Dr.Harish Balaga

Department:
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Faculty Id:
VCE1102
Designation:
Associate Professor
Years of Teaching Experience:
10.8
Employment Status:
Full Time – Ratified by JNTUH
Phone:

9494010254

Date of Birth:

29/06/1986

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Power Systems 2014, IIT (BHU) Varanasi,
PG Degree in Control Systems,2009, NIT Kurukshetra,
UG Degree in EIE,2007, GITAM College of Engineering.

Subjects Taught:

  1. Neural Networks and fuzzy logic
  2. Elements of Electrical Engineering
  3. Renewable Energy Sources
  4. Power system switchgear & Protection
  5. Electrical Measurements & Instrumentation
  6. Power Quality Management

List of Publications:

Book:

  1. P. Singh, D. Singh, R. K. Misra, R. Mahanty, and Harish Balaga, Eds., Power Systems: Planning, Operation and Control Strategies. Narosa Publishing House, 2015. (ISBN: 978-81-8487-440-2).

Book Chapter:

  1. Harish Balaga, D. N. Vishwakarma, Amrita Sinha, “Application of ANN Based Pattern Recognition Technique for the Protection of 3-Phase Power Transformer”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (SPRINGER), Vol. 7076, Swarm, Evolutionary, and Memetic Computing, pp. 358-365,2011. (DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-27172-4_44)(Print ISBN: 978-3-642-27171-7) (Citations: 2)

Journals:

  1. Harish Balaga, N. Gupta, and D. N. Vishwakarma, “GA trained parallel hidden layered ANN based differential protection of three phase power transformers,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, vol. 67, pp. 286–297, May 2015. (Elsevier) (IF: 3.289) (DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2014.11.028) (Citations: 36)
  2. Harish Balaga, D. N. Vishwakarma and H. Nath, “Artificial Neural Network Based Backup Differential Protection of Generator-Transformer Unit,” InternationalJournal ofElectronics & Electrical Engineering, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 482–487, 2015. (DOI: 10.12720/ijeee.3.6.482-487) (Citations: 4)
  3. Neha Gupta, Harish Balaga, D.N. Vishwakarma, “Numerical Differential Protection of Power Transformer using GA Trained ANN”, InternationalJournal ofEmerging Trends in Electrical & Electronics, Vol. 3, no.1, pp.1-7, 2013. (Citations: 2)
  4. Narapareddy and Harish Balaga, “Generalized Regression Neural Network and Wavelet Transform for Transformer Protection,” InternationalJournal of Emerging Research in Management &Technology, vol. 5, no. 8, pp. 73–80, 2016.
  5. NarapaReddy and Harish Balaga, “Intelligent Multifault Classifier for Power Transformer Protection,” InternationalJournal of Control Theory Applications, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 475–485, 2017.
  6. NarapaReddy and Harish Balaga, “Wavelet Transform and Radial Basis Networks for Transformer Protection”Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, no.2, pp. 1287-1299, 2017
  7. S. Kumar and Harish Balaga, “Rotor Flux Estimation of Induction Motor Using Artificial Neural Networks,” Journal ofInternational Association of Advanced Technology & Science, vol. 16, no. 11, pp. 1–7, 2015. (Citations: 1)

Conference Papers:

  1. Harish Balaga, Vishwakarma, D.N., Sinha, A., “Numerical differential protection of power transformer using ANN as a pattern classifier”, IEEE International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded Systems (ICPCES), 2010, MNNIT Allahabad, pp. 1 – 6 (DOI: 10.1109/ICPCES.2010.5698716) (Citations: 8)
  2. D. N. Vishwakarma, Harish Balaga, and H. Nath, “Application of genetic algorithm trained master-slave Neural Network for differential protection of power transformer,” in 9th IEEE International Conference on Computer Engineering & Systems (ICCES), Cairo, Egypt, December 22-23, 2014, pp. 164–169. (doi:10.1109/ICCES.2014.7030950) (Citations: 11)
  3. Harish Balaga, Marrapu Deepthi “Customized Multi-Layer ANN Based  Pattern Recognition Technique For Differential Protection of Power Transformer” 11thInternational Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2019) held in Hyderabad, India during December 13-15, 2019.
  4. Harish Balaga, Marrapu Deepthi, “Regional Pole Placement Technique to Stablize Cart-Inverted Pendulum system” IEEE International Conference on Recent Innovations in Electrical, Electronics & Communication Engineering – (ICRIEECE) organized by KIIT Bhubaneswar during 27th-28th July 2018.
  5. Harish Balaga, D. N. Vishwakarma, Amrita Sinha “Protection of 3-phase power transformer using ANN based pattern recognition technique”, Proceedings of 35th National Systems Conference, 2011, IIT Bhubaneswar, pp.95-102.
  6. Shailendra Kumar Saroj, Harish Balaga, D. N. Vishwakarma, “Discrete Wavelet Transform Based Numerical Protection of Transmission Line”, Proceedings of 17th National Power Systems Conference (NPSC-2012), IIT (BHU) Varanasi, pp. 411-415.
  7. Harish Balaga, D. N. Vishwakarma, “Customized Multi-Layer ANN Based Pattern Recognition Technique for Differential Protection of Power Transformer”, Proceedings of National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Agents Theory & Applications, 2011, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, pp.226-230.
  8. Amrita Sinha, Ramesh Kumar, D. N. Vishwakarma, Harish Balaga, “Fuzzy Logic and Radial Basis Function Neural Network Based Protection of turbo Generator”, Proceedings of National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Agents Theory & Applications, 2011, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, pp.61-67.

FDPs Organized:

  1. Remote Centre coordinator for One-week FDP on “Deep Learning and Applications” organized by E&ICT Academy, MNIT Jaipur during 27th – 31st May, 2019.
  2. Remote Centre coordinator for One-week FDP on “PythonProgramming with Industry Perspective” organized by E&ICT Academy, MNIT Jaipur during 2nd –6th December, 2019.
  3. Remote Centre coordinator for One-week FDP on “AI and Machine Learning” organized by E&ICT Academy, MNIT Jaipur during 17th – 21st December 2018.

Conferences / Workshops / FDPs Attended:

  1. Speaker on the topic “Introduction to MENDELEY: A Free Reference Manager” during the One Week Faculty Development Program on Emerging Trends in Sciences – Usage of Research Tools and Techniques, Organised by Department of Freshman Engineering, Vardhaman College of Engineering (Autonomous), Hyderabad, during 15th to 20th, June 2020.
  2. Five-Day Online Faculty Development Programme on “Recent Trends in Power Electronics and Energy Storage Systems” organized by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vardhaman College of Engineering during 10th -14th June, 2020.
  3. One Week National Faculty Development Program and Online Training on “LaTeX” Organised by Sanjay Ghodawat University, Kolhapur in association with Spoken Tutorial Project, IITBombay (27th April to 2nd May 2020)
  4. Webinar on “Energy Regulations Webinar: Challenges to Energy Regulations beyond Corona 2020” On 24 May 2020 (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM) Hosted by IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section (India Council).
  5. One-week FDP on “PythonProgramming with Industry Perspective” organized by E&ICT Academy, MNIT Jaipur during 2nd –6th December 2019.
  6. One-week FDP on “Deep Learning and Applications” organized by E&ICT Academy, MNIT Jaipur during 27th – 31stMay 2019.
  7. One-week FDP on “AI and Machine Learning” organized by E&ICT Academy, MNIT Jaipur during 17th – 21stDecember 2018.
  8. One-week FDP on “Blended Learning Essentials” organized by Vardhaman College of engineering during 11th-16th June 2018.
  9. One-week FDP on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning” organized by Vardhaman College of engineering during 5th-10th February 2018.
  10. One-week FDP on “Transformation from efficient to effective teaching” organized by Vardhaman College of engineering during 29th Nov-6thDecember 2017.
  11. One-week FDP on “Power electronic Applications to renewable energy systems” organized by Vardhaman College of engineering during 12-17thJune 2017.
  12. One-week QIP sponsored Short term course on “Advanced Topics in Robust and Nonlinear Control” organized by Electrical Engineering Department, IIT (BHU) Varanasi during 14-20thFebruary
  13. 4th International Conference on “Transformations in Engineering Education” organized by Vardhaman College of engineering during 6-8th January 2017.
  14. Faculty Industrial Training program on “Analysis on Thermal, Electrical and Optical testing of LED lighting and awareness on Railway Signaling Systems” at Efftronics Systems Pvt. Ltd., Vijayawada during 6-11th June 2016.
  15. One day workshop on “Digital Design Through Arduino” jointly organized by IIT Hyderabad Teaching Learning Centre & IEEE Hyderabad Section on 20th Feb. 2016.
  16. One day workshop on “Smart Digital Drives Control Development using FPGA” at Entuple Technologies Private Limited, Bangalore on 29 Mar 2016.
  17. National workshop on “Planning, operation and Control of Microgrid-I (POCMGRD-2015)”, Organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, A.U. College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam during 26-27 November, 2015.
  18. A two-day   National workshop on “Patent and Copyrights for Maximizing Research Impact (PCMRI),” organized by GMR Institute of Technology during 26-27th December, 2015.
  19.  “Author workshop jointly organized by Springer and IIT BHU” on 10th February, 2014 at IIT BHU Varanasi.
  20. 17th National Power Systems Conference, NPSC-2012, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi, Dec. 12-14, 2012.
  21. 35th National Systems Conference, NSC-2011, Dept. Of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Dec. 9-11, 2011.
  22. Swarm Evolutionary and Memetic Computing Conference (SEMCCO-2011), Dept. of Computer Science Engineering, ANITS, Visakhapatnam, 19-21 Dec. 2011.
  23. IEEE International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded Systems (ICPCES), Dept. of Electrical Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad, 29thNov – 1stDec. 2010.
  24. A workshop on “Threat of voltage instability in power systems” at Dept. of Electrical Engineering., Institute of Technology, B.H.U. Varanasi U.P. during 8th-10th Dec. 2009.

Awards, Memberships and Events:

  1. Best paper award in 11thInternational Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2019) held in Hyderabad, India during December 13-15, 2019
  2. Official MENDELEY advisor
  3. IEEE Member (Annual), ISTE life Member
  4. Special Recognition Award in 17th National Power Systems Conference, NPSC-2012.
  5. Ex-Member of Senate Post Graduation Committee (SPGC), IIT (BHU) Varanasi. (2013-2014 session)
  6. Member of Core organizing committee of NPSC-2012. Developed and managed website and paper submission system for NPSC-2012.

Research Projects Undertaken:

None