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The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Vidya Academy of Science & Technology with pride and pleasure announces our FOURTH International Conference “EPSCICON 2018” from 6th to 9th January 2018. The three previous additions in the series, held in 2010, 2012 and 2014, were also hosted by Vidya Academy of Science & Technology and were grand successes. As was in the previous installments, we have approached and are in the process of obtaining technical co-sponsorship from IEEE PES.
 
A special feature of this conference will be celebration of the prestigious “PC Ray Chair Award” by Indian National Science Academy (INSA) to Professor Biswa Nath Datta of Northern Illinois University. This is one of three Distinguished Chair Awards established by the Academy for the distinguished foreign scientists to promote scientific and educational interactions with the Indian colleagues. The “PC Ray Chair award” is named after the eminent Indian scientist, educator and entrepreneur, Acharyya Sir Prafulla Chandra Ray.
 
Vidya Academy of Science and Technology and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University in Kerala are the proud nominators of the 2017/2018 PC Ray award received by Professor Datta.
 
As a prelude to the Centre for Science and Engineering Computation we are setting up in our institution, a few workshop/ tutorials on various inter-disciplinary topics are also being organized. They shall be related to the conference and delivered by eminent personalities from well recognized Universities and industries.The purpose of the conference is to bring together specialists, researchers and teachers in all areas of electrical and other associated branches of engineering for an effective exchange of ideas and discussions on future directions of research and teaching. This time, a great number of Eminent personalities from around the globe including researchers and scientists and academicians will be attending the conference and joining us in congratulating Prof. Datta for his great achievement.