Profile
Name Dr. S. S. Sethuraman
Designation Associate Professor
Areas of Interest DC-DC Converter Topologies for DC Microgrid Applications, Bidirectional DC-DC Converters – Electric Vehicle Applications; Battery Charging Applications
Room No. 3009
Ground Floor
EEE Block Department of EEE
Intercom No. 251
Mobile 9566270056
Email Id (Official) sethuram@svce.ac.in
Email Id (Personal) sethuramanme@gmail.com
Qualification
  • Ph.D, Anna University, Chennai, India – Dissertation Topic: “Investigation on Various Topologies of High Voltage Gain DC-DC Converters”.
  • Master of Engineering (Power Electronics and Drives) at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore – First Class with Distinction, Anna University, Chennai, India.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.

 

Professional Society:

  • Life Member (LM32745) in Indian Society for Technical Education

 

 

Academic Experience
  1. Assistant professor in SVCE from 01.06.2010 to till date.
  2. Senior Lecturer in SVCE from 18.06.2009 to 31.05.2010 (One Year)
  3. Assistant Professor at AMC Engineering College, Bangalore from 03.06.2008 to 16.06.2009 (One Year)
  4. Senior Lecturer at KLN College of Engineering, Madurai from 01.11.2006 to 02.06.2008 (One Year & 7 Months)
  5. Lecturer at KLN College of Engineering, Madurai from 06.08.2001 to 31.10.2006 (Five Years & 3 Months)
  6. Teaching Assistant at Raja College of Engineering & Technology, Madurai from September 2000 to May 2001 (09 Months)

Industrial Experience:

  • Sales and Service Engineer, Premier Tools, Madurai from December 1998 to May 2000. (One Year and 6 Months)       

 

Courses Handled

Undergraduate:
Digital Signal Processing
Fundamental of Artificial Intelligence
Control System Engineering
Electrical Machines I
Electrical Energy generation, Utilization and conservation
Operations Research
Electrical Machines II
Electrical Engineering
Circuit Theory
Transmission and Distribution
Neural Networks and Fuzzy logic
Power Electronics

 

UG Project:
Power System Analysis
Control System
Electron Devices
Digital Electronics

 

Postgraduate:
Modern Rectifiers and Resonant Converters
Analysis of Converters
Electromagnetic Field Computation & Modeling
Soft Computing Techniques

 

PG Project
Power Converters – High Voltage Gain
Design and Analysis of High Voltage Gain Converters

 

UG Labs:
Advanced Electrical Engineering Laboratory
Control systems lab
Electrical Machines II Lab
Electrical Engineering Lab
Electrical Machine I lab
Engineering Practices Lab
Electrical circuits Lab
Electronics system design laboratory

 

PG Labs:
Power Electronics and drives Laboratory
Electrical Machines Laboratory

Research & Consultancy

a) Publications
International Journal: (SCI)
1. Somalinga S Sethuraman, KR. Santha, Lucian Mihet-Popa and C. Bharathiraja, “A Modified Topology of a High Efficiency Bidirectional Type DC-DC Converter by Synchronous Rectification” published in Electronics, Vol. 9, no. 9, 1555, pp. 1-30, Sep. 2020, ISSN: 2079-9292; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics9091555 (IF: 2.412) – (Anna University – Annexure –I).
2. Sethuraman S Somalinga, Santha KR., “Non-isolated enhanced gain of DC-DC converter for DC micro-grid applications”, International Transaction on Electrical Energy Systems, Vol. 30, no. 12, pp. 1-20, Dec 2020; ISSN: 2050-7038, https://doi.org/10.1002/2050-7038.12625, (IF: 1.692) – (Anna University Annexure – I).
3. Sethuraman S Somalinga, Karuppiah Santha, “Modified high-efficiency bidirectional DC-DC converter topology”, Journal of Power Electronics, Vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 257-268, Jan 202; ISSN: 1598-2092; DOI: 10.1007/s43236-020-00160-1; (IF: 1.114) – (Anna University – Annexure – I).

 

Book Chapter Published
1. B Amalapriya Shalini & S S Sethuraman, “Cascaded Multilevel Inverter for Industrial Applications”, Mobile Communication and Power Engineering, Second International Joint Conference, AIM/CCPE, pp. 339-344, 2012, Springer Publication; ISSN 1865-0929; DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-35864-7

 

International Conference:
1. S S Sethuraman, et al., 2021, ‘Enhanced Gain Two-Duty-Three-Mode Transformerless DC-DC Converter’, proceeding of AICTE sponsored International E-Conference on Smart Technologies in Electric Vehicles and Power Grid (STEP-2021) organized by Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Pennalur on 27th to 29th Jan 2021.
2. Ramalakshmi, M & Sethuraman, S.S 2015, ‘Analysis of various topologies of bidirectional DC-DC converter’ proceeding of International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering, organized by Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women, Tiruchengode, pp.956-962.
3. Shalini, S & Sethuraman, S.S 2014, ‘Implementation of quasi–resonant boost-half-bridge QR BHB converter’, proceeding of 3rd International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Electronics Engineering, Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology, Vandavasi, pp.51-56.
4. Bushra Basheer & Sethuraman, S.S 2014 ‘Analysis and implementation of bidirectional DC-DC converter with high conversion ratio’, Proceeding of 3rd International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Electronics Engineering, Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology, Vandavasi, pp.24-29.
5. S.S.Sethuraman and AmalaPriyaShalini.B published a paper titled as “Cascaded Multilevel Inverter for Industrial Applications” in the Third “International Conference on Control Communication and Power Engineering, CCPE 2012” organized by the Association of Computer Electronics and Electrical Engineers ACEEE.
This Conference Proceedings published and available at Springer Digital Library, pp. 511 -516 held on April 27 – 28 2012.
6. S.S.Sethuraman and AmalaPriyaShalini.B, published a paper titled as “Performance Analysis of APOD Modulation Strategies for Cascaded Multilevel Inverters with Optimal Switching Sequence” in the “2nd International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology, ICAET 2012″ on March 28 & 29, 2012 organized by E.G.S Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam.
This Conference Proceedings published by Coimbatore Institute of Information Technology ISBN 978-1-4675-2245-8 © 2012.
7. S.S.Sethuraman and S.Shalini, ”Analysis and Implementation of a bidirectional DC-DC converter with high conversion ratio”, International conference on Futuristic Trends in Electronics Engineering, April 2014.

 

b) National Conference:
1. Devi G M and S S Sethuraman published a paper titled as “Analysis and Design of Bidirectional SEPIC Converter for Battery Applications”, in the proceedings of National Conference on Green Energy (NCGE 2013) pp 01-05, held at RMD Engineering College, 20th April 2013.
2. Steffy Maria Joy and S S Sethuraman published a paper titled as “DC-DC Converter with High Voltage Gain”, in the proceedings of National Conference on Green Energy (NCGE 2013) pp 01-05, held at RMD Engineering College, 20th April 2013.
3. S.S.Sethuraman and AmalaPriyaShalini.B published a paper titled as “A comprehensive study of a hybrid modulation technique for the cascaded multilevel inverter”in the “Second National Conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems – PEARES 2012” on March 22-23, 2012 organized by SSN College of Engineering.
4. S.S.Sethuraman and Vignesh Kumar B, published a paper titled as “High-Efficient Multilevel Half-Bridge Converter with ZVS” in the National Conference on Recent Trends In Emerging Technologies – NCRTET’ 12, organized by Kurinji College of Engineering and Technology, Trichy held on March 6th 2012.
5. “Fuzzy Logic Control of Switched Reluctance Motor using Fuel Cell Power System” in the National Conference “Etee – 05” organized by St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai during Jan 2005.

 

Project Mentoring:
Final Year UG: 01 (2020-2021)
Title: Non-Isolated Three Port DC-DC Converter for PV Applications
Final Year UG: 01 (2019-2020)
Title: Analysis of Enhanced Voltage Gain Transformer-less Type DC-DC Converter
Mini Project (III Yr UG): 01 (Batch: A – Aviakshai, Gopikrishnan & Krishnaprasad)
Title: Design of Battery Charger
PG: Current – NIL

 

Grants Received:
Received a grant of Rs. 3, 16,667/- from AICTE for conducting a Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on “ELECTRIC VEHICLE EVOLUTION – IMPACT ON POWER GRID” and completed the three phases during the period February to April 2021.
(Coordinators – Dr. KR. Santha, Dr. SG. Bharathidasan, Mr. S. S. Sethuraman & Dr. M. Sankar)

 

Industrial Consultancy Work: Attached with industry: 02
1.Assisted to arrange the Webinar on “Solar – Wind Hybrid System Design and Sizing of Essential Components” in online mode at SVCE on 26 June 2020.
2.Assisted to arrange the Webinar on “Troubleshooting of Industrial Motor Control Circuits” – in online mode at SVCE on 26th May 2020.

 

Consultancy work carried out:
Guest lectures arranged: 02

 

Assisted to arrange Guest lectures:
1.Assisted to arrange the Webinar on Industrial Electrical Actuators and Feedback Elements – in online mode at SVCE on 05 June 2020.
2.Assisted to arrange the International Webinar Series on “The New Normal: Automotive Industry Short-Term Survival” in online mode at SVCE on 31st May 2020.

Conference / Workshop / FDP

Organized:

Details Venue

(Online )

Date
Webinar on “ Solar – Wind Hybrid System Design and Sizing of Essential Components ” SVCE 27.06.2020
Webinar on Industrial Electrical Actuators and Feedback Elements SVCE 05.06.2020
International Webinar Series on “The New Normal : Automotive Industry Short-Term Survival” SVCE 31.05.2020
“Troubleshooting of Industrial Motor Control Circuits” SVCE 26.05.2020

 

International Level: 01

“Learn to Publish” – Wiley Author Webinar Series – Duration – One month –15th June 2020 – 14th July 2020. (Online mode)

 

National Level: Attended – 21

Details Venue Date
Attended AICTE sponsored One Week Short Term Training Program on “Applied Soft Computing and Vision Machine Techniques” (Series IV) Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute 31.05.2021 to 05.06.2021
Two Day Virtual Workshop on “Design of Inverters and Battery Pack for Electric Vehicle Applications” SSNCE 04th & 05th March 2021
Two Day Virtual Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Research Trends on Battery and Electric Vehicle Technology”. SSNCE 25th & 26th February 2021
Customized Course for Battery Management Systems MathWorks Training Services, MATLAB organized by SVCE 06 – 07 Jan 2021
Modeling Physical Systems with Simscape 05 Jan 2021
Stateflow for Logic Driven System Modeling 04 Jan 2021
HOW TO WRITE A RESEARCH PAPER SVCE 29.07.2020
Webinar on “ Solar – Wind Hybrid System Design and Sizing of Essential Components ” SVCE 27.06.2020
Webinar on Industrial Electrical Actuators and Feedback Elements SVCE 05.06.2020
Webinar on WISE FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR FACULTY SVCE 04.06.2020
“Recent Trends in Power Quality Improvement using AC/AC Converters” SVCE 01.06.2020
International Webinar Series on “The New Normal : Automotive Industry Short-Term Survival” SVCE 31.05.2020
“Troubleshooting of Industrial Motor Control Circuits” SVCE 26.05.2020
Webinar on “7 SKILLS OF ULTRA LEGENDS” SVCE 23.05.2020
Webinar on “ Design & Development of High Power Audio Systems for Home Theaters ” SVCE 22.05.2020
Webinar -” Digital Logic Design using VLSI “ SCSVMV. Kancheepuram 22.05.2020
WEBINAR – FUTURE OF AI IETE-MUMBAI 20.05.2020
Feedback form for webinar Moving Forward with IoT RMKCET 14.05.2020
Webinar “Introduction to Smart Distribution Systems”. RMKCET 18.05.2020
WEBINAR ON ELECTRIC VEHICLE DESIGN HITS, CHENNAI 15.05.2020
Attended the one week Short Term Training Programme on “Design and Development of Power Electronics Converters in Renewable Energy Conversion”. RMK Engineering College 21st to 27th June 2019

 

Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

Department Time Table Coordinator – June 2011 to Dec 2018, March 2021 to till date.
Linear and Digital Integrated Circuits Laboratory – Incharge.
Department CAT Coordinator – Assist from Jan 2018 to till date.
Class Committee Chairperson – 2019-2023 EEE – A Batch
Faculty Advisor – 2018 -2022 EEE – A3 Batch (Roll No: 32 – 41, 301 – 305)

Achievements

Completion of Ten Years of Service at SVCE

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