Dr. Lata Gidwani won Outstanding Researcher Award in Renewable energy
Dr. Lata Gidwani received B.E. degree in electrical engineering from C.T.A.E. Udaipur in 2000, the M.E. degree from Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur with Honours, India in 2002 and Ph.D degree from MNIT, Jaipur on topic “Wind energy Integration with Power Grid” in April 2012.She is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota. She has vast teaching experience of 18 years and industrial experience of more than 4 years. She was awarded “Outstanding Woman Researcher in Renewable Energy ” from Venus International Foundation (VIWA AWARDS 2023), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on 4 March 2023. Her research interests include renewable energy, power system, power electronics, and artificial intelligence. Her research papers are published in reputed SCI Indexed International Journals and in various International reputed IEEE conferences
She has supervised Ph.D. and M.tech at RTU Kota. Three Ph.D are awarded successfully under her supervision
- Virendra Sharma, Energy Storage System and Its Use With Renewable Energy, March 2021
- Pawan Saini, Optimal Allocation of Distributed Energy Resources in Distribution System, September 2022
- Vikas Sharma, Investigation on Power Quality Improvement of Distribution System With Wind Energy Conversion System, September 2022
Twelve M.Tech are awarded successfully under her supervision on various topics from 2016 till date. She has four Ph.D scholars and three M.Tech scholars currently doing research work under her able guidance. She has been session chair and panelist in various IEEE and other conferences. She has delivered expert lectures in various FDP and workshops. She has organized various FDP, conferences, expert lectures and workshops. She is editor and reviewer of various journals. She is an IEEE Member, Life Member ISTE, Life Member IJERIA. She is Co-PI of TEQIP III Sponsored project on Design and Prototype development of Intelligent Controls for matrix converter interfaced grid connected wind energy conversion system. She has coordinated many conferences and workshops. She is Panelist in IEEE Conference PEDES 2022 at MNIT Jaipur, 14-15 Dec., 2022. She chaired the session in IEEE Conference PEDES 2022 at MNIT Jaipur, 14-15 Dec., 2022. She is reviewer of various journals like Elseveir, Taylor and Francis, Inderscience etc. She has published 33 research papers in various SCI, Scopus, WOS journals. Some significant latest publications include “An environmental based techno-economic assessment for battery energy storage system allocation in distribution system using new node voltage deviation sensitivity approach”, International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier, 128, 2021, 106665;
“An investigation for battery energy storage system installation with renewable energy resources in distribution system by considering residential, commercial and industrial load models”, Journal of Energy Storage, Elsevier, 2021; “GRMWBO: Design of a General Purpose Repowering Model for Farms via Bioinspired Optimization”, Journal of Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy, 2023; “BMOTSM: design of a hybrid bioinspired model to determine optimal turbine sizing for capacity maximisation in environment-and-economy aware deployments”, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Vol. 42, 2023. Her 28 research papers are published in IEEE conferences. She has written 3 articles for Electrical India Magazine and 30 research papers in international and national conferences. She holds various administrative posts like Deputy Chief Warden, Member, Mahila Utpidan Samiti, RTU Kota, Lab Incharge, Power System Lab, Member Accreditation Committee, Convenor, Examination Committee, Member Convocation Committee, Dress Arrangement in Convocation, Anti ragging Squad member, Associate Lab Incharge of Microprocessor and Embedded system Lab, Ist year coordinator, Member, RUSA Networking Infrastructure Committee, Convener, Entrepreneurship Development Cell, RTU (ATU), Coordinator (Expert Lecture), TEQIP III RTU (ATU), Member, University Social Responsibility Cell, DRC Member, Centre for Energy and Environment, Committee Member THAR 2023, Member Convocation Procession Committee 2023, Member RTU Annual Report Committee.