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Electrical and Computer Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Suresh S. Muknahallipatna

Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Room 5059, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
sureshm@uwyo.edu
Phone: 307.766.3174
Fax: 307.766.2248

Education:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (EE), University of Bangalore, India, 1988
  • Master of Engineering (EE), University of Bangalore, India, 1991
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1995


Academic Experience:

Professor: July 2010 to present, University of Wyoming

Associate Professor: July 2003 – June 2010, University of Wyoming

Assistant Professor: August 1997 – June 2003, University of Wyoming

Temporary Assistant Professor: August 1995 – July 1997, University of Wyoming


Current Research

  • Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks for Urban Battlefield Communications
  • Modeling and Analysis of Distributed Generation in Smart Grid
  • Network Theory for Understanding Robustness


Honors and Awards:

  • Samuel D. Hakes Outstanding Graduate Research and Teaching Award, 2009
  • Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award for 2006, 2005 and 2004
  • IEEE Senior Member (computer society) - 2005
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • 1st Rank, Master of Engineering, University of Bangalore, India

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles:

  1. J. Miles, G. Kamath, S. Muknahallipatna, M. Stefanovic, R.F. Kubichek, Optimal Trajectory Determination of a Single Moving Beacon for Efficient Localization in a Mobile Ad-Hoc Network, Ad Hoc Networks 11 (2013) pp. 238-256 (Impact Factor: 1.592)
  2. Suresh Muknahallipatna, Joseph Miles, and Howard Johnson, “Performance Analysis of a Fibre Channel Switch supporting Node Port Identifier Virtualization,” GSTF Journal on Computation, Vol. 2, No. 1, April 2012, pp. 233 - 240.
  3. Suresh Muknahallipatna, Timothy J. Brothers, Joseph Miles, and Howard Johnson, “Fibre Channel Switch Modeling at Fibre Channel-2 Level for Large Fabric Storage Area Network Simulations using OMNeT GSTF Journal on Computation, Vol. 2, No. 1, April 2012, pp. 116 - 127.
  4. Suresh Muknahallipatna, Joseph Miles, Jerry C. Hamann, and Howard Johnson, “Large Fabric Storage Area Networks: Fabric Simulator Development and Preliminary Performance Analysis,” International Journal of Computers and Applications, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2010, pp. 167 – 180.
  5. Sanil John, Jerry C. Hamann, Suresh S. Muknahallipatna, Stanislaw Legowski, and Morris D. Argyle, “Energy Efficiency of Hydrogen Sulfide Decomposition in a Pulsed Corona Discharge Reactor,” Accepted for Publication, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 64, 2009, pp. 4826 - 4834 (Impact Factor: 1.775)
  6. S.F. Barrett, J. Anderson, D. Whitman, R. Kubichek, J. Pierre, S. Muknahallipatna, C. H. G. Wright, “Embedded Systems Design: Responding to the Challenge,” Computers in Education Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, July – Sept., 2009, pp. 80 – 98.
  7. T. Brothers, N. Mandagere, S. Muknahallipatna, J.C. Hamann, and H. Johnson, “Microsoft Exchange Implementation on a Distributed Storage Area Network,” International Journal of Computers & Applications, International Journal of Computers and Applications, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2008, pp. 251 – 264.
  8. Suresh Muknahallipatna, Gayathri Sivasankaran, Joseph Miles, Timothy Brothers, Nagapramod Mandagere, Joseph L. White, and Howard Johnson, “Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Storage Friendly TCP Performance in Distributed Storage Area Network,” Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (JSCI), Vol. 5, No. 4, 2007, pp. 27-33.
  9. Guibing Zhao, Sanil John, Ji-Jun Zhang, Jerry C.  Hamann, Suresh Muknahallipatna, Stanislaw Legowski, and John   F. Ackerman, “Production of Hydrogen and Sulfur from Hydrogen Sulfide in a Nonthermal-Plasma Pulsed Corona Discharge Reactor,” Chemical Engineering Science 62, 2007, pp. 2216 - 2227. (Impact Factor: 1.775)
  10. Gui-Bing Zhao, Sanil John, Ji-Jun Zhang, Linna Wang, Suresh Muknahallipatna, Jerry C. Hamann, John F. Ackerman, Morris D. Argyle, and Ovid A. Plumb, “Methane Conversion in Pulsed Discharge Reactors,” Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 125, Dec. 2006, pp. 67-79. (Impact Factor: 1.707)
  11. Xudong Hu, Ji-Jun Zhang, Suresh Muknahallipatna, Jerry Hamann, Mark Biggs, and Pradeep Agarwal, “Transformation and Destruction of Nitrogen Oxides - NO, NO2, and N2O – in a Pulsed Corona Discharge Reactor,” Fuel, Vol. 82, 2003, pp. 1675 – 1684. (Impact Factor: 1.829)
  12. Suresh Muknahallipatna, Anup Kadkol, and Jerry C. Hamann, “Monitoring Tool for Performance Measurements of Windows NT Based LANs,” International Journal of Computers and Applications, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2002, pp. 136 – 143.
  13. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and Badrul Chowdhury, “Effect of Input Space Dimension on the Neural Network Performance in Determination of Transient Stability Assessment,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2002, pp. 85 – 91.
  14. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and B. H. Chowdhury, “Radial Basis Function Neural Networks for Transient Stability Assessment Part II: Feature Selection, Simulation and Performance Comparison,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2001, pp. 180 - 185.
  15. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and B. H. Chowdhury, “Radial basis Function Neural Networks for Transient Stability Assessment Part I: Theory of Radial Basis Function Neural Networks,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2001, pp. 67-73.
  16. Suresh Muknahallipatna, Stanislaw Legowski, Jason Kopas, and Sadrul Ula, “Power System Transient Stability Analysis Software Tool for an Undergraduate Curriculum,” Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2001, pp. 37 – 48.
  17. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and Badrul Chowdhury, “A Critical Comparison of the Performance of Two Direct Methods for Transient Stability Assessment,” International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 20, No. 1, Jan. 2000, pp. 7-19.
  18. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and B. H. Chowdhury, “Determination by Kohonen network, of the generator coherency in dynamic studies,” Electric Machines and Power Systems, Vol. 24, No. 8, Dec. 1996, pp. 869-882. (Impact Factor: 0.194)

 

Full Reviewed Proceedings/Transactions:

  1. G. Kamath, J. Miles and S. Muknahallipatna, “Optimal Trajectory Determination of a Single Moving Beacon with Variable Transmission Radius for Efficient Localization in a Mobile Ad-Hoc Network,” MobiCONA 2012.
  2. Suresh Muknahallipatna, Joseph Miles, and Howard Johnson, “Performance Analysis of a Fibre Channel Switch supporting Node Port Identifier Virtualization: Preliminary Results,” 34th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Oct. 20-23, 2009, Zürich, Switzerland, pp. 229 – 232. (Acceptance Rate: 33%)
  3. Dan P. Denson, Suresh Muknahallipatna, and Margareta Stefanovic, “Performance of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks with Random and Predetermined Mobility Patterns using OPNET: Preliminary Results,” 32nd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Third IEEE International Workshop on Performance and Management of Wireless and Mobile Networks, Oct. 15-18, 2007, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 781 - 783. (Acceptance Rate: 24%)
  4. Timothy Brothers, Suresh Muknahallipatna, Jerry Hamann, and Howard Johnson, “Fibre Channel Switch Modeling at Fibre Channel-2 Level for Large Fabric Storage Area Network Simulations using OMNeT++: Preliminary Results,” 32nd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Oct. 15-18, 2007, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 191- 199. (Acceptance Rate: 37%)
  5. Joshua Staley, Suresh Muknahallipatna and Howard Johnson, “Fibre Channel based Storage Area Network Modeling using OPNET for Large Fabric Simulations: Preliminary Work,” 32nd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Oct. 15-18, 2007, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 234 - 236. (Acceptance Rate: 37%)
  6. Dan P. Denson, Suresh Muknahallipatna, and Margareta Stefanovic, “A Preliminary Model and Performance Analysis for Mobile Group Formation,” Proceedings of the OPNET 2007, Aug. 27 – 31, 2007.
  7. Timothy Brothers, Suresh Muknahallipatna Jerry Hamann, and Howard Johnson, “Distributed Storage Area Network Simulation with OPNET: Preliminary Report,” Proceedings of the OPNET 2007, Aug. 27 – 31, 2007.
  8. Timothy Brothers, Suresh Muknahallipatna, and Jerry C. Hamann, “Distributed Storage Area Network Simulation Compared to True Performance,” Proceedings of the 7th IASTED International Conferences: Wireless and Optical Communications, May 30 – June 1, 2007, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 225 – 230. (Acceptance Rate: 45%)
  9. Gayathri Sivasankaran, Suresh Muknahallipatna, Joseph Miles, Timothy Brothers, Nagapramod Mandagere, and Joseph L. White, “Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Storage Friendly TCP Performance in Distributed Storage Area Network,” 10th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2006. Received Best Paper Award.
  10. Suresh Muknahallipatna, Timothy Brothers, NagaPramod Mandagere, Prashant Patil and Jerry Hamann, “The Effect of End to End Latency in a Distributed Storage Area Network on Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Performance – Part I,” Proceedings 29th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, Tampa Florida, Nov. 16 – 18, 2004, pp. 258 – 266. (Acceptance Rate: 30.4%)
  11. Michael Stauffer, Suresh Muknahallipatna and J. Hamann, “NTLM and Kerberos Performance in Windows 2000 Domains,” International Conference on Computing, Communications and Control Technologies (CCCT 2004), Proceedings Vol. 1, pp. 85-91, Aug. 14 – 17, 2004 – Austin, Texas.
  12. S. Muknahallipatna, J. J. Kane, and J. Hamann, “Distributed Remote LAN Administration Tool for Windows NT & 2000-Based LANs: Preliminary Work,” Proceedings 26th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, Tampa Florida, Nov. 14-16, 2001, pp. 59 – 61. (Acceptance Rate: 49%)
  13. J. E. McInroy, S. F. Legowski, C. M. Morris, S. Muknahallipatna, and V. Bershinsky, “Emulating Large, Time Varying Rotary Power Loads at Low Cost,” Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Conference on Control Applications, August 22-27, 1999, pp. 796 - 801.
  14. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and B. H. Chowdhury, “Input Dimension Reduction in Neural Networks: Case Study in Transient Stability Assessment of Large Systems,” International Conference on Intelligent Systems Application to Power Systems, Jan. 28, 1996, pp. 50 - 54.

 

Extended Abstract Reviewed Proceedings/Transactions:

  1. J. C. Hamann and S. Muknahallipatna, “Distributed Instrumentation and Computation: A Look at What’s Out on the End of the Internet,” ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, Seattle, June 28-July 1, 1998, CD-ROM.
  2. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and B. H. Chowdhury, “An Object-Oriented Design for Loadflow Algorithm,” North American Power Symposium, Montana State University, Oct. 1995.
  3. B. H. Chowdhury and Suresh Muknahallipatna, “An Object-Oriented Computational Tool for Power Engineering Education,” ASEE Conference, June 26-29, 1995, Anaheim, CA.
  4. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and B. H. Chowdhury, “Transient Stability Analysis using Radial Basis-Function Neural Network,” North American Power Symposium, Kansas State University, Sept. 1994.
  5. Suresh Muknahallipatna, and B. H. Chowdhury, “Identification of Coherent Generators using Kohonen Network,” North American Power Symposium, Kansas State University, Sept. 1994.
  6. Sanil John, Gui-Bing Zhao, Ji-Jun Zhang, Linna Wang, Suresh Muknahallipatna, Jerry C. Hamann, John F. Ackerman, Morris D. Argyle, and Ovid A. Plumb, “Decomposition of H2S and CH4 in Pulsed Corona Discharge Reactors,” Green Chemistry and Reaction Engineering Session in 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting.
  7. Gui-Bing Zhao, Sanil John, Ji-Jun Zhang, Morris D. Argyle, Jerry C. Hamann, Suresh S. Muknahallipatna , Stanislaw Legowski, John F. Ackerman, and Morris D. Argyle, “Decomposition of Hydrogen Sulfide in a Nonthermal-Plasma Pulsed Corona Discharge Reactor,” Green Chemistry and Reaction Engineering Session in 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting.
  8. Gui-Bing Zhao, Sanil John, Ji-Jun Zhang, Morris D. Argyle, Jerry C. Hamann, Suresh S. Muknahallipatna , Stanislaw Legowski, John F. Ackerman, and Morris D. Argyle, “Production of Hydrogen and Sulfur from Hydrogen Sulfide in a Nonthermal-Plasma Pulsed Corona Discharge Reactor,” Green Chemistry and Reaction Engineering Session in 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting.
  9. B. H. Chowdhury, S. Muknahallipatna, J. J. Cupal and J. C. Hamann, “Evaluating the Performance of a 50 Kilowatt Grid-Connected PhotoVoltaic System,” 33rd Intersociety Engineering Conference on Energy Conversion, Colorado Springs, August 2-6, 1998.
  10. B. H. Chowdhury, Suresh Muknahallipatna, J. J. Cupal, J. C. Hamann, T. Dinwoodie, and D. Shugar, “A 50 kW Distributed Grid-Connected PhotoVoltaic Generation System for the University of Wyoming,” PhotoVoltaic Specialist Conference, October 1997, Anaheim, CA.
  11. B. H. Chowdhury, S. Ghosh and S. Muknahallipatna, “Global Environmental Issues and the impact on electric utility power generation,” International Symposium on Environmental Planning for Electric Utilities, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec. 13-15, 1993.

 

Books/Textbooks/Monographs/Chapters in Books:

  1. Suresh Muknahallipatna (80%) and Raymond Jacquot (20%), “Problems and Solutions for PE Power Engineering Exam”, Ist Draft, Kaplan Professional Education.
  2. Suresh Muknahallipatna, “Book review: PE Power Electrical Engineering Sample Exam” by Thyagarajan Srinivasan, Kaplan Professional Education.
  3. M. Stefanovic, and S. Muknahallipatna, “Book review: Advances in control, communication networks, and transportation systems: In honor of Pravin Varaiya,” Edited by E.H. Abed, Birkhauser Boston, 2005, Automatica, Vol. 45, 2009, pp. 2173 – 2174. (25%)
  4. Instructor’s and Solutions Manual for “Beginning Visual C++ 5.0” by Ivor Horton, Wrox Press Ltd., Birmingham, U.K., December 1998. (Material available on Web: www.wrox.com). Manuscript reviewed by two professionals having expertise in object-oriented programming.
  5. S. Muknahallipatna, “Data Acquisition via Internet,” IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Newsletter, Vol. 45, No. 2, June 1998.

 

Patent Filings:

  1. “A Novel Device for the Measurement of Gas Permeability through Membranes,” Pradeep Agarwal, John Ackerman, Ron Borgialli, Jerry Hamann and Suresh Muknahallipatna, Provisional Patent Approved 2002.
  2. “A Novel Process For The Manufacture of Hydrogen Cyanide and Acrylonitrile with Simultaneous Recovery of Hydrogen,” Pradeep Agarwal, John Ackerman, Ron Borgialli, Steve Fischer, Jerry Hamann, Suresh Muknahallipatna and Ji-Jun Zhang, Submitted for Provisional Patent, 2002.
  3. “A Novel Process For The Production of Ethanol and Methanol with Simultaneous Recovery of Hydrogen,” Pradeep Agarwal, John Ackerman, Ron Borgialli, SteveFischer, Jerry Hamann, Suresh Muknahallipatna, Paul Vergnani and Linna Wang,Submitted for Provisional Patent, 2002.

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