Profile
Name Arun Abhishek Imayakumar
Designation Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest Power Systems
Room No.
Intercom No. 251
Mobile 8056283799
Email Id (Official) arunabhishek@svce.ac.in
Email Id (Personal) arun.abhishek1995@gmail.com
Qualification

Master of Science (MS) in Electrical Engineering (thesis) Dec 2019
Washington State University (WSU), Pullman, USA. GPA:3.61/4 (90.25%)

B.E in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) May 2016
Anna university ( Valliammai Engineering College – VEC), Chennai, India CGPA:7.91/10

Higher Secondary Education Mar 2012
Prince Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai, India 93%

Academic Experience

Research Assistant WSU, Feb 2018 – Dec 2019
• Summarizing research papers, implementing algorithms, and presenting results professionally
• Developing data-driven application software in Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Advanced  Distribution Management System (ADMS) platform: GRIDAPPS-D
• Project: Data flow analyzer

Professional Worker ESIC WSU, May 16, 2020 – June 20, 2020
• Identifying platform requirements for data flow analyzer
• Utilizing the knowledge of PNNL GRIDAPPS-D platform to run the offline version

Courses Handled
Research & Consultancy

ADMS application: Data flow analyzer WSU research, 2018-2019
• Data analytics in power distribution system: Ensuring accurate system monitoring using data driven
methods to detect single point anomalies
• Measurements: Individual household power consumption, network-level primary voltage magnitudes
• Implemented network-level dimensionality reduction algorithm (Principal Component Analysis (PCA)) and
residual based anomaly detection in Python using GitHub for versioning

Power System Cyber Security: Cyber-attacks in Short term load forecasting WSU course, Mar 2019
• Developed linear regression (ARIMA) in R and non-linear models (MLP neural-networks) in Python for
short term load forecasting
• Implemented a novel black box based cyber-attack on neural network in Python

Data Acquisition System: Portable DAS for engine testing (Undergrad thesis) CVRDE, India, Mar 2016
• Designed a rack mounted acquisition system for logging of nine critical engine parameters to develop
portable data logger
• Verified senor accuracy by pressure and temperature sensor calibration
• Developed graphical simulation program to test the sensor data logging into spreadsheets in LabVIEW
• Designed for a DRDO on Battle tanks used by the Indian army

Automation: PLC Ladder Logic program for vertical boring machine automation ICF India, Oct 2016
• Designed PLC, an industrial controller to automate relays, Ladder Logic program in an Indian railway
coach manufacturing factory

Distribution System Planning: Voltage mitigation study WSU course, Mar 2019
• Modeled unbalance distribution system for load allocation and voltage drop studies in Windmil
• Developed planning mitigation strategies for future voltage violations

Transient Stability Data Storage: Storing different output file parameters WSU research, Nov 2017
• Developed data loggers using EPCL scripts to process the output data from the GE PSLF software

 

Conference / Workshop / FDP

Faculty Development Program (FDP): ”Circuit Design using AutoCAD Electrical (Online Live FDP)”by
ICT Academy from 16 Aug 2021 to 20 Aug 2021

Attended IEEE Power Energy Society General Meeting (PES-GM), Western Protective Relay Conference
(WPRC) and IEEE Palouse section talks

Attended IEEE smart grid, PSERC webinars

Peer reviewed three conference papers in Texas Power and Energy Conference (TPEC) in Cyber-Physical
systems

Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities
Achievements
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