Prof. D. Subbaram Naidu

University of Minnesota, USA



1979 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India

1965 M.Tech., Electrical Engineering (Control Systems Engineering), IIT, Kharagpur, India

1963 B.E., Electrical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India



  1. J.R. Acharya, F. Molinari, T. Tamura, D.S. Naidu, and J.S. Suri, Editors, Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare (D2H2): Volume 2, American Scientific Publishers, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  2. D.S. Naidu, Optimal Control Systems, Graduate Level Textbook, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, 2003, along with a Solutions Manual, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, January 2004.
  3. D.S. Naidu, S. Ozcelik and  K.L. Moore, Modeling, Sensing and Control of Gas Metal Arc Welding, Research Level Reference Book, Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK, 2003.
  4. D.S. Naidu, Aeroassisted Orbital Transfer: Guidance and Control Strategies, Lecture Notes (Research Monograph) in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 188, Springer-Verlag, London, UK, 1994.
  5. D.S. Naidu, Singular Perturbation Methodology in Control Systems, IEE Control Engineering Series, Vol. 34, Peter Peregrinus Limited, Stevenage Herts, UK, 1988.
  6. D.S. Naidu and A.K. Rao, Singular Perturbation Analysis of Discrete Control Systems, Lecture Notes (Research Monograph) in Mathematics, Vol. 1154, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, West Germany, 1985.

Chapters in a Book

  1. H.M. Nguyen and D.S. Naidu, Optimal Power Conversion of Standalone Wind Energy Conversion Systems Using Fuzzy Adaptive Control, in International Association of Engineers (IAE) Transactions on Engineering Technologies, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Editors: H.K. Kim and S.-I. Ao and M.A. Amouzegar and B.B. Rieger, Vol.247, pp.51-66, Springer, 2014.
  2. H.M. Nguyen and D.S. Naidu, EVOLUTION OF WIND TURBINE CONTROL SYSTEMS, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), UNESCO, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK, 2013.
  3. D.S. Naidu and C.-H. Chen, Control Strategies for Smart Prosthetic Hand Technology: An Overview, Chapter 12 in Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare (D2H2), Volume 2, edited by U.R. Acharya, F. Molinari, T. Tamura, D.S. Naidu, and J. Suri, American Scientific Publishers Stevenson Ranch, CA, pp. 201-225, 2011.
  4. D.S. Naidu and V.K. Nandikolla, Fusion of Hard and Soft Control Strategies for a Circulatory System arising in Biomedical Engineering, Book Chapter 11 in Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare (D2H2): Volume 2, Editors: J.R. Acharya, F. Molinari, T. Tamura, D.S. Naidu, and J.S. Suri, American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, CA, pp. 189-200, 2011.
  5. D.S. Naidu, Root Locus, in The Electrical Engineering Handbook, Second Edition, Editor-in-Chief: Richard C. Dorf,  pp. 171-1--171-13, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2005.
  6. D.S. Naidu, Singular Perturbations and Time Scales in Aerospace Systems: An Overview, in Nonlinear Problems in Aviation and Aerospace, Edited by S. Sivasundaram, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 251-263, 2000.
  7. G.P. Rao, S. Sinha, D.S. Naidu, and N.K. De, Some Aspects of Microprocessor-Based Control and Identification, in Microprocessors-Based Control Systems, N.K. Sinha(Ed.), D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland, Chapter 2, pp. 7--34, 1986.

Selected Journal Articles

  1. Y. Zhang, D.S. Naidu, C. Cai and Y. Zou, “Singular Perturbations and Time Scales in Control Theory and Applications: An Overview 2002-2012”, International Journal of Information Systems Sciences (IJISS), Vol 9, Nr. 1, pp. 1-36, 2014.
  2. C.-H. Chen and D.S. Naidu, “Hybrid control strategies for a five-finger robotic hand”, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Vol.~8, Issue 4, pp.~382–-390, July 2013.
  3. D.S. Naidu and C.R. Rieger, “Advanced Control Strategies for HVAC&R Systems - An Overview: Part I: Hard Control & Part II: Soft and Fusion Control”, International Journal HVAC&R Research, Vol. 17, Nr.1&2, pp. 2-21 & pp. 144-158, February & April 2011.
  4. D.S. Naidu, “Singular Perturbation Analysis of a Flexible Beam Used in Underwater Exploration”, International Journal of Systems Science (IJSS), Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 183–194, January 2011.
  5. D.S. Naidu, “Analysis of Non-dimensional Forms of Singular Perturbation Structures for Hypersonic Vehicles”, International Academy of Astronautics Journal - Acta Astronautica, Vol. 66, pp. 577-586, 2010.
  6. J.C.K. Lai, M.P. Schoen, A. Perez-Gracia,  D.S. Naidu, and S.W. Leung, “Prosthetic Devices: Challenges and Implications of Robotic Implants and Biological Interfaces”,  Proc. of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK,  Journal of Engineering in Medicine,  Vol. 221, pp. 173-183, 2007.
  7. D.S. Naidu and Y. Imura, “Unified approach for Euler-Lagrange equation arising in calculus of variations", Optimal Control: Applications and Methods (OCAM), Vol. 25, pp. 279-293, 2004.
  8. D.S. Naidu, “Singular Perturbations and Time Scales in Control Theory and Applications: Overview”, Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems (DCDIS) Journal, Vol. 9, pp. 233-278, 2002.
  9. H.S. Singh, R.H. Brown, D.S. Naidu, J.A. Heinen, “Robust Stability  of singularly perturbed state feedback systems using unified approach”, IEE Proceedings: Control Theory and Applications, Vol. 148, pp. 391-396, 2001.
  10. D.S. Naidu and P.K. Rajagopalan, “Application of Vasileva's singular perturbation method to a problem in ecology”, International Journal of Systems Science, Vol. 10, pp. 761--774, 1979.