Dr Ashish Saini
Associate Professor
Educational Qualification  B.Sc.(Engg.) (Electrical Engg.),  M. Tech.(Engineering Systems & Management), Ph.D
Area of Specialization - Soft Computing, Power & Energy Systems,Information Retrieval System.
Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University)
Dayalbagh, AGRA - 282005  (UP), India  
Tel: 0562-6548399
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He is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering in DEI, Dayalbagh. He teaches Fuzzy Systems, Computer Methods in Power Systems, Electro-Magnetic Field Theory, Planning and Operation of Restructured Power Systems etc. His research interests include Soft Computing, Optimal Power Flow, Electricity Market Clearing Models, Congestion Management, Information Retrieval System, Ranking functions and Query expansion techniques. He is an active researcher, guiding research, published papers in journals of national and international repute, and is also involved in major project funded by UGC.  He is a life member of System Society of India (SSI) , life member of Computer Society of India (CSI), senior member of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), Singapore and member of IACSIT Electronics and Electrical Society (EES), Singapore.

Selected Publications:

 Journal Publications  

  1. Ashish Sainiand Amit Saraswat, “Multi-objective reactive power market clearing in competitive electricity market using HFMOEA”, International Journal on Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, Vol. 13, 2013, pp. 2087-2103.
  2. Ashish Sainiand Amit Saraswat, “Multi-objective day-ahead localized reactive power market clearing model using HFMOEA”, International Journal on Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier, Vol. 46, 2013, pp. 376-391.
  3. Ashish Saini, D.K. Chaturvedi and A.K. Saxena, “Optimal Power Flow Solution: A GA-Fuzzy System Approach”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Vol. 5, Issue 2, 2006, Article 1, Berkley Press, Walter de Gryter, Online ISSN 1553-779X.
  4. Ashish Saini and Amit Saraswat, “Solving a Multi-Objective Reactive Power Market Clearing Model Using NSGA-II”, International Journal of Advanced Information Technology (IJAIT) Vol. 2, No.3, June 2012 (pp. 49-60), AIRCC Publishing Corporation.
  5. Ashish Sainiand A.K. Saxena, ”Optimal Power Flow based Congestion Management Methods for Competitive Electricity Markets”, International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 1, February, 2010, (pp.1793-8163), International Academy Publishing.
  6. Ashish Sainiand A.K. Saxena, “Enhanced GA-Fuzzy OPF under both Normal and Contingent Operation States”, International Journal of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3, Summer 2008, pp 208-216, Article 29, WASET.
  7. Yogesh Gupta, Ashish Saini, “A novel Fuzzy-PSO term weighting Automatic Query Expansion approach using combined semantic filtering”, Knowledge-Based Systems,Elsevier, Vol. 137, 2017, pp. 97–120.
  8. Yogesh Gupta, Ashish Sainiand A.K. Saxena, “A new fuzzy logic based ranking function for efficient Information Retrieval system”, Expert Systems with Applications Elsevier, Vol. 42, 2015, pp. 1223–1234.
  9. Yogesh Gupta, Ashish Sainiand A.K. Saxena, “Fuzzy Logic based approach to develop hybrid similarity measure for efficient Information Retrieval”, Journal of Information Science, Sage Publications, 2014, Vol. 40(6) 846–857.
  10. Amit Saraswat, Ashish Sainiand Ajay Kumar Saxena, “A novel multi-zone reactive power market settlement model:A pareto-optimization approach”, International Journal on Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 51, 2013, pp. 85-100.
  11. Amit Saraswat and Ashish Saini, “Multi-objective optimal reactive power dispatch considering voltage stability in power systems using HFMOEA”, International Journal on Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier, Vol.  26, 2013, pp. 390-404.

Publications in Conferences:

  1. Ashish Saini, Yogesh Gupta and A.K. Saxena, “Fuzzy based approach to develop hybrid ranking function for efficient Information Retrieval”, Third International Symposium on Intelligent Informatics (ISI’14), Third International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2014),September 24-27, 2014, Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida, India.
  2. Ashish Saini, Amit Saraswat and Ajay Kumar Saxena, “Multi-Objective Coupled Energy and Reactive Power Market Clearing Model using HFMOEA”, 17th National Power System Conference 2012 (NPSC 2012), Department of Electrical Engineering, December 12th-14th, 2012, Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  3. Ashish Saini and Amit Saraswat, “Multi-Objective Zonal Reactive Power Market Clearing Model for Improving Voltage Stability in Electricity Markets Using HFMOEA”, Second International Conference on Computer Science, Engineering and Applications (ICCSEA 2012)- Springer, May 25-27, 2012, New Delhi, India, Volume 1, 2012. (pp 703-714).
  4. Ashish Saini, A.K. Saxena and D.K. Chaturvedi, “Determination of Real and Reactive Power Marginal Prices using GA-Fuzzy OPF under Deregulated Environment”, IEEE Conference on AI Tools in Engineering, Pune, 6-8th  March, 2008.
  5. Ashish Saini, D.K. Chaturvedi and A.K. Saxena, “Congestion Management methods based on GA-Fuzzy OPF under Deregulated Environment”, International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), 2007, Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore on 12-14th Dec. 2007.
  6. Ashish Saini, D.K. Caturvedi, A.K. Saxena and P.K. Kalra, “Transmission Pricing Model under Deregulated Environment “, 15th IEEE Annual Symposium-2006 on Technological Advances and IT Applications for Indian Power Sector, Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore, November 23-24, 2006.
  7. Ashish Saini, V. Sarvasiddhi & A.K. Saxena, “Power System Restructuring in Deregulated Environment: An Overview”, Proc. of National Seminar on Emerging Convergent Technologies & Systems (SECTAS-2002), Agra, March 1-2, 2002, pp 592-598
  8. Ashish Saini & A.K. Saxena, “Transmission Restructuring: An International Experience”All India Seminar on Power Systems: Recent Advances and Prospects in 21st Century, Malviya Regional Engineering College, Jaipur, Feb. 17, 2001, pp 123-126.
  9. Yogesh Gupta, Ashish Saini & A.K. Saxena, “A Comparative analysis of fuzzy based ranking functions for information retrieval”10th INDIACom-2016 International Conference on Computing For Sustainable Development, Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), New Delhi , IEEE Xplore proceedings, 16th-18th March, 2016.
  10. Yogesh Gupta and Ashish Saini, “An efficient clustering approach based on hybridization of PSO, Fuzzy logic and K-harmonic means”, IEEE Workshop on  Computational Intelligence (IEEE-WCI’15) at IIT Kanpur, U.P., India, December 14-17, 2015,  IEEE Xplore proceedings.
  11. Amit Saraswat and Ashish Saini, “Optimal Reactive Power Dispatch by an Improved Real Coded Genetic Algorithm with PCA Mutation” , IET Second International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Intelligent System (IET SEISCON 2011), Chennai, India, 20th -22nd July 2011 (pp. 310-315).
  12. Saran Satsangi, Ashish Saini and Amit Saraswat, “Voltage Control Areas for Reactive Power Management using Clustering Approach in Deregulated Power System”, IET Second International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Intelligent System (IET SEISCON 2011), Chennai, India, 20th -22nd July 2011 (pp. 409-414).
  13. Amit Saraswat, Saran Satsangi, Ashish Saini and Ajay Kumar Saxena, “Multi-Objective Reactive Power Market Clearing Model using NSGA-II in Competitive Electricity Markets”, International Conference on Agile Manufacturing Systems (ICAM-2011), Agra, India, 18th-20th December 2011 (pp. 497-503).
  14. Amit Saraswat and Ashish Saini, “Optimal Reactive Power Dispatch using Wavelet based Real Coded Genetic Algorithm”, AICTE Sponsored National Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering: Recent Trends (CAEE-RT11), Gwalior, India, 16th -17th December 2011.
  15. Amit Saraswat, Ashish Saini and Ajay Kumar Saxena, “Day-Ahead Zonal Reactive Power Market Clearing Model for Competitive Markets: A Multi-objective Approach”, Fourth International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks, 3th -5th November 2012, (pp. 709-713) GLA University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  16. Amit Saraswat*, Ashish SainiSamarendra Pratap Singh, “Multi-objective congestion management based on generator’s real and reactive power rescheduling bids in competitive electricity markets”, Proceedings of International Conference on Computer, Communications and Electronics (Comptelix), 2017, Jaipur, India, 1-2 July, 2017, pp. 442-447, DOI: 10.1109/COMPTELIX2017.8004010,  Electronic ISBN: 978-1-5090-4708-6, Print on Demand(POD) ISBN: 978-1-5090-4709-3, IEEE Xplore,

 Edited chapters in Books:

1.“Fuzzy logic based similarity measure for Information Retrieval System performance improvement”, Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS 8337), Springer, pp. 224-232, 2014, Print ISBN: 978-3-319-04482-8, Online ISBN: 978-3-319-04483-5

2.“A Novel Hybrid Fuzzy Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm: HFMOEA”, CCSIT 2012, Part III, Lecture Notes of Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST 86), Springer, 2012 (pp. 168–177), 642-27317-9.

3.“Zonal Reactive Power Market Clearing Model in Competitive Electricity Markets using Multi-objective Optimization Approach” Chapter 21, in Series “Energy Science and Technology” Volume 12 (Energy Management), 2015, ISBN of Series, 1-62699-061, ISBN of Volume, 1-62699-073-5 Studium Press LLC USA.

4.“Multi-objective Congestion Management Methodology Based on Generation Rescheduling Bids and Load Curtailment in Competitive Electricity Markets” Chapter 5, in Series“Energy Science and Technology” Volume 12 (Energy Management),  2015, ISBN of Series, 1-62699-061-1, ISBN of Volume, 1-62699-073-5, Studium Press LLC USA.

 Article published in National level Magazine:

1. Ashish Saini and Saran Satsangi, “Reactive power management and pricing in deregulated power system: An Overview”, Electrical India, Vol. 50, No. 11, November 2010 (pp. 136-142).

Special Lectures

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Invited talk on "Emerging Trends on Information Retrieval" 4th IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section International Conference on Electrical, Computer & Electronics (UPCON 2017), October 26, 2017,  GLA University, Mathura, U.P.

GLA University, Mathura, U.P.


Invited talk on “Hybrid GA Fuzzy Algorithms and their applications in Power Systems”, Indo-German Workshop on Engineering and Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms (EAEA 2013), January 16th-18th, 2013, D.E.I., Agra.

Dayalbagh Educational Institute


Delivered expert lecture and conducted lab session in short term course on “Modelling and Simulation of Aeronautical Systems using MATLAB” from  held at Aerial Delivery Research & Development Establishment (ADRDE), DRDO, Agra. 21st Jan. 2008-15th Feb. 2008.

Aerial Delivery Research & Development Establishment (ADRDE), DRDO, Agra.

Reviewer of research papers submitted in national/international journals

Computers and Operations Research (ELSEVIER) SCI indexed, International Journal of Uncertainty SCI indexed, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems (World Scientific) SCI indexed, Energy Conversion & Management(ELSEVIER) SCI indexed and Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics.

Session Chair in International Conferences

1. Session Chair, "International Conference on Intelligent Computing Techniques for Smart Energy Systems (ICTSES 2018)” held at Manipal University Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, from Dec. 22-23, 2018.

2.  Session Chair, “Second International Conference on Computer Science, Engineering & Applications” (ICCSEA-2012)May 25th-27th, 2012, New Delhi.

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