The 9th International Conference on Electrical Energy and Networks

Singapore | March 6-8, 2021

Keynote Speakers 2020

Prof. Changyun Wen, IEEE Fellow
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Changyun Wen received his B.Eng from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in July 1983 and Ph.D from the University of Newcastle, Australia in Feb 1990. From August 1989 to August 1991, he was a Research Associate and then Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Then he joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as a lecturer. He was promoted to Full Professor through the first Promotion and Tenure Review Exercise at NTU in 2008.

He is an Associate Editor of a number of journals including Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and IEEE Control Systems Magazine. He is the Executive Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Control and Decision. He also served the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control as an Associate Editor from January 2000 to December 2002. He has been actively involved in organizing international conferences playing the roles of General Chair, General Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee Chair, Program Committee Member, General Advisor, Publicity Chair and so on. He was awarded the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2005 by the Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) in 2005. He received the Best Paper Award of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics in 2017.

His main research activities are in the areas of adaptive control, intelligent power management system for more electric aircraft, modelling and control of active chilled beam for HVAC systems, switching and impulsive systems, model based online learning, system identification, control and synchronization of complex systems and networks, smart grids, cyber-physical systems, biomedical signal processing and biomedical control systems.

He is a Fellow of IEEE, was a Member of the IEEE Fellow Committee from Jan 2011 to Dec 2013 and a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Control Systems Society from Feb 2010 to Feb 2013.

Prof. Dennis Leung, Fellow of the IMechE and Energy Institute
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Prof. Dennis Y.C. Leung received his BEng (1982) and PhD (1988) from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. He had worked with the Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. for five years heading the air pollution section of the company before joining the University of Hong Kong in 1993. Professor Leung is now a full professor and associate head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering specializing in environmental pollution control and renewable & clean energy development. He has published more than 400 articles in this area including 240+ peer reviewed top SCI journal papers. He was invited to publish more than 20 review articles in leading energy and environment related journals. His current h-index is 56 and total citations are more than 13000. He is one of the top 1% highly cited scientists in the world in energy field since 2010 (Essential Science Indicators) and named as a Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics in 2017. Prof. Leung has delivered more than 50 keynote and invited speeches in many conferences as well as public lectures.

Prof. Leung is a chartered engineer, a fellow of the IMechE and Energy Institute. He is also the Past Chairman of the Institute of Energy (HK Branch), and served as an editorial board member of a number of journals including and A
pplied Energy and Journal of Power & Energy. He is the Specialty Chief Editor of the Frontiers in Environmental Science since 2014. He currently serves as a board member of the Hong Kong Institution of Science, chairman and member of a few committees of the HKSAR government and appeal board panel related to sustainable energy and environment, as well as an external examiner of the IVE Engineering Programme. Professor Leung received numerous awards including the Outstanding Earth Champion Hong Kong award in recognizing his contributions in protecting the environment.

Prof. Pierluigi Mancarella,
University of Melbourne, Australia

Pierluigi Mancarella is Chair Professor of Electrical Power Systems at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Professor of Smart Energy Systems at the University of Manchester, UK. Pierluigi obtained the PhD degree in Power Systems from the Politecnico di Torino, Italy, has been a Research Associate at Imperial College London, UK, and has held visiting research positions at Sintef/NTNU in Norway and NREL in Colorado, as well as visiting professorships at Ecole Centrale de Lille in France and the Universidad de Chile. Pierluigi has been involved in/led, in the last 10 years, some 50 research projects and consultancy and professional activities in the UK, Australia, and internationally, in the area of techno-economics and business cases for smart grid technologies, risk and resilience assessment of future networks, integrated multi-energy systems modelling, and energy infrastructure investment under uncertainty. Pierluigi is author of four books, several book chapters, and of over 200 research papers. He is an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Systems Journal, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, and Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A (guest). Pierluigi is also an IEEE Power and Energy Society Distinguished Lecturer and the past Chair of the Energy Working Group of the IEEE European Public Policy Initiative.