About the Conference

This conference will provide the participants with opportunities to discuss and explore areas related to the theory, development, applications and experiences with the fellow students, researchers and practitioners. The conference will provide a platform for bringing forth significant research and literature across the various fields of electrical engineering and technology, especially power engineering. The conference is meticulously planned to muster innovative ideas from researchers, scientists, academicians, industry professionals and students. The aim of this conference is to provide a great platform for sharing and discussing the novel research findings in the areas of “Power Engineering”.


Sona College of Technology, one of the top-ranking engineering colleges in India, has achieved global identity through its involvement in research in recent technology and successful completion of projects and products. Situated in Salem, Tamil Nadu, the southern part of India, Sona is the best destination for engineering aspirants. The college offers UG & PG courses in Engineering, Management, Computer Applications and Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) in all major disciplines. Sona which is an ISO Certified Institution is known for its rich tradition and high values bestowed upon it by its Founder Chairman, Thiru. M.S. Chockalingam. Sona College of Technology has been accorded recognition as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. The "AICTE – CII Award for the Best Industry – Linked Technical Institute in India for six consecutive years" and an acclaimed 'A' grade by ' NAAC' stand testimony to the commitment of the college to impart quality education. The college is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and highly qualified and experienced faculty members. In short, Sona stands tall as one of the best institutions for world-class professional education.

About the Department

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering was established in 1997 to produce young and quality electrical engineers who are industry-ready and skill-oriented to fulfil the desired requirements of industries. It offers U.G. programme (B.E. – Electrical and Electronics Engg.), two P.G. programmes (M.E.-Power System Engineering and M.E. - Power Electronics and Drives) and Doctoral Programme (Ph.D.). It has a highly qualified and experienced faculty team which includes 21 Doctorate degree holders and 7 members pursuing Ph.D. Also, it has four established R & D centres, which are working in the recent technologies to provide a solution for industry problems. The Department has received 5 years FULL Accreditation from National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, for the duration of 2016 to 2021. The department has also bagged AICTE – CII award for the best industry linked institution.

Vision - EEE

To become a front-runner in bringing out globally competent electrical and electronics engineers, innovators, researchers, and entrepreneurs and thereby contribute value to the knowledge-based economy and society.

Mission – EEE

  • To offer good quality Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate and Doctoral programmes in electrical and electronics engineering
  • To provide state-of-the-art resources that contributes to achieve excellence in teaching-learning, research and development activities
  • To bridge the gap between industry and academia by framing curricula and syllabi based on industrial and societal needs
  • To provide suitable forums to enhance the creative talents of students and faculty members
  • To enable students to develop skills to solve complex technological problems of current times and also provide a framework for promoting collaborative and multidisciplinary activities
  • To inculcate moral and ethical values among the faculty and students

Call for Papers

POWERCOIN’20 invites original, previously unpublished and high quality research and survey articles from Research Scholars, Faculty Members of Engineering Colleges/Institutions, UG/PG Students and Industrialists. The conference is focused on addressing the various research challenges presented in the field of “Power Engineering”.


The scope of the conference includes the following themes:

  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Smart Energy, Smart Grid and Smart Cities
  • Distributed Generation
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Power Electronic Converters and Drives
  • Power Quality Management
  • Artificial Intelligence in Electrical Engineering
  • IoT and Embedded System Technology
  • Computational Intelligence and Optimisation
  • Cyber Security in Modern Power Systems
  • Data Analytics and Machine Learning Techniques

The scope is not limited to the above themes.


All the submitted papers will be peer reviewed by experts. The accepted and presented papers in the conference will be considered for publication in the following refereed SCOPUS Indexed Journal.

International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (ISSN: 2277-3878)

Papers should be of maximum SIX pages (including figures, tables, and complete with authors’ affiliations) in the camera-ready submission. Papers exceeding six pages will be charged additional amount for publication. Manuscripts should be prepared as per IEEE A4 template format.

Paper Submission

All submissions will be handled electronically using EasyChair. Log on to EasyChair using the link given below for submitting your paper to POWERCOIN’20:



POWERCOIN’20 invites original research contribution, survey articles from research scholars, faculty members of engineering colleges/institutions, UG/PG students and industrialists.

  • The papers shall be in IEEE A4 template not exceeding 6 pages.
  • Paper having less than 20% plagiarized (including references) text only will be processes for journal publications. Authors are requested to use good quality plagiarism software /tool (Turnitin/iThenticate)
  • At least one of the authors shall register and present the paper in the conference.
  • All the presented papers will be included in the conference proceedings.
  • The peer reviewed selected papers will be recommended for publication in International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering with additional charges.


Authors are requested to fill the conference registration form after making the payment using the following link.

Download Registration form

Registration fee can be paid only after the acceptance of the paper. At least one authors of accepted paper must register on or before January 20, 2020.
The registration fee details are as follows:

Category Indian (Rs.)* Foreigner (USD)*
Research Scholars /Students 2000 100
Faculty Members 2500 200
Industrialists 2500 200
Listeners: Research Scholars/Students/

Faculty Members/Industrialists

750 100

* Inclusive of GST

Registration Fee Payment Details

Authors are requested to pay the registration fee through any one of the following modes.

Mode 1: Demand Draft:
Drawn in favour of “The Principal, Sona College of Technology”, payable at Salem.

Mode 2: Online Payment

Name Principal, SCT
Bank Name Central Bank of India
Bank Branch Five Roads, Salem
Account Number 3087779389
IFSC Code CBIN0283306
MICR Code 636016004
Type of Account Savings  Account

(Note: Please send a copy of the successful transaction ID, generated by the payment gateway as well as by your bank to Email: powercoin20@sonatech.ac.in. Fees once paid will not be refunded.)

The registration fee includes conference kit and refreshments for the registered author. Authors with multiple papers have to register separately for each paper.

Important Dates

Last Date for Paper Submission : 29.02.2020
Notification of Acceptance : 14.02.2020
Last Date for Registration &
Camera Ready Paper Submission
: 29.02.2020
Conference Dates :       March 12 - 13, 2020
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Chief Patron

Mr. C. Valliappa, Chairman


Mr. Chocko Valliappa, Vice-Chairman

Mr. Thyagu Valliappa, Vice-Chairman


Dr. S.R.R. Senthil Kumar, Principal


Dr.S.Padma, HOD/EEE

Organising Chairs

Dr.R.Shivakumar, Professor/EEE

Dr.M.Senthil Kumar, Professor/EEE

Organising Co-Chairs

Dr. K. Krishnamoorthi, Associate Professor/EEE

Dr.M.Gopila, Assistant Professor(Sr.G)/EEE

Programme Chair

All the Faculty Members of EEE Department

Technical Advisory Committee

Dr.C.Aravind Vaithilingam, Associate Professor, Taylors University, Malaysia.

Dr.Mutasim Nour, Associate Professor, Heriot-Watt University, Dubai.

Dr.Ahmed Zobaa, Professor, Brunel University, London.

Dr.Xavier Fernando, Professor, Ryerson University, Canada.

Dr.S.P.Kumarawadu, Senior Professor, University of Moratuwa, Srilanka.

Dr.S.Velusamy, Vice Chancellor, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology, Thanjavur.

Mr.K.Paramesha, Deputy Director, Power Company of Karnataka Ltd., Bengaluru.

Dr. Arun D. Mahindrakar, Associate Professor, IIT Madras.

Dr.K. Ragavan, Associate Professor, IIT Gandhinagar.

Dr.V. Sankaranarayanan, Professor, NIT Trichy.

Dr. S.Thangavel, Associate Professor & HOD, NIT Puducherry.

Dr.P.Parthiban, Associate Professor, NIT Surathkal.

Dr.P.Suresh Babu, Assistant Professor, NIT Warangal.

Dr.A.Jayalaxmi, Professor, JNTU, Hyderabad.

Dr.V.Senthilkumar, Professor, Anna University, Chennai.

Dr.L.Ashok Kumar, Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

Mr.J.Balakumaran, Vice-President-Energy, iDECK, Bengaluru.

Keynote Speakers

Dr.Mazlan Abbas, CEO,
FAVORIOT Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

Mr. Prakash Bhattarai, R & D Test Engineer,
Carbon Track PTY Ltd- Hawthorn, VIC, Australia


The Convener – POWERCOIN’20

Sona College of Technology,
Junction Main Road,
Salem - 636 005,
Tamilnadu, India.
Website : www.sonatech.ac.in


Sona College of Technology is situated at Salem, nearly 18 kms from Salem Airport, 1 km from Salem Railway Junction and 2 kms from the New Bus Stand. It can be easily accessed by all modes of transport.