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Professor (Dr.) Shyam Singh Chandel

Professor
Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Shyam Singh Chandel is Professor (Energy Technology) and Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Technology at Shoolini University with expertise in Renewable Energy Technologies : Solar Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal, Solar Passive Building Technology; Solar Power Generation; Wind Energy, Bio-Energy, Hybrid power systems with vast R&D, Industrial experience of coordinating National & International level Energy Projects .Formerly he worked as Professor (Energy & Environmental ) and founder Head of the Centre for Energy & Environmental Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (2009-2018), Principal Scientific Officer (Science & Technology Division) & Head, HP Patent Information Centre at H.P. State Council for Science , Technology & Environment, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh (1992-2009). Prof Chandel formulated a number of policies relevant to Himalayan region namely: Policy for making Solar Passive Housing Technology mandatory in Himachal Pradesh in 1994.; Policy for Solar Passive building features in building Byelaws in HP. in 2009.; Policy for the Registration of Geographical Indications (GI) of Himachal Pradesh in 2004 under which Kangra Tea, Kullu Shawl, ChambaRumal were registered as GIs. He was awarded the Life time Achievement Award in Science Promotion in the State of Himachal Pradesh on Nov. 12, 2018 and National Award for Excellence on promoting Concentrated Solar Technologies in Educational Institutions by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy , Govt. of India on April 29, 2016 and Life Time Achievement in the fields of Science, Technology and Environment and Popularisation of Science in the Country by Indian Planetary Society , Mumbai, India on June 30, 2002.

In International SCI Journals:

  1. Amit Kumar Yadav, S.S. Chandel. 2018. Formulation of New Correlations in terms 
    of extraterrestrial radiation by optimization of tilt angle for installation of solar photovoltaic systems for maximum power generation-Case study 26 cities in India" Sadhana 2018) 43-81 (Springer Impact Factor 0.465, SCI, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-018-0858-2)
  2. Amit Kumar Yadav, Vikrant Sharma, Hasmat Malik, S.S. Chandel.2018  Daily Array Yield Prediction of Grid-Interactive Photovoltaic Plant using Relief attribute evaluator based Radial Basis Function Neural Network. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2018),81 (Part 2) 2115-2127.
  3. Amit Kumar Yadav, S.S. Chandel. 2017. Identification of relevant input variables for prediction of 1-minute time-step photovoltaic module power using Artificial Neural Network and Multiple Linear Regression Models. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews(2017) 77; 955–969. (Elsevier Journal Impact Factor 8.050, Science Citation Index)].
  4. Chandel, S. S. and Tanya Agarwal. "Review of cooling techniques using phase change materials for enhancing efficiency of photovoltaic power systems." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 73 (2017): 1342-1351.
  5. Chandel, S. S., M. Nagaraju Naik, and Rahul Chandel. "Review of performance studies of direct coupled photovoltaic water pumping systems and case study." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 76 (2017): 163-175.
  6. Sinha, Sunanda, and S. S. Chandel. "Improving the reliability of photovoltaic-based hybrid power system with battery storage in low wind locations." Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 19 (2017): 146-159.
  7. Chandel, S. S., and Tanya Agarwal. "Review of current state of research on energy storage, toxicity, health hazards and commercialization of phase changing materials." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 67 (2017): 581-596.
  8. Chandel, S. S., Vandna Sharma, and Bhanu M. Marwaha. “ Review of energy efficient features in vernacular architecture for improving indoor thermal comfort conditions”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 65 (2016): 459-477.
  9. Sharma, Vikrant, and S. S. Chandel. "A novel study for determining early life degradation of multi-crystalline-silicon photovoltaic modules observed in western Himalayan Indian climatic conditions." Solar Energy 134 (2016): 32-44.
  10. Sinha, Sunanda, and S. S. Chandel. "Analysis of fixed tilt and sun tracking photovoltaic-micro wind based hybrid power systems." Energy Conversion and Management 115 (2016):  265–275
  11. Chandel, S. S., Aniket Sharma, and Bhanu M. Marwaha. "Review of energy efficiency initiatives and regulations for residential buildings in India."Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 54 (2016): 1443-1458.
  12. Chandel, S. S., Rajnish Shrivastva, Vikrant Sharma, and P. Ramasamy. "Overview of the initiatives in renewable energy sector under the national action plan on climate change in India." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 54 (2016): 866-873.
  13. Yadav, Amit Kumar, Hasmat Malik, and S. S. Chandel. "Application of rapid miner in ANN based prediction of solar radiation for assessment of solar energy resource potential of 76 sites in Northwestern India." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 52 (2015): 1093-1106.
  14. Sinha, Sunanda, and S. S. Chandel. "Prospects of solar photovoltaic–micro-wind based hybrid power systems in western Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh in India." Energy Conversion and Management 105 (2015): 1340-1351.
  15. Sinha, Sunanda, and S. S. Chandel. "Review of recent trends in optimization techniques for solar photovoltaic–wind based hybrid energy systems."Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 50 (2015): 755-769.
  16. Yadav, Amit Kumar, and S. S. Chandel. "Solar energy potential assessment of western Himalayan Indian state of Himachal Pradesh using J48 algorithm of WEKA in ANN based prediction model." Renewable Energy 75 (2015): 675-693
  17. Chandel, S. S., M. Nagaraju Naik, Vikrant Sharma, and Rahul Chandel. "Degradation analysis of 28 year field exposed mono-c-Si photovoltaic modules of a direct coupled solar water pumping system in western Himalayan region of India." Renewable Energy 78 (2015): 193-202.
  18. Ramasamy, P., S. S. Chandel, and Amit Kumar Yadav. "Wind speed prediction in the mountainous region of India using an artificial neural network model." Renewable Energy 80 (2015): 338-347.
  19. Chandel, S. S., and Amitava Sarkar. "Performance assessment of a passive solar building for thermal comfort and energy saving in a hilly terrain of India." Energy and Buildings 86 (2015): 873-885.
  20. Chandel, S. S., M. Nagaraju Naik, and Rahul Chandel. "Review of solar photovoltaic water pumping system technology for irrigation and community drinking water supplies." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 49 (2015): 1084-1099.
  21. Sinha, Sunanda, and S. S. Chandel. "Review of software tools for hybrid renewable energy systems." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 32 (2014): 192-205.
  22. Yadav, Amit Kumar, and S. S. Chandel. "Solar radiation prediction using Artificial Neural Network techniques: A review." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 33 (2014): 772-781.
  23. Yadav, Amit Kumar, Hasmat Malik, and S. S. Chandel. "Selection of most relevant input parameters using WEKA for artificial neural network based solar radiation prediction models." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 31 (2014): 509-519.
  24. Chandel, S. S., K. S. R. Murthy, and P. Ramasamy. "Wind resource assessment for decentralised power generation: Case study of a complex hilly terrain in western Himalayan region." Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 8 (2014): 18-33.
  25. Chandel, S. S., P. Ramasamy, and K. S. R. Murthy. "Wind power potential assessment of 12 locations in western Himalayan region of India."Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 39 (2014): 530-545
  26. Sharma, Vikrant, O. S. Sastry, Arun Kumar, Birinchi Bora, and S. S. Chandel. "Degradation analysis of a-Si,(HIT) hetro-junction intrinsic thin layer silicon and mC-Si solar photovoltaic technologies under outdoor conditions."Energy 72 (2014): 536-546.
  27. Yadav, Priya, and S. S. Chandel. "Comparative analysis of diffused solar radiation models for optimum tilt angle determination for Indian locations."Applied Solar Energy 50, no. 1 (2014): 53.
  28. Yadav, Amit Kumar, and S. S. Chandel. "Tilt angle optimization to maximize incident solar radiation: A review." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 23 (2013): 503-513.
  29. Sharma, Vikrant, and S. S. Chandel. "Performance and degradation analysis for long term reliability of solar photovoltaic systems: A review." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 27 (2013): 753-767
  30. Sharma, Vikrant, and S. S. Chandel. "Performance analysis of a 190 kWp grid interactive solar photovoltaic power plant in India." Energy 55 (2013): 476-485.
  31. Bhardwaj, Saurabh, Vikrant Sharma, Smriti Srivastava, O. S. Sastry, B. Bandyopadhyay, S. S. Chandel, and J. R. P. Gupta. "Estimation of solar radiation using a combination of Hidden Markov Model and generalized Fuzzy model." Solar Energy 93 (2013): 43-54.
  32. Sharma, Vikrant, Arun Kumar, O. S. Sastry, and S. S. Chandel. "Performance assessment of different solar photovoltaic technologies under similar outdoor conditions." Energy 58 (2013): 511-518.
  33. Rawat, Rahul, and S. S. Chandel. "Simulation and Optimization of Solar Photovoltaic-Wind Stand Alone Hybrid System in Hilly Terrain of India."International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER) 3, no. 3 (2013): 595-604.
  34. Sinha, Sunanda, and S. S. Chandel. "Pre-feasibility analysis of solar-wind hybrid system potential in a complex hilly terrain." International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering 3 (2013): 277-282.
  35. Yadav, Amit Kumar, and S. S. Chandel. "Artificial neural network based prediction of solar radiation for Indian stations." International Journal of Computer Applications 50, no. 9 (2012): 1-4
  36. Chandel, S. S., and R. K. Aggarwal. "Thermal Comfort Temperature Standards for Cold Regions." Innovative Energy Policies 2 (2012).
  37. Chandel, Shyam S., and Rajeev K. Aggarwal. "Estimation of hourly solar radiation on horizontal and inclined surfaces in Western Himalayas." Smart grid and renewable energy 2, no. 01 (2011): 45.
  38. Aggarwal, R. K., and S. S. Chandel. "Emerging energy scenario in Western Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh." Energy Policy 38, no. 5 (2010): 2545-2551.
  39. Chandel, S. S., and R. K. Aggarwal. "Performance evaluation of a passive solar building in Western Himalayas." Renewable energy 33, no. 10 (2008): 2166-2173.
  40. Chandel, S. S., R. K. Aggarawal, and A. N. Pandey. "New correlation to estimate global solar radiation on horizontal surface from using sunshine duration and temperature data." ASME Transactions Journal of Solar Energy Engineering 127, no. 3 (2007): 417-420.
  41. Chandel, S. S. "Strategy for the promotion of passive solar housing technology in western Himalayas." Int Energy Jornal 7, no. 4 (2006): 273-277.
  42. Chandel, S. S., R. K. Aggarwal, and A. N. Pandey. "New correlation to estimate global solar radiation on horizontal surfaces using sunshine hour and temperature data for Indian sites." Journal of Solar Energy Engineering127, no. 3 (2005): 417-420.
  43. Aggarwal, R. K., and S. S. Chandel. "Review of improved cookstoves programme in Western Himalayan State of India." Biomass and bioenergy27, no. 2 (2004): 131-144.
  44. Chandel, S. S., R. K. Aggarwal, and A. N. Pandey. "A new approach to estimate global solar radiation on horizontal surfaces from temperature data.SESI J 12, no. 2 (2002): 109-14.
  45. Aggarwal, Rajeev, and S. S. Chandel. "Thermal performance comparison of metal cooking stove for snow bound areas of Himachal Pradesh.SESI Journal 7, no. 1 (1997):15-21.
  46. Aggarwal, Rajeev, and S. S. Chandel. "Low Cost Space heating green house for Cold Climates," SESI Journal 7, no. 1 (1997): 21-26.
  47. Chandel, S. S., and S. Mukherjee. "Phase shifts for electron scattering from a two-centre potential." Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General 12, no. 3 (1979): 329.
  48. Mukherjee, S., and S. S. Chandel. "Relativistic electron scattering from a two-centre potential." Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General 11,no.7(1978):1257.
  49. Chandel S.S. On the modified JWKB method for two-centre phase shifts, Physics Letters A, Vol. 120, no. 3(1987), 107-110.

In International/National Conferences:

S.No. Author(s) Year of Publication Title of Paper  Conference details  
1. Sunanda Sinha, S.S.Chandel 2016 Optimum Tilt Angles for Maximum Power Generation by Photovoltaic Systems in Western Himalayan State of Himachal Pradesh, India 7th IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics.( IICPE-2016), Thapar University Patiala, Punjab, India, 17-19 Nov. 2016
2. Kishan Agrawal, S.S. Chandel 2016 Current status of research  on PV wind hybrid system in India International Conference on Technology Management (ICTM-2016) from 14-15 July, 2016.NIT-Hamirpur, HP
3. Sunanda Sinha, S.S.Chandel 2016 Wind Shear Analysis for Different Wind Turbine Hub Heights in a Western Himalayan Terrain 7th IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics.( IICPE-2016), Thapar University Patiala, Punjab, India, 17-19 November 2016.
4. Amit Kumar Yadav, Hasmat Malik, S.S. Chandel. 2016 Tilt Angle Calculation for Installation of PV Systems for Mountainous Regions of Himachal Pradesh India. International Conference on Electrical Power and Energy Systems (ICEPES) Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India. Dec 14-16, 2016. 205-9.
5. Amit Kumar Yadav, Hasmat Malik, S.S. Chandel. 2015 ANN Based Prediction of Daily Global Solar Radiation for Photovoltaics Applications. 12th IEEE India International Conference, INDICON 2015, on Electronics, Energy, Environment, Communication, Computer, Control, (E3-C3).
6. Nitin Kumar,
Priya Yadav,
S.S. Chandel,
2015 Comparative Analysis of Four Different Solar Photovoltaic Technologies. International Conference on Energy Economics and Environment (ICEEE-2015)
7. Priya Yadav,
Nitin Kumar,
S.S. Chandel,
2015 Simulation and Performance Analysis of a 1 kWp Solar Photovoltaic System Using PVsyst. International conference on computation of Power, Energy, Information & Communication (ICCPEIC -2015).
8. Sunanda Sinha, S.S.Chandel 2014 Study of PV-wind hybrid system using fixed slope PV systems and various PV tracking systems using HOMER ICAMET-2014, BESU, Howrah , West Bengal
9. S.S.Chandel, Sunanda Sinha, P.Ramasamy 2014 Feasibility Analysis of Solar Photovoltaic-Wind with Battery Storage System
in Western Himalayan Region of India
7th International Conference on PV Hybrids and Mini Grids , Bad Hersfeld, Germany
10. Sunanda Sinha, S.S.Chandel 2013 Pre-feasibility analysis of solar-wind hybrid system potential in a complex hilly terrain ICERSTD-2013, BESU, Howrah , West Bengal
11. S.S.Chandel 2009 Implementation of Passive Solar Housing Technology in Himachal Pradesh, International Conference on Energy & Climate Change in Cold Regions of Asia, Leh, J& K.        P-151-154 April 21-24,
12. S.S.Chandel 2009 Strategy for passive Heating of building in cold Regions of India, Renewables: helping rural development       Proceedings of International Congress on Renewable Energy, Delhi. P-77-82
13. S.S.Chandel, Steve King, Deo Prasad 2001 Bringing Solar Down To Earth
International Solar Energy Society 2001 Solar World Congress         pp-183-189
14. S. S Chandel,., S. King, and D. Prasad 2001 Implementing passive solar housing technology in mountains. In Bringing Solar Down To Earth Proceedings of ISES, Solar World Congress, edited by Saman, WY, and Charters, W. WS, pp. 183-189.., Sydney, Australia
15. S. S Chandel,
R K Gupta
1990 Electron Scattering from two-centre Coulomb and potential, International Conference on Particles and Nuclei, USA
16. S. S Chandel ,
R K Gupta
1989 Two centre electron Scattering phase shifts and calculated to higher orders using the generalized JWKB method.                       International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Italy),    
17. S. S Chandel 1988 The relativistic two centre problem in strong fields.
Proceedings of the 12th International Nathiagali Summer College on Physics and Contemporary Needs, Nathiagali (Pakistan)
Publications in National Conferences:
1. S.S.Chandel 2000 Implementation of Solar Passive Housing in H.P. Proceedings of National Workshop on Energy Efficient Materials & Building Technologies ,pp- 28-30,  
2. S.S.Chandel 1997 Relevance of Solar Passive Housing Technology for hills      Proceedings of   Workshop on Urban Affairs, Academy of Mountain Environics, Regional Housing &Urban Development Organisation [RHUDO],USA             
3. S.S.Chandel 1997 Strategy for Implementing Passive Solar Housing Technology in Mountains Proceedings of Regional Experts Consultation on Implications of National Policies on Renewable Energy Technologies [ICIMOD],                  
4. S.S.Chandel 1995 Solar passive housing strategy for Shimla town.
Proceedings of  National Mayors conference on Environmental issues                
5. S.S.Chandel, N K Dhiman,
P K Raina
1994 Global Solar radiation Estimates for Solan Himachal  Pradesh  National  Solar  Energy Convention            pp-152 156       
6. S.S.Chandel 1993 Strategy for Solar passive house programme in Himachal Pradesh   Proceedings of   National Workshop on Solar passive housing for Cold Climates (April 17 18)   
7. R K Aggarwal, S.S.Chandel 1990 Status of Improved Chulha programme in Himachal Pradesh Renewable Energy and Environment Proceeding of the National Solar Energy Convention, Udaipur, India    pages. 249- 252            
8. S.S.Chandel , D Gupta ,  P K Khosla 1989 Solar drying of Chilgoza pine cones for seed extraction.       Proc. Third Forestry Conference, Dehradun        90  
9. S.S.Chandel 1987 On the relativistic two centre continuum Waves.            International Conference on Changing faces of Physics of Particles and Nuclei Varanasi India     
10. P K Raina, S.S.Chandel 1986 The Positron production in heavy ion collisions. Proceedings of Nuclear Physics Symposium, BARC    187- 188  
11. S D Sharma,
S.S.Chandel
1977 A two centre model for deformed nuclei. Proceedings of  Nuclear Physics and Solid State Physics Symposium, BARC    pp-74 76  
12. S. Mukherjee,
S.S.Chandel
1976 Phase shifts for Electron scattering from a spheroidal potential. Proceedings of Nuclear Physics and Solid State Physics Symposium, BARC    pp-73 75  
13. S. Mukherjee,
S.S.Chandel
1975 Phase shift analysis for high energy and electron scattering from two centre potentials. Proceedings of Nuclear and Solid state Physics symposium         BARC pp-100 200       

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