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Udaya Kumar

Professor

Biodata

  • Ph.D. (High Voltage)         IISc, Bangalore    1998
  • M.E.(High Voltage)           IISc, Bangalore    1991
  • B.E.(Electrical)                 Bangalore University    1989

Senior Analyst, (1997-1998), Electromagnetic group, EMRC, Bangalore.
Lecturer, (April 1998 – April 2001), Department of High Voltage Engineering, IISc.
Assistant Professor (23rd April 2001-2007), Department of High Voltage Engineering, IISc.
Associate Professor (23rd April 2007-), High Voltage Lab, Department of Electrical Engineering,IISc.
Professor (23rd April 2013-), High Voltage Lab, Department of Electrical Engineering,IISc.

Research Overview

Electromagnetics

  • Theoretical and Computational aspects of quasi-static electric fields and their application to real life problems
  • Dynamic fields associated with Lightning discharge
  • High frequency response of coils and windings
  • Corona generated EMF

Lightning

  • Modeling of Lightning
  • Lightning protection –
    • Modelling of the attachment process and modelling of attachment to aircrafts
    • Investigations on the Lightning Surge response
    • Lightning generated fields in soil
    • Simualtion of the strike to a transmisson line using a self-consistent lightning return



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