Prof. Joydeep Mitra,
Michigan State University, USA
IEEE Fellow and IEEE-PES Distinguished Lecturer

Speech Title: Energy Storage to Support Renewable Generation

Biography: Joydeep Mitra (Ph.D., FIEEE) is MSU Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering, East Lansing, Director of the Energy Reliability & Security (ERiSe) Laboratory, and Senior Faculty Associate at the Institute of Public Utilities. He also holds an honorary position with Sandia National Laboratories as Distinguished Visiting Scientist. Prof. Mitra is known for his contributions to power system reliability analysis and reliability-based planning. He has over 250 publications and patents in the power systems area; he is co-author of the book, "Electric Power Grid Reliability Evaluation: Models and Methods," and of IEEE Standard 762, a standard on reliability reporting. He is recipient of the 2019 IEEE-PES Roy Billinton Power System Reliability Award and the 2020 PMAPS Merit Award. Prof. Mitra serves as a member of the IEEE Press Editorial Board and as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. In the past he has served as Chair of the IEEE-PES Fellow Evaluation Committee, IEEE-PES Analytic Methods for Power Systems Committee, Chair of several IEEE-PES Subcommittees, and as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and Power Engineering Letters, and for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Prof. Mitra is a Fellow of the IEEE and an IEEE-PES Distinguished Lecturer.

Prof. Junye Wang,
Athabasca University, Canada

Speech Title: Flow Field Designs for Fuel Cell Scaling-up: Theory and Application

Biography: Dr. Junye Wang is a full professor at Athabasca University, Canada. He received his M.Sc. degree (1989) in Thermo-physics from Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute and Ph.D. degree (1996) in Chemical and Mechanical Engineering from East China University of Science and Technology. Then he joined Shanghai Jiaotong University as an associate professor in 1996. From 1999 till 2013, he worked at the Universities of Sheffield, Greenwich, and Loughborough, and Scottish Crop Research Institute, and Rothamsted Research, UK, as a research associate, research scientist, and principal research scientist, respectively. Dr. Wang has over 30 years’ experience in multiscale and multidisciplinary modelling and is an internationally recognized leader in energy, environment and sustainability. He has authored/coauthored 1 book, 5 chapters, and more than 130 peer-reviewed journal papers. His research has appeared in top-tier journals of energy and environment, such as Applied Energy, Engineering, Renewable Energy, Energy, Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Cleaner Production, Environmental Pollution, and Journal of Environmental Management. He serves associate editor, guest editor, and editorial board member of several international journals. He has given many invited and keynote presentations in international conferences. He serves a member of Evaluation Groups for Natural Science and Engineering Council of Canada and research proposal reviewer for research councils of several countries, such as the UK research councils (EPSRC, NERC and ESRC), the Dutch Research Council, the National Science Center (Poland), the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, National Killam Program, the AXA Research Fund, and Mitacs. He is also a reviewer of papers for about 140 international journals and several book proposals for Elsevier.

Prof. Gooi-Hoay-Beng,
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
IEEE Life Fellow

Speech Title: Digitalizing Energy – Trends, Needs and Challenges

Biography: H. B. GOOI received his PhD (1983) from The Ohio State University. He was Assistant Professor with Lafayette College, Easton (1983-85) and Senior Engineer with Empros (now Siemens), Minneapolis (1985-91), where he was responsible for the design, testing and coordination of domestic and international energy management system projects. In 1991, he joined School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as Senior Lecturer. Since 1999, he has been an Associate Professor. He was Deputy Head of Power Engineering Division (2008–14), Chairman of Sub-Committee for Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (Electrical), Professional Engineers Board Singapore (2015-21), Chairman of Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG), IEEE Singapore Section (2021-22) and Co-Director, SP Group - NTU Joint Lab (2020-23). He is a Life Fellow of IEEE, and a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania, and Singapore. He is a member of Energy Technical Committee, Institution of Engineers Singapore. He taught Energy Management System courses for dispatchers, engineers, managers and directors at Power System Control Centre in Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia. During 2016-21, he served as Editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and Editor of IEEE Power Engineering Letters. In July 2021, he won Outstanding Associate Editor Award, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. His current research interests include microgrid energy management systems, renewable energy sources, electricity market and peer-to-peer energy trading.

Previous CEEGE speakers

Prof. Carlo Alberto Nucci,
University of Bologna, Italy
(Fellow of the IEEE and of CIGRE)

Prof. Hossam A. Gabbar
Ontario Tech University, Canada
(Distinguished Lecturer IEEE NPSS, Director of Smart Energy Systems Lab)

Prof. Philip Pong,
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
(Fellow of IET, EI, IMMM, HKIE)

Prof. Hazlie Mokhlis
University of Malaya, Malaysia
(Top 2% of scientists, Chair IEEE PES Malaysia Chapter (2020-2022))

Prof. Reiner Johannes Schütt
West Coast University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Assoc. Prof. Qobad Shafiee
University of Kurdistan, Iran