IEEE Power & Energy Society

Kerala Chapter


Welcome to IEEE PES Kerala Chapter

The activities that took place from January to August 2017 are listed below

  • Energy Congress at MBC Kuttikkanam from 6-7 January 2017.
  • Two-Day Workshop Design of Electrical Systems – Faculty Development Program 9 – 10 January 2017 – Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum
  • Inauguration of PES Student Branch Chapter at College of Engineering, Adoor on 13th January 2017.
  • PES Execom Meeting on 26th January 2017 at IEEE Kerala Section Office, Trivandrum.
  • Tech Talk on Energy Audit at College of Engineering, Munnar by Er. G. Krishnakumar, Director, Global Energy Management Solutions, Kochi, on 1st February 2017.
  • A One Day Workshop on ‘Design of Electrical Infrastructure of Building Complexes’ on 5th February 2017 by A G Hareendralal at Loyal Electrical Contracting Company, Sharjah on 5th February 2017.
  • A One Day Workshop at Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority on ‘Design of Electrical Systems’ by A G Hareendralal on 6th February 2017.
  • Expert Talk on “Disruptive Innovations” by A G Hareendralal on Water & Energy Congress Week at Sharjah on 7th February 2017.
  • Meeting with IEEE UAE Section Execom on 7th February 2017.
  • Tech Talk on “Amber to Smart Grid” at Govt. Engineering College Thrissur by A G Hareendralal on 12nd February 2017.
  • International Conference on Electrical Safety from 17-18 February organized by Department of Electrical Inspectorate and technically co-sponsored by PES Kerala Chapter.
  • A Workshop on Energy Conservation for Engineering Students during ‘Kaizen’-National Level Technical Symposium at College of Engineering, Munnar from 23-26 February.
  • Finals of ‘My Energy Efficient Dream Home’ Contest jointly organized by EMC and PES on 4th March.
  • Finals of Seminar Contest Series jointly organized by KSEBEA and PES on 14th March.
  • All Kerala PES Students Congress on 18th March at EMC office Trivandrum.
  • Finals of Energy Audit Competition jointly organized by PES and EMC on 25th March.
  • Inauguration of PES Student Branch Chapter of College of Engineering Thrikkaripur and MBC College of Engineering Kuttikkanam in March
  • Second PES Execom Meeting on 8th April
  • A Workshop on Solar PV System Design and Installation on 29th April.
  • Capacity Building Programme on Energy Conservation Building Code on 24 June 2017
  • A Workshop on Electrical System Design on 29th July at Marian College of Engineering
  • Inauguration of PES Student Branch Chapter at Vimal Jyothi Engineering College, Kannur on 1st August 2017.
  • Inaugural function of PES Student Branch Chapter of Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala on 17th August 2017
  • A Workshop on ‘Effective Writing of Technical Papers’ for Engineering College Faculty and Students on 19th August 2017 at College of Engineering, Trivandrum
  • All India PES Students Congress on 15,16 and 17 September 2017 at Govt Engineering College, Thrissur
  • One Day Workshop on 23rd September at Chengannur Engineering College for students on doing  BTech Projects successfully
  • Quiz Competition for First Year Engineering Students on 3rd October.
  • Energy Efficient Dream House Contest for Engineering Students  Hub level 7th October
  • Inauguration of PES Student Branch Chapter at MES College of Engg, Kuttippuram on 11th October 2017.
  • One Day Workshop on  “Design of Electrical System of High Rise Residential Buildings” On Saturday, the 28th October 2017 at Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Trivandrum

Activities scheduled from  November 2017 onward are indicated below.

  • State level Quiz Competition for First Year Engineering Students on 4th November.
  • Energy Efficient Dream House Contest for Engineering Students  State level 18 November
  • Paper Presentation Contest for BTech Students State level on 18 November
  • Annual General Meeting in December 2017
  • International Conference ’TAP-Energy 2017’ at Amrita Viswavidyapeedam, Kollam in December, technically co-sponsored by PES Kerala chapter.

Upcoming Events

The finals of the PES Paper presentation contest will be held on Saturday,  18th November  2017 at TKM College of Engineering Kollam.

The team shall consists of 2-4 members and individual presentation will not be permitted under any circumstances.

The participants have to make an improved presentation on the same topic for the finals. The presentation time is 15 minutes and the number of slides shall be 15-20.

Cash prizes and merit certificates will be provided for the winners and certificates for all participants of finals. TA limited to sleeper class train fare/ bus fare will be provided to all participants.

All participants are requested to report at the venue before 9.30 am on 18th November.

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Three Day All India PES Student Congress 2017, Poster Contest and Exhibition 
Day 1 – 15 September 2017 (Friday )
02.00-3.00 PMRegistration
03.00-03.30 PMInaugural Session
Welcome: Chair, PES SBC GECT
Presidential Address: Chair, PES Kerala chapter
Inaugural Address: Padma Shri M. Chandradathan
Felicitations: 1) Dr Suresh Nair, IEEE Section Chair
2) Prof Bijuna, IEEE Section Secretary
Vote of Thanks: Advisor, PES SBC GECT
03.30-04.00 PMKeynote address - Padma Shri M. Chandradathan
04.00-4.30 PMTea break
04.30-06.30 PMSession I
4.30- 5.30 PMEnergy Efficiency to Attain INDC - Dharesan Unnithan, Director, Energy Management Centre, Trivandrum
5.30- 6.30 PMEnergy Sustainability, Energy Security & National Energy Policy – C. Jayaraman, General Secretary, SEEM
6.30-7.00 PMIce breaking
7.00 -7.30 PMDinner
Day 2– 16 September 2017 (Saturday )
7.30-8.30 AMBreakfast
8.30-9.00 AMNetworking
9.00-1.00 PMSession II
9.00-9.30 AMMentoring to Advance Your Career – A Suhair, Vice Chair, PES Kerala
9.30-10.30 AMDream to Destination – Deepika P R, Product Manager, CISCO
13.00- 11.00 AMBenefits PES provides to IEEE India Student Members- John Benedict, MDC PES
11.00-11.15 AMTea break
11.15-12.15Power Engineering Professional Accomplishment through IEEE PES- Dr. Nagaraja Ramappa, R10 PES student branch chapter coordinator
12.15 - 01.00 PMEffective Utilisation of IEEE Products & Services - Ranjith R Nair
01.00 PM -01.30 PMLunch break
1.30- 3.30 PMSession III
1.30 – 2.00 PMPoster Exhibition
2.00 – 2.45 PMRenewable energy projects – Dr. R Harikumar – Director, ANERT
2.45 – 3.30 PMWind farm development - Ajith Gopi, ANERT
3.30-4.00 PMTea Break
04.00-07.00 PMSession IV
04.00-07.00 PMFIELD TRIP
07.00 – 07.30 PMCultural Evening
07.30 – 8.00 PMCandle Light Dinner
Day 3– 17 September 2017 (Sunday )
7.30-8.30 AMBreakfast
8.30-9.00 AMNetworking
09.00 AM-01.00 PMSession V
9.00-9.30 AMVolunteering – R Sreenivasan, Former Chair, IEEE Kerala Section
09.30-10.30 AMStudent Entrepreneurship, K C Chandrasekharan Nair, Former MD, Start Up Mission
10.30- 10.45 AMTea Break
10.45- 11.30Design of Grid Connected Solar PV System with Energy Storage - A Case Study of CIAL - Rajan Babu, Chief Electrical Inspector (Retd)
11.30-12.00PES Student Branches – Sharing Success Stories
12.00 AM -12.30 PMPanel Discussion
12.30 – 01.00 PMFeedback and Valedictory
1.00 – 2.00PMLunch