Invited Speakers | 大会特邀报告人

Prof.Yamada Hirohito,
Tohoku University, Japan
Hirohito Yamada received his B.E. degree in electronics engineering from Kanazawa University, Japan in 1981, and his M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electronics engineering from Tohoku University, Japan in 1983 and 1987, respectively. In 1987 he joined NEC Corporation where he has been engaged in research on semiconductor lasers as well as Si nano-photonic devices for use in optical fiber communication systems in the research laboratories. In 2006, he moved on Tohoku University as a professor. He has been engaged in education of communication engineering and research on photonic integrated devices. After experiencing the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, he started his research on solar power generation and DC microgrids. He built his off-grid house and has been living without purchasing electricity from the utility company for over eight years. He retired from Tohoku University in March 2024 and is currently continuing his research on DC microgrids and other topics as a research fellow at the International Research Institute of Disaster Science(IRIDeS), Tohoku Univ.


Prof. Ying Huang,
Zhejiang University,China

Ying Huang is a Qiushi Distinguished Professor and Ph.D. supervisor at Zhejiang University, a member of the 10th Committee of the China Association for Science and Technology, a National Leading Talent in Technological Innovation, and an expert receiving the State Council's special government allowance. She is a senior member of IEEE, a member of the National Technical Committee on Power Capacitors, the National Technical Committee on DC Transmission Equipment, and the Sub-Technical Committee on Power Electronics Technology in Transmission and Distribution Systems of the National Technical Committee on Power Electronic Systems and Equipment. She is also a senior member of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering. Huang received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2005. From 2005 to 2022, she worked at the China Southern Power Grid Research Institute Co., Ltd., before joining Zhejiang University as a Qiushi Distinguished Professor in 2022.
Her main research areas include AC/DC grid analysis in new power systems, new DC transmission technology, and active support technology for new energy sources. As a project leader or key team member, she has undertaken five national-level scientific projects. She has also served as a project manager or chief engineer, completing four key DC transmission system research and integration design projects, with her achievements applied in the world's first ultra-high-voltage direct current (UHVDC) and multi-terminal flexible DC projects, supporting engineering construction and operation. She has received one Special Prize and one First Prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, several provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, and three First Prizes of the China Electric Power Science and Technology Progress Award and the China Machinery Industry Science and Technology Award.

Prof.Zhao Xu,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,Hong Kong, China
Zhao Xu (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.Eng. degree from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1996, the M.Eng. degree from the National University of Singapore, Singapore, in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia, in 2006.,He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Deputy Director of the China Southern Power Grid–The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Joint Institute. He is also a Foreign Associate Staff with the Centre for Electric Technology, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. His research interests include demand side, grid integration of wind and solar power, and AI applications.,Dr. Xu is the Chairman of IEEE PES/IES/PELS/IAS Joint Chapter in Hong Kong Section. He has served/is serving as an Editor for a number of IEEE Transactions and IET journals.


Prof. Qiang Yang,
Zhejiang University,China
Qiang Yang (M’03-SM’18) received Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from Queen Mary, University of London, London, U.K., in 2007 and worked in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London, U.K., from 2007 to 2010. He visited the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria Canada as a visiting scholar in 2015 and 2016. He is currently a full Professor at the College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, and has published more than 300 technical papers, filed 60 national and international patents, co-authored 2 books, and edited 2 books and several book chapters. His research interests over the years include smart energy systems, large-scale complex network modeling, control and optimization, learning based optimization and control. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS) and International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), a Senior Member of IEEE, IET and the Senior Member of China Computer Federation (CCF).


Prof. Bo Yang
Kunming University of Science and Technology, China
Bo Yang received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Liverpool in 2015. He has authored two Chinese monographs as the first author and published over 160 SCI journal papers (including 11 ESI papers and 3 hot papers) and 30 EI journal papers. He has led 29 research projects, including two funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and three by the Yunnan Province Applied Basic Research Programs. Since May 2016, He has been a lecturer at the School of Electrical Engineering at Kunming University of Science and Technology. He was exceptionally promoted to Associate Professor in August 2017, to Professor in October 2020, and to Ph.D. supervisor in December 2022. He is currently a core member of the Kunming University of Science and Technology Power System Protection and Control Innovation Team led by Vice President Professor Hongchun Shu, as well as the Yunnan Province Intelligent Grid Engineering Technology Research Center. He has received numerous awards, including the First Prize for Technological Innovation from the China Electricity Council in October 2018, the Second Prize for Innovation in Industry-Academia-Research Cooperation in December 2018, and the First Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress from the Yunnan Power Grid Company in December 2023. He was selected for the inaugural "Yunnan Province Ten Thousand Talents Program - Young Top Talents" (provincial level) in December 2018, the "High-End Talent Research Fellowship of Yunnan Province Ten Thousand Talents Program" (provincial level) in December 2019, named a Highly Cited Scientist in Electrical Engineering by Elsevier from 2021, 2022 and 2023 and listed among the top 2% of scientists globally in terms of lifetime scientific impact and annual influence for 2022 and 2023. From October 2023 to January 2024, he was fully funded by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to conduct research as a visiting scholar at the University of Liverpool. He also serves on the Youth Working Committee of the Eighth Council of the China Electrotechnical Society, as an executive director of the IEEE PES China Energy Informatics and Systems Technology Subcommittee and the Dynamic Power System Artificial Intelligence Applications Technology Subcommittee, and as a senior advisory expert for the Yunnan Power Industry Association. He has held roles as Co-Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Power Science and Technology (ICPST 2023, indexed by EI) and Chair of the ICPST 2024. Additionally, he is an editor for three SCI journals, a member of the editorial board for two EI journals, a young editorial board member for three core Chinese journals, and an editor for over twenty SCI, EI, and core Chinese special issues.


Assoc. Prof. Song Li,
Huazhong University of Science and Technology,China
Dr. Song Li is currently Associate Professor of Department of New Energy and Science, School of Energy and Power Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China. She obtained her PhD in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University at USA in 2014, followed by a postdoctoral study in Northwestern University. Her research is focused on hydrogen production by renewable energy, hydrogen fuel cell-based combined cooling, heating and power supply, hydrogen storage, and adsorption cooling based on metal-organic frameworks.


Assoc. Prof. Wang Jianhua,
Southeast University,China
Jianhua Wang (M’11) received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, in 2004 and 2010, respectively. In 2010, he joined the Faculty of the School of Electrical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, where he is currently an Associate Professor. He concurrently serves as the Director of Southeast University-Saier Nico Electric & Automation Joint Research Center.
His current research interests include Flexible Alternative Current & Direct Current Transmission & Distribution Systems including Power Electronics Transformer & Flexible Interconnection Device, Energy Storage, Distributed Generation & Active Distributed Network, Transportation & Energy Convergence. In these fields, He has published 1 ESI Top 1% highly cited paper, won 5 provincial & social level science and technology awards, authorized 20 Chinese patents (3 of them have been transferred to industry), and contributed to several IEC, national, industry standards in DC Grid, Grid-Forming Converter, and Energy Internet areas.


Assoc. Prof. Hui Hou,
Wuhan University of Technology, China

Hui Hou received the B.S. degree from Wuhan University, Wuhan, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, in 2009. She is currently is currently an Associate Professor and Ph.D supervisor, as well as the Head of Department of Electrical Engineering,School of Automation, Wuhan University of Technology. During 2015-2016, she was a visiting scholar at the University of Sydney. Her research interests include electric vehicles, risk assessment of power system, energy internet, etc. She has been associate editor (AE) for PCMP (Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems), IET Energy Conversion and Economics, and a number of other journals, etc.


Assoc. Prof. Xueqian Fu,
China Agricultural University, China

Xueqian Fu (Senior Member, IEEE) is Vice Chairperson of IEEE Smart Village-CWG, IEEE Young Professionals. He is a one of World’s Top 2% Scientists 2023, and he is recognized as 'Outstanding Talent' and 'Young Star B’ by China Agricultural University. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from North China Electric Power University in 2008 and 2011, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree from South China University of Technology in 2015. From 2015 to 2017, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher with Tsinghua University. He is currently an Associate Professor at China Agricultural University. His current research interests include Statistical Machine Learning, Agricultural Energy Internet, and PV system integration. He serves as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief for Information Processing in Agriculture and holds positions as an associate editor for IET Renewable Power Generation, Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems and Journal of Data Science and Intelligent Systems. He also serves as a guest editor for IET Power Electronics and International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems.


Assoc. Prof. Yujie Wang,
University of Science and Technology of China, China

Yujie Wang is an Associate Professor in School of Information Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China. His main research interests include energy-saving and new energy vehicle technology, battery safety control, etc. He has published more than 100 SCI papers, with more than 8000 Google Scholar citations. He was awarded the President's Special Prize of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Excellent Thesis of CAS, the First Prize of Natural Science of Chinese Association of Automation, the First Prize of Natural Science of China Simulation Federation, the Second Prize of Technological Invention of the Ministry of Education of China, and the Second Prize of Science and Technology of Anhui Province. He serves as the youth associate editor of Journal of System Simulation, youth editorial board member of eTransportation, secretary of System Simulation Committee of Chinese Association of Automation.