Dr. Vivekanandan S


Assistant Professor

Email: vivekanandan@ee.nits.ac.in
Date of Joining: 03/08/2022

Academic/Industrial Experience: 7+ years

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  • Low Power Electronics
  • DC-DC Converter
  • Power Electronics Application related to Power Converters.
  • Low Power VLSI Power Electronic Converter
  • Non Magnetic Power Inverter


Vivekanandan S received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in electrical and electronics engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India, in 2011 and 2013, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Mangalore, India, in 2019. He awarded University Rank Holder in his M.E degree. He was with NITK, where he was involved in low power circuit design. Further, He served as an Associate Professor in REVA University, Bengaluru, India. He joined the Electrical Engineering department, NIT Silchar, India, in 2022, where he is currently an Assistant Professor. His current research interests include low-voltage dc–dc converter topology design with particular emphasis on  low power electronics for portable computing and power management IC and power chargers.

Vivekanandan S was the recipient of the Best Paper Award in Asia Flagship Conference TENCON 18. He is the Member of IEEE. He served as Editorial board member of many conference committees. Published his research articles in high impact journals such as, IEEE Transaction, IET, Elsevier etc., He served as guest editor for SCOPUS and Web of Science Journals. He organized Scopus index conferences, IEEE conferences and supported many workshops and training programs conducted by the government organization.


  • Introduction to VLSI
  • Analog Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Electrical Machines and Drives
  • Power Electronics
  • Analysis of Inverters and Converters
  • Electronics Devices
  • Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Programmable Logic Controller
  • Digital Logic Circuits
  • Advanced Semiconductor and Devices
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Analog Electronics Laboratory
  • Power Electronics Laboratory
  • Basic Electrical & Electronics Laboratory
  • Electrical Machines Laboratory
  • Control System Laboratory
  • Measurement and Instruments Laboratory


  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Associate Member, IEI
  • Member, IAENG


  1. ABRAHAM Chikku, JOSE Babita Roslind, MATHEW Jimson, and SUBBURAJ,Vivekanandan “A DUAL INPUT BUCK, BOOST AND INVERTED MODE SWITCHED CAPACITOR BASED VOLTAGE CONVERTER” Indian Patent, Granted, 511346, 15/02/2024.

  2. Nataraj, Raghu Chickmagaluru, Subburaj, Vivekanandan, Suresh, Saahithi, and Suresh Sadurla, “A system for a cross-coupled dual topology configuration of switched Capacitor converters” German Patent, Granted, DE 20 2023 100 225 U1, 16/02/2023.


  1. Best Research Paper Award for the work titled “Design, Modelling And Analysis Of A New Dual Input-Output SCC” presented at TENCON conference. Nov. 2017.

  2. Awarded University Rank Holder in Master of Engineering from Anna university Chennai. Jul. 2011-13.



  1. Hemanth Kumar, B, Prabhu, S., Janardhan, K., Arun, V, & Vivekanandan, S. (2023). A switched capacitor-based multilevel boost inverter for photovoltaic applications. Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, 32(04), 2350057.
  2. K Jyotheeswara Reddy, Ritesh Dash, Vivekanandan Subburaj, B Hemanth Kumar, Dhanamjayulu C, SM Muyeen, A Stochastic Variance Reduction Gradient-based GSO-ANFIS Optimized Method for Maximum Power Extraction of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, Energy Conversion and Management: X, 2023, 100505, ISSN 2590-1745, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecmx.2023.100505.
  3. Saahithi, S, Kumar, B. H, Reddy, K. J, Dash, R, & Subburaj, V., Four Speed Auto Transmission DC-DC Converter Control for E-Vehicle and Regenerative Braking Based on Simulation and Model Investigation. Distributed Generation & Alternative Energy Journal, 38(03), 987–1006. https://doi.org/10.13052/dgaej2156-3306.38312
  4. Aravind, R., Athikkal, S, Meesala, R. E. K., Reddy, K. J, Dash, R, & Subburaj, V. (2023). Dual Inductor Based Two Input Two Output DC-DC Converter and its Analysis for DC Microgrid Application. Distributed Generation & Alternative Energy Journal, 38(03), 943–964. https://doi.org/10.13052/dgaej2156-3306.38310
  5. Sudharani Pottur, Jyotheeswara Reddy K,  Ritesh Dash, Ramakantha Jena, Vivekanandan Subburaj, Dhanamjayulu Chittathuru, “Direct Torque Control of Induction Motor using conv LSTM based on Gaussian Pillbox Surface,” in Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2022, Volume 2022, Page. 1 – 21. Hindawi.
  6. Suresh S, Raghu CN, Dash R, Kalvakurthi JR, Athikkal S, Subburaj V. SIMO DC-DC Converter for E-Vehicle and Regenerative Braking Based on Simulation and Model Investigation. Energies. 2022; 15(18):6818. MDPI.
  7. Cheepati, Kumar Reddy and Rivera, Marco and Wheeler, Patrick and Subburaj, Vivekanandan and Krishnan, Suresh and Daram, Suresh Babu and Amaresh, Karnam, “A Two-Step Horizon Optimum Switching Vector-Model Predictive Control with a Novel Shunt Active Filter Reference Current Extraction”, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, Vol. 31, No. 10, Pg. 2250174, year 2022,doi =10.1142/S0218126622501742.
  8. A. Ballaji, R. Dash, V. Subburaj, K. J. Reddy, D. Swain and S. C. Swain, ”Design & Development of MPPT using PSO with Predefined Search Space based on Fuzzy Fokker Planck Solution,” in IEEE Access, 2022, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3195036.IEEE
  9. Avagaddi Prasad, Proddutur Nagateja and Vivekanandan Subburaj, “Solar coupled Vortex Bladeless Wind Turbine System With BESS in Rural Electrification”, Journal of Ambient Energy, 1-11 May 2022. doi: 10.1080/01430750.2022.2078881. Wiley
  10. R.R. Hete, Sanjoy Kumar Mishra, Ritesh Dash, Adithya Ballaji, Vivekanandan Subburaj, Kalvakurthi Jyotheeswara Reddy,
    Analysis of DFIG-STATCOM P2P control action using simulated annealing techniques, Heliyon, Volume 8, Issue 3, 2022,
    e09008, ISSN 2405-8440, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e09008.
  11. Satyabrata Sahoo, Saratchandra Swain, Ritesh Dash, Sanjeevi Padamanathan, Jyotheeswara Reddy K, and Vivekanandan Subburaj “Novel Gaussian Flower Pollination Algorithm with IoT for Unit Price Prediction in peer-to-peer Energy trading Market”, in Energy Reports, Vol. 7, no.1 pp. 8265-8276, Nov. 2021. Elsevier
  12. Y. Mustafa, V. Subburaj and Alex Ruderman. “Revisited SCC Equivalent Resistance High Frequency Limit Accounting for Stray Inductance Effect,” in IEEE Transactions on Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 638-646, Feb. 2021. IEEE Transaction.
  13. Vivekanandan Subburaj, Debashisha Jena, Parthiban Perumal, “Low Power Digital On- Chip Implementation Of Fibonacci Non-Magnetic Switching Converter For IoT Applications,” in International journal of power electronics, Vol.12 No.3, pp.332 – 348, 2020. Inderscience.
  14. V. Subburaj, Y. Mustafa, A. Zhaikhan, D. Jena, P Perumal and A Ruderman. “Two Phase (Reconfigurable) Inverting Capacitor Converter for Micro Power Applications and its Accurate Equivalent Resistance Calculation,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 1446-1450, Aug. 2019. IEEE Transaction.
  15. V. Subburaj, A. Zhaikhan, D. Jena, P Perumal, Y Mustafa and A Ruderman. “Investigation of a Family of dual-output coupled/decoupled switched capacitor converter for low-power applications,” in IET Circuits, Devices & Systems, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 352-360, 5 2019. IET.
  16. Aranganathan Viswanathan, B.G. Prakashaiah, Vivekanandan Subburaj and Adka Nityanada Shetty”, “High Energy Reduced Graphene Oxide / Vanadium Pentoxide/ Polyaniline Hybrid Supercapacitor for Power Backup and Switch Capacitor Converters” in Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 545, PP. 82-93, 2019. Elsevier.
  17. Vivekanandan Subburaj, Debashisha Jena, Parthiban Perumal, Yaqub Mahnashi. (2019) “High Efficiency Two-phase Switched-capacitor Converter with Seven Distinct Negative Voltage Ratios for Power Saving Applications”, in International Journal of Electronics Letters, Vol. 8: 3, PP. 298-303, 2019. Wiley.
  18. C. Abraham, V. Subburaj, D. Jena, P Perumal, Babitha Jose and J Mathew. “Reconfigurable highly efficient CMOS-based dual input variable output switched capacitor converter for low power applications,” in Electronics Letters, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 89-91, 25 1 2018. IET.


  1. S. Saahithi, Raghu. C. N, J. Reddy, R. Dash and V. Subburaj, “Fibonacci Series Based 21 Level Switched Capacitor Inverter Topology Using Hysteresis Band,” 2023 Annual International Conference on Emerging Research Areas: International Conference on Intelligent Systems (AICERA/ICIS), Kanjirapally, India, 2023, pp. 1-6.
  2. S. Saahithi, R. C N, S. S. K, J. R. K, R. Dash and V. Subburaj, “Investigation of Switched Capacitor Multi Level Inverter Topology for Different Voltage Levels,” 2023 4th International Conference for Emerging Technology (INCET), Belgaum, India, 2023, pp. 1-5.
  3. S. Saahithi, R. C N, J. Reddy, R. Dash and V. Subburaj, “Switched Capacitor MLI Design Ideology with Less number of Switches using Hysteresis Bandwidth Control,” 2022 IEEE International Power and Renewable Energy Conference (IPRECON), Kollam, India, 2022, pp. 1-5.
  4. A. Ballaji, R. Dash, V. Subburaj, K. J. Reddy, S. C. Swain and M. Bharat, “Design and analysis of EV Charging Station using PV Integrated Battery Sytsem,” 2022 International Conference on Smart Generation Computing, Communication and Networking (SMART GENCON), Bangalore, India, 2022, pp. 1-6.
  5. Saahithi S, Naveenya N, Sonika S R, Navya Sree H, S D Gagandeepa, and Vivekanandan Subburaj,“Design and Development of Negative Conversion Ratios Using Capacitor Topology by Selecting Different Arbitrary Condition”, 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Intelligent Systems ICNGIS-2022, India, pp, 1-5, 2022.
  6. Saahithi S, Hemanth Kumar B, Jyotheeswara Reddy K, Ritesh Dash, and Vivekanandan Subburaj,“Dual-Topology Cross-Coupled Configuration of Switched Capacitor Converter for Wide Range of Application”, IEEE MEECCON 2022, Italy, pp. 1-5, 2022.
  7. Suresh K, Jyotheeswara Reddy K, Ritesh Dash, Santoshkumar Hampannavar, Ramu Srikakulapu and Vivekanandan Subburaj,“A Universal Converter For Different Power Conversion Operations and High Power Applications”, IEEE ECCE Asia 2021, Singapore, pp. 1666-1671, 2021.
  8. Madhab Chandra Dash, Ritesh Dash, Saratchandra Swain and Vivekanandan Subburaj, “Performance enhancement of pi-controller using svm for dfig-grid interconnected system” IEEE International Conference for Emerging in Technology, Karnataka, pp.1-4, 2021.
  9. Harsha Vardhan Gandhodi, Kula Tharun Reddy Konkala, Reddy Kishore Bandameeda, Jithendra Chaviti, Pavan Kumar Yenna and Vivekanandan Subburaj, “A New Single Input-Multiple Output Switching Converter using Circular Capacitors for E-Vehicle Applications,” TENSYMP 2020 – 2020 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Dhaka, pp. 1-4, 2020. IEEE Symposium.
  10. A. Zhaikhan, V. Subburaj, Y Mustafa, D. Jena, P. Perumal and A. Ruderman, “An Algorithm Steps to Solve Coupled Case for Dual Input Dual Output SCC,” TENCON 2018 – 2018 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Jeju, 2018, pp. 0821-0825. Scopus.
  11. Aranganathan Viswanathan, Vivekanandan Subburaj and A. Nityananda Shetty, “Nano composite supercapacitor electrode and its application in switch capacitor convertors (SCC)” International conference on Sustainable Chemistry for Health Environment and Materials (Su- Chem 2018) held during 05th – 08th August, 2018 at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
  12. A. Zhaikhan, V. Subburaj, D. Jena, P. Perumal and A. Ruderman, “Design, modeling and analysis of a new dual input-output switched capacitor converter,” TENCON 2017 – 2017 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Penang, 2017, pp. 673-677. Scopus.
  13. V. Subburaj and D. Jena, “Sub-period interleaved Fibonacci switched capacitor converter,” 2016 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), Singapore, 2016, pp. 2892-2895. Scopus.
  14. Vivekanandan Subburaj and Debashisha Jena et al. “Design of series, F i = F i−1 + F i−3 for the denominators (1, 2,. . 6) of switched capacitor converter” IEEE 1st International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems(ICPEICES); 2016, pp. 1-6.
  15. S.Vivekanandan, N.Rajendran, R.Venkatesan, “Design of Wind Driven PMSG Based Z- Source Inverter Fed Three Phase Load for Stand Alone Applications”,International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 9(22),pp.6541-6548,2014. Scopus.
  16. S.Vivekanandan, I.Mumtaj, R.Venkatesan, “Multilevel Inverter Compensation for H Bride Using PWM Techniques”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol.9(22), pp.6549-6552,2014. Scopus.
  17. M.Sujikannan, A.JafferSadiqAli, S.Vivekanandan, “Development of PISAT AOCS Software modules”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol.99(22), pp.6767-6772,2014. Scopus.


  1. Lakshmi Shree S, Rohini shrisha S, Lavanya M K, Kamsala K, Vivekanandan subburaj, “Design and Development of Low-Cost Solar Appliances Using an Advanced Controller For Agriculture Applications”, amount of rupees 0.1 lakh, Karnataka state council for science and technology Ref: 45s be 4327.
  2. Vivekanandan Subburaj, Jyotheeswara reddy, Ritesh Dash, Adithya Ballaji and Saahithi suresh, “Design and Development of portable wind energy conversation system for LED street lighting”, Amount of Rupees 2 Lakh 77 thousand, Seed Money, REVA University Ref: RU:EST:PH:2022/50.
  3. Jyotheeswara reddy, Vivekanandan Subburaj, and Ritesh Dash, “High Voltage Gain DC-DC Converter for PEMFC Application”, Amount of Rupees 4 Lakh 95 thousand, Seed Money, REVA University, Ref: RU:EST:PH:2022/49.


  1. Rajasekhar P M, Ritesh Dash, Vivekanandan Subburaj and Manish Bharath, “Opportunity and market of solar rooftop power plant for the household system”, Amount of Rupees 0.25 Lakh, Transformational Biotics (P) Ltd. Ref: LOA/DPR/2021/01.


  1. Srikakulapu, R., Subburaj, V., Kumar, G.C., Krishna, M.D., Dasore, A., Sinha, G.S. (2023). Design and Validation of Fault Ride Through Controller Design for Grid Connected Large Photovoltaic System. In: Revankar, S., Muduli, K., Sahu, D. (eds) Recent Advances in Thermofluids and Manufacturing Engineering. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-4388-1_34
  2. Hemanth K, and Vivekanandan Subburaj, “A generalized SVPWM algorithm based grid integration of renewable energy sources with maximum power point tracking algorithm” in the chapter Intelligent Renewable Energy Systems (ISBN: 9781119786276). pp. 186-203. 2021. Scrivener.
  3. Hemanth K, A Bhavani, C V Jeevithesh, Sanjeevikumar P, Vivekanandan Subburaj, “A new series-parallel switched-capacitor configuration of a DC-DC converter for Low Power applications using bidirectional,” in the chapter Electric Vehicles- Modern Technologies and Trends & Springer Book Series: Green Energy and Technology (ISSN: 1865-3529), pp. 247-270, 2021, Springer.


  1. 2nd series of TEECCON IEEE Conference @ REVA University from 23th to 24th Aug 2023 in association with IEEE Bangalore Section.
  2. 1st series of TEECCON IEEE Conference @ REVA University from 26th to 27th May 2022 in association with IEEE Bangalore Section.
  3. International Congress on Renewable Energy @ REVA University from 27th to 28th November 2021 sponsored by Solar Energy Society of India (SESI, Govt. of India).
  4. International Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical, Electronics & Computer Engineering for Environmental and Sustainable Development @ REVA University from 22nd and 23rd July 2021 in association with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Govt. of India).


SI.No Name of the Scholar Status Area of Research  Supervisor
1 Saahithi S Completed Switched Capacitor Converters Co Supervisor