Dr. Vivek Nandan Lal

Associate Professor
Department/School/Unit Name
Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi
Phone No(s): 9450789974
Email: vnlal.eee@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Power Electronics for Renewable Applications and Microgrid, Electric Vehicle, Design and Control of Solar PV System, Hybrid AC/DC Converters, Bidirectional Power Converters, Power Quality in Grid-Tied PV System
  1. Prakash Ji Barnawal, V. N. Lal, and R. K. Singh, "Electrolytic Capacitor-less Dual Half Active Bridge Resonant Converter with PSO Based MPP Tracking," accepted for Publication in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, May 2024. 

  1. P. Jena, R. K. Singh and V. N. Lal, "Novel Modulation Technique Based Bidirectional DC to AC Dual Active Bridge for G2V and V2H," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 73, no. 1, pp. 80-92, Jan. 2024, doi: 10.1109/TVT.2023.3308410.

  1. M. K. Mishra and V. N. Lal, "A Multiobjective Control Strategy for Harmonic Current Mitigation With Enhanced LVRT Operation of a Grid-Tied PV System Without PLL Under Abnormal Grid Conditions," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 2164-2177, April 2023, doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2022.3218888.

  1. M. K. Mishra and V. N. Lal, "An Enhanced Control Strategy to Mitigate Grid Current Harmonics and Power Ripples of Grid-Tied PV System Without PLL Under Distorted Grid Voltages," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 4587-4602, Aug. 2022, doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2021.3107869. 

  1. M. K. Mishra and V. N. Lal, "An Advanced Proportional Multiresonant Controller for Enhanced Harmonic Compensation With Power Ripple Mitigation of Grid-Integrated PV Systems Under Distorted Grid Voltage Conditions," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 5318-5331, Sept.-Oct. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TIA.2021.3091046.

  1. Shri Prakash Sonkar, Vivek Nandan Lal, Rajeev Kumar Singh "Performance Analysis of Diode Assisted Switched LC qZSI Network Based Multi Output Series-Parallel Topologies in Microgrid Application," International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 2022.

  1. Sri Prakash Sonakar, V. N. lal, Rajeev Kumar Singh, "Three-phase quasi Z source inverters with regulated multiple AC outputs for microgrid applications and three-phase residential load" IET Power Electron., Vol. 13, Issue. 11, pp. 2222–2235, Aug. 2020

  1. V. K. Bussa, R. K. Singh, R. Mahanty and V. N. Lal, "Design and Analysis of Step-Up Interleaved DC–DC Converter for Different Duty Regions," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 2031-2047, March-April 2020, doi: 10.1109/TIA.2020.2966175. 

  1. Mishra, Manash Kumar and Vivek Nandan Lal. “An improved methodology for reactive power management in grid integrated solar PV system with maximum power point condition.” Solar Energy 199 (2020): 230-245.

  1. V. N. Lal and S. N. Singh, “Modified particle swarm optimisation‐based maximum power point tracking controller for single‐stage utility‐scale photovoltaic system with reactive power injection capability,” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 10, no. 7. Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), pp. 899–907, Aug. 2016. doi: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2015.0346.

  1. V. N. Lal and S. N. Singh, "Control and Performance Analysis of a Single-Stage Utility-Scale Grid-Connected PV System," in IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 1601-1611, Sept. 2017, doi: 10.1109/JSYST.2015.2408055.

List of Conference 

  1.  A Singh, Vivek Nandan Lal, and Ranjit Mahanty, “Harmonic Optimization in High Gain 13-L Switched-Capacitor Multilevel Inverter Using Hybrid Ant Colony Optimization,” 2024 IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE24), Phoenix, Arizona. (accepted for publication).
  2. Warda Khan, Rajeev Kumar Singh, Ranjit Mahanty  and Vivek Nandan Lal, “Fractional Power Based Multi-Utility Fast Charger With V2Aux and V2V Capability,” 2024 IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE24), Phoenix, Arizona. (accepted for publication).
  3. Priyatosh Jena, Rajeev Kumar Singh, and Vivek Nandan Lal, “Quasi-Fixed Frequency Triangular Modulation for Matrix-Type AC-DC Dual Active Bridge Converter with Enhanced Battery Charging,” 2024 IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE24), Phoenix, Arizona. (accepted for publication).
  4. Priyatosh Jena, V. P. Maurya, Rajeev Kumar Singh, and Vivek Nandan Lal, “A Single-Stage Adaptable Multimode On-Board Charger Facilitating G2V, V2G, and Traction Operations for EVs,” 2024 IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Expo (ECCE24), Phoenix, Arizona. (accepted for publication).
  5. Priyatosh Jena,  Rajeev Kumar Singh, and Vivek Nandan Lal, “Universal Modulation Technique for Quasi-Hybrid Input based Dual-Active-Bridge Converter for Bidirectional V2G Applications,” 2024 IEEE International Communications Energy Conference (INTELEC), (accepted for publication).
  6. Warda Khan, Rajeev Kumar Singh, Ranjit Mahanty  and Vivek Nandan Lal, “Component Stress Minimization of Resonant DC/DC Converter Using Fractional Power Processing for Battery Charging,” 2024 IEEE International Communications Energy Conference (INTELEC), (accepted for publication).

  1. Priyatosh Jena,  Rajeev Kumar Singh, and Vivek Nandan Lal, “A Reconfigurable DC-Link Capacitor based AC-DC Converter with Multi-Function Controller for Versatile Loads,” 2024 IEEE International Communications Energy Conference (INTELEC), (accepted for publication).

  1. Arya Singh,  Vivek Nandan Lal, and R. Mahanty, “Harmonics Minimization in Switched-Capacitor Multilevel Inverter Using Improved Grey Wolf Optimization,” ITEC-India, 2023, (accepted for publication).

  1. Priyatosh Jena,  Rajeev Kumar Singh, and Vivek Nandan Lal, “Hybrid Energy Input Based EV Charging System with Multi-Mode Power Flow and Adaptive Optimal Power Management Scheme,” ITEC-India, 2023, (accepted for publication).

  1. M. K. Mishra, V. N. Lal, S. K. Parida and V. K. Bussa, "Self-Synchronizing Robust Control Scheme for Harmonic Current Supression of Grid-Interfaced PV System Under Distorted Grid Voltages," 2023 IEEE International Conference on Energy Technologies for Future Grids (ETFG), Wollongong, Australia, 2023, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ETFG55873.2023.10407627.

  1. P. Jena, P. J. Barnawal, R. K. Singh and V. N. Lal, "Soft-Switched Quasi-Single-Stage Dual-Active-Bridge Converter with Unsymmetrical H-Bridge Triangular Modulation," IECON 2023- 49th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Singapore, Singapore, 2023, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/IECON51785.2023.10312691.

  1. Anantha Padmanabhan N.K., Aman Kumar, Varun Chitransh, Rajeev Kumar Singh, Vivek Nandan Lal, Sanjay Kumar Singh, " AI - Enabled Cyber Physical System And Battery Life Estimation For Smart Grid Applications", ECON 2023- 49th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Singapore, Singapore, 2023, pp. 01-06, doi: 10.1109/IECON51785.2023.10312224.

  1. P. Kumar, P. J. Barnawal, V. N. Lal, and R. K. Singh, “Particle Swarm Optimization-based MPPT Performance of a Minimum Phase Bipolar Converter” 2023 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SEFET), Bhubaneswar, India, 2023, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/SeFeT57834.2023.10244818.

  1. P. J. Barnawal, V. N. Lal, and R. K. Singh, “A High Gain Expandable DC-DC Converter with PSO-based MPPT Tracking for Partial Shading Conditions,” 1023 IEEE 14th International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS), Montreal, QC, Canada, 2023, pp. 1-6.

  1. R. Kumar Keshari, P. Ji Barnawal, Rajeev Kumar Singh and V. Nandan Lal, "Current-fed LLC Based Dual Half Active Bridge Resonant Converter," 2023 IEEE 14th International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS), Montreal, QC, Canada, 2023, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/PEDS57185.2023.10246670.

  1. S. R. Meher, R. K. Singh and V. N. Lal, "An Adaptable Feedback Clamped Optimal Battery Charger Using Fourth-Order Minimum-Phase Bidirectional DC-DC Converter," IECON 2022 – 48th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Brussels, Belgium, 2022, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/IECON49645.2022.9968469.

 

  1. ManashK. Mishra and V. N. Lal, "An Enhanced Control Strategy for Harmonic Current Suppression of Grid-Connected PV System without Phase-Locked Loop Under Distorted Grid Voltage Conditions," 2021 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Phoenix, AZ, USA, 2021, pp. 2702-2707, doi: 10.1109/APEC42165.2021.9487359.

  1. Shri Prakash Sonkar, Vivek Nandan Lal and Rajeev Kumar Singh, “Three-Phase Hybrid Multi-output converter with Single DC and Multi AC Outputs for Hybrid Microgrid Application”, 2020 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Detroit, MI, USA, 2020, pp. 1938-1944, doi: 10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235655.

  1. Manash K. Mishra and V. N. Lal, "Modified Proportional Resonant Current Controller with MPPT for Three Phase Single Stage Grid Integrated PV System," 2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020, pp. 3293-3297, doi: 10.1109/APEC39645.2020.9124057.

  1. Shri S. P. Sonkar, V. N. Lal and R. K. Singh, "Three Phase Quasi Z Source Inverters with Multiple AC Outputs," 2019 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Baltimore, MD, USA, 2019, pp. 589-595, doi: 10.1109/ECCE.2019.8913038.

  1. Anish Ahmed, R. K. Singh, V. N. Lal, “A Family of Enhanced Voltage Gain Switched- Boost Impedance-Source Inverter Topologies for Renewable Energy Resources”, IEEE ECCE 2019, Baltimore, USA, Sep 27- Oct 03, 2019

  1. Shri Prakash Sonkar, V. N. Lal, R. K. Singh , “Three Phase Quasi Z Source Inverters with Multiple AC Outputs”, IEEE ECCE 2019, Baltimore, USA, Sep 27- Oct 03, 2019

  1. Vinod Kumar Bussa, R. K. Singh, R. Mahanty, V. N. Lal, “Steady State Analysis of High Gain Interleaved Boost”Converter at Different Operating Regions for Universal Line PFC Applications”, IAS Annual Meeting 2018, Portland, USA, Sep 23, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018

  1. V. N. Lal and S. N. Singh, “Control of a Large Scale Single-Stage Grid-Connected PV System Utilizing MPPT and Reactive Power Capability”, IEEE PES General Meeting, 21-25 July, 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  2. V. N. Lal and S. N. Singh, “P-Q Capability Curve of a Single-Stage Utility-Scale Grid Connected PV System”, 94th Annual General Meeting at Institution of Engineers, Lucknow, India, (Got 1st prize, Dr P. S. Nigam Power Sector Award), November 29-30, 2014.
  3. Anup Shukla, V. N Lal, and S.N. Singh,“Profit based unit commitment problem using PSO with modified dynamic programming”18th international conference on Intelligent Systems Applications to Power Systems (ISAP), Porto, Portugal, September 11-16, 2015.

  1. V. N. Lal and S. N. Singh, “Single-Stage Utility-Scale PV System with PSO Based MPPT Controller”, Eighteenth National Power System Conference (NPSC), December 18-20, 2014 Guwahati, India.
List of Ongoing/Completed Projects
SL.No Title of the project Funding Total (Rs) Period Status
1. Reconfigurable  On-Board Wired and Wireless Battery Charger for Electric Vehicle (Co-PI) Council of Science & Technology U. P 17,08,000 3 Years
Jan 24 to 26
Ongoing
2. Design, Development, and Demonstration of Solar-PV integrated On-board and Off-board Electric-Rickshaw Charging Infrastructure (PI) SERD, DST, India 87,81,020 2 Years (from Sept. 2021 to Sept. 2024) Ongoing
3. Electrolytic Capacitor Less Six Pulse DC Link Photovoltaic System connected to Grid (PI) Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) 45,44,000 2 Years (From April 2022 to April 2024) Ongoing
4. Demonstrable Prototype of IoT enabled DC-AC Smart Grid at Library Building of IIT(BHU) (Co-PI) IDAPT Hub Foundation 19,75,000 2 Years (August, 2021 to August 23) Completed
5. Design and Development of the Next Generation Cost Effective Reconfigurable On-Board Battery Charger with Health and Fault Monitoring (Co-PI) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) 1,81,92,464 2 Years (from April 2022 to April 2023 Ongoing
6. Data Anomaly Detection and mitigation for Distributed Control and Optimization With Inverter-Based Resources (IBR) in cyber-physical networked infrastructures (CPNI) (Co-PI) I-DAPT Hub Foundation, IIT(BHU)
Varanasi and NSF, USA
32,94,104 1 Years
(14-02-2023 to 13-02-2024)
Ongoing

 

List of Ongoing/Completed Projects
SL.No Position held Name of the Institute From To
1. Associate Professor Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi, U.P., India. 05/02/2018 Till Date
2. Assistant Professor (PB-4) Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi, U.P., India. 09/09/2015 04/02/2018
3. Assistant Professor (PB-3) Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi, U.P., India. 07/11/2005 08/09/2015
4. Assistant Engineer Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam 23/Sep/2004 18/Oct/2005
5. Assistant Engineer National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd. 23/Feb/2004 01/Sept/2004
6. Programmer Analyst Cognizant Technology Solution 9/April/2001 09/Jan/ 2003
7. Electrical Officer Flex Chemicals Limited 05/June/1996 15/Dec/1998
L.No Name of Award Awarding Agency Year
1. POSOCO Power System Award (PPSA)-2016 under doctoral category Foundation for Innovation & Technology Transfer (FITT), IIT Delhi and Power System Operation Corporation Limited 2016