Dr. Ranjan Kumar Behera
Dr. Ranjan Kumar Behera
Associate Professor
Ph.D, IIT Kanpur
Ph: +91-612-302 8050
Fax: +91-612-227 7383
rkb[*AT]iitp.ac.in
Research Areas : Design and Fabrication of Power Electronics Circuits, Control of Electrical Drives, Application of Nonlinear Control Theory to Power Electronics and Electric Drives, Pulse Width Modulation Techniques for Power Electronics
No. of PhD Students :

Saifullah Payami

Md. Junaid Akhtar
Professional Experience :
  • Assistant Professor - Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar
  • Visiting Scholar - The Center for Energy Systems, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, USA
  • Project Associate - Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, UP
  • Lecturer - Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Viswanadh Institute of Technology and Management, Parvatipuram, Andhra Pradesh
  • Trainee Engineer - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Koraput Division, Sunabeda, Orissa
Awards & Honours :
  • Dr. Ranjan Kumar Behera has been Selected of his biographical profile for inclusion in the new "Who's Who in the World® 2013 (30rd Edition)".
  • Scholarship by MHRD India, for pursuing M.Tech & PhD at IIT Kanpur.
  • National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC- 2007), Best research paper award, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Best research paper award, International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems & Power Electronics in Emerging Economies, April 2009, SRM University, Chennai, India.
  • National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC- 2011), Best research paper award, Department of Electrical Engineering, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur.
  • Invited as session chair at International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded Systems (ICPCES 2010)”, Session Title: Electrical Drives, MNNIT, Allahabad, India, November 29- December 01, 2010.
  • Invited as session chair at IEEE-POWER INDIA- PEDES 2010, Session Title: Multilevel Inverters, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Delhi, India, 21-23 December 2010.
  • Young scientists award in engineering sciences for “High Power AC Drives for Electric Locomotive and General Purpose off Highway Applications,” Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, 2011.
  • Invited as session chair at IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), Cape Town, South Africa, February 25-27, 2013, Session Title: Sensors, Actuators and Systems Integration 1.
  • Senior Member IEEE
  • Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, and the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF). For doing advanced research on Grid Interaction including Smart Grids and System Development and Integration at Tennessee Technological University, Tennessee, USA.
  • Co-chair (Technical) on Third International Conference on advances in control and optimization of dynamical systems (ACODS-2014), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India, 13-15 March 2014.
  • Invited as session chair at IEEE International Conference Conference on Power Electronics, Drives And Energy Systems, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bomday, India, 15-19 December 2014, Session Title: Control of Power Converter and Microgrid.
  • Selected as the featured engineer of the globe by EE Web: Link-http://www.eeweb.com/spotlight/interview-with-dr.-ranjan-kumar-behera
  • National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC- 2007), Best research paper award, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Best research paper award, International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems & Power Electronics in Emerging Economies, April 2009 Chennai, India.
  • National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC- 2011), Best research paper award, Department of Electrical Engineering, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur.
  • Invited as session chair at International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded Systems (ICPCES 2010)”, Session Title: Electrical Drives, MNNIT, Allahabad, India, November 29- December 01, 2010.
  • Invited as session chair at IEEE-POWER INDIA- PEDES 2010, Session Title: Multilevel Inverters, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Delhi, India, 21-23 December 2010.
  • Young scientists award in engineering sciences for “High Power AC Drives for Electric Locomotive and General Purpose off Highway Applications,” Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, 2011.
  • Invited as session chair at IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), Cape Town, South Africa, February 25-27, 2013, Session Title: Sensors, Actuators and Systems Integration 1.
Reviewer of International Journals :
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.
  • IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.
  • IET Power Electronics.
  • IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2014), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Electric Power Components and Systems.
  • International Journal of Power Electronics, Inderscience Publishers Ltd, Switzerland.
Member of Professional bodies :
  • IEEE
  • Senior Member of IEEE (USA).
Current Sponsored projects :
  • National Mission for Power Electronics Technology (NaMPET) Project by Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Govt. of India is established at Advanced Electrical Engineering Laboratory, IIT Patna.
    Under this project IIT Patna will do “Modeling, Design and Implementation of Induction Motor Drives for Propulsion Applications”, 2012. (2 Years)
    PI: Dr. Ranjan K. Behera, Co-PI: Dr. Sanjoy K. Parida
  • Fast track Project for young scientists in engineering sciences-2011, Entitled, “High Power AC Drives for Electric Locomotive and General Purpose off Highway Applications”.
    Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India. (3 Years).
    PI: Dr. Ranjan K. Behera
  • Science and Engineering Research Board Project in engineering sciences-2013, Entitled, “Integrated Automatic Voltage Control of a High Efficient Solar PV System”.
    Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India. (4 Years).
    PI: Dr. Ranjan K. Behera
Teaching : B. Tech.
  • EE280: Electrical Machines
  • EE280: Electrical Machines Laboratory
  • EE 202: Digital Circuits and Microprocessors
  • EE 202: Digital Circuits and Microprocessors Laboratory
  • EE102: Basic Electronics Laboratory
  • EE481: Power Electronics and Drives
  • EE482: Advance Electrical Laboratory
Ph. D.
  • EE760: Basics of Power Electronics Converters.
Invited Lectures :
  • Invited speaker in Research Conclave, title of presentation is “Green Energy Possibilities in Indian Context,” at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2014, India, 10th December 2014.
  • Deliver a seminar on “Dynamics and Control of Active Dual Bridge Converter for All Solar Micro-grid" at Department of computer science and electrical engineering, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee, USA on 2nd July 2014.
  • Deliver a seminar on “Control of Active Dual Bridge Converter for Micro-grid Application" at Department of computer science and electrical engineering, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee, USA on 2nd July 2014.
  • Deliver a seminar on “Modeling and Control of Efficient Solar Energy Converters" at Center for Energy Systems Research, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee, USA on 21st May 2014.
  • Invited speaker in TEQIP Sponsored Faculty Development Program on "Advances in Energy and Control Systems". Title of presentation is “Control of High Efficient Solar and Wind Power Converters,” at Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women, Bhimavaram Andhra Pradesh, India, 21st April 2014.
  • Invited speaker in TEQIP Sponsored Faculty Development Program on "Recent Trends in Power Electronics Converters". Title of presentation is “RecentAdvances in High Power Medium Voltage Converters and High Performance Drives,” at Department of Electrical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 05th April 2014.
  • Invited as guest speaker in International seminar on "Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicle(EV/HEV, entitled "Control of Electrical Drives for EV/HEV and motors for EV/HEV” at Raja Rajeswari College of Engineering, Bangalore on 19th February 2014.
  • Deliver a seminar on “Efficient Solar Power System" at Indian Institute of Business Management (IIBM), Patna, India on 17th November 2013.
  • Keynote speaker in DST and CSIR Sponsored International Conference BICON – 2013 on “Soft Computing Application to Power System and Control MATLAB. Title of presentation is “Power Electronic Systems for the Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Sources,” at Biyani College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 22nd September 2013.
  • Invited as guest speaker in short-term training program for the engineers in the Building Construction Department, Govt. of Bihar, Entitled: Modern Electrical Wirings in Residential Buildings and The Future Building Power Supply & Innovation Challenges on 24th May 2013, at IIT Patna. Patna, India.
  • Invited in International Renewable Energy Exhibition and Conference (RENERGY 2013) for panel discussion on Large Solar Farm Integration Challenges and Rooftop Solar System, Tamilnadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), 9 - 11th May 2013, Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam, Chennai, India.
  • Chief Guest and Keynote speaker in National Conference on “Advanced Computing Techniques and Applications (NCACTA-2012)". Title of presentation is “Wireless Power Transfer: The Next Generation Power Transmission System” at Roland Institute of Technology, Berhampur, Orissa, India, 1st December 2012.
  • Deliver a seminar on “Wireless Power Transfer: The Next Generation Power Transmission System" at Orissa School of Mining Engineering (OSME), Keonjhor, Odisha, India on 11th May 2012.
  • Keynote speaker in AICTE Sponsored Staff Development Program on “Soft Computing Application to Power System and Control MATLAB. Title of presentation is “Recent Advances on Wind and Solar Energy Technology,” at Aditya Institite of Technology and Management, Tekkali, Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh, India, 28th April 2012.
  • Invited as guest of honor and speaker in UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Right to Information: A step towards good governance,” at Department of Political Science, Govt. women’s college, Gardanibagh, Patna-2, India, 17th March 2012.
  • Invited as guest of honor and speaker in National Workshop on Modeling Simulation and Analysis of Power Electronics Circuit System,” at Department of Electrical Engineering, Geetanjali Institute Of Technical Studies, Udaipur, Rajsthan, India, 18th February 2012.
  • Deliver a seminar on “Solar Power for Rural India" at Indian Institute of Business Management (IIBM), Patna, India on 12th February 2012.
  • Invited speaker in Seminar on "Nuclear Power at your service - An insight". Title of presentation is “Grid Integration of Nuclear Energy and Power Quality,” at Indian Institite of Technology Patna, IIT Patna on 10th Jan 2012 in association with NPCIL.
  • Invited speaker in First Bihar Regional Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development and the title of presentation is “High Efficient Solar Energy Power System for Bihar Green Energy Harvesting Technology, IIT Patna, Bihar, India, and 30 June, 2011.
  • Invited speaker in Bihar Science Conference and the title of presentation is “High Efficient Solar Energy Harvesting System for Bihar Green Energy Initiative,” L. S. College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, and February, 2011.
  • Keynote speaker in a workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Electronics Drives and Technology (ETPEDS-2010). Title of presentation is “Recent Advancement on Multilevel Converter Technologies in High Power Industrial Application" at Aditya Institite of Technology and Management, Tekkali, Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh, India, 9th December 2010.
  • Invited as session chair at IEEE-POWER INDIA- PEDES 2010, Session Title: Multilevel Inverters, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Delhi, India, 21-23 December 2010.
  • Invited lecture on “Green Energy Technology: Absolutely Wireless" at National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST), Berhampur, Ganjam, Orissa, India, 20th December 2010.
  • Keynote speaker in a workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Electronics Drives and Technology (ETPEDS-2010). Title of presentation is “Recent Advancement on Multilevel Converter Technologies in High Power Industrial Application" at Aditya Institite of Technology and Management, Tekkali, Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh, India, 9th December 2010.
  • Invited as session chair at International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded Systems (ICPCES 2010)”, Session Title: Electrical Drives, MNNIT, Allahabad, India, November 29- December 01, 2010.
  • Keynote speaker in a workshop on Technology Upgradation of GLS Lamp Cluster Patna City. Title of presentation is "CFL Technology" and "Light of Tomorrow" at Patna City organised by Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development, Govt. of India and Bihar Bulb Manufacturer Association,Patna City, India, March 2010.
  • Delivered the lecture entitled "A Utility Friendly High Performance Multilevel Inverter Fed Induction Motor Drive System" at Sri Venkateswar Institute of Technology, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India, December 2009.
  • Delivered the lecture entitled "Multilevel Converter Application to Electric Drives" at Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, USA, and January 2009
  • Delivered the lecture entitled "Design of Medium Voltage High Power Converters and Data Acquisition Systems" at Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, USA, and October 2008.
  • Delivered the lecture entitled "Utility Friendly High Power Converter for Traction Motor Drive" at Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2007, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Delivered the conference lecture entitled "Describing Function Analysis and Experimental Investigation of a High Power Utility Friendly AC-DC Converter System" at IEEE-IECON’ 06, Paris, France, November 7-10, 2006, Paris, France.
  • Delivered the lecture entitled "Power Electronics Technology" at Jaganatha Institute of Technology and Management, Parlakhemundi, October 2006, Orissa, India.
  • Delivered an invited lecture on "Dynamic Simulation of Power Electronics and Electric Drives using SIMULINK" in Quality Improvement Program sponsored Staff Development Program on MATLAB Application to Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2006, India.
  • Delivered an invited lecture "Power Electronics Applications using SIMULINK" in SIDBI sponsored Student Development Programme on MATLAB Application to Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2006, India.
  • Chief Guest and Keynote speaker in National Conference on “Advanced Computing Techniques and Applications(NCACTA-2012)". Title of presentation is “Wireless Power Transfer: The Next Generation Power Transmission System” at Roland Institute of Technology, Berhampur, Orissa, India, 1st December 2012.
  • Deliver a seminar on “Wireless Power Transfer: The Next Generation Power Transmission System" at Orissa School of Mining Engineering (OSME), Keonjhor, Odisha, India on 11th May 2012.
  • Keynote speaker in AICTE Sponsored Staff Development Program on “Soft Computing Application to Power System and Control MATLAB. Title of presentation is “Recent Advances on Wind and Solar Energy Technology,” at Aditya Institite of Technology and Management, Tekkali, Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh, India, 28th April 2012.
  • Invited as guest of honor and speaker in UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Right to Information: A step towards good governance,” at Department of Political Science, Govt. women’s college, Gardanibagh, Patna-2, India, 17th March 2012.
  • Invited as guest of honor and speaker in National Workshop on Modeling Simulation and Analysis of Power Electronics Circuit System,” at
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Geetanjali Institute Of Technical Studies, Udaipur, Rajsthan, India, 18th February 2012.
  • Deliver a seminar on “Solar Power for Rural India" at Indian Institute of Business Management (IIBM), Patna, India on 12th February 2012.
  • Invited speaker in Seminar on "Nuclear Power at your service - An insight".  Title of presentation is “Grid Integration of Nuclear Energy
    and Power Quality,” at Indian Institite of Technology Patna, IIT Patna on 10th Jan 2012 in association with NPCIL.
  • Invited speaker in First Bihar Regional Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development and the title of presentation is
    “High Efficient Solar Energy Power System for Bihar Green Energy Harvesting Technology, IIT Patna, Bihar, India, and 30 June, 2011.
  • Invited speaker in Bihar Science Conference and the title of presentation is “High Efficient Solar Energy Harvesting System for Bihar
    Green Energy Initiative,” L. S. College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, and February, 2011.
  • Keynote speaker in a workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Electronics Drives and Technology (ETPEDS-2010). Title of presentation is “Recent Advancement on Multilevel Converter Technologies in High Power Industrial Application" at Aditya Institite of Technology and Management, Tekkali, Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh, India, 9th December 2010.
Publications : Journal Papers:
  • S. Payami, R. K Behera, A. Iqbal and R. Al-ammari, “Common mode voltage and vibration mitigation of a five-phase three-level NPC inverter fed induction motor drive system,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol-PP, Issue-99, pp. 1, March 2014.
  • A. Iqbal, S. Payami, M. Saleh, A. A. Abdallah, R. K. Behera, S. Moinoddine, “Five-phase AC/DC/AC Converter with PWM Rectifier,” Australian Journal of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, (Accepted).
  • R. K. Behera, S. P. Das and O. Ojo, “A Utility Friendly Three-level NPC Converter-fed High Performance Induction Motor Drive,” IET Power
    Electronics, vol. 5, issue 7, pp. 1196-1203, August 2012.
  • R. K. Behera and S. P. Das, “Analysis and Experimental Investigation for Switching Frequency Characterization of a Three-level AC-DC Converter using Frequency Domain Approach,” IET Power Electronics, vol. 4, issue 8, pp. 936-942, September 2011.
  • R. K. Behera, and S. Behera, “Design, simulation and experimental realization of nonlinear controller for GSC of DFIG system,” International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology,  vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 96-103, Spring 2011.
  • R. K. Behera, “High Efficient Solar Energy Harvesting System for Bihar Green Energy Initiative,” Manthan, International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovation, vol. 12, June 2011, pp. 25-28.
  • R. K. Behera and W. Gao, “Design and Simulation of nonlinear controller for grid connected doubly-fed induction generator,” International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, vol. 2, Issue III, July 2011.
  • Ranjan K. Behera and S. P. Das, “"Multilevel Converters Fed Induction Motor Drive for Industrial and Traction Drive," IEEE Potential, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 28-32, December 2010.
  • R. K. Behera and W. Gao, “A Novel Controller Design for Grid Side Converter of DFIG for Wind Power Interface: An Experimental Investigation,” International Journal of Electric Power Components and Systems, Taylor & Francis, vol. 38, No. 6, December 2010, pp. 1531-1545.
  • R. K. Behera and S. P. Das, “Analysis and Experimental Investigation for Switching Frequency Characterization of a Three-level AC-DC Converter using Frequency Domain Approach,” (Accepted to IET Journal of Power Electronics).
  • R. K. Behera and S. P. Das, “Improved direct torque control of induction motor with dither injection,” Sadhana Journal, vol. 33, part. 5, October 2008, pp. 537-550.

List of Papers Presented in Conferences:
  • R. K. Behera, and O. Ojo, “Modeling, Control and Experimental Realization of a 10 kW Grid Connected PV Power System,” in Proceedings of PEDES’14, IIT Bombay, India, December 15-19, 2014, pp. 1-6.
  • K. B. Sai Kiran, S. Brahma, S. K. Parida, and R. K. Behera, “Analysis of Inductive Resonant Coupled WPT System using Reflected Load Theory,” in Proceedings of PEDES’14, IIT Bombay, India, December 15-19, 2014, pp. 1-6.
  • R. K. Behera and S. K. Parida, “DC Microgrid Management Using Power Electronics Converters”, NPSC, 18-20 Dec 2014, IIT Gowhati.
  • Md. J. Akhtar, R. K. Behera, S. K. Parida, “Optimized Rotor Slot Shape for Squirrel Cage Induction Motor in Electric Propulsion Application”, IICPE, 08-10 Dec 2014, NIT Kurukshetra.
  • R. Prakash, A. Junaid, R. K. Behera, and S. K. Parida, “Design of a Squirrel Cage Induction Motor for Electric Propulsion System,” in proceedings of Third International Conference on advances in control and optimization of dynamical systems (ACODS-2014), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India, 13-15 March 2014.
  • R. K. Behera, M. Kumari and S. K. Parida, “Design of a Two Resonating Coil WPT System for Portable Electronics Loads,” Accepted in National Power Electronics Conferences (NPEC’13), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India, 21-23 December 2014.
  • S. Payami, R. K. Behera, and A. Iqbal, “Common Mode Voltage Elimination for Three- Level Five-Phase Neutral Point Clamped Inverter,” in Proceedings of IEEE-IECON’ 13, Vienna, Austria, November 10-13, 2013, pp. 1-6.
  • R. K. Goyal, U. Gautam and R. K. Behera, “A Novel Design of Magnetically Coupled Circuits for Wireless Power Transfer with Improved
    Waveforms,” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), Cape Town, South Africa, February 25-27, 2013.
  • A. Iqbal, S. Payami, M. Saleh, A. Anad  and R. K. Behera, “ Analysis and control of five phase AC/DC/AC converter with active rectifier” in
    Proceedings of 22nd Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), 2012 (IEEE), Bali Indonesia, 2012.
  • A. Iqbal, S. Payami, R.K. Behera, A. A. Abdallah and H. Abu-Rub, “Analysis of a field oriented controlled five-phase motor drive with
    active front end converter”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Power and Energy 2012, Malasia.
  • R. K. Behera, and S. P. Das, “High Performance Induction Motor Drive: A Dither Injection Technique,” in Proceedings of IEEE International
    Conference on Energy, Automation and Signal (ICEAS-2011), SOA University, Bhubaneswar, India, December 28-30, 2011.
  • R. K. Behera, S. P. Das and W. Gao, “High Power Induction Motor Drive for Public Electric Transportation System,” in Proceedings of Centenary Conference, Electrical Engineering (CCEE’11), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, December 14-17, 2011.
  • R. K. Behera and S. P. Das, “Analysis and Experimental Investigation of a Current Controlled AC-DC Converter System,” in Proceedings of National Power Electronics Conferences (NPEC’11), Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India, December 19 - 22, 2011. (Awarded Best Research Paper). 
  • R. K. Behera, “High Efficient Solar Energy Harvesting System for Bihar Green Energy Initiative,” in Proceedings of Bihar Science Conference, L. S. College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, February 11-13, 2011.
  • R. K. Behera, and S. P. Das, “A Forced Switching Technique for Current Controlled Three-level NPC AC-DC Converter,” Proceedings  of IEEE-PEDES 2010-Power India, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India, December 21-23, 2010.
  • R. K. Behera, and S. P. Das, “Space Vector Modulation for a Three-level NPC ac-dc Converter System: An Experimental Investigation,” in Proceedings  of  IEEE-ICPCES 2010, MNNIT,  Allahabad, India, November 29- December 01, 2010.
  • R. K. Behera, S. K. Parida, S. Behera and S. P. Das, “Implementation of a Reduced Order Stator-Flux Observer for Three Level NPC Inverter-Fed Induction Motor Drive,” in Proceedings  of  IEEE-IPEC 2010, Suntech Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore, October 27-29, 2010, pp. 95-101.
  • R. K. Behera, S. K. Parida and W. Gao, “Performance Improvement of a  Wind Power Distribution Station using a Dynamic Voltage Restorer,” in Proceedings  of North American Power Symposium (NAPS-2010),  The University of Texas, Arlington, USA, September 26-28, 2010, pp. 51-57.
  • R. K. Behera and W. Gao, “Low Voltage Ride-through and Internal Performance Improvement of a Grid Connected DFIG System Using STATCOM,” in Proceedings  of  ICPS’09, Indian Institute of Technology Kahragpur, India, December 27-29, 2009, pp. 21-26.
  • R. K. Behera and W. Gao, “Simulation Study of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine Direct Drive Wind Power Generator using Three Level NPC Converter System,” IEEE Symposium on Power Electronics and Machines in Wind Applications (PEMWA), June 24-26, 2009, Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • R. K. Behera and W. Gao, “A Novel Controller Design for Grid Side Converter of DFIG for Wind Power Interface (Accepted for presentation in Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems & Power Electronics in Emerging Economies, April 2009, Chennai, India, pp. 45-50.
  • R. K. Behera and W. Gao, “Design and Simulation of Nonlinear Controller for Grid Connected Doubly-Fed Induction Generator (Accepted for presentation in Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical Energy Systems & Power Electronics in Emerging Economies, April 2009 Chennai, India, pp. 102-107.
  • T. V. Dixit, R. K. Behera, and S. P. Das, “Design of high power three-level utility friendly converter for power quality applications,” in Proceedings of International Conference on Power System Analysis, Control and Optimisation, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, March 13-15, 2008, pp. 413-419.
  • R. K. Behera and S. P. Das, “Improved direct torque control of induction motor with dither injection,” in Proceedings of National Power Electronics Conferences (NPEC07), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, December 17-19, 2007. (Awarded Best Research Paper Award).
  • R K. Behera, T.V. Dixit, and S. P. Das, “Describing function analysis and experimental investigation of a high power utility friendly AC-DC converter system,” in Proceedings of IEEE-IECON’ 06, Paris, France, November 7-10, 2006, pp. 2186 – 2191.
  • R. K. Behera and S. P. Das, “A utility friendly high power induction motor drive with direct torque and flux control,” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, (ICIT 2006), Mumbai, India, December 15-17, 2006, pp. 1983-1988.
  • R. K. Behera, T. V. Dixit, G. Kiran, and S. P. Das, “Three-level inverter fed high performance induction motor drive system for high power application,” in Proceedings of Indian International Conference on Power Electronics, IICPE’06, Chennai, India, December 19-21, 2006, pp. 17-21.
  • R. K. Behera, T. V. Dixit, and S. P. Das, “Analysis of experimental investigation of various carrier-based modulation schemes for three level neutral point clamped inverter-fed induction Motor Drive,” in Proceedings  of PEDES06, Delhi, India, December 12-15, 2006, pp. 1-6.
  • R. K. Behera and S. P. Das,Three-level inverter-fed high performance induction motor drive system,” in  Proceedings of Recent Advances in Power, Signal Processing and Control(APSC2004), Rourkela, India, November 16-17, 2004, pp. 45-50.

Invited:
  • Invited speaker in First Bihar Regional Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development and the title of presentation is “High Efficient Solar Energy Power System for Bihar Green Energy Harvesting Technology, IIT Patna, Bihar, India, and 30 June, 2011.
  • Invited speaker in Bihar Science Conference and the title of presentation is “High Efficient Solar Energy Harvesting System for Bihar Green Energy Initiative,” L. S. College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, and February, 2011.
  • Keynote speaker in a workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Electronics Drives and Technology (ETPEDS-2010). Title of presentation is “Recent Advancement on Multilevel Converter Technologies in High Power Industrial Application" at Aditya Institite of Technology and Management, Tekkali, Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh, India, 9th December 2010.
  • Invited lecture on “Green Energy Technology: Absolutely Wireless" at National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST), Berhampur, Ganjam, Orissa, India, 20th December 2010.
  • Invited as session chair at International Conference on Power, Control and Embedded Systems (ICPCES 2010)”, Session Title: Electrical Drives, MNNIT, Allahabad, India, November 29- December 01, 2010.
  • Invited as session chair at IEEE-POWER INDIA- PEDES 2010, Session Title: Multilevel Inverters, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Delhi, India, 21-23 December 2010.
  • Delivered the invited lecture entitled "Multilevel Converter Application to Electric Drives" in Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, USA, and January 2009.
  • Delivered the invited lecture entitled "Design of Medium Voltage High Power Converters and Data Acquisition Systems" in Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, USA, and October 2008.
  • Delivered the invited lecture entitled "A Utility Friendly Medium Voltage High Power Converters Systems" in the department of electrical engineering, Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE, and October 2007.
  • Delivered the lecture entitled "Power Electronics Technology" in Jaganatha Institute of Technology and Management, Parlakhemundi, October 2006, Orissa, India.
  • Delivered an invited lecture on “Dynamic Simulation of Power Electronics and Electric Drives using SIMULINK” in Quality Improvement Program sponsored Staff Development Program on MATLAB Application to Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2006, India.
  • Delivered an invited lecture “Power Electronics Applications using SIMULINK” in SIDBI sponsored Student Development Programme on MATLAB Application to Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2006, India.