The Open Electrical & Electronic Engineering Journal

ISSN: 1874-1290 ― Volume 13, 2019


X. Chen (Biography
X. Chen

Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. degree in engineering from Nagoya University, Japan, in 1999. He is currently a professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Systems, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan. His research interests include adaptive control, smart materials, hysteresis, sliding mode control, machine vision, and observer. Dr. Chen has served as an Associate Editor of several journals, including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, European Journal of Control, etc. He has also severed for international conferences as organizing committee members including Program Chairs, Program Co-Chairs, etc.


Department of Electronic and Information Systems
Shibaura Institute of Technology

Senior Honorary Advisor:

J. Cao (Biography
J. Cao

Professor Cao received the B.S. degree from Anhui Normal University, the M.S. degree from Yunnan University, China, and the Ph.D. degree from Sichuan University, China. Currently, he is a professor and doctoral advisor at the Southeast University. He is a Member of the Academy of Europe, and a Fellow of the IEEE, awarded in January 2016, for contributions to the analysis of neural networks. He has been named as Highly Cited Researcher in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering by Thomson Reuters. He is the top-one author of 20 most-cited authors on the topic of artificial neural networks. He has more than 23317 citations with H-index of 83 according to ISI-Web of Science.


School of Mathematics
Southeast University

Editorial Board Members:

A. Andreotti (Biography
A. Andreotti

Prof. Amedeo Andreotti received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University Federico II, Naples, Italy. He is currently an Associate Professor at the same university, and his teaching activity is in the fields of power systems and electromagnetic compatibility. His research interests include transients in power systems, lightning effects on power systems, electromagnetic compatibility, power quality, and smart grids. He is Associate Editor of numerous technical journals in the field of power systems. Dr. Andreotti is a Member of the IEEE Working Group “Lightning Performance of Distribution Lines” and has been a Member of the Section MT600 of the TC1 of the International Electrotechnical Commission.


Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Naples “Federico II”

F. Baronio (Biography
F. Baronio

Fabio Baronio was born in Brescia (Italy). In March 2001, he received the Laurea degree (BS, MS) in Electronic Engineering (summa cum laude) from the University of Brescia, Italy. In April 2005, he received the PhD degree in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Padua, Italy. From March 2005 to April 2015, he was Researcher in Electromagnetic Fields at the University of Brescia. From May 2015, he is Associate Professor in Electromagnetic Fields at the University of Brescia. The scientific research activity deals with Electromagnetism Photonics and Optoelectronics.


Department of Information Engineering
University of Brescia

D. Bellan (Biography
D. Bellan

Diego Bellan received the M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, in 1994 and 1999, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Advanced Circuit Theory with the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano. His research interests are in the fields of power quality, statistical methods in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), and analog-to-digital conversion of signals. He published more than 100 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He was involved in several funded research projects concerning EMC in the space and railway sectors and concerning electromagnetic modelling of electromechanical devices. He serves as reviewer for several international journals.


Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering (DEIB)
Polytechnic University of Milan

V. Calderaro (Biography
V. Calderaro

Vito Calderaro received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering and Ph.D. degree in computer science engineering from University of Salerno, Italy, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. Senior Member IEEE (2016). He is Research Fellow in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Salerno. He is author/coauthor of more than 80 papers. His research interests include integration of DG and storage systems on electrical distribution networks, control of distribution systems with RES, voltage regulation, impact assessment of electric vehicles in smart grids, protection and diagnosis of complex systems.


Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Salerno

M.R. Elahi (Biography
M.R. Elahi

Dr. Muhammad Rashid has Multidisciplinary research experience, both in academia as well as in industry, of more than 18 years in the domain of embedded systems design and development. He has more than 60 published articles in impact factor journals and international conferences. He has project management and leadership experience in several projects, involving international academic and industrial teams. Furthermore, he has an hands-on experience in industry for the development of electronic products and services. Moreover, he possesses a teaching experience with innovations in curriculum and course development.


Department of Computer Engineering
Umm Al-Qura University
Saudi Arabia

C. Gennarelli (Biography
C. Gennarelli

In 1987, he was appointed as an Associate Professor of Antennas, formerly at the Engineering Faculty of Ancona University. The main topics of his scientific activity are: reflector antennas analysis, antenna measurements, diffraction prob­lems, radar cross section evaluations, scattering from surface impedances, applica­tion of sampling techniques to electromagnetics and to NF–FF transformations. He is a co-author of about 400 scientific papers, mainly in international journals and conference proceedings with h-index of 23. In particular, he is co-author of four books on NF–FF transformation techniques, a Senior Member of the IEEE and a member the Editorial board of the Open Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journal and of the International Journal of Antennas and Propagation.


Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Salerno

C.S. Chin (Biography
C.S. Chin

Dr. Cheng Siong CHIN is currently an Associate Professor and Director of Innovation at Newcastle University in Singapore. He worked in electronics industry for few years before moving into academia. He obtained research grants for his research areas in intelligent mechatronic systems design, simulation and prediction. He has 3 US patent awards on printed circuit cable and electronic device testing of hard disc drive. He has published nearly 80 journal papers, book chapters, and conference papers. He had authored a book entitled Computer-aided Control Systems Design published by CRC Press, USA, 2012.


Newcastle University in Singapore

C. Hao (Biography
C. Hao

Chengpeng Hao received a Ph.D. degree in signal and information processing from Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IACAS), Beijing, China, in 2004. He is currently a professor in IACAS. His research interests are in the field of statistical signal processing with emphasis on adaptive sonar and radar signal processing. He held a visiting position with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Queens University, Kingston, Canada, from July 2013 to July 2014. He is a senior member of IEEE.


Institute of Acoustics
Chinese Academy of Sciences (IACAS)

E.M. Jafarov (Biography
E.M. Jafarov

E. M. Jafarov was born in province Gokche, Azerbaijan in 1946. He received his first class Honors Electro-Mechanical Eng. Diploma in Automation of Manufacturing Process from Azerbaijan Industrial University, Baku, Azerbaijan in 1969. During 1985-1996 he was Chairman of the Control Systems and Robotics Engineering Department at Azerbaijan Technical University, Baku. He was visiting Professor at Beijing Aeronautical and Astronautical University China, 1993. He has been contractual professor in the Aeronautical and Astronautical Department of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, since 1996. Professor Jafarov is the author of about 200 scientific journal articles, international conference papers, and 25 inventions in Control Engineering. He is senior member of IEEE, member of IAA, WSEAS.


Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Department
Istanbul Technical University

H. Liu (Biography
H. Liu

Prof. Dr. Haiwen Liu received the B.S. degree in electronic system and the M.S. degree in radio physics from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, in 1997 and 2000, respectively, and two Ph.D. degrees in microwave engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in 2004, and from Saitama University, Japan, in 2016. Since 2009, he is a chair professor with East China Jiao Tong University, Nanchang, China. His current research interests include electromagnetic modeling of high-temperature superconducting circuits, RF and microwave passive circuits and systems, synthesis theory and practices of microwave filters and devices, antennas for wireless terminals, and radar system. He has published more than 100 papers in international and domestic journals and conferences.


School of Information Engineering
East China Jiaotong Universtiy

F. Medjdoub (Biography
F. Medjdoub

Farid Medjdoub is a CNRS senior scientist at IEMN in France since 2010. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical engineering from the University of Lille in 2004. Then, he moved to the University of Ulm in Germany as research associate before joining IMEC as a senior scientist. His research interests are the design, the fabrication, and characterization of innovative GaN-based devices. He is author and co-author of more than 100 papers in this field. He holds several patents deriving from his research. He serves as a reviewer for IEEE journals and is a TPC member in several conferences. He is also part of the French observatory of wide bandgap devices.


Department of Electron Devices and Circuits
University of Ulm

F. Mottola (Biography
F. Mottola

Fabio Mottola received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, in 2004 and 2008, respectively. His research interests include the planning and operation of electrical power systems in the presence of distributed energy resources and lightning effects on power systems. Fabio Mottola is Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
University of Naples Federico II

S. Puthusserypady (Biography
S. Puthusserypady

S. Puthusserypady received his BSc.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering (1986) and the MSc.Tech degree in Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineering (1989) from the University of Calicut, India. In 1995, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. In 2000, he moved to the National University of Singapore and worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering until 2009. Currently, He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark. His research interests are in Biomedical Signal Processing, Brain-Computer Interfaces and Home Health Care systems.


Department of Electrical Engineering
Technical University of Denmark

D.-S. Seo (Biography
D.-S. Seo

Prof. Dae-Shik Seo obtained his Ph.D. (1994) in Electronic and Information Engineering from Tokyo University of Agri. and Tech., Japan. He currently holds the following key positions: Professor (Mar 2009 to present) Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea; (2) Honorary President (Jan 2009 to present), The Korean Institute of Electrical and Electronic Material Engineers; and (3) Vice-President (300 members) (Jan 2010 to present), The Korean Development Institute for Science and Technology. His research areas include Flexible Display, Nano-LCD, LC alignment (ion-beam alignment, photo-alignment), Oxide TFT, 3D, and OLED. He has authored/co-authored over 295 publications, having more than 2,740 total citations.


Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Yonsei University
South Korea

T.J. Sobczyk (Biography
T.J. Sobczyk

Tadeusz J. Sobczyk was born in 1944. He received M. Sc., Ph. D. and Dr. Habil. (D. Sc.) degrees in electrical engineering the University of Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, in 1967, 1974, and 1977 respectively and the scientific title of a Professor from the President of Poland in 1991. Presently he is the Director of the Institute on Electromechanical Energy Conversion and the Head of Department of Electrical Machines in this Institute. His main research fields are: electrical machines and drives, electromechanical systems, electrical energy conversion and transformation by power electronic systems. He published 180 scientific papers in Polish and international journals and proceedings of conferences.


Institute on Electromechanical Energy Conversion
Cracow University of Technology

H. Sunan (Biography
H. Sunan

Sunan Huang received his Ph.D degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 1994. During 1997-2013, he was a Research Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore. During 2013-2014, he was a visiting professor in Hangzhou Dianzi University. He is currently a Senior Research Scientist in Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore. He has co-authored over 100 journal papers and four books. His research interests include medical device, adaptive control, neural network control, and robot control.


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
National University of Singapore

C. Tunc (Biography
C. Tunc

Cemil Tunç was born in Yeşilöz Köyü Horasan-Erzurum, Turkey. He received the Ph. D. degree in AppliedMathematics from Erciyes University, Kayseri, in 1993. His research interests include qualitative behaviors of differential, partially differential,  integral, integro-differential equations. He has  over 300 published papers in international journals. At present he is Professor of Mathematics at Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Van-Turkey.


Department of Mathematics
Van Yuzuncu Yil University

Q.-G. Wang (Biography
Q.-G. Wang

Qing-Guo WANG received, respectively, B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering in 1982, M. Eng. in 1984 and Ph.D. in 1987 both in Industrial Automation, all from Zhejiang University, PR China. He held Alexander-von-Humboldt Research Fellowship of Germany from 1990 to 1992. From 1992 to 2015, he was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National University of Singapore, where he became a Full Professor in 2004. He is currently a Distinguished Professor with Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His present research interests are mainly in modeling, estimation, prediction, control, optimization and automation for complex systems, including but not limited to, industrial and environmental processes, new energy devices, defense systems, medical engineering, and financial markets. He has published over 260 international journal papers and 7 books. He received over 11000 citations with h-index of 60.


Department of Electrical Computer Engineering
University of Johannesburg
South Africa

H. Yu (Biography
H. Yu

Hongyu Yu, professor and deputy Chair of the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology from 2011 to now. He received his BSc, MSc, and PhD from Tsinghua University, University of Toronto, and National University of Singapore, respectively. Professor yu hongyu has achieved a series of innovative work in integrated circuit technology and devices, including CMOS, new ultra-high density memory, GaN device and system integration (GaN HEMT). As a PI, he has undertaken ~20 research/talent projects, with a total funding ~ 50 million RMB.


Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
South University of Science and Technology
Shenzhen Shi

M.D. Fragoso (Biography
M.D. Fragoso

Marcelo D. Fragoso received the DIC and PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London. Since then he is with the Department of Systems and Control of the National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Brazil, where he is currently a full Professor. He is co-author of the books Discrete Time Markov Jump Linear Systems and Continuous. His current research interest is focused on Markov jump linear systems, heavy traffic analysis of queueing network and jump-type Fleming- Viot processes in dynamic population genetic. Prof. Fragoso is a Fellow of the CNPq - the Brazilian National Research Council - and a Fellow of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.


Department of Systems and Control
National Laboratory for Scientific Computing
Petrópolis, LNCC/MCT

A. Anvari-Moghaddam (Biography
A. Anvari-Moghaddam

Dr. Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University. His research interests include Optimal Control and Management of Integrated Energy Systems. Dr. Anvari-Moghaddam is the Guest Associate Editor of the IEEE Trans. Industrial Informatics, Journal of Applied Sciences, Journal of Future Generation Computer Systems and the Editorial Board Member of Energies (OA Journal) and SCIREA Journal of Electrical Engineering. He is also a Technical Committee Member of IEEE IES Renewable Energy Systems; IES Resilience and Security for Industrial Applications; IEEE Working Group P2004, and Secretary of the IEEE Working Group on Smart Buildings, Loads and Customer Systems.


Department of Energy Technology
Aalborg University
Aalborg East

A. Bartolucci (Biography
A. Bartolucci

Giancarlo Bartolucci graduated from the University of Roma La Sapienza in 1982 with a thesis on integrated optics. In 1982 he was with the “Fondazione Ugo Bordoni”, Roma. In 1983 he served as officer in the Technical Corps of the Army. In 1984 he became a Reseacher at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the University of Roma “Tor Vergata”. From 1992 to 2013 he was Associate Professor of Microwave Integrated Circuits in the same Department. He is currently Associate Professor of High Frequency Distributed Circuits. He conducted research on the modelling of microstrip and coplanar passive components. In recent years, he was working on design methods of distributed phase shifters and amplifiers. His research interests include the development of equivalent circuits for RF MEMS devices, and their use for the design of switches and phase shifters. He is active also in the field of metamaterials for microwave and millimetre wave applications.


Department of Electronic Engineering
University of Roma

A. Bracale (Biography
A. Bracale

Antonio Bracale received his degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy) in 2002 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Energy Conversion from the Second University of Naples, in 2005. Since 2008 he is with the Department of Engineering, University of Naples “Parthenope”, where he is currently an assistant professor. His research mainly focused on power quality, power system analysis, optimal planning and management of Smart Grids and loads/energy forecasting. His research activities lead to publish more than 80 papers on international journals and in proceedings of international conferences. He is currently a IEEE Senior Member.


Department of Engineering
University of Naples Parthenope

C. Ciminelli (Biography
C. Ciminelli

Caterina Ciminelli got the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering and the PhD in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico di Bari, Italy. In 1999 she spent six months at the Research Center of Alcatel in Marcoussis, working on the modelling and design of DFB lasers. On December 1999 she joined Pirelli Optical Systems and on February 2000 moved to Cisco Photonics Italy doing research activity on new optoelectronic technologies.

Presently she is Associate Professor in Electronics at the Politecnico di Bari. Her scientific interests are in the field of photonics and waveguide optoelectronics.

She is author or co-author of about 200 journal articles and conference papers, two books and one international patent. She serves as referee of several international journals. She serves as referee of research projects submitted to a number of organizations.


Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica
Optoelectronics Laboratory

J.B. Gajewski (Biography
J.B. Gajewski

Gajewski Juliusz Bohdan was born in 1952 Wroclaw. In 1980 he was appointed as assistant professor at the Institute of Thermal Technology and Fluid Mechanics adjunct at 1982; in 2001 he is appointed as a Head of the Institute. 2002. Now he is a Professor of Electrical Engineering, Head of the Process Engineering and Equipment, Electrostatics and Tribology Research Group

Department of Cryogenic, Aeronautical and Process Engineering Wroclaw University of Technology. He is an author of 47 scientific papers, including Polish standard, three patents and one monograph. His work has been cited repeatedly in recognized scientific journals, and affiliated with numerous national and foreign scientific and technical associations.


Department of Electrical and Thermal Power Engineering and Technology
Wroclaw University of Technology

M. Ghofrani (Biography
M. Ghofrani

Mahmoud Ghofrani received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2005, the M.Sc. degree from University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, in 2008, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2014. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), in University of Washington, Bothell. His research interests include power systems operation and planning, renewable energy systems, smart grids, electric vehicles and electricity markets. He is the author/co-author of more than 42 publications in highly acclaimed journals and conferences.


School of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
University of Washington
Bothell, WA

H. Harb (Biography
H. Harb

Dr. Hassan Harb received his Master's degree in Computer Science and Risks Management from the Lebanese University in 2013. In 2016, He received the PhD degree in Computer Science from the Lebanese University and the University of Franche-Comté (France). He is currently an instructor at the American University of Culture and Education (AUCE) and the Antonine University in Lebanon. Dr. Harb research interests are in wireless sensor networks emphasizing both practical and theoretical issues, data mining and analyzing.


Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté

D. Homentcovschi (Biography
D. Homentcovschi

Dorel Homentcovschi is a professor of applied mathematics and has over 40 years of international experience. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics and Mechanics from the University of Bucharest, Romania. In 1970 he earned his Ph.D. in mathematical physics and fluid dynamics also from the University of Bucharest. His extensive academic and research experience includes joint appointments as Professor of Mathematics at the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest and Director of the Institute of Applied Mathematics of the Romanian Academy. Dr. Homentcovschi has over 120 publications, including book chapters, international and domestic scientific journals and symposia proceedings.


Mechanical Engineering Department
University of Binghamton
Binghamton, NY

J. Lam (Biography
J. Lam

Professor J. Lam received a BSc (1st Hons.) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester, MPhil and PhD degrees from the University of Cambridge. He is Chair of Control Engineering at the University of Hong Kong and a Cheung Kong Chair Professor, Ministry of Education, China. Professor Lam is Editor-in-Chief of IET Control Theory and Applications and Journal of The Franklin Institute, Subject Editor of Journal of Sound and Vibration, Editor of Asian Journal of Control, Associate Editor of Automatica, He is a Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering (2014, 2015) and Computer Science (2015).


Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

H.-H. Lu (Biography
H.-H. Lu

Hai-Han Lu received Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Central University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, in 2000. He joined the Department of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology as an associate professor in 2001; he was promoted to professor and distinguished professor in 2003 and 2006, respectively. His research interests include visible/invisible laser light communication (VLLC/IVLLC), fiber-wireless convergence, and radio-over-fiber (RoF). He authored or co-authored more than 180 papers in SCI-cited international journals. Prof. Lu is currently a fellow of SPIE and IET. He has granted the Outstanding Electrical Engineering Professor Award of Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (2015), Outstanding Professor Award of Chinese Engineer Association (2013), and Outstanding Research Award of NTUT (2004) for his significant technical contributions to VLLC/IVLLC, fiber-wireless convergence, and RoF.


Department of Electro Optical Engineering
National Taipei University of Technology

A.T. Mobashsher (Biography
A.T. Mobashsher

Ahmed Toaha Mobashsher received his B.Sc. degree in 2008 from Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Chittagong, Bangladesh. He completed Master of Science in 2011 from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia). In 2016, he completed Ph.D. degree from the University of Queensland, Australia. Currently, he is working as research fellow in the school of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering of the University of Queensland.


School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
The University of Queensland
St Lucia

E. Ozdemir (Biography
E. Ozdemir

Prof. Dr. Engin Özdemir obtained his B. Sc. and M.Sc. degree from the Yildiz Technical University (Istanbul, Turkey) and his Ph.D. from Kocaeli University. He is a professor of Department of Energy Systems Engineering in Faculty of Technology in Kocaeli University. He has published more than 25 SCI articles and 40 conference papers in different subjects including active power filters, reactive power compensation, multilevel inverters, photovoltaic power generation systems and renewable energy sources, energy storage technologies and smart grid integration. His papers have received more than 300 citations.


Department of Energy Systems Engineering
Faculty of Technology
Kocaeli University

H.J. Quah (Biography
H.J. Quah

Dr. Quah Hock Jin is a post-doctoral researcher in Institute of Nano Optoelectronics Research and Technology (INOR), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).Currently, his research interests are focused on the formation of porous quaternary (AlxInyGazN) alloys and gallium nitride (GaN) as well as the growth of III-nitride compound semiconductors on bulk GaN for potential applications in solid-state lighting and gas sensor applications. Besides, he has vast experiences in exploiting high dielectric constant materials as passivation layer for GaN-, SiC-, Si-, and Ge-based metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) capacitors. From these research works, he has published 42 refereed international top-tier journals with h-index of 12 and received several recognitions from the university under “Sanggar Sanjung” awards for year 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. In addition, he was awarded the “Best Thesis Award for Category of CRI: Engineering and Technology,” for the year 2014 from USM.


Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science & Technology (CREST)
Universiti Sains

L. Senhadji (Biography
L. Senhadji

Senhadji received the Ph.D degree in signal processing and telecommunication from the University of Rennes, Rennes France in 1993. He joined the LTSI in 1993, where his research focuses on non-stationary Lotfi signal processing with particular emphasis on wavelet transforms and time-frequency representations for detection, classification and interpretation of bio-signals. He has been Investigator of several Grants in the field of Health Technology with public institutions or companies. He has published more than 100 research papers in journals and conferences and contributed to several handbooks. He is currently a Professor at the University of Rennes with the department of electrical engineering & computer science and the head of INSERM.


Université de Rennes

C.-Y. Su (Biography
C.-Y. Su

Dr. Chun-Yi Su is a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Concordia University and holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Control. He received his Ph.D. degree in control engineering from South China University of Technology in 1990. His research covers control theory and its applications to various mechanical systems. Dr. Su has authored or coauthored over 250 journal publications. He has been on the Editorial Board of a few journals, including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. He has also served for many conferences as an organizing committee member.


Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Concordia University

L. Trajkovic (Biography
L. Trajkovic

Ljiljana Trajkovic received the Dipl. Ing. degree from University of Pristina, Yugoslavia, in 1974, the M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering and computer engineering from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of California at Los Angeles.She is currently a Professor in the School of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Her research interests include high-performance communication networks, control of communication systems, computer-aided circuit analysis and design, and theory of nonlinear circuits and dynamical systems. She is a Fellow of the IEEE.


School of Engineering Science
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC

W. Xie (Biography
W. Xie

Wei Xie received his Ph.D degree from Kitami Institute of Technology, Hokkaido, Japan, 2003. During 2003 to 2006, he was a researcher fellow in the Satellite Venture Business Laboratory, Kitami Institute of Technology. Currently, he is professor with College of Automation Science and Technology, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China. He is author or coauthor of about 100 journal articles and conference papers. His research interests include robust control theory and its applications, machine vision and applications.


College of Automation Science and Technology
South China University of Technology

F. Wu (Biography
F. Wu

Fang Xiang Wu is a Professor of the Division of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan. His current research interests include biological system identification and parameter estimation, applications of control theory to biological systems, computational and systems biology, genomic and proteomic data analysis. He has published more than 260 technical papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Wu is serving as the editorial board member of three international journals, the guest editor of several international journals, and as the program committee chair or member of several international conferences.


Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Saskatchewan

F. Yuan (Biography
F. Yuan

Fei Yuan received the B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Shandong University, Jinan, China in 1985, the M.A.Sc. degree in chemical engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada in 1999 .Now he is a professor at Ryerson University, also he serves as the Director of Quality Assurance, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, Ryerson University. He is the author/co-authors of over 200 research papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings. Yuan is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada.


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ryerson University

Associate Editorial Board Members:

R. Abdollahi (Biography
R. Abdollahi

Dr. Rohollah Abdollahi is a faculty member at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical and Vocational University (Qom Boys Technical College), Qom, Iran. He has numerous publications, honors and conferences to his credit. He has been granted 3 US patents and 12 Iran patents. His fields of interest include Power Electronics, Electrical Machines, Electric Drives, and Power Quality.


Technical and Vocational University (Qom Boys Technical College)

D. Bechrakis (Biography
D. Bechrakis

Dr. Dimitrios Bechrakis received the Electrical Engineer diploma and the PhD degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece in 1997 and 2002, respectively. In 2002 he joined the Sustainable Energy Research Group of University College Cork, Ireland as a “Marie-Curie” Postdoctoral Fellow. Since 2005, he belongs to the specialized scientific staff of the Hellenic Transmission System Operator (which is now the Independent Power Transmission Operator in Greece). He also serves as a research project evaluator and reviewer on the fields of energy and engineering. His current research interests include wind energy management, hydrogen technology applications and transmission system planning.


Strategy & System Planning Department
Independent Power Transmission Operator (ADMIE)

N. Cai (Biography
N. Cai

Ning Cai received the B.E. degree in Control Engineering from Tsinghua University in 1996, the M.E. degree in Computer Science from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999, and the Ph.D. degree in Control Theory from Tsinghua University in 2010. He was shortly with Tianjin Polytechnic University and Tsinghua University from 2010 to 2011. Since 2011, he has been an associate professor with Northwest University for Nationalities. Dr. Cai authors over 20 papers published in various academic journals. He serves as a senior member of Chinese Association of Automation (CAA), and as a member of the professional board on hybrid intelligence in CAA. He was selected as Young Talent for State Ethic Affairs Commission (SEAC) of China in 2013.


School of Electrical Engineering
Northwest University for Nationalities

A.M. Eltamaly (Biography
A.M. Eltamaly

Prof. Ali Mohamed Eltamaly is currently a full Professor at Sustainable Energy Technology Center, College of Engineering, King Saud University. He did BSc. in Electrical Engineerin from Elminia University, Egypt in 1992 and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Elminia University, Egypt in 1996. Later, he did PhD in Electrical Engineering from Elminia University, Egypt and Power Electronics & Power Quality Laboratory, Texas A&M University in 2000. Prof. Eltamaly has teaching experience of more than 25 years in various universities internationally such as Minia University, Al-Azhar University, Mansoura University, South Valley University, Texas A&M University, Almargab University and King Saud University.


College of Engineering
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

Z. Huang (Biography
Z. Huang

Dr. Zhixiang Huang has a long-term research and teaching experience in Mathematical Physics, electromagnetic field, computational electromagnetics (CEM) especially time-domain methods such as FDTD and high-order FDTD methods, microwave engineer, signal and system, optical frequency Metamaterials with gain materials. He did his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Anhui University, Hefei, China in 1998 and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Anhui University, Hefei, China in 2004. He obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Anhui University, Anhui, China in 2007. He has around 30 publications to his credit.


The Key Lab of Ministry of Education of Intelligent Computing & Signal Processing
Anhui University

G.V.N. Kumar (Biography
G.V.N. Kumar

Dr. G.V. Nagesh Kumar was born in Visakhapatnam, India in 1977. He received the B.E. degree from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, India and M.E. degree from the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He received his doctoral degree from JNT University, Hyderabad. He is working as Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vignan’s Institute of Information Technology, Visakhapatnam. His research interests include gas insulated substations, Evolutionary Computation and FACTS devices. He has published research papers in reputed National and International Journals and Conferences.


Department of EEE
Vignan's Institute of Information Technology

V. Lakhno (Biography
V. Lakhno

Valeriy Lakhno is Head of the Department of Computer systems and networks/National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine. He received the PhD degree in transportation engineering from the Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University Ukraine, in 1990. He received the Doctor of Technical degree of information protection Systems (Lviv Polytechnic University, Ukraine, in 2015. The topic "Models and methods of information and communication environment for transport protection on the basis of intellectual recognition of threat".


Department of Computer Systems and Networks
National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine

G. Palai (Biography
G. Palai

Dr. Gopinath Palai has been awarded a degree of Ph.D. in Electronic Science in 2013. He is currently serving as a full professor and dean at the department of Electronics in Gandhi Institute for Technological Advancement. He has contributed more than 90 publications in various journals. His skills and expertise are in Optoelectronics, Photonics, Nonlinear Optics, Nanophotonics, Fiber Optics, Optical Fibers, Optical Materials, Optical Sensing, Photonic Crystals, Metamaterials, Nano-optics, and Silicon Photonics.


Department of Electronics
Gandhi Institute for Technological Advancement – GITA

S. Srinivasan (Biography
S. Srinivasan

Dr. Srinivasan is Associate Dean and Distinguished Professor at Texas Southern University in Houston. Previously, he was at Texas A & M International University in Laredo and University of Louisville. He started the Information Security Program that was a National Center of Academic Excellence. He guided the doctoral theses of three students. He has written three books on Cloud Computing and Big Data and published 100 papers in major journals. He presented his research at many conferences. He spent his sabbaticals at Siemens, UPS and GE. He is on one now in Fall 2018 and working on new books.


Jesse H. Jones School of Business
Texas Southern University
Houston, TX

Y. Wang (Biography
Y. Wang

Dr. Wang received his Ph.D. degree in Microelectronic Engineering from the Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2005. He is currently a professor in Key Laboratory of RF Circuits and Systems, Ministry of Education, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China. His current research interests are power semiconductor, microelectronics device and reliability, emerging device technologies (such as FINFET, TFET, Junctionless transistor). He has nearly 100 technological papers published on International journals, including over 30 IEEE Transactions papers.


Key Laboratory of RF Circuits and Systems
Hangzhou Dianzi University

Y. Zhang (Biography
Y. Zhang

Yagang Zhang received his B.S. degree in Department of Mathematics from Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China in 2001 and the M.S. degree in Center for Nonlinear Complex Systems from Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China in 2004. He received the Ph.D. degree from North China Electric Power University, China. At present, he is an associate professor in the State Key Laboratory of Alternate Electrical Power System with Renewable Energy Sources, North China Electric Power University, Baoding, Hebei Province, China. His current research topics include renewable energy, relay protection of power system and nonlinear complex system theory.


Department of Electrical Engineering
North China Electric Power University
PR China

E. BAŞ (Biography

Eren Bas is associate professor at the Department of Statistics/Giresun University, Turkey. He received the B.Sc. degree in statistics from the University of Ondokuz Mayis Turkey, in 2009. He received the M.Sc. degree in statistics at the Institute of Science of the University of Ondokuz Mayis, Turkey, in 2011 and the PhD. degree in statistics at the Institute of Science of the University of Ondokuz Mayis, Turkey, in 2014. His research interests include; statistics, artificial neural networks, heuristic and evolutionary algorithms, time series, fuzzy time series, fuzzy inference systems and robust methods.


Department of Statistics
Giresun University

A.-A. Boulogeorgos (Biography
A.-A. Boulogeorgos

Dr. Alexandros-Apostolos A. Boulogeorgos was born in Trikala, Greece. He received the Electrical and Computer Engineering diploma and PHD degrees from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), in 2012 and 2016, respectively. He is currently working as a Researcher in University of Piraeus and as a Visiting Lecturer in the Universities of Western Macedonia and Thessaly. He was awarded with the “Distinction Scholarship Award” of the Research Committee of AUTH for the year 2014, and, in 2016, the Exemplary Reviewer IEEE Communications Letters 2016 Award. His current research interests are Wireless and THz Communications Theory, and Communications for Biomedical Applications.


Department of Informatics & Telecommunications Engineering
University of Western Macedonia and Thessaly

M. Coppola (Biography
M. Coppola

Marino Coppola received his Laurea degree cum laude in Electronic Engineering and his Ph.D. in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering from University of Napoli–Federico II, Italy, in 2008 and 2012, respectively. Since 2012 he has been working as a postdoctoral researcher with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Napoli–Federico II. He has been visiting researcher at Laplace Laboratories (INP – Toulouse, France), in 2013 and 2015. He is currently a senior research engineer at PNP Lab Spin–Off society of University of Napoli–Federico II. He has co-authored of several papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings. He received the 2013 Best Paper Award of the IEEE EVER conference.


Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
University of Napoli Federico II

A. Fakharian (Biography
A. Fakharian

Ahmad Fakharian received his B.S. and M.S. degree in Control Engineering from University of Tehran, Iran in 1999 and 2002 respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in control engineering from Tarbiat Modares University, Iran in 2010. Now, he is an associate professor at faculty of Electrical, Biomedical and Mechatronics Engineering of Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch. His research interests include Convex Optimization, Large Scale Systems modeling and Control, Microgrids Modeling and Control and Biologic Systems Modeling and Control. He was the recipient of a postdoctoral program award from Lulea University of Technology, Sweden in 2010. Now, he is a guest researcher in this university with some collaborating works in the field of control and optimization of complex and large scale systems especially with application in Smart Grids.


Islamic Azad University

M.F. Hussin (Biography
M.F. Hussin

Mohamad Fahmi Hussin graduated with BEng (Hons) in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in 2004, MSc in Optoelectronic and Communications Engineering in 2006 and PhD in Engineering (Safety) in 2012. He has been a UiTM academic staff since 2006, lecturing in subjects such as Circuit Analysis, Electromagnetic Theory, Multimedia & Applications, Industrial Topic and Engineers in Society. At UiTM, he has held the position of Head of Department (Communication Engineering) and Deputy Dean of Student Affairs. Dr Fahmi was awarded Chartered Engineer (CEng) by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET UK). He is also a Certified Psychological First Aider Trainer from the United Nation University. Dr Fahmi has published over 20 peer-reviewed journals and conference papers in his research areas, of which he has received funding of over RM1.5 million.


Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Shah Alam

C. Lacava (Biography
C. Lacava

Dr. Cosimo Lacava is currently serving as a senior research fellow at Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK. He received B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering and Computer Science in 2008 and further he earned M.Sc. in Optoelectronics and Systems 2010. He obtained Ph.D. in Electronics, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the University of Pavia in 2014.  He has contributed more than 40 publications. He also possesses an experience of teaching as an adjunct lecturer of Advanced Fiber Communications at the University of Southampton, UK form 2016 to 2017. He also worked in the University of Pavia, Faculty of Engineering, Pavia, Italy.


Optoelectronics Research Centre
University of Southampton

H. Li (Biography
H. Li

Prof. Dr. Hongqiang Li received his PhD degree from Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin, China. He is currently a professor in school of electronics and information engineering at Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin, China, and performs research activity at Tianjin Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Detection Technology and Systems. His current research interests include fiber Bragg grating sensors, interrogation system and silicon-based photonic integration. He has published more than 130 journal and conference papers. He has been either the principal investigator or co-investigator on numerous national research grants. He is a reviewer for a grant awarding body and professional journals.


School of Electronics and Information Engineering
Tianjin Polytechnic University

I. Spina (Biography
I. Spina

Ivan Spina was born in Naples, Italy, on July 15, 1982. He received the M.S. (cum laude) and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, in 2008 and 2012, respectively. From 2012 to 2013, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering. Since 2014, he has been an Assistant Professor of electrical machines and drives. In 2017, he was invited as a Research Fellow by the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education. He is the author of several scientific papers published in international journals and conference proceedings.


Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (D.I.E.T.I.)
University of Naples Federico II

N. Sun (Biography
N. Sun

Dr. Ning Sun is currently an Associate Professor with Nankai University, Tianjin, China. He is an organizing/program committee member for several international conferences. He received the First Class Prize of Natural Science Award from the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) in 2017, the Golden Patent Award of Tianjin in 2017, the Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award from the Chinese Association of Automation (CAA) in 2016, the Best Application Paper Award from the 31st Youth Academic Annual Conference of CAA in 2016, and the Nomination Award of the Guan Zhao-Zhi Best Paper Award at the Chinese Control Conference in 2013.


College of Computer and Control Engineering
Nankai University

C.W. Yu (Biography
C.W. Yu

Chang Wu Yu received the BS degree from Soochow University in 1985, MS degree from National Tsing Hua University in 1989, and Ph.D. degree from National Taiwan University in 1993, all in computer sciences. Currently, he is a Professor of the Department of Computer Science & Information Engineering, Chung Hua University, Taiwan. Prof. Yu has published more than 70 papers including IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Theoretical Computer Science, ACM/Springer Wireless Networks, Elsevier Ad Hoc Network. Prof. Yu also serves as editors and guest editors of several international journals.


Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering
Chung Hua University

A. Aktaibi (Biography
A. Aktaibi

Adel Aktaibi, IEEE (S’10, M’16). He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Libya in 1999 and 2006, and his Ph.D. degree from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada in 2015, all in electrical engineering. Currently, he is with The Red Deer College, Canada as an electrical engineering instructor.


School of Trades and Technology
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB


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