2023 9th International Conference on Renewable Energy and Development (ICRED 2023)

ICRED 2023 Keynote Speakers

Prof. Carlo Alberto Nucci
University of Bologna, Italy

(IEEE Fellow)  

Carlo Alberto Nucci is a Full Professor of Electric power systems at the Department DEI – “Guglielmo Marconi”, University of Bologna. He is an IEEE and CIGRE Fellow. Prof. Nucci is Doctor Honoris Causa of the University Politehnica of Bucharest, a member of the Academy of Science of Bologna Institute and Advisory professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. His research interests concern smart grids, energy communities, smart cities, power systems dynamics and electromagnetic transients, with particular reference to restoration after blackout and lightning impact on power systems. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Electric Power Systems Research journal (Elsevier) from 2010 to 2021. He has served as the President of the Italian Group of the University Professors of Electrical Power Systems (GUSEE) from 2012 to 2015. He is presently serving as the Italian Representative in the Horizon Europe Mission “Climate-Neutral and Smart cities”, serving as MUR reference for the MITE revision of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development, and as a member of the Technical Scientific Committee of the Regional Energy Plan of Emilia Romagna Region, Italy. He is also serving as chair of the International Conference on Lightning Protection, ICLP.


Prof. Saad Mekhilef
University of Malaya, Malaysia

(IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow)  

Prof. Dr. Saad Mekhilef is an IEEE and IET Fellow. He is a Distinguished Professor at the School of Science, Computing and Engineering Technologies, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, an Honorary Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya, and a distinguished visiting professor at the Institute of Sustainable Energy, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia. He authored and co-authored more than 500 publications in academic journals and proceedings, five books with more than 43,000 citations, and more than 70 Ph.D. students who graduated under his supervision. He serves as an editorial board member for many top journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Open Journal of Industrial Electronics, IET Renewable Power Generation, Journal of Power Electronics, and International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications. His research interests include Power Conversion Techniques, Control of Power Converters, Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT), Renewable Energy, and Energy Efficiency.