Mangalurean Abdul Rahiman Beig makes it to Stanford University’s list of top world scientists

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December 5, 2020

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Mangaluru, Dec 5: An academician from coastal Karnataka who is currently working in United Arab Emirates, has been named among the top 2 percent scientists in the world according to the subject-wise analysis conducted by the Standford University, USA.

Dr Balanthi Abdul Rahiman Beig, a native of Balanthimogru, Vittla in Bantwal taluk on the outskirts of Mangaluru, is one among the 1,492 Indians that have found a place in the list which consists a total of 1,59,683 names from around the world. Dr Beig ranked 1320 in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering category among the total 87611 scientists considered in the category.

Dr. Beig is currently working as an Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Khalifa University. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transaction on Industrial Applications.

He has set up the Power Electronics and Sustainable Energy (PEASE) Research Laboratory under Advanced Power and Energy Center (APEC) at Khalifa University and is leading the research team in power electronics. His current research focus is on auto tuning of grid connected converters, advanced drive train for electric vehicles, PWM techniques for high power converters, multi-level converter for HVDC applications, high power variable frequency drives, SiC and GaN based converters and high gain bidirectional DC to DC converters. Dr. Beig has received the Khalifa Univesity Best in Teaching Award in 2010 and the Khalifa University Research Award in 2013.

Dr Beig has successfully completed industry-sponsored projects on mitigation of the power quality problems in oil rigs. He has also completed other research projects on active filters for distorted voltage conditions and improved PWM techniques for high power drives. Dr. Beig has excellent industrial experience, especially in the design of inverters, DSP/FPGA based embedded controllers, and development of control algorithms for electric drives.

Dr Beig earned his B.E. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka Suratkal, India, and Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. He is also an alumnus of Govt Primary School, Balanthimogru, Govt higher primary school Vitttla and Vittla Junior College.

From 1989 to 1992, Dr. Beig was with M/S Kirloskar Electric Company, Ltd, Mysore, India, as a R&D Engineer with the design team of BLDC Drive, which received the Best Indigenous Product Design Award by IEEMA, New Delhi, India. He had joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, NITK Suratkal before flying to UAE.

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mujibullah
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Thursday, 10 Dec 2020

Well done brother. Heartfelt congratulation on your success. May Allah bless you with more success in the days to come.

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January 16,2021

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Bengaluru, Jan 16: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday underlined that one should not have fear or doubt over the vaccine developed by Indian Scientist to fight against Coronavirus pandemic which has claimed precious lives of thousands of people.

The Chief Minister was speaking after vaccinating a driver at Victoria Hospital in the city. Union Minister Pralhad Joshi and Minister for Health and Medical Education Dr K Sudhakar, among others present on the occasion.

He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the drive across the country. In each centre 100 covid warriors will be vaccinated and it will be increased in the coming days.

Mr Yediyurappa said in the country nearly 3 crore Covid warriors have been vaccinated.

He appealed to the people to come forward to get vaccinated without any fear and worry.

Dr Sudhakar, in his address, said the vaccination began at 243 centers across the state after the Prime Minister launched it. Some private hospitals like St. Johns Medical College have also been included in this initiative. Covi-shield will be distributed in 237 centres and Covaxin in 6 centres in Bellary, Shivamogga, Hassan, Chikmagalur, Chamarajanagar and Davangere.

In all 7,17,439 health warriors will be vaccinated in the initial phase and aiming to vaccinate 24,300 people on the first day itself. There are 8,14,500 doses of vaccine available and the initial phase is expected to complete within a week, said the Minister.

As a precautionary measure there will be emergency medical service available at the site of vaccination to meet any side effects, if reported.

The Minister warned against misleading reports in social media and called upon the people not to get carried away and listen to only official handles.

He said that Health warriors, Police staff and poura karmikas have been registered in the first phase.

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January 11,2021

Mangaluru, Jan 11: Amid fears of bird flu spread in neighbouring Kerala, seven crows were found dead at different places in Mangaluru on Monday.

Three crows were found on the road near Pacchanady dumping yard, two near Shaktinagar housing colony and two more near the Kuppepadavu school road, sources in the state health department said. Health officials have visited the spots and collected samples.

It may be recalled that six crows were found dead in Manjanady near here recently and samples collected from them had tested negative for bird flu.

Health Minister K. Sudhakar had stated a couple of days back that there were no cases of bird flu in Karnataka and all the samples tested so far have returned negative.

He had also directed the health officials in the border districts to be vigilant in the wake of an avian flu outbreak in other states, including Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

Four districts in southern Karnataka bordering Kerala have been put on alert following the outbreak of bird flu (H5N8) in the neigbouring state.

"We have put four districts bordering Kerala -- Chamarajanagar, Dakshin Kannada, Kodagu and Mysuru -- on alert and taken steps to prevent bird flu spread from the adjacent state though no case of the disease has been reported in Karnataka so far," a state animal husbandry department official had told IANS on January 7.

The animal husbandry department has also set up kiosks at border check-posts to monitor vehicles from Kerala to ensure chicken and eggs are not allowed to enter the districts without certification.

The Union Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairies on Monday said that avian influenza has been confirmed in 10 states of the country till date. The 10 states are -- Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Maharashtra, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Avian influenza or bird flu is a contagious viral disease caused by influenza type A viruses, which affect poultry birds like chickens and turkeys.

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January 18,2021

Belagavi. Jan 18: Karnataka Health Minister Dr. Sudhakar said on Monday that providing free medical assistance is the responsibility of the government.

He was speaking at the review meeting with health department officials here.
Further he said the government has been running a lot of schemes for the benefit of people and the health officers should see to it that it reaches the beneficiaries.

The sought an explanation as to why the super-specialty hospital works is being delayed. The minister instructed that a notice to the contractor for delay in work. All works being carried out in the campus of Belagavi Institute of Medical Science should be completed with time frame.

He expressed his displeasure over the reduction in numbers of delivery cases in Belagavi Institute of Medical Sciences (BIMS) while taluka hospital the delivery rate in the government hospital. He instructed the hospital authorities to install bio-metric to record attendance.

Whether old or new building prime importance should be given to cleanliness all over in the campus. The minister advised to related officials that standard of the service should be raised as per norms of N.A.B.H and N.Q.A.S. Salary, wages should be paid before 5th of every month under NHM he further advised.

DHO S.V.Munyal informed to the minister and said that 84 primary health centers are working round the clock out 139 PHC’s in the district.

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