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ACDC 2023 Committee

Steering Committee Chairs

Dr Khaled Ahmed

Reader of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Strathclyde University

Ben Marshall

SSE HVDC Technology Manager & Power System Engineer
The National HVDC Centre

Steering Committee 

Pedram Asef
Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Electrical Engineering, University of Bath

Dr Magnus Callavik
Global Head of HVDC Engineering
Hitachi Energy

Dr Balarko Chaudhuri
Reader in Power Systems
Imperial College London

Yuexi Yang
Power Grid Technology Department
Manager State Grid Smart Grid Institute

Dr Ahmed Zobaa
Reader of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Brunel University London

Technical Committee

Our Technical Committee reviews and evaluates calls for paper submissions based on the scope, predefined criteria, and the quality, completeness and accuracy of the research presented.

Dr Pablo Briff, R&D Manager - HVDC, GE Renewable Energy Dr Khaled Ahmed, Reader , University of Strathclyde
Mr Benjamin Marshall, Technology Manager, National HVDC Centre Dr Shuren Wang, Research Fellow, University of Strathclyde
Dr Dechao Kong, Technical Specialist, National Grid ESO Dr Subhadeep Paladhi, Research Associate, University of Strathclyde
Mr Ian Cowan, HVDC Engineering Manager, SSEN Transmission Dr Gen Li, Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Professor Bertrand Raison, Professor, Université Grenoble Alpes - Grenoble Electrical Engineering Laboratory Dr Rafael Pena Alzola, Lecturer, University of Strathclyde
Professor Mike Barnes, Head of Power & Energy Division, University of Manchester Dr Ahmed Adel Hieba, Head of Electrical Department of ADC Research Center, ADC Research Center
Dr David Jacobson, Section Head - Interconnection Planning, Manitoba Hydro Dr Nithya Venkatesan, Professor, School of Electrical Engineering , Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai
Professor Sahar Azad, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo Dr Dimitrios Tzelepis, Lecturer, University of Strathclyde
Professor Ramon Blasco-Gimenez, Professor - Head of The Research Institute of Automatics and Industrial Informatics, Universitat Politecnica De Valencia Mr. Yaoqiang Wang, Professor, Zhengzhou University
Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang, Professor of Electrical Power Systems, Director of Smart Grid, Birmingham Energy Institute, University of Birmingham Dr Dechao Kong, Specialist Engineer, National Grid ESO
Professor Xavier Guillaud, Professor, L2EP- Centrale Lille Dr Xin Xiang, Tenure-Track Associate Professor, Zhejiang University
Professor Youssef Errami, Professor of Intrumentation and Energy, University Chouaib Doukkali- Morocco Dr Mohammad Yazdani-Asrami, Lecturer in Electrically Powered Aircraft and Operations, University of Glasgow
Mr Carl Barker, Consulting Engineer, GE Dr Eduardo Prieto-Araujo, Lecturer, Citcea-Upc
Mr Colin Davidson, Consulting Engineer, GE Grid Solutions Dr Sivapriya Mothilal Bhagavathy, Lead R&D Engineer, PNDC, University of Strathclyde
Professor Dirk Van Hertem, Professor, Ku Leuven / Energyville Dr Robert H. Renner, HVDC and Power System Engineer, Siemens Energy
Professor Jef Beerten, Assistant Professor, Ku Leuven / Energyville Mr Owen Wilkes, Network Development Manager, National Grid Electricity Transmission
Dr Hakan Ergun, Research Expert, Ku Leuven - Department of Electrical Engineering Dr Bless Kuri, Head of System Planning and Investment, SSEN Transmission
Phd Santiago Patricio Torres Contreras, Full Professor, University of Cuenca Dr Mansoureh Zangiabadi, Research Associate, Newcastle University
Dr Willem Leterme, Research Expert, KU Leuven Dr Matthew Deakin, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow, Newcastle University
Professor Neville R. Watson, Professor, University of Canterbury Dr Zipan Nie, Researcher, Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Mr. Lorenzo Zeni, Lead Power System Engineer, Ørsted Dr Meng, Pengfei, Associate Researcher, Sichuan University
Mr Nicolaos A. Cutululis, Professor, Technical University of Denmark Mr. Chao Yuan, Associate Professor, Hunan University
Dr Yunfeng Li, Teacher, Changsha University of Science and Technology Dr Ahmad Elkhateb, Senior Lecturer in Power Electronics, Queen's University Belfast
Dr Ke Ji, Research Associate, RPI Mr Ramana Budha, Senior Associate Director, Jacobs
Dr Xiao Zhou, Senior Engineer, Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Co, Ltd (Geiri) Dr Bouchelga Fatma, Senior Professor , University of Ghardaia, Algeria