Benjamin Jeyasurya

Benjamin Jeyasurya

B.Tech. I.I.T. (Madras), M. Tech. (IIT Bombay), PhD (New Brunswick), P.Eng.

  • Professor
Contact Information
Ph: 709-864-8902
Em: jeyas[at]
Office: EN3045
  • Power and Energy
Research Interests
Power System Stability, Synchrophasor Applications
Personal Profile

I obtained B. Tech. and M. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras and Bombay, India respectively. I received my PhD degree from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.

Prior to joining Memorial University, I was a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay. I was one of the first recipients of the 'Young Scientist' award by the Government of India. Under this award I spent six months as a visiting scholar at the University of Washington, Seattle.

My teaching activities focus on electrical machines and power systems. I have supervised a number of graduate students with support from the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada as well as from Memorial University. I am also a registered professional engineer in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Research Highlights

Some of my recent research (with Graduate students) include dynamic state estimation in power systems, measurement-based power system small signal stability analysis and power system stability enhancement using reinforcement learning.


Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000