EI2E 2018 Speakers

2018 2nd International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Energy Engineering

EI2E 2018 Speakers



Prof. Qin Xiaosheng

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore



Dr. Xiaosheng Qin is currently an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair (Students) with School of Civil and Environmental Engineering in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Hunan University, China, and PhD degree from University of Regina, Canada. Dr. Qin mainly teaches Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering at both undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests focus mainly on the topics of water resource systems modelling and urban environmental resource management. Dr. Qin has served as local panel of experts on climate modeling sponsored by BCA from 2011 to 2014 and worked (as PI or Co-PI) on a number of research projects supported by MND, MOE, JTC, NParks, EOS, and EWI with a total project value (internal/external) around S$ 8.8 million. Dr. Qin is currently the Associate Editors for Journal of Environmental Informatics and Water Science and Technology, and serves (or served) as board members, and guest editors for 7 international journals. Dr. Qin was invited as reviewers for over 50 journals and has over 150 scientific publications (peer-reviewed journal & conference papers).


Speech Title: Modeling Techniques for Improving Urban Low Impact Development Design

Abstract:The urban low impact development (LID) has become important strategy for improving stormwater management in order to mitigate urban flash floods and protect environmental quality or ecological habitat. However, due to complexity of the system and external factors (like climate change), the traditional design is facing technical difficulties. In this presentation, we introduce a number of works aiming at enhancing traditional decision making of LID design by incorporating quantitative modeling techniques. These efforts involve regression analysis, two-dimensional hydrological-hydraulic simulation, simulation-based optimization, and rainfall-design-based climate-change impact assessment. The mentioned methods are demonstrated through a number of cases in the tropical region. The proposed methods are computationally efficient and could assist local decision makers evaluate various LID effects and identify cost-effective solutions for LID design.



University of Adelaide, Australia


Nesimi Ertugrul received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and the M.Sc. degree in electronic and communication engineering in 1985 and 1989, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K., in 1993. Since 1994, he has been with The University of Adelaide, Australia, where he is currently an Associate Professor.
His primary research interests include control of brushless permanent magnet machines, emerging magnetic materials (amorphous magnetic materials and sof magnetic composites) in high efficiency rotating electrical machines, renewable energy (PV and Wind) systems, autonomous and electric vehicle technologies, grid scale battery storage systems, and power quality and condition monitoring in power system and electrical machines.
Dr. Ertugrul leads the Power Electronics and Electrical Machines research group in the School of EEE, which currently accommodates a number of postgraduate students. He has been successful of obtaining large and mainly industrial-linked competitive grants.
Dr. Ertugrul has published 2 sole authored books and 4 book chapters. He has been the guest editor of 2 journals and key note speakers in various international conferences. He has also been the author of over 140 international conference and journal articles and 4 patents.


Speech Title: Grid Transformation and the Role of Network Scaled Battery Storage Systems

Abstract:The primary requirements in an electricity power grid are to deliver power safely with high quality, high reliability and at low cost. However, the power grids are transforming in an immense scale around the world. This transformation with increasing integration of renewable energy sources already threatens power/energy security as well as its cost. In addition, wide utilisation of power electronics devices with intermittent energy sources both at the generation and the load sides introduce power quality problems. Furthermore, the future e-vehicles (e-bus, e-truck, e-car) present the second biggest threat to the existing network due to the lack of excess capacity and weak network infrastructures. In this keynote, these changes will be highlighted in the light of their impacts and potential advanced industrial solutions will be given such as battery storage technologies.








Past Speakers


Prof. Nopbhorn Leeprechanon

Prof. Gordon Huang

Prof. Dmitry Uglanov

Thammasat University, Thailand

University of Regina, Canada

Samara National Research University, Russia