Dr. Selvajyothi K

Assistant Professor and HoD

E-mail: ksjyothi@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: +91-44-27476348 | Room No: 108H


IIT Madras


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

2005 - 2009

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology


M.E. in Power Electronics and Industrial Drives

2002 - 2004

University of Kerala


B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

1991 - 1995


  1. Electrical Engineering

  2. Power Electronics and Control

Research Interests

  1. Power Electronics

  2. Harmonics Distortion

  3. PLL/FLL

  4. Grid connected Inverters

  5. Power Quality

  6. Electric Vehicles

  7. Medical Instrumentation

  8. FPGA/DSP Realization of Control Algorithms in Power Electronics

  9. Instrumentation

  10. Product Design

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. Best paper award in Technical session 1.1 of CIEC 2016

  2. Reviewer in EDAS, Easy Chair and many IEEE journals

  3. Invited talk for IEEE student Chapter in VIT

  4. Invited talk in FDP programs at Pondychaerry Engineerin College, Coimbatore Institute of

  5. Technology, VIT, Vellore etc.

  6. Invited talk in self financinh colleges in Chennai

  7. Member in promotion committee of non-teaching staff in IIT Madras

  8. Keynote speaker for "National Seminar on Emerging Technologies in Engineering" organized by SRM Valliammai Engineering College

  9. Keynote speaker and session chair for the International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Sciences (ICIES'18) organized by JEPPIAAR SRR Engineering College

  10. Invited talk on Reduction of Voltage Harmonics in Single Phase Stand Alone Inverters at St Joseph's College of Engineering

Work Experience


  1. 20 Years


  1. 11 Years

Professional Membership

  1. ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education) Life Member

  2. IIIS (International Institute of Informatics and Systemics) Member (098151)

  3. Member in IEEE

  4. Member in SAEINDIA (7140411539)

Professional Service

  1. UG admission coordinator (2009-2011)

  2. Warden, Girls' hostel from 2010 - 2013

  3. Placement coordinator 2012-2014

  4. PG Admission i/c

  5. Ph D Admission i/c

  6. Invited Lectures Prof i/c

  7. Co Chair/ School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering June 2017= Jan 2018

  8. HOD/ Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering Jan 2018 - till date

  9. Member in Disciplinary Committee (2017-till date)


  1. Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  2. Electrical Drives

  3. Instrumentation

  4. Electronic Instrumentation

  5. Control Systems

  6. PCB/Prototype Design and Development

  7. Signals and Systems

  8. Signals, Systems and Communication

Journal Publications

  1. K. Arun, K. Selvajyothi, "Variable Sampling Composite Observer Based Frequency Locked Loop and its Application in Grid Connected System," Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol.16, no.2, pp.33-42, 2016, doi:10.4316/AECE.2016.02005.

  2. K. Arun, K. Selvajyothi, Cascaded Delayed Signal Cancellation Based Variable Sampling SRF PLL, The Mediterranean Journal of Measurement and Control, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 511-520, January 2016, ISSN: 1743-9310.

  3. K Arun, K Selvajyothi, Single Phase Variable Sampling Phase Locked Loop using Composite Observer, Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, vol.2, no.1, April 2016.

  4. K. Arun, and K. Selvajyothi “Observer Based Current Controlled Single Phase Grid Connected Inverter”, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, Vol.64, 367–376, 2013.

  5. K. Selvajyothi, P. A. Janakiraman, "Reduction of Voltage Harmonics in Single Phase Inverters Using Composite Observers", in IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, 25, 1045 – 1057, 2010.

  6. K. Selvajyothi, P. A. Janakiraman, "FPGA-based software implementation of series harmonic compensation for single phase inverters”, in VLSI Design - Special issue on selected papers from the Midwest symposium on circuits and systems, 1-14, 2010.

  7. K.Selvajyothi, P.A.Janakiraman "Extraction of Harmonics Using Composite Observers", in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 23, 31-40, 2008.

Conference Publications

  1. Pooja Mahesh, K Selvajyothi, "Impersonation Detection in Online Examinations" in the proceedings of IEEE SPICES, Aug 8-10, Kollam, India, 2017.

  2. Ramkumar Y and Selvajyothi K, “Transformer Monitoring System Using IOT”, in the Proceedings of International Conference on Design And Manufacturing IConDM, India, 16-17 Dec. 2016.

  3. Tekumatla Shivakumar, Manne Sai Sravan and K. Selvajyothi, "Python Based 3-Axis CNC Plotter," in the Proceedings of 6th IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy (PECON 2016), Melaka, Malaysia, 28-29 Nov. 2016.

  4. Ankith Vinayachandran, K Selvajyothi, "Modeling and Simulation of a Novel Three-Phase Observer Based on Recurrence Formula", in the Proceedings of Second International IEEE Conference on Control, Instrumentation, Energy and Communication, 28-30 Jan. 2016, Kolkata, India.

  5. K. Arun, and K. Selvajyothi, "Control of Grid-Connected Single Phase Inverter Using Composite Observer", in the Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Control Communication and Computing (ICCC), Thiruvananthapuram, Dec. 2013.

  6. Sriram, M.; Sarma, Swagat; Selvajyothi, K. "Feedback System for Electric Trimmer, in the Proceedings of 3rd International Multiconference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics (IMCIC 2012), March 25 - 28, 2012, Pages: 233 - 236, Orlando, Florida, USA, , 2012.

  7. Manasa Gangothri Tirunagari, Sumitha P K, Srinivasa Moorthy S A, Dr. Selvajyothi K , Dr. Noor Mahammad S K "Design of Compact Controller and Power Module for Corrosion and Marine Growth Prevention ", in the Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, ICIIS 2012, August 6-8, , IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 2012.

  8. K.Selvajyothi, P.A.Janakiraman "Implementation of a Control Strategy for Elimination of Voltage Harmonics in Inverters", in the Proceedings of IEEE International 51st Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, USA, 2008.

  9. Dipanwita Gangopadhyay, K.Selvajyothi, P.A.Janakiraman "Modeling of a 3-Phase Current Controlled Inverter With Observer-Feedback and Decoupling", in the Proceedings of International Conference Modeling and Simulation, India, 2007.

  10. K.Selvajyothi, P.A.Janakiraman "Analysis and Simulation of Single-Phase Composite Observer for Harmonics Extraction", in the Proceedings of IEEE conference PEDES, India, 2006.

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