AMIRTHAVARSHAAN RUPPA BALAJI
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An organized, detail oriented and conscientious graduate student with a fathomable knowledge of engineering principles and practices. Strong technical and computer abilities using variety of software and equipment. High energy, confident professional with an ardent enthusiasm for engineering technology.
Core Strengths Technical skills
Power and energy engineering 1. MATLAB, Simulink, LabView, PSpice, LTSpice
Power electronics and control 2. PCB Eagle, Altium, OrCAD
Powertrain modelling and design 3. PLC and SCADA, CAD
Control systems 4. Embedded systems, CAN, LIN protocols, CANoe
Team player with good leadership 5. C, C++
qualities and skills 6. Windows, MS Office
Masters in Electrical Engineering Expected Graduation: May 2018 Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA GPA: 3.76/4 (Up to 3rd semester) Course work – Modeling and control of Power electronics and Electrical Vehicle powertrain, Power electronics and control, Electrical energy systems, Smart grid, Advance energy storage systems for electrification of vehicles. Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering (August 2012 – May 2016) Anna University, Chennai, India GPA: 3.02/4
Course work – Electrical machines, Control systems, Power electronics, Transmission and Distribution, Power system analysis, Power quality, Power system operation and control, Protection and switchgear. Academic Projects
Electrification of Fuel cell Electric vehicle subsystem and modelling of Li ion battery pack, Wayne State University, MI
(February 2018 – April 2018)
Modelled an electric vehicle subsystem including power electronics, electric motor and battery pack and analyzed how electrification happens by means of fuel cell.
Designed a Li ion battery pack with the given vehicle and battery specifications for the electric vehicle. Power quality and stability impacts of Electric vehicle charging stations on Electric grid, Wayne State University, MI
(November 2017 – December 2017)
Studied about the power quality and effects of harmonics due to electric vehicle charging stations.
Proposed various harmonic mitigation techniques to avoid adverse effects of harmonics in the power system. Design of DC – DC Converter for Fuel Cell Applications, Wayne State University, MI
(March 2017 – April 2017)
Designed and implemented a 50 KW DC-DC Boost Converter for boosting the fuel cell stack voltage (240 V to 480 V) and maintaining a constant uninterrupted voltage level by means of a controller.
Modelled system was simulated using MATLAB/Simulink and open loop response of the system is analyzed. Modelling and Control of Power Electronic Converters for Electric Hybrid Vehicle, Wayne State University, MI
(September 2016 – November 2016)
Designed and implemented a DC-DC Buck Converter with controllers for Electric Power conversion in Hybrid Vehicles using MATLAB and Simulink.
Used various methods like Root locus method, Frequency domain method to plot the response of the DC-DC converter. Study of Grid Tied Hybrid Energy System for Street Light Applications using Optimum Controllers in Rural Areas, Anna University, Chennai, India (October 2015 – March 2016)
Led a team of four to design a utility grid connected solar and wind hybrid energy model for street light applications in rural India and presented the project at the annual university symposium.
Designed and implemented a DC-DC SEPIC converter to regulate the voltage level from the solar panel to the battery. Maximum Power Point Tracking Solar Charge Controller, Anna University, Chennai, India (January 2015 – March 2015)
Developed a low-cost solar charge controller based on Maximum Power Point Tracking technology.
Used an Arduino microcontroller to increase input power from solar panels and provided USB charging ports for mobile devices.
Honors and Achievements
Appointed as the Student lead in the campus dining services at Wayne State University.
Awarded the Best Academician in the third semester at Rajalakshmi Engineering College.
Awarded the Innovative Engineering Project in a college level competition held at Rajalakshmi Engineering College.
Awarded the Best Outgoing Student of the batch 2012 – 2016, Anna University, Chennai, India.