The Department of EEE, PESITM organized a three days Student Development Programme on “Recent Trends in Electrical Engineering” from 24/05/2021 to 26/05/2021 on online platform. Around 100 participants including UG students, and faculty members had participated in the SDP. The SDP sessions were very interactive throughout. Eminent speakers at the event were Dr. Mohana Lakshmi J, Assistant Professor, Dept., of EEE, NIE, Mysuru, Mr. Lokesh M, Assistant Professor, Dept., of EEE, NIEIT, Mysuru, and Dr.Sandeep Kumar KJ, Assistant Professor, Dept., of EEE, NIEIT, Mysuru.
The online program was graced by the presence of Dr. Chaitanya Kumar MV, Principal. The program was convened by Dr. Om Prakash Yadav, HoD, Dept., of EEE, and coordinated by Mr. Kiran Kumar GR and Mrs. Manasa B, Assistant Professors, Dept., of EEE. The Virtual Inaugural session of SDP started at 11.00 am on 24th May 2021, with the best wishes from dignitaries.
The Day-1 speaker was Dr. Mohana Lakshmi J, who introduced the audience to the overview of research on EV impact on grid and scheduling of EV charging. The presentation covered very informative material on EV operation aspects as well as EV cost aspects in the perspective of Grid, present scenario of battery technologies, Battery Management Systems (BMS) used for EV applications including the design aspects and challenges.
Mr. Lokesh M, who was the speaker on the Day-2, showered light on the modern optimization models and solution methods for two fundamental decision-making problems in electric power system short-term operations, namely the optimal power flow (OPF) problem and the unit commitment (UC) problem.
Dr. Sandeep Kumar KJ, the speaker of Day-3 of SDP, introduced the challenges involved with microgrids to make their participation in the power sector viable, barriers to the entry of microgrids in the power sector and identification of some constraints on promoting their development and participation in the power sector, Conventional microgrids in India.
The question answer session saw enthusiastic participation from students. The program concluded with the valedictory function at 1.30pm on 26th May 2021. Participants were asked to share their feedback about the program and Mrs. Manasa B, Assistant professor of the department proposed a vote of thanks