Professor Sastry V. Vedula

Senior Professor, EEE Department, Gayatri Vidyaparishad College of Engineering

Areas of Interest:

Power Electronics, Modeling & Simulation, Electrical Machines, Embedded Systems Applications to Power Converter, Electrical Drives


Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Consultancy Areas:

Electrical Machines & Drives, Power Electronics, Modeling & Simulation of Power Electronic Systems


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Consultancy Firms, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Dr. Sastry V. Vedula was associated with Indian Institute of Technology since 1968 for 3- decades during which he had been a Professor of Electrical Engineering between 1980 and 1998. He won various national awards such as Inventions awards of NRDC and VASVIK award and had the international recognition as a Humboldt Scholar from German Government. He visited the following universities: Technical Universities in Germany at Braunschweig and Munich, National University of Singapore, Singapore, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

Professional Experience:

a) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras:

  • 8/'80- 8/'98 Professor of Electrical Engineering 18 years.
  • 5/'70- 8/'80 Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering 10 years.

b) International Experience: 11 years

  • USA 8/05- Jan 2012 Hamilton Sundstrand, Rockford, IL.
  • USA 9/02- 8/05 United Technologies Research Center, Hartford, CT.
  • USA 8/'98- 9/2002 Iowa State University (ISU), Ames, IA.
  • USA 12/'92-5/'93 University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Power Electronics, Electrical Machines, Analog/Digital Electronics, Modeling & Simulation


Contact Information


9-37-1, Pithapur Colony, (Opp. Kalabharati Auditorium), Maddilapalem,
Visakhapatnam 530 003, A.P. India

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  • Post PhD (Alexander von Humboldt Scholar), Electrical Engineering: Technical University (TU), Braunschweig, Germany.
  • PhD Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.
  • MS, Electrical Engineering (Electrical Machine Design), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.
  • BS, Electrical Engineering , Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions



  • 2007 Life Senior Member of IEEE, New York.
  • 1995 Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering.



  • 1993 IETE Bimal Bose Award for Power Electronics Contributions, New Delhi.
  • 1987 VASVIK Award for Contributions to Electrical Sciences, Bombay.
  • 1978 NRDC Invention Award, New Delhi.
  • 1973 NRDC Invention Award, New Delhi.
  • 1970 NRDC Invention Award, New Delhi.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section V: Electrical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 1995

Year of Birth: August 4, 1941