Jiann-Shiou Yang received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in control engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park, USA. Dr. Yang has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) at the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) since September 1988 where he is currently a Professor. He served as EE Department Head at UMD from June 2007 to August 2017 and June 2018 to May 2019. He has published over 150 technical journal and conference articles and book chapters, and has also been invited to serve on many conference organizing/program committees and conference sessions chairs. Dr. Yang’s research interests include robust control, system theory, computer-aided control system design, optimization, and control applications. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society.
Miguel A. Dominguez was born in Veracruz,Mexico, in 1981. He received the B.Sc.degree from the Veracruz Institute of Technology,Veracruz, in 2004, and the M.Sc. andPh.D. degrees from the Instituto Nacional deAstrofisica, Optica y Electronica, Puebla,Mexico,in 2008 and 2012, respectively.In 2012, he joined the Department of MaterialsScience and Engineering, The Universityof Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA, as aResearch Associate. Since 2014, he has beenwith the Centro de Investigaciones en Dispositivos Semiconductores,Instituto de Ciencias, Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla,Puebla, Mexico.
Dr. Xing-Gang Yan received the B.Sc. degree from Shaanxi Normal University, in 1985, the M.Sc. degree from Qufu Normal University in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree of engineering from Northeastern University, China in 1997. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Control Engineering at the University of Kent, United Kingdom.He worked as a Research Fellow/Research Associate in the Northwestern Polytechnical University, University of Hong Kong, China, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. He was a Lecturer in Qingdao University,China from 1991 to 1994. He is a IEEE member, IET member, HEA Fellow and a Charted Engineer. He is the Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Engineering Research and Science & Technology. He serves as a member of the Editorial Board of several engineering journals and a member of TPC for several international conferences. His research interests include sliding mode control, decentralised control, fault detection and isolation,and time delay system with applications. He has published three books, six invited book chapters and over 170 referred papers in these areas.
National Polytechnic School of Constantine
National Polytechnic School of Constantine
Samir Ladaci graduated in Automatics Engineer from the National Polytechnic School of Algiera in 1995 and received his Magister degree from Annaba University, Algeria in 1999. He obtained his PhD and HDR degrees from Mentouri University of Constantine, Algeria, in 2007 and 2009 respectively. He is a Full Professor with the National Polytechnic School of Constantine, and the Head of Control Research Team at the SP-Lab Laboratory, Constantine. He has more than 120 publications, an edited book and supervises many PhD theses. His current research interests include fractional order systems and control, fractional adaptive control, robust control, systems identification and nonlinear control systems.
Dardan Klimenta was born in Serbia, on May 12, 1975. He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Priï¿½tina, in 1998. Also, he received his postgraduate M.Sc. and Ph.D. in 2001 and 2007, respectively, from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade. His main research interests include electrical power cable engineering, renewable energy sources, electric power systems components, heat transfer, FEM and FEA. He is a researcher with more than 15 years of project experience (2 teaching and 7 research projects). He has authored and co-authored 39 journal papers, 32 conference papers, 1 university textbook and 1 monograph, having more than 100 citations (excluding self-citations) and an h-index of 7 (or a five-year h-index of 7 according to https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=1M47OnoAAAAJ&hl=en). He also reviewed papers for journals and conferences in the fields of electrical engineering, renewable energy sources and heat transfer (https://publons.com/researcher/1225831/dardan-klimenta/). Currently, he is a Full Professor with the Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Priï¿½tina in Kosovska Mitrovica.
Dr. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, Ph.D., PE, is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Director of the Microelectronics Laboratory at Northern Illinois University. He served as the chair of the department from 2008-2015. He served also as the director of the biomedical engineering program. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering and BS in Physics from Cairo University. He received his MS degree in Physics from the University of Manitoba, Canada and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Canada. His areas of expertise are in (a) Fabrication, characterization, and modeling of nano/micro electronic devices and integrated circuits, (b) nano/electronic material growth and characterization, (c) MEMS design and fabrication, and (d) biomedical engineering instrumentation. He published more than 100 refereed articles and received hundreds of thousands of research fund. He advised more than 5 PhD students and about 45 MS students.
Venkata Reddy Kota
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Dr. Venkata Reddy Kota is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada, India.He is having a total of 16 years of experience in teaching and research.
Dr. Reddy is a senior member of IEEE, the Institution of Engineers (India) and Indian Society for Technical Education. He has received Best Researcher Award from JNT University Kakinada in December 2018. He is a recipient of the Young Engineers Award for his contribution to the field of Electrical Engineering from the Institution of Engineers (India) in 2013. He has received Tata Rao Prizefrom the Institution of Engineers (India) in 2012 for the best paper published in Electrical Engineering journal of IE(I) during 2011-12.
Dr.Reddy has published more than 60 research papers in various international journals and conferences. Dr.Reddy has successfully guided 4 scholars for their PhDs and currently he is guiding 9 more research scholars for their PhD degrees. His research areas include the Special Electrical Machines, Electric Drives, Power Qualityand FACTS.
Ibrahim Aliskan was born in Turkey, on February 9, 1982. He graduated in Electrical Engineer and Industrial Engineer from the Yildiz Technical University in 2003 and 2004, respectively. And he received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2006 and 2011. In 2013, he joined the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey, as an Assistant Professor. He serves as a member of the Editorial Board of Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences. His current research interests include system identification, model predictive control, robust control, nonlinear control, and heuristic optimization.
K.-L. Du was on research staff at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada from 2001 to 2010. Prior to 2001, he was on technical staff with Huawei Technologies, China Academy of Telecommunication Technology, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He visited Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2008.
Dr. Du has become a Senior Member of the IEEE since 2009. He is currently an Affiliate Associate Professor at Concordia University. He has been on Editorial Board or been Associate Editor of 10 journals, including IET Signal Processing and Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing. He also serves on the editorial board of the Chinese edition of IEEE Spectrum. He served as member of technical / program / organizing committees of 75 international conferences. He has reviewed papers for 102 international journals, and numerous conferences, grants, theses, and qualifications. He was included in Marquis Who's Who in 2018.
Dr. Zhao is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University. His research mainly focuses on engineering low-dimensional materials for electronic and photonic devices using molecular beam epitaxy. He has published more than 100 papers including over 60 peer-reviewed journal papers, with total citations over 2,000 (h-index 27). He has also co-authored 5 book chapters and shared the inventorship of 2 patents.His research has been highlighted in IEEE Photonics Newsletters, Nature Nanotechnology News/Views, Semiconductor Today, Compound Semiconductor, and Laser Focus World. In 2018, he received the Young Investigator Award in the International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy, for his seminal contribution to materials control and device development with group-III nitride semiconductors.
Dr. Eng. Sachar Spas is Development Engineer and Project Leader of Innovation Projects with Continental Powertrain, Business Unit Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV).
Born 1988 in Lviv, Ukraine, Dr. Spas received his M.Sc. degree in Mathematical Engineering and Ph.D. degree in the field of electrical machines from the University of Federal Defense Munich, Germany, in 2012 and 2018, respectively. Since 2015 he has been a group leader of Modelling and Control group with FEAAM GmbH, a research center in the field of electrical machines and drives. During his time as Research Scientist at the Institute of Electrical Drives and Actuators in Munich Dr. Spas has published and reviewed multiple papers and invented a new torque ripple reduction method for synchronous reluctance machines equipped with concentrated windings.
Currently Sachar Spas is Development Engineer and Project Leader of Innovation Projects with Continental Powertrain, Business Unit Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV). His research interests are multi-physics simulation of multiphase drives and analytical modelling of electrical machines including all harmonic effects.
Bimal K. Bose (Life Fellow, IEEE) is currently an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA. He was Endowed Chair Professor (Condra Chair of Excellence in Power Electronics) at the University of Tennessee from 1987 until 2003, where he was responsible to organize power electronics education and research program. Concurrently, he was the Distinguished Scientist (1990-1992) and the Chief Scientist (1987-1989) of EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute) Power Electronics Applications Center (PEAC) in Knoxville, TN, USA. Prior to that, he was a Research Engineer in General Electric Corporate Research and Development (GE-CRD) (now GE Global Research Center), Schenectady, NY, USA during 1976 to 1987. From 1971 to 1976, he was an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA.
He received the B.E. degree from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), India, in 1956, the M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA, in 1960, and the Ph.D. degree from Calcutta University, India, in 1966.
Prof. H. Askarian Abyaneh was born in Abyaneh, Iran. He received his BSc & MSc from IUST & Tehran University, Iran, and MSc & Ph.D from University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST) UK in 1976, 1982, 1984 and 1988 respectively. He is IEEE S.M and distinguished member of CIGRE. Also, he is chief coordinator of IEEE chapters & chief of SCB 5 CIGRE of Iran. Currently he is Dean of Electrical & Computer & Biomedical Eng. departments and professor of power system group, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. His research interests are, power system protection, control & protection of microgrid. He published over 250 journals & conferences.
Professor Zhixin Wang is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and conducts research in the areas of wind power, photovoltaic generation and control technology, distributed generations of smart grid and intelligent distribution system, motor control system and energy-saving system. He received B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. at Zhejiang University, China in 1985, 1988 and1994, served as deputy director of the Department of Electrical Engineering, vice President of the Shanghai Society for Hydropower Engineering, a member of the committee of experts of Shanghai New Energy Industry Association and also as a member of Renewable Energy Special Committee and Mathematical Special Committee of Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, China Instrument Society of testing instruments Branch. Professor Wang granted 30+ invention patents, 20+ utility model patents and 1 appearance design patent, and is responsible for more than 5 scientific research projects, such as Research on Key Technologies of VSC-HVDC Converter for Offshore Wind Farm Grid Integration supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research and development on intermittent power sources grid-connected planning and random process analytical technology supported by National 863 Program of China, etc.Professor Wang received much award and honor. For example, ten projects, such as the key technology and application of user interface for smart grid, etc., were awarded the First Class Award of China petroleum and chemical industry automation science and technology Award, etc.
Hamid Ali Abed Alasadi was born in Iraq. He received the B.Sc. and M.S degrees in Electrical Engineering, Communication and Network Engineering from Basra University, Basra, Iraq in 1987 & 1994 respectively and the Ph.D. degree from the University Putra Malaysia in Computer and Communiation Engineering in 2011. After graduation he joined he computer unit in education college, Basra University as an Assistant Researcher for 3 years. Currently, he is Research Fellow and lecturer in Computer Science Department at Basra University. His research focuses is Computer and Communication Network Engineering. I am also interests include optical communications, optical fiber, spread-spectrum communications, and information theory, Wireless Network, Sensor Network, Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks, Swarm Intelligence, computer engineering, data mining and Artificial intelligence. He is the member of IEEE, OSA, SPIE, AASCIT, AOS, SDIWC, UACEE, IRED, IACSIT, IAENG, SCIEI, ISEM, ASR, UREBE, IAASSE, Board of Engineers, ISAET, EACEEE, IEEE-Iraq Chapter, SAIS, URENG, ICEET, WARSE and CSTA and also the member of scientific and reviewing committees of many international journals and conferences in the domains of Computer and communications engineering.
Professor Fairouz Kamareddine works as a Professor of Theoretical Computer Science in Heriot-Watt University in Scotland. Fairouz Kamareddine has been involved in a number of worldwide consultancy assignments, especially on education and research issues working for United Nations and the EU. Her research interest includes Interface of Mathematics, Logic and Computer Science. She has held numerous invited positions at universities worldwide. She has well over 200 published articles and a number of books. She has played leading roles in the development, administration, and implementation of interdisciplinary, international, and academic collaborations and networks.
Behzad Moshiri received his B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) in 1984 and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in control systems engineering from the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), U.K. in 1987 and 1991 respectively. He joined the school of electrical and computer engineering, university of Tehran in 1992 where he is currently professor of control systems engineering. He has been senior member of IEEE since 2006. He is the author/co-author of more than 350 articles including 100+ journal papers and 20+ book chapters. He has been as adjunct professor of department of ECE, University of Waterloo and York University, Canada since 2004 and 2018 respectively. He has also been a research fellow at Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE), University of Waterloo since April 2019. His fields of research include advanced industrial/process control design, advanced instrumentation system design, broad spread of applications of sensor/data fusion as well as information fusion concepts in mechatronics, robotics, process control, information technology, bioinformatics and intelligent transportation systems (ITS).
Zhizhang (David) Chen received the B. Eng. degree in Radio Engineering from Fuzhou University, P. R. China, the Master degree in Radio Engineering from Southeast University, P. R. China, the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He was a NSERC post-doctoral fellow with McGill University, Montreal, Canada, in 1993. He is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, where he is a Professor and was the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been an adjunct or visiting professor with the University of Nottingham of UK, École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne of France, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Fuzhou University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. Prof. Chen has authored and co-authored over 380 journal and conference papers in applied electromagnetics, RF/microwave electronics, antennas, and wireless technologies. He was one of the originators of the unconditionally stable methods that have been highly cited and used. He and his team also developed a number of nonlinear ultra-wideband receivers and planar wireless power transfer transmitting and receiving structures. He has been invited to give many invited talks and plenary speeches at various international meetings, conferences and forums. He was also involved in organizing in many international workshops and conferences as Chair, Co-Chair, session organizer and committee members. He has served as guest editors for the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Microwave Magazine, IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwave in Medicine and Biology, and the International Journal of Numerical Modeling (by John Wiley). He is an associate editor of the IEEE Journal of Multiscale and Multiphysics Computational Techniques. He was also the founding Chair of the joint Signal Processing and Microwave Theory & Techniques Chapter of IEEE Atlantic Canada, the Chair of IEEE Canada Atlantic Section and a member of the Board of Directors for IEEE Canada. His current research interests are in time-domain electromagnetic modeling techniques, ultra-wideband wireless communication systems and wireless power transfer. He received of the 2005 Nova Scotia Engineering Award, a 2006 Dalhousie graduate teaching award, the 2007 & 2015 Dalhousie Faculty of Engineering Research Award, the 2013 IEEE Canada Fessenden Medal and Dalhousie University Professorship. He is the Fellow of the IEEE, the Canadian Academy of Engineering and the Engineering Institute of Canada.
Dr Ali CHEKNANE has More than 20 years teaching graduate and post-graduate teaching experience at the university as temporary, associated and permanent position.
He is a full-Professor at the Amar Telidji University of Laghouat-ALGERIAand Phd in physics. And also a senior member at the International Academy of Science and Engineering for Development (IASED):http://www.iased.net/
He have published many papers in various journals and conference proceedings on renewableenergy subjects and served as an editorial board for several journals and committee member for international conferences.
He has supervised 17 PhD students (11 thesis have been defended)
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Dr.MohsenKhorasany received the B.Sc. degree and M.Sc. degree, both in Electrical Engineering, in 2010 and 2012, respectively. He completed his Ph.D. studies in the same field at the Queensland University of Technology in 2019. He is currently a Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University. He works with the Monash eResearch Centre, and Faculty of IT, on developingtransactive energy market platform for the Monash Microgrid. His research interests include distributed energy resources, power systems optimization, electricity market, transactive energy markets, and distributed optimization.