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Dr. Akshay Kumar Rathore, PhD

Graduate Program Director (MASc) and Chair of Graduate Awards, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Dr. Akshay Kumar Rathore, PhD
Office: S-EV 5159 
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4486
Email: akshay.rathore@concordia.ca
Website(s): Google Scholar

Education and Academics

Postdoctoral Research Associate: University of Illinois at Chicago, USA (Sept 2009-Sept 2010)
Postdoctoral Research Scientist: University of Wuppertal, Germany (Sept 2008 to Sept Aug 2009)
Ph.D.: University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada (2008)
M.Tech.: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU), Varanasi, India (2003)
B.E.: Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, Raj., India (2001)

Work Experience

Assistant Professor: National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore (Nov 2010-March 2016)
Lecturer: University of Victoria, BC, Canada (May to Dec 2007)
Lecturer: Mody Institute of Technology and Science, Lakshmangarh, Raj, India (2003-2004)


Research activities

Research Interests

Power Electronics and Drives, High-frequency Power Conversion, Pulse-width Modulation Techniques, Soft-switching Techniques, Optimal Control of electrical Drives, Current-fed DC-DC Converters, Multilevel Inverters,  Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Microgrid, Transportation Electrification, Marine Applications, Wireless Power Transfer, V2G and S2V systems. 


Current Services

Current Services

Prominent Lecturer (PL): IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) 2019-21
Chair: IEEE IAS Awards Department 2020
Paper Review Chair: IEEE IAS Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems Committee (RESC), IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (2020-21)
IEEE IES Publication Committee Member 2016-2020
Chair: IEEE IAS Industrial Automation and Control Committee (IACC) (2018-19)
Vice-Chair: 
IEEE IAS RESC committee (2018-19)
Member-at-Large: IEEE IAS Society Executive Board (2017-19)
Distinguished Lecturer (DL): IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) 2017-18

Paper Review Chair: IEEE IAS IACC, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (2016-18)
Editor-in-Chief: IEEE Industrial Electronics Technology News (iTeN) 2016-18
Chair: IEEE IAS Montreal Chapter (March 2016-)
Chair: IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) Technical Committee on Transportation Electrification (TCTE) (2016-17)
Vice-Chair: IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) Technical Committee on Transportation Electrification (TCTE) (2014-15)
AdCom Member: IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) (2016-17)
Secretary: IEEE RESC committee; 2016-17
Secretary IEEE IAS IACC committee; 2014-15

Panelist:National Science Foundation (NSF) Energy, Power, Control and Network (EPCN)onsite Review Panel, USA 2016



Publications

Journal Publications

  1. S. Gangavarapu and A. K. Rathore, "A Novel Transformerless Single-Stage Grid Connected Solar inverter," IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (Accepted/in press), DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2020.3007556

  2. K. Khatun, V. R. Vakacharla, K. Akhil, and A. K. Rathore, "Small Signal Analysis and Control of Snubberless Naturally-Clamped Soft-Switching Current-Fed Push-Pull DC/DC Converter," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (Accepted/in press). DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2020.2995561

  3. A. Dixit, K. Pande, S. Gangavarapu, and A. K. Rathore, "DCM Based Bridgeless PFC Converter for EV Charging Application," IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics (in press), DOI: 10.1109/JESTIE.2020.2999595.

  4. S. Gangavarapu and A. K. Rathore, “A three-phase single-sensor based Cuk-derived PFC converter with reduced number of components for more electric aircraft, “ IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification (Accepted/in press), DOI: 10.1109/TTE.2020.298815.

  5. S. Tandon and A. K. Rathore, “Analysis and design of series LC resonance-pulse based zero-current-switching current-fed half-bridge DC-DC converter,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics(Accepted/in press), DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2020.3005104.

  6. V. Ratnam and A. K. Rathore, “Analysis and design of current-fed three-phase isolated LCC-T Resonant Converter for low-voltage high-current applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (early access), DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2019.2941863

  7. S. Gangavarapu, A. K. Rathore, and V. Khadkikar,“High-efficiency three-phase single-stage isolated flyback-based PFC converter with a novel clamping circuit,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, (early access), DOI10.1109/TIA.2019.2941571

  8. N. Rathore, S. Gangavarapu, D. Fulwani, and A.K. Rathore, “Emulation of lossfree resistor for Single-stage Three-Phase PFC converter in Electric Vehicle charging application,” IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, (early access) DOI: 10.1109/TTE.2020.2976878

  9. HSVS K Nunna, A. Sesetti, A. K. rathore, and S.Doolla, “Multi-Agent based Energy Trading Platform for Energy Storage Systems in Distribution Systems with Inter-connected Microgrids,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, (early access), DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2020.2979782

  10. N. Rathore, D. Fulwani, A. K. Rathore, and A. R.Gautam, “Adaptive sliding mode based loss-free resistor for power-factor correction application,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications,” vol. 55, no. 4, July/Aug 2019, pp. 4332-4342.

  11. P.Xuewei, H. Li, Y. Liu, T. Zhao, C. Ju, and A. K. Rathore, “An overview and comprehensive comparative evaluation of current-fed isolated bidirectional dc/dc converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (early access), DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2019.2931739

  12. S. Gangavarapu and  A. K. Rathore, “A three-phase single-stage isolated flyback-based PFC converter with leakage energy recovery clamping circuit,” IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, Accepted,in press.

  13. G.K. Kulothungan, A. K. Rathore, J. Rodriguez, and D. Srinivasan, “Fundamental device switching frequency control of current-fed nine-level inverter for solar applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, in press.

  14. V.Ratnam and A. K. Rathore, “A simple techniquefor fundamental harmonic approximation analysis in parallel and series-parallel resonant converters,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Accepted, in press

  15. G.K. Kulothungan, A. Edpuganti, A. K. Rathore, J.Rodriguez, and D. Srinivasan, “Hybrid SVM-SOPWM modulation of current-fed three-level inverter for high power applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications,”vol. 55, no. 4, July/Aug 2019, pp. 4344-4358.

  16.  V. Ratnam and A. K. Rathore,“Current-fed Isolated LCC-T Resonant Converter with ZVS and improved and Improved Transformer Utilization,” IEEETransactions on Industrial Electronics (early access), DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2844855

  17. S. Gangavarapu and A. K. Rathore, “Three-phase Buck-Boost Derived PFC Converter for More Electric Aircraft,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics,(early access), DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2877509

  18. H.Bai, C. Liu, D. Paire, F. Gao, and A. K. Rathore, “An FPGA-based IGBT Behavioral Model with High TransientResolution for Real-Time Simulation of Power Electronic Circuits,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics,(early access), DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2870354

  19. S. Gangavarapu, A. K. Rathore, and D. Fulwani, “Three Phase Single Stage Isolated Cuk based PFC Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, (earlyaccess), DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2829080

  20. V. Ratnam and A. K. Rathore, “Isolated Soft Switching Current fed LCC-TResonant DC-DC converter for PV/Fuel Cell Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial electronics (early access), DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2877085

  21. P.Xuewei and A. K. Rathore, “Electrolytic capacitorless current-fed single-phase pulsating DC link inverter,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 17, no. 5, May 2018,pp. 3900-3908.

  22. S. Samanta and A. K. Rathore, “Small Signal Modeling and Closed loop Control ofParallel-Series-Series Resonant Converter for Wireless Inductive PowerTransfer,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, no. 1, Jan 2019, pp. 172-182

  23. S.Samanta*and A. K. Rathore, “Analysisand Design of Load Independent ZPA Operation for P/S, PS/S, P/SP and PS/SP TankNetworks in IPT Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vo. 33,no. 8, Aug 2018, pp. 6476-6482

  24. D. K. Dheer, O. Kulkarni,S. Doolla, and A. K. Rathore, “Effect of reconfiguration and meshed networks on small signal stability margin of droop-based islanded microgrids,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.54, no. 3, May/June 2018, pp. 2821-2833.

  25. P. Xuewei,A. Ghoshal!,Y. Liu, Q. Xu, and A. K. Rathore, “Hybrid modulation based bidirectional electrolytic capacitor-less three-phase inverter for fuel cell vehicles: analysis, design, and experimental results,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 5, May 2018,pp. 4167-4180

  26. S.Samanta*and A. K. Rathore, “A NewInductive Power Transfer Topology Using Direct AC-AC Converter with Active Source Current Waveshaping,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 5565-5577

  27. S.Pang, H. Yigeng, L. Guo, B. N. Mobarakeh, F. Gao and A. K. Rathore, “Stability analysis and active stabilization of on-board DC power converter system with input filter,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 1, 2018, pp. 790-798

  28. V.K. Kanakesh!, D. B.Yelaverthy!, A. Ghoshal!, A. K. Rathore, and R.Mahanty, “Analysis and Implementationof Closed Loop Control of Electrolytic Capacitorless Six Pulse DC Link Bidirectional Three-phase Grid-Tied Inverter,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no. 1, Jan/Feb2018, pp. 539-550

  29. S.Bal, D. B. Yelaverthy!, A. K. Rathore, and D. Srinivasan, “Improved modulation strategy using dual phase shift modulation for active commutated current-fed dual active bridge,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 7, Sept. 2018, pp. 7359-7375

  30. R. S. Krishna Moorthy*, and A. K. Rathore, "Impulse commutated high-frequency soft-switching modular current-fed three-phase dc/dc converter for fuel cell applications," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, in press, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2620423.

  31. A. Ghoshal, P. Xuewei, A. K. Rathore, “Analysis and design of closed loop control of electrolytic capacitor-less six-pulse DC link three-phase inverter, “IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, in press, Sept/Oct 2017.

  32. S. Samanta, A. K. Rathore, and D. Thrimawithana, “Bidirectional current-fed-half-bridge (C)(LC) – (LC) configuration for inductive wireless power transfer system,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, in press, July/Aug 2017.

  33. S. Samanta, A. K. Rathore, and D. Thrimawithana, “Analysis and design of current-fed half-bridge (C)(LC)-(LC) resonant topology for inductive wireless power transfer application,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, in press, July/Aug 2017.

  34. S. Pang, H. Yigeng, L. Guo, B. N. Mobarakeh, F. Gao and A. K. Rathore, “Stability analysis and active stabilization of on-board DC power converter system withinput filter,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2017.2703663.

  35. C. Buccella, C. Cecati, M. G. Simoroni, G. K. Kulothungan*, A. Edpuganti*,and A. K. Rathore, “ A selective harmonic elimination method for five-level converters for distributed generation,” IEEE Journal of Emerging Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol 5, no 2, June 2017, pp. 775-783.

  36. G. K. Kulothungan, A. Edpuganti*, A. K. Rathore, and D. Srinivasan,“Modified synchronous pulse width modulation of current-fed five-level inverter for solar integration,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 5, May 2017, pp. 3370-3381.

  37. G. K. Kulothungan, A. Edpuganti*, A. K. Rathore, and D. Srinivasan,“Current-fed multilevel converters: an overview of circuit topologies, modulation techniques, and application,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.32, no. 5, May 2017, pp. 3382-3401.

  38. R. S. Krishna Moorthy, and A. K. Rathore, "Analysis and design of impulse commutated zero current switching single inductor current-fed push-pull converter," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol 53, no 2, April 2017, pp 1517-1526.

  39. D. Chakraborty, E. Breaz, A. K. Rathore, and F. Gao, “Parasitics Assisted Soft-switching and Secondary Modulated Snubberless Clamping Current-fed Bidirectional Voltage Doubler for Fuel Cell Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol 66, no 2, Feb 2017, pp. 1053-1062.

  40. A. Anzalchi, A. Sarwat, and A. K. Rathore, “A new topology of higher order power filter for single-phase grid-tied voltage source inverters,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics,vol 63, no 12, Dec 2016, pp. 7511-7522.

  41. R. K. Surapaneni, D. B. Yelaverthy, and A. K. Rathore, “Cycloconverter Based Double-ended Microinverter Topologies for Solar Photovoltaic AC (PVAC) Module,” IEEE Journal of Emerging Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 4, no. 4, Dec 2016, pp. 1354-1361.

  42. G. K. Kulothungan, A. Edpuganti*, A. K. Rathore, D. Srinivasan, C. Cecati,and C. Buccella, “Optimal low switching frequency pulse width modulation of current-fed three-level converter for solar power integration,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics,vol. 63, no. 11, Nov 2016, pp. 6877-6886.

  43. S. Bal, A. K. Rathore, and D. Srinivasan, “Naturally commutated current-fed three-phase bidirectional soft-switching dc-dc converter with 120modulation technique,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol 52, no 5, Oct 2016, pp 4354-4364.

  44. S. Samanta and A. K. Rathore, “Wireless power transfer (WPT) technology using full-bridge current-fed topology for medium power applications,” IET Power Electronics, vol 9, no. 9, 2016, pp.1903-1913.

  45. A. Edpuganti and A. K. Rathore, “Optimal Pulsewidth Modulation of Medium-Voltage Modular Multilevel Converter," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 52, no. 4, Aug 2016, pp. 3435-3442.

  46. A. Edpuganti and A. K. Rathore, “Optimal Pulsewidth Modulation for Common-Mode Voltage Elimination of Medium-Voltage Modular Multilevel Converter fed Open-end Stator Winding Induction Motor Drives," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol 64, no 1, Jan 2017, pp 848-856.

  47. S. Bal, A. K. Rathore, D. Srinivasan, “Naturally Clamped Snubberless Soft-Switching Bidirectional Current-Fed Three-Phase Push-Pull DC/DC Converter for DC Micro-Grid Application,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 52, no. 2, March/April 2016, pp. 1577-1587.

  48. S. K. Mishra, R. Adda, S. Sekhar, A. Joshi, and A. K. Rathore, “Power transfer using portable surfaces in capacitively coupled power transfert echnology,” IET Power Electronics, vol 9, no 5, April 2016, p. 997 – 1008.

  49. R. S. Krishna Moorthy, and A. K. Rathore, “Impulse Commutated Zero Current Switching Current-fed Three-phase DC/DC Converter,” in press, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 52, no. 2, March/April 2016, pp. 1855-1864.

  50. R. S. Krishna Moorthy, and A. K. Rathore, “Soft switching Non-isolated Current-fed Inverter for PV/Fuel Cell Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 52, no. 1, Jan 2016, pp. 351-359.

  51. S. Samanta, and A. K. Rathore, “A New Current-fed Topology with CLC Transmitter and LC Receiver for Inductive Wireless Power Transfer Application:Analysis, Design, and Experimental Results,” IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, vol. 1, no. 4, Dec 2015, pp. 357-368.

  52. A. Edpuganti and A. K. Rathore, “A Survey of Low Switching Frequency Modulation Techniques for Medium-Voltage Multilevel Converters," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 5, Sept 2015, pp.4212-4228.

  53. R. K. Surapaneni, and A. K. Rathore, " A Single Stage CCM Zeta Microinverter for Solar Photovoltaic AC Module," IEEE Journal of Emerging Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 3, no. 4, Dec 2015, pp. 892-900.

  54. A. Edpuganti and A. K. Rathore, “Fundamental Switching Frequency Optimal Pulse Width Modulation of Medium Voltage Cascaded Seven-Level Inverter," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 4,July 2015, pp. 3485-3492.

  55. S.S. Williamson, F. Musavi, and A. K. Rathore, "Industrial Electronics for Electric Transportation: Current State-of-the-Art and Future Challenges," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 5,May 2015, pp. 3021-3032.

  56. P. Xuewei and A. K. Rathore, "Small Signal Modeling of Snubberless Soft-switching Current-fed Bidirectional Converter and Control Implementation using PSoC,", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 11,Nov 2015, pp. 4996-5005.

  57. A. Edpuganti and A. K. Rathore, “Fundamental Switching Frequency Optimal Pulsewidth Modulation of Medium Voltage Nine level (9L) Inverter,"IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 7, July 2015, pp.4096-4104.

  58. P. Xuewei and A. K. Rathore, "Naturally Clamped Soft-switching Current-fed Three-Phase Bidirectional DC/DC Converter," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 5, May 2015, pp. 316-3324.

  59. A. Edpuganti and A. K. Rathore, "New Optimal Pulsewidth Modulation for Single DC Link Dual Inverter-fed Open-end Stator Winding Induction Motor Drive,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 8, Aug 2015, pp.4386-4393.

  60. R. S. Krishna Moorthy, and A. K. Rathore, "Hybrid Modulated Extended Secondary Universal Current fed ZVS Converter for Wide Voltage Range:Analysis, Design, and Experimental Results," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 7, July 2015, pp. 4471-4480.

  61. P. Xuewei and A. K. Rathore, "Naturally Clamped Zero Current Commutated Soft-switching Current fed Push-Pull DC/DC Converter: Analysis,Design, and Experimental Results," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics,Vol. 30, no. 3, March 2015, pp. 1318-1327.

  62. B. Satarupa, A. K. Rathore, and D. Srinivasan, "Modular Snubberless Bidirectional Soft-switching Current-fed Dual 6-Pack (CFD6P) dc/dc Converter," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, VOL. 30, NO. 2,FEBRUARY 2015.

  63. A. Edpuganti and A. K. Rathore, "Optimal Low Switching Frequency Pulsewidth Modulation of Nine Level (9L) Cascade Inverter," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vo. 30, no. 1, Jan 2015, pp. 482-495.

  64. R. S. Krishna Moorthy, and A. K. Rathore, "Impulse Commutated Zero Current Switching Current-fed Push-pull (ICCPP) Converter: Analysis, Design and Experimental Results," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.62, no. 1, Jan 2015, pp. 363-370.

  65. U. R. Prasanna, P. Xuewei, A. K. Rathore, and K. Rajasekhara, “Propulsion System Architectures and Power Conditioning Topologies for Fuel Cell Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 51, no. 1, Jan 2015, pp. 640-650.

  66. A. Edpuganti and A. K. Rathore, "Optimal Low Switching Frequency Pulse Width Modulation of Medium Voltage Seven-Level (7L) Cascade-5/3H Inverter," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, no. 1, Jan 2015, 496-503.

  67. P. Xuewei, A. K. Rathore, and U. R. Prasanna, "Novel Soft-Switching Snubberless Naturally Clamped Current-Fed Full-Bridge Front-End Converter Based Bidirectional Inverter for Renewables, Microgrid and UPS Applications," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 50, no. 6,Dec 2014, pp. 4132-4141.

  68. J. Adhikari, A. K. Rathore, and S. K. Panda, "Modular Interleaved Soft-switching DC-DC Converter for High Altitude Wind Energy Application,"IEEE Journal of Emerging Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 2, no. 4,Dec 2014, pp. 727-738.

  69. P. Xuewei and A. K. Rathore, "Current-fed Soft-Switching Push-pull Front-end Converter Based Bidirectional Inverter for Residential Photovoltaic Power System," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, no. 11,Nov 2014, pp. 6041-6051.

  70. U. R. Prasanna and A. K. Rathore, “Dual Three-Pulse-Modulation (DTPM) Based High-Frequency Pulsating DC Link Two-Stage Three-phase Inverter for Electric/Hybrid/FuelCell Vehicles Applications," IEEE Journal of Emerging Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 2, no. 3, Sep 2014, pp. 477-486.

  71. P. Xuewei and A. K. Rathore, “Novel Bidirectional Snubberless Naturally Commutated Soft-switching Current-fed Full-bridge Isolated DC/DC Converter for Fuel Cell Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 61, no.5, 2014, pp. 2307-2315.

  72. Prasanna UR and A. K. Rathore, “Small signal analysis of current-fed full-bridge isolated dc/dc converter with active-clamp and control system implementation using PSoC,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.61, no. 3, 2014, pp. 1253-1261.

  73. T. Boller, J. Holtz, and A. K. Rathore, “Neutral Point Potential Balancing Using Synchronous Optimal Pulsewidth Modulation of Multilevel in Medium Voltage High Power AC Drives,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, no. 1, 2014, pp. 549-557.

  74. U. R. Prasanna and A. K. Rathore, “Current-Fed Interleaved Phase-Modulated Single-Phase Unfolding Inverter: Analysis, Design and Experimental Results,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 61,no. 1, 2014, pp. 310-319.

  75. U. R. Prasanna and A. K. Rathore, “Novel Single Reference Six-Pulse-Modulation (SRSPM) Technique Based Interleaved High-Frequency Three-phase inverter for Fuel Cell Vehicles," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28, no. 12, 2013, pp. 5547-5556.

  76. P. Xuewei and A. K. Rathore, "Novel Interleaved Bidirectional Snubberless Soft-switching Current-fed Full-bridge Voltage Doubler for Fuel Cell Vehicles," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28, no. 12,2013, pp. 5535-5546.

  77. A. K. Rathore, J. Holtz, and T. Boller, “Generalized optimal pulsewidth modulation of multilevel inverters for low switching frequency control of medium voltage high power industrial ac drives,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 60, no. 10, 2013, pp. 4215-4224.

  78. A. K. Rathore, and U. R. Prasanna, "Analysis, design, and experimental results of novel snubberless bi-directional naturally clamped ZCS/ZVS current-fed half-bridge dc/dc converter for fuel cell vehicles” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 60, no. 10, 2013, pp. 4482-4491.

  79. U. R. Prasanna and A. K. Rathore, “Novel zero-current switching current-fed half-bridge isolated dc/dc converter for fuel cell applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 49, no. 4, 2013, pp. 1658-1668.

  80. U. R. Prasanna and A. K. Rathore, “Extended range ZVS active-clamped current-fed full-bridge isolated dc/dc converter for fuel cell applications:analysis, design and experimental results,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 60, issue 7, 2013, pp. 2661-2672.

  81. P. Xuewei, U. R. Prasanna, and A. K. Rathore, “Magnetizing inductance assisted wide range ZVS three-phase AC link current-fed dc/dc converter with active-clamp: analysis, design and experimental results,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28, issue 7, 2013, pp. 3317-3328.

  82. U. R. Prasanna and A. K. Rathore, “Novel Soft-switching Snubberless Current-fed Half-bridge Front end Converter Based PV Inverter: Analysis, Design and Experimental Results,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 28,issue 7, 2013, pp. 3219-3230.

  83. T. Boller, J. Holtz, and A. K. Rathore, “Optimal pulsewidth modulation of a dual three-level inverter system operated from a single dc link,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 48, issue 5, Sept/Oct 2012, pp.1610-1615.

  84. A. K. Rathore, A. K. S. Bhat and R. Oruganti “Analysis, design and experimental results of wide range ZVS active-clamped L-L type current-fed dc-dc converter for fuel cell to utility interface application,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol 59, issue 1, Jan 2012, pp 473-485.

  85. S. K. Mazumder and A. K. Rathore, "Primary-side-converter-assisted soft-switching scheme for an ac/ac converter in a cycloconverter-type high-frequency-link inverter," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 58, issue 9, 2011, pp. 4161-4166.

  86. A. K. Rathore, J. Holtz, and T. Boller, "Synchronous optimal pulsewidth modulation for low switching frequency control of medium voltage multilevel inverters," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.57, issue 7, July 2010, pp. 2374-2381.

  87. A. K. Rathore, A. K. S. Bhat and R. Oruganti, “A comparison of soft switched dc-dc converters for fuel cell to utility interface application,” IEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 128, no. 4, 2008, pp. 450-458.

  88. A. K. Rathore, A. K. S. Bhat and R. Oruganti “Classification and comparison of interfacing schemes for connecting fuel cells to a single-phase utility line," International Journal on Power Electronics, vol. 3, no. 5,2011, pp. 469-495.

  89. A. K. Rathore, A. K. S. Bhat, S. Nandi and R. Oruganti, “Small signal analysis and closed loop control design of active-clamped ZVS two-inductor current-fed isolated dc-dc converter," IET Power Electronics, vol. 4, 2011, pp. 51-62.

  90. A. K. Rathore, "Interleaved soft-switched active-clamped L-L type current-fed half-bridge dc-dc converter," International Journal on Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier), vol. 34, issue 24, Dec 2009, pp. 9802-9815.

  91. A. K. Rathore, A. K. S. Bhat and R. Oruganti “Small signal modeling and closed loop control design of ZVS current-fed half-bridge L-L type dc/dc converter with active-clamp," International Journal on Computer and Electrical Engineering, vol. 2, no. 6, Dec 2010, pp. 951-959.

  92. P.Jangir, V. Sangwan, R. Kumar, and A. K. Rathore, “Droop control method in powerconverter system for balancing state-of-charge of energy storage units in EV,”IET Journal of Engineering, vol. 2019, issue 18, pp. 4764-4769

  93. V.Sangwan, R. Kumar, and A. K. Rathore, “State-of-charge estimation of Li-ionbattery at different temperatures using particle filter,” IET Journal ofEngineering, vol. 2019, issue 18, pp. 5320-5324.

  94. V.Sangwan, A. Sharma, R. Kumar, and A. K. Rathore, “Model-based optimal parameteridentification incorporating C-rate state-of-charge and temperature effect foradvance battery management system in electric vehicles,” IET Electrical Systemsin Transportation, vol. 8, issue 4, pp 240-250

  95.  Y. Huangfu, S. Zhuo, A. K. Rathore,E. Breaz, B. Mobarakeh, and F. Gao, “ Super-Twisting Differentiator-Based HighOrder Sliding Mode Voltage Control Design for DC-DC Buck Converters,” Energies 20169(7),494; doi:10.3390/en9070494

  96. Y. Huangfu, S. Pang,B. Mobarakeh, A. K. Rathore, F. Gao and D. Zhao, “ Analysisand Design of an Active Stabilizer for a Boost Power Converter System,” Energies 20169(11),934; doi:10.3390/en9110934 

Conference Publications

Contributed to 154 IEEE conference papers. Details are given in CV.


Honors and Awards

2020 IEEE Bimal Bose Awards for Industrial Electronics Applications in Energy Systems 

2020 IEEE IAS CMD Outstanding Area Chair Award

2019 IEEE IES Recognition Award for EiC of ITeN (2016-18)

2017 IEEE David J Irwin Early Career Award

2017 IEEE Myron-Zucker Student-Faculty Grant US$25,000 

2017 IEEE Montreal Section Best Chapter Award - IEEE IAS Montreal Chapter

2014 Isao Takahashi Power Electronics Award

2013 IEEE IAS Andrew W Smith Outstanding Young Member Achievement Award


Conference and Editorial Activities

General Chair

IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives, and Energy Systems (PEDES); Jaipur, India, 16-19 Dec 2020

General Chair

IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid, and Renewable Energy (PESGRE); Kochi, India, 2-4 Jan 2020

Technical Program Chair

IEEE International Transportation Electrification Conference-India (ITEC-INDIA) 2019, 17-19 Dec 2019, Bengaluru, India.

Technical Program Chair

IEEE International Transportation Electrification Conference-India (ITEC-INDIA) 2017, 13-15 Dec 2017, Pune, India.

Vice Chair-Renewable and Sustainable Energy Applications

IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo 2017, 1-5 Oct 2017, Cincinnati, USA.

Technical Program Chair

IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology 2017, 22-25 March 2017, Toronto, Canada

Technical Program Chair

IEEE Power, Energy, Drives and Energy Systems 2016, 14-17 Dec 2016, Trivandrum, India

Technical Program Committee Member

IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting 2014-17

Associate Editor

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (2015-19)

Associate Editor and Paper Review Chair

IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (2013-)

Associate Editor

IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification (2014-19)

Associate Editor

IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (2014-19)

Editor

IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy (2015-20)

Editor

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2017-19)

Editor-in-Chief

IES Technology News (iTeN) 2016-18


Proud Alumni

Graduate Students Supervised

Dr. Pan Xuewei (2014)
Associate Professor, HIT Shenzhen, China
Recipient of 3rd place 2016 IEEE IAS Student Thesis Contest-PhD Category

Dr. Amarendra Edpuganti (2015)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Khalifa University, UAE
Recipient of 2nd place 2016 IEEE IAS Student Thesis Contest-PhD Category

Dr. Radha Sree Krishna Murthy (2016)
Oak Ridge national Laboratory, USA
Recipient of 1st place 2017 IEEE IAS Student Thesis Contest-PhD Category

Dr. Satarupa Bal (2018)
CE T, Belgium
Recipient of 1st place 2019 IEEE IAS Student Thesis Contest-PhD Category

Dr. Suvendu Samanta (2018)
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India
Recipient of 2018 Governor General Gold Medal , 2019 Concordia University Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award and 2019 ECE Doctor of Philosophy Convocation Award

Dr. Gnana S. Kulothungan (2018)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Houston, USA
Recipient of 2nd place 2020 IEEE IAS Student Thesis Contest-PhD Category

Dr. Sivanagaraju Gangavarapu (2020)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Windsor, Canada
Recipient of US$25000, IEEE IAS Myron Zucker Student-Faculty Grant

Dr. Venkata Ratnam Vakacharla (2020)

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