Keynote Speaker:


Assoc. Prof. Abu Zaharin Ahmad,University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Title: Power Energy Management in Microgrid
Abstract: The aggravation of global energy crisis has increased the attention for the study of energy efficiency and energy economical by integrating high penetration of renewable energy sources (RES) into the distribution grid network. The microgrid is considered as a future power system network which benefits to the flexibility and reliability of electricity supply as compared to legacy existing conventional power system, which is centralized and unidirectional energy flows. The autonomous and plug-and-play are the leading features for microgrid, which operates in the mode of isolating from the utility grid. This minimizes the dependable to the utility grid and manageable. However, in isolation mode, RES poses great technical challenges for producing a constant power due to the intermittent in the input source. The microgrid needs to maintain the power to balance the demands. Due to low inertia from the microgrid energy sources, uncertainties and unbalances between distributed generation (DG) and load demand would affect severe power imbalances, voltage instability, and grid frequency fluctuation and eventually make the microgrid breakdown. A power energy management control (PEMC) system is a crucial part of the microgrid. Based on the PEMC approaches, the objectives including managing the power flow, intermittent of DGs, resynchronization response to the operating mode, coordinate the microgrid components and operation cost minimization. Up to date, the effort of improving energy management has become widely investigated in order to achieve the optimize energy flow operation in the microgrid. Therefore, this speech wills presenting problem encountered in microgrid and revision of the PEMC as a review in isolated microgrid environment.


Prof. Chunbo Xiu,School of Electrical Engineering and Automation,Tianjin Polytechnic University, China


Title: Sliding mode control with the quick reaching law and its application

Abstract: In order to overcome the disadvantages of the conventional sliding mode reaching law, such as the large chattering, the slow convergence rate, an improved quick reaching law is proposed. The reaching law is composed of two terms which can respectively play the leading role when the system is far away from or near to the sliding mode surface. Thus, the system can arrive at the sliding mode surface with the faster convergence rate from beginning to end. Some other advantages of the reaching law, such as converging to the sliding mode surface in a finite-time, and the second-order sliding mode characteristic, are proved. Furthermore, in order to speed up the convergence rate to the equilibrium point along the sliding mode surface, the global terminal sliding mode control based on the quick reaching law is designed. It is used to control the unmanned surface vehicle. Simulation results show that the control method has better control performance than the conventional methods.


Prof. GOH HUI HWANG,Guangxi Universiy, China


Title: Toward Sustainable Development: Current and Future

Abstract: Green Building means that the building tries to achieve environmental friendliness and effective use of resources during the life cycle, such as site selection, design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. In other words, green buildings are designed to strike a balance between man-made architecture and the natural environment.

Green buildings are of great concern to governments and residents at all levels. People are looking forward to the scenery surrounded by green plants, trees and lakes. The good ecological environment not only greatly improves the city's air quality, but also provides leisure for the people in the city.

Most people think of green buildings as just a building that does not really have as bad of an impact on the environment as another ‘average’ building. Not many building owners and developers are fully aware of the benefits of investing in a green building as they fail to see beyond the additional spending costs at the initial stages. Building owners should really look at a green building as more of an investment than anything else - an investment that not only saves money in the long-run but also helps the environment as well.

Oral Speaker:


Jikai Liu,Institute of Microelectronics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences


Title: The wear characteristics of wet clutch in the DSG vehicle in a 10km driving cycle

Abstract: In order to investigate the wear characteristics of wet clutches in the DSG vehicle during shift process, this paper presents a dynamic analytical model and an experimental test of wet friction pair for simulation and analysis. A detailed dynamic model is established firstly to calculate the dynamic load of the clutches during the shift process of the DSG vehicle. The wet friction pair experiment is conducted to explore the wear behaviours under different conditions. Then, the wear coefficient is deduced according to the Archard law. The experimental results indicate that, when the temperature is constant, the slipping speed has little influence on the wear coefficient, while the contact pressure is on the contrary. Then, an empirical formula is obtained to describe the relationship between the wear coefficient and the contact pressure. Based on the simulation results, the wear amount of the clutches fixed on the input shaft is about 0.8mg, while for clutches on the middle shaft, it is only 0.2mg within a 10km driving cycle.