i-PACT 2017

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University-Vellore, School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT) in association with VIT- IEEE Nuclear and Plasma & Science Society (NPSS) has organized an “International Conference on Innovations in Power and Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT 2017)” technically co-sponsored by IEEE Madras Section to during 21st and 22nd April 2017. The focus of the conference is to provide a unique platform for exchange of ideas and synergy among researchers, academicians, industrial experts and entrepreneurs across the globe in a gamut of divergent engineering and technology disciples. State of the art innovations in power and advanced computing technologies including latest research trends and developments in emerging areas such as smart and micro grids, automatic control & computing technologies in Green Commercial Buildings, Molecular Imaging, Smart Photonic Systems, Cognitive Computing etc are deliberated during the conference.

i-PACT 2017 has received an overwhelming response from the participants and researchers with more than 700 research papers received, 420 papers were shortlisted after extensive review process and over 350 registered participants from several countries. 22 parallel sessions for presentation of research papers on a wide variety of themes such as Renewable Energy Systems, Signal Processing, Communication Engineering, Soft-computing & Big Data Analytics was presented. In addition, a galaxy of 21 keynote expert lectures will be delivered by industry experts and researchers from world-class universities, both national as well as international such as RMIT University- Australia, Nanyang Technological University-Singapore, IBM Systems -Singapore, University of Malaya, Federal University of Maranhao, Brazil and Universiti Teknologi – Malaysia, University of Moratuwa- Sri Lanka, Aswan University- Egypt, Naresuan University- Thailand, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories-India, Department of Atomic Energy- India, IITs, NITs etc. Shri. S. Rajavel, Sr. Vice President & Head - Water, Smart World & Communications, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Chennai was the chief guest. Shri. Venkat Kumar Tangirala, President, Windstream Energy Technologies India pvt. Ltd, Dr. Saad Mechklief, Professor, University of Malaya, Malaysia, Dr. Narayana Prasad Pathy, Dean Academics, IIT, Roorkee and Dr. H. R. Mohan, Vice Chairman, IEEE Madras Section were the guest of honour

A panel discussion on “Smart Energy Grid Engineering” is organized on the first day of the conference. Smart Grid, Smart Energy, Smart building Automation, IOT and Cognitive Computing are the topics of discussion.

The highlight of i-PACT 2017 is the congregation of experts and researchers from around the globe which provided the much needed impetus for joint collaborations, interactions and exchange of expertise.

Publication Link - IEEE Xplore