Rhythm Singh - Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Rhythm Singh
Rhythm Singh Assistant professor rhythm@hre.iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285148 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Grid-connected renewable energy systems, Potential estimation, grid integration issues and long-term planning, Solar PV systems, Rooftop applications, Solar resource variability assessment
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2018-12-17OngoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2018-07-105 months 4 daysAssistant ProfessorIIT Bhilai
2014-08-013 years 11 months 5 daysAssistant ProfessorNational Institute of Construction Management and Research
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2019-01-03OngoingFaculty In-charge, Time-table and ExaminationsDepartment of Hydro and Renewable Energy, IIT Roorkee
2019-01-01OngoingFaculty In-charge, Electrical LabDepartment of Hydro and Renewable Energy, IIT Roorkee
2019-06-012 years 29 daysMember, Ranking Analytics Committee (RAC)IIT Roorkee
2019-01-0111 months 30 daysConvener, Faculty Search CommitteeDepartment of Hydro and Renewable Energy, IIT Roorkee
2018-08-144 months Warden, Castle Dio Boys' HostelIIT Bhilai
2017-07-0111 months 29 daysCoordinator of PG program in Project Engineering and ManagementNational Institute of Construction Management and Research
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
World Governance Expedition ScholarshipVision India Foundation and the Embassy of Israel, India2019
Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in ReviewingInternational Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier2018
Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in ReviewingApplied Energy, Elsevier2018
Best Poster Award44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2017 IEEE PVSC-44), Washington D.C., USA2017
Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in ReviewingSolar Energy, Elsevier2017
Doctoral FellowshipMinistry of Human Resource Development, Government of India2011
Postgraduate ScholarshipMinistry of Human Resource Development, Government of India2007
Prof. R. N. Tiwari Gold Medal for Academic ExcellenceMotilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad2007
IET International ScholarshipThe Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), United Kingdom2006
Institute Merit ScholarshipMotilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad2006
Institute Merit ScholarshipMotilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad2005
Institute Merit ScholarshipMotilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad2003
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDEnergy Science and EngineeringIIT Bombay2018
M.TechEnergy StudiesIIT Delhi2009
B.TechElectrical EngineeringMNNIT Allahabad2007
Memberships
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member
  • International Solar Energy Society (ISES), Professional Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Renewable Energy Resources Development TechnologyIAH-302B.TechSpring
Hydro Electric EquipmentAHN-514M.TechAutumn
Instrumentation for Small Hydro Power StationAHN-526M.TechSpring
Rural Electrical Energy System Planning and DesignAHN-528M.TechAutumn
Energy Conservation and ManagementAHN-542M.TechAutumn
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Optimization and Congestion Management in Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading NetworkArun Singh Mehra
Analysis of variability in power generation from solar PV systemsManoj Singh Bisht
Metaheuristic optimization of short-term hydrothermal-solar schedulingTathagata Biswas
Study of hourly solar radiation site-pair correlations for long term resource planningJatin
Analytical study of built-up areas for rooftop solar PV installationPraveen Kumar
Development and simulation of structural components of self-cleaning mechanisms for solar PV panelsShubham Jain
Assessment of viability of utility-scale solar PV in province-2 of Nepal using system dynamicsSwatantra Kumar Karna
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Grid integration of EVs through a transactive energy approachRobins AntoO2020-07
Integrated Assessment Modelling for Sustainable TransportationMeenakshi PatelO2020-01
Solar resource variability assessment and forecasting for PV applicationsPriya GuptaO2019-07
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Chicago, USAFor paper presentation2019-06-15
Israel Democracy Institute; Hatzerim; Netafim; Taglit, IsraelAs part of a delegation for the World Governance Expedition 20192019-03-29
44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Washington D.C., USAFor paper presentation2017-06-21
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionDate
The role of alternate energy technologies in India's growthNational Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT) Ranchi2021-08-09
Solar Resource Assessment for PV Power ProjectsMalaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur2021-03-16
Solar PV Potential EstimationJaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida2021-03-14
Rooftop Solar PV Potential Estimation for Smart City DevelopmentRajasthan Technical University, Kota2021-01-31
Solar PV Potential Estimation for Power Scenario PlanningDr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow2021-01-28
Solar PV Potential Estimation for Planning of Renewable Energy ScenarioNIT Tiruchirappalli2021-01-06
Solar Resource Assessment for Planning of Solar Power PlantsIIT Bhilai2020-12-09
Solar PV Potential EstimationMalaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur2020-10-14
Solar PV Potential EstimationCochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)2020-09-17
Session on Higher Studies: Insights into the world of Research and AcademicsMotilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) Allahabad2020-06-27
Solar Energy for Rural DevelopmentUnnat Bharat Abhiyan and National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj2020-02-04
Hydro-electric EquipmentDepartment of Hydro Power Development, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh2020-01
Estimation of Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Potential of a CityDepartment of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay2015-03-15
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Power Purchase Agreements of Renewable Energy ProjectsSAARC Energy Centre2021-11
Green Time-of-Day (ToD) based tariffHRED, IIT Roorkee with USAID PACE-D 2.0 RE2021-04
Rooftop solar PV business models for low paying consumers of utilitiesHRED, IIT Roorkee with USAID PACE-D 2.0 RE2021-04
Modelling and Simulation of Energy SystemsQuality Improvement Program, IIT Roorkee2021-01
Modelling and Simulation of Energy SystemsAICTE2020-10
Distributed Control System, Instrumentation, SCADA systems and Communication NetworkNHPC2020-09
Student Solar Ambassadors WorkshopIIT Roorkee2019-10
Industrial Consultancy

 

Title of the Project Funding Agency Duration
Third-Party inspection for Capital Maintenance works of Unit 3 and some works of all Units of Ramganga Power Station Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. Mar 2020 - Feb 2021
Third-Party inspection for Capital Maintenance works of Unit 4 of Khodri Power Station Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. Sep 2019 - Aug 2020
Inspection of existing ABCBs of 220 kV feeders and bus coupler at Chhibro Power Station Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

 

Books / Book Chapters
  • Karna S.K. and Singh R. 2021, A Framework for Assessing the Viability of Solar PV in Province-2 of Nepal Using System Dynamics Approach In: Saran V.H., Misra R.K. (eds) Advances in Systems Engineering. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8025-3_78
  • Singh R. and Kumar, C., 2011, Online Voltage Stability Assessment using ANN and Continuation Power Flow, VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken, Germany.
Refereed Papers: Journals and Conference Proceedings

A. Peer-reviewed Journals

SCImago Journal & Country Rank
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Obrecht, M., Singh, R., Zorman, T., 2021. Conceptualizing new circular economy feature – storing renewable electricity in batteries beyond EV end-of-life, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Accepted. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-01-2021-0029
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R., 2021. Solar-city plans with large-scale energy storage: Metrics to assess the ability to replace fossil-fuel based power, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 44, p.101065. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101065
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R., 2020. Approximate rooftop solar PV potential of Indian cities for high-level renewable power scenario planning, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 42, p.100850. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2020.100850
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R., 2018. Energy sufficiency aspirations of India and the role of renewable resources: Scenarios for future, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 81(2), pp.2783-2795. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.06.083
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R. and Banerjee, R., 2017. Impact of Large-Scale Rooftop Solar PV Integration: An Algorithm for Hydrothermal-Solar Scheduling (HTSS), Solar Energy, 157, pp.988-1004. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.09.021
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
SCImago Journal & Country Rank

B. Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

    • Gupta, P. and Singh, R., 2021. Univariate model for hour ahead multi-step solar irradiance forecasting. In 2021 IEEE 48th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), (pp. 0494-0501). IEEE, 2019.
      DOI: 10.1109/PVSC43889.2021.9519002
    • Karna, S. K. and Singh, R., 2021. A Framework for Assessing the Viability of Solar PV in Province-2 of Nepal Using System Dynamics Approach. National Systems Conference on Innovative and Emerging Trends in Engineering Systems (NSC 2019), 2019 43rd . In: Saran V.H., Misra R.K. (eds) Advances in Systems Engineering. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8025-3_78
    • Jain, S. and Singh, R., 2020. Design and Simulation of Structural Components of Affordable, Automated Solar Panel Cleaning Mechanism. In 1st International Conference on Energy, Materials Sciences & Mechanical Engineering – 2020 (EMSME-2020), Article in press.
    • Soni, Y. P., Fernandez, E. and Singh, R., 2019. Evaluation of Loading of Individual Buses on Voltage Regulation in a Radial Microgrid Feeder. In 2019 International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (UPCON), (pp. 1-4). IEEE, 2019.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/UPCON47278.2019.8980159
    • Singh, R., 2019, June. Rooftop PV aspirations of India’s National Solar Mission and the green building codes: The missing links and the way ahead. In 2019 IEEE 46th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), (pp. 1717-1723). IEEE, 2019.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC40753.2019.8980644
    • Singh, R. and Banerjee, R., 2017, June. Investigation of City-Level Site-Pair Correlations of Solar Variability using Empirical Satellite Data. In Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2017 IEEE 44th (pp. 1151-1157). IEEE.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366329
    • Deshpande, P.M. and Singh, R., 2017. Study and analysis of refinery project risk with composite factor method. In M.G. Korgaonker and J. Koner (eds.), Managing Construction and Related Sectors: Challenges, Opportunities, Status and Trends (COST) in India, ICCRIP-2016, National Institute of Construction Management and Research, Pune, India, (pp. 86-98). NICMAR. ISBN No.: 978-93-5268-179-2
    • Singh, R. and Banerjee, R., 2013, June. Estimation of roof-top photovoltaic potential using satellite imagery and GIS. In Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th (pp. 2343-2347). IEEE.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744945
    • Balasubramanian, R. and Singh, R., 2011, September. Power system voltage stability analysis using ANN and continuation power flow methods. In Intelligent System Application to Power Systems (ISAP), 2011 16th International Conference on (pp. 1-7). IEEE.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ISAP.2011.6082192
    • Agarwal, V., Kumar, A., Singh, R. and Robin, T.J., 2007, December. Modified PWM schemes for Cyclo-inverters. In Power Engineering Conference, 2007. IPEC 2007. International (pp. 655-660). IEEE. ISBN No.: 978-981-05-9423-7

C. Popular Science Articles

    • Singh, R., 2019.  Sustainability and Energy Conservation in Built Habitat through Daily Life Choices: A few Case Studies. Proceedings of Seminar on Renewable Energy and Efficiency Measures in Built Habitat, March 8, 2019, pp.210-217.  CPWD, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
    • Singh, R., 2016.  Urban India: Reaching out to the Sun. Geography and You, 15(94), pp.40-43. ISSN No.: 2347884-5
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