2018 IEEE 2nd International Electrical and Energy Conference(CIEEC2018)
Keynote Speech

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Xiaoxin Zhou (China)

Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Honorary President of China Electrical Power Research Institute

IEEE Fellow

Prof. Xiaoxin Zhou, senior engineer equipment to professor in ranking, Ph.D. candidate supervisor, elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1993, now is the Honorary President of China Electrical Research Institute, and the Chairman of project and material division of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Prof. Zhou was awarded with the first-class prize of the first National Science and Technology Progress Award and again in 2008.  


Anjan Bose

National Academy of Engineering

Professor of Washington State University, IEEE Fellow


Dr. Anjan Bose is a Regents Professor and the Distinguished Professor of Electric Power Engineering at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, where he also served as the Dean of the College of Engineering & Architecture from 1998 to 2005. He served the US Department of Energy as a Senior Advisor on the electric power grid in the Obama administration. He is a leading researcher on the operation and control of the electric power grid. He has worked in the electric power industry as well as academe for over 40 years. Dr. Bose is a Member of the US National Academy of Engineering, a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He was the recipient of the Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award, the Third Millennium Medal, and the Herman Halperin Electric Transmission & Distribution Award from the IEEE. He has been recognized by both Iowa State University and the Indian Institute of Technology with their distinguished alumnus awards. He has served on several editorial boards and on many national and international technical committees. He was appointed by the governor to the board of directors of the Washington Technology Center, and by the US Secretary of Energy on the committee to study the 1999 and 2003 power blackouts. He has served on several committees of the US National Academies including those for Engineering Education, Cyber security Research, Power Grid Security and America’s Energy Future. He has consulted for many electric power companies and advised government agencies throughout the world.



Xidong Liang

Vice President of China Electrotechnical Society,

Professor of Tisinghua University


Vice President of China Electrotechnical Society. Professor of Tisinghua University. Recipient of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. Director of Key Laboratory of power system and power generation equipment control and simulation, Chinese. Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on DEI. Member of CIGRE SC B2. Workshop Member of IEC TC36 WG11. Member of the academic committee of Tsinghua University. Research field is High voltage organic insulation etc, one of the main pioneers in this field in China.



Tapan Saha

Professor of University of Queensland

Senior Member of IEEE


Tapan Saha was born in Bangladesh and immigrated to Australia in 1989. Tapan received his PhD from the University of Queensland in 1994. Previously, he obtained a B. SC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1982 and a Master of Technology in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi in 1985. He has been with the University of Queensland since 1996, where he has been a Professor of Electrical Engineering and leader of Power & Energy Systems Research Group since 2005. He has successfully supervised 40 PhD students and received numerous large-scale research grants from the Australian Research Council, Solar Flagship Education Infrastructure Fund, other Australian Commonwealth Government Agencies, Advance Queensland Schemes and electricity supply industry. He has published more than 500 papers in IEEE, IET and Elsevier journals and in peer reviewed conferences.
His current research interests are in the fields of renewable energy integration to electricity grid and smart condition monitoring for transformers and other ageing assets. Prof.
Saha is a Fellow & Chartered Professional Engineer of Institution of Engineers Australia and a Senior Member of IEEE. He is an Australian Panel Member of two CIGRE Study Committees.




Jianzhong Wu

President of British Branch ,China Electrotechnical Society.

Professor of Multi-Vector Energy Systems, Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, Cardiff University, United Kingdom


Prof. jianzhong Wu researches on Smart Grid and energy infrastructure (modelling, analysis and optimisation of integrated smart energy supply networks). He has contributed to more than 40 EU, EPSRC and industry funded projects as a Principal Investigator or a Co-Investigator. In particular, he is a co-director of RCUK Supergen Hub on Energy Networks, a co-principal investigator of £24.5m WEFO funded FLEXIS project investing future energy systems and a co-investigator of a £5m EPSRC project on Multi-Scale Infrastructure Systems Analytics. He was the deputy leader of the Multi-Energy Theme of EPSRC HubNet, Principal Investigator of projects on dynamic demand funded by National Grid, and the Cardiff Principal Investigator of EU Horizon 2020 projects on “Peer to Peer Smart Energy Distribution Networks” and “MAGNITUDE”. He is a co-author of books “Smart Grid: Technology and Applications” (2012, Wiley) and “Smart Electricity Distribution Networks” (2017, CRC). He is a Subject Editor of Applied Energy (Impact Factor: 7.90) and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of IET Energy System Integration. He is the Director of Applied Energy UNiLAB on Synergies between Energy Networks (http://applied-energy.org/unilab/sen/home). He is Co-Director of INCOSE UK Energy Systems Interest Group, a member of Wales Smart Energy System Group, and the Scottish Power Energy Networks Strategic Stakeholder Panel
for England and Wales.



  • Zhao Ma

    “Thousand Talents Plan" program expert


    Thousand Talents Plan" program expert, Chinese Member of CIGRE SC6 Council, Chairman of CIGRE & SC6 in Asia Pacific Region, Convener of SC6.31 DC distribution workshop, Chinese Member of IEC SEG4 system Evaluation, Part-time professor of many Universities .




    Erzhuan Zhou

    Thousand Talents Plan" program expert


    Mike (Erzhuan) Zhou, a Chinese national "Thousand Talents Plan" program expert, is currently with State Grid Electric Power Research Institute as a chief technology expert. Before coming back to China in 2014, he was a senior computer system architect with TIBCO Software Inc in Palo Alto, California USA, specializing in the design and implementation of Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), and Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) based large scale enterprise IT solutions. His current research interests include power system analysis, big data and machine learning and their applications to power grid online analysis. Mike holds a Ph.D. degree and a Master's degree, both in Electrical Engineering, from Tsinghua University and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Hunan University.




    Hongjie Jia

    Professor of Tianjin University

    Recipient of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars


    Professor of Tianjin University, Doctoral Supervisor, obtainer of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, Changjiang
    Scholar Distinguished Professor,
    China Youth Science and Technology Award winner, Winner of the Qiushi Outstanding Youth Achievement Transformation Award,Winner of Distinguished Visiting Fellowship in The Royal Academy of Engineering, Leader of more project of National Natural Science Foundation and the 863 Program, Mainly engaged in power system security and stability, integrated energy systems etc.




    Alecksey Anuchin

    Head of Electric Drives Department of Moscow Power Engineering Institute

    CEO of R&D Company Vector LLC.


    Alecksey Anuchin received the BSc, MSc and PhD degree from Moscow Power Engineering Institute has more than 20 years of experience covering control systems of electric drives, hybrid power trainsand real-time communications.

    He is author of two textbooks on design of real-time software for microcontroller of C28 family and control systems of electric drives (in Russian). He published more than 100 conference and journal papers. He delivers lectures on “Control Systems of Electric Drives”, “Real-time Software Design” and “Science Research Writing” in Moscow Power Engineering Institute. He is in a position of head of Electric Drives Department for last 7 years. Dr. Anuchin works in R&D Company “Vector” for 21 years from the position of a programmer, when he was 3rd year BSc student, to CEO. He has many successful projects and designed control systems for switched-reluctance drives, for inverter-fed nickel alloy electric furnace, for power supplies of trains and subway trains, for high-speed spindle drives, and supervised the projects of serial hybrid vehicles, fully electric bus and shuttle bus.





Kuang Sheng

Dean of the College of Electrical Engineering at Zhejiang University


Prof SHENG Kuang, PhD supervisor and Qiushi Distinguished Professor, currently is dean of the College of Electrical Engineering at Zhejiang University. His main research interests are in power electronics devices and integrated circuits. Prof SHENG once held tenured faculty position at Rutgers University in USA. He is the Changjiang Distinguished Professor and first recipient of NSFC for Distinguished Young Scholars in power electronics. He received the honor of being scientific and technological innovation leaderin National High-level Personnel of Special Support Program (The Ten-Thousand Talents Program). He served as the convenor of power electronics technology expert groupin National High-Tech R&D Program of China (863 Program), a chief expert in 863 Program, and has managed national key research projects.



Stanimir Valtchev

Auxiliary Professor of Power Electronics in Lisbon University

IEEE Senior Member


Best graduate of 1974, Technical University Sofia (TUS), in semiconductor and electronics technology, Auxiliary Director of the Centre of Robotics of TUS. In 1987 worked in TU Delft as assistant professor and assistant professor in TUS (Power Supplies and Converters), vice dean of foreign students of TUS. Now he is auxiliary professor of Power Electronics in Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, and Invited Full Professor of Burgas Free University, Bulgaria. Since 1994 teaching and consulting in Portugal and in the Netherlands. Based on a versatile experience, the research includes HF resonant power converters, energy harvesting, wireless energy transfer, electric vehicles, energy management and storage, smart DC grids, tunnel FET devices and biosensors. He was the General Chair of the IEEE-PEMC2016 conference and Chair of Subcommittee in IES of IEEE.



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