Dr. Kiran Kumar Nallamekala

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

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Biography

Dr. Kiran Kumar Nallamekala completed B.Tech from Gudlavalleru Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh, India, M.Tech. from National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India. He received “BEST RESEARCHER AWARD” from IIT Hyderabad in the year 2015. He is familiar with experimental setups in the power electronics domain and controllers like dSPACE1104, DSP TMS320F2812 and F28335 etc. Some of his research papers are published in IEEE transactions on industrial Electronics and IET Power Electronics. His research interests include Multilevel inverters, Pulse width modulation techniques, Electrical Drives and Renewable energy systems, etc.

Research Interests

  1. Multilevel Inverters
  2. Electrical Drives
  3. Renewable Energy Systems

Teaching Interests

DC Machines
Transformers and Induction Motors
Power Electronics
Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation
Analysis of Power Electronic Converters
Basic Electrical Engineering
Circuit Theory

Selected Publications

  1. Kiran Kumar N. And Sivakumar,K., “A QuadTwo-Level Inverter Configuration for Four-Pole Induction-Motor Drive with Single DC Link,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.62, no.1, pp. 105-112, Jan.2015.
  2. Kiran Kumar N. and Sivakumar,K., “A Fault Tolerant Dual Three-Level Inverter Configuration for Multi-Pole Induction Motor Drive with Reduced Torque Ripple”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 1450-1457, March 2016.
  3. Kiran Kumar N. and Sivakumar,K., “UPSCSVPWM Controlled Multi-Level Inverter Topology for Multiple Polepair Induction Motor Drive for Minimizing Torque Ripple” IET power electronics Vol. 9, no. 6, pp 1306 – 1314, May 2016.
  4. Kiran Kumar N, K.Venkat Raman, Md. Asif, “Harmonic cancellation in a Multi-level Inverter Configuration Suitable for PV Applications”, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, Vol. 7, pp. 177-180, April 2018.
  5. Kiran Kumar N, “Harmonic Cancellation Technique of Four Pole Induction Motor Drive by using Phase Shifted Carrier Space Vector PWM Technique”, Majlesi Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp.21-28, June 2018.
  6. Kiran Kumar N, “A Reduced Switch Count 31-Level Inverter Configuration with Fault Tolerant Capability”, Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control System, Issue 01, pp. 535-541, 2018.
  7. Venkatraman K., Kiran Kumar N., Moorthi S., Selvan M.P., “Universal Power Quality Conditioner (UnPQC) for Enhancing the Power Quality in Distribution System”, Journal of Power Technologies 99 (3) (2019) 195–203, Sept 2019.
  8. Venkata Rama Raju Rudraraju, Dhairya A. Patel, Venkatraman K, Kiran Kumar N. “A Dual Functional DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series B, Volume 102, Issue 5, p.881-893 October 2021.

Selected Awards and Honors

Received a certificate of research excellence for the outstanding research performance in Ph.D. program from IIT Hyderabad.

Education

  • Aug 2011 – Aug 2016  Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad , Hyderabad, India with 7.75 CGPA
  • Aug 2006– Jun 2008 M.Tech. in Power Control & Drives National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Rourkela, India with 8.74 CGPA
  • Jul 2002– Jun 2006 B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering Gudlavalleru Engineering College , Andhra Pradesh, India with 73.7%

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