Department of Mechanical Engineering
A ONE WEEK FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
RECENT ADVANCES ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS
28 th January – 3 rd February, 2020.
RECENT ADVANCES ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS was held at the Department of Mechanical of
HKBK College of engineering from 28 th January to 3 rd February 2020. The FDP aimed to provide opportunities to faculty
members, research scholars and post graduate students to enrich their experience in the field of renewable energy in
general and research in the field of Light weight Green hybrid electric vehicle, Bio energy conversion Technologies, Zero
energy building, pumped hydro energy storage and photovoltaic system connected to Grid in particular. The Programme
also intends to develop the knowledge of participants in application of various solar devices such as solar panels, solar for
tapping, conserving and transmitting power generated from solar energy was demonstrated. The solar tracking systems
were also explained. A total of 30 participants interacted with the resource persons Prof, Dr G. S Venkatesh and Prof
Narayanaswamy of VTU, Prof Pavan Reddy of MSRUAS, Prof Navveneeth Krishna of RRIT, Prof Mrityunjayaswamy of
DSU, Prof Dr Byregowda of GCE and Nagannagouda of Former Director, KPCL. Dr. M.S Bhagyshekar, Principal
HKBKCE inaugurated the programme with Prof Mahaboob Tabriz, Head of the Department, and Mechanical engineering
on 28 Jan 2020.