool and N.H. Malik "Reinforcement Learning Approaches to Load Scheduling", International Review of Modelling Optimization and Simulation, Vol. 5 No. 5, pp 2160-2168, October 2012
      • Faisal R. Pazheri, Nazar H. Malik, Abdulrehman A. Al-Arainy, Safoora Ottukulotk, Mohd F. Othman,Essam A. Al-Ammar and Imthias Ahamed T. P., “Use of Renewable Energy Sources in Saudi Arabia through Smart Grid", Journal of Energy and Power Engineering 6 (2012) 1065-1070, July, 2012
      • E. A. Jasmin, T. P. Imthias Ahamed, and V. P. Jagathy Raj. "Reinforcement Learning approaches to Economic Dispatch problem." International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 33, no. 4, pp 836-845, May 2011.
      • E. A. Jasmin, T. P. Imthias Ahamed, V. P. Jagathy Raj, “Reinforcement Learning Solution for Unit Commitment Problem Considering Minimum Start Up and Shut Down Times” International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, Vol 3, No.3, May, pp 116 – 120, 2010.
      • T.P. Imthias Ahamed, V. S. Borkar and S. Juneja, “Adaptive Importance Sampling Technique for Markov Chains Using Stochastic Approximation”, Operations Research, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 489-504, May-June 2006.
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed, P. S. Nagendra Rao and P. S. Sastry, “ Neural Network based Automatic Generation Control Design through Reinforcement Learning”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2006.
      • T.P. Imthias Ahamed, P.S.Nagendra Rao and P.S. Sastry, “Reinforcement Learning Controllers for Automatic Generation Control in Power Systems having Re-heat Units with GRC and Dead-band”, International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp 137-146, 2006.
      • T.P. Imthias Ahamed, P.S.Nagendra Rao and P.S. Sastry, “A reinforcement learning approach to automatic generation control”, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol 63, pp 9-26, Aug 2002.

      National Journals:

      • T.P. Imthias Ahamed and F. Gajendra, “Dynamic Stability of Power System: A Software package”, Institution of Engineers (India) Electrical, Vol 73, pp. 234-239, October 1992.

      International Conference:

      • Kowli, Anupama, Joel Jose, Vivek S. Borkar, and Imthias Ahamed TP. "A dynamic programming framework for optimal home scheduling." In Innovative Smart Grid Technologies-Asia (ISGT-Asia), 2017 IEEE, pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2017
      • Muhammad Babar, T. P. Imthias Ahamed, Essam Al-Ammar, Aqueel Shah, “Consolidated Demand Bid Model and Strategy in Constrained Direct Load Control Program”, 8th IEEE-GCC 2015, Muscat, Oman, 1-4 February, 2015.
      • P.G.Latha, T.P.Imthias Ahamed and P.S. Sreejith “A Reinforcement Learning approach to Hydrothermal Scheduling Problem”, accepted in 12th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA 2012) Cochin, India, Nov 27-29 2012.
      • S. Q. Ali, S. Maqbool, T. P. Imthias Ahamed, and N. Malik, “Pursuit algorithm for optimized load scheduling,” in 2012 IEEE International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference (PEOCO2012), Malacca, Malaysia, June 2012.
      • Remani, T.; Jasmin, E.A.; Imthias Ahamed, T.P., "Load scheduling problems under demand response schemes: A survey," Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES), 2015 IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1,5, 19-21 Feb. 2015
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed and V. S. Borkar, “An Efficient Scheduling Algorithm for Solving Load Commitment Problem under Time of use Pricing with Bound on Maximum Demand” 2014 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 16-19 December 2014, IIT, Bombay, India.
      • F. R. Pazheri, M. F. Othman, N. H. Malik and T. P. Imthias Ahammed, “Effect of Renewable Penetration on Economic Power Dispatch in Presence of Energy Storage,” IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy (PECON2012), pp. 818-821, December 2012, Malaysia.
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed, S. Danish Maqbool, Essam A. Al Ammar and N.H. Malik, “A Simulated Annealing Algorithm for Demand Response”. Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT-EUROPE 2011), Manchester, United Kingdom, 5 – 7 Dec, 2011.
      • P.G.Latha, S.R.Anand Imthias Ahamed, “Improvement of Demand Response using Mixed Pumped Storage Hydro Plant”, 2011 IEEE PES International conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT 2011) , 1-3 Dec 2011, Kerala, India.
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed, S. Danish Maqbool and N.H. Malik "A Reinforcement Learning Approach to Demand Response", Centenary Conference – EE, IISc, at IISc, Bangalore, India 15-17 Dec 2011.

      National Conference:

      • E. A. Jasmin, T. P. Imthias Ahamed, V. P. Jagathy Raj, “Reinforcement Learning solution to Unit Commitment Problem of NTPS II ”, Proceedings of Kerala Science Congress, January 2009.
      • T. P. Imthias Ahamed “A Reinforcement Learning Approach to Unit Commitment Problem”, Proceedings of National Power Systems Conference 2006 (IIT Roorkee)
      • T.P. Imthias Ahamed, P.S.Nagendra Rao and P.S. Sastry, “A Neural Network based Reinforcement Learning Controller for Automatic Generation Control”, Proceedings of the National Power System Conference- 2002, (I.I.T. Kharagpur)