Professor Akshay Kumar Saha


Professor Saha is a Professional Engineer with Engineering Council of South Africa with industrial and academic experiences. He is the Academic Leader Research and Higher Degrees, School of Engineering at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is a Senior Member of SAIEE, SAIMC and an Individual Member Cigre. He is also acting as an Editorial Board Member for International Journals.

He was awarded the Best Lecturer Electrical Engineering in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 by School of Engineering, and Research Excellence Award in the years 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 by University of KwaZulu-Natal.
 Quote:   "You need to learn how to learn."
 Position:   Associate Professor and Academic Leader Research and Higher Degrees
  PhD in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
 Discipline:   Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Campus:   Howard College
Telephone:   031 260 2725/ 2305
Research Areas:   
Research interest includes: Electrical Power Systems; Applications of Power Electronics in Power Systems; Real-time Power System Modelling; Smart Grid Systems; Power Systems Protections, Standards & Protocols, Automation and Control; Renewable Energy & Distributed Energy Resources in Power Systems; Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Power Systems, High Voltage Power Systems (Research interest), Condition Monitoring (Research interest), Engineering Education (Research interest).

He has published 20 international journal papers including transactions in IEEE, IET EPSR and over 100 international conference papers in relevant areas.

 Research Profiles:   Google Scholar

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