Dr. Kusum Tharani  
HOD & Associate Professor  
Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Engineering  

Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Renewable Energy Systems), M.E (Electrical) B.E (Electrical and Electronics)

Area of Specialization: Power Systems

Work Experience: 20 yrs

Subjects taught : Power Systems, EHV AC & HVDC Transmission, and Electrical Technology

Publications:

  1. K Tharani, P Kapoor, G Chopra “Hybrid Islanded Micro Grid Employing Smart Switching of Loads” International Journal of Engineering Science Invention ISSN (Online): 2319 – 6734, ISSN (Print): 2319 – 6726 www.ijesi.org Volume 3 Issue 7 July 2014 pp 56-61.
  2. Kusum Tharani,  Ratna Dahiya “Rooftop Solar PV Plant for a Low-Voltage Distribution Network” in 3rd International Conference on Power, Control and VLSI Engineering (ICPCVE’2014) Jan. 5-6, 2014 Dubai (UAE)
  3. K. Tharani and R. Dahiya, “PV module integration with STATCOM for reactive power compensation,” Computational Intelligence on Power, Energy and Controls with their impact on Humanity (CIPECH), 2014 Innovative Applications of, Ghaziabad, 2014,pp.400-404.doi: 10.1109/CIPECH.2014.7019056
  4. Kusum Tharani,Ratna Dahiya “Comparative Analysis of DG and Solar PV Water Pumping System”AIPConf.Proc. 1715,020019 (2016); Conference date: 18–20 October 2015 https://www.dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4942701
  5. K Tharani,M.S Bhattacharya, Shallu Garg “System Supplementation using Fault Limiting Reactors”National Conference on Advances in Efficient Utilization of Electrical Energy, March 5-6,2010.
  6. Divya Bajaj R.Divya Sameer Arora Natasha Arora  Kusum Tharani“ Automatic Room Controller Using GSM Technology” National Conference on “Recent Advances in Power System (RAPS-14)”on 28th June 2014.
  7. KL Tharani, R Dahiya, “Choice of battery energy storage for a hybrid renewable energy system”,Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 26 (2), 666-676,SCI-E
  8. Kusum Lata Tharani Ratna Dahiya  “Feasibility Analysis of PV-Biogas System with Different PV Tracking Mechanisms” Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, Vol 15(2)pp. 5-11, July 2018, E-SCI ISSN: 0972-9860
  1. R Bhutani, K Tharani, K Sudha, Y Tomar “Design of a cogeneration plant for sugar industries using renewable energy resources”Journal of Statistics and Management Systems 23 (1), 181-190
  2. K Tharani, N Kumar, V Srivastava, S Mishra, M Pratyush Jayachandran “Machine learning models for renewable energy forecasting” Journal of Statistics and Management Systems 23 (1), 171-180
  3. KL Tharani, A Anand, A Gandhar “Performance Analysis and Comparison of Batteries Using Off-grid PV System” Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution 17 (2), 23-28
  4. Sakshi, Amit Kumar, Dr. Kusum Tharani, Rajit Billowria, Nitya Varma. Angle and Distance Measurement System using Ultrasonic Radar. Recent Trends in Sensor Research & Technology. 2020; 7(2): 1–6p.
  5. Anshul Sharma, Kusum Tharani, Ravinder Kumar Shukla, Rahul Sen Gupta, Ravi Pandey “House-hold Waste-water Management System” Recent Trends in Electronics & Communication Systems. 2020; 7(2): 1–8p
  6. Kusum Tharani, Anshul Sharma, Ravinder Kumar Shukla, Rahul Sen Gupta, Ravi Pandey. “Wastewater Management in Smart Cities Using PLC and SCADA”Current Trends in Signal Processing. 2020; 10(3): 32–41p
  7. Sakshi, Nitya Varma, Amit Kumar, Rajit Billowria, Kusum Tharani “Data Transmission Using Laser”Journal of Microwave Engineering & Technologies. 2020; 7(3): 18–23p.

Seminar/Conference/FDP/Workshop Attended:

  1. One day Seminar on MATLAB & Simulink for Engineering Education on 18 Nov 2011 by MATHWORKS INDIA
  2. Summer Research Fellowship Program-2012 in IIT Delhi(May-July 2012)
  3. Short Term Course on “Applications of Solar Energy and Photovoltaics”QIP,IIT Delhi (12-18Dec 2012)
  4. Attended 5 Day Workshop on ETAP 115 Power System Engineering I conducted by ETAP Automation from March 4-8 2013.
  5. TEQIP-II Sponsored Faculty Development Programme ON Nature Inspired Algorithms & Their Applications(NIATA 2015)Attended TOT Program on “Embedded System Engineer Job Role” 16-21 May 2016.
  6. TOT Program on “Embedded System Engineer Job Role” from 16-21 May 2016
  7. National  Seminar on Renewable Energy Potential  and Status in India on 9th November 2016.
  8. Two day workshop on Quadcopter Fabrication from RC Observer from 21-22 March 2018.
  9. International Conference on Renewable Energy Potential for Sustainable Initiatives on 8-9 Feb 2018.
  10. One week short term training program on “Electric Transportation” DTU, Delhi from 20-24 August 2018
  11. One week FDP on Modern Trends in Renewable Energy Sources organized by MAIT ,New Delhi from May 13-18,2019.
  12. Attended one Week Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Outcome Based Education (OBE) and NBA Accreditation Process” from 23-27 Nov, 2020

Seminar/Conference/FDP/Workshop Organized:

  1. TOT Program on “Embedded System Engineer Job Role” 16-21 May 2016
  2. National  Seminar on Renewable Energy Potential  and Status in India on 9th November 2016.
  3. Two day workshop on Quadcopter Fabrication from RC Observer from 21st March – 22nd March 2018.
  4. International Conference on Renewable Energy Potential for Sustainable Initiatives(REPSI) on 8-9 Feb 2018.
  5. One Week Short term course on “Power System Restructuring and Renewable energy Integration” BVCOE ,Delhi from 16th – 20th July 2018.
  6. 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Potential for Sustainable Initiatives(REPSI) on 6-7 Feb 2020.
  7. 1st  Edition of National Student Symposium Techudyam 2020 on 10 April 2019.
  8. 2nd Edition of National Student Symposium Techudyam 2020 on 13- 14 April 2020.
  9. 2nd Edition of One Week Short term course in Online Mode on Power System Restructuring & Renewable Energy Integration PSRREI 2.0 from 13th – 17th July 2020.
  10. 3rd Edition of National Student Symposium Techudyam 2021 on 15-16 June 2021.

 

Awards or Books Published:

  1. Best Student Counsellor Award for IET Student Chapter
  2. Certificate of Appreciation B. Tech Intercollege Project Competition 17 Nov 2013
  3. Certificate of Appreciation for Student Innovation Pavilion in GRIDTECH 2013.
  4. Certificate of Appreciation for Student Innovation Pavilion in GRIDTECH 2015.
  5. Received the Best Researcher Award in 2019 for the paper titled “Choice of Battery energy storage for a hybrid renewable energy system” published in “Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences.”

Other Activities:

  1. IET Student Chapter Head
  2. Editor of College Newsletter CHAKSHU
  3. Convener of BVEST 2015-College Technical Fest
  4. Convener of two International Conferences REPSI 2018 and REPSI 2020.