Chair: Assoc. Prof. Xiaolong Li, Shenyang University of Technology, China
Dr. Xiaolong Li received his Ph.D. degree from Tianjin University in 2017. He worked as a Research Fellow at The University of Liverpool from 2018 to 2019. He is currently an associate professor at the School of Electrical Engineering, Shenyang University of Technology. He is also the director of The Institute of High Voltage and Power System, Deputy Director of Department of Electrical Engineering at this university. His major research interests include gas discharge, plasma physics, arc quenching technology, intelligent monitoring and fault diagnosis of switching equipment. He is a young member of the CSEE High Voltage Technical Committee and the CES Plasma and Applications Technical Committee. He is also the Deputy Secretary-General of the Sub-Technical Committee on Basic Theory of Electric Arc in IEEE PES (China).
Co-chair: Dr. Wen Wang, China Electric Power Research Institute, China
Dr. Wen Wang received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Liverpool in 2017 and completed her postdoctoral research at China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI) in 2022. She is currently employed at the High Voltage Department of CEPRI. She is a member of CIGRE B3.A3.60 working group and also the member of the team involved in the technological research of environmentally-friendly alternatives and development of the low-carbon electric power equipment, under the construction of SGCC New-Type Power System. Dr. Wang has been actively engaged in research on key technologies for environmentally friendly alternatives and also the development of green and low-carbon equipment, condition assessment of the transmission and transformation equipment, and also the switching technologies for intelligent development of the equipment. She also makes advancements in the fields of plasma physics and computational fluid dynamics.
Co-chair: Senior Engineer Zhijun Wang, Pinggao Group Co., Ltd, China
Zhijun Wang, Director of the Research Institute of Pinggao Group. Senior Engineer, Academic Leader of Pingdingshan City. He has won 7 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, published more than 30 papers and more than 40 authorized patents. Mainly engaged in high voltage circuit breaker arcing simulation, development of SF6-free switchgear and development of GIS digital twin.