Keynote Speaker

Prof. Marjan Popov

Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

Fellow of IEEE

Short biography: Marjan Popov (M95’-SM03’-F22’) received the Dipl-Ing. degree in electrical power engineering from the University of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, in 1993, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical power engineering from the Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2002. He is a Chevening Alumnus and in 1997, he was an Academic Visitor with the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, U.K., working in the Arc Research Group on modeling SF6 circuit breakers. His major research interests include future power systems, large-scale power system transients, intelligent protection for future power systems, and wide-area monitoring and protection. He is a member of CIGRE and actively participated in WG C4.502 and WG A2/C4.39. In 2010, he was the recipient of the prestigious Dutch Hidde Nijland Prize for extraordinary research achievements. He is the recipient of the IEEE PES Prize Paper Award and IEEE Switchgear Committee Award for 2011. He is an Associate Editor for the Elsevier’s International Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems.

Prof. Zhe Chen

Aalborg University, Denmark

Leader of Wind Power Research Program (Fellow of IET, IEEE)

Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. degree in Power and Control, from University of Durham, England, he has been a full Professor with the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark since 2002. Professor Chen is the Danish Principle Investigator for Wind Energy of Sino-Danish Centre for Education and Research (SDC), the leader of Wind Power System Research program at the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University. His main current research interests are wind energy, power electronics, power system and modern energy systems. In these areas, he has led many international and national research projects and has supervised many PhD, Postdoctoral researchers and visiting scholars, has more than 800 technical publications. He is a panel member and a review expert for many international funding organizations. Dr Chen is a member of editor boards of many international journals, including Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Subject Editor (wind turbine control) of IET Renewable Power Generation, etc. He is a Fellow of IET, a Chartered Engineer in the U.K., a Fellow of IEEE, a member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and a member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences. Abstract: Power and Energy is an important part of Green Transition. Various energy technologies have been developed and utilised to enable the green transition of energy systems, from the sources to conversion and applications, including solar, wind, biomass, and power to x, smart houses etc. The speech will brief the development of new renewable energy based technologies, discuss the challenges and possible solutions, including some developments in Denmark and recent research results.

Prof. Vladimir Terzija

Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

IEEE Fellow

Speech Title: Digitalization – a Revolution Leading to Low-Carbon Economies

Vladimir Terzija received the Dipl-Ing., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. Currently he is a Professor of Energy Systems & Networks at the Newcastle University, UK. He is also a Distinguished Professor at Shandong University, China, as well as a Gest Professor at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. In the past, he has been with the University of Belgrade (Serbia), ABB (Germany), The University of Manchester (UK) and Skoltech (Russian Federation). His research interests include smart grid applications; WAMPAC; power system protection; transient processes; data analytics and digital signal processing applications in power systems. Prof. Terzija is Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Fellow of IEEE and the recipient of the National Friendship Award (China).


Universidad de Oviedo, Spain

Pablo Arboleya received the M.Eng and Ph.D. (with distinction) degrees from the University of Oviedo, Gijon, Spain un 2001 and 2005 respectively, both in electrical engineering. Nowadays, he Works as an associate professor at the University of Oviedo. He is co-founder of the LEMUR research group in which he carries out his research activities related to the modelling and analysis of electrical systems and the implementation of operation and energy management techniques. Pablo is holding the SmartCities Chair at University of Oviedo funded by the city of Gijón. Aligned with the target of this chair he participated in the development of the Gijón DemoLab in which an IoT infrastructure at city level is being tested and developed. He is also co-founder of Plexigrid, a University of Oviedo spin-off technology-driven company, that develops software tools specially designed for grid operators, aggregators and energy communities. He is managing editor of the International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems from ELSEVIER a top ranked journal in the power systems field, and associated editor of eTransportation journal, a newly created magazine that aims to be ELSEVIER's flagship for transport electrification in which he has participated since its very creation in 2019.

Invited Speaker

Asst. Prof. Xinglong Wu

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Speech Title: Black-box models of power converters for EMC analyses

Short biography: Xinglong Wu received the double M.Sc. degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China and Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, in 2015, and the Ph.D. degree (summa cum laude) from Politecnico di Milano, in 2019, all in electrical engineering. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano. In March 2017 and June 2017, he was a Visiting Scientist with the Electromagnetics Group, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University, Belgium. From 2019 to 2020, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Politecnico di Milano. His research interests include distributed parameter circuit modeling, statistical techniques for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), experimental procedures and setups for EMC testing, EMC in smart grids, and system-level EMC. Dr. Wu was the recipient of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Young Scientist Award from the 2020 URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium.

Assoc. Prof. Sohrab Mirsaeidi

Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China

Sohrab Mirsaeidi received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia in 2016. Subsequently, he furthered his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China from 2016 to 2019. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), China. Sohrab Mirsaeidi has published 60+ papers and 2 books in the field of Microgrids and Large-Scale Power Systems. He is a Member of the National Technical Committee of Measuring Relays and Protection Equipment Standardization of China and has been involved in several national research projects in China. He is an Editorial Board Member for several international journals and a Regular Reviewer for IEEE Transactions journals. He has also served as Chair, Keynote/Invited Speaker, and Technical Committee Member in 50+ international conferences. His main research interests include Control and Protection of Large-Scale Hybrid AC/DC Grids and Microgrids, Power System Stability, and Application of Power Electronics in Power Systems. He is a Member of IEEE, IET, CIGRE, and Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE).

2022 Keynote Speakers

Prof. Mariusz Malinowski

Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

(Fellow of IEEE)

Prof. Tobias Geyer

ABB System Drives, Switzerland

(Fellow of IEEE)

Prof. Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam

Aalborg University, Denmark