The International Conference on Power and Embedded Drive Control (ICPEDC 2017) will be held at SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India during 16 - 18 March 2017. Chennai is a traditional but vibrant city in India. Delegates can visit the famous shore temples in Mahabalipuram, Kancheepuram-City of Thousand Temples & St. Thomas Mount, National Shrine etc., leaving an unforgettable memory of Chennai.

The objective of the International Conference on Power and Embedded Drive Control (ICPEDC- 2017) is to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and industrial professional engineers to present their research findings and developmental activities in the broad area of Embedded Drive and Power Control. This conference will provide opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and their experiences to establish research relations for future collaborations. The conference is recognized as one of the major conferences in Embedded Drive and Power Control.

Scope of the Conference

The objective of the International Conference on Power and Embedded Drive Control (ICPEDC2017) is to provide a common a platform for all researchers, professionals and engineers from all over the world to present and exchange their expertise in the field of Electrical machines and drives, controllers and power electronics. The conference will provide premium forum for sharing knowledge, experience and creative ideas of the experts with the researchers, academicians and the participants, a platform for discussing new trends in drives with reliable control and power electronics and also provide sustainable solutions for application of electrical machines and power in day to day applications.

All the accepted and presented papers will be submitted to IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

IEEE Part Number: CFP17J87-DVD
IEEE ISBN: 978-1-5090-4677-5

Call for Papers

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Original contributions based on the results of research and developments are solicited on the wide range of topics listed below. Prospective authors are requested to submit their papers in not more than 6 pages, prepared in the two column IEEE format. The paper should contain the e-mail addresses, postal addresses and affiliation of the author(s). Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the conference, provided at least one of the authors registers for the conference.

Topics of interest for submission include, but not limited to:

Embedded & Drives Control

  • Industrial drive and motion control
  • Sensorless Control of Drives
  • Intelligent Control of Drives
  • Linear Machines and Levitation control
  • Special machine drives
  • Hybrid Electric Vehicle Control

Power Electronics

  • Modern Trends in Converter/Inverter Topologies
  • Power Quality Analysis

Energy Sources

  • Wind Energy Conversion systems
  • Solar Energy
  • Energy Efficient Hybrid Systems
  • Battery Management in renewable energy and drives

Power Systems

  • FACTS and HVDC
  • Evolutionary Algorithm application to Power System

Key Dates

Paper Submission Due 31 January 2017
Notification of Acceptance 05 February 2017
Final Paper Submission 15 February 2017
Conference Registration Commencement 15 February 2017
Last Day for Conference Registration 28 February 2017

Paper Submission

Papers for presentations should conform to the IEEE format and specifications. All submissions must be in English only. Authors are invited to submit full paper (Maximum 6 pages, double-column US letter size) as PDF using the IEEE templates.

All papers that confirm to submission guidelines will be double peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical content, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. Acceptance of papers will be communicated to authors by email.

Authors of accepted papers will be allowed to make corrections in accordance with suggestions of reviewers and submit final camera-ready papers within the stipulated deadline. The conference proceedings will be distributed amongst the participants during the conference and selected papers will be included in IEEE Xplorer.


Organizing Committee

Chief Patron
Dr. Shiv Nadar, Founder - SSN Institutions

Ms. Kala Vijayakumar, President, SSN Institutions

General Co-Chairs
Dr. S. Salivahanan, Principal, SSNCE
Dr. K. Kasturi, Dean, SSNCE
Dr. P. Ramasamy, Dean (Research), SSNCE

Conference Chair
Dr. Mrunal Deshpande

Organizing Chairs
Dr. M. Senthil Kumaran
Dr. K. Murugesan

Organizing Co-Chairs
Dr. M. Pandi Kumar
Ms. J. Anitha Roseline

Programme Committee

Programme Chairs
Dr. V. Kamaraj
Dr. Ranganath Muthu
Dr. A. N. Arvindan
Dr. V. Rajini
Dr. N. Pandiarajan
Dr. R. Rengaraj
Dr. R. Seyezhai
Dr. N. B. Muthu Selvan
Dr. U. Shajith Ali
Dr. M. Devesh Raj
Dr. R. Deepalaxmi
Dr. S. Tamilselvi
Dr. K. Usha

Publication Chair
Dr. R. Ramaprabha

Finance Chair
Dr. M. Balaji

Programme Committee
Mr. A. Balasubramanian
Mr. R. Leo
Ms. Alagu Dheeraj
Ms. S. Krishnaveni
Mr. P. Saravanan
Ms. S. Malathy
Mr. V. Thiyagarajan
Ms. D. Umarani
Mr. V. S. Nagarajan
Mr. G.R. Venkatakrishnan

Advisory Committee

International Advisory Committee
Dr. Ahmed F Zobaa, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Dr. Akhtar Kalam, Victoria University, Australia
Dr. Chitti Babu B, The University of Nottingham (U.K), Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
Dr. Jayashri Ravishankar, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Mr. Perumal Velmurugan, TWINVEY Electric Consultancy, Dubai
Dr. Prahlad Vadakkepat, National University, Singapore
Dr. Saad Mekhilef, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Mr. Velrajkumar P, Multimedia University,Malaysia
Dr. Xu Zhao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Technical Co-Sponsor Committee
Dr. Atmanand M A, Chairman, IEEE Madras Section
Dr. Sreedevi V T, Chairman, IEEE Power Electronics Society-Madras Section

National Advisory Committee
Dr. Ammasai Gounden N, NIT Trichirapalli, India
Dr. Ashwin Kumar Sahoo, C. V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, Odhisa, India
Mr. Azhagar Raj M, Hibrise Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India
Dr. Balamurugan S, Amirtha University, Coimbatore, India
Dr. Balamurugan S, GE R&D, Bengaluru, India
Dr. Baskar S, Thiagarajar College of Engineering (TCE), Madurai
Dr. Baskaran J, Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. Bhuvaneswari G, IIT Delhi, India
Dr. Boopathy K, B. S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, India
Dr. Chandragupta Mauryan K S, Sri Krishna College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
Dr. Chandrasekar, Kingston Engineering College, Vellore, India
Dr. Dananjayan P, Pondicherry Engineering College, India
Dr. Dash S S, SRM University, Chennai
Dr. Ebenezer Jeyakumar A, Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, India
Mr. Ganesh Nagarajan, Renault Nissan, India
Dr. Jeevananthan S, Pondicherry Engineering College, India
Dr. Kamalakannan C, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai
Dr. Madhan Mohan, ABB Chennai
Dr. Natarajan S P, Annamalai University, India
Dr. Panneerselvam M A, Tagore Engineering College, India
Dr. Paramasivam S, Danfoss Industries Pvt Ltd, India
Dr. Parvathy A K, Hindustan University, Chennai
Dr. Prabhakar M, VIT University, Chennai
Dr. Prasana Moorthy V, GCT, Coimbatore, India
Dr. R.P. Kumudhini Devi, Professor, CEG, Anna University, Chennai
Dr. Ramachandra Sekar, R&D, Hitachi, Bangalore, India
Dr. Ramamoorthy S, Sasthra University, Tanjore, India
Dr. Ramasamy M, Annamalai University, Chidamabaram, India
Mr. Ramesh R, Senoir Manager, BGR Power, Chennai, India
Dr. Ramkumar S, KPR Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
Dr. Rathnakannan K, Anna University, Chennai, India
Dr. Santhosh, R&D, AREVA, India
Dr. Selvaganesan N, IIST, Dept. of Space, India
Dr. Somasundaram P, Anna University, Chennai, India
Dr. Srinivas K N, B. S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, India
Dr. Sudhakaran M, Pondicherry Engineering College, India
Dr. Sundareswaran K, National Institute of Technology, India
Dr. Thyagarajan T, Chairman, IEEE Control System Society Madras Chapter
Dr. Vasudevan M, HCL Technologies Ltd., India
Dr. Velusami S, Annamalai University, India

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Prahlad Vadakkepet
National University of Singapore,
Dr. R. Jayashri
School of Electrical Engineering and          
University of New South Wales,
Sydney, Australia
Dr. S. Paramasivam
Director, Research,
Power Electronics and Control
Danfoss Industries Pvt. Ltd.,
Chennai, India
Dr. Naayagi Ramasamy
Lecturer in Electrical Power
School of Electrical and Electronic         
Newcastle University
International Singapore
Dr. Mahesh Kumar
Department of Electrical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Madras 600 036.


Registration is now closed.


Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
SSN College of Engineering

Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Kalavakkam-603110,
Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Tel: +91-44 27469700 ext-394
Fax: +91-44-27469772
Email: icpedc2017@ssn.edu.in


About the Institution

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSNCE) is the outcome of the vision and initiative of Dr. Shiv Nadar, Chairman, HCL Technologies, a pioneer in the field of Information Technology. The Institution reflects the ideals of its founder and seeks to achieve excellence as an academic Institution and advanced research Centre. The Institution was established in 1996 on a sprawling campus of 250 acres on the Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) of Chennai. The campus comprises aesthetically designed buildings that are networked by fiber optic cables. The Institution offers eight B.E./B.Tech. degree programmes in Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Computer Science, Information Technology, Chemical, Biomedical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering. The Institution also offers eleven M.E./M.Tech. degree programmes in Power Electronics & Drives, Communication Systems, Applied Electronics, VLSI Design, Computer Science & Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Environmental Science & Technology, Medical Electronics, Energy Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering in addition to MBA and MCA. The institution is ISO 9001:2000 certified, accredited by National Board of Accreditation and accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade. The institution consistently ranks first among all colleges affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. SSN is ranked 24th among all engineering colleges in India (ranked 5th in south zone private Engineering Colleges) and ranked 23rd according to the HR perception-wise ranking. The management awards over 400 scholarships worth Rs. 4.3 crores every year to meritorious and deserving students. The college has Wi-Fi connectivity, e-learning enabled classrooms and state of the art laboratories and softwares.

About the Department

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering offers NBA accredited B.E. degree program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and M.E. degree program in Power Electronics and Drives. The Department has 30 qualified faculty members including 19 Ph.D. The department is recognized as approved research centre by Anna University for pursuing Ph.D / M.S (Research) program. The department has 65 research scholars pursuing Ph.D / M.S (Research) program under 10 recognized supervisors. The broad area of research includes Power Systems, Power Electronics & Drives, Special Electrical Machines, Control & Dynamics, Renewable Energy Systems, High Voltage Engineering and Optimization techniques. The department is equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories like Advanced Power Electronics lab, Solar Energy Research Lab, High Voltage Lab and System Simulation Lab with licensed softwares like MATLAB, MagNet, Labview, PSpice, PSim, PSCAD, Mipower, EMTP, etc. The department has publications in referred impact factor journals and in International / National conference proceedings.

The department has signed MoU with M/s. Danfoss Industries, M/s. Hibrise Technologies and has taken up research projects funded by AICTE, MNRE and NIWE. The Department has organized three International Conferences, six National Conferences, seven Faculty Development Program sponsored by Anna University, three Short-term Training Program sponsored by AICTE, ISTE and many Workshops.


Venue Outbus Details

Reaching The Venue -- Reaching the Conference Venue (SSN) from different boarding points by Bus/Train

Participants arriving by Train (Egmore Station)

Participants travelling by train or bus can get down at Tambaram station and take any of the following Route nos. from Tambaram to reach SSN College of Engineering:

Route nos.: 515, 115 - Tambaram to Mamallapuram
Route nos.: 555, 566, 55k - Tambaram to Thirupporur

A 40 minutes drive makes you to reach the conference venue. The bus stop is SSN College.

Participants arriving by Train (Central Station)

At the gate of Chennai Central Railway station, you can board a bus to Broadway. Normally all the buses entering the central station and stopping at the bay will go to Broadway bus stand. It takes 4-6 minutes to reach Broadway. From Broadway bus terminus, you can take any of the following route buses to Kelambakkam.

Route nos.: 515, 115 - Tambaram to Mamallapuram
Route nos.: 555, 566, 55k - Tambaram to Thirupporur

It takes 1 hr to reach Kelambakkam from Broadway. From Kelambakkam the participant can board any bus or share autos or trip vans going towards Thirupporur / Mamallapuram and get down at SSN college of Engineering

Participants who arrive by bus at Koyambedu Bus Terminus

Those who are coming from north Tamil Nadu by bus can use any of the routes given below. At Koyambedu bus stand (CMBT) there are two systems -- One is for moffusel bus and the other one for local bus.

From Koyembedu Moffusel bus Stand you can board the bus (Route no 119) to Kalppakkam/Mamallapuram, which goes via SSN College of Engineering.

For boarding local bus, you can look for one just outside the Koyembedu bus stand. You can board the bus (Route no 570 & 570s) to Kelambakkam. Both the buses cover the distance in about 1.30 hrs to 2 hrs depending on the traffic. From Kelambakkam, the participant can board any bus or share autos or trip vans going towards Thirupporur / Mamallapuram and get down at SSN college of Engineering.

National and International Participants arriving by Air Route

Participants can reach the venue by booking a prepaid taxi from Chennai airport (Domestic or International Terminal) to SSN College of Engineering which will cost around $20-25.

Participants can reach the venue by booking a prepaid taxi from Chennai airport (Domestic or International Terminal) to SSN College of Engineering which will cost around $20-25.

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About Chennai

tidel parkChennai is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city was called Madras till 1996 and then renamed Chennai. Chennai is one of the most admired metropolitan in India. This metropolis is often called the cultural capital of India for its deep-rooted traditions and long heritage. Chennai is a city younger than its image. In a time span of just over 350 years, Chennai has blossomed into a charming city that has a large heart and is very welcoming.Central Station It is a city that encourages all forms of development, both traditional and modern technology. Spread over 200 square kilometres with the Bay of Bengal on the east, the city is the gateway to the rest of South India. The city and its suburbs may be traversed using its road and rail networks. The Chennai International Airport serves as the city’s airport for both domestic and international flights. Chennai has a well-developed transport infrastructure.

Tourism Destinations in Chennai

santhome churchThe tourist destinations in Chennai include ancient temples, monuments, beaches, museum, art centers and much more. The following are some of the tourist places in Chennai:

  • Marina Beach

  • Kapaleeshwarar temple

  • St.Thomas Mount

  • Guindy National Park

  • Arignar Anna Zoological Park - Vandalur

  • Government Museum Complex

  • MGM Dizzee World

  • VGP Universal Kingdom

  • St. George’s Fort

  • Mamallapuram (58 kms from Chennai)

Contact Us

Organizing Chair
Department of Electrical and Electronics
SSN College of Engineering
Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) | Kalavakkam-603110,
Tamilnadu, India
Tel: +91-44 27469700 | Fax: +91-44-27469772
Email: icpedc2017@ssn.edu.in

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