Professor Ding joined the University of Birmingham in October 2013. Prior to his appointment at the University, he was Professor and Director of Institute of Particle Science and Engineering at the University of Leeds. His previous roles have included Imperial College London [1997 – 1999], University of Birmingham [1999 – 2001], and University of Science and Technology, Beijing [1988 – 1994]. He was the founding Director of the Joint Institute for Energy Storage Research between the University of Leeds and Institute of Process Engineering of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Wenping Cao (M’05-SM’11) received the B.Eng in electrical engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical machines and drives from the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K., in 2004. He is currently a Chair Professor of Electrical Power Engineering with Aston University, Birmingham, U.K., and also a Marie Curie Fellow with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. His research interests include fault analysis and condition monitoring of electric machines and power electronics. Prof. Cao was the recipient of the Best Paper Award at the 2013 International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA), the Innovator of the Year Award from Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K., in 2013, and the Dragon’s Den Competition Award from Queen’s University Belfast in 2014. He serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, IEEE Industry Applications Magazine and IET Power Electronics; he is also the Chief Editor for three Special Issues and one book, an Editor for Electric Power Components and Systems Journal as well as nine other International Journals. Prof. Cao is a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Power Electronics and Fault analysis and condition monitoring in electrical machines
Priyanka Mehta is the Project Manager at Eco Campus, Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She manages projects dealing with energy modelling and simulation. Most of these projects are with Eco Campus Industry Collaborators. Her background is in Computer modelling and simulation, Data analytics and Geographical Information Systems. Her key interests lie in urban sustainability. Priyanka also has sound interest in understanding the nexus between different sectors of an urban environment. Prior to joining research, she was involved in working with consultants where most of the projects were with Singapore government agencies.
energy modelling and simulation
Dr. Mohamed Dahidah is Lecturer in Power Electronics, School of Engineering, Newcastle University. He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2008. He has also received Newcastle teaching award in the year, 2014. His research interests include Advanced Power Electronics Conversion Systems, Low-Frequency Transmission Systems, HVDC and FACTS based Converters, and Grid-connected Inverters.
Advanced Power Electronics Conversion Systems, Low-Frequency Transmission Systems,
Michael Chai is a senior lecturer (Associate Professor) and Internet of Things Programme Lead for Joint Programme QMUL between Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), and a member in the Communication Systems Research Group at QMUL. His current research interests include dynamic resource management wireless communications, medium access control (MAC) for the machine to machine communications and networks, and sensing and prediction in distributed smart grid networks. His currently teach Telecom Systems, Internet Protocols and Networks and Protocols at QMUL and between QMUL and BUPT.
Mohammad is currently a Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical Engineering & Electronics of the University of Liverpool. He is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (Solar Systems and Machine Learning) on sabbatical leave from Applied Science Private University, Jordan. He received his B.Sc. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering (Communications and Electronics) from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, in 2005 and 2006, respectively and the PhD degree from the University of Bradford in 2009. His research interests include smart and green buildings, solar PV applications, space weather and solar energy, computer vision, brain-computer interface and digital image processing.
His research interests include smart and green buildings, solar PV applications, space weather and solar energy, computer vision, brain-computer interface and digital image processing.
Mohammad Vaziri received BS EE- 1980, MS EE -1990, and Ph.D. EE - 2000 degrees from UC, Berkeley, CSU, Sacramento, and WSU, Pullman WA, respectively. He has 24 years of professional experience at PG&E, and CA ISO, and over 14 years of academic experience teaching at CSU Sacramento, CSU San Francisco, and WSU Pullman. Mohammad has authored and presented technical papers and courses in the US, Mexico, and Europe. He is a senior member of the IEEE, has been actively involved in funded research for integration of renewable resources, and serves as member/advisor on various technical committees. Currently, he is a faculty in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering department at the CSU Sacramento and a part-time technical consultant. Dr. Vaziri is a registered professional engineer in the state of California, and his research interests in the Power Systems area are; Operation, Planning, Protection, and Integration of Distributed Generation.
Power System Protection
Marijo is a Professional Engineer (with license no. 330 I660 10) and is a member of Serbian Chamber of Engineers. He became interested in green energy technologies (with respect to renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, etc.) since his childhood. The right beginning, high motivation, and persistence brought him to the following great discoveries: 1. INJECTION POWER CYCLE (presented at the World Engineers Summit 2017 in Singapore): https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610217365335 2. EJECTOR REFRIGERATION CYCLE WITH INTERNAL COOLING (presented at the World Engineers Summit 2015 in Singapore). http://www.ajer.org/papers/Vol-7-issue-3/L0703102108.pdf