Staff Profile


Career Summary


Dr Aparna Viswanath has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She was the recipient of postgraduate research scholarship from NTU. Her research interests include power system planning and operation, reliability evaluation of power systems and power Markets. She has reviewed articles for publications in international journals and has published many articles in International Journals and Conferences.


Research keywords

  • Electrical Engineering

Research expertise

Electrical Engineering

Fields of Research

090699Electrical And Electronic Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified100


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Journal article (4 outputs)

2013Gunnaasankaraan H, Viswanath A, Mahata K, Goel L, 'Transmission planning by minimizing curtailment of market transactions', ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH, 101 1-8 (2013) [C1]
2007Goel L, Viswanath AP, Wang P, 'Reliability Evaluation of Hybrid Power Markets based on Multiple Transaction Matrix and Optimal Transaction Curtailment', IET Generation Transmission and Distribution, 1 65-71 (2007) [C1]
2007Goel L, Viswanath AP, Wang P, 'A Framework to Implement Supply and Demand Side Contingency Management in Reliability Evaluation of Restructured Power Systems', IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 22 205-212 (2007) [C1]
2004Goel L, Viswanath AP, Wang P, 'Monte Carlo Simulation based Reliability Evaluation in a Multi-bilateral Contracts Market', IET Generation Transmission and Distribution, 151 728-734 (2004) [C1]
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Conference (5 outputs)

2012Viswanath A, Goel L, Peng W, 'Mixed integer programming formulation techniques and applications to unit commitment problem', IPEC2012 The 10th International Power & Energy Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2012) [E1]
2011Kosman J, Viswanath A, Coates C, 'Lagrange relaxation based unit commitment for thermal, solar and wind power generation', PESA 2011: IASTED International Conference on Power and Energy Systems and Applications, Pittsburgh (2011) [E1]
2009Viswanath A, Goel L, Wang P, 'Application of fuzzy clustering technique to reduce the load data in reliability evaluation of restructured power systems', Second International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India (2009) [E1]
2009Viswanath A, Goel L, Wang P, 'Fuzzy loads with demand side contingency management for reliability assessment of restructured power systems', Proceedings of the Ninth IASTED European Conference: Power and Energy Systems (EuroPES 2009), Palma de Mallorca, Spain (2009) [E1]
2009Choon CC, Coates C, Viswanath A, 'Renewable energy source emulator', Sustainability in Energy and Buildings: Proceedings of the International Conference in Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (SEB'09), Brighton, UK (2009) [E1]
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Grants and Funding


Number of grants1
Total funding$7,500

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2008 (1 grants)

New Staff Grant (UoN Singapore)$7,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Aparna Viswanath
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish

Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.9

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Current Supervision

ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20152017PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorTransmission Planning in Deregulated Power Markets

Dr Aparna Viswanath

PositionConjoint Fellow
School of Elect Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia