Keynote Speakers

Prof. M. A. Hannan
Department of Electrical Power Engineering
College of Engineering, Universiti Tenaga Nasional

Prof Dr M A Hannan is employed in the Dept. of Electrical Power Engineering, College of Engineering, The National Energy University, Malaysia in 2016. He was in Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, National University of Malaysia as Professor of Intelligent Systems before joining to UNITEN. He has received the PhD degree in Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering from the National University of Malaysia. His research interests are on power and energy especially intelligent inverter controller, energy storage system, motor drive, microgrid, FACTS and custom power devices, vehicle safety, hybrid vehicle and solid waste applications.
He has been obtained about RM 10 million research funds, supervised 37 (2 post-doctoral, 19 PhD and 17 master by research) students and published 300+ research papers in reputed journals and proceedings. His H index and citation are in Google Scholar (H index 27; citation 3499), Research gate (H index 24; citation 2579, Reads 79k), Scopus (H index 22; citation 2201).
He is the members of many professional organizations such as Senior Member, IEEE, IEB, IAENG, BCS etc. He has been serving as program examiner, funding proposal evaluator, thesis examiner, associate editor in IEEE Access, Editor-in-Chief (Journal of Energy & Environment, ISSN: 1985-7462), reviewer in many IEEE Transactions, Elsevier Science and some other journals, editorial board members as well as in the committee and reviewer of many International Conferences.
He has been awarded many times for research and contributions, just a few such as, Gold medal in ITEX 2018, Gold medal in MTE, 2017; Gold medal in ITEX 2017; Gold medals PERINTIS, 2016; Gold Medal with Outstanding Achievement in International Innovation Festival, 2014; Runner up in Schneider Electric University Challenge “Go Green in Malaysia” 2012; Runner up in the DIGI Challenge “Change for Social Venture Competitions” 2011; Champion in the National Electric Power System Competition, 2009; Excellent Scientist for outstanding research in 2005 by MOHE, Malaysia; Gold medal in SIIF 2004, Korea etc.

 Prof. Dr. Dong Hwa Kim
Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Hanbat National University, South Korea

He got Ph.D degree at Dept. of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science (K. Hirota Lab.), Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, TIT (Tokyo Institute of Technology, K.), Tokyo, Japan as the title (Genetic Algorithm Combined with Particle Swarm Optimization/Bacterial Foraging and Its Application to PID Controller Tuning).

He has many work experiences, Professor, Director, Korean Experts Center of TDT University, Vietnam, Dean, Graduate school of Huree University, Mongolia, 2015, Prof., Dept. of Control Eng., Hanbat National University, March 2, 1993-Feb. 2015, Honorary Prof. Hanbat National University (Feb 28, 2015- ), Associate fellow researcher, University Malaysia Sabah (Aug. 6, 2014 – Aug. 5, 2016), Visiting Professor, Mechanical, Optic, Engineering Informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economic, March 20–Feb., 2013, Header of Admission office, Hanbat National University, Aug.1, 2010-July. 28,2011, President, Korea Institute HuCARE (President of Hu-CARE (Human-Centered Advanced Technology Research/Education), Nov. 2009-, EU-FP7 (EU- Framework Programme) NCP (ICT) in Korea, April 29, 2011-2015, Director, KNRF (Korea National Research Foundation), 2006-2008, Visiting Prof., University of Alberta, Canada, March 1, 1999-March 1, 2000, Inviting researcher, ANL (Algonne National Lab.), USA, Aug. 1988-Dec. 1988, Inviting Researcher, AECL (Atomic Energy Canada Lab.), Canada, Nov. 1985-Nov.1986, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Nov., 1977-March, 1993, Korea-Hungary Joint Work: Aug. 1, 2010-Feb. 28, 2011, ‘Robot motion related topics of the ETOCOM project’ Consultation with research staff members and giving related lectures, President, Daedeok Korea-India Forum, March 1, 2010–2015, Vice President, Daedeok Korea-Japan Forum, March 1, 2010–2015
Director of Science Culture Research Institute, Korea Science Foundation, Sept. 8, 2006 - Jan. 31, 2008, Vice-president of the recognition board of the world congress of arts, sciences and communications, IBC, Sept. 1, 2007-2010, UK.
He also has many activities in keynote speak and lecture in many university (about 100 university) about future technology and mega trend of technology including his research results.
He publishes several papers (around 60) and English books of research results.
He has been studying and is currently interested in emotion technology as artificial intelligence for future ICT and emotional robot.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sanya Mitaim
Thammasat University, Thailand

Sanya Mitaim received the B.Eng. degreein control engineering from King Mongkut’s Instituteof Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA. He is an Associate Professor in the Departmentof Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand. His research interests include neural andfuzzy techniques in nonlinear signal processing and noise processing