Ramakrishnan Kesavan (ESR 11)

KRKesavan Ramakrishnan is a PhD student at department of mechanical engineering in Politecnico di Milano, Italy. In ADEPT, his research focus is on electric vehicle traction and regenerative braking power management. He completed his bachelors from National Institute of Technology-Trichy (NITT), India and masters from Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), USA. He has an extensive experience in the area of powertrain with leading automotive OEMs like Honda, Volvo, and Mahindra and Mahindra.Research


  • Hybrid and Electric vehicle Powertrain
  • Regenerative braking
  • Power-management
  • Optimization
  • Systems modelling



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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 607361