Fushan Wen, IEEE Fellow, Zhejiang University, China
Professor Fushuan Wen received the BE and ME degrees from Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, in 1985 and 1988, respectively, and the PhD 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 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), Tallinn University of Technology (Professor in Energy Systems), Hangzhou Dianzi University in China (Yusheng XUE Education Foundation Distinguished Professor), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia (Honorary Visiting Scientist), Shenzhen Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Society (Visiting Principal Research Scientist).
His research interests include: 1) power economics and electricity markets; 2) power system investment, planning and operation optimization; 3) smart grids and electric vehicles; 4) power system alarm processing, fault diagnosis and system restoration; 5) artificial intelligence applications in power and integrated energy systems. He has published 200+ SCI-indexed papers, 670+ EI-indexed papers, and 760+ Scopus-indexed papers. His publications have been cited for 16500+ times. He has completed and is undertaking more than 180 grants and projects from governmental organizations and industry. Prof Wen received many awards both at the national level and provincial level, including the most prestigious National Natural Science Award of China. He has been listed in "Most Cited Chinese Researchers" in seven consecutive years since 2015 by Elsevier, and is the author of one of the China's 100 Most Influential Domestic Academic Papers in 2016. Prof Wen is the editor-in-chief of Energy Conversion and Economics (SPERI, IET, Wiley), the deputy editor-in-chief of Journal of Automation of Electric Power Systems, a subject editor in power system economics of IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, associate editor of Journal of Energy Engineering and Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy. He is also on the editorial boards of more than 10 journals. Prof Wen was the General Chairman of 2020 International Conference on Smart Grids and Energy Systems (SGES 2020), Nov. 23-26, 2020, Perth, Australia.
Prof Wen was elected to IEEE Fellow for contributions to fault diagnosis in power grids.
Wei Xu, IET Fellow, IEEE Senior Member, IEEE IES Wuhan Chapter Chairman
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Dr Xu received the double B.E. degree from Tianjin University (TJU), China, in July 2002, and M.E. degree from TJU in March 2005, and the Ph.D. degree from Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IEECAS), in July 2008, respectively, all in electrical engineering. From 2008 to 2011, he had been one Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the School of Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia. Since October 2013, he has been appointed as one Full Professor with School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (SEEE), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China, which is one of Top Level Universities in the field of China Electrical Engineering. Now he is the head for Center for Energy Conversion and System (CECS) in HUST. The research topics of Prof. Wei Xu mainly focus on electromagnetic design and control algorithm of electrical machines and drive systems (linear machines, permanent magnet machines, brushless doubly-fed induction machines (BDFIMs), high-speed machines, etc.), DC/DC converters, Back to Back converters, and so on.
Dr. Xu is one IET Fellow, IEEE Senior Member, and also Senior Members for CES, and CPSS. Since 2016, Dr. Xu has served as Editors or Associate Editors for more than 10 International or National leading Journals. Meanwhile, he has served as Lead Guest Editors, Guest Editors, or Guest Associate Editors for International or National leading Journals more than 20 times. Till now, Dr. Xu has published more than 120 high-quality SCI-indexed International journal papers (about 110 published in IEEE Transactions-Series Journals) and held over 140 granted/pending invention patents, and has one monograph titled by Advanced Control Technologies for Brushless Doubly-Fed Induction Machine (China Machine Press, May 2020), and two edited books titled by Advances in Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants (Springer Press, June 2016) and Advanced Linear Induction Machine and Systems (Springer Press, August 2019), respectively. As the 1st chief investigator (CI), he has been awarded more than 30 projects/fellowships. For his continuous contribution in the field of linear machine and model predictive control, Prof. Xu has been elected to serve as the General Chair for the 13th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA 2021), and IEEE International Conference on Predictive Control of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (PRECEDE 2023), in Wuhan, China, respectively.
Yixiao Luo, IEEE Member, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Yixiao Luo, Associate Professor, "East Lake Scholar"of Huawei, IEEE member. Dr. Luo received B.E. degree from Wuhan University, China in 2013, and M.E. degree from Hanyang University, South Korea in 2015, and the Ph.D. degree from City University of Hong Kong, China in 2019. From 2019 to 2020, he was one Senior Engineer in Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute. From 2020 to 2022, he was one Postdoctoral Fellow in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In March 2022, he joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He is mainly engaged in the research of high-performance permanent magnet motor drive control and power electronics, including multi-degree-of-freedom motor control, high-efficiency model predictive control, fault-tolerant control and self-anti-disturbance control, and matrix converter control. Currently, he has published more than 10 SCI papers as first author/corresponding author, with cumulative impact factor over 70 and over 400 citations.
Zhigang Liu, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Professor Zhigang Liu, He joined the faculty of Beijing Jiaotong University in 1994. In 1999, he went to Canada and the United States as a visiting scholar to conduct research on power electronics devices and applications at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of New Brunswick in Canada and at the Virginia Power Electronics Center (VPEC) of the National Key Laboratory in the United States. He was appointed as Deputy Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University in 2003，and has been a full professor in 2004, and has been an Executive Vice President of Graduate School of Beijing Jiaotong University in 2010. He is mainly engaged in the research of railway traction drive and control, railway power supply technology, carrier engineering applications, power electronic circuits and systems, electromagnetic compatibility technology, computer network communication and system control, industrial automation, special power supply technology, etc.
Fengxiang Wang, IET Fellow, IEEE Senior Member, Fuzhou University, China
Dr. Fengxiang Wang graduated from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He is currently the Deputy Director of Quanzhou Institute of Equipment Manufacturing Haixi Institutes, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Head of "Control Engineering", Member of the Academic Committee/Degree Committee of Quanzhou Institute of Equipment Manufacturing Haixi Institutes, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Visiting Professor of the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Dr. Fengxiang Wang is an IET Fellow, IEEE Senior Member, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion and Guest Associate Editor of IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (Associate Editor), IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion (Associate Editor).
Zhenbin Zhang, IET Fellow，IEEE Senior Member, Shandong University, China
Prof. Zhenbin Zhang (Fellow, IET) received Ph.D. degrees from Technische Universität München,,Germany in 2016 respectively. From 2016 to 2017, he was a Research Fellow and Group Leader in Technische Universität München, Germany. From 2018 to now, he is a visiting professor in Technische Universität München,,Germany. From 2017 to now, he is a professor and doctoral supervisor in Shandong University.
Prof. Zhenbin Zhang is an IET Fellow from 2022, IEEE Senior Member from 2021, IET Chatered Engineer from 2021 and Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. Power Electron from 2021. He was an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron from 2018 to 2021. He was the technical program committee chair in The 5th IEEE International Conference on Predictive Control of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics in 2019. He was the general chair of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Predictive Control of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics in 2021.
Mohamed Shaaban, IEEE Senior Member, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Mohamed Shaaban received his B.Sc. (Honours) and M.Sc. degrees from Suez Canal University, Egypt and his Ph.D. degree (all in Electrical Engineering) from the University of Hong Kong in 1990, 1996, and 2002 respectively. He held previous appointments at Suez Canal University and Port Said University, Egypt, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia, University of Strathclyde, UK, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia. He was a Visiting Professor at Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA in 2007 and National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan in 2015. He is serving as a Visiting Professor at Tanta University, Egypt since 2020. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His current research interests include distributed generation scheduling, large-scale optimization, microgrid operation, smart distribution grids, renewable energy integration, and big data analytics applications in energy systems. He has more than 90 publications in various journals and international conferences. Dr. Shaaban is a Chartered Engineer, UK, a member of IET, and a Senior Member, IEEE.