V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari

V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari

pavanhari@iitb.ac.in

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
  • M.Sc.(Engg.), Electrical Engineering, IISc Bangalore
  • B.Tech., Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh

Contact Address:

Department of Energy Science and Engineering,
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai - 400076.
Office Location: 305 CSE Building

Phone: +91 22 2576 7853 (Office)


Research Interest:

  • Control and Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) methods
    for Power Electronic Converters
  • Photovoltaic (PV) Inverters, Wind Energy Conversion, AC Motor Drives
  • Application of Wide Band-Gap Semiconductor Devices
    in Power Electronic Systems

Courses Offered:

List of Publications:

  1. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari, A. Tripathi and G. Narayanan, "Experimental Determination of Mechanical Parameters in Sensorless Vector-Controlled Induction Motor Drive", Accepted for publication in Sadhana, Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences.
  2. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "Space-Vector-Based Hybrid PWM Technique to Reduce Peak-to-Peak Torque Ripple in Induction Motor Drives", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 1489-1499, March/April 2016.
  3. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation of Pulsating Torque Produced by Induction Motor Drives Controlled with Advanced Bus-Clamping Pulse Width Modulation", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 63, No. 3, pp. 1404-1413, March 2016.
  4. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "Space-Vector-Based Hybrid PWM Technique to Reduce Line Current Distortion in Induction Motor Drives", IET Power Electronics, Vol. 5, Issue 8, pp. 1463-1471, September 2012.
  5. D. Zhao, V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari, G. Narayanan and R. Ayyanar, "Space-Vector-Based Hybrid Pulse Width Modulation Techniques for Reduced Harmonic Distortion and Switching Loss", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 760-774, March 2010.
  6. A. Tripathi, V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "Closed-Loop Rotor Flux Estimation in Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drives Operated at Low Switching Frequencies", Proceedings of PEDES, IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, Trivandrum, INDIA, December 2016.
  7. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari, A. Tripathi and G. Narayanan, "Experimental Determination of Mechanical Parameters in Sensorless Vector-Controlled Induction Motor Drive", Proceedings of NPEC, National Power Electronics Conference, Mumbai, INDIA, December 2015.
  8. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "Space-Vector-Based Hybrid PWM Technique to Reduce Peak-to-Peak Torque Ripple in Induction Motor Drives", Proceedings of APEC 2014, The 29th Annual Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, pp. 812-817, March 2014.
  9. Tapas Roy, V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "Study on the Effect of Dead Time and its Compensation for Bus-Clamping PWM Techniques", Proceedings of NPEC, National Power Electronics Conference, Kanpur, INDIA, December 2013.
  10. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "A Quick-Simulation Tool for Induction Motor Drives Controlled Using Advanced Space-Vector-Based PWM Techniques", Proceedings of NPEC, National Power Electronics Conference, Kanpur, INDIA, December 2013.
  11. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari, G. Narayanan, Rex Joseph and L. Umanand, "Analysis of the Modulation Process in Advanced Bus-Clamping PWM Techniques", Proceedings of IECON 2013, The 39th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Vienna, AUSTRIA, pp. 453-458, November 2013.
  12. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "Study on Rotor Current Waveforms in an Inverter-fed Induction Motor Drive During Overmodulation", Proceedings of CCEE, The EE Centenary Conference, IISc, Bangalore, INDIA, December 2011.
  13. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari and G. Narayanan, "Comparative Evaluation of Space Vector Based Pulse Width Modulation Techniques in terms of Harmonic Distortion and Switching Losses", Proceedings of MCDES, Managing Complexity in a Distributed World, An IISc Centenary Conference, Bangalore, INDIA, May 2008.

Work Experiance:

  • Postdoctoral Researcher at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    from June 2015 to April 2017
  • Engineer at ABB Ltd., Bangalore from August 2008 to July 2009