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Loïc Boulon

Professor at Hydrogen Research Institue (UQTR, Canada).

He received his M.Sc. in electrical and control engineering from the University Of Lille, France, in 2006 and his Ph.D. from the University of Franche-Comte, France in 2009. His PhD thesis was in collaboration between FEMTO-ST (University of Franche-Comte) and the University of Lille in the framework of the French network MEGEVH on the topic of hybrid vehicle and components modelling. He was Postdoctoral researcher at the Hydrogen Research Institute (UQTR, Canada), since September 2009 in the framework of a collaborative project with the MEGEVH network. His research interests include modelling and control of hybrid electric vehicles, of energy and power sources, and of fuel cell systems. He is currently Professor at Université de Québec à Trois Rivières since 2010. General chair of IEEE-VPPC’15, Montreal, October 2015.

EMR experiences

– teatching of EMR at Université de France Comté (France) from 2008 to 2010

– teatching EMR at Université de Québec à Trois Rivières since 2010

– research work using EMR in Hybird Electric Vehicles and Fuel Cell systems, including supervision of Master and PhD students

Loïc Boulon
Loïc Boulon

Arturo Suman Bretas

Arturo Suman Bretas is a Full Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida and the director of the Power Systems Laboratory. His research interests include Power Systems Operation, Protection,  and Control. He has held visiting positions at universities all over the world, including the Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble France during 2003-2004 where he was a CNRS Scholar. Since 2002, he has been involved as a PI/CPI on more than 17 industrial projects totalizing US $ 23 M in funding. These projects concern, for example, CPS security, new technologies to enhance power system control and real-time monitoring, distribution systems reliability optimization and planning under deregulation. Dr. Bretas has published up to date more 244 scientific papers in international conferences and journals.

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

-PhD, Electrical Engineering, 2001, Virginia Tech

-MSc, Electrical Engineering, 1998, University of São Paulo

-BSc, Electrical Engineering, 1995, University of São Paulo

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA:

-Power Systems

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Smart Grids, Cyber-Physical Security, Power Systems Protection, Reliability Optimization, State Estimation, Control and Dynamics.

Arturo Suman Bretas
Arturo Suman Bretas

Jan Meyer

Was born in Dresden, Germany, in 1969. He received the Dipl.-Ing. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical power engineering from the Technische Universitaet Dresden, Dresden, Germany, in 1994 and 2004, respectively.,He is currently a Senior Academic Assistant and a Team leader of Power Quality Research Group with the Technische Unversitaet Dresden.,He is a member of the IEEE Power Engineering Society.

Jan Meyer
Jan Meyer

Mark Halpin

Received the B.E.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA, in 1988, 1989, and 1993, respectively.,Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Auburn University. His teaching interests include power systems, control systems, and network analysis. His research interests are in the areas of power system dynamic performance and power quality.,Prof. Halpin is active in the IEEE Power Engineering Society, where he serves as Chair of the Task Force in charge of IEEE 519, in CIGRE, where he serves as Convener of the Working Group charged with revising the IEC Technical Reports dealing with emission limits for harmonics, voltage fluctuations, and unbalance, and in IEC, where he serves as Convener of IEC TC77/SC77A/WG2

Mark Halpin
Mark Halpin

Josep M. Guerrero

Received the B.S. degree in telecommunications engineering, the M.S. degree in electronics engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in power electronics from the Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain, in 1997, 2000, and 2003, respectively.

Since 2011, he has been a Full Professor with the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, where he is responsible for the microgrid research program. His research interests include power electronics, distributed energy-storage systems, hierarchical and cooperative control, energy management systems, smart metering and the Internet of Things for ac/dc microgrids; recently specially focused on maritime microgrids for electrical ships, vessels, ferries and seaports.

Currently, professor Gerrero is Villum Investigator, Director Center for Research on Microgrids, IEEE Fellow, Aalborg University

Josep M. Guerrero
Josep M. Guerrero

Andrés Bazzani – Huawei Executive Sales Channel Director

Andrés Bazzani
Andrés Bazzani

Jiri Drapela

Born in Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic, in 1976

Lives in Brno, Czech Republic

Email: drapela@feec.vutbr.cz, drapela@ieee.org,

Cell phone: +420 777807791

Current work contact: Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication, Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Technicka 3082/12, 61600 Brno, Czech Republic;
email: drapela@feec.vutbr.cz,

tel.: +420 54114 6211; www.ueen.feec.vutbr.cz

www: https://www.vutbr.cz/en/people/jiri-drapela-2924

Jiri Drapela received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Power Engineering from Brno University of Technology in 1999 and 2006, respectively. He is currently an associate professor and deputy head of the Department of Electrical Power Engineering at the same University. At the same time he works as a senior researcher in Centrum for Research and Utilization of Renewable Energy where he leads Power Quality and Low-Frequency EMC laboratory. His main research interests are power quality and low-frequency conducted disturbances, especially immunity, emission of electrical appliances and power quality measurement techniques. His current activities belong to: Voltage control (voltage profile regulation) in active distribution systems; Frequency control in power systems (islanding operation) highly penetrated by inverter-based generation; Integration of distributed generation; Immunity and reliability of revenue; Indicative assessment of voltage quality in distribution systems, (real time) control and development of the distribution systems; Flickering of lamps due to related voltage disturbances; Voltage stability in LV/MV distribution systems; Power/voltage quality in DC grids. Dr. Jiri Drapela is an IEEE PES member, CIGRE and CIRED member. He is active in various task forces under IEEE PES Power Quality Subcommittee and in two CIRED working groups. He also very active in R&D for industry being leading or involved in more than 20 projects in last five years.

Jiri Drapela
Jiri Drapela
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