IEEE POWER & ENERGY SOCIETY (PES) DAY CELEBRATION
IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) day is celebrated globally by the IEEE communities to build awareness on sustainable power generation and to celebrate the name changing history of Power Engineering Society.
With the theme ‘More Power to the Future’ IEEE University of Asia Pacific student branch in association with IEEE UAP student branch Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group has celebrated IEEE PES Day 2019. Thecelebration was segmented into two phases. First phase was celebrated with a “Line Follower Robot Competition” event which came to pass on May 12, 2019. Project Club EEE, UAP was included in the convener committee of this competition event as well. Prof. Dr. M. R. Kabir, Pro Vice Chancellor, UAP glorified the event with his august presence as the chief guest. Dr. Tapan Kumar Chakraborty, Head, Dept. of EEE presided over the event. By minute scrutiny by honorable judges, 2 teams ‘UAP_WALL-E_BOT’ and ‘UAP_ALIEN_BOT’ were declared as champion and runner-up respectively. At that event respectable speakers expressed their optimism to evolve teams that pursue interest in robotics and mechatronics through such events.
Due to midterm examination and the Eid Vacation, the second phase of the event was held after a delay on June 19, 2019. The event was comprised of quiz competition, idea generation session; focusing on power generation and renewable energy. The program was chaired by departmental Head of EEE, UAP and the faculties attended as well. After the competition segments reverend speakers kept their remarks on IEEE PES day and urged the students to be thoughtful on sustainable development of power and energy sector. The program ended with cutting the celebration cake of the PES Day 2019.