Dr. Gajendra Singh Chawda | Soft Synchronization of DFIG into the weak grids | Hypothesis Achievement Award

University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Gajendra Singh Chawda's academic journey commenced with a Diploma in Electrical Engineering, followed by a Bachelor's degree from RGPV Bhopal. Subsequently, he pursued a Master's in Power Systems from NIT Kurukshetra. His academic pursuits culminated in a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Jodhpur, where he achieved a CGPA of 7.25/10.

Professional Endeavors:

His professional journey began as a Lecturer at MIT, Mandsaur, before assuming various teaching roles across institutions such as NIT Kurukshetra, GITS Udaipur, AIT Ajmer, and eventually IIT Jodhpur. He transitioned to research roles, notably as a Research Associate at IIT Jodhpur, where he worked on the development of DC Microgrid experimental prototypes. Currently, he serves as a LEO Lecturer and Post-Doc Research Fellow at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, focusing on industrial and government projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Contributions and Research Focus:

He has significantly contributed to research and development in electrical engineering, particularly in power systems, renewable energy integration, and adaptive control algorithms. His doctoral research focused on enhancing wind energy penetration levels in rural grids, resulting in the development of a DSTATCOM controlled by adaptive algorithms. His current projects involve high-frequency distribution systems and Electric Vehicle charging control using machine learning algorithms.

Accolades and Recognition:

His contributions have been recognized through prestigious awards and grants, including the Vishweshwaraya Scholarship for his Ph.D. and travel grants from IEEE-PES and CSIR-India. He received appreciation from the Akshay Urja, Government of India, and has delivered expert lectures in various academic forums.

Impact and Influence:

His research publications, totaling 7 SCI journal articles, reflect his significant impact on the field. His work has been cited over 450 times, indicating its influence within the scientific community. Additionally, his involvement in collaborative activities and conference presentations further extends his reach and influence.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As Chawda continues his academic and research journey, his legacy lies in his commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge in electrical engineering. His innovative solutions in renewable energy integration and adaptive control algorithms pave the way for a sustainable energy future. He aims to continue fostering academic excellence through teaching, mentoring, and research endeavors, leaving a lasting impact on the field and shaping the next generation of engineering leaders.


A total of 450  citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations         450
  • h-index            10
  • i10-index         11

Notable Publications 

Comprehensive review on detection and classification of power quality disturbances in utility grid with renewable energy penetration

GS Chawda, AG Shaik, M Shaik, S Padmanaban, JB Holm-Nielsen, ...IEEE Access

Comprehensive Review of Distributed FACTS Control Algorithms for Power Quality Enhancement in Utility Grid with Renewable Energy Penetration

GS Chawda, AG Shaik, OP Mahela, S Padmanaban, JB Holm-Nielsen

Incremental conductance based particle swarm optimization algorithm for global maximum power tracking of solar-PV under nonuniform operating conditions

G Singh Chawda, O Prakash Mahela, N Gupta, M Khosravy, T Senjyu
Applied Sciences

Enhancement of wind energy penetration levels in rural grid using ADALINE-LMS controlled distribution static compensator

GS Chawda, AG Shaik
IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy

Performance improvement of weak grid-connected wind energy system using flsrf-controlled dstatcom

GS Chawda, AG Shaik, OP Mahela, S Padmanaban
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

Enhancement of Wind Energy Penetration Levels In Rural Grid By Power Quality Mitigation Using DSTATCOM Controlled by Adaptive Algorithms

GS Chawda
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

Performance improvement of DFIG-based WECS with non-linear load penetration using additional DSTATCOM

H Kumar, GS Chawda, S Meena, S Shekhar, A PS, P Kumar
21st Wind & Solar Integration Workshop

Precise Voltage Regulation in DC Microgrid using A Novel Non-Linear Sliding Mode Controller

V Jaiswal, GS Chawda, D Fulwani
2022 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy …

Fuzzy logic based Vehicle to Grid Controller for Voltage Regulation in Distribution Network with Solar-PV Penetration

S Shekhar, P Arya, H Kumar, GS Chawda, AG Shaik
2023 IEEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies-Middle East …
Gajendra Singh Chawda | Soft Synchronization of DFIG into the weak grids | Hypothesis Achievement Award

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