Dr.Kiran Kumar N

Department:
Electrical and Electronics
Faculty Id:
VCE1123
Designation:
HOD & Professor
Years of Experience:
10
Employment Status:
Full Time – Ratified by JNTUH
Phone:

9441276970

Date of Birth:

26th March 1984

Qualification:

Ph.D. in Power Electronics 2015, IIT HYDERABAD,
PG Degree in Power Control and Drives,2008, NIT ROURKELA,
UG Degree in EEE,2006, Gudlavalleru Engg College,JNTUK.

Subjects Taught:

  1. DC Machines and Transformers
  2. Induction Machines and Synchronous Machines
  3. Special Electrical achines
  4. Network Theory
  5. Power Electronics
  6. Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation
  7. Analysis of Power Electronic Converters
  8. Custom Power Devices
  9. Power system operation & Control
  10. Basic Electrical Engineering
  11. Power systems Analysis and Protection
  12. Power Semiconductor Drives

International Journals:

  1. KiranKumar,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.
  2. Kiran Kumar, N. and Sivakumar,K., “UPSCSVPWM Controlled Multi-Level Inverter Topology for Multiple Pole-pair Induction Motor Drive for Minimizing Torque Ripple” IET power electronics Vol. 9, no. 6, pp 1306 – 1314, May 2016.
  3.  Kiran Kumar N. And Sivakumar,K.,”A Quad Two-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.
  4. Kiran Kumar Nallamekala, “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.
  5. Kiran Kumar Nallamekala, 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, 2018.
  6.  Kiran Kumar Nallamekala, “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 (Open Access Journal).
  8.  Venkata Rama Raju Rudraraju, Dhairya A. Patel, Venkatraman K, Kiran Kumar Nallamekala“A Dual Functional DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series B(Accepted).

International Conferences:

  1. Madhukar Rao, A., Kiran Kumar, N. and Sivakumar, K., “A Multi-level Inverter Configuration for 4n Pole Induction Motor Drive by Using Conventional Two-Level Inverters”, International conference IEEE ICIT 17-19Mar2015.
  2.  Umesh,B.S., Kiran Kumar, N. and Sivakumar, K., “Performance Improvement of a Nine Phase Pole Phase Modulated Induction Motor Drive”, International conference IEEE ICIT 2015.
  3.  Kiran Kumar ,N. and Sivakumar, K, “Torque Ripple Reduction in Induction Motor Drive by Using UPSCPWM Technique”, ANSYS India Convergence Conference-2015.
  4.  Kiran Kumar, N. ,Umesh B.S. and Sivakumar, K.,“ A Five-level Inverter Topology for Four Pole Induction Motor Drive Using Four Two-level inverters and Two Isolated DC Sources”, 5th International Conference IEEE PEDES 16-19Dec.2014.
  5. Kiran Kumar,N.; Kalyan U,M. and Sivakumar,K., “Harmonic reduction technique with a five-level inverter for four pole induction motor drive, ”2013 1st International Future Energy Electronics Conference (IEEE IFEEC), vol., no., pp.482-487, 3-6 Nov. 2013.
  6. Kiran Kumar,N. and Sivakumar, K.,“Afive level inverter topology for four pole induction motor drive with single DC link, ”2012 11th International Conference on Environment and electrical Engineering (IEEE-EEEIC), vol.,no.,pp.84-89,18-25May2012.
  7. Kirankumar Nallamekala, Sujitha Dandabatthina, Vazra Keerthi Tella, “A Novel Fault Tolerant 21-Level Inverter Configuration for PV Applications”, International Conference on circuits Power and Computing Technologies, pp. 1-7, April 2017.
  8. Radhika, Kirankumar Nallamekala, K. Venkatraman, D.G.Padhan “A Novel Switched-Capacitor Based Three-phase Five-Level Inverter Fed induction motor for Agricultural Applications”, International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation,21 – 23 Jan 2021.

Roles and Responsibilities Held:

  1. Head of the Department.
  2. Departmental Coordinator for NBA and NAAC.
  3. Reviewer for various IEEE journals and Conferences.
  4. Organized various workshops and Faculty development programs.
  5.  Guided several B.Tech. and M.Tech. Projects.
  6. Paper Setter for External examinations of B.Tech. and M. Tech for various universities.
  7. External examiner for B.Tech. and M. Tech projects.
  8. Attended various International, National level Symposiums and workshops.

Guest lecturers delivered:

  1. Guest lecture delivered on “Fault tolerant multilevel inverter topologies for renewable energy systems” during the AICTE Sponsored STTP (Phase-3) on “The role of IoT in Renewable Energy sources Driving Electrical Power Grids” organized from 18th to 23rd January 2021 by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, New Horizon College of Engineering, Bengaluru.
  2. Guest lecture delivered on “Job Opportunities to Electrical Engineering Graduates and skills required” in a three day online program on MATLAB/Simulink organized by Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation on 11-11-2020.
  3. Guest lecture delivered on “Introduction to MATLAB/Simulink” in a three day online program on MATLAB/Simulink organized by Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation on 12-11-2020.
  4. Guest lecture delivered on “Performance Analysis of Power Electronic Converters using MATLAB/Simulink” in a three day online program on MATLAB/Simulink organized by Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation on 13-11-2020.
  5.  Guest lecture delivered on “Multilevel Inverter fed Multiple Pole Pair Induction Motor Drives” in MAHAVEER INSTITUTE of Science & Technology, Hyderabad on 10th August 2020.
  6. Guest lecture delivered on “Power Electronic Converters and Advanced PWM Techniques” in “Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad” on 12th-13th Jun. 2017.
  7. Guest lecture delivered on “Power electronic converters used in renewable energy sources” in “NallaMalla Reddy Engineering College”, Hyderabad on 31st Mar. 2017.
  8. Guest lecture delivered on “Advanced Pulse Width Modulation techniques for Multilevel inverters and advanced modulation techniques” in “KommuriPratap Reddy institute of technology, Hyderabad” on 27th Oct. 2016.
  9.  Guest lecture delivered on “Multilevel inverters for induction motor drives” in “Gudlavalleru Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh” on 7th Dec. 2015.
  10.  Guest lecture delivered on “Recent trends in enhancement of power quality” in “MPCCET, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh” on 14th Sept. 2010.

Achievements::

  1. Received a Grant of Rs.14,39,608/- for modernization of Power Electronics laboratory under AICTE(All India Council for Technical Education) MODRODS Scheme.Received a certificate of research excellence for the outstanding research performance in Ph.D. program in the year 2015 from IIT Hyderabad.
  2. Two of my research papers got published in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, one in IET power electronics and eight in IEEE international conferences.
  3. Got GATE score 439 and rank 783 in the year 2005.
  4. Received a certificate in recognition of securing third position in M.Tech. Ist semester in academic year 2006-2007.
  5.  Got NBA tier-1 “3Years” accreditation for our department in the year 2018 under my supervision.
  6.  Got NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) “A++” accreditation for our institute in the year 2021.
  7. Got NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) “A+” accreditation for our institute in the year 2017.

FDP/STTPs Organized:

  1. Organized a Faculty Development Program on “Recent trends in Power Electronics and Energy Storage Systems” from 10-06-2020 to 14-06-2020 in Vardhaman College of Engineering Hyderabad.
  2. Organized a Faculty Development Program on”Recent Developments in Power Electronics and its Applications” from 31-08-2020 to 05-09-2020 in Vardhaman College of Engineering Hyderabad.
  3. Organized an AICTE Sponsored Short Term Training Program on “Fractional Order Robust Control System Design(Series – I)” from 26-10-2020 to 31-10-2020 in Vardhaman College of Engineering Hyderabad.
  4.  Organized an AICTE Sponsored Short Term Training Program on “Fractional Order Robust Control System Design(Series – II)” from 23-11-2020 to 28-11-2020 in Vardhaman College of Engineering Hyderabad.
  5. Organized an AICTE Sponsored Short Term Training Program on “Fractional Order Robust Control System Design(Series – III)” from 14-12-2020 to 19-12-2020 in Vardhaman College of Engineering Hyderabad.

Research Interests:

  1. Multi-level inverters
  2. Open end winding induction motor drives
  3. Pulse width modulation techniques
  4. Renewable energy systems
  5. Fault tolerant

skills:

  1. MATLAB/Simulink
  2. Finite element analysis (AnsysSimplorer)
  3. DSP(TMS320F2812andTMS320F28335)
  4. dSPACE1104

Awards:

  1. Received a certificate of research excellence for the outstanding research performance in Ph.D. program in the year 2015 from IIT Hyderabad.

Books Published:

None

Research Projects Undertaken:

None