Speakers of ACEEE2019



Prof. Zhixin Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Prof. Zhixin Wang received his BE degree in department of Scientific Instrumentation from Zhejiang University in 1985, M.S. degree in Department of Scientific Instrumentation, from Zhejiang University, in 1988 and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, from Zhejiang University in 1994. Prof. Wang Zhixin is a full Professor in Department of Electrical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Professor Zhixin Wang conducts research in the areas of wind power, photovoltaic generation and control technology, distributed generations of smart grid and intelligent distribution system, motor control system and energy-saving system. He has published more than 100 international academic research papers, and there are 14 Sci index papers. He currently serves as Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Hydroelectric Engineering Society, Committee member of Shanghai New Energy Association Committee of Experts, and Honorary director of Shanghai Mechanical Engineering Society, etc.

Speech Title: Optimal Capacity Design of Independent Micro-Grid System for High Proportion of Wind-Solar Combined Cooling Heating and Power System with Energy Storage  (Download Abstract)


Prof. Dr. Lin Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (Tohoku University, Japan)

Dr. L. Chen is now a Professor in the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. He obtained his B.Eng and PhD in from Peking University. He is also a granted JSPS/JST-CREST Research Fellow and Assistant Professor in Tohoku University (Japan). His current research topics include renewable and unconventional energy resources, supercritical fluids, multiscale heat/mass transfer, and advanced measurement techniques.
In recent years, he has authored more than 120 well-cited international journal papers and/or conference presentations/keynotes/invited talks, books/chapters, including the most famous one on energy conversion (“Advanced Applications of Supercritical Fluids in Energy Systems”, IGI Global, 2017, 680 pages). Dr. L. Chen is a winner of the President Scholarship, National Scholarship (MOE), Elite Scholar, Young Scientist Award, and many other honors/awards. He received the Innovation Award in 2011, 2012, and 2014, Elsevier journal TOP5 most-cited paper and the Elsevier Excellent Reviewer (2013, 2017). He is also a Reviewer, an Editorial/Advisory/TPC Member/Guest Editor for many renowned international journals/conferences.

Speech Title: Key Challenges in Supercritical Fluid Energy Systems (Download Abstract)


Prof. Hee-Je Kim, Pusan National University, Korea

Prof. Hee-Je Kim got PhD of Energy Conversion, Kyushu University, Fukuoka city, Japan. (1990, March) At present he is professor of Department of Electrical Engineering in Pusan National University (Busan, South Korea). And the group leader of BRL (Basic Research Lab.). He is currently working as an Associate Editor of NJC (New Journal of Chemistry)-RSC shared and Editorial Board Member of Journal [Energies], and the two permanent member of Korea Institute of Electrical Engineers [KIEE] / Renewable Energy. His main research area is dynamic, multi-objective, practical solution based research with a focus on highly efficient solar energy conversion and effective energy storage. That is related to mainly four area: i) Fabrication and commercialization of next-generation solar cells such as dye synthesized solar cells, quantum- dot, and perovskite solar cells). ii) Improving efficiency of existing solar PV and wind hybrid systems using different tools and techniques. iii) High energy and power density flexible super-capacitor for hybrid energy storage system. v) Dual active bridge (DAB), DC/DC Converter, MPPT, PV Inverter, Remote control by smart-phone with novel algorithm for Power conditioning system.

Speech Title: Solar Power Generation and Various ESS (Energy Storage System) Applications (Download Abstract)

Assoc Prof. Nurdan Yildirim, Yasar University, Turkey

Nurdan Yildirim is an Associate Professor and Head of the department of Mechanical Engineering at Yasar University, Izmir, Turkey. She obtained her B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Dokuz Eylul University in 1999, and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Izmir Institute of Technology in 2003 and 2010, respectively. In 2002, she attended a six-month “United Nations Geothermal Training Programme” at Reykjavik, Iceland, on an Iceland government and United Nations University fellowship. In 2005, she attended a nine-month “Diploma Course on Environmental and Applied Fluid Dynamics Department” at Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, received a NATO fellowship. She is a certified Energy Manager and additionally has a Professional Engineer Certificate on Air-Conditioning, Ventilating, Refrigerating, Heating, Sanitary and Heat Insulation. Her main research interests are renewable energy systems, mainly geothermal energy (modeling and simulation of geothermal district heating system and geothermal power plants), energy management and energy efficiency.

Speech Title: Performance Assessment of University Buildings Based on Provided Thermal Comfort (Download Abstract)