Conference General Chair & Speakers-REPE 2022

Conference General Chair

Prof. Wenchuan Wu, Vice Director of Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

Wenchuan Wu is currently a professor with tenure with Tsinghua University and the Vice Director of Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University. Prof. Wu is a IEEE/IET Fellow and recipient of the National Science Fund of China Distinguished Young Scholar Award in 2017. His research interests include Energy Management System, active distribution system operation and control, machine learning and its application in energy system. Prof. Wu has published more than 500 peer-reviewed academic papers including 75 IEEE Transactions journal papers, the citation number is 12000+ in google scholar. He hold 186 invention patents of China and 21 invention patents of USA.


Life Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of IET

Prof. Loi Lei Lai, Guangdong University of Technology, China

Speech Title: Smart Energy and Standards Development

Loi Lei Lai received the B.Sc. (First Class Hons.), Ph.D., and D.Sc. degrees in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Aston, Birmingham, UK, and City, University of London, London, UK, in 1980, 1984, and 2005, respectively.

Professor Lai is currently a University Distinguished Professor with Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, China. He was a Pao Yue Kong Chair Professor with Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, and the Professor and Chair of Electrical Engineering with City, University of London. His current research areas are in smart cities and smart grid. Professor Lai was awarded an IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the IEEE Power and Energy Society (IEEE/PES) UKRI Power Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award in 2000, a special award from City, University of London in 2005 and is its honorary graduate, the IEEE/PES Energy Development and Power Generation Committee Prize Paper in 2006 and 2009, the IEEE/SMCS Outstanding Contribution Award in 2013 and 2014, the Most Active Technical Committee Award in 2016, and his research team received a Best Paper Award in the IEEE International Smart Cities Conference in October 2020.

Professor Lai is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Smart Cities Newsletter, a member of the IEEE Smart Cities Steering Committee and the Chair of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (IEEE/SMCS) Standards Committee. He was a member of the IEEE Smart Grid Steering Committee; the Director of Research and Development Center, State Grid Energy Research Institute, China; a Vice President for Membership and Student Activities with IEEE/SMCS; and a Fellow Committee Evaluator for the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. He is a Fellow of IET and Life Fellow of the IEEE.

Fellow of the IEEE

Prof. Jizhong Zhu, South China University of Technology, China

Title of Speech: New-type Power System Operation under the Dual Carbon Target

Jizhong Zhu is a Professor of South China University of Technology, and National Distinguished Expert. He is an IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, CSEE Fellow, Chair of IEEE Standard IEEE P2781 WG and P2783 WG, Chair of IEEE PCCC SBLC Technical Committee, IEEE SMC Intelligent Power and Energy Systems Technical Committee member. He has been an Expert of IEEE 2030.9 Standard WG on Micro-grids, Expert of International Electrotechnical Commission WGs IEC SEG6, IEC TC22 AHG1, IEC TC22 AHG2, respectively, and Chair of IEEE SBLC Load Subcommittee as well as Chair of IEEE SBLC Asia-Pacific Working Group. Dr. Zhu has worked at ALSTOM Grid Inc. in Washington State, Howard University in Washington, D.C., the National University of Singapore, Brunel University in England, and Chongqing University and CSG in China. He was a Senior Principal Engineer as well as a Fellow with ALSTOM Grid Inc., and an honorable advisory professor of Chongqing University. He has published six books as an author and co-author, as well as about three hundred papers in the international journals and conferences. His research interest is in the analysis, operation, planning and control of power systems, smart grid, power markets as well as applications of renewable energy.

Prof. Fei Teng, Imperial College London, UK

Title of Speech: Operation of Power Systems with High Penetration of IBRs towards Carbon-Neutrality: A Stability-constrained Optimization Approach

Dr Fei Teng is the education director of Energy Futures Lab and a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London. He holds visiting positions at MINES ParisTech, France and PloyU, Hong Kong. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member at large of IEEE Technical Committees on Cyber-Physical Systems and Carbon Neutrality. He serves as editors for IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and IEEE Open Access Journal of Power and Energy. His research focuses on the efficient and resilient operation of future high IBG-penetrated cyber-physical energy systems. He has been involved in over £3 million research grants over the last five years from EPSRC, ESRC, Innovate UK, Royal Society, EDF Energy, and National Grid ESO.

Prof. Chunzhi Zhang, Beijing Institute of Electrical Safety, China

Title of Speech: Research on Application of Cable Fault Intelligent Monitoring and Protection Technology

Chunzhi Zhang received the Ph.D. degrees from the China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing). Professor Zhang is currently the director of Beijing Institute of Electrical Safety, a leading talent in Beijing's high-tech innovation plan, and a famous teacher in Beijing's colleges and universities. Her research focuses on key technologies in electrical safety and electromechanical field. Professor Zhang has successively developed more than 10 new products for the enterprise, published more than 30 papers. She hold 22 patents of China.



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