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Name : Dr. Obbu Chandra Sekhar
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Department of Electrical Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D
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Email ID : obbuchandra@nitdelhi.ac.in

Position Held

S.No

Position / Activity

No. of Semesters

From

To

1

Chairman NIRF (NIT Delhi)

1

12-08-2022

Till Date

2

Chairman CPU

1

12-08-2022

Till Date

3

Estate Officer

1

12-08-2022

Till Date

4

Head Training and Placement officer (TPO)

5

04-11-2019

10-08-2022

5

Nodal officer NIRF(NIT Srinagar)

5

06-07-2020

10-08-2022

6

Nodal officer India Today Ranking

5

03-03-2020

12-04-2022

7

Industry Consultation Committee

5

03-03-2020

10-08-2022

8

Departmental Promotion committee(DPC)

4

09-02-2020

10-08-2022

9

Liasion Officer SC/ST/OBC/EWS

2

30-09-2021

10-08-2022

10

Associate Dean Students welfare

2

28-01-2019

30-10-2019

11

Senate Member

7

29-04-2019

10-08-2022

12

Senate Under Graduation Committee (SUGC) Member

7

30-01-2019

03-01-2022

13

 

Senate Post Graduation Committee (SPGC) Member

7

27-05-2019

10-08-2022

14

Academic Credit Report Committee (ACR)

4

11-03-2019

20-06-2021

15

Institute Level NBA Committee member

5

10-02-2020

10-08-2021

16

Department NBA coordinator

5

10-02-2020

10-08-2021

17

Departmental Purchase Committee (DPC)

5

20-02-2020

31-003-2022

18

Dy.O/C Electrical Machines Lab

7

01-11-2018

10-08-2022

19

Departmental Post Graduate Committee(DPGC)

7

28-11-2018

02-012-2021

20

M.Tech Coordinator

2

01-11-2018

28-11-2019

21

B.Tech 8th Semester Coordinator

5

06-04-2020

10-08-2022

      

Qualification-fdjk

Ph.D (Power Electronics and Electric Drives) , Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad

M.Tech (Power Electronics and Electric Drives) , Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad

B.Tech (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) , Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad

Diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), SES and SNM Polytechnic , Khammam

Awards & Honors

Research

S. No

Title of Patent

Owners/ Inventors

Principal Inventor(PI)

Date of Award / Application

Status

1

System and Method to Improve the Performance of a Multipoint Clamped Inverter Fed Induction Motor Drive.

Inventors

PI

13-12-2021

Published

(First Examinations Reports Received)

2

A System and Method For Regulating Inverter Fed Induction Motor Drive Using FOPI Controller With DTC Strategy.

Inventors

PI

22-03-2021

Published

(First Examinations Reports Received)

3

System and Method for Speed Measurement in an Induction Motor.

Inventors

PI

06-06-2016

Published

4

System and Method for Driving a Switched Reluctance Motor Motor.

Inventors

PI

01-06-2016

Published

Sponsored Research Projects:

S.No

Sponsoring Agency

Title of the Project

Period

Amount

Principal Investigator / Co-Investigator, If any

Status (Completed/ Ongoing)

1

SERB-CRG

Design and Development of Switched Reluctance Motor Drive For Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles With Voltage Boosting & On-Board Charging Capabilities

3 years

(05-04-2021)

55, 69,905/-

Principal Investigator

Ongoing

2

SERB-YSS

Development and Performance Evaluation of Controlled Techniques for Multi-Point Clamped Inverter fed Direct Torque Control Induction motor Drive

3 years

(15-07-2015 to 12-02-2019)

34,41,000/-

Principal Investigator

Completed

Administration

S.No

Position / Activity

No. of Semesters

From

To

1

Chairman and Nodal officer NIRF (NIT Delhi)

1

12-08-2022

Till Date

2

Chairman CPU

1

12-08-2022

Till Date

3

Estate Officer

1

12-08-2022

Till Date

4

Head Training and Placement officer (TPO)

5

04-11-2019

10-08-2022

5

Nodal officer NIRF(NIT Srinagar)

5

06-07-2020

10-08-2022

6

Nodal officer India Today Ranking

5

03-03-2020

12-04-2022

7

Industry Consultation Committee

5

03-03-2020

10-08-2022

8

Departmental Promotion committee(DPC)

4

09-02-2020

10-08-2022

9

Liasion Officer SC/ST/OBC/EWS

2

30-09-2021

10-08-2022

10

Associate Dean Students welfare

2

28-01-2019

30-10-2019

11

Senate Member

7

29-04-2019

10-08-2022

12

Senate Under Graduation Committee (SUGC) Member

7

30-01-2019

03-01-2022

13

 

Senate Post Graduation Committee (SPGC) Member

7

27-05-2019

10-08-2022

14

Academic Credit Report Committee (ACR)

4

11-03-2019

20-06-2021

15

Institute Level NBA Committee member

5

10-02-2020

10-08-2021

16

Department NBA coordinator

5

10-02-2020

10-08-2021

17

Departmental Purchase Committee (DPC)

5

20-02-2020

31-003-2022

18

Dy.O/C Electrical Machines Lab

7

01-11-2018

10-08-2022

19

Departmental Post Graduate Committee(DPGC)

7

28-11-2018

02-012-2021

20

M.Tech Coordinator

2

01-11-2018

28-11-2019

21

B.Tech 8th Semester Coordinator

5

06-04-2020

10-08-2022

Publications

Journal Papers published in SCI/ SCOPUS

S.No

Name of the Paper

1

A comparative experimental analysis of fractional order PI controller based direct torque control scheme for induction motor drive.

Chandra Sekhar, O.Lakhimsetty, S.Bhat, A.H.

International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 2021, 31(1), e12705

2

Direct torque control scheme for a five-level multipoint clamped inverter fed induction motor drive using fractional-order PI controller.

Chandra Sekhar, O.Lakhimsetty, S.

International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems, 2020, 30(9), e12474

3

Implementation of zero current switch turn-ON based buck-boost-buck type rectifier for low power applications

Nagi Reddy, B.Chandra Sekhar, O.Ramamoorty, M.

International Journal of Electronics, 2019, 106(8), pp. 1164–1183

4

Composite power system reliability evaluation using modified minimal cut set approach

Kumar, T.B.Sekhar, O.C.Ramamoorty, M.

Alexandria Engineering Journal, 2018, 57(4), pp. 2521–2528

5

T.Bharath Kumar, Dr.O.Chandra Sekhar, Dr.M.Ramamoorty and Dr.S.V.N.L.Lalitha, “Evaluation of Power Capacity Availability at load bus in a Composite Power System” in “IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected topics in Power Electronics”, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 2016, Pages :1324-1331. Indexing: SCI, Impact Factor: 4.269.

6

Venugopal Reddy Bodha , A. Srujanab, O. Chandra Sekhar,” A modified H-bridge voltage source converter with Fault Ride Capability”, Energy , Vol No. 165 Page numbers: 1380-1391(SCI), Impact Factor :7.141

7

Venugopal Reddy Bodha , A. Srujanab, O. Chandra Sekhar, Power quality enhancement by MPC based multi-level control employed with improved particle  Swarm optimized selective harmonic elimination”,Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, Volume 41, Issue 19, 2019,Pages 2396-2414,DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2018.1563247,Publisher: Taylor and Francis Inc

8

A review of recent advancements in flux reversal permanent magnet machine (FRPMM)

Bharathi, M.Kiran Kumar, M.Chandra Sekhar, O.Ramamoorty, M.

International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 2019, 7(6), pp. 36–44

9

Performance and dynamic analysis of single switch AC-DC buck-boost buck converter

Nagi Reddy, B.Pandian, A.Chandra Sekhar, O.Ramamoorty, M.

International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 2019, 8(4), pp. 307–313

10

Design of non-isolated integrated type AC-DC converter with extended voltage gain and high power factor for Class-C&D applications

Nagi Reddy, B.Pandian, A.Chandra Sekhar, O.Rammoorty, M.

International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 2019, 7(5), pp. 230–236

11

A novel multi-functional DSTATCOM with distribution generation using FRC controller

Prakash, C.H.S.Rao, G.K.Chandrasekhar, O.Satyaramesh, P.V.

International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2018, 8(3), pp. 1373–1382

12

A novel three phase multilevel inverter with single DC link for induction motor drive applications

Ramesh, A.Chandra Sekhar, O.Siva Kumar, M.

International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2018, 8(2), pp. 763–770

13

A Simplified PWM Technique for Reduced Switch Count Multilevel Inverter

Authors:  Adireddy Ramesh,; O. Chandra Sekhar; M. Siva Kumar 

Published:Mar 2018 in Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

DOI: 10.11591/IJEECS.V9.I3.PP711-721

14

3-level NPC inverter fed IM with direct FOC drive using SVPWM technique

Authors:  Raghu Vamsi Kishore, K.; Chandra Sekhar, O.; Deepthi, P. 

Published: 2018 in Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems

15

Appropriate switching state selection to avoid capacitor imbalance in five-level NPC

Authors:  Narasimha Raju, K.; Chandra Sekhar, O.; Ramamoorthy, M. 

Published: 2018 in International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS)

DOI: 10.11591/IJPEDS.V9N1.PP276-285

16

Laboratory model of electromagnetic propulsion based coil gun

Authors:  Madireddy, N.A.; ChandraSekhar, O.; Narasimha Raju, K. 

Published: 2018 in Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems

17

Cost effective solution for a shunt hybrid filter using enhanced current controller

Authors:  LalithaKameswari, Y.; Chandra Sekhar, O. 

Published: 2018 in International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS)

DOI: 10.11591/IJPEDS.V9N4.PP1685-1692

18

Evaluation of level-shifted carrier PWM technique for neutral-point stabilisation of five-level DCMLI

Authors:  Narasimha Raju, K.; Chandra Sekhar, O.; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2018 in International Journal of Power Electronics

19

Indirect vector controlled asynchronous motor drive's dynamic performance and analysis with a new modified MPPT controller

Authors:  Pakkiraiah, B.; Ratnakanth, P.P.; Haribabu, C.; Chandra Sekhar, O. 

Published: 2018 in International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE)

20

Analysis and implementation of single-stage buck-boost-buck converter for battery charging applications

Authors:  Nagi Reddy, B.; Chandra Sekhar, O.; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2018 in Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems

21

Performance of indirect matrix converter with improved control feeding passive and induction motor loads

Authors:  Lavanya, N.; Chandra Sekhar, O.; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2017 in Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems

22

An fundamental current reference control strategy for DSTATCOM under various load situations

Authors:  Sri Prakash, C.H.; Rao, K.; Chandrasekhar, O.; Satyaramesh, P.V. 

Published: 2017 in Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

DOI: 10.11591/IJEECS.V7.I3.PP606-616

23

Interleaved Boost Converter Fed with PV for Induction Motor/Agricultural Applications

Authors:  Adireddy Ramesh; M. Siva Kumar; O. Chandra Sekhar 

Published:Sep 2016 in International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS)

DOI: 10.11591/IJPEDS.V7.I3.PP835-853

24

Soft switching of interleaved boost converter fed PMBLDC motor using PI and fuzzy controllers

Authors:  Ramesh, V.; KusumaLatha, Y.; Chandra Sekhar, O. 

Published: 2016 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

25

PV-fed switched reluctance motor for agricultural needs

Authors:  Kumar, M.K.; Chandra Sekhar, O. 

Published: 2016 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

26

Simulation of a Cascaded Multilevel Inverter Topology with Reduced Number of Switches and Sources Arranged in Matrix Structure

Authors:  Potharlanka, S.S.K.; Obbu, C.S.; Bandi, N.R. 

Published: 2016 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

27

Performance of indirect matrix converter as asynchronous link between two ac systems

Authors:  Lavanya, N.; Chandrasekhar, O.; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2016 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

28

Reliability modelling of power system components through electrical circuit approach

Authors:  Bharath Kumar, T.; Sekhar, O.C.; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2016 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

29

Distribution of static magnetic field characteristics of linear induction motor

Authors:  SwathiPriya, P.; Chandra Sekhar, O.; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2016 in Indian Journal of Science and Technology

DOI: 10.17485/IJST/2016/V9I42/95377

 

 30

Modified hybrid PWM technique for neutral point stabilization of five level diode clamped inverter

Authors:  Narasimharaju, K.; Chandrasekhar, O.; Padmasri, G. 

Published: 2016 in International Journal of Control Theory and Applications

31

Fuzzy logic controlled harmonic suppressor in cascaded multilevel inverter

Authors:  Kameswari, Y.L.; Chandra Sekhar, O.C. 

Published: 2016 in International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS)

DOI: 10.11591/IJPEDS.V7.I2.PP303-310

32

Evaluation of loss of load expected in an integrated energy system

Authors:  Bharath Kumar, T.; Chandra Sekhar, O.; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2016 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

33

A novel integration of three-level AC-DC converter with closed loop controller

Authors:  Jayanth Kumar, V.; Chandra Sekhar, O.C. 

Published: 2016 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

34

PI and fuzzy base speed control of switched reluctance motor with various converter topologies

Authors:  Kumar, M.K.; Sekhar, O.C. 

Published: 2015 in International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

35

Advanced single current sensing device for high performance SRM drive

Authors:  Kumar, M.K.; Chandra Sekhar, O. 

Published: 2015 in International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

36

Automatic Meter Reading for Smart Metering by using QPSK Modem with PLC Channel and GSM Modem

Authors:  Chandra Sekhar, O.C.; Rajanna, B.V.; Kiran Kumar, M. 

Published: 2015 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

37

Analysis of fuel cell based converters in application of micro grids

Authors:  Suresh, L.; Naga Kumar, G.R.S.; Chandra Sekhar, O. 

Published: 2015 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

38

Velocity estimation from hall sensors using digital signal processor and modelling and simulation of Electro-Mechanical Actuator

Authors:  Avanthi, C.; Chandra Sekhar, O. 

Published: 2015 in Indian Journal of Science and Technology

DOI: 10.17485/IJST/2015/V8I26/71956

39

WECS based self-excited squirrel-cage induction generator with reduced voltage source inverter rating

Authors:  Chandra Sekha, O.; Venkateswarlu, A.N.; Suman, M. 

Published: 2014 in Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review

40

An enhanced DTC scheme for induction machine control fed by seven-level MPC voltage source inverter

Authors:  Chandra Sekhar, O.; Chandra Sekhar, K.; DurgaSukumar, G. 

Published: 2014 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

41

Five-level SVM inverter for an induction motor with Direct Torque Controller

Authors:  Chandra Sekhar, O.; Chandra Sekhar, K. 

Published: 2013 in Journal of Electrical Engineering

42

Space vector modulation & fuzzy PID speed controller for direct torque control induction motor drive

Authors:  Chandra Sekhar, O.; Chandra Sekhar, K. 

Published: 2012 in Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology

43

Multilevel inverter fed DTC control of induction motor drive

Authors:  Chandra Sekhar, O.; Chandra Sekhar, K. 

Published: 2012 in International Review on Modelling and Simulations

Conference Publications:

S.No

Name of the Paper

1

A Novel Five-level Inverter Topology for DTC Induction Motor Drive

WEB OF SCIENCE

Authors:  Sekhar, O. Chandra; Sekhar, K. Chandra 

Published:Aug 2012 in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT)

DOI: 10.1109/ICACCCT.2012.6320809

2

Design and fabrication of coulomb counter for estimation of SOC of battery

WEB OF SCIENCE

Authors:  Kumar, K. S. Ravi; Sastry, V. V.; Sekhar, Obbu Chandra;  Varma, M. Pradeep Chandra; see more

Published:Dec 2016 in IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES)

DOI: 10.1109/PEDES.2016.7914473

3

Comparitive Study on Wind Forecasting Models for Day Ahead Power Markets

WEB OF SCIENCE

Authors:  Kumar, T. Bharath; Sekhar, O. Chandra; Ramamoorty, M.; Rao, S. Koteswara 

Published:Aug 2017 in IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES)

DOI: 10.1109/SPICES.2017.8091273

4

PERFORMANCE OF INDIRECT MATRIX CONVERTER WITH IMPROVED CONTROL FEEDING DOUBLY FED INDUCTION MACHINE

WEB OF SCIENCE

Authors:  Lavanya, N.; Sekhar, O. Chandra; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2017 in IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES)

DOI: 10.1109/SPICES.2017.8091274

5

Performance of indirect matrix converter with improved control feeding to induction motor for speed control by using PI and fuzzy controllers

Authors:  Lavanya, N.; Sekhar, O.C.; Ramamoorty, M. 

Published: 2017 in IEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, Proceedings/TENCON

DOI: 10.1109/TENCON.2017.8227881

6

A novel bidirectional DC-DC topology for electric vehicles using PSIM

Authors:  M. Pradeep Chandra Varma; Dasumanta Kumar Mohanta; K. S. Ravi Kumar; ...  Obbu Chandra Sekhar; 

Published:Oct 2016 in International Conference on Signal Processing, Communication, Power and Embedded System (SCOPES)

DOI: 10.1109/SCOPES.2016.7955814

7

Sensorless speed control of Brushless DC Motor using fuzzy controller

Authors:  J. Srinivas Rao; G. Ravi Kumar; O. Chandra Sekhar 

Published:Mar 2016 in International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT)

DOI: 10.1109/ICEEOT.2016.7755483

8

Comparative Study of Three Phase AC/AC In-direct Matrix Converters: A Review

WEB OF SCIENCE

Authors: Sajid Ahmad Khanday;Obbu Chandra Sekhar;TabishNazir Mir

Published: 2022 International Conference for Advancement in Technology (ICONAT)

DOI: 10.1109/ICONAT 53423.2022.9726 119

9

Optimal Sizing of Energy Storage Capacity for a Wind Power Generator to reduce the Loss of Load Probability

Authors: T. Bharath Kumar, Dr.O.Chandra Sekhar, Dr.M.Ramamoorty, Dr.SCherukupalli

Published: 2016 CIGRÃ Canada Conference, Vancouver, BC Canada,

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