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Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban received his Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics), Master of Technology (Electrical Drives & Control), and Ph.D. degree respectively from Madras University, Pondicherry University, India and Alma Mater Studiorum 1088AD - University of Bologna, Italy in 2002, 2006 and 2012. He pursued his doctoral degree with full comprehensive grant successfully obtained from Ministry of University Research (MIUR), from the government of Italy (Jan. 2009 - Dec. 2011) by securing 110/120 with the merit of first rank among International Competition devoted for one foreign Ph.D scholarship position. Also he successfully received full comprehensive grant from Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Bologna, Government of Italy to continue his research as Post-Doctoral Fellow (Jan. 2012 - Dec. 2012). Dr.P.Sanjeevikumar biography soon to be listed along with the list of professional achievers biographies @ MarquisWho'sWho, United State of America. Dr.P.Sanjeevikumar worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering at IFET College of Engineering, Tamilnadu, India (2002 – 2004, 2006 – 2007), prior to his Ph.D. research studies. Also he worked as Manager Training at Edutech LLC, Dubai, Middle East, UAE and August 2012 to May 2013 he was employed as Associate Professor with the school of Electrical Engineering, VIT University, Chennai, India. Also he has been employed as Assistant Professor (On Contract) with Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT-Puducherry) from July 2013 to December 2013. From January 2014 to February 2014 he was an Visiting Researcher at Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. He was assigned has Lead Researcher at School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland from April 2014 to September 2014. He has published paper in the area of his research interest Power Electronics and Drives in National, International Conference and Journal. Dr.Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, successfully has won the "Most Excellence Research Paper Award of IET-SEISCON 2013" (devoted for only one research paper out of 75 accepted paper for oral presentation) and also the "Best Research Paper Award in the Domain of Sustainable Power and Energy Systems" for his research paper contribution "Implementation and control of extra high voltage dc-dc boost converter", in The 7th IET International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Intelligent System, IET-SEISCON'13, Chennai (India). 12-14 December 2013. Dr.P.Sanjeevikumar involved actively in more than 150 professional bodies either at the level of editor/associate editor /editorial board member/reviewer in India and abroad (Associate Editor of IEEE–Access Journal, in particular regular reviewer of IEEE – Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics, Industrial Application. IEEE Power and Energy System (PES) – Energy Conversion, Power Delivery, Power System, Smart Grid, Sustainable Energy). He was invited as honorary program committee/technical committee/steering committee member/chair for more than 350 plus various international, national conferences in India and Abroad includes IEEE, in particular aboard IEEE-JIEEEC 2013 (Amman, Jordon), IEEE-TENCON 2013 (Australia), IEEE -TAEECE 2013 (Konya, Turkey), IEEE-EEEIC 2013 (Wroclaw, Poland), PEEE 2013 (Singapore), IEEE-United Symposium-IEEE-SLED 2013-IEEE-PRECEDE 2013 (University of Munich, Germany), IEEE-SSD (PES) 2014 (Barcelona, Spain), IET-PEMD 2014 (Manchester, United Kingdom), IEEE-MELECON 2014 (Beirut, Lebanon), IEEE-PEOCO 2014 (Langkawi, Malaysia), (ICEPIT 2014 (Bahrain), IEEE-TIME-E 2014 (Bandung, Indonesia), PEEE 2014 (Bangkok, Thailand), ICETS 2014 (Dubai, U.A.E), IET-ACDC 2015 (Birmingham, United Kingdom), IEEE-ICIT 2015 (Barcelona, Spain), IEEE-JIEEEC 2015 (Amman, Jordon), IEEE-IEOM 2015 (Dubai, U.A.E), IEEE-SSD (PES) 2015 (Tunisia), IEEE-EEECEG 2015 (Hammamet, Tunisia), IEEE -TAEECE 2015 (Beirut, Lebanon), IEEE-EEEIC 2013 (Rome, Italy), SEES 2015 (Singapore), IEEE-ISIE 2015 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), IET-PEMD 2016 (Scotland, United Kingdom). Dr.P.Sanjeevikumar was invited and presented as a Key Note Speaker for International Conferences on topic related to "Multiphase-Multilevel AC Drive Technologies" at IET-SEISCON'2012, ICEE'2013, IEEE-ICE-CCN'2013, IET-SEISCON'2013 (India) and ICLTEEE'2014 (Thailand), ICETS 2014 (Dubai). He was invited as Resource Person and presented as Key Speaker on various topics related to "Modeling and Control of Power Electronics Converter and its Application to Drives and Power Systems" by the Technological Universities/Colleges in India sponsored by CSIR, DRDO, DST etc. Also he was invited to present Guest Lectures on topics to "Power Electronics and Its application to Drive, Power Systems" by the various Technological Universities/Colleges in India. Dr.P.Sanjeevikumar organized special session on "Multiphase Drive Technology (High-Phase (more than Three-Phase) Drive Systems)" IEEE-ICIT, South Africa in February 2013, "Multi-Phase Power Conversion" IEEE-MELECON, Beruit, Lebanon in April 2014, "FACTS and HVDC Applications" IEEE-ICIT 2015, Seville, Spain in March 2015, along with Prof.Dr. Atif Iqbal, Qatar University, Qatar, Prof.Dr. Haitham Abu-Rub, Texas A&M University, Qatar, Prof.Dr. Gabriele Grandi, University of Bologna, Italy, Prof.Dr. Kouzou Abdellah, LAADI Laboratory, Djelfa University, Algeria. Dr.P.Sanjeevikumar published book with the title “Multiphase Multilevel Inverter for Open-Winding Loads” in December 2012, Invited for book Publication and sponsored Indexed by: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany and available for purchase in on-line.