Keynote Speakers



 

 

Prof.  Derek W. Bunn | London Business School, UK

Former Editor-in-chief of Energy Economics; Founding Editor of the Journal of Energy Markets;
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Forecasting; Chairman of the UK Government's panel for the capacity market;
Independent board member of the Balancing and Settlements Code

Derek is a Professor at London Business School. He is the author of over 200 research papers and 10 books in the areas of forecasting, decision technology and energy economics. He is a former Editor-in-chief of Energy Economics, the Founding Editor of the Journal of Energy Markets and has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Forecasting for many years. He has worked with the electricity sector for over 35 years, advising many organisations including the House of Commons, and providing expert witness evidence in legal disputes. He is currently chairman of the UK Government's panel for the capacity market and an independent board member of the Balancing and Settlements Code.

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Jim P. Zheng | State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, USA

SUNY Empire Innovation Professor and Fellow of National Academy of Inventors; Sprint Eminent Scholar Chair Professor;
Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers


Dr. Jim P. Zheng is Empire Innovation Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering of State University of New York at Buffalo. He was Sprint Eminent Scholar Chair Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Florida State University. He is the recipient of National Academy of Inventors Fellow, National Research Council Fellow, Army Research & Development Achievement Award, NASA Faculty Research Award, and Progress Energy Professional Development Award. He has published more than 170 articles in scholarly journals, and 140 papers in conference proceedings in the fields of energy storage, fuel cells, nano-sensors, photonics, and thin film growth, and been awarded 21 patents, and 5 patents have been licensed by private companies. He serves many journal editorial boards, and is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and member of the Electrochemical Society, the Material Research Society.

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Kondo Akira | Osaka University, Japan

 

Best paper award from the Society of Environmental Science of Japan;
Best academic award from Atmospheric Environmental Society of Japan

Prof. Kondo Akira was graduated from Faculty Engineering, Osaka University in 1982 and from Graduated School of Engineering, Osaka University in 1984. After that, he had worked in Matsushita Electric Industry (Panasonic) for 5 years. From 1989, he has been working in Osaka University as an assistant professor, associated professor and professor. He received PhD in 1999 and its thesis is “Study on development of numerical simulation model in order to mitigate urban atmospheric environment”. He is researching on the environmental dynamics modeling in the wide ranges from global scale to indoor scale. Moreover he carried out the joint researches in South-East Asia; Nepal, Indonesia, Korea, China, Vietnam, and Thailand. Throughout these researches, he received the best paper award from The Society of Heating, Air Conditioning and Sanitary Engineering of Japan in 2010 and received the best paper award from the Society of Environmental Science of Japan in 2012 and received the best academic award from Atmospheric Environmental Society of Japan in 2015. He is also the author of more than 90 peer-reviewed articles including articles written in Japanese, and 80 international conference papers with limited peer review.

 

 

2022 12th International Conference on Future Environment and Energy