Faculty Details

  • Designation : Lecturer
  • Qualification : Ph.D. (Pursuing) M.Tech (Electrical Engineering)
  • Experience : 6 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Virtual Power Plant, Optimization of DERs, Application of Power Electronics in Power System, FACTS, HVDC, Power Electronics Drives, FEC

Education Qualification

B.E. (Electrical Engineering) - Passing Year 2003 - North Gujarat University - 
(Gold Medalist)

M.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) - Passing Year 2014- Nirma University -
(Gold Medalist)

Ph.D (Pursuing) - 2017 onwards - Gujarat Technological University 

Work Experience

2003-2005, Lecturer, Electrical Engineering, Sankalchand Patel College of Engineering, Visnagar

2005-2015, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, IDS, Nirma University

2015-2016, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, IT, Nirma University

Nov.2016 to Nov.2020. Lecturer, GES Class II, C.U.Shah Govt. polytechnic, Surendranagar

Nov 2020 to Till Date  Lecturer, Electrical Engineering , GES Class II, RCTI, Ahmedabad

Skill & Knowledge

Power Electronics Drives & Systems

Distributed Energy Resources 
Optimization Algorithms for Power System
Restructured Power system
Scheduling of Generators
MATLAB programming and Simulink 

Courses Taught

Power Electronics,

Electrical Machines
Electrical Machine Design
Solid State Drives
Electrical Estimating Costing and Contracting
Basic Electronics
Integrated Electronics
Electrical Power System Design

Training and Workshop

Induction training program, 3rd October to 08th October 2005

One day seminar on “Testing of electrical equipments as per standards” 20th January 2007

Training on Autodesk solution, 4th June- 09th June 2007

Industrial Training at Techno Industries Limited, Vatva, Ahmedabad, 02nd July to 07th July, 2007

STTP on “Numerical Protection of Power Systems”, 17th Dec 2007 to 22nd Dec 2007

STTP on “Overview of VLSI design and Technology”, 18-23 Dec, 2008

STTP on “PLC, SCADA and HMI” 25-29 May, 2009

STTP on “Teaching with Matlab and Simulink”, 21-25 Dec 2009.

STTP on “Conditioning monitoring of electrical apparatus, Trends and Technology”, 26-31 Dec 2011.

Industrial training at Akron Energy Solution, Ahmedabad, 18-22 June 2012

International conference attended NUiCON 2012, 06-08 Dec 2012

 <!--[endif]-->Refreshers course on “Micro controller and its applications” June 01-05 2013

 Induction Phase 1 16/07/18 to 27/7/18 NITTTR, Bhopal
Induction Phase 2 08/07/19 to 19/7/19 NITTTR, Bhopal
Futuristic Technologies in Industries 27/05 to 08/06/2019 BVM,VVNagar


GTU Committee member

Academic Project



  • Co-investigator in Nirma university funded minor research project on title : “LED lighting system using             centralized DC and Solar power supply.” Budget provision of Rs.30000/-


Papers Published (International Journals)


  1. Dhiren K Rathod, “Review and developments in HVDC technology”, International journal of advance in management, technology, engineering and science, Vol.1 issue 12,pp:25 to 30, ISSN: 2249-7455
  2. Dhiren K Rathod, “Solid state transformer: Review of recent developments”, International journal of Advances in electronic and Electrical Engineering, Vol.4 no.1, pp: 45-50, ISSN 2231-2297      

Papers presented (National/International Conference)


<!--[if !supportLists]-->1.     <!--[endif]-->Dhiren K Rathod, “Technology review and recent developments in High Voltage Direct        Current power transmission system”, National Conference on Advance and Challenges in          Engineering and science, LCIT, Bhandu,13-14 April 2012.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2.     <!--[endif]-->Dhiren K rathod, “Solid state transformer: Review of recent developments”, International         conference on innovative trends in “Electrical power, control, electronics and     communication engineering,18-19 January,2014

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3.     <!--[endif]-->Dhiren K rathod, “Review and developments in HVDC technology”, International, Interdisciplinary conference on “Changes, challenges and consequences in commerce ,management, engineering, technology and social science, 15th December   2012”

Professional Institute membership

LIFE member ISTE

Expert lectures Delivered

Topic: Recent Trends In Power Electronics Converters and its Applications at GIT, Ahmedabad on 20/07/2017

Topic: Applications of Power Electronics in Distributed Energy Resources at GP,Ahmedabad on 18/09/2020

Topic: Application of Power Electronics for Restructured Power System at BPTI, Bhavnagar on 05/11/2020 


Awarded the Gold Medal for securing first rank in B.E. (Electrical Engineering) Program in the entire Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University for 2003 batch

Awarded the Gold Medal for securing first rank in M.Tech.(Electrical Engineering) (Power Electronics Machines & Drives) Split Program in Nirma University for 2014 batch.

Selected at Institute of Plasma Research in TTP- 2009 as Engineer SC