Research In Power ElectronicsElectrical Engineering
Currently, the faculty members in Power Electronics group are:
Prof. Kaushik Basu
Prof. G. Narayanan
Prof. Vinod John
Dr. Vishnu Mahadeva Iyer
The current research in this area focuses on topics such as Electro-magnetics; switched mode power conversion; power quality; simulation of MTDC and FACTS controllers; Modeling and analysis of STATCOM, TCSC, TCPR and UPFC; UPS systems; analysis, modeling and computer aided evaluation of SMPS; compact SMPS employing soft switching; PWM techniques; direct and indirect matrix 3-phase to 3-phase converters; digital control of industrial drives; self commissioning of induction motor drives; DSP controller development; stand alone generation using slip-ring induction motor; multilevel inverters for AC drives; current source inverter drives for induction and synchronous machines; development, testing and control of high power converters; permanent magnet machines; high performance filter design for distributed generation using power converters and for power quality.