Our aim to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Energy Engineering and Power Technology.
To provide a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent solutions adopted in the fields of Energy Engineering and Power Technology.
28 June, 2020
Early Bird Registration
28 April, 2021
September 13-15, 2021
Energy Engineering and Power Technology is the application of the methods of the natural and technological sciences to matters of energy and technology development. The International Conference and Expo on Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Energy Engineering-2021) organized by PAGES Conferences is scheduled to be held from September 13-15, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium and aims to bring recent developments that have occurred in the field of energy engineering and power technology to the forefront to understand research and development happening at international level. It is organized around the theme to promote and enhance the stature of Energy Engineering and Power Technology.
The event is anticipated to be attended by professionals around the world with an active interest in the energy engineering and power technology fields to discuss current trends. The conference aims to provide unlimited opportunities for all the participants to interact with prominent role players in the field and expand their global network of scholars and professionals to enhance their academic and professional goals.
The conference includes keynote presentations and plenary talks from prominent personalities in the field from around the globe which provide a new direction for further research in the field. In addition, round-table discussions, workshops, debate sessions and poster presentation aims at empowering the scholars with latest research and foster new connections.
The event will be a wonderful platform for students, academicians, scientific professionals, exhibitors and sponsors in energy engineering and power technology to network with their peers and increase their network. We hope the event will facilitate a wide range of discussions in Energy engineering and power technology and opens new dialogue to steer future agenda in the right direction.
We look forward to the honor of welcoming you to Energy Engineering-2021 in Brussels, Belgium.
Chung Yuan Christian UniversityTaiwan
Dr. Hui Ming is currently the Adjunct Chair Professor in the Industrial & Systems Engineering Department, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan. He was a former Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean. He is the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Technologies, Guest Editor for Journal of Cloud Computing and International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, and former Associate Editor, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (JIMO). His research interests include Logistics, Inventory Systems, Materials Management, Green Supply Chain Management. He has authored/co-authored more than 500 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, conferences, books, and book chapters, of which, more than 300 papers are SCI & SSCI index, and most of his papers are published in the top 15% journals. His papers have been cited by Google 10,651 times with an H-index of 55. He has been the Principal Investigator for more than 25 research grants funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan. Professor Hui-Ming Wee has received an excellent research award from the Ministry of Science & Technology, an excellent life researcher award, and the Medal for Distinguished Industrial Engineer Award, Taiwan. Internationally, he has been invited as a keynote speaker to a number of international conferences and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Inventory Academicians and Practitioners, 2018, Distinguished Educator Award from the International Society of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 2018, and World-Class Professor Award from the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Indonesia), 2019.
Director of Korea Biochar Research CenterKorea University, Korea
Dr. Ok is a full professor at and global research director of Korea University in Seoul, Korea. His academic background covers waste management, the bioavailability of emerging contaminants, and bioenergy, and value-added products (such as biochar). Professor Ok also has experience in fundamental soil science and the remediation of various contaminants in soils and sediments. Together with graduate students and colleagues, Professor Ok has published over 600 research papers, 85 of which have been ranked as Web of Science ESI top papers (78 nominated as “highly cited papers” [HCPs] and 7 nominated as “hot papers”) since 2009. He has been a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher (HCR) since 2018. In 2019, he became the first Korean to be selected as an HCR in the field of Environment and Ecology. He maintains a worldwide professional network through his service as an Editor (former Co-Editor) of the Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, and Editor of the Environmental Pollution, and as a member of the editorial boards of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Chemical Engineering Journal, Chemosphere, and Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, along with several other top journals. Professor Ok has served in a number of positions worldwide including an honorary professor at the University of Queensland (Australia), visiting professor at Tsinghua University (China), adjunct professor at the University of Wuppertal (Germany), and guest professor at Ghent University (Belgium). He currently serves as Director of the Sustainable Waste Management Program for the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU). He has served as chairman of numerous major conferences such as Engineering Sustainable Development 2019, organized by the APRU and the Institute for Sustainability of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
Universiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaMalaysia
Mohammad Syuhaimi Ab-Rahman began his career at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), in mid-2007 as a lecturer and appointed as a senior lecturer in early 2008. In January 2010, he was appointed as Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Systems. His specialization is in the field of electronic engineering specifically in the optical communication system. He has been involved in many impact researches, academic writing, teaching, supervision, leadership positions, registered prototype and innovation, policy development, and community services. He was promoted to full Professor at the age of 33 years old; which is very young and rare in Malaysia. This has demonstrated his outstanding personality and contribution to the field of science and technology. He was Deputy Dean Academic in Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment before been promoted to Director of Alumni Relation Center, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He is also a professional engineer registered under the Board of Engineering Malaysia. To date, he has produced more than 13 Ph.D. graduates, 16 Master of Science students, 286 journal articles, 196 proceedings, 21 books, 10 chapters in a book. 24 awards/medals for science and technology exhibitions, 6 granted research patents, lead more than 10 impact research with cumulative MYR 4 million, head more than 5 impact community, held more than 10 administration positions, and involved in more than 5 important committees (e.g., Program Accreditation Evaluation Panel for Washington Accord EAC & ETAC, Malaysia Academic of Science). He was giving the keynote speech at several reputable conferences such as the 2020 5th International Seminar on Computer Technology, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (ISCME 2020), 2019 4th International Conference on Information Science, Computer Technology and Transportation (ISCTT 2019), 2020 World Conference of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology (2020 WCASET) and many more. During his tenure at UKM, he was appointed as the appraiser grants Industrial Grant Scheme (IGS) and was involved in giving advice to the Ministry of Health in the assessment of the use of Long-Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) before they are brought into Malaysia. He is also active in giving motivational talks to university students as well as speakers for the Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) to guide the new lecturers/researchers in conducting research.
Paterson Energy Private LimitedIndia
Previously banking as well as a media professional, Vidya Amarnath joined the start-up bandwagon in 2016 with Paterson energy. What started as a social initiative and concern for the environment in 2012, has now become a potential solution provider for the ever-increasing problem of plastic waste. Currently, Vidya’s work involves suggesting and implementing Thermal Depolymerization Plants for the plastic producers/users, both private and government, with two plants, one, a pilot plant in Sriperumbudur, Chennai, and the other in the offing at Uttar Pradesh for the Government of India, under the Swatch Bharat Abhiyan Scheme. Ms. Vidya Amarnath a part of the expert committee on Energy at a madras Chamber of commerce & industry. She has completed a course on Carbon Capture & Storage from Edinburgh university & a Course on Climate Change and Sustainability from Harvard X. Vidya Amarnath is a Ted speaker and has been a speaker at several sustainability and climate change forums. As a part of the company's CSR activities, Vidya's work involves sensitizing corporates as well as youth on the importance of the segregation of plastic waste. She has given talks to several schools and colleges on the impending problem. She has actively worked with several top educational institutions like IIT, IIM, BITS, IIFT, VIT, Stella Maris, Jesus & Mary college, Loyolla, NIT on projects and sensitizing the youth on plastic waste and climate change.
Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologySwitzerland
Prof. Nazeeruddin's current research at EPFL focuses on Perovskite Solar Cells and Light-emitting diodes. He has published more than 725 peer-reviewed papers, ten book chapters, and he is the inventor/co-inventor of over 90 patents. His work's high impact has been recognized by invitations to speak at over 250 international conferences. He appeared in the ISI listing of most cited chemists and has more than 105'900 citations with an h-index of 147. He teaches the "Functional Materials" course at EPFL and Korea University. According to the Web of Science in 2016, he is the 5th most cited chemist in the world and is one of the 19 scientists identified by Thomson Reuters as the World's Most Influential Scientific Mind in 2015. He has been named Thomson Reuters "Highly Cited Researcher" from 2014 to 2020 and listed among the Top 10 researchers in the perovskite solar cell research field by the Times Higher Education. He is directing and managing several industrial, national, and European Union projects. He has been appointed as World Class University professor by the Korea University and Adjunct Professor by the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah. He has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences, Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry, and Fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences.
Ontario Tech UniversityCanada
Dr. Gabbaris a full Professor in the Ontario Tech University (UOIT) in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, and cross-appointed in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, where he has established both the Energy Safety and Control Lab (ESCL), Smart Energy Systems Lab (SESL), and Advanced Plasma Engineering Lab (APEL). He is the recipient of the Senior Research Excellence Aware for 2016, UOIT. He is recognized among the top 2% of worldwide scientists with a high citation in the area of energy. He is leading national and international research in the areas of smart energy grids, energy safety and control systems, nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems, and waste to energy using advanced plasma technologies. Dr. Gabbar obtained his B.Sc. degree in 1988 with the first class of honor from the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University (Egypt). In 2001, he obtained his Ph.D. degree from Okayama University (Japan). From 2001 till 2004, he joined the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan), as a research associate. From 2004 till 2008, he joined Okayama University (Japan) as a tenured Associate Professor, in the Division of Industrial Innovation Sciences. From 2007 till 2008, he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto. He also worked as process control, safety, and automation specialist in the energy and oil & gas industries. He has more than 240 publications, including patents, books/chapters, journals,s and conference papers.
University of GenoaItaly
Giovanni Berselli is Full Professor and Chair of Design Methods for Industrial Engineering at the University of Genova, Italy, where he also coordinates the. He is currently an affiliate member of the Medical Device and Simulation Lab. at Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, USA, and Chair of ASME Italy. He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, Monash University, Australia, and with the School of Advanced Studies of the University of Navarra, Spain. Within his Department, Prof. Berselli coordinates the Erasmus Program, the Ph.D. The curriculum is Mechanics, Measurement, and Materials and he is Delegate for International Relations. Prof.Bersellihas authored more than 180 publications in peer-reviewed international journals or conference proceedings and edited one international book. Recipient of several IFToMM, ASME, and IEEE Best Paper Awards and finalist for an ERC starting grant. He is currently Associate Editor for the International Journals IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, International Journal of Interactive Design & Manufacturing, and Mechanical Science. Prof.Berselli's scientific activity is focused on the design, modeling, and experimental evaluation of i) robot hands and grippers; ii) compliant mechanisms and soft actuators for safe human-robot interaction; iii) energy-aware industrial robotics.
Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyChina
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University of PretoriaSouth Africa
Prof Josua Meyer, was in 2002, appointed at the University of Pretoria as a professor, and Head of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, and in 2004. He is a member or fellow of various professional institutes and societies such as ASME, ASHRAE, AIAA, and the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is registered as a professional engineer by the Engineering Council of South Africa. He is leading the Clean Energy Research unit that he established with a broad focus on thermal sciences and fluid flow, but with a narrower focus on heat exchangers. His heat exchanger work focused on fundamental work of flow in the transitional flow regime, mixed convection, nanofluids, boiling, and condensation. On an application level his work focus on the thermal-solar-, wind- and nuclear energy. He has grown this research group to approximately 30 full-time graduate students and 10 staff members. During this time he also established various labs with state-of-the-art instrumentation and designed and constructed (with his group members) more than 12 unique experimental set-ups. He has received 11different national teaching awards from three different universities, as well as an international award, in 2013, for “Best professor in mechanical and aeronautical engineering”.He has won more than 45 research awards including 25 awards for best article of the year or best conference paper. For his research, he has won the following national and international awards: Thomas Price Award, Rand Coal Award, South African Institute of Mechanical Engineers Medal, LT Campbell-Pitt Award, Literati Award, Chairman’s Award of the South African Institute of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration, and Will Stoecker award. He recently won the NSTF Award for developing large numbers of engineering research graduates of the highest quality over the last 5 – 10 years. He is a “highly cited researcher” according to the ISI, and ranked among the top 0.1% in engineering. He is on the editorial board of 13 journals and is editor of 7 journals in his field of research. He has also chaired 15 international conferences. Recently, he was on the selection committee of the Franklin Institute Awards Programme (one of the world’s oldest (since 1824)) for the Benjamin Franklin Medal. To date, 117 awards of this institute have been honored with Nobel prizes. He has evaluated in 2017 by the Foundation of Research Development as an A2 researcher who is unequivocally recognized by their peers as leading international scholars in their field for the high quality and impact of their recent research outputs. He has (co)authored more than 800 articles, conference papers, book chapters, patents, etc., and has (co)supervised more than 100 research masters and Ph.D. students. In 2016, he won the University of Pretoria “Exceptional Achiever Award” for the fifth time. He received the University of Pretoria Chancellor’s award for exceptional achievement in supervision (2016) of postgraduate students and for research (2019) for sustained excellent performance, in recognition of exceptional achievement in research and the associated promotion of the University of Pretoria.
Managing Director of PRESPLIndia
Lt Col Monish Ahuja (Retd) is the Managing Director of Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Private Limited(PRESPL). He is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune (Dec 1991 – Dec 1994) Education Proficiency: • Post Graduate(M.Tech) in Nuclear Technology from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (2006). • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Mechanical Engineering from JNU (2002) • Bachelor of Science(B.Sc) from JNU (1994). In a short span with the understanding of the Biomass IPPs and Biomass Supply Chain Management, he set up the first of its kind in India, biomass fuel aggregation and supply company Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Private Limited (PRESPL). The company has grown from a start up to INR 500 MillionTurnover Companyin 8xYears’ time and having closed its Series A PE investment from Zurich based Impact PE- responsAbility in 2013. This has big force multiplier to support biomass IPPs, process industry boilers, cogeneration plants, bio-refinery industry using agri-residues feedstock and other industry using biomass as a feedstock. Series B funded by Neev Fund & Shell Ventures B. V. in Year 2019
Tallinn University of TechnologyEstonia
Professor Fushuan Wen received the B.E. and M.E. degrees from Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, in 1985 and 1988, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1991, all in electrical engineering. He joined the faculty of Zhejiang University in 1991, and has been a full professor and the director of the Institute of Power Economics and Information since 1997, and the director of Zhejiang University-Insigma Joint Research Center for Smart Grids since 2010. He is a professor in energy systems in Tallinn University of Technology. He has been undertaking various teaching, research and visiting appointments in National University of Singapore (NSTB Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Fellow), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Research Fellow, Visiting Assistant Professor), University of Hong Kong (Research Assistant Professor), South China University of Technology (University Distinguished Professor), University of New South Wales in Australia (ARC Project Senior Fellow, Senior Visiting Fellow), Queensland University of Technology in Australia (CSIRO and ARC Project Visiting Fellow), Brunei University of Technology (Professor in Power Systems), Technical University of Denmark (Otto Monsted Guest Professor in Power Systems), Nanyang Technological University in Singapore (Visiting Fellow), Murdoch University in Australia (Adjunct Professor), Hangzhou Dianzi University in China (Yusheng XUE Education Foundation Distinguished Professor), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia (Honorary Visiting Scientist).
Mark Bomberg is a Research Prof. at Mechanical Eng., Clarkson U, Potsdam NY, RD Director of DFIE, Inc, Honorary Member of Building Enclosure Technology and Environment (BETEC) Committee of the National Institute of Building Science (NIBS) in Washington, DC. We worked at the National ReserchCouncil of Canada (1975-2000) and was editor-in-chief of J. Building Physics (1984-2018)He lives in Canada but works in the US and Europe. He was teaching in Mexico, the US, Canada, Germany, Poland, and China. He is a Guest Editor in Journals: Energies and Sustainability (Switzerland).SJEE (USA) He received the highest awards in building physics in the US and Canada.
President of Melentiev Energy Systems InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesRussia
Nikolai Voropai is Professor, Scientific Advisor of Energy Systems Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia. He graduated from Leningrad (St. Petersburg) Polytechnic Institute in 1966. N. Voropai received his Ph.D. degree from Leningrad Polytechnic Institute in 1974 and the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences from the Siberian Energy Institute in 1990.He has been with Energy Systems Institute since 1996, during 1997-2016 as Director of the Institute. His research interests include modeling of power systems; operation, dynamics, and control of large power grids; development of national, international, and intercontinental power grids; reliability and security of energy systems; power industry restructuring. N. Voropai is IEEE Life Fellow (2020), member of CIGRE, IFAC, Editorial Boards of several Russian and international scientific journals, International Steering Committee of IEEE PowerTech Conference, International Program Committees of many International Conferences. He the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Energy Systems Research. N. Voropaiis the author of more than 700 scientific publications.
Polytechnic of Porto (ISEP)Portugal
Zita Vale is a full professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto and the director of the Research Group on Intelligent Engineering and Computing for Advanced Innovation and Development (GECAD). She received her diploma in Electrical Engineering in 1986 and her Ph.D. in 1993, both from the University of Porto. Zita Vale works in the area of Power and Energy Systems, with a special interest in the application of Artificial Intelligence techniques. She has been involved in more than 60 funded projects related to the development and use of Knowledge-Based systems, Multi-Agent systems, Genetic Algorithms, Neural networks, Particle Swarm Intelligence, Constraint Logic Programming, and Data Mining. The main application fields of these projects comprise: - Smart Grids, accommodating an intensive use of Renewable Energy Sources, Distributed Energy Resources (DER), and Distributed Generation (DG). She addresses the management of energy resources, the impact of DER on electrical networks, the negotiation of DER in electricity markets, demand response, storage, energy management in buildings, and electrical vehicles, including the ones with gradable capability (V2G); - Electricity markets, addressing contracts, prices and tariffs, decision-support for market participants, aggregation, ancillary services, and wholesale and local market simulation; - Control Center applications, namely intelligent alarm processing, intelligent interfaces, and intelligent tutors. She published over 900 works, including more than 140 papers in international scientific journals, and more than 600 papers in international scientific conferences.
A/Professor Farhad Shahnia received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, in 2012. He is currently anA/Professor at Murdoch University. Before that, he was a Lecturer at Curtin University (2012-15), a research scholar at QUT (2008-11), and an R&D engineer at the Eastern Azarbayjan Electric Power Distribution Company, Iran (2005-08). He is currently a Fellow member of Engineers Australia, a Senior Member of IEEE, and a member of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education. Farhad’s research falls under Distribution networks, Microgrid, and Smart grid concepts. He has authored one book and 11 book chapters and 100+ peer-reviewed scholarly articles in international conferences and journals, as well as being an editor of 6 books. Farhad has won 5 Best Paper Awards in various conferences and has also received the IET Premium Award for the Best Paper published in the IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution journal in 2015. One of his articles was listed under the top-25 most cited articles in the Electric Power System Research Journal in 2015 while one of his 2015 journal articles has been listed under the top-5 most-read articles of the Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He was the recipient of the Postgraduate Research Supervisor Award from Curtin University in 2015 and the Australia-China Young Scientist Exchange Award from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering in 2016. Farhad is currently a Subject Editor, Deputy Subject Editor, and Associate Editor of several journals including IEEE Access, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, IET Renewable Power Generation, IETSmart Grid, IET Energy Conversion and Economics, and International Transaction on Electrical Energy Systems and has served 35+ conferences in various roles such as General, Technical, Publication, Publicity, Award, Sponsorship, and Special Session Chairs. Farhad is currently the Chair of the IEEE Western Australia Section and a member of IEEE’s Industrial Electronics Society (IES)’s Technical Committees of Smart Grid and Energy Storage.
University of ZagrebCroatia
I am a Full Professor at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, and an Expert and Opinion maker in the areas of Transport and Traffic Safety. As a Professor and a certificated Instructor, I regularly participate in the theoretical Education of Civilian Pilots, Military Pilots, and Flight Controllers. Furthermore, I am the President of the Expert Jury for the Croatian Car of the Year election and Editor-in-chief of https://autoportal.hr/ the leading Croatian Automotive Portal. In 1994 I co-founded the Croatian Association of Automotive Industry at the Croatian Chamber of Economy. In the late 1980s, I was the Chief Project Engineer for New Products and Director of Tool Factory of the Shipbuilding Industry Split.
University Putra MalaysiaMalaysia
Ir. Dr. Mohammad Lutfi Othman, PEng CEng REEM CPMV, received the B.Sc. degree with honor distinction (Magna Cum Laude) in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona (UofA), Tucson, Arizona, USA, in 1990, the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical power engineering from the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Malaysia, in 2004 and 2011 respectively. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia. He is a Researcher and the founding member of the Centre for Advanced Power and Energy Research (CAPER)and now renamed Advanced Lightning, Power, and Energy Research (ALPER), UPM. He also practices as an Electrical Engineering Consultant in electrical services installation works by diversifying as an Electrical Director/Partner in a local engineering consulting firm. He has over 29 years of professional experience in design, tendering, contracting, and project administration of electrical works consultancies. Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Lutfi’s areas of research interest include, among others, power system protection (protective relay operation modeling and analysis, computational-intelligence-based data mining for knowledge discovery in relay database, application of artificial intelligence in protection algorithms, adaptive numerical protective relays, development of numerical protective relays), power system operation (power quality, smart grid, distributed generation), electrical services installation works (design and project administration consultancy) and energy efficiency management (demand-side management, energy efficiency management, building energy management system). He is an advocate of Rough Set Theory applications in electrical power system researches. Due to his rich involvement in building service installation works, his researches also involves building energy management studies. He has developed protection-related software such as Power System Protection (PSP, a power system protection interactive multimedia simulator and expert system software) and Protective Relay Analysis sYstem (PRAY, a distance protective relay performance analysis expert system). He has developed a copyrighted algorithm of Power Swing Blocking in Distance Protective Relay as an improvement to that available in the commercially renowned power system transient analysis tool, PSCAD. He is a principal author of numerous manuscripts of high impact factor journals such as IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery, International Journals of Electrical Power and Energy Systems (Elsevier), Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier), Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, other SCOPUS indexed journals and conference proceedings. He is a Technical Editor for journals of Asian Network for Scientific Information, a Reviewer of various manuscripts submitted for journal and conference proceeding publications, and a Technical Evaluator of university research grant applications. He has been a Keynote Speaker and Session Chair of international IEEE conferences. He is a Professional Engineer (PEng) registered under the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), a Chartered Engineer (CEng) registered under the Engineering Council UK, a Registered Electrical Energy Manager (REEM) under Energy Commission Malaysia,a Certified Professional in Measurement and Verification (CPMV) under Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (under KETHHA), a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), a Senior Member ofthe Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) USA, a Senior Member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (IEEE-PES), a Senior Member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE-CIS), a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) UK, a member of the International Rough Set Society (IRSS), a member of the Asian Council of Science Editors (ACSE), a member of the AcademicKeys Who's Who in Engineering Higher Education (WWEHE), a member of the International Rough Set Society (IRSS), a Graduate Technologist under the Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT) and a member of Phi Kappa Phi () Honor Society, The University of Arizona. His biographical profile is mentioned in the Marquis Who's Who in the World 2016 (33rd Edition). As a Professional Engineer, he is a Mentor and Professional Interviewer for IEM/BEM professional engineers as well as the Engineering Council UK Chartered Engineer aspirants.
University of Minnesota DuluthUSA
Desineni Subbaram Naidu received MTech and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering (with specialization in Control Systems Engineering), from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, INDIA. Dr. Naidu taught, visited and/or conducted research at: IIT; National Research Council (NRC) Senior Research Associate at Guidance and Control Division, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, USA (1985-90); Old Domain University, Norfolk, VA, USA (1987-90); Professor, Associate Dean and Director, School of Engineering at Idaho State University and Measurement and Control Engineering Research Center, Pocatello, Idaho, USA (1990-2014); National Research Council (NRC) Senior Research Associate at Center of Excellence in Advanced Flight Research at United States (US) Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio, USA(1998-99); Visiting Research Fellow at Center of Excellence for Ships and Ocean Structures at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, NORWAY (2014); Academic Guest at Measurement and Control Laboratory at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, SWITZERLAND (2015); Visiting Professor at Nantong University, Nantong; Jiangsu College of Information Technology, Jiangsu, East China Normal University, Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing CHINA(2007,2-09,2011); Visiting Research Professor at the University of Western Australia in Perth, and Center for Industrial and Applied Mathematics at the University of South Australia, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA (2008); Minnesota Power Jack Rowe Endowed Chair, University of Minnesota, Duluth (2014-), Satish Dhawan Endowed Visiting Professor at Indian Inst. of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, INDIA (2017), Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow State University, Moscow, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Novosibirsk (New Siberia), Institute of Control Sciences (ICS), Russian Academy of Sciences RUSSIA (2004,2012,2018).
University of BelgradeSerbia
Milica P. Marceta completed her Ph.D. in 2009, from the University of Belgrade. She is currently a Research Professor at the Institute of General and Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade. Her research interests include nanostructured materials and alloys for low-temperature fuel cells and water electrolysis applications, Improvement of air quality, development of carbon materials and composites for military application, CBRN protection materials, training, and testing protocols development. She is a manager of several national and international projects and is the author and co-author of more than 50 scientific papers in leading international journals and has been serving as a reviewer for Energy and Environmental Sciences, Energy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Journal of Power Sources, Fuel Cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, RSC Advances, etc. She is a member of the Scientific Committee at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological of the Republic of Serbia and was General manager of the Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences – the largest scientific institution in the Balkan region comprised of 500 permanently employed researchers from the multidisciplinary environments (2017 – 2019).
Vice President of BSES Yamuna Power LimitedIndia
Jitendra Nalwaya is having professional experience of more than 26 years and has worked with leading organizations in the Indian Power Sector. His expertise in Power Distribution spans PPP models, Privatisation, and Franchisee operations. He has led various strategic roles in the domains of Commercial, Operations, Project Management in Oil & Gas, Power Distribution, Renewable Energy segments and has managed P&L of a large organization having multi-city power distribution franchisee operations. In his current capacity as Vice President, Jitendra through his in-depth experience is leading various verticals like System Operations, Power Scheduling/ Forecasting, and Sustainability & Clean Technologies with a leading Power Distribution Utility in Delhi. He has been instrumental in driving various new initiatives involving Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, E- Mobility, Energy Efficiency/ DSM, Digitalization, Energy Island, AI-based Load Forecasting, etc. He has played a key in collaborating with various technology partners across the World and piloting new technologies like Micro Grids, Smart charging, AI/ ML tools for various applications, Blockchain Technology applications and has enabled various Energy Efficiency and Research and Developments projects.
Gauthier Quinonez is an EU policy advisor with a background in European Public Affairs with deep knowledge in EU policy-making and energy policy. Currently, he is working at LPRC as a Junior Project Manager in EU funded projects related to geothermal (CROWDTHERMAL) where he leads a Work Package dealing with social engagement and citizen empowerment in geothermal. For three months, he worked as an intern lobbyist for the European Federation of Geologists where he participated in the closing stages H2020 project CHPM2030 which developed new geothermal technologies.
DISA University of BergamoItaly
I received my degree in Electrical Engineering in 1999 and obtained a Ph.D. in 2004, at the University of Naples "Federico II". By 2019 associate professor for the courses of "Electrical systems" and "Smart home into Smart City", an adjunct professor from 2006 to 2019 for the same courses at the University of Bergamo. Adjunct Professor for the Politecnico di Milano from 2004-2015 of the "Automation of transport systems" course; in 2003-2004 of the "Electric transport systems I" course. Sustainable development was the first key element of my research activity, up to the themes of development, definition, and implementation of Smart Cities. The main research fields are electrical systems for transport and smart grids in the presence of distributed generation, especially from renewable sources, for the control and management of energy flows between the grid, Smart Home, and Building (smart appliances). Specifically, I have studied models for the control and optimization of the systems, which can be implemented and replicated, which allow us to obtain management strategies, which also respond to the new energy market, through Prosumer Side Management. The systems related to electric mobility, intelligent lighting through sustainability aspects, and electrified transport systems were jointly considered and integrated. these issues then saw in parallel the study of the related Power Quality problems My research activity has also found development and implementation in practical applications, both in the implementation of pilot projects related to the creation of a smart city, and in the drafting of the SEAP (Action Plan for Sustainable Efficiency) of European Commission, for the Municipality of Naples, both in participating in the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) of European Commission, a global platform for cities to measure, manage and disseminate their environmental data, for risk management, promote dissemination, insights, and actions towards a sustainable economy. Reviewer for more than 20 different Scopus journals, international research programs, for many IEEE conferences. Guest Editor for Special Issue "Smart Building, Smart Cities, Home Automation and loT" Energies MDPI. Author of more than 80 papers on Scopus international journals and conferences. Winner of 2 Best poster Awards ICRERA IEEE 2014 and ICRERA IEEE 2018. Research fund manager since 2006 for the University of Bergamo, on Smart City issues.
Cracow University of TechnologyPoland
She graduated in 1995 from the Mining and Iron Production Academy (AGH)specializing in Automatics and Robotics, completed her Ph.D. in 2001 with dissertation “Effect of Vibro-acoustical inconvenience on quality of work by the operator of the machine” working at AGH. In 2013 started work at the Cracow University of Technology (CUT) to create first the “Laboratory for Integrated Control Systems” and next to create a system testing laboratory in new heating, cooling, and ventilation for low energy buildings (MLBE) (from 2014 to 2017). She was responsible for the control and data acquisition system allowing different HVAC equipment to work individually or in tandem with others and measure their field performance. Now, parallel to leading the laboratory of Microtronics at Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Cracow TU where she optimizes algorithms for steering and control of the HVAC processes in low energy buildings, she is also involved in the interdisciplinary team studying the field of ergonomics, and interactions between physical factors and the psycho-physiological reaction of humans. In this case the ergonomics and high level of indoor comfort complement fields of electrical engineering to form a working continuum.
University of BelgradeSerbia
The University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry - Bachelor of Science 2003, Graduate thesis: “Influence of mechanochemical synthesis on properties of hydroxyapatite/polymer composite biomaterials”. The University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry – MSc in Physical Chemistry 2006, master thesis “Photoacoustic spectroscopy of commercial pesticide Malathion in the CO2 laser emission region” the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry – Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry 2013, doctoral thesis “Interaction of nanosecond and picosecond pulsed laser irradiation with Ti6Al4V alloy surface”.
Francisco Jose de Caldas District UniversitySouth America
Electromechanical engineer, graduated from the Republic of Ukraine (1996). Doctor Ph.D. in Engineering from the Francisco Jose de Caldas District University in Colombia (2019) Master of Science in Engineering Sciences from Kharkov State Polytechnic University _Ukraine (1997) Master in Information Sciences and Telecommunications with an emphasis in Teleinformatics, from the Francisco José de Caldas District University (2009) I speak perfectly the Russian language and intermediate knowledge of the English language. I have participated as an advisor, executor, and evaluator of projects in the areas of Electrical, electronic, and telecommunications engineering and in the same way in electromechanics. I am a believing person, with a firm faith and Christian values, great dedication to work, with a lot of respect, honesty, cordiality, and dedication towards colleagues and bosses.
Rajasthan Technical UniversityIndia
Dr. Lata Gidwani received B.E. degree in electrical engineering from C.T.A.E. Udaipur in 2000, the M.E. degree from Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur, India in 2002 and Ph.D degree from MNIT, Jaipur in 2012. She is working as Associate Prof. in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota. Her research interests include renewable energy, power system, power electronics. Her research papers are published in reputed International Journals and in various International and National conferences She has guided various Ph.D and M.Tech Dissertations. She has delivered expert lectures in various FDP and workshops. She has organized various FDP, conferences, expert lecture and workshops. She is editor and reviewer of various journals.
National Institute of Technology SilcharIndia
Dr. Agnimitra Biswas did his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College Silchar in 2001, M.Tech in Thermal Engineering from NIT Silchar in 2007, and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Silchar in 2010. Presently he is working as an Assistant Professor in ME Department, NIT Silchar since Nov 2012. His research area was Vertical Axis Wind Turbines using experimental and computational methods. He has more than 13 years of teaching and research experiences. His current research areas include vertical axis wind turbines, micro hydro-turbines, solar thermal systems, and hybrid renewable energy systems. He has published more than 60 research papers till date in various referred international journals. He has guided 28 PG scholars and 03 PhD scholars so far in the areas of Renewable Energy. He is also a regular reviewer of various Energy related SCI indexed journals. He is an associate member of Institution of Engineers (India). He was the principal investigator of NABL accreditated Regional Test Center for solar thermal devices at NIT Silchar, which was established under a sponsored project of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE). He has performed administrative role as the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engg. of NIT Silchar during 2018-20. Presently he is holding the position of Associate Dean (Alumni Relation) at NIT Silchar.
The Energy University (UNITEN)Malaysia
Dr.Gamal received a B.S. degree in software engineering and a master’s degree in management information systems from Coventry University, and a Ph.D. degree in information communication technology from The Energy University (UNITEN), Malaysia. He was a lecturer at the faculty of computer science at Thamar University for several years. He is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher with The Energy University (UNITEN). He has published several papers in journals and conferences. His research interests include emerging technology acceptance, user behavior, adoption of information systems in organizations, ICT in renewable energy, and machine learning.
Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino is Professor Emeritus at Keio University (Economics), Tokyo, Japan, and until March 2020 was Dean/CEO of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). He obtained his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University under the supervision of Sir Alan Walters who was an economic advisor to PM Margaret Thatcher of the UK. He received honorary doctorates from the University of Goteborg (Sweden) and Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany). Dr. Yoshino has been a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States) and a visiting professor at various universities including the University of New South Wales (Australia), FondationNationale des Sciences Politiques (France), and University of Gothenburg (Sweden). He has also been an assistant professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo and an economics professor at Keio University (1990-2014). Dr. Yoshino's professional career includes membership in numerous government committees. He was appointed as Chair of the Financial Planning Standards Board in 2007. He has served as Chairperson of the Japanese Ministry of Finance's Council on Foreign Exchange as well as its Fiscal System Council (Fiscal Investment and Loan Program Section). Additionally, he has been a Board Member of the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan and President of the Financial System Council of the Government of Japan. He was named Director of the Japan Financial Services Agency's (FSA) Financial Research Center (FSA Institute) in 2020. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Economics at Keio University and a visiting Professor at GRIPS and visiting Lecturer at the University of Tokyo.
Sultan Qaboos UniversityOman
Dr. Razzaqul Ahshan received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, in 2002, and the M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, in 2008 and 2013, respectively, with a scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF), Canada. He was with the Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, as a Lecturer for three years. In 2011, he joined the College of North Atlantic, Newfoundland, Canada as a faculty and a researcher and served until August 2016. Since September 2016, he is serving as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. His research interests include renewable energy systems, microgrids, smart grids, energy management and control, energy storage, system reliability modeling, multilevel power electronic converters, and advanced signal processing techniques and their applications in modern power systems, sustainable energy systems, electrical machines, and engineering education. He is also an author and a co-author of more than 53journal and conference publications. He is the author of two book chapters. Dr. Razzaqul is a recipient of Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and the Prime Minister Gold Medal awards of Bangladesh. He has supervised more than 40 undergraduate and graduate students. He is an active member of IEEE, USA, and IEEE Industry Applications Society. He has served as a program committee member of several IEEE conferences. He is also a regular reviewer of numerous renowned journals including IEEE Transactions. He is also serving as an Editorial member for the Electrical Science & Engineering journal.
Politecnico di MilanoItaly
Michela Longo obtained the Ph.D. cum laude in Mechatronic, Information, Innovative Technologies, and Mathematics in 2013. Her academic career has been developed in the Electric Transportation Systems research group at Politecnico di Milano where she is now Assistant Professor since 2015. She received the national scientific qualification pursuant to article 12 of Law 240/2010 for the call sector 09/E2 Electrical energy engineering for the position of level II professor with a great evaluation in 2017. She is the Scientific Delegate for the International Exchange Programs for the outgoing and the incoming students in electrical engineering for the Politecnico di Milano. She leads international scientific collaborations with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT and Canmet ENERGY Research Centre Natural Resources Canada of Ottawa, She collaborates with the Bangladesh University and the University of Malaga. She is the author of more than 160 works published in international and national journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. She is co-author of the book “Automation of electric transportation systems” (in Italian). She is Associate Editor of the Elsevier " Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks" Journal. She is a Member of the Technical Committee CT 317 "Smart City" and CT 312 “Electrical and electronic components and systems for electric and/or hybrid vehicles for electric road traction” of CEI (Comitato Elettrotecnico Italiano). She is a Member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society, a Member of the Italian Federation of Electrotechnics, Electronics, Automation, Informatics and Telecommunications (AEIT), Member of the Italian Railway Engineers Association (CIFI), and a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Milano, Italy.
Karadeniz Technical UniversityTurkey
Mert Gülüm received the Bachelor of Science, Master, and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Karadeniz Technical University (Turkey) in 2010, 2014, and 2020, respectively. His research interests include; alternative energy sources, alternative fuels, fuel properties, viscosity, internal combustion engines, diesel spray, biodiesel production, combustion, computational fluid dynamics, and prediction models. He has been elected as a scientific or organizing committee member of many international conferences. He has served as a scientific reviewer for several journals. He has attended many international and national congress as a speaker. Currently, he has authored and co-authored many papers (over 20) and seven book chapters on Energy topics in refereed international publishing houses and journals.
Hasan Kürüm was born in Elazığ, Turkey, in 1957. He graduated from high school and university in Elazığ. He became a Certified Engineer (1984), an Electrical and Electronics Doctor (1990), Associate Professor (1997), and Professor (2003). He also worked as a Chief of Data Processing Center (1997-2000 and 2004-2006) and Founder Member and Chief of Informatics Department at Fırat University (1990-2000 and 2002-2006). He designed the Infrastructure of Computer Data Processing and Computer networks. He worked as the Dean of Communication Faculty between 2006 and 2009. He completed Fırat TV (Fırat University Television)'s new digital communications infrastructure and edited Radio Fırat. He was assigned as Founder Dean at TunceliMunzur University/Department of Engineering Faculty which was established in 2009. Currently, he is working at Fırat University Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department. His research activities are focused on the Design and Control of Electrical Machines, Power Electronics, Power systems and protection, Measurement, Electromagnetic Fields, Communication and Information Technologies, Electric Vehicles, Safe Driving, Image processing, Chaos in motor drives.
Indian Institute of DelhiIndia
Dr. L. M. Das retired as a Professor from IIT Delhi. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Delhi Dr. Das has got a teaching/research experience of more than forty-four years to his credit. His areas of research interest center around the development of alternative-fuelled low emission engines/vehicles. He has supervised 34 Ph.D. theses and seventy-seven Master of Technology (M. Tech) Projects. He has published more than a hundred research papers in various international/national journals. He had several international research assignments in the USA, France, England, and Portugal. He had delivered invited lectures in India as well as in the USA, Canada, England, France, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Australia, Belgium Netherlands Thailand Moscow, Turkey, Philippines, Nepal, and Srilanka He has been a member of several research/technical and scientific advisory committees of the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Indian Institute of Petroleum, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Oil Research Lab, etc. He was a Member of the Core group of Automotive Research,(CAR)and also a member of the Expert Committee for Auto-Fuel Vision and Policy 2025. He was the Convener of the Technical Committee of the World Hydrogen Technology Convention held in August 2009 in New Delhi. Presently he is also the Chairman of Sectional Committee of PCD 3 of Bureau of Indian Standards Prof Das had been the Principal investigator of several sponsored projects funded by MNRE, DST, General Motors (USA), European Union, UNIDO, Shell (England). He was the Principal Investigator of the UNIDO-sponsored academia-industry project consisting of IIT-Delhi, Mahindra, and Mahindra and Air products(USA) in which the world’s first hydrogen-operated three-wheeler was launched in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi in 2012. The ongoing phase of the project with extensive long-term field trials is being funded by MNRE. Prof Das is also now coordinating another MNRE- sponsored project with Mahindra and Mahindra in which a hydrogen-fuelled Minibus engine, after extensive lab tests, has been developed and the Minibus is being field-tested. He has been awarded “Rajiv Gandhi Samman” by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Orissa (2005).In 2012, he has been awarded the Lockheed Martin Award for his R&D achievements. International Association of Hydrogen Energy has given him the ‘Outstanding Service Award” for his “Altruistic Contribution” to the “cause of Hydrogen Economy”. He has also been awarded the T.N. Veziroglu award by the Hydrogen Association of India (2013) and the Biju Patnaik award by Odisha Science Academy for scientific excellence “in recognition of his original and creative contribution”( 2014)
Dr. Farooq Sher is a Lecturer in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Automotive Engineering at Coventry University, UK. His undergraduate degree was in Chemical Engineering, followed by MSc Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds UK. He was awarded Ph.D. in Chemical and Environmental Engineering from the University of Nottingham UK. Dr. Sher is also president of the International Society of Science Engineering and Technology. Dr. Sher is working towards renewable energy fuels, advanced wastewater treatment, green synthesis, novel electrodes for hydrogen gas production, and low carbon technologies. Dr. Sher has published several research papers, book chapters, and editorials apart from this he is the editor of different international scientific journals. He has reviewed hundreds of research papers for several high-impact journals. Dr. Sher has been awarded a top reviewer for Engineering in 2018 and 2019 from Publons Academy. Dr. Sher is a member of departmental and faculty committees. Externally, he is an associate member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), senior member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and professional engineer member of Engineers Australia (IEAust). Dr. Sher is also interested in various forms of community work both within the University and outside such as the British Red Cross, where he is a refugee support worker, a school governor, and a STEM Ambassador for youngsters to value them in their lives and careers.
The Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong
Yunjian Xu received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2006 and 2008, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, in 2012. Dr. Xu was a CMI (Center for the Mathematics of Information) postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, in 2012-2013. He joined the Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, as an assistant professor in 2013. His research interests focus on energy systems and markets, with emphasis on power system optimization, wholesale electricity market design, and the scheduling and pricing of distributed energy resources in power distribution networks.
University of Texas at ArlingtonUSA
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Helmholtz Centre for Environmental ResearchGermany
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IKG Punjab Technical UniversityIndia
Y.S. Brar was born in Punjab, India on August 08, 1966. He obtained his B.E. (Electrical), M.E. (Power Systems) from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, and Ph.D. from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. Dr. Brar had served as Lecturer, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor at GianiZail Singh College of Engineering and Technology Bathinda from Jan. 1992 to Dec. 2008. He was involved in the Teaching and development of several courses at GianiZail Singh College of Engineering and Technology Bathinda. Dr. Brar has served as Professor Department of Electrical Engineering and Dean Student Welfare at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Ludhiana from Dec. 2008 to Oct. 2016. He has chaired the various boards of Studies at IKG Punjab Technical University Kapurthala, MRS Punjab Technical University Bathinda, SBS State Technical College Ferozepur, etc.His research activities include Multi-objective power scheduling, Optimization techniques, Fuzzy theory applications in Engineering Problems. He has published/presented more than150 papers in national and international journals/conferences. He has guided more than 12Ph.D and more than 32M.Tech students in his field. He has received the ‘Leading Educators of the World 2005’ award from the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England in the field of research, ISTE Best Teacher Award, and Best Research Paper award. He had completed a research project on Harnessing of Biomass Energy for power generation in Punjab State Awarded by All India Council for Technical Education. He had performed the duties of Director Main Campus at IKGPTU Jalandhar Kapurthala. Presently, he is working as a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Dean (SW) at Inder Kumar Gujral. Punjab Technical University Jalandhar Kapurthala is a member of BOG of University, member of the academic council, and Director IQAC at IKGPTU Kapurthala
Dr. Beemkumar was born in Kanchipuram, India, in 1983. He received the B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT), Coimbatore, India, in 2004, and the M.E, Energy Engineering from the College of Engineering Guindy (CEG), Chennai, India. He received a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering for innovative research in the solar thermal energy storage field from Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India, in 2018. He has more than 14 years of teaching experience at various levels and he presently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jain (Deemed-to-be University), Bengaluru, India. He published more than 60 research articles in various WoS (SCI) and Scopus indexed Journals with a cumulative impact factor of 60 (As per SCI, Clarivate Analytics) and published 3 books. He received many awards for his outstanding contribution in the research. His current research interests include Thermal energy storage with nano-encapsulated PCM for Building application, methods to reduce NOx emission in bio-fuelled CI engine and solar-powered refrigeration systems. .
Hameedullah Zaheb is born in Kulangar Village in the Central District of Logar province in a middle-class family. His preliminary schooling was done in Kulangar Jahadi High School of Logar province and Shahe Do Shamshira High school of Kabul province and he has completed his high school from Mahmood Hotaki High School of Kabul province with a grading of 98.7%. Completing the bachelor's degree as a first scorer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Engineering Faculty of Kabul University which is followed by his employment as an academic cadre in EnergyEngineeringDepartment of the same institution on 25/April/2014 is yet another achievement in his academic career. Assist. Prof. Saheb, especially in recent years of his career, has been member of various committees, commissions and Councils such as Deputy of the Miro-Hydro Power Plants Certification Board in Ministry of Energy and Water, Member of scientific committee of 1st National Afghan Conference on Electrical Engineering,Collaboration Committee Chair of International Conference Series on Sustainability Outreach in Developing Countries (SODC), General Organizer of Afghan Conference on Solar Technologies (AFGSolar1), Member of Renewable Energy Coordination Committee (RECC) of Afghanistan, Member ofEducation, Research and Innovation Technical Working Group (ERI) of Afghanistan, Member of Electro-Technical Committee ofAfghan National Standards Authority (ANSA), Member of Curriculum Development Committee of Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan,Member of Self-Assessment and Quality Assurance Committee in Engineering Faculty of Kabul University, Member of Academic Council of Engineering Faculty of Kabul University and many more which is a sign of his dedication, integrity and hard work. He worked with different national and international organizations as an Electrical Design Engineer in State Corps Engineering, Renewable Energy Expert with UNFAO, Renewable Energy Quality Assurance Engineer with TTA international base in Spain, National Secretary of IAESTE AFGHANISTAN, KU, Trainer/Lector in Training Center for Renewable Energy in Afghanistan (TCRENAF), Director of Rahkaar Research and Education Organization (RREO), Coordinator of Kabul University in ERASMUS+ MERGE Program, Member of IEEE, Professional Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Member of Water Center Afghanistan, Member of Energy and Mining Research and Service Center (EMRSC)is the parable of his work experience in the field.