Welcome& Award Function and Technical Talk
The second venture of IEEE IAS SBC in 2014 was “Welcome & Award Ceremony and Technical Talk by Mr. Blake Lloyd” held on 23/01/2014. Mr. Blake Lloyd, President IEEE Industry Applications Society and Dr. Peter Magyar, Fellow IEEE, IEEE IAS Chapters and Membership Development Chair were the chief guests for the event. Mr. Murali Krishnan, former chairperson was honored with the “Outstanding Contributions Award” for the exemplary service to the IAS activities of our chapter in the year 2012-‘13, by Mr. Blake Lloyd. Mr Kiran P, former member was honored with the “Academic Excellence Award” by Dr. Peter Magyar, for scoring highest marks among the IAS members in the academic year 2012-‘13. Prize for the winners of “Yauktika” and “Samazya” (contests conducted during 1st Anniversary celebration of IAS SBC) were also distributed. This was followed by the talk on “IAS Benefits and Opportunities” by Dr. Peter Magyar. The morning session ended with the Technical Talk on “Effects of Modern Variable Speed Drives on Motor Winding Insulation” by Mr. Blake Lloyd, President IAS.
After lunch, a boating trip was organized for the IAS members with Mr. Blake Lloyd and Dr. Peter Magyar in the beautiful back waters of Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam. This trip was a new experience and a great opportunity for all the members to interact with guests.