Special Session Tracks

Power Converters and Management for Energy Storage

K. W. Eric Cheng (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)

Industrial Wireless Networking

Mikael Gidlund (Mild Sweden University – Sweden)
Johan Akerberg (ABB Corporate Research – Sweden)

Real-Time Aspects of Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems

Ivan Cibrario Betolotti (National Research Council of Italy – IEIIT)
Tingting Hu (National Research Council of Italy – IEIIT)

Wireless Sensor Networks: Hardware/Software Design Aspects for Industry

Reza Abrishambaf (Miami University – USA)
Mert Bal (Miami University – USA)
Massimiliano Ruggeri (IMAMOTER – National Research Council – Italy)
Jorge Cabral (University of Minho – Portugal)

Intelligent Control of Electrified Vehicles

Hong Wang (University of Waterloo – Canada)
Chen Lv (Cranfield University – UK)

Internet-of-Things Technology for Industrial Applications

Gerhard P. Hancke (City University of Hong Kong – HK)
Kim Fung Tsang (City University of Hong Kong – HK)

Human Factors and System Design in Factory Automation

Marco Porta (Universita di Pavia – IT)
Sho Yokota (Tokyo University – JP)

Advanced Power Electronics for Power Quality in Distributed Systems

Hadi Y. Kanaan (Saint-Joseph University – LB)
Kamal Al-Haddad (Ecole de Technologie Superieure – Canada)

Dependable Wireless Communication for Industrial Internet of Things

Muhammad Alam (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro, Portugal)
Kim Fung Tsang (City University of Hong Kong – HK)

Impedance-Source Converters for Renewable Energy Conversion Systems

Marcelo Perez (Universidad Técnica Frederico Santa Maria – CL)
Ana M. Llor (Universidad Técnica Frederico Santa Maria – CL)
Haitham Abu-Rub (Texas A&M University at Qatar – QA)

Wireless Power Transfer for Industrial Electronics

Kishore Naik Mude (University of Porto – PT)
Kunwar Aditya (University of Ontario Institute of Technology – CA)

Innovation and Commercialization in Industrial Electronics

Nihal Kularatna (University of Waikato – NZ)
Michael Condry (IEEE Industrial Electronics Society AdCom – USA)

Control Algorithm and Converter Topologies for Energy Efficient Control os AC Drives

Sanjeet Dwivedi (Dangoss Drives A/S – DK)
M. F. Rahman (The University of New South Wales – AU)
Mukesh K. Pathak (Indian Institute of Technology – Roorkee – IN)