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Smart rail electrification with digitally integrated intelligent systems

IET Singapore Network Transport Section Technical Talk


We’re living in a world that’s constantly changing. With more and more people are living in urban areas, the demands on logistics and mobility are continuing to increase. These changes are giving rise to new challenges, especially the need to use resources more and more efficiently.

To deal with these developments and help shape a prosperous future, we need reliable, powerful, and sustainable solutions i.e. intelligent infrastructure solutions is the best way to cover with a complete portfolio of innovative solutions, systems, and products for traction power supply, contact lines and network-control technology for the rail transport of the future.

In this technical talk an overview of technological advancements / solutions been introduced in railway industry to achieve the core benefits of digital solutions developed by Siemens Mobility in electrification that leverage ease of rail infrastructure operations will be provided.

Systems Engineering
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17 Jul 2024 

6:30pm - 8:30pm

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  • Singapore Local Network

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Mr. Kancheti Karunakar

Head of Engineering - Rail Electrification - Siemens Mobility Pte Ltd

Mr Karunakar has completed his Master of Science in Power Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Bachelors of Technology in Electrical & Electronics from Acharya Nagarjuna University, India. Mr Karunakar has 20 years of Experience in design, engineering and Project Management in Power, Oil & Gas and Railway Industries. Currently he is working as Head of Engineering (Rail Electrification) in Siemens Mobility, Singapore. Mr Karunakar is professionally registered as Chartered Engineer from IET, International Professional Engineer (U.K) and a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Areas of interest includes Smart rail Infrastructure, Sustainable design and Network control of large metro systems.

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Singapore Polytechnic Graduates' Guild (SPGG), Grand Ballroom

1010 Dover Road



18.30 – Registration & Dinner Networking
19.30 – Tech Talk: “Smart Rail Electrification with Digitally integrated Intelligent systems” presented by Mr. Kancheti Karunakar
20.00 – Q&A Session
20.15 – Networking Discussions
20.30 – End of programme



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Free of charge