Dr. R. Sarathi is a Professor of High
voltage engineering with IIT Madras. He has rich and varied experience of over
20 years in research, teaching and consulting.
He has been instrumental in conceptualizing and developing
the state-of-the-art High Voltage Laboratory at IIT Madras.
He visited Akita University, Japan as a JSPS Fellow; visited
Technical University, Munich as DAAD Fellow and served as visiting researcher
in leading universities such as Nagaoka University, Japan, Kyushu University,
Japan, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, and Waseda University, Japan.
He is currently associated with UKIERI project, an
international collaboration initiative on Innovation in high voltage insulation for
electrical energy networks.
He is Member, Indian Standards on High voltage testing
techniques, CBIP distribution system, International Reference Group for
SweGRIDS, Sweden and a collaborative member of green Asia project of Kyushu university funded by Japanese government.
He is senior IEEE member and IEEE Madras Section PES Chair.