P. Sanjeevikumar

P. Sanjeevikumar
Aarhus University | AU · Department of Business Development and Technology

FIETE, FIE, FIET (UK), SMIEEE, CEng. Top 2% Scientist in the World by Stanford University
Power Electronics & Drives - Application to Renewable Energy Systems & Electric Vehicles

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Introduction
P. Sanjeevikumar (SMIEEE'15, FIETE'18, FIE'18, FIET'19) and Charted Engineer (CEng., India) received his Ph.D Degree in Electrical Engg., University of Bologna (Italy, 2012). Research work focused in the field of Power Electronics (multi-phase/multilevel converters). Editorial Board / Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Industry Appl., IEEE Systems Journal, subject editor IET RPG, subject editor IET GTD, Wiley-International Trans. on Electrical Energy, FACETS (Canada).
Additional affiliations
November 2014 - present
Ohm Technologiees
Position
  • Project Head
April 2014 - November 2014
Technological University Dublin - City Campus
Position
  • Lead Researcher
January 2014 - February 2014
Qatar University
Position
  • Visiting Research Fellow (On Invitation with Qatar National Research Fund, Govt of Qatar)
Description
  • Dual Three-Five Phase Open-End Winding Matrix Converter
Education
January 2009 - May 2012
University of Bologna
Field of study
  • Power Electronics and Drives
June 2004 - June 2006
Pondicherry University
Field of study
  • Electrical Drives and Control
June 1998 - June 2002
University of Madras
Field of study
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Publications

Publications (954)
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Described in this paper is a method for improving higher harmonic cancellation in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) transmitters, which are used in oil and gas well logging tools operating at 175°C. Multi-module multi-level topology which combines the outputs of several identical power modules operating at 50% duty cycle at the fundamental frequency...
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This article presents a self-balanced multistage DC-DC step-up converter for photovoltaic applications. The proposed converter topology is designed for unidirectional power transfer and provides a doable solution for photovoltaic applications where voltage is required to be stepped up without magnetic components (transformer-less and inductor-less)...
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Energy storage system (ESS) has developed as an important element in enhancing the performance of the power system especially after the involvement of renewable energy based generation in the system. However, there are a few challenges to employ ESS in distribution network, one of which is to ensure the best location and capacity so as to take the...
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Cleaner production is a simple defensive mechanism to protect from environmental pollution and depletion of resources. It is envisioned to minimize the waste and capitalize natural resource with effective utilization. Technology development support better choices in using natural energy thus avoiding waste. Solar energy is a natural resource which...
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A two days International Conference on “Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Computing for Smart Cities (AIS2C2)” is proposed to be held on 21-22 December 2022 in the University School of Information and Communication Technology. AIS2C2 is to endeavour the participants with the recent research being carried out across the AI Technologies and Sus...
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Peer-to-peer energy (P2P) energy trading is the vital paradigm of power systems operation and control. P2P energy trading is a concept of buying and selling the generated electrical energy from the own renewable energy resources to the micro-grid connected houses, offices and factories. P2P energy trading also allows the users to decide to whom the...
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This paper projects a novel topology for the 35-level MLI. The proposed topology aims to generate 35-levels at the output with a reduced total harmonic distortion (THD). The developed topology requires a lesser number of switches with fewer switching losses compared with other similar topologies. As the proposed MLI consists of a lesser switch coun...
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The traditional dc–dc converters have limited boosting ability. Significant voltage gains can be accomplished only at extreme duty ratios, where the high voltage/current stress and losses occur on semiconductors. This work proposes a common‐ground multi‐phase boost dc–dc converter that benefits from high boosting factor at low duty ratios, continuo...
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This paper investigates a novel cascaded fractional order PI-PD structure for power system stabilizers and flexible AC transmission system-based damping controllers to enhance the stability of the power system. The proposed controller parameters are optimized by a hybrid Modified Whale Optimization Algorithm (MWOA) with the Nelder-Mead algorithm. T...
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Unpredictable high renewable shares in standalone microgrid (MG) system with stochastic load demands introduces an unavoidable mismatch among loads and sources. This mismatch directly impacts the system frequency that can be mitigated via applying a suitable load frequency control (LFC) scheme. This brief proposes a maiden attempt of marine predato...
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the interface of photovoltaic systems to the grid requires an efficient control strategy to operate, control and improve power quality. For grid connection applications, the output voltage of the solar array, which may be accompanied by extensive voltage changes, needs to be adjusted and converted to a higher voltage by a DC-DC converter attracts m...
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In this paper proposed, a novel control technique for Five-Phase Induction Motor (FPIM) drives using a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) controller is proposed. Open-loop control is analyzed in terms of the performance and measurement of various power quality factors, such as voltage harmonics, current harmonics, total harmonic distortion, crest...
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Generating electricity near the consumption can provide more flexibility to supply various services to consumers as well as reduce system losses. The limited fossil fuels and air pollution are among the main incentives for the expansion of this technology. One of the perspectives proposed for effective increase in these resources’ involvement is to...
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Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) have become the preferred power source for various consumer devices such as electronic gadgets due to their high energy density and extended cycle life. Generally, graphite is used as an anode material due to its flat voltage plateau and economic viability. However, in addition to graphite's limited capacity, certain di...
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In this paper, a hybrid fuzzy cascaded fractional order proportional integral-fractional order proportional derivative (FCFOPI-FOPD) controller improves the frequency regulation of a renewable energy source (RES) integrated power system. The frequency response characteristics of a two-area non-linear thermal-hydro-wind model under various operating...
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The irradiation variations caused by cloud changes can cause rapid power fluctuations in large photovoltaic (PV) plants. The increased PV power share of the grid adversely affects the quality of power and the reliability of the power supply. Energy storage systems (ESSs) are often used to mitigate power fluctuations in the grid through various cont...
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Understanding photovoltaic modules' failures and degradation modes is an essential task for improving their useful lifetime and manufacturing materials. This paper focuses on the assessment and analysis of the different PV module defects that occurred in a solar pumping system after a long period of exposure (since 2008) to a harsh (hot and dry) cl...
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In this research paper, a double diode model-based photovoltaic (PV) system with a proposed hybrid dual integral sliding mode control (DISMC) and model predictive control (MPC) based maximum power point tracker (MPPT) has been started for a standalone power system. Compared with the single diode model, the advanced model dual diode provides accurat...
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The limited fossil fuels and air pollution are among the main incentives for the expansion of this technology. Producing electricity near the place of consumption, in addition to reducing the system loss, can create more flexibility to provide a variety of services to consumers. One of the perspectives proposed for effective increase in these resou...
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A novel single-phase 29-level asymmetrical switched-diode multilevel inverter (MLI) topology is presented in this paper with a reduced number of components. The developed topology can able to generate a maximum of 29-levels of output voltage using unequal DC sources. The basic 15-level MLI is developed and then further developed to 29-levels. The p...
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Rapid technological development in grid integration of renewable energy (RE) plants has increased the RE penetration level in power utility network. This dramatic change in power scenario challenges the protection and stability of grid. Therefore, this work proposed a protection scheme algorithm (PSA) for the RE integrated hybrid power system. This...
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In general, multilevel inverters (MLIs) are regarded as advanced power conversion systems required for medium-voltage and high-power applications. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of recently investigated MLI topologies classified into various categories based on the transformer requirement such as the transformer less (TL-MLI)...
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Renewable generation uncertainty, dynamic load change, and system parameter variation play a significant role in the performance degradation of non-linear multi-microgrid (MMG) systems. As a result, intelligent control becomes the need of the hour for assisting superlative attribute-based consistent electric power. The application of marine predato...
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Virtual synchronous generator (VSG) control has received much attention for interfacing renewable energy sources, thus creating a low-inertia microgrid. However, proportional reactive power-sharing and voltage accuracy is still a serious concern due to unequal feeder impedances between VSG controlled DGs and the point of power coupling. This paper...
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For microgrid operations, this article suggests a DC-DC Parallel Legs Linked High Gain Converter. To realize high voltage gain, the recommended converter is transformer-free and developed with n-parallel legs. One active switch, one capacitor, one inductor, and one diode make up each leg of the boost converter. The operating principle, characterist...
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Load forecasting (LF), particularly short-term load forecasting (STLF), plays a vital role throughout the operation of the conventional power system. The precise modeling and complex analyses of STLF have become more significant in advanced microgrid (MG) applications. Several models are proposed for STLF and tested successfully in the literature....
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This book "Multilevel Converters: Advances and Applications" intended to provide deep insight about multilevel converters operation, modulation & control strategies and various recent applications of multilevel converters such as in variable speed drives, renewable energy generation and power systems. The book will serve as a reference for academic...
Conference Paper
In the photovoltaic (PV) to grid structure, DC-DC converters are essential to increase the low input voltage gener-ated by renewable energy sources. The Single Ended Primary Inductance DC-DC Converter (SEPIC) allows for an output voltage higher or lower than that of the input. However, the gain of the SEPIC converter is limited; this converter can...
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This paper suggests a new high voltage gain DC-DC power electronics boosting converter. Many recent applications demand that an input voltage source is boosted to provide a much larger output voltage to be used elsewhere. The modern photovoltaic/fuel-cell sources or battery to mu-grid (μ- grid) structure heavily depends on the voltage boosting conc...
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The traditional dc-dc converters have limited boosting ability. Significant voltage gains can be accomplished only at extreme duty ratios, where the high voltage/current stress and losses occur on semiconductors. This work proposes a common-ground multiphase boost converter that benefits from a significant boosting factor at low duty ratios, contin...
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In recent years, the multi-level DC-AC converters have become a very popular research-topic in academic and industrial centres, which mainly originates from their novel properties like: stair-case output voltage waveform, high output voltage quality, low dv/dt stress on the load, few components and drivers, reduced-size output filter, low Electroma...
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Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:-Novel topologies of reduced switch multilevel converters-Improved design and analysis of reduced switch multilevel converters-Efficiency enhancement of reduced switch multilevel converters-Power quality improvement of reduced switch multilevel converters-Advanced modulation techniques based reduce...
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Graphical Abstract: Teaser Text: The major challenges of the high-gain DC-DC boost converters are high voltage stress on the switch, extreme duty ratio operation, diode reverse recovery, and converter efficiency problems. There are many topologies of the high gain DC-DC converters have been developed widely to overcome those problems, especially fo...
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The advantages of real-time dataset with artificial intelligence-based machine learning algorithms can be utilized for improving energy management in Electric Vehicles (E-Vehicle). Here the machine learning algorithms such as classification, regression, reinforcement, and clustering are incorporated to identify the suitable profile pattern. Electri...
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Energy management system (EMS) ensures flexible, economic and optimal cooperation among distributed energy resources of the microgrid and quality power supply to the users. EMS also determines the switching of operating modes like islanded mode (ISM) to grid‐connected mode (GCM) and vice versa. It manages the battery storage system's changing and d...
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The worldwide demand for transportation systems is driven by increasing passenger and freight traffic, which is projected to double by 2050. While such growth in the transport sector is a sign of social and economic development, its repercussions on energy consumption and environmental emissions cannot be overlooked. Developments in the transportat...
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This research paper describes the implementation of a photovoltaic (PV) fed energy-efficient high-power DC-DC converter for ultra-fast charging systems with a proposed hybrid simplified Firefly and neighborhood attraction firefly (HSFNA) algorithm for maximum power point tracking (MPPT). The proposed high-gain step-up SEPIC converter is employed to...
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In the last few decades, the utilization of fuel cells (FCs) in the automotive industry has created much attention due to easy use, modular structure, and higher efficacy. In the future, technological evolutions reveal that FCs driven electric vehicles (EVs) will grow at a rapid pace and will become an excellent alternative to conventional vehicles...
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This paper presents optimized energy storage and distribution network model under uncertainty of the power generation problem, based on an improved gravitational search algorithm (IGSA). Throughout the search phase, the IGSA uses a trial-and-error strategy to update the best agent. It also modifies the orbit of the poor agent in the late stages of...
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The power transfer technique used to charge Electric Vehicles (EV) has gone through a large development lately. Developing a purely autonomous vehicle (PAV) has motivated researchers to implement the wireless power transfer (WPT) technique to charge the EV battery. Previously developed EV used a pure grid-dependent charging system, increasing the n...
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In this research work, an adaptive TS-Fuzzy based RBF neural network (ATSFRBFNN) algorithm based maximum power point tracker (MPPT) is employed for grid integrated pho-tovoltaic (PV) system. The novel learning algorithm provides accurate and rapid PV power tracking under fluctuating solar insolation. However, an improved Damping Circulating Current...
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For a Smart Grid System operating with clustered generating units, the challenge usually lies in the optimal scheduling of energy resources. Thus, the improvement of a Unit Commitment problem gains importance in the present power network. In this paper, a novel probability algorithm is proposed for solving the Unit Commitment problem, in which five...
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Changes in consumption and changes in the structure of the system always occur in each power system. One of the effects of these changes can be the instability of the system voltage. When voltage is unstable, their performance is in conditions of power fluctuations after large errors occur. Determining the voltage stability of traditional methods i...
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The advantages of real-time dataset with artificial intelligence-based machine learning algorithms can be utilized for improving energy management in Electric Vehicles (E-Vehicle). Here the machine learning algorithms such as classification, regression, reinforcement, and clustering are incorporated to identify the suitable profile pattern. Electri...
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In this paper, a game theory based optimization algorithm is presented for optimal planning of hybrid energy systems. Considering wind turbine, photovoltaic, and battery energy storage systems as rational players, all feasible cooperative game models are defined to find the Nash equilibrium point and maximize the profit of the players, while the re...
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In recent years, the multi-level DC-AC converters have become a very popular research-topic in academic and industrial centres, which mainly originates from their novel properties like: stair-case output voltage waveform, high output voltage quality, low dv/dt stress on the load, few components and drivers, reduced-size output filter, low Electroma...
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The recent growth of battery-powered applications has increased the need for high-efficiency step-up dc-dc converters. The step-up conversion is commonly used in several applications, such as electric vehicle (EV); plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV); photovoltaic (PV) systems; uninterruptible power supplies (UPS); and fuel cell systems. The in...
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The microgrid is defined as Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and interconnected loads with clearly defined electrical boundaries that act as a single controllable entity concerning the grid as per IEEE standard 2030.7-2017. It provides an uninterrupted power supply to end-user loads with high reliability. Commercial systems like IT/ITES, shopping...
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This book “Multilevel Converters: Advances and Applications” intended to provide deep insight about multilevel converters operation, modulation & control strategies and various applications of multilevel converters such as in variable speed drives, renewable energy generation and power systems. The book will serve as a reference for academic resear...
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A Linear Switched Reluctance Motor (LSRM) is designed for electric propulsion application in Magnetically Levitated (Maglev) train with the base speed* of 7.6 m/s and operating at a maximum of 27.8 m/s. In such high-speed LSRMs, windage loss is one of the key issues of concern. Usually, windge loss accounts for approximately 0.5 % below the base sp...
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The submission link is https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mcaa2023. We look forward to receiving your One page abstract (almost 500 words) by 30th June 2022 [23:59 IST]. For more details, kindly check the attachment. The book will be indexed by Scopus and offered to Web of Science.
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Fractional-order PI (FOPI) is considered a possible efficient alternative controller to classical PI controller for fuel cell (FC) on-grid systems applications. This paper aims to enhance the dynamic performance of grid-connected FC systems while employing different metaheuristic optimization techniques to FOPI controllers and consequently improve...