Welcome to “EU-Asia Collaboration for aCcessible Education in Smart Power Systems (eACCESS)” Project

The project comes at a time when many south-east Asian countries are undergoing rapid industrial revolution and industrialisation processes. This results in an increasing demand for energy, particularly electricity. Sourcing a cheap, safe and reliable electricity supply is central to further economic development.
Higher education institutions are expected to produce technical staff, engineers, experts and tutors which will able to design, maintain and further develop advanced technical solutions, as well as to train other staff resources like technicians and managers, who will be up to the job and ready to effectively and efficiently adopted and use modern power technologies.
Currently, the subjects which are central to help build modern power engineers are not available from the project’s partner universities, and the content of current classes and the delivery mechanism does not meet students' expectations and challenges related to the transformation of the power sector.
The consortium of seven European and Asian partners has won total project funding of almost €1 million under the competitive Erasmus+ Key Action 2 call. The College of Science and Technology, Royal University of Bhutan team has been awarded €153,187 in funding from the Erasmus+ programme to ultimately support universities in Bhutan, Nepal and Indonesia.
College of Science and Technology, Royal University of Bhutan academics will work with three partner universities – Lodz University of Technology in Poland, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece and University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in Scotland– to produce undergraduate programmes focussing on smart power systems.

eACCESS project consortium:

Partner Name

Name of the Partner Institute



University of Lodz



University of the West of Scotland

United Kingdom


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki



Kantipur Engineering College



Pokhara University



Royal University of Bhutan



Atma Jaya Catholic University



Soegijapranata Catholic University


The European partner, Lodz will act as project coordinator, Aristotle as Smart Power Systems Engineering curriculum and programme developer, and UWS as the researchers and developers of the eACCESS online teaching and learning platform. The other Asia partners are responsible to implement the developed course module in the respective university.
Objective of the eACCESS project:
eACCESS project will fill knowledge and skill deficit in the area of modern power system of the identified countries through knowledge dissemination, skill development and capacity building. These countries are facing challenges in supporting power and energy requirements due to lack of leadership, knowledge and facilities to develop skill personal in this region. eACCESS will mainly target this challenges and offer required solutions through collaboration with local universities for enabling capacity building in Higher Education Sector.
The implementation of the eACCESS project will also benefit local energy companies, which will gain access to new, well-educated engineering staff, will be able to undertake research cooperation with local universities in the implementation of new solutions and the application of new technologies in power engineering.
College of Science and Technology, Royal University of Bhutan academics Asst Prof Roshan Chhetri, Dr. Tshewang Lhendup, Mr Manoj Sharma, Mr Cheku Dorji, Mr Namgay Tenzin, will play the major role for the project management and implementation. College of Science and Technology, Royal University of Bhutan will focus on the modernization of power system related course module of Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.
Along with course module development and implementation, CST will organize the life long Learning (LLL) module for power system professionals. The undergraduate is not only designed to cover advanced topics in the subject area; they are designed to be delivered through the best possible means, so that they can be effectively accessed by students, staff and wider society. The consortium together, will develop supporting teaching tools including the eACCESS teaching platform at project institutions, establishment of new teaching methods and the dissemination and exploitation of the knowledge and skills concerning smart power grid and remote teaching systems.

The following are the key staff involved in the project activities for the successful implementation of the project:



Project Role

Email id


Dr. Cheki Dorji




Mr. Roshan Chhetri

Asst. Professor

Project Coordinator


Dr. Tshewang Lhendup

DAA cum Asst Professor




Mr. Cheku Dorji



(Laboratory Equipment)


Mr. Manoj Sharma

Lecturer cum HoD


(Teaching Platform)


Mr. Namgay Tenzin

Associate Lecturer








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