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prasanth venugopal

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Dr. Venugopal, P. (Prasanth)
Electrical Engineering
Building Carré, room C2.437
P.O. Box 217
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

Phone secretary: +31 534893856


Prasanth Venugopal received the B.Tech. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Coimbatore, India, in 2010, and the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree from the Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2012 and 2018, respectively. His MSc. and Ph.D. theses were related to wireless charging of EVs. He worked in the semiconductor and passive components industry from 2016-2020 in Munich, Germany. From November 2016 to December 2018, he was with Qualcomm Halo, Munich, Germany, as a Senior Electrical Engineer in the field of power electronic systems and applications related to wireless charging of Electric Vehicles. He then went on to work at TDK Europe as a Technical Specialist/Manager for xEV applications until May 2020. From June 2020, he is appointed as a Tenured Assistant Professor in the Power Electronics and EMC group at U Twente. 

He has so far published 29 papers with 6 journals and has filed 6 patents which are in various stages of acceptance. His current areas of interest are Electric Vehicles, Wireless Charging, Power Electronics Integration - Semiconductors and Passive Component Technologies.