Department of Electrical Engineering,Indian Institue of Technology Roorkee
Bhavesh Bhalja
Bhavesh Kumar R.Bhalja Associate professor bhavesh.bhalja@ee.iitr.ac.in +91-1332-284804
Areas of Interest
  • Protection and Switchgear, Energy Conservation, Power System Analysis, Digital Protection, Distributed Generation, Smart Grid Technology, Wide Area Monitoring, Protection and Control, Synchrophasor Technology, Power Quality Improvement, Microgrid, Application of Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Power System, Fault Detection & Classification, Power System Planning and Design, Substation Automation and Control, Condition Monitoring of Electrical Equipments
Professional Background
FromToPositionOrganisation
2017-01-012018-01-01Guest Editor of “Intelligent Protection and Control of Microgrids with Energy Storage"IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution
2018-01-01OngoingAssociate EditorIET Generation, Transmission and Distribution
2016-01-01OngoingAssociate EditorCanadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, IEEE Canada
Multiple Posts
FromToPositionOrganisation
2017-01-012018-01-01Faculty Coordinator, StoreDepartment of Electrical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2019-01-01OngoingChairman, Store Purchase Finance CommitteeDepartment of Electrical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2020-01-01OngoingMember, Department Faculty Search CommitteeDepartment of Electrical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2020-01-01OngoingMember, Department Administrative CommitteeDepartment of Electrical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship (FNAPE), 2018-19 Texas A & M University, College Station, USA2018
Merit AwardInstitution of Engineers, India2007
Young Engineers AwardInstitution of Engineers, India2009
Best PosterIEEE Trivandrum, India2011
Best Paper Award at IEEE Conference on Recent Advances in Intelligence Computational SystemsSep 22-24, 2011, Trivandrum, India2012
Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Memorial PrizeInstitution of Engineers, India.2016
An Exceptional Reviewer for the Year 2018IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery2018
An Exceptional Reviewer for the Year 2019IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery2019
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph. D.Digital Protection of Power SystemIIT Roorkee2007
M. E.Power SystemSardar Patel University, Gujarat2001
B. E.Electrical EngineeringSardar Patel University, Gujarat1999
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Development of a Synchrophasor based Fault Identification Module for Compensated Transmission LinesSERB2020-018 months
Transformer ProtectionCPRI2019-011 year 8 months
Generator ProtectionCSIR2016-014 years 8 months
Partial Discharge in Power TransformerDST2018-012 years 8 months
Islanding Detection and Recloser-Fuse Coordination in Distribution Network with DG PenetrationsSERC2015-015 years 7 months
MODROBSAICTE2013-017 years 7 months
Digital Protection of BusbarsGUJCOST2012-018 years 7 months
Protection of Electrical Network during DG Interconnections: Problems & SolutionsDST2011-019 years 7 months
Memberships
  • IEEE, Senior Member
  • IE, Fellow
  • ISTE, Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Protection and SwitchgearEEN-304B. Tech (Third Year)Spring
Electrical ScienceEEN-112B. Tech (Second Year)Autumn
Power System Analysis and ControlEEN-301B. Tech (Third Year) Autumn
Digital Protection of Power SystemsEEN668M. Tech. Power SystemSpring
Distribution System Analysis and ModelingEEN562M. Tech. Power SystemAutumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Improved Schemes for Busbar and Breaker Failure ProtectionSoumitri JenaA2015-01
Controlled Switching Application for Transmission Lines and Power ApparatusKunal A. BhattA2015-01
Protection Issues of Distribution Systems during DG/Micro-grid Environment (Got Best Thesis Award)Yogeshkumar M. MakwanaA2015-01
Protection of Electrical Network during DG Interconnections: Problems & SolutionsPragnesh H. ShahA2008-01
Protection of Transmission Line Using Artificial IntelligenceVijay MakwanaA2008-01
Digital Protection of BusbarsNilesh G. ChothaniA2008-01
Condition Monitoring of Induction Motor using AI TechniquesRakesh PatelA2009-01
Control Switching Application of Circuit Breaker for long EHV Compensated Transmission LinesUrmil ParikhA2011-01
Power Quality Improvement using Custom Power devicesTejas ZaveriA2007-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Texas A&M UniversityAnnual Protective Relaying Conference, College Station, Texas, USA.2019-01-01
Texas A&M UniversityTexas Power and Energy Conference (TPEC 2019), College Station, Texas, USA.2019-01-01
University of Wollongong, AustraliaAnnual Power and Energy Conference (APEC 2015).2015-01-01
University of Western OntarioTo attend conference2011-01-01
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisation
Controlled Switching Application of Transmission LinesABB
Energy optimization for EV Charging Station through Machine Learning and Artificial IntelligenceStatcon Energia Private Limited
Self appraisal - 1. Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Add-on device and its method to prevent breaker-failure mal-operation,” Application No. 201911053612 DATED. 24/12/2019.
Particulars of course - I have organised one week QIP sponsored short term course on "Protection and Monitoring of of Power System Network in Smart Grid/Micro-grid Environment" from June 27-July 01, 2016. - I have developed 8 weeks course on Power System Protection and Switchgear under NPTEL, 2020.
Books Authored

1. “Protection and Switchgear” Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 1st Edition, 2011.

2. Transmission Line Protection Using Digital Technology," Springer Science+Business Media Singapore Pte Ltd; Singapore, 2016. 

Refereed Journal Papers

(a) International Journals

  1. Vishal Gaur, Bhavesh Bhalja and Mladen Kezunovic, "Novel fault distance estimation method for three terminal transmission line," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Early Access.
  2. Ashesh Shah, Bhavesh Bhalja, R. M. Patel, Het Bhalja, Yogesh Makwana, Pramod Agarwal and O. P. Malik, “Quartile Based Differential Protection of Power Transformer,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Early Access.
  3. J. Tejeswara Rao and Bhavesh Bhalja, “A New Phase Angle of Superimposed Positive Sequence Current based Discrimination Scheme for Prevention of Maloperation of Distance Relay during Severe Stressed Conditions,” IEEE System Journals, Early Access.
  4. Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh Bhalja, “A New Sampled Value-based Bus Zone Protection Scheme with dq-components,” Accepted for Publication in IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 2020.
  5. Kunal A. Bhatt and Bhavesh Bhalja, “An approach for controlled energization/re-energization of shunt compensated transmission lines”, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Early Access.
  6. J. Tejeswara Rao and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Prevention of Maloperation of Distance Relay under Severe Stressed Conditions for Series Compensated Transmission Line Considering Optimal Placement of Phasor Measurement Units,” IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Early Access.
  7. Mikhail Andreev, Alexey Suvorov, Nikolay Ruban, Ruslan Ufa, Alexander Gusev, Alisher Askarov, Anton Kievets and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Settings Determination for Numerical Transformer Differential Protection via Its Detailed Mathematical Model,” IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 14, Issue 10, 2020, pp. 1962-1972.
  8. Bhargav Reddipalli, Bhavesh Bhalja and C. P. Gupta, “Novel Fault Detection and Localization Algorithm for Low Voltage DC Microgrid,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 16, No. 7, July 2020, pp. 4498-4511.
  9. Yogesh M. Makwana and Bhavesh Bhalja, " Improvement in Recloser-Fuse Coordination Technique based on Modification Factor," IEEE System Journals, Vol. 14, No. 2, June 2020, pp. 2770-2779.
  10. Astha Chawla, Prakhar Agrawal, Animesh Singh, Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi, Kolin Paul and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Denial-of-Service Resilient Frameworks for Synchrophasor-Based Wide Area Monitoring Systems,” IEEE Computer Magazine, Vol. 53, Issue 5, May 2020, pp. 14-24.
  11. Nishant Kothari, Bhavesh Bhalja, Vivek Pandya, Pushkar Tripathi and S. Jena, “A phasor-distance based faulty phase detection and fault classification technique for parallel transmission lines,” International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 20, 2020, pp. 1-16.
  12. Yogesh M. Makwana and Bhavesh Bhalja, " An Auto-correlation Based Islanding Detection Technique verified through Hardware-in-Loop testing," IET Generation Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 13, Issue 17, March 2019, pp. 3792-3802.
  13. Bhargav Reddipalli, Bhavesh Bhalja and C. P. Gupta, “A New Algorithm for Fault Detection and Localization in a Mesh Type Bipolar DC Microgrid Network” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 13, Issue 15, June 2019, pp. 3311-3322.
  14. Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh Bhalja, “A New Differential Protection Scheme for Busbar Using d-q-0 Transformation,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 7, Issue 5, 2019, pp. 382-395.
  15. Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Initial Travelling Wavefront based Bus Zone Protection Scheme,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 13, Issue 15, June 2019, pp. 3216-3229.
  16. Ashish Doorwar, Bhavesh R. Bhalja, and Om P. Malik, “A new internal fault detection and classification technique for synchronous generator,” IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, Vol. 34, Issue 2, April 2019, pp. 739-749.
  17. Houshang Karimi, Bhavesh Bhalja, Chee-Wooi Ten and Marjan Popov, “Guest Editorial: Intelligent Protection and Control of Microgrids with Energy Storage Integration,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 13, Issue 6, 2019, pp. 741-742.  
  18. Kunal A. Bhatt, Bhavesh R. Bhalja, Urmil Parikh, “Controlled switching technique for minimization of switching surge during energization of uncompensated and shunt compensated transmission lines for circuit breakers having pre-insertion resistors”, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Vol 103, 2018, Pages 347-359.
  19. Ashesh Shah, Bhavesh Bhalja, Rajesh Patel, “A New Protection Scheme for Power Transformer based on Superimposed Differential Current”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 12, Issue 14, 2018, pp. 3587-3595.
  20. Vishal Kumar Gaur, Bhavesh Bhalja, “New Fault Detection and Localization Technique for Double-circuit Three-terminal Transmission Line” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 12, Issue 8, April 2018, pp. 1687-1696.
  21. Kunal A Bhatt, Bhavesh R Bhalja, Urmil B Parikh, “Evaluation of controlled energisation of an unloaded power transformer for minimising the level of inrush current and transient voltage distortion using PIR-CBs”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 12, Issue 11, March 2018, pp. 2788-2798.
  22. Yogesh M. Makwana and Bhavesh Bhalja, "Experimental Performance of an Islanding Detection Scheme Based on Modal Components," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 10, Issue 1, January 2019, pp. 1025-1035.
  23. Astha Chawla, Bhavesh R Bhalja, Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi, Manohar Singh, “Gravitational Search Based Algorithm for Optimal Coordination of Directional Overcurrent Relays Using User Defined Characteristic”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 46, No. 1, January 2018, pp. 43-55.
  24. Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Numerical busbar differential protection using generalised alpha plane,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 12, Issue 1, January 2018, pp. 227-234.
  25. Kunal A Bhatt, Bhavesh R Bhalja, Urmil Parikh, “Evaluation of controlled energization of shunt reactors for minimizing asymmetric DC component of charging current with circuit breaker having pre-insertion resistors”, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 93, December 2017, pp. 340-351.
  26. Urmil B. Parikh and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Challenges in Field Implementation of Controlled Energization for Various Equipment Loads with Circuit Breakers Considering Diversified Dielectric and Mechanical Characteristics,” Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 87, No. 3, March 2017, pp. 99-108.
  27. Yogesh M. Makwana and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Islanding detection technique based on superimposed components of voltage”, IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol. 11, Issue 11, February 2017, pp. 1371-1381.
  28. Karan Sareen, Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “A Hybrid Multi-feature based Islanding Detection Technique for Grid Connected Distributed Generation,” International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 18, Issue 1, February 2017, pp. 1-16.
  29. Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Development of a new fault zone identification scheme for busbar using logistic regression classifier,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 11, Issue 1, January 2017, pp. 174-184.
  30. Yogesh M. Makwana and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Islanding Detection Technique based on Relevance Vector Machine,” IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol. 10, Issue 10, November 2016, pp. 1607-1615.
  31. Karan Sareen, Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari “A New Islanding Detection Technique based on Inverse Hyperbolic Secant Function,” IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol. 10, Issue 7, July 2016, pp. 1002-1009.
  32. Ashesh M. Shah and Bhavesh Bhalja, "A New Fault Discrimination Scheme for Power Transformer using Random Forest Technique," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 10, Issue 6, April 2016, pp. 1431-1439.
  33. Karan Sareen, Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, "Evaluation of Superimposed Sequence Components of Currents based Islanding Detection Scheme during DG Interconnections," International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 17, Issue 1, February 2016, pp. 1-14.
  34. Urmil B. Parikh and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Mitigation of Magnetic Inrush Current during Controlled Energization of coupled un-loaded Power Transformers in presence of Residual Flux without load side voltage measurements”, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 76, No. 1, pp. 156-164, March 2016.
  35. Karan Sareen, Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, " A Universal Islanding Detection Technique based on Rate of Change of Sequence Components of Currents for Distributed Generations," IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol. 2, Issue 2, February 2016, pp. 228-237.
  36. Karan Sareen, Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, "Current based Islanding Detection Scheme in Presence of Distributed Generations," Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 44, Issue 1, January 2016, pp. 72-81.
  37. N. G. Chothani and Bhavesh Bhalja, "A New Algorithm for Busbar Fault Zone Identification Using Relevance Vector Machine," Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 44, No. 2, February 2016, pp. 193-205.
  38. R. A. Patel and Bhavesh Bhalja, " Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis of Induction motor using Support Vector Machine," Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 44, No. 6, June 2016, pp. 683-692.
  39. A. M. Shah and Bhavesh Bhalja, "A New Adaptive Differential Protection Scheme for Tap Changing Power Transformer," International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 16, No. 4, August 2015, pp. 339-348.
  40. V. H. Makwana and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Distance Relaying Algorithm for a Line-to-ground Fault on Single Infeed Lines,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 42, No. 12, August 2014, pp. 1172-1180.
  41. Pragnesh H. Shah and Bhavesh Bhalja, “A New Rate of Change of Impedance-based Islanding Detection Scheme in Presence of Distributed Generation,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 42, No. 11, July 2014, pp. 1227-1238.
  42. N. G. Chothani and Bhavesh Bhalja, “A New Algorithm for CT Saturation Detection and Compensation based on Derivatives of Secondary Currents and Newton’s Backward Difference Formulas” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 8, Issue 5, May 2014, pp.841-850.
  43. Pragnesh H. Shah and Bhavesh Bhalja, “New adaptive digital relaying scheme to tackle recloser-fuse miscoordination during distributed generation interconnections” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 8, Issue 4, April 2014, pp.682-688.
  44. N. G. Chothani and Bhavesh Bhalja “Development of a New Bus Zone Identification Algorithm based on Phase Angle Comparison using Sequence Components of Currents,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 42, No. 2, January 2014, pp. 215-226.
  45. Pragnesh H. Shah and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Anti-Islanding Protection of Distributed Generation Using Rate of Change of Impedance,” International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 14, Issue 5, October 2013, pp. 433-442, Berkeley Electronic Press, Canada.
  46. N. G. Chothani Bhavesh Bhalja and Urmil Parikh, “New Support Vector Machine Based Digital Relaying Scheme for Discrimination between Power Swing and Fault” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 8, Issue 1, January 2014, pp.17-25.
  47. U. B. Parikh and Bhavesh Bhalja, “SVR Based Current Zero Estimation Technique for Controlled Fault Interruption in Series-Compensated Transmission Line,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 28, No. 3, July 2013, pp. 1364-1372.
  48. A. M. Shah and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Discrimination between Internal Faults and Other Disturbances in Transformer Using Support Vector Machine Based Protection Scheme,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 28, No. 3, July 2013, pp. 1508-1515.
  49. Vijay Makwana and Bhavesh R. Bhalja, “A New Digital Distance Relaying Scheme for Compensation of High-Resistance Faults on Transmission Line” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 27, No. 4, October 2012, pp. 2133-2140.
  50. Nilesh Chothani, Bhavesh R. Bhalja and Urmil Parikh, “Development of a New Bus Zone Identification Algorithm using Support Vector Machine” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, UK, Vol. 6, Issue 7, July 2012, pp. 710-718.
  51. Tejas Zaveri, Bhavesh R. Bhalja and Naimish Zaveri, “Comparison of control strategies for DSTATCOM in three-phase, four-wire distribution system for power quality improvement under various source voltage and load conditions” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy System, Elsevier B. V, Vol. 43, 2012, pp. 582-594.
  52. Tejas Zaveri, Bhavesh R. Bhalja and Naimish Zaveri, “Load Compensation using DSTATCOM in Three-phase, Three-wire Distribution System under various source and delta connected load conditions” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy System, Elsevier B. V, Vol. 41, 2012, pp. 34-43.
  53. Vijay Makwana and Bhavesh R. Bhalja “A New Digital Distance Relaying Scheme for Series Compensated Double-Circuit Line during Open-Conductor and Ground Fault” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 27, No. 2, April 2012, pp. 910-917.
  54. Vijay Makwana and Bhavesh R. Bhalja “New Digital Distance Relaying Scheme for Phase Faults on Doubly-Fed Transmission Lines,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, UK, Vol. 6, Issue 3, March 2012, pp. 265-273.
  55. P. H. Shah, Bhavesh R. Bhalja, Balubhai Rakholia and Jignesh Shah “A New Digital Down Conductor Detection Scheme for Overhead Electrical Power Distribution Systems,” International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 12, Issue 5, Article 8, Berkeley Electronic Press, Canada, 2011, pp. 1-16.
  56. Tejas Zaveri, Bhavesh R. Bhalja and Naimish Zaveri, “A Novel Approach of Reference Current Generation for Power Quality Improvement in 3-phase, 3-wire Distribution System using DSTATCOM,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy System, Elsevier B. V, Vol. 33, 2011, pp. 1702-1710.
  57. P. H. Shah, Bhavesh Bhalja, N. G. Chothani and Ravi Patel, “A Novel Approach to Tackle Miscoordination of Protective Device in Radial Distribution Network during DG Interconnections” International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 12, Issue 4, Article 4, Berkeley Electronic Press, Canada, 2011, pp. 1-21.
  58. Vijay Makwana and Bhavesh R. Bhalja “A New Adaptive Distance Relaying Scheme for Mutually Coupled Series Compensated Parallel Transmission Lines during Inter-Circuit Faults,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, US, Vol. 26, No. 4, October 2011, pp. 2726-2734.
  59. Nilesh Chothani, Bhavesh R. Bhalja and Urmil Parikh, “A New Fault Zone Identification Scheme for Busbar using Support Vector Machine” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, UK, Vol. 5, Issue 10, October 2011, pp. 1073-1079.
  60. Vijay Makwana and Bhavesh R. Bhalja “A New Adaptive Digital Distance Relaying Scheme for Double Infeed Parallel Transmission Line during Inter-Circuit Faults” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, UK, Vol. 5, Issue 6, 2011, pp. 667-673.
  61. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “A new fault detection, classification and location scheme for transmission line,” International Journal of Power and Energy Conversion, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2011, pp. 353-364.
  62. Swati Purohit and Bhavesh R. Bhalja “Protection of Double Circuit Line using Superimposed Current”, International Journal of Electric Power Components and Systems, Taylor Francis, USA, Vol. 39, No. 6, June 2011, pp. 590-604.
  63. Bhavesh R. Bhalja, R. P. Maheshwari, B. A. Oza and P. H. Shah, “Development of a New Over current/Under current Relay Testing Kit”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 37, No. 11, November 2009, pp. 1208-1218.
  64. Bhavesh R. Bhalja, R. P. Maheshwari, and Urmil Parikh, “A New Digital Relaying Scheme for Parallel Transmission Line”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 10, Issue 3, Article 3, Berkeley Electronic Press, Canada, 2009, pp. 1-26.
  65. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Wavelet Based Relaying Scheme for Tapped Transmission Line”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 37, No. 8, August 2009, pp. 879-893.
  66. Bhavesh R. Bhalja, R. P. Maheshwari, Saurav Nema and H. K. Verma “Neuro-Fuzzy Based Scheme for Stator Winding Protection of Synchronous Generator” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 37, No. 5, May 2009, pp. 560-576.
  67. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Wavelet Based Fault Classification Scheme for Transmission Line Using SVM” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 36, No. 10, October 2008, pp. 1017-1030.
  68. Bhavesh R. Bhalja, R. P. Maheshwari, Urmil Parikh and B. Das, “Decision Tree Based Fault Classification Scheme for Protection of Series Compensated Transmission Lines”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Berkeley Electronic Press, Vol. 8, Issue 6, 2007, Article 1, pp. 1-12.
  69. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “'A New Differential Protection Scheme for Tapped Transmission Line”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 2, No. 2, March 2008, pp. 271-279.
  70. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Protection of Transmission Line Paralleled Along the Same Right of Way”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 36, No. 3, March 2008, pp. 239-249.
  71. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Percentage Differential Protection of Double-Circuit Line Using Wavelet Transform”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 35, No. 8, August 2007, pp.945-954.
  72. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “An Adaptive Distance Relaying Scheme Using Radial Basis Function Neural Network”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 35, No. 3, March 2007, pp.245-259.
  73. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “High Resistance Faults on Two Terminal Parallel Transmission Line: Analysis, Simulation Studies and an Adaptive Distance Relaying Scheme”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 22, No. 2, April 2007, pp. 801-812.
  74. Bhavesh R. Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Trends in Adaptive Distance Protection of Multi-terminal and Double-circuit Lines”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 34, No. 6, June 2006, pp.603-617.

 (b) National Journals

1.  Bhavesh R. Bhalja and A. M. Shah, “A Laboratory Prototype and Simulation of Ground Constant Measurement of Circuit  Breaker,” Journal of Institution of Engineers, India, Ser. B, July 2014, pp. 1-8.

2. Bhavesh Bhalja and P. H. Shah, “Modelling & Dynamic Performance Prediction of a D.C. Series Motor Using TUTSIM as a Tool”,IEEMA (Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturer’s Association) Journal, Mumbai, India, Vol. 25, No. 7, June 2005, pp. 56-59.

3. Bhavesh Bhalja, R. P. Maheshwari, and N. G. Chothani, “A Review on Busbar Protection Philosophy: Past, Present and Future, ”Journal of Institution of Engineers, India, Vol. 91, September 2010, pp. 3-13.

4. Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Modelling, Simulation and Analysis of ac Locomotives for 25 kV ac Railway Traction System – OHE Protection Considerations”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers, India, Vol. 90, June 2009, pp. 1-6.

5. Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Protection of Double-Circuit Line Using Wavelet Transform”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers, India, Vol. 87, No. 2, September 2006, pp. 67-70.

(c) International Conferences

1. Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Philosophy of Protection for Multi-terminal and Double-circuit Lines”, In Proceeding CERA-2005. International Conference, Computer Application in Electrical Engineering Recent Advances, September 28 - October 01, IIT Roorkee, India, pp. 582-588, 2005.

2. Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “Wavelet Transform Based Differential Protection Scheme for Tapped Transmission Line”, In Proceeding ICIT 2006: IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, IIT Bombay, India, December 15-17, pp. 1001-1004, 2006.

3.  Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, “High Speed Protection Scheme for Traction OHE of 25 kV AC Indian Railway System”, In Proceeding IEEE Industry Application Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Sept. 23 - 27, 2007.

4.  Bhavesh Bhalja, B. A. Oza and P. H. Shah, “Coordination of over current relay for cascaded  parallel feeder”, In Proceeding APSCOM-06: International Conference on Advances in Power System Control, Operation and Managements, Hong Kong, October 30-November 02, pp. 01-04, 2006.

5.  Bhavesh Bhalja, R. P. Maheshwari, B. Das and Urmil Parikh, “A new fault classification technique for protection of series compensated transmission lines”, In Proceedings of International Conference on Power System Protection, CPRI Bangalore, India, February 20-21, pp. 17-26, 2007.

6.  Bhavesh Bhalja, Samir Patel, P. H. Shah and Nilesh Modi, “Modeling & Dynamic Performance Prediction of Poly Phase Induction Motor and D C Series Motor Using computational tool as a Matlab”, In Proceeding EAST-2005: International Conference on Emerging Adaptive System and Technologies, Tamilnadu, India, 16 December-17 December 2005.

7.  Bhavesh Bhalja and N. G. Chothani and R. P. Maheshwari, “A new digital differential relaying Scheme for the protection of busbar,“ 4th  International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering Recent Advances, 19-21 Feb 2010, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India.

8.  N. Y. Savjani and B. R. Bhalja, “Impact of Distributed Generation on Protection of Distribution Network due to Interfacing Transformer Connection”, International Conference on Electrical Power & Energy Systems (ICEPES-2010), P-480, 26-28 August 2010, MANIT Bhopal, pp. 347-350.

9.  Tejas Zaveri, Bhavesh Bhalja and N. Zaveri, “Simulation and Analysis of Control Strategies for DSTATCOM”, In Proceedings of International Conference on Control, Communication & Power Engineering (CCPE-2010), 28th July 2010, Chennai, India, pp. 116-120.

10.  Bhavesh Bhalja, Tejas Zaveri and N. Zaveri, “Control Technique for Power Quality Improvement in Delta Connected Load Using DSTATCOM”, In Proceedings of IEEE IEMDC International conference on Electric Machines and Drives, Niagara Falls, Canada, 15-18 May 2011, pp. 1397-1402.

11.  N. G. Chothani, Bhavesh Bhalja and Kuldeep Ruparelia, “Digital Differential Relaying Scheme for the Protection of Sectionalized Bus using PSCAD,” In Proceedings of ICISET 2011 International Conference on Innovative Science & Engineering Technology, Rajkot, Gujarat, India, 03-09 April 2011, pp. 338-342.

12.  Bhavesh Bhalja, P. H. Shah and Ankit Patel, “Modeling and Simulation of Timer Based Fuse Recloser Coordination in Distribution Network with High Penetration of Distributed Generation,” In Proceedings of ICISET 2011 International Conference on Innovative Science & Engineering Technology, Rajkot, Gujarat, India, 03-09 April 2011, pp. 333-337.

13.  P. H. Shah, Bhavesh Bhalja and Paresh R Moda, “Islanding Detection Techniques for Distributed Generation Systems: A Review,” In Proceedings of ICAET 2011 International conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology, Nagapattinam, India, May 27-28, 2011.

14.  Bhavesh Bhalja and P. H. Shah, “Miscoordination of Relay in Radial Distribution Network Containing Distributed Generation,” In Proceedings of RAICS 2011 IEEE International conference on Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems, Trivandrum, India, September 22-24, 2011, pp. 72-75.

15.  N. G. Chothani and Bhavesh Bhalja, “A New Differential Protection Scheme for Busbar Considering CT Saturation Effect,” In Proceedings of CCECE 2011 International conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, Canada, 5-8 May 2011, pp. 07-10.

16.  A. M. Shah and Bhavesh Bhalja, “A New Approach to Digital Protection of Power Transformer Using Support Vector Machine,” In Proceedings of CCECE 2011 International conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, Canada, 5-8 May 2011, pp. 11-14.     

17.  A. M. Shah and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Application of Support Vector Machine for digital protection of power transformer,” In Proceedings of INDICON 2011 Annual IEEE India conference on Engineering Sustainable Solutions, Hyderabad, India, 16-18 December 2011, pp. 1-5.

18. N. G. Chothani, Bhavesh Bhalja and U. J. Patel, “A Real Time DSP based Differential Protection of Low Voltage Busbar,” In Proceedings of International conference on Advances in Power Conversion and Energy Technologies, APCET, Hyderabad, India, August 2-4, 2012, pp. 1-4.

19.  N. G. Chothani, Anand Desai and Bhavesh Bhalja “A New Algorithm for Coordination of Relay and Auto-Reclosure in 220 kV Transmission System,” In Proceedings of INDICON 2013, International conference on  Impact of Engineering on Global Sustainability, IIT Bombay, December 15-17, 2013, India.

20.  R. V. Bhavsar, R. A. Patel and Bhavesh Bhalja, "Condition monitoring of Induction motor using Artificial neural network," In Proceedings of AICERA/iCMMD, 2014, Annual International conference on Emerging Research Areas: Magnetics, Machines and Drives, Kerala, India, July 24-26, 2014, DOI: 978-1-4799-5202-1/14/$31.00

21.  Siddharth Joshi, Vivek Pandya and Bhavesh Bhalja,"Maximum Power Point Tracking and MPPT efficiency for wind and solar energy conversion standalone system," In Proceedings of IEEE Indicon 2014, December 11-13, 2014, pp. 1-6.

22.  Bhavesh Bhalja, Piyush Dodiya and T. Phani Swecha, "Universal Approach to Tackle the Threat of Miscoordination between Fuse and Recloser in Distribution Network with Distributed Generations," In Proceedings of Australian Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2015) on Challanges for Future Grids, Wollongong, Australia, September 26-30, 2015.

23.  Karan Sareen, Bhavesh Bhalja and R. P. Maheshwari, "A New Islanding Detection Technique for Distribution System during DG Interconnections," In Proceedings of IEEE ISGT-Asia-2015, Internation Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, November 4-6, 2015, Bangkok, Thailand.

24.  Sanchay Adari and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Islanding Detection of Distributed Generation using Random Forest Technique,” In Proceedings of 6th IEEE International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS-2016), March 4-6, 2016, Delhi, India, pp. 1-5.

25.  A M Shah, Bhavesh Bhalja and R. M. Patel, “Power transformer differential protection using S-transform and Support Vector Machine,” In Proceedings of 19th National Power System Conference (NPSC), Bhubaneshwar, India, December 19-21, 2016, pp. 1-6.

26.  Yogesh M. Makwana, Bhavesh R. Bhalja, Ashesh M. Shah, Jignesh Solanki, “Intelligent protection scheme for power transformer,” In Proceedings of North American Power Symposium (NAPS), September 17-19, 2017, Morgantown, WV, US.

27.  Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh Bhalja, “A New Numeric Busbar Protection Scheme using Bayes Point Machine,” In Proceedings of 9th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, November 8-10, 2017, Bangalore, India.

28.  Karan Sareen, Bhavesh Bhalja, Sanjay Srivastava, Yogendra Swarnkar and R. P. Maheshwari, “Islanding Detection Technique based on Statistical Approach for Distribution Network,” In Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems, Kitakyushu, Japan, April 23-25, 2018

29.  Vishal K. Gaur and Bhavesh R. Bhalja, “A New Digital Distance Relaying Scheme for Three Terminal Transmission Line,” In Proceedings of IEEE PES General Meeting, August 5 - 10, 2018, Portland, OR, USA.

30.  Ashish Doorwar and Bhavesh Bhalja, "Half Cycle Negative Sequence Differential Protection for Synchronous Generator," In Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Texas Power and Energy Conference (TPEC), 7-8 Feb. 2019 College Station, TX, USA, 2019, pp. 1-5.

31.  Vishal K. Gaur and Bhavesh R. Bhalja, “Synchrophasor Based Fault Distance Estimation Method for Tapped Transmission Line,” In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Synchronized Measurements and Analytics 2019, May 20 - 24, 2019, Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Centre, TX, USA.

32. Mladen Kezunovic, Bhavesh Bhalja and Jinfing Ren, “Use of PMU data for locating faults and mitigating cascading outage,” In Proceedings of CIGRE study committee B5 Colloquium, PS1_117, June 24-28, 2019, Tromso, Norway, pp. 1-8.

33.  Ashish Doorwar, Bhavesh R. Bhalja, and Om P. Malik, “A new internal fault detection and classification technique for synchronous generator,” In Proceedings of 2019 IEEE PES General Meeting, 4-8 August 2019, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2019.

34.  Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh R. Bhalja, “A Fault Zone Identification Scheme for Busbar Using Correlation Coefficients Analysis,” In Proceedings of 2019 IEEE PES General Meeting, 4-8 August 2019, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2019.

35.  Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh R. Bhalja, “A New Differential Protection Scheme for Busbar using Teager Energy Operator,” In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Power System (ICPS), 20-22 December 2019, MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

36. Vishal K. Gaur and Bhavesh R. Bhalja, “Wavelet Transform Modulus Maxima-based Fault Location Method for Three-Terminal Transmission Line,” In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Power System (ICPS), 20-22 December 2019, MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

37.  Nishant Pandya, Bhavesh Bhalja, Vivek Pandya, Pushkar Tripathy and Soumitri Jena“A Faulty Section Identification Scheme in Thyristor Controlled Series Compensated Transmission Lines using Superimposed Currents,” In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Power System (ICPS), 20-22 December 2019, MNIT Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

38.  Het Bhalja, Bhavesh Bhalja and Pramod Agarwal, “Rate of Rise of Differential Current based Protection of Power Transformer,” 16th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON 2019), 14-15 December 2019, Marwadi University, Rajkot, India.

39.  Ajit Kumar Upadhiya, Bhavesh Bhalja and Ganesh Kumbhar, “Impact of series compensation on Alpha plane line current differential protection scheme,” 16th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON 2019), 14-15 December 2019, Marwadi University, Rajkot, India.

40.  Soumitri Jena and Bhavesh Bhalja, “Application of Wavelet Transform for IEC-61850 based Busbar Protection,” 16th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON 2019), 14-15 December 2019, Marwadi University, Rajkot, India.

41.  Ashesh Shah, Bhavesh Bhalja and Rajesh Patel, “The Sequence Components Based Identification of Internal Fault in Power Transformer,” 16th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON 2019), 14-15 December 2019, Marwadi University, Rajkot, India.

42. Bhargav Reddipalli, Bhavesh Bhalja and C. P. Gupta, “A New Impedance Relay for the Protection of Low Voltage DC Microgrid,” In Proceedings of 2020 IEEE PES General Meeting, 3-6 August 2020, Montreal, Canada, 2020.

43. Soumitri Jena, Bhavesh Bhalja and O. P. Malik, “Algorithm to prevent Breaker Failure Protection Mal- operation due to Subsidence current,” In Proceedings of 2020 IEEE IAS Annual Meeting, 11-15 October, 2020, Detroit, MI, USA.

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