Here you can find the list of our plenary speakers, who will present a keynote speech for the symposium.
LUT University, Finland
Christian Breyer is Professor for Solar Economy at LUT University, Finland. His major expertise is the integrated research of technological and economic characteristics of renewable energy systems specialising in energy system modeling for 100% renewable energy, on a local but also global scale. Publications cover integrated sector analyses with power, heat, transport, desalination, industry.
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), USA
Marija Ilić, is a Professor Emerita at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). She is currently a Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is an IEEE Life Fellow and an elected member of the US National Academy of Engineering, and the Academia Europaea. She was the first recipient of the NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award for Power Systems in the US.
Goldwind Energy, Denmark
Peter Fogh Odgaard is Senior Control Engineer at Goldwind Energy. His area of interest and focus has been wind turbine and wind farm ontrol, Monitoring and Fault Accommodation, Model Predictive Control. Dr. Odgaard serves as an Associate Editor of Control Engineering Practice and IEEE Transaction on Control Systems Technology.
Auburn University, USA
Eduard Muljadi (M’82, SM’94, F’10) received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison. He was a faculty at California State University, Fresno (1988-1992). From 1992 to 2017, he worked at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO. In January 2018, he joined Auburn University in Auburn, AL, as the James J. Danaher distinguished professor. His research interests include electric machines, power electronics, power systems, and renewable energy.
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Japan
Tomoya Imazu received a Master of Electrical Engineering at Tokyo University in 1993. He is an electrical engineer with 30 years of industry experience. Started his career at Kashima Steel Works, with Sumitomo Metals (industrial manufacturing system design) and at the joint venture, Trico Steel (Alabama, USA), in designing production process and the control of 500kV/600MVA substation, 150kW DC arc furnaces, continuous casting, and hot strip mill, which succeeded in producing world-first 1mm hot coil products, Electrically-powered vehicles, and charging systems were a natural next step for him. At Nissan Motors, he experienced the R&D of hybrid transmission and high-voltage electric components for electric vehicles, then was in charge of charging infrastructure for EVs and PHVs, infrastructure global strategy /deployments, and international /local standardization of EV charging/discharging systems.
(postponed from June 22-24, 2021)