Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi (Autonomous)
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
A NATIONAL LEVEL CONFERENCE - “MEPPCON ’14”
The Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi organised a National Level Conference “MEPPCON’14” on 12th, March 2014.
The conference is organized with an objective to provide a platform for the exchange of information about the recent advancements in the fields of Power Electronics and Power systems. Researches from all over the country gathered for this conference and presented their several research findings in the advanced areas of Power systems, Power Electronics and Drives. About 37 technical research papers were presented during the course of the conference.
(From Left – Right) – Dr.S.Muralidharan, Er.A.D.Thirumoorthy, Chief Guest,
Dr.V.Jayasankar, HOD/EEE, Mr.A.Allwyn Clarence Asis,
Er.A.D.Thirumoorthy, Senior Energy Consultant, Coimbatore has inaugurated the conference and released the proceedings of the conference. He also gave a key note address on the topic “Power Quality Issues”. In his address, he emphasized the need for having reliable and quality power. He also beautifully narrated the undesirable effect on industrial drives due to voltage sag and voltage swell. He also explained the various power conditioning devices to mitigate all the undesirable effects. He congratulated the organizers for having arranged this conference with the theme suited for the present scenario.
Dr.V.Jayasankar, Head of the Department & Convener, Dr.S.Muralidharan, Organizing Secretary, Mr.Allwyn Clarence Asis, Co-ordinator and other faculty members of Electrical and Electronics Department made all the arrangements for this national conference.