Dr. Apu Somani, Director of Research and Development, has been with Dynapower since 2012 and is responsible for the development of new products for the Clean Energy Business Unit.
During his time at Dynapower, Apu has helped launch grid-tied and off-grid power conversion product lines ranging from 100 to 3000kW. He was promoted to R&D lead in 2016 and led the recent investment by Dynapower in a hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) platform for real-time simulation of power electronic circuits and controllers. This investment has led to increased efficiencies in product development and troubleshooting. Apu’s leadership of the R&D team has led to several patents and technical publications contributing to Dynapower’s strong IP portfolio.
Apu received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2006, and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 2012.