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Publications

SUMMARY OF PUBLICATIONS

Books: 1
Book Chapters: 2
Patents: 6 patents issued in US, Canada, China; 10 pending
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals: 34
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Conferences: 130
Technical Writings: 11 (including 5 IEEE Working Group Reports)

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I. BOOK

  1. R.M. Mathur and R.K. Varma, "Thyristor-Based FACTS Controllers for Electrical Transmission Systems", Wiley - IEEE Press, New York, USA, Feb. 2002, 495 pages, ISBN: 978-0-471-20643-9

    This book has been published in Chinese and South-East Asian editions.

II. BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Rajiv K. Varma and John Paserba, Chapter on "Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS)", Electric Power Engineering Handbook on Power System Stability and Control - Vol. 3, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, USA, 2012, 450 pages, ISBN 9781439883204

  2. Akshaya Moharana and Rajiv K. Varma, Chapter on "STATCOM Application for Mitigation of Subsynchronous Resonance in Wind Farms Connected to Series-compensated Transmission Lines", 69 pages in the Book: Static Compensators (STATCOMs) in Power Systems, by Shahnia, Farhad, Rajakaruna, Sumedha, Ghosh, Arindam (Editors), Springer, 2015, 572 pages, ISBN 978-981-287-280-7

III. PATENTS

Six patents on Novel controls of PV solar farms as STATCOM have been issued in US, Canada and China, while several are pending in different countries including Europe and India.

IV. PAPERS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

  1. Hadi Khani; Rajiv Varma; Mohammad Reza Dadash Zadeh; Amir H. Hajimiragha, “A Real-Time Multi-Step Optimization-Based Model for Scheduling of Storage-Based Large-Scale Electricity Consumers in a Wholesale Market”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2016.2622003 (in print)

  2. Hadi Khani, Mohammad R. Dadash Zadeh, Rajiv K. Varma, “Optimal Scheduling of Independently Operated, Locally Controlled Energy Storage Systems as Dispatchable Assets in a Competitive Electricity Market”, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 2016, DOI: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2016.0231, (in print)

  3. Rajiv K. Varma, Shah Arifur Rahman, Vishwajitsinh Atodaria, Sibin Mohan and T. Vanderheide, “Technique for Fast Detection of Short Circuit Current in PV Distributed Generator”, IEEE Power and Energy Technology Systems Journal, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 155-165, Dec. 2016

  4. Rajiv K. Varma, Shah Arifur Rahman, Tim Vanderheide and Michael Dang, “Harmonic Impact of a 20 MW PV Solar Farm on a Utility Distribution Network”, IEEE Power and Energy Technology Systems Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 89-98, Sep. 2016

  5. Rajiv K. Varma, Shah Arifur Rahman, and Tim Vanderheide, "Novel Control of PV Solar Farm as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM) for Enhancing Grid Power Transmission Limits During Night and Day", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp 755-763, April 2015

  6. Nazila Rajaei, Mohammed Hassan Ahmed, M. M. A. Salama, Rajiv K. Varma, "Fault Current Management Using Inverter-Based Distributed Generators In Smart Grids", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 2183-2193, 2014

  7. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv K. Varma and Ravi Seethapathy, “Modal Analysis of IG based Wind Farm Connected to Series Compensated Transmission Line and LCC-HVDC Transmission Line”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 612-628, 2014

  8. Shah Arifur Rahman, Rajiv K. Varma, and Tim Vanderheide, “Generalized Model of a Photovoltaic Panel”, IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 217-229, 2014

  9. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv K. Varma and Ravi Seethapathy, “SSR Alleviation by STATCOM in Induction Generator based Wind Farm Connected to Series Compensated Line,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 947-957, 2014

  10. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv K. Varma, and Ravi Seethapathy, "Subsynchronous Impact of Series Compensation on Induction Generator Based Wind Farm", Electric Power Components and Systems, Volume 41, Issue 11, pp. 1041–1058, 2013

  11. Rajiv K. Varma and Akshaya Moharana, "SSR in Double-cage Induction Generator Based Wind Farm Connected to Series Compensated Transmission Line", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 2573-2583, August 2013

  12. Luis Marti, Jon Berge, and Rajiv K. Varma, "Determination of Geomagnetically Induced Current Flow in a Transformer from Reactive Power Absorption", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 1280 – 1288, July 2013

  13. Akshaya Moharana and Rajiv K. Varma, "Subsynchronous Resonance in Single Cage IG based Wind Farm Connected to Series Compensated Line", IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 5, no. 12, pp. 1221-1232, 2011

  14. M. Singh, V. Khadkikar, A. Chandra, A, R.K. Varma, "Grid Interconnection of Renewable Energy Sources at the Distribution Level With Power-Quality Improvement Features", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 26 , No.1, pp. 307 - 315, Jan. 2011

  15. R.K. Varma, Vinod Khadkikar, R. Seethapathy, “Night-Time Application of PV Solar Farm as STATCOM to Regulate Grid Voltage”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion (Letters), Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 983-985, Dec 2009

  16. Amir Ostadi, A.Yazdani and R.K. Varma, “Modeling and Stability Analysis of A DFIG-Based Wind-Power Generator Interfaced with A Series-Compensated Line”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 1504-1514, July 2009

  17. R.K. Varma, S. Auddy and Y. Semsedini, “Mitigation of Subsynchronous Resonance in a Series Compensated Wind Farm using FACTS Controllers”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 1645 – 1654, July 2008

  18. R. P. Gupta, S. C. Srivastava, and R. K. Varma, "Remote Terminal Units for Distribution Automation: Development and Commissioning Experience", International Journal of Computer and Applications, Vol. 36, Issue 2, 2008.

  19. Rajiv K. Varma, R. P. Gupta, and Soubhik Auddy, "Damping of Inter-Area Oscillation in Power Systems by Static Var Compensator (SVC) Using PMU-Acquired Remote Bus Voltage Angles," International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Berkeley Electronic Press, USA, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2007

  20. F.A. Albasri, T.S. Sidhu and R.K. Varma, “Performance Comparison of Distance Protection Schemes for Shunt- FACTS Compensated Transmission Lines” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 2116-2125, Oct. 2007

  21. R.K. Varma and Tejbir Sidhu, “Bibliographic Review of FACTS and HVDC Applications in Wind Power Systems”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Berkeley Electronic Press, USA, Vol. 7: No. 3, 2006

  22. R.P. Gupta and R.K. Varma, “Distribution Control Centre: Software Integration”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Berkeley Electronic Press, USA, 2005

  23. T.S. Sidhu, R.K. Varma, P. K. Gangadharan, F.A. Albasri and G.R. Ortiz, “Performance of Distance Relays on Shunt-FACTS Compensated Transmission Lines”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 1837-45, July 2005

  24. R.P. Gupta and R.K. Varma, “Web Based Monitoring of Electric Power Distribution Networks”, Academic Open Internet Journal, Vol. 14, Part 6, 2005

  25. R. Peng, R.K. Varma and Jin Jiang, “New Static Var Compensator (SVC) Based Damping Control Using Remote Generator Speed Signal”, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy, U.K. Vol. 4. Nos.3/4, pp.255-273, 2006

  26. R. P. Gupta and R.K. Varma, "Power Distribution Automation: Development and Implementation Experience", International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 27, Issue 2, 2007.

  27. N.K. Sharma, Arindam Ghosh, and R.K. Varma, "A Novel Placement Strategy for FACTS Controllers", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 982-987, July 2003

  28. N.K. Sharma, B. Das, Arindam Ghosh, and R.K. Varma, "Determination of Suitable Locations for Shunt Compensators in Multi-machine Power Systems", Electrical Machines and Power Systems, Vol. 28, No. 5, 2000

  29. R.K. Varma, R.M. Mathur, G.J. Rogers, and P. Kundur, "Modeling Effects of System Frequency Variation in Long-Term Stability Studies", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 827-832, May 1996

  30. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Damping Torque Analysis of Static Var System Controllers", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 458-465, May 1991

  31. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Static Var System Auxiliary Controllers for Improvement of Dynamic Stability", International Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 287-297, Oct. 1990

  32. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Static Var System Auxiliary Controllers for Damping of Torsional Oscillations", International Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 271-286, Oct. 1990

  33. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Concepts of SVS Control for Enhancing Power Transfer in Long Transmission Lines", Electric Machines and Power Systems, Vol. 18, pp. 337-358, 1990

  34. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Development of Parity Simulation for Thyristor Controlled Reactor", Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 67, Pt. EL4, Feb. 1987

IV. PAPERS IN PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Rajiv K. Varma, Ehsan Siavashi, Hesamaldin Maleki, Reza Salehi, Sibin Mohan, Mahendra A.C., S. Arifur Rahman and T. Vanderheide, "PV-STATCOM: A Novel Smart Inverter for Transmission and Distribution System Applications", First Place Poster Award, 7th International Conference on Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources”, Niagara Falls, Canada, Oct. 24-28, 2016

  2. Rajiv K. Varma, Anas Abdul Hameed, Shams Al Hmaidi, Syed Mir, and Sibin Mohan, “Adverse Harmonic Impact of Network Resonances on Smart Meters”, Accepted for Proc. 2015 IEEE EPEC Conference, London, ON, Canada, Oct. 2015

  3. Syed A. Raza and Rajiv K. Varma, “Coordinated Control of STATCOM and PSS for Damping Generator Electromechanical Oscillations”, Accepted for Proc. 2015 IEEE EPEC Conference, London, ON, Canada, Oct. 2015

  4. Rajiv K. Varma and Sibin Mohan, "New PV Solar Farm Control as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM) for Stabilization of a Critical Motor Load", Accepted for Proc. 2015 Solar Power International Conference, Anaheim, USA, Sep. 2015

  5. Rajiv K. Varma, Shah Arifur Rahman, Ehsan Siavashi, and Mahendra A.C., "Nighttime Applications of PV Solar Farms", Proc. 2014 Solar Power International Conference, Las Vegas, USA, Oct. 2014

  6. Hesamaldin Maleki and Rajiv. K Varma, “Performance Comparison of a STATCOM and BESS for Damping Power Oscillations”, Proc. 28th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering CCECE2015, May 3~6, 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  7. S. Gupta, R.K. Varma and G.N. Pillai, "Novel Composite Control of STATCOM for Voltage Balancing and Unbalanced Load Compensation", Proc. 2014 CIGRE Canada Conference, Sep. 22-24, 2014, Toronto, Canada

  8. Shah A. Rahman and Rajiv K. Varma, “Analysis of Fault Current Contributions from PV-BESS Systems", Proc. 2014 CIGRE Canada Conference, Sep. 22-24, 2014, Toronto, Canada

  9. Hemant Barot, Lake Singh, and Rajiv K. Varma, "Operational Experience with Static Var Compensators in Ontario, Canada", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington, USA, July 2014

  10. N. Rajaei, M.H. Ahmed, M.M.A. Salama, R.K. Varma, "Analysis of Fault Current Contribution from Inverter Based Distributed Generation", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington, USA, July 2014, Listed among Best Conference Papers on Power System Stability and Protection session.

  11. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv K. Varma and Ravi Seethapathy, “Modal Analysis of Type-1 Wind Farm Connected to Series Compensated Transmission Line and LCC HVDC Transmission Line” Proc. IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference -2012, Oct. 2012, London, Canada

  12. Rajiv K. Varma, Ehsan M. Siavashi, Byomakesh Das, and Vinay Sharma, “Real Time Digital Simulation of PV Solar System as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM) for Voltage Regulation and Power Factor Correction”, Proc. IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference -2012, Oct. 2012, London, Canada

  13. Christine D. Crites, Rajiv K. Varma, Vinay Sharma and Bill Milroy, “Characterization of Harmonics in a Utility Feeder with PV Distributed Generation”, Proc. IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference -2012, Oct. 2012, London, Canada

  14. Robert Zolnierczyk, Byomakesh Das, Rajiv K. Varma, Gregory Symons and Ken Walsh, “A Hardware Prototype Model for Electric Vehicle Load Management in a Distribution Network”, Proc. IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference -2012, Oct. 2012, London, Canada

  15. Rajiv K. Varma, Shah Arifur Rahman, Mahendra A.C., Ravi Seethapathy and Tim Vanderheide, “'Novel Nighttime Application of PV Solar Farms as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM)'”, Proc. 2012 IEEE PES General Meeting at San Diego, USA, July 2012; IEEE PES Energy Development and Power Generation Committee Prize Paper

  16. Rajiv K. Varma and Shah Arifur Rahman, Vinay Sharma, and Tim Vanderheide, “Novel Control of a PV Solar System as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM) for Preventing Instability of Induction Motor Load”, Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Montreal, Canada, May 2012

  17. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv K. Varma, and Ravi Seethapathy, “SSR Mitigation in Wind Farm Connected to Series Compensated Transmission Line using STATCOM”, Proc. of 2012 IEEE Power Electronics and Machines in Wind Applications, Denver, USA, 16-17 July 2012

  18. Rajiv K. Varma, Ravi Seethapathy, and Oren Ben-Shlomo, “Increasing Wind Farm Connectivity in a Utility Distribution System”, Proc. of 2012 IEEE Power Electronics and Machines in Wind Applications, Denver, USA, 16-17 July 2012

  19. Rajiv K. Varma, Ehsan Siavashi, Byomakesh Das, Vinay Sharma "Novel application of a PV Solar Plant as STATCOM during Night and Day in a Distribution Utility Network – Part 2", Panel Session on "FACTS/Power Electronics Installations", Proc. 2012 IEEE T&D Conference, Orlando, USA, May 2012

  20. Rajiv K. Varma, Jon Berge, Iurie Axente, Vinay Sharma and Ken Walsh, “Determination of Maximum Generation in a Distribution System Feeder”, Proc. 2012 IEEE T&D Conference, Orlando, USA, May 2012.

  21. Akshaya Moharana and Rajiv K. Varma, “Instability in Induction Generator based Wind Farms Connected to Series Compensated Transmission Lines”, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Energy, Automation and Signal, ICEAS-2011, Bhubaneswar, India, Dec. 2011

  22. J. Berge, L. Marti, R. K. Varma. “Modelling and Mitigation of Geomagnetically Induced Currents on a Realistic Power System Network”, Proc. of 2011 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, October 2011

  23. J. Berge, R. K. Varma, L. Marti, “Laboratory Validation of the Relationship Between Geomagnetically Induced Current (GIC) and Transformer Absorbed Reactive Power”, Proc. of 2011 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, October 2011

  24. Akshaya Moharana, Jagath Samarabandhu and Rajiv K. Varma, "Fuzzy Supervised PI Controller for VSC HVDC System Connected to Induction Generator Based Wind Farm", Proc. of 2011 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, October 2011

  25. Shah Arifur Rahman and Rajiv K. Varma, "PSCAD/EMTDC Model of a 3-Phase Grid Connected Photovoltaic Solar System", Proc. of 43rd North American Power Symposium, Boston, Aug. 2011

  26. Rajiv K. Varma, Graham Sanderson and Ken Walsh, "Global PV Incentive Policies and Recommendations for Utilities", Proc. of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2011, Niagara Falls, Canada, May 2011

  27. Jon Berge and Rajiv K. Varma, "Determination of the Spectrum of Frequencies Generated by a Saturated Transformer", Proc. IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2011, Niagara Falls, May 2011

  28. Rajiv. K. Varma, Byomakesh Das, Iurie Axente, and Tim Vanderheide, "Optimal 24-hr Utilization of a PV Solar System as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM) in a Distribution Network", Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, USA, July 2011

  29. Rajiv K. Varma and Magdy Salama, "Large-Scale Photovoltaic Solar Power Integration in Transmission and Distribution Networks", Panel Paper, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, USA, July 2011

  30. Rajiv. K. Varma, Shriram. S. Rangarajan, Iurie Axente, and Vinay Sharma, "Novel application of a PV Solar Plant as STATCOM during Night and Day in a Distribution Utility Network", Paper Presented in Panel Session on "FACTS/Power Electronics Installations" Proc. of 2011 IEEE PES Power Systems Conference & Expo, March 20-23, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

  31. Rajiv K. Varma, "Concepts of FACTS Controllers", Paper presented in Panel Session on "Dynamic Reactive Compensation ", Proc. of 2011 IEEE PES Power Systems Conference & Expo., March 20-23, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

  32. R.K. Varma, S A Rahman, and R. Seethapathy, “Novel Control of Grid Connected Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Farm for Improving Transient Stability and Transmission Limits Both During Night and Day”, Proc. World Energy Conference, Montreal, September 2010

  33. Dhaval Patel, Rajiv K. Varma, Ravi Seethapathy and Michael Dang, “Impact of Wind Turbine Generators on Network Resonance and Harmonic Distortion”, Proc. of IEEE 23rd Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 2-5, 2010, Calgary, AB, Canada

  34. Pouyan Saifi, Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv K. Varma, and Ravi Seethapathy, “Influence of Distributed Generation Interface Transformer and DG Configurations on Temporary Overvoltage (TOV)”, Proc. of IEEE 23rd Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 2-5, 2010, Calgary, AB, Canada

  35. Mehdi Narimani and R.K. Varma, “Application of Static Var Compensator (SVC) With Fuzzy Controller for Grid Integration of Wind Farm”, Proc. of IEEE 23rd Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 2-5, 2010, Calgary, AB, Canada

  36. R. K. Varma, “Elements of FACTS Controllers”, Panel Paper presented in FACTS Panel Session on “FACTS Fundamentals”, Proc. of 2010 IEEE PES T&D Conference & Exposition - 20-22 April 2010, New Orleans, LA, USA

  37. V. Khadkikar, Rajiv K. Varma, and Ravi Seethapathy, “Grid Voltage Regulation Utilizing Storage Batteries in PV Solar – Wind Plant based Distributed Generation System”, Proc. of IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC) 2009, Montreal, Canada, Oct 22-23, 2009

  38. Vinod Khadkikar, Rajiv K. Varma and Ravi Seethapathy "Influence of Large-scale Distributed Generation Penetration on the Grid Current Harmonic Propagation under a Non-linear Load Condition", Proc. of CIGRE Canada Conference on Power Systems, Toronto, Oct.4-6, 2009

  39. Oren Ben-Shlomo, Rajiv K. Varma and Ravi Seethapathy, "Increasing Wind Based Distributed Generation with a Static VAr Compensator”, Proc. of CIGRE Canada Conference on Power Systems, Toronto, Oct.4-6, 2009

  40. R.K. Varma, M. Salama, R. Seethapathy, and C. Champion, “Large-scale photovoltaic solar power integration in transmission and distribution networks”, Panel Paper presented in the Panel on “Research and Education for Integration of Renewable Resources into Power Systems”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, 2009, Calgary, Canada, 26-30 July 2009

  41. R. K. Varma, “Introduction to FACTS Controllers”, Panel Paper presented in FACTS Panel Session, Proc. of IEEE PES Power System Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, USA, March 15-18, 2009

  42. Jonathan Berge and Rajiv K. Varma, “A Software Simulator for Geomagnetically Induced Currents in Electrical Power Systems,” Proc. of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2009.

  43. Dhaval Patel, Rajiv K. Varma, Ravi Seethapathy, “Impact Assessment of Distributed Generation on Medium Voltage Distribution Systems of Hydro One Networks Inc.”, Proc. of CIGRE Canada Conference on Power Systems, Winnipeg, October 19-21, 2008

  44. S. Auddy, R.K. Varma, and M. Dang, “Field Validation of a Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) Model”, Proc. of IEEE Electrical Power Conference, 2007, 25-26 Oct. 2007

  45. Fadhel A. Albasri, T. S. Sidhu, and Rajiv K. Varma, “Mitigation of Adverse Effects of Midpoint Shunt- FACTS Compensated Transmission Lines on Distance Protection Schemes”, Proc. 2007 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, pp1-8.

  46. R.K. Varma, M. Dang and S. Auddy, “Over Voltages at the Terminal of a Wind Farm Connected to a Coupled Double Circuit Transmission Line”, Proc. of 2007 CIGRÉ Canada Conference, Aug. 27-28, 2007, Calgary, Canada

  47. Jonathan Berge and Rajiv K. Varma, “Design and Development of a Static Var Compensator for Load Compensation Using Real-Time Digital Simulator (RTDS) and Hardware Simulation”, Proc. of 2007 Large Engineering Systems Conference on Power Engineering (LESCOPE’ 07), October 10-12, 2007, Montreal, Canada, pp. 6-12

  48. R.K. Varma, Y. Semsedini and S. Auddy, “Mitigation of Subsynchronous Oscillations in a Series Compensated Wind Farm with Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor (TCSC)”, Proc. of Power System Conference, Advanced Metering, Protection, Control, Communications and Distributed Resources, Clemson, USA, March, 2007

  49. R.K. Varma and S. Auddy, “Mitigation of Subsynchronous Oscillations in a Series Compensated Wind Farm with Static Var Compensator”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting 18-22 June 2006, Montreal, Canada

  50. R.K. Varma and S. Auddy, “Mitigation of Subsynchronous Resonance by SVC using PMU-Acquired Remote Generator Speed”, Proc. of 2006 IEEE Power India Conference, New Delhi, India, 10-12 April 2006

  51. F. Albasri, T.S. Sidhu and R.K. Varma, “Impact of Shunt-FACTS on Distance Protection of Transmission Lines”, Proc. of Power Systems Conference: Advanced Metering, Protection, Control, Communication, and Distributed Resources, PSC '06, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA, 14-17 March, 2006

  52. R. P. Gupta, R. K. Varma, S.C. Srivastava, R. Arora, “Remotely Operable Load Break Switch for Distribution Network”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting 2005, San Francisco, USA, 12-16 June 2005

  53. C.P. Gupta, S.C. Srivastava and R. K. Varma, "Static cum Dynamic Criteria of SVC Placement for Voltage Stability Enhancement", Proc. of International Conference on Power Systems - Challenges to Electric Utilities in the New Millennium, Kathmandu, Nepal, November 2004

  54. R. P. Gupta and R. K. Varma, “Agent Based Software Integration at Distribution Control Center”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA, June, 2004

  55. R. P. Gupta, S. Tiwari and R. K. Varma, “Novel Software Architecture for Power Distribution Automation”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 13-17, 2003

  56. N.K. Sharma, A. Ghosh and R.K. Varma, “Modeling of Multiple FACTS Controllers for Multimachine Power System, A Modular Approach”, Proc. of 12th National Power Systems Conference, IIT Kharagpur, India, Dec. 27-29, 2002

  57. A. Saxena, S. Ray and R.K. Varma, “A Novel Electric Shock Protection System Based on Contact Currents on Skin Surface”, Proc. of 12th National Power Systems Conference, IIT Kharagpur, India, December 27-29, 2002

  58. N.K. Sharma, A. Ghosh and R.K. Varma, “Control Interaction between FACTS Controllers in Multimachine System”, Proc. of CIGRE International Conference on Bulk Power Transmission Integration in Developing Countries, 8-10 Nov.2001, New Delhi, India, pp. V1-V10

  59. N.K. Sharma, A. Ghosh, and R.K. Varma, “A Novel Extended Voltage Phasors Approach for Placement of FACTS Controllers in Multimachine Power Systems”, Proc. of the International Conference on Energy, Automation and Information Technology – 2001, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 2001, pp. 516-519

  60. N.K. Sharma, R.K. Varma, A. Ghosh, “Placement Strategy for FACTS Controllers”, Proc. of 11th National Power Systems Conference, Bangalore, India, Dec. 2000, pp. 57-62

  61. S.C. Srivastava, R.K. Varma, C.P. Gupta, V. Venkataraman, “Voltage Stability Based Contingency Ranking and Stability Margin Enhancement”, Proc. of 11th National Power Systems Conference, Bangalore, India, Dec. 2000, pp. 719-724

  62. C.P. Gupta, S.C. Srivastava and R. K. Varma, "Enhancement of Static Voltage Stability Margin with Reactive Power Dispatch using FACTS Devices", Proc. of the 13th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC'99), June 28 - July 2, 1999, Trondheim, Norway, pp. 1009-1015

  63. Manoj Gupta and R.K. Varma, "Long Term Stability Analysis of Power Systems Experiencing Large Frequency Variations", Proc. of the 10th National Power Systems Conference, Vadodara, India, Oct. 1998, pp. 79-91

  64. R.P. Gupta, G. Tiwari, S. Venkateswaran, P.V.K. Reddy, R.K. Varma, S.C. Srivastava, Sachchidanand, N. Patnaik, and S. Patnaik, "Remote Monitoring and Control of Distribution Transformer and Feeders", Proc. of the 10th National Power Systems Conference, Vadodara, India, Oct. 1998, pp. 268-275

  65. R.P. Gupta, R.K. Varma, Sachchidanand, S.S. Prabhu, A.K. Das, Ramnath, S. Nayar, A.K. Tripathi, "Controlled SVCs for Better Management of Northern Grid of India", Paper 38-102, CIGRE Paris, 1998

  66. C. P. Gupta, R. K. Varma and S.C. Srivastava, "A Method to Determine Closest Hopf Bifurcation in Power Systems Considering Exciter and Load Dynamics", Proc. of 'Energy Management and Power Delivery Conference 1998 (EMPD'98)', Singapore, March 3-5, 1998, Vol. 1, pp. 293-297

  67. S.C. Srivastava, R.K. Varma and A.K. Tyagi, "Singularity of Reduced Jacobian Matrices for Identifying Voltage and Angle Instability", Proc. of the Fourth International Conference on 'Advances in Power System Control, Operation & Management APSCOM 97' Hong Kong, 11-14 Nov. 1997, vol. 2, Page(s):493 – 498

  68. R.P. Gupta, P.V.K. Reddy, R.K. Varma, Sachchidanand, S.S. Prabhu, A.K. Das, A.K. Tripathi, G.P. Chaukiyal and T. Adhikari, "Analysis and Control of Dynamic Interaction Among Multiple Static Var Compensators in the NREB Power System", Proc. of the 9th National Power Systems Conference, Kanpur, India, Dec. 1996, pp. 272-278

  69. R.P. Gupta, G. Tiwari, P.V.K. Reddy, R.K. Varma, Sachchidanand, and T.V. Prabhakar, "An Approach for Development of Distribution Automation Software", Proc. of the 9th National Power Systems Conference, Kanpur, India, Dec. 1996, pp. 49-53

  70. K.R. Padiyar, R.K. Varma, S. Gupta, and M. Kumar, "A Novel Static Var Compensator Control for Damping Subsynchronous Oscillations", Proc. of the 8th National Power Systems Conference, New Delhi, India, Dec. 1994, pp. 331-335

  71. N.K. Sharma, B. Das, Sachchidanand, and R.K. Varma, "Coordinated Control of PSS and SVC for Small Signal Stability Improvement", Proc. of the 8th National Power Systems Conference, New Delhi, India, Dec. 1994, pp. 520-525

  72. A. Ghosh, K.V. Patil, and R.K. Varma, "An LQG/LTR Auxiliary Controller for Static Var Systems", Proc. of Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference AUPEC 1993, Wollongong, Australia, Vol. 2, pp. 625-630

  73. R.P. Gupta, Sachchidanand, G.K. Dubey, R.K. Varma and P.V.K. Reddy, "Microprocessor Based Control of Static Var Compensator for Load Power Factor Correction", Proc. of the 6th National Power Systems Conference, Bombay, Jun. 1990, India, pp. 429-434

  74. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Performance of Static Var Systems in Enhancing Power Transfer: Analytical Prediction and Simulator Studies", Proc. of the 5th National Power Systems Conference, Bangalore, India, Sep. 1988, pp. 45-51

  75. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Control of Static Var Systems for Damping Torsional Oscillations", Proc. of the 5th National Power Systems Conference, Bangalore, India, Sep. 1988, pp. 251-257

  76. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Transmission Capacity Improvement by Static Var Systems", Proc. of the International Seminar on EHV/UHV AC, HVDC Transmission Systems, Bangalore, India, May 1987

  77. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Control of Static Var Systems", Proc. of the All India Seminar on EHV Transmission, Trivandrum, India, Sep. 1985

  78. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, "Development of Parity Simulation for Power System Applications", Proc. of the 2nd National Power Systems Conference, Hyderabad, India, Sep. 1983

“IEEE Working Group on HVDC and FACTS Bibliography" Conference Papers:

  1. Shah Arifur Rahman, Hesamaldin Maleki, Sibin Mohan, Rajiv K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS 2013-2014: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, USA, July 2015

  2. Sibin Mohan, Hesamaldin Maleki, Rajiv K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2013-2014: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, USA, July 2015

  3. S. Rahman, Mahendra A.C., Rajiv. K. Varma and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS 2012-2013: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington, USA, July 2014

  4. Shubham Gupta, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2012-13: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington, USA, July 2014

  5. S. Rahman, Rajiv. K. Varma and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS Applications for Grid Integration of Wind and PV Solar Power Systems: 2010-2013”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Washington, USA, July 2014

  6. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2012: Part-I, IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 2013

  7. S. Rahman, A. Moharana, Rajiv. K. Varma and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS 2012: Part I, IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 2013

  8. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2011 - IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, USA, July 2012

  9. Shah Arifur Rahman, Rajiv. K. Varma, Wayne H. Litzenberger, and Jon Berge, “Bibliography of FACTS 2011: Part I - IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, USA, July 2012

  10. Jon Berge, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS 2011: Part II - IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, USA, July 2012

  11. Jon Berge, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS 2011: Part III - IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, San Diego, USA, July 2012

  12. Shah Arifur Rahman, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS Applications for Grid Integration of Wind and PV Solar Power Systems: 1995-2010, IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  13. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2009-2010 Part I: IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  14. Akshaya Moharana, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2009-2010 Part II: IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  15. Jon Berge, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS 2009-2010: Part I, IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  16. Jon Berge, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS 2009-2010: Part II, IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  17. Jon Berge, Shriram. S. Rangarajan, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS 2009-2010: Part III, IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  18. Jon Berge, Shriram. S. Rangarajan, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS 2009-2010: Part IV, IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  19. I. Axente, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS 1998: IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  20. I. Axente, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS 1999: IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  21. I. Axente, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS 2000: Part 1, IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  22. I. Axente, Rajiv. K. Varma, and Wayne H. Litzenberger, "Bibliography of FACTS 2000: Part 2, IEEE Working Group Report", Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Detroit, 2011

  23. Rajiv Varma, Akshaya Moharana, and Wayne Litzenberger, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2009 IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  24. Rajiv Varma, Wayne Litzenberger and Iurie Axente, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2006-2007 Part I IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  25. Rajiv Varma, Wayne Litzenberger and Iurie Axente, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2006-2007 Part II IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  26. Rajiv Varma, Wayne Litzenberger and Iurie Axente, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2006-2007 Part III IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  27. Rajiv Varma, Wayne Litzenberger and Shah Arifur Rahman, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2008 Part I IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  28. Rajiv Varma, Wayne Litzenberger and Shah Arifur Rahman, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2008 Part II IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  29. Rajiv Varma, Wayne Litzenberger and Shah Arifur Rahman, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2008 Part III IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  30. Rajiv Varma, Jon Berge and Wayne Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS 2009 Part 1, IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  31. Rajiv Varma, Jon Berge and Wayne Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS 2009 Part 2, IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  32. Rajiv Varma, Jon Berge and Wayne Litzenberger, “Bibliography of FACTS 2009 Part 3, IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, July 2010

  33. R. K. Varma, Jon Berge, and W.H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2007-2008 Part I: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Calgary, Canada, July 2009

  34. Jon Berge, R. K. Varma, and W.H. Litzenberger, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2007-2008 Part 2: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Calgary, Canada, July 2009

  35. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, and Judy Bolton, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 1998: IEEE Working Group Report,” Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Pittsburgh, USA, July 2008

  36. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, and Judy Bolton, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 1999: IEEE Working Group Report,” Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Pittsburgh, USA, July 2008

  37. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, and Judy Bolton, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2000: IEEE Working Group Report,” Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Pittsburgh, USA, July 2008

  38. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, S. Auddy and D. Patel, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission: 2001-2003 Part I IEEE Working Group Report,” Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Tampa, Florida, USA, June 2007

  39. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, S. Auddy and D. Patel, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission: 2001-2003 Part II IEEE Working Group Report,” Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, Tampa, Florida, USA, June 2007

  40. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, S. Auddy and D. Patel, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission: 2005-2006 IEEE Working Group Report,” Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  41. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, A. Ostadi and S. Auddy, “Bibliography of FACTS 2005-2006 Part I: IEEE Working Group Report,” Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  42. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, A. Ostadi and S. Auddy, “Bibliography of FACTS 2005-2006 Part II: IEEE Working Group Report,” Proc. IEEE PES General Meeting, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  43. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, J. Berge, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2001 - Part I: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  44. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, J. Berge, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2001 - Part II: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  45. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, J. Berge, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2002 - Parts I: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting 2007, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  46. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, J. Berge, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2002 - Part II: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting 2007, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  47. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, J. Berge, “Bibliography of FACTS 2003: Part I: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  48. R. K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, J. Berge, “Bibliography of FACTS 2003: Part II: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting, June 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA

  49. R.K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, S. Auddy, J. Berge, A.C. Cojocaru and T. Sidhu, “Bibliography of HVDC Transmission 2004-2005: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting 2006, Montreal, Canada

  50. R.K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, S. Auddy, J. Berge, A.C. Cojocaru and T. Sidhu, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2004-2005 - Part I: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting 2006, Montreal, Canada

  51. R.K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, S. Auddy, J. Berge, A.C. Cojocaru and T. Sidhu, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2004-2005 – Part II: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting 2006, Montreal, Canada

  52. R.K. Varma, W. Litzenberger, S. Auddy, J. Berge, A.C. Cojocaru and T. Sidhu, “Bibliography of FACTS: 2004-2005 – Part III: IEEE Working Group Report”, Proc. of IEEE PES General Meeting 2006, Montreal, Canada

V. TECHNICAL WRITINGS

IEEE Working Group Reports:

  1. Co-Editor, IEEE Special Publication of the Working Group, “Transmission System Application Requirements for FACTS Controllers”, 2006

  2. Co-Editor, IEEE Special Publication of the Working Group I5, “Voltage Source Converters”, 2008

  3. W. Litzenberger, R.K. Varma, J.D. Flanagan (Editors), "An Annotated Bibliography of High Voltage Direct - Current (HVDC) Transmission and Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) 1996-1997", published by E.P.R.I. and Bonneville Power Administration (B.P.A.), U.S.A., in July 1998, on behalf of the IEEE Working Group on HVDC and FACTS Bibliography and Records; Presented at the IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, San Diego, USA, July 1998, 521 pages

  4. W. Litzenberger and R.K. Varma (Editors), "An Annotated Bibliography of High Voltage Direct - Current (HVDC) Transmission and Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) 1994-1995", published by Department of Energy, U.S.A., and Bonneville Power Administration (B.P.A.), U.S.A., in July 1996, on behalf of the IEEE Working Group on HVDC and FACTS Bibliography and Records; Presented at the IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, Denver, USA, July 1996, 346 pages

  5. R.K. Varma and R.M. Mathur, "Supplement to a Bibliography for Static Var Compensators (SVC) and Related Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS) Devices [1984-1994]", An Annotated Bibliography of HVDC Transmission and Flexible AC Transmission (FACTS) Devices (1991-1993) published by Bonneville Power Administration (B.P.A.), Western Area Power Administration, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., on behalf of the IEEE Working Group on HVDC Bibliography and Records.

Technical Reports:

  1. D. Patel and R.K. Varma, “Grid Integration of Wind Energy Based Distributed Generation: Forest Jura System Study (Interim Project Report for Hydro One)”, Apr. 2008

  2. D. Patel, S. Auddy, and R.K. Varma, “Influence of Wind Power Distributed Generation on Transformer Operation and Voltage Regulation in Manitoulin Distribution Feeder System of Hydro One”, Oct. 2007

  3. R.M. Mathur, J. Jiang, and R.K. Varma, "Application of PWM Frequency Controllers", Final Report, Contract No. P.O. 94-69921, Sunoco Inc., Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, November 1994, 53 pages

  4. R.M. Mathur and R.K. Varma, "Modeling Effects of System Frequency Variation in Transient Stability Studies", Final Report, Contract No. P.O. 957595726-11, Ontario Hydro, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 1993, 72 pages

  5. R.P. Gupta, Sachchidanand, G.K. Dubey, R.K. Varma and P.V.K. Reddy, "Microprocessor Based Control of Static Var Compensator for Load Power Factor Correction", Technical report DOE/IIT-K/90, IIT Kanpur, India, August 1990, 108 pages

  6. K.R. Padiyar and R.K. Varma, " Simulation of Static Var System on HVDC Simulator", Technical report, DOE/IIT-K/4/88/3, IIT Kanpur, India, December 1988, 54 pages