Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, India.
Dr. S. Albert Alexander was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is the recipient of prestigious Raman Research Fellowship from the University Grants Commission (Government of India). His current research focuses on fault diagnostic systems for solar energy conversion systems and smart grids. He has 15 years of academic and research experience. He has published 35 technical papers in International and National journals (including IEEE Transactions, IET, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Wiley etc.,) and presented 45 papers at national and international conferences. He has completed 4 Government of India-funded projects and 3 projects are under progress with the overall grant amount of Rs. 2.3 crores. His PhD work on power quality earned him a National Award from ISTE, and he has received 25 awards for his meritorious academic and research career (such as Young Engineers Award from IE(I), Young Scientist Award from SPRERI, Gujarat etc.,). He has also received the National Teaching Innovator Award from MHRD (Government of India). He is an approved “Margadarshak” from AICTE (Government of India). He is the approved Mentor for Change under Atal Innovation Mission. He has guided 31 graduate and postgraduate projects. He is presently guiding 8 research scholars. He is a member and in prestigious positions in various national and international forums (such as Senior Member, IEEE and Vice President for Energy Conservation Society, India etc.,). He has been an invited speaker in 210 programs covering nine Indian states and the USA. He has organized 11 events, including faculty development programs, workshops, and seminars. He completed his graduate program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bharathiar University and his postgraduate program from Anna University, India. Presently he is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kongu Engineering College and also doing research work in smart grids, solar PV, and power quality improvement techniques.