Qianwen Xu, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Qianwen Xu, Assistant Professor at Department of Electric Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. She received PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University in 2018. Then she worked as postdoc research fellow in Aalborg University in Denmark, a visiting researcher in Imperial College London and a Wallenberg-NTU Presidential Postdoc Fellow in Nanyang Technological University, 2018-2020. Her area of expertise is advanced control, optimization and digitalization of sustainable power systems and microgrids. She has published over 50 technical papers, with 15 first-authored journal papers in top IEEE Transactions. She was awarded Winner of Nordic Energy Challenge 2022, Humboldt Research Fellowship, Excellent Doctorate Research Work, Best paper award in IEEE PEDG 2020, etc. She serves as Vice Chair in IEEE Power and Energy Society & Power Electronics Society, Sweden Chapter, and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics.
Presentation Title: Advanced Control for Stabilization of DC Microgrids
Benfei Wang, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Benfei Wang, Associate Professor at School of Intelligent Systems Engineering, Shenzhen Campus of Sun Yat-sen University, Shen Zhen, China.
He received the B.Sc. degree in electronic information science and technology from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2017. From 2017 to 2019, he was as a Postdoc Research Fellow with Energy Research Institute, NTU.
His research interests include model predictive control, multiport converter, energy storage system, electric vehicles, and microgrids. He has published over 60 technical papers, including 23 journal papers in top IEEE Transactions. He serves as the Technical Program Committee member of IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications 2021 & 2022, and section chair in Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society 2020.
Presentation Title: Applications of event-triggered predictive control in power converters in DC Microgrids
Caizhi Zhang, Chongqing university, China
Dr. Zhang is a Professor in Chongqing University (CQU). He obtained his PhD from Nanyang technological university (NTU) in 2016 and subsequently working as a research associate and research fellow in NTU, Singapore. Now, he is a supervisor of doctoral students and the leader for the hydrogen and fuel cell vehicle lab in the college of mechanical and vehicle engineering @ CQU. He also serves as a researcher in the State Key Laboratory of Mechanical Transmissions and Chongqing Automotive Collaborative Innovation Centre, Chongqing University. He has extensive experience in hydrogen, fuel cell and fuel cell system since Sept. 2008. He has published more 80 papers. He severs as reviewer of several Journals, such as Applied Thermal Engineering, Energy conversion and management, AIP Advances, International journal of hydrogen energy and fuel cells. Dr. Zhang is the outstanding reviewer of Energy, Applied Energy, Energy conversion and management and International Journal of hydrogen Energy. He participated and in charge of more than 10 national, provincial and ministerial-level projects.
Presentation Title: Energy Management Strategy for Fuel Cell Vehicles