Srirama Srinivas


PhD  Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal (2008)

M.Tech.  Electrical Engineering with specialization in Electrical Machines & Industrial Drives, National Institute of Technology, Warangal (2002)

B.Tech  Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering Osmania University, Hyderabad (1996)

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  • Currently working as PROFESSOR in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
  • His areas of interest are Power Electronic applications in motor control, renewable energy, microgrid, automotive etc.

  • DTC methods for Multilevel VSI fed Induction motors.
  • Predictive Control of Multilevel inverter fed AC motors.
  • Power Electronics and control for Renewable energy Systems.
  • Grid-interactive Inverters.
  • Direct Power Control methods of grid-connected multilevel converters.
  • Multi port DC-DC converters.
  • Power Electronics and drives for Electric vehicle applications.
  • Design of application specific motors, power electronics and control.
  • Custom Power Supply Designs.

  • Received the BEST PAPER AWARD for the paper titled "Current ripple analysis in a decoupled SVPWM controlled dual two-level inverter fed open-end winding induction motor drive" at IEEE 2nd Power Electronic, Drive Systems & Technologies Conference (PEDSTC-2012) held at Tehran, Iran - 2011 (Authors: K Ramachandrasekhar & S Srinivas).
  • Conferred with the BEST PRESENTATION AWARD for the paper titled "Hybrid PWM switching strategy for a three level inverter fed induction motor drive with open end windings" at 3rd Global Conference on Power Control and Optimization (PCO- 2010) held at Gold Coast, Australia - 2010 (Authors: S Srinivas & K Ramachandrasekhar).
  • Project titled "Studies on Bearing Current and Shaft Voltage in Modern Industrial Drives" received EXCELLENT GRADE (one of the 3) by DST amongst many projects reviewed in the year 2013.

    Current Courses

  • Basic Electrical Engineering (EE1100).
  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering (EC1100).
  • Electrical Sciences (EN2100).
  • Electrical Machines (EC2203).
  • Electrical Machines & Laboratory (EE2005).
  • Power Electronics (EE3203).
  • Power Electronics (EC3040).
  • Power Converter Analysis & Design (EC5121).
  • Power Converter Analysis & Design (EE5201).
  • Power Electronics Control of Electrical Machines (EE5870).
  • Advanced Electrical Lab (EC3080).
  • Electro Mech. Energy Lab (EC3090).
  • Electrical Machines Lab (EL3105).
  • Advanced EE Lab (EC4000).
  • Power Laboratory (EE5702).
  • Advanced Power Systems Lab II (EE4650).
  • Laboratory (Power) (EL5233).


  • NSP Musunuru, S Srinivas, "A Fast Model Predictive Control Method for a Single DC Source Driven Dual Inverter Fed Open-end Winding Induction Motor Drive", Electric Power Components and Systems, Nov 2022, 1-17.
  • YM Kiran, S Srinivas, True Maximum Power Extraction in Photovoltaic Systems using High Gain Energy Efficient DC-DC Converter, Electric Power Components and Systems, Oct 2022, 1-14.
  • Naga Surya Prakash M and S Srinivas, Elimination of Dead Time Effects on Common Mode Voltage in an Open-End Winding Induction Motor Drive Under Low Speed Operation Using a Simplified Model Predictive Control, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Industrial Electronics 3 (4), Feb 2022, 1195-1204.
  • P Naganathan, S Srinivas, "MTPA Associated DTC Methodologies for Enhanced Performance and Energy Savings in Electric Vehicle Mobility With Induction Motor Drive", IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification 8 (2), 2021, 1853-1862.
  • S Jana, S Srinivas, "A computationally efficient harmonic extraction algorithm for grid applications" IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 37 (1), 146-154.
  • P Naganathan, S Srinivas, "Hybrid PWM Methods for Harmonic Reduction in Neutral Point Clamped Three-Level Inverter Drive for Pump Applications", Electric Power Components and Systems 48 (14-15), Nov 2021, 1474-1487.
  • NSP Musunuru, S Srirama, Cascaded predictive control of a single power supply-driven four-level open-end winding induction motor drive without weighting factors", IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics 9 (3), Aug 2020, 2858-2867.
  • P Naganathan, S Srinivas, "Voltage-injected PWM variants for a dual two-level inverter-fed open-end winding induction motor drive", IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics 9 (2), Feb 2020, 1532-1540.
  • P Naganathan, S Srinivas, Direct torque control techniques of three-level H-bridge inverter fed induction motor for torque ripple reduction at low speed operations, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 67 (10), Nov 2019, 8262-8270.
  • S Jana, S Srinivas, An approach to mitigate line frequency harmonics in a single-phase PV-microinverter system", IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 34 (12), May 2019, 11521-11525.

Conference Proceedings

  • TH Narayana, U Surve, S Srinivas, "ZVS Enhancement of Dual Active Bridge Converter Using Series Connected Inductors for EV Battery Charging Application", 2022 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SeFeT), 2022, 1-6.
  • A Nagarkar, S Srinivas, "Design and Performance Comparison of Synchronous Reluctance Motor and Ferrite assisted Synchronous Reluctance Motor for Traction Application", 2022 IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and and 2022 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Europe (EEEIC/I&CPS Europe), 2022, 1-6.
  • TH Narayana, S Srinivas, "A Simple ZVS Detection Method for a Dual Active Bridge Converter", 2022 Second International Conference on Power, Control and Computing Technologies (ICPC2T), 2022, 1-6.
  • YM Kiran, S Srinivas, "Simple Approach to Model Photovoltaic Module using Solver Utility of Microsoft Excel", 2021 IEEE International Power and Renewable Energy Conference (IPRECON), 2021, 1-5.
  • A Nagarkar, S Srinivas, "An Optimized Rotor Design of Synchronous Reluctance Motor for Improved Torque Characteristics", 2021 International Aegean Conference on Electrical Machines and Power 2021, 1-6.
  • S Jana, S Srinivas, "Optimised Reference Current Generation For Enhanced Single-phase STATCOM", 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy 2020, 1-6.
  • S Jana, S Srinivas, "Design of a digital PWM module with independent carrier amplitude modulation control" 2019 2nd International Conference on Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (SGRE), 2019, 1-6.
  • Naga Surya Prakash and S Srinivas, "Predictive Current Control of an Open End Winding Induction Machine using a Dual two-level Inverter Drive", 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2019, 378-383.
  • Pallab Sarkar and S Srinivas, "Reduced Flux based Direct Torque Control of Synchronous Reluctance Machine for Electric Vehicle applications" Accepted for presentation at Conf Proc IEEE-IICPE-2018, Jaipur, India.
  • Saikat Jana and S Srinivas, "Single Phase Solar Inverter with Inertia Emulation" Accepted for presentation at Conf Proc IEEE-IICPE-2018, Jaipur, India.
  • Kiran Y M and S Srinivas, "High gain energy efficient DC-DC Converter for true maximum power tracking in PV applications" IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES 2018), Chennai, India, Dec 2018.

  • Publicity Chair and Member (Technical Committee), 4th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems (ICPS) held at IIT Madras, Chennai, 22-24 December 2011.
  • Technical Program Chair, 5th IEEE-International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS) -2012, held at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 6-9 August 2012.
  • Publicity Chair & Member (Organizing & Technical Teams), 8th International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES) to be held at IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India between 18-21 December 2018.
  • Reviewer: IEEE Power Electronics, IEEE Industrial Electronics, IEEE Industry Applications, IEEE Sustainable Energy, IEEE Selected topics in Power Electronics, IEEE Transportation IEEE Electrification, Science Direct, IET Power Electronics, IET Electric Power Applications, Elsevier, EPSR, IETE.

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