The program is rolling update. If you have an interest to host a panel or tutorial session, please contact This technical program will be consists of:

  • Keynote and Plenary Sessions
  • Tutorial Sessions
  • Panel Sessions
  • Presentation of research papers
  • Keynote and Plenary Sessions

    Prof. Wilsun Xu

    Fellow, IEEE

    University of Alberta, Canada

    Speech Title: TBD

    Brief Bio: Wilsun Xu (Fellow, IEEE) is a professor at the University of Alberta, Canada. He obtained PhD from the University of British Columbia, Canada, in 1989 and worked in BC Hydro of Vancouver, Canada for 7 years before joining the University in 1996. Dr.  Xu has been conducting power quality research, education, and consulting for over 30 years, especially in the field of power system harmonics. He was elevated to IEEE fellow for contributions to power system harmonics research in 2005 and served as the Power Quality Industrial Research Chair of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada from 2007 to 2020. In recent years, Dr. Xu pioneered the research on power disturbance data analytics, a field that uses power quality disturbance data to support equipment and system condition monitoring.  

    Prof. Dario Zaninelli

    Senior Member, IEEE

    Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    Speech Title: TBD

    Brief Bio: Dario Zaninelli (Senior Member, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Politecnico di Milano, in 1989. He is currently a Full Professor with the Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano. His research interests include power system harmonics and power system analysis. He is a member of AEI and the Italian National Research Council Group of Electrical Power System.

    Prof. Yilu Liu

    Fellow, IEEE

    The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA

    Speech Title: Quality of Power in the New Era

    Brief Bio: Yilu Liu (Fellow, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degrees from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA, in 1989. She is currently the Governor’s Chair of The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, USA, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In 2016, she is elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering. She is also the Deputy Director of the DOE/NSF-cofunded by the Engineering Research Center CURENT. Prior to joining UTK/ORNL, she was a Professor with Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA. She led the effort to create the North American Power Grid Frequency Monitoring Network, Virginia Tech, which is currently operated at UTK and ORNL as GridEye. Her research interests include power system wide-area monitoring and control, large interconnection-level dynamic simulations, electromagnetic transient analysis, and power transformer modeling and diagnosis.

    Prof. Yi Zhang

    Ph.D., P. Eng., FCAE, FIEEE, FEIC
    Vice President R&D and Chief Technology Officer

    RTDS Technologies Inc., Canada

    Speech Title: Studying Power Quality Problems with Real Time Digital Simulator

    Brief Bio: Yi Zhang (Fellow, IEEE) joined RTDS Technologies Inc. in 2000, where he now serves as Vice-President R&D and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He has over 30 years of experience working in power system simulation and analysis. His expertise includes Real Time EMT Simulation, Voltage Stability and HVDC, etc. As a principal member of the RTDS development team, he developed many simulation models and algorithms on RTDS Real Time Simulator in the past 24 years. He pioneered in using real time simulators for large power system study. Dr. Zhang is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering and a registered professional engineer in the province of Manitoba.

    Tutorial Sessions

    Tutorial sessions offer an excellent opportunity for training and development in power quality topics ranging from fundamental concepts to state-of-the-art developments.

    Tutorial will be given for free for all registered students.

    Panel Sessions

    Panel 1:"Synchro-Waveforms Data Analytics and Applications"

    Chair: Hamed Mohsenian-Rad, University of California, USA
    Brief Bio: Hamed Mohsenian-Rad, Ph.D., IEEE Fellow, Professor and Bourns Family Faculty Fellow, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director, Smart Grid Research Lab, Associate Director, Winston Chung Global Energy Center, University of California, Riverside

    Panel 2:"Issues and Challenges of Harmonic Modeling Simulation, and Assessment"

    Chair: Roberto Langella, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Italy
    Brief Bio: Roberto Langella, Ph.D., IEEE Senior Member, Chair of the IEEE PES TF on Harmonic Modeling, Simulation, and Assessment, Editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Full Professor in Electrical Power Systems at the University of Campania

    Panel 3:"Turning data into information: Recent developments and future needs in Power Quality data analysis"

    Chair: Jan Meyer, TUD Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    Brief Bio: Ph.D., IEEE Senior Member, Professor at Technische Universitat Dresden, appointed speaker of the Power Quality and Electromagnetic Compatibility Branch of the International Power Supply Conference, and Chairman of the German branch of Power Quality and Electromagnetic Compatibility

    Panel 4:"Advanced Modeling, Control, Operation, and Planning of AC/DC Microgrids"

    Chair: Yang Han, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
    brief Bio: Ph.D., IEEE Senior Member, Professor at University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Visiting scholar at Department of Energy, Aalborg University, Denmark.

    Program at a glance

    The final program will come out on October, 2024.

    • For any questions regarding ICHQP 2024, publications, any scientific issues or to request an invitation letter:
      Ms. Alisa Zhu

    • For any questions regarding ICHQP 2024, organizing and academic issues:
      Dr. Yang Wang