Sumit Paudyal, PhD
     Assistant Professor
     EERC 611
     Michigan Technological University
     Ph# 906-487-2186


Research Interests:  Smart Grids, Distribution Systems, Digital Techniques in Power System Protection, Power System Modeling and Optimization, Real-time Simulation.

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, 2012, University of Waterloo, Canada
    Thesis Advisors:  Claudio A. CaņizaresKankar Bhattacharya
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, 2008, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
    Thesis Advisors:  Ramakrishna GokarajuMohindar S. Sachdev
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, 2003, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Project Advisor: Indraman Tamrakar

  • EE 5230,  Power System Operations, Fall 2012.
  • EE 5240,  Computer Modeling of Power Systems, Spring 2013.
  • EE 5230,  Power System Operations, Fall 2013.
  • EE 5900,  Power System Optimization, Spring 2014.

My Favourite Tools:
  • GAMS, AMPL: For Optimization Purposes.
  • MATLAB: General Purpose Modeling, Digital Techniques for Power System Protection.
  • PSCAD, ATP: Transient Modeling and Play-back Simulation.
  • RSCAD, RTDS, VisualDSP++ [used in the past]: Real-time Simulation, Implementation of novel digital techniques in Power System Protection.

My Wishlist:
  • Real Time Digital Simulators (OPAL-RT or RTDS).
  • DSP and FPGA boards.
  • Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs).


Last Updated: 7 August 2013