Mr. M Babunarayan

Mr. M Babunarayan

Chief Technical Advisor - PRDC, India

M.M Babu Narayanan: holds B.Sc (Engg.) (Electrical) degree from NIT, Calicut & M.Sc (Engg.) from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. Held various positions in Govt. of Kerala, Central Electricity Authority and Central Power Research Institute. Superannuated from Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) as Additional Director in 2011. Made significant contribution to the R&D & Consultancy in power sector in India during 30 years of service in the government.

  • Involved with many HVDC & FACTS projects in India
  • Offered consultancy services in smart grid projects in India
  • Recipient of Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBI&P) award for Excellence in
Power Transmission systems.
  • Involved in APDRP & RAPDRP projects in AP, Karnataka & Kerala States

Senior Member of IEEE & IEEE PES; Has been member of CIGRE Working groups, World Energy Council Task Force to name a few.

Areas of interest: Power sector reforms & real time simulation. Published more than 35 research papers in National & International Journals including the IEEE Transactions and CIGRE.

During 2008, he was on a visiting assignment in Universities of Manitoba and Western Ontario in Canada.

Since July 2011, he is Chief Technical Advisor of Power Research & Development Consultants (P) Ltd; Bengaluru. He has also been an independent Director of Power System Development Fund (PSDF) constituted by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) during 2010-2014.