Leadership

For the Term 1 January 2021-December 31, 2022

Juan balda

Chair

Juan Carlos Balda
University of Arkansas
USA

https://engineering.uark.edu/directory/index/uid/jbalda/name/Juan-Balda/

Vice Chair

Adel Nasiri
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Vice Chair

Ke Ma
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China 

Secretary

Yongheng Yang
Aalborg University

 

Thrust Chairs

Thurst 1: Reliable power electronics and systems for sustainable energy systems (SES)
Senior Researcher: Frede Blaabjerg, Aalborg University, Denmark 
Junior Researcher: Liming Liu, ABB, USA

Thurst 2: Wide- and narrow-bandgap technologies for SES
Senior Researcher: Sudip K. Mazumder, University of Illinois, USA 
Industry Expert: Tirthajyoti Sarkar, On Semiconductor, USA
Thurst 3: Smart cities, sustainable interdependencies, internet of things (IoT) and energy cyber-physical systems
Senior Researcher: Juan Balda, University of Arkansas, USA 
Industry Expert: Hendrik F. Hamann , IBM
 
Junior Researcher: Kaushik Basu, Indian Institute of Science at Bangalore, India
Thurst 4: Smart and micro grids, rural and off-grid electrification
Senior Researcher: Liuchen Chang, University of New Brunswick, Canada 
Junior Researcher: Marcelo Lobo Heldwein, University of Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Thurst 5: SES modeling and control issues and solutions, predictive analytics, data mining
Senior Researcher: Dehong Xu, Zhejiang University, China
Junior Researcher: Martin Ordonez, University of British Columbia, Canada
Thurst 6: SE sources, distributed generation (DG), energy storage (including vehicle-to-grid)
Senior Researcher: Gerard Hurley, NUI Galway, Ireland
Junior Researcher: Madhav Manjrekar, University of North Carolina, USA

 

 


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