Himanshu Jain - Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Himanshu Jain
Himanshu Jain Assistant professor himanshu.jain@hre.iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Grid reliability and resilience under very-high variable renewable energy penetration;, Blackstart of bulk power and distribution systems using inverter-based generation resources;, Modeling and simulation of utility-scale transmission, distribution, and integrated transmission and distribution systems at multiple timescales;, Developing software tools for improving the modeling accuracy of power grids under very-high variable renewable energy penetration;, Using distributed energy resources (DERs) for improving grid reliability and resilience.
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
President’s Award for efforts in obtaining funding for research in the area of power system stability exceeding $1 million (INR 7.0 crore), 2019.National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, USA2019
Outstanding Mentor AwardNational Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, USA2020
Finalist for the 2019 R&D100 Awards (widely recognized as the Oscars of Invention) as member of the Hierarchical Engine for Large-scale Infrastructure Co-Simulation (HELICS) teamR&D World2019
Outstanding Reviewer Award for the ASCE Journal of Energy EngineeringAmerican Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)2018
Vice Chancellor’s Gold MedalGovind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India2009
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDElectrical Engineering (Power Systems)Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA2016
MSElectrical Engineering (Power Systems)The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA2010
B. Tech.Electrical EngineeringGovind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India2008
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Multi-timescale Electrical Models of Buildings with high levels of Distributed Energy ResourcesIIT Roorkee (Faculty Initiation Grant)2021-10-202 years
Blackstart Using Inverter-Based ResourcesNational Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, USA2019-10-011 year 4 months 18 days
Obtaining grid reliability services from behind the meter distributed energy resourcesUS Department of Energy2020-07-017 months 18 days
Power Flow and Stability Analysis Task under very high (up to 100%) Renewable Energy IntegrationUS Utility2019-012 years 1 month
Solar PV Variability ModelingUS Department of Energy2019-011 year 6 months
Synthetic Inertia from Inverter-based ResourcesA US utility2019-048 months
HELICS-HLA IntegrationUS Department of Energy2017-021 year 6 months
Impact Assessment of Integrating solar PV and Electric Vehicles in Distribution FeedersICF, Fairfax, Virginia, USA2013-015 months
Memberships
  • IEEE, Member
  • Tau Beta Pi, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Small Hydro Power DevelopmentIAH-301B. TechAutumn
Hydro Electric EquipmentAH-514M. TechAutumn
Rural Electrical Energy System Planning and DesignAH-528M. TechAutumn
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Thermal-Electric Modelling for Investigating and Explaining CVR Impacts on Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration LoadsMr. Ravi Tiwari
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionDate
Indian Association of Energy Economics - Introductory Debate on India’s Energy Transition – Aspirations, Preparedness and Way ForwardIndian Association of Energy Economics2021-06-26
Northeast Power Coordinating Council (USA) Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Forum MeetingNew York, USA (Online)2021-02-11
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Online Training of SAARC Professionals on Small, Mini and Micro Hydro Power GenerationSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Energy Center2021-09-13
SAARC online training on "Power Purchase Agreements of Renewable Energy Projects"sSAARC Energy Centre2021-11-08
Virtual EU Day with IIT Roorkee on 'Climate & Energy'2021-04-22
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Invited LectureREVA University, Bengaluru, India2021-09-25
IEEE IAS Student Branch Chapter Lecture SeriesIIT Roorkee2021-09-18
Training Program on Green Time of Day (ToD) TariffIIT Roorkee2021-04-16
List of Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS (Total citations 254; h-index 8; i10 index 6 – Google Scholar)

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications (Published)

H. Jain, B. Bhatti, T. Wu, B. Mather, and R. Broadwater, “Integrated Transmission-and-Distribution System Modeling of Power Systems: State-of-the-Art and Future Research Directions”, in MDPI Energies, 2021. Impact Factor – 2.702.

A.K. Jain, K. Horowitz, F. Ding, K.S. Sedzro, B. Palmintier, B. Mather, and H. Jain, “Dynamic Hosting Capacity Analysis for Distributed Photovoltaic Resources - Framework and Case Study”, in Applied Energy, 2020. Impact Factor - 8.426.

B-MS Hodge, H Jain, C Brancucci, et al, “Addressing Technical Challenges in 100% Variable Inverter-Based Renewable Energy Power Systems”, in Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Energy and Environment, e376, 1-19, 2020. Impact Factor - 3.297.

H. Jain, R. P. Broadwater, M. Dilek, J. Bank, “Studying the Impact of Solar PV on Power System Dynamics using Integrated Transmission & Distribution Network Models,” in Journal of Energy Engineering, vol. 144, no. 1, 2017. Impact Factor - 1.131.

Tbaileh, H. Jain, R. Broadwater, J. Cordova, R. Arghandeh, M. Dilek, “Graph Trace Analysis: An object-oriented power flow, verifications and comparisons”, in Electric Power Systems Research 147, 145-153, 2017. Impact Factor - 3.022.

H. Jain, A. Parchure, R. P. Broadwater, M. Dilek and J. Woyak, "Three-Phase Dynamic Simulation of Power Systems Using Combined Transmission and Distribution System Models," in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 4517-4524, Nov. 2016.  Impact Factor - 6.807.


Peer Reviewed Conference Publications (Published)

H. Jain, G. Seo, E. Lockhart, V. Gevorgian, and B. Kroposki, “Black Start of Power Grids with Inverter-based Resources”, in proc., 2020 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), Virtual Meeting, 2020.

H. Jain, et al., “Quantifying Solar PV Variability at Multiple Timescales for Power Systems Studies”, in proc., 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Virtual Meeting, 2020.

H. Jain, B. Palmintier, D. Krishnamurthy, I. Krad, and E. Hale, “Evaluating the Impact of Price-Responsive Load on Power Systems Using Integrated T&D Simulation,” in proc., IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Conference 2019, Washington DC, 2019.

R.S. Biswas, J. Tan, H. Jain, V. Gevorgian and Y. Zhang, “Equivalent Test Bed in PSCAD and PSLF for Studying Advanced Power Systems Controller Performance”, in proc., IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Conference 2019, Washington DC, 2019.

H. Jain, B. Palmintier, I. Krad, D. Krishnamurthy, “Studying the Impact of Distributed Solar PV on Power Systems using Integrated Transmission and Distribution Models,” in proc. 2018 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition Conference and Exposition (T&D), Denver, CO, 2018.

K. Rahimi, H. Jain and R. Broadwater, "Application of Distributed Series Reactors in relieving congestion costs," n proc., 2016 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D), Dallas, TX, 2016.

H. Jain, K. Rahimi, A. Tbaileh, R. P. Broadwater, Akshay Kumar Jain and M. Dilek, "Integrated transmission & distribution system modeling and analysis: Need & advantages," in proc., 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), Boston, MA, 2016.

H. Jain, A. Parchure, R. P. Broadwater, M. Dilek and J. Woyak, "Three phase dynamics analyzer: A new program for dynamic simulation using three phase models of power systems," in proc., 2015 IEEE IAS Joint Industrial and Commercial Power Systems / Petroleum and Chemical Industry Conference (ICPSPCIC), Hyderabad, 2015.

K. Rahimi, H. Jain, R. Broadwater and J. Hambrick, "Application of Distributed Series Reactors in voltage balancing," in proc, 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), Denver, CO, 2015.

H. Jain, K. Kumaraswamy and R. N. Maurya, "Plug-In Electric Vehicles - Distribution system impacts and high level screening methodologies for calculating costs and benefits," in proc., IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Conference 2014, Washington, DC, 2014.

H. Jain, S. Korkua, W. Lee and C. Kwan, "Detection and Severity Classification of Rotor Imbalance Faults in Induction Machines," in proc., 2010 IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, 2010.

S. Korkua, H. Jain, W. Lee and C. Kwan, "Wireless health monitoring system for vibration detection of induction motors," in proc., 2010 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference, Tallahassee, FL, 2010.


Trade Publication (Published)
E. Roseman and H. Jain, “Regional Differences in Order 1000 Cost Allocation. What does it mean?” World-generation, 2013 V.24 #5.


Dissertation and Thesis

H. Jain, “Dynamic simulation of power systems using three phase integrated transmission and distribution system models: Case study comparisons with traditional analysis methods”, Ph.D Dissertation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, November, 2016.

H. Jain, “Detection and severity classification of rotor imbalance faults in induction machines”, MS Thesis, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, August, 2010.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Invited speaker at the Northeast Power Coordinating Council (USA) DER Forum, 2021. The presentation topic was “Blackstart using inverter - based resources”.

Paper presentation at the 2020 IEEE PES General Meeting (Virtual Meeting due to Covid 19 Pandemic), 2020: Paper presented was titled “Black Start of Power Grids with Inverter-based Resources”

Paper presentation at the 47th IEEE PVSC Conference, (Virtual Meeting due to Covid 19 Pandemic), 2020: Paper presented was titled “Quantifying Solar PV Variability at Multiple Timescales for Power Systems Studies”.

Puerto Rico Energy Planning Resources Workshop, Puerto Rico, USA, 2019: Presented the MAFRIT tool to various stakeholders in Puerto Rico, including university students, faculty, and industry members as part of a workshop organized under a DOE project to introduce tools that can help improve the reliability and resilience of Puerto Rico’s electric grid. (https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy19osti/73839.pdf).

Poster presentation at the 2018 IEEE T&D Conference, Denver, CO, USA, 2018: Poster presented was titled “Studying the Impact of Distributed Solar PV on Power Systems using Integrated Transmission and Distribution Models

Panelist at the 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, 2016: Panel session was titled “Distribution Simulations at Varying Time Scales” and my presentation was titled “Three-Phase Dynamic Analysis of a Hybrid Transmission and Distribution Model: Impact of PV on Dynamics”

Paper and poster presentation at the 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, 2016: Paper presented was titled “Integrated transmission & distribution system modeling and analysis: Need & advantages”

Paper presentation at the 2015 IEEE IAS Joint Industrial and Commercial Power Systems / Petroleum and Chemical Industry Conference (ICPSPCIC), Hyderabad, India, 2015: paper presented was titled “Three phase dynamics analyzer: A new program for dynamic simulation using three phase models of power systems”

Paper presentation at the 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, CO, USA, 2015: Paper presented was titled “Application of Distributed Series Reactors in voltage balancing”

Presentation on the Distributed Engineering Workstation (DEW) software at the Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bangalore, India, 2015

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