Dr. Avanish received his B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi in 2009. He was awarded M.S. and PhD degrees from Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc Bangalore in 2017. MS and PhD works were focused towards Low Switching Frequency Pulse Width Modulation for high-power and/or high-speed induction motor drives. Dr. Avanish has gained industry experience as operations officer in Indian Oil Corporation (2009-2011) after B.Tech.; as Sr. Research Engineer in Delta Electronics, Bangalore (2017-2019) & Texas Instruments, Bangalore (2019-2020) post Ph.D. At Delta Electronics, his work was focused on design and development of 3.5 MW propulsion converter meant for Indian Railways. He was awarded ‘Employee of the Quarter’ award for his work at Delta Electronics. Later on, Dr. Avanish has served as Assistant Professor in Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Roorkee (2020-2022). He has been part of Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Delhi as Assistant Professor since October’2022.
His research interests include power electronics, electric transportation, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, wind & solar power generation, multi-motor drives & complex converters, high-power & high-speed motor drives, pulse width modulation techniques, modelling & control of power converters, power converter technologies, grid connected converters and low switching frequency operation & control.