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Apurv Kumar Yadav
Assistant Professor
apurv[at]ee.iitr.ac.in
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Research
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Publications
Patents
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Honours and Awards
Honors
Memberships

Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Students
Supervisions
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Events
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Administrative Positions
Miscellaneous
Research Interests
Inductive power transfer, Motor drives with wide-bandgap (WBG) devices, Induction motor drives, Wide-bandgap enabled converters, dynamic wireless power transfer, Multiphase motor drives, Multilevel inverters
BioSketch
Educational Details
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA
2018
PhD, Induction motor drives
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA
2015
M.Tech with Distinction, Electronic Design and Technology
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, INDIA
2011
B.Tech, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Multiphase Inductive Power Transfer System for Contactless Fast Charging of Electric Vehicles 13 Oct 2022 Power Electronics 33 lacs DST-SERB NA
Investigations on SiC-based Current Source Inverter with Pre-stage Converter for NextGen EV Motor Drives 08 Aug 2022 Power Electronics 20 Lacs Faculty Initiation grant, IITR NA




Publications
Generation of High Resolution 12-Sided Voltage Space Vector Structure Using Low Voltage Stacked and Cascaded Basic Inverter Cells
2018
Apurv Kumar Yadav, M. Boby, Sumit Pramanick, K. Gopakumar, Loganathan Umanand and Leopoldo G Franquelo | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
A Twelve concentric multilevel twenty-four sided polygonal voltage space vector structure for variable speed drives
2019
Krishnaraj R, K. Gopakumar, Apurv Kumar Yadav, Loganathan Umanand, Mariusz Malinowski and Wojciech Jarzyna | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Multilevel 24-sided polygonal voltage space vector structure generation for an IM drive using a single DC source
2019
Krishnaraj R, K. Gopakumar, Mathews Boby, Apurv Kumar Yadav, Leopoldo G Franquelo, and Sheldon S. Williamson | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
Instantaneous Balancing of Neutral Point Voltages for Stacked DC-link Capacitors of Multilevel Inverter for Dual Inverter fed Induction Motor Drives
2019
Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar, Krishnaraj R, Loganathan Umanand, Kouki Matsuse and Hisao Kubota | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
A hybrid seven-level inverter using low voltage devices and operation with single DC-link
2019
Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , Krishnaraj R, Loganathan Umanand, Subhashish Bhattacharya and Wojciech Jarzyna | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Minimization of switched capacitor voltage ripple in a multilevel dodecagonal voltage space vector structures for drives
2020
Mohammed Imithias, Krishnaraj R, Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , Loganathan Umanand, and Carlo Cecati | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
A 5-level inverter scheme using single DC link with reduced number of floating capacitors and switches for Open-end IM drives
2020
Mriganka Ghosh mazumdar, Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , Krishnaraj R, Loganathan Umanand, and Leopoldo G Franquelo | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
A switched capacitive filter based harmonic elimination technique by generating a 30-sided voltage space vector structure for IM drives
2020
Rakesh R, Krishnaraj R, Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , Loganathan Umanand, and Kouki Matsuse | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Steady-state modeling of a dual-active bridge AC-DC converter considering circuit non-idealities and intra-cycle transient effects
2021
Akshay Singh, Apurv Kumar Yadav and Alireza Khaligh | IEEE
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Honors And Awards
Honors
IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification (Impact Factor: 6.519)
2021
Associate Editor
Vellore Institute of Technology University
2011
Merit scholarship for best academic performance
Vellore Institute of Technology University
2010
Merit scholarship for best academic performance
Vellore Institute of Technology University
2009
Merit scholarship for best academic performance
Vellore Institute of Technology University
2008
Merit scholarship for best academic performance
MemberShips
IEEE
01 Jan 2020 - Present
Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Design of WBG Devices based Power Converters ( EEN-673 )
Autumn
Charging Infrastructure ( EEN-505 )
Spring
Electric Drives ( EEN-302 )
Spring
Engineering Analysis and Design ( EEN-291 )
Autumn
Students
SuperVisions
GaN based Integrated Motor Drive
18 Dec 2021 - 31 Dec 2025
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Shambhunath Dutta (PMRF)
Wireless power transfer
01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2026
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sukumar Das
WBG devices based motor drives
01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2026
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Ashish Kumar
Inductive Power Transfer
01 Aug 2022 - 01 May 2027
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Adarsh Dubey
WBG based Motor Drives
01 Aug 2022 - 31 May 2027
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Siddharth Suyal
Miscellaneous
Administrative Positions
Convener
25 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
Department faculty search committee (DFSC)
Faculty Advisor
01 Aug 2022 - Present
M.Tech (Electric Vehicle Technology)
Faculty Coordinator
22 Oct 2022 - Present
Electric Vehicle Technology Lab
Faculty Coordinator
01 Mar 2022 - Present
Power Electronics Lab
Member
06 Jul 2021 - Present
Department Web Management Committee
Member
25 Feb 2022 - Present
Project implementation group, FIST-2021
Coordinator
31 Jan 2022 - Present
Electrical Engineering Student Society
Research Publications

Transactions

·         T9. Akshay Singh, Apurv Kumar Yadav and Alireza Khaligh, “Steady-state modeling of a dual-active bridge AC-DC converter considering circuit non-idealities and intra-cycle transient effects,” Early access, in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, April.2021. 

·         T8.  Rakesh R, Krishnaraj R, Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , Loganathan Umanand, and Kouki Matsuse, “A switched capacitive filter based harmonic elimination technique by generating a 30-sided voltage space vector structure for IM drives, ”  in IEEE Transactions on Power  Electronics, Volume:35 , Issue: 3 , March.2020  . doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2019.2930280. 

·         T7.  Mriganka Ghosh mazumdar, Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , Krishnaraj R, Loganathan Umanand, and Leopoldo G Franquelo, “A 5-level inverter scheme using single DC link with reduced number of floating capacitors and switches for Open-end IM drives, ”  in IEEE Transactions on Industrial  Electronics, Volume:67 , Issue:2 , Feb.2020 .doi: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2898594. 

·         T6. Mohammed Imithias, Krishnaraj R,  Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , Loganathan Umanand, and Carlo Cecati, “Minimization of switched capacitor voltage ripple in a multilevel dodecagonal voltage space vector structures for drives , ”  in IEEE Transactions on Industrial  Electronics, Volume: 67 , Issue: 1 , Jan. 2020 . doi: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2893825. 

·         T5.  Krishnaraj R, K. Gopakumar, Apurv Kumar Yadav, Loganathan Umanand, Mariusz Malinowski and Wojciech Jarzyna, “A Twelve concentric multilevel twenty-four sided polygonal voltage space vector structure for variable speed drives , ”  in IEEE Transactions on Power  Electronics, Volume: 34 , Issue: 10 , Oct. 2019 . doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2019.2892329. 

·         T4. Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , Krishnaraj R, Loganathan Umanand, Subhashish Bhattacharya and Wojciech Jarzyna , “A hybrid seven-level inverter using low voltage devices and operation with single DC-link, ”  in IEEE Transactions on Power  Electronics, Volume:34 , Issue:10 , Oct. 2019  . doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2890371. 

·         T3.  Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar, Krishnaraj R, Loganathan Umanand, Kouki Matsuse and Hisao Kubota  “Instantaneous Balancing of Neutral Point Voltages for Stacked DC-link Capacitors of Multilevel Inverter for Dual Inverter fed Induction Motor Drives,” in IEEE Transactions on Power  Electronics, Volume:34 , Issue:3 , March 2019.doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2837680. 

·         T2.  Krishnaraj R, K. Gopakumar, Mathews Boby,  Apurv Kumar Yadav, Leopoldo G Franquelo, and Sheldon S. Williamson, “Multilevel 24-sided polygonal voltage space vector structure generation for an IM drive using a single DC source , ”  in IEEE Transactions on Industrial  Electronics, Volume: 66 , Issue: 2 , Feb. 2019 . doi: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2831189. 

·         T1. Apurv Kumar Yadav, M. Boby, Sumit Pramanick, K. Gopakumar, Loganathan Umanand and Leopoldo G Franquelo , “Generation of High Resolution 12-Sided Voltage Space Vector Structure Using Low Voltage Stacked and Cascaded Basic Inverter Cells, ” in IEEE Transactions on Power  Electronics,  Volume:33 , Issue:9 , Sept. 2018.doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2017.2764541.

 International Conferences 

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·         C15. Sukumar Das, and Apurv Kumar Yadav, “A LCC-Series Based Multiphase Inductive Power Transfer System Employing Duty Ratio Control,” is accepted for presentation in IEEE Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation Conference (SeFeT), 2023 to be held in Aug.2022 at SOA Bhubhaneshwar, INDIA.

 

·         C14. S. Dutta, S. Negi, Apurv Kumar Yadav and A. Tripathi, “A New Carrier Based PWM for a 3-Phase 5-Level Neutral Point Clamped Inverter,” is accepted for presentation in IEEE Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation Conference (SeFeT), 2023 to be held in Aug.2022 at SOA Bhubhaneshwar, INDIA.

 

·         C13. D. Zakzewski, R. Resalayyan, A. K. Yadav and A. Khaligh, "Analytical Model for Device Currents in 5-Level Active Neutral Point Clamped Converter," 2023 IEEE International Conference on Electrical Systems for Aircraft, Railway, Ship Propulsion and Road Vehicles & International Transportation Electrification Conference (ESARS-ITEC), Venice, Italy, 2023, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ESARS-ITEC57127.2023.10114866.

 

·         C12. Ashish Kumar, and Apurv Kumar Yadav, “A New Switching Scheme for H7 Current Source Inverter with Integrated Soft Switching Transitions”, is accepted for presentation in IEEE Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 2022 to be held in Dec.2022 at MNIT Jaipur, INDIA.

 

·         C11. Chanaka Singhabahu, Akshay Singh, Arafat Hasnain, Apurv Kumar Yadav, Jianfei Chen, and Alireza Khaligh, “Design and Optimization of Planar Magnetics for a Quadruple-Active-Bridge Converter,” is accepted for presentation in IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, USA, Oct-2022.

 

·         C10. Chayban Ghabech, Apurv Kumar Yadav, Chanaka Singhabahu, Reece Roehsler, and Alireza Khaligh, “Systematic Modelling and Design of Battery Pack for Formula Electric Vehicles,” accepted for presentation in WCX World Congress Experience 2021 - SAE International, Detroit, Michigan, USA. doi: https://doi.org/10.4271/2021-01-0762.

 

·         C9. Apurv Kumar Yadav, Arun Sankar U and Alireza Khaligh, "A Three Stage Architecture for a High Voltage Step-Down Wireless Charging System", presented in IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo-2020 (ECCE-2020), Detroit, Michigan, USA. doi:    10.1109/ECCE44975.2020.9235935.

 

·         C8. Mriganka Ghosh Mazumdar, Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar , L. Umanand , Krishnaraj R, Leopoldo G Franquelo , "A 5-level inverter topology using a single DC-link with reduced switch count for Open-end Induction motor drives," presented in  2019 21st  European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE’19 ECCE Europe). Doi: 10.23919/EPE.2019.8915527.

 

·         C7. Rakesh R, Apurv Kumar Yadav, Krishnaraj R, K. Gopakumar , L. Umanand, "A 30-sided polygonal space vector structure with modular low voltage capacitor fed cascaded H bridge for IM drives," presented in  2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Vancouver, Canada. doi: 10.1109/ISIE.2019.8781446.

 

·         C6.   Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar, Krishna Raj R, L. Umanand, Subhashish Battacharya and Wojciech Jarzyna, “A hybrid seven level inverter topology formed by cascading T-type and active neutral point clamped inverter for induction motor drives”, presented in  IECON 2018 – 44th  Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Washington DC, USA, 2018. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2018.8591579.

 

·         C5.  R. Krishna Raj, K. Gopakumar, Apurv Kumar Yadav, L. Umanand , Mariusz Malinowski and Wojciech Jarzyna, "A thirteen level twenty-four sided polygonal voltage space vector structure for drives," presented in  IECON 2018 – 44th  Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Washington DC, USA, 2018. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2018.8591564.

 

·         C4.  Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar, Krishna Raj R, L. Umanand, K. Matsuse, H. Kubota, “A Stacked 7-level Common Mode Voltage Eliminated Inverter Scheme with Single DC-link for Open-End Induction Motor Drive,” presented in PCIM Europe, Nuremberg, Germany, 2018.

 

·         C3.  Mohammed Imthias, Krishna Raj R, Apurv Kumar Yadav, K. Gopakumar and Carlo Cecati ,“Fast capacitor balancing scheme for low voltage cascaded H-bridges in multilevel dodecagonal space vector structure”, presented in 2018 IEEE 27th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Cairns, Australia.

 

·         C2.  R. Krishna Raj, K. Gopakumar, M. Boby, Apurv Kumar Yadav, L. G. Franquelo and S. Williamson, "Six concentric multilevel twenty-four sided voltage space vector structure for IM drives," presented in  IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Beijing, China, 2017. doi: 10.1109/IECON.2017.8216366.

 

·         C1.  Apurv Kumar Yadav, M. Boby, Sumit Pramanick, K. Gopakumar and Leopoldo G Franquelo ,“Multilevel dodecagonal space vector generation using stacked inverter cells for IM drives”, presented in  2017 IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Edinburgh, UK.  doi: 10.1109/ISIE2017.8001268. 

Patents

        P1.  Khaligh, Alireza, Akshay Singh, Apurv Kumar Yadav, Chanaka Singhabahu, and Jianfei Chen. "Multi-port power converters and power conversion systems, and methods for design and operation thereof." U.S. Patent Application 17/707,163, filed October 6, 2022 (Published but not granted).

 

Research Scholar Group

 

PhD

  • Adarsh Dubey: Inductive power transfer systems
  • Sukumar Das: Wireless chargers for EV batteries
  • Ashish Kumar: WBG devices based Motor Drive
  • Shambhunath Dutta (an PMRF Awardee): GaN based Integrated Motor Drive

Postgraduate Student

  • Kumar Maddi: Inductive power transfer system
  • Amit Kumar Gupta: WBG based Motor Drive

Undergraduate Student

  • Ashutosh Verma, Aditya Agrawal, Prateek Agrawal, and Tanisha Gupta, final year undergraduate students of Electrical Engineering department at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA. Project title: “Design and analysis of 48V Rectifier system for telecom applications “.
  • Agrim Agarwal, Saksham Sinha, Suthar Nisarg Manishbhai, and Abhishek Saroniya, final year undergraduate students of Electrical Engineering department at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA. Project title: “Design and Development of Contactless Charger for Electric Three-Wheelers“.
  •   Rishab Jain, Anurag Srivastava, Punit Kumar, Lovish Balana, Akshat Jain, Ribhav Hans and Dharmendra Choudhary, third year undergraduate students of Electrical Engineering department at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA. Project title: “Development of Cyber Resilient Features for EV Battery Chargers “.
  • Adarsh kumar singh, Hemant kumar meena, Anubhav Jangra, and Jatin Bansal, final year undergraduate students of Electrical Engineering department at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA. Project title: “Design and development of generalized control board (PCB) using DSP based micro controller “, Co-supervision with Prof. Anubrata Dey.

Intern

  • Gursimran Singh, an undergraduate student of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, INDIA. Work: “Design and Development of inductive power transfer system for charging EV batteries”.
  •         Rishabh Yadav, Undergraduate student of Electrical Engineering at Delhi Technological Univeristy, New Delhi, INDIA. Work: “Impact of circuit parasitics on switching loss for WBG enabled power converters”.

 

 

Professional Background

1. May 2021– till date: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, INDIA.

2. Feb. 2019 – May 2021: Post-doctoral associate, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA.                                                                     

3. Aug. 2018 – Jan.2019: Research Associate, Dept. of Electronic Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA.                                                                                  

4.  July2011 – July 2013: Deputy Manager, Product Development, Ashok Leyland Limited, Vellivoyalchavadi, Chennai, INDIA.                                                                                                 

 

Courses Taught
  • Instructor for “Design of WBG based Power Converters (EEN-673)” in Spring-2023 (Jan to May 2023) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA.
  • Instructor for “Charging Infrastructure (EEN-505)” in Autumn-2022 (Aug to Dec 2022) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA.
  • Instructor for “Electric Drives (EEN-302)” in Spring-2022 (Jan to May 2022) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA.
  • Instructor for “Engineering Analysis and Design (EEN-291)” in Autumn-2021 (Aug to Nov. 2021) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA.
  • Instructor for “Advance Design Lab on Electric Cars (ENEE498K)” in spring-2020 (Jan to May 2020) at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
  • Instructor for “Electric Car Design (ENEE408K)” in fall-2020 (Aug. to Dec. 2020) at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
  • Co- Instructor for “Advance Design Lab on Electric Cars (ENEE498K)” in spring-2021 (Jan to May 2021) at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. 
Technical seminar and presentation
  • Technical talk on “WBG based Power Electronics Converter” in the Electrical Engineering Department at NIT Puducherry.
  • Technical talk on “Principles and Design of Inductive Power Transfer based Contactless Charging” in the Electrical Engineering Department at MNIT Jaipur, dated 25th March 2022.
  • Technical talk on “WBG based Power Electronics Converter” for the IEEE IAS Student Branch Chapter IIT Roorkee dated 11th September 2021.