Prof. Mitsuo Yoshida
Director, International Network for Environmental & Humanitarian
Technical Advisor, Global Environment Department, Japan International
Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan
Professor Mitsuo Yoshida is now a senior
advisor in environmental management at Japan International
Cooperation Agency (JICA), and also the director of
International Network for Environmental & Humanitarian
His specialties are in environmental management engineering,
solid waste management, environmental geology. In 2001, he was a
research fellow in environmental geology, Imperial College
London, London, UK; In 1982, he got the PhD degree in geology
and mineralogy from Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido
University, Sapporo, Japan; the MSc degree in geology and
mineralogy, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University,
Sapporo, Japan and in 1975, he got the BSc degree in geology,
Faculty of Science, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan.
He is a member of Japan Environmental Council (JEC); Japan
Scientist Association (JSA); Japan Association on the
Environmental Studies (JAES); Japanese Association for Water
Resources and Environment (JAWRE); Japan Society of Material
Cycles and Waste Management (JSMCWM), etc.
Prof. Guohong Wu
Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Tohoku Gakuin
Professor Guohong Wu is working as a tenured
professor and director of the Advance Power Engineering Lab. and
Renewable Energy and Hybrid Mirogrid Lab. at Dept. of Electrical
& Electronic Engineering, Tohoku Gakuin Univ. Japan. He received
his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Tianjin
Univ. China in 1989 and 1994, respectively, and a
joint-supervised Ph.D. degree from the Univ. of Tokyo, Japan and
Tianjin Univ. in 1998. He was with the Univ. of Tokyo and Tohoku
Univ. Japan from 1995 to 2005. Since 2005, he has been working
with the Tohoku Gakuin Univ. From April 2014 to Mar. 2015, He
was a visiting researcher at UCLA, USA.
Professor Wu’s research interests include renewable power
generation system, microgrid/smart grid, FACTS devices, HVDC
systems, power system stability analysis, superconductivity
application to power systems, etc. He is the author of 4 books
and 157 technical papers, and has been representatives of tens
of research projects and assigned as many academic and social
committee members related electrical engineering field in Japan.
Professor Wu is also guest professor of 2 universities in China.
He is both the Senior Members of IEEE and IEEJ.
Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Philip W. T. Pong is a chartered physicist, a chartered
electrical engineer, and a chartered energy engineer. He is a
registered professional engineer in electrical, electronics, and
energy. He is working on spintronic magnetic field sensors,
smart grid, and nano-bio at the Department of Electrical and
Electronic Engineering (EEE), the University of Hong Kong (HKU).
He received a PhD in engineering from the University of
Cambridge in 2005. After working as a postdoctoral researcher at
the Magnetic Materials Group at the National Institute of
Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States for three
years, he joined the HKU Faculty of Engineering where he is now
an associate professor working on development and applications
of spintronic sensors and magnetic nanoparticle technologies in
smart grid and smart living. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and
Corporate Member of HKIE in Electrical, Electronics, and Energy
Divisions. He is an associate editor for two SCI journals, and
he serves on the editorial review board of the IEEE Magnetics
Letters. He published over 200 technical papers. He is a Fellow
of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and also a
Fellow of the NANOSMAT Society.