# Sudip K Mazumder

Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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3013 ERF

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851 South Morgan St. Chicago, IL 60607

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## About

#### Research Interests

Switching-sequence and switching-transition based control of power-electronics systems and interactive-power networks

Power electronics for renewable energy, micro/smart grids, energy storage

Wide-bandgap (GaN/SiC) power electronics

Optically-triggered power semiconductor devices

#### Professional Achievements

Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Power Electronics Society, 2016

IEEE Fellow, 2015

Best Paper Presentation at IEEE APEC (2015), IEEE IECON (2012, 2003)

Inventor of the Year Award, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2014

University Scholar Award, University of Illinois, 2013

Best Paper Award, IEEE PEDG, 2013

Teaching Recognition Program Award, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2011

Faculty Research Award, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2008, 2006

Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, 2005

IEEE International Future Energy Challenge Award, 2005

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2003

Prize Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2002

National Merit Scholar, India, 1983

Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016-2017

Guest Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2013-2014

Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2013-2014

First Editor-in-Chief, Advances in Power Electronics journal, 2006-2009

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2014-

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2009-

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, 2008-

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2003-

Associate Editor, IEEE Power Electronics Letters, 2002-2005

## Selected Publications

#### Publications

**Selected Journal Papers:**

- K. Xing, F.C. Lee, D. Boroyevich, Z. Ye, and S.K. Mazumder, {Interleaved PWM with discontinuous space-vector modulation}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 250-256, 1999. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {Theoretical and experimental investigation of the fast- and slow-scale instabilities of a dc/dc converter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 201-216, 2001. (Received Transaction Prize-Paper Award from IEEE Power Electronics Society) (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {Robust control of parallel dc/dc buck converters by combining integral-variable-structure and multiple-sliding-surface control schemes}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 17, no. 3 , pp. 428-437, 2002. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {Nonlinear analysis of parallel dc/dc converters}, Special Issue on Nonlinear Controls and Dynamics, Journal of Vibrations and Control, vol. 9, pp. 775-789, 2003.
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {An investigation into the fast- and slow-scale instabilities of a single phase bidirectional boost converter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 1063-1069, 2003. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, {A novel discrete control strategy for independent stabilization of parallel three-phase boost converters by combining space-vector modulation with variable-structure control}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 1070-1083, 2003. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder and A.H. Nayfeh, {A new approach to the stability analysis of boost power-factor-correction circuits}, Special Issue on Nonlinear Controls and Dynamics, Journal of Vibrations and Control, vol. 9, pp. 749-773, 2003. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, C. Haynes, R. Williams, M.R. von Spakovsky, D. Nelson, D. Rancruel, J. Hartvigsen, and R.Gemmen, {Solid-oxide-fuel-cell performance and durability: resolution of the effects of power-conditioning systems and application loads}, Special Issue, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 1263-1278, 2004. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, {Continuous and discrete variable-structure controls for parallel three-phase boost rectifier}, Special Issue, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 340-355, 2005. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and S.L. Kamisetty, {Wireless PWM control of a parallel dc/dc buck converter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 1280-1286, 2005. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder and S.L. Kamisetty, Design and experimental validation of a multiphase VRM controller, IEE Journal on Electric Power Applications, vol. 152, no. 5, pp. 1076-1084, 2005. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, {Stability analysis of parallel dc/dc converters using nonlinear approach}, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics, vol. 42, no. 1, 2006. (Paper Link)
- A.M. Lokhandwala and S.K. Mazumder, {A smart power ASIC (SPIC) for a distributed power system}, Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, vol. 86, pp. 293-313, 2006.
- S.K. Mazumder, R.K. Burra, and K. Acharya, {A ripple-mitigating and energy-efficient fuel cell power-conditioning system},IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 1437-1452, 2007. (Paper Link)
- S. Pradhan, S.K. Mazumder, J. Hartvigsen, and M. Hollist, {Effects of electrical feedbacks on planar solid-oxide fuel cell}, ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, pp. 154-166, May 2007. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, S. Pradhan, J. Hartvigsen, D. Rancruel, and M.R. von Spakovsky, {Effects of battery buffering on the post-load transient performance of a PSOFC}, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 457-466, 2007. (Paper Link)
- T. Sarkar and S.K. Mazumder, {Dynamic power density, wavelength, and switching time modulation of optically-triggered power transistor (OTPT) performance parameters}, Microelectronics Journal, vol. 38, pp. 285-298, 2007. (Paper Link)
- T. Sarkar and S.K. Mazumder, {Epitaxial design and sensitivity studies for optically-triggered GaAs-AlGaAssuperjunctionheterostructure power device}, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 589-600, 2007. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and K. Acharya, {Master-slave current-sharing control of a parallel dc-dc over a RF Communication Interface}, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 59-66, 2008. (Paper Link)
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Markov chain model for performance analysis of transmitter power control in contention based wireless MAC protocol}, Springer Telecommunication Systems Special Issue on Advances in Modelling and Evaluation of Communication Systems, DOI 10.1007/s11235-008-9103-3, 2008. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder and K. Acharya, {Multiple Lyapunov function based reaching criteria for orbital existence of switching power converters}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 1449-1471, 2008. (Paper Link)
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Delay constrained optimal resource utilization of wireless networks for distributed control systems}, IEEE Communication Letters, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 289-291, 2008. (Paper Link)
- K. Acharya, S.K. Mazumder, and I. Basu, {Reaching criterion of a three-phase voltage source inverter operating with passive and nonlinear loads and its impact on global stability}, IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 1795-1812, 2008. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, C.M. Tan, and K. Acharya, {Design of a radio-frequency controlled parallel all-SiC dc/dc converter unit}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 2893-2904, 2008. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, S. Pradhan, J. Hartvigsen, D. Rancruel, M. von Spakovsky, and M. Khaleel, {A multidiscipline and multi-rate modeling framework for planar solid-oxide fuel cell based power-conditioning system for vehicular auxiliary power unit (APU)}, Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International, vol. 84, no. 8-9, 413-426, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {SiC-based optically-gated high-power solid-state switch for pulsed-power application}, Journal of Materials Science Forum, vols. 600-603, pp. 1195-1198, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir, {Joint optimization of control performance and network resource utilization in homogeneous power networks}, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 1736-1745, 2009. (Paper Link)
- R. Huang and S.K. Mazumder, {A soft-switching scheme for an isolated dc/dc converter with pulsating dc output for a three-phase high-frequency-link PWM converter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 276-2288, 2009. (Paper Link)
- C.M. Tan and S.K. Mazumder, {Design of a hybrid controller ASIC for a VRM using 90 nm CMOS Process}, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 2219-2230, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder, R. Huang, and K. Acharya, {Rotor position feedback over an RF link for motor speed control}, IEEE Power Electronics Letters, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 907-913, 2010. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and K. Acharya, {An integrated modeling framework for exploring network reconfiguration of distributed controlled homogenous power inverter network using composite Lyapunov function based reachability bound},Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International, vol. 86, no. 2, pp. 75-92, 2010.
- S.K. Mazumder and S. Pradhan, {Efficient and robust power management of reduced cost distributed power electronics for fuel-cell power system}, ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, vol. 7, pp. 011018-1-011018-11, 2010. (Paper Link)
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Experimental evaluation of optimal rate delay and power allocation algorithm in wireless control networks}, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 2010, article ID 650756, doi:10.1155/2010/650756, pp. 1-5, 2010.
- S.K. Mazumder, R. Burra, R. Huang, M. Tahir, K. Acharya, G. Garcia, S. Pro, O. Rodrigues, and E. Duheric, {A high-efficiency universal grid-connected fuel-cell inverter for residential application}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 57, no. 10, pp. 3431-3447, 2010. (Paper Link)
- R. Huang and S.K. Mazumder, {A soft switching scheme for multiphase dc/pulsating-dc converter for three-phase high-frequency-link PWM inverter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 1761-1774, 2010. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder and P. Jedraszczak, {Evaluation of a SiC dc/dc converter for PHEV at high inlet-coolant temperature}, IET Joural on Power Electronics, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 708-714, 2010. (Paper Link)
- T. Sarkar and S.K. Mazumder, {Photonic compensation of temperature-induced drift of SiC-DMOSFET switching dynamics},IEEE Power Electronics Letters, vol. 25, no. 11, pp. 2704-2709, 2010.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Optically-activated gate control for power electronics}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 2863-2886, 2011. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder and A. Rathore, {Primary-side-converter-assisted soft-switching scheme for an ac/ac converter in a cycloconverter-type high-frequency-link inverter}, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 58, no. 9, pp. 4161-4166, 2011. (Paper Link)
- L. Jia and S.K. Mazumder, {A loss-mitigating scheme for dc/pulsating-dc converter of a high-frequency-link system}, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 59, no. 12, pp. 4537-4544, 2012.
- J. Bentsman, B.M. Miller, E.Y. Rubinovich, and S.K. Mazumder, {Modeling and control of dynamical systems with active singularities under energy constraints: single- and multi-impact sequences}, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 1854-1859, 2012. (Paper Link)
- U.R. Prasanna, A.K. Rathore, and S.K. Mazumder, {Novel zero-current switching current-fed half-bridge isolated dc/dc converter for fuel cell based applications}, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 1658-1668, 2013. (Paper Link)
- A. Rahnamaee and S.K. Mazumder, {A soft-switching modulation scheme for a three-phase capacitor-less pulsating-dc link transformer-isolated inverter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vo. 29, no. 8, pp. 3893-3906, 2014. (Paper Link)
- S. Mehrnami and S.K. Mazumder, {Discontinuous modulation scheme for a differential-mode Cuk inverter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 1242-1254, 2014. (Paper Link)
- H. Riazmontazer and S.K. Mazumder, {Optically-switched-drive based unified independent dv/dt and di/dt control for turn-off transition of power MOSFETs}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 2238-2249, 2015. (Paper Link)
- E.P. de la Fuente, S.K. Mazumder, and I. Gonzalez-Franco, {Smart electrical infrastructure for ac-fed railways with neutral zones}, DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2014.2336535, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation, 2014. (Paper Link)
- E.P. de la Fuente, S.K. Mazumder, and I.G. Franco, {Railway electrical smart grids}, IEEE Electrification Magazine, DOI: 10.1109/MELE.2014.2338411, 2014. (Paper Link)
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Improving the dynamic response of active harmonic compensator using digital comb filter}, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 994-1002, 2014. (Paper link)
- A. Tajfar and S.K. Mazumder, {A fault-tolerant scheme for an isolated dc/ac matrix converter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 2798-2813, 2014. (Paper Link)
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Self-triggered communication enabled control of distributed generation in microgrids}, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 441-449, 2015. (Paper Link)
- A. Mojab and S.K. Mazumder, {Low on-state voltage optically-triggered power transistor for SiC emitter turn-off thyristor}, IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 484-486, 2015. (Paper Link)
- X. Wang, S.K. Mazumder, and W. Shi, {A GaN-based insulated-gate photoconductive semiconductor switch for ultrashort high-power electric pulses}, IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 493-495, 2015. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, T. Sarkar, and K. Acharya, {A directFET based high-frequency fuel-cell inverter}, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 1132-1141, 2015. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, {Hybrid modulation scheme for high frequency ac link inverter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 861-870, 2016. (Paper Link)
- A. Tajfar and S.K. Mazumder, {Sequence-based control of an isolated dc/ac matrix inverter}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 1757-1773, 2016. (Paper Link)
- S. Mehrnami and S.K. Mazumder, {Operation of a differential-mode three-phase inverter using discontinuous modulation scheme}, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 2654-2668, 2016. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder, {An overview of photonic power electronic devices}, vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 6562-6574, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016. (Paper Link)
- P.T. Sivasubramanian, S.K. Mazumder, H. Soni, A. Gupta, and N. Kumar, {A modular differential-mode inverter}, accepted,IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 489-503, 2016. (Paper Link)
- T. Sarkar and S.K. Mazumder, {Analysis of input current ripple and optimum filter capacitor for fuel-cell based single-phase inverter}, ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, vol. 12, no. 6, Paper No: FC-13-1124; doi: 10.1115/1.4032040,2015. (Paper Link)
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Event- and priority-driven coordination in next-generation grid}, accepted, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, 2016. (Paper Link)
- S.K. Mazumder and E.P. de la Fuente, {Stability analysis of power network}, provisionally accepted, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, 2016.
- A. Mojab and S.K. Mazumder, {Design and characterization of high-current two-stage Darlington optically-triggered power transistor for emitter turn-off thyristors}, in review, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016.
- J. Ahmad, M. Tahir, and S.K. Mazumder, {Optimized control of economic dispatch for distributed generation with improved dynamic performance in a microgrid}, to be submitted for review, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016.
- A. Gupta, N. Kumar, and S.K. Mazumder, {High-frequency power distribution in the presence of transmission-line effect}, to be submitted for review, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016
- S.K. Mazumder, {Converter control using predictive switching sequences}, to be submitted for review, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016.
- H. Mehta and S.K. Mazumder, {Modular control of a differential-mode inverter}, to be submitted for review, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016.
- X. Wang, S.K. Mazumder, and W. Shi, {Laser-energy saturation threshold for a GaN PCSS triggered with sub-bandgap pulsed laser}, to be submitted for review, TBD, 2016.

**Conference Papers:**

- S.K. Mazumder, {Complete mathematical analysis of ripple current as a function of the modulation index for direct indirect and bus clamped space vector modulation techniques [motor drives}, IEEE Electric Machines and Drives Conf., pp. TC2/10.1-TC2/10.3, 1997.
- S.K. Mazumder, {DSP based implementation of a PWM ac/dc/ac converter using space vector modulation with primary emphasis on the analysis of the practical problems involved}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conf.e, pp. 306-312, 1997.
- S.K. Mazumder, {DSP based implementation of a new V/F control scheme based on non-conventional space vector modulation for better dynamic response, smooth transition to overmodulation region and operation without line voltage sensors}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conf., pp. 791-795, 1998.
- Z. Ye, K. Xing, S.K. Mazumder, F.C. Lee, and D. Boroyevich, {Modeling and control of parallel three-phase PWM boost rectifiers in PEBB-based dc distributed power systems}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 1126-1132, 1998.
- K. Xing, S.K. Mazumder, Z. Ye, F.C. Lee, and D. Boroyevich, {The circulating current in paralleled three-phase boost PFC rectifiers}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 783-789, 1998.
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {New sensorless control of three-phase bi-directional converter using space-vector modulation}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 783-788, 1999.
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {Development of integral-variable-structure control schemes for parallel-buck and parallel-boost dc/dc converters}, IEEE Telecommunications Energy Conference, pp. 82-89, 2000.
- S.K. Mazumder, M. Alfayyoummi, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {A theoretical and experimental investigation of the nonlinear dynamics of dc/dc converters}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 729-734, 2000.
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {A nonlinear approach to the analysis of stability and dynamics of standalone and parallel dc/dc converters}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 784-790, 2001.
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {Stability analysis of parallel dc/dc converters using a nonlinear approach}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 1283-1288, 2001.
- A.H. Nayfeh and S.K. Mazumder, {Power-electronics converters: a field rich in discontinuities}, 18
^{th}Biennial ASME Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, DETC2001/VIB-21621, Pittsburgh, 2001. - S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {Nonlinear analysis of power-electronic converters: towards stable distributed power systems}, Invited Paper, Int. Conf. on Energy, Automation, and Information Technology, 2001. (CD publication)
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {A novel approach to the control of parallel three-phase boost converters that combines space-vector modulation with variable-structure control}, IEEE Applied Power Elec. Conf., pp. 1031-1037, 2002.
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {Comparison of nonlinear and linear control schemes for independent stabilization of parallel multi-phase converters}, IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, pp. 552-558, 2002.
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, A novel approach to predict the instabilities and analyze the dynamics of a single phase bidirectional boost converter}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 1711-1716, 2002.
- S.K. Mazumder, A.H. Nayfeh, and D. Boroyevich, {A nonlinear control scheme for independent stabilization of a parallel multi-phase boost converter by blocking pure zero-sequence current}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conf., pp. 1401-1406, 2002.
- S.K. Mazumder and K. Shenai, {On the reliability of distributed power systems: a macro- to microlevel overview using a parallel dc/dc converter}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 809-814, 2002.
- A.M. Lokhandwala and S.K. Mazumder, {A novel smart power ASIC (SPIC) for integrated control of cascaded power converters}, VLSI, pp. 155-161, 2003.
- K. Acharya, S.K. Mazumder, R. Burra, C. Haynes, and R.Williams, {System interaction analyses of solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) power-conditioning system}, IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, pp. 2026-2032, 2003.
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, R. Burra, M.R. von Spakovsky, D.J. Nelson, D. Rancruel, C. Haynes, and R.Williams, Development of a comprehensive simulation platform to investigate system interactions among solid-oxide fuel cell, power-conditioning systems, and application loads}, ASME Proceedings on First International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, pp. FUELCELL2003-1706, April 21-23, 2003.
- M.R. von Spakovsky, D. Nelson, and D. Rancruel, S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, C. Haynes, and R. Williams, {Investigation of system and component performance and interaction issues for solid-oxide fuel cell based auxiliary power units responding to changes in application load}, Invited Paper, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 1574-1579, 2003.
- S.L. Kamisetty and S.K. Mazumder, {Hybrid nonlinear controller for multiphase VRM}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 574-579, 2003.
- K. Acharya, S.K. Mazumder, C. Haynes, and R.Williams, {Solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) power-conditioning systems interaction analyses: resolution of the electrical-feedback effects on performance and durability}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conf., pp. 1515-1520, 2004.
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, S. Pradhan, C. Haynes, R. Williams, M.R. von Spakovsky, D. Nelson, D. Rancruel, J.Hartvigsen, and R. Gemmen, {Energy-buffering and control techniques for load transient mitigation of solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) power conditioning system (PCS)}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 4749-4754, 2004.
- S.K. Mazumder and S.L. Kamisetty, {Experimental validation of a novel multiphase nonlinear VRM controller}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 2114-2120, 2004.
- S.K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and S.L. Kamisetty, {Wireless PWM control}, Power Systems World Conference, 2004. (CD publication)
- S.K. Mazumder and S.L. Kamisetty, {A novel multiphase VRM controller}, Power Systems World Conference, 2004. (CD publication)
- R.K. Burra and S.K. Mazumder, {A low-cost solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) distributed power system for residential utility}, ASME Second International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, pp. FUELCELL2004-2463, June 2004.
- R.K. Burra, S.K. Mazumder, and R. Huang, {A low-cost fuel-cell power electronic system for residential loads}, IEEE International Telecommunications Energy Conference, pp. 468-473, 2004.
- T. Sarkar and S.K. Mazumder, {Amplitude, pulse-width, and wavelength modulation of a novel optically-triggered power DMOS}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 3004-3008, 2004
- T. Sarkar and S.K. Mazumder, {Steady-state and switching characteristics of an optically-triggered power transistor (OTPT)}, Power Systems World Conference, 2004. (CD publication)
- A.M. Lokhandwala and S.K. Mazumder, {Discrete validation of a smart power ASIC (SPIC) for a distributed power system}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 3721-3727, 2004.
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir, {Wireless control of spatially distributed power electronics}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 75-81, 2005.
- S.K. Mazumder, {Fuel cell power conditioner for stationary power system: towards optimal design from reliability, efficiency, and cost standpoint}, Keynote Paper, ASME Third International Conf. on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology,Yipsilanti, Michigan, FUELCELL2005-74178, May 23-25, 2005.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Device technologies for photonically-switched power-electronic systems}, IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference, pp. 919- 922, 2005.
- K. Acharya, M. Tahir, and S.K. Mazumder, {Fault-tolerant wireless network control of load-sharing multiphase interactive power networks}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 1167-1174, 2006.
- S.K. Mazumder and K. Acharya, {Multiple Lyapunov function based reaching condition analyses of switching power converters}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 2232-2239, 2006.
- S.K. Mazumder and R. Huang, {A high-power high-frequency and scalable multi-megawatt fuel-cell inverter for power quality and distributed generation}, IEEE Power Electronics, Drives, and Energy Systems Conference, pp. 1-5, 2006.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Optically-triggered power transistor (OTPT) for fly-by-light (FBL) and EMI-susceptible power electronics}, Plenary Paper, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 1-8, 2006.
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Improving throughput-delay performance by merged packet routing in wirelessly controlled interactive power networks}, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, pp. 274-280, 2007.
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Markov chain model for performance analysis of transmitter power control in wireless MAC protocol: towards delay minimization in power-network control}, International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, pp. 909-916, 2007. (
**Received an Outstanding-Paper Award at the IEEE AINA Conference**) - S.K. Mazumder, C. Tan, and K. Acharya, {Design of a radio frequency controlled parallel dc-dc all-SiC converter}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 2833-2839, 2007.
- S.K. Mazumder, S. Pradhan, J. Hartvigsen, D. Rancruel, M. von Spakovsky, and M. Khaleel, {A multidiscipline and multi-rate modeling framework for planar solid-oxide fuel cell based power-conditioning system for vehicular APU}, Summer Computer Simulation Conference, pp. 209-218, 2007.
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir, {Network reconfiguration of distributed controlled homogenous power inverter network using composite Lyapunov function based reachability bound}, Summer Computer Simulation Conference, pp. 76-87, 2007.
- J. Bentsman, B. Miller, E. Rubinovich, and S.K. Mazumder, {Input/state/output modeling and control of dynamical systems with active singularities: single and multi-impact sequences}, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2123-2128, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir, {Pseudo-decentralized control-communication optimization framework for microgrid: a case illustration}, IEEE Power Engineering Society Conference, pp. 1-8, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder, {A novel hybrid modulation scheme for an isolated high-frequency-link fuel cell inverter}, Invited NSF Panel Paper, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, DOI: 10.1109/PES.2008.4596911, pp. 1-7, 2008.
- K. Acharya and S.K. Mazumder, {Optimal-sequence-based control of switching power converters in interactive power networks}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pp. 3880-3886, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder and K. Acharya, {Multiple Lyapunov function based orbital existence of a class of switching system}, Nonlinear Vibrations, Dynamics, and Multibody Systems Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, 2008. (CD publication)
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir, {Joint optimization of control performance and network resource utilization of homogeneous power networks}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 815-820, 2008.
- C.M. Tan and S.K. Mazumder, {Design of a hybrid controller ASIC for a VRM using 90 nm CMOS process}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 671-678, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder and S. Pradhan, {Control design for efficient and cost-effective distributed fuel cell power electronics system}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 729-736, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir, {Towards realization of a control-communication framework for interactive power networks}, IEEE Energy2030 Conference, DOI: 10.1109/ENERGY.2008.4781037, pp. 1-8, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder, R.K. Burra, R. Huang, and V. Arguelles, {A low-cost single-stage isolated differential Cuk inverter for fuel cell application}, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Rhodes, Greece, pp. 4426-4431, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder, R.K. Burra, R. Huang, M. Tahir, and K. Acharya, G. Garcia, S. Pro, O. Rodrigues, and M. Stasinopoulos, {Single-stage low-cost and energy-efficient isolated phase-shifted high-frequency inverter followed by a forced cycloconverter for universal residential fuel cell power system}, IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology, Rhodes, Greece, pp. 408-413, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder, {Hybrid modulation and new technologies for high-frequency high-power multiphase power system}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 435-441, 2008.
- R. Huang and S.K. Mazumder, {A novel soft-switching scheme for an isolated dc/dc converter with pulsating dc output for a three-phase high-frequency-link PWM converter}, IEEE Industry Applications Society Conference, DOI: 10.1109/08IAS.2008.303,pp. 1-8, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Optical modulation for high power systems: potential for electromagnetic-emission, loss, and stress control by switching dynamics variation of power semiconductor devices}, IEEE Energy2030 Conf., DOI: 10.1109/ENERGY.2008.4781027, 2008.
- A. Agarwal, Q. Zhang, A. Burk, R. Callanan, and S.K. Mazumder, {Prospects of bipolar power devices in silicon carbide}, Invited Paper, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 2879-2884, 2008.
- S.K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and P. Jedraszczak, {High-temperature all-SiC bidirectional dc/dc converter for plug-in-hybrid vehicle (PHEV)}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 2873-2878, 2008.
- J. Bentsman, B. Miller, E. Rubinovich, and S.K. Mazumder, {Optimal control of dynamical systems with active singularities under single- and multi-impact sequences}, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5033-5038, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Optically-activated gate control (OAGC) for the next-generation SiC-based power electronics devices and applications, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 2285-2292, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder and K. Acharya, {Sequence-based control for standalone and networked switching power converters}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 1104-1111, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder and K. Acharya, {Sequence-based control for large-scale power electronics networks}, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, DOI: 10.1109/PES.2009.5275896, pp. 1-9, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder and K. Acharya, {A sequence-based control scheme for voltage-source converters in naval and commercialmicrogrids}, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, pp. 461-468, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Optically-modulated active-gate control (OMAG) for switching electrical power-conversion systems}, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, pp. 326-33, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder, {A novel zero-voltage-switching scheme for renewable/alternative energy based high-frequency-ac-link inverter}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, p. 2218-2223, 2009.
- R. Huang and S.K. Mazumder, {Soft switching schemes for multiphase dc/dc converter with six-pulse modulated pulsating output}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 853-860, 2009.
- L. Jia and S.K. Mazumder, {A compact bi-directional power-conversion system scheme with extended soft-switching range}, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, pp. 302-309, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder, T. Sarkar, and K. Acharya, {A directFET
^{TM}based high-frequency fuel-cell inverter}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 1805-1812, 2009. - S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Optically-activated gate control (OAGC) for the next-generation SiC-based power electronics devices and applications, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 2285-2292, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Optically-activated gate control of power semiconductor device switching dynamics}, International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs, pp. 152-155, 2009.
- S.K. Mazumder and T. Sarkar, {Optically-modulated active-gate control (OMAG) for switching electrical power-conversion systems}, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, pp. 326-33, 2009.
- K. Acharya, S.K. Mazumder, P. Jedraszczak, {Efficient, high-temperature bidirectional dc/dc converter for plug-in-hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) using SiC devices}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 642-648, 2009.
- S.K.Mazumder, {Sequence based orbital existence of a class of switching systems}, Plenary Paper, IEEE International Joint Conference of Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, December 2010.
- S.K. Mazumder and A. Rathore, {Performance evaluation of a new hybrid-modulation scheme for high-frequency-ac-link inverter: applications for photovoltaic, wind, fuel-cell, and DER/storage applications}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 2529-2534, 2010.
- A. Rathore and S.K. Mazumder, {Novel zero-current switching current-fed half-bridge isolated dc/dc converter for fuel-cell based applications}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 3523-3529, 2010.
- S.K. Mazumder, {Advanced power electronics for green energy systems}, Invited Lecture, IEEE INDICON, Kolkata, India, 2010.
- A.Tajfar and S.K. Mazumder, {A transformer-flux-balance controller for a high-frequency-link inverter}, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, pp. 121-126, 2011.
- S.K.Mazumder, {Switching-sequence based global stability and control of standalone and interactive power converters}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 2036-2043, 2011.
- S.K. Mazumder, {Overview of novel loss-mitigating schemes for high-frequency-link inverters with application potential for PV, wind, fuel cell, energy storage, and EV/HEV}, European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications and Exhibition, E-ISBN: 978-90-75815-15-3, 2011.
- A.Rahnamaee, S.K. Mazumder, and A. Tajfar, {A novel primary-side-assisted soft-switching and fault-tolerance of a high-frequency-link inverter for renewable-energy systems}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 784-790, 2011.
- T. Sarkar and S.K. Mazumder, {Optimum input-filter-capacitor sizing for fuel-cell based single-phase inverter for current-ripple mitigation}, European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications and Exhibition, 2011.
- A.Tajfar and S.K. Mazumder, {A fault-tolerant scheme for a photovoltaic high-frequency-link inverter}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, pp. 2087-2094, 2012.
- A. Myer andS.K. Mazumder, {Optical control of 1200 V, 20 A SiC MOSFET}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, pp. 2530-2533, 2012.
- A. Tajfar and S.K. Mazumder, {Control of high-frequency-link inverter using optimal switching sequence}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 4703-4710, 2012.
- A.Tajfar and S.K. Mazumder, {A fault-tolerant switching scheme for a high-power high-frequency-link inverter}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 5898-5903, 2012.
- S.K.Mazumder, {Sequence-based Lyapunov stability of power-electronic converters}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 5972-5980, 2012.
- S.K.Mazumder, {Hybrid modulation scheme for dc-link-capacitor-less high-frequency-link inverters}, Plenary Paper, IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, pp. 1-8, DOI: 10.1109/IICPE.2012.6450374, 2012.
- P. Sivasubramanian and S.K. Mazumder, {A differential-mode current-sourced high-frequency-link photovoltaic inverter}, IEEE Power an Energy Conference at Illinois, DOI: 10.1109/PECI.2012.6184596,2012.
- S.K. Mazumder and S. Mehrnami, {A low-device-count single-stage direct-power-conversion solar microinverter for microgrid}, IEEE Power Electronics and Distributed Generation, pp. 725-730, 2012.
- P. Sivasubramanian and S.K. Mazumder, {A high-frequency-link photovoltaic inverter}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 3461-3470, 2012.
- A. Rahnamaee and S.K. Mazumder, {Soft-switched hybrid modulation scheme for pulsating-dc-link converters}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 2866-2872, 2012.
- S.K. Mazumder and P. Sivasubramanian, {A modular approach for current-source multi-phase inverter}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, pp. 5698-5701, 2012.
**(Received the Best Paper Presentation in a Technical Session Award at the IECON 2012)** - S.K.Mazumder and A. Rahnamaee, {Hybrid modulation scheme for dc-link-capacitor-less high-frequency-link inverters}, Plenary Paper, IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics, pp. 1-8, DOI: 10.1109/IICPE.2012.6450374, 2012.
- A. Tajfar and S.K. Mazumder, {An optimal sequence-based-controller (OSBC) for a grid-connected three-phase photovoltaic high-frequency-link inverter}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 905-911, 2013.
- H. Riazmontazer and S.K. Mazumder, {Dynamic optical turn-off control of a high-voltage SiC MOSFET}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 1274-1278, 2013.
- S. Mehrnami and S.K. Mazumder, {Harmonic-compensation based control of a nonlinear differential-mode Cuk inverter}, IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, DOI:10.1109/PEDG.2013.6785579, 2013. (Received Best-Paper Award at the PEDG 2013)
- A. Meyer, A. Mojab, and S.K. Mazumder, {Evaluation of first 10-kV optical ETO thyristor operating without any low-voltage control bias}, IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, DOI:10.1109/PEDG.2013.6785592,2013.
**(Paper Link)** - S.K. Mazumder and E. Pilo de la Fuente, {Transient stability analysis of power system using polynomial Lyapunov function based approach}, IEEE PES GM, DOI:10.1109/PESGM.2014.6939524, 2014.
- S. Mehrnami and S.K. Mazumder, {Modulation scheme of the differential mode Cuk inverter for loss mitigation}, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, pp. 3419-3425, 2013.
- S.K. Mazumder, A. Mojab, and H. Riazmontazer, {Optically-switched wide-bandgap power semiconductor devices and device-transition control}, Physics of Semiconductor Devices, Springer, pp. 57-65, 2014. (Also presented with modifications for further visibility and educational outreach as S.K. Mazumder, A. Mojab, H. Riazmontazer, and S. Mehrnami, {Optical power-electronic technology}, IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, 2014.)
**(Paper Link)** - H. Riazmontazer and S.K. Mazumder, {Self-contained control for turn-on transition of an optically-driver IGBT}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 1465-1470, 2014.
- A. Rahnamaee and S.K. Mazumder, {Modular and compact design for an isolated high-frequency link inverter using hybrid modulation scheme}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 2306-2311, 2014.
- E.P. de la Fuente, SK. Mazumder, and I. Gonzalez-Franco, {Improving the controllability of the infrastructure in ac-fed railways with neutral zones}, Paper
*No. JRC2014-3845, pp. V001T09A006; 6 pages, doi: 10.1115/JRC2014-3845, ASME Joint Rail Conference, 2014.* - A. Mojab, S.K. Mazumder, L. Cheng, A.K. Agarwal, and C.J. Scozzie, {15-kV single-bias all-optical ETO thyristor}, pp. 313-316, IEEE International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices, 2014.
**(Paper Link)** - A. Mojab and S.K. Mazumder, {15-kV single-bias all-optical SiC emitter turn-off thyristor}, pp. 455-459, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2014.
- S. Mehrnami and S.K. Mazumder, {A control mechanism to compensate nonlinearity of discontinuous modulation based grid-connected differential-mode Ćuk inverter}, pp. 5466-5471, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2014.
- A. Tajfar, H. Riazmontazer, and SK. Mazumder, {Harmonic analysis of a high-frequency-link (HFL) inverter}, pp. 2335-2341,IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2014.
- S.K. Mazumder, A. Mojab, L. Cheng, A.K. Agarwal, and C.J. Scozzie, {Optically-switched high-voltage bipolar SiC device}, pp. 107-109, IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications, 2014.
- M. Tahir and S.K. Mazumder, {Distributed delay-reduction and information-exchange-rate-enhancement algorithm for wireless control-communication based interactive power networks}, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, 2014.
- S.K. Mazumder, {Photonic power electronics: past, present, and future}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, pp. 1241-1249, 2015. (Received the Best Paper Presentation in a Technical Session Award at the APEC 2015)
- H. Riazmontazer, A. Mojab, A. Rahnamaee, and S.K. Mazumder, {Closed-loop control of switching transition of SiC MOSFETs}, pp. 782-788, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2015.
- H. Riazmontazer, A. Mojab, A. Rahnamaee, and S.K. Mazumder, {New single-bias all-optical ETO configuration for a 15 kV 100 A SiC thyristor eliminating the turn-on leakage current}, pp. 1250-1255, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2015.
- A. Rahnamaee, H. Rizamontazer, A. Mojab, S.K. Mazumder, and M. Zefran, {Discontinuous PWM strategy optimized for bidirectional high-frequency-dc link inverters}, pp. 849-853, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2015.
- X. Wang, S.K. Mazumder, and W. Shi, {Aphotoconductive semiconductor switch vertically embedded with MISFETs for high-power high-repetition-rate application}, pp. 1-5,DOI: 10.1109/PEDG.2015.7223113, IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, 2015.
- A. Gupta, N. Kumar, and S.K. Mazumder, {Frequency-dependent criterion for mitigation of transmission-line effects in a high-frequency distributed power systems}, pp. 4624-4631, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2015.
- S.K. Mazumder and H. Soni, {Modular control of a differential-mode inverter}, pp. 3831-3837, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2015.
- S.K. Mazumder and E. Pilo de la Fuente, {Dynamic stability analysis of power network}, pp. 5808-5815, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2015.
- S.K. Mazumder, J. Leach, K. Udwary, and X. Wang, {Recent developments in GaN-based optical rapid switching semiconductor devices}, IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications, 2015.
- S.K. Mazumder, A. Gupta, S. Raizada, H. Soni, N. Kumar, P. Mazumder, and P. Bhattacharjee, {GaN FET and hybrid modulation based differential-mode inverter}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2016.
- A. Rahnamaee, A. Mojab, H. Riazmontazer, S.K. Mazumder, and M. Zefran, {Soft-switched discontinuous pulse-width pulse-density modulation scheme}, IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, 2016.
- D. Chatterjee and S.K. Mazumder, {Optimal switching sequence based control of differential mode Cuk inverter}, accepted, IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, 2016.
- A. Gupta, H. Soni, S.K. Mazumder, S. Raizada, N. Kumar, P. Mazumder, and P. Bhattacharjee, {Control of a differential mode GaN microinverter}, accepted, IEEE Energy Conversion Conference and Exposition, 2016.

## Education

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2001 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia

M.S., Electric Power Engineering, 1993 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York

B.E., Electrical Engineering, 1989 University of Delhi, India