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Dipl. Ing. Bharath Varsh Rao M.Sc.Eng, B.Eng

Dipl. Ing. Bharath Varsh Rao M.Sc.Eng, B.Eng

Function

Scientist

Center

Energy

Competence Unit

Electric Energy Systems

E-Mail

Bharath-Varsh.Rao(at)ait.ac.at

Phone

+43 50550 6321

Fax

+43 50550-6390

Address

Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna

Career

Field: Power System Planning & Operation

Main Research: Smart Grid Control

Experience:

Bharath Varsh Rao received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics from Visvesvaraya Technological University, India in 2014 and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Grenoble INP, France in 2016 with a Specialization in Smart Grids, Buildings and Electric Storage.

In his current role as a Scientist within the Power System Digitalization group, Electric Energy Systems, Austrian Institute of Technology, the focus of his research is distributed control of low voltage distribution networks with varying degree of distributed renewable generators, flexibilities and deriving control relationships between them. 

Additionally, he is pursuing his doctoral studies with a focus on Model based control strategies for flexibility deployment in Smart Grids with Institute of Mechanics and Mechatronics, Vienna University of Technology with Dr. Martin Kozek as supervisor. 

Mr. Rao is active in the following research fields,

Smart Electric Grids:

  • Realistic Network Modelling
  • Unbalanced Low Voltage Grid Design
  • Advanced Load and Optimal Power Flow formulations
  • Distributed generation
  • Multi-Energy Systems; Thermal and Electric Energy
  • ICT for Smart Grid Systems
  • Data Analytics in Smart Grids

Control Theory:

  • Adaptive and Predictive Control in Smart Buildings, Industries and Thermal Networks
  • Distributed Control Approaches for Smart Grid Applications

  • 2016-2016: Research Fellow
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH / Vienna, Austria
  • 2015-2015: Engineering Intern
    G2Elab / Grenoble, France
  • 2016-2019: Doctoral Fellow
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH / Vienna, Austria
  • 2019-now: Scientist
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH / Vienna, Austria

Publications

  • Phase Balancing Home Energy Management System Using Model Predictive Control
    Author(s): Bharath Varsh Rao, Friederich Kupzog and Martin Kozek
    Journal: Energy (2018)
  • Three-Phase Unbalanced Optimal Power Flow Using Holomorphic Embedding Load Flow Method
    Author(s): Bharath Varsh Rao, Friederich Kupzog and Martin Kozek
    Journal: Sustainability (2019)

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