Associate Professor


Office: Room No. C 332
Phone: +91 80 2293 3557
E-mail: kbasu@iisc.ac.in
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Current Research areas

High frequency link DC-AC converters: Topology, Modulation (PWM, Resonant, DAB etc.) and Control
Characterisation of and design with emerging Power Semiconductor devices such as SiC, GaN etc.
PWM techniques for multi-phase and multi-level high power motor drive.
Embedded systems design for power converters
High frequency and high-power magnetics.

Educational History


  • PhD in Electrical Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA, 2012.
  • MSc (Engg) in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India, 2005.
  • BE in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpore, India, 2003.

Courses offered in the last five years


  • E3 252: Digital Controllers for Power Applications
  • E3 252: Embedded Systems Design for Power Applications
  • E6 225: Advanced Power Electronics

Awards / Honours / Affiliations


  • Dr John D and Barbara E. Holm Fellowship, University of Minnesota, USA, 2007
  • IEEE Senior Member
  • Past Chair IEEE PELS Bangalore Chapter
  • Present Chair IEEE IES Bangalore Chapter
  • Prof. Priti Shankar Teaching Award for Assistant Professors 2020
  • one of the Associate Editors of IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics