PES Day 2018 Celebrated at UAP by IEEE UAP WIE SB and IEEE WIE BDS


With the aim for ‘More Power to the Future’, IEEE BDS WIE AG in association with IEEE UAP SB WIE AG celebrated IEEE PES DAY 2018 at University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka, Bangladesh on this Saturday, 28 April 2018 with the support of IEEE UAP SB.

In this event, IEEE Bangladesh Section Chair & Professor, EEE, BUET, Prof. Dr. Celia Shahnaz was present along with Nafisa Zarrin Tasnim, Assistant Engineer, Energypac Engineering Ltd, Tasnuva Binte Anowar, Assistant Engineer, DPDC; Shoile Chakma, Lecturer, AIT, BUET and Purnata Roy, Assistant Engineer, DESCO and share their experience in academia and power sectors. In addition to that, Anamika Bhakta, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Robi Axiata Ltd and Chair, IEEE WIE BDS as well as Asma Huque, Consultant, ADB were also present in the event. The speakers encouraged the participants for giving more emphasize in the field of power and energy focusing on how vast working opportunity lies in this field.

This joyful event was attended by large number of students and faculties from different universities. The event was later followed by an exciting quiz competition with attractive gifts for the winners. Finally, the PES day was celebrated by cake cutting ceremony and a human chain where the faculties, students as well as the speakers were participated for demonstrating PES DAY.

The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), formerly the IEEE Power Engineering Society, is the oldest society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers focused on the scientific and engineering knowledge about electric power and energy. Currently it is having total 37035 members around the world with 230 affiliated chapters. In every year 22 April has been declared as the PES Day by this society.