Prof. Dr. Osman Adiguzel

Firat University, Elazig, Turkey

Speech Title: Energy dissipation and storage in transformation processes and cycles in shape memory alloys
Prof. Dr. Osman Adiguzel graduated from Department of Physics, Ankara University, Turkey in 1974 and received PhD- degree from Dicle University, Diyarbakir-Turkey. He studied at Surrey University, Guildford, UK, as a post doctoral research scientist in 1986-1987, and his studies focused on shape memory alloys. He worked as research assistant, 1975-80, at Dicle University and shifted to Firat University in 1980. He became professor in 1996, and he has been retired due to the age limit of 67, following academic life of 45 years. He published over 80 papers in international and national journals; He joined over 120 conferences and symposia in international and national level as Plenary Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Invited speaker, speaker or Poster presenter. He served the program chair or conference chair/co-chair in some of these activities. In particular, he joined in last six years (2014 - 2019) over 60 conferences as Speaker, Keynote Speaker and Conference Co-Chair organized by different companies in different countries. Additionally, he retired at the end of November 2019, and contributed with Keynote/Plenary Speeches over 60 Virtual/Webinar Conferences, due to the coronavirus outbreak in two year of his retirement, 2020 and 2021. Dr. Adiguzel served his directorate of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Firat University in 1999-2004. He supervised 5 PhD- theses and 3 M. Sc theses. He is also Technical committee member of many conferences. He received a certificate which is being awarded to him and his experimental group in recognition of significant contribution of 2 patterns to the Powder Diffraction File – Release 2000. The ICDD (International Centre for Diffraction Data) also appreciates cooperation of his group and interest in Powder Diffraction File.

Assoc. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Bernard Saw Lip Huat

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Speech Title: Advances and Challenges in Developing Sustainable Energy Storage System

Dr. Bernard Saw Lip Huat is currently an associate professor and chairperson for the Centre for Sustainable Mobility Technologies in the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia. He received his Ph.D. degree from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2015. Besides, he is a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council (UK), Professional Engineer registered with Board of Engineers Malaysia, Professional Technologists registered with Malaysia Board of Technologists and associate fellow of Asean Academy of Engineering and Technology. His research interests include energy storage system, computational fluid dynamic, thermal management, renewable energy and ventilation. His research is well recognized as he is listed among the top 2% of the world’s most highly cited scientists published by Stanford University. He has been invited to deliver several keynotes and invited speeches in many conferences as well as public lectures. He has co-authored more than 90 peer-reviewed papers in prestigious international journals, 5 books/book chapters, 4 patents and won more than 30 awards in the local and international competitions as well as outstanding reviewers for more than 10 international journals. He is serving as editorial member and guest editor of several international journals.


Smart Grid & Renewable Energy, University of Agder, Norway

Speech Title: Role of Green Hydrogen in Clean Energy Transition
Prof. MOHAN KOLHE is with the University of Agder (Norway) as full professor in electrical power engineering with focus in smart grid and renewable energy in the Faculty of Engineering and Science. He has also received the offer of full professorship in smart grid from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He has more than twenty-five years' academic experience at international level on electrical and renewable energy systems. He is a leading renewable energy technologist and has previously held academic positions at the world's prestigious universities. He was also a member of the Government of South Australia's Renewable Energy Board (2009- 2011) and worked on developing renewable energy policies. He was also leading the EU FP7 Smart Grid-ICT project ‘Scalable Energy Management Infrastructure for Household’ as Technical Manager (2014-2017). His academic work ranges from the smart grid, grid integration of renewable energy systems, home energy management system, integrated renewable energy systems for hydrogen production, techno-economics of energy systems, solar and wind energy engineering, development of business models for distributed generation etc. He also did extensive teaching in renewable and electrical energy systems engineering as well as in energy economics. He has published extensively inthe energy systems engineering. He has been invited by many international organizations for delivering expert lectures / courses/ key note addresses / workshops.

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