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Dr. Prashanna Bhattarai

Assistant Professor

Departments: Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineering Technology

Phone: 318.257.2940

Fax: 318.257.2562

Email: pbhatt@latech.edu

Office: NETH 215

Address: 501 Dan Reneau Dr


Ruston, LA 71272


Specialties: Power System Protection, Traveling-Wave Relays, Transient Analysis, Power System Modeling, Harmonics and Unbalance, Power Quality, and Electric Machines
Research Lab: Power Systems Research Laboratory, Nethken Hall 100

Faculty and students affiliated with the lab conduct research focused on power system protection, power system modeling, and electric machines. Some of the current research projects include modeling of time-domain protection relays using EMTP, performance analysis and testing of time-domain relays (SEL T400L and SEL-T401L), and analysis of the impacts of voltage imbalance on the steady-state performance of induction machines, etc.