Mr. VIRENKUMAR PANDYA

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Qualification : M.E (Electrical) with specialization in Power System
  • Experience : 10 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Power System

Educational Qualification

  • B.E. (Electrical) completed in 2001 with 72.56% from L.E. College, Morbi, Saurashtra University.
  • M.E. (Electrical) with specialization in power system in 2003 with aggregate 69.66% from Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The M. S. University of Baroda.

Industry & Teaching Experience

Industry Experience:

On contractual basis I worked at ABB Ltd, Maneja, Baroda from 01-05-2003 to 31-07-2003 for project related to power system planning, modelling and simulation.

Teaching Experience:
Private Institutions (before joing Government Service) 
  • Worked as an Adhoc lecturer at Atmiya Institute of Technology & Science, Rajkot from 22-08-2003 to 20-10-2003.
  • Joined as a permanent lecurer at Institute of Technology, Nirma University of Science & Technology from 14-11-2003 to 20-05-2004 and then 10-06-2004 to 02-11-2008.
  • Worked as a permanent Assistant Professor at Institute of Technology, Nirma University of Science & Technology from 03-11-2008 to 01-04-2011.
Teaching Experience:
Government Service
  • Joined as an Assistant Professor at L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad from 19-04-2011 to 25-06-2015.
  • Currently working as an Assistant Professor at Shantilal Shah Engineering College, Bhavnagar since 26-05-2015.

Skills and Knowledge

Software skills:

  • Power system softwares: ETAP (Electrical Transient Analyzer Program) PowerStatioin, MiPower, NEPLEN
  • Multi-stream engineering software: MATLAB and Simulink
Soft skills:
  • Communication skills:
    • Gujarati (Speak / Read / Write)
    • Hindi (Speak / Read / Write)
    • English (Speak / Read / Write)
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal skill
  • Work ethic
  • EQ (Emotional Quotient) and SQ (Spiritual Quotient)
Knowledge:
  • Electrical power system modelling, simulaiton and analysis on various power system softares, MATLAB programming
  • Working of electrical machines, switchgear equipments, measuring instruments etc 

Various subjects taught in UG and PG

Undergraduate Porgramme - Sujects taught:

    • Basic Electrical Engineering
    • Electrical Power System I 
    • Electrical Power System II
    • Power System Operation and Control
    • Interconnected Power System
    • Control System Engineering
    • Switchgerar and Protection
    • DC Machines and Transformer
    • AC Machines
Undergraduate Porgramme - Sujects taught:
    • Computer Methods in Power System Aanlysis

Various Trainings and Workshops


SR. NO

NAME OF TRAINING OR WORKSHOP

ORGANIZATION

PERIOD

FROM

TO

1

MISSION 10X WORKSHOP

L.D.ENGINEERING OF COLLEGE, AHMEDABAD

4-JUL-11

8-JUL-11

2

MISSION 10X WORKSHOP, ADVANCED

L.D.ENGINEERING OF COLLEGE, AHMEDABAD

4-OCT-11

5-OCT-11

3

OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF EMERGING POWER SYSTEMS

I.I.T. KANPUR

21-NOV-11

25-NOV-11

4

RECENT TRENDS IN POWER SYSTEM RESTRUCTURING

SPCE, VISNAGAR

12-JUL-13

13/07/2013

5

INDUCTION PHASE I

NITTTR, BHIOPAL, EXT. AHMEDABAD CENTER

19-AUG-13

30-AUG-13

6

KARMYOGI SIBIR

SWAMINARAYAN DHAM GANDHINAGAR

21-NOV-13

23/11/2013

7

RECENT TRENDS IN ADVANCED ELECTRICAL MACHINE

L.D.ENGINEERING OF COLLEGE, AHMEDABAD

30-DEC-13

3-JAN-14

8

COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING USING MATLAB

IIT, GANDHINAGAR

21-MAR-14

22/03/2014

9

MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

IIT, GANDHINAGAR

12-JUN-14

16-MAY-14

10

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

NITTTR, BHIOPAL, EXT. AHMEDABAD CENTER

1-JUN-15

12-JUN-15

11

RECENT RESEARCH TRENDS IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

S.S.E.C. BHAVNAGAR

3-DEC-15

8-DEC-15

12

INDUCTION TRAINING PROGRAMME PHASE-II

NITTTR, BHIOPAL, EXT. AHMEDABAD CENTER

2-MAY-16

13-MAY-16

13

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN COLLABORATION WITH INDUSTRIES

IPR SPONSORED, VGEC CHANDKHEDA, GANDHINAGAR

24-OCT-16

25-OCT-16

14

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT AND GOOD GOVERNANCE

SSEC, BHAVNAGAR

23-NOV-16

25-NOV-16

15

FLIPPED LEARNING:RE-IMAGINE LEARNING

SSEC, BHAVNAGAR

5-JAN-17

7-JAN-17

16

RECENT TRENDS IN ELECTRICAL POWER ENGINEERNG

ELECRICAL DEPTT., SSEC, BHAVNAGAR

16-JAN-17

20-JAN-17


Timetable Coordinator

  • Departmental timetable coordinator and departmetal representative in central timetable committee
  • Power system laboratory

Research Project

NIL

National and international conference or journal publications

Co-authored research publications of PG students

UG project and PG dissertation

Guiding every UG year final year project and PG dissertation

Patent filed

NIL

ISTE life membership

Life member of ISTE.

Expert lectures delivered

Deliverd expert lecutures at various institutions like Institute of Technology-Nirma University, Diploma Studies -Nirma University,  Parul Instittue, Shankarsinh Vaghela College, VPMP Poly College, U V Patel College-Ganpat Univesity

Award

Awarded certificate of appreciation for excellent contribution at Institute Level on 26-01-2013 at L D College of Engineering, Ahmedabad.