Dr. Hakim Nesreddine
Hakim Nesreddine is currently an R&D project leader at Hydro-Quebec, a major Canadian electric utility. He is a holder of a BSc in climate control engineering and a PhD in mechanical engineering. He also earned a Master of Business administration (MBA) with a concentration in project management. Over the course of his career, he has acquired extensive experience in energy industry, both from a technical and business perspective. His expertise includes distributed power generation, waste heat recovery and energy conversion. During the last decade, Dr. Nesreddine led multidisciplinary teams dedicated to developing cutting-edge technologies and applications in partnership with leading companies. His current projects focus on integrating sustainable solutions and implementing advanced control logic for demand flexibility to decarbonize buildings and industrial processes. He has made numerous scientific and technical contributions, including peer-reviewed research papers, chapter books and patents. During his career, he was appointed adjunct professor at the University of Sherbrooke where he has taught undergraduate courses in science/engineering and acted as an adviser to PhD candidates. He has given several plenary lectures at international conferences and has been a member of expert panels on green energy and energy efficiency. In addition, Dr. Nesreddine has served on the steering Committee of the Canada Green Building Council and has participated in numerous technical committees and working groups of the Canadian Standard Association (CSA). Dr. Nesreddine is involved in international research collaborations with universities and public R&D laboratories to promote open innovation and professional/student exchanges. He is a member of the scientific and R&D committee of Institut Nordique du Québec and member of the advisory committee of NSERC Chair on energy efficiency in industry.
Dr. Kiamran Radjabli
Kiamran Radjabli earned his Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering from Moscow Power Engineering Institute. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in Ontario, Canada. He provided energy management consulting services to a number of electrical utilities in North America and abroad. Kiamran has over 25 years of experience in EMS/SCADA and real time applications, generation and transmission, power network analysis, power system modeling, and system simulation.
Assoc. Prof. Wongkot Wongsapai
Wongsapai works as an Associate Professor in
Mechanical Engineering, Chiang Mai University,
where he is Deputy Director of Science and
Technology Research Institute (STRI) and he’s
also head of the Energy Technology for
Environment Research Center (ETE).
Pesin is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the
Advanced Grid Research and Development Division
at the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of
Electricity. His organization is responsible for
the development and management of projects for
next-generation electricity delivery
technologies and supporting activities to
accelerate their introduction to the