invited speaker







Prof. Dr. Mohan Lal Kolhe
University of Agder's, Norway


Prof. Dr. Mohan Lal Kolhe is a full professor of smart grid, hydrogen energy and sustainable electrical energy systems at the University of Agder's Faculty of Engineering and Science in Norway. He is a leading renewable energy technologist with three decades of international academic experience, having previously held academic positions at world-renowned universities such as University College London (UK / Australia), University of Dundee (UK), University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), Hydrogen Research Institute, QC (Canada), and others. He was also a member of South Australia's first Renewable Energy Board (2009-2011) and worked on formulating renewable energy policies. He has been offered the positions of Vice-Chancellor of Homi Bhabha State University Mumbai (Cluster University of Maharashtra Government, India), full professorship(s) / chair(s) in 'sustainable engineering technologies/systems' and 'smart grid' from Teesside University (UK) and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), respectively, for his enormous academic contributions to sustainable energy systems.

Professor Kolhe is a distinguished worldwide research council expert assessor (e.g., European Commission: Erasmus+ Higher Education - worldwide Capacity Building, Royal Society London (UK), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC UK), Cyprus Research Foundation, and others). Furthermore, many international organizations have invited him to deliver keynote addresses, expert lectures, workshops, and other events. He has also served on a number of academic advancement committees.

Professor Kolhe has been successful in obtaining competitive research funding from prestigious research bodies (such as the Norwegian Research Council, EU, EPSRC, BBSRC, NRP, etc.) for his work on sustainable energy systems. His work on energy systems and electrical & electronic engineering has been recognised in the top 2% of scientists worldwide consistently from 2020 to 2023, according to Stanford University matrices based on Elsevier data. His top 10 publications have received an average of more than 200 citations each, making him an acknowledged pioneer in his profession on a global scale.



Prof.Isabel Paula Brás,
Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal


Isabel Paula Lopes Brás completed a PhD in Engineering Sciences in 2005 at the  Oporto University, Faculty of Engineering, a Master's in Environmental Engineering-Branch of Industrial Waste Management in 1997 from the Faculty of Engineering of the Oporto University, and a Degree in Chemical Engineering, in 1993, by Polytechnique University of Oporto. She teaches and researches in the areas of Engineering Sciences and Technologies with an emphasis on Environmental Engineering and Chemical Monitorization. Dedicate part of her research to soil management, waste valorization, the recovery of bio-waste and the application of life cycle assessment studies to evaluate the environmental impact of waste treatment.



Prof. Dr. Ambo Tuwo
Hasanuddin University, Indonesia


Ambo Tuwo earned a Bachelor's degree in Fisheries in 1986 at Hasanuddin University, Makassar. A Diplôme d'Études Approfondies d’Oceanologie Biologique in 1990 and Docteur en d’Oceanologie Biologique in 1993 were obtained from the Universite de Bretagne Occidental, Brest, France. He has been a permanent lecturer at the Faculty of Marine and Fisheries Sciences, Hasanuddin University, since 1987 and a professor of marine ecology since 2001. He has been a team of experts in several coastal and marine resource management activities, such as the Indonesian Coral Reef Evaluation and Management Program, Indonesian Marine and Coastal Resources Management Program, Island Sustainability Livelihood and Equity Program funded by the Canadian International Development Agency, Canada. He has been an advisor to the regional government in environmental and natural resource management. He was once Chair of the Seaweed Science and Technology Center of Excellence at Hasanuddin University. He is the Founder and Coordinator of Multitrophic Research Group, Faculty of Marine and Fisheries Sciences, Hasanuddin University. He is currently Indonesia's leader (Groupe One) for effective cultivation methods for selected seaweed of high value of the Project for Development of Sustainable Seaweed Based Functional Foods for Achieving Blue Economic Goals from Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) co-funded by Japan Science and Technology Agency and Japan International Cooperation Agency. He was included in the World Top 100 Agriculture and Forestry Scientists in 2022 by AD Scientific Index; He received an award as the Most Active Writer in the Lecturer Category from Identitas Publishers in 2018. He is the best alumni of the Regular Education Program of the National Resilience Institute of the Republic of Indonesia as a "Mainstay Predicate" in 2013. He is a severe figure but also funny; He won first place in a Stand-Up Comedy Competition.




Assoc. Prof. Md. Hasanuzaman
University of Malaya, Malaysia


Dr. Md. Hasanuzaman is currently working as Associate Professor at the Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE), UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), University of Malaya, Malaysia. He was listed among the World's Top 2% Scientists for the year 2023, 2022, 2021 & 2020. He was Program Coordinator (Master of Renewable Energy, September 2012 to September 2020), Double Degree Programme with Master of Energy Science, Kyoto University, Japan. He is an Associate Editor of the Alexandria Engineering Journal, Elsevier; Associate Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Renewable Energy Resources; and has been a Guest Editor for Renewable Energy, Elsevier. His 2 books: (1) Technologies for Solar Thermal Energy, 2022 and (2) Energy for Sustainable Development, 2020 published by Elsevier. His research interests include thermal engineering, renewable energy, energy and buildings, energy policy, transport and electric vehicles. He has delivered many keynotes speech as a keynote speaker in many international conferences. He has also authored and co-authored more than 140 research papers and 50 conference proceedings. Dr. Hasan has more than 7050 citations with an h-index of 44 in the Scopus index and 10,000 citations with an h-index of 48 in the google scholar index. Dr. Hasan has supervised and supervising more than 60 postgraduate students. He has secured and managed more than 7 million Ringgit national and international research grants as a PI & co-PI. He received a University of Malaya Excellence Award 2012 for his outstanding achievement in PhD.


Assoc.Prof.Elisha Didam Markus
Central University of Technology (CUT) Free State, South Africa


Dr. Elisha Didam Markus is an associate Professor at the department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer engineering at the Central university of Technology (CUT) Free State South Africa. He is currently the acting director of the artificial intelligence hub at the Central University of Technology Free State South Africa.
His research interests are in Robotic control, smart networks, WSNs, IoTs, AI and assistive mobility. He is currently working on cooperative robotic systems in health care applications at the Center for sustainable smart cities at FEBIT. The project involves developing assistive mobility solutions for cognitively impaired persons.
He has a Smart Networks Collaboration Initiative with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to coordinate activities on smart networks at CUT. The project aims to develop efficient and secure networks for future smart systems, such as smart cities, smart grid, and smart water grid. The collaboration has resulted in developing human capacity and the next generation of technologists and scientists.



Assoc. Prof. DUYGU UYSAL,
Gazi University, Turkey


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Duygu Uysal was born in 1988 in Ankara. After completing her primary, secondary and high school education at TED Ankara College, she received her Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate degrees from Gazi University in 2009, 2011 and 2016, respectively. She completed her post-doctoral studies at the University of Rostock, Germany in 2018. Currently, she works as a member of at Gazi University, Department of Chemical Engineering. She has been working as the assistant director at Gazi University Clean Energy Research and Application Center since 2020. Since April 2022, she has been a board member of the Turkish Society of Thermal Sciences and Technology. She has researches and publications on Carbon Dioxide Emission Prevention, Transport phenomena, Fluidized Beds, Gasification, Clean and Renewable Energy, Alternative Hydrogen Sources. She also has Turkish published books titled "Applied Exergy Analysis for Processes" and "Fluidized Beds", co-authored with Prof. Dr. Bekir Zühtü Uysal.


Prof. Jorge Loredo,

University of Oviedo, Spain


Jorge Loredo received his Degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Oviedo (Spain) in 1976. Master in Enviromental Engineering by Minister of Industry of Spain in 1977-1978. He obtained his PhD in Mining Engineering from the University of Oviedo (Spain) in 1981. Master in Mining Geology by Paris School of Mines (France) in 1981-1982. He has been Senior Lecturer of Mining and Environmental Engineering at the Oviedo School of Mines of the University of Oviedo (Spain) from 1985 to 2008 and Professor since 2008. Curently he is Honorary Emeritus Professor of the University of Oviedo. He has served as Head of the Department of Mining Engineering of Oviedo University (Spain) between 2004 and 2012. Visiting Researcher in the Department of Geology and Geophysics of the University of California at Berkeley in 1987/88. Visiting Professor in the Academy of Mines and Metallurgy of Cracow in 1992, the University of Sofía (Bulgaria) in 1993, La Rioja University (Argentina) in 1997 and 1999, San Juan University (Argentina) in 1997 and 1999, and the University of Piura (Peru) in 1998 and 1999. His current research interests are mining exploration, mine water pollution and control, mine water as renewable energy resource. Prof. Loredo has more than 30 years of practical and research experience in mining and environmental exploration, and in his capacity as a Professor and a consultant engineer he has served as a principal investigator and coordinator of a great number of national and international research projects on a wide range of subjects related to the mining industry. He has been author and/or editor of 13 books and author or co-author of more than 100 book chapters and more than 200 research papers appeared in international indexed reference journals and international refereed conference proceedings. Chairman of International Conferences. Member of the Executive Committee Council of the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) for the period 2017-2021 and 2021-2025.




Assoc. Prof. Zhen WU,
Xi’an Jiaotong University, China


Dr. Zhen Wu, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Chief Scientist of the National Key R&D Program of China, Vice Chairman of Chinese Energy Society, Hong Kong Scholar Fellow and Vebleo Fellow. He is currently the Associate Editor of e-Prime: Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Energy and Frontiers in Thermal Engineering, the Academic Editor of Automotive Innovation, the editorial board member of Rare Metals, Environmental Science and Ecotechnology, and Results in Engineering, and the Topic Editor of Energies. He is also the member of review panel of European Research Council (ERC) project. Besides, he is the reviewer of the leading international journals of 'Chemical Engineering Journal', 'Journal of Energy Storage', 'Applied Energy', 'Nanoscale', 'International Journal of Hydrogen Energy', 'Energy Conversion and Management', 'Energy', and other journals. Dr. Wu undertook some international and national projects about the hydrogen and fuel cell energy system as the project leader. For example, the National Key R&D Program of China, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the China Education Association for International Exchange, the Natural Science Foundation Project of Shaanxi Province, and so on. His research interests include hydrogen storage technology, hydrogen fuel cell technology, high-efficiency energy conversion technology, and so on. So far, he has published more than 100 scientific and conference papers in the research field of hydrogen energy system. In 2015 and 2018, his papers published in Applied Energy were awarded as the 'Best Paper Award of Excellence' jointly by Elsevier Publishing Co. Ltd. and the prestigious international journal of Applied Energy for twice.



Assoc. Prof. Wojciech Czekała,
Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland


A graduate of the Poznań University of Life Sciences in Environmental protection (2011) and of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań in Geology (Management of Mineral and Water Resources; 2013). A specialist in biological processing of waste materials, management of digestate and environmental protection. A scientist that gained experience through domestic and international internships, participation in scientific projects and research contracted by industrial partners. A holder of a LIDER programme grant for a project entitled IN OIL: An innovative method for bioconversion of by-products from food processing industry. Vice-Dean for Science - Faculty of Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, since 2020.
























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