Executive Director | University of Regina | Canada
Dr. Gordon Huang is working as a Canada Research Chair, and Professor, Faculty of Engineering. He is also a Executive Director, Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities in University of Regina, canada.
Professor | University of Bonn | Germany
Dr. Duy Nong is a senior lecturer and researcher at the University of Bonn, Germany. He has been working on the Australian Research Council Linkage Project in Australia, National Science Foundation Project in the US, and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany to solving environmental and economic problems of climate change. He is particularly interested in renewable energy target, as well as cleaner production technology and policies. His research devotes to help countries/regions achieve sustainable development. He also seeks to explore ways to balancing energy market, while ensuring the national energy security in the context of energy and/or climate change policies. He is pursuing research to examine potential solutions to problems of bioeconomy transformation to help maintain sustainable development worldwide. He is a regular reviewer for energy journals and has numerous publications in Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Energy, and the Journal of Cleaner Production, among the others.
Senior Lecturer | Al-Farabi University | Kazakhstan
Murat Kunelbaev is currently a senior research fellow at the Institute of Information and Computational Technologies of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan) and a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Information Technology at Al-Farabi University, Almaty (Kazakhstan). He received a master's degree in architecture from al-Farabi University (Kazakhstan) in 2003. For his dissertation, he did various scientific research on renewable energy, in particular, wind turbines, hydro turbines, and solar heat supply systems. He has published over 50 articles in journals, books, and conference proceedings, including 35 articles in journals indexed by Scopus. He participated in the scientific committee of several international conferences and associations and worked as a reviewer and editor in a variety of international journals. He has participated in a number of international, European and national grants
Associate Professor | Jinan University | China
Dr. Yuchao Li is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Nanophotonics, Jinan University, and a director for laboratory of nanophotonic manipulation. His research interests lie at nanophotonics and biophotonics. Dr. Li has published over 20 academic papers in SCI-indexed journals such as Nature Commun., ACS Nano, Light: Sci. Appl., Adv. Funct. Mater., and has applied for 10 national invention patents. Dr. Li has served as a session chair, organizing committee member and invited reporter at important academic conferences for several times, and he is currently an editorial board member of Journal of Biomaterials. Dr. Li was awarded with the 2019 IAAM Scientific Medal and 2018 Guangdong Provincial First Prize of Science and Technology (5/6). He is also serving as referee for physics and optics journals: Light: Science & Applications, Optics Letters, Optics Express, Applied Optics et al.
Assistant Professor | University of Genova | Italy
Francesco Conte (S’11–M’14) received the Master’s degree in computer science and automatic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and information engineering from the University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy, in 2009 and 2013, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Genova, Genova, Italy. From December 2008 to April 2009, he was a Visiting Scholar with the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA), Grenoble, France. He is the author of more than 40 publications in international journals and conferences. His research interests include power system control and modeling, intelligent management of renewable energy sources and loads, distributed generation and smartgrids, state estimation of nonlinear non-Gaussian systems, delay system analysis, estimation, and control.
Researcher | University of cyprus | Cyprus
Constantinos Vassiliades studied with a scholarship at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where in 2012 got the Diploma of Architect Engineer with an excellent performance and was awarded as the best graduate. Afterwards, he began his collaboration with Vassiliades - Architects, and in 2013 he started his PhD studies at the Department of Architecture of the University of Cyprus, which dealt with the building integration of photovoltaics and solar thermal systems. In 2018 he was awarded with the doctoral degree (PhD) and besides research, he teaches at the University of Cyprus and the Cyprus University of Technology, whilst he is a Visiting Lecturer / Researcher at the Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Naples Federico II. Constantinos deals extensively with the sustainability and energy efficiency of buildings on the architectural side, both professionally and within his research. He participated in relevant research projects, where he made publications, participated in conferences, and taught in training schools in Barcelona and Warsaw. Several of his studies have been published in architectural and research journals and he is one of the authors and contributors of the book "Building Integrated Solar Thermal Systems - Design and Applications Handbook". He is a Qualified Building Energy Efficiency Expert for Buildings Used as Houses of the Cyprus' Ministry of Commerce, Energy, Industry and Tourism, member of ETE? (Technical Chamber of Cyprus) and of the Cyprus Architects Association.
Reseacher | Sapienza University of Rome | Italy
Meysam Majidi Nezhad was born in Kermanshah, Iran. He received the Master degree in natural resource engineering from College of Natural Resources, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran. Meysam is now a Ph.D. Candidate in energy and environment from the Department of Astronautical, Electric and Energetic Engineer, Sapienza University. His finished a Ph.D. thesis on the “Renewable Energy Source Assessment Using Remote Sensing Techniques and Studies for Off-grid System”.
His joint a Ph.D. mobility in Royal institute of technology and the school of Electrical Engineering in KTH University on “Managing Renewable energies Efficiency based on environment emission reduction using machine learning methodologies”. His research involves applying renewable energy source assessment, remote sensing techniques, satellite image processing, time series analysis, oil spill, detection analysis, and GIS.In this time, his working on wind energy potential analysis using the European Space Agency (ESA) satellites for Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) installation, studies on the Mediterranean Sea and Baltic Sea.
Professor | Amar Telidji University of Laghouat |ALGERIA
Dr. Ali CHEKNANE is working as a Professor at the Amar Telidji University of Laghouat-ALGERIA and Phd in physics. He is also an senior member at the International Academy of Science and Engineering for Development (IASED) and published many papers in various journals, conference proceedings on renewable energy subjects. He served as an editorial board for several journals and committee member for international conferences. He recived an incentive award from ? Centre de Développement des Énergies Renouvelables- CDER” and also awarded for the best publication in physics in Algeria from the ANDRU agency in 200.
He is the head of "Photovoltaic Systems & Devices" research team and President of Association of Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development. Laghouat. ALGERIA
Professor | University of Tabriz | Iran
Ebrahim Babaei (M’10, SM’16) was born in Ahar, Iran, in 1970. He received the B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering and the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Department of Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, in 1992 and 2001, respectively, graduating with first class honors. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tabriz, in 2007. In 2007, he joined the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tabriz. He was an Assistant Professor from 2007 to 2011, an Associate Professor from 2011 to 2015 and has been Professor since 2015. He is the author and co-author of one book and more than 480 technical journal and conference papers. Some of them are jointly publications with prestigious international researchers. He also holds 25 patents in the area of power electronics. His current research interests include the analysis, modelling, design, and control of Power Electronic Converters (dc/dc; dc/ac; ac/ac; ac/dc; Matrix Converters; Multilevel Inverters; Z-Source Inverters; Resonance Converters; …) and their applications, Renewable Energy Sources, and FACTS Devices.
Assistant professor | Islamic Azad University | Iran
Dr. Heris Golpira is currently working as a Assistant professor in Departement of Industrial Engineering from Islamic Azad University, Iran.
Researcher | Aalto University | Finland
Mahdi Pourakbari-Kasmaei (S’10–M’15) received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, power systems, from the Universidad Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Ilha Solteira, Brazil in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow at UNESP and alsa visiting researcher at Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, for about 15 months. He was a project executive of three practical projects, PI of three academic projects, and also a consultant in an electric power distribution company. Currently, he is a researcher with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Aalto University, Finland. He is also the Chairman of IEEE PES/IES Finland IE13/PE31/A34/PEL35 Joint Chapter. His research interests include power systems planning, operations, economics, and environmental issues. Mahdi Pourakbari-Kasmaei (S’10–M’15) received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, power systems, from the Universidad Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Ilha Solteira, Brazil in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow at UNESP and also a visiting researcher at Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, for about 15 months. He was a project executive of three practical projects, PI of three academic projects, and also a consultant in an electric power distribution company. Currently, he is a researcher with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Aalto University, Finland. He is also the Chairman of IEEE PES/IES Finland IE13/PE31/A34/PEL35 Joint Chapter. His research interests include power systems planning, operations, economics, and environmental issues.
Professor | Northumbria University | United Kingdom
Mousa Marzband obtained his PhD degree in electrical engineering with emphasis on power system engineering from Universitat Politcnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 2014. Since 2011, He has been involved in different research projects in Denmark, Romania, Spain, France, Ireland, US and Germany at UPC, IREC, UoM, MaREI with emphasis on smart grid and microgrids. He has jointly supervised several PhD students in the power systems area. He has a strong industrial background working at Borzouyeh Petrochemical Company, IREC, and MaREI research centres in Iran, Spain and Ireland, respectively. His research interests include microgrid operation and power system analysis, distributed energy storage, hierarchical and cooperative control, optimal energy management systems, power system analysis and power system economic and operation, Integration of renewable energies in smart grids, and energy hub management system. Recently, He has been focused on demand side management for the sake of power system stability enhancement.
Professor | Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | Spain
Jin Su Jeong is currently a Professor at the Department of Science and Mathematics Education, the Universidad de Extremadura (Spain) and was a Researcher Professor with Juan de la Cierva Program at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain). He was received his MS in Architecture from the Texas A&M University, College Station (United States) in 2006, his first PhD with International Mention and Suma Cum Laude in Graphic Engineering, Geomatics and Projects from the Universidad de Extremadura in 2014 (Spain), and second PhD Suma Cum Laude and Outstanding Thesis Award in Teaching Education from the University of Extremadura in 2018 (Spain) with a part of study from University of Washington, Seattle (United States). For his doctoral dissertation, he has done different doctoral research stays and collaborations. He has published more than 100 papers in journals, books and conference proceedings, including 35 papers in journals indexed in the Web of Science. He has participated in the scientific committee of several international conferences and associations and has served as a reviewer in a wide range of international journals. He has been involved in a number of international, European and national grants as well as industrial
Fort Hare Institute of Technology University, South Africa
Professor Edson L. Meyer obtained his PhD (Physics) at the University of Port Elizabeth in 2002 and has been actively involved in renewable energy research for 23 years. Research covered aspects of Solar Energy (solar cells, modules and systems), Bio Energy (biomass gasification, biogas digestion), Smart Energy Systems (electronic circuit design, energy efficiency, smart grids) and Sustainable Development Studies (sustainable cities and resources, building integrated photovoltaics for sustainable architecture). He has now established the SolarWatt Park on the Alice campus where essential research is conducted on various aspects of solar PV and thermal, dye sensitized and perovskite solar cells, heat pumps with solar water heaters, grid-connected and building integrated PV, biomass gasification and biogas digestion.