Prof. Mohamed Benbouzid,
University of Brest, France

IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow
Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Energy Conversation and Applied Sciences(MDPT)
Section on Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversation

 

Mohamed Benbouzid (S’92–M’94–SM’98–F’20) received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Batna, Batna, Algeria, in 1990, the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble, Grenoble, France, in 1991 and 1994, respectively, and the Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches degree from the University of Picardie “Jules Verne,” Amiens, France, in 2000.

After receiving the Ph.D. degree, he joined the Professional Institute of Amiens, University of Picardie “Jules Verne,” where he was an Associate Professor of electrical and computer engineering. Since September 2004, he has been with the University of Brest, Brest, France, where he is a Full Professor of electrical engineering. Prof. Benbouzid is also a Distinguished Professor and a 1000 Talent Expert at the Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China. His main research interests and experience include analysis, design, and control of electric machines, variable-speed drives for traction, propulsion, and renewable energy applications, and fault diagnosis of electric machines.

Prof. Benbouzid has been elevated as an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to diagnosis and fault-tolerant control of electric machines and drives. He is also a Fellow of the IET. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Energy Conversion and the Applied Sciences (MDPI) Section on Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. He is a Subject Editor for the IET Renewable Power Generation. He is also an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion.

 

 

 

Prof. Javier Contreras Sanz, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
IEEE Fellow

Javier Contreras received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, in 1989, the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1992, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1997. Since 1998 he has been with the University of Castilla – La Mancha (UCLM), Ciudad Real, Spain, where he is currently Full Professor. Dr. Contreras has also been a visiting scholar at the University of Hong Kong and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been a consultant for several electricity companies in Spain and has participated as principal investigator in national, European and international research projects. In particular, he was part of a European project devoted to the introduction of renewable generation in smart distribution grids. He has also been part of the evaluation committee of international research projects in the European Commission, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Cyprus and Colombia.

Dr. Contreras is a IEEE Fellow, he is an active member of IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) as part of the Electricity Market Economics and the System Economics Subcommittees, among others. He reviews papers for many international conferences and journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Energy Policy, Energy Economics, and others. He is or has been editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IEEE Power Engineering Letters, IET Renewable Power Generation, and the Journal of Energy Engineering-ASCE (2012-2018) and has been Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid Special Issue on “Real-Time Demand Response”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy Special Issue on “Reserve and Flexibility for Handling Variability and Uncertainty of Renewable Generation”, IEEE Transactions on Special Topics on Signal Processing Special Issue on “Signal and Information Processing for Critical Infrastructures” and IET Renewable Power Generation Special Issue on “Demand Side Management and Market Design for Renewable Energy Support and Integration”.

 

 

Prof. Kai Strunz
Technical University of Berlin,Germany