Keynote speakers -ICPSG 2023

 Fellow of IEEE

Prof. Frede Blaabjerg, Aalborg University, Denmark


Prof. Frede Blaabjerg was with ABB-Scandia, Randers, Denmark, from 1987 to 1988. From 1988 to 1992, he got the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Aalborg University in 1995. He became an Assistant Professor in 1992, an Associate Professor in 1996, and a Full Professor of power electronics and drives in 1998. From 2017 he became a Villum Investigator. He is honoris causa at University Politehnica Timisoara (UPT), Romania and Tallinn Technical University (TTU) in Estonia. His current research interests include power electronics and its applications such as in wind turbines, PV systems, reliability, harmonics and adjustable speed drives. He has published more than 600 journal papers in the fields of power electronics and its applications. He is the co-author of four monographs and editor of ten books in power electronics and its applications.

He has received 30 IEEE Prize Paper Awards, the IEEE PELS Distinguished Service Award in 2009, the EPE-PEMC Council Award in 2010, the IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award 2014 and the Villum Kann Rasmussen Research Award 2014. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS from 2006 to 2012. He has been  Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Power Electronics Society from 2005 to 2007 and for the IEEE Industry Applications Society from 2010 to 2011 as well as 2017 to 2018. In 2019-2020 he serves a President of IEEE Power Electronics Society. He is Vice-President of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences too. He is nominated in 2014-2018 by Thomson Reuters to be between the most 250 cited researchers in Engineering in the world.

Fellow of IEEE

Prof. Gianfranco Chicco, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

Speech Title: Combined Indicators of Waveform Distortion and Unbalance for Power Quality Studies (Click for abstract)

Gianfranco Chicco holds a Ph.D. in Electrotechnics Engineering and is a Full Professor of Electrical Energy Systems at Politecnico di Torino (POLITO), Italy. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Vice-Chair of the IEEE Italy Section. He received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the Universities Politehnica of Bucharest and Technical University “Gheorghe Asachi” of Iasi (Romania) in 2017 and 2018, respectively. He is listed in the “Top 2% Scientists” ranking prepared by Stanford University. He is the Scientific Responsible of the research group on Power and Energy Systems at POLITO, and the Responsible of the Torino unit of the Italian Consortium ENSIEL.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of Sustainable Energy Grids and Networks, and a Subject Editor of Energy. He was the Conference Chair of WESC 2006, IEEE ISGT Europe 2017, and UPEC 2020, and is the General co-Chair of IEEE Eurocon 2023. Within POLITO, he participated in various European projects. Within ENSIEL, he was the Scientific Coordinator for the European project H2020 MIGRATE and participated in the European projects FP7 eHighway2050 and H2020 OSMOSE.

Fellow of IEEE

Prof. Josep M. Guerrero, Aalborg University, Denmark


Josep M. Guerrero (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.S. degree in telecommunications engineering, M.S. degree in electronics engineering, and Ph.D. degree in power electronics from the Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain, in 1997, 2000, and 2003, respectively. Since 2011, he has been a Full Professor with the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, where he is currently responsible for the Microgrid Research Program. Since 2014, he has been the Chair Professor with Shandong University, Jinan, China. Since 2015, he has been a Distinguished Guest Professor with Hunan University, Changsha, China, since 2016, he has been a Visiting Professor Fellow with Aston University, Aston, U.K., and a Guest Professor with the Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China.