2023 Invited Speakers

Prof. Haoran Zhao
Shandong University, China

赵浩然, 山东大学

Zhao Haoran is currently a National Distinguished Professor (selected in 2017), doctoral supervisor, Qilu Young Scholar (selected in 2016) and the Deputy Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering of Shandong University. Prof. Zhao received his bachelor, master and Ph.D. degrees from Shandong University (SDU), Technishe Universitaet Berlin (TUB), and Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in 2001, 2010, and 2014, respectively. He got the national scholarship for outstanding overseas students in 2014. He has worked for State Grid Shandong Electric Power Company, Younicos AG of Germany, DIgSILENT of Germany and the Power Energy Center of the Technical University of Denmark. In October 2017, he joined the School of Electrical Engineering of Shandong University full-time. 2019-2020 concurrently served as Deputy Director of the Construction Office of Shandong University Longshan Campus (Chuangxin Port).
He is currently a senior member of IEEE, member of CIGRE Working Group C6.C1.33 (Integrated Energy Systems), member of CIGRE C4.56 (Simulation Model of Large Grid Electromagnetic Transient For Large-scale Power Electronic Access), and IEC SC Expert of working Group 8A, Vice president of Shandong Energy Research Association, member of Distribution Network Control and Operation Special Committee of Electrical Engineering Society, member of Artificial Intelligence and Electrical Application Special Committee of Electrical Engineering Society, member of Digital Twin Committee of Integrated Energy of Simulation Society, member of Integrated Energy Special Committee of Renewable Energy Society.
Prof. Zhao currently serve as the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IET Renewable Power Generation/Journal of Engineering and other international journals, as well as a youth editor for power protection and control, and invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion special issue, the International Journal of Electrical Power& Energy Systems special issue Editor-in-chief.

Prof. Xin Dai
Chongqing University, China


He received his Ph.D. degree in control science and engineering from Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, in 2006. He is currently the Professor of the School of Automation, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, and the Associate Director of National International Research Center of Wireless Power Transfer.
Professor Dai is a leading researcher in Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) and nonlinear control in Power Electronics, significantly contributing to both Wireless Power Transfer theory methods and engineering applications. He is very active as associate editors for top IEEE journals, including IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. As a scientific leader in the field of systems and control, he has been serving on various national and international technical committees.
Prof. Dai has made original contributions in Wireless Power Transfer technology with real world applications, which can be assessed by his publications (over 100 papers) in prestigious international journals, including IEEE T-IE, IEEE T-PE. He authored/co-authored 2 books in the field of Wireless Power Transfer. He also held 50 patents, some of which have gone through technology transfer with an estimate market value of over $10 million. He has given many keynote talks and invited talks, chaired numerous conferences.