Dharavath Kishan


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Professional Experience: 

6.8 years (As on September 2023)

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Academic Background

• Ph.D., National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 2018.

• M.Tech., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, 2013.

• B.Tech., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, 2011.

Areas of Interest
  • Wireless Power transfer

  • Power Electronic Applications in Electric Vehicles

Significant Projects

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Funding Agency




Design of Wireless Charger for E –Two-Wheeler

Lapa Electric Pvt. Ltd.

Feb 2023

1.022 Lakhs

Research Grants:

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Power Electronic Applications in Electric Vehicles and Wireless Power Transfer System

Accelerate Vigyan – Vritika Internship, DST-SERB


August – Sept 2021


Design and Development of Low Power and Highly Efficient Power Electronic Converters for Home Applications

Accelerate Vigyan – Vritika Internship, DST-SERB


Dec 2022 - Jan 2023


Hands-on Training on DSP TMS 320F Microcontroller for Power Electronic Converter Systems

Accelerate Vigyan –Karyashala, DST-SERB


Dec 2022

Supervision of Ph.D

On-going – 06

Significant Publications


  1. Ramanarayan Reddy, B. Dastagiri Reddy, P. Prajof, Kishan D “Multiport High Gain Power Converter with Active Power Decoupling and its Operating Method Thereof,” Indian Patent, IPR Application No. 202241062462, Nov. 2022. [Status: Patent Granted, Patent No. 431927].
  2. Dharavath Kishanand B Dastagiri Reddy “Method, System and Apparatus for Charging an Electric Vehicle” Indian Patent, IPR Application No.202141056309, June. 2022 [Status: Filed, Published, and FER received].
  3. Dharavath Kishan, Nitishkumar, Marupuru Vinod, Md Waseem Ahmad, Bonthapalle Dastagiri Reddy “Wireless Electric Vehicle Battery Charger with Wide Output Voltage Range” Indian Patent, IPR Application No. 202341045189, July 2023. [Status: Status: Filed, Published].


  1.  Vani, B.V., Kishan, D., Ahmad, M.W., Reddy, C.R.P.: An efficient optimization algorithm for electric vehicle routing problem. IET Power Electronics. 1–11 (2023). [DOI: 10.1049/pel2.12555]   https://ietresearch.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1049/pel2.12555 .
  2. Marupuru Vinod, Dharavath Kishan, B Dastagiri Reddy “Three-Leg DC-DC Converter for Efficient Inductive Power Transfer of Electric Vehicles for wide-range Battery Applications” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 38, no. 8, pp. 9317-9321, Aug. 2023, [DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2023.3269886] https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10107811
  3. Veena Vani, B., Kishan, D., Ahmad, M.W. et al. Bat Optimization Model for Electric Vehicle Route Optimization Under Time-of-Use Electricity Pricing. Wireless Personal Communication 131, 1461–1473 (2023). [DOI:10.1007/s11277-023-10494-1].  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11277-023-10494-1.
  4. Bathala K, Kishan D, Harischandrappa N. “Soft switched Current fed Dual Active Bridge Isolated Bidirectional Series Resonant DC-DC Converter for Energy Storage Applications” Energies, 2023; 16(1):258. [DOI:10.3390/en16010258] https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/16/1/258
  5. Aditya Ghatak, Tushar Pandit, Kishan D, Ravi Raushan “Comparative Analysis of Maximum Power Point Tracking Algorithms for Standalone PV System Under Variable Weather Conditions” Distributed Generation & Alternative Energy Journal Vol 38, Iss 01, pages: 215–248, 2023.[DOI: https://doi.org/10.13052/dgaej2156-3306.38110] https://journals.riverpublishers.com/index.php/DGAEJ/article/view/19221
    1. D Kishan, “Magnetic Coupling Characteristics and Efficiency Analysis of Spiral Magnetic Power Pads for Inductive WPT System” Distributed Generation & Alternative Energy Journal, Vol 37, Iss 5, pages: 1703–1720, 2022. [DOI: 10.13052/dgaej2156-3306.37517 ]
    2. Kishan Dharavath, P. Srinivasa Rao Nayak “Development and Analysis of S/S Resonant Wireless System for Electric-Two Wheeler Battery Charging” International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles – Volume. 10, Issue. 3, Pages: 253-265, 2018. DOI: 10.1504/IJEHV.2018.097379]
    3. P Srinivasa Rao Nayak, Dharavath Kishan, P Sathish “Investigation of Mutual Inductance between Circular Spiral Coils with Misalignments for Electric Vehicle Battery Charging” IET Science, Measurement & Technology, Volume 12, Issue 7, pages: 844 – 850, October 2018.https://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/10.1049/iet-smt.2017...
    4. BNK Reddy, D Kishan, BV Vani “Performance constrained multi-application network on chip core mapping” International Journal of Speech Technology, Volume 22, Issue 4, Pages: 927-936, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s10772-019-09636-3].
    5. Dharavath Kishan, P Srinivasa Rao Nayak “Performance Analysis of Series/Parallel and Dual Side L- CC Compensation Topologies of Inductive Power Transfer for EV Battery Charging System” in Frontiers in Energy-Springer Publications, Volume 14, Issue 1, pages: 166-179, 2020.DOI: 10.1007/s11708-018-0549- z].
    6. D Kishan, PSR Nayak, B Naresh Kumar Reddy “Implementation of Identical Spiral Square Inductive Coils for Wireless EV Battery Charging Application” Iranian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Volume 16, Issue 1, pages: 66-73, DOI: 10.22068/IJEEE.16.1.66].



    1. Rajasekhara Reddy Ponduru, Dharavath Kishan, Md Waseem Ahmad, “Dual Output Symmetrical Voltage Cancellation Controlled Full Bridge Resonant LED Driver” IEEE 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SeFeT 2023).  https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10245277 .
    2. Bussa Vinusha, Kalpana R and Dharavath Kishan “Improved Power Quality of Single Phase On-Board Charger with Wide Voltage Conversion range” Proceedings of 2023 IEEE IAS Global Conference on Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Technologies (GlobConHT),2023. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10087583 .
    3. Rama Narayana Reddy, Dastagiri Reddy, Prajof P, Dharavath Kishan “Single-Phase Single Stage High Gain Six Switch Four-Port Converter” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES) 2022. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10080039 .
    4. Vinod Chiliveri, Kalpana R and Dharavath Kishan “Composite Control Design for In-Wheel Drive Electric Vehicle with Unknown Disturbances and Input Delay” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES) 2022. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10080523 .
    5. B. V. Vani, D. Kishan, M. W. Ahmad, S. Hanumanthakari and B. N. K. Reddy, "A Technological Research on Electric Vehicles Charging Approaches and Optimization Methods," Proceedings of IEEE 12th Symposium on Computer Applications & Industrial Electronics (ISCAIE), 2022, pp. 191-195. [https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9794511]
    6. A. Ghatak and D. Kishan, "A Time-Frequency Transform based Fault Detection and Classification Methodology for Transmission Lines," 2021 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Smart Technologies for Power, Energy and Control (STPEC), 2021, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/STPEC52385.2021.9718639.
    7. K. Bathala, D. Kishan and N. Harischandrappa, "Current Source Isolated Bidirectional Series Resonant DC-DC Converter for Solar Power/Fuel Cell and Energy Storage Application," IECON 2021 – 47th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2021, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/IECON48115.2021.9589693.
    8. M. Vinod, D. Kishan, N. Harishchandrappa and B. D. Reddy, "Comparative Analysis of Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Phase Shift Control Strategy for Resonant Wireless Inductive Charging System," 2021 IEEE International Power and Renewable Energy Conference (IPRECON), 2021, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/IPRECON52453.2021.9640965.
    9. M. Vinod, D. Kishan, N. H and R. Kannan, "Design of Spiral Square Inductive Power Pads with Misalignment for Wireless Power Transfer System," 2021 Emerging Trends in Industry 4.0 (ETI 4.0), 2021, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/ETI4.051663.2021.9619341.
    10. D. Kishan, M. Vinod and N. Harischandrappa, "Magnetic Coupling Characteristics of Spiral Square - Circular Coupled Coils for Wireless EV Battery Charging System" Proceedings of IEEE 17th India Council International Conference (INDICON), 2020. doi: 10.1109/INDICON49873.2020.9342265.
    11. D. Kishan and M. Vinod, "Analysis of Mutual Inductance between Asymmetrical Spiral Circular Coils of WIPTS for EV Battery Charging," Proceedings of 2020 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies (CONECCT), 2020.doi: 10.1109/CONECCT50063.2020.9198477
    12. P. Srinivasa Rao Nayak, Kishan Dharavath, Radhakrushna Dey, K. Sundareswaran and Sishaj P Simon “Performance Evaluation of Square Coupled Coils at Different Misalignments for Electric Vehicle Battery Charging” Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS), Mar 16-18, 2018, Portugal.   [https://www.scitepress.org/Link.aspx?doi=10.5220/0006672402900297].
    13. P. Srinivasa Rao Nayak, Kishan Dharavath “Design and Analysis of SS Resonant IPT System with Computed Mutual Inductance through FEM Model” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Power Instrumentation Control and Computing, Jan 18-20, 2018, Kerala, India.[https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8384758].
    14. Dharavath Kishan, P. Srinivasa Rao Nayak, Saraswathi B “Computation of Mutual Inductance between Identical Spiral Circular Inductive Coils for Wireless EV Battery Charging” Proceedings of National Conference on POWER CONVERTERS & ELECTRIC DRIVES (PCED – 2018) at NIT Warangal.
    15. Dileep K, Kishan Dharavath and Sankaran R “Speed Control of PMBLDC Motor for Electrically Assisted Power Steering System”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Energy, Communication, Data Analytics and Soft Computing (ICECDS), Aug 1-2, 2017, Chennai, India.  [https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8389622].
    16. Dharavath Kishan, P. Srinivasa Rao Nayak “Wireless Power Transfer Technologies for Electric Vehicle Battery Charging – A State of the Art”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communication, Power and Embedded System (SCOPES), Oct 3-5, 2016, Odisha, India. [https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7955812].

    Book Chapters :

    1. Vinukumar Luckose, Ramani Kannan and Dharavath Kishan “Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicle Systems” Book Title: Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage: Emerging Technologies and Developments” - Publisher: CRC Press, ISBN: 9781032164199.
    2. Dharavath Kishan, Marupuru Vinod, M Naga Babu, B Dastagiri Reddy and Ramani Kannan, “Asymmetric Clamped Mode Control for Output Voltage Regulation in Wireless Battery Charging System for EV” Book Title: Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage: Emerging Technologies and Developments” - Publisher: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis group, ISBN: 9781032164199.
    • Senior Member, I.E.E.E.(U.S.A). [M 2017, SM 2020]

    • Member, Industry Application Society. IEEE [M 2017]

    • Member, Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE [M 2017]

    • Life Member, Solar Energy Society India. [No. LM/2447/2020]

    • Member, Institution of Engineers India. [MIEI -1707935]