14 October - 16 October 2022 // Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ICSGCE 2022-Keynote Speakers

Prof. Chen-Ching Liu (Life Fellow of the IEEE)
Virginia Tech, USA

Biography: Chen-Ching Liu is American Electric Power Professor and Director, Power and Energy Center, at Virginia Tech. During 1983-2017, he was on the faculty of University of Washington, Iowa State University, University College Dublin (Ireland), and Washington State University. Professor Liu received an IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000 and the Power and Energy Society Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award in 2004. In 2013, Dr. Liu received a Doctor Honoris Causa from Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania. He chaired the IEEE Power and Energy Society Fellow Committee, Technical Committee on Power System Analysis, Computing and Economics, and Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award Committee. Chen-Ching is the U.S. Representative on the CIGRE Study Committee D2, Information Systems and Telecommunication. Professor Liu is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, Member of Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, and Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.

Prof. Emil Levi (FIEEE)
Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Speech Title: Integrated On-board Battery Chargers for Electric Vehicles

Biography: Emil Levi received his Dipl. Ing. degree from the University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia in 1982 and his MSc and the PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1986 and 1990, respectively. From 1982 till 1992 he was with the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Novi Sad. He joined Liverpool John Moores University, UK in May 1992 and is since September 2000 Professor of Electric Machines and Drives. He served as a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics in the 2009-2013 period and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics (for the period 2019-2024) and Editor-in-Chief of the IET Electric Power Applications. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the recipient of the Cyril Veinott award of the IEEE Power and Energy Society for 2009 and the Best Paper award of the IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics for 2008. He is also a recipient of the European Power Electronics (EPE) Association “Outstanding Achievement Award” for 2014 and “Professor Istvan Nagy Award” of the Power Electronics and Motion Control (PEMC) Council for 2018.

Prof. Yilmaz Sozer
University of Akron, USA

Speech Title: Next Generation Energy Conversion Systems for Transportation and Renewable Applications (Click here for abstract)

Biography: Yilmaz Sozer is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Akron. He is the co-director of the Center for Advanced Vehicles and Energy Systems at UA. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Middle East Technical University Ankara, Turkey and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electric power engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY. His masters and doctoral work focused on power electronics and the development of control algorithms for electric machines.   Before joining the University of Akron, Dr. Sozer has worked at Advanced Energy Conversion Schenectady, NY. His research interests are in the areas of control and modeling of alternative energy systems, electric machine drives, transportation electrifications, high-power isolated DC/DC converter systems, static power conversion systems that interface energy storage and distributed generation sources with the electric utility. He has published over 300 journal and peer reviewed conference papers, 13 awarded and 8 pending patents. Dr. Sozer is the editor of  IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics and he has served as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification and paper review chair for the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. He is the past chair for the IEEE IAS Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems Committee, and technical program chair for IEEE ECCE 2019, and IEEE IEMDC 2019.


Conference Secretary
Dr. Chole Chou
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