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Saravanan Selvaraj

Manager - Technology, Power Transformers, CG Power & Industrial Solutions, Ltd.

Saravanan Selvaraj
CG Power & Industrial Solutions Ltd

Saravanan Selvaraj was born in Vellore, India, in 1980. He received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from Madras University, Tamil Nadu in 2002, and M.E. degree in High Voltage Engineering from Anna University, Tamil Nadu in 2005. In 2005, he joined as Management Trainee in Electromagnetic Engineering Analysis team at Global R&D Centre, Crompton Greaves Ltd., India.

From then he was involved in design, design verification, design improvement and troubleshooting analyses of transformers, bushings, instrument transformers and switchgears. He was active part of on development of new products developed in CG like, 25 kVA, 11kV Polycrete Dry type transformer, 72.5kV Vacuum Interrupter , 145kV GIS Voltage Transformer , 800kV Circuit Breaker, 1200kV transformer, 800kV & 1200kV Lightning Arrester , Reactor with auxiliary winding, Variable Shunt Reactor ,Ester oil transformers, Loco Transformers, etc. He has developed many scaled down models for experimental verification of the numerical models and for design optimization.

From 2010, he is leading the team of electrical engineers and his team has developed design guidelines for cost efficient low loss transformers and dielectric design guidelines for ester filled transformers. In 2011, he was completed online Executive MBA at U21 Global Graduate School, Singapore which was sponsored by Avantha Group. His team is currently working on development transformer design optimization and modeling of transformer under extreme excitations.

He has received CG-Young Engineer Award in 2010 and his team got Best Technology Award 2014. He was delivered technical talks in IIT Mumbai and MS University, Vadodara. Also he was panelist for a forum on Electrical Machine Design Challenges at GE Global Research Centre, Bangalore, India. He has presented over 16 technical papers in various international conferences and authored 2 international journal papers. He is reviewer in IEEE Transactions on Power delivery. He is having 4 Indian patents in his name.