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Dr. Chinmaya K A
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering IIT (BHU)
Area of Interest: 
Multiphase Machines and Drives, Power Electronics, Renewable Energy Applications, Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Smart Grid

My research is focused on design and development of DC/DC, DC/AC power electronic converters, space vector modulation techniques, and multiphase/ multi-level drive topologies. They are intended to be used for electric vehicles, grid interfacing of renewable energy sources and so on. 

Wider areas of research:
MPPT for solar and wind applications.
Power systems with high penetration of renewable energy sources.
Energy management of EV network.
DC/ AC Microgrid, Smartgrid

For more details on the research activities and areas, please see the links below:

Google Scholar
Research Gate


BE (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), Malnad College of Engineering (VTU), Hassan, Karnataka: 2008-2012
M.Tech (Power Electronics and Drives), National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana: 2012-2014
PhD (Electrical Engineering), Indian institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand: 2014-2019


Assistant Professor,  Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi: Dec 2020 to Present
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Electrical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore: Nov 2019 to Dec 2020
Assistant Professor, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru: July 2019 to Nov 2019

Ph.D. Scholars:

1. Alok Kumar
    Status: Ongoing
    Research: Energy management system for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles. 
    Location: Power Systems Lab, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi.

2. Dhawal Dwivedi
    Status: Ongoing.
    Research: Design and development of reliable high power drive system for electric vehicles (EVs).
    Location: Electrical machines lab, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi.

M.Tech Students:

1. Kush Aameria
    Status: Ongoing
    Research: Fault-tolerant multi-level converter for multiphase drives. 

2. Amritanshu Ruhela
    Status: Ongoing
    Research: Design and development of dual input three-port converter for E-boat application.