Research at IESR focuses on research and technological innovations that will lead to transformative change with significant impact on the business. IESR Research focuses on the following eight thematic areas

Research Group

Areas of Research

Renewable Energy Systems (RES)

  • Solar PV Systems
  • Wind Energy Systems
  • Hybrid systems
  • Geothermal based research
  • Power Storage systems

Energy in Transport (EIT)

  • Efficient combustion engines
  • Electric vehicles (Electric cars, E-buses, Street trains/Trams)
  • Electric cycles
  • Charging Systems

High Voltage Laboratory (HVL)

  • High voltage Testing and measurements
  • High Voltage Insulation systems
  • Electromagnetic fields
  • Transients in power systems
  • Grounding systems
  • Power and Industrial applications.

Smart Grid Laboratory (SGL)

  • SCADA Systems and Data Acquisition Technologies
  • Transmission and Distribution Automation
  • Smart metering
  • Distribution Management system
  • Planning & Infrastructure of GIS for Utilities
  • GSM technology for Utilities
  • Mobile applications
  • Internet of Things (IOT) solutions

Power Electronics and Devices (PED)

  • Power Systems devices

Electric Machines Laboratory (EML)

  • Performance of Power Systems Machines

Data Analytics Laboratory (DAL)

Data Analytics-Business

  • Energy Tariffs
  • Energy Economics
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Revenue loss


Data Analytics-Technical

  • Power quality analysis
  • Capacity and demand analysis
  • System reliability
  • Power system Simulation
  • Connectivity
  • Technical losses
Material Science Research (MSR) Laboratory

 Characterization Techniques

  • XRF
  • Stress/Strains Measurements
  • Thickness Measurements
  • Insulation Testing