IEEE PES Day 2021Wuhan Chapter activity was successfully held
On the afternoon of April 26,2021, Wuhan University of Technology successfully held a IEEE PES Day event on the theme of Encourage and Empower Young Professionals for the Innovation of Clean Energy Revolution. It is a combined activity both run online and offline. There were more than 100 active teachers and students participated offline, and online VooV meeting attracted a large number of participants from different countries and regions around the world and the atmosphere was warm.
The meeting had the honor to invite Professor Saifur Rahman(Candidate for IEEE President, IEEE President for 2018 and 2019), Dr. Ajay Kumar Machani(Vice Chair of IEEE PES WIP, Former Chair of PES Day), Dr. Feifei Bai (Representative of IEEE PES WIP in the IEEE PES Queensland Chapter, Australia), Professor Tianshu Bi(Vice Chair of IEEE PES WIP China, Vice President of North China Electric Power University) and Prof. Jia Li,(IEEE PES Day China Representative, Professor of Shanghai Jiaotong University) and delivered wonderful online speeches via VooV Meeting. They spoke from different perspective of helping young people develop their careers and helping women and young professionals to grow, etc., and illustrated the benefits and rich resources of joining the IEEE PES.
The meeting also had the honor to invite Professor Xiangshun Li (IEEE Senior Member; Vice Dean of School of Automation, Wuhan University of Technology), Professor Changjun Xie(Standing Director for IEEE PES Electric Vehicle Satellite Committee – China; Vice Dean of School of Automation, Wuhan University of Technology) and Professor Binyu Xiong(Director for IEEE PES Electric Vehicle Satellite Committee – China) as special guests to participate in the event and deliver brilliant speeches. They encouraged the undergraduate and graduate students to join the international academic organization for international academic exchanges and improve overall quality.
And some outstanding student representatives came on stage to share their own experiences. After that, some students raised questions about the IEEE PES membership and got the answer.
Professor Hui Hou(IEEE PES Day Ambassador),made a concluding speech at the end of the IEEE PES day. She shared the way to obtain IEEE various resources, encouraged students to participate in IEEE student activities and academic exchanges, and expressed her earnest expectations for the young professionals especially for women young professionals.
Finally, This IEEE PES Day ended successfully. It successfully attracted more than 80 Young Professionals to join in IEEE PES. The event was strongly supported by IEEE PES China Council (IEEE PCCC) IEEE PES WIP (Women in Power) and IEEE PES Wuhan Chapter. The success of this event has contributed to the growth and academic exchange of IEEE PES members in China, especially young members in Wuhan.
IEEE PES aims to provide young professionals with an active academic research atmosphere and communication environment, to help young professionals obtain the latest scientific theory, technology and other academic resources from the IEEE, to guide students to do independent and collaborative academic research, to expand the international perspective of student members, and to promote the academic innovation of students in electrical engineering, electronic information and communication and other related fields.