Kiruba Sivasubramaniam Haran

Kiruba Sivasubramaniam Haran
Associate Professor, University of Illinois

Kiruba Haran obtained  a PhD in Electric Power Engineering from RPI in 2000. He is currently an Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois, and is also pursuing commercial ventures on electric aircraft. Prior to this, Kiruba was at GE Research for 13 years, and led the group that developed advanced electrical machine technology for all of GE’s businesses. His research focus in recent years has been on high specific power electrical machines and drives, with both superconducting and non-cryogenic approaches. He serves on the Steering Committee of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Community and the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. Kiruba is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE PES, an IEEE Fellow, and an Associate Fellow of AIAA.