Keynote Speakers

PEEE 2019 Keynote & Invited Speakers


Prof. Om P. Malik, IEEE Fellow
University of Calgary, Canada

Biography: Professor Om P. Malik has done pioneering work in the development of controllers for application in electric power systems and wind power generation over the past 45 years. After extensive testing, the adaptive controllers developed by his group are now employed on large generating units. His other interests include digital protection, control of renewable power generation and micro-grids, and AI applications in power system control. He has published over 700 papers including over 360 papers in international Journals and is the coauthor of two books. Professor Malik graduated in 1952 from Delhi Polytechnic. After working for nine years in electric utilities in India, he obtained a Master’s Degree from Roorkee University in 1962, a Ph.D. from London University and a DIC from the Imperial College, London in 1965. He was teaching and doing research in Canada from 1966 to 1997 and continues to do research as Professor Emeritus at the University of Calgary. Over 100, including 45 Ph.D., students have graduated under his supervision. Professor Malik is a Life Fellow of IEEE, and a Fellow of IET, the Engineering Institute of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering, Engineers Canada and World Innovation Foundation. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Provinces of Alberta and Ontario, Canada, and has received many awards. He was Director, IEEE Region 7 and President, IEEE Canada during 2010-11 and President, Engineering Institute of Canada, 2014-2016. 


Prof. Bikash C. Pal, IEEE Fellow
Imperial College, London, UK

Biography: Bikash Pal is Professor of Power Systems at Imperial College London. He is research active in power system stability, control and computation. His research is sponsored by EPSRC, National Grid, GE, ABB, UK Power Networks. He leads an eight-university UK-India research consortium on Smart Grid and Storage and a six-university UK-China research consortium in Smart Grid and Control. His research group has received 2016 President Award for Outstanding Research. He is consultant to United Nations, GE, ALSTOM, National Grid, UK Power Networks . He has graduated 20 PhDs and published about 100 technical papers in IEEE Transactions and IET journals. He has co-authored two books and two award winning IEEE Task Force/Working Group reports.
As Vice President of Publication, Power and Energy Society (PES), of IEEE he sets and delivers plan to sustain the growth in quality, impact and revenue (currently about $5M) and also offer leadership as Governing Board member for the growth of the society. As IEEE Periodical committee member he is part of team that approves new periodicals and reviews the performance of the current periodicals. He chairs an IEEE Working Group in state estimation for power distribution applications. As an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer he has offered special lectures and tutorials in power system control and computation in more than 10 countries. He was Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. He is Series Editor of Elesevier series on Sustainable Energies and Fellow of IEEE for his contribution to power system stability and control. He holds a Visiting Professorship at Tsinghua University, China. 


Prof. Belkacem OULD BOUAMAMA
Lille University, France

Biography: Belkacem OULD BOUAMAMA (https://wikis.univlille1. fr/ci2s/membres/belkacem-ould-bouamama) is full Professor, and head of international relations and research at « Ecole Polytechnique Universitaire de Lille, France » He is the leader of Bond Graph group at the CRIStAL (Research Center in Computer Science, Signal and Automatic Control of Lille), Laboratory of the National Center for Scientific Research, where his activities concern Integrated Design for Supervision of System Engineering. Their application domains are mainly process engineering, renewable energies, and mechatronic systems. He is the author or coauthor of over 100 international publications in this domain and co-author of four books in Fault Detection and Isolation, mechatronics and bond graph modeling. 


Assoc. Prof. Qiuwei Wu
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Biography: Qiuwei Wu (M’08-SM’15) obtained the PhD degree in Power System Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2009. He was a senior R&D engineer with Vestas Technology R&D Singapore Pte Ltd from Mar. 2008 to Oct. 2009. He has been working at Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) since Nov. 2009 (PostDoc Nov. 2009-Oct. 2010, Assistant Professor Nov. 2010-Aug. 2013, Associate Professor since Sept. 2013). He was a visiting scholar at the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR), University of California, Berkeley, from Feb. 2012 to May 2012 funded by the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (DASTI), Denmark. He was a visiting professor named by Y. Xue, an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, at Shandong University, China, from Nov. 2015 to Oct. 2017. He was a visiting scholar at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University from Nov. 2017 – Oct. 2018 funded by the Otto Mønsted Fond.
He has published 204 scientific papers (including 108 WoS journal papers), 2 books, 4 book chapters and 2 patents. His research interests are operation and control of power systems with high penetration of renewables, including wind power modelling and control, active distribution networks, and operation of integrated energy systems. He is an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and IEEE Power Engineering Letters. He is also an Associate Editor of International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, and Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy. He is a subject editor for IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, and IET Renewable Power Generation.  



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