Anto Joseph



  • Ph.D, Power Electronics & Drives, December 26, 2014 – July 6, 2018, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India
  • M.Tech., Power Electronics & Drives, July 2009 – May 2011, Bharath University, Chennai, India
  • B.E., Electrical & Electronics Engg., August 2004 – May 2008, Anna University, Chennai, India


  • January,2021 – Present, Post-doctoral researcher, DOE GATE Center for Electric Drive Transportation, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
  • December 2018 – December 2020, Post-doctoral researcher, Power Electronics Lab, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
  • August 2018 – November 2020, Research Associate, Power Electronics Lab, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea

The Research I have Been Working on

  • Cost effective battery energy storage systems
  • Cybersecurity on distribted energy resources ; Anti-Islanding detection ; Distributed voltage control on smart grid/micro grid
  • Fault diagnosis and fault tolerant operation of power inverters
  • Boost power electroinc innverter
  • Energy efficienct starting of doubly fed induction machine
  • Large rated variable speed pumped storage power plant


  • Hiking, Swimming.

Selected Journal & Conferrence Publications

  1. A. Joseph, K. Smedley and S. Mehraeen, ” Secure Power Distribution Against Reactive Power Control Malfunction in DER Units,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery.(Early Access).
  2. A. Joseph, K. Smedley and S. Mehraeen, “Secure High DER Penetration Power Distribution Via Autonomously Coordinated Volt/VAR Control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Deliver, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 2272-2284, Oct. 2020..
  3. A. Joseph, T. R. Chelliah, R. Selvaraj and K. Lee, “Fault Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control of Megawatt Power Electronic Converter -Fed Large Rated Asynchronous Hydro-Generator,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 2403-2416, Dec. 2019..
  4. A. Joseph, T. R. Chelliah and K. Lee, “Multi-channel VSI fed large variable speed asynchronous hydro-condenser: fault analysis, fault diagnosis and fault tolerant control,” IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 438-450, 25 2 2019..
  5. A. Joseph, S.M. Kim, S. S Lee, A. Dominic, K.B. Lee, 揃oost multi-level NPC-fed VS large rated asynchronous pumped storage hydro-generating unit,?IET Electric Power Applications, vol. 13, no. 10, pp. 1488-1496, October 2019..
  6. A. Joseph, R. Selvaraj, T. R. Chelliah and S. V. A. Sarma, “Starting and Braking of a Large Variable Speed Hydro-generating Unit Subjected to Converter and Sensor Faults,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 3372-3382, July-Aug. 2018..
  7. A. Joseph, K. Desingu, R. R. Semwal, T. R. Chelliah and D. Khare, “Dynamic Performance of Pumping Mode of 250 MW Variable Speed Hydro-Generating Unit Subjected to Power and Control Circuit Faults,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 430-441, March 2018..
  8. A. Joseph, Y. Bak, S. S. Lee, and K. Lee,?Fault Tolerant and Reconfiguration control for Boost Multilevel Converter fed DFIM drive, in Proc. IEEE International Power Electronics Conference (IPEC), Busan, South Korea, May 2019..
  9. A. Joseph and T. R. Chelliah, “Analysis of Doubly Fed Asynchronous Machine operating at condenser mode subjected to power converter faults,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), Trivandrum, pp. 1-6, December 2016…
  10. Invited Speaker, “Cybersecurity on Distributed Energy Resources,” IEEE PES/PELS Virtual Meeting, IEEE San Diego PELS Chapter, March 2021 …
  11. Invited Seminar ,?揇esign Challenges on Redundancy in Power and Control Circuit of Large Variable Speed Hydro Generating Unit,?R&D Conclave on Emerging Opportunities and Challenges of R&D in Indian Power Sector? February 2018…