Udaykumar R Yaragatti

Designation: 

Professor (On-Lien as Director,MNIT,Jaipur)

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, July 1, 1991

Professional Experience: 

30 Years (Teaching), Dean SW (2013-2016)

Contact Details

E-mail: 

udaykumarry[AT]yahoo[DOT]com
udaya[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

Telephone: 

+91-824-2474823, +91-824-2473453, +91-824-2473004

Mobile: 

+91-9448147806
Academic Background

 

  • Ph.D (IIT Bombay) 2000
  • M.Tech (NITK Surathkal) 1990
  • B.Tech (NITK Surathkal) 1984
Areas of Interest
  • Renewable Energy Resources,
  • Power Electronics,
  • Energy Management,
  • Smart Grid 
Significant Projects
  • Investigation on the Operation & Control of Multiple Distributed Generation resources in a Microgrid (Phase-I), Ministry of power Government of India through Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) Bangalore, May-2011 to March-2013.
  • Grid connected Photovoltaic Systems, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.
  • DSP Based Embedded Controller for Multilevel Inverters, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India (Principal Investigator – Dr. A.R. Beig).
  • Photovoltaic Systems for Technical Educations, All India Council for Technical Education - Nationally Coordinated Project (NCP) on technical education.
Supervision of Ph.D
  • 11 <Degree awarded>
  • 06<On-going>
Significant Publications
  1. . Rajashekar P. Mandi and Udaykumar R. Y, “Carbon Emission Reduction by Improving Performance of Primary Air Fans in Thermal Power Plants through Energy Conservation Techniques”, International Journal of Environmental Engineering, Inderscience, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 54-69, 2016.
  2. Santoshkumar, and Udaykumar R. Y, “Development of Markov Chain-Based Queuing Model and Wireless Infrastructure for EV to Smart Meter Communication in V2G,”International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Berkeley Press, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 153-163, 2015.
  3. M. Kappali & Udaykumar R. Y, “Solar Load Voltage Tracking for Water Pumping: An Algorithm”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series B, Springer, Vol. 96, No. 2, pp. 159-164, 2015.
  4. Rajashekar P. Mandi and Udaykumar R. Y, “Control of CO2 emission through enhancing energy efficiency of auxiliary power equipment in thermal power plant”, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems”, Elsevier, Vol. 62, pp. 744–752, 2014.
  5. Rajashekar P. Mandi and Udaykumar R. Y, “Reduction of Carbon Emission by Enhancing Energy Efficiency of Forced Draft Fans in Thermal Power Plants”, International Journal of Power & Energy Systems, Acta Press, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2014.
  6. Sreenivasappa B. V, and Udaykumar R. Y, “Improved Space Vector PWM Algorithm for Three-Level Voltage Source Inverter in Over Modulation Region”, International Journal of Power Electronics, Inderscience, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 75 - 94, 2013.
  7. Anant Naik, and Udaykumar R. Y,“Modeling a Grid Connected Photovoltaic System with Perturb and Observe based Maximum Power Point Tracking”, International Journal of Distributed Generation and Alternate Energy, Taylor and Francis, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 49-72, 2013.
  8. Sreenivasappa B. V, Udaykumar R. Y and Beig A.R, “Space Vector Based Synchronised Bus-Clamping PWM Algorithms for Three-Level Voltage Source Inverter in Over Modulation Region”, Power Electronics, IET, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 493-500, 2012.
  9. G.D. Kamlapur and Udaykumar R. Y, “People’s participation in rural electrification—a successful case”, Energy Systems, Springer, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 209-219, 2012.
  10. G.D. Kamlapur and Udaykumar R. Y, “Rural electrification in India and feasibility of Photovoltaic Solar Home Systems ”International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 594-599, 2011.
  11. Sreenivasappa B. V, Udaykumar R. Y and Beig A. R, “Synchronized symmetrical bus-clamping PWM strategies for threelevel inverter: applications to low switching frequencies”, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Berkeley Press, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 1-18, 2011.
Achievements
  1. General Chair - IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (IEEE-ICIIS) held at NITK, Surathkal, 2010.
  2. Co-Chair - (IEEE-ICIIS) held at Peredeniya University, Srilanka, 2009. Session Chair- (IEEE-ICIIS) held at Peredeniya University, Srilanka, 2009.
  3. Regular reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and IET Journal of Power Electronics and other international IEEE society peer-reviewed conferences. 
  4. Selected as Technical Paper Committee member for IEEE PELS society International Conference APEC 06 ( Applied Power Electronics Conference 2005 USA) and APEC 07 (Applied Power Electronics Conference 2006-07 USA).
  5. Co-Chair for 34th National Systems Conference (NSC 2010) of Systems Society of India (SSI) at NITK Surathkal.
  6. Expert Committee Member of NBA of AICTE – New Delhi, NAAC-UGC, Bengaluru, UPSC - New Delhi, KPSC, Bengaluru, Karnataka .
  7. Member- Board of Studies(BOS), Anna University, Guindy; Goa University, Goa; Kuvempu university, Karnataka.
  8. Executive member of PAN-NIT Forum, New Delhi.
  9. Keynote address/ Invited Talks/Lectures: 55, Courses/Events Organized : 15, Research Interactions Abroad: 05 ( USA, Canada and UAE), Senate Member, NITK since 2005. 
 

Contact us

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: hodee[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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