Aparna Acharya
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering Department
PhD (II Year II Semester)

Student at IITR


Power System Cybersecurity, Power Distribution System, Machine/Deep learning application to power systems, Smart Grid, Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Distributed Energy Resources, Renewable Energy Integration, Electric Vehicle.


POSOCO (now Grid India) Power System Award (PPSA-23) for best M.Tech Thesis.

Previous Education

10th - Matriculate (Class X) in
Seth Tolaram Bafna Academy Bikaner, 2010
CGPA: 9.800
12th - Intermediate (Class XII) in Science (PCMB)
St. Vivekananda Sr. Sec. School Bikaner, 2012
CGPA: 8.800
B.Tech - Graduate (UG) in Electrical Engineering
Govt. Engineering College Bikaner, 2017
CGPA: 8.875
M.Tech - Postgraduate (PG) in Electrical Engineering (Power System Management)
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, 2022
CGPA: 9.100
Ph.D - Doctorate (PhD) in Electrical Engineering (Power System, Cybersecurity)
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 2022
CGPA: 9.300


Intern, Bask Research Organisation
Feb 2021 to Mar 2021

1. Assisted in the research and analysis of regulation and tariff orders of the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission. 2. Mapped the inaccuracies in sales projections and expenses of discom Jodhpur Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Ltd. (JDVVNL).


Major Blackouts of the Decade: Underlying Causes, Recommendations and Arising Challenges by A. Acharya and et. al

Published by IEEE in 2021

Pages: 6
Journal: 2021 9th IEEE International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS)
Source Papers
Continuous Time-varying False Data Injection Attacks on Cyber-Physical Power System by A. Acharya, K. Lata, R. Bhakar, V. Gupta and M Tostado-Véliz

Published by IEEE in 2023

Journal: IEEE transaction on Smart Grid [Under Review]
Financially Driven Coordinated Cyber-Attack on Power Markets by K. Lata, A. Acharya, R. Bhakar and R Li

Published by IEEE in 2023

Journal: IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid [Under Review]


Prof. Bhavesh Bhalja

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


Computer Languages


Software Packages

MS Office Suite, MATLAB, GAMS, RSCAD, SEL interfacing software, NetSim

Spoken Languages

Hindi, English

Last Published on: 14 March 2024, 10:56:58