Dr. Shelas Sathyan

Dr.Shelas Sathyan

Qualification

  • PhD (Electrical Engineering), Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India-2017
  • M.Tech. (Power Electronics and Drives), Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India-2012
  • B. Tech (Honors), Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Government College of Engineering Kannur, Kannur University, Kerala-2009

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NIT-Tiruchirappalli (2018 May - Till Date)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Shiv Nadar University (An Institution of Eminence), Greater Noida (2017 June - 2018 May). Web link: SNU Noida

Honors and Awards

  1. VNIT-Nagpur Academic excellence award (2012) for obtaining highest CGPA in M.Tech power electronics and drives programme.
  2. National Merit Scholarship (2002)

Areas of Interest

  • Power Electronics, Switched Mode Power Converters, Soft switching Techniques, Wide band gap Devices, Integration of renewable energy sources, Power Converters for EV

Research Lab

Advanced Power Converters Lab (APCL)  

Funded Research Projects

Project Title Funding Agency Amount (INR) Duration Role
Development of Bi-directional Battery Charger-Discharge Regulator (BCDR) ISRO 20.16 Lakhs 2022-2024 PI
Sustainable Energy System for Achieving Novel Carbon Neutral Energy Communities(SUSTENANCE) Department of Science & Technology (DST) 118.60 Lakhs 2021-2024 Co-PI,[Dr. G. Saravana Ilango (PI)]
Design and Development of WBG Device Based High Current Converters for Industry Applications Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, NaMPET 83.76 Lakhs 2020-2023 Co-PI,[Dr. S.Senthil Kumar (PI)]

Graduate Students

PhD Students

Name of the scholar Reserach Area/Thesis Title Year of registration Status Category Current Position
Sugali Harinaik Design and analysis of quasi-resonant isolated high gain dc/dc converters for low voltage renewable energy sources July-2018 Awarded on 5/2/2024 Full Time Assistant Manager at Ola Electric
Merlin Mary NJ Resonant Power Converters for EV July 2019 Ongoing Full Time (PMRF)
Sofiya S Design of Three-Port Isolated Converters and its Analysis with Various Modulation Techniques for DC Microgrid Applications September 2020 Awarded on 3/6/2024 Full Time (QIP) Assistant Professor, TKM College of Engineering, Kerala

M. Tech Students

Name Project Title Duration Current Status & Placement (First job)
Shaik Sharuk Analysis and implementation of closed loop analog controller for bi-directional DC-DC converter 2023-2024 Completed,(Joined with PVinsight Inc)
Gandavarapu Mahidhar Reddy Design and analysis of soft switched high voltage gain current-fed DC-DC converter for DC micro grid 2023-2024 Completed,(Joined with Qualcomm)
Vankdavath Nandini Design of utility friendly Front end converter with high efficiency 2022-2023 Completed,(Joined with John Deere India)
Jagdish Thakur Development of Bidirectional Battery Charger for Spacecraft Application 2022-2023 Completed,(Joined with Samsung Semiconductor India)
Mayuresh Karale Design and Development ofa 15kW DC Fast charger for EV 2022-2023 Completed,(Joined with Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India)
Muhammed Shafy K.M Performance enhancement of DAB converter over a wide range of load variation 2021-2022 Completed,( Joined with Collins Aerospace), currently Doctoral candidate at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Jay Damodar Pandya Design, Model and Simulation of Multi-Port Converter 2020-2021 Completed,( Joined with Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India)
Akash Gangwar Design of LLC Resonant Converter for EV charging 2020-2021 Completed,( Joined for PhD at IIT B)
K. Ganesh Balaram Grid Tied Transformerless inverter for PV 2020-2021 Completed,(joined with Scientific Mes-Technik Private Limited)
Mohd Shahnawaz Khan Design and Development of On-board Battery Charger using Interleaved Boost type PFC and Phase Shifted Full Bridge Converter 2019-2020 Completed,( joined with John Deere India)
Sachin Chandelker Design and Hardware Implementation of Isolated Y-Source DC – DC Boost Converter with Zero Current Switching 2019-2020 Completed, (Joinined with Valeo)
S Satish Chandra Bommagani Power Flow Control in a Single-Stage Single-Phase Grid connected PV systems 2019-2020 Completed,(Joined with Vedantu)
Govad Mahesh Solar Powered EV smart charging with V2G capability to reduce peak demand on distribution network 2018-2019 Completed, (Joined with KPIT Technologies)
Kumbha Veera Hanuamn Grid connected PV system with DC/DC Resonant Converter 2018-2019 Completed, (Joined Collins Aerospace)

Journal Publications

  1. Merlin Mary NJ,Shelas Sathyan "A modified CLC-T resonant converter with inherent CC-CV battery charging" Wiley International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, (Accepted and in Press), May 2024.
  2. Sofiya S,Shelas Sathyan and Muhammed Shafy "Comparative Analysis of Modulation Schemes for Multilevel Half-bridge Bidirectional DC-DC Converter in Microgrid Applications" Sadhana - Springer , vol. 49, May 2024.
  3. Sofiya S,Shelas Sathyan "A Three-Port Isolated Hybrid Converter with Wide Range of Voltage Transformation Ratio for DC Microgrid" Springer Electrical Engineering, vol. 106, Feb 2024.
  4. Harinaik,Shelas Sathyan and Merlin Mary NJ "Design and Analysis of Modified Series Parallel Quasi Resonant Half-Bridge DC/DC Converter for Renewable Energy Applications" IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics ,(accepted and in press),October 2023.
  5. Sofiya S,Shelas Sathyan "A Series Inductance based Three-Port Isolated Hybrid DC-DC Converter for Microgrid Applications" Elsevier Renewable Energy Focus, vol. 47, December 2023.
  6. Harinaik,Shelas Sathyan and Merlin Mary NJ "Design and Analysis of Quasi Resonant High Gain Impedance Source DC-DC Converter for DC microgrid" Taylor & Francis, International Journal of Electronics,(accepted and in press), June 2023.
  7. Merlin Mary NJ, Shelas Sathyan, H. M. Suryawanshi "A Three-Level Resonant DAB Converter Featuring Minimised Circulating Losses for EV Battery Charging" IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 70, no. 8, pp. 7879-7890, August 2023.
  8. Sofiya S and Shelas Sathyan "A Three-Level Three Port Isolated Converter with Reduced Current Stress for DC Microgrid Applications" Wiley International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, (accepted and in press), 2023.
  9. Harinaik and Shelas Sathyan "Design and Analysis of Isolated High step-up Y-Source DC/DC Resonant Converter for Photovoltaic Applications" Taylor & Francis Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, vol. 45, no. 01, pp. 1604-1623 , Feb. 2023.
  10. Akash Gangwar, Merlin Mary NJ and Shelas Sathyan "Design, modelling, and simulation of bridgeless SEPIC-fed three-level soft switched converter for EV battery charging" Taylor and Francis International Journal of Modelling and Simulation , (accepted and in press), 2023.
  11. Harinaik and Shelas Sathyan "Design and Analysis of Quasi-Y Source High Gain DC/DC Resonant Converter for Renewable Energy Applications" Distributed Generation & Alternative Energy Journal, vol. 38, no. 02, pp. 569–594, Jan. 2023.
  12. Merlin Mary NJ and Shelas Sathyan "Design and Controller Implementation of 3.3kW bridgeless boost-fed Three-level Resonant converter for EV battery charging" Springer Electrical Engineering, Vol.104,pp.1935–1949, 2022.
  13. Prashant Upadhyay, Rajneesh Kumar and Shelas Sathyan " A Coupled-Inductor Based High Gain Converter Utilizing Magnetizing Inductance to Achieve soft-switching with Low Voltage Stress on Devices" IET Power Electronics , vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 576-591, 2020.
  14. Shelas Sathyan, H. M. Suryawanshi, A. B. Shitole, M. S. Ballal and V. B. Borghate " Soft Switched Interleaved DC/DC Converter as front-end of Multi Inverter Structure for Micro-Grid Applications" IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 9, pp. 7645-7655, Sept. 2018.
  15. H. M. Suryawanshi, S. Pachpor, T. Ajmal, G. G. Talapur, Shelas Sathyan et al, " Hybrid Control of High Efficient Resonant Converter for Renewable Energy System", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.14, no.5, pp.1835-1845, May. 2018.
  16. A. B. Shitole, Shelas Sathyan, H. M. Suryawanshi, G. G. Talapur, and P. Chaturvedi "Soft Switched High Voltage Gain Boost Integrated Flyback Converter Interfaced Single Phase Grid Tied Inverter for SPV Integration", IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol.54, no.01, pp.482-493, Jan. 2018.
  17. A. B. Shitole, H. M. Suryawanshi, G. G. Talapur, Shelas Sathyan et al " Grid Interfaced Distributed Generation System with Modified Current Control Loop using Adaptive Synchronization Technique" IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.13, no.5, pp.2634-2644, Oct. 2017.
  18. A. B. Shitole, H. M. Suryawanshi, Shelas Sathyan, G. G. Talapur, and M. S. Ballal "A Comparative Performance Evaluation of Extended AANF with Different Parameter Estimation Techniques for Renewable Energy Integration", Electric Power Components and Systems, Taylor and Francis, Vol. 45, Issue 17, Aug. 2017
  19. Shelas Sathyan, H. M. Suryawanshi, M. S. Ballal and A. B. Shitole " Low switching stress DC-DC converter with capability of high voltage gain for low voltage energy sources" European Power Electronics and Drives Journal (EPE)-Taylor and Francis, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 74-84, April, 2017.
  20. Shelas Sathyan, H. M. Suryawanshi, Bhim singh, Chandan Chakraborty, Vishal Verma and M.S. Ballal " ZVS-ZCS High Voltage Gain Integrated Boost Converter For DC Microgrid" IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics , vol.63, no.11, pp.6898-6908, Nov. 2016.
  21. Shelas Sathyan, H. M. Suryawanshi, M. S. Ballal and A. B. Shitole " Soft Switching DC/DC Converter for Distributed Energy Sources With High Step Up Voltage Capability" IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics , vol.62, no.11, pp.7039-7050, Nov. 2015.

Conference Publications

  1. Merlin Mary NJ and Shelas Sathyan, "A Novel Bidirectional CLC-T Resonant Immittance Converter for CC / CV Battery Charging," IEEE ESARS-ITEC, Venice, Italy, 2023.
  2. Sofiya S. and Shelas Sathyan, "Three-Port Isolated Hybrid Converter for Power Supply Systems in EV," IEEE International conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE2022), India, 2021.
  3. Merlin Mary NJ and Shelas Sathyan, "Design and analysis of Frequency modulated DAB-MSPRC for V2G and G2V Applications," IEEE International Conference on Smart Technologies for Power, Energy and Control (STPEC), India, 2021.
  4. Sugali Harinaik and Shelas Sathyan, "Design and Analysis of Zero Current switching Y-Source DC/DC Converter for Renewable Energy Applications," IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Kansas State University (IEEE KPEC)-2021, USA, 2021.
  5. Merlin Mary NJ and Shelas Sathyan, "Design and Analysis of Three-Level Soft-Switched Resonant Converter for EV Battery Charger," IEEE Green Technologies conference, Denver, USA,2021.
  6. M. S. Khan, Shelas Sathyan, H. Sugali and S. S. Chandra Bommagani, "Design of On-Board Battery Charger using Interleaved Bridgeless Type PFC and Phase Shifted Full Bridge Converter," 2020 IEEE International Students' Conference on Electrical,Electronics and Computer Science (SCEECS), Bhopal, India, 2020, pp. 1-5, 2020.
  7. P. Upadhyay, R. Kumar and Shelas Sathyan, "Family of High-Frequency Nonisolated DC-DC ZVZCS Converters with High Conversion Range," 2019 National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC), Tiruchirappalli, India, 2019, pp. 1-6,2019.
  8. K. Mistry, M. Sahoo and Shelas Sathyan, "Single Stage Current Fed Switching Based Hybrid Converter for Photovoltaic Application," 2019 National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC), Tiruchirappalli, India, 2019, pp. 1-6, 2019.
  9. K. V. Hanuman, Shelas Sathyan and M. Sahoo, "High Power Factor 3-Level Boost Converter For Interfacing Micro Hydal Generation System To D.C Micro Grid," 2019 Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT), Vellore, India, 2019.
  10. P. Priyanka, Shelas Sathyan and M. Sahoo, "Current-fed Integrated Single-Input Multi-Output (SIMO) Switched Converter," 2018 15th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON), Coimbatore, India, pp. 1-6, 2018.
  11. A. B. Shitole, H. M. Suryawanshi, G. G. Talapur and Shelas Sathyan,"Performance improvement of grid interfaced three level diode clamped inverter under various power quality events," IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Edinburgh, pp. 821-826, 2017.
  12. Shelas Sathyan, H. M. Suryawanshi, A. B. Shitole and G. G. Talapur, "Soft switched high voltage gain boost integrated flyback converter," IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES),Trivandrum, pp. 1-6, 2016.
  13. G. G. Talapur, H. M. Suryawanshi, A. B. Shitole, Shelas Sathyan and V. V.Reddy, "Performance improvement of digital variable band hysteresis current control using dual processor microcontroller," IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, pp. 2367-2371,2016.
  14. A. B. Shitole, H. M. Suryawanshi and Shelas Sathyan, "Comparative evaluation of synchronization techniques for grid interconnection of renewable energy sources," IECON 2015 - 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Yokohama, pp. 001436-001441 2015.
  15. Shelas Sathyan, H. M. Suryawanshi and A. B. Shitole, "Soft switched coupled inductor based high step up converter for distributed energy resources," IECON 2014 - 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Dallas,TX, pp. 1799-1805. 2014.
  16. A. B. Shitole, H. M. Suryawanshi, Shelas Sathyan and M. M. Renge, "Adaptive notch filter based synchronization technique for integration of distributed generation systems to utility grid," IECON 2014 - 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Dallas, TX, pp. 5457-5461, 2014.
  17. Shelas Sathyan and H. M. Suryawanshi, "Interleaved high step up converter for renewable energy sources," IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Vienna, Austria, 2013, pp. 918-923,IECON-2013.
    1. Book chapters/monographs

    2. Merlin Mary NJ and Shelas Sathyan, "Design, Modelling, and Control of Resonant Converters, Resonant Immittance Converters, and Front-end Converters for EV Charging," Electric Vehicle Propulsion Drives and Charging Systems, CRC Press (Accepted and in Press) 2023.
    3. Patents (Granted)

      H. M. Suryawanshi, M. S. Ballal, R. K. Keshri, T. Ajmal, Shelas Sathyan "Hybrid control of resonant converter for DC grid applications"- Indian Patent (Granted), Patent No: 357475

      Web Links

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      ResearchGate  

      Publons  

      Talks/Lectures/Keynote Address Delivered

      1. "Design of magnetic components for Power Converters” Application of AI & ML on Renewable Energy and EV Technologies (AAMREET -2024) at NIT Rourkela, 11/6/2024.
      2. "Introduction to Power converters for Electric vehicle” ATAL FDP at K.Ramakrishnan College of Technology, 14/2/2024.
      3. "Efficient Power Converters topologies for On-Board EV battery Charger" ATAL FDP on “Renewable energy based EV Technology” at Fatima Michael College of Engineering, 19/12/2023.
      4. "Power Converters for On-board EV Charger" AICTE – Margadarshan sponsored FDP on “Trends and Challenges in EV Drive Train Design and Control” at NIT Tiruchirappalli, 22/6/2023.
      5. SERB Sponsored National Seminar on “Emerging Research Trends and Challenges in Microgrids and Electric Vehicles" " Latha Mathavan Engineering College, Madurai 13/5/2023.
      6. "Research Opportunities, Challenges in Power Electronics for EV and Its Impact on Smart Grid" Chettinad College of Engineering & Technology, Karur SERB Sponsored seminar on “Trends and Challenges in Electric Vehicles” 17/3/2023.
      7. "AC-DC converter topologies for interfacing ESSs to power systems" K. Ramakrishnan College of Engineering, Tiruchirappalli Workshop on "Role of Power Converters and Drives for Electrical Vehicles",by The Institution of Engineers (India) 17/2/2023.
      8. "Power Converter Topologies for Onboard Battery Chargers" Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology,Thrissur FDP on "Recent Advances and Research Challenges in Electric Vehicle System Design" , 1/2/2023.
      9. "Power converter Topologies and control for on-board battery charger" VIT vellore, key note session on SET conference , 23/1/2023.
      10. "A Revisit to Isolated DC/DC Converters" Government Engineering College Wayanad, Kerala, FDP on “Design to Fabrication of Power Electronics Circuits”, 09/12/2022.
      11. "MOSFET Gate Driver Design" BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, , 19/11/2022.
      12. "Power Electronic converters for Electric vehicle" College of Engineering Perumon, Kerala, ATAL FDP on “Emerging Control Techniques in Smart Grid Empowering EV”, 11/10/2022.
      13. "Efficient Power converters for on-board battery chargers " TKM college of engineering kollam, ,Tutorial session in IPECS 2022, 10/06/2022.
      14. "Power converter for EV charger- Architecture and topologies " G.Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Science, Hyderabad , 30/04/2022.
      15. "On Board battery Charger for EV- Architecture and topologies " A.K.T Memorial College of Engineering and Technology,Kallakurichi , 22/04/2022.
      16. "Efficient power converters for DC microgrid” FDP on "Modeling, Simulation And Control Of Advanced Power Converters" E&ICT Academy & Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Warangal , 31/03/2022.
      17. "Power Electronic Converters for On-Board Battery Chargers” FDP on "Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy Systems" E&ICT Academy & Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Warangal , 21/03/2022.
      18. "Efficient dc to dc converters for renewable energy applications” STTP on "Potential Areas in Renewable Technologies and Grid Integration" Government Engineering College - Thrissur , 10/11/2021.
      19. "Converter Topologies for Efficient On-Board Battery Chargers"- National Level FDP Programme on “RECENT ADVANCES IN E-MOBILITY AND CHARGING” under AICTE - MARGDARSHAN Scheme" NIT Trichy, 23/7/2021.
      20. "Efficient Power Converters for EV Charger"- ATAL sponsored FDP "Application of Machine Learning for Autonomous and Futuristic Electric Vehicles- NIT Calicut, 14/7/2021.
      21. "Efficient Power Converters for EV Charger"-DRDO Sponsored seminar on "Recent technological development in Electric Vehicle (EV) System and its Applications in Defence, A.K.T Memorial College of Engineering and Technology, 10/7/2021.
      22. "Design of magnetic components for Power Converters "- SPARC Sponsored Short-Term Course on Sustainable Power Systems, NIT Tiruchirappalli, 11/6/2021.
      23. " A revisit to Gate Drivers and Magnetic Components for Power Electronic Converters in EV charger "- EV: Charging and challenges, College of Engineering Vadakara, 6/2/2021.
      24. " EV Components, Technologies, Challenges and Future Development, B.V. Raju Institute of Technology, Hyderabad,2021.
      25. "Soft switching converters and its applications" - Real time Applications of Power Electronics:Research Scope and Challenges, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, 29/7/2020.
      26. "Design of power electronic Converters-Gate Drivers and Magnetic components"- AICTE Sponsored STTP on Novel Design & Control Strategies and Innovative Technical Practices in LV/HV Modern Switch Gear, Saranathan college of Engineering, Trichy , 25/7/2020.
      27. "Gate Drivers design for Power Electronic Converters - International FDP on Recent trends in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Chennai Institute of Technology, TamilNadu, 29/6/2020.
      28. "Soft switching and resonant Power converters" - DTE Sponsored FDP on Advancements in Power Systems and Power Electronics, Government College of Engineering, Kannur, 16/10/2019.
      29. Contact Address

        Dr.Shelas Sathyan
        Assistant Professor,
        Office: EEEA2 G1,
        Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department,
        National Institute of Technology,
        Tiruchirappalli-620 015,
        TamilNadu-India.
        Email:shelassathyan@nitt.edu

        Phone : 9561450634