Dr. Manas Kumar Jena received his Ph.D. in Power System Engineering from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India in 2018. From March, 2018 to June, 2019 he was working as a Subject Matter Expert (SME), at General Electric (GE-Power). He is the recipient of Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) Innovative Student Projects Award 2018- Doctoral Level , POSOCO Power System Award (PPSA)-2019 and GE-Impact Award-2019 for the development and delivery of PhasorAnalytics Software Solution to ONS-Brazil.
His major research interests include application of Synchrophasor Technology to enhance Power Grid Monitoring, Control and Protection, Development of WAMS Grid Stability Solutions, Adaptive protection of transmission system etc.
International Journal Publications:
 V. Nougain, M. K. Jena and B. K. Panigrahi, "A New Decentralized Wide Area Back-up Protection Scheme based on the Concept of Centre of Reactive Power '," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, (Accepted on 24/06/2019).
 M. K. Jena and B. K. Panigrahi, "Event Triggered Vulnerable Relay Identification and Supervision to Prevent Zone-3 Mal-Operations," in IEEE Systems Journal (Early Access, Date of Publication-17/06/2019).
 V. Nougain, M. K. Jena and B. K. Panigrahi, "Synchro-phasors Assisted Back-up Protection of Transmission Line," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 12, no. 14, pp. 3414-3420, 14 8 2018.
 M. K. Jena and B. K. Panigrahi, "Transient Potential Power Based Supervisory Zone-1 Operation During Unstable Power Swing," IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 1823-1830, June 2019.
 M. K. Jena, B. K. Panigrahi and S. R. Samantaray, "A New Approach to Power System Disturbance Assessment Using Wide-Area Postdisturbance Records," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 1253-1261, March 2018.
 M. K. Jena, B. K. Panigrahi and S. R. Samantaray, "Online detection of tripped transmission line to improve wide-area SA in power transmission system," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 288-294, 30 1 2018.
 M. K. Jena, S. R. Samantaray and B. K. Panigrahi, "A New Adaptive Dependability-Security Approach to Enhance Wide Area Back-Up Protection of Transmission System," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 6378-6386, Nov. 2018.
 M. K. Jena, S. R. Samantaray and B. K. Panigrahi, "A New Decentralized Approach to Wide-Area Back-Up Protection of Transmission Lines," in IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 3161-3168, Dec. 2018.
 M. K. Jena, S. R. Samantaray and B. K. Panigrahi, "Variational mode decomposition-based power system disturbance assessment to enhance WA situational awareness and post-mortem analysis," IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 11, no. 13, pp. 3287-3298, 7 9 2017.
 M. K. Jena, S. R. Samantaray and B. K. Panigrahi, "A New Wide-Area Backup Protection Scheme for Series-Compensated Transmission System," IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 1877-1887, Sept. 2017.
 M. K. Jena and S. R. Samantaray, "Data-Mining-Based Intelligent Differential Relaying for Transmission Lines Including UPFC and Wind Farms," in IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 8-17, Jan. 2016.
 M.K.Jena, S.R Samantaray, “Intelligent Relaying Scheme for Series-Compensated Double Circuit Lines using Phase Angle of Differential Impedance”,Electrical Power and Energy Systems,2015, 70, pp. 17–26 (doi: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2015.01.035).
 M.K. Jena , S.R Samantaray, L N Tripathy, “ A DT- Induced Fuzzy Rule-based Differential Relaying for Transmission line including UPFC and Wind-farms”, IET Gener. Transm. Distrib., 2014, Vol. 8, Iss. 12, pp. 2144–2152.
 M.K. Jena and S.R Samantaray (2014), “Real time digital simulator implementation of data-mining-based integrated impedance relay for compensated lines”,International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems. doi: 10.1002/etep.1920.
 M.K. Jena and S.R Samantaray , “Synchrophasors assisted IPII based Intelligent Relaying for Transmission lines including UPFC”,International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 47–57, February 2015.
 L.N. Tripathy, M.K.Jena, S.R Samantaray, “Differential Relaying Scheme for Tapped Transmission line connecting UPFC and Wind farm” ,Electrical Power and Energy Systems 60 (2014) 245–257.
International Conference Publications:
 Shriram Ganeshan, M.K.Jena, B.K Panigrahi “Improved Setting free Power Swing Blocking Scheme using Local Information”, Engineer Infinite e-TechNxt-2018,13-14 Mar,2018.
 M.K.Jena, B.K Panigrahi “Dynamic Stress Assessment in Power Transmission Network to Support Wide Area Early Warning System”, IEEE INDICON 2017, IIT Roorkee,19-21 Dec,2017.
 M.K.Jena, S.R Samantaray,B.K Panigrahi“Supervisory Control Based Wide Area Back-Up Protection Scheme for Power Transmission Network”,IEEE,19th National Power System Conference(NPSC-2016),IIT Bhubaneswar,19-21Dec,2016.
 M.K.Jena, B.K Panigrahi, S.R Samantaray, Sayari Das,“Exposing Zone-2 and Zone-3 Mal-operations in Thyristor-Controlled Series Capacitor Compensated Transmission System”,IEEE,19th National Power System Conference(NPSC-2016),IIT Bhubaneswar,19-21Dec,2016.
 M.K.Jena, S.R Samantaray, “IPII based Intelligent Relay for TCSC Compensated Transmission Lines: Tested on Real time Platform”,IEEE, 18th National Power System Conference(NPSC-2014),IIT Guwahati,18-20 Dec,2014.
 M.K.Jena, S.R Samantaray, “Synchrophasor Measurement based Smart Relays for UPFC Compensated Transmission System" IEEE, Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC-2014),Curtin University, Perth, Australia”, 28 September – 1 October 2014.
 L.N. Tripathy ,M.K.Jena,S.RSamantaray, Differential Relaying Scheme for Tapped Transmission line connecting UPFC and Wind farm ",IEEE conference,Techsym-2014,IIT Kharagpur.
 M.K.Jena, L.N. Tripathy, S.R Samantaray, “Intelligent Relaying of UPFC based Transmission Lines Using Decision Tree”,IEEE, International conference on emerging trends and applications in computer science(ICETACS-2013).
Reviewer for the following peer-reviewed journals:
(i) IEEE Transcations on Power Systems
(ii) IEEE Transcations on Power Delivery
(iii) IEEE Transcations on Smart Grid
(iv) IEEE Transcations on Industrial Electronics
(v) IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution
1. “Operationalizing WAMS in the Control Room” , IIT Kharagpur,2019.
2. “Wide Area Monitoring, Control and Protection” Short Term Training Programme (STTP-2019) on “Recent Advances in Modern Power Technologies”, NIT Raipur,2019.
3. “Data-Mining Based Integrated Impedance Relay for Compensated Lines”, RTDS UGM-2014, IIT Kanpur.
4. "Real Time Digital Simulation”, National Workshop on Recent Developments in Smart Grid Technologies, 2014(NWSGT-2014), IIT Bhubaneswar.
PhD and MS (research) programs: I am actively looking for research students in the areas of Wide Area Monitoring System (WAMS) Application. The objective is to provide WAMS software solutions to the control room. If you have commitment for research, critical thinking and great energy to do something for our nation, do join me !!
The following skill sets are desired:
- Domain Knowledge
- Power system modeling (MATLAB/PSCAD/PSSE/RSCAD)
- Programming with one or more of the following: C/C++/C#/ Python
Interested students may apply for the mentioned programs through IIT Palakkad admission portal. Do not hesitate to contact me, e.g., by email for further details.
B.Tech projects for IIT -Palakkad students: If you are a student of IIT Palakkad ( preferably from EE, CSE or related branches) and looking for a project-idea for your projects, just send me an email and/or meet me directly in my office.