Expert talk on Design Steps for Power Electronic Converters

IEEE Student Branch IIST in association with IA/IE/PELS JT.chapter Kerala organized an expert talk on ‘Design Steps for Power Electronic Convertors’ on the 31st of July 2019. The expert talk was given by Prof (Dr). H. M. Suryawanshi, Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (India) and Chair Professor of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).

The program started around 3:00 PM. The secretary of IA/IE/PELS IEEE Kerala Section Mr. Biju K was present on the occasion. G. Srikara Reddy, Mtech Power Electronics Student, IEEE Member, Avionics Dept. I.I.S.T welcomed the guests and participants to the program. The technical talk covered the topics such as specification of converters, selection of power semiconductor switches, selection of magnetic material, design of snubber circuit and heat sink, design of gate driver circuit, different topologies of converters and closed loop control. In addition to this Prof (Dr). H. M. Suryawanshi had described the research that is done on converters in VNIT Nagpur. The program was concluded at 4.30 p.m. Total 30 participants attended the workshop out of which 11 were IEEE members. Participation certificates were distributed at the end of the program.

Srikara Reddy, Mtech Power Electronics Student giving the welcome address

Audience during the technical talk

Prof (Dr). H. M. Suryawanshi giving the expert talk