Piyush Kant

PhD (IIT Delhi)

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

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Research Interest

 

Education

  • Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  • M.Tech. - Electrical Engineering, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India
  • B.Tech. - Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Agartala, India

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Patents:

  • Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “A Multilevel-Inverter Fed Medium Voltage Induction Motor Drive,” Indian Patent No. 201911036380, Filed on: 10 September 2019.

Journals:

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Multi-pulse AC–DC converter fed SVM controlled NPC inverter based VCIMD,” IET Power Electronics, 11, no. 14, pp. 2204-2214, Oct.-2018.

  • Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “Multipulse AC–DC Converter Fed 15-Level Cascaded MLI-Based IVCIMD for Medium-Power Application,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 55, no. 1, pp. 858-868, Jan.-Feb. 2019.

  • Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “A 40-Pulse Multiphase Staggering Modular Transformer With Power Quality Improvement in Multilevel Inverter Fed Medium-Voltage Induction Motor Drives,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 55, no. 6, pp. 7822-7832, Nov.-Dec. 2019.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “A New Three-Phase to Five-Phase Transformer with Power Quality Improvement in Hybrid-Multilevel Inverter Based VCIMD,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 35, no. 2, pp. 871-880, April 2020.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Multi-winding Transformer Fed CHB Inverter With On-Line Switching Angle Calculation Based SHE Technique for Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drive,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 56, no. 3, pp. 2807-2815, May-June 2020.

  • Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “Multi-Winding Transformer for 18-Pulse AC-DC Converter Fed 7-Level CHB-Inverter with Fundamental Switching Based VCIMD,” IEEE Open Journal of the Industrial Electronics Society, 1, pp. 1-9, 2020.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “A Sensorless DTC Scheme for 60-Pulse AC-DC Converter Fed 5-Level Six-Leg NPC Inverter Based Medium Voltage Induction Motor Drive,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 35, no. 4, pp. 1916-1925, Dec. 2020.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “MRAS Based Sensorless Vector Control Scheme for a 36-Pulse AC-DC Converter Fed 9-Level Cascaded H-Bridge -Inverter Driven Induction Motor Drive,” IET Power Electronics, 14, no. 3, pp. 706-716, Jan-2021.

  • Nidhi Mishra, Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, Proportional-Resonant and Unipolar Switching Control of Single-Stage Solar Photovoltaic Grid Interfaced System,IETE Journal of Research, pp. 1-11, Jan-2021.

  • Rohit Kumar, Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Modified PWM Technique for a Multi-Pulse Converter fed Multilevel Inverter Based IM Drive,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 6592-6602, Nov.-Dec. 2021.

  • Rohit Kumar, Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Harmonic Suppression Scheme for Multi-Pulse Converter Fed Multilevel Inverter Based IM Drive,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 6058-6068, Nov.-Dec. 2021.

  • Bhim Singh, Rohit Kumar and Piyush Kant, “Adjustable Speed Induction Motor Drive Fed by 13-Level Cascaded Inverter and 54-Pulse Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 890-900, Jan.-Feb. 2022.

  • Rohit Kumar, Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “An 18-Pulse Converter and 4-Level Cascaded Inverter Based Induction Motor Drive,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Early Access, doi: 10.1109/TIA.2022.3160150.

Conferences:

  • Piyush Kant, Akbar Ahmad and Paulson Samuel, “Analysis and implementation of multicarrier modulation techniques for Marx multilevel inverter,” IEEE 15th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), June 2015, pp. 1149-1154.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “An18-pulse AC-DC converter-fed 27-level inverter-based vector controlled induction motor drive,” IEEE 7th Power India International Conference (PIICON), Bikaner, 2016, pp. 1-6.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Twelve-Pulse AC-DC converter fed three-level NPC based field oriented controlled induction motor drive,” IEEE 7th India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE), Patiala, 2016, pp. 1-6.

  • Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “A 54-pulse AC-DC converter fed 15-level inverter based vector controlled induction motor drive,” IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, 2017, pp. 1-7.

  • Piyush Kant, Bhim Singh, Ambrish Chandra and Kamal Al-haddad, “Twenty pulse AC-DC converter fed 3-level inverter based vector controlled induction motor drive,” 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), Beijing, 2017, pp. 2225-2230.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Thirty-six pulse AC-DC converter fed T-type inverter based vector controlled induction motor drive,” IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC-India), Pune, 2017, pp. 1-6.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “A 54-pulse AC-DC converter fed 7-level inverter based vector controlled induction motor drive,” National Power Electronics Conference (NPEC), Pune, 2017, pp. 153-159.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “A multi-pulse AC-DC converter fed 5-level NPC inverter based VCIMD,” IEEE IEEMA Engineer Infinite Conference (eTechNxT), New Delhi, 2018, pp. 1-6.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “A Multi-Pulse AC-DC Converter Fed Multi-Level Inverter for Power Quality Improvement in VCIMD,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Portland, OR, 2018, pp. 4531-4536.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Power Quality Improvement in Sensorless Direct Torque Controlled Induction Motor Drive,” 5th IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (UPCON), Gorakhpur, 2018, pp. 1-6.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Multipulse AC-DC Conversion Fed 3rd Harmonic Injection Based SPWM Controlled Cascaded MLI Driven VCIMD,” 2nd IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy systems (ICPEICES), Oct. 22–24, 2018 at Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Sensorless Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drive for Medium Power Applications,” IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), IIT Madras, Chennai, December 2018, pp. 1-5.

  • Bhim Singh, Nidhi Mishra and Piyush Kant, “Power Quality Improvement in Single Phase Five Level Cascaded Grid Interfaced Systems,” IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), IIT Madras, Chennai, December 2018 pp. 1-6.

  • Nidhi Mishra, Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “An Asymmetric Seven Level Multilevel Converter for Grid Integrated Systems,” 8th IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE), 2018, pp. 1-6.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Multi-Winding Transformer Fed CHB Inverter with on-Line Switching Angle Calculation Based SHE Technique for VCIMD,” IEEE International Electric Machines & Drives Conference (IEMDC), San Diego, CA, USA, 2019, pp. 1256-1261.

  • Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Multi-Phase Transformer Configured 20-Pulse AC-DC Converter Fed Cascaded MLI Based Speed Sensorless Vector Controlled IMD,” IEEE International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICE3), Gorakhpur, India, 2020, pp. 749-754.

  • Rohit Kumar, Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Modified PWM Technique for a Multi-Pulse Converter fed Multilevel Inverter Based IM Drive,” IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE), Jan. 2020, pp. 1-6.

  • Rohit Kumar, Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “Harmonic Suppression Scheme for Multi-Pulse Converter Fed Multilevel Inverter Based IM Drive,” IEEE 9th Power India International Conference (PIICON), March 2020, pp. 1-6.

  • Bhim Singh, Rohit Kumar and Piyush Kant, “Adjustable Speed Induction Motor drive fed by 13-level Cascaded Inverter and 54-Pulse Converter,” IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI, USA, Oct. 2020, pp. 1-7.

  • Rohit Kumar, Piyush Kant and Bhim Singh, “An 18-Pulse Converter and 4-Level Cascaded Inverter Based Induction Motor Drive,” IEEE International Conference on Computing, Power and Communication Technologies (GUCON), 2020, pp. 28-33.

  • Rohit Kumar, Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “A 30-Pulse Converter and 4-Level Cascaded Inverter based Medium Voltage Drive using Modified LSPWM Technique,” IEEE 17th India Council International Conference (INDICON), 2020, pp. 1-6.

  • Rohit Kumar, Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “High Reliable Medium Voltage Drive with Reduced Component Count of Converters,” IEEE 6th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Automation (ICCCA), 2021, pp. 328-333.

  • Rohit Kumar, Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “Impact of Emerging Multi-pulse and Multi-Level Converters on Medium Voltage Induction Motor Drive,” IEEE 2nd International Conference on Smart Technologies for Power, Energy and Control (STPEC), 2021, pp. 1-6.

  • Rohit Kumar, Bhim Singh and Piyush Kant, “Variable Speed Induction Motor Drive Fed by 4-Level inverter and 18-Pulse Converter,” 4th Biennial International Conference on Nascent Technologies in Engineering (ICNTE), 2021, pp. 1-6.

  • Rohit Kumar, Bhim Singh, Piyush Kant and Vivek Narayanan, “Adjustable Speed Medium Voltage Drive Fed by A 24-Pulse AC-DC Converter and 5-Level Multi-Level Inverter,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2021, pp. 5170-5175.

  • Assistant Professor (May 2022 - till date) at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

  • Control Engineer (March 2020 - April 2022) at R&D department of Danfoss Drives, Chennai, India.

 

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Department of Electrical Engineering,
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

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