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International Conference on Power Electronics & Renewable Energy Systems (ICPERES - 2014) APRIL 24-26, 2014

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai 602 105, India.
The College was established in the year 1997 by the Rajalakshmi Educational trust, headed by Mr.S.Meganathan, a Mechanical Engineer by profession and a successful Industrialist, ably assisted by Dr. Mrs. Thangam Meganathan, an Educationist and an expert Career guidance advisor. The Institution is located at Thandalam on the National Highway (NH-4) between Chennai and Bangalore. The College offers 11 U.G.Programmes, 10 P.G.Programmes and 8 Research Programmes. REC is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University. It is an ISO 9001: 2008 certified Institution by TUV Nord, and also accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering was established in the year 1999. Presently, the department offers B.E. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), M.E. (Power Electronics and Drives) and M.E. (Embedded Systems) programs. It has also been recognized as a research centre by Anna University, Chennai, for offering Ph.D. programs and M.S (by Research) degrees. A number of candidates are undergoing Ph.D. Programme in the area of Power Electronics and drives, Power systems and special machines. The department has also been reaccredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi. The department has full-fledged faculty members who are dedicated and well experienced in different fields of specialization and it is fully equipped with latest systems and apparatus in the Electrical machines, Power Electronics, Control Systems, Power System Simulation, Measurements and Instrumentation laboratories. The mission of the department is to produce highly competent Electrical and Electronics Engineers with a sound knowledge in all the areas concerning the discipline.



An International Conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems (ICPERES2014) is being organized at Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai, India, during April 24-26, 2014, in association with Springer and IEEE Madras section. In the last three decades considerable developments have taken place in the design and operation of Renewable energy systems. There is also an increase emphasis on maintaining power quality. The objective of the Conference is to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and practicing engineers to present their research findings and developmental activities in the broad area of Power Electronics and Renewable Energy. All selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings by LNEE series of SPRINGER. Extended papers will be submitted for subsequent publication in the special issues of reputed international journals and few of the book series in Springer.


Topics of interest for submission include, but not limited to Wind Energy Electric Conversion Systems FACTS and HVDC Solar Energy Smart Grid Systems Bio Mass Energy Power Quality


Fuel Cells Induction Machines Hybrid Energy Systems Special Machines Energy Conservation and Auditing Optimization Techniques

Geothermal Energy Power Electronic Converters Tidal Energy Power System Operation & Control Micro Hydel Systems Power Factor and Efficiency improvement

It is mandatory that at least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference paper. The Demand draft should be drawn in favour of REC -BIDTE2012, payable at Chennai (or) through funds transfer (Refer web site). Researcher/student Academician Industrial participant Foreign Delegates Foreign student Chief Patrons Mr. S. Meganathan, Chairman Dr. (Mrs.)Thangam meganathan, Chairperson Patrons Mr. K. Jayaram Krishnan, CEO, RI Dr. C. R. Muthukrishnan, Advisor, RI Dr. G. Thanigaiyarasu, Principal, REC Dr. V. Prithiviraj, Principal, RIT Programme Advisor Dr. M. Subbiah, REC, Chennai Dr. S. Renganarayanan, REC, Chennai General Chairs Dr. Panigrahi. B. K., IIT Delhi Dr. Dash S S, SRM University, Chennai Programme Chairs Dr. Kamalakannan. C, REC, Chennai Dr. Florian Misoc, UWM, USA Dr. Ramazan Bayindir, GU, Turkey Programme Co-Chairs Mr. Philip Praveen. I, REC, Chennai Mr. Essaki Raj. R, REC, Chennai Special Session Chairs Dr. Adel Nasiri, UWM, USA Dr. Suganthan. P. N., NTU, Singapore Dr. Kishore Chatterjee, IIT Bombay Publicity Chairs Dr. Venkatachalapathi D, REC, Chennai Dr. Natteri M Sudharsan, REC, Chennai Dr. Sridhar. T. M, REC, Chennai : : 3000/5000/DEADLINES Paper submission (pdf format) : January 15, 2014 Acceptance Notification : February 10, 2014 Registration and camera ready Submission (pdf & .doc format) : February 25, 2014


: 7000/: US $ 300 : US $ 250

Dr. Ahmed Faheem Zobaa Dr. Akhtar Kalam Dr. Alfredo Vaccaro Dr. David YU Dr. Dmitri Vinnikov Dr. Gorazd tumberger Dr. Hussain Shareef Dr. Joseph Olorunfemi Ojo Dr. Junita mohamad-Saleh Dr. Mohamed A. Zohdy Dr. Murad Al-Shibli Dr. Nesimi Ertugrul Dr. Omar Abdel-Baqi Dr. Richard Blanchard Dr. Shashi Paul Dr. Zhao Xu


BU, UK VU, Australia US, Italy UWM, US TUT, Estonia, UM, Slovenia UK, Malaysia TTU, USA US, Malaysia OU, MI Head, EMET, Abu Dhabi UA, Australia UWM, USA LBU, UK DM, UK HKPU, Hong kong

Dr. Anitha Karthi Dr. Elango. K Dr. Jamuna Dr. Kalaivani. R Dr. Prabhakar. M Dr. Santha. K.R Dr. Sivachidambaranathan. V Dr. Sujatha. L Dr. Sundar. R Mr. Thamizhselvan. T Dr. Umamaheshwari. R


RIT, Chennai VEC, Chennai GKMCE, Chennai REC, Chennai VIT University, Chennai SVCE, Chennai SBU, Chennai REC, Chennai REC, Chennai REC, Chennai REC, Chennai

Dr. Ammasai Gounden. N Dr. Ashok Kumar Pradhan Dr. Baskar S Dr. Bhim Singh Dr. Dananjayan P Dr. Ganapati Panda Mr. Jayaraman S Dr. Jeevanandhan Dr. Kamaraj V Dr. Kishore Chatterjee Dr. Kothari D.P Dr. Kumaresan. N Dr. Ling Siddhaiah Dr. Mohan. M. R Dr. Natarajan S.P Dr. Padhy N.P Mr. Pashupathy gopalan Dr. Paramasivam. S Dr. Paranjothi S. R Dr. Patnaik S.K Dr. Rama Reddy S Dr. Rangarajan.P Dr. Ravi. M Dr. Somasundaram. P Dr. Usa. S Dr. Velusami. S


NIT Trichy IIT Kharagpur TCE, IIT Delhi PEC IIT Bhuvaneshwar Formerly CMD, NLCL PEC SSNCE IIT Bombay Former Director, VIT University NIT, Trichy JNTU Former Director, Anna University Annamalai University IIT Roorkee MD, SunEdisonEnergy IndiaPvtltd R&D Head, Danfoss PE Former Dean, REC Anna University JCE RMDEC Dr. MGR University Anna University Anna University Annamalai University


Dr. C. Kamalakannan Programme Chair, ICPERES - 2014 Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai - 602 105. Tel: 94448 82092, 99412 02022, Email : Website :

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