Faculty Profile


Dr. Francis M. Fernandez

Assistant Professor

Phone: 9447439881(M), 0471 2553301(R)
Email: francismf@cet.ac.in

Qualifications

 

B. Tech – Electrical and Electronics Engg. (University of Kerala)
M. Tech – Electrical Machines (University of Kerala)
Ph.D – Power Quality (University of Kerala)

Area of Interest

 

Power Quality, Electrical Machines and Drives, Instrumentation

Professional Experience

 

Scientist, ANERT (1994 - 1999)
Faculty in CET (1999 onwards)

Recently taught courses

 

Power Quality, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics

Other Responsibilities

 

Senior staff advisor - BTech (2015 admission batch)

Faculty In Charge - Electronic Circuits Lab

Expert Commitee Member - KSEB Project on Solar powered eV charging infrastructure in metros of Kerala

Awards/Recognitions/Achievements

 

Young Scientist Award in Kerala Science Congress 1999.

Good Service Entry from Government of Kerala.

Membership in Professional Bodies

 

Member, IEEE

Member, IEEE Power and Energy Society

Life Member ISTE

Important Publications

 
  1. Francis M. Fernandez, P. S. Chandramohanan Nair, "Method for separation of customer and utility contributions of harmonics at point of common coupling", IET Transactions on Generation, Transmission and Distribution , vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 374-381, April 2013.
  2. Francis M. Fernandez, P. S. Chandramohanan Nair, “A New Expression for Power Factor under Nonsinusoidal Conditions”, 2011 IEEE-PES International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT-2011), Kollam, Kerala.
  3. Francis M. Fernandez, P. S. Chandramohanan Nair, “Estimation of Supply Side Harmonics by Using Network Impedance Data”, 2010 Joint International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), New Delhi.
  4. Francis M. Fernandez, P. S. Chandramohanan Nair, “Influence of Power Factor Compensating Capacitors on Estimation of Harmonic Distortion”, 9th International Conference on Power Quality and Utilisation (EPQU-2007), Barcelona, Spain.
  5. Harikrishnan R., Francis M. Fernandez, "Improved online torque-sharing-function based low ripple torque control of Switched Reluctance Motor Drives", IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), Thiruvananthapuram, 2016