Staff Reporter

SALEM: Students should participate in conferences and seminars and interact with experts to enrich their knowledge, Deputy Director (Control Guidance & Simulation Entity), Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, Thiruvananthapuram, B.B. Das, has said.

He was speaking at a national conference on Innovative Strategies on Power Systems and Power Electronic Drives organised by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sona College of Technology here on Friday.

Mr. Das spoke about recent trends in drives and control.

Prof. K. Shanti Swarup from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, said that students could learn about their strengths and weaknesses and the ways to improve while participating in conferences. C.P. Kannan from Sun Microsystems, Singapore, spoke on recent trends in inverters/current sensors.

Principal in-charge Meikandan and Department Head C. Easwarlal also spoke.