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EE Talk on Advancements in Power Electronics for Sustainable and Resilient Energy Systems.

June 13 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM IST

TitleAdvancements in Power Electronics for Sustainable and Resilient Energy Systems.
Speaker: Prof Avik Bhattacharya 
IIT Roorkee 
Date 13/6/2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Venue: MMCR EE
Abstract: This talk delves into the pivotal role of power electronics in advancing the sustainability, reliability, and efficiency of modern energy systems. Key topics include sustainable microgrids, which utilize advanced power electronic converters to seamlessly integrate renewable energy sources and storage systems for resilient, self-sufficient power solutions. The presentation addresses power quality improvement techniques, leveraging power electronics to mitigate issues such as voltage sags, harmonics, and frequency variations, ensuring stable and high-quality power delivery. The development of multilevel solar inverters, which enhance photovoltaic system efficiency and reduce electromagnetic interference, will be explored, showcasing their design and operational benefits. The rapid expansion of electric vehicles (EVs) underscores the necessity for efficient fast charging infrastructure, where power electronics play a crucial role in reducing charging times and enhancing the reliability of charging networks. Lastly, the discussion highlights resilient space converters, emphasizing innovative power electronic designs that ensure robustness against extreme conditions and cyber threats. Integrating these cutting-edge power electronic technologies significantly advances the pursuit of a more sustainable, reliable, and resilient energy future.


June 13
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM IST


MMCR, Hall C 241, 1st floor, EE department