PES Chapter Update: IEEE PES Sri Lanka Chapter

IEEE PES Sri Lanka Chapter hosted a webinar series in the month of April 2020 as a part of the IEEE PES Day 2020. The first webinar was held on the topic “Renewable Energy for Developing Countries” on 19th of April 2020. It was conducted by Mr. Ranishka Wimalasena, who is an Energy Specialist attached to Asian Development Bank (ADB) currently stationed in Fiji at the ADB South Pacific Regional Office covering energy sector work in six pacific island nations.

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The second webinar was on “Status of Implementation of Energy Efficiency Initiatives” presented by Dr. Tilak Siyambalapitiya, the Managing Director of Resource Management Associates (PVT) Limited. He is an accredited energy auditor in Sri Lanka, and has taught energy efficiency at numerous university courses and at energy management training programs. It was successfully held on 24th April 2020.

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The third webinar was organized in collaboration with IEEE Young Professionals Sri Lanka and IEEE WIE Affinity Group of Sri Lanka Section on 30th of April 2020. Prof. Janaka Ekanayaka, Fellow of IEEE(USA), IET(UK) and IESL(Sri Lanka) who is the Chair Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Peradeniya conducted the webinar on “How to be a Good Researcher”

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All the webinars were presented from 6.00pm to 7.00 pm IST (GMT +5.30) via the online platform ZOOM and the audience was composed of both international and local participants. All the speakers shared their experience and insights to lead the participants on an unprecedented journey. At the end of the session, they gave their ideas to the questions asked by the participants. The information delivered on the topic was helpful for both professionals and students in the power sector.

W.M. Dev Sugandhika Jayalath
Country Representative | IEEE PES Day 2020
IEEE PES Sri Lanka Chapter