On 11th April 2019, IEEE AIUB Student Branch in association with IEEE Industrial Application Society AIUB Student Branch Chapter, successfully organized and executed a seminar on Grid Connected Renewable Energy Sources at American International University-Bangladesh. The seminar concentrated 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 holds a reputation for being highly skilled in the 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.
The speaker of the seminar, Dr. MD. Rifat Hazari initiated his session by illuminating the students of the basic types of renewable energy sources and their usefulness along with their respective efficiencies. The seminar continued by the comparison of wind and solar energy along with major statistics of their use worldwide was projected by the speaker. He further described the general importance and impact wind energy will bring to our country and the overall future of Bangladesh in renewable energy sources. A brief summary of wind turbines along with his own thesis proposal was described 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 provided to the students. Later he provided crest and tokens of appreciation to the honorary speaker for the event. 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,