IIT GOA

Dr. Shakthi Prasad D


Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering Department

shakthi@iitgoa.ac.in

0832-2490-110

Address: F-17, Academic Block B


Courses Taught
EE101 : Introduction to Electrical and Electronics
ME310 : Micro Controller and Automatic Control Lab
EE334 : Power System
EE606: Electromagnetic Compatibility
EE303: Electromagnetic waves
EE610: Power System Dynamics and Control
EE612: Insulation in Power Apparatus and System
Areas of Research
High voltage engineering, Insulation engineering, Application of digital image processing techniques to electrical discharge analysis, Plasma science, Computational methods for electrostatics, Electromagnetic transients in power systems, Not only limited to the mentioned but also other areas of engineering.
Educational Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - High Voltage Engineering
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    Score (CGPA): 6.8/8.0, Completed: March 2018
    Thesis: Investigations on corona degradation of polymeric insulating samples
    Advisors: Dr. Subba Reddy B. and Prof. B. S. Rajanikanth
  • Master of Technology (Research), - Power and Energy Systems
    National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
    Score (CGPA): 8.29/10, Completion: October 2013
    Thesis: Concerning channel base current functions for lightning studies Advisor: Dr. Gururaj S. Punekar
  • Bachelor of Engineering, - Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, Karnataka
    Score (CGPA): 9.85/10, Completion: June 2011
    Major project: Small scale system to study the harvesting of lightning stroke

Professional Appointments

  • Assistant Professor (Sept 2018 - present) - School of Electrical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Goa, India.
  • Post-doctoral Research Associate (May 2018- Aug 2018) - Morgan-Botti Light- ning Laboratory, Cardiff University, United Kingdom.
  • Research Associate (Jan 2018-Apr 2018) - High Voltage Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Representative Publications
  • POSOCO Power system best MTech Thesis award (2014) conferred jointly by IIT-Delhi and Power grid corporation of India, in Master's study.
  • J8 Shakthi Prasad D. and B. Subba Reddy,"Study on Corona Activity us- ing Image Processing Approach," IEEE Transaction on Industry Appli- cations , Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 4008-4014, August 2017.
  • J7 Shakthi Prasad D. and B. Subba Reddy, "Study of Corona Degradation of Polymeric Insulating Samples using High Dynamic Range Imaging Technique," IEEE Transaction on Dielectric and Electrical Insulation, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 1169-1177, April 2017.
  • J6 Shakthi Prasad D. and B. Subba Reddy, "Digital Image Processing Tech- niques for Estimating Power Released from the Corona Discharges," IEEE Transaction on Dielectric and Electrical Insulation , Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 75 - 82, Jan 2017.
  • J5 Shakthi Prasad D. and B. Subba Reddy,"Impact of Mist and Acidic Fog on Polymer Insulator Samples Exposed to Corona Discharges," IEEE Transaction on Dielectric and Electrical Insulation, Vol.23, No. 3, pp. 1546-1554, June 2016.
  • J4 Subba Reddy B. and Shakthi Prasad D, "Computation of Power Re- leased During Corona Treatment on Polymeric Insulators Under AC and DC Excitation," Elsevier, Energy Procedia 75 ( 2015 ) 2205-2210.
  • J3 Subba Reddy B. and Shakthi Prasad D., "Corona Degradation of the Polymer Insulator Samples under Different Fog Condition," IEEE Trans- action on Dielectric and Electrical Insulation, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 359-367, February-2016.
  • J2 Subba Reddy B. and Shakthi Prasad D.,"Effect of Coldfog on the Corona Induced Degradation of Silicone Rubber Samples," IEEE Transaction on Dielectric and Electrical Insulation, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 1711-1718, June 2015.
  • J1 Shakthi Prasad D. and Gururaj S. Punekar, "Concerning Channel Base Current Functions for Lightning Studies", IEEE Transaction on Electro- magnetic Compatibility, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 1318-1320, Dec. 2012.
  • Recognition and Awards

    1. Associate Editor - IET Nanodielectrics, 2019
    2. Student paper award in Electrostatics Joint Conference held at Purdue Uni- versity, USA, June, 2016.
    3. IEEE Bangalore Publication Award for the paper titled "Effect of Cold-fog on the Corona Induced Degradation of Silicone Rubber Samples,"
    4. POSOCO Power system best MTech Thesis award (2014) conferred jointly by IIT-Delhi and Power grid corporation of India, in Master's study.
    5. Gold medal for the highest academic performance (2007-2011) in Bachelor's study.