Dr Aparna Viswanath

Dr. Aparna Viswanath has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She was a recipient of a 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 publication in international journals and has published many articles in International Journals and Conferences.


  • PhD from Nanyang Technological University
  • Bachelor of Engineering from University College of Engineering, Osmania University, India


  • electrical engineering

Research Areas:

  • power system planning and operation
  • power markets

Research Supervision:

Research Title: Transmission Planning in Deregulated Power Markets

Expected date of PhD Completion: February 2017

Topics Covered:

  • optimization techniques – mixed integer linear programming, Benders Decomposition, Barrier Optimization, Active set methods and Bi-level Programming, Game Theory and Monte Carlo Simulation