Niraj Patel did his Masters in Electrical Engineering (Electrical Power System) from Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad. His thesis is titled “Contingency Analysis in Power System and Improvement of Power Systems Security by Locating FACTS Devices.”
He did his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad.
He joined Navrachana University in January 2016 as an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering Department.
Before that, he worked as a Visiting Lecturer in Electrical Engineering Department, Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad (July 2012 to June 2013) and also as an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering Department, K. J. Institute of Engineering and Technology, Savli, Vadodara (July 2015 to January 2016).
Niraj Patel teaches Electrical Engineering subject to B.Tech., Computer Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering first year students. He teaches theory and performing experiments in laboratory on electrical machines working, principles, and characteristics in this subject. He teaches Network Theory to second year B.Tech. Electrical Engineering students.
He has taught Electrical Engineering subject to first year Civil Engineering students, Circuit Theory subject to first year Electrical Engineering students, Switchgear and Protection Laboratory to final year Electrical Engineering students
He guides BTech. students for their final year and third year projects and also arranges Industrial visits for them (ABB Pvt. Limited among others).
Over the course of his time as an Academician, he has taught Elements of Electrical Engineering in first year, Elements of Electrical Design, Control System in third year, Advanced Power System, Power System Protection in final year.
Area of Interest
Power System, Electrical Machines, Power System Protection, Advanced Power System, Control Systems.
He has Published two research paper in International Journals:
- Niraj H. Patel, Vishal Thakkar, Hemant N. Raval, (2015), “Contingency Analysis in Power System and Remedial Actions”, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development (IJSRD), 3(3), 821-827, ISSN: 2321-0613.
- Niraj H. Patel, Vishal Thakkar, (2014), “Contingency Analysis in Power System and Improvement of Power System Security”, International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Applications in Engineering, Technology and Sciencies (IJ-ETA-ETS), special issue, 183-187, ISSN: 0974-3588.