Invited Speakers / 邀请报告

Assoc. Prof. Xiangjing Su
Shanghai University of Electric Power, China

苏向敬, 上海电力大学
副教授、IEEE PES上海分会秘书长

Speech Title: Offshore Wind Power Forecasting Based on Interpretable Deep Learning

Xiangjing Su received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Curtin University in 2015, under the China Scholarship Council (CSC) program. He joined the Shanghai University of Electric Power (SUEP) as an Associate Professor (‘Guangming Scholar’) in 2016, and then was selected into the Shanghai ‘Pujiang Talent Program’ in 2017. Between 2018 and 2020, Dr. Su worked with the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, University of New South Wales as a Visiting Fellow under the supervision of IEEE Fellow, Prof. Joe Dong, supported by the SUEP ‘Academic Star’ program. His main research interests include optimal planning and operation of power distribution networks, AI and big data applications in offshore wind power farms. By far, Dr. Su has published more than 50 research papers, including 15 IEEE Trans. and IET journals. He was the Technical Program Chair for the 2019 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems and the Subject Track Chair for the International Conference on Smart Grids and Energy Systems 2020. He is currently an IEEE Senior Member, the General Secretary of IEEE PES Shanghai Chapter, Guest Editor for IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, and regular reviewer for many IEEE Transactions and conferences. In the past five years, he has secured around 4 million RMB research funding from government and industry.

Assoc. Prof. Hui Hou
Wuhan University of Technology, China

侯慧, 武汉理工大学

Speech Title: Power Transmission Equipment Damage and User Outage Prediction Technology under Typhoon Disaster

Hui Hou (S’03- M’09-SM‘21) is currently an assciate professor and doctoral supervisor at School of Automation,Wuhan University of Technology, China. She is an IEEE senior member and IEEE PES WiP(Women in Power) China activity group leader. She received the B. S. degree from Wuhan University, China, in 2003, and Ph. D degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), in 2009. She was a postdoc fellow in HUST from 2009 to 2012, and then a visiting scholar in the University of Sydney from 2015 to 2016 under the supervision of IEEE Fellow, Prof. Joe Dong. She has been working in School of Automation,Wuhan University of Technology, China since 2012. Her research interests include power system risk assessment, climate disaster prevention, energy internet, etc. She has hosted a number of funding supporting her research including National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Key Research and Development program,etc. She has published more than 50 papers in journals including IEEE Transactions and important international conferences at home and abroad on risk assessment of power system especially concentrating on typhoon disasters. In recent years, she has won the first prize of 2019 China Electric Power Science and Technology Innovation Award, the second prize of 2019 China Southern Power Grid Corporation Science and Technology Progress Award, 2021 second prize of Electric Power Construction Science and Technology Progress Award, 2021 second prize of Guangdong Province Science and Technology Progress Award, 2021 second prize of State Grid Sichuan Electric Power Company Science and Technology Progress Award, etc.

Assoc. Prof. Jiefeng Hu
Federation University Australia, Australia

Jiefeng Hu, 澳大利亚联邦大学

Speech Title: Power Converter Control in Microgrids: Challenges, Advances and Future Trends

Dr. Jiefeng Hu received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of Technology Sydney, Australia. He participated in the research of minigrids in Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Newcastle, Australia. He was an Assistant Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. Currently he is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy at Federation University Australia. He is also the stream leader of Centre for New Energy Transition Research (CfNETR) at Federation University Australia. His research interests include power electronics, renewable energy, and smart microgrids. He is an IEEE Senior Member and an IET Fellow. Dr. Hu serves as an associate editor/lead guest editor for prestigious journals including IET Renewable Power Generation, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. He is a general co-chair of 14th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2022 (APPEEC) in Melbourne.