L Padmavathi


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, September 23, 2019
Academic Background

• Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 2011.
• M.E. Anna University, Chennai, 2006.
• B.Tech. NIT, Calicut 2002

Areas of Interest

Control and Power Electronics.
Offshore wind energy and DC wind farms.

Significant Publications

1. Padmavathi Lakshmanan, Guo J, J. Liang, ‘Energy curtailment of DC series - parallel connected offshore wind farms’, IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol. 12, Issue. 5, 2018.
2. Padmavathi Lakshmanan, Liang J, Jenkins N, ‘Assessment of collection systems for HVDC connected offshore wind farms’, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol.129, 2015.
3. Padmavathi Lakshmanan, P.A.Janakiraman, ‘Two-channel control of three-phase inverters for distortion reduction’, IET Power Electronics, Vol. 6, Issue. 1, 2013.
4. Padmavathi Lakshmanan, P.A.Janakiraman, ‘Self-tuned feed-forward compensation for harmonic reduction in single-phase low-voltage inverters’, IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, Vol.58, Issue 10, 2011.

Conference Proceedings:

5. D.J.Rogers, Padmavathi Lakshmanan, ‘Low-inductance snubber-arrays for high-power, high-bandwidth switch mode amplifiers’, APEC-2015, Charlotte, USA, 2015.
6. J. Guo; H. Li, Padmavathi Lakshmanan, J. Liang, et.al, ‘Energy curtailment analysis of offshore wind farms with DC Series-parallel collection systems’, DRPT-2015, Changsha, China, 2015.
7. Padmavathi Lakshmanan, P.A.Janakiraman, ‘Reduction of voltage harmonics in three-phase inverters using discrete composite observers’, PEDES-2010-Power India Conference, India, 2010.


Contact us

Shubhanga K N

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
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E-mail: ee_hod[AT]nitk[DOT]edu[DOT]in