TECHSYNOD’19 – National Conference and Workshop on Smart grid technologies application & Signal Processing – 18-20 December 2019

The three day national conference on Smart grid technologies application & Signal Processing jointly organized by the Mohandas College of Engineering and Technology and PES Kerala Chapter was held from18-20 Dec 2019 at the Mohandas College of Engineering and Technology

As the world is underoing dramatic changes in the mode of power generation, transmission and distribution, smart grid is going to play an important role in mitigating the concerns about climate change, rising power demand  and providing sustainable electric power for all. 

The smart grid implementation requires intelligent interaction between the power generating and consuming devices that can be achieved by installing devices capable of processing data and communicating it to various parts of the grid. The efficiency of these devices is greatly dependent on selection and implementation of the advanced digital processing techniques.

Inaugural ceremony commenced by the welcome address by Dr Sheela S, Principal, MCET. Dr. Sobha Manakkal, Dean Academics MCET presented the importance of the program. Presidential Address was delivered by Dr. Ashalatha Thampuran, Director, MCET. Inauguration of the event was done by Prof. V K Damodaran, Chairman, Centre for Environment and Development. Release of CD was done by Chairman, Sri G Mohandas, V.N. G. P Trust. Felicitations were done by Eng. A. Suhair, Chair PES Kerala Chapter and  Dr R Ibrahimkutty, HOD ECE, MCET. The formal inaugural ceremony came to an end by vote of thanks by Dr Lathika B S, HOD EEE, MCET.

After the inaugural session, keynote address was delivered by Prof. V.K. Damodaran. In the afternoon session, by Prof. Shishaj P.Simson, Professor, NIT Trichy made presentation on ‘Demand- Response under smart grid environment” .

Day 2 started with Inauguration of workshop by Mr. Ajith Gopi, Programme officer andTechnical consultant in Solar PV projects, ANERT, Department of Power, Govt. of Kerala .It was followed by a workshop on “Electric Vehicle Design and Future of Electric Vehicle Mobility” by Mr. Aravind Shivakumar, Product Experience Designer, ATHER Energy, Bengaluru and Mr. Krishnanunni J.S., IoT and Robotics Expert / EV Designer,  Co-Founder & CTO, TEQZAP Future Tech Solutions Private Ltd.