IIT GOA

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GOA
भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान गोवा

Dr. Shakthi Prasad D


Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering Department

shakthi@iitgoa.ac.in

Address: Admin Block, IIT Goa


Courses Taught
EE334 : Power System
EE101 : Introduction to Electrical and Electronics
ME310 : Micro Controller and Automatic Control Lab
Areas of Research
High voltage engineering, Insulation engineering, Image processing for electri-cal discharges, Plasma physics, Electromagnetic transients in power systems,nand other interesting areas in engineering.
Educational Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Electrical Engineering,
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    Completion: March 2018
    Thesis: Investigations on corona degradation of polymeric insulating samples
  • Master of Technology (Research) - Power and Energy Systems,
    National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
    Completion: October 2013
    Thesis: Concerning channel base current functions for lightning studies
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
    Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, Karnataka
    Completion: June 2011

Professional Appointments

  • Assistant Professor (September 2018-present) - School of Electrical Sciences Indian Institute of Technology Goa.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (May 2018-August 2018) - The Morgan-Botti Lightning Laboratory, Cardiff University, Wales, UK.
  • Research Associate (January 2018- April 2018) - High Voltage Laboratory, De- partment of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Representative Publications
  • Shakthi Prasad D. "Characterization and Modelling of SOP Transients Due to Lightning Strikes in OPGW cables," The Morgan-Botti lightning laboratory, Cardiff University, August, 2018.
  • Shakthi Prasad D. and B. Subba Reddy,"Study on Corona Activity using Image Processing Approach," IEEE Transaction on Industry Appli- cations , Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 4008-4014, August 2017.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

    • Student paper award in Electrostatics Joint Conference held at Purdue University, USA, June, 2016.
    • IEEE Bangalore Publication Award for the paper titled "Effect of Cold-fog on the Corona Induced Degradation of Silicone Rubber Samples,"
    • POSOCO Power system best MTech Thesis award (2014) conferred jointly by IIT-Delhi and Power grid corporation of India, in Master's study.
    • Gold medal for the highest academic performance (2007-2011) in Bache- lor's study.