Frank Lambert has been named president-elect for the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES). His appointment to this role is effective on January 1, 2018, and he will serve in this capacity through 2019. Lambert is a principal research engineer at the Georgia Tech National Electric Energy Testing, Research, and Applications Center (NEETRAC) and the Center for Distributed Energy. After spending the first 22 years of his career working at Georgia Power, Lambert came to Georgia Tech in 1996, where he helped to establish NEETRAC, an electric energy-focused research and testing consortium with over 40 electric utility and manufacturing members. Lambert’s research interests are in power delivery systems, electric vehicles, sensors and communications systems for smart grid, power flow control, and integration of renewable energy into the grid. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering, both from Georgia Tech.
Prof.Ir.Gamantyo Hendrantoro M.Eng.,Ph.D was born in Jombang, Indonesia in 1970. He received Bachelor degree in Elektro from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya, Indonesia, 1992, Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering. and PhD in Carleton University, in 1995 and 2001 respectively. Beside being lecturer at Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya, he has many achievements such as getting R.F. Chinnick Scholarship Award, at Telesat Canada in 2000. A year later he was awarded the Post-Graduate Award for Research Excellence from the Canadian Institute for Telecommunications Research (CITR). He also won the Young Scientist Award from the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) in 2005. In the same year he won the 3rd Best Outstanding Lecturer at the National Level from the Ministry of National Education., Digital Library, Information Retrieval, Information System, and Software Engineering.
Heru Agus Santoso, Ph.D is a Distinguished Doctor in Multimedia University, Malaysia. He has finished his Ph.D at the Faculty of Computing and Informatics – MMU under the supervision of Dr. Haw Su Cheng dan Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lee Chien Sing. During his study for about 3.5 years, Heru has written several papers published in international conferences. He is also an active writer and peer reviewer of the international journal of Knowledge-Based Systems – Elsevier which has impact factor of 5. His current position is vice dean of Faculty Computer Science after being Head of Bachelor Informatics Engineering Program for seven years. Being able to got several research achievement and academic position, he develop research environment between student and lecturer in IoT and Chatbot lab. Dinus Automatic System of Hydroponic Based IoT (Dashi) one of his research to fulfill Industy 4.0 in Indonesia has Anticipating failure in planting techniques using water or hydroponics. Through this application, farmers can monitor their crops on various sides. Such as humidity, room temperature, water PH content, water density and even being able to automatically add water, if the water in the reservoir is reduced or below a predetermined limit.