Yicheng Zhou (Senior Member, IEEE) received the degrees of B.S. in civil engineering, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Hunan University, China, in 1982, and 1986 respectively, and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Tokyo Metropolitan University, in 1995. After working in TEPCO SYSTEMS and FUJITSU LIMITED, now, he is a visiting professor at Waseda University and a chief researcher of EETRI. His fields of interest include planning, operation, control, and optimization of electrical power systems. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, IEEJ, and project leader of ISO 37153.
Speech Title: Grid Forming Inverters: Current Status and Some Challenges Issues for the Future
Prof. Denis Sidorov
Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences and The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia
Denis Sidorov (Senior Member, IEEE) was born in Irkutsk, Russia, in 1974. He received the Ph.D. and Dr. Habil. degrees in applied mathematics from Irkutsk State University, Irkutsk, Russia, in 2000 and 2014, respectively. He was elected Professor of RAS in 2018. He gained his experience in leading research centers including Trinity College Dublin, CNRS, QUB. He is currently a Leading Researcher with Melentiev Energy Systems Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia, and a Professor with Irkutsk National Research Technical University, Irkutsk, Russia. His research interests include integral and differential equations, machine learning, wind energy, and inverse problems.
Speech Title: Crisp and Fuzzy Models for Net-zero Communities' Development
Prof. Jianbo Bai
Hohai University, China
Prof. Jianbo Bai has served as vice dean of the College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Hohai University since 2016. His current research interests include comprehensive and highly efficient use of solar energy, simulation and optimizing of PV power stations, etc. He has hosted a project supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China,a sub-topic of National Key R&D Program supported by Ministry of Science and Technology and two projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province in China. Prof. Bai has published a book named “Modeling, Simulation and Optimizing of Solar PV Systems” in Chinese in 2014. His research team has developed a software for design and simulation of grid-connected PV systems named “Hohai Anneng SolarPV”, which has been adopted by some universities and PV companies in China. Currently,Prof. Bai's team is providing professional PV design and simulation algorithms for HUAWEI Technologies Co., Ltd.
Speech Title: Development and Application of Digital Technology for Distributed PV Power Stations Under Full Life Cycle
Prof. Yong Li
Hunan University, China
Yong Li is a professor and doctoral supervisor of Hunan University, Vice Dean of College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Hunan University. He is the Director of Engineering Research Center of Ministry of Education for New Power Transmission and Transformation Technology, Deputy Director of International Joint Research Center for Smart Grid Optimization and Control Technology of Ministry of Science and Technology, and Deputy Director of Youth Engineering Committee of Chinese Electrotechnical Society. He is also a member of the Youth Engineering Committee of the Chinese Society of Electrotechnology. He is a National Specially Appointed Young Expert, an innovative talent of the "High-level Talent Gathering Project" of Hunan Province, a Yuelu Scholar of Hunan University, and a Young Scholar of Donghua Software. He has been awarded the Newton Senior Scholar Program of the Royal Society, the New Century Excellent Talent Support Program of the Ministry of Education, and the Hunan Young Talent Support Program.
He is currently the editorial board member of more than 10 domestic and foreign academic journals, including IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, IET Power Electronics, CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Power System Protection and Control, and Chinese Journal of Electrical Engineering.
In addition, he is a senior member of IEEE, a member of the IFAC Power and Energy System Technical Committee, a member of the Hunan Provincial Electrotechnical Society, a member of the China Power Electronics Professional Committee, and a member of the China Electrotechnical Society Electric Vehicle Charging and Switching System and Testing Professional Committee.
Speech Title: Autonomous Operation and Energy Management of Multi-Energy Microgrid