Sethuraman Ganesan is presently the Product Manager, Power Grids division of ABB India. He is a BE (Honors) graduate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from The College of Engineering Guindy, University of Madras with more than 30 years of experience in power systems industry.
He began his career in Tata Consulting Engineers, Bangalore in 1982, working in electrical design areas of major power plants. Later he worked in English Electric, Chennai and ABB in Saudi Arabia, specializing in power system protection, control and automation.
He joined ABB Inc., Allentown, PA, USA in 2001 and was responsible for product management of transmission system IEDs. He returned to India in 2006 and has been working with ABB, Bangalore in various areas including business development, services and R&D.
Ganesan is the chair of Power & Energy Society, IEEE Bangalore Chapter and a senior member of IEEE. His areas of interest include studies of power systems, FACTS, micro grids, asset management, protective relaying algorithms, applications and testing. He holds a few patents and has presented a number of papers in various conferences.