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Mr Kumaran Nathan


Kumaran Nathan

Research Student

Academic Division: Electrical Engineering

Research group: Electrical Power and Energy Conversion

Telephone: +44 1223 748328


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Research interests

My research focuses on the integration of solar photovoltaic generation, battery energy storage, electric vehicle charging, and managing the interface with the electrical network for domestic applications. My research includes analog signal and PCB design, real-time operating system design in embedded systems, and control systems for power electronics-based AC-DC and DC-DC converters.

Teaching activity

I have a preceptorship at Corpus Christi College, and have been involved in supervisions and lab demonstrations for the following courses at the University of Cambridge, UK:

  • 3B4: Electric Drive Systems
  • 3B3: Switch-Mode Electronics
  • 2P5: Electrical Engineering
  • 1P3: Electrical and Information Engineering

I have also been involved with lecturing, tutoring, and lab demonstrations for the following course at the University of Newcastle, Australia:

  • ELEC4160: Advanced Drives and Power Electronics
  • ELEC3250: Power Electronics
  • ELEC3130: Electric Machines and Power Systems
  • ELEC1700: Computer Engineering 1
  • GENG1600: Sustainable Energy

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