Nagendrappa H


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, November 30, 2006

Professional Experience: 

15 Years

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Academic Background
  • Ph.D. (Power Electronics, University of Victoria, BC, Canada, 2015)
  • M. Tech. (Power and Energy Systems, NIT Karnataka, Surathkal, 2002).
  • B.E. (Electrical and Electronics, NIT Karnataka, Surathkal, 1999).
Areas of Interest
  • Soft-Switching Power Converters 
  • Grid Integration Of Renewable Energy Sources.
Significant Projects


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Investigators (Role)





Grid Interfacing of Solar Power Generation: Design, development, and Investigation on High-frequency Transformer Isolated DC-DC Soft-switching Resonant Power
Converters  (ECR/2017/000550)



Dr. Nagendrappa H.


2017-2020 (3)



MPPT of Grid- tied Photovoltaic System using Magnetically Coupled Impedance Source Inverters (SERB/EMR/2016/005851)



Dr. Nagendrappa H. (Co-PI) and

Dr. D. Jena (PI)

2017-2020 (3)



Rainwater harvesting off the terrace of a high-raised building in coastal areas for micro-hydro power generation and utilization of rain water to augment the existing power and water supply facilities of NITK Surathkal



Dr. Nagendrappa H.





Supervision of Ph.D

Awarded: 03
On-going: Full Time - 02 , Part Time - 02

Significant Publications

I.  International Journals (SCI/SCI-E/Scopus Indexed):

  1. S. Adarsh, and H. Nagrendrappa, "Duty ration control of three port isolated bidirectional asymmetrical triple active bridge DC-DC converter", International Journal of Power electronics and Drive Systems. PISSN : 20888694, June, vol. 12, 943-956, 2021, 10.11.591/ijpeds.v12.i2. pp 943-956
  2. R.T. Armalla, S. Figarado,K. Panuganti and H. Nangendrappa, “Selective Lower Order Harmonic Elimination in DC-AC Converter using Space Vector Approach”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs PISSN: 15497747, March Vol- 68, 2021, 10.1109/TCSII.2021.3069552.
  3. Siddaraj ,R.Y., Udaykumar, H. Nagendrappa and V. K. Jhunjhunwala, “ Autonomous microgrid based parallel inverters using droop controller for improved power sharing”, Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics PISSN: 20893191, May, Vol 9, 2302-2310, 2020, DOI:10.11591/eei.v9i6.2663. 
  4. R. T. Arumalla, S. Figarado, and H. Nangendrappa, “Dodecagonal Voltage Space Vector Based PWM Techniques for Switching Loss Reduction in a Dual Inverter fed Induction Motor Drive,” in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics, May 2020 [In Press].
  5. G. V. B. Reddy and H. Nagendrappa, "Comparison of Phase-Shift and Modified Gating Schemes on Working of DC-DC LCL-T Resonant Power Converter," in IEEE Transactions on circuits and systems II: Express Briefs, April, 2020 [In Press].
  6. U. Patil, and H. Nagendrappa, “Performance Evaluation of High Frequency CLL Resonant DC-DC Converter Operated with Phase-Shift and Modified PWM Gating Scheme: Analysis, Design and Implementation,” in IET Power Electronics, April, 2020 [In Press].
  7. U. Patil and H. Nagendrappa, “Analysis and Design of a High Frequency Isolated Full Bridge ZVT CLL Resonant DC-DC Converter”, in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 4993-5004, Sept.-Oct. 2019.
  8. H. Nagendrappa, and A.K.S. Bhat, “A 10 kW ZVS Integrated Boost Dual Three-Phase Bridge DC–DC Resonant Converter for a Linear Generator-Based Wave-Energy System: Design and Simulation” in Electronics, Vol. 8, pp. 115-135, Jan. 2019. 
  9. H. Nagendrappa, and A. K. S. Bhat, “A Fixed Frequency ZVS Integrated Boost Dual Three-Phase Bridge DC-DC LCL-Type Series Resonant Converter,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 1007-1023, Feb. 2018.
  10. H. Nagendrappa, and A. K. S. Bhat, “A Fixed-Frequency LCL -Type Series Resonant Converter With a Capacitive Output Filter Using a Modified Gating Scheme,” in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 4056-4064, Nov. 2014.


II. International Conferences (SCI/Scopus Indexed/Renowned Conferences):

  1. G. Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy and H. Nagendrappa, "Modified Gating Signal Controlled High-Frequency Transformer Isolated LCL-T Type DC-DC Resonant Power Converter," in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, NIT JAIPUR, India, Dec. 13-15, 2018, pp. 1-6.
  2. S. Adarsh and H. Nagendrappa, “Multiport Converters to Integrate Multiple Sources and Loads- A Review of Topologies,”  in the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Convergence in Technology, SDMIT Ujire, Mangalore, India, Oct. 27-28, 2018, pp. 1–7.
  3. T. Ilamparithi, B. Rangachar, T. Rangineedi and H. Nagendrappa, "Challenges in Developing Hardware-In-Loop Model of Cage Induction Motor with Eccentricity Fault," in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, NIT JAIPUR, India,Dec. 13-15, 2018, pp. 1-5.
  4. U. Patil, and H. Nagendrappa, “Analysis and Design of a High Frequency Isolated Full Bridge CLL Resonant DC-DC Converter for Renewable Energy Applications”, in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology, Thrissur, India, Jan. 18-20, 2018, pp. 1-6.
  5. G. Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy, and H. Nagendrappa, “Fixed Frequency Control of LCL-T Resonant Power Converter with Capacitive Output Filter” in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Application in Electrical Engineering- Recent Advances, IIT Roorkee, India, 2017, pp. 586-591.
  6.  H. Nagendrappa, and A. K. S.  Bhat, "A Fixed Frequency ZVS Integrated Boost Dual Three-Phase Bridge DC-DC LCL-type Series Resonant Converter for large Power Applications," in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Smart grids, Power and Advanced Control Engineering, Bangalore, India, 2017, pp. 99-105.
  7. H. Nagendrappa, and A. K. S. Bhat, "A Fixed Frequency ZVS Integrated Boost Dual Three-Phase Bridge DC-DC LCL-Type Series Resonant Converter," in Proceedings of IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2015, pp. 2056-2063.
  8. H. Nagendrappa, and A. K. S. Bhat, "A Fixed-Frequency LCL-Type Series Resonant Converter With Capacitive Output Filter Using A Modified Gating Scheme," in Proceedings of IEEE 10th International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems,Kitakyushu, Japan, 2013, pp.175-180.
  9. Cheku Dorji, and H. Nagendrappa  “A Flux Weakening Strategy for Current-Regulated Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor with Maximum Power Factor Operation” in international journal of arts & sciences  conference for academic disciplines, Toronto, Canada, May 2010.
  10. G.Rajya Lakshmi, H. Nagendrappa, and P.Durai Kannu, “Transient Analysis of Surge Propagation on Transmission Lines with Corona”, in proceedings of international conference on power systems, CPRI Bangalore, 2007.

III. National Conferences: 

  1. C. Rudresh, C.V.S.Praneeth, Y. Suresh, and H. Nagendrappa, “Modulation Strategies for Reduced Switch and Cascaded H – Bridge Multi Level Inverter: A comparative study”, in proceedings of national conference on power converters and electric drives, NIT Warangal, Nov. 2018.

IV. Patents

Filed: 01 (Application No.: 202241012406, Dated: 7th March, 2022).


1. Best Research Paper Award in the IEEE- International Conference – ICSPACE 2017 held at Bangalore.

2. Excellence in Teaching Award by the Dept. of ECE, University of Victoria, BC, CANADA, September 2014 and January 2015.

3. New Province of British Columbia Graduate Student Fellowship by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology Govt. of BC, CANADA, Sept. 2013 to Aug. 2014.

4. Graduate Award by the Faculty of Graduate Studies University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada from January- August 2013.

5. National Overseas Scholarship to pursue Ph.D. from abroad by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India, September 2011 to August 2015. 6. National Rural Merit Scholarship by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Govt. of India from1990- 1995