Dr. Venu  Sonti

Department Electrical Engineering
Designation Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification PhD (NIT Warangal)
E-Mail svenu.ee@nitrr.ac.in
Contact Number 9618832222
Areas of Interest

Multilevel Inverters, PWM Techniques, Renewable Energy

Publications

Journals

  1. 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," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 1156-1169, Feb. 2017. 
  2. S. Jain and V. Sonti, "A Highly Efficient and Reliable Inverter Configuration Based Cascaded Multilevel Inverter for PV Systems," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 2865-2875, April 2017.  
  3. V. Sonti and S. Jain, "DC Decoupling-Based Three-Phase Three-Level Transformerless PV Inverter Topology for Minimization of Leakage Current," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 8273-8278, Oct. 2019.     
  4. 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," IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 2443-2452, Dec. 2019.     
  5. V. Sonti, S. Jain, V. Agarwal and S. Bhattacharya, "Terminal voltage analysis for the transformerless PV inverter topologies in a single-phase system," IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 13, no. 15, pp. 2723-2739, 18 11 2019.  
  6. V. Sonti, S. Jain and V. Agarwal, "Analysis of Terminal Voltage in Single-Phase Extended Three-Phase Transformerless PV Inverter Topologies," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 226-235, Jan. 2020.  
  7. 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," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 3247-3251, Dec. 2020.

Conferences

  1. Sonti, Venu, Sachin Jain, and Vivek Agarwal. "A new low cost and high efficiency cascaded half-bridge multilevel inverter with reduced number of switches." Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), 2014 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, 2014.
  2. Sonti, Venu, Sachin Jain, and Subhashish Bhattacharya. “A new modulation strategy for the grid connected cascaded multi-level PV inverter to minimize the leakage current.”National Power Electronics Conference(NPEC), 2015.
  3. PiyushaKukkade, Venu Sonti and Sachin Jain. “ A Cascaded HERIC based Multilevel Inverter for Reducing Leakage Current in the PV Applications.” IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON), 2017.
  4. 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), 2021.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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

 

Other Info.
Awards:
  1. Selected For Prestigious Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Internship Funded By DST, Govtof India and IUSSTF.