The Department of ECE & EEE organized a LIVE webinar on “EXPLORING BATTERY TECHNOLOGY” by Dr. Rashmi S, Associate Professor, VVCE, Mysuru on 14th August 2020 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM for 3rd and 5th semester students of ECE & EEE department. The webinar was organized live online on MS Teams. The speaker for the event Dr. Rashmi completed her Ph.D under the guidance of Dr. Shankaraiah (Ph.D from IISc) in the area pertaining to WSN application to Power systems. She is also the life member of ISTE and IETE and an Executive Council Member for IETE.

The online program was graced by the presence of the Honorable Vice Chancellor Dr. Radha Padmanabhan, Dean SOE Dr. A.M Surendra Kumar, Associate dean Dr. Kalaiarasan, Head of the ECE & EEE Department Dr. Shilpa Mehta, and Dr. Snehaprabha, Director student affairs. The program was coordinated by ECE & EEE department Forum Coordinators Ms. Anupama Sindgi, Ms. Srilakshmi K H, Ms. Aruna M, Ms. Samreen Fiza & Ms. Ramya N. It was attended by all faculty members of ECE and EEE departments and students of 3rd and 5th semesters.

The session started at 11:00 AM with the blessings and wishes from Honorable Vice Chancellor Dr. Radha Padmanabhan followed by insight into the importance of the topic by Dr. A.M Surendra Kumar & Dr. Kalaiarasan. Dr. Shilpa Mehta and Ms Samreen Fiza welcomed the guest with warm wishes. Followed by this formal inauguration, the speaker took over the session and introduced to the audience briefly to the basics of batteries, their types, lifetime and performance parameters. The Speaker explained about performance characteristics of batteries, difference between super capacitor and battery, different types of fuel. Later the speaker played a very informative video of recharging of battery in fuel station which will be seen in near future. She explained The Electric Vehicle production which is taking over the conventional vehicles also calls for the need of battery technology. Finally she gave glimpse on possible areas of research in battery technology. “EXPLORING BATTERY TECHNOLOGY” was received with great enthusiasm by students and faculty members.
After the speech she encouraged students and staff to ask clarifications wherever required and students were equally enthusiastic in the questions raised and answers received. The program concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Ms. Srilakshmi K H (Asst professor ECE Dept). Some screenshots from the event are attached.

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