(2018 – 2015)

  1. Banerjee, C. Lai, J. Tian, A. Kundu, E. Ghosh, N.C. Kar, J.J. Sinkular, and L.V. Iyer, “Multilevel Motor Drive with Gallium Nitride Power Switches,” Submitted U. S. Provisional Patent (with Magna International Inc.), Application No. 62/681,244, 2018.
  2. “Design of Thermal Management System and Assembly for Next Generation High Performance SiC and GaN based EV Motor Drives,” Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Voucher for Innovation and Productivity II (VIP II) Program Project with Magna International Inc., 2018.
  3. “High-performance, Efficient and Reliable Electric Drives for EVs,” Presented at the Powertrain, Light Weighting, Electrification, Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Workshop, Ford Powertrain Engineering and Research and Development Centre, May 2018.
  4. “Testing and Evaluation of Conventional and GaN based Traction Motor Drives,” Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) TalentEdge Internship project with Magna International Inc., 2018.
  5. “Development of Multi-Phase High-Performance and Efficient Permanent Magnet Traction Motor Controller,” OCE TalentEdge Fellowship project with Magna International Inc., 2018.
  6. J. Bo Tian, C. Lai, J. Cai, N.C. Kar, J.J. Sinkular, and L.V. Iyer, “Electric Motor Drive with Gallium Nitride Power Switches,” Submitted U. S. Provisional Patent (with Magna International Inc.), Application No. 62/633,455, 2018.
  7. “Development of a Computationally Efficient Lumped Parameter Thermal Network Model for Accurate Thermal Analysis of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines,” Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Engage Project with TM4 Inc., January 2018.
  8. N.C. Kar, “High-performance, Efficient and Reliable Electric Drives for EVs,” Presented at the Powertrain, Light Weighting, Connected / Autonomous Vehicle Workshop, Ford Powertrain Engineering and Research and Development Centre, Dec. 2017.
  9. “Next–generation Multi–phase Traction Motor Drives for Electrified Vehicle Applications,” NSERC Collaborative Research & Development project with Magna International Inc., 2017.
  10. “Powertrain Components and Systems for Next Generation Electric Vehicles,” Annual Ford-D&V Electronics Collaborative Research & Development Report – Submitted to NSERC, Dec. 2017 (Dr. N.C. Kar is the Principal Investigator, in collaboration with University of British Columbia and University of Ontario Institute of Technology).
  11. “Development of Powertrain Component Tester with Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Emulation Capabilities,” Final NSERC supported D&V Electronics Collaborative Research & Development Report submitted to D&V Electronics, August 2017.
  12. “Development of Powertrain Component Tester with Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Emulation Capabilities,” D&V Electronics Collaborative Research & Development Report – Submitted to NSERC, May 2017.
  13. N.C. Kar, “High-Performance, Efficient and Reliable Electric Drives for EVs,” Presented at the Advanced Powertrain and Lightweight-Sustainable Materials Workshop, Ford Powertrain Engineering and Research and Development Centre, May 2017.
  14. “Hybrid Electric Vehicle Powertrain Design and Development,” NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Project with Ford and D&V Electronics, 2016 (with McMaster University).
  15. “Electric Extended Range Clean Affordable Ontario Mobility (ECOMOBILITY),” Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence (Round 8) Project with Ford and D&V Electronics, 2016 (with McMaster University).
  16. “Powertrain Components and Systems for Next Generation Electric Vehicles,” Annual Ford-D&V Electronics Collaborative Research & Development Report – Submitted to NSERC, Dec. 2016 (Dr. N.C. Kar is the Principal Investigator, in collaboration with University of British Columbia and University of Ontario Institute of Technology).
  17. N.C. Kar, “Emerging Materials for Electric Machines,” Presented at the Advanced Powertrain and Lightweight-Sustainable Materials Workshop, Ford Powertrain Engineering and Research and Development Centre, Dec. 2016.
  18. “Development of High-Performance Bi-Directional AC-DC Power Source,” OCE TalentEdge Internship project with D&V Electronics, Submitted to OCE, Dec. 2016.
  19. N.C. Kar, “Efficient, Lightweight, Compact E-Motors for Automotive Applications,” Presented at the Advanced Powertrain and Lightweight-Sustainable Materials Workshop, Ford Powertrain Engineering and Research and Development Centre, April 2016.
  20. “Powertrain Components and Systems for Next Generation Electric Vehicles,” Annual Ford-D&V Electronics Collaborative Research & Development Report – Submitted to NSERC, Dec. 2015 (Dr. N.C. Kar is the Principal Investigator, in collaboration with University of British Columbia and University of Ontario Institute of Technology).
  21. “Development of an Optimally-Sized Powertrain with Integrated Charging System for Cost-Reduction and Efficiency Improvement in Electric Golf Cart,” NSERC-OCE-Connect Canada, Voucher for Innovation Project with Unconquered Sun Solar Technologies Inc., January 2015.