Dr. Piush Verma did his doctorate in diagnostics study of transformer insulation from Thapar University, Patiala and M.E. (Electrical Engg. with honors) from the same institute. He also worked as a principal & head, electrical & electronics engineering in lovely institute of technology, Phagwara. He also worked for 8 years as a Research Engineer in Thapar University & Thapar centre for Industrial Research & Development, Patiala. He spent three years as a manager in M/s Crompton Greaves (Hydro Division), Channo (Punjab). He also worked for 9 years as Asst. Research Engineer in Thapar Corporate Research & Development Center, Patiala.
Applied for Patent
Dr. Piush Verma (Director RBCEBTW) and his research team has invented a new mathematical relationship (formulas) between temperature and some properties of transforming oil under varying degree of stress and applied for patent.
Dr. Piush Verma Director RBCEBTW) and his research team has published the following research papers in the journal of National/ International repute during Aug. and Oct 2008.
Publications in Journals
Piush Verma et al, “Condition Monitoring of Power Transformer-Bibliography Survey”, IEEE Insulation Magazine, July/Aug 2008, vol.24, No.3, pp.11-25.
Piush Verma et al, “Transformer Insulating oil”, published in Electrical India, vol 48, no.8, August 2008, pp. 68-80.
Piush Verma et al, “Review of Various Dissolved Gas Analysis (DGA) Techniques for Power Transformers”, The ICFAI University Journal of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, vol. 1, No. 4, October 2008, pp. 60-69.
L.Mokhnache, P. Verma, A. Boubakeur, R. Kattan, Neuro-Fuzzy application in high voltage transformer oil maintenance, Algerian Journal of Technology, 357 (X), 103-111, 2005.
P.Verma, “Review of Modern Diagnostics Techniques for Assessing Insulation condition in Aged Transformers”, Electrical Review, 12(11), 26-29, 2005.
P.Verma, M.Roy, A.Verma and V.Bhanot, Changes in Electrical & Chemical properties of transformer oil under accelerated thermal stress, International J. of COMADEM, 8(1), 42-48, 2005.
P.Verma, M.Roy, A.Verma and V.Bhanot, Assessment of degradation of transformer insulation system by evaluating partial discharge, J. of Scientific & Industrial Research, 64, 262-267, 2005.
P. Verma, M. Roy, R.K.Tiwari & S. Chandra, Generation of Furanic Compounds in Transformer Oil under Accelerated Thermal and Electrical stress, IEEE Proceedings on Electrical Insulation (EIC-05), Vol. 1, pp. 1-5, 2005.
P. Verma, O.P. Pandey and A. Verma, Influence of metal oxide on arc erosion behaviour of Silver-Metal Oxide Electrical Contact materials, Inter. J. of Materials. Sci. Tecnol., 20(1), 49-52, 2004.
P.Verma, M.Roy, A.Verma and V. Bhanot, Trends in Condition monitoring of transformers, Electrical Review, 11(6), 10-18, 2004.
P.Verma, M.Roy, A.Verma and V. Bhanot, Monitoring of transformers oil, Electrical Review, 11(11), 13-15, 2004.
P.Verma, M.Roy, A.Verma and V.Bhanot, Assessment of degradation of transformer paper by structural analysis, J. of Polymer Mater., 21, 361-369, 2004.
L. Mokhnache, P. Verma, A. Boubakeur, R. Kattan, Neural Networks In Prediction of Thermal Ageing Effect on Oil/Paper Insulation Electrical Properties, Inter. J. of Physics, 2, 575-577, 2004.
L. Mokhnache, P.Verma, A. Boubakeur, Neural networks in prediction of accelerated thermal ageing effect on oil/paper insulation tensile strength, IEEE Proceedings on Solids Dielectrics Vol-2, pp. 575-577, 2004.
P. Verma, M. Roy, A. Verma, V. Bhanot & O.P. Pandey, Assessment of degradation of transformer paper insulation by SEM & X-RD techniques, IEEE Proceedings on Solids Dielectrics, Vol-2, pp. 657-660, 2004.
A. Verma, P. Verma and R.K. Sidhu, Matrix effect in soft metal-bonded Samarium-Cobalt (Sm-CO5) permanent magnet, J. of Mater. Sci. Bull, 19(3), 539-548, 1996.
A. Verma, R.K. Sidhu and P. Verma, Failure Investigation of Cylinder Head Gaskets, J. of Tool & Alloy Steel, pp.63-65, 1993.
P. Verma, Processing & Properties of Silver-Tin Oxide Electrical Contact Materials, J. of Institution of Engineers, 12(3), 10-14, 1992.
P. Verma, M.Roy and Preetinder Singh, Condition monitoring of power transformer by Furan, Dissloved Gas and Partial Discharge, IEEE Proceedings on INSUCON-2006, Vol-1, pp. 369-373, 2006.
Jashandeep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, Piush Verma and Rajinder Kumar Jarial, Novel method for detection of transformer winding faults using sweep frequency response analysis, ”IEEE PES General Meeting at Tampa, FL USA, pp 1-9, 24-28, June, 2007.
Jashan deep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, Piush Verma, R. K. Jarial, “Novel Technique for Sampling of Transformer Oil”, published in Electrical Review Journal, issue, Vol XIV pp. 4-9 February 2007.
Jashandeep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, Piush Verma, R. K. Jarial "Condition Monitoring of Power Transformer- Bibliography Survey”, accepted for publication in IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine.
Jashandeep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, Piush Verma, R. K. Jarial, "Detection of transformer faults using Sweep Frequency Response Analysis" published in Electrical India, Magazine, vol. 47, no.10,pp. 72-82, Oct. 2007.
P. Verma, D.S.Chuhan, Preetinder Singh., Effect on tensile strength of transformer paper under thermal & electrical stress on transformer insulation paper, published in IEEE proceeding ,CEIDP,vol.1 pp. 619-622, Oct., 2007.
Jashandeep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, Piush Verma, “Dissolved Gas Analysis for power transformers”, published in Electrical India, Vol 47 No 10, Oct 2007, pp 72-82.
Jashandeep Singh, Y. R. Sood, R. K. Jarial, Piush Verma, “Earthing of High Voltage Laboratory” published in International Journal of Electrical and Power Engineering 1 (3), pp 353-358, 2007.
Jashandeep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, Piush Verma, R. K. Jarial, “Diagnosis of Power Transformer by Frequency Response Analysis” submitted for publication in International Journal of Electric Power Systems Research on dated 17/04/08.
Piush Verma and Jashandeep Singh, “Effect of Greenhouse Gases on Climate Change – A Case Study” submitted for publication International Conference on ‘Energy Security and Climate Change: Issues, Strategies, and Options (ESCC 2008)’ held during 06-08 August 2008 at Thailand.
Jashandeep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, R. K. Jarial, Piush Verma, “Earthing of High Voltage Laboratory-A Case Study” published in IEEE Power Engineering Society International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS-2007), held at Centre for Collaborative and Advanced Research, CPRI, Bangalore on 12-14th Dec, 2007.
Jashan deep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, Piush Verma, R. K. Jarial, “Detection of Mechanical faults within power transformer”, published in National Conference on current trends in Electrical Engineering (CTEE-08) held on 14 Feb,08 at Giani Zail Singh College of Engg. & technology, Bathinda.
Jashan deep Singh, Yog Raj Sood, Piush Verma, R. K. Jarial, “Effect of moisture and temperature on dissipation factor and Resistivity of Transformer insulating oil”, published in the 11th Science Congress held on 07-09, Feb, 08 at Thapar University, Patiala.
L. Mokhnache, P. Verma, A. Boubakeur, R. Kattan, Neuro-Fuzzy application in high voltage transformer oil maintenance, International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Beijing, (ISH-05), vol.2, pp.1-3, 2005.
P.Verma, Gagandeep and Mayank Kappoor, International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), presented in the 10th Punjab Science Congress, Feb. 2006, pp.64.
P. Verma and M. Roy, Investigation of Various Properties of Transformer Oil and paper under Thermal & Electrical Stress and it’s correlation, presented national conference on condensed matter physics (ACMP-05), Feb. 2005, pp.55-62.
P. Verma and M. Roy, Transformer Insulation Aging Study and Regression Analysis, presented national conference on Computational Intelligence in Electrical Engineering (CIEE-05), Nov. 2005, pp.25-28.
P. Verma and M. Roy, Degradation of Kraft paper used in Transformer under accelerated Stresses, presented national conference on condensed matter physics (RAPT-05), Dec. 2005, pp.249-255.
P. Verma, M. Roy and Vimal Bhanot, Variation of Electrical Properties of Transformer Oil under Accelerated Thermal and Electrical Stress, presented in the IEE national conference on power engineering practices & energy management (PEPEM-05), Jan.2005, pp. 150-153.
P.Verma, M.Roy, A.Verma, V.Bhanot and O.P. Pandey, Detection of partial discharge in transformers, presented in the national conference on trends in instrumentation and control engineering (TICE-2004), Feb. 2004, pp. 568-573.
P. Verma, M. Roy, A. Verma, V. Bhanot and O.P. Pandey, Ageing studies on Kraft insulation paper under thermal & electrical stress, presented in the national conference on materials related technologies, Sept.2003, pp. 307-313.
P. Verma, M. Roy, A.Verma, V. Bhanot and O.P. Pandey, Effects on Electrical properties of transformer insulation oil with accelerated thermal stress, presented in the conference on Power systems & energy management, pp. 62-65. 2003.
P. Verma and V. Bhanot, Transformer diagnostics Study-An overview, presented in the (ISH-2001) International Symposium on High Voltage, Bangalore, vol.3, and pp.900-903. 2001
A. Verma, P. Verma and V. Bhanot, Condition monitoring of transformer, National conference on trends in industrial electronics, transducers, controls & communication (TIET-2000) pp.45-51, 2000
P. Verma, Role of Nuclear power generation in India, presented at Bhaba Atomic Research Center, Mumbai, 1992.
Foreign visits (For research purpose only)
Invited for Expert Lecture on “Characterization and Study of Transformer Insulation” by University of Birmingham (UK) July 2005. Also invited by University of Southampton and Surrey (UK) to work on joint project on Transformer Insulation Study.
Presented paper entitled “Assessment of degradation of transformer paper insulation by SEM & X-RD techniques” High Voltage Laboratory in the Paul University of Toulouse (France) July 2004.
Satbir S. Sehgal did his Masters in Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and B.E from Punjab Technical University. He is presently pursuing Ph.D (part-time) from Thapar University. He has 8 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering. He has handled various administrative positions like Head of Department, Dean of Academic Affiars and officer incharge M.Tech Thermall Engineering (PTU regional center) during last 8 years of experience in academics.
Er. S. S. Sehgal has guided number of B.Tech projects and M.Tech. Dissertations.
His Research Interests are Applied Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Computer Aided Design and Engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Electronic Cooling.
Sehgal S, Murugesan Krishnan, Mohapatra S.K., Pressure Instabilities At The Entrance & Exit Regions Of A Forced Convective Micro-Channel Heat Sink, ASME Micro/Nanoscale Heat Transfer International Conference,6th- 9th January 2008, Tainan, Taiwan.
Sehgal S, Murugesan Krishnan, Mohapatra S.K., Thermohydraulic Performance of Forced Convective Liquid Flow Within Microchannels, 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME, Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 3rd-5th January 2008, JNTU Hyderabad, India.
Sehgal S, Kumar Rakesh, Rajesh Sharma, Development Of An Experimental Setup To Study The Liquid Flow & Heat Transfer Within A Microtube, International Conference on Recent Development in Mechanical Engineering (ICRDME-2008), 23rd- 25th January 2008, SUSCET Tangori, Mohali, India.
Sehgal S, Kumar Rakesh, Rajesh Sharma, Effect of Friction Factor & Pressure Drop Across Ends Within A Microtube, National Seminar on Automation, Robotics & Mechatronics, 24th November 2007, SVIET Banur, India.
Sehgal S, Kumar Rakesh, Rajesh Sharma, Investigation of Heat Transfer in Rectangular Microchannels, National Seminar on Automation, Robotics & Mechatronics, 24th November 2007, SVIET Banur, India.
Sehgal S, Kumar Rakesh, Hemant Kumar, Micro Heat Exchanger: An Application of Microchannel, 07th -08th February 2008, CEC Landran, India.
Sehgal S, Gakkhar R P, Singh K M, Low Emissions Of Liquid Fuel Combustion Within Submerged Flame Porous Burner, The second International Conference on Thermal Engineering Theory and Applications, 3rd- 6th January 2006, Al Ain -UAE
Sehgal S, Gakkhar R P, Singh K M, Bhatnagar S.K, Liquid Fuel Combustion Within Submerged Flame Porous Burner, XIX National Conference on IC Engines & Combustion, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Under the auspices of The Combustion Institute, Indian Section, 21st –23rd December 2005.
Sehgal S, Gakkhar R P, Singh K M, Combustion Analysis Of Liquid Fuel Within Submerged Flame Porous Burner, International Conference on Environmental management, 28th- 30th October 2005, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, India.
Sehgal S, Jamwal P.K, Measurement Techniques Of Thermal Conductivity In Nano Composite Materials, International Conference on Nanomaterials. 13th – 15th July 2005, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India.
Sehgal S, Gakkhar R P, Jamwal P.K, Thermal Conductivity Measurement For Thermal Barrier Coating Composite Materials, Proceedings of National Conference on Composite Materials, 18th – 19th March 2005, IET Bhaddal, Under the auspices of Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar (Punjab).
Sehgal S, Jamwal P.K, Applications Of Artificial Intelligence Techniques In Fatigue Life Evaluation Of Composites, Proceedings of National Conference on Composite Materials, 18th – 19th March 2005, IET Bhaddal, Under the auspices of Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar.
Sehgal S, Gakkhar R P, Navneet kaur, Neural Network Based Virtual Sensing For Monitoring Internal Combustion Engines, National Conference on Recent Trends in Control Systems, 21st –22nd May 2004, BBSBEC, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab.
Sehgal S, Automation In Manufacturing Industries, National seminar & Academia – Industry Interface, 14th –16th March 2003, MMEC, Mullana (Ambala), Haryana.
Sehgal S, Navneet kaur, Robotics In Practice –Technology And Applications, National seminar & Academia – Industry Interface, 14th –16th March 2003, MMEC, Mullana (Ambala), Haryana.
Sehgal S, The False Promise of Renewable Energy: The Reality, National Conference on Power System & Energy Management, 23rd March 2003, IET Bhaddal, Punjab.