D. Ravi Kumar graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India in 2006. He received M.Tech in Electrical Power Systems from, JNTU Hyderabad in 2008. He submitted his Ph.D thesis in the area of Electrical Distribution Systems at JNTU Anantapur in Feb. 2016, India He has published/ presented 13 research papers in International and National Journals and Conferences. His Patent titled “A Passive filter configuration to reduce THD produced by Non-Linear loads” is published in Patent office Journal, Issue No: 51/2012. He has presented a paper in IEEE International Conference ICBEST-2015 at CREATE, Singapore. He has executed UGC Minor Research Project on "Development of Optimization Techniques for Protective Devices and Distributed Generators allocation to Optimize Reliability and to reduce losses in Electrical Power Distribution systems". His research areas include Power System Reliability, Reliability Optimization, Distribution Systems, and Deregulation. He is a IEEE Member and Life Member of ISTE. He is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India.