The Committees

General Chair

  • Haitham Abu-Rub, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar

General Co-Chairs

  • Mariusz Malinowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Jose I. Leon, Universidad de Seville, Spain
  • Sertac Bayhan, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar

Technical Program Chairs

  • Atif Iqbal, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Ebrahim Babaei, University of Tabriz, Iran
  • Sheldon Williamson, University of Ontario, Canada
  • Vanja Ambrozic, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Special Session Chairs

  • Ahmed Massoud, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Marco Rivera, Universidad de Talca, Chile

Publicity Chairs:

  • Antonio Sanfilippo, Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Qatar
  • Antonio Luque, University of Seville, Spain
  • Chandan Chakraborty, Indian Institue of Technology, India
  • Dmitri Vinnikov, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Steering Committee

  • AbdulAziz Ahmad Al-Mahmoud, Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation, Qatar
  • Adel Gastli, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Ali Ghrayeb, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Ayman Abdelkhalik, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Ayten Bayhan, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Imran Shafique Ansari, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Islam Safak Bayram, Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Qatar
  • Lazhar ben Brahim, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Mohamed Trabelsi, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Mohamed Abdallah, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
  • Nasser Al-Emadi, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Omar Ellabban, Iberdrola QSTP LLC, Qatar
  • Panagiotis Kakosimos, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Shady Khalil, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Shehab Ahmed, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Tariq Masood, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar

International Advisory Board

  • Abdellah Kouzou, Djelfa University, Algeria
  • Abdullah K. Alqallaf, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Amer Al Hinai, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
  • Armando Pires, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal
  • Ali Emadi, McMaster University, Canada
  • Ali Zolait, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
  • Babak Fahimi, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
  • Bimal K. Bose (honorary member), University of Tennessee, USA
  • Bin Wu, Ryerson University, Canada
  • Bulent Ertan, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • Carlo Cecati, University of L’Aquila, Italy
  • Chandan Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur, India
  • Ebrahim Babaei, University of Tabriz, Iran
  • Frede Blaabjerg, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Habib ur Rehman, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Hadi Kanaan, Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
  • Hasan Komurcugil, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
  • Hamid Toliyat, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Ires Iskender, Gazi University, Turkey
  • Jan Mucko, UTP University of Science and Technology, Poland
  • Jarosław Guziński, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
  • Joachim Holtz (honorary member), Wuppertal University, Germany
  • Joao Martins, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Jose Rodriguez, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile
  • Kamal Al-Haddad, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
  • Leopoldo Franquelo, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
  • M. Timur Aydemir, Gazi University, Turkey
  • Marco Liserre, Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel, Germany
  • Marek Jasinski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Marian Kazmierkowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Maria Teresa Outeiro, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Mohammad Shadmand, Kansas State University, USA
  • Okyay Kaynak, Bogazici University, Turkey
  • Rached Dhaouadi, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Ramazan Bayindir, Gazi University, Turkey
  • Robert Balog, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar
  • Ryszard Strzelecki, Electrotechnical Institute in Warsaw, Poland
  • Saifur Rahman, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Samir Kouro, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile
  • Sevki Demirbas, Gazi University, Turkey
  • Vitor Pires, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal
  • Yousef Ibrahim, Federation University Australia, Australia
  • Zbigniew Krzemiński, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland

Technical Tracks

POWER GENERATION, TRANSMISSION, AND DISTRIBUTION

Chairs: Jose A. Aguado (University of Malaga, Spain), Sławomir Cieślik, UTP University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Shady Khalil (Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar)

POWER ELECTRONICS AND APPLICATIONS

Chairs: Hasan Komurcugil (Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Cyprus), Yushan Liu (Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar)

 SMART GRID TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS

Chairs: Marcelo Perez (Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile), Islam Safak Bayram (Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute, Doha, Qatar)

 ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND DRIVES

Chairs: Kakosimos Panagiotis (Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar), (Abdellah Kouzou, Djelfa University, Algeria)

 RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES

Chairs: Mohammed Trabelsi (Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar), Omar Ellabban (Iberdrola QSTP LLC, Doha, Qatar), Enrique Romero-Cadaval (Universidad de Extremadura, Spain)

 TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION

Chairs: Akshay Kumar Rathore (Concordia University, Canada), Fei Gao (Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, France)

 EMI, EMC AND ESI PROBLEMS

Chair: Saban Ozdemir, (Gazi University, Turkey)

EDUCATION IN POWER AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Chair:  Sevki Demirbas (Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey)