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Dr. A. R. Thorat

Dr. A. R. Thorat

Assistant Professor

Department:Electrical Engineering

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Education

Ph. D. (Electrical) (2022)

Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Belgaum, Karnataka

M.E. (Power Systems) (2009)

Walchand College of Engg, Sangli

B.E. (Electrical) (2003)

Walchand College of Engg, Sangli

D.E.E. (1999)

Walchand College of Engg, Sangli

Experience

Teaching Experience: (16 years)

2010

Assistant professor in Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

2008-2010

Lecturer in Electrical Engg. Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

2005-2008

Lecturer in Electrical Engg., Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar.

Research Area(s)

  • Wind Energy Integration Issues
  • Optimal Power Flow Studies 
  • Energy Auditing and Management
  • Nature Inspired Optimization Techniques
  • Electric Machines

Key Publications

A) Publications (in international journals)

  • Application of an Improved GABC Algorithm for Optimal Power Flow Problem Incorporating Renewable Energy Sources - J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. B – Springer
  • Optimization of Fuel Cost Incorporating with Wind, Solar PV and Electric Vehicle Energy Sources using Improved Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm -International Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology (IJEET)
  • Technical and Financial Analysis of Commercial Solar Power Plant- 2021 4th Biennial International Conference on Nascent Technologies in Engineering

B) Publications (in Indian journals)

  • A.R. Thorat, Sayli E. Mhankale “Droop Control Strategies Of Dc Microgrid” JournalNX- (ISSN No:2581-4230) pp. 183-189 April 2018
  • A.R. Thorat, Vijay Mali.” An Isolated Three-Port Bidirectional Dc-Dc Converter For PV Battery Application” JournalNX- (ISSN No:2581-4230) pp. 190-195 April 2018
  • A.R. Thorat, Uma Chavan.” Fuzzy Logic Technique Based Shunt Active Filter For Harmonic Mitigation” JournalNX- (ISSN No:2581-4230) pp. 190-195 April 2018

C) Publications (in peer-reviewed conferences held abroad)

Nil

D) Publications /Presentation (in peer-reviewed conferences held in India)

  • A.R. Thorat, Mukund B Maskar, Iranna Korachgaon “A review on optimal power flow problem and solution methodologies” International Conference on Data Management, Analytics and Innovation (ICDMAI),pp.64-70  2017 
  • A.R. Thorat, Mukund B Maskar, PD Bamane, Iranna Korachgaon” Optimal power flow incorporating thermal and wind power plant” International Conference on  Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT) pp.1-6 2017
  • A.R. Thorat, Shridhar  Kulkarni “Bidirectional Converter For Vehicle To Grid(V2G) Reactive Power Operation” International Conference on  Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT) pp.1-6 2017
  • A.R. Thorat, Ritu Raut “Modeling Of VCB For Reactive Bank Switching”  International Conference on  Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT) pp.1-6 2017
  • A.R. Thorat, Sagar patil  “Implementation Of Hybrid Space Vector PWM Inverter For Induction Motor Drive”  International Conference on  Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT) pp.1-6 2017
  • A.R. Thorat, Amol Koshti   “Multilevel Inverter With Reduced Number of Switches ” International Conference on  Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT) pp.1-6 2017
  • A.R. Thorat, Ritu Raut “Performance Analysis Of Point Of Common Coupling With Bridge Type Fault Current Limiter For Distribution System “ International Conference on  Circuit, Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT) pp.1-6 2017
  • A.R. Thorat, R.R. Chavan “Modified PWM technique for bidirectional AC/DC converter to reduce switching loss with fuzzy logic control for grid tied microgrid system” International Conference on  Computation of Power, Energy Information and Communication (ICCPEIC), pp.392-397 2016
  • A.R. Thorat, Pallavi M Tonape “Modified design of distance relay for series compensated transmission line” International Conference on  Computation of Power, Energy Information and Communication (ICCPEIC), pp.1-6  2016
  • A.R. Thorat, ,J M kharade “Simulation of an alternate arm modular multilevel converter with overlap angle control for capacitor voltage balancing” International Conference on  Industrial Instrumentation and Control (ICIC),  pp. 502-506 2015

E) National Conference

Nil 

Professional Distinctions

  • Awards
    • Last 4 Years Key Result Area (KRA) award winner
  • Membership of professional bodies
    • Member ISTE
  • Member on Board of Industries or other Institutions
    • Department Academic Advisory Board (DAAB) member in Sharad Institute of Technology Polytechnic, Yadrav

Key Research Projects

  • Third party inspection of 72 MLD water treatment plant of Sangli-Miraj Kupwad  Municipal Corporation.
  • Study to Examine Agriculture energy consumption in Maharashtra project jointly with IIT Bombay.
  • Project to improve the power factor of a feeder in Kolhapur district project jointly with IIT Bombay. 
  • An energy audit of a lighting system of Jaysingpur Municipal Council.