Short Biography Dr. Niraja Swaminathan received the B.E. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Anna University, India, in 2012, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), India, in 2019. She is currently a Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA. Prior to this, She was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Oregon State University, OR, USA. Her current research interests include power converters for renewable energy and aviation applications, digital control for power converters, maximum power point tracking for solar PV, and energy-efficient green buildings.