The school is engaged in many outreach activties, like conferences, workshops, short courses to reach out to the public on research and scientific developments.
19th National Power Systems Conference, organised by School of Electrical Sciences, held during 19-21st December 2016 at IIT Bhubaneswar
The 19th National power System Conference NPSC-2016 held at the School of Electrical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar during 19-21 December 2016. The main theme of the NPSC-2016 was "Towards reliable, safe and secure Smart-grid infrastructure". The conference was inaugurated by Prof. M. Ramamoorty,Ex, Director General, CPRI, Bangalore as Chief Guest, Prof Saifur Rahman, IEEE PES President Elect, as Guest of Honour, Prof R V Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar presided over the inaugural function. Prof S C Srivastave, Chairman, NPSC National Standing committee and Dr S R Samantaray, Convener, NPSC-2016 coordinated the conference. The conference honoured Shri R N Nayak, Ex CMD, POWERGRID for Industry excellence award and Prof D Thukaram, IISC for Academic Excellence Award. Shri Mata Prasad received IIT BHU Malviya Excellence Award for life time achievement.
Ishan Vikas Scheme, MHRD 7-21, December 2016 IIT Bhubaneswar
Under the "Ishan Vikas" scheme of MHRD, IIT Bhubaneswar hosted 42 school students, including 5 of their teachers from north-east region of India, representing the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and Mizoram, from 7th - 21st December 2016. The participating students had a great experience at IIT Bhubaneswar over last 15 days of the program, which included several scientific talks, laboratory visits and interaction with faculty members of various schools of IIT Bhubaneswar, including school of electrical sciences.