Dr. Halil Durak was born in Turkey in 1981. He graduated with a BSc in Chemical Education from the Yuzuncu Yil University 2004. He has joined the Yuzuncu Yil University in 2005 where he obtained an MSc (2007) in Chemical Education and a PhD (2012) in Physical Chemistry. His PhD focuses on the dissolution kinetics and determination of tincal in phosphoric acid solutions of high temperatures. Currently, Dr Halil Durak is an Assoc.Prof.Dr. in the Department of Chemistry, Yuzuncu Yil University, Zeve Campus. Dr. Durak’s current research focuses thermochemical conversion process such as pyrolysis, hydrothermal liquefaction, supercritical liquefaction.
S. Javadi Islamic Azad University Tehran (Iran)
Dr. Shahram Javadi is presently serving as an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Department in I.A.U central Tehran. He is a senior member of IEEE and he is also an active researcher in Renewable Energies, smart grid, Electric Vehicles, Power electronics and control systems. He has contributed more than 100 papers in international journals and conferences. He is also a member of International and technical committee of WSEAS,IEEE, CIGRE Academic board for International Power System Conference (PSC), Academic board for Power System Protection & Control conference (PSPC), Member of Iranian Association of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IAEEE), Member of the Scientific Committee of Iranian Wind Energy Society and Member of Iranian Fuzzy Systems Society.
D. Jing Xi'an Jiaotong University Xi'an (China)
Dr. Dengwei Jing is presently serving as a full time professor at the International Research Center for renewable Energy & National Laboratory of Multiphase flow in power engineering, Xi’an Jaitong University. He has been awarded a degree of PhD in Thermal Engineering from the same University in 2007. His field of expertise is in the Multiphase flow modelling and measurement, Solar Energy conversion, Hydrogen production and advanced nanotechnologies for enhanced heat and mass transfer. He has also been awarded as the Newton Advanced Fellowship from the Royal Society, UK. He has published more than 115 peer reviewed journal papers, including Nature Communications, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Applied Physics Letters, Physics Fluids, AIChE J, Energy, Solar Energy, Inter J Heat Mass Transfer, etc.
Q. Li Tsinghua University Beijing (China)
Dr. Q. Li is currently serving as an Associate Researcher Professor in the Department of Energy and Power Engineering at Tsinghua University. He received his Doctoral, Master and Bachelor degree from the department of Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University, China. He is a co-author of 180 peer reviewed articles and several book chapters and his H index is 20. His research interests include photothermic/voltaic hybrid solar energy utilization, industrial boiler design, biomass and waste combustion, environmental technology, et al.
E.A. Parlak TUBITAK Marmara Research Center Kocaeli (Turkey)
Dr. E.A Parlak is presently serving as a senior scientist at TUBITAK Marmara Research Center Chemistry Institute. She completed her graduation from Middle East Technical University in 1997 and she further obtained M. Sc. Degree from the same institution. She has also been awarded a degree of PhD in 2006 from İstanbul Technical University (İTU) Polymer and Technology Programme. Her experience is mainly based on conducting polymers, organic photovoltaics, perovskite solar cells, and polymer technology. She has 30 publications in journal papers and participated in various national/international research projects on energy issues. She has participated in an international project that was COST 1307 International Project called ‘’ Stable next generation solar cells’’ In the project, we mostly motivated on stability protocols of organic and perovskite solar cells (ISOS stability protocols).
N. Srikanth Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Dr. Narasimalu Srikanth is the Program Director and Principal Research Scientist leading the offshore
renewables in ERI@N (NTU). Earlier to NTU, he was the Technical director and Senior Specialist at
Vestas Wind Energy Systems and has more than 25 years of industrial research & development
experience. His educational qualification includes first masters in design engineering from Indian
Institute of Technology (Bombay) and second masters in materials engineering from National
University of Singapore where he further pursed his first doctoral PhD degree in Mechanical
engineering and further put efforts towards his second doctoral PhD degree in Technology
management and Innovation and has published more than 150 journal papers and has 30 over
patents. His areas of research interest include design of renewable systems towards tropical
locations, floating renewables towards remote coastal location, structural integrity studies using IOT
based machinery and offshore structures health sensing system, machine learning algorithms
towards energy forecasting and digital twins towards asset health monitoring to enable condition
based maintenance and condition based operation in tropical environment.
Z. Yang Tsinghua University Beijing (China)
Dr. Zhen Yang is a Professor at the Department of Energy and Power Engineering, Tsinghua University, China. He received his B.E. and PhD degrees in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics from Tsinghua University in 2002 and 2007, respectively. He was a post-doctor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA from 2008- 2010, and joined Tsinghua University in 2010. His field of expertise includes Thermal Energy Storage, Solar Thermal Power System, and Boiling & Condensation. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in leading international journals and has been keynote speakers and committee members at multiple international conferences in his research field.
Adnan Sozen Gazi University Ankara (Turkey) Biography
Biography of Adnan Sozen
Dr. Adnan Sozen received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gazi University. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Energy Systems Engineering Technology Faculty, Gazi University, Turkey. His research interests include Renewable Energy Systems, Solar Energy Applications, GES Feasibility, Nanofluidics, nano-coolers, Heating/Cooling Systems, Heat Recovery Systems, Françis type Turbine Design, HEPP projects, Energy Management Performance Evaluation, Energy and Environmental Effectiveness, Fluid mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Optimization Techniques, Artificial Intelligence Techniques, Data Envelopment Analysis, Nuclear Power Plants, and Absorption Cooling/Heating Systems. He has contributed more than 100 publications in different scientific journals. Besides, he is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering Technology and the Editor in Chief of Journal of Polytechnic and Current Alternative Energy.