Sachin   Jain

Department Electrical Engineering
Designation Associate Professor
Educational Qualification Ph.D.
E-Mail sjain.ee@nitrr.ac.in
Contact Number 9441700975
Areas of Interest

Grid-Tie PV Inverters Design and optimization of power conditioning circuits for DC-DC converters and inverters Power electronic circuit modeling and simulation Switch-mode power supplies Power Electronics and its interface with other Renewable sources like Wind and FC, Electric Drives

Publications

Publications:

International Journals

  • S. Dhara, A. Hota, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "A Transformerless 1-φ, 5-Level Half-Bridge PV Inverter Configuration Based on Switched-Capacitor Technique," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 1619-1628, March-April 2021.
  • S. Jain, S. Dhara and V. Agarwal, "A Voltage-Zone Based Power Management Scheme With Seamless Power Transfer Between PV-Battery for OFF-Grid Stand-Alone System," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 754-763, Jan.-Feb. 2021.
  • M. Aquib, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "A Time-Based Global Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique for PV System," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 393-402, Jan. 2020
  • V. Sonti, S. Jain and B. S. K. R. Pothu, "Leakage Current Minimization Using NPC DC Decoupling Method for Three-Phase Cascaded Multilevel PV Inverter," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 3247-3251, Dec. 2020
  • V. Sonti, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "Analysis of Terminal Voltage in Single-Phase Extended Three-Phase Transformerless PV Inverter Topologies," in IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 226-235, Jan. 2020.
  • P. T. Bankupalli, S. Ghosh, L. Kumar, S. Samanta and S. Jain, "Operational Adaptability of PEM Fuel Cell for Optimal Voltage Regulation With Maximum Power Extraction," in IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 203-212, March 2020.
  • V. Sonti, S. Jain, V. Agarwal and S. Bhattacharya, "Terminal voltage analysis for the transformerless PV inverter topologies in a single-phase system," in IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 13, no. 15, pp. 2723-2739, 18 11 2019.
  • M. Aquib, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "A Time-Based Global Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique for PV System," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 393-402, Jan. 2020.
  • R. Karampuri, S. Jain and V. T. Somasekhar, "Common-Mode Current Elimination PWM Strategy Along With Current Ripple Reduction for Open-Winding Five-Phase Induction Motor Drive," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 34, no. 7, pp. 6659-6668, July 2019.
  • V. Sonti and S. Jain, "DC Decoupling Based Three-Phase Three-Level Transformerless PV Inverter Topology for Minimization of Leakage Current," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. doi: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2869364.
  • S. S. Belkhode and S. Jain, "Optimized Switching PWM Technique with Common-Mode Current Minimization for Five-Phase Open-End Winding Induction Motor Drives," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2888603.
  • V. Sonti, S. Dhara, P. Kukade, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "Analysis for the Minimization of Leakage and Common Mode Currents in Cascaded Half-Bridge PV Fed Multilevel Inverter," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics.
  • Dhara, Sumon, Sachin Jain, Vivek Agrawal,“RES and battery fed energy efficient single‐phase induction motor drive system with retrofit solution IET Electric Power Applications, 13 (3). pp. 332-339, 2019
  • Chinthamalla, R., R. Karampuri, P. S. Sachin Jain, and F. Blaabjerg. “Dual solar photovoltaic fed three-phase open-end winding induction motor drive for water pumping system application”,  Electric Power Components and Systems, 46:16–17,1896-1911,2018.
  • R. Karampuri, S. Jain and V. T. Somasekhar, "Sample-Averaged Zero-Sequence Current Elimination PWM Technique for Five-Phase Induction Motor With Opened Stator Windings," in IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 864-873, June 2018.
  • A. Hota, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "An Improved Three-Phase Five-Level Inverter Topology With Reduced Number of Switching Power Devices," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 3296-3305, April 2018.
  • A. Hota, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "A Modified T-Structured Three-Level Inverter Configuration Optimized With Respect to PWM Strategy Used for Common-Mode Voltage Elimination," in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 4779-4787, Sept.-Oct. 2017
  • A. Hota, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "An Optimized Three-Phase Multilevel Inverter Topology With Separate Level and Phase Sequence Generation Part," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 7414-7418, Oct. 2017.  
  • S. Jain and V. Sonti, "A Highly Efficient and Reliable Inverter Configuration Based Cascaded Multilevel Inverter for PV Systems," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 2865-2875, April 2017 .
  • V. Sonti, S. Jain and S. Bhattacharya, "Analysis of the Modulation Strategy for the Minimization of the Leakage Current in the PV Grid-Connected Cascaded Multilevel Inverter," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 1156-1169, Feb. 2017.
  • Ramulu Chinthamalla, Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, Ramsha Karampuri, S. Jain, Ahmet H. Ertas, Viliam Fedak, “A solar PV water pumping solution using a three-level cascaded inverter connected induction motor drive”, Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal– ELSEVIER, Volume 19, Issue 4 , pp 1731-1741, December 2016.
  • S. Jain, Chinthamalla Ramulu, Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, Joseph Olorunfemi Ojo, Ahmet H. Ertas, “Dual MPPT algorithm for dual PV source fed Open-End Winding Induction Motor Drive for pumping application”, Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal– ELSEVIER, Volume 19, Issue 4 , pp 1771-1780, December 2016.
  • S. Jain, R Karampuri, V.T. Somasekhar,"An Integrated Control Algorithm for a Single-Stage PV Pumping System Using an Open-End Winding Induction Motor", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.  63, no. 2, pp. 956-965, Feb. 2016.
  • S. Jain, Athiesh Kumar Thopukara, R Karampuri, V.T. Somasekhar,"A Single-Stage Photovoltaic System for a Dual-Inverter-Fed Open-End Winding Induction Motor Drive for Pumping Applications," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics ,vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 4809-4818, 2015.
  • S. Jain and V. Agarwal, “An Integrated Hybrid Power Supply for Distributed Generation Applications Fed by Nonconventional Energy Sources,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 23, no.2, pp. 622- 631, June 2008.
  • B.V Prasad, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, “A Universal Single-Stage Grid-Connected Inverter,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 23, no.1, pp. 128-137, March 2008.
  • S. Jain and V. Agarwal, “Comparison of the Performance of Maximum Power Point Tracking Schemes Applied to Single-Stage Grid-Connected PV Systems,” in proc. IET EPA, vol. 1, no.5, pp. 753-762, September 2007.
  • S. Jain and V. Agarwal , “A Single-Stage Grid Connected Inverter Topology for Solar PV Systems with Maximum Power Point Tracking,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 22no.5pp1928-1940, September 2007.
  • S. Jain and V. Agarwal, “A New, Current Control based, MPPT Technique for Single-Stage Grid Connected PV Systems,” Energy Conversion and Management (Elsevier Science) , vol. 48, pp-625-644, 2006.
  • S. Jain and V. Agarwal, “A new algorithm for rapid tracking of approximate maximum power point in photovoltaics systems,” IEEE Power Electronics Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 16- 19, March 2004.

International Conferences (Peer Reviewed)

  • A. Hota, V. Sonti, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "A Novel Single-Phase Switched-Capacitor Based 5-level Inverter Topology Featuring Voltage Boosting Capability and Common Mode Voltage Reduction," 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SEFET), 2021.
  • A. Chaudhury, V. Sonti, A. Hota, A. R. Saxena and S. Jain, "A New Single-Phase Five-Level Neutral Point Clamped Cascaded Multilevel Inverter for Minimization of Leakage Current in PV Systems," 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SEFET)
  • A. Hota, V. Sonti, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "Common Mode Voltage Elimination in Single-Phase Multilevel Inverter using a 3rd Leg," 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SEFET), 2021
  • A. Hota, V. Sonti, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "A Novel Single-Phase Switched-Capacitor Transformer-less 5-level Inverter Topology with Voltage Boosting," 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation
  • (SEFET), 2021.
  • S. V. S. P. Kumar Ch, V. Sonti and S. Jain, "Gradual Pole Changing Technique for Elimination of Circulating Current in Pole-Phase Modulated Induction Motor Drive during Transition," 2021 International Conference on Communication, Control and Information Sciences (ICCISc), 2021.
  • S. V. S. P. Kumar Ch, V. Sonti and S. Jain, "Modified Interleaved Transformerless Inverter Configuration for Performance Improvement of a Pole-Phase Modulated Induction Motor Drive," 2021 International Conference on Communication, Control and Information Sciences (ICCISc), 2021.
  • S. V. S. P. Kumar.Ch, S. Jain, A. Hota and V. Sonti, "Performance analysis of Closed Loop Hysteresis Control of a PV based 8/6 Pole and 10/8 Pole Switched Reluctance Motor for EV Application," 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 2020.
  • M. L. N. Vital, V. Sonti, P. V. R. L. Narasimham and S. Jain, "An Improved Pulse Width Modulation Technique for the Attenuation of Leakage Current in Five-Level Transformerless PV Cascaded Multilevel Inverter," 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 2020
  • D. Bhule, S. Jain and S. Ghosh, "Control Strategy for Photovoltaic-Battery Based Standalone System," 2020 IEEE First International Conference on Smart Technologies for Power, Energy and Control (STPEC), 2020.
  • D. Bhule, S. Jain and S. Ghosh, "Power Management Control Strategy for PV-Battery Standalone System," 2020 IEEE 9th Power India International Conference (PIICON), 2020.
  • Animesh Ray, S. Belkhode, R. Karampuri, Sachin Jain, P.Sanjeevikumar, Frede Blaabjerg “Pentagonal Space Vector Approach for Third Harmonic Injection Technique for Dual Five-Phase Open-Winding Inverter”, IEEE PEDES 2018 conference.
  • Animesh Ray, S. Belkhode, R. Karampuri, and Sachin Jain, “ PWM Techniques with 3rd Harmonic Injection for Five Phase Concentrated Winding Induction Motor with Open-End Stator”, IEEE PEDES 2018 conference.
  • S. Dhara, A. Hota, S. Jain and V. Agarwal ,“Novel Single-Phase T-Type PV Inverter With Improved DC Utilization”, IEEE PEDES 2018 conference.
  • S. Dhara, S. Jain and V. Agarwal ,“A Novel Voltage-Zone based power management scheme for PV- Battery based Standalone System”, IEEE iicpe2018 conference.
  • S. Belkhode, R. Karampuri and S. Jain, "Modified Phase Shifted SVPWM Technique for Five-Phase Open-End Winding Induction Motor with Zero Common Mode Voltage," 2017 14th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON), Roorkee, 2017, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/INDICON.2017.8487613.
  • M. Aquib and S. Jain, "A global maximum power point tracking technique based on current source region detection of I-V curve," 2018 IEEMA Engineer Infinite Conference (eTechNxT), New Delhi, 2018, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.1109/ETECHNXT.2018.8385346
  • M. Aquib and S. Jain, "A Fast Global Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique for Partially Shaded PV Arrays," 2018 IEEE International Students' Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science (SCEECS), Bhopal, 2018, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.1109/SCEECS.2018.8546898
  • Satish Belkhode, Sachin Jain '"A Reduced Switching PWM Technique with Common-Mode Voltage Elimination for Single DC Source Fed Five-Phase Open-End Winding Induction Motor Drive", IEEE IECON 2017.
  • Piyusha Kukade, Venu Sonti, Sachin Jain ," A Cascaded HERIC based Multilevel Inverter for Reducing Leakage Current in the PV Applications", IEEE IECON 2017.
  • Rohit Chandan, Arpan Hota, Sachin Jain and Vivek Agarwal," An Optimized Dual Inverter Configuration for Open end Winding Induction Motor Drive with Common Mode Voltage Elimination", IEEE PEDES-2016.
  • Arpan Hota and Sachin Jain," A New Three Phase Multilevel Inverter With Reduced Number Of Switching Power Devices With Common Mode Voltage Elimination", IEEE ICPEICES-2016.
  • Arpan Hota, Sachin Jain , Jose I. Leon, and Leopoldo G. Franquelo," A New Three Phase Multilevel Inverter With Reduced Number Of Switches With Common Mode Voltage Elimination", IEEE SCEEC- 2016.
  • Sachin Jain, Swami Satish. B. and Jason Lai " High Gain Resonant Boost Converter For PV Micro- Converter System",IEEE ECCE-2016.
  • Ramsha Karampuri, Sachin Jain and Somasekhar V.T.," Phase Displaced SVPWM Technique for Five- Phase Open-End Winding Induction Motor Drive", IEEE SCEEC-2016.
  • Ramulu.Ch; Debadutta Sahoo, Jain. S," A Discontinuous Switching Technique to Eliminate Common Mode Voltage With Reduced Switching Losses for an Open End Winding Induction Motor Drive Solar Water Pump", IEEE SCEEC-2016.
  • Swami Satish. B., Sachin Jain,"High Gain Efficient DC-DC Converter for Low-Voltage Power Generation Application", IEEE SCEEC-2016.
  • Ramsha Karampuri, Joel Prieto, Federico Barrero and S. Jain “A comparison between FOC and DTC Methods for five-phase induction motor drives”, Proc. of conf. ELECTRIMACS, Valencia, May 2014.
  • Ramsha Karampuri, Joel Prieto, Federico Barrero and S. Jain “Extension of the DTC technique to multi-phase induction motor drives using any odd number of phases”, Proc. of conf. VPPC, Portugal, Oct. 2014.
  • Ch Ramulu, T Praveen Kumar and S. Jain, "Single Stage PV Source Based Dual Inverter Fed Open- End Winding Induction Motor Pump Drive," IEEE Students’ Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science, 2014.
  • Ramsha Karampuri, S. Jain and V. T. Somasekhar, “A Single-Stage Solar PV Power Fed Open-End Winding Induction Motor Pump Drive with MPPT”, Proc. of IEEE Inter. Conf. PEDES, Mumbai, India, Dec. 2014.
  • Ramulu Chintamalla, K. Shivaji Ganesh and S. Jain, “An optimal and Efficient PV System using two 2-level Cascaded 3-level inverter for Centrifugal Pump”, Proc. of IEEE Inter. Conf. PEDES, Mumbai, India, Dec. 2014.
  • S. Jain, Ritanjali B and Vivek Agarwal, “High-Gain Boost Converter With Coupled Inductor And Switched Capacitor For Low Voltage Renewable Energy Sources”, Proc. of IEEE Inter. Conf. PEDES, Mumbai, India, Dec. 2014.
  • Venu Sonti, S. Jain and Vivek Agarwal, “A New Low Cost and High Efficiency Cascaded Half-Bridge Multilevel Inverter with Reduced Number of Switches”, Proc. of IEEE Inter. Conf. PEDES, Mumbai, India, Dec. 2014.
  • Rupesh G. Wandhare, S. Jain and Vivek Agarwal,“ Novel Multi-Input Solar PV Topologies for 1-Ph and 3-Ph Standalone Applications to Mitigate the Effects of Partial Shading,” IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) 2013, Long Beach, California, USA, March 2013.
  • S. Jain and Vivek Agarwal, “High Gain, High Efficiency DC-DC Converter with Soft Switching Feature,” in IEEE conference of PVSC-2012, pp-1428-1433.

 National Conferences

  • Arpan Hota, Sachin Jain, Vivek Agarwal," A New Three Phase Multilevel Inverter With Reduced Number Of Switches With Common Mode Voltage Elimination", NPEC -2015.
  • Venu Sonti, Sachin Jain, Subhashish Bhattacharya," A new modulation strategy for the grid connected cascaded multi-level PV inverter to minimize the leakage current", NPEC -2015.
  • Ramsha Karampuri, Sachin Jain and V. T. Somasekhar, “Study of 72º and 144º Phase Shifted PWM Techniques for Five-Phase Open-End Winding Induction Motor Drive -Modeling and Simulation”, Proc. of Research Scholars Congress, IIT, Guwahati, India, May 2015.
  • Sachin Jain and Vivek Agarwal," A Grid Connected Multi-Operating-Mode PV Configuration Suitable for a  Wide  Range  of  Input  Voltage.  Proceedings of the National Power Electronics Conference at Bangalore, India, December 2007.
Other Info.

Past Experience:

Designation

Company/Organization

Duration

Senior Design Engineer

Schneider Electric Solar business group, Bangalore, India

Dec 2007–2012(4Yrs- 5 months experience)

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Electrical Engineering, NIT –Warangal, India

From May 2012 to March 2018

Associate Professor

Dept. of Electrical Engineering, NIT –Warangal, India

From March 2018 to October 2018

Associate Professor

Dept. of Electrical Engineering, NIT –Raipur,India

From October 2018 till date

Responsbilities at Institute level:

  • Member of committee for formulation of "Motor-Sports" Policy.
  • Member of UFM committee.
  • Organising committee member of "Eclectika 2020"

Responsbilities at Deparment level:

  • Ph.D Cordinator (A.Y 2018 - 2019 & 2019-2020)
  • M.Tech Coordinator (A.Y. 2020-2021- till date)
  • Department purchase committee member
  • Carried consultancy work - Tested turbo generator for load enhancement approval.

Awards/Achievments:

  • Selected for prestigious Ph.D. program under Teaching Assistantship category at IIT Bombay.
  • The following paper: S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "Comparison of the performance of maximum power point tracking schemes applied to single -stage grid -connected photovoltaic systems", Vol. 1, Issue 5, September 2007. was among the top 20 most downloaded IET Electric Power Applications papers by users of the IEEE Xplore database in 2008 and is ranked No. 5 from the hundreds of papers that the journal has published since its launch in 1980, receiving 378 full text downloads during 2008. It is 2nd most cited paper in IET EPA with details in below link: http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/iet-epa/info/prizes
  • Article, "A new algorithm for rapid tracking of approximate maximum power point in photovoltaic systems," ranks 2nd in most popular and 4th in most cited among top 50 as per link page: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/topAccessedArticles.jsp?punumber=8012.
  • Article, " A Single-Stage Grid Connected Inverter Topology for Solar PV Systems with Maximum Power Point Tracking," is among ppopular article in IEEE TPEL as per link page with 51 patents citation and 310 papers.
  • Have been reviewing papers for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IET Renewable Power Generation, IET Electric Power Applications, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversions, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics and IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.
  • Have reviewed paper for various international conferences like ICIT, EPE-PEMC ECCE Europe conference, IEEE IECON, IEEE PEDES, IEEE APEC, IEEE ITEC, IEEE PEDG, IEEE ISIE, IEEE STPEC etc.,
  • Selected in Erasmus Mundus Heritage Program under staff mobility category at University of Seville, Spain to work with Prof. Leopoldo G. Franquelo.
  • Selected for BASE Fellowship Program under Indo-U.S. Science and Technology by DST by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to work with Prof. Jih-Sheng (Jason) Lai.
  • PG student Arpan Hota received 1st prize for the project work under my guidance at the Elecrama 2016 in the national level competition.
  • Senior Member IEEE since 2016.
  • A team of PG and UG students qualified to final round for national level competition by "DST and Texas Instruments India Innovation Challenge Design Contest 2016"for their project Smart Line under my guidance. Project Title: Live Electricity Survillence System with project no.231.
  • Session chair - NPEC 2015 at IIT-Bombay.
  • Program Chair member UPCON-2017, RDCAPE-2017, ICSPICC-2016.
  • The paper titled "A Novel Single-Phase Switched-Capacitor Based 5-level Inverter Topology Featuring Voltage Boosting Capability and Common Mode Voltage Reduction," secured Third Prize in 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SEFET), 2021. 

Projects Sanctioned:

Project title

Duration

Funding agency

Amount Sanctioned

Ensuring Optimal Utilization of Solar Water Pump in Rural Chhattisgarh

2020 (ongoing)

NCSU,USA Partnership Program

USD 30595.00

 

Projects Completed:

Project Title

Sanctioned Year

Funding Agency

Amount Sanctioned

Optimized and Efficient Stand-Alone PV System for Rural Applications.

   Nov-15                

DST/SERI

Rs 31.796 Lakhs

 

Ph.D Guided/ Guiding 

Ph.D Guided (Completed)

3 (Awarded)

Ph.D Guding (On going)

4

Resource Person for Guest Lectures/ Motivational Talks/ Seminars/ FDP/STTP (A.Y 2020-21 and 2021-22)

S.No Name Delivered on Date  Topic Institute
1 STTP -Power Electronics interference for Green Energy Systems 4th Feb, 2021 Power Electronics interference for Green Energy Systems NIT Delhi
2 Motivational Talk 17th Feb,2021 Faculty Interaction with Dr. Sachin Jain - Motivational Talk GMRIT, Rajam, AP India
3 Expert Talk 18th March,2021 Power Converters for Solar Photovoltaic Systems College of Engineering Pune
4 FDP -"Effective Teaching and Learning of Modern Electric Drive 20th March, 2021 Induction Motor Drive Control for EV Application  NIT Warangal
5 Oneday Seminar 12th April, 2021 How to Motivate the faculty in guiding the quality Projects VRSE, AP, India
6 FDP - “Electric Vehicles & Energy Storage Systems integrated with Renewable Energy Sources" -23rd to 27th 24th August, 2021 Inverter Scheme’s for EV Drive Applications Sri Vasavi Engineering College, AP, India
7 One day Workshop 26th August,2021 Advanced Configurations for PV Grid Tie Inverters VRSE, AP, India
8 FDP- Energy Management and Control Strategies for Smart Grid 27th Sep, 2021 Advanced Converter Configurations for Grid Tied PV And Wind Systems SRM University