Training/Teaching Programs

CEAGE conducts trainings in specialized topics targeted at utilities and energy companies. CEAGE’s director, Professor Saifur Rahman, also teaches a popular, senior and graduate level course on Alternative Energy Systems which is given annually at Virginia Tech during Spring semesters.

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Training


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Smart Grid and Home Energy Management Technology, Software, and Applications

[ebs_icon type="fa fa-map-marker" color="#1FA67A"]   Virginia Tech - Advanced Research Institute

[ebs_icon type="fa fa-calendar" color="#1FA67A"]   September 7 - 11, 2012
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Training Program for Engineers and Managers from the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN)

[ebs_icon type="fa fa-map-marker" color="#1FA67A"]   Arlington, Virginia

[ebs_icon type="fa fa-calendar" color="#1FA67A"]   Nov 26 - Dec 21, 2007
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Training Program for Engineers and Managers from the Electricity Company of Ghana

[ebs_icon type="fa fa-map-marker" color="#1FA67A"]   Alexandria, Virginia

[ebs_icon type="fa fa-calendar" color="#1FA67A"]   Nov 27 - Dec 01, 2006
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Training Program for NEPA Engineers and Managers (Nigeria)

[ebs_icon type="fa fa-map-marker" color="#1FA67A"]   Alexandria, Virginia

[ebs_icon type="fa fa-calendar" color="#1FA67A"]   April 4 - 8, 2005
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Teaching

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ECE4364/5374G

The course deals with electric energy from alternative energy sources including solar, wind, hydro, biomass, geothermal and ocean. Course includes:

  • Life cycle costing and cost benefit analysis of energy systems
  • Characteristics of direct conversion, electromechanical conversion, and storage devices used in alternative energy systems
  • Power system issues associated with integration of small-scale energy sources into the electricity grid

Undergraduate level: ECE 4364
Graduate level: ECE 5374G




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