Sheron Figarado


Assistant Professor (on Lien)

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Professional Experience: 

6 years 4 Months (as on 15/10/2015)

Academic Background
  • Ph.D. : Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (2009)
  • B. Tech.:  Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala (2004)
Areas of Interest
  • Multilevel Inverters,
  • PWM techniques,
  • Induction Motor drives.
Supervision of Ph.D
  • On-going: 01
Significant Publications
  1. “Three-level inverter scheme with reduced power device count for an induction motor drive with common-mode voltage elimination”, S. Figarado, T.Bhattacharya, G. Mondal and K.Gopakumar, IET Power Electron., 2008, Vol. 1,No. 1, pp. 84–92.
  2. “Five-level inverter scheme for an open-end winding induction machine with less number of switches”, S. Figarado,K.Sivakumar,R.Ramchand, A.Das,C.Patel, K.Gopakumar, IET Power Electron., 2010,Vol.3,Iss.4,pp.637-647.
  3. “Eighteen-sided polygonal voltage space-vector-based PWM control for an induction motor drive”, S. Lakshminarayanan, K. Gopakumar, G. Mondal, S.Figarado and N.S. Dinesh, IET Electr. Power Appl., 2008, 2, (1), pp. 56–63.
  4. “A DC-link Capacitor Voltage Balancing with CMV Elimination using only the Switching State Redundancies for a Reduced Switch Count Multi-Level Inverter fed IM Drive” Gopal Mondal, F. Sheron, Anandarup Das, K. Sivakumar and K.Gopakumar, European Power Electronics(EPE) journal, ,Vol.19, No.1,March 2009.,pp.5-15.
  5. “Three-Level Inverter Fed Open- End Winding IM Drive With Common Mode Voltage Elimination And Reduced Power Device Count”, Sheron Figarado, K.Gopakumar, Gopal Mondal, K. Sivakumar and N.S Dinesh,The 33rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON) Nov. 5-8, 2007,Taipei, Taiwan.

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Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
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