Dr. L.Ashok Kumar
Professor
Department of EEE
PSG College of Technology
Coimbatore


Though fate is against fulfillment
Hard labour has ready payment
(619) - Thirukural


About Dr L Ashok Kumar
Dr L Ashok Kumaris a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from San Diego State University, California. He is a recipient of BHAVAN fellowship from Indo US Science and Technology Forum. His current research focuses on Integration of Renewable Energy Systems in the Smart Grid and Wearable Electronics. He has 3 years of industrial experience and 17 years of academic and research experiences. He has authored 6 books in his areas of interest. He has published 110 technical papers in International and National Journals and presented 107 papers in National and International Conferences. He has completed 12 Government of India funded projects and currently 5 projects are under progress. His PhD work on Wearable Electronics bagged National Award from ISTE and he has received 12 Awards in the National level. Ashok Kumar has 3 patents to his credit. He is a Member and in prestigious positions in various National Forums. He has visited many countries for institute industry collaboration and as a Keynote speaker. He has been an Invited speaker in 110 programmes. Also he has organised 56 events like conferences, workshops and seminars. He completed his graduate programme in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Madras and his post-graduation from PSG College of Technology, India and Masters in Business Administration from IGNOU, New Delhi. After completion of his Graduate Degree he joined as Project Engineer in Serval Paper Boards Ltd., Coimbatore (now renamed as ITC unit, Kovai). Presently he is working as Professor & Associate HoD in Department of EEE, PSG College of Technology and also doing research work in Wearable Electronics, Smart Grid, Solar PV and Wind Energy Systems. He is also a Certified Charted Engineer and BSI Certified ISO 500001: 2008 Lead Auditor.

ONGOING RESEARCH WORK
Pneumatic Actuated Wearable Hand,Solar Energy based Desiccant loop Air-Conditioning, Hybrid Power Generation System, Smart Grid, and Creation of Center for Renewable Energy Sources
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