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Dr. Tomson Thomas

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Mobile Number: +91 9495444928
Email: tomsonpala@gmail.com
Date of Joining: 21-01-2008
Appointment: Permanent

Sl.NoQualificationUniversityInstitutionYear of passingSpecialization
1B.TechMahatma Gandhi University, KottayamGovt.Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology,Kottayam2007Electrical & Electronics
2M.TechNIT CalicutNIT Calicut2012Electrical Engineering - Power Systems
3Ph.DAPJAKTUGovt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam2022Electrical Engineering - Power Systems
Sl. NoName of the college/IndustryDesignationExperienc ( Years & Months)
1St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, PalaiAssistant Professor21-01-2008 onwards.
Sl. NoName of InstitutionType of MembershipMembership ID
1ISTELife MemberLM64533
2IEEEProfessional Member95248673

Publications

Journals

  • Tomson Thomas, Prince A., Sunil Kumar P. R, Elizabeth P. Cheriyan ”Real-time hardware emulation of WECS based on DFIG during unbalanced type-B and type-E voltage dips for enhanced low voltage ride-through,” Electrical Engineering, Springer, 104, 3717–3732 (2022), https://doi.org/10.1007/s00202-022-01577-6
  • Tomson Thomas, Prince Asok., Anoopraj M. R., Sunil Kumar P. R.. “Real-time hardware emulation of wind turbine model with asynchronous generator under hardware-in-the-loop platform” International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, De Gruyter, vol. 22, no. 5, 2021, pp. 533-546. https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2021-0095
  • Tomson Thomas, Prince Asok, “Event analysis and real-time validation of DFIG based wind energy system with grid reactive power exchange under sub-synchronous and super-synchronous modes,” Engineering Reports, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2(12), 2020;2:e12282. https://doi.org/10.1002/eng2.12282
  • Tomson Thomas, Prince A., “Evolution of Wind Energy Conversion System and Recent Challenges in Grid Integration: A Review” in IOP: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 396, no. 1, pp. 1-8, August 2018. https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/396/1/012051
  • Deepa Francis, Tomson Thomas, Shanooga Chandran, “Torque response improvement of direct torque controlled three phase inverter fed induction motor drive”, International  Journal of Innovative Research in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Volume 3, Issue 8, August 2015. DOI 10.17148/IJIREEICE.2015.3815
  • Dawn S. Kurian, Tomson Thomas, Anoopraj M. R., , “A three phase based four switch inverter for renewable energy sources in microgrid”, International  Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology, Volume 2, Issue 7, July 2015. DOI 10.17148/IARJSET.2015.2723

Book Chapters

  • Tomson Thomas, Anoopraj M. R., Prince A., Ginu Ann George (2021), “An introduction to wind energy conversion system with low voltage ride-through capability”, Advanced Aspects of Engineering Research, Book Publisher International. ISBN: 978-93-90149-84-1 (Print), 978-93-90149-85-8 (eBook)
  • Ginu Ann George, Tomson Thomas, Prince A., Jayan M. V. (2021), “Charge equalization of battery system considering state of charge variations in electric vehicle application”, Advanced Aspects of Engineering Research, Book Publisher International. ISBN: 978-93-90149-84-1 (Print), 978-93-90149-85-8 (eBook)

Conference Publications

  • Arjun Pradeep, Johny Manoj, Manu S, P Arun Rajan, Don Cyril Thomas and Tomson Thomas, “Water Tank Overflow and Low Level Indication Using Arduino and GSM,” 2023 IEEE Annual International Conference on Emerging Research Areas: International Conference on Intelligent Systems (AICERA/ICIS), Kanjirapally, India, 2023, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/AICERA/ICIS59538.2023.10419910.
  • S C Swathin Siva, Darin Jose, Alan K George, Albin James, Liju Mathew R and Tomson Thomas, “Energy Conservation Building Code for a Six Storey Building,” 2023 9th IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing and Communications (ICSCC), Kochi, Kerala, India, 2023, pp. 730-735, doi: 10.1109/ICSCC59169.2023.10334942.
  • Saya Fathima Sibu, Bhagya S Kumar, Anu Treesa Joseph, K J Raina, Vineetha P Joseph and Tomson Thomas, “CNN based Smart Cane: A tool for Visually Impaired People,” 2023 9th IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing and Communications (ICSCC), Kochi, Kerala, India, 2023, pp. 126-131, doi: 10.1109/ICSCC59169.2023.10334996.
  • Ashkar Muhammed Sha, Atul Thankachan, P S Hari, Manoj Poudel, Ginu Ann George and Tomson Thomas, “Design of Electrical Bicycle using Matlab-Simulink,” 2023 IEEE International Conference on Circuit Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT), Kollam, India, 2023, pp. 1038-1043, doi: 10.1109/ICCPCT58313.2023.10245349. (Electronic ISBN:979-8-3503-3324-4)
  • Anoopraj M. R., Silpa Sasi, Tomson Thomas, Prince A., “Machine Learning Based LVRT Enhancement of Wind Energy Conversion System using SFCL,” 2022 International Conference on Innovations in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development (ICISTSD), Kollam, India, 2022, pp. 157-162, doi: 10.1109/ICISTSD55159.2022.10010345.
  • Tomson Thomas, Prince A., “An enhanced low voltage ride-through of DFIG based WECS during unbalanced type-B and type-E voltage dips”, Power Engineering Research Summit (PERS-2020) at SREC Coimbatore, 29 February 2020.
  • Tomson Thomas, Prince A., “LVRT capability evaluation of DFIG based wind energy conversion system under type-A and type-C grid voltage sags”, IEEE International conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE 2020), Cochin, 2-4 January 2020, doi: 10.1109/PESGRE45664.2020.9070540.
  • Tomson Thomas, Prince A., “Analysis and validation of low voltage ride-through capability for DFIG based wind energy conversion system under symmetrical grid voltage sags”, IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics Applications and Technology in Present Energy Scenario (PETPES-2019), NITK Surathkal, 29-31 August 2019, doi: 10.1109/PETPES47060.2019.9003815.
  • Tomson Thomas, Prince A., “Evolution of Wind Energy Conversion System and Recent Challenges in Grid Integration: A Review”, Global Colloquium in Recent Advancements and Effectual Researches in Engineering, Science and Technology (RAEREST 2018), SJCET Palai, 20-21 April 2018.
  • S. Kurian, Tomson Thomas and M. R. Anoopraj, “Three phase inverter with reduced number of switches for renewable energy sources in microgrid” IEEE International Conference on Power, Instrumentation, Control and Computing (PICC), Thrissur, 2015, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/PICC.2015.7455791.
  • Deepa Francis and Tomson Thomas, “Mitigation of voltage sag and swell using dynamic voltage restorer“, IEEE Annual International Conference on Emerging Research Areas: Magnetics, Machines and Drives (AICERA/iCMMD), Kottayam, 2014, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/AICERA.2014.6908218.
  • Tomson Thomas, Elizabeth P. Cheriyan, “Wind Energy System for a Laboratory Scale Micro-grid”, IEEE International Student’s Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science 2012 , MANIT Bhopal, 1-2 March 2012, pp.1-5, doi: 10.1109/SCEECS.2012.6184761.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Gold Medal in M.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) from NIT Calicut.
  • POSOCO Power System Award 2013 for M.Tech. Thesis entitled “Wind Energy Conversion Emulator for a Laboratory Scale Micro-grid” by Power System Operation Corporation in partnership with Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer, IIT Delhi.
  • Research Supervisor of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.
  • Topper 5% in the eight weeks NPTEL-AICTE Faculty Development Programme on “Power Quality Improvement Technique” organized by IIT Roorkee funded by the MoE, Govt. of India from Jan to Mar 2023.
  • Best paper presentation award in the IEEE International Student’s Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science 2012, 1-2 March 2012, MANIT Bhopal.
  • Certificate of Excellence in the Two-week ISTE Workshop on “Solar Photovoltaics: Fundamentals, Technologies and Applications” from 12th to 22nd December 2011 conducted by IIT Bombay.
  • Coordinator of Two-week ISTE STTP on “Electric Power System” conducted by IIT Kharagpur under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD) at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai from 12th June to 15th July 2017.
  • HIL Specialist Certification from Typhoon HIL Academy, Switzerland.
  • Bronze Medal in National Karate Championship at Chennai organized by All India Karate-do Federation in April 2005.

Interactions with Outside World

  • Invited Talk on “Recent Challenges in Grid Integration of Wind Energy Systems” during ATAL FDP on “Innovative Approaches to Renewable Energy Education” at Gregorian Institute of Technology, Kangazha on 13/02/2024.
  • Technical session chair in the IEEE International Conference on Recent Advances in Systems Science and Engineering (RASSE 2023) during 08/11/2023 to 11/11/2023.
  • Invited Talk on “Active and Reactive Power Control of Grid Connected Wind Energy Systems” during Faculty Development Programme on Advancements in Renewable Energy Systems organized by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Government Polytechnic College Pala on 20/01/2023.
  • Invited Talk on “Energy Awareness and Conservation Measures” organized by Post Graduate Department of Physics, St. Joseph’s College for Women, Alappuzha on 09/11/2022.
  • Invited Talk on “Demonstration of Basic Electric Circuits” organized by Post Graduate Department of Physics, St. Joseph’s College for Women, Alappuzha on 30/11/2022.
  • Invited Talk on “Grid Integration of DFIG based Wind Energy Conversion System” organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam on 04/10/2021.
  • Member of Syllabus Committee of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University for the B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2019 scheme.
  • Reviewer of various reputed journals and IEEE conferences.
  • Invited Talk on “Computational Techniques for Contingency Analysis of Power System” organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam on 19/03/2021.
  • Seminar onEnergy Conservation in Domestic Appliancesconducted by VHSE Kumily on 03/04/2018.
  • Seminar on “Energy Conservation and Management” conducted by Co-operative Bank, Marangattupilly on 18/02/2017.
  • Technical session chair in the IEEE International Conference on Magnetics, Machines and Drives (AICERA/iCMMD), AJCE Kanjirappally, 24-26 July 2014.

Training Programmes Organized

  • Coordinator of Two week ISTE STTP on “Electric Power System” conducted by IIT Kharagpur under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD) at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai from 12th June to 15th July 2017.

MOOC Courses

  • Twelve weeks NPTEL-AICTE Faculty Development Programme on ” Fuzzy Sets, Logic and Systems & Applications” organized by IIT Kanpur funded by the MoE, Govt. of India from Jan to Apr 2023.
  • Eight weeks NPTEL-AICTE Faculty Development Programme on “Power Quality Improvement Technique” organized by IIT Roorkee funded by the MoE, Govt. of India from Jan to Mar 2023.
  • Eight weeks NPTEL-AICTE Faculty Development Programme on “Accreditation and Outcome based Learning” organized by IIT, Kharagpur funded by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India from July to September 2021.
  • Eight weeks NPTEL-AICTE Faculty Development Programme on “Basics of Finite Element Analysis – I” organized by IIT Kanpur funded by the MoE, Govt. of India from Jul to Sep 2023.

Training Programmes Attended

  • One week Faculty Development Programme on “Control of Robotic Systems: Research Trends and Challenges” organized by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, College of Engineering Perumon from 05/02/2024 to 10/02/2024.
  • One week faculty development program on “Unleashing the Sustainable Developments and Future Trends in Electrical Engineering” organized by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mangalam College of Engineering from 29/01/2024 to 02/02/2024.
  • One week faculty development program on “Recent Trends in Grid Integration” organized by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mangalam College of Engineering from 30/01/2023 to 03/02/2023.
  • Five days Indo-US SPARC Online workshop on “DC Community Level Grid Challenges in Protection, Control and Stability (DCLG)-2022”” organized by National Institute of Technology, Calicut from 1st to 5th March 2022.
  • One week AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online FDP on “Power Electronics for Power Systems” organized by Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam from 6th to 10th December 2021.
  • One week AICTE sponsored online FDP on “EV Motor drives – Power Electronics, Control Strategies and Implementation” organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam from 7th to 17th June 2021.
  • One week AICTE sponsored online FDP on “Renewable Energy and Power Electronics for Electric Vehicle Applications” organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam from 26th May to 1st June 2021.
  • One week AICTE sponsored online FDP on “Current Research Topics in Power Electronics, Power Systems and Electric Drives” organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam from 12th to 19th May 2021.
  • One week AICTE sponsored online FDP on “Renewable Energy and Power Electronics for Industrial Drives Application – Phase 1” organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam from 15th to 21st April 2021.
  • One week Training Programme on “Recent research trends in industrial drives and Power systems” organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam from 23rd to 27th March 2021.
  • One week AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online FDP on “Capacity Building” organized by Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic from 15th to 19th February 2021.
  • One week AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online FDP on “Stress-management” organized by Government College of Engineering, Srirangam from 1st to 5th February 2021.
  • One week online workshop on Universal Human Value on the theme “Inculcating Universal Human Values in Technical Education” organized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) from 19th to 23rd October 2020.
  • One week AICTE sponsored online STTP on “Guidance and Counselling” organized by SJCET Palai from 12th to 17th October 2020.
  • One week Faculty Development Programme on “Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation: Learning and Teaching Tool from Typhoon HIL” organized by Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai in association with Quarbz Info Systems, Kanpur from 31st August to 4th September 2020.
  • Webinar on “AWSAR (Augmenting writing skills for articulating research) – popular science writing” organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and Vigyan Prasar (VP) on 27th July 2020.
  • Webinar on “Learning Basics of Publishing in High Quality Journals” organized by Elsevier and J.C BOSE University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, on Tuesday 21st July 2020.
  • International Workshop on “Electric Power Grid Modernisation: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities” organized by The National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru from 20th to 24th July 2020.
  • One week Faculty Development Programme on “Power Electronic Applications to Renewable energy systems and Energy storage systems” organized by The National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru from 6th to 10th July 2020.
  • Webinar on “Digital control of grid-Tied Converters” organized by IEEE PEs, IEEE IAS and Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, SaintGits College of Engineering on 26th June 2020.
  • Two Weeks Online Advanced Training Program on “Hardware in the Loop Simulation Technology for Rapid Product Design in Electrical Engineering”, organized by Atal Incubation Centre – EMPI, New Delhi, Typhoon HIL and Quarbz Info Systems from 1st to 13th June 2020.
  • Three day Online Faculty Development Program on “Real-time Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Simulation for Power Electronics and Power Systems”, organized by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Anurag University, Hyderabad from 27th to 29th May 2020.
  • One week “Typhoon HIL online Training program” organized by Typhoon HIL and Quarbz Info Systems, Kanpur from 4th to 9th May 2020.
  • One Day National Level Technical Workshop on “Research opportunities in Power Electronics for Power Engineers” organized by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore on 28th February 2020.
  • One day Webinar on “DFIG Based Wind Energy System with Reactive Power Compensation using Wavect Power Controller” organized by Entuple Technologies on 6th February 2020.
  • One day Webinar on “Effectively and efficiently creating your paper” organized by John Wiley & Sons, on 30th January 2020.
  • One week Short Term Training Programme on “Design and Development of Power Converters for Renewable Energy Applications” organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam from 3rd to 7th December 2018.
  • Faculty Training Programme on “Control of Electric Drives: Programming with FPGA (Xilinx) and DSP (TMS 28335)” organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Kottayam from 1st to 6th February 2018.
  • Two week Faculty Development Programme on “Research Perspectives on Solar and Wind Energy Systems” organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Kottayam from 15th to 27th January 2018.
  • One day National Workshop on “Real Time Simulation in Electrical domain” conducted by Industrial Power Group of the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut in association with IEEE Power and Energy Society on 26 September 2017.
  • Coordinator of Two week ISTE STTP on “Electric Power System” conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD) at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai from 12th June to 15th July 2017.
  • One week ISTE STTP for Coordinators on “Electric Power System” conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD) from 1st to 5th May 2017.
  • One Day Research Colloquium on “Power Quality and Renewable Energy” organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Kottayam on 17th February 2017.
  • Two Day Workshop on “Energy Management and Audit” conducted by Energy Management Centre – Kerala, Department of Power, Government of Kerala as part of the National Energy Conservation Day Celebrations on 14th and 15th December 2016.
  • Three Day Workshop on “Electrical Machine Design using ANSYS” organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Kottayam during 28th -30th June 2016.
  • Two Week ISTE Workshop on “Technical Communication for Scientists and Engineers” organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay from 8th October to 5th December 2015.
  • Two Week ISTE Short Term Training Programme on “Introduction to Design of Algorithms” conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur from 25th to 30th May 2015.
  • Two Week ISTE Workshop on “Control Systems” conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur from 2nd to 12th December 2014.
  • One Week AICTE recognized Short Term Course on “Solid State Control of Electric Drives through ICT” conducted by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh from 21st to 25th July 2014.
  • Three Day Short Term Training Programme on “Modern Trends in Substation Design” organized by the Dept. of Electrical Engineering of Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam from 24th to 26th June 2014.
  • One Week Faculty Development Programme on “Advances in Smart Grid – Integrations” organized by the Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam from 28th April to 2nd May 2014.
  • Learning and development intervention “FEEL Teacher” conducted by College for Leadership and Human Resource Development from 12th to 14th December 2013.
  • Two Week Workshop on “Analog Electronics” conducted under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD) by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur from 4th to 14th June 2013.
  • One Week Short Term Training Programme on “AutoCAD for Electrical Engineers” organized by the Dept. of Electrical Engineering of Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam from 11th to 15th March 2013.
  • Intensive Hands – on Workshop on “NBA Accreditation Procedures and Practices” conducted by SRS Human Resource Services 0n 14th and 15th December 2012 at IIT Madras.
  • International Seminar on “Advances in Smart Grid Technology (AST 2012)” organized by Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy on 23rd and 24th March 2012.
  • Two week ISTE Workshop on “Solar Photovoltaics: Fundamentals, Technologies and Applications” conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay from 12th to 22nd December 2011.
  • National Workshop on “Smart Grid Engineering” organized by IEEE Malabar Subsection, Institution of Engineers & Dept. of Electrical Engg., National Institute of Technology, Calicut from 29th to 30th July 2011.
  • Seminar on “Educational Utilization of Indian Standards” organized by the Bureau of Indian Standards and St. Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology, Palai on 11th December 2009.
  • Two Week MHRD-AICTE Faculty Development Programme on “FACTS and Custom Power Controllers for Quality Enhancement of Deregulated Power Systems” organized by the Dept. of Electrical Engineering of National Institute of Technology, Calicut from 18th to 29th May 2009.
  • Two Day Workshop on “Advances in Power Electronic Systems” organized by St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai from 5th to 6th January 2009.
  • One Week Short Term Training Programme on “Computing, Simulation and Modeling in Electronics Engineering” organized by the Dept. of Electronics Engineering of St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai from 18th to 22nd November 2008.
  • One Week Induction Training Programme on “Teaching Excellence and Methodologies” organized by ISTE Kerala Section at Maharajas Technological Institute, Thrissur from 19th to 24th May 2008.

Consultancy Works

Consultancy works done under Electrical Consultancy Division of St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai

  • Electrical Technical Audit at Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Tatapuram, Kochi.
  • Electrical System Drawing of Rubberwood India Private Ltd., Manganam, Kottayam.
  • Transformer Testing at Intrans, Aluva.
  • Energy Audit at Royal Latex, Koovapally.

Research Supervisor

Research Supervisor of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.

Research Area: Power System, Grid Integration of Renewable Energy, Power Quality, Wind Energy conversion Systems, Energy Conservation and Management, Electrical Machines etc.

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