Dr. R N  Patel

Department Electrical Engineering
Designation Associate Professor
Educational Qualification Ph D (IIT Delhi), M Tech (IIT Delhi)
E-Mail ramnpatel@gmail.com
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Areas of Interest

Energy Systems, Renewable Energy Applications, Power Systems, Control Systems, Technology for Rural Development, Entrepreneurship, Mentoring Startups

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Brief Bio-Sketch :: Dr. R. N. Patel did his Ph.D. in the area of power systems from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India, in the year 2003. He received his M. Tech. from IIT Delhi, and graduate degree in electrical engineering from SGSITS, Indore. His manifold fields of interest include programming and optimization, application of artificial intelligence techniques, design of intelligent controllers, power system stability and renewable energy systems. Dr. Patel has served at various faculty positions at Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani (year 2003), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee (year 2003 to 2006), and Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus (SSTC), Bhilai (year 2006 to 2018). Currently, he is Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Raipur (CG), India. He has presented his research at various international journals & conferences and organized many tutorials, workshops and conferences. Dr. Patel is a recipient of the prestigious 'Career Award for Young Teachers' from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. He has also authored a Book, ‘Programming in MATLAB- A Problem Solving Approach’ with Pearson in the year 2014. The work was supported by Mathworks, Inc., USA under its Book Support Program. Dr. Patel has served as Coordinator of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) SSGI Bhilai, a program funded by NSTEDB, DST, Govt. of India. He is a Pioneer behind establishment of the first Business Incubator (BI) of Chhattisgarh state with the financial support of Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India. Among his other initiatives are establishment of First IEEE Student Branch and First NPTEL Local Chapter in the state of Chhattisgarh. A Senior Member of IEEE, Dr. Patel serves as Branch Counselor of IEEE Student Branch, NIT Raipur. As Professor In-charge of e-Cell of NIT Raipur, Dr. Patel is strongly involved in Social Innovation with a vision to benefit and economically empower the rural population and youth of the country. With this explicit view, he plays a lead role in implementing the ‘Startup India’ mission in Chhattisgarh to promote an outcome based Innovation and Research.