Dr. Keshavan B K


Electrical & Electronics


Qualification Institution Year
B.E M.C.E.Hassan 1980
M.E P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore 1989
Ph.D IIT Bombay 1998

Designation Institution From To
Lecturer B.D.T. College of Engineering, Davanagere 1982 1983
Lecturer J.N.N. College of Engineering, Shimoga 1983 1989
Asst. Professor J.N.N. College of Engineering, Shimoga 1989 1997
Professor & Head J.N.N. College of Engineering, Shimoga 1997 june 2007
Professor & Head(EEE) P.E.S Institute of Technology, Bangalore July 2007 till date
Professor & Head (EEE)Dean ( Evaluation) P.E.S Institute of Technology, Bangalore August 2010 2015
Professor & Head (EEE)Dean ( Acadamic) P.E.S Institute of Technology, Bangalore 2015 till date

Awards / Achievement
  • ”Centre of Excellence in High Voltage & Power System” - Vision Group on Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka.

Additional Information
  • Project Done: B.E : Load Pattern in Hassan Urban Industries
  • M.E : Location of fault in transmission lives using microprocessor
  • Ph.D Thesis : Security based bulk power systems reliability evaluation using fuzzy logic.
  • 34 Yrs(Teaching), Research:16 Yrs
  • Trained by National Board of Aaccreditation (NBA) for two weeks for the accreditation process.
  • Institutional Membership: Member ISTE
  • Member IEEE
  • Member ISRE
  • Head, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Dean (Acadamic)
  • Member – BoS UVCE Bangalore
  • Member –doctoral committee- Christ university

Responsibilities Held
  • Member B.O.E., V.T.U for 3 years
  • Chairman B.O.E., V.T.U
  • Member & Chairman B.O.E., Kuvempu University
  • Member Board of studies, V.T.U
  • Campus Electrical incharge
  • Member – Local inquiry Committee under VTU
  • Member- National board of accreditation
  • VTU nominee for Academic council for 3 institutions
Expertise / list of subjects handled
  • Testing of Electrical Equipments like Transformers, Motors, Rectifiers. Energy Auditing , reliability evaluation of power systems
Research Interest
  • Power System Reliability, Distribution System Management, FACTS, Energy auditing, Electrical Machines, smartgrid, renewable energy sources

Research projects (current)
  • Principle investigator for 2 ongoing AICTE projects

Research Guidance
  • Guiding four Ph.D students under Visvesvaraya Technological University and one under JNTU Three candidates have completed and ph.D degree awarded
  • International Conference: 12
  • National Conference: 04

  • International Journal: 02
  • National journal: 02