Singapore Institute of Technology

Akshay Kumar Rathore

Professor and Program Leader (EPE) (Engineering)


Akshay Kumar Rathore (IEEE Fellow) is an expert in power electronics and control of electrical motor drives. He received the Gold Medal for securing the highest academic standing in his Master’s degree among all electrical engineering specializations at Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, India. He had two subsequent postdoctoral research appointments with the University of Wuppertal, Germany (2008-2009), and the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA (2009-2010). From November 2010 to February 2016, he served as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore. From March 2016-Dec 2021, he served as an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada where he was listed in the Provost Circle of Distinction in 2021. He served as Graduate Program Director and Chair of Graduate Awards during 2020-21.


  • Hybrid-Modulation-Based Bidirectional Electrolytic Capacitor-Less Three-Phase Inverter for Fuel Cell Vehicles: Analysis, Design, and Experimental Results
  • A New Inductive Power Transfer Topology Using Direct AC–AC Converter With Active Source Current Waveshaping
  • Analysis and Implementation of Closed-Loop Control of Electrolytic Capacitor-Less Six-Pulse DC-Link Bidirectional Three-Phase Grid-Tied Inverter
  • Small-Signal Modeling and Closed-Loop Control of a Parallel–Series/Series Resonant Converter for Wireless Inductive Power Transfer
  • Emulation of Loss Free Resistor for Single-Stage Three-Phase PFC Converter in Electric Vehicle Charging Application
  • Analysis and Design of Series LC Resonance-Pulse Based Zero-Current-Switching Current-Fed Half-Bridge DC–DC Converter
  • Cycloconverter-Based Double-Ended Microinverter Topologies for Solar Photovoltaic AC Module
  • Naturally Commutated Current-fed Three-Phase Bidirectional Soft-switching DC–DC Converter With 120° Modulation Technique
  • A Selective Harmonic Elimination Method for Five-Level Converters for Distributed Generation
  • Improved Modulation Strategy Using Dual Phase Shift Modulation for Active Commutated Current-Fed Dual Active Bridge
  • Electrolytic Capacitorless Current-Fed Single-Phase Pulsating DC Link Inverter
  • Analysis and Design of Load-Independent ZPA Operation for P/S, PS/S, P/SP, and PS/SP Tank Networks in IPT Applications
  • Effect of Reconfiguration and Meshed Networks on the Small-Signal Stability Margin of Droop-Based Islanded Microgrids
  • Isolated Soft Switching Current Fed LCC-T Resonant DC–DC Converter for PV/Fuel Cell Applications
  • Three-Phase Single-Stage-Isolated Cuk-Based PFC Converter
  • Current-Fed Isolated LCC-T Resonant Converter With ZCS and Improved Transformer Utilization
  • Three-Phase Buck–Boost Derived PFC Converter for More Electric Aircraft
  • Hybrid SVM-SOPWM Modulation of Current-Fed Three-level Inverter for High Power Application
  • Adaptive Sliding Mode Based Loss-Free Resistor for Power-Factor Correction Application
  • A Simple Technique for Fundamental Harmonic Approximation Analysis in Parallel and Series–Parallel Resonant Converters
  • An Overview and Comprehensive Comparative Evaluation of Current-Fed-Isolated-Bidirectional DC/DC Converter
  • High-Efficiency Three-Phase Single-Stage Isolated Flyback-Based PFC Converter With a Novel Clamping Circuit
  • Call for Nominations for the 2023 Industry Applications Society Awards
  • Analysis and Design of Current-Fed Three-Phase-Isolated LCC-T Resonant Converter for Low-Voltage High-Current Applications
  • A Three-Phase Single-Stage Isolated Flyback-Based PFC Converter With Leakage Energy Recovery Clamping Circuit
  • Partial Series Resonance Pulse Commutated Current-Fed Three-Phase Current Sharing DC–DC Converter: ZCS Analysis, Design, and Experimental Results
  • Fixed-Frequency Current-Fed LCL Series Resonant Soft-Switching Converter With Capacitive Doubler
  • Novel Single-Phase Cuk-Derived Bridgeless PFC Converter for On-Board EV Charger With Reduced Number of Components
  • Multiagent-Based Energy Trading Platform for Energy Storage Systems in Distribution Systems With Interconnected Microgrids
  • Fundamental Device Switching Frequency Control of Current-Fed Nine-Level Inverter for Solar Application
  • A Novel Transformerless Single-Stage Grid-Connected Solar Inverter
  • State-of-the-art power electronics systems for solar-to-grid integration
  • A Three-Phase Single-Sensor-Based Cuk-Derived PFC Converter With Reduced Number of Components for More Electric Aircraft
  • DCM-Based Bridgeless PFC Converter for EV Charging Application
  • Analysis and Design of Series LC Partial-Resonance-Pulse-Based ZCS Current-Fed Push-Pull Converter
  • IAS 2022 Award Winners [Awards]
  • IEEE IAS Member Kaushik Rajashekara Received the 2022 Global Energy Prize [Awards]
  • 2023 IEEE Technical Field Award Winners [Awards]
  • IEEE ITEC India Sets the Direction for India’s Electric Vehicle Vision for 2030 [Newsfeed]
  • An Improved Reactive Power Sharing Method for an Islanded Microgrid
  • Changes in Society-Level Awards [Awards]
  • Development of Fractional Order Modeling of Voltage Source Converters
  • Novel Series LC Resonance-Pulse-Based ZCS Current-Fed Full-Bridge DC–DC Converter: Analysis, Design, and Experimental Results
  • High-Efficiency Discontinuous Current-Mode Power Factor Correction-Based Plug-In Battery Charger for Local e-Transportation
  • Analysis and Design of Interleaved DCM Buck–Boost Derived Three-Phase PFC Converter for MEA
  • A Soft-Switched Single-Stage Single-Phase PFC Converter for Bidirectional Plug-In EV Charger
  • Single-Phase Bridgeless Converter for On-Board EV Charger With Flexible Charging Capabilities
  • High-Efficiency Single-Stage Single-Phase Bidirectional PFC Converter for Plug-in EV Charger
  • Enhancing Transformer Health Monitoring With AI-Driven Prognostic Diagnosis Trends: Overcoming Traditional Methodology’s Computational Limitations
  • Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Machine Learning Techniques in Power Electronics
  • Call for Nominations for the 2024 IAS Society Awards [Awards]
  • Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Power Transfer: Electrical and Communication Developments

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