Keynote Speaker and Special Session

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Yosuke Nakanishi, Ph.D
Graduate School of Environment and Energy Engineering
Waseda University, Japan
Brief Biography:
Received the degree of B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Waseda University and Ph.D. from Tokyo Metropolitan University in 1978, 1980, and 1996 respectively. He joined Fuji Electric Co. in 1980. After starting his career in R&D, he has dedicated himself to Power system analysis as well as development of power system simulators and engineering programs for monitoring control systems. Now, he is a professor of the Graduate School of Environment and Energy Engineering in Waseda University. His research interests include simulation and analysis of power systems and distribution power systems. He received a Prize Paper Award from IEEE Power Engineering Education committee 1991. He is a senior member of the IEE of Japan, a member of IEEE and a member of CIGRE.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Mauridhi Hery Purnomo, M.Eng
Computer Engineering Department
Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia Topic on “The role of deep learning in computation of power system operations”Brief Biography:
Received E.E. degree in electrical engineering from Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Surabaya, Indonesia, and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Osaka City University, Japan in 1995. He received Doctor degree in the same university. Recently, He is a professor of Electrical Engineering department of Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Surabaya, Indonesia. His research interests include control systems, artificial intelligent, application of neural networks and deep learning application for power system.
Prof. Giovanni Berselli, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Management and Transport
University of Genoa, Italy
Brief Biography:
Received the Laurea degree (cum laude) in mechanical engineering from the University of Modena, Modena, Italy, and the Ph.D. degree in mechanics of machines from the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, in 2004 and 2009, respectively. He is currently a Contract Professor at DIEM, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Bologna. He was a Research Assistant in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, and with CEIT, Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de la Universidad de Navarra, San Sebastian, Spain. His research interests include the design of compliant mechanisms, dexterous robotic hands, compliant actuators based on dielectric elastomers, and infinitely variable transmissions.
Prof. Dong-Seong Kim
Department of Electrical Engineering
Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Korea
Brief Biography:
Received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 2003. From 1994 to 2003, he worked as a full-time researcher in ERC-ACI at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. From March 2003 to February 2005, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Wireless Network Laboratory in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, NY. From 2007 to 2009, he was a visiting professor with Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, CA. He is currently a director of kit Convergence Research Institute and ICT Convergence Research Center (ITRC and NRF advanced research center program) supported by Korean government at Kumoh National Institute of Technology. He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM. His current main research interests are real-time IoT and smart platform, industrial wireless control network, networked embedded systems.

Invited Speakers:

Mithulananthan Madarajah, The University of Queensland, Australia, Topic on “Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Technical Challenges to Technological Solution”.