POWER ELECTRONICS DEPARTMENT

Name of the department POWER ELECTRONICS
Course BE
Year of starting 2008
Level UG
1st year of approval by council
Year Wise Sanctioned Intake
Name of the department Power Electronics
Course BE
Year of starting 2008
Level UG
1st year of approval by council 2008 749-87-104(E)/RC/95, 17/7/08
Year Wise Sanctioned Intake 60
Vision To create an environment for proliferation of socially responsible and globally competent Power Electronics Engineers, innovators and entrepreneurs.
Mission 1. To develop state-of-the-art laboratories and well-equipped academic infrastructure..
2. To motivate faculty and staff for qualification up-gradation, and enhancement of subject knowledge.
3. To promote research culture and consultancy work.
4. To strengthen linkages with Industries.
5. To reinforce concern for sustainability, natural resource preservation and social responsibility.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) 1. Graduates should be able to design, test, verify and suggest modifications in Power Electronics Circuits and Systems for the benefit of humankind.
2. Graduates should be able to contribute in the development of new technology.
3. Graduates should be able to work independently on a project or as a team leader.
4. Graduates should be able to guide his/her subordinates technically as well as non-technically to complete the assigned task within specified time frame.
5. Graduates should be able to continuously update his/her knowledge, skills from the readily available learning resources such as Internet, Hand-on-books, research papers, technical journals etc.
Program Specific Outcome (PSOs) 1. Sound knowledge of active and passive electronic devices, various basic and advanced laws governing power electronic circuits and systems.
2. Analyze and design power electronic circuits and systems, suggest and develop power electronic systems/solutions for real life problems.
3. Operate and make use of test and measurement equipment, latest simulation tools and develop programs for power electronics engineering related problems.
Name Prof. Vipul G. Patel
desgination Associate Professor
Qualification M.E. Electrical (Automation and Control)
Email address vgpatel@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Power Electronics and Control
Name Prof. Nirav D. Mehta
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Tech. Electrical (Power Apparatus and System)
Email address ndmehta@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Power Electronics and Drives
publication Publication :
  • N.D.Mehta , R. Ramesh "Design and Implementation of Unified Power Quality Controller" in Proceeding of National Conference on Advances in Power System and Energy Management ASPEM 2008 Chitakara March 1st - 2nd 2008. pp.12.
  • N.D.Mehta , J.B. Pujara "Power Electronics Application to Power System" International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Application in Engineering, Technology and Sciences, Rajkot January 13th - 14th , 2008 . ICETATES 2008 vol.2 pp. 2021-26.
  • N.D.Mehta, B.D.Kanani, B.B.Kadam , "The Impact of Switching strategies on Power Quality for Integral cycle Contorller" National Conference on Computational Intelligence in Power System CIPS- 08 , 18- 19 April 2008, SRM University ,Chennai
  • N. D. Mehta, D. J. Kapupara, J.B.Pujara, P.D.Patel, "Turning Mixed Plastic Wastes into a Useable Liquid Fuel using Pyrolysis Technology" National Conference in Energy and Nanotechnology Sciense and Future. Jaipur.
  • N.D.Mehta, B.D.Kanani, B.B.Kadam "Simulation, Design and Implementation of Low Cost Integral Cycle Controller for Heating Application" in Proceeding of National Conference on Adavances in Power System and Energy Management ASPEM 2008 pp.4, March 2008
  • N.D.Mehta , J.B. Pujara "Design and Simulation of Integral Switching Cycle Control for Resistance Spot Welding" International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Application in Engineering, Technology and Sciences, ICETATES 2008 vol.2 pp. 1531-42 , JAN 2008 .
  • N.D.Mehta, R. Ramesh "10 KVA Unified Power Quality Controller" in proceedings of TECHNOODESSY 2006 , DEC 2007.
  • J.B. Pujara , N. D. Mehta "Harmonics and Its Mitigation" in Proceeding of National Conference on Advances in Power System and Energy Management ASPEM 2008 Chitakara March 1st - 2nd 2008 pp.20.
  • P.H.Jasani, N.D.Mehta, M.A.Patel "Power Quality Improvement using PWM Technique" Proceedings of Power Electronic and Intelligent Control , Jaipur PEIC 2007 March 2007.
  • 5. B.D.Kanani, N. D. Mehta "An Overview of Marvelous MEMS" Proceedings of NUCONE 2007, November 29th - December 1st Ahemadabad 2007. Pp.18-22.
  • 6. B. D. Kanani, N. D. Mehta "An Overview of Esoteric Pollution: EMI EMC" in Proceeding of National Conference on Advances in Power System and Energy Management ASPEM 2008 Chitakara March 1st - 2nd 2008 pp.36 .
Name Prof. Ashish P. Patel
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification B.E. Power Electronics
Email address appatel@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Power Electronics and Electrical Machines
Name Prof. Harshal S. Wani
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Tech. Power Electronics and Power Systems
Email address hs_wani@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Power Electronics and Embedded System
Name Prof. Dhruv V. Garasiya
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Tech. Electrical (Power Electronics, Machines & Drives)
Email address dvgarasiya@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Power Electronics and Control System
Name Prof. Anwarul M. Haque
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification B.E. Power Electronics
Email address amhaque@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Renewable Energy Sources

Computer Laboratory

The department is having a Computer Laboratory with advanced computers where students can do their computer work, simulation work, etc. They also have proper internet access for interne based study activities and other academic work.

Electrical Machines & Drives Laboratory

The department has Electrical Machines & Drives Laboratory where students study the subjects related to electric machines and electrical drives.

Multimedia Room

The department has a well-established Multimedia Classroom with projector and PA system facilities.

Circuit & Network/Analog and Digital Electronics Laboratory

The department has a well-establishedLaboratory for Circuit & Network/Analog and Digital Electronics subjects with Electronics Workbench Panels andnecessary kits for performing experiments.