About AEES Invited Speakers
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Prof. Vijay K. Sood | (Life Fellow of IEEE)
Ontario Technical University, Canada  

Biosketch: Dr. Vijay K. Sood obtained his Ph.D. in Power Electronics from the University of Bradford, England in 1977. From 1969-76, he was employed at the Railway Technical Centre, Derby, U.K. From 1976-2007, he was a Senior Researcher at IREQ (Hydro-Québec Research Institute) in Montreal, Quebec. In 2007, he joined Ontario Tech University in Oshawa, Ontario where he is now the Chair of the Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering.
He is a Member of the Professional Engineers Ontario, a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) and Emeritus Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). His research interests are in the monitoring, control and protection of power systems using artificial intelligence techniques. Dr. Sood has published over 200 articles, 10 book chapters and written two books on HVDC Transmission.  


Prof. Nídia Caetano
Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal 

Biosketch: Nídia Caetano is Coordinator Professor at the School of Engineering (ISEP) of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (P.Porto), where she is the sub-director of the MSc in Sustainable Energies (Mechanical Engineering Department). She was the director of the MSc in Sustainable Energies (March 2013-June 2018). She graduated and received Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from FEUP, 1987 and 1996, respectively. For over 25 years, she has been actively involved in the research in renewable and sustainable fuels, biomass and biowaste valorization, biological wastewater treatment, within a biorefinery approach and aiming at sustainable development. Additionally, from 2010, she has also been involved in research related to life cycle assessment of energy, biomass and biofuel processes/systems. Presently she is involved in microalgae biorefinery projects, including the whole value chain LCA. All her research activities have been linked to Higher Education in Chemical Engineering and/or Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems.
She has contributed +100 journal peer reviewed papers and +200 conference papers presentations, 14 book chapters, and was the invited lecturer of several conferences.
Technical expert for the Agência Nacional de Inovação, USDOA (SBIR program), the Israeli Dep. Agriculture, and the European Commission.  



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