The Department of Electrical Engineering consists of a strong team in Research and Development. The thrust areas of research are Power Electronic Drives, SMPS, AI application to power systems, Power System deregulation , Power System Protection, FACTS devices and Applications, DC/AC drives and p.f. Improvement. Faculty of this department are actively involving in research publications in the various reputed journals and conferences.
"1 MW SPVp Roof Top Solar Power Plant" sanctioned for VFSTR University in partnership with MNRE of worth Rs 650 Lakhs. The amount of contribution by MNRE is 30% and remaining by VFSTR University. Principal Investigator being HoD,EEE.
DST sponsored project on "Design of back to back PV Solar Panel with rotating convex lense & concave mirror using neuro-fuzzy based controller for industrial drive to get better output in lesser area" of amount Rs 25.74 Lakhs and the investigator being Dr G Durga Sukumar.
AICTE sponsored a project on "MODROBS (Power converters)" of amount Rs 10 Lakhs and the investigator being Dr G R K Murthy.
APCOST sponsored a project on "Solar Electric Battery Charger"
"Hardware model implementation of IEEE 57 Bus power system network" submitted to SERB under EMEQ Scheme worth Rs 46.17 Lakhs, principal investigator being Dr K Mercy Rosalina.
FIST proposal submitted to DST worth Rs 86.62 Lakhs, principal investigator being Dr G Srinivasa Rao.
"Design & Development of Hybrid Auto Rickshaw" submitted to DST worth Rs 28.37 Lakhs, principal investigator being Dr G Srinivasa Rao.
"Plug in hybrid auto rickshaw " submitted to MNRE principal investigator worth Rs 56 Lakhs, principal investigator being Mr G Srinivasa Rao and Co-PI being Mrs S Suman and A Srihari Babu.
"Design and development of energy management controller " submitted to DST under PRISM project worth Rs 20 Lakhs, prinicipal investigator being Dr G Durga Sukumar and Co-PI being Mr J Jithendranath
"Design and Development of Centralized Energy Management based Controller for a Micro Grid using Back to Back Solar PV system with Co-Generation" submitted to DST under SERI project worth Rs 388.93 Lakhs, principal investigator being Dr G Durga Sukumar and Co-PI being Mrs S Suman and Mr J Jithendranath