Associate Professor Sunetra Chowdhury

Renewable Energy Systems, Distributed Generation, Power System Protection, Microgrids and Smartgrids

EE(Hons) PhD (Eng) Kolkata MIET SMIEEE MIE SMSAIEE

An NRF-rated researcher.

Research Interests

  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Distributed Generation
  • Power System Protection
  • Microgrids and Smartgrids

Postgraduate Supervision

PhD

  • Ernest Uyioghosa Igbineweka, Discrete wavelet transform-based smart fault detection and diagnostic tools for AC/DC hybrid microgrid integration to utility power network
  • Kaniki Jeannot Mpiana, Optimal Placement of Electric Vehicles Charging Stations and Small-scale Distributed Generation in a Distribution Network
  • Mbav Nguz, Software Development for Technical and Economic Analysis of Concentrating Solar Power-Biomass hybrid power plant

Masters

  • James Robert Lombard, Optimal sizing and placement of IPP's on HV networks for minimum power line losses using Neural Networks
  • Ed-Martin Sivute Kalihonda, System Costs, Reliability Costs, Feasibility and Portfolio Risks of a Fully Renewable Hybrid Power System for the Namibian Diamond Mining Industry
  • Luvo Xaba, (Title Pending)

Current Undergraduate Teaching 

  • N/A