Dr.ir. Gautham Ram
Delft University of Technology

Dr.ir. Gautham Ram is an Assistant professor of electric mobility in the DC systems, Energy conversion and Storage group in the Department of Electrical Sustainable Energy at the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. His current research focuses on electric vehicles, EV charging, PV systems, power electronics and demand-side management.

He received his bachelor’s and master’s in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Trichy, India in 2011 and the Delft University of Technology in 2013, respectively. He received his PhD from Delft University in 2018 for the development of a solar-powered V2G electric vehicle charger with smart charging, compatible with CHAdeMO, CCS/COMBO (with PRE Power Developers, ABB and UT Austin). The project was awarded the ‘Most significant innovation in electric vehicles’ at the IDTechEx Show 2018 in Berlin and the ‘Best Tech idea of 2018’ by KIJK. From 2017 to 2019, he was a postdoctoral research at TU Delft working on research topics related to power converters for EV charging, smart charging of EVs, trolley busses.

He is involved in many projects with industrial and academic partners at national and EU level concerning electric mobility and renewable energy such as TULIPS, Drive2X, FLOW, FlexEC, FLEXInet. He is the coordinator and a lecturer for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Electric cars on edX.org with ~200,000 learners from 175 countries. He is the Vice-chair of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society Benelux chapter.

Gautham Ram