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IEEE PES VIT Vellore SBC Organized Workshop: AI in Solar Power

A session on artificial intelligence in solar power was held on Sept. 21, 2018, at Ambedkar Audi, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University, Vellore, India. It was organized by the IEEE PES VIT Vellore SB chapter to enhance the knowledge of AI in solar panel among the students. The workshop was conducted by Prof. Vincenzo Piuri who is the Professor at University of Milan. He conducted a 2 hours session in which he explained about the recent trends of neural networks and how are they highly implied in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Apart from IEEE PES, this meet involved IEEE, IEEE-NPSS, IEEE-SSIT, IEEE-MTTS, IEEE-PSES, IEEE-SPS, IEEE-WIE, IEEE-TEMS,IEEE-CS, IEEE-PCS, IAS, IEEE-EMBS, IEEE-ComSoc, and IEEE-RAS. The purpose of inclusion of many societies was to share the agenda of each society and the initiatives taken by each society to have a proper session on artificial intelligence. An initiative taken by all IEEE societies to organize an outreach program was inaugurated, which included quizzes, art and craft competition, some fun activities in various nearby schools so as to inculcate some new and fresh knowledge among the children and tell more about the application of Power and Energy in near future. The number of participants was 150.

The session was ended by Prof. Umashankar who gave a speech to enhance the confidence of students and gave a memento of honor to Prof. Vincenzo Piuri.

Prakhar Jain
President-IEEE-PES SBC VIT, Vellore, India