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Kansas State University
Electrical and Computer Engineering
2061 Rathbone Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: (785) 532-5600
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Hours: 8 am-12pm, 1pm-5pm M-F

Anil Pahwa

Anil Pahwa
 2075 Rathbone Hall
 (785) 532-4654
Research Interests: 
Computer Methods for Power Systems, Distribution Automation, Distribution System Planning and Analysis



Ph.D. 1983, Texas A&M University.

Other Courses Taught

EECE015 - New Student Assembly

EECE511 Circuit Theory 2

EECE685 Power Systems Design

EECE686 Power System Protection

EECE830 Advanced System Theory

EECE885 Oper/Control Power Systems

EECE887 Distribution System Engineering

Research Interests

Distribution automation

Distribution system planning and analysis

Computer methods for power systems

Selected Publications

A. Ahuja, S. Das, A. Pahwa, "An AIS-ACO Hybrid Algorithm for Multi-objective Distribution System Configuration Problem", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 22, No. 3, Aug. 2007, pp. 1101 - 1111.


Y. Zhou, A. Pahwa, and S. Yang, "Modeling Weather-Related Failures of Overhead Distribution Lines," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 21, No. 4, Nov. 2006, pp. 1683 - 1690.


M. Gui, A. Pahwa, S. Das, "Prediction of Animal Related Failures in Overhead Distribution Systems Using Neural Networks and Wavelet Transform Techniques", Proceedings, 37th Annual North American Power Symposium, Carbondale, Illinois, 2006.



Faculty Advisor Eta Kappa Nu, 2007.

University Graduate Council, 2003-2006.

Graduate Coordinator for Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, 2000-2004.


Fellow of IEEE for Contribution to power distribution system automation and restoration.

K-State Eta Kappa Nu Distinguished Faculty Award 2004.

Paslay Award for Teaching and Research in 1993 and 1995.

Power Engineering Education Committee Prize Paper Award 2000.

Other Notable Achievements

Interim Head of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Kansa State University 2004 -2007.