The Departments  of Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering of Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore campus, organized an International Conference on Smart Grid Technologies during August 6-8, 2015 at its Coimbatore campus. More than 250 delegates from all over India and abroad attended this international conclave, which witnessed the presentation of 100 research papers in this cutting-edge area. 

The objective of this conference was to provide a forum where researchers in academia and industry can interact and present their latest findings, and also identify and discuss future directions in the field of smart grid and communication technologies.

Some of the keynote speakers and distinguished panelists include:

  • Dr. Joseph D. Smith, Missouri University of Science and Tech, USA
  • Dr. Eva Wu, Binghamton University, New York , USA
  • Dr. Bharat Jayaraman, State University of New York, Buffalo, YSA
  • Dr. Jai Govind Singh, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok
  • Dr. Rajeev Thottappillil and Dr.Patrik Hilber, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mr. Raghupathi, Infosys, Bangalore
  • Mr. Lawrence Mohanraj, IBM, Chennai
  • Dr. S.N.Singh, IIT, Kanpur
  • Mr. Ramakrishna Kappagantu, Director, IEEE Region 10

A two-day Workshop on “Internet of Things (IoT) on Smart Grid” was conducted by Dr.Gurjeet Singh from Gill Instruments, Bangalore in collaboration with Texas Instruments and PTC. Conference tutorials include Smart Microgrid Simulator, Cloud computing, Big data analytics & data security, Biomass gasification, Reliability analysis for smart grid improvements, Challenges and Key Issues in Smart Grid Implementations, Hybrid energy systems. Tutorials were also on  Distributed Power Grids - A Future Energy System and Maximal Secure Mitigation of Protection and Misoperations in Power Systems. The organizing chairs and Program Co-chairs of the conference were Dr. N. Radhika,  Professor, Department  of   Computer Science & Engineering and Dr. V. Vanitha, Assistant Professor,  Department of Electrical & electronics Enfgineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore campus. 


Research interaction between researchers in academia and industry  present their latest findings in smart grids and discuss future directions of the field.

Number of Participants: 150

Event Details
2015-08-06 09:00 to 2015-08-08 16:00
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
School of Engineering
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