Dr. Nilay Narendrakumar Shah

Designation : Assistant Professor (Regular)
Experience : 19

Email Id : nilayshah.elect@svitvasad.ac.in
Contact No :02692-274540-Extn: 244


Dr. Nilay N Shah has completed B.E. (Electrical Engineering) degree in 200 from Gujarat University with Distinction and M.E. (Electrical Power System) degree in 2003 from BVM Engineering College, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, with First Class. He obtained PhD (Electrical Engineering) from Charusat University, Changa, in 2021. He has almost 17 years of teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His research interest includes renewable energy integration, power system dynamics and control, power system modeling and simulation, power system protection and FACTS. During his academic carrier, he guided 70 BE and 5 ME students. He has published 8 papers in various international journals and 4 papers in various international conferences. He is working as a Reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Power System, IET Renewable Power Generation, IET Energy System Integration, International Transaction on Electrical Energy System and Electric Power Components and Systems.

Current Activities:

1. Teaching UG/PG Courses in Electrical Engineering 2. Guiding BE Students 3. Incharge of Power System Protection Laboratory 4. Training and Placement coordinator.

Specialization Areas:

1. Power System Dynamics and Control 2. Renewable Energy Integration 3. Power System Protection

Subject Taught (UG):

1. Interconnected Power System 2. Switchgear and Protection 3. Power System Operation and Control 4. Power System 5. Electrical Machine 6. Basic Electrical Engineering.

Subject Taught (PG):

1. Advance Power System Protection 2. Digital Protection


Qualification Specialization University Passing year Class
Ph. D. Power System Dynamics and Control CHARUSAT, Changa 2021 -
ME Power System B.V.M. Engineering College, V.V.Nagar. 2003 First Class
BE Electrical Engineering Govt. Engg. College-Bhuj, Gujarat University 2000 Distinction

My Experience

  • 08-07-2006 - Till Date
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 01-01-2004 - 08-07-2006
  • Lecturer
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad
  • 01-07-2003 - 30-10-2003
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • Istar College, V.V.Nagar
  • 18-12-2000 - 25-12-2002
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • B&B Institute of Technology, V.V.Nagar


    • Dr. Nilay N Shah has received Best Research Paper Award in IEEE-PES International Conference on Smart grids, Power and Advanced Control Engineering (ICSPACE), held in Banglore-2017

Research Project

SSIP Research Grant of Rs.77000/- :

    Solar and WInd Hybrid system for small scale irrigation.


National Journal :

    • Nilay N Shah, “ Causes of Noise in Large Transformer” Electrical India, 2005
    • Nilay N Shah, “ Power Distribution in Light Aircraft , Electrical India, 2006

National Conference :

    • Nilay N Shah, C.D.Kotwal, “A Volt/Var control optimization for smarter grid in SPE Dec 2011.

International Journal :

    • Nilay N Shah, S.R.Joshi,  “An Analysis, Reduction and Robust Stabilizer Design of Sub-Synchronous Resonance in an IEEE FBM Augmented by DFIG Based Wind Farm” IET Renewable Power Generation,  Volume 13, Issue 16, pp. 3151-3167
    • Nilay N Shah, S.R.Joshi,  “Modal Analysis for Selection of DFIG-Based Wind Farms for damping and reduction of the risk of SSR “, IET Energy System Integration,  Volume 1, Issue 4, pp. 252-268
    • Nilay N Shah, S.R.Joshi,  “Utilization of DFIG-Based Wind Model for Robust  Damping of the Lowe Frequency Oscillations in a Single SG connected to an Infinite Bus”, International Transaction on Electrical Energy System, WILEY, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp. 1-21
    • Nilay N Shah, AD Chafekar, “Automatic load frequency control of two area power system with conventional and fuzzy logic control”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Volume 1, Issue-3, pp 343-347.
    • Nilay N Shah, C.D.Kotwal, “The state space modelling of single, two and three ALFC of power system using integral control and optimal LQR control method.” IOSR Journal of Engineering, Volume 2, Issue-3, pp 501-510
    • Nilay N. Shah , Ms. Sherin cherin , Ms. Anamika R. Pandit , Ms. Mansi T. Shah, Ms. Sheetal G. Vsava, “Automatic load frequency control of two area system using L-Q-R method” International Journal of Current Engineering and Scientific Research  (IJCESR), Volume 3, Issue-6, pp 54-66.
    • Nilay N Shah, Aniket Chaturvedi, Ritu Barad, Dhruvi Shukla, “ Mathematical and Simulink analysis of Relay Coordination” International journal of Engineering Research 2016, Volume 1, Issue-4, pp 1-8.
    • Nilay N Shah, Pankaj N Chudhari, Megha Trivedi, Nirali Rathod, “ Improve the voltage stability of  Transmission Line Voltage using FACTS Device Called Static VAR Compensator(TSC+TCR)”, International Journal of Engineering Research, Volume3, Issue-4, pp 254-260. 

International Conference :

    • Nilay N Shah, SR Joshi, “ Small Signal Stability Analysis of DFIG Based Wind Farms Connected to SMIB” 2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart grids, Power and Advanced Control Engineering (ICSPACE), pp 247-252
    • Nilay N Shah, SR Joshi, Sumit S Jadav, “An application of 100MW DFIG based wind model for damping oscillation in SMIB”, 2018 IEEE Texas Power and Energy Conference (TPEC)-USA, pp 1-6
    • Parth D Patel, Nilay N Shah, “Power Quality Improvement with in-built DFIG Converters in PV/Wind/Battery based Microgrid”, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (ICSET), Singapore- pp 341-346
    • Meet S Patel, Nilay N Shah, Small signal stability of doubly fed induction generator connected to the grid”, 2019 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI), pp 473-477
    • Jay Rayte, Nilay N Shah, “Rotor angle Stability Problem of SMIB System, Intelligent System and Signal Processing, GECT,Engg.College,V.V.Nagar, 24th to 25th March 2017

Grant Received

    • Dr. Nilay N Shah has Received Rs.7.01 lakh Grant as a Co-Investigator under the MODROB for upgrading the Power System Protection Lab  in  May-2020

Academic Activities

Conferences Attended :

    • Attended an IEEE International Conference on Smart grids, Power and Advanced Control Engineering (ICSPACE) at Banglore-2017.

STTP Attended :

    • Active and invaluable Participation in “Summer Faculty Research Fellow Programme-2011” under continuing education from 13/05/2011 to 24/06/2011 held at IIT Delhi.
    •  Active and invaluable Participation in the course “Grid Integration of PV Solar and Wind Power Systems” from 12th Feb-16th Feb held at IIT-Indore.
    • Participated in one week (8 June 2020 to 13 June 2020) online Faculty Development Program on ‘Advances in Electrical Engineering” Organized by Electrical Engineering Department, PVG’s COET, Pune in association with PES/IAS Chapter, IEEE Pune Section.

Workshop/Seminar Attended :

    • Two Days workshop attended on “Modeling and Simulation” organized by the ISTE Chapter – Vasad and SVIT – Vasad during 28 – 29 January 2004.
    • Six days workshop attended on “Programmable Logic Controller” organized by Electrical Department, SVIT, Vasad during 24th Sep’07 to 29th Sep’2007.
    • One-day workshop on “Refreshing Course on Engineering Mathematics” organized by Electrical Department, SVIT, and Vasad on 5th July’2008.
    • Five days workshop attended on “Lab view-Recent Trends in Automation ” organized by Electrical Department, SVIT, Vasad during 12th Sep’10 to 16th Sep’2010
    • Five days workshop attended on “Modular training Programme on “Power system Protection”” organized by CEPT, BVM, V.V.Nagar. during 20th Dec’11 to 24th Dec’2011.
    • Worked as a co- coordinator in the workshop “MATLAB AND INTRODUCTION TO PSCAD” organized by Elect. Dept. SVIT – Vasad, during Aug-Oct 09.
    • Five days Mission 10X workshop held at Babaria Institute of Technology at Vadodara from 22nd February to 26th February 2010

Invited Talk :

    • Expert talk on PSCAD in the workshop on “MATLAB AND INTRODUCTION TO PSCAD” organized by Elect. Dept. SVIT – Vasad, during Aug-Oct 09.
    • Expert talk on Power system Protection (Laboratory Exposure) in the workshop held at SVIT –Vasad on 6th and 7th July for lab assistance and fresh lecturer. 
    • Expert talk on Numerical Relay in the subject of power system protection in the workshop held at SVIT-Vasad. 
    • Delivered an Expert talk on Power system Dynamics and control at Babaria Institute of Technology, Vadodara on 15th April 2017
    • Invited as a Session Chair in 2nd conference current research trends in engineering and technology at SIGMA Institute of Engineering, Vadodara on 9th April 2018.
    • Invited as a Keynote speaker in Two Days Seminar on Recent Advancement in Renewable Energy organized by SIGMA Institute of Engineering  on 30th Jan-2019  
    • Invitation as a subject expert for the Post of Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering at Sigma Institute of Engineering, Ajwa - Nimeta Road, At & Po: Bakrol, Ta: Waghodia, Dist: Vadodara- 390019 on 10th August, 2019 at 10:00 am.
    • Traning provided to EEP engineers at Ethopia in area of power system protection.