ICPS 2017 |"pathways for grids of The future"

7th International Conference on Power Systems, 2017 | December 21-23rd, Pune, India





To know about the accommodation options at ICPS 2017 click here.

How to reach College of Engineering Pune, India?

By Air: 

Option 1:

Nearest Airport: Pune Airport
Distance from the Airport: 10 km

From the Airport: Prepaid taxi/autos are available. An estimated fare can be calculated by visiting the link.

Option 2:

Airport: Mumbai International Airport

Distance from the Airport: 130 km
From the Airport: Taxis are available. Approximate fare is around Rs. 2,000/-

By Rail: 
Nearby Railway Station: 1) Shivajinagar railway station and 2) Pune railway station
Distance from the Railway Station: 1) Shivajinagar railway station - 1.5 km 2) Pune railway station - 2.5 km
From the Railway Station: Taxi/autos are available. An estimated fare can be calculated by visiting the 

By Road/Bus:

Nearby Bus Station: 1) Shivajinagar bus station and 2) Pune bus station

Distance from the Bus Station: 1) Shivajinagar bus station - 1.5 km 2) Pune bus station - 2.5 km
From the Bus Station: Taxi/autos are available. An estimated fare can be calculated by visiting the 

About Pune

Pune is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra and the ninth most populous city in the country. Situated 560 meters (1,837 feet) above sea level on the Deccan plateau on the right bank of the Mutha river, Pune is the administrative headquarters of Pune district and was once the center of power of the Maratha Empire established by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. In the 18th century, Pune was the political center of the Indian subcontinent, as the seat of the Peshwas who were the prime ministers of the Maratha Empire.

Considered to be the cultural capital of Maharashtra, Pune is known as the "Oxford of the East" due to the presence of several well-known educational institutions in the city. The city has emerged as a major educational hub in recent decades, with nearly half of the total international students in the country studying in Pune. Since the 1950s and 1960s, Pune has had a traditional old economic base as most of the old industries continue to grow. The city is known for its manufacturing and automobile industries, as well as for research institutes of information technology (IT), education, management, and training, which attracts students, and professionals from India, Europe, Australia, South East Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Pune is also one of the fastest growing cities in the Asia-Pacific region. The ‘Mercer 2015 Quality of Living rankings’ evaluated local living conditions in more than 440 cities around the world where Pune ranked at 145. It also highlights Pune among evolving business centers and emerging nine cities around the world with the citation "Hosts IT and automotive companies"......
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About College of Engineering Pune

College of Engineering Pune (COEP), an autonomous institute of the Government of Maharashtra State and affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, is one of the most prestigious engineering colleges in India. Established in 1854 at the confluence of the rivers Mula and Mutha, COEP is the third oldest engineering college in Asia, after the College of Engineering, Guindy (1794) and IIT Roorkee (1847).

The institute has a rich history and dedication to the pursuit of excellence. COEP offers a unique learning experience across a spectrum of academic and social experiences. With a firm footing in truth and humanity, the institute gives an understanding of both technical developments and the ethics that go with it. The curriculum is designed to enhance the academic experience through opportunities like internships, study abroad programs and research facilities. The hallmark of COEP education is its strong and widespread alumni network, support of the industry and the camaraderie that the institute shares with several foreign universities. The institute is ranked 24th amongst top 100 engineering institutes as per the results of National Institutional Ranking Framework 2016. Today, COEP offers ten UG, twenty-four PG programs, and Ph. D programs in all departments and has more than 4000 students enrolled in its various courses.....know more

About Department of Electrical Engineering, COEP

The Department was established in 1932 to run a UG program in electrical engineering. Subsequently, two PG programs namely Power Systems and Control Systems were introduced in 1952. Presently, the department runs a B.Tech program in Electrical Engineering and M.Tech programs in three specializations namely Power Electronics and Power Systems, Embedded Control Systems, and Power Electronics, Machines and Drives. The Department presently has 22 faculty members and well-qualified supporting staff. It has well-equipped state of the art laboratories and excellent computational facilities. World class software's are available in the department to work on top-of-the-line projects in various areas of electrical engineering.

The department has the vision to be the leader in the Electrical Engineering education following the Institute footprints. The committed, qualified and experienced faculty is the strength of the department. Having the main focus on undergraduate and post-graduate programs, the department has developed strong research facilities and manpower in the areas like control system, power system, machines and drives, power electronics and its applications, demand side management, HVDC and FACTS, power quality, smart grid, microgrids, WAMs & PMU technology and renewable energy system. The research activities in the department lead to an extraordinary enrichment of the experience of our students that is realized at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The department has some success stories wherein international students preferred this department to join under credit transfer scheme. The department has organized successful events in collaboration with foreign universities. Students as well industries prefer this department after few IITs. The department ranked first by AICTE and CII in 2016 for the best industry institute interaction at the national level. All eligible programs run by the Department are accredited by the NBA for 5 years and earned excellent comments and feedback. The department has good tie up with the international institutes and other elite institutes across the country and strong industry tie-ups. Few institutes from the country and also from the SAARC countries have invited this department for academic collaboration. In the past few years, the department has performed significantly well on almost every key performance indices and fetched substantial research grants. The department has also established a Center of Excellence in Smart Renewable Energy Systems (SRES) in association with the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Center builds on the existing excellence of the electrical and mechanical engineering programs and broadens the scope and expertise to meet the grand challenges in energy and environment.....know more

 In December......Pune is pleasant..!!! Worth a visit...!!!

Places to visit in and around Pune

7th ICPS 2017 will be held at College of Engineering Pune (COEP), Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India.