2022 7th International Conference on Renewable Energy and Conservation (ICREC 2022)



Prof. Pierluigi Siano, University of Salerno, Italy

Pierluigi Siano received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in information and electrical engineering from the University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy, in 2001 and 2006, respectively.
He is a Professor and Scientific Director of the Smart Grids and Smart Cities Laboratory with the Department of Management & Innovation Systems, University of Salerno. His research activities are centered on demand response, on energy management, on the integration of distributed energy resources in smart grids, on electricity markets and on planning and management of power systems. In these research fields he has co-authored more than 550 articles including more than 300 international journal papers that received in Scopus more than 11000 citations with an H-index equal to 51. In 2019 and 2020 he received the award as Highly cited Researcher by ISI Web of Science Group. He has been the Chair of the IES TC on Smart Grids. He is Editor for the Power & Energy Society Section of IEEE Access, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, IEEE Systems, Open Journal of the IEEE IES, IET Smart Grid and IET Renewable Power Generation.

Prof. Belkacem Ouldbouamama, University of Lille, France

Belkacem OULD BOUAMAMA is full Professor of automatic control, and head of international relations and research at Polytech Lille, Graduate School of Engineering within University of Lille (France). He received his Ph.D from the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, and the Habilitation to Conduct Researches (HDR) in 2002 from University of Lille, France.

He is the leader of research PERSI group at the CRIStAL laboratory of the National Center for Scientific Research in Lille, where his research activities concern Integrated Design for Supervision of System Engineering based on multiphysics Bond graph modelling. Their industrial applications are mainly process engineering, renewable energies, and mechatronic systems. He made over 180 scholarly contributions including nearly 65 peer-reviewed research papers in this domain, and co-author of nearly 20 books and book chapters in Diagnosis and Prognosis, and bond graph modeling of mechatronic systems. He has given than 15 invited talks and tutorials and keynotes around the globe.

For additional information see https://wikis.univ-lille.fr/ci2s/membres/belkacem-ould-bouamam

Prof. Raffaele Carli, Polytechnic of Bari, Italy

Raffaele Carli received the Laurea degree (Hons.) in electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and information engineering from the Polytechnic of Bari, Italy, in 2002 and 2016, respectively. From 2003 to 2004, he was a Reserve Officer with Italian Navy. From 2004 to 2012, he worked as a System and Control Engineer and the Technical Manager for a space and defense multinational company. He is currently a Senior Assistant Professor of Automatic Control at the Polytechnic of Bari. He is qualified for access to a position of associate professor in the ERC field: PE7_1 Control engineering since 2021.
He is the technical responsible for the Decision and Control Laboratory (coordinated by prof. Mariagrazia Dotoli) at the Department of Electric and Information Engineering (DEI) of the Polytechnic of Bari (http://dclab.poliba.it/).
He is an author of over 60 printed international publications. His area of expertise is the development of decision and control techniques for the modelling, optimization, management, and control of complex and large-scale systems. His research interests include the formalization, simulation, and implementation of decentralized, distributed, and hierarchical optimization and control algorithms, to be applied on distributed systems (cooperative and noncooperative), multi-agent systems, and networked systems in smart frameworks such as for example the industry and energy fields.
He was the Young Career Chair of the 2017 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering and the Pubblication Co-chair of the 2015 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. He is a member of the conference editorial board for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) and IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics  Society (SMC), a member of the international program committee of over 20 international conferences, and a guest editor for special issues on international journals.

For additional information, visit:  http://dclab.poliba.it/people/raffaele-carli/  

Prof. Liping Guo, Northern Illinois University, USA

Liping Guo received the B.E. degree in Automatic Control from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China in 1997, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Auburn University, AL, USA in 2001 and 2006 respectively. She is a Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology at the Northern Illinois University, USA. Her research interests include power electronics, power systems, renewable energy, virtual laboratory and control.

Dr. Guo is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi and Eta Kappa Nu. She is the principal investigator of several research projects funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and Argonne National Laboratory. She was the Publicity Chair of the 2020 IEEE Electrical Information Technology Conference, Exhibits/Industry Sponsor Chair of the 2015 IEEE Electrical Information Technology Conference, member of the Technical Committee of the 2015 IEEE International Workshop on Integrated Power Packaging, and Session organizer of the 2011 IEEE Industrial Application Society Annual Meeting.

Prof. Vladimir Terzija, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia

Vladimir Terzija received the Dipl-Ing., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Full Professor at Skoltech, Moscow, Russian Federation. He is also a Distinguished Professor at the Shandong University, Jinan, China. In the past, he has been with the University of Belgrade (Serbia), ABB (Germany) and The University of Manchester (UK). His research interests include smart grid applications; WAMPAC; power system protection; transient processes; data analytics and digital signal processing applications in power systems. Prof. Terzija is Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Fellow of IEEE and the recipient of the National Friendship Award (China).

Assoc. Prof. Debora Sarno, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy

The temporary title of her speech: Proposal of an Integrative Framework for Assessing Energy Transitions

Graduated in Management Engineering from the University of Salerno (Italy), she earned a PhD in Engineering and Economics of Innovation. She has been an adjunct professor and a lecturer in Service Marketing, Project Management, and Operations Management for several Italian and foreign Universities and highly trained courses for companies. She is an Associate professor of Management at the University of Naples Parthenope (Italy). She is also a Project Management Professional (PMP by PMI, USA) and she has supervised several research and start up projects. She has been the co-founder of two academic spin-offs.

Her scientific interests are systems theories and their applications to marketing and management, particularly in the fields of healthcare and energy.