Dr. Vinod Khadkikar
Dr. Vinod Khadkikar Professor
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

From December 2008 to March 2010, Dr. Vinod Khadkikar was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada. From April 2010 to December 2010, he was a visiting faculty at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Currently he is a Professor of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE. He joined Masdar Institute (now Khalifa University) in 2010 as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Khadkikar is currently an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and IET Power Electronics. 

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering (specializing in Power Electronics), École de Technologie Supérieure, (Canada), 2008 
  • Master of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (India), 2002
  • BEng, Government College of Engineering Aurangabad (India), 2000
Teaching Areas
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Quality and FACTS Devices
  • Electric Circuits
Research Interests
  • Applications of power electronics in distribution systems
  • Power quality
  • Active power filters
  • Static reactive power compensation
  • Flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS)
  • Application of power electronics in renewable energy resources
  • Grid interconnection issues
  • Wind and PV system control and applications
  • Micro-grids
  • Multilevel inverters
  • Solid-state transformers
  • Electric vehicles
  • Demand response and smart grid