Sivaneasan Bala Krishnan
Dr Sivaneasan received the B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2007 and 2012 respectively. In 2011, he joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, as a Research Engineer and subsequently as a Research Fellow until 2015. He then joined Nanyang Polytechnic as a Lecturer in 2015. In 2019, he joined Singapore Institute of Technology as an Assistant Professor.
Dr Sivaneasan conducted research and development in the areas of power engineering in particular microgrids and smart grid technologies. He has published 9 journal papers and 16 conference papers. He also co-authored a scholarly book chapter on Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) for a book titled "Energy Storage for Smart Grids: Planning and Operation for Renewable and Variable Energy Resources (VERs)". In addition, he also won the “Best Innovation in Renewable Energy” award at National Instruments ASEAN Graphical System Design Achievement Awards for his work on a functional smart grid prototype. His work on IIoT based electrical asset management system at a local shipyard won the Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference in Power Engineering Applications (ICPEA 2022).
Currently, Dr Sivaneasan is actively involved in applied research projects with strategic industry partners to help the organizations implement new technologies that help improve productivity and work efficiency while ensuring a sustainable operation. His current research focuses on advanced metering infrastructure, condition monitoring system, renewable energy technologies, electric vehicles, energy storage systems, building energy management systems, demand response and smart grids. Till date, Dr Sivaneasan has gathered more than ten years of lecturing, tutoring and laboratory supervision experience in numerous electrical engineering modules. He is also a recognized Associate Adult Educator under the Institute for Adult Education. He has taught various industry relevant Continuing Education and Training (CET) programs for working adults and foreign participants.
- Assistant Professor– Present
- PhD (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)Nanyang Technological University , Singapore
- BEng (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)Nanyang Technological University , Singapore
- Teaching Excellence Award, Singapore Institute of Technology
- Best Paper Award, International Conference in Power Engineering Applications (ICPEA 2022)
- Educator Achievement Award, Nanyang Polytechnic
- Best Innovation in Renewable Energy, National Instruments ASEAN Graphical System Design Achievement Awards
- Certificate in Teaching and Learning (Higher Ed)Nanyang Polytechic–
- Member, Institution of Engineering and TechnologyPresent
- Committee Member, IEEE Power & Energy Society (Singapore Chapter)Present
- Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)Present
Advanced metering infrastructure
Renewable energy technologies
Demand response management
Condition monitoring system
Cyber Security for Power Grids
- Comprehensive Online Condition Monitoring System for Distribution Network Component– Present
MOE-SIT Innovation and Capability Fund
- Micro-grid digital twin development for effective energy management and deployment– Present
EMA EDGE & SPOne Funded Project
- IoT based Electrical Asset Management System for Shipyards– Present
MOE-SIT & SembCorp Marine Funded Project
- Partial Discharge (PD) Waveform Identifier–
SPPG (Industry funded project)
- Smart Nano-grid Architecture Design and Control–
MOE-SIT & Genplus Funded Project
- LoRaWAN based Electrical Asset Management System for Shipyards–
SIT SEED Fund
- Development of Smart Metering Solution for Shore-to-Ship Power in Green Shipyards–
SembCorp Marine (Industry funded project)
- Design and Development of Shore Power Management System–
SembCorp Marine (Industry funded project)
Donny Soh, B. Sivaneasan, Jacob Abraham, K. X. Lai, K. J. Tseng, Jimmy Fu Yongyi, "Partial Discharge Diagnostics: Data Cleaning and Feature Extraction," Energies, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 508, Jan. 2022.
B. Sivaneasan, L. K. Siow, P. L. So and H.B. Gooi, “Performance measurement and analysis of WIMAX-LAN communication operating at 5.8 GHz,” IEEE Trans. Industrial Informatics, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 1497–1506, Aug. 2013.
K. Nandha Kumar, B. Sivaneasan, P. H. Cheah, P. L. So, and D. Z. W. Wang “V2G capacity estimation using dynamic EV scheduling,” IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 1051-1060, Mar. 2014.
B. Sivaneasan, E. Gunawan, and P. L. So, “A New Routing Protocol for PLC-based AMR Systems,” IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 2613–2620, Oct. 2011.
K. Nandha Kumar, B. Sivaneasan, and P. L. So, “Impact of priority criteria on electric vehicle charge scheduling,” IEEE Trans. Transportation Electrification, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 200-210, Oct. 2015.
B. Sivaneasan, Nandha Kumar Kandasamy, M. L. Lim, K. P. Goh, “A new demand response algorithm for solar PV intermittency management,” Applied Energy, vol. 218, pp. 36-45, May. 2018.
K. T. Tan, B. Sivaneasan, X. Y. Peng, and P. L. So, “Control and operation of a DC grid based wind power generation system in a microgrid,” IEEE Trans. Energy Conversion, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 496-505, Jun. 2016.
B. Sivaneasan, K. Nandha Kumar, K. T. Tan, and P. L. So, “Preemptive demand response management for buildings,” IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 346-356, Apr. 2015.
B. Sivaneasan, E. Gunawan, and P. L. So, “Modeling and performance analysis of automatic meter-reading systems using PLC under impulsive noise interference,” IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 1465–1475, Jul. 2010.
D. R. Thinesh, B. Sivaneasan, K. T. Tan and Purnima Murali Mohan, "IIoT Based Electrical Asset Management System: A LoRaWAN Deployment Study at Shipyard," 2022 IEEE International Conference in Power Engineering Applications (ICPEA 2022), pp. 1-5. (Best Paper Award)
N. K. Kandasamy, N. J. B. Mohamed, J. Hao, S. C. Beng, D. S. C. Lock, F. Wei, B. Sivaneasan, and K. T. Tan, "Preemptive Identification of End-of-Life for Stationary Battery Systems," 2021 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Smart Technologies for Power, Energy and Control (STPEC), pp. 1-5.
B. Sivaneasan, K. Nandha Kumar, P. L. So, and E. Gunawan, “A hybrid PLC-WiMAX based communication system for advanced metering infrastructure,” in Proc. 10th International Power and Energy Conference (IPEC), Vietnam, Dec. 2012.
B. Sivaneasan, C. Y. Yu, and K. P. Goh, “Solar Forecasting using ANN with Fuzzy Logic Pre-processing,” in Energy Procedia, 2017.
K. Nandha Kumar, B. Sivaneasan, P. L. So, and D. Z. W. Wang, “Methodology for optimizing the number of electric vehicles deployed under a smart grid,” in Proc. 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2013, pp. 4647-4652, Nov. 2013.
B. Sivaneasan, P. L. So, and E. Gunawan, “Modeling and performance analysis of automatic meter reading system using power line communication,” in Proc. 11th IEEE International Conf. on Communication Systems, China, Nov. 2008, pp. 1446-1450.
K. Nandha Kumar, B. Sivaneasan, P. L. So, H. B. Gooi, N. Jadhav, R. Singh, and C. Marnay, “A sustainable campus with PEVs and microgrids,” in Proc. ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, USA, Jul. 2012, pp. 128-139.
B. Sivaneasan, P. L. So, and E. Gunawan, “A hybrid contention-polling protocol for PLC-based AMR systems,” in Proc. 9th IPEC Conf., Singapore, Oct. 2010, pp.1152-1157.
K. Nandha Kumar, P. H. Cheah, B. Sivaneasan, P. L. So, and D. Z. W. Wang, “Electric vehicle charging profile prediction for efficient energy management in buildings,” in Proc. 10th International Power and Energy Conference (IPEC), Vietnam, Dec. 2012.
B. Sivaneasan, P. L. So, and E. Gunawan, “A simple routing protocol for PLC-based AMR systems,” in Proc. IEEE Region 10 TENCON Conf., Singapore, Nov. 2009, pp.1-5.
B. Sivaneasan, K. Thachinamoorthi, and K. P. Goh, “Interruptible load scheme: Demand response management for buildings,” in Proc. IEEE TENCON Conf., Singapore, Nov. 2016.
K. V. Ravi Kishore, Naga Brahmendra, B. Sivaneasan, P. L. So, and C. C. Chan, “An APWM soft switched DC-DC converter for PV and EV,” in Proc. 40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Jun. 2014.
B. Sivaneasan, M. L. Lim, and K. P. Goh, “Overcoming Solar PV Intermittency using Demand Response Management in Buildings,” in Energy Procedia, 2017.
J. S. Ren, K. T. Tan, B. Sivaneasan, P. L. So, and E. Gunawan, “Energy management of a multi-agent based multi-microgrid system,” in Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), Dec. 2014, pp. 1-6.
K. Nandha Kumar, B. Sivaneasan, K. T. Tan, J. S. Ren, and P. L. So. Chapter on “Electric Vehicles as Energy Storage: V2G Capacity Estimation” in the book titled Energy Storage for Smart Grids: Planning and Operation for Renewable and Variable Energy Resources (VERs), Elsevier, Oct. 2014.
Electrical Power Engineering, MEngTech
- EPE6001 - Power Systems Analysis and Control
Electrical Power Engineering, BEng (Hons)
- EPE1102 - Electronics
Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering (Building Services), MEngTech and BEng (Hons)
- SIE2012 - Electrical Systems
- Smart Grids
- Power Transmission & Distribution
- Electrical Circuit Analysis
- Electric Principles
- Harvesting Green Energy