Intl Conference on Power & Energy from Dec 28

Itanagar: The first International Conference on Power and Energy (ICPEN 2012) organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) would be held at North East Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), near here from December 28 next.

The two-day event is aimed at providing a platform to share research in areas related to theory, development, applications and evaluation in the field of power, high voltage, energy and industry applications with a special focus on Non-conventional Energy Resources, Energy Supply for Future, modelling of streamer discharges, smart grid and high voltage transmission line in the country.

Former Director of IIT Kharagpur Prof K. L. Chopra would grace the opening ceremony along with IIT Guwahati director professor Gautam Barua, a press communique said here today.

Markus Zahn, IEEE Fellow from the department of electrical engineering and computer science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, Hermann Koch, IEEE Fellow from Siemens, Germany and N. Murugesan, DG, CPRI, Bangalore will also attend the event.

More than hundred papers from leading institutions and organizations in India and abroad were submitted for reviewing. These were reviewed by experts from IITs, IISc and various reputed institutes and industries all over the world and fifty five peer-reviewed papers would be presented during the conference, the communique said.