Program: Electrical Power Engineering
Masdar Institute Assistant Professor, Electric Power Engineering Program
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, École de technologie supérieure, Montréal, Canada, 2008
M.Tech., Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India, 2002
Dr.Khadkikar joined Masdar Institute as an Assistant Professor in the Electric Power Engineering Program. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from cole de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal, Canada (2008). He also holds an MTech in Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives, from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India (2002).
From April 2010 to December 2010, he was a Visiting Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. Prior to joining the Masdar Institute, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Western Ontario, London (ON), Canada (December 2008 to March 2010). He received a number of scholarships including MHRD (Government of India), Ministry of Education of Quebec (Canada), scholarship awarded by École de Technologie Supérieure, IEEE Industrial Electronics travel grant.
Dr. Khadkikar’s current research interests include application of power electronics in renewable energy systems and smart grid, grid interconnection issues, electric power quality enhancement, active power filters and static reactive power compensation.
Advisor to current Masdar Institute students/Post-docs
1. Amit Sant, Post-doc
2. Parag Kanjiya, Research Engineer
3. Bharath Ambati, PhD Student
4. Preetha Sreekumar, PhD Student
5. Mohammed Qasim, MSc Student
6. Edwin Fongang, MSc Student (Co-advisor)
7. Abdul Rauf, MSc Studen
8. Mebrahtom Beraki, MSc Student
9. Ibrahim Al Hashmi, MSc Student
1. Dr. Moin Hanif, Post-doc
2. Ahmed Moawwad, MSc
3. Ammar Elnosh, MSc
4. Deema Al Baik, MSc
5. Yoisef Abraham, MSc (Co-advisor)
6. Sultan Al Kaabi, MSc (Co-advisor)