24 - 25 October 2019 | Holiday Inn Shanghai Hongqiao West | Shanghai, China  

Standard registration deadline: 20th Sept. 2019   













Shanghai Jiao Tong University







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Prof. Yilu LIU, IEEE, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, CURENT Engineering Research Centre, USA


Speech Title: Grid Edge Time Synchronous Measurement & Applications


Yilu Liu received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Ohio State University, Columbus, in 1986 and 1989. She received the B.S. degree from Xian Jiao Tong University, China.


Yilu Liu is an electrical engineer specializing in smart-grid technologies in electrical power production and distribution.Liu’s work focuses on developing new and better ways to monitor and understand the flow of electrical energy through the nation’s power grid.


She led the effort to create the North American power grid Frequency Monitoring Network FNET/GridEye. Dr. Liu is an expert in large grid dynamic modelling and simulations. Liu holds a joint appointment with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and serves as deputy director of CURENT (Center for Ultra-Wide-Area-Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks) Engineering Research Centre.Dr. Liu is a member of National Academy of Engineering, a member of the National Academy of inventors, a fellow of IEEE. She can be reached at Liu@utk.edu.




Prof. Yunwei (Ryan) LI, University of Alberta, Canada


Speech Title: Future Electrical Grids Enabled by Power Electronics Technologies


Dr. Yunwei (Ryan) Li is a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada. He received the Bachelor degree from Tianjin University, China, in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2006. Dr. Li was a Visiting Scholar with the Aalborg University, Denmark in 2005, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Ryerson University, Canada 2006 - 2007. In 2007, he also worked at Rockwell Automation Canada before joined University of Alberta. His research interests include distributed generation, microgrid, renewable energy, and electric motor drives. His research has produced over 200 papers with over 12000 citations.


Dr. Li currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Letters. He has also served as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, and IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. He is the General Chair of IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) 2020. Dr. Li received the Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award from IEEE Power Electronics Society in 2013 and IEEE Northern Canada Outstanding Engineer Award in 2016.




Prof. Chanan Singh, Texas A&M University,USA


Speech Title: Integrating Renewables and Maintaining Grid Reliability

Chanan Singh is a Regents Professor and Irma Runyon Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA. He served as the Department Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering Texas A&M from 1997 to 2005 and then as an Interim Head from 2012 to 2015. He also served as Program Director at the National Science Foundation of USA and a Guest Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.


His research and consulting interests are in the foundational developments and applications of probabilistic methods for planning and operation of electric power grid. He has authored/co-authored more than 400 technical papers and four books and has contributed to several books. He has consulted with many major corporations and given short courses nationally and internationally.


Dr. Singh was elected a Fellow of the IEEE for “Contributions to Theory and Applications of Quantitative Reliability Methods in Electric Power Systems” in 1991. He is the recipient of the 1998 Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award given by the IEEE Power Engineering Society. For his research contributions, he was awarded a D.Sc. degree by the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, in 1997. In 2008, he was recognized with the Merit Award by the PMAPS International Society for life long achievements. In 2010, he was the inaugural recipient of the IEEE-PES Roy Billinton Power System Reliability Award. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for “advancement of theory, practice, and education in electric power system reliability”.




Dr. Liuqing Yang, Colorado State University, USA


Speech Title: IoT for Smart Grid Energy Management 


Dr. Liuqing Yang (IEEE Fellow) received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 2004. She is presently a Professor with Colorado State University. Her general interests are in signal processing and data analytics with applications to communications, networking and power systems – subjects on which she has published more than 310 journal and conference papers, 4 book chapters and 5 books.


Dr. Yang became an IEEE Fellow in 2015. She was the recipient of the ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) award in 2007, and the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award in 2009, the Best Paper Award at the IEEE ICUWB’06, ICCC’13, ITSC’14, Globecom’14, ICC’16, and WCSP’16, Globecom’18, ICCS’18 and ICC’19.


She is the editor in chief for IET Communications, and has served as associate/senior editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Intelligent Systems, and PHYCOM: Physical Communication, as the Editor in Chief for IET Communications, and as program chair, track/symposium or TPC chair for many conferences.



Dr. Yi Zhang, Chief Technology Officer & Vice President of Research and Development, RTDS Technologies Inc.


Speech Title:Looking towards Future Real Time Digital Simulation Technology


Yi Zhang joined RTDS Technologies Inc. in 2000, where he now serves as Vice-President R&D and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He has over 28 years of experiences working in the area of power system simulation and analysis. His expertise includes the Real Time EMT Simulation, Voltage Stability and HVDC, etc. As a principle member of the RTDS development team, He developed a number of power system models on RTDS Real Time Simulator in the past over 19+ years.


At present, he leads the research and development activities in RTDS Technologies. Dr. Zhang obtained Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1998. He is a registered professional engineer in the province of Manitoba, and is a member of multiple B4 (HVDC) Working Groups in CIGRE. Dr. Zhang also serves as an adjunct professor in the University of Manitoba, and an editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery.










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