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Keynote Speakers-REPE 2024

Fellow, IEEE
Prof. Mariusz Malinowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Mariusz Malinowski received the Ph.D. degree with honors in Electrical Engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) in 2001. He then attained a habilitation in 2012 and professorship in 2019.

Mariusz Malinowski has been granted the following awards and distinguishments: the Siemens Prize for his PhD thesis in 2002, a Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education award for his contribution to the book Control in Power Electronic in 2003, the Siemens Prize for research achievements in 2007, the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education awards for research achievements in 2008, the Prime Minister of Poland award for habilitation in 2013,  the first prize of the Prime Minister of Poland for his research team in 2017. Moreover, he received the prestigious international IEEE IES David Irwin Early Career Award for “Outstanding research and development of modulation and control for industrial electronics converters” in 2011 (Melbourne, Australia), IEEE IES David Bimal Bose Award for Industrial Electronics Applications in Energy Systems for „Contributions in control of industrial electronics converters applications in energy systems in 2015 (Yokohama, Japan), IEEE IES Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award for “Outstanding and Meritorious Service to the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society” in 2021 and Power Electronics and Motion Control Istvan Nagy Award “for his outstanding contribution to control in power electronics and for continuous support of PEMC conferences” in 2022.

Mariusz Malinowski has published almost 200 journal and conference papers. He is the author of six patents (two implemented by industry) and co-author of six books.  He has participated in over 20 research and industrial projects (12 in a leader role) and he has been a reviewer and PhD commission member for numerous PhD theses in Germany, Spain, Denmark, Australia, India, Switzerland, Italy and Poland. Mariusz  Malinowski public service include activity in IEEE, where he was Chair of IEEE Poland Section. Mariusz Malinowski is currently junior past President in IEEE Industrial Electronics Society and he has in IEEE highest Fellow status. Moreover Mariusz Malinowski is Vice Reactor for Research at WUT, Member of Polish Academy od Science and Member of Polish Council of Research Ecellence. Mariusz Malinowski participated in the development of technologies which received many prizes e.g. three times the recognition in the competition Polish Product of the Future organized by the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP), the Grand Prix of TECHNICON, the Gold Medal of Automaticon, the Grand Prix Exhibition of Innovations in Geneva (Gold Medal), the Exhibition in Brussels “Eureco” (Bronze Medal), International Exhibition of Inventions in Warsaw (Silver Medal) and special prize of Polish Ministry of Economy “eCO2 Innovation” for development of ecological innovative product. Mariusz Malinowski was visiting scholar and professor in following institutions: Aalborg University (Denmark), University of Nevada (Reno, USA), Technical University of Berlin (Germany), Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Marıa  (Valparaıso, Chile), University of Cergy-Pontoise (France), ENSEEIHT - Laplace, Toulouse (France) and ETH Zurich (Switzerland). He also cooperate with industry e.g. ABB Corporate Research Center (Poland), PSE Operator (Poland), TWERD (Poland), TRUMPF Huettinger (Poland),  Wave Dragon (Dania), Danfoss Drives (Dania) and Vestas (Dania).

Prof. Kai Strunz, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

KAI STRUNZ received the Dr.-Ing. degree (summa cum laude) from Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany. From 1995 to 1997, he was with Brunel University London. From 1997 to 2002, he was with the Division Recherche et Dévelopment of Electricité de France (EDF) in Paris. From 2002 to 2007, he was an Assistant Professor of electrical engineering with the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. Since 2007, he has been a Professor of Sustainable Electric Networks and Sources of Energy with Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin), Germany.

Dr. Strunz received the IEEE PES Prize Paper Award, in 2015 and 2023, the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics First Prize Paper Award, in 2015, and the 2020 Best Paper Award in the field of electric machines and drives by IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. He was the Chairperson of the Conference IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe, in 2012. He is the Chair of the IEEE PES Committee on Energy Development and Power Generation and the Co-Chair of the IEEE PES Working Group on Dynamic Performance and Modeling of HVDC Systems and Power Electronics for Transmission Systems. On behalf of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), he acted as the Review Editor of the Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation. He is a section editor of IET’s The Journal of Engineering.



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