Faculty Profile

Mr. Apoorva Saxena
Assistant Professor
Institute of Engineering and Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering

Contact Details:

Email: apoorva.saxena@gla.ac.in
Contact Number: 9997624727

Area of Research Interest:
  • Smart Grids & Clean Energy 
  • Power System
  • Electrical Machine
Education Qualifications:
  • PhD (Pursuing): GLA University, Mathura(U.P.) under Prof.(Dr.) D. S. Chauhan-Vice Chancellor (GLA University)
  • M.Tech. (Power System & Electric Drives) from Thapar University- Patiala, Panjab
  • B.Tech. (Electrical & Electronics) from Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University ( AGRA), U. P. , India
Professional Experience: 
  • Asst. Professor in G.L.A. University, Mathura(Aug 2010 – till date)
  • Asst. Professor in Inderprastha  Engg.  college, Ghaziabad (Aug 2009 – Aug 2010 )
  • Asst. Professor in Graphic Era university, Dehradun (Jan 2009 - Aug 2009  )
  • Lecturer in  Anand Engineering College, Agra (July 2005 - July 2006)
  • Lecturer in B.S.A.C.E.T., Mathura (July 2004 - July 2005)
Awards & Fellowships:
  • MHRD Scholarship after qualifying GATE- 2006.
  • A. Saxena, D. S. Chauhan, S. S. Soni, "Microgrid: A conceptual solution to rural electrification and its control aspects by varying inverter output impedance", publishesd inInternational Conference on Emerging Trends in Engg. Innovations and Technology Management", EITM 2017, at NIT Hamirpur.
  • A. Saxena , D.S.Chauhan, “Rural Electrification using Micro grids and its Performance Analysis with the Perspective of Single Phase inverter as its main Constituent,” in Springer book series “ Advances on intelligent systems and computing”, IISN- 2194-5357
  • Manaswi Srivastava and Apoorva Saxena, "A Comparative Study of Different Control Strategies for Stand Alone and Grid Connected Photovoltaic System" , CICT 2016, 2nd IEEE Int. Conf. on Computational Intelligence and Communication Technology, pp 410-414, 2016.
  • Manaswi Srivastava and Apoorva Saxena, "Direct and Quadrature Axis Voltage and Current Control of a Three Phase Grid Connected PV System with Adaptive Fuzzy Logic MPPT Controller", 2016 IEEE 1st International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems, Delhi Technological University New Delhi, India, 4th-6th July 2016.
  • “ Rural electrification in India using Distributed Generation: Current scenario, Government initiatives, regulatory & technical issues ”, American International Journal of Research in Sciences , Technology, Engineering & Mathematics ( AIJRSTEM), Issue 2, Vol.1,March-May 2013
  • “Rural off Grid electrification Using Hybrid Mini grid and its Socio Economic Impact: A Case Study of District Pilibhit “International Journal of Emerging Trends in Electrical & Electronics” (IJETEE), Issue 1 Vol.2, April-2013
Conferences/ Seminars/Workshops Attended:     
  • Attended 5 day workshop at NSIT Delhi on "Artificial intelligence in Engineering Applications" on Dec 26- dec 30 2016
  • Attended workshop on "Smart Microgrids" at IIT Kanpur, April 8 - 10, 2016
  • Attended workshop on “Power System Optimization: A journey from conventional to Meta – Heuristic techniques” at IIT Delhi , June 5-6 , 2015
  •  Attended workshop on “Grid integration of Renewable Energy sources” at IIT Delhi , April 18-19 , 2015
  •  Attended DST-SERB school on “Smart Transmission Grid using Synchrophasor Technology” at IIT-Kanpur, Dec 10-14, 2013
  •  Attended IEEE seminar on “Awareness – cum- Training Programme on IEEE resources” organized by GLA University, Mathura.
  •  Attended seminar on “SUSTAINABLE ENERGY “, IEEE chapter, organized by IIT DELHI, Dec 2010
PostgraduateThesis Supervised:

Completed/ Awarded             :  02

Working                                   :  00

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