Zhe Chen
Aalborg University, DENMARK

Zhe Chen, a professor at Aalborg University, Denmark, head of the wind energy research team. His main research directions include modern power system, multi-energy systems, renewable energy technology, power electronic systems, etc. and he has more than 1,000 publications in these fields. Professor Zhe Chen is a fellow of IEEE, IET and AAIA, a Chartered Engineer (UK), a member of the Danish Academy of Engineering, and a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Wenming Yang
National University of SingaporeSINGAPORE

Dr Yang Wenming is currently the Dean’s Chair Professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore. He is also the editor-in-chief of Energy Engineering and Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbine and Power, Alexandria Engineering Journal etc. His research interests include: development of Lower Temperature Combustion (LTC) Technologies, fuel design and its application in internal combustion engines, combustion and emissions control of biomass boilers etc. He has authored/co-authored more than 400 papers in peer-reviewed reputable journals  (such as Nature Communication, Applied Energy etc) and international conferences, of which, more than 300 papers are SCI index. His papers have been cited by more than 17300 times with a H-index of 68. He is currently the Principal Investigator or Co-PI for 15 competitive research grants funded by National Funding Agencies and Ministry of Education of Singapore, worth more than $30 million US dollars. He has won a series of awards including the Dean’s Chair professor, 4 times of scientific progress award (2nd prize) by the Ministry of Education of China and the Society of Mechanical Engineering of China; two papers was awarded the best paper by Applied Energy (Elsevier) in 2014 and 2016 respectively; He is also the regular reviewer for a lot of peer-reviewed reputable journals such as Nature, Nano Energy, Applied Energy, Energy Conversion and Management, Fuel, Combustion and Flame, Progress in Energy and Combustion Sciences etc.

Hao Chen
Chang’an University, CHINA
Chen Hao is a professor and the dean of School of Energy and Electric Engineering in Chang’an University. His current main research area is integrated energy production, storage and supply technology, low-carbon and carbon-neutral fuels, decarbonization of powertrains. 
He is the leader of the Science and Technology Innovation Team of Shaanxi Province and the Shaanxi University Youth Innovation Team. He is a “Kunlun Talent” of Qinghai Province. He is the deputy editor-in-chief of Energy Engineering, the editorial board member of Automotive Engineering and Journal of Chang'an University (Natural Science Edition), and the young editorial board member of Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English Edition).His research projects include National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Key R&D Sub-projects, Shaanxi Provincial Innovation Capacity Support Plan, and Shaanxi Provincial Key R&D Plan.He has 80+ publications (including 20+ TOP journal papers and 5+ ESI papers), and more than 10 patents. He has awarded the 15th Shaanxi Province Excellent Academic Paper Award, the 14th Shaanxi Province Excellent Academic Paper Award, the Shaanxi University Science and Technology Award, and the Science and Technology Innovation Youth Award of China Communications and Transportation Association, and so on.

Hongming Xu
University of Birmingha, UK

Xu Hongming is a professor of Energy and Automotive Engineering and the head of Vehicle Technology Research Centrein University of Birmingham. He is director of Birmingham CASE Automotive Research and Education Centre, and a chair professor of the School of Vehicles and Transportation in Tsinghua University.  He is also the deputy editor of Applied Energy and International Automotive Manufacturing and Materials, and the executive editor of International Powertrain. He is the member of the International Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the vice chairman of the SAE Hybrid and Electric Propulsion Committee and the All British Chinese Professors Association, the chairman of the All British Chinese Automotive Engineers Association, and the first rotating chairman of the Overseas Chinese Automotive Engineers Global Alliance. His current main research area is new fuels and electrified powertrains with artificial intelligence based control and optimisation. He has 450+ publications (including 200+ refereed journal papers and 200+ conference publications), and more than 50 keynote speeches, ranking among the top in the citation index of papers in the field of engines.

Mingfa Yao
Tianjin University, CHINA

Yao Mingfa is a Yangtze River Scholar professor and the former director of State Laboratory of Engines of Tianjin University. He was awarded the Distinguished Visiting Fellow Award by the Royal Society of Engineering in the UK, scientific and technological innovation leaders in the national "Ten Thousand Talents Plan", the national outstanding scientific and technological workers, the second prize of the National Technology Invention Award(2010), the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award(2017), the first prize of the Machinery Industry Federation Technology Invention Award (2020), and the first prize of the Tianjin Natural Science Award (2020). He also serves as the executive director of the China Internal Combustion Engine Society, the director of the Combustion Energy Conservation and Purification Branch, the executive director of the China Society of Engineering Thermophysics, the director of the China Society of Higher Education, the board member & secretary-general of University Research Association for Engineering Thermophysics (URAET) of China, the vice chairman of the China Energy Society, and chief editor of Journal of Combustion Science and Technology. He also was selected as a the Fellow of SAE International and Combustion Institute. He have been engaged in research on efficient and clean combustion theory and new combustion technologies for internal combustion engines for a long time. He has 200+ Science Citation Index papers (cited over 7000 times).