On 11th April 2019, IEEE AIUB Student Branch in association with IEEE Industrial Application Society AIUB Student Branch Chapter, successfully organized a seminar on “Grid Connected Renewable Energy Sources: Stability Challenges, Research and Higher Study Opportunities” at American International University-Bangladesh. The seminar focused on various aspects of renewable energy sources and how they can be connected to grid transmission and distribution. The seminar was conducted by Dr. Md. Rifat Hazari, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, who has great expertise in this field.
The event was inaugurated by Dr. Mohammad Hasan Imam, Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Advisor, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society AIUB Chapter; Education Activity Coordinator, IEEE Bangladesh Section Computer Society Chapter; Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, who initiated his speech by portraying the problems of the use of fossil fuels and their combustion. He also included the use of solar and other renewable alternatives in energy production. He concluded the speech by describing the distribution and transmission of power through active grid systems.
After the inauguration, the speaker of the seminar, Dr. Md. Rifat Hazari initiated his session by illuminating the students about the basic types of renewable energy sources and their usefulness and efficiencies. He also discussed about the comparison of wind and solar energy along with major statistics of their use worldwide. He said that renewable energy sources will hold a major significance in Bangladesh in the coming future. A brief summary of wind turbines along with his own thesis proposal were shown to the participants. The speaker concluded his segment with a question and answer session.
The concluding speech was given by Dr. Mohammad Hasan Imam, who further talked about how informative the session was and he thanked the speaker for conducting such an event and also addressed the opportunities that these types of sessions can provide to the students. Later he provided crest and token of appreciation to the honorable speaker. Afterward, a photo session with the participants took place which marked the end of the seminar. The seminar was graced by the presence of Tasnuva Tasneem, Motivator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Coordinator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch WIE Affinity Group; Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB.