B Dastagiri Reddy


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Professional Experience: 

1. Research Fellow/Post-Doc at NUS, Singapore:05/2015 to 01/2018 (2 Years 9 Months)

2. R&D Engineer at ABB, Chennai: 01/2018 to 12/2019 (2 Years)

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Academic Background

• Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NIT Tiruchirappalli, India, 2016.
• M.E. in Power Electronics, JNTUA University, 2011.
• B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, JNTUA University, 2009.

Areas of Interest
  • E-mobility
  • Power Electronics
  • Micro-grids
  • Condition Monitoring and Reliability studies.
Significant Projects

Projects at NITK: (1)

1. Smart Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment with improved Reconfigurability, Economic, Availability and Performance (REAP); Funding Agency: DST-SERB/CRG; Funding Amount: 60 Lakhs INR; Role: Principal Investigator; Year: 2021-2024

Consultancy (2)

1. Design and Development of Integrated Motor Controller and Onboard Charger; Industry: Germany based MNC; Consultancy Charges: 14.6 Lakh; Year: 2022-2023

2. Integrated Air Source Heat Pump; Industry: Indian OEM; Consultancy Charges: 5 Lakh; Year: 2023-2024

Projects at NUS: (3)

1. Development of Intelligent Power Management System for Electric Propulsion based Marine Vessels for improving Reliability, Operational cost, Performance and Efficiency operating under different operating conditions; Funding Agency: Singapore Maritime Institute and ST Marine; Funding Amount: SGD 805,600; Role : Team lead; Year 2015-2018.

2. Analysis of High Voltage AC/DC Power Transmission together with Penetration of Renewables and Condition Monitoring and Fault-Identification and Location in Subsea Power System Distribution Network; Funding Agency:SMI and Schlumberger; Funding Amount: SGD 464,000; Role : Team lead; Year 2015-2018.

3. A Large-scale Stationary Energy Storage Technology for Near Term Deployment in Singapore;Funding Agency: National Research Foundation Singapore; Funding Amount: SGD 4,178,500; Role: Team Member; Year 2016-2019.

Projects at ABB: (2)

1. TOSA eBus Flash Charging Station.

2. Shore to ship power supply equipment.

Supervision of Ph.D

Ongoing - 4

Significant Publications

Patents: (12)

  1. B. Dastagiri Reddy; Selvan, M.P.; Moorthi, S., “S3 Grid-tie Inverter,”. Granted, 2021. Patent No. 363338.

  2. B. Dastagiri Reddy; P. Prajof,; “Method, System and Apparatus for Universal Motor Drive Cum Charging of an Electric Vehicle”, Granted2022. Patent No. 410737 (In the commercialization process)

  3. B. Dastagiri Reddy; Anish, N.K.; Selvan, M.P.; Moorthi, S., “Embedded Controller for n-Level Multilevel Inverter using FPGA,” Granted, 2023. Patent No. 431547.

  4. Rama Narayana Reddy, B Dastagiri Reddy, Prajof P, Kishan D, “Multiport High Gain Power Converter with Active Power Decoupling and its Operating Method Thereof”, Granted2023, Patent No. 431927

  5. B. Dastagiri Reddy; Selvan, M.P.; Moorthi, S., “S3 Sine Wave Inverter,” Granted, 2023, Patent No. 455872

  6. B. Dastagiri Reddy; Philippe Noisette; Charles Sao, “Direct Current Power Supply Assembly”, EU patent application no. PCT/EP2019/071829 (WO 2021/028041 A1), Filed on 14 Aug 2019. (Status: Commercialized)

  7. B. Dastagiri Reddy; Philippe Noisette; Tong Wu, “Direct Current Power Supply Assembly Provided with Fault Detection System”, EU patent application no. PCT/EP2019/071826 (WO 2021/028039 A1), Filed on 14 Aug 2019. (Status: Commercialized)

  8. B. Dastagiri Reddy; Kishan D,; “Method, System and Apparatus for Charging an Electric Vehicle”, Granted, 2023. Patent No. 467320.

  9. Vivek Kumar, Prajof P, B. Dastagiri Reddy, “An Integrated Charger-Cum-Motor-Drive Power Converter with Dual Energy Storage System”, Granted, 2023. Patent No. 481475.

  10. B. Dastagiri Reddy; “Smart Electric Vehicle Charging Station,”. Granted, 2024, Patent No. 517916.

  11. B. Dastagiri Reddy; Gutti Om Suraj; M R N Reddy; Vivek Kumar; Prajof P, “Multi-Mode Converter System for Electric Vehicles, Granted, 2024, Patent No. 522614. (In the commercialization process)

  12. BDastagiri Reddy; Kishan D; Nitishkumar; M Vinod; Md Waseem A “Wireless Electric Vehicle Battery Charger with Wide Output Voltage Range”, Granted, 2024, Patent No. 519763. (In the commercialization process)

Refereed International Journals: (8)

1.  Vinod, M., Kishan, D. & B.D. Reddy (2023). Three-Leg DC-DC Converter for Efficient Inductive Power Transfer of Electric Vehicles for Wide-Range Battery Applications. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

2. B. Dastagiri Reddy, M. P. Selvan and S. Moorthi, (2015) "Design, Operation, and Control of S3 Inverter for Single-Phase Microgrid Applications," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 5569-5577, Sept. 2015. Doi: 10.1109/TIE.2015.2414898, Impact Factor: 4.953, ISSN: 0885-8993.

3. B. Dastagiri Reddy, A. N. K., M. P. Selvan and S. Moorthi, (2015) "Embedded Control of n-Level DC– DC–AC Inverter," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 3703-3711, July 2015. Doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2014.2341245, Impact Factor: 6.383, ISSN: 0278-0046.

4. B. Dastagiri Reddy, M. P. Selvan and S. Moorthi, (2014) "Simplified embedded control scheme for two-stage multistring off-grid inverter," in IET Power Electronics, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 2954-2963, 12 2014. doi: 10.1049/iet-pel.2014.0012, Impact Factor: 1.683, ISSN: 1755-4543.

5. K. Venkatraman, B. Dastagiri Reddy, Dr. M P Selvan, Dr. S. Moorthi, Dr. N. Kumaresan, Dr. N. Ammasai Gounden, (2016) “Online Condition Monitoring and Power Management System for Standalone Micro-grid using FPGAs,” in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol. 10, no. 15, pp. 3875-3884, 11 17 2016. doi: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2016.0445, Impact Factor: 1.576, ISSN: 1751-8695.

6. Merlin Chai, Dastagiri Reddy Bonthapalle, Lingeshwaren Sobrayen, Sanjib K. Panda, Die Wu, XiaoQing Chen (2018) “Alternating current and direct current-based electrical systems for marine vessels with electric propulsion drives” in Applied Energy, Vol. 231, no. 1, pp 747-756, Dec 2018. doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.064. Impact Factor: 7.90, ISSN: 0306-2619.

7. P. J. Chauhan, B. Dastagiri Reddy, S. K. Panda (2019) “Battery Energy Storage for Seamless Transitions of Wind Generator in Standalone Microgrid” in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 55, no. 1, pp-69-77, 06 Jan/Feb 2019. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2018.2863662, Impact Factor: 2.743, ISSN: 0093-9994.

8. Merlin Chai, B. Dastagiri Reddy, Sobrayen Lingeshwaren, Sanjib K. Panda, Die Wu, XiaoQing Chen (2017), “Progressing towards DC electrical systems for marine vessels”, Energy Procedia, vol. 143, pp 27-32, Dec 2017. doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.643. Impact Factor: 0.799, ISSN: 1876-6102. Refereed International Conferences: (12)

Refereed International Conferences: (11)

1. S. Kamala, B. D. Reddy, B. Sen, S. K. Panda and G. Amaratunga, "Improvement of power quality and reliability in the distribution system of petrochemical plants using active power filters," 2018 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), Lyon, France, 2018, pp. 419-424. doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2018.8352214

2. P J. Chauhan, B. Dastagiri Reddy and S. K. Panda, (2017) "Seamless transitions of distributed generators in standalone microgrid for unintterupted power supply," 2017 IEEE 18th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL), Stanford, CA, 2017, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/COMPEL.2017.8013372

3. B. Dastagiri Reddy et al., (2016) "Investigations on LVAC architectures of diesel electric propulsion based marine vessels for improved power quality and reliability," 2016 IEEE 8th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC-ECCE Asia), Hefei, 2016, pp. 2854-2858. doi: 10.1109/IPEMC.2016.7512750

4. M. Chai, B. Dastagiri Reddy, L. Sobrayen, S. K. Panda, Wu Die and Chen Xiaoqing, (2016), "Improvement in efficiency and reliability for diesel- electric propulsion based marine vessels using genetic algorithm," 2016 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Asia-Pacific (ITEC Asia-Pacific), Busan, 2016, pp. 180-184. doi: 10.1109/ITEC-AP.2016.7512944

5. L. Sobrayen, B. Dastagiri Reddy, M. Chai, S. K. Panda, Akshay Kumar Rathore, Wu Die and Chen Xiaoqing, (2016), "Synchronous optimal pulsewidth modulation for marine electric propulsion drives," 2016 IEEE 8th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC-ECCE Asia), Hefei, 2016, pp. 2842-2848. doi: 10.1109/IPEMC.2016.7512748

6. B. Dastagiri Reddy, Y. Dorai Babu, Chai, M., .,Sobrayen, L., P. J. Chuhan, Srinivasa Rao Kamala, Panda, S. K., Wu, D., Chen, X., (2016), "Investigations on Active front-end and Active Filter based LVAC Power Architectures of Diesel ElectricPropulsion System for Diving Support Vessels", IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, 2016, pp. 4419-4422. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793142

7. Chai, M., B. Dastagiri Reddy, Sobrayen, L., Yelaverthi, D. B., Panda, S. K., Wu, D., Chen, X., (2016), "Fuel-Efficient Low-Voltage DC Architecture for Diesel-Electric Diving Support Vessels”, IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florence, 2016, pp. 4413-4418. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793299

8. P. J. Chauhan, B. D. Reddy and S. K. Panda (2016), "Battery energy storage in standalone microgrid: Synchronization and transfer between operating modes," 2016 IEEE 7th Power India International Conference (PIICON), Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, 2016, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/POWERI.2016.8077303

9. N. K. Anish, M. Chakravarthi, B. Dastagiri Reddy, S. Moorthi and M. P. Selvan, (2013), "FPGA based control scheme for a single-stage grid-connected solar photovoltaic system," AFRICON, 2013, Pointe-Aux-Piments, 2013, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1109/AFRCON.2013.6757751

10. B. Dastagiri Reddy, V. Naga Bhaskar Reddy, K. Rajasekhar Reddy (2011), “Control of Shunt Active Filter for Power Quality Improvement”, DRDO Sponsored Eighth Control Instrumentation System Conference, CISCON-2011(An International Conference), pp. 150-156, Nov. 2011.

11. Chai, M., Reddy, B. D., Sobrayen, L., Panda, S. K., Wu, D., & Chen, X. Q. (2017). Progressing Towards DC Electrical Systems for Marine Vessels. World Engineers Summit – Applied Energy Symposium & Forum: Low Carbon Cities & Urban Energy Joint Conference, WES-CUE 2017, 19–21 July 2017, Singapore, pp. 27-32. 19) Srinivas Rao, K., B. Dastagiri Reddy, Panda, S. K., (2017), “'Multi-Functional DSTATCOM to Improve Power Quality and Energy Efficiency in Petrochemical Plant 2017 IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Asia (ISGT-Asia), Auckland, 2017, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2017.8378422


Establishment of e-Mobility Research Lab at NITK