HoD Biographical Notes

The department is headed by Dr.S.THANGAVEL. He has completed his B.E. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, M.E. degree in Control and Instrumentation at College of Engineering Guindy and Ph.D degree from Anna University in the years 1993, 2002 and 2008 respectively. He has 23 years of teaching experience and research experience of 15 years. He is working in K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology from 1996 at different levels like Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Professor and Head. His research work focuses on “Efficient energy management system for Renewable energy sources” and “Intelligent controllers for industrial drives”. He has supervised 12 Ph.D scholars and 15 PG scholars. He has guided 17 UG projects. He has published 59 international and two national journal papers.  His scholarly publications are found in IET, Elsevier (UK), Inderscience (UK), CPRI (INDIA) and ACTA press (Australian journal).  He has established two research laboratories under AICTE-MODROB scheme. He is regularly submitting research proposals to various funding agencies like CSIR, DST and AICTE. He has attended 5 National and 16 International conferences and organized 37 and attended 14 workshops, STC and seminars and delivered more than 25 lectures. Under his leadership, the Outcome Based Education (OBE) has been successfully implemented in the department and the UG degree programme (B.E.-EEE) is accredited twice by NBA (Latest is under TIER I Category) and PG Degree in Power Electronics and Drives once. He has Visited Malaysia and presented the technical paper and chaired a session at 6th International Conference on Intelligent & Advanced System held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

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