CALL FOR POSTGRADUATE PAPERS

Call for Papers

The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES), Industrial Applications Society (IAS) and IEEE Kenya Section are pleased to announce Call for Postgraduate Papers for the 2021 IEEE PowerAfrica Conference to be held virtually in the week of August 23rd -27th, 2021.

PowerAfrica Conference 2021 will organize a Postgraduate (PG) Forum.

The objective of the forum is to create a stimulating environment for graduate students to discuss their on-going research work with peers and experienced researchers from academia and industries.

Guide for Authors

The target audiences of the forum are PhD students, recently graduated PhDs, supervisors, conference attendees, and master students planning to pursue PhD studies in the related area of the Energy.

The forum will be organized as a poster session.

Current graduate students and researchers who completed their PhD dissertations in 2020 are encouraged to submit full-length paper (5 pages).

Submissions will be reviewed to ensure quality and relevance. Authors of accepted submissions are expected to attend Power Africa and present their work in form of a poster and a short presentation at the PG Forum.

Accepted submissions will be submitted for possible publication in IEEE Xplore®.

Thematic Areas:
Papers are invited on all topics related to electric power and energy systems, and especially with the following focus:

  • Smart Grid Design and Security
  • Power Electronics and Energy Conversion
  • Renewable Energy and Storage
  • Power Systems and Smart Grids
  • Advanced technologies for the control, design and operation of the smart-grid

Submission Guidelines:

Important Dates:

Paper Submission Deadline:    April 15, 2021
Notification of acceptance:       May 15, 2021
Author Registration deadline:  June 31, 2021

For more enquiries, kindly contact isamy@nu.edu.eg

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 For any queries regarding paper submission, please contact the Technical Program Chairs at tpc-chairs@ieee-powerafrica.org