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1st International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment

11–12 Nov 2021, Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan

Energy, Power, Environment
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1st International Conference on Energy, Power and Environment

1st International conference on Energy, Power and Environment will be held at University of Gujrat from 11-12 November 2021. The conference is organized by University of Gujrat in collaboration with GIFT University. The conference shall be technically supported/collaborated by University of Engineering and Technology Taxila. The objectives of the conference are to provide high quality research and professional interactions for the advancement of science and technology. Therefore, the conference shall provide an ideal platform for researchers to share thoughts and experiences in the research areas related to Energy, power and Environment.

Conference Topics

The conference will be mainly focused on the following topics but not limited to:

The conference will feature keynote talks, technical paper & poster presentations and technical exhibitions. The prospective authors are invited to submit papers with original and novel research results consisting of maximum of 4 pages in English. The accepted and presented papers will be published as a dedicated volume in MDPI Engineering Proceedings Journal. The authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended version of their manuscripts for consideration in Journal of Engineering Research (, having an impact factor of 0.62.

Time Schedule
  • Deadline for Abstract Submission: 18 September 2021
  • Notification of abstract Acceptance: 20 September 2021
  • Deadline for Paper Submission: 30 September 2021
  • Notification of Acceptance: 15 October 2021
  • Camera Ready Due: 31 October 2021
  • Deadline for Registration: 31 October 2021
  • Conference Open: 11-12 November 2021
Paper Submission Procedure

For information about submission procedure, please refer to the section "Instruction for Authors".

Event Organizers

University of Gujrat in Collaboration with Gift University Gujranwala



The University of Gujrat, Gujrat (UOG) is a public-sector University located in Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan and it is general disciplines University. It was established in 2003 by the Government of Punjab. Prof. Dr. Shabbar Atiq is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gujrat.


Conference Chairs

Faculty of Engineering and Technology  University of Gujrat, HH-Campus Jalalpur Jattan Road, 50700 Gujrat, Pakistan

Shahid Iqbal received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and electronics engineering from the University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia, and Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia, in 2003 and 2008, respectively. From 2008 to 2009, he was a full-time Lecturer with the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Multimedia University. From January 2010 to December 2017, he was full-time senior lecturer with School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. In 2016, he joined COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Attock, Pakistan, as an Associate Professor and worked there for almost 1.5 years. Currently, he is serving as a professor of Power Electronics at department of Electrical Engineering, University of Gujrat. He has won several research projects from various funding agencies and has supervised 3 PhD students and 16 MSc students during his 11 years of Post PhD service. Besides, he has published several international journals and conference papers. He has served/serving as a reviewer for several premier international journals (IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IET Electronics Letters, etc.) and conferences. His research interests include PWM DC-DC converters, resonant DC-DC converters, inverters, LED drivers, and high-voltage power supplies.

Technical Program Committee

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Gujrat

UET Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan

GIFT University, Gujranwala, Pakistan

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Gujrat, Pakistan

Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Gujrat, Pakistan

GIFT University, Gujranwala, Pakistan

Finance Committee

Dr. Muhammad Wasif, University of Gujrat

Mr. Ghulam Safdar Malik, Deputy Treasurer, University of Gujrat

Engr. Nazam Siddique, University of Gujrat

Publication Committee

Dr. Naeem Abas, University of Gujrat

Dr. Waseem Arif, University of Gujrat

Event Management Committee

Engr. Shoaib Rauf, University of Gujrat

Engr. Muhammad Tahseen Sadiq, University of Gujrat

Media and Publicity Committee

Prof. Dr. Riffat Asim Pasha, UET Taxila

Dr. Nauman Zafar, LUMS Pakistan

Engr. Ahsan Waseem, University of Gujrat

Keynote Speakers

University of Malaya

The Role of Power Electronics in Providing a Sustainable Energy Supply
“Professor Dr. Saad Mekhilef is a Charted Engineer (CEng) and Fellow of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and a Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is an Associate Editor of various top journals such as IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and the Journal of Power Electronics. He is a distinguished Professor at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia and also an Honorary Professor at the Department of Electrical, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is the Director of Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Research Laboratory (PEARL). He authored and co-authored for more than 400 publications in academic journals and proceedings and five books with more than 30,000 citations. He is frequently invited as honorary keynote lectures at international conferences, congress, meetings, and symposiums. Saad Mekhilef has been listed by the Thomson Reuters (Clarivate Analytics) as one of the Highly Cited (Hi.Ci) engineering researchers in the world, and included in the & quot; Thomson Reuters’ The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2018, 2019 and 2020". He is actively involved in industrial consultancy for major corporations in the Power Electronics and Renewable Energy projects. His research interests include Power Conversion Techniques, Control of Power Converters, Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT), Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Smart Grid, Microwave and Wireless Technologies.” More Information about my research can be found at 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

University Sains Malaysia

Simultaneous decarboxylation and decarbonylation of renewable fatty acid into diesel-like hydrocarbon fuels by nickel-incorporated mesostructured cellular foam catalyst

Newcastle University, UK

The Role of Power Electronics in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities
Mohamed Dahidah (M’02–SM’10) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Multimedia University, Malaysia, in 2008. Dr Dahidah was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, till November 2012. He is currently a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) with the School of Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K. Dr Dahidah is the recipient of Frist prize paper award at IEEE Conference on Sustainable Utilization and Development in Engineering and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010 and Girling Watson Fellowship Award, the University of Sydney, Australia, 2009. He has authored or co-authored over 80 refereed journal and conference papers in the field of power electronics. His current research interests include modular power converters, battery charger for EVs, solid state transformers and advanced power conversion for renewable energy integration. Dr. Dahidah is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief for IET Power Electronics and has been a regular reviewer for both IEEE and IET journals.

University Sains Malaysia

Energy Efficient BLDC Motor Design

Hamad Bin Khalif University, Qatar

Two-dimensional metal carbides (MXenes) for next generation anti-biofouling membranes

Invited Speakers

UET Lahore, Pakistan


NUST, Pakistan


UET, Taxila, Pakistan


University of Agriculture, Pakistan


NED-UET Technology, Karachi, Pakistan



  • The conference registration will start from October 15, 2021 and will end on October 31, 2021.
  • It is mandatory for all accepted papers that at least one of the authors of a paper, denoted as presenting author, complete the paper registration before the deadline i.e., October 31, 2021. The accepted papers that are not registered by the deadline shall be considered as withdrawn.
  • A person (other than presenting author) interested to participate in the conference must also register as a participant.
  • The registration fee for different categories is given as follows;

Category of Participation

Registration Fee

Registration Includes

National Oral Presenter

PKR 10,000 for1st paper

(PKR 5,000 for 2nd and 3rd paper each)

· All conference sessions, Tea/Refreshment, lunch, and conference kit

· Publication of presented paper in MDPI Engineering Proceeding Journal

Oral Presenter from organizing/collaborating institutions

PKR 5,000/paper

International Oral Presenter

50 USD / paper

Poster Presenter

PKR 3,000

· All conference sessions, Tea/Refreshment, lunch, and conference kit


PKR 2,000

· All conference sessions, Tea/Refreshment, and lunch

  • To complete the registration, go to following link, click on the relevant category button, fill in the required information, print challan and deposit fees in any branch of Bank of Punjab (BOP).


  • After the deposit of the registration fee in the bank, please send a scanned copy of the deposit slip to the following email address:


  • The conference organizing committee shall send you the formal invitation for participation in ICEPE-2021, after confirmation of registration fee payment.
Cancellation policy


Instructions for Authors

Submission Procedure

Submissions should be made by authors online by registering with and using the "Submit new Submission" function once logged into the system. Authors should accomplish registration using institutional email addresses.

Please follow the following guidelines while submitting your manuscripts.

  1. Submit abstract (about 200-300 words) online on this website by 10 September 2021.
  2. The conference committee will notify the acceptance of the abstract within 05 days after submission of the abstract. This means the abstracts submitted by the deadline (10 September 2021) shall be notified about their acceptance by 15 September 2021.
  3. In case of acceptance, authors will be asked to submit their manuscripts by 20 September 2021. The conference committee shall notify the acceptance of proceeding papers of authors by 15 October 2021.
  4. After acceptance, at least one of the authors of an accepted paper should register by 31 October 2021.
  5. All accepted proceedings papers will be published as a dedicated volume in the MDPI Engineering Proceedings Journal (ISSN 2673-4591).
  6. The authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their manuscripts for consideration in the Journal of Engineering Research (, having an impact factor of 0.62.

Proceedings Paper

Proceedings papers must be prepared in MS Word using the Engineering Proceedings template which is available for download both in MS Word format as well as in Latex format at the following website: and should be converted to PDF format before submission. The papers must be written in English with a maximum paper length of 4 printed pages including figures and references. Papers exceeding 4 pages will not be accepted. The corresponding author should ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the paper before submission of the paper to the conference and the data given in the paper is not published before.

Authors are advised to carefully read the rules outlined in the 'Instructions for Authors' on the journal website and ensure that your manuscript submission adheres to these guidelines.

Manuscripts for the proceedings issue must have the following organization:

  • Title
  • Full author names
  • Affiliations (including full postal address) and authors' e-mail addresses
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results and Discussion
  • Conclusions
  • (Acknowledgements)
  • References


Posters will be available on this conference website during and after the event. Like papers presented at the conference, participants will be able to ask questions and make comments about the posters. Posters can be presented without an accompanying proceedings paper. However, they will not be added to the proceedings of the conference.

Potential Conflicts of Interest

All authors must disclose all relationships or interests that could inappropriately influence or bias their work. This should be conveyed in a separate "Conflict of Interest" statement preceding the "Acknowledgments" and "References" sections at the end of the manuscript. If there is no conflict, please state "The authors declare no conflict of interest." Financial support for the study must be fully disclosed under the "Acknowledgments" section.


MDPI, the publisher of the platform, is an open-access publisher. We believe that authors should retain the copyright to their scholarly works. Hence, by submitting a communication paper to this conference, you retain the copyright of your paper, but you grant MDPI the non-exclusive right to publish this paper online on the platform. This means you can easily submit your paper to any scientific journal at a later stage and transfer the copyright to its publisher (if required by that publisher).

Venue, Travel and Accommodation

Gujrat City

Gujrat is a city in the Punjab Province of Pakistan and it is the 20th largest city of Pakistan by population. Gujrat is situated on the bank of Chenab River, it is 120 Kilometers from Lahore and 176 Kilometers from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is located between two famous rivers, Jhelum River and Chenab River. Because of its proximity to the rivers, the land is good for cultivation of rice and sugarcane as main crops. Along with the nearby cities of Sialkot and Gujranwala, Gujrat forms part of the so-called Golden Triangle of industrial cities with export-oriented economies. Gujrat is a land of saints, historical places, forts, mosques, castles, buildings, roads and towns etc. Gujrat city was constructed in the form of a fort and it had four gates to enter in the city of Gujrat. It was called main Gujrat and now a days it is in
the center of Gujrat.

Hotels and accommodation

A variety of traditional Pakistani and Chinese food is available in various hotels situated in city Gujrat. Gujrat has a number of hotels for living and can be booked online. The details of some of these hotels are given in the following table.


Hotels in



Distance from UOG

Room Capacity

Rates (in PKR)

Contact no


Akbar Resorts


Chenab river

24KM, 43 Mins

15 Double Bed

6 Pin Sharing



(053) 3589555


Hotel one Gujrat

Mall of Gujrat, GT Road

14KM,35 Mins

8 Double Bed

8 Single Bed





City Hotel

GTS Chowk,


13KM, 34 Mins

6 single Bed

6 double Bed





Melody Hotel

Railway Road, GTS Chowk

14KM, 34 Mins

5 Single Bed

4 Double bed





Midway Hotel


Small Industrial Area GT Road, Gujrat

15KM, 34 Mins

7 Single Bed

5 Double Bed




List of Authors (333)

Sponsors and Partners





Conference Secretariat

Contact Persons:

1) Engr. Zubair Mehmood

2) Mr. Usman Ali


Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan.

Tel: +92 53 3643326, Ext. 153; Email:; Website:

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