Prof. Joe Dong, IEEE Fellow
Nanyang Technological University,Singapore

Prof Z.Y. Dong is a Professor in School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering. His previous roles include Director of UNSW Digital Grid Futures Institute, Ausgrid Chair Professor and Director of Ausgrid Centre for Intelligent Electricity Networks led R&D support for the Smart Grid, Smart City national demonstration project in Australia. His research expertise includes power system planning and stability, smart grid/micro-grid, load modeling, renewable energy grid connection, electricity market, smart city planning, and computational methods for energy systems. He has been editor/associate editor for several IEEE transactions and IET journals. He has won many research and industry grants nationally and internationally. Prof Dong is a Fellow of IEEE for his contributions in computational methods in power system planning and stability.

Prof. Kashem Muttaqi, IEEE Fellow
University of Wollongong, Australia

Professor Kashem Muttaqi is the Director of the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Training Centre in Energy Technologies for Future Grids (ARC Future Grids ITTC), sponsored by Australian Government, and several industries and Universities in Australia. He is also the Director of the Australian Power and Energy Research Institute (APERI) at the University of Wollongong (UOW), New South Wales, Australia. He is a Senior Professor and the Discipline Leader-Electrical Engineering at the School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Wollongong.

Currently, Professor Muttaqi is a Deputy Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. He is also the Chair of Industrial Automation and Control Committee (IACC) for IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS). He has served as an Associate Editor for several journals, including IEEE Trans on Industry Applications, IEEE Trans on Sustainable Energy, and IET Generation, Transmission & distribution. He is the General Chair for IEEE 2nd International Conference in energy Technologies for Future Grids (IEEE ETFG 2023) to be held on 3-6 December 2023 at Wollongong, Australia. He is a Member of EEE Industry Applications Society, IEEE Power & Energy Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, and IEEE Power Electronics Society. Professor Muttaqi is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia (FIEAust). He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK (FIET). Professor Muttaqi is a Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (FAAIA). Recently, he has become a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (FIEEE) for contribution to modeling and control of renewable and distributed energy resources