Mysuru, March 19:- NIE IEEE Power and Energy Society was inaugurated at NIE college in the city on Saturday.
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, under NIE IEEE Student Branch Chapter held the programme which was inaugurated by V Suresh, Chair, IEEE PES Bangalore Chapter and General Manager, Power System Operation Corporation Ltd.
The Guest of Honor was Dr R Nagaraja, Senior Member of IEEE, former Chai r of IEEE PES Bangalore Chapter and Managing Director, PR&DC Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru.
Subsequent to the inauguration there were two technical presentations, one by V Suresh.
He spoke about the role of various Indian agencies in Indian power sector and challenges in integrating distributed generation to the grid. Dr R Nagaraju spoke about smart grid and also about various activities that can be taken up under IEEE Power and Energy Society.
T K. Chittaranjan, Director, NIE Board of Management presided over the function in the presence of Principal Dr G. Ravi. Dr N. Kumar, Professor and HoD, Dept of Electrical and Electronics Engineering , Dr H Pradeepa, Faculty Advisor and others were present.
IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Chapter is a technical sub-unit of IEEE Sections and it consists of PES members who share technical interests.
The vision of IEEE PES is to be the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of society, and the preferred professional development source for its members
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NIE, Mysuru has a PG Power System programme with a student strength of 36 and UG programme with around 240 students.
The department has 7 faculty members with PhD specialized in Power Systems Engineering. It also has a research centre where the core area of research is Power and Energy Systems. As such the department has produced 20 doctorates in the field of Power and Energy Systems and another 19 are pursuing doctorate programme in the same area of specialization.