A Karthikeyan


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Professional Experience: 

3 years

Contact Details






Academic Background
  • Ph.D. National Institute of Technology,  Tiruchirappalli& 2013
  • M.S  National Institute of Technology,  Tiruchirappalli& 2008
  • B.Tech: Bharathidasan University & 2002
Areas of Interest
  • Power electronics applications in renewable energy systems
  • Power electronics and drives
  • Power conditioning
Significant Projects
  • Developed laboratory prototype for the power control of grid connected wound rotor induction generator and standalone squirrel cage induction generator
Supervision of Ph.D

On-going - 2

Significant Publications
  1. A. Karthikeyan, C. Nagamani and G. SaravanaIlango (2012) A versatile rotor position computation algorithm for the power control of a grid connected Doubly-Fed Induction Generator. IEEE Trans. on Energy Convers.,vol: PP , no. 99, pp. 1-10
  2. A. Karthikeyan, C. Nagamani, AritraBasu Ray Chaudhury and G. SaravanaIlango (2012) An implicit position and speed estimation algorithm without the flux computation for the rotor side control of Doubly-Fed Induction Motor Drive. IET Electric Power Applications, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 243–252
  3. A. Karthikeyan, C. Nagamani, G. SaravanaIlango, A. Sreenivasulu (2011) Hybrid open-loop excitation system for a  wind turbine-driven stand-alone induction generator. IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 184–19. 
  1. Received Best paper award in IEEE International conference INDICON Engineering Sustainable Solutions – India, Hyderabad, 1-4, 2011 for the paper titled “Laboratory implementation of Feedback Linearization Control Based Power Control of Grid Connected DFIG”.

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Venkatesa Perumal
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore-575025. Karnataka, India.
Ph : +91-824-2473045
Fax: +91-824-2474039
E-mail: ee_hod[AT]nitk[DOT]edu[DOT]in

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