Faculty

Harish S. Krishnamoorthy
Dr. Harish S. Krishnamoorthy
Assistant Professor
Office Location: N330 Engineering Building 1
Phone: 713-743-7382 | Fax: 713-743-4444
Email: hskrishn [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu

Education: 

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
B.Tech., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, TN, India

Professional Experience: 

Schlumberger REMS, Sugarland, TX, 2015-2017
General Electric (GE) Energy, Hyderabad, AP, India, 2008-2010
Ford Motor Company Research Headquarters, Dearborn, MI, 2012
Google Inc., Mountain View, CA, 2014

Classes: 

ECE-6305: Power Converters and Control
ECE-6318: Power Converters - Modeling and Applications
ECE-6343: Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation

Awards & Honors: 

Best Presentation awards for outstanding papers in 'Power Electronics for Utility Interface' sessions at IEEE APEC conferences held in 2013 as well as 2015.
Senior Member of the IEEE
Steering Committee Member of IEEE Power Electronics Society’s Mentorship group (2017 to present).
General Chair of the IEEE PELS Mentorship round tables' event during ECCE-2017 conference
Chair of IEEE PELS Young Professional (YP) Group (2020-2021).
Active reviewer of reputed IEEE/Elsevier journals, including Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL), Transactions on Industrial Applications (IAS), etc. as well as for reputed IEEE conferences such as APEC and ECCE.
General Secretary of award winning Texas A&M University’s IEEE IAS/PELS/PES SB chapter (2012-2013).
Innovation Champion award certificate from GE for multiple invention disclosures.
GE’s DFSS and DMAIC 6-Sigma Green Belt Certification.
Chair of IEEE PELS Mentorship events at ECCE-2017 and ECCE-2019

Editorial Boards: 

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

Research Interests: 

Advanced power electronic converters and control for utility grid integration of renewable energy sources (wind, solar, etc.) and adjustable speed drives

Health monitoring and data driven modeling of power converters

High power density converters and packaging techniques for applications in extreme environments such as aerospace and fossil energy extraction (subsea and downhole)

Power conversion for RF related applications (such as RADAR, 4G/5G Communication)

Six Sigma based statistical analysis for power systems, consumer and IoT applications

Power conversion for data centers, electric vehicles, battery energy storage, etc.

Funded Research: 

ComET: Power conversion for 5G (U.S. DoD/Navy)
HIPER: High density power conversion using GaN devices and machine learning based prediction of remaining useful life (U.S. DoD/Navy)
Battery Power Technology: Improving reliability, resiliency and gain of power conversion for grid energy storage (Sandia National Labs)

Selected Publications: 

**A complete list of publications can be found in the this link: <https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=bVvczqUAAAAJ&hl=en>

H. S. Krishnamoorthy and T. Narayanan Aayer; " Machine Learning based Modeling of Power Electronic Converters", 2019 IEEE ECCE, Baltimore, MD

S. Yerra and H. S. Krishnamoorthy, “Multi–Phase 3–Level Buck Converter with Current Self -Balancing for High Bandwidth Envelope Tracking Power Supply” 2020 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), New Orleans, LA, Mar. 2020

S. Yerra, Y. Yao and H. S. Krishnamoorthy, "Single Stage Three-Level Interleaved Buck Converter with Current Self-Balancing for Improved Point-of-Load Performance", 2020 IEEE PESGRE, Cochin, India

Y. Yao, S. Yerra and H. S. Krishnamoorthy, "Linear Assisted DC/DC Converter for Pulsed Mode Power Applications", 2020 IEEE PESGRE, Cochin, India

Solid State Transformer for Grid Interface of High Power Multi-Pulse Rectifiers, HS Krishnamoorthy, JJ Sandoval, PN Enjeti, Industrial Applications, IEEE Transactions on – Accepted, Early Access, 2018

Isolated AC – DC Converter using Medium Frequency Transformer for Off-Shore Wind Turbine DC Collection Grid, HS Krishnamoorthy, MT Daniel, J Ramos-Ruiz, PN Enjeti, Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on, 2017

Wind Turbine Generator–Battery Energy Storage Utility Interface Converter Topology with Medium-Frequency Transformer Link, HS Krishnamoorthy, D Rana, P Garg, PN Enjeti, IJ Pitel, Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on 29 (8), 4146-4155, 2014

Power Electronics for Subsea Systems: Challenges and Opportunities, K Rajashekara, HS Krishnamoorthy, Power Electronics for Distributed Systems (PEDS) Conference, 2017

Medium voltage power distribution architecture with medium frequency isolation transformer for data centers, B Hafez, HS Krishnamoorthy, P Enjeti, S Ahmed, IJ Pitel, Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2014

A new wind turbine generator/battery energy storage utility interface converter topology with medium-frequency transformer, HS Krishnamoorthy, D Rana, PN Enjeti, Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2013

A new multilevel converter for Megawatt scale solar photovoltaic utility integration, HS Krishnamoorthy, S Essakiappan, PN Enjeti, RS Balog, S Ahmed, Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2012

Independent control of series connected utility scale multilevel photovoltaic inverters, S Essakiappan, HS Krishnamoorthy, P Enjeti, RS Balog, S Ahmed, Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2012

New medium-voltage Adjustable Speed Drive (ASD) topologies with medium-frequency transformer isolation, HS Krishnamoorthy, PN Enjeti, IJ Pitel, JT Hawke, Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC), 2012

A matrix converter-based topology for high power electric vehicle battery charging and V2G application, HS Krishnamoorthy, P Garg, PN Enjeti, IECON 2012-38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2012

A new utility-scale power converter for large fuel cell power plants with individual stack power control, HS Krishnamoorthy, JT Hawke, PN Enjeti, Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2012

A new medium-voltage energy storage converter topology with medium-frequency transformer isolation, HS Krishnamoorthy, P Garg, PN Enjeti, Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2012

Articles/Book Chapters: 

Enjeti, Prasad; Garg, Pawan; Krishnamoorthy, Harish Sarma: 'Fault-tolerant adjustable speed drive systems' (Energy Engineering, 2015), 'Reliability of Power Electronic Converter Systems', Chap. 12, pp. 303-354, DOI: 10.1049/PBPO080E_ch12
<https://digital-library.theiet.org/content/books/10.1049/pbpo080e_ch12>

Patent/Patent Applications: 

Integrated Electric Meter with VAR Capability (US 2012/0169300 A1, EP2472693A2)
Systems and Methods for Temperature Compensation in a Utility Meter (US 2014/0100808 A1) - Pending