Lu Han | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Lu Han | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Southwest petroleum university | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Lu Han embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Shanxi University. She furthered her studies with a Master's Degree in Power System Automation and completed her Doctorate in Power Electronics and Power Transmission at Southwest Jiaotong University.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Lu Han has been actively engaged in research and academia, contributing significantly to the field of power systems and control. She has undertaken research projects funded by prestigious organizations like the National Natural Science Foundation of China, leading groundbreaking studies in her domain.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Lu Han's research primarily focuses on Integrated Energy Systems and Energy Management. Her work encompasses areas such as finite-time control synthesis for nonlinear switched systems, decentralized control equations for large-scale switched systems, and modeling and stability analysis of power electronics systems.

Accolades and Recognition

Her contributions have been acknowledged through numerous publications in esteemed journals like Neurocomputing, International Journal of System Science, and Ocean Engineering. Dr. Lu Han's papers have garnered attention for their innovative approaches and practical applications in the field.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Lu Han's research has made a significant impact on the understanding and advancement of power systems and control technologies. Her work has provided valuable insights into improving system performance, stability, and efficiency, with implications for various industries and sectors.

Legacy and Future Contributions

With a solid foundation of academic achievements and a track record of impactful research, Dr. Lu Han's legacy is marked by her contributions to the field of power systems engineering. Her future contributions are poised to further push the boundaries of knowledge in integrated energy systems and energy management, addressing critical challenges in sustainability and optimization.

Notable Publications

Improved ORB-SLAM algorithm based on motion prediction 2023

Sliding Mode Model-Free Predictive Current Control of PMSM with Direct Selection of Optimal Voltage Vector 2022

Finite-time H control synthesis for nonlinear switched systems using T–S fuzzy model 2016 (19)

Decentralised H finite-time control equation of large-scale switched systems using robust performance minimisation 2015 (5)

Decentralized weighted H control for a class of large-scale systems with multi-modes 2014 (7)

 

 

 

Haoming Ma | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Haoming Ma | Energy | Best Researcher Award

University of Texas at Austin | United States

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Haoming Ma's academic journey began with a Bachelor's in Energy Engineering, complemented by minors in Environmental Engineering and Energy Business and Finance. He pursued his passion further, earning a Master's in Energy and Mineral Engineering, exploring the impacts of blackout cost recovery on stock behavior among electric utilities. His academic pursuits culminated in a Ph.D. in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, focusing on data-driven carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery models and their applications.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Ma's professional journey encompasses diverse roles, from a Sessional Instructor at the Schulich School of Engineering to a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Energy Emissions Modeling and Data Lab, University of Texas at Austin. He also served as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary. His research interests span reservoir simulation, system-level modeling, machine learning applications, and life cycle assessment.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Ma's research integrates system modeling, data analytics, economic, and policy analysis to address economic and environmental challenges in energy systems and climate change mitigation. He has led and contributed to numerous research projects, focusing on CO2 capture, utilization, and sequestration, as well as unconventional resources recovery and hydrogen production and storage. His work provides a scientific foundation for technology and policy development towards environmental sustainability and carbon neutrality.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Ma's contributions have been recognized through various awards, including the Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship and the Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Graduate Excellence Award. He has also received accolades for his teaching excellence, including the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Ma's research publications, peer-reviewed articles, and conference proceedings demonstrate his significant impact on the field of energy and environmental engineering. His innovative approaches to techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment contribute to shaping sustainable energy solutions globally.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Ma's leadership roles, professional services, and academic mentoring reflect his commitment to advancing the field and nurturing the next generation of energy leaders. His ongoing research and collaborations aim to drive further innovations in energy technology and policy, leaving a lasting legacy in the pursuit of environmental sustainability and carbon neutrality.

Notable Publications

Technical analysis of a novel economically mixed CO2-Water enhanced geothermal system 2024

Comparative data-driven enhanced geothermal systems forecasting models: A case study of Qiabuqia field in China 2023

Thermo-economic optimization of an enhanced geothermal system (EGS) based on machine learning and differential evolution algorithms 2023

Numerical simulation of bitumen recovery via supercritical water injection with in-situ upgrading 2022 (12)

Optimized schemes of enhanced shale gas recovery by CO2-N2 mixtures associated with CO2 sequestration 2022 (21)

 

 

Esmat Zaidan | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Esmat Zaidan | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Hamad Bin Khalifa University | Qatar

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Esmat Zaidan embarked on her academic journey with a Master's degree in Urban Planning and Design from Birzeit University. She further pursued a Master of Economic Development and later a Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Management from the University of Waterloo, Canada, completing her educational milestones by 2011.

Professional Endeavors

With a rich background in academia and research, Dr. Zaidan held various positions, including Associate Professor of Policy, Planning, and Development at Qatar University and Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the United Arab Emirates University. She also contributed significantly to organizations like the World Bank, NORAD, and UNDP, gaining substantial experience in global development challenges and policy implementation.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Zaidan's interdisciplinary research focuses on sustainable development policy, climate change mitigation, energy transition, and smart city initiatives. Her expertise lies in data-driven policy making for enhancing sustainability and resilience, particularly in residential buildings. Her publications and funded research projects underscore her commitment to advancing sustainable development and shaping future-oriented policies.

Accolades and Recognition

With over 60 articles published in top-tier journals and numerous research grants awarded, Dr. Zaidan is recognized as an expert in her field. She has received accolades for her contributions to academia and policy development, showcasing her dedication to fostering sustainable solutions.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Zaidan's impact extends beyond academia, as evidenced by her involvement in shaping national development strategies such as the Qatar National Development Strategy (QNDS). Her ability to foster collaborations and facilitate knowledge exchange has influenced policy-making processes, driving progress towards sustainable development goals.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Zaidan's legacy lies in her multifaceted contributions to academia, research, and policy implementation. Her ongoing work, including edited volumes and collaborations, promises to further advance the fields of sustainable development, public policy, and urban planning. Through her continued efforts, she aims to leave a lasting impact on shaping resilient and sustainable communities for future generations.

Notable Publications

Achieving energy justice: The role of supervisory and compliance mechanisms in global frameworks and the international community 2024

Modeling and forecasting electricity consumption amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Machine learning vs. nonlinear econometric time series models 2023 (4)

Exploring internet inclusivity and effectiveness of e-learning initiatives during the pandemic – a comparative analysis 2023

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on electricity consumption and electricity demand forecasting accuracy: Empirical evidence from the state of Qatar 2022 (15)

Motivation, preference, socioeconomic, and building features: New paradigm of analyzing electricity consumption in residential buildings 2022 (21)