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
Department of Electrical Engineering
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 the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 2003. From 1994 to 2003, he was a full-time Researcher with ERC-ACI, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. From March 2003 to February 2005, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Scholar with the Wireless Network Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. He was a Visiting Professor with the Department of Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA. Since 2004, he has been an Associate Professor with the School of Electronic Engineering, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Gyeongbuk, Korea. His current main research interests are industrial wireless control network, networked embedded systems, and Fieldbus.

Dr. Eden Y Woon, JP, BA, MA, MS, Ph.D
President of Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Brief Biography:

Received his BA degree from the University of Iowa and his MA, MS, and PhD degrees, all in Mathematics, from the University of Washington in Seattle. He is also a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, VA, and the National War College in Washington, DC. He is a Justice of Peace of Hong Kong and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has been assumed the position of President of Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on September 1, 2018. He also serves as Special Advisor to the Shaw Foundation in Hong Kong. The Shaw Foundation hasfunded education projects in Greater China and elsewhere for over 30 yearsand is the sponsor of the world-renowned prestigious Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences, Life Science and Medicine, and Astronomy. He was most recently the Vice Chairman of Alba Group Asia. Alba Group, based in Berlin, is one of the world’s leading environmental engineering and services companies.