Dr. Apeksha Madhukar

Designation : Assistant Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Electrical Engineering

Email : apeksha{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832-2490-108

Address : PG Block

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Educational Qualifications

  1. PhD, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India (Aug 2016- Feb 2019).
  2. MTech, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India (July 2014- July 2016).
  3. B.E., Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus Bhilai, India (July 2010- June 2014).

Areas of Research

Industrial Application of high voltage, Non Thermal Plasma, Environmental pollution treatment, Industrial Solid waste management.

Courses Taught

Power System Dynamics & Control (EE610)
Power & Control Laboratory (EE603)

Professional Appointments

  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga, India (Dec 2019- June 2021).
  2. Research Associate, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Nov 2018- Nov 2019).

Recent Publications

  • Srikanth Allamsetty, Apeksha Madhukar, "Review of discharge plasma treatment of NOx in diesel engine exhaust: Progress in standalone and cascaded measures", IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 1510-1526, May 2021, DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2021.3074604
  • Apeksha Madhukar and B. S. Rajanikanth, "Augmenting NOx reduction in diesel exhaust by combined plasma/ozone injection technique: A laboratory investigation," IET High Voltage, vol. 3. no. 1, pp. 60-66, Mar. 2018, ISSN: 2397-7264, DOI: 10.1049/hve.2017.0153
  • Apeksha Madhukar and B. S. Rajanikanth, ""Plasma/adsorbent system for NOx treatment in diesel exhaust: a case study on solid industrial wastes,"" International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Springer, vol 16, no. 7, pp. 2973-2988, July 2019, ISSN: 1735-2630, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762- 018-1776-x.
  • Apeksha Madhukar and B. S. Rajanikanth, "Waste foundry sand/Bauxite residue for enhanced NOx reduction in diesel exhaust pre-treated with plasma/O3 injection", IEEE transaction on plasma Science, vol. 47, issue 1, pp 376-386, Jan 2019, ISSN: 0093-3813, DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2018.2877824
  • Apeksha Madhukar and B. S. Rajanikanth, "Cascaded plasma-ozone injection system: a novel approach for mitigating total hydrocarbons in diesel exhaust," Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, Springer, vol 39, no. 4, pp. 845-862, July 2019, ISSN: 1572-8986, DOI: 10.1007/s11090-019-09959-8
  • Sankarsan Mohapatro, Nikhil Kumar Sharma and Apeksha Madhukar, "Abatement of NOx using compact high voltage power supply: Towards retrofitting to automobile vehicle", IEEE trans. on Dielectric and electrical insulation, vol 24, issue 5, pp. 2738-2745, 2017, ISSN: 1070-9878, DOI:10.1109/TDEI.2017.006052
  • Sankarsan Mohapatro, Srikanth Allamsetty, Apeksha Madhukar and Nikhil Kumar Sharma "Study of nano-second pulse discharge-based nitrogen oxides treatment using different electrode configuration", IET high voltage, vol 2, issue 2, pp. 60-68, 2017, ISSN: 2397-7264, DOI: 10.1049/hve.2017.0011
  • Sankarsan Mohapatro, Srikanth Allamsetty, Apeksha Madhukar and Nikhil Kumar Sharma, "Study on the effect of electrode configurations on NOx removal from diesel engine exhaust", Journal of CPRI, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 79-84, 2017
  • Apeksha Madhukar, Pragati K.M, Janardhana M and Rajanikanth B.S, "Agricultural rice husk waste for cleaning diesel exhaust pre-treated by non- thermal direct/indirect Plasma," The 11th International Symposium on Non- Thermal/Thermal Plasma Pollution Control Technology and Sustainable Energy, ISNTP-11, Padova, Italy, P-39, July 2018.
  • Sankarsan Mohapatro, Srikanth Allamsetty, Apeksha Madhukar and Nikhil Kumar Sharma, "Study on the effect of electrode configurations on NOx removal from diesel engine exhaust", 18th Asian Conference on Electrical Discharge (ACED), IIT Madras, Chennai, India, Dec. 8-10, 2016
  • K. Nishanth, A. Madhukar and B. S. Rajanikanth, "Estimation of Ozone Generation in Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma using Response Surface Methodology and Fuzzy Logic," 2020 IEEE International Conference on Power Systems Technology (POWERCON), Bangalore, India, 2020, pp. 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/POWERCON48463.2020.9230546.

Recognition and Awards

  1. National Budding Innovations Award by National Research & Development Corporation, Govt. of India in Year 2018.

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