Dr Rajin M. Linus

Dr Rajin M. Linus

Principal [4/4/16-3/4/19]

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
[email protected]
+91 08281599502

Research Area of Interest

  • Modeling of Electrical Machine and Control
  • MPPT in PV System (Current Research Area)
  • MPPT in Wind Energy Conversion System
  • Grid Synchronization of Renewable Energy System
  • Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine (PMSM)
  • Field Oriented Control (FOC)/ Vector Control

Research Supervisor

  • From 11th January 2017 – Research Supervisor at A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technological University, Trivandrum, Kerala (Waiting for Research Scholar)


  • ISTE – Indian Socity of Technical Education
  • Research Gate (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/RajinLinus)
  • Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user = WvE6S4AAAAAJhl = en)


  • From 3rd March 2017 – IEEE Access Journal

Teaching Interest

  • Electrical Machine Modeling
  • AC Machines
  • Advanced Electric Drives
  • Power Electronics
  • Electric Drives
  • Power Quality


  • Ph.D from IIITD&M Kancheepuram Chennai, India  (2010 – 2016)

Thesis Title: Study of MPPT in PMSG based WECS

Area: Electric Drives

Experience in Modeling and vector control of Electrical Machines

Experience in MPPT of WECS

  • M.E. from Anna University Chennai, India (2003 – 2005)

Specialization: Power Electronics & Drives

Thesis Title: Micro Controller Based Fully Controlled Rectifier

  • B.E. from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli, India (1999 – 2003)

Discipline: Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Thesis Title: Loss Analysis of the Feeders Using Forward Sweeping Method in Kerala Electricity Board, Trivandrum, Kerala.

Involvement in Research

  • Modeling of Permanent Magnet (PM) Synchronous Machine:1 kW, 400 V, 4600 rpm.
  • Modeling of Synchronous Machine: 2 MVA, 400 V, 50 Hz,1500 rpm.
  • Vector Control of PM Synchronous Generator & Motor.
  • Vector Control of Grid Side Inverter.
  • Maximum Power point Tracking of Wind Energy Conversion System.
  • Implementation: Three phase Sine PWM control of Induction Motor using the DSP Processor TMS320F2812.
  • Implementation: Vector control of PM Synchronous Motor using the DSP Processor TMS320F2812.

Relevant Courses Cleared

  • Modeling of Electrical Machines (EE5810)

Prof. Dr. Krishna Vasudevan, IITM Chennai.

  • Power Electronic Control of Electrical Machines (EE5870)

Prof. Dr. Srirama Srinivas, IITM Chennai.

  • Power Quality and Reliability (EE5950)

Prof. Dr. Mahesh Kumar, IITM Chennai.

  • Discrete Data System (EE5720)

Rtd. Prof. Dr. P.A. Janakiraman, IITM Chennai.

Experience and achievement

  • From April 2016 – Principal, MEA Engineering College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram District, Kerala, India.
  • January 2015 – March 2016 – Associate Professor and Head, Department of EEE, MEA Engineering College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram District, Kerala.
  • January 2010 – December 2014 – Half Time Teaching & Research Assistant (HTRA), IIITD&M Kancheepuram, Chennai.
  • July 2005 – December 2009 – Lecturer, Department of EEE, St. Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering, Chunkankadai, Nagarcoil, Tamilnadu.

Other Involvement

  • Motivational Speech – For HSC students at Sigaram, Johnson Tower, TVM Main Road, Mulagumoodu P.O.- 629 167, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamil Nadu for higher studies
  • Invited Talk – Anna University Sponsored FDP titled “Solid State Drives” Organized by the Department of EEE, St.Xaviers Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil.
  • Faculty Advisor (During 2008) – Society of Electrical Engineers, Department of EEE, St.Xaviers Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil.

Development Program Attended

  • Power Engineers Training and Research Centre (PETARC), Under Kerala State Electricity Board Organized 3 days Training Program on “Power Industry Familiarization” between 15/10/2015 and 17/10/2015.
  • The Indo-German Center for Sustainability (IGCS), IITM Chennai Organized workshop on “Improving Sustainability in Energy – Conventional and Renewable” between 04/12/2014 and 05/12/2014.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) , New Delhi Sponsored and School of Electrical Engineering, VIT – Chennai Organized One day National Level workshop on “Role of Power Electronics in Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Sources – Issues and Challenges,” 16/03/2013.
  • National Mission On Power Electronics Technology (NAMPET) and National Institute of Technology Trichy (NITT) Sponsored Workshop, “National Workshop on Power Electronics,” Nov. 2008.
  • IEEE Sponsored Workshop, “Workshop on Embedded Systems,” Sep. 2008.
  • Continuing Education, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore Sponsored Faculty Development Programme (FDP), “Simulation of Power Electronics Circuits and Systems,” Aug. 2006.
  • AICTE Sponsored FDP, “Soft Computing Technique in Power Converter Design,” June 2006.

Publications in SCI Journals

  • Linus, R.M.; Damodharan, P., “Maximum power point tracking method using a modified perturb and observe algorithm for grid connected wind energy conversion systems,” in IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol.9, no.6, pp.682-689, 2015. (No. of citation 10)
  • Linus, R.M.; Damodharan, P., “Wind velocity sensorless Maximum power point tracking algorithm in grid-connected wind energy conversion system,” in Electric Power Components and Systems , Vol. 43, no.15, pp.1761-1770, 2015. (No. of citiation is 3)

Publications in International Conferences

  • Shahana and Rajin M. Linus, “Modified Maximum Power Point Tracking for PV System Using Single Switch DC/DC Converter,” International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT 2016), 3rd ? 5th March 2016, DMI College, Chennai.
  • Rajin M. Linus, and Damodharan P., “Maximum Power Point Tracking of PMSG Based Grid Connected WECS using Quadrature Axis Current,” 4th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA 2015), 22nd ? 25th November 2015, Palermo, Italy.
  • Rajin M. Linus, and Damodharan P., “Performance Analysis of Field Oriented Controlled Grid Side Inverter For Grid Synchronization of Wind Energy Conversion System Under Di_erent Loaded Conditions.,” IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference 2014 (IEEE R10 HTC) -Engineering a Sustainable future for humanity, 6th ? 9th August 2014, Hilton Hotel, Chennai.
  • Rajin M. Linus, and Damodharan P., “Performance of Buck / PWM Converter in Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator Based Wind Energy Conversion System,” 2014 IET International Conference on Energy E_cient Technologies For Sustainability (ICEETS’14), 7th ? 9th April 2014, SXCCE, Nagercoil.
  • R. M. Linus, Damodharan P., “Maximum power point tracking and grid feeding of permanent magnet synchronous generator based wind energy conversion system using modified hill climb searching algorithm,” 5th IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE 2012), 6th ? 8th Dec 2012, New Delhi. (Cited By 6 since 2012)

Publication – Local Author Book

  • Rajin M. Linus, “Solid State Drives” , Publisher: M.R. Bharathi, Charulatha Publications, Editor: Charulatha Publications, ISBN: A100009235, Edition: 2007.

Skill Set

Operating System – Windows 95/98, Windows XP

Scientific Application – Matlab/ Simulink, VISSIM 8, Code Composer Studio

Documentation- Latex, DIA, MS Word.