Special Sessions – IEEE CPE-POWERENG 10-12 April,2018 Doha/Qatar

1. Latest Developments in Sliding Mode Control and Its Applications

Co-Chairs: Hasan Komurcugil, Necmi Altin, Samet Biricik

2. Big Data and Cyber Security in Smart Grids

Co-Chairs: Shady Khalil, Hussein Alnuweiri, Othmane Bouhali, Uraz Yavanoglu

3. Integration of Photovoltaic Systems into Active Distribution Grids

Co-Chairs: Dmitri Vinnikov, Frede Blaabjerg, Mariusz Malinowski, Joao Martins

4. Predictive Control Techniques for Power Electronics Interfaces

Co-Chairs: Behrooz Mirafzal, Mohammad Shadmand, Yushan Liu

5. High Voltage DC Systems

Co-Chairs: Ahmed Elserougi, Khaled Ahmed, A. E. B. Abu-Elanien, Ahmed Massoud

6. Artificial Intelligence applications on Power Electronics Systems and Smart Microgrids

Co-Chairs: Marco Rivera, Yamisleydi Salgueiro, Rafael Bello Pérez

7. Impedance Source Converters—Improved Topologies, Advanced Control, and Emerging Applications

Co-Chairs: Yushan Liu, Mohamed Trabelsi, Omar Ellabban

8. Multiphase and high power machines

Co-Chairs: Ayman Abdel-Khalik, Mahmoud Masoud, Shady Gadoue, Shehab Ahmed

9. Multilevel Inverters: Topologies, Modulation and Control Strategies, and their Applications

Co-Chairs: Ebrahim Babaei, Hiralal M. Suryawanshi

10. Matrix Converters

Co-Chairs: Marco Rivera, Patrick Wheeler, José Rodríguez