Research in Electrical & Electronics Engineering @ REVA University
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Research in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
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Office of Research and Innovation,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
+91-80-6622 6622
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Research in Electrical & Electronics Engineering

List of Guides & their expertise

Name Email ID Research Interests
Dr B.P. Divakar divakar@reva.edu.in Soft-switching of converters & Inverters, LED & HID light applications, Battery Management system, Power factor control, Multilevel Inverter, Ultra capacitor applications in EVs
Dr. Rajashekhar P Mandi rajashekarpm@reva.edu.in Power System Engg., Energy conservation and auditing .Renewable energy systems, Power quality Electrical Distribution System Loss evaluation study
Dr.Puttamadappa C puttamadappa.c@reva.edu.in Devices and Networks

Research Facilities

R&D lab, Digital scopes, Differential voltage probes, Current probes, High current power supplies, battery chargers, PLC modules, digital Inverter modules.

Research Grants

S.No Name of the Investigator Title of the Project Agency Status
1 Dr Divakar B P and Ashwini Kumari Comparison of Real- time and Emulated (simulated Hardware) wind turbine for System performance; power quality & MPPT VGST Submitted Amount 14 Lakhs

Research Publications

a. Journals
  • Shrikanth and B.P. Divakar “Impact of variable hysteresis control in evaluating the performance of an ultra-capacitor configured energy storage system for Electric vehicles,” Asian Power electronic journal, Volume 8,No 2 pp 62-70, Nov-2014.
  • Divya Darshini and Monika Sharma “Study of SSR on IEEE Second bench mark model & mitigation using TCSC” International Journal.
  • Mr. Mahesh GS “Harmonic Mitigation using D STATCOM through Current Control Technique” Volume:3,01 March 2016.
  • Snehalatha B and Mahesh Kumar "Dual Voltage Automotive Systems based on Hybrid Topology using Dc-Dc Converter" IJESC DOI 10.4010/2016.1103, Volume 6, Issue No.5. May 2016
  • Mr.Gopinath A A Novel Microcontroller Based Fly back Topology Electronic Ballast in Lighting Applications IJSRD, Volume: 3,Issue3,May2015
  • Mr.Viswanath.V Survey on Zigbee based Home energy management system using renewable energy and MPPT technique with DC-boost converter IJRIT, Issue-VI, Vol.1, August 2014, pp. 60-69.
  • Mrs. Ashwini Kumari P Single Phase PV Microinverter based on Interleaved Flyback Inverter IJRITCC, Volume: 3 Issue: 5,May 2015, ISSN: 2321-8169
  • Mrs. Ashwini Kumari P Thyristor Controlled Based Reactive Power Control for a Grid Voltage Oriented Vector Doubly Fed Induction Machine IJRITCC , Volume: 3 Issue-10,October2015, ISSN: 2321-8169
  • Mrs. Sudharani Potturi Boost-VSI Based On Space Vector Pulse Width Amplitude Modulation Technique IJSRD, Volume 3, 2015, April, 2.39
  • Mrs. Sudharani Potturi Synchronous rectification Controller for boosting up the efficiency of a Flyback Converter IJSRD, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2015 May, 2.39
  • Mr. HemaChandra Reddy A Novel Combination of ZSI with Boost and Buck Boost Converter, April 2015
b. Conferences
  • Shrikant Misal and B.P Divakar, “Performance Evaluation of Ultra-Capacitor in Hybrid Energy Storage System for Electric Vehicles”, Proc.IEEE Asia Modelling Symp., Hong Kong, Jul.2013, pp.212–217.
  • Shrikant Misal and B.P Divakar, “Variable window hysteresis control strategy for ultra-capacitor configured energy storage system for electric vehicles”, Proc. IEEE, Power electronics system and application, conference, Dec 16-18, Hong Kong.
  • Venkatesh Prasad, B.P. Divakar, Pavan Kumar, “Development of Charge Equalization circuit”, Proc. IEEE, Power electronics system and application, conference, Dec 16-18, Hong Kong.
  • Vadiraj, K.N. Narayana Swamy, B.P. Divakar, “Generic SPWM Technique for Multilevel Inverter”, 5th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2013), 8-11 Dec, 2013, Hong Kong
  • Sagar.B.S, B.P.Divakar and Venkatesh Prasad.K.S, “Series Battery Equalization Using Sequential Difference Algorithm”, International conference on Advances in Electronics, Computers and Communications (ICAECC - 2014), Oct 9-11, 2014.
  • Shashank H, Anshitha N, Rahath A., Aravind D.L., Divakar B.P. and D.V. Krishna Kumar, “Schemes for generation of Electricity using Bio-waste”, Proceedings of the 4th National convention on hydrogen energy and advanced materials (NCHEAM-2015), Novemebr 28-29, 2015, pp 116- 126.
  • Suchitra Ramesh, Adil Usman, Divakar B.P “Municipal Solid Waste Management In Bangalore And The Concept Of Mini Biogas Plant In Urban Localities”, IEEE GHTC 2013, San Jose California USA, 20th-23rd October 2013
  • Shyam Swaroop Nigam, Adil Usman*, Divakar BP “Effective utilization of Low Cost Incineration and Its By-Products in India IEEE 2014 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference. San Jose, California, USA Oct-2014, pp 682-686
  • Adil Usman, Pavan Kumar and Divakar B.P., “Battery charging and discharging kit with DAQ to aid SOC estimation” International conference on computation of power, energy, information and communication, 2015, pp 13-20
  • Vadiraj,K.N. Narayana Swamy, B.P. Divakar Generic SPWM Technique for Multilevel Inverter”, IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2013), PES Society International Hong Kong Dec 8-11 2013,
  • Monika Sharma, “Simulation Based Performance Analysis of TSC(FACTS Controller) in a 3-Phase Transmission Line” Proceedings of National Conference on Power Systems, embedded systems, Power Electronics, Communications, Control and Instrumentation 2012 (PEPCCI 2012), Vasad, India, Jan. 2012, pp.44-45.
  • Monika Sharma, “Simulation Based Performance Analysis of TSC(FACTS Controller) in a 3-Phase Transmission Line” Proceedings of National Conference on Power Systems, embedded systems, Power Electronics, Communications, Control and Instrumentation 2012 (PEPCCI 2012), Vasad, India, Jan. 2012, pp.44-45.

Thrust Areas of Research

Electric Vehicle, ultra capacitor applications in EV, Multilevel inverter applications, Battery management system, Micro grid, LED lightings, Renewable energy sources and active filter, wind energy, control system modelling, DSP.

Faculty/Research scholars pursuing research

Sl No Name Title of research University
1 Prof. Sudhakar Rao P Performance study evacuation scheme from source to load center REVA University
2 Prof. Narayan Swamy K Development of a new hybrid multilevel inverter Kuvempu University
3 Prof.G S Mahesh The Suppression of current Harmonics using Shunt Active Power Filter through an indirect Current Control technique Visvesvaraya Technological University
4 Prof. Gopinath A Bidirectional Integrated Battery Charger for Hybrid Electric Vehicles Visvesvaraya Technological University,Belagavi.
5 Prof. Nagesh B.K High efficient distributed ultra-Capacitors configured drive for electric vehicle Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi.
6 Prof.Vishwanatha V DSP Based Embedded Controller Design for Bidirectional Buck-Boost DC-DC converter. Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi.
7 Prof. Hemachandra Reddy K Voltage stability analysis by bifurcation technique with considering of power system. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,Anathapur.
8 Prof Ashwini Kumari P Dynamics Modelling of wind energy conversion system for Micro grid applications VIT Vellore

Workshops/Conferences conducted

Sl No Name of Conference /Workshop organized Date and Month Year
1 Hands on Workshop on Digital control of power electronics application 13th -15th December 2013 2013
2 How to write a Research paper 27th Sep 2014 2014
3 Hands on workshop on PLC and SCADA 12th 13th April 2014 2014
4 One day Workshop On Power Electronics Modules 19th Dec 2014 2014
5 Two week ISTE Main workshop on CONTROL SYSTEMS under National mission and education through ICT 2-12 December 2014 2014
6 One day Workshop on Lab View 6th Feb 2015 2015
7 Two Days Workshop on PLC SCADA and Automation 13-14th November 2015 2015
8 Three Day Workshop on “Recent Trends &Technological advances in Renewable Energy Resources for Future Energy Security in India from 27th -29th January 2016 2016
Conferences conducted

DST Sponsored two days national conference on distributed energy generation & power quality during 22-23rd July 2016.(To be held)

MOU with Industry/R&D organizations

Eco Sense Innovation Systems Private Limited.

Innovative Projects


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V Sai Narsimha 1RE13EE118
Sanjay VS 1RE13EE089

The above students have won the SEMI Final Certificates in National Level Go Cart Technical Competition. Organized by Vayu Putra Carting 23rd -27th Feb 2016