Dr. R. N. Patel did his Ph.D. in the area of power systems from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India, in the year 2003. He received his M. Tech. from IIT Delhi, and graduate degree in electrical engineering from SGSITS, Indore. His manifold fields of interest include programming and optimization, application of artificial intelligence techniques, power system stability and renewable energy systems. Dr. Patel has served at various faculty positions at Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani (year 2003), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee (year 2003 to 2006), Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus (SSTC), Bhilai (year 2006 to 2018), and NIT Raipur (year 2018 to 2022). Currently, he is serving as Professor on Deputation at Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University (CSVTU), Bhilai (CG), India.
Mr. Akhilesh Kumar Tiwari is pursuing his PHD in the area of EV charging infrastructure from National Institute of Technology, Raipur. He received his M Tech from Rungta College of Engineering & Technology, Bhilai and graduate degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Chhattrapati Shivaji Institute of Technology Durg. His manifold fields of interest include power electronic converters, energy management, optimization techniques, programming and robotics. Currently, he is serving as assistant professor in energy and environmental engineering department at CSVTU, Bhilai. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Chhattisgarh Young Scientist Award from Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology in 2019.