Rex Joseph

Rex Joseph - 01UF11057

Dr. Rex Joseph

Associate Professor

Mobile Number: 9483454384
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Dr. Rex Joseph is an Associate Professor in the Electrical & Electronics Department at PES University.


  • PhD from IISc. January 2015
    Department of Electronic Systems Engineering (DESE)
    Thesis titled “Ballast-Free Variable-Speed Generation for Standalone and Grid-Connected Micro-Hydel Power Plants”
  • M Tech from IISc. February 1990
    Centre for Electronics Design and Technology (CEDT)
    Project titled “ Grid Connected Inverter” for solar power plants.
  • BE from Bangalore University March 1990
    RV College of Engineering
    Project titled “Ageing and Characteristics of Metal Oxide Varistors” done in High Voltage department, IISc.


Teaching – 8.5 years
Research – 5 years

Served as

  • Member (electrical), Building Commitee, Regional Institute of Cooperative Mangement, Bangalore
  • Presiding Ofiicer, State Assembly Elections
  • Deputy Chief Superintendent DCS (external) VTU
  • Reviewer for IEEE conference and jounal papers
  • Teaching
  • Project Coordinator (PG)
  • Mentor, as part of incubation cell
  • Curriculum committee
  • Faculty advisor
  • Workshops and projects
  • Facilitating objective laboratory sessions

Courses taught

  • Undergraduate
    • Basic Electrical Engineering
    • Field Theory
    • Electrical Power Generation
    • Electrical Machines
    • Electrical drawing and CAD
    • Analog Electronics
    • Power Electronics
  • Postgraduate
    • Solid State Power Converters
    • Modeling and Analysis of Electrical Machines
    • DSP Applications in Drives
    • Power Electronics in Drives and Energy Sytems
    • Modeling in MATLAB-SIMULINK

Areas of interest

  • Renewable energy, power converters, drives, incremental motion control, digital controllers, modeling and simulation of power electronic systems.


  • Solar based Hybrid PCU
  • MSME funded incubation
  • Proposal for Renewable energy research centre

International Journal

  • Joseph and L. Umanand, "A Brushless Wound Rotor Induction Generator for Variable Speed Microhydel Plants Without Ballast Load," in IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 20-27, Jan. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TSTE.2014.2354135

International Conference

  • Joseph and L. Umanand, "Turbine emulator for development of variable speed microhydro power generation systems," Sustainable Energy Technologies (ICSET), 2012 IEEE Third International Conference on, Kathmandu, 2012, pp. 335-340. doi: 10.1109/ICSET.2012.6357421
  • Joseph and L. Umanand, "Slip power optimisation in turbine-generator systems for variable speed distributed microhydel power generation," Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: South Asia Satellite (GHTC-SAS), 2013 IEEE, Trivandrum, 2013, pp. 96-101. doi: 10.1109/ GHTC- SAS.2013.6629896
  • S. S. P. K. Hari, G. Narayanan, R. Joseph and L. Umanand, "Analysis of the modulation process in advanced bus-clamping PWM techniques," Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE, Vienna, 2013, pp. 453-458. doi: 10.1109/ IECON.2013.6699178

National Conference

  • K P PVadiraj, K R Pushpa and Rex Joseph, “A Seven Level Inverter Based on Switched DC Sources.”8th National Conference on Advances in Energy Conversion Technologies (AECT 2016), Manipal