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Researcher: V. Giri Venkataramanan

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Areas of Expertise
  • Applied physics
  • Computing
  • Information
  • Power
  • Electrical power conversion
  • AC power flow control
  • Design of power converters
  • Distributed generation
  • Power converter architecture
  • Power converter packaging
  • Characterization of power semiconductor devices and components
  • Development of novel power converters and control strategies
  • Physical realization and packaging
  • Mitigation of converter-induced harmonics
  • Control of electromagnetic interference
Web Site Giri Venkataramanan's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 7,919,879 - Power conditioning architecture for a wind turbine, issued April 2011.
  • 7,595,687 - Apparatus and method for reducing emi generated by a power conversion device, issued September 2009.
  • 6,982,890 - Three phase isolated vector switching ac to ac frequency converters, issued January 2006.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 2,008,002 - Apparatus and method for reducing EMI generated by a power conversion device, issued January 2008.
  • 2,007,027 - Power conditioning architecture for a wind turbine, issued December 2007.
  • 2,005,007 - Three phase isolated vector switching AC to AC frequency converters, issued April 2005.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Thermal diffusion boron doping of single-crystal diamond. Seo J-H, Wu H, Mikael S, Mi H, Blanchard J, et al. Journal of Applied Physics. 2016 Mar;119(20). doi: 10.1063/1.4949327.

  • Stability analysis of ac microgrids using incremental phasor impedance matching. Mendoza-Araya P, Venkataramanan G. Electric Power Components and Systems. 2015 Feb;43(4). doi: 10.1080/15325008.2014.985346.

  • Power density and efficiency comparisons of system-compatible drive topologies. Cuzner R, Drews D, Venkataramanan G. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 2014 Dec;51(1):459-469. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2014.2334731.

  • Portable electrification using biogas systems. Cherry CA, Rios M, McCord A, Stefanos S, Venkataramanan G. Procedia Engineering. 2014 Dec;78(1):317-326. doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.07.073.

View Giri Venkataramanan's publications at Google Scholar.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Eaton Corporation, Kevin Lee
  • DRS Power and Control Technologies, Ashish Bendre
  • Wisconsin Power Electronics Research Center
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-262-4479
Current University UW–Madison
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 2559C Engineering Hall
Address Line 2 1415 Engineering Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., Government College of Technology, India, 1986
Master's Degree M.S., California Institute of Technology, 1987
PhD Ph.D., UW–Madison, 1992
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing AC to AC Frequency Converters with a Three-Phase Isolated Vector Switching Structure

Power Conditioning Architecture for Wind Turbine

Device and Method for Reducing the Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Generated by Power Converters