IEEE IA/IE/PELS Joint Chapter Kerala Section, is organizing IEEE International conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE 2020).

The Conference is technically and financially co-sponsored by Industry Applications Society, IEEE Kerala Section, IA/IE/PELS Joint Chapter Kerala Section.

Date: 2nd – 4th of January 2020

Venue:Hotel Le Meridian Cochin, Kerala, INDIA (Proposed Venue)

Planned Dates: a) Call for Papers Announcement: 1 Dec 2018 b) Draft Paper Submission: 1 August 2019 c) Notification of Acceptance: 1 October 2019 d) Final Camera-ready Paper: 1 November 2019

Conference Theme: The conference theme is “Power Electronics and renewable energy for sustainable development”. The Conference focuses on the latest technologies, strategies and challenges that are faced by power Electronics systems, Electric Drives, Renewable Energy resources and the interconnection to modern power systems and the operation in the smart grid environment for a better, smarter and more environment-friendly Power System.

Focus Areas: power Electronic Converters and control systems, Smart Grid Technology, Renewable energy Resources, Distributed generation and Grid Interconnection, Electric vehicles, Energy storage & battery charging techniques, FACTS & Custom power, Power Quality & EMI, Microgrid & Smartgrid, Energy policies & Standards, Wide band gap devices, Lighting Technology, Power electronic education

Proposed Registration fees Details

Indian Delegates Indian Delegates (IEEE Member) Foreign Delegates Foreign Delegates (IEEE Member)
Delegates from Industry/Academia INR 12500 INR 10500 US $400 US $340
Student Registration INR 6250 INR 5250 US $200 US $170
Accompanying Person INR 3000 INR 2500 US $100 US $85

Composition of the Technical Program Committee

a) From Kerala: i. Dr. Jaison Mathew, Associate Professor, GEC Thrissur ii. Dr. Bijuna K, Professor, TKM, Kollam, Kerala iii. Dr. Rijil Ramchand, Associate Professor, NIT Calicut iv)Dr. Rajeevan P P, Associate Professor, IIST Trivandrum v) Dr. Sudharshan Kaarthik, Assistant Professor, IIST Trivandrum

b) From outside Kerala, within India: i. Prof. K. Gopakumar, IISc Bangalore ii. Dr. Sivakumar K, IIT Hyderabad iii) Dr. Ritesh Keshri, VNIT, Nagpur iv) Dr. H.M. Suryavanshi, VNIT Nagpur, India v) Dr. Sumit Pramanik, IIT Delhi

c) From abroad: i. Dr. Tomy Sebastian, Halla Mechatronics, USA ii. Prof. Seung-Ki Sul, Seoul National University, South Korea iii. Prof. Frede Blaabjerg , Aalborg University, Denmark iv. Prof. Akshay Kumar Rathore, Concordia, Canada v. Dr. Prasanna U R, Texas Instruments, Dallas, USA

Conference Organizing Committee: Patrons:

  • Dr. Tomy Sebastian, Halla Mechatronics, President IEEE IAS Society
  • Dr. Sameer S M, NIT Calicut, Chair, IEEE Kerala Section

Honorary Chairs:

  • Prof. Georges Zissis, Laplace University, France, President Elect, IEEE IAS Society
  • Prof. Muhammed Kasim, Chair IA/IE/PELS Jt. Chapter Kerala Section

General Chairs:

  • Dr. Jaison Mathew, GEC Thrissur, India
  • Dr. Akshay Kumar Rathore, Concordia University, Canada

Technical Chairs:

  • Dr. Rijil Ramchand, NIT Calicut
  • Dr. Sudharshan Kaarthik, IIST Trivandrum
  • Dr. Dinesh Gopinath, GEC Idukki
  • Dr. Sheldon S Williamson, UOIT Canada

Publication Chairs:

  • Dr. Bijuna K, TKMCE Kollam, Kerala, Vice Chair, IA/IE/PELS Kerala Section
  • Dr. Rajeevan P P, IIST Trivandrum

Industry Interaction and Sponsorship Chairs:

  • Dr. K. P. Mohandas, Chair, Conference activity board, IEEE Kerala section
  • Er. C. M. Varughese, Director IGA Tech, Cochin
  • Dr. Boby Philip, Associate Professor SCT College of Engineering Trivandrum

Finance Chairs:

  • Mr. Biju K, College of Engineering Munnar, Secretary, IA/IE/PELS Kerala Section
  • Ms. Jyothi Ramaswamy, Treasurer, IEEE Kerala Section. 

Publicity Chairs:

  • Mr. Srikanth Vasudevan, Area chair (R-10), Industry Applications Society
  • Mr. Nanda Kumar R, Convenor, Conference activity board, IEEE Kerala Section.

Hospitality Chairs:

  • Dr. Binojkumar A C , Associate Professor RIT Kottayam
  • Ms. Mini Ulanat, Chair, IEEE WiE Kerala Section

Technical Advisory Board (Suggested Names- to be expanded):

  • Dr. Unnikrishnan A K, Past Chair, IA/IE/PELS Kerala
  • Prof. Gopakumar K, IISc Bangalore
  • Prof. J. Holtz, University of Wuppertal, Germany
  • Prof. Krishna Vasudevan, IIT Madras
  • Dr. Prasad Enjeti, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Prof. V.K. Damodaran, Chairman, Centre for Environment and Development
  • Prof. Lillykutty Jacob, Professor NIT Calicut, Conference activity board IEEE Kerala Section.
  • Dr. R. Harikumar, Director ANERT.
  • Dr. Suresh Nair, CTO NeST & Immediate Past Chair IEEE Kerala Section
  • Er. A Suhair, Chair, PES Kerala Chapter

Steering Committee (11 members- to be constituted)

  • Chair, IEEE Kerala Section
  • Chair, IA/IE/PELS Society, Kerala
  • President, IAS Society
  • Immediate Past Chair of the Conference (Steering Committee Chair) (For the first conference in the series, IA/IE/PELS Kerala chapter chair will be the steering committee chair)
  • Present Chair of the Conference
  • Next Chair of the Conference
  • IEEE IA/PE/PELS Kerala Section Representative
  • IEEE Kerala Section Representative
  • IEEE IAS Local Area representative
  • Academic Representative
  • Industrial Representative