Dr. Khadkikar is an IEEE Fellow (Class of 2022, “for contributions to power quality solutions”). He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Industry Applications Society. He has been IEEE IAS Fellow Evaluation committee member.
He received B.E. in Electrical, Electronics and Power from the Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad, in 2000, M. Tech. from IIT Delhi in 2002 and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the ETS, Montreal, Canada, in 2008.
From December 2008 to March 2010, Dr. he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada. From April 2010 to December 2010, he was a Visiting Professor 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. He has contributed over 75 IEEE Transactions papers. He was ranked 142 among 106,000 researchers in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the list of world’s top 2% of career-long scientists as of September 2022 released by Stanford University.
He has been serving as Scientist Member in the Mohammed bin Rashid Academy of Scientists (MBRAS) since 2018. At Khalifa University, he has been Power Electronics Theme Lead at the Advanced Power and Energy Center (APEC), Space Power and Energy Storage Theme Lead at the Khalifa University Space Technology and Innovation Centre (KUSTIC) and Theme Lead at Virtual Research Institute (VRI) for Sustainable Energy Production, Storage, and Utilization (funded by ASPIRE).
Dr. Khadkikar is currently an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications and IET Power Electronics.
Candidates must have PhD in Electrical Engineering with an established track record evident by publication in top quality journals. Candidate should have minimum three IEEE Transcations papers (accepted or published). Hands on experimental prototyping experience is essential. Expertise/ strong background in one or more areas: power electronics, dc/dc converters, EV chargers, drone power system.