Devabalaji KR is a Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) ,Hindustan Institute  of Technology and Science ,India

Devabalaji KR

Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)

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Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science


Devabalaji KR is an Assistant Professor at the Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.

Currently, he is working on smart grid technologies that make future electric power systems sustainable, secure, and resilient.

He also working on a funded project titled “Optimal Dispatch of Virtual Power Plant Using Cyber-Physical Controller for Real-Time EMS” fully funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering.


T. Yuvaraj, K. R. Devabalaji, Sudhakar Babu, “Simultaneous Allocation of DG and DSTATCOM Using Whale Optimization Algorithm”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Electrical Engineering.

Sitharthan  R,  K  R  Devabalaji,  Mohamed  Imran,  T  Yuvaraj,  “Automated  Power Management Strategy for Wind Power Generation System using Pitch Angle Controller”, Measurement and Control.

T. Yuvaraj, K. Ravi, K. R. Devabalaji, Mohamed Imran, “Integration of solar and wind-based DGs with DSTATCOM in distribution system using modified bat algorithm” Gazi university journal of science.

K. R. Devabalaji (3rd Author), “Improved fault ride-through capability of DFIG-wind turbines using customized dynamic voltage restorer”, Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier.

T.Yuvaraj,  K.  R.  Devabalaji,  K.  Ravi,  “Optimal  Allocation of  DG in the  Radial Distribution Network Using Bat Optimization Algorithm” Advances in Power Systems and Energy Management, Springer.

K. R. Devabalaji (4th author), “Economic Dispatch problem using whale optimization algorithm”, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics.

T. Yuvaraj, K. Ravi, K. R. Devabalaji, “DSTATCOM allocation in the radial distribution networks with different stability indices using bat algorithm” Gazi University, Journal of Science.

R.  Sitharthan,  K.  R.  Devabalaji,  Arun  Jees,  “A Levenberg–Marquardt trained feedforward back-propagation based intelligent pitch angle controller for wind generation system”, Renewable Energy Focus, Elsevier.

T. Yuvaraj, K. Ravi and K. R. Devabalaji “Optimal location and sizing of DG and DSTATCOM in radial distribution networks using cuckoo search algorithm” International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Hindawi.

K.R. Devabalaji, T, Yuvaraj, K.Ravi “An efficient method for solving the optimal sitting and sizing problem of capacitor banks based on cuckoo search algorithm”, Ain Shams Engineering Journal, Elsevier.

T.Yuvaraj, K.Ravi, K.R.Devabalaji, Optimal placement and sizing of DSTATCOM using Harmony Search algorithm, Energy procedia, Elsevier.

K.R.Devabalaji, A.Mohamed Imran,T.Yuvaraj, K.Ravi, “Power loss minimization in radial distribution system”, Energy procedia, Elsevier.

T.Yuvaraj, K.Ravi, K.R.Devabalaji. “DSTATCOM allocation in distribution networks considering load variations using bat algorithm” Ain shams Engineering Journal, Elsevier.

K.R.Devabalaji, K.Ravi, “Optimal allocation of multiple DG and DSTATCOM in radial distribution system using Bacterial Foraging Optimization Algorithm” Ain shams Engineering Journal, Elsevier.

K.R.Devabalaji,  K.Ravi,  D.P  Kothari.  Optimal location and sizing of capacitor placement in radial distribution system using Bacterial Foraging Optimization Algorithm, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. Elsevier.


Ph.D. (Power system), VIT University, Vellore, INDIA- Sep 2016

M.E (Power Electronics and Drives), Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaravathur, INDIA - April 2013

B.E (Electrical and Engineering), P.T.Lee CNCET, Kancheepuram, INDIA, April 2011.


Renewable Energy


IEEE Membership.

Received a research award in the year 2014, 2015 and 2016 for contribution to research through publication in peer-reviewed journals at VIT University.

Organizing committee member in International conference on ICAEE’14 at VIT University, Vellore held on January 9-11, 2014.

Organizing committee member in International Conference on “ICCPEIC-2013” at Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur held during 23-24 April 2013.

Received cash prize for Best paper presentation in Karpagam Vinayaga Engineering College, Tamil Nadu in 2010

Received cash prize for Best paper presentation in P.T.LEE CNCET, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu in 2011.

Successfully participated in the various concurrent programs organized under N.S.S and completed satisfactory Two years of service during 2008-2010 in the national service scheme

Successfully participated in the seven days special camping program on the theme of HEALTHY YOUTH FOR HEALTHY INDIA, organized at Overy, Kancheepuram, INDIA, form 9.03.2009 to 15.03.2009.

Achieved Centum in the subject Mathematics during Tenth level Tamil Nadu public exam

Countries Visited: Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom.


Collaborated with the University of Leeds for an ongoing research project.

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