Jamia to organise one week course on Power Electronics & Renewable Energy Sources  

Jamia Millia Islamia is going to organise one week MHRD-Global Initiative of Academic Network (GIAN) Course on “Advances in Power Electronics & Renewable Energy Sources” from February 06, 2017.Course will be orgnasied by the Department of Electrical Engineering.

The specific objectives of the course are:
(a) Exposing participants to the advancements in Renewable energy sources and its conversion process
(b) Providing background of power electronics and its control requirement for Renewable energy sources
(c) Providing exposure to the various types of renewable energy systems like grid connected, microgrid
(d) Enhancing the capability of researchers to develop and solve the existing issues and to work on upcoming areas in this field.

Prof. Akhtar Kalam, Head of Engineering, Leader- Smart Energy Research Group, Victoria University, Australia will be the expert faculty who will deliver a series of lectures under the GIAN course.Dr. Ahteshamul Haque, Senior Member- IEEE and Asst. Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering is the course coordinator.The main objective of this course is to understand the research challenges in the area of Power electronics and its application.

“The main objective of this course is to understand the research challenges in the area of Power electronics and its application.” said Dr. Haque

Professor Akhtar Kalam has been at Victoria University, Melbourne since 1985 and  is currently the Head of Engineering there. He is also the current Chair of the university’s Academic Board and also lectures in the Masters programmes in the Engineering Institute of Technology, Perth, Australia. Additionally, he has held Distinguished Professorship position at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and 5 Malaysian universities.

 Vice-Chancellor, of Jamia Millia Islamia Prof. Talat Ahmad will inaugurate the programme on February 06  at 9:30 am at the Auditorium, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, JMI.