Hyderabad, November 25, 2023 : The IEEE R10 Power & Energy Society (PES)
India Chapters proudly commenced its 4th Annual Global Workshop today at The
Hotel Plaza, Hyderabad. The event began with a Lamp Lighting Ceremony, an
emblem of enlightenment and knowledge, followed by a series of prestigious
The session was facilitated by Dr VSK Murthy Balijepalli, Chair of the
Organising Committee and a renowned young innovator in the smart grid domain.
Distinguished speakers included Prof. SVNL Lalitha, Chair of the PES Chapter
Hyderabad Section, also a Professor at the KL deemed to be University; Jessica
Bian, IEEE PES President, USA; Prof. SN Singh, Director, ABV-IIITM,
Gwalior; Dr. K Ramakrishna, IEEE PES R10 Representative and Mythili
Chaganti, Regional Representative, US and Canada, CenterPoint Energy.
The event was further graced by insights from Rajesh Srivastava, Executive
Director, PowerGrid Corporation of India (Chief Guest), and T Jagath Reddy,
Director - Transmission, TSTRANSCO (Guest of Honour). The inaugural session
concluded with a vote of thanks from Prof.Siva Kumar, Chair of the Technical
The workshop, scheduled for November 25-26, promises rich discussions on
'Smart Technologies in Power & Energy Systems,' featuring 12 plenary talks and
special tracks for IEEE Young Professionals and Women in Engineering.
The workshop, set to continue on November 25, includes diverse discussions and
plenary talks. Acknowledgments were extended to sponsors, including Diamond
Sponsor EFICAA ENSMART SOLUTIONS; Silver Sponsors Power Grid
Corporation of India Ltd, V S LIGNITE POWER PRIVATE LIMITED, and G.
Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Science; academic partner MVSR
Engineering College; and other supporting partners.
The IEEE R10 PES India Chapters looks forward to two days of enlightening
discussions and innovative explorations.