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Dr. Shubha Rao K

Designation : Associate Professor

Area of specialization : Low Power SMPS, VLSI, Digital control,Emebedded system

Date of Joining BNMIT : 11/08/2004

Nature of Association : Regular

E-mail Id : shubharaok@bnmit.in

No. of years of Experience : 21



DegreeInstitution Year of PassingClass Obtained

(Design and implementation of load aware, high performance switching mode power supply for system on chip (soc)),


(VLSI Design and Embedded systems)

VTU2008First Class With Distinction

(Electrical and Electronics Engg)

NIE, Mysore University1997First Class With Distinction




SI. No.DesignationInstitutionDuration
1Associate Professor

Dept. of EEE

BNM Institute of Technology, Bengaluru05.03.2012 – Till date
2Asst. Professor

Dept. of EEE

BNMIT, Bangalore, India24.08.2011–04.03.2012
3Senior Lecturer, Dept. of EEEBNMIT, Bangalore, India21.08.2008-23.08.2011
4Lecturer, Dept. of EEEBNMIT, Bangalore, India11.08.2004-20.08.2008
5Lecturer, Dept. of ECEK.S. Polytechnic, Bangalore, India01.08.2001-31.07.2004
6 Lecturer, Dept. of ECEA.P.S.College of Engineering, Bangalore, India,01.09.1998-31.1.2001

Awards and Achievements

  • Served as session chair of International Conference on Intelligent and Innovative Technologies in Computing, Electrical and Electronics (ICIITCEE 2023)  held at BNM Institute of Technology in Bengaluru during January 27-28,2023
  • Setting question papers for VTU engineering exams and autonomous engineering colleges.
  • Won best paper presentation award in 7th International Conference on Applied Science Engineering and Technology (ICASET-19) held on 23rd May 2019 in Sri Sai Ram College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • Served as session chair in 2019 IEEE 2nd International conference on Power and Energy Applications (ICPEA2019) held in Singapore during April 27-30, 2019.

Academic Positions and other Responsibilities (University Level):

  • Deputy Chief Superintendent (External) at DSATM, Bangalore from 08-02-2021 to 27-02-2021 for the conduction of Jan 2021/May 2021 B.E. examinations of VTU, Belgaum.
  • Deputy Chief Superintendent (External) at City Engg College, Bangalore from 18-12-2017 to 12-01-2018 for the conduction of Dec 2017/Jan 2018 B.E. examinations of VTU, Belgaum.
  • Deputy Chief Superintendent (External) at DSCE, Bangalore from 14-12-2015 to 04-01-2016 for the conduction of Dec 2015/Jan 2016 B.E. examinations of VTU, Belgaum.

Academic Positions and other Responsibilities (Institute Level):

  • Chief Test-Coordinator, BNMIT (2014-15).

Academic Positions and other Responsibilities (Department Level):

  • Alumni Cordinator (2019 onwards)
  • Website Co-Ordinator (2018 onwards)
  • Dept NAAC Coordinator(2016-17)
  • Dept NBA Coordinator (2015-17)
  • Project Coordinator for the Academic year 2013-14
  • Lab In-charge for Circuit and Simulation Lab (2014-15, 2015-16), Control Systems lab(2017-18), Electronics Lab(2018-19).
  • Alumni Co-ordinator, Website Co-ordinator and Project Co-ordinator (2019-20)
  • Skill Development Program(SDP) Co-Ordinator

Expertise/Subjects handled

Area of Specialization:

  • Low Power SMPS, VLSI, Digital Control and Embedded system, Analog and Digital Electronics.

Subjects taught:

  • B.E– Basic Electrical Engineering, Logic design, Electrical power generation, Electrical and Electronics Measurements, Field Theory, Op-amps and linear ICs, Modern Control theory, Embedded systems, OOPs with C++,VLSI Design, Digital Design Using VHDL,AI applications to power systems, Renewable Energy Sources,Analog Electronics Circuits, Python Programming for Electrical Engineers, Simulation of Electrical and Electronic Circuits, Analog Electronic Circuits, IoT laboratory
  • M.Tech. – VLSI design, Dynamics of linear systems, Advanced Control systems, Embedded systems and its applications and Predictive control of drives.

Research Interest:

  • Low Power SMPS, VLSI, Digital Control, Battery Management Systems

Funding project:

  • Guided a funded project “Electro-Lite” by IEDC, DST, Govt of India, 2019-2020


   International Journals:
  • Chandrashekar M S, S Vivek Subramanya, Shubodh P, Srinivasa Sashank D, Shubha Rao K “Automatic dual axis solar tracking system,” Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, Volume 9, Issue 8, August 2022, ISSN-2349-5162,pp. b13-b18
  • Shubha Rao K, “Modeling and Simulation-based analysis of control algorithms for DC-DC Buck Converter”, Journal of Applied Science and Computations, Volume IX, Issue VI, June/2022, ISSN NO: 1076-5131, pp. 447-454. DOI:16.10089.JASC.2022.V9I06.453459.150801735
  • Shubha Rao K and Karanam Vasudha ,”The performance analysis of modified generic model for Lithium-ion batteries, “ Earth and Environmental Science,Vol.1042, pp.1-8, Dec-2021, ISSN:17551307 (Print), 17551315 (online), DOI1088/1755-1315/1042/1/012011
  • Chandana E Gowda, Gaganashree P, Akarsh H R, Abhishek C, Shubha Rao.K, “An Efficient Battery Management System For A Series Connected Battery Pack using Arduino UNO”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (IJAREEIE),Volume 9, Issue 6, June 2020,e-ISSN: 2278 – 8875, p-ISSN: 2320 – 3765,www.ijareeie.com ,Impact Factor: 7.122.
  • Shubha Rao K, Veena S chakravarthi,” High-Resolution DPWM for DC-DC Buck Converter using Sigma-Delta Modulation Techniques,” International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8 Issue-2S8,Impact factor 5.92, DOI:10.35940/ijrte.B1039.0882S819,August 2019.
  • Shubha Rao K, Veena S chakravarthi, “Analysis of power conversion Effciency of buck converter operating in continuous current mode”, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (ISSN : 2349-5162, UGC Approved & 5.87 Impact Factor),Volume 6, Issue 2, Feb 2019.
  • Shreyas R H,Vishrutha G,Shubha Rao K, “Type III Compensator Design for Buck converter”, IJIRCCE,Volume 6,Issue 5,May 2018, ijircce.com, ISSN(online): 2320-9801,ISSN(Print) : 2320-9798,DOI 10.15680/ IJIRCCE.2018.0605048, Impact factor-7.194
  • Veena P, Shubha Rao K ,” Co-Simulation of a BLDC motor with a front end converter using an FPGA based controller in MATLAB/SIMULINK and Xilinx System generator”, IJIRCCE, Volume 5, Issue 4, April 2017, Website: ijircce.com, ISSN(online): 2320-9801,ISSN(Print) : 2320-9798, DOI: 10.15680/IJIRCCE.2017. 0504334, page no 8914-8921, Impact factor-6.577.
  • Shubha Rao K, Abhinav Prabhu, “Design and FPGA Implementation of sliding mode controller for buck converter”, IJIEEE, Volume-3 , ISSUE-7, July 2015, ISSN: 2347-6982,DOI: 10.15680/ijircce.2015.0305096, Page.no 48-53.Impact Factor 2.51
  • Shubha Rao K ,Mamatha S, Veena S Chakravarthi, “FPGA Based Digital controller for DC-DC buck converter”, IJIRCCE, Volume 3 , ISSUE 5,MAY 2015, ISSN(Online): 2320-9801, ISSN (Print): 2320-9798,Impact Factor:5.618.Page no.4616- 
  • Shubha Rao K, Veena S Chakravarthi, Soumya P Maharajanvar, “ Design of Digitally controlled switched mode power supply for low power high frequency applications” IJISET, Volume 1, Issue 4 ,June 2014, ISSN 2348 – 7968. PP.529-532 Impact factor 5.264.


International Conferences  
  • Karanam Vasudha, Shubha Rao K“Simulation and Performance Analysis of Passive Cell Balancing Technique for Lithium batteries using Modified Generic model,” International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology for Intelligent Systems (ICAETIS-2023)  May 16-18 2023,Dayananda college of engineering, Bengaluru 
  • Shubha Rao K, Karanam Vasudha, “Performance Analysis of Modified Generic Model Lithium-Ion Batteries,” International Conference on Alternate Fuels and Electric Vehicles,Pune, India, 9-10 December 2021.
  • Shubha Rao K, Veena S chakravarthi, “Design and Performance analysis of digital control laws for low power high frequency switching power supply,” IEEE 2nd International Conference on Power and Energy Applications (ICPEA 2019),Singapore, April 27-30,2019.
  • Shubha Rao K, Abhinav Prabhu, Veena S Chakravarthi, “Design of FPGA-Based Sliding mode controller for Low-voltage High-frequency Buck converter”, IEEE-International conference on Power and Advanced Control Engineering (ICPACE), BNMIT, Bangalore, August 2015,PP 147-151.
  • Shubha Rao K, Veena S chakravarthi, “FPGA implementation of voltage regulator module for System On Chip”, IEEE sponsored 2nd International Conference on Electronics and Communication Systems,Coimbatore,26 and 27 February,2015.PP 297-302.
  • Shubha Rao K,Laxmi Deshpande,Mamatha S, “A Novel Digital current mode control technique for Buck Converter” Proceedings of 09th IRF International Conference, 27th July-2014, Bengaluru, India, ISBN: 978-93-84209-40-7,pp35-39.
  • Shubha Rao K, Dr.Veena S Chakravarthi, “Digital Modeling of Switching Mode Power Supply for SOC’s” , International Conference on Electrical Computer and Communication Engineering (ICECCE) ,pp 929-934, Paris , 14-16 Nov 2011.
  • Shubha Rao K,Shruthi H S,”Design and Implementation of Z source Inverter for Motor Application”,National Conference on Convergence of Science, technology and Management,5th May 2016,Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and Management,Bengaluru.
  • Shubha Rao K, Ramya M, ”Implementation and modeling of a Dc-Dc converter and electrical parameters using IOT”,National conference on Emerging trends in engineering Sciences and management, 23rd,24th March 2016,Shridevi Institute of Engineering and Technology,Tumakuru.
  • Shubha Rao K,Kavitha K S,Gurumurthy.G.R,“FPGA Implementation of a Novel Voltage Modulation technique of the space vector PWM”, National conference on Energy systems and Energy Issues, B.M.S.College of Engineering,Bengaluru,18-19 Feb,2011.


 Book Series
  • Shubha Rao K, Veena S chakravarthi, “Digital-controlled dual-mode switching mode power supply for low power applications,” , Springer book series: Advances in Bioinformatics, Multimedia, and Electronics Circuits and Signals, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 1064, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0339-9, Proceedings of GUCON 2019, Volume 1064, ISSN 2194-5357, ISSN 2194-5365(electronic),ISBN 978-981-15-0338-2, ISBN 978-981-15-0339-9 (eBook), pp.183-195, Sept,2019.


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Any other things

  • Successfully completed NPTEL online course (NPTEL-AICTE FDP) “The joy of computing using python” on October 2021.
  • Successfully completed the course on EV design using MATLAB during May 3-June 2 2021 at Pantech Prolabs Pvt. Ltd,India.
  • Successfully completed NPTEL online course (NPTEL-AICTE FDP) “Introduction to Internet of things” on April 2021.
  • Successfully completed “Introduction to Public Speaking” a MOOC from the University of Washington and offered through Coursera on 25/08/2020
  • Successfully completed “AI For Everyone” an online non-credit course authorized by deeplearning.ai and offered through Coursera on 22/08/2020.
  • Successfully completed “Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python)” an online non-credit course authorized by University of Michigan and offered through Coursera on 17/08/2020
  • NPTEL-AICTE Faculty Develop Program on “Hardware Modelling using Verilog”, August-October 2019.