U.S.- Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E)

U.S.- Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E)

University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar

USPCAS-E organized a one-day training on “Solar design, installation, and performance measurement” on 24th January 2018. The training was given by Mr. Faiz Muhammad Bhutta from Tech Consulting. Mr. Faiz Bhutta is the first founder Chairman of Pakistan Solar Association and First Chapter Chairman of REAP. Officials from KPOGCL, SMEDA, Planning and Development Department, KP and NBP also joined the one-day training held at USPCAS-E.

The types of solar systems, solar system components, functions, integration, solar quality standards, solar systems operation & maintenance and solar system performance analysis were discussed. The training was interactive with question/answer sessions. The Master trainer also discussed on-grid and off-grid systems. The training included comprehensive market-based discussion, talk on batteries and discussion based on practical experiences.

The one-day training acted as a strong linkage between academia and industry. The participants got a thorough insight regarding the rules, regulations, and policies in place regarding the solar system. Overall, the training greatly enhanced the capacity of the participants.

The Presentation of Mr. Faiz Bhutta can be downloaded here.

U.S. Pakistan Center For Advanced studies in Energy organized a one-day training workshop on “Introduction to LabVIEW” on 29th January 2018 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Expert trainer from National Instruments (NI), Mr. Bilal Ashraf, provided the training to the participants. NI hardware and software technology is currently being used by more than 35,000 companies and has improved education in more than 6,000 universities around the world.

The one-day training workshop was attended by the electrical department students, lab engineers and faculty of USPCAS-E. The workshop equipped the participants with the basics of LabVIEW. The trainer briefed regarding the LabVIEW software and the fields in which it is popularly used.

An exercise manual was provided to all the participants which helped to build up the proficiency with LabVIEW and was also a step towards preparing the participants for NI LabVIEW certification exams. In total, 8 exercises from the manual were practiced by the participants.  The workshop aided in solidifying the comprehension of theoretical concepts and prepared the participants for advanced research and careers. The skills that were learned in the workshop scale to industry enabling the participants to become innovators of tomorrow.

At the end of each exercise a practice assignment was also given to the participants. Exercises included temperature simulation VI, Arrays, Graphs and Charts, File input/output, Sub VI’s, acquiring real temperature, case structures, and shift registers.

The students stated that the LabVIEW workshop was highly beneficial for advanced research and it further enhanced their capacity in the field of engineering.

The U.S. - Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) aims to focus on applied research relevant to Pakistan’s energy needs; undertake sustainable policy formulation, and serves as a bridge between the government, industry and academia. USPCAS-E offers Merit and Need Based Scholarships for deserving students, one semester exchange program for selected top ranked students at Arizona State University/Oregon State University, internship opportunities at the best organizations nationwide, interaction with world class energy experts through workshops, national and international conferences, seminars, and state-of-the-art-energy-based research laboratories.

USPCAS-E is offering Master’s Degree Programs in the following fields:

  • Electrical Energy Systems Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Thermal System Engineering
  • Energy Management and Sustainability

USPCAS-E is offering Ph.D Degree Programs in the following fields:

  • Electrical Energy System Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Engineering

Admissions for Master’s and Ph.D degree programs for Spring 2018 are open at USPCAS-E. Deadline for submission of ETEA Application form is 26th Jan’18.

Application submission details are as follows:

Last date for submission of ETEA application form 26-01-2018
ETEA test to be conducted at 9:00AM 04-02-2018
ETEA test result 06-02-2018

Last date for applying to Ph.D & M.Sc Degree Programs

(on prescribed forms along with Research Proposal for Ph.D only)

Departmental Subject test 24-02-2018
Departmental Subject test result 27-02-2018
Display of merit list 28-02-2018
Registrations open 28-02-2018

Candidates are required to submit application forms for Master’s Degree & Ph.D programs available at ETEA website (www.etea.edu.pk) to ETEA office, Plot No.22, Street No.13, Sector E-8, Phase-7, Near Hajj Complex, Hayatabad, Peshawar (Ph: 091-9217846 & 9217896), along with prescribed fee of Rs. 900/-.

Seminar on

New  Concepts of Emerging Electricity Markets
Ashfaq Mahmood
ex-federal Secretary for Water and Power

Date: November 19, 2017
Time: 11:00 am to 01:00 pm

Organized By
U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy  (USPCAS-E)
University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar

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