Christian Jutten received the PhD degree in 1981 and the Docteur ès Sciences degree in 1987 from the Institut National Polytechnique of Grenoble (France). He taught as associate professor in the Electrical Engineering Department from 1982 to 1989, before to become full professor in University Joseph Fourier of Grenoble. He was visiting professor in Swiss Federal Polytechnic Institute in Lausanne in 1989 and in Campinas University (Brazil) in 2010. He has been deputy director of the Grenoble images, speech, signal and control laboratory (GIPSA, 300 people) and director of the Department Images-Signal (DIS, 100 people) from 2007 to 2010. For 30 years, his research interests are blind source separation, independent component analysis and learning in neural networks, including theoretical aspects (separability, source separation in nonlinear mixtures, sparsity) and applications in signal processing (biomedical, seismic, hyperspectral imaging, speech). He is author or co-author of more than 85 papers in international journals, 4 books, 25 invited plenary talks and 180 communications in international conferences. He has been associate editor of IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems (1994-95) and is currently handling editor of Signal Processing. He was the co-organizer the 1st International Conference on Blind Signal Separation and Independent Component Analysis (Aussois, France, January 1999). He has been a scientific advisor for signal and images processing at the French Ministry of Research from 1996 to 1998 and for the French National Research Center (CNRS) from 2003 to 2006. He is currently deputy director of Institute for Information Sciences and Technologies of CNRS. He received the Medal Blondel in 1997 from SEE (French Electrical Engineering society) for his contributions in source separation and independent component analysis. He has been elevated as IEEE fellow (2008) and EURASIP Fellow (2013) and nominated for 5 years as a senior member of Institut Universitaire de France in 2008 with renewal in 2013. In 2012, he was awarded by an ERC Advanced Grant: CHallenges in Extraction and Separation of Sources (CHESS).
Prof. Behzad Razavi
UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
Behzad Razavi received the BSEE degree from Sharif University of Technology in 1985 and the MSEE and PhDEE degrees from Stanford University in 1988 and 1992, respectively. He was with AT&T Bell Laboratories and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories until 1996. Since 1996, he has been Associate Professor and subsequently Professor of electrical engineering at University of California, Los Angeles. His current research includes wireless transceivers, frequency synthesizers, phase-locking and clock recovery for high-speed data communications, and data converters.
Professor Razavi was an Adjunct Professor at Princeton University from 1992 to 1994, and at Stanford University in 1995. He served on the Technical Program Committees of the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) from 1993 to 2002 and VLSI Circuits Symposium from 1998 to 2002. He has also served as Guest Editor and Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, and International Journal of High Speed Electronics.
Professor Razavi received the Beatrice Winner Award for Editorial Excellence at the 1994 ISSCC, the best paper award at the 1994 European Solid-State Circuits Conference, the best panel award at the 1995 and 1997 ISSCC, the TRW Innovative Teaching Award in 1997, and the best paper award at the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference in 1998. He was the co-recipient of both the Jack Kilby Outstanding Student Paper Award and the Beatrice Winner Award for Editorial Excellence at the 2001 ISSCC. He received the Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award in 2006 and the UCLA Faculty Senate Teaching Award in 2007. He was also recognized as one of the top 10 authors in the 50-year history of ISSCC.
Professor Razavi is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, a Fellow of IEEE, and the author of Principles of Data Conversion System Design (IEEE Press, 1995), RF Microelectronics (Prentice Hall, 1998) (translated to Chinese and Japanese), Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits (McGraw-Hill, 2001) (translated to Chinese and Japanese), Design of Integrated Circuits for Optical Communications (McGraw-Hill, 2003), and Fundamentals of Microelectronics (Wiley 2006). He is also the editor of Monolithic Phase-Locked Loops and Clock Recovery Circuits (IEEE Press, 1996), and Phase-Locking in High-Performance Systems (IEEE Press, 2003).
Prof. Mohammad Shahidehpour
Bodine Chair Professor
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Dr. Mohammad Shahidehpour is the Bodine Chair Professor and Director of Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). He is an expert in electric power system optimization and control with specific interests in the modeling of electricity markets with microgrids and sustainable energy applications. His perfect power project which is funded by the Department of Energy (DOE) has converted the IIT campus to a smart microgrid with a 20% reduction in its base load consumption and 50% reduction in the peak load consumption. He is the PI for a consortium of industry and academic researchers which study the next generation of wind turbine technology. He is also the PI for a wind integration project which investigates the optimal locations for wind energy integration and its impact on the U.S. Eastern Interconnection.
He has worked at IIT with 95 visiting faculty and graduate research students. He is the co-author of 380 technical papers and six books on electric power system planning, operation, and control. He is also the recipient of three best paper awards for his publications in IEEE Transaction on Power Systems. In 2011, he received the Association of Electrical Engineering Department Heads’ Innovation Award, the IEEE PES/Chicago Chapter’s Engineer of the Year Award, and the Illinois Technology Association’s Technologist of the Year Award. For his contributions to power system research and development, he was awarded the IEEE T. Burke Hayes Faculty Recognition Award and the Sigma Xi Outstanding Senior Faculty Research Award. He also received the Edison Electric Institute's Power Engineering Educator Award and the C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Young Electrical Engineering Professor Award for his contributions to research and education.
In 2009, Professor Shahidehpour received an honorary doctorate from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest. He is currently a Research Professor at King Abdulaziz University (Jeddah) and Honorary Professor in the North China Electric Power University (Beijing) and the Sharif University of Technology (Tehran). Dr. Shahidehpour was a member of the United Nations Commission on Microgrid Studies.
Dr. Shahidehpour is a Fellow of IEEE for his contributions to security-constrained unit commitment algorithms in power systems. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid.
NSERC-BlackBerry Industrial Research Chair in Intelligent Radio Systems
Director of the Center for Intelligent Radio an Antenna Systems (CIARS)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
Safieddin Safavi-Naeini, received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 1974 and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Urbana, IL, USA, in 1975 and 1979, respectively.
He was a faculty member of the School of Engineering, University of Tehran, from 1980 to 1995. He joined the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 1996, where he is now a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the holder of the NSERC-BlackBerry Industrial Research Chair in Intelligent Radio and Novel EM Media, and is also the Director of the Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio System (CIARS). He has 35+ years of experience and 150+ journal papers and 300+ conference papers in RF/Microwave antenna and circuit technologies, integrated radio and antenna system technologies for a vast range of applications in wireless communications, intelligent miniaturized sensor networks, land-mobile Satcom, radio technologies for intelligent transportation systems (ITS), millimeter-wave/sub-millimeter-wave antenna and integrated circuits, computational electromagnetics, radio-wave propagation analysis and simulation, bio- electromagnetics, and THz technologies. He has led several national and international research collaborations including the ongoing research programs on novel architectures for wireless mmW/THz intelligent radio/antenna for extreme bandwidth communication and sensing, next generation mmW high-resolution radar sensor, and emerging mmW land-mobile satellite communication systems and SOTM.
Prof. J. Rashed-Mohassel
School of ECE,
Univ. of Tehran
J. Rashed- Mohassel received his MSc. in Electronics Engineering from University of Tehran in 1976 and his PhD. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1982 from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He was with the university of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran, where he held several academic and administrative positions. In 1994 he joined the University of Tehran where he is doing teaching and research as a professor in antennas, EM theory and applied mathematics. He has served as the academic Vice-Dean College of Engineering, Chairman, school of ECE, general director of educational planning and the academic affairs, University of Tehran. He is the author of three books and has published more than 200 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He is a principal member of Center of Excellence on Applied Electromagnetic Systems (CEAES), and the director of the microwave laboratory. He served as the general chair of the 20th ICEE, 2012 and the 2nd conference on MMWaTT, 2012. He is a senior member of IEEE, member of steering committee of UNESCO Chair in Engineering Education, distinguished professor of the 1st Education Festival (2008-2009), University of Tehran, Recipient of the First National “Jabehdar” Prize in Education from IEEE, Iran Section, 2014, Distinguished Educator and Researcher, in the 4th National Communication and Information Technology Festival, Ministry of ICT, 2014, distinguished professor of Electrical Engineering, The Academy of Sciences, I. R. Iran, 2015 and the IAEEE Brilliant National Researcher in the 5th "Founder's of Science and Technology” Festival (2007).
Research director in CNRS, France
Ali Mohammad-Djafari received the B.Sc. degree in electrical
engineering from Polytechnic of Teheran, in 1975, the
diploma degree (M.Sc.) from Ecole Supérieure
d'Electricit(SUPELEC), Gif sur Yvette, France, in 1977, the
"Docteur-Ingénieur" (Ph.D.) degree and "Doctorat d'Etat" in
Physics, from the University of Paris Sud 11 (UPS), Orsay,
France, respectively in 1981 and 1987.
He was Assistant Professor at UPS for two years (1981-1983).
Since 1984, he has a permanent position at "Centre National
de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)" and works at
"Laboratoire des signaux et systèmes (L2S)" at SUPELEC. He
was a visiting Associate Professor at University of Notre
Dame, Indiana, USA during 1997-1998. From 1998 to 2002, he
has been at the head of Signal and Image Processing division
at this laboratory. Presently, he is "Directeur de
recherche" and his main scientific interests are in
developing new probabilistic methods based on Bayesian
inference, Information Theory and Maximum Entropy approaches
for Inverse Problems in general in all aspects of data
processing, and more specifically in imaging and vision:
image reconstruction, signal and image deconvolution, blind
source separation, sources localization, data fusion, multi
and hyper spectral image segmentation. The main application
domains of his interests are Computed Tomography (X rays,
PET, SPECT, MRI, microwave, ultrasound and eddy current
imaging) either for medical imaging or for non destructive
testing (NDT) in industry, multivariate and multi
dimensional data, signal and image processing, data mining,
clustering, classification and machine learning methods for
biological or medical applications.
He has supervised more than 20 Ph.D. Thesis, more than 10
Post-doc research activities and more than 50 M.Sc. Student
research projects. In 2013, he was supervising 6 Ph.D.
Thesis where four graduated successfully. He has more than
40 full journal papers and more than 200 papers in national
and international conferences. He has organized or
co-organized about 10 international workshops and
conferences. He has been expert for a great number of French
national and international projects. Since 1988 he has many
teaching activities in M.Sc. and Ph.D. Level in SUPELEC,
University of Paris sud, ENSTA and Ecole centrale de Paris.
He also participated and managed many industrial contracts
with many French national industries such as EDF, RENAULT
and THALES and great research institutions such as CEA,
INSERM, INRIA as well as the regional (such as Digiteo),
national (such as ANR) and European projects (such as
ERASYSBIO). For an overview and acces to more details of his
activities and publications, please see his web page:
http://djafari.free.fr for general,
http://djafari.free.fr/news.htm for news and
http://publicationslist.org/djafarie for the list
چهل گردي ساماني، متولد سال١٣٣٣ پس از سي سال اشتغال در
صنعت برق، در حوزه مديريت پايايي و امنيت شبكه انتقال در
ديسپاچينگ ملي در سال ١٣٩٣ بازنشسته شد. در طي اين سال ها
از جمله مهمترين دستاوردهاي او تثبیت جایگاه فرماندهی و
کنترل دیسپاچینگ ملی در برنامه ریزی عملیاتی، پایش و
راهبری شبکه انتقال برق کشور از طریق مواردی مانند موضوعات
به شرح ذیل است:
پايه ريزي و اجرائي نمودن فرآيندهاي تحليل
طراحي و اجراي حفاظت هاي حذف بار در فركانس
طراحي و اجراي حفاظت هاي ويژه با هدف
افزايش حد تبادل بين نواحي و اجتناب از اعمال خاموشي هاي
طراحي و استقرار مدل فرآيندي برنامه ريزي،
پايش و راهبري شبكه انتقال برق كشور،
ارتقاء كيفيت كنترل فركانس و كاهش دامنه
نوسانات از طريق اصلاح رويه كنترل فركانس،
كه در سال ١٣٦٢ مدرك دكتراى خود را در زمينه برنامه ريزي
عملياتي و كنترل شبكه هاي قدرت از دانشگاه UMIST
انگستان دريافت نمود علاوه بر كار در صنعت
برق، بصورت پاره وقت در زمينه تدريس ماشين هاي مخصوص، شبكه
و ديسپاچينگ با دانشگاهاي شهيد بهشتي (گروه انفورماتيك)،
دانشگاه شهيد عباسپور و دانشكده فني دانشگاه تهران همكاري
سال هاي اخير، تا قبل از بازنشستگي علاوه بر مسئوليت هاي جاري
در ديسپاچينگ ملي، ساماني مديريت و نظارت بر اجراي پروژه احداث
مركز كنترل منطقه اي, مركز كنترل پشتيبان ديسپاچينگ ملي به روش
مهندسي معكوس، و مديريت پروژه طراحي و احداث مراكز جديد
ديسپاچينگ ملي را نيز عهده دار بوده است.
حاضر ساماني به اتفاق گروهي كارشناس با سابقه يحضور
و فعاليت در صنعت برق، ارائه خدمات مشاوره در زمینه طراحي،
ايجاد و توسعه مدلهاي مبتني بر تفكر سيستمي (Systems
و با كاربرد در حوزه هايي مانند مديريت دارايي ها، ايجاد و
افزايش ظرفيتهاي سازماني در برنامهريزي، طراحي، ايجاد
سيستم ها و روش ها،... را دنبال ميكند.