Prerna Gaur



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  • Profile
  • QualificationsB.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
  • DesignationProfessor
  • DivisionInstrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Contact No.011-25000226(O)
  • E-Mailprernagaur@yahoo.com

Biosketch

B Tech in Electrical Engineering from GB Pant Univ of Technology and Agriculture, Pantnagar in 1988, M Tech from Delhi College of Engineering in 1996 and PhD from Delhi University in 2008 in the field of Artificial Intelligence and control. 6 years of Industry experience and 20 years of Teaching experience in Delhi College Engineering and NSIT, Delhi. Presently working as Associate Professor, Instrumentation and Control Division, NSIT, Dwarka, New Delhi, India. Around 70 research papers in International Journals and IEEE Conferences. Guided more than 100 B.Tech and M.Tech Students. Guided PhD students. She is recognized with many universities like Delhi University. She is a member of Board of research studies FOT, DU.  She has served as visiting faculty in NIT Delhi. She is a member of NBA accreditation team. Besides teaching she is actively associated with IEEE (Senior Member), ISTE (Life Member) and Fellow IE. She has important positions in IEEE:

 Served as Chairperson, IEEE Women in Engineering, Since Feb 2013-2014. And as Secretary, IEEE Women in Engineering, (2008-2010) and March 2012-Feb-2013

·        Served as Chairperson PELS-IES Delhi Chapter, IEEE Delhi Section since Feb 2013-2014 and Secretary PELS-IES Delhi Chapter, IEEE Delhi SectionMarch 2012-Feb-2013. Secretary, IEEE Delhi Section from Feb 2013-Till Date, Treasurer, IEEE Delhi Section-2011-2012 and March 2012-Feb-2013 and Jt. Secretary, IEEE Delhi Section-(2008-2010)

·        Vice Chairman –IEEE India Council, Student Activity in 2012.

·        Served as Chairperson Membership Dev. Committee, IEEE Delhi Section (2008-2010), Chair, Standing Committee, Student and Technical activities ( 2006-2008) and (2011- Till date). She is mentoring the students of the section which covers almost the north India with the student membership strength around 4000.  General Secretary, ISTE NSIT

·        Branch Counselor, IEEE NSIT Student Branch from Jan 2001 till date

·        Reviewer in IEEE International Journal of Power Electronics.

·        Member Organizing Committee of International Conferences IICPE2012 and 2014 and PICONF2012 and 2014 in Dec’2012 and 14 Member- 2nd National conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology at SBIT on 8-9 Feb 2013.

 

Areas of Interest

Renewable Energy, Power Electronics, Power Quality, Artificial Intelligent based Control, Electrical Drive

Honours and Awards
  • Dr. Prerna Gaur received IEEE PES Outstanding Chapter Engineer Award for 2015 from Delhi.
  • She won Best Affinity group of the year award from Region 10 (Asia Pacific Region) in 2014 for IEEE NSIT WIE AG.
  • She received Outstanding Chapter award from IEEE PELS, NJ, USA in the year 2013 as Chairperson, PELS-IES Delhi Chapter.
  • Dr Prerna Gaur won Outstanding Branch Counselor Award from Region 10 (Asia Pacific Region) in 2012.
  • Dr Prerna Gaur won Outstanding Branch Counselor Award from IEEE Delhi Section-2008, and 2013.
  • Dr Prerna Gaur won Exemplary in Branch Counseling Award from IEEE Delhi Section- 2009, 2011 and 2012.
  • Dr Prerna Gaur won Exemplary in Branch Counseling Award from IEEE Delhi Section- 2009, 2011 and 2012.
  • Dr Prerna Gaur won Outstanding Branch Counselor Award from IEEE USA.in 2009

 

JOURNAL PAPERS

[1]   Richa Sharma, Prerna Gaur and A.P. Mittal, “Performance analysis of two-degree of freedom fractional order PID controllers for robotic manipulator with payload,” accepted for publication in ISA Transactions, 2015, Impact Factor:2.256.

[2]   Vikas Kumar, Prerna Gaur and A.P. Mittal, “ApNN based self tuned PID like robust controller design for high performance servo control,” accepted for publication in Expert System with Applications (ESWA) Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa .2014.06.040. Impact Factor:1.965

[3]   Vikas Kumar, Prerna Gaur and A.P. Mittal, “High Performance Predictive Current Control of a Three Phase VSI: An Experimental Assessment,” International journal of S¯adhan¯a, Indian Academy of Sciences vol. 39, Part 6, December 2014, pp. 1295–1310, Impact Factor: 0.587

[4]   Prerna Gaur, Vikas Kumar, and A.P. Mittal, “Finite-state model predictive control of NPC inverter using multi-criteria fuzzy decision-making,” International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems,Systems, Wiley,  2014, ISSN- 2050-7038, DOI: 10.1002/etep.1880.Wiley publishers, 2013. Impact Factor: 0.631

[5]   Prerna Gaur, Vikas Kumar, A.P. Mittal and Bhim Singh, “ELM based Sensorless Speed Control of PMSM Drives” Int. J. Vehicle Autonomous Systems, Vol. 11, Nos. 2/3, pp. 229–244, pp. 190-204, 2013. Inderscience Publishers.

[6]   Vikas Kumar, Prerna Gaur and A.P. Mittal, “Predictive torque and flux control of an induction machine drive using fuzzy multi-criteria decision making,” Under Review: ISA Transactions, Elsevier.

[7]    Vikas kumar, Prerna Gaur and A.P. Mittal, “Novel AI based on-line sequential learning technique for high performance dc servo motor control,” Journal of Control Engineering and Applied informatics, IJCAD, Inderscience DOI: 10.1504/IJCAD.2013.057458.

[8]   Sharma, D., Gaur, P., Mittal, A.P. and Singh, B. ‘Photovoltaic Powered Electric Vehicle Using PMSM Drive Scheme,” Int. J. Vehicle Autonomous Systems, Vol. 11, Nos. 2/3, pp.229–244, Inderscience Publishers, January 2013.

[9]   Sharma, D., Gaur, P. and Mittal, A.P. (2013) ‘Energy Management System for a photovoltaic powered conventional vehicle,” Int. J. Energy Technology and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 144-159, Inderscience Publishers, August 2013.

[10]Vikas Kumar, Prerna Gaur and A.P. Mittal, “Adaptive AI based two stage control of an induction machine drive,” DOI: 10.1504/IJCAD.2013.057458. Inderscience Publishers.

[11]Anil Kumar Yadav, Prerna Gaur, Shyama Kant Jha, J.R.P. Gupta, A.P. Mittal, “Optimal Speed Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Journal of Power Electronics, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 393-400, July 2011.Impact factor-0.783

[12]Sharma, D., Gaur, P. and Mittal, A.P. “Comparative Analysis of Hybrid GAPSO technique with GA and PSO for cost optimization of an off grid HES,” Int. J. Energy Technology and Policy, Taylor and Francis, vol.1, pp:106–114, 2014

[13]Anil Kumar Yadav and Prerna Gaur, “Robust Adaptive Speed Control of Uncertain Hybrid Electric Vehicle using Electronic Throttle Control with Varying Road Grade,” An International Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos in Engineering Systems, Nov. 2013 (DOI 10.1007/s11071-013-1128-9).

[14]Sharma, D., Gaur, P. and Mittal, A.P. ‘Small signal stability analysis of an off grid hybrid energy system using hybrid GAPSO tuned PI controller’ is in communication stage.

[15]Anil Kumar Yadav and Prerna Gaur, “AI based Robust Adaptive IMC for Speed Control of Nonlinear Uncertain Heavy Duty Vehicle,” IET Control Theory & Applications. (Accepted)

[16]  Anil Kumar Yadav and Prerna Gaur, “AI based Adaptive Control and Design of Autopilot System for Nonlinear UAV,” Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Science Sadhana, Springer, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 765-783, 2014. (Impact Factor = 0.587).

ISSN: 0256-2499 (print version), ISSN: 0973-7677 (electronic version)

[17]  Anil Kumar Yadav and Prerna Gaur, “Robust MRAS Speed Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicle using Sliding-Mode and Fuzzy-Logic Adaptation Mechanism,” Int. Journal of Powertrains. Inderscience, 2014 (In Press)

[18] Anil Kumar Yadav and Prerna Gaur, “Control and Stability Analysis of CNC Machine Tool using Robust Control Techniques,” Acta Mechanica. (Submitted)

[19] Anil Kumar Yadav, Prerna Gaur, “Relative Robust Stability Analysis of PMSM with Parametric Uncertainty Using Kharitonov Theorem,” Journal of Control Engineering and Applied Informatics. (Revised Manuscript Submitted)

[20] Anil Kumar Yadav and Prerna Gaur,“Comparative Analysis of Modern control and AI based control for maintaining constant Ambient Temperature,” World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, vol.10, no.1/2/3, 2013.

[21]Ahtesham, Prerna gaur and Vikas Kumar, “High performance control of a Brushless DC Servo using Iterative Learning Control,” International Journal of Research Fellow for Engineering, Vol.2 Issue 7 (JulyIssue), 2014.

[22]  Shyama Kant Jha, Anil Kumar Yadav, Prerna Gaur, J.R. P. Gupta, Harish Parthasarathy, “Robust and Optimal Control Analysis of Sun Seeker System,” Journal of Control Engineering and Applied Informatics. vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 70-79, 2014. (Impact Factor = 0.228), (ISSN: 1454-8658)

[23]Shyama Kant Jha, A. K. Yadav, Prerna Gaur, J.R. P. Gupta, Harish Parthasarathy, “Evolutionary Anecdote of Optimal Control and its Application from Brachistochrone Problem,” Invertis Journal of Science and Technology, vol. 7, no.1, pp. 1-9, 2014.

[24]Shyama Kant Jha, A. K. Yadav, Prerna Gaur, J.R.P. Gupta, “Robust Stability Analysis of DC Servo Motor for Attitude Control of Aircraft using Arguon’s Theorem,” Journal of Control Engineering and Technology, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 127-134, April 2014.

[25]Shyama Kant Jha, A.K. Yadav, Prerna Gaur, J.R. P. Gupta, “General Robust Stability Analysis of Uncertain system,” International Journal of Electrical Engineering, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 89-97, 2013.

[26]Shyama kant Jha, Anil Kumar Yadav, Prerna Gaur, J.R. P. Gupta, “LQR based Optimal Verses Classical PID Controller for the Longitudinal Dynamics of an Aircraft,” Journal of Control & Instrumentation, vol. 5, no.3, 2013.

[27]Shyama kant Jha, Anil Kumar Yadav, Vikas Kumar, Prerna Gaur, J.R. P. Gupta, “Implication of Reduced Order Modeling for Robust Stability Analysis of Interval Polynomial,” Journal of Control & Instrumentation, vol. 4, no. 2, 2013.

[28]Prerna Gaur, Sunil Balasaheb, “Drawbacks & Solution for Traditional MPPT conversion Technology in Telecom Power,” International Journal of Applied Engineering And Research (IJAER), special issue, Vol.7 No.11 (2012)

[29]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh, A.P.Mittal, “Steady State and Dynamic Response of State Space Observer Based PMSM Drive with Different Controllers,” Journal of Power Electronics (JPE), vol. 8, no. 3, and pp: 280-290, July’ 2008.

[30]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh, A.P.Mittal, Chirag Gandhi and Juhi Taneja, “LabVIEW Based Data Acquisition and Position Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous motor,” MR. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, vol.1, pp.35-45, August’2008.

[31]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh, A.P.Mittal, “Feedforward Fuzzy Logic Control for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drive,” Inder Science International Journal of Power Electronics, Special Issue: Power Electronics for Motion Control. vol. 1, no. 4, pp.363-380, February 2009.

[32]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh, A.P.Mittal, “Recurrent and Feedforward Neural Network Control of PMSM,” IETE Journal of Research, Nov-Dec 2011.  

[33]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh, A.P.Mittal, Bhuvenesh Agarwal, “Auto Pilot Car,” MR. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, July- 2010.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

[34]  Richa Sharma, Prerna Gaur, A. P. Mittal, “Performance evaluation of cuckoo search algorithm based FOPID controllers applied to a robotic manipulator with actuator” in Proc. of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computer Engineering and Applications (ICACEA)IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad, India.

[35]Ankita Arora and Prerna Gaur, “AI based MPPT Methods for Grid Connected PV Systems under nonlinear changing Solar Irradiation,” in Proc. of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computer Engineering and Applications (ICACEA)IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad, India

[36]Prerna gaur and A P Mittal, “Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Fibonacci & Linear Array of Solar Panels,” In Proc. of Annual Convention of Institute of Engineers 18-20 Dec, Hyderabad, 2014.

[37]A. Malhotra and P. Gaur, “Comparative Study of DC-DC Converters in Solar Energy Systems,” Third International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, 24-27 September, 2014.

[38]P. Sahw and P. Gaur, “Speed Control of a Photovoltaic Assisted Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” Third International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, 24-27 September, 2014.

[39]A. Kumar and P. Gaur, “Bidirectional DC/DC Converter for Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” Third International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, 24-27 September, 2014

[40]Prerna Gaur, Manoj Chandrashekharan,. “Comparison of Modulation Techniques for Neutral Point Clamped Converters” International Conference on “Various Facets of Energy Technologies and its Management for Sustainable Development (ET & MSD-2013).

[41]Japjeet Kaur, Prerna Gaur, Piyush Saxena,“Genetic Algorithm based Control of Pitch Angle in Wind Turbine” 3rd National Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control (NCPEIC 12)”.MNIT Jaipur.

[42]Manoj Chandrashekharan, Prerna Gaur, “Comparative study of THD for 13-Level and 15-Level Cascaded H-bridge Multilevel Converter using Multicarrier PWM Techniques,” 3rd National Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control (NCPEIC 12)”. MNIT Jaipur.

[43] Minakshi Singh and Prerna gaur, "Torque ripple minimization strategy for direct torque control of induction motor using genetic algorithm" 3rd National Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control (NCPEIC 12)”.MNIT Jaipur..

[44] Ankit namdev and Prerna Gaur, “Comparative study of THD for 13-Level and 15-Level Cascaded H-bridge Multilevel Converter using Multicarrier PWM Techniques,”3rd National conference on Power Electronics & Intelligent control (NCPEIC-2012)

[45] Rahul Kumar and Prerna gaur, “Comparative study of THD in 5-level neutralPoint Clamped Multilevel Converter using Multicarrier PWM and SHEPWM Techniques.” International Journal of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. ISSN 0974-2174, Volume 7, Number 4 (2014), pp. 373-378

[46]Prerna Gaur, S K Jha, Manish K Verma, A P Mittal, “Artificial Intelligence Based Control of 3D Inverted Pendulum,” In Proc of  IEEE Conf., Delhi, IICPE 2012 .

[47]Chandan Kumar, S.K.Jha, Prerna Gaur,“Investigations of Model Order Reduction Techniques for Large Scale Linear Systems” In Proc of  IEEE Conf., Delhi, IICPE 2012 .

[48]Prerna Gaur, Deepak Saini,“Control of 2-DOF Robotic Manipulator using Brushless DC motor to track the motion of object in a plane,” In Proc of  IEEE Conf., Delhi, IICPE 2012 .

[49]Rahul Virmani, Prerna Gaur, Himanshu Santoshi, A P mittal,“Performance Comparison of UPQC and Active Power Filters for a Non-Linear Load,” In Proc of  IEEE Conf., Delhi, PEDES 2010 .

[50]Vikas Kumar, Prerna Gaur and A.P. Mittal, “Trajectory control of DC servo motor using OS-ELM based speed controller,” in proc. of IEEE, P.I. Conf. 2013, 2013, DCRUST, Murthal India.

[51]Anil Kumar Yadav, Prerna Gaur, A.P. Mittal, Masood Anzar, “Comparative Analysis of Various Control Techniques for Inverted Pendulum”, In proc. of IICPE-2010, New Delhi, Jan.2011.

[52]Anil Kumar Yadav, Shyama Kant Jha, Prerna Gaur, A.P. Mittal, “Comparative Analysis of Conventional and AI based Control Techniques for CNC Machine Tool” In proceeding of Power Electronics and Intelligent Control (NCPEIC-12) at MNIT Jaipur in Nov. 2012.

[53]Sharma, D., Gaur, P. and Mittal, A.P. (2011) “Modeling and simulation of standalone photovoltaic system with MPPT and battery management subsystem,” National Electrical Engg. Conference (NEEC), DTU.

[54]Sharma, D., Gaur, P. and Mittal, A.P. (2011) ‘Modeling and simulation of standalone photovoltaic system with MPPT and its application to conventional vehicle’, National conference at MAIT

[55]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh, A..P.Mittal,Sumit Bhardwaj, “A Novel Method for Extraction of Speed from Resolver Output Using Neural Network in Vector Control of PMSM,” In Proc. Of IEEE International Conf. Delhi, IICPE 2010, Jan’2011.

[56]Prerna Gaur and Amit Kumar “Adaptive control for non-linear systems using Artificial Neural Network and its application applied on Inverted Pendulum,” In Proc. of IEEE International Conf. Delhi, IICPE 2010, Jan’2011.

[57]Prerna Gaur, S.K.Jha, J.R.P.Gupta, Harish Parthasarthy, “Evolution and Verification of the Veracity of Brachistochrone Curve,” In Proc. of IEEE International Conf. Delhi, IICPE 2010, Jan’2011.

[58]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh and A.P.Mittal Himanshu Santoshi and Rahul Virmani, “AI based Controller for Three Phase Three Level, Soft Switched, Phase Shift PWM DC to DC Converter for High Power Application,” In Proc. of IEEE International Conf. Delhi, IICPE 2010, Jan’2011.

[59]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh and A.P.Mittal Himanshu Santoshi and Rahul Virmani, “Performance Comparison of UPQC and Active Power Filters for a Non-Linear Load,” In Proc. Of IEEE International Conf. Delhi, IICPE 2010, Jan’2011.

[60]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh and A.P.Mittal, “Artificial Neural Network Controller and Speed Estimation of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor,” “In Proc. Of IEEE International Conf. Delhi, POWERCON 2008, Delhi, Oct’2008.

[61]Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh and A.P.Mittal, “Observer based position and speed estimation of IPM,” In Proc. of IEEE International Conf. Delhi, PEDES 2006, Delhi, Dec’2006.

[62]Prerna Gaur, A.P.Mittal, Mohd.Aziz and Bhim Singh, “Sensorless Control Schemes for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor,” ‘Tencon’05’, IEEE international Conference held in Melbourne, Australlia pp81.

[63]Prerna Gaur, Shishir Shrivastava, “Analysis of hybrid fuzzy controller for vector control of an induction motor drive,” In Proc. of PIERS-2002, held in Cambridge, MA, University, USA, during july 1-5 2002.

[64]Prerna Gaur,  Rajiv Kumar, Amit Arora, PIERS-2002, “Comparative Analysis of Different Speed Controllers for Field Oriented Controlled Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drive,” In Proc. of PIERS-2002, held in Cambridge, MA, University,USA, during july 1-5 2002.

[65]Prerna Gaur, Member, Amit Arora & Rajiv Kumar, “Simulation and Analysis of Sensorless Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor,” In Proc. of PIERS-2002, held in Cambridge, MA, University,USA, during july 1-5 2002.

[66]Prerna gaur, Bhim Singh, A.P.Mittal & V.K.Bansal, “PI and Sliding Mode Controller of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drive,” National Conference Automation in  Power Distribution Systems 2004, APDS 04, Delhi College of engineering., pp 81-83.

[67] Prerna Gaur, Bhim Singh, A.P.Mittal and Dipti Mohan, “Flux observer based Sensorless Permanent Magnet Motor Drive,” Iin proc. of IEEE National Conference on Applications of Intelligent Systems, Sonipat, India March 13-15, 2008.

[68]Prerna gaur and Amit Kumar, “Adaptive Noise Cancellation Approach using least Mean Square Algorithm-(LMS) Applied to Fetal Electrocardiography,” In the proc. of National Conference on Control and Instrumentation, Kurukshetra, India, Dec29-30, 2007.

[69] Prerna gaur and Amit Kumar, “Developments of Nonlinear Adaptive Control and its Future Directions,” In the proc. of National Conference on Recent Advances and Trends in Electrical Engineering held in Chandigarh, February, 13-14 2008.