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Giri Venkataramanan

Giri Venkataramanan

Expert on electric power applications in homes, business, industry and transportation with specific interest in improving sustainable energy use

Professor, electrical and computer engineering College of Engineering — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Applications of power electronics in building lighting, climate conditioning, industrial motor control, electric generation, transmission and distribution and transportation systems
  • Renewable power generation systems such as wind power, solar power and geothermal power
  • Operation and control of microgrids and smart grids in distributed generation, energy storage, combined heat and power, electric, hybrid electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle


  • Benjamin Smith Reynolds Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008