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SOEUOM - Prof Dr.T. Ananthapadmanabha

Prof Dr.T. Ananthapadmanabha, PhD

Education is all about enkindling young minds and enabling them to attain their maximal potential.

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Mysore university school of Engineering, Manasa Gangotri Campus, Mysore. I hope to convey the passion and enthusiasm that staff bring to you, and all that they do here, making Our Institute wonderful place to learn.

Further, I believe that, Engineering is a fantastic base of any career. Most often, Engineers contribute considerably to the quality of life in society by creating new innovative things through their different way of thinking from the common man with hard work, dedication, and skillset. I wish you a very happy and academically highly rewarding student life at our “Manasa Gangotri Campus” and hope that you will enhance the pride and prestige of this esteemed institution through your academic excellence.

The purpose of education is to teach our students to think and develop a capacity to reason out facts and this is achieved by providing them excellent academic environment, state of-the-art infrastructure, state-of-the-art laboratories and dedicated and highly qualified faculty members with decades of teaching and industrial experience. We are determined, to improve further in every sphere of academic activities including research orientation and overall development of the students at our institute.

I would warmly welcome you to come and visit the college, to experience all that Mysore university school of Engineering has to offer. Let us together tab the depths of the ocean and explore the universe through the Wings of Knowledge and Power of Innovation. This empowerment will imbibe an attitude akin to a positive and proactive thinking.

Education Qualification

Degree / Diploma University / Institution State Year
Ph. D Mysuru / NIE Karnataka 1997
M.E Mysuru / NIE Karnataka 1984
B.E Mysuru / NIE Karnataka 1980

Rank/Prizes/Medals won during Education

Degree / Diploma University / Institution Rank / Prizes/ Medals Year
Ph. D Mysuru / NIE Gold Medal 1997
M.E Mysuru / NIE 1 st Rank & Gold Medal 1984
B.E Mysuru / NIE 10th Rank 1980

Teaching Experience

Position Held Nature of Appointment (Permanent/ Temporary) Duration Level(PG/ UG) No. of Years University/Institution
From To
Director - 09/08/2021 Till date - - MUSE, Mysuru
Principal Permanent 08/07/2016 08/01/2019 - 2.5 NIE IT, Mysuru
Controller of Exams Permanent 18/10/2010 30/6/2016 UG & PG 05+ NIE, Mysuru
HOD Permanent 31/03/2004 17/01/2011 UG & PG 6.10 NIE, Mysuru
Professor (Regular) Permanent 03/03/2006 30/06/2016 UG 10+ NIE, Mysuru
Professor (CAS) Permanent 17/05/2000 03/03/2006 UG 5.10 NIE, Mysuru
Asst. Professor Permanent 24/08/1998 17/05/2000 PG 2.3 NIE, Mysuru
SG Lecturer Permanent 13/05/1997 23/08/1998 UG 1.3 NIE, Mysuru
Senior Lecturer Permanent 23/05/1991 12/05/1997 UG 6 NIE, Mysuru
Lecturer Permanent 23/05/1983 22/05/1991 UG 8 NIE, Mysuru
Lecturer Temporary 24/09/1980 31/07/1981 UG 1 PES, Mandya

Doctoral Research

Year 1997
Title of the Ph. D Topic Artificial Intelligence Methodologies for Planning and Operation of Distribution System
University/ Institution Mysore University
Whether the Thesis is Published Yes

Post-Doctoral Research

Title of the Ph. D Topic NIL
University/ Institution
Fellowship Received, if any
Whether the Thesis is Published

Research Guidance: Master Degree/Diploma Dissertation

Year Name of the Academic Programme Number of Students Guided Successfully
1983 to till date PG 1: Power Systems Engineering 125 +
PG 2: CAID 10
UG: E & EE 100+

Ph. D Supervision

Awarded Candidates

Sl No. Year of Registration Name of the Candidate Title of the Ph. D Topic University
1 1998 W.M Shiva Kumar AI Methodologies for electric distribution system UOM Awarded
2 2002 P.S. Venkataramu Power System studies incorporating Voltage Collapse Phenomenon. VTU Awarded
3 2002 K. Balaraman Application of New methodologies in energy Management Systems VTU Awarded
4 2002 M.S. Nagaraja Development of Artificial Neural Network & Fuzzy Logic Based Algorithm for planning, operation & Control of Distribution Systems VTU Awarded
5 2006 Shoba Shankar Fuzzy application for voltage collapses based power system studies VTU Awarded
6 2006 R. Prakash Development of new algorithm for reactive power optimization in radial distribution system VTU Awarded
7 2006 Manoj Kumar. H. Pujar Development of algorithms for operational planning at distribution automation environment VTU Awarded
8 2007 Surekha. T. P Advanced Communication techniques in power systems. VTU Awarded
9 2013 Maruthi Prasanna H A Development of new algorithms for Distributed generation Planning VTU, Integrated Full Time Awarded
10 2016 Parthasarathy L Reactive Power planning in restructured power system VTU Awarded
11 2013 Likith Kumar. M. V. Development of novel algorithms for distribution system state estimation VTU, Integrated Full Time Awarded
12 2011 Pradeepa. H Development of new algorithms for power system security in distributed generator environment VTU Awarded
13 2011 Chidananadappa. R Development of new algorithms for the operational planning of electrical distribution system in distributed generator environment. VTU Awarded
14 2011 Girish. V Integration of smart grid technologywide area monitoring and control of the power transmission network. VTU Awarded
15 2012 Gopala Reddy. K Development of intelligent technique for optimal distributed generation planning for power quality improvement in distribution network VTU Awarded
16 2012 RadhaKrishna. P Development of new algorithms for control of distribution system in DG environment VTU Awarded
17 2014 Satish K R Development of New intelligent techniques for planning and operation of DG in Distribution System VTU Awarded
18 2016 Anil D Souza Investigation of Solar PV-DG impacts with the distribution Grid Comprehensive Viva voce completed
19 2017 Anand Srivastava Development of Intelligent Data Security Algorithms in Smart Grid Power System Comprehensive Viva voce completed
20 2021 Nagling Gurav Modelling of EV system VTU Registered

Major / Minor Research Projects

Sl No Title of the Project Funding Agency Duration Amount (Rs in Lakhs) Remarks (Completed or in Progress)
From To
1 Automation of Distribution System UGC 2001 2004 2.35 Completed
2 MODROB Project AICTE 2001 2005 3.00 Completed
3 TEQIP – PROJECTS TEQIP 2005 2008 78.00 Completed
4 Home Automation System VGST 2013 2014 0.50 Completed
5 Refrigeration system for cold storage IEDC 2014 2015 1.00 Completed

Details of Paper Presented in Journals / Seminars / Symposium / Conference

Sl NO. International/National/Conference/Journal No. of Publication
1 International Journals 89
2 International Conferences 105
3 National Journals 04
4 National Conference 76
5 Book Chapter 01
6 National Patent Applied 01
Total 276 till date

Membership in Editorial Boards

Sl NO. Name of Journal / Newsletter Year Position (Chairman/ Member
1 International Journal of Intelligent Research Systems. 2006- 2012 Member
2 Institution of Engineers, IE(I), Mysuru Local center 2006- Till Date Member
3 International Journal of analysis and computation 2006- 2010 Member

Awards/Prizes/Honors Received

Year Details of Award/Prize Contribution for which Award was Conferred
1980 10th Rank –Mysuru University Rank in B.E
1985 1st Rank and Gold Medal – Mysuru University Rank in ME
1987 Gold Medal – Mysuru University Ph. D Work
1993 Certificate from CBIP, Delhi Technical Paper Publications
2001 Sri. M. Visveswaraiah National Suvarna Mahan Shree Ratna Award Technical and Social Work
2013 Dr. K. Chidanandagowda Award Engineering
2013 Mysuru Citizens Cultural trust Award Technical and social work
2013 Mysuru District Kannada Rajyotsava Award Science and Technology
2015 Shishyaru Mechhida Shikshaka Award Engineering

Details of Visits Abroad in Connection with Academic / Institutional Programme

Year Duration Purpose Country Visited
2012 11-13th April Paper Presentation Hong Kong

Establishment of Laboratories/Special Facilities

Year Name of Lab Established Remarks
1993 Relay Lab UG Curriculum
2004 Modernization of Relay Lab AICTE – MODROB
2004 High Voltage Lab TEQIP
2005 Power Simulation Lab TEQIP
2007 Power System Hardware Simulation Lab TEQIP
2005 High Voltage Testing Center Testing and Consultancy
2009 Drives Lab PG Curriculum

Membership in Academic Societies/Bodies

Name of Society Affiliation Position Remarks
ISTE Life Member -
IE(I) FIE – Life Member -
New York Academy of Science Member - 1997 -
IEEE Member -

Resources Person in Refresher Courses / Orientation Programme / Other Training Programmes

Month and Year Institution Nature of Programme Target Group Remarks (Outcome)
2004-2012 KEB Engineering Association Special Lectures Asst. Executive Engineer, Asst. Engineers, Supervisors, Lineman Training
2004-Till Date Engineering Colleges Orientation Programme / Special Lectures UG/PG Students Training

Participation in Extension Activities

Sl No. Programme/Activities Duration Nature of Work Beneficiaries and Outcome
1 NSS 1 Years Social Work Villages
2 Remedial Coaching 4 Years TEQIP Engg. Colleges
3 Rural DevelopmentSchemes/Programme 3 Years TEQIP Rural High School Children
4 Voluntary Organization 1 Years Blood Donation Camp General Public
5 Educational Societies 4 Years IE(I) Engineers and General Public

Consultancy Services Provided

Year Organization Nature of Consultancy Name of Benefits Recieved
2004–2016 CESCOM, MESCOM, KPTCL, ABB, etc Testing Industries

Chairmanship / Membership in University Academic Bodies, PG Level (BOE/BOS)

Name of the Academic Body Position University Period
From To
BOS/BOE Member VTU 2003 2006
BOS Member VTU 2009 2012
BOS Member VTU Nominee at SDM, Dharwad (AUTM) 2010 2013
BOS/BOE Member Mysore 1993 1996
BOE Member Bangalore 1997 2000
BOE Member Mysuru 2007 2008
Ph.D Registration Committee Member VTU 2004 2007
Ph.D Registration Committee Member VTU 2010 2013
BOS Member VTU Nominee at Nagarjuna College of Engineering (AUTM) Bangalore 2016 2019

Organization of Programme Seminar/Workshop, etc.,)

  • As Head of EEE Department & Chief Coordinator organized many Workshops/Student Level paper Contest/Community service programmes under TEQIP at NIE, Mysuru.
  • As Honorary Secretary of Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI), Mysuru Local Centre organized more than 100 Technical lectures/workshops/seminars in various Engineering Disciplines
  • A Chairman of Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI), Mysuru Local Centre organized more than 150 Seminars/Technical lectures/workshops/social work/Kannada programmes in various Engineering Disciplines.
  • As HOD of EEE Department of NIE organized one International Symposium and many FDPs/Training programme.
  • As Principal of NIE Institute of Technology organized one International Symposium, six National Symposium and many FDPs and more than 100 technical Programmes.

Membership Held in University Authorities (Syndicate, Academic Council, Dean, Finance Committee and Other Statutory Bodies)

University and Statutory Body Period
From To
NIE-Autonomous 2007 2016
Controller of Examination, NIE-Autonomous 2010 2016
Institute of Engineers (India), Mysore Local Center 2010 2016
Governing council (GC) Member for 3 engineering colleges, Academic council member for 2 engineering colleges (AUTONOMOUS) 2016 2020

Membership in College Affiliation Committees

Year Colleges Visited Position Held
2001-2016 More than 100 Engineering Colleges Member Convener/ Expert Member

Details of Administrative Experience

University/Department Position Held Period
From To
IEI Special Invitee, R and D Board, IEI 2015 Till Date
IEI Member, National Advisory Committee Electrical Division Dec-2012 Dec-2013
IEI Member, National Examination Disciplinary Committee Dec-2012 Dec-2013
IEI Regional Coordination Committee Dec-2012 Dec-2013
VTU Special Officer, Mysuru Region 2001 2004
VTU Regional Director, Mysuru Region 2007 2009
VTU Special Officer, BOSCH REXROTH, Mysuru 2008 2009
NIE NSS Officer 2000 2001
NIE Chairman EAC 2000 2001
NIE HOD 2004 2011
NIE Chairman Anti-ragging Committee 2009 2011
NIE Controller of Examinations 2010 2016
NIE IT, Mysore Principal 2016 2019

Membership in Local/National/Social Committees

Year Position Name of theCommittee Activity
2012 to 2014 Chairman The Institute of Engineers (I), Mysuru Local center, Mysuru. Various Technical activities, Such as Seminars, Symposiums, Consultancy etc
2010 to 2012 Hon. Secretary The Institute of Engineers (I), Mysuru Local center, Mysuru. Various Technical activities, Such as Seminars, Symposiums, Consultancy etc
2006 to 2010 Executive committee Member The Institute of Engineers (I), Mysuru Local center, Mysuru. Various Technical activities, Such as Seminars, Symposiums, Consultancy etc
2007 to 2014 Chairman and Member Technical Committee Electrical, Mysuru Palace Board, Mysuru. Electrical Technical activities such as lighting, Substation, etc.,