Keynote Speakers for ICREC 2018
Prof. Udaya K. Madawala, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Prof. Dylan Lu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Dylan Dah-Chuan Lu received his B.E. and Ph.D. degrees from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, in 1999 and 2004 respectively.
In 2003, he joined PowereLab Ltd. as a Senior Design Engineer and worked on industrial switching power supply projects. He was a faculty member with The University of Sydney from 2006 to 2016. Since July 2016, he has been an Associate Professor at the School of Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. His current research interests include power electronics for renewable sources, energy storage systems and microgrids. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of Engineers Australia.
He was the recipient of the Best Paper Award in the category of Emerging Power Electronic Technique at the IEEE PEDS 2015. He presently serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II and the IET Renewable Power Generation.
Plenary Speakers for ICREC 2018
Previous Keynote Speakers
Prof. Tyrone Fernando, University of Western Australia, Australia
Speech title:One the Simulation of a Complex Power System
Abstract: A complex power system consists of a variety of electrical components, including generators, transmission lines, transformers, loads, battery storage systems, and power electronics devices. In this presentation, the development of a mathematical model and a computer simulation framework for a complex power system will be discussed. Moreover, the knowledge of internal dynamic states of power generators has shown increasing importance in achieving better control performances in power systems. Due to the hardship of direct measurements, dynamic state estimation methods are employed to obtain the internal states needed for controller designs. Based on the simulation model, the general procedure of utilizing contemporary estimation techniques to acquire the internal dynamic states of generators connected electric grids will also be discussed.
Biography: Tyrone Fernando, senior member of IEEE, obtained his bachelor of engineering with honors and the degree of doctor of philosophy from the University of Melbourne in 1990 and 1996 respectively. In 1996 he joined the School of Electrical Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE), University of Western Australia, where he is currently a Professor. He was the Associate Head of EECE in 2008 and Deputy Head of EECE in 2009 and 2010. His research interests are in power systems, renewable energy and state estimation. He has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine and also as Guest Editor for the journal of Optimal Control Applications and Methods. He is currently an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems–II and also IEEE Access.
Prof. Hao Gong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Speech title: Supercapacitors with high energy density
Abstract: Supercapacitors have attracted great attention as potential energy storage devices. Comparing with batteries, supercapacitors can much more quickly be charged. However，their energy densities are much smaller. This talk will focus on the fabrication and properties of some supercapacitors with high energy densities. Such supercapacitors are composed of metal oxides and carbon based electrodes. A small prototype can light up bulb and run a small fan.
Hao GONG is a Full Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at
National University of Singapore. He is also the coordinator of the
transmission electron microscopy laboratory at Department of Materials
Science and Engineering. His research interests include transparent oxide
conductors and semiconductors (n-type and p-type), energy storage materials
and devices (mainly supercapacitors), energy harvest materials and devices
(mainly solar cells), gas sensors, functional thin film and nano-materials,
materials characterization (mainly on transmission electron microscopy and
Dr. Gong received his B.S. degree in Physics at Yunnan University in 1982. He passed his M.S. courses in Yunnan University, carried out his M.S. thesis research work at Glasgow University, UK, and received M.S. degree of Electron and Ion Physics at Yunnan University in 1987. He then did his PhD at Materials Laboratory at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, and obtained PhD degree there in 1992. He joined National University of Singapore in 1992, and is currently full professor at Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He has published about 200 refereed papers in major international journals and a few US patents. He has delivered several invited talks at international conferences. He has been chairman or committee member of several international conferences, and editor of special issues of some journal.
Prof. Hee-Je Kim, Pusan National University, Korea
Speech title: Recent Solar Energy and ESS (Super-capacitor/Li Polymer Battery Applications for Various Applications
Abstract: Around the world, many governments have strived to increase the share of renewable green energy in their power productions. The main interest has mainly been energy security, increasing prices of carbon based energy sources and minimizing global warming. Concerning the second, global shipping is a major contributor to GHG (global greenhouse gas) emissions, bring responsible for approximately 3% of global CO2 emissions.
The IMO (international maritime organization) is now working to start GHG regulations for global shipping, and is under pressure, e.g. from EU and UNFCCC (United Nations framework convention on climate change), to apply regulations that will have a substantial impact on emissions.
In addition, we introduce the second application of stand-alone PV system. The solar power generation and ESS will be very important in the isolated island and distant place without electrical power supply. So we demonstrate a cold storehouse for fresh fruits with a proto-type stand-alone PV system with ESS as the next generation solar power application.
Furthermore, we have been developed the eco-friendly power
supply for various applications based on our own developing
the new ESS (super-capacitor/Li polymer battery).