Prof. Raed Abd-Alhameed
University of Bradford, UK
Raed Abd-Alhameed (M’02, SM’13) is Professor of Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Engineering at the University of Bradford, UK. He has long years’ research experience in the areas of Radio Frequency, Signal Processing, propagations, antennas and electromagnetic computational techniques, and has published over 500 academic journal and conference papers; in addition he is co-authors of three books and several book chapters. At the present he is the leader of Radio Frequency, Propagation, sensor design and Signal Processing; in addition to leading the Communications research group for years within the School of Engineering and Informatics, Bradford University, UK. He is Principal Investigator for several funded applications to EPSRCs and leader of several successful knowledge Transfer Programmes such as with Arris (previously known as Pace plc), Yorkshire Water plc, Harvard Engineering plc, IETG ltd, Seven Technologies Group, Emkay ltd, and Two World ltd. He has also been a co-investigator in several funded research projects including: 1) H2020 MARIE Skłodowska-CURIE ACTIONS: Innovative Training Networks (ITN) “Secure Network Coding for Next Generation Mobile Small Cells 5G-US”, 2) Nonlinear and demodulation mechanisms in biological tissue (Dept. of Health, Mobile Telecommunications & Health Research Programme and 3) Assessment of the Potential Direct Effects of Cellular Phones on the Nervous System (EU: collaboration with 6 other major research organizations across Europe). He was awarded the business Innovation Award for his successful KTP with Pace and Datong companies on the design and implementation of MIMO sensor systems and antenna array design for service localizations. He is the chair of several successful workshops on Energy Efficient and Reconfigurable Transceivers (EERT): Approach towards Energy Conservation and CO2 Reduction that addresses the biggest challenges for the future wireless systems. He has also appointed as guest editor for the IET Science, Measurements and Technology Journal since 2009, and 2012. He is also a research visitor for Wrexham University, Wales since Sept 2009 covering the wireless and communications research areas. His interest in 5G Green Communications Systems, computational methods and optimizations, wireless and Mobile communications, sensor design, EMC, beam steering antennas, Energy efficient PAs, RF predistorter design applications. He is the Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Fellow of Higher Education Academy and a Chartered Engineer.
Prof. Ahmad Harb
German Jordanian University, Jordan
Prof. Ahmad Harb receive the Ph.D. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, in 1996, in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Harb was the dean of School of Natural Resources Engineering at German Jordanian University (2011-2013). Currently, he is a Professor of Energy Systems at Energy Engineering Department, German Jordanian University. Dr. Harb is IEEE senior member. Dr. Harb is a founder and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Modern Nonlinear Theory and Applications, (IJMNTA), USA. Dr. Harb has published more than 70 journal articles and conference proceedings.Recently, Dr. Harb published the second edition of Power Electronics Book, by Springer, 2018. His research interests include power and energy system analysis and control, renewable energy systems, modern nonlinear theory (bifurcation & chaos), linear systems, power system planning, and power electronics.
Prof. Yahia M.M. Antar
Queen's University in Kingston, Canada
Prof. Yahia M.M. Antar (S’73–M’76–SM’85–LF’00) received his B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in 1966 from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Manitoba, MB, Canada, in 1971 and 1975, respectively, all in electrical engineering. In 1977, he held a Government of Canada Visiting Fellowship at the Communications Research Centre in Ottawa, and in May 1979 he joined the Division of Electrical Engineering at the National Research Council of Canada. In November 1987, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston where he has held the position of Professor since 1990. He has authored or coauthored over 200 journal papers, several books and chapters in books, over 450 refereed conference papers, holds several patents, has chaired several national and international conferences, and has given plenary talks at many conferences. He has supervised and co-supervised over 90 Ph.D. and M.Sc. theses at the Royal Military College and at Queen’s University, several of which have received the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal Award, the Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis of the Division of Applied Science, as well as many Best Paper Awards in major international symposia. He served as the Chair of CNC, URSI (1999–2008), Commission B (1993–1999), and has a cross appointment at Queen’s University in Kingston. Dr. Antar is a Life Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers).
University of Kurdistan, Iran
Speach Title: Frequency Control Challenges in Modern Power Grids
Hassan Bevrani received PhD degree in electrical engineering from Osaka University in 2004. He is a full professor, the Program Leader of Micro/Smart Grids Research Center (SMGRC), and Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Kurdistan. Over years, he has worked with Osaka University (Japan), Kumamoto University (Japan), Queensland University of Technology (Australia), Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan), Centrale Lille (France), and Technical University of Berlin (Germany). He is the author of 6 international books (including Robust power system frequency control, Springer, 2009; Intelligent automatic generation control, CRC Press, 2011; Power system monitoring and control, IEEE-Wiley, 2014; Microgrid dynamics and control, Wiley, 2017; and Optimization in Electrical Engineering, Springer, expected 2018), 15 book chapters, and more than 300 journal/conference papers. Prof. Bevrani is a senior member of IEEE and he was the gust editor of three volumes of Elsevier Energy Procedia. His current research interests include Smart grid operation and control, power system stability, Microgrid dynamics and control, and Intelligent/robust control applications in power electric industry. More information is available in http://smgrc.uok.ac.ir/.
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