Dr. Krishna Kumar Gupta

Assistant Professor

Specialization

NIL

Email

krishna.gupta@thapar.edu

Specialization

NIL

Email

krishna.gupta@thapar.edu

8307247339

Biography

An avid teacher, researcher, consultant and author, Dr. Krishna Kumar Gupta is currently serving as Assistant Professor. He obtained his B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees from MANIT Bhopal. He is a recipient of Young Scientist Award from MP Council of Science and Technology in 2015. He has 7 years of teaching experience. His current area of research interests includes power converters and LED driving units.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from MANIT Bhopal (2014)
  • M. Tech in Power Systems from MANIT Bhopal (2007)
  • B.Tech. . in Electrical Engineering from MANIT Bhopal (2005)

Experience: Total Teaching Experience 7 years

  • Associate Professor, KIIT Deemed-to-be-University, Bhubaneswar
  • Associate Professor, Sagar Institute of Science and Technology, Bhopal
  • Associate Professor, Jai Narain College of Technology, Bhopal

Teaching Interests:

  • Power Electronics
  • Circuit Theory
  • Control Systems
  • Basic Electrical Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Topologies and control schemes of Multilevel Inverters
  • Power Converters for Renewable Energy Applications
  • Fault Tolerant Power Converters

Selected Publications:

Journals

Conference Papers

  1. Krishna Kumar Gupta, A. Ranjan, Pallavee Bhatnagar, L. Kumar, S. Jain, “Multilevel Inverter Topologies with Reduced Device Count: A Review,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Volume 31, Issue 1, Jan. 2016.
  2. Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain, “A Novel Multilevel Inverter Based on Switched DC Sources,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Volume 61, no.7, pp.3269-3278, July 2014.
  3. Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain, “Topology for multilevel inverters to attain maximum number of levels from given DC sources,” IET Power Electronics, vol. 5, issue no.4, pp.435-446, April 2012.
  4. Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain, “A Multilevel Inverter Topology Based on Series Connected Switched Sources,” IET Power Electronics, vol.6, issue no. 1, pp. 164-174, Jan. 2013.
  5. Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain, “Comprehensive Review of a Recently Proposed Multilevel Inverter,” IET Power Electronics, vol. 7, issue no.3, pp.467-479, March 2014.
  6. P. Bhatnagar, R. Agrawal and Krishna Kumar Gupta, “A Reduced Device Count Version of Single-Stage Switched-Capacitor Module (S3CM) for Cascaded Multilevel Inverters,” IET Power Electronics (In Press).
  7. N. Dewangan, S. Gupta and Krishna Kumar Gupta, “An Approach to Synthesis of Fault Tolerant Reduced Device Count Multilevel Inverters (FT-RDC MLIs),” IET Power Electronics (In Press).
  8. N. Dewangan, S. Gupta, P.Bhatnagar, R. Agrawal and Krishna Kumar Gupta, “Development of fault-tolerant reduced-switch-count multilevel inverter structures ,” IET Power Electronics (In Press).
  9. Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain, “A multilevel Voltage Source Inverter (VSI) to maximize the number of levels in output waveform,” Elsevier International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Volume 44, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 25-36.
  10. Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain, “Theoretical analysis and experimental validation of a novel multilevel inverter topology for renewable energy interfacing applications,” Journal of Renewable Sustainable Energy (American Institute of Physics) , vol. 4, issue 1, pages 1-15, 2012.
  11. N. Dewangan, S. Gupta and Krishna Kumar Gupta, “Fault tolerant operation of some reduced-device-count multilevel inverters with improved performance,” Wiley International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems (In Press)
  12. Krishna Kumar Gupta, Pallavee Bhatnagar, H. Vahedi, K.A. Haddad, “Carrier based PWM for Even Power Distribution in Cascaded H-bridge Multilevel Inverters within Single Power Cycle,” 42nd Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2016, October 24-27, 2016, Florence, Italy. Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain, “A novel universal control scheme for multilevel inverters ,” 6th IET Machines and Drives (PEMD 2012), International Conference on Power Electronics, 27-29 March 2012, University of Bristol UK, pp. 1-6. Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain, “Algorithm for asymmetric source configuration in a newly constructed multistring multilevel inverter topology,” 6th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2012),Tuesday 27 – Thursday 29 March 2012 University of Bristol UK, pp.1-6 Krishna Kumar Gupta, Lalit Kumar Sahu, Shailendra Jain, “A Novel Seven-Level Hybrid Inverter,” IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 16-19 December, 2012, Bengaluru India. Prakash Singh, SachinTiwari, Krishna Kumar Gupta, “A New Topology of Transistor Clamped 5-Level H-Bridge Multilevel Inverter with voltage Boosting Capacity,” IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 16-19 December, 2012, Bengaluru. Alekh Ranjan, Krishna Kumar Gupta, Lalit Kumar, Shailendra Jain, “A Switched-Capacitors Based Multilevel Boost Inverter with Single Input Source,” 2012 IEEE Fifth India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE 2012) December 19-22, 2012 Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science & Technology, Murthal Delhi-National Capital Region, India V.K. Sharma, M. Kumar, K.K. Gupta, M. Kirar, "Power balancing in five level inverters," Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 2013 12th International Conference on , vol., no., pp.434,439, 5-8 May 2013. Lalit Kumar, Krishna Kumar Gupta, Shailendra Jain, "Power electronic interface for vehicular electrification," Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2013 IEEE International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1,6, 28-31 May 2013. Lalit Kumar, Krishna Kumar Gupta, Shailendra Jain, "Power electronic interface for vehicular electrification," Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2013 IEEE International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1,6, 28-31 May 2013.

    Books

    Title: Multilevel Inverters: Conventional and Emerging Topologies and their Control , Published by Academic Press (Elsevier) ISBN: 9780128124482, Published on 5th December 2017, First Edition Title: Modeling and Control of Power Electronics Converter System for Power Quality Improvements, published by Academic Press (Elsevier) ISBN: 9780128145685, Published on 20th August 2018, First Edition

    Patent

    Indian patent entitled “Cascaded Multilevel Inverter”, Inventors: Krishna Kumar Gupta and Shailendra Jain MANIT Bhopal (No. 1829/MUM/2013 dated 24/05/2013)

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • Young Scientist Award 2015 Conferred by M.P. Council of Science and Technology, Government of Madhya Pradesh during 30th M.P. Young Scientist Congress held at Vigyan Bhawan, Bhopal (27th Feb-01 March 2015)
  • CII Award for Excellence in Teaching 2016 Conferred jointly by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and Sagar Group of Institutions in April 2016.
  • Mentor of Change Selected as Mentor of Change by NITI Ayog, Government of India for Atal Tinkering Labs under the Atal Innovation Mission (March 2018).
  • Have delivered Expert Talks on Power Converters at NIT Bhopal, NIT Raipur, NIT Jaipur etc.
  • Have been selected in BHEL, NIT Raipur, NIT Bhopal and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Message to Students & Community

“To have something that you’ve never had, you’ve to do something that you’ve never done”