To use my skills and knowledge for the benefit of the society.
PhD (2016)- Department of Electronic Systems Engineering (DESE), Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India, URL: http://www.dese.iisc.ac.in/
Thesis: Investigations on Hybrid Multilevel Inverter's with a Single DC Supply for Zero and Reduced Common Mode Voltage Operation and Extending the Linear Modulation Range
M.Tech (2011)- Machine Drives and Power Electronics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, URL: http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/department/EE
Thesis: Sensor-less Speed Control of Regenerative Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drive with Rotor Initial Position Detection
B.Tech (2008) - Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam, Kerala, India, URL : http://rit.ac.in/
GATE 2009 - AIR 25 in Electrical Engineering
Assistant Professor (June 2017 - present) - Electrical Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Scientist (July 2016- April 2017) - ABB GISPL, Chennai, Area of research was modular multilevel converters for HVDC applications
Executive Technology (July 2011-July 2013) - Crompton Greaves Special Research Team, Area of research was solar battery chargers, converters and power supply designs
Substation Operator (Feb 2009 - July 2009) - 66 kV KSEB substation, Monkombu, Kerala
Guest Lecturer (August 2008 - November 2008) - Govt. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kerala, India
Research Work / Area
My broad area of research are,
- Power converter topology and control
- Multilevel power converters
- Grid integration of solar energy
- Variable speed ac drives
- Active front end converters
- Open end winding induction motor drives
- Modulation and switching techniques
1. Arghadeep Hazra
1. Greeshma Nadh
International Journal Publications
 Arun Rahul. S, S. Pramanick, M. Boby, K. Gopakumar and L. G. Franquelo, "Extended Linear Modulation Operation of a Common-Mode-Voltage-Eliminated Cascaded Multilevel Inverter With a Single DC Supply," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 12, pp. 7372-7380, Dec. 2016, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2586441
 Arun Rahul. S, S. Pramanick, R. S. Kaarthik, K. Gopakumar, F. Blaabjerg, "Extending the Linear Modulation Range to the Full Base Speed Using a Single DC Link Multilevel Inverter with Capacitor Fed H-Bridges for IM drives," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1, doi:10.1109/TPEL.2016.2610458
 S. Arun Rahul, R. S. Kaarthik, K. Gopakumar, L. G. Franquelo and J. I. Leon, "A Predictive Capacitor Voltage Control of a Hybrid Cascaded Multilevel Inverter With a Single DC-Link and Reduced Common-Mode Voltage Operation," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 8, pp. 5285-5292, Aug. 2016, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2541635
 Arun Rahul Sanjeevan, R. S. Kaarthik, K. Gopakumar, P. P. Rajeevan, J. I. Leon and L. G. Franquelo, "Reduced common-mode voltage operation of a new seven-level hybrid multilevel inverter topology with a single DC voltage source," in IET Power Electronics, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 519-528, 3 9 2016, doi: 10.1049/iet-pel.2015.0130
 Mathews Boby, Arun Rahul S, K. Gopakumar, L. Umanand, Frede Blaabjerg,and Subhashish Bhattacharya, “A Low Order Harmonic Elimination Scheme For Induction Motor Drives Using a Multilevel Octadecagonal Space Vector Structure With a Single DC Source”, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, doi:10.1109/TPEL.2017.2695660.
 Viju. N. R, Arun Rahul. S, R. S. Kaarthik, A. Kshirsagar and K. Gopakumar, "Generation of Higher Number of Voltage Levels by Stacking Inverters of Lower Multilevel Structures With Low Voltage Devices for Drives," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 52-59, Jan. 2017, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2016.2528286
 Viju Nair R, Arun Rahul S, S. Pramanick, K. Gopakumar; L. Franquelo, "Novel Symmetric 6-Phase Induction Motor Drive Using Stacked Multilevel Inverters with a Single DC Link and and Neutral Point Voltage Balancing," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2637884.
 M. Boby, S. Pramanick, R. S. Kaarthik, A. R. S, K. Gopakumar and L. Umanand, "Fifth- and Seventh-Order Harmonic Elimination With Multilevel Dodecagonal Voltage Space Vector Structure for IM Drive Using a Single DC Source for the Full Speed Range," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 60-68, Jan. 2017.doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2016.2528305
 M. Boby, S. Pramanick, R. S. Kaarthik, S. Arun Rahul, K. Gopakumar and L. Umanand, "Multilevel Dodecagonal Voltage Space Vector Structure Generation for Open-End Winding IM Using a Single DC Source," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 2757-2765, May 2016, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2015.2511162
International Conference Publications
 S. Arun Rahul et al., "A hybrid seven level inverter topology with a single DC supply and reduced switch count," Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'15 ECCE-Europe), 2015 17th European Conference on, Geneva, 2015, pp. 1-10, doi: 10.1109/EPE.2015.7309051
 Viju Nair. R, Arun Rahul. S, K. Gopakumar, B. Basak and L. G. Franquelo, "A novel forty nine level stacked inverter topology using low voltage devices for drives," IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, 2016, pp. 3178-3183, doi: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7794119
 Viju Nair R., Arun Rahul S., S. Pramanick, K. Gopakumar and L. G. Franquelo, "A new nine level stacked inverter topology for a symmetric six phase induction motor with low voltage devices and using a single DC link," 2016 IEEE 25th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Santa Clara, CA, 2016, pp. 116-121,doi: 10.1109/ISIE.2016.7744876
 Abhijit Kshirsagar ; R. Sudharshan Kaarthik ; Arun Rahul S ; K. Gopakumar ; L. Umanand ; Sujit Biswas ; Carlo Cecati,. "Reduced switch count seventeen level inverter topology for open-end induction motor drives," IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, 2016, pp. 3582-3587, doi: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793014
 M. Boby, S. Pramanick, S. Arun Rahul, K. Gopakumar and L. Umanand, "A multilevel inverter fed IM drive with dodecagonal voltage space vector structure using a single DC source with linear modulation range near to base speed," 2016 18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'16 ECCE Europe), Karlsruhe, 2016, pp. 1-10, doi: 10.1109/EPE.2016.7695255
 Mathews Boby, Arun Rahul .S, Sumit Pramanick, K. Gopakumar and L Umanand, "A Multilevel Nine-Concentric Octadecagonal Space Vector Structure for Induction Motor Drives Using a Single DC Source" PEDES2016, IEEE International Conference On Power Electronics, Drives And Energy Systems , 14-17 December 2016, Trivandrum, India.
 Viju Nair. R, Arun Rahul. S, K. Gopakumar, Leopoldo G. Franquelo, Sheldon Williamson “Stacked Multilevel Inverter fed Six Phase Induction Motor with Reduced DC Link and Lower Voltage Devices”. IEEE 18th Annual International Conference on Industrial Technology, 22-23 March 2017, Toronto, Canada.