Energy Week

1)     “ENERGY  WEEK”  – MINUTE  TO SPOT

IEEE PES & IAS Jt STUDENTS BRANCH [PE31/IA34-SBC63931]conducted “ENERGY WEEK” from 28th august 2017 to 1th September 2017. The first event in “ENERGY WEEK” was “MINUTE TO SPOT” conducted on 28th august 2017 in RAMA HALL from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Mr. Harshith Varma, Vice chair for IEEE PES 2017-18, pursuing his bachelors in Amrita school of engineering, Bengaluru started by explaining the importance and the aim behind conducting “ENERGY WEEK” and stressed on “what energy is”, and why it is important to conserve energy.

He then described the need for conservation energy and showed the statistics related to energy sources we have. He mentioned the different types of energy sources that are available Renewable and Non-renewable.

He concluded his talk by saying some ways of conserving energy and reminded us to be aware of the extinction of Non-renewable energy sources for future generations.

The event of the day “MIUNTE TO SPOT” started after his talk. It was a technical fun game with 2 rounds. In     round -1, 40 slides were shown to the participants, each slide lasted for 5 seconds consisting of one technical element and the participants had to answer the name of the element. In round -2, 10 technical elements were displayed and the participants were asked to write the properties of those elements. The allotted time for each element in this round to write was 20 seconds.

A total of 33 students participated in the event with 27 being IEEE members.

 

Based upon cumulative result of all the events conducted during “ENERGY WEEK”, the winners were awarded certificates

2)     “ENERGY  WEEK”  –      Re-SOLUTION

IEEE PES & IAS Jt STUDENTS BRANCH  [PE31/IA34-SBC63931] conducted “ENERGY WEEK” from 28th august 2017 to 1th September 2017. The second day event on “ENERGY WEEK” was              “Re-SOLUTION” conducted on 29th august 2017 in RAMA HALL  from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Mr. Harshith Varma, Vice chair for IEEE PES 2017-18, pursuing his bachelors in Amrita school of engineering, Bengaluru started the event by explaining the importance of conducting “ENERGY WEEK”.

He then described the need for conservation of energy and explained how developed countries like America conserving energy for future use and the advantages one can get by equiping renewable energy sources. He then briefed about the event “Re-SOLUTION”.

In this event, each group of participants were given 4 questions from which they had to get the values for 4 resistors respectively. Once they get the values they had to design the circuit as per the voltage provided so that required amount of current (given in question) must be generated from the source.

We, IEEE members who conducted this event explained the main motive behind conducting this particular technical fun game besides any other fun game as to bring out one’s own creativity in designing a circuit with the equipment one has.

A total of 33 students participated in the event with 27 being IEEE members.

 

Based upon cumulative result of all the events of  “ENERGY WEEK” winners were awarded certificates.

3)     “ENERGY  WEEK”  –   TECH – E

IEEE PES & IAS Jt STUDENTS BRANCH [PE31/IA34-SBC63931] conducted “ENERGY WEEK” from 28th august 2017 to 1th September 2017. The third day event in “ENERGY WEEK” was               “TECH-E” conducted on 30th august 2017 in RAMA HALL  from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Mr. Anil Kumar, Co-Web developer for IEEE PES 2017-18, doing his bachelors in Amrita school of engineering, Bengaluru started the event by telling the importance of conducting “ENERGY WEEK”.

He then described the need for conservation of energy and  the methods we have for conserving energy. He then explained regarding two important methods for conserving energy, first one is to unplug all the devices which are not in use and explained  the reason for that and the other was to replace all the incandescent bulbs with CFL lamps (COMPACT  FLOURCENT  LAMP) also known as energy saving lamps. He concluded his talk by emphasizing on the phrase “SAVE ENERGY AND SAVE FUTURE”.

 

Mr. SRIKAR VAMSI, Co-Secretary  for IEEE PES 2017-18, doing his bachelors in Amrita school of engineering, Bengaluru has explained about the event “TECH-E”. The event was all about the evolution of electricity, power sources, their development in INDIA and need to conserve electricity which were shown through videos followed by his explanation.

The session was concluded by a brief summary of the whole event by Anil Kumar & Srikar Vamsi. A total of 35 students participated in the event with 27 being IEEE members.

 

4)     “ENERGY WEEK”-D-BUG

IEEE PES and IAS joint student branch chapter[PE31/IA34-SBC63931]  conducted “ENERGY WEEK” from 28th of August to 1st of September in Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore.

 

“ENERGY WEEK” was held in Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore from 28th August to 1st September. This week long celebration mainly focused on the themes: The future of energy, Innovation and Research.

People are at the heart of sustainability leading to global innovative solutions in energy efficiency and sustainability to restore balance in relationship with nature. With the focus now-a-days leaning more towards sustainable energy, the IEEE members under PES and IAS society joint student branch chapter guided by Dr. K. Deepa took the initiative to inculcate students with the knowledge on the growing importance of conservation and usage of energy in today’s era and hope to ignite the young minds to work towards sustainable and clean energy for the future.

 

 

The 4th day’s event “D-BUG” consisted of a talk on the topic of “Energy Conservation” which was followed by a fun technical game on circuit debugging. The orator, Ms. Swetha of 3rd year EEE, a IEEE member started the topic with explaining the meaning behind energy conservation and emphasized on the fact that energy conservation though a two letter word has a very deep meaning as the whole world’s future depends on how today’s generation is dealing with energy usage. She explained that energy conservation means to reduce the quantity of energy that is used for different purposes, such practices may result in increase of financial capital, environmental value, and human comfort. She further went on to explain that the practice of energy conservation can be started at one’s home and all it requires is that the individual unplugs all the devices when not in use and also keeps checking regularly for faults.

Ms. Swetha wrapped up the talk by shedding some light on the future of energy and explaining how fossil fuels like coal or oil are great at providing power, but they also give us pollution, climate change, and even wars and how the scientists are seeking alternative and renewable sources of energy to power our future homes and other things.

A technical fun game on circuit debugging was conducted for all the participants. Ms. Swetha first explained what is a printed circuit board (pcb) and its importance in designing electronic circuits. The main aim behind conducting circuit debugging was to make the students identify the faults in the circuit. The students participated in the event with tremendous enthusiasm and learned some basics regarding faulty connections.

 

A total of 42 students participated in the event with around 23 being IEEE members.

The winners were awarded with certificates based on a cumulative assessment of their performance in all the events participated throughout the week.

 

5)     “ENERGY WEEK” -INNOVATION

 

DATE: 1ST SEPTEMBER 2017

IEEE PES and IAS joint student branch chapter[PE31/IA34-SBC63931]  conducted “ENERGY WEEK” from 28th of August to 1st of September in Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore.

 

“ENERGY WEEK” was held in Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore from 28th August to 1st September. This week long celebration mainly focused on the themes: The future of energy, Innovation and Research.

People are at the heart of sustainability leading to global innovative solutions in energy efficiency and sustainability to restore balance in relationship with nature. With the focus now-a-days leaning more towards sustainable energy, the IEEE members under PES and IAS society joint student branch chapter guided by Dr. K. Deepa took the initiative to inculcate students with the knowledge on the growing importance of conservation and usage of energy in today’s era and hope to ignite the young minds to work towards sustainable and clean energy for the future.

 

The 5th and the last day of the ENERGY WEEK was all about innovation and research in the field of sustainable energy. Mr. Harshith, vice-chair for IEEE PES 2017-18 and Mr. Srikar, co-secretary for IEEE PES 2017-18 spearheaded the session. The talk started with the focus on the phrase “The Power of Innovation”. Mr.Harshith explained why breakthroughs in technologies is needed to balance the energy demand with global ambition to curb emissions through fossil fuels and how innovation and research in sustainable energy is key for the future of energy worldwide. According to Mr. Harshith, statistics provided by International Energy Agency, global energy demand is expected to grow by more than one-third by 2035 and so he explained that it is necessary to have an in-depth insight on the energy innovation landscape.

 

With the world’s growing appetite for energy increasing at an alarming rate and with more than 80 percent of the energy we use today coming from fossil fuels, which produce greenhouse gases and drive climate change, leading to global warming, Mr. Harshith concluded the talk by accentuating on the fact that how innovation and research in the field of sustainable and clean energy will help in optimizing the energy consumption and its conservation.

Mr. Srikar took the mantle from where Mr. Harshith had left off and started discussing about the major players who are in the market working and innovating in the field of clean and sustainable energy sources. He explained how many companies are shifting their focus towards renewable energy with TESLA being the frontrunners having already started their work on a solar city with a power capacity of 50 GW which will be up and running by 2020.

Staying true to the topic of innovation, Mr. Srikar, Mr. Harshit and their team had shown their willingness to boost the usage of renewable energy by building a simple yet thoughtful ‘Solar Powered Plant Watering System’ and they went on to explain its construction and process and demonstrated its working to the students present.

The whole session was indeed very helpful and thought provoking for all the students present.

A total of 45 students participated in the event with 27 being IEEE members.

 

Under the able guidance of Dr. K. Deepa, the IEEE PES and IAS joint student branch members of Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore carried out the mammoth task of arranging and conducting the all the events during “ENERGY WEEK” with lot of ease and finesse.

The winners were awarded with certificates based on a cumulative assessment of their performance in all the events participated throughout the week.