Mr. Astikkumar Dhandhia

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Qualification : PhD, M.E. (Electrical), B.E.(Electrical)
  • Experience : 4 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Power system Security, Power system Protection, Application of Artificial Intelligence in the power system

Educational Qualification

  • B.E. - Electrical Engineering- Atmiya Institute of Technology and Science- Rajkot - Saurashtra University- 2007.
  • M.E. - Electrical Engineering- L.D. College of Engineering- Ahmedabad - Gujarat University- 2010.
  • PhD- Electrical Engineering- Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University- Gandhinagar- 2020.

Work Experience

  • Educational Experience
  1. Worked as an Assistant Professor, Electrical Department, Om Shanti Engineering College, Rajkot From 01/06/2010 to 02/06/2011.
  2. Worked as an Assistant Professor, Electrical Department, B.H. Gardi College of Technology and Science, Rajkot From 03/06/2011 to 24/01/2012.
  3. Worked as an Assistant Professor, Electrical Department, VVP Engineering College, Rajkot From 25/01/2012 to 30/09/2012.
  4. Worked as a Lecturer, Electrical Department, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar From 31/10/2012 to 25/01/2018.
  5. Working as an Assistant Professor, Electrical Department, Shantilal Shah Engineering College, Bhavnagar From 07/05/2018 to till Date
  • Industrial Experience
  1. Working as GET, Power plant, Project and Commissioning, Saurashtra Cement, Ranavav From 08/07/2007 to 01/06/2008.

Skills and Knowledge

  1. Laboratory In charge of High Voltage Engineering lab and Modelling and Simulation lab
  2. Preparation of departmental time table
  3. Procurement of laboratory equipment
  4. Knowledge of software like MATLAB, Mipower, PSCAD and E tap.

Course Taught

  • Basic of Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Machines
  • Electrical Measurements and Measuring Techniques
  • Electrical Circuit Analysis
  • Power System-I
  • Power System-II
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Switchgear and Protection
  • Interconnected Power System
  • Power System Design and Practice
  • Computer Techniques in the Power System
  • Power System Transients

Training and workshop

  • Attended Mission10X workshop at Marwadi Education Foundation's Group of Institutions, Rajkot from 27th June to 1st July 2011.
  • Attended one week short term training program on "Advanced Engineering Optimization Through Intelligent Techniques" conducted at SVNIT Surat during 7-11 January 2013. 
  • Attended one week short term training program on “Simulation and modelling in power system engineering”, held at SVNIT, Surat from 28 Dec 2015 to 1 Jan 2016.
  • Attended one week short term course  on “ Hands On Experience on MATLAB”, held at NITTTR, Chandigarh from 14tth September 2015 to 18th  September 2015.

Portfolios

  • Duties assigned by Administrative Officer
  • Maintaining departmental website, Submit details of departmental events, achievements etc. for newsletter
  • Assisting Electrical Maintenance activity
  • NBA point No. 07
  • Development of HV lab
  • Design Engineering for third year

Research Project

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Publications

  • Astik Dhandhia, Vivek Pandya, Praghnesh Bhatt, "Multi-class support vector machines for static security assessment of power system", Ain Shams Engineering Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 57-65, Elsevier, 2020.

  • Astik Dhandhia, Vivek Pandya, "Binary Classification of Static Security Assessment using Teaching Learning based Optimization enhanced Support Vector Machine", IEEE 16th India Council International Conference (INDICON), 2019, IEEE.

  • Astik Dhandhia, Vivek Pandya,  "Multi Classification of Static Security Assessment using Teaching Learning based Optimization enhanced Support Vector Machine", 8th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), 2019, IEEE.

  • Astik Dhandhia, Vivek Pandya, "Binary classification of The static security of the power system using support vector machine", ICTEA: International Conference on Thermal Engineering, 2019,

  • Astik Dhandhia, Vivek Pandya, Siddharth Joshi, "Static security assessment using binary-class Support Vector Machine", Journal of Energy and Management, Vol.2., pp. 19-27, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, 2017.

  • Ishita Bhatt, Astik Dhandhia, "Power system security monitoring through classification approach using Multilayer Feed Forward Neural Network", Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, 5, 7, pp. 227-235, 2018.

  • Siddharth Joshi, Vivek Pandya, Astik Dhandhia, "Simulation on MPPT based solar PV standalone system", Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, 2017

    Megha Dwivedi, Astik Dhandhia, Vivek Pandya, "Optimization of weighting factors of performance index to improve contingency ranking", 7th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), 2017, pp. 319-322, 2017, IEEE

  • Ishita Bhatt, Astik Dhandhia, Vivek Pandya, "Static security assessment of power system using radial basis function neural network module", IEEE International WIE Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (WIECON-ECE), pp. 274-278, 2017, IEEE

Academic Projects

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Patent Filled

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Professional Institute Membership

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Expert Lectures

  • Delivered an expert talk on topic "Application of Artificial Intelligence in the Power System Security" in Student Innovation Fest jointly organized by Karnavati Vigyan Gurjari and Gujarat Technological University on 13/05/2021.
  • Delivered an expert talk on topic " Application of Artificial Intelligence in Smart city" in Gujarat Vigyan Sammelan  organized by Vigyan Gurjari on 01/02/2022.

Awards

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