Kalpana R

Designation: 

Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Professional Experience: 

4 years

Contact Details

E-mail: 

kalpana@nitk.edu.in

Alternate E-mail: 

dr.kalpana.nitk@gmail.com

Telephone: 

+91-824-2473468

Mobile: 

+91-8762245244
Academic Background
  • Ph.D (Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi) -2012
  • M.E (Anna University ,Chennai)-2000
  • B.E (Madras University , Chennai)-1998
Areas of Interest
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Application of Power Electronics to Power Systems
  • Power Conditioning
Supervision of Ph.D
  • 01 <ongoing> 
Significant Publications
Journals:
  1. Kiran and R Kalpana, ``Design and Development of Modular Dual-Input DC-DC Step-Up Converter for Telecom Power Supply", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS PISSN: 00939994, Vol 57, 2591-2601, May 2021, DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2021.305

  2. R. Kalpana, G. Bhuvaneswari and Bhim Singh, “Harmonic Reduction in 20-Pulse AC-DC Converter fed Switched Mode Power Supplies,” in IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics.

  3. Kiran and R Kalpana, “Design and Development of Modular Dual-Input DC- DC Step-Up Converter for Telecom Power Supply”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS PISSN: 00939994, Vol 57,2591- 2601, May 2021, DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2021.305

  4. J Saikrishna Goud, R.Kalpana,Bhim Singh & Shailendra Kumar “Ä Global Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique of Partially Shaded Photovoltaic Systems for Constant Voltage Applications” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 10(4) Oct, 2019 pages:1950-1959 10.1109/ TSTE.2018. 

  5. Saravana Prakash P & R Kalpana “Inclusive Design and Development of Front-End Multi-Phase Rectifier With Reduced Magnetic Rating and Improved Efficiency” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics 23rd Oct,2019 pp. 1-11 https://doi.org/10.1109/JESTPE.2019.2949138.

  6. R Kalpana and Saikrishna, “ An Online Method of Estimating State of Health of a Li-Ion Battery”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION PISSN: 08858969, Vol - 36, 111-119, March 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TEC.2020.30

  7. Saravana prakash,R Kalpana, “ A 36-Pulse AC- DC Converter With DC-Side Tapped Interphase Bridge Rectifier for Power Quality Improvement”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS PISSN: 00939994, Vol- 57, 549-558, DOI:10.1109/TIA.2020.302

  8. J. Saikrishna Goud, R. Kalpana, Bhim Singh “A Hybrid Global maximum Power Point Tracking Technique with fast Convergence Speed for Partial-Shaded PV Systems” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 54, No.5, September/October 2018

  9.  J Saikrishna Goud, R. Kalpana, Bhim Singh and Shailendra Kumar “A Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique using Artificial Bee Colony and Hill Climbing Algorithms during Mismatch Insolation Conditions on PV Array” IET Renewable Power Generation, 2018.

  10.  Saravana Prakash P, R. Kalpana, Bhim Singh and G. Bhuvaneswari, “Application of Voltage Multiplier in 12-Pulse Rectifier for Sinusoidal Input Current,” IET Electronics Letters, IET Journals &Magazines , 04 Sept. 2018,

  11. Saravana Prakash P, R. Kalpana, Bhim Singh and G. Bhuvaneswari “Power Quality Improvement in Utility Interactive Based AC-DC Converter Using Harmonic Current Injection Technique,” IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no.5, pp. 5355 – 5366, 2018.

  12. R. Kalpana, Khimavath Sai Chethana, Saravana Prakash P and Bhim Singh “Power Quality  Enhancement Using Current Injection Technique in a Zigzag Configured Autotransformer Based 12-Pulse Rectifier,” IEEE Transaction on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 5267 – 5277, 2018.

  13. Bhim Singh, G. Bhuvaneswari and R. Kalpana“Autoconnected Transformer based 18-pulse AC-DC Converter for Power Quality Improvement in Switched Mode Power Supplies,” IET Power Electronics, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 525-541, July 2010.

  14. R. KalpanaBhim Singh, G. Bhuvaneswariand Shikha Singh,“Harmonic mitigator based on 12-pulse ac-dc converter for switched mode power supply,” IET Power Electronics, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 947-964, Nov. 2010.

Conferences:
  1. Sheeja and R Kalpana, “A New Three Port Converter with Power Flow Management Control for Solar PV fed Telecom Load” , 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Applications, PEREA 2020, 24th July 2021.

  2. Chandan Pulavarthi, R Kalpana and P. Parthiban, “State of Charge estimation in Lithium-Ion Battery using model based method in conjunction with Extended and Unscented Kalman Filter”, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Applications, PEREA 2020, 24th July 2021.

  3. Nikshitha Rao A S, Kalpana R, Saravana Prakash P and Bhim Singh, “ Power factor correction in multi-pulse rectifier using zigzag auto- connected transformer and non- isolated SEPIC converters”, 9th IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, PEDES 2020, Jaipur, India,16th to 19th December 2020.

  4. Sheeja V; R Kalpana. “ Time sharing control based new four port converter for grid integrated solar PV Fed BTS load”, 9th IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, PEDES 2020, Jaipur, India,16th to 19th December 2020.

  5. V Sheeja, R Kalpana and Bhim Singh, “A Reduced Switch Count Switched Capacitor Based High Voltage Gain Bidirectional DC-DC Converter for Grid Integration of BTS”, 2020 IEEE 5th International Conference on Computing Communication and Automation, ICCCA 2020, Greater Noida, India, 30th & 31st October 2020.

  6. P Saravana Prakash, R Kalpana, B Mohankrishna and Bhim Singh, “ Harmonic Mitigation in 12-Pulse Bridge Rectifier Using DC Current Imposition Technique”, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, PESGRE 2020. Cochin, India, 2nd to 4th Jan 2020.

  7.  J. Saikrishna Goud, Kalpana R. and Bhim Singh “Modelling and Estimation of Remaining Useful life of LI-ION Battery” 8th IEEE PEDES 2018 at IIT, Madras during 17th to 21st December, 2018.

  8. Kiran R. and R Kalpana “Design and Development of Modular dual input DC-DC Stepdown Converter for Telecom Power Supply ” IEEE Power Electronics Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES) 2018 at IIT, Madras 18th to 21st December, 2018.

  9.  Saravana Prakash P, R Kalpana and Bhim Singh “Design and Development of Multi-Phase Rectifier With Reduced Magnetic Rating” IEEE Conf. PEDES, December 18-21, IIT Madras, 2018.

  10. Saravana Prakash P, R Kalpana and Bhim Singh “Power Quality Enhancement in AC-DC Converter Using Voltage Sensorless Control Technique”, IEEE Conf. PEDES, December 18-21, IIT Madras, 2018.

  11. Saravana Prakash P, R Kalpana, Khimavath Sai Chethana and Bhim Singh “A 36-Pulse AC-DC Converter With DC Side Tapped Interphase Bridge Rectifier for Power Quality Improvement”,  IEEE Conf. PEDES, December 18-21, IIT Madras, 2018.

  12.  R Kalpana, Saravana Prakash P, Vidyasagar Sheelvant and Bhim Singh “Investigation of Single-Phasing Effect on Zigzag Autoconfigured Transformer Based 12-Pulse Rectifier”, IEEE Conf. PEDES, December 18-21, IIT Madras, 2018.