Dr Swamidoss Sathiakumar

BSc American Coll. India BE ME PhD I.I.Sc., MIEEE, IE Aust Corporate
Senior Lecturer
School of Electrical & Information Engineering

J03 - Electrical Engineering Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 4640

Website School of Electrical & Information Engineering

Centre for Future Energy Networks (CFEN)

Personal page

Teaching and supervision

CIVL2511 - Research Techniques

ELEC2004 - Electrical Engineering: Foundations

ELEC3206 - Electrical Energy Conversion Systems

ELEC4702 - Practical Experience

ELEC5204 - Power Systems Analysis and Protection

ELEC5205 - High Voltage Engineering

ELEC5207 - Advanced Power Conversion Technologies

ELEC5734 - Foundations of Electrical Energy Conversion Systems

Selected grants

2003

  • Environmentally green energy management system for future homes/offices; Sathiakumar S; Hong Kong Res Council (through Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni)/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2012). A novel estimation method for position and speed for the PMBLC motor. Germany: LAP - LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
  • Hu, B., Shrivastava, Y., Sathiakumar, S. (2012). A Sensorless Drive System of BLDC Motor. Germany: LAP LAMBERT Acdemic Publishing.

Journals

  • Thevampalayam Kaliappan, A., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2013). Peak Demand Management in a Smart Community using Coordination Algorithms. International Journal of Smart Home, 7(4), 371-390.
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2012). A novel 180-degree sensorless system of permanent magnet brushless DC motor. Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, 21(7), 1-23. [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2012). A novel sensorless algorithm of the trapezoidal back-electromagnetic force brushless DC motors from near-zero to high speeds. Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 9(3), 263-274. [More Information]
  • Shrivastava, Y., Sathiakumar, S., Agelidis, V. (2009). Analysis and verification of two-level random aperiodic PWM schemes for DC-DC converters. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 24(9), 2138-2147.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Turner, A., LEE, Y. (2008). Connecting a Personal Windmill to a Site-Wide DC BUS. Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 4(1), 37-45.
  • Chu, R., Lu, D., Sathiakumar, S. (2008). Project-Based lab Teaching for Power Electronics and Drives. IEEE Transactions on Education, 51(1), 108-113.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y., Lee, Y. (2006). Reduced switching in randomized schemes for DC-DC power conversion. Przeglad Elektrotechniczny 2'2006, 82, 123-127.

Conferences

  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2013). A New Integration Method to Estimate stator flux in induction motor with dc offset error. 2013 IEEE TENCON Spring Conference, Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2013). An Improved Integration Method to Estimate stator flux in induction motor with offsets of measured currents. Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2013), Hobart: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Thevampalayam Kaliappan, A., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2013). Flexible power consumption management using Q learning techniques in a smart home. 2013Flexible power consumption management using Q learning techniques in a smart home, Danvers, Massachusettes: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Anandalaskhmi, T., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2013). Peak reduction algorithms for a Smart Community. 2013 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS 2013), Nagercoil, India: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2012). A Novel Method To Estimate Speed For The Induction Motor at Wide Range Speed. 2012 International Conference on Systems and Informatics (ICSAI 2012), Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Thevampalayam Kaliappan, A., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2012). Flexible Power Consumption Management in Smart Homes. International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2012). Interleaving Technique of Series Connected Module-Integrated Converters for PV Systems: Novel Approach and System Analysis. 21st IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, ISIE 2012, Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2011). A Novel Switching Technique of Current Ripple Cancellation for Multi-input Sources with Paralleled Buck Converters. 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies ISGT Asia Conference, Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2011). Current Ripple Cancellation of Multiple Paralleled Boost Converters for PV/Battery Charging System with MPPT. 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies ISGT Asia Conference, Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2011). Modeling of a new multiple input converter configuration for PV/battery system with MPPT. 2011 International Conference on Electronic & Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology, Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2010). A novel sensorless method of brushless dc motor based on 180-degree commutation. 2010 The 2nd International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE 2010), Danvers, MA USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2010). Sensorless Drive of Permanent Magnet Brushless DC Motor with 180 Degree Commutation. 2010 IEEE Conference on Robotics Automation and Mechatronics, Singapore: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2009). 180-degree commutation system of permanent magnet brushless DC motor drive based on speed and current control. 2009 Second International Conference on Intelligent Computation Technology and Automation ICICTA 2009, China: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2009). Sensorless drive of brushless DC motor with 180-degree commutation. 2009 Second ISECS International Colloquium on Computing, Communication, Control and Management (CCCM 2009), China: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Fu, C., Lu, D., Sathiakumar, S. (2008). A Novel Method to Reduce the Operating Temperature of high Power Light-Emitting Diodes. 2008 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2008), Australia: University of NSW (UNSW).
  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2008). A Novel Speed and Position Estimation of the Brushless DC Motor at Low Speed. 2008 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2008), Australia: University of NSW (UNSW).
  • Shrivastava, Y., Sathiakumar, S., Agelidis, V. (2008). Analysis of 2-Level Random Aperiodic PWM Schemes for DC-DC Converters. 39th IEEE Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2008. PESC 2008, Rhodes, Greece: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Lu, D., Chu, R., Sathiakumar, S., Agelidis, V. (2007). A buck converter with simple maximum power point tracking for power electronics education on solar energy systems. 2007 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference AUPEC'07, Perth, Western Australia: Curtin University of Technology.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2006). Co-ordinated Control of Electrical Machines over Internet. International Symposium on Industrial Electronics ISIE2006, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Turner, A., Lee, K. (2006). Personal Windmill for a site wide DC Bus. International Symposium on Industrial Electronics ISIE2006, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Budiman, S., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2005). A Multiagent Framework for Power System Management. International Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control for Energy Conservation : PELINCEC 2005, Poland: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Turner, A., Lee, K. (2005). Connecting Small Wind Turbine to a Site-Wide DC BUS. International Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control for Energy Conservation : PELINCEC 2005, Poland: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y., Lee, K. (2005). Reduced Switching in Randomized Schemes for DC-DC Power Conversion. International Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control for Energy Conservation : PELINCEC 2005, Poland: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Turner, A., Sathiakumar, S., Lee, K. (2004). Injecting Power From A Small Wind Turbine Into A Dc Bus. Powercon 2004, Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y., Lee, K. (2004). Randomized Switching Schemes For Dc-Dc Power Conversion With Reduced Average Switching Frequency. Powercon 2004, Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2013

  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2013). A New Integration Method to Estimate stator flux in induction motor with dc offset error. 2013 IEEE TENCON Spring Conference, Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2013). An Improved Integration Method to Estimate stator flux in induction motor with offsets of measured currents. Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2013), Hobart: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Thevampalayam Kaliappan, A., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2013). Flexible power consumption management using Q learning techniques in a smart home. 2013Flexible power consumption management using Q learning techniques in a smart home, Danvers, Massachusettes: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Thevampalayam Kaliappan, A., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2013). Peak Demand Management in a Smart Community using Coordination Algorithms. International Journal of Smart Home, 7(4), 371-390.
  • Anandalaskhmi, T., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2013). Peak reduction algorithms for a Smart Community. 2013 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability (ICEETS 2013), Nagercoil, India: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2012

  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2012). A novel 180-degree sensorless system of permanent magnet brushless DC motor. Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, 21(7), 1-23. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2012). A novel estimation method for position and speed for the PMBLC motor. Germany: LAP - LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2012). A Novel Method To Estimate Speed For The Induction Motor at Wide Range Speed. 2012 International Conference on Systems and Informatics (ICSAI 2012), Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2012). A novel sensorless algorithm of the trapezoidal back-electromagnetic force brushless DC motors from near-zero to high speeds. Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 9(3), 263-274. [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Shrivastava, Y., Sathiakumar, S. (2012). A Sensorless Drive System of BLDC Motor. Germany: LAP LAMBERT Acdemic Publishing.
  • Thevampalayam Kaliappan, A., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2012). Flexible Power Consumption Management in Smart Homes. International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2012), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2012). Interleaving Technique of Series Connected Module-Integrated Converters for PV Systems: Novel Approach and System Analysis. 21st IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, ISIE 2012, Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2011

  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2011). A Novel Switching Technique of Current Ripple Cancellation for Multi-input Sources with Paralleled Buck Converters. 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies ISGT Asia Conference, Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2011). Current Ripple Cancellation of Multiple Paralleled Boost Converters for PV/Battery Charging System with MPPT. 2011 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies ISGT Asia Conference, Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2011). Modeling of a new multiple input converter configuration for PV/battery system with MPPT. 2011 International Conference on Electronic & Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology, Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2010

  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2010). A novel sensorless method of brushless dc motor based on 180-degree commutation. 2010 The 2nd International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE 2010), Danvers, MA USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S. (2010). Sensorless Drive of Permanent Magnet Brushless DC Motor with 180 Degree Commutation. 2010 IEEE Conference on Robotics Automation and Mechatronics, Singapore: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2009

  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2009). 180-degree commutation system of permanent magnet brushless DC motor drive based on speed and current control. 2009 Second International Conference on Intelligent Computation Technology and Automation ICICTA 2009, China: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Shrivastava, Y., Sathiakumar, S., Agelidis, V. (2009). Analysis and verification of two-level random aperiodic PWM schemes for DC-DC converters. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 24(9), 2138-2147.
  • Hu, B., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2009). Sensorless drive of brushless DC motor with 180-degree commutation. 2009 Second ISECS International Colloquium on Computing, Communication, Control and Management (CCCM 2009), China: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2008

  • Fu, C., Lu, D., Sathiakumar, S. (2008). A Novel Method to Reduce the Operating Temperature of high Power Light-Emitting Diodes. 2008 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2008), Australia: University of NSW (UNSW).
  • Lee, J., Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y. (2008). A Novel Speed and Position Estimation of the Brushless DC Motor at Low Speed. 2008 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2008), Australia: University of NSW (UNSW).
  • Shrivastava, Y., Sathiakumar, S., Agelidis, V. (2008). Analysis of 2-Level Random Aperiodic PWM Schemes for DC-DC Converters. 39th IEEE Annual Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2008. PESC 2008, Rhodes, Greece: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Turner, A., LEE, Y. (2008). Connecting a Personal Windmill to a Site-Wide DC BUS. Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 4(1), 37-45.
  • Chu, R., Lu, D., Sathiakumar, S. (2008). Project-Based lab Teaching for Power Electronics and Drives. IEEE Transactions on Education, 51(1), 108-113.

2007

  • Lu, D., Chu, R., Sathiakumar, S., Agelidis, V. (2007). A buck converter with simple maximum power point tracking for power electronics education on solar energy systems. 2007 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference AUPEC'07, Perth, Western Australia: Curtin University of Technology.

2006

  • Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2006). Co-ordinated Control of Electrical Machines over Internet. International Symposium on Industrial Electronics ISIE2006, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Turner, A., Lee, K. (2006). Personal Windmill for a site wide DC Bus. International Symposium on Industrial Electronics ISIE2006, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y., Lee, Y. (2006). Reduced switching in randomized schemes for DC-DC power conversion. Przeglad Elektrotechniczny 2'2006, 82, 123-127.

2005

  • Budiman, S., Sathiakumar, S., Parameswaran, N. (2005). A Multiagent Framework for Power System Management. International Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control for Energy Conservation : PELINCEC 2005, Poland: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Turner, A., Lee, K. (2005). Connecting Small Wind Turbine to a Site-Wide DC BUS. International Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control for Energy Conservation : PELINCEC 2005, Poland: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y., Lee, K. (2005). Reduced Switching in Randomized Schemes for DC-DC Power Conversion. International Conference on Power Electronics and Intelligent Control for Energy Conservation : PELINCEC 2005, Poland: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2004

  • Turner, A., Sathiakumar, S., Lee, K. (2004). Injecting Power From A Small Wind Turbine Into A Dc Bus. Powercon 2004, Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Sathiakumar, S., Shrivastava, Y., Lee, K. (2004). Randomized Switching Schemes For Dc-Dc Power Conversion With Reduced Average Switching Frequency. Powercon 2004, Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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