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Dr. H.K. Verma

Distinguished Professor, Electrical & Electronics Engineering( EEE)

hk.verma@sharda.ac.in

About

Prof. H.K. Verma is at present a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Dean Academic Affairs of Sharda University. Before joining Sharda University in July 2012, Dr. Verma had worked for 43 years at University of Roorkee / Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He started his teaching / research career in September 1969 at University of Roorkee as a Senior Research Fellow, became Lecturer in July 1970, Reader in May 1975 and Professor in Feb 1982. For a period of two years, from Feb. 1980 to Feb. 1982, Dr. Verma took leave from University of Roorkee and worked as R&D Manager of a public limited company.

 

Prof. H.K. Verma headed  the Department of Electrical Engineering of University of Roorkee from September 1991 to September 1994. He was Dean Research and Industrial Liaison of University of Roorkee / Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee for the period of May 2000 to April 2002, Dean of Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee from May 2002 to June 2003, Dean of Faculty Affairs from Aug. 2003 to Aug. 2004 and Deputy Director from May 2006 to July 2011. Prof. Verma officiated as Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee for a short period of July 1 to July 31, 2011 before his superannuation on July 31, 2011.


H.K. Verma graduated in Electrical Engineering in 1967 from the University of Jodhpur and obtained Master of Engineering and Ph.D. degrees in 1969 and 1977, respectively, from the erstwhile  University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee).


Prof. Verma has published over 200 research papers, and guided 14 Ph.D. theses and 147 M.E./M.Tech. dissertations. He has been honoured twice, in 2004 and 2009, by the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee as a Distinguished Teacher. His current research interests include smart sensors and sensor networks, digital relays and power system protection, hydraulic measurements and hydro-electric power development, intelligent and energy-efficient buildings and smart grids. Prof. Verma is a fellow / life member of several professional societies / groups, including Institution of Engineers (India), Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers and International Society of Automation.

Experience
  • Sr. Research Fellow  Sep. 1969 – July 1970 Department of Electrical Engg, University of Roorkee
  • Lecturer  July 1970 – May 1975 Department of Electrical Engg, University of Roorkee
  • Reader  May 1975 – Feb. 1980 Department of Electrical Engg, University of Roorkee  
  • R & D Manager  Feb. 1980 – Feb. 1982, Universal Electrics Ltd., Faridabad      
  • Professor Feb. 1982 – June 2012 Department of Electrical Engg, University of Roorkee/IIT Roorkee
  • Distinguished Professor  Since July 2012 Department of Electrical and Electronic Engg. School of Engineering and Technology Sharda University, Greater Noida 
Qualification
  • Ph.D, Protection/Static Protective Relays
  • M.E. (Hons.), Electrical Engineering (PSE)
  • B. E., Electrical Engineering
Award & Recognition

  • Chancellors Gold Medal, University of Roorkee, 1969, for securing First Position in M.E. (Electrical).
  • The Central Board of Irrigation & Power Gold Medal, 1973 for the research paper “Improved Protection for 25 KV Traction Overhead Equipment”.
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) Prize, 1974–75, for the research paper “A Telemetry Unit for Hospitals”.
  • The Union Ministry of Irrigation and Power Prize, 1977–78, for the research paper “Novel Circuits Applying Operational Amplifiers for Sampling Distance & Directional Relays”.
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) Certificate of Merit, 1980–81, for the research paper “An Infrared Temperature Scanner”.
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) Certificate of Merit, 1985–86, for the research paper “Microprocessor Based Load Shedding and Restoration Equipment”.
  • The Systems Society of India Best Paper Award, 1986, for the research paper “Practical Oriented Design of Over–fluxing Relay for Grid Transformer”.
  • The Systems Society of India Best Paper Award, 1987, for the research paper “An Integrated Relaying Scheme for Grid Transformer Protection”.
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) Certificate of Merit, 1989–90, for the research paper “Ultrasonic Multi–flaw Location Indicator”
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) Certificate of Merit, 1990–91, for the research paper “Discrete Cosine Transform Application to Transformer Differential Relaying”.
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) Certificate of Merit, 1990–91, for the research paper “Digital Differential Relaying for Generator Differential Protection”.
  • The Systems Society of India Best paper Award, 1990, for the research paper “Digital Generator Differential Relay Performance Evaluation”.
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) Certificate of Merit, 1992–93, for the research paper “High Accuracy Measurement of Low Frequencies Using on 8–Bit Microprocessor”.
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) Certificate of Merit, 1995–96, for the research paper “Adaptive Digital Differential Protection of Transformer Improvement Over the Fixed–Bias Scheme”.
  • Khosla Prize, University of Roorkee, 2001, for the research paper “ANN–Based QRS–Complex Analysis of ECG”.
  • Outstanding Teacher Award–2004, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.               
  • Outstanding Teacher Award–2009, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.

Research

  • Research experience of 46 years
  • Guided 14 Ph.Ds and 147 M. Tech. Dissertations
  • Guiding 8 Ph.Ds and 6 M. Tech. Dissertations
  • Over 200 research publications
  • Over 150 technical reports

Certifications

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Area of Intrest

  • Power System Engineering, Instrumentation & Controls