Power and Energy Group

Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Dharwad

ABOUT

The Power and Energy Group (PEG) at IIT-Dharwad is the amalgamation of expertise in multiple areas including power electronics, power systems, protection, magnetics, design and fabrication of electronic systems and industrial design. The group is currently executing funded research projects from Industry and scientific bodies such as DST and SERB in areas including DC Circuit breakers, Effects of renewable generation on Power System Dynamics and protection, and Electric vehicles.

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For open positions, see here.

NOTE: Current B. Tech students can take up projects through one of the following modes. Please email one of the faculty members.

  • R&D Project (6 credits)

  • B. Tech Project (6 Credits)

  • Additional Learning Opportunity (ALO)

  • Summer internships or Co-op during the semester


Faculty

Power system stability, Impact of EV and renewables on grid dynamics, wide area measurement systems, Microgrids

Converters for electric vehicles (EV), DC circuit breakers, grid connected multilevel inverters, high voltage power electronics, and power converter control

Multilevel and MMC converters, WBG devices, Fast EV Chargers, Converters for Renewable Integration

Students

Venkata Raghavendra I

Ph.D Candidate

(2019-till date)

Power Electronics,

Grid connected converters ,

Multilevel inverter,

DC circuit breaker

Nandakumar

Ph.D Candidate

(2020-till date)

DC circuit breaker

Little Pradhan

Ph.D Candidate

(2021- till date)

Grid connected converters,

Multilevel inverter

Kotakonda Chakravarthy

Ph.D Candidate

(2019-till date)

Power system dynamics and control

Abhishek Saini

Ph.D Candidate

(2021-till date)

Cyber Security for Smart Grid, Machine learning, Power System Monitoring

Faheem Ul Haq

M.S. Candidate

(2020-till date)

Power system security, Energy market, Game theory application in power system

Muhammed Ajmal C. N

JRF

(2020-2021)

Currently enrolled for

Ph.D at UT Dallas

DC circuit breaker

Gyana Manjari Sahoo

Ph.D Candidate

(2021-2022)

Currently enrolled for

Ph.D at IIT Bombay

Power electronics converter(High Gain Boost converter,

High Voltage Engineering)

Renuka Varma

Ph.D Candidate

(2022- till date)


Power Electronics converters,

Multilevel inverters

Prabhat

JRF

(2021-2022)

Currently enrolled for

Ph.D at IIT Ropar

Design of magnetic element.

Aditya P

M.S. Candidate

(2022- till date)

Power electronics and control

DC circuit breaker and protection

Souvik Das

M.S. Candidate

(2022-till date)

Magnetics,

Condition

Monitoring