Keynote Speaker


Prof. Yiin-Kuen Fuh, National Central University, China (Taiwan)


Prof. Tao Lin, Wuhan University, China

Tao Lin received B.E., M.E., and PhD degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 1991, 1994, and 1997, respectively. He joined Central China Power Group Co., Wuhan, China, as an R&D Engineer in 1997. From May 2000 to July 2005, he was with Nagasaki University, Japan, University of Bath, the U.K., and University of Florida, USA as research fellows. From 2005, he is a full professor at the School of Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China. His research fields are power system operation and control, power quality analysis and control, power system protection and relaying.



Prof. Hao Chen, China University of Mining&Technology, China

Hao Chen (SM’08) received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Automatic Control, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, in 1991 and 1996, respectively. In 1998, he became an Associate Professor in the School of Information and Electrical Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China, where he has been a Professor since 2001. From 2002 to 2003, he was a Visiting Professor at Kyungsung University, Busan, Korea. Since 2008, he has also been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. He is the author of one book, and has also authored more than 300 papers. He had obtained 13 US Patents, 23 Australian Patents, 1 Danish Patent, 7 Canadian Patents, 10 Russian Patents, 3 South African Patent, 44 Chinese Invention Patents and 6 Chinese Utility Model Patents. His current research interests include motor control, linear launcher, electric vehicles, electric traction, servo drives, and wind power generator control. Prof. Chen won the Prize of Science and Technology of Chinese Youth and the Prize of the Fok Ying Tong Education Foundation for Youth Teachers in both 2004. He was awarded second prize in the Science and Technology advanced of Province and Ministry seven times, and third prize in the Science and Technology advanced of Province14and Ministry 14 times. He became Chinese New Century Hundred-Thousand-Ten thousand Talents Engineering National Talent in 2007, and won Government Especial Allowance of People’s Republic of China State Department since 2006.


Prof. Kashem Muttaqi, University of Wollongong, Australia

Dr Kashem Muttaqi is a Professor at the School of Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering, and member of Australian Power Quality and Reliability (APQRC) at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He was associated with the University of Tasmania, Australia as a Research Fellow/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer from 2002 to 2007, and with the Queensland University of Technology, Australia as a Research Fellow from 2000 to 2002. Previously, he also worked for Multimedia University as a Lecturer for three years. He has more than 18 years of academic experience and authored or co-authored 230 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include distributed generation, renewable energy, electrical vehicles, smart-grid, power system planning and emergency control. Dr. Muttaqi is an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS.


Plenary Speaker


Prof. Zhenbin Zhang, Shandong University, China
Zhenbin Zhang (M'16-SM'18) was born in Shandong, China, in 1984. He received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and automation in Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China, in 2008. From 2008 to 2011, he studied in control theory and engineering in Shandong University, Jinan, China. In 2016, he got the Ph.D. degree (summa cum laude) at the Institute for Electrical Drive Systems and Power Electronics (EAL), Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. From 2016 to 2017, he worked as a Research Fellow and the Team-leader for “Modern control strategies for electrical drives” group in EAL of TUM. Since 2017, Dr. Zhang has been a professor in Shandong University, Jinan, China. In 2018, Dr. Zhang received “August-Wilhelm Scheer Visiting Professor” award and was appointed Visiting Professor at Technical University of Munich, Germany. Dr. Zhang is a recipient of the VDE-Award, Germany, in 2017. He was invited for tutorial in IEEE ECCE-US 2018. His research interests include power electronics and electrical drives, sustainable energy systems and smart grid.


Assoc. Prof. Guoqiang Hu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Prof. Guoqiang Hu joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2011, where he is currently a tenured Associate Professor and the Director of the Centre for System Intelligence and Efficiency. He was an Assistant Professor at Kansas State University, Manhattan KS, USA, from 2008 to 2011. He received the B.Eng. degree in Automation from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2002, the M.Phil. degree in Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida in 2007. His research focuses on analysis, control, design and optimization of distributed intelligent systems, with applications to cooperative robotics and smart city systems. He was a recipient of the Best Paper in Automation Award in the 14th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation, and a recipient of the Best Paper Award (Guan Zhao-Zhi Award) in the 36th Chinese Control Conference. He serves as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Technical Editor for IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and Subject Editor for International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control. He serves as General Chair for ICARCV 2018, General Chair for IEEE ICCA 2020 and Program Co-Chair for IEEE IECON 2020.







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