S. Umashankar received a B.E. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, in 2001, and an M.Tech. degree and a Ph.D. degree in power electronics from the VIT University, Vellore, India, in 2004 and 2013, respectively. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor (Senior) at the School of Electrical Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India. He worked as a senior R&D engineer and senior application engineer in the power electronics, renewable energy, and electrical drives field for more than 9 years. He has been one of the Editorial Board Members in the International Journal of Electronics, Communication and Electrical Engineering and a Reviewer in reputed journal publications like Elsevier, IEEE, and IET. He has published/presented 68 papers in national and international journals/conferences. His current areas of research activities include power electronics applications in wind and solar energy, electrical drives and control, smart grid, and power quality.
Biography Updated on 1 February 2014