A seminar entitled “Seminar on Green Energy for Clean World: Contribution of Power Electronics” was held on April 25, 2019, at Varendra University. The seminar was organized by the department of EEE. The ceremony took place in the Engineering Building, room no. 102 beginning at 4:30 pm. More than 50 students, as well as faculty members of the EEE department, attended the program.
Prof. Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam Mondal, the head of the EEE department started the function with a short opening speech. Then the guest speaker, Dr. Md. Abdur Razzak took over the ceremony. Currently, he holds the position of Associate Professor of the department of EEE and Associate Director of the Greeen Energy research Center at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB).
Firstly, he pointed out the significance of green energy in the near future. As the fuels being used in today’s world are on the verge of extinction, the future generation has to solely depend on this green energy he said. Focusing on the perspective of our country, Dr. Razzak identified solar power as the key source of green energy. Then he illustrated some uses of this energy system that he and his department have been working on. Some practical examples were provided by him that exist right now in our country regarding the applications of green energy, or solar power to be exact. Dr. Razzak and his team made some power electronic devices which are very beneficial to different fields of our country was also shown and discussed in the seminar.
He concluded that as green energy and power electronics is a field of tremendous new opportunities, students should think to carry out their research in this matter. The students were genuinely motivated to study further about this field. A Q&A session was held afterward as curious mind of students as well as the faculty members had several questions. The speaker answered each question with detailed analysis.
In the end, the ceremony ended with a brief closing speech from Prof. Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam Mondal. He thanked Dr. Md. Abdur Razzak for his priceless speech and handed over a crest as a token of gratitude. The fruitful ceremony ended with the distribution of snacks to the participants.