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PES Day Celebration: IEEE PES BUET Student Branch Chapter

IEEE PES Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Student Branch Chapter organized an interactive technical session and Quiz Competition to celebrate the second PES Day in association with IEEE Bangladesh Section on the 30th of April 2019 at ECE Building, BUET.

Dr. Celia Shahnaz delivered the inaugural talk

Dr. Celia Shahnaz delivered the inaugural talk

The program started with the beginning speech of Dr. Celia Shahnaz, Professor, Department of EEE, BUET and Chair, IEEE Bangladesh Section. She explained the effort made by IEEE Bangladesh Section to promote the society activities. In particular, she informed that last year Bangladesh Section also organized the PES Day celebration very successfully. Next, Head of the Department of EEE Dr. Md. Shafiqul Islam delivered his valuable speech to the audiences. He inspired the activities of PES BUET SB Chapter.

Dr. Md. Shafiqul Islam delivered his speech.

Dr. Md. Shafiqul Islam delivered his speech.

The two technical talks were delivered by very experience professional engineers. Both speakers gave informative description about their organization and enlightened the students.

The first Keynote Speaker was Dr. Imtiaz Kamal, Member, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC). He explained the recent advancement in nuclear power in Bangladesh with lots of opportunities. He also presented the cutting edge research lab facilities available at Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Savar, where there is an active reactor operating seamlessly for many decades.

Dr. Imtiaz Kamal: Keynote Speaker

Dr. Imtiaz Kamal: Keynote Speaker

Md. Monjurul Hoque: Keynote Speaker

Md. Monjurul Hoque: Keynote Speaker

The second Keynote Speaker was Md. Monjurul Hoque, Chief Engineer, Dhaka Electric Supply Company (DESCO) Limited. He explained in detail about some of their exciting projects. He shaded lights on efficient electricity supply chain that has been maintained by them with a very reduced system loss. He also explained about metering systems, cable layout, fault detection and future extension programs.

Dr. Shaikh Fattah delivered a talk

Dr. Shaikh Fattah delivered a talk

It had been a pleasure to have Dr. Shaikh Fattah, Professor, Department of EEE, BUET, Education Chair (2018-19), IEEE Humanitarian Activity Committee, and Advisor of BUET PES SB Chapter. He explained some future challenges to be faced by the PES, such as energy storage, distributed system and cybersecurity. He encouraged the interested students to focus on those demanding topics.

A quiz competition was held. Md. Monjurul Hoque and Dr.Imtiaz Kamal provided certificates to the winners of the quiz competition.

PES Day Celebration: EEE PES BUET Student Branch Chapter

PES Day Celebration: EEE PES BUET Student Branch Chapter

Prize giving ceremony of the Quiz Competition

Prize giving ceremony of the Quiz Competition

Prize giving ceremony of the Quiz Competition

Robin Ray
Vice-Chairperson, IEEE PES BUET Student Branch Chapter