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Expert in Electric Machines and Motor Drives

Expert ID: 734238 Illinois, USA

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AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
• Transportation Electrification: Simulation, Control and Analysis of hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric and hydraulic-electric hybrid drivetrain components
• Design, control and analysis of power electronics, electric machines and adjustable speed drive systems for automotive and renewable energy systems
• Assistive Technologies and Innovations for improving quality of life
• Numerical analysis of electromagnetic energy conversion in electric machines and other electromechanical transducers
• Fault detection and just-in-time maintenance in power electronic converters and adjustable speed drives
• Hybrid energy storage systems for emerging applications

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Texas- Arlington
Year: 2004 Degree: M.S. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Missouri- Rolla
Year: 2001 Degree: B.E. Subject: Industrial Electronics Institution: Amrawati University, India

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Select Professional Society Memberships and Services:
• Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification (2014 -present).
• Distinguished Speaker for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (2015-present).
• Editor, Cogent Engineering Open Access Journals (Taylor & Francis Group and CRC press) (2016 – present).
• Student Activity Chair, Transportation Electrification Community (2017 – present).
• Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (2011-2013, 2013- 2015).
• Faculty Advisor, Formula SAE Electric Race car at Illinois Tech (2011 – present)
• Faculty Advisor, NASA Robotic Mining Competition team at Illinois Tech (2016 –present).
• Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (2016 – present).
• Keynote Speaker, 2015 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo India {title: Electric machines in electrified transportation: Are we ready to eliminate Permanent Magnets?}.
• General Chair, 2014 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (served as Assistant Program Chair in 2012 and as Technical Program Chair in 2013).
• International Steering Committee Member, 2nd Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (2017 ACEPT), Singapore.
• Steering Committee Member, 2015 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference India (ITEC-India).
• Steering Committee Member, IEEE Transportation Electrification Community (2015 – present).
• Invited Expert Speaker, 2014 Event Sense, IEEE Rock River Valley Section {title: An electromagnetic approach to fault diagnostics and survivability in electric machines}.
• Publication Chair, IEEE Transportation Electrification Initiative (2013 – 2014)
• Invited Expert Speaker, IEEE Metro Area Workshop (Seattle, Nov. 2013; Boston, Oct. 2013; Detroit, Aug 2012, Indianapolis, Nov 2015).
• Guest Associate Editor, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics: Special Issue on Transportation Electrification, 2014.
• Guest Associate Editor, IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) Special Section on Transportation Electrification.
• Guest Co-Editor, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Special Section on Sustainable Transportation Systems.
• Invited Expert Panelist on Hybrid Electric Vehicles, 2012 SAE- Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, Chicago, October 2-3, 2012.
• Steering Committee member, 2012 IEEE Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems Conference (PEDES 2012), Bengaluru, India.
• Regional Coordinator (Regions I, II and IV), IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), 2011- 2012.
• Invited Judge, 2011- International Future Energy Challenge, Topic-B held in Rio De Jeneiro, Brazil.
Professional Appointments
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
Associate Professor- Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA August 2014
Assistant Professor- Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA August 2008 to June 2013
Course Instructor- University of Texas- Arlington, USA Jan 2008 to May 2008
Design Engineer- EF technologies, Arlington, USA. Sep 2007 to Jul 2008
Research Assistant- University of Texas- Arlington, USA Aug 2004 to Jul 2008
Graduate Teaching Assistant- University of Texas- Arlington, USA Sep 2006 to Jul 2007
Research Assistant- University of Missouri- Rolla, USA Nov 2002 to Jul 2004
Awards / Recognition
Bauer Family Teaching Excellence Award (Single award) at IIT
Armour Excellence in Education Award (Single award) at IIT
Best IPRO Award (Team award) at IIT
Distinguished Speaker for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
Best Paper Prize IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo held in Dearborn, MI
IPRO Social Innovation Award (Team award) at IIT
Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching award from the Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering at IIT
Recipient of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Transportation Electronics Fellowship.
Listed in the 30th Pearl Anniversary Edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World (2012), 61st and 67th Editions of Marquis who’s who in America
Recipient of University of Texas Arlington- Energy Systems Research Center Fellowship.
Recipient of Rudolph Herman pre-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas- Arlington.
University Gold Medal, Amrawati University, India.
Publications and Patents Summary
Book Chapters: 4
Journal papers: 29
Peer-reviewed conference proceedings: 65

Patents and Invention disclosures: 10
Press accounts of research: 3
Select short courses and invited lectures: 3

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Graduate Research Supervision:
• 8 PhD students graduated as advisor
• 4 PhD students graduated as co-advisor
• 18 MS students graduated as advisor

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