CDIVP 2021 Speakers

Prof. Zhe Chen
Fellow IET, Fellow IEEE
Aalborg University, Denmark

Short Bio:
Dr Chen received M.Phil. degree in Power Electronics from Staffordshire University, England, Ph.D. degree in Power and Control, from University of Durham, England. Dr Chen has been a full Professor with the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark since 2002. He is the Danish Principle Investigator for Wind Energy of Sino-Danish Centre for Education and Research (SDC), the leader of Wind Power System Research program at the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University.

Professor Chen’s main current research interests are wind energy,power electronics, modern power system and energy systems. He has led many international and national research projects and has supervised many PhD, Postdoctoral research and visiting scholars. Dr Chen is a panel member for many research project evaluations, including European Research Council and other European national research funding organizations. He has served as an international evaluation expert for many research funding organisations, including Belgian, Canada, Finland, Italy, Ireland, Netherland and UK, etc. He has more than 700 technical publications. Google Scholar citation over 21000(H-index 66).

Dr Chen is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, a Subject Editor (wind turbine control) of IET Renewable Power Generation, an Associate Editor of IET Smart Grid, and a member of editor boards of many international journals, a Fellow of IET, a Chartered Engineer in the U.K., and a Fellow of IEEE, a member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts.


Prof. Udaya K. Madawala
Fellow IEEE
The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Short Bio: Udaya K. Madawala graduated with a B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) (Hons) degree from The University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in 1987, and received his PhD (Power Electronics) from The University of Auckland, New Zealand in 1993 as a Commonwealth Doctoral Scholar. At the completion of his PhD, he was employed by Fisher & Paykel Ltd, New Zealand, as a Research and Development Engineer to develop new technologies for motor drives. In 1997 he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Auckland and, at present as a Full Professor, he focuses on a number of power electronics projects related to wireless grid integration of EVs for V2G applications and renewable energy.

Udaya is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Power Electronic Society (PELS), and has over 30 years of both industry and research experience in the fields of power electronics and energy. He has served both the IEEE Power Electronics and Industrial Electronics Societies in numerous roles, relating to editorial, conference, technical committee and chapter activities. Currently, Udaya is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, and a member of both the Administrative Committee and Membership Development Committee of the IEEE Power Electronics Society. He was the General Chair of the 2nd IEEE Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC)- 2016, held in New Zealand, and is also the Chair of SPEC Steering Committee. Udaya, who has over 300 IEEE and IET journal and conference publications, holds a number of patents related to wireless power transfer (WPT) and power converters, and is a consultant to industry.


Distinguished Prof. Wen-Tsai Sung
National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan

Short Bio:
Wen-Tsai Sung is working with the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chin-Yi University of Technology as a Distinguished professor and Dean of Academic Affairs. He received a PhD and MS degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan in 2007 and 2000. He has won the 2009 JMBE Best Annual Excellent Paper Award and the dragon thesis award that sponsor is Acer Foundation. His research interests include Wireless Sensors Network, Data Fusion, System Biology, System on Chip, Computer-Aided Design for Learning, Bioinformatics, and Biomedical Engineering. He has published a number of international journal and conferences article related to these areas.

Currently, he is the chief of Wireless Sensors Networks Laboratory. At present, he serves as the Editor-in-Chief in three international journals: International Journal of Communications (IJC), Communications in Information Science and Management Engineering (CISME) and Journal of Vibration Analysis, Measurement, and Control (JVAMC), he also serves as the other international journals in Associate-Editor and Guest Editor (IET Systems Biology).

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Prof. Hong Lin
ACM Senior Member, University of Houston Downtown, USA

Short Bio:
Dr. Hong Lin holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science. His graduate work includes theoretical and empirical studies of parallel programming models and implementations. Dr. Lin has worked on large-scale computational biology at Purdue University, active networks at the National Research Council Canada, and network security at Nokia, Inc. Dr. Lin joined UHD at 2001 and he is currently a professor in computer science. He has worked on parallel computing, multi-agent systems, and affective computing since he joined UHD. He established the Grid Computing Lab at UHD through an NSF MRI grant. He has been a Scholars Academy mentor, an REU faculty mentor, and a CAHSI faculty mentor. He is a senior member of ACM. A faculty member at University of Houston-Downtown since 2001.


Assoc. Prof. Pushpendra Singh
JK Lakshmipat University, India

Short Bio:
Dr. Pushpendra Singh is Associate Professor in Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur. He did his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Master of Technology in Power Systems and Doctorate in Power Systems from Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT) Jaipur. With over Fifteen years of teaching, research, and administrative experience, he has held various administrative positions in the capacity of Principal, Head of Department. Before joining JKLU he had been associated as Principal at Sunrise Group of Institutions, Udaipur for one Year and before that he served JECRC Jaipur for Ten years.