The esteemed halls of Baselios Mathews II College of Engineering, India were aglow with intellectual fervor on the 10th and 11th of August 2023, as they played host to none other than Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie of INTI International University. This visionary educator and scholar graced the International Conference on Circuit Power and Computing Technologies (ICCPCT 2023) with her presence, delivering a keynote speech that reverberated with insights into the paradigm-shifting “Industrial Revolution 5.0.”
As the curtains rose on the conference’s opening ceremony, the presence of H.G. Dr Joseph Mar Dionysus, Metropolitan Kollam Diocese, infused the event with a touch of solemnity and grace, setting the stage for the intellectual symphony that would soon unfold. In a testament to the caliber of the conference, Dr. Ajit Prabhu, a luminary associated with the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment under the banner of the Government of Kerala, stood as the Chief Guest of ICCPCT 2023, adding an aura of distinction to the proceedings.
The conference’s theme, “Recent Innovations, Current Advancements, and Challenges in Power and Computing Technologies,” provided a resonant backdrop against which the finest minds in the field congregated to exchange ideas, experiences, and knowledge. The five keynote sessions, graced by resource persons representing both the industrial and academic echelons, served as the cornerstone of the conference’s intellectual discourse. Each session unfolded a tapestry of wisdom, each thread woven with expertise and foresight.
Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie’s engagement with the conference went beyond the singular keynote speech. Her commitment to nurturing the minds of tomorrow manifested in three distinct sharing sessions, each tailored to cater to the aspirations and queries of different student cohorts.
In the research sharing session with Computer Science students, Dr Leong’s erudition provided a guiding light for aspiring scholars, unveiling the intricacies of conducting meaningful research in the domain. Her insights were not confined to the technical arena; she extended her wisdom to a student mobility sharing session with MBA students, underscoring the significance of global exposure and cross-cultural experiences in shaping comprehensive perspectives.
Dr Leong’s dedication to the engineering discipline found its zenith in the engineering career sharing session with Electrical Electronics Engineering students. Her journey, studded with accomplishments, setbacks, and resounding triumphs, painted a vivid picture of the opportunities and challenges that lie on the path ahead.
In conclusion, Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie’s presence at ICCPCT 2023 was a beacon of inspiration, guiding the conference’s attendees through a landscape rich with innovation and challenges. Her keynote speech and interactive sessions stand as a testament to her commitment to knowledge dissemination and nurturing the talents of tomorrow.