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Dr Santhi Durganjali Challa , Energy storage, Editorial Board Member .

BITS-PILANI, Hyderabad Campus,India

Professional Profiles:


👨‍🎓 Bio Summary:

Dr. Santhi Durganjali Challa is a highly accomplished professional with a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from BITS-PILANI, Hyderabad. Her research, conducted partially under DRDO, focuses on multiphysics modeling, mathematical simulations of energy systems, and the integration of AI/ML for performance prediction. As a Teaching and Research Assistant at Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, she has contributed significantly to areas such as microgrid modeling, energy storage devices, and wind energy conversion systems. Dr. Challa’s dedication to education is evident in her roles as an Assistant Professor and her involvement in academic mentoring.

🎓 Education:

Dr. Santhi Durganjali Challa holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from BITS-PILANI, Hyderabad campus, with part of her research conducted under DRDO. Prior to her doctoral studies, she completed her M.Tech in Electrical Power Engineering from Annamacharya Institute of Technology and Sciences and her B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Syamaladevi Institute of Technology for Women.

🔍 Research Focus:

Dr. Challa’s research revolves around multiphysics modeling and mathematical simulations of energy sources, energy storage devices, and the implementation of AI/ML techniques for performance prediction. Her work encompasses microgrid modeling for onshore/offshore systems, energy storage devices, battery management system modeling for electric vehicle applications, and wind energy conversion system modeling.

👩‍💼 Professional Journey:

With a strong foundation in academia, Dr. Challa served as an Assistant Professor at Vaagdevi Institute of Technology and Sciences, specializing in Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Power Electronics, Distribution Systems, and Switch Gear Protection. Subsequently, she transitioned to Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, where she worked as a Teaching and Research Assistant in Power Electronics, Electrical Machines, Digital Design, and Control Systems.

🏆 Honors & Awards:

Dr. Challa has been recognized for her contributions, evident in her role as a recognized reviewer at IEEE ACCESS journal and her membership in the Technical Program Committee (TPC) for IEEE Bangalore Section. As a Graduate Student Member of IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE), she actively engages in shaping the discourse in her field.

📚 Top Noted Publications :

“Recent Developments and Future Advancements in Solar Panels Technology”

Authors: CS Durganjali, S Bethanabhotla, S Kasina, S Radhika

Published in the Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2020

Volume: 1495, Issue: 1

Page: 012018

Citations: 33

Year: 2020

“Prediction of PV Cell Parameters at Different Temperatures via ML Algorithms and Comparative Performance Analysis in Multiphysics Environment”

Authors: CS Durganjali, G Avinash, K Megha, RN Ponnalagu, S Goel, S Radhika

Published in Energy Conversion and Management, 2023

Volume: 282

Page: 116881

Citations: 2

Year: 2023

“Design, Development, and Techno-Economic Analysis of Extreme Fast Charging Topologies using Super Capacitor and Li-Ion Battery Combinations”

Authors: CS Durganjali, V Chawla, H Raghavan, S Radhika

Published in the Journal of Energy Storage, 2022

Volume: 56

Page: 106140

Citations: 2

Year: 2022

“PV Cell Performance with Varying Temperature Levels”

Authors: CS Durganjali, R Sudha

Presented at the 2019 Global Conference for Advancement in Technology (GCAT)

Page: 1-5

Citations: 2

Year: 2019

“ANN Controller for Harmonic Reduction in Grid Connected System”

Authors: O Hemakesavulu, MS Sandeep, CS Durganjali

Presented at the 2016 International Conference on Communication and Electronics Systems

Citations: 2

Year: 2016

Author Metrics 📊 : 

Dr. Challa’s scholarly impact is reflected in her author metrics, with several publications in high-impact journals. Her research has garnered attention for its innovative approach to integrating AI/ML into energy systems modeling.

📅 Research Timeline:

Her Ph.D. project, titled “Modeling and Simulation of Submerged Solar PV with an Efficient Energy Storage System Integrated with Wind-Fed Offshore Microgrid,” showcases her expertise in multiphysics modeling, mathematical simulations, and AI/ML applications. Throughout her academic journey, she has delved into diverse projects, ranging from reduction of harmonics in grid-connected LCL filter systems to the control of two-area thermal power systems using multi-objective evolutionary algorithms.

Dr Santhi Durganjali Challa | Energy storage | Editorial Board Member |

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