Abhijit R. Abhyankar (PhD) is a NTPC Chair Professor at Electrical Engineering Department of Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India.
He has acted as expert member of various committees established by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) to provide technical support to resolve regulatory issues. He is member of National Reliability Council for Electricity (NRCE), set-up by Ministry of Power, Government of India, through Central Electricity Authority (CEA). He is also a member of Taskforce on PoC Transmission Pricing Review, constituted by CERC, New Delhi.
He is a lead investigator in international collaborative research projects that involve academia and industry from UK, USA and The Netherlands. He has handled important projects and done consultancies for various Government and private agencies like POWERGRID, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission, Department of Science & Technology, Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), Mercaods EMI Pvt. Ltd., ReNew Power and State Electricity Utilities.
His current research interests: Smart Grids, Electricity policy and regulatory matters, Power system flexibility, Power system optimization, Power markets and Distribution systems.