The 2nd International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEEE) 2021 was jointly organized by School of Engineering, The University of Malaya (UM) (Malay: Universiti Malaya) & Galgotias University, India on 2nd and 3rd January 2021. ICEEE 2021 has emerged as a premier conference to bring researchers, scientists, and industry professionals to discuss novel ideas in the field of computing, power, and communication. This year, the conference was joined by researchers, students, and industry professionals from many countries. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the conference was organized online.
In the inaugural session of ICEEE 2021, opening remarks were given by Shri Dhruv Galgotia, CEO, Galgotias University, India. The guests of honour of the conference were Prof. (Dr.) Pierluigi Siano, Professor, Electrical Energy Engineering University of Salerno, Italy, Prof. (Dr.) Lance C.C. Fung, Professor, Murdoch University, Australia, Director-Elect, IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific), Prof. (Dr.) Saifur Rahman, Joseph Loring Professor & Director, Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, Virginia, USA, Prof. (Dr.) Saad Mekhilef, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, MALAYSIA, Prof. (Dr.) Monica Bianchini, Professor, Information Engineering and Mathematics Department, University of Siena, Italy, Dr. C. P. Ravikumar, Director, Technical Talent Development, Texas Instruments, Prof. (Dr.) Milan Simic, Professor: University Union Nikola Tesla, Belgrade, Serbia, Prof. (Dr.) Hazlie Mokhlis , Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, MALAYSIA, Prof. (Dr.) Atif Iqbal, Professor, Qatar University, Vice-Chair IEEE Qatar Section.The vote of thanks was given by Conference Scretary.
The conference commenced with three keynote speeches 1) &lsquoNew Challenges in VLSI Design and Test&rsquo by Dr. C. P. Ravikumar, Director of Technical Talent Development, Texas Instruments, 2) &lsquoResearch Directions in Electrical Power Distribution System&rsquo by Prof. (Dr.) HAZLIE BIN MOKHLIS, Faculty of Engineering Professor, University of Malaysia, Malaysia and 3) "Peer to Peer Networks - What we have been doing?" by Prof. (Dr.) Y N Singh, Professor, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. This was followed by concurrent paper presentation panels FD1 to FD2 in 2 technical sessions. On completion of these two, another2 technical sessions FD3 and FD4 started. On the first day 40 papers were presented with the participation of 91 authors.
Second day began with 2 parallel technical sessions SD1 and SD2 followed by another 2 the technical sessions SD3 & SD4 with 40 papers as total. At the end of the technical sessions following keynote speeches were delivered. 1) &lsquoIntelligent Transportation Systems&rsquo by Prof. (Dr.) Milan Samic, Professor: University Union Nikola Tesla, Belgrade, Serbia, 2) &lsquoGrid Integrated Distributed Energy Generation System-Standards, Challenges, and requirements&rsquo by Prof. (Dr.) Atif Iqbal, Professor, College of Engineering. Qatar University, Qatar 3) &lsquoReliable Power Electronics &ndash an Enabler for Renewable Energy Generation and Utilization&rsquo by Prof. (Dr.) Huai Wang Professor, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University Denmark and 4) &lsquoPower Electronics Converters for Solar Power Systems: Current Trends and Challenges&rsquo by Prof. (Dr.) Bhim Singh, Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. The keynote sessions were attended by a large number of students and researchers.
ICEEE 2021 concluded with a closing session. Dignitaries present in the closing ceremony, Dr. Saad Mekhilef, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, MALAYSIA, Dr. Arun K. Tripathi , Director General, National Institute of Solar Energy, MNRE, Government of India, Dr. Valentina E Balas, Professor, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania, Prof Bhim Singh, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi India, Prof. (Dr.) Milan Simic, Professor: University Union Nikola Tesla, Belgrade, Serbia, Prof. (Dr.) Marcin Paprzycki, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland. The conference report was given by Dr Nishad Mendis, Technical Chair for ICEEE 2021. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. B. Mohapatra, Dean SEECE, Galgotias University and with this, the ICEEE 2021concluded.