Former Students

Student

Advisor

Current Employer

Thesis Title

Akkinapragada, Nagasmitha (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Ameren

Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Grid-Tied Applications
 

Ardeshna, Nikhil (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Bechtel

Optimizing Micro-Grid Operation in the Presence of Wind Generation
 

Baggu, Murali Mohan (Ph.D.)

Chowdhury

BroadStar Wind Systems

Advanced Control Technologies for DFIG - Based Wind Turbine Converters to Improve Low Voltage Ride-Through During System Imbalances
 

Barave, Sushant (M.S.)

Chowdhury

ISO 

Electromechanical Power Generation and AC/DC Distribution Space Application
 

Baughman, Andrew (M.S.)

Ferdowsi

GM 

New Techniques in Battery Charge Equalization
 

Bhatt, Ravi H. (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Danfoss

Grid Frequency and Voltage Support Using Photovoltaic Systems with Energy Storage Assist
 

Bollinger, Joshua (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Ameren

Application of Solar Energy to Power Stand-Alone Area and Street Lighting
  

Bottu, Murali (M.S.)

Crow

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

Design of a Conditioner For Smoothing Wind Turbine Output Power
 
 

Chaganti, Mythili (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Xcel Energy

Data Mining of Substation Relay Data
 
 

Chellapilla, Srinivas (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Unknown

Vector Control of a Double Fed Induction Generator for Variable Speed Wind Power Generation
 

Chen, Jianjia (Ph.D.)

Crow

Pterra

Further Analysis and Application of the Multirate Method for Power System Dynamic Simulation
 

Chouhan, Nishant (M.S.)

Ferdowsi / Corzine

Danfoss

Doubly Fed Induction Generator with Integrated Energy Storage System for Smoothening of Output Power
 

Djokanovic, Bojan (M.S.)

Corzine

GE Transportation

Novel Charger Topologies for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle
 

Dola, Manjari (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Black & Veatch

Intentional Islanding and Adaptive Load Shedding to Avoid Cascading Outages
 

Dong, Feng (Ph.D.)

Chowdhury

PTI

Mid-Term Voltage Stability Assessment and Enhancement
 

Gummi, Karteek (M.S.)

Ferdowsi

Bechtel

Derivation of New Double-Input Dc-Dc Converters Using the Building Block Methodology
 

Guo, Jianjun (Ph.D.)

Crow

ETAP

Decentralized Control and Placement of Multiple Unified Power Flow Controllers
 

Henry, Jordan (M.S.)

Kimball

Sandia National Laboratories

Modeling the Practical Performance of Switched-Capacitor Converters and a Method for Automating State-Space Model Generation
 

Hirlekar, Himanshu (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Danfoss

Towards On-Line Voltage Stability Assessment Using Synchrophasors
 

Huang, Jing (Ph.D.)

Corzine

Satcon

AC/DC Power System Small-Signal Impedance Measurement for Stability Analysis
 
 

Hutson, Chris (M.S.)

Corzine

Unknown

Intelligent Control of Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
 
 

Jayam Prabhakar, Aditya (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Midwest ISO

Application of STATCOM for Improved Dynamic Performance of Wind Farms in a Power Grid
 

Jenkins, James (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Unknown

Operation of a Brushless DC Drive for Application in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
 

Johnson, Zachary (M.S.)

Kimball

Unknown

Module-Level Power Converters for Parallel Connected Photovoltaic Arrays
 

Jones, Gavin (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Sega

Distribution System Operation and Planning in the Presence of Distributed Generation Technology
 

Kalyani, Radha (Ph.D.)

Crow

Midwest ISO

A Nonlinear Optimization Approach for UPFC Power Flow Control and Voltage Security
 

Khan, Natasha (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Black & Veatch

Dynamic Simulation Models for Distributed Generation Classes
 

Li, Xiaomeng (Ph.D.)

Crow

Unknown

Ultracapacitor Character Analysis and its Application in Unified Power Quality Conditioner as Energy Storage System
 

Liao, Jingsheng (Ph.D.)

Ferdowsi

Lear Corporation

Integration of Energy Storage Components with Cascaded H-Bridge Multilevel Converters
 

Lu, Shuai (Ph.D.)

Corzine

MTS

High Efficiency and High Performance Power Converters and Motor Drives for Hybrid Vehicle and Electric Ship Propulsion
 

Ma, Hong Tao (Ph.D.)

Chowdhury

Siemens Energy

Doubly Fed Induction Wind Generator Frequency Regulation Capability and Small Signal Stability
 

Madan, Mehul (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Siemens Energy

Solid State Fault Interruption Devices in Medium Voltage Distribution Systems with Distributed Generators
 

McFowland, Nickolas (M.S.)

Kimball

Burns & McDonnell

Forward Converter for Solar Power Applications
 

Meintz, Andrew (Ph.D.)

Ferdowsi

Unknown

Intelligent Power and Energy Management of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
 

Nagarajan, Nisha (M.S.)

Kimball

Danfoss

Module-Level Power Converters for Parallel Connected Photovoltaic Arrays
 

Neglur, Shweta (M.S.)

Ferdowsi

ISO

Control and Design Considerations in Electric-Drive Vehicles
 

Padimiti, Dwaraka (M.S.)

Chowdhury

WorleyParsons

Characterizing Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Systems for Grid Applications
 

Pappu, Venkata Ajay (M.S.)

Chowdhury

ERCOT

Implementing Frequency Regulation Capability in a Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant
 

Patel, Asha (M.S.)

Ferdowsi

Dow

Current Measurement in Power Electronic and Motor Drive Applications – A Comparative Study 
 

Prabhala, Venkata Anand (M.S.)

Ferdowsi

Unknown

Control and Applications of Double Input Dc-Dc Power Electronic Converters
 

Qin, Hengsi (Ph.D.)

Kimball

Solar Bridge Technologies

Dual Active Bridge Converters In Solid State Transformers
 

Ramakrishnan, Narayan (M.S.)

Chowdhury

Unknown

Laboratory Emulation of a Wound Rotor Induction Machine for Wind Generation 
 

Rossmaier, John (B.S.)

Ferdowsi

Unknown

Utilization and Effect of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles in the United States Power Grid
 

Saad, Amir (M.S.)

Kimball

Caterpillar

Laboratory Implementations of PMSM Drive in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Applications
 

Shi, Lisheng (Ph.D.)

Ferdowsi /
Crow

Cree

Advanced Dynamic Response Improvement Methods for Dc-Dc Power Electronic Converters
 

Somayajula, Deepak (M.S.)

Ferdowsi

Missouri S&T

Control Aspects of a Double-Input Buckboost Power Electronic Converter 
 

Stefanski, Karl (B.S.)

Chowdhury

Unknown

Efficiency of the FREEDM Microgrid
 
 

Vaidya, Anshuman (M.S.)

Chowdnury

Unknown

Enabling Frequency and Voltage Regulation in Microgrids Using Wind Power Plants
 

Wan, Kai (Ph.D.)

Ferdowsi

Tyco Electronics

Advanced Current-Mode Control Techniques for DC-DC Power Electronic Converters
 

Wang, Keyou (Ph.D.)

Crow

Missouri S&T

Laboratory Implementation of Unified Power Flow Controller Hardware-in-Loop Simulation
 

Xiao, Peng (Ph.D.)

Corzine

Thermodyne

Development of Power Conversion in Naval Ship Power Systems
 

Yadhati, Vennela (M.S.)

Ferdowsi

SEV-US

A Comparative Study of Capacitor Voltage Balancing Techniques for Flying Capacitor Multi-Level Power Electronic Converters
 

Yalamanchili, Krishna (M.S.)

Ferdowsi

WorleyParsons

Multi-Input Dc-Dc Converters for Combined Energy Storage Systems in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
 

Yan, Chuan (Ph.D.)

Corzine /  Venayagamoorthy

Unknown

Optimal Excitation Controllers and Location and Sizing of Energy Storage for All-Electric Ship Power System
 
 

Yazdani, Atousa (Ph.D.)

Crow

Quanta Technologies

Energy and Voltage Management Methods for Multilevel Converters for Bulk Power System Power Quality Improvement
 

Yount, Beth (M.S.)

Kimball

Burns & McDonnell

Managing a Solar Sensor Array Project: Analyzing Insolation & Motivation
 

Zarghami, Mahyar (Ph.D.)

Crow

ABB

Inter-Area Oscillation Damping in Large Scale Power Systems with Unified Power Flow Controllers