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Rajesh Kavasseri

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Associate Dean for Research/Professor

Office Building

Crothers Engineering Hall



Mailing Address

Crothers Engineering Hall 201
College of Engineering-Box 2219
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2002
M.S. Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1998
B.E. Electrical Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India, 1995

Academic Interests

Electric Power Systems: Dynamics, Stability, and Control
Nonlinear Systems: Dynamics and Control
Time Series Analysis


National Science Foundation: Student Support for the 50th North American Power Symposium (NAPS), Fargo, ND, September 9-11, 2018, Award Number:1834754; Principal Investigator:Rajesh Kavasseri; Co-Principal Investigator:; Organization:North Dakota State University Fargo;NSF Organization:ECCS Start Date:08/01/2018; Award Amount:$17,500

National Science Foundation: Smart and Connected Communities -Planning: ZER0H: Zero Energy Ready Homes, Award Number:1737538; Principal Investigator:Rajesh Kavasseri; Co-Principal Investigator:Qifeng Zhang, Dong Cao, Malini Srivastava, Dominic Fischer; Organization:North Dakota State University Fargo;NSF Organization:CNS Start Date:09/01/2017; Award Amount:$99,122

National Science Foundation SGER: Static Voltage Stability Analysis using Grobner Basis Techniques, Award Number:0839176; Principal Investigator:Rajesh Kavasseri; Co-Principal Investigator:Parthasarathi Nag; Organization:North Dakota State University Fargo;NSF Organization:ECCS Start Date:11/01/2008; Award Amount:$75,357.00

National Science Foundation (Cyber-Physical Systems): Breakthrough: Collaborative Research: WARP: Wide Area assisted Resilient Protection, Award Number:1544621; Principal Investigator:Rajesh Kavasseri; Co-Principal Investigator: Nilanjan Ray Chaudhuri; Organization:North Dakota State University Fargo;NSF Organization:CNS Start Date:09/15/2015; Award Amount:$314,074.00

National Science Foundation, Control of Wind Generation for Inter-Area Oscillation Damping, Award Number:0901213; Principal Investigator: Lingling Fan; Co-Principal Investigator: Subbaraya Yuvarajan, Rajesh Kavasseri, Fangxing Li; Organization:North Dakota State University Fargo;NSF Organization:ECCS Start Date:08/01/2009; Award Amount:$240,001


US-7948420-B1, Eliminating the use of anti‑aliasing filters in digital relays by over‑sampling” (with S. M. Brahma and P. McLeon, New Mexico State University), Publication Date: 2011-05-24

Professional Memberships


Work Experience

North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, 2002-2020
South Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, 2020-

Creative Activities


A novel explicit disturbance model-based robust damping of interarea oscillations through MTDC grids embedded in AC systems
A Banerjee, NR Chaudhuri, RG Kavasseri, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 33 (4), 1864-1874, 2018.

Online analytical characterization of outliers in synchrophasor measurements: A singular value perturbation viewpoint
K Mahapatra, NR Chaudhuri, RG Kavasseri, SM Brahma, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 33 (4), 3863-3874, 2017.

Particle filter‐based dual estimation for synchronous generators, Y Cui, R Kavasseri, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution 11 (7), 1701-1708, 2017.

Dynamic state estimation assisted out-of-step detection for generators using angular difference
Y Cui, RG Kavasseri, SM Brahma, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 32 (3), 1441-1449, 2016.

Real-time identification of dynamic events in power systems using PMU data, and potential applications—models, promises, and challenges
S Brahma, R Kavasseri, H Cao, NR Chaudhuri, T Alexopoulos, Y Cui, IEEE transactions on Power Delivery 32 (1), 294-301, 2016


Uncertainty Analysis in Distribution Networks Integrated with Renewables by Probabilistic Collocation Method
M Maharjan, A Banerjee, RG Kavasseri, 2020 52nd North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 1-6.

Towards Supervisory Protection Using Energy Functions for Relay Misoperations in a Stressed Power System During Blackout
A Banerjee, RG Kavasseri, MB Gani, S Brahma, 2019 IEEE Milan PowerTech, 1-6.

Fault mapping in multi-machine power systems by principal component sensitivity-an energy function perspective
A Banerjee, M Maharjan, RG Kavasseri, 2018 North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 1-6

Application of a Simplified model of Solid State Transformer in Hybrid Residential Energy System-A Benchmark model
M Maharjan, A Banerjee, RG Kavasseri, 2018 North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 1-5

A faster continuation power flow in rectangular coordinates for voltage stability assessment
NV Acharya, RG Kavasseri, 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 1-5

Area(s) of Research

Electric Power Systems, Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Control.



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