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Ravi Kumar Gaddala

Ravi Kumar Gaddala received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bapatla Engineering College, Bapatla, India and Master’s of Technology in Power Electronics and Drives from Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India in 2016 and 2019, respectively. Later, he worked as an assistant project engineer and junior research fellow at IIT Guwahati and IIT Bhubaneswar in 2019 and 2020, respectively, India. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. in electrical engineering at University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA. His research interests include renewable energy-based grid forming inverters, battery energy storage system, robust control techniques and efficient power sharing methods for power electronic converters.

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Ph.D Student

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rgaddala@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

Anil Kumar Reddy Siddavatam

Anil received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupati, India in 2017 and the master’s degree in Power Electronics from National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India in 2020. He worked as a PGET (Design Engineer) in Engineering design and research centre at Power Transmission & Distribution IC, Larsen & Toubro Constructions, Chennai, India from August 2020 to July 2021. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. in the department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at University of Houston in Texas, USA. His research interests include switched mode power supplies, internal model control of dual active bridge DC-DC Converter and co-ordinated control of circuit breaker for aerospace applications.

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Ph.D Student

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asiddava@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

Virendra Singh

Virendra Singh received his B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya Haridwar, India in 2017 and the M.Tech. degree in Power Electronics and Drives from the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India, in 2019. He was a project engineer in Indian Institute of Technology Madras from November 2019 to October 2020. Currently, he is pursuing Ph.D. in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Texas, USA. His research interests include microgrids, sensorless control of PMSM drives for subsea applications, and electric vehicles.

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Ph.D Student

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vsingh27@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

Arnur Karbozov

Arnur Karbozov received his BEng degree in Electrical Engineering from Nazarbayev University Astana, Kazakhstan, in 2018 and the MSc degree in Energy Systems from the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology Moscow, Russia, in 2020. He was a research assistant at Nazarbayev University from July 2020 to November 2020. Currently, he is pursuing PhD in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, USA. His research interests include microgrids, integration of renewable energy, electrification of subsea oil and gas.

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Ph.D Student

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akarbozo@central.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

Hussain Sayed

Hussain Sayed Received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Technology, Iraq, in 2010, and the MS.c degree in Systems Engineering from the College of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2016. From January 2017 to August 2020, he worked as a lecturer in the power electronics field at the University of Technology, Iraq. Since August 2020, he joined the University of Houston as a Ph.D. Student at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His research interests include performance investigation of wide-bandgap power semiconductor devices, design and analysis of high-voltage gain source impedance-based dc-dc converters, dc-dc bidirectional converters, solid-state transformers, high-frequency high-power-density converters.

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Ph.D Student

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hsubhi@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

Thuan Pham

Thuan received his bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston. In 2019, he graduated with master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Management from the University of Houston while working as a Professional Engineer at CenterPoint Energy doing Relay & SCADA project for electrical substations, Thuan is currently pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Houston. His research interests include applying machine learning for power system operation and optimization.

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Ph.D Student

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tdpham7@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

Jin Lu

Jin Lu received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China in 2018 and master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA in 2020. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Houston. His research interests are power system restoration and power system operation.

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Ph.D Student

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jlu27@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

Cunzhi Zhao

Cunzhi Zhao received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineer from McNeese State University, Lake Charles, USA in 2015 and master’s degree in Electrical Engineer from McNeese State University, Lake Charles, USA in 2018. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA. His research interests include Microgrid Energy Management Strategy, Power System Optimization and Smart grids.

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Ph.D Student

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czhao29@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

Anant Singh

Anant Singh received his B.Tech(Hons) degree from SASTRA University, Tamil Nadu, India, in 2013 and M.S. degree in Power Electronics and Energy Systems from The University of Texas at Dallas, TX – USA, in 2016. He is currently working as a Motor Controls Engineer at Halla Mechatronics, MI – USA. He is also pursuing Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Houston. His research interests include adjustable speed drives for low voltage and high voltage automotive applications, torque ripple modelling and minimization techniques for different permanent magnet and synchronous reluctance machines, modelling and simulation of power electronics circuits and control development.

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Ph.D Student

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aksingh9@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

John Parry

John Parry received his B.S.E. degree from the University of Iowa in 1994 and M.S. degree from the University of Iowa in in 1996. He is currently a R&D engineer for Schlumberger designing electronics used in the exploration and development of oil and gas wells. He is pursuing a Ph.D. degree from the University of Houston. His research interests include electrical motors, generators and their associated electronics for medium power applications at temperatures greater than 150oC.

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Ph.D Student

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jhparry@cougarnet.uh.edu

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N308 Engineering Building 1

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