Professor Zhiwu Li, IEEE Fellow
Xidian University, China
Zhiwu Li received the B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, the M.S. degree in Automatic Control, and the Ph.D. degree in Manufacturing Engineering, all from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 1989, 1992, and 1995, respectively. He has published two monographs in Springer (2009) and CRC Press (2013) and 150+ publications in Automatica and IEEE Transactions. His research was cited by 300+ academic and industrial institutes over 50+ countries, including IBM, HP, ABB, Volvo, GE, GM, and Huawei. His current research interests include Petri net theory and application, supervisory control of discrete event systems, workflow analysis, system reconfiguration, game theory, production scheduling and planning, and data and process mining. He is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 27th edition, 2010. He is a Fellow of IEEE (2016).
|Professor Jizhong Zhu, IEEE Fellow|
South China University of Technology, China
Jizhong Zhu is a Professor of South China University of Technology, and National Distinguished Expert. He is an IET Fellow, IEEE PES Smart Building, Loads, Customer Systems Technical Committee member, Chair of IEEE SBLC Load Subcommittee, Chair of IEEE SBLC Asia-Pacific Working Group, IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Intelligent Power and Energy Systems Technical Committee member. He is also an Expert of IEEE 2030.9 Standard WG on Micro-grids, Expert of International Electrotechnical Commission WGs IEC SEG6, IEC TC22 AHG1, IEC TC22 AHG2, respectively, and Chair of IEEE Standard IEEE P2781 - Load Modeling and Simulation for Power Systems. Dr. Zhu has worked at ALSTOM Grid Inc. in Washington State, Howard University in Washington, D.C., the National University of Singapore, Brunel University in England, and Chongqing University in China. He was a Senior Principal Power Systems Engineer as well as a Fellow with ALSTOM Grid Inc., and an honorable advisory professor of Chongqing University. He has published six books as an author and co-author, as well as about two hundred papers in the international journals and conferences. His research interest is in the analysis, operation, planning and control of power systems, smart grid, power markets as well as applications of renewable energy.
Professor Fushuan Wen, IEEE Fellow
Zhejiang University, China
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. 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, 610+ EI-indexed papers, and 710+ Scopus-indexed papers. Prof. Wen is the editor-in-chief of Energy Conversion and Economics (IET, Wiley), the deputy editor-in-chief of Journal of Automation of Electric Power Systems, an editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and IEEE Power Engineering Letters, 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 elected to IEEE Fellow for contributions to fault diagnosis in power grids in November, 2020.
Prof Georgios Theodoropoulos
Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Professor Georgios Theodoropoulos is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen. He joined SUSTech from Durham University in the UK, where he was the Executive Director of the Institute of Advanced Research Computing and held a Chair in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. Prior to that he was a Senior Research Scientist with IBM Research, where he contributed to the establishment of IBM’s Exascale Systems research roadmap for Ireland and Europe at the company’s Smart City Technology Center in Dublin. He has held a honorary Chair at the Trinity College Dublin and senior posts at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the University of Birmingham, UK, where he was Director of one of the UK’s National e-Science Centres of Excellence. His research interests are in the areas of Distributed Simulation Systems, Complex and Multi-agent systems, Info-Symbiotic Systems, Data intensive, Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, e-Science and Computational Sustainability. Professor Theodoropoulos is a Chartered Engineer and holds a PhD from the University of Manchester, U.K. He is a Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Science.
Professor Nikolaos M. Freris
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
– Machine Learning: Federated Learning, Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Online Learning, and Data Mining
– Distributed Optimization– Edge Computing
– Wireless Networks
– System Theory: Optimization, Estimation, and Control
– Signal Processing: Sparse sampling and Online algorithms