Conference Committee

Conference Officers CEIDP 2021

George Chen — Conference Chair — Southampton University, United Kingdom

Kai Wu — Vice-Chair/Treasurer — Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Thomas Andritsch — Technical Program Committee Chair — Southampton University, United Kingdom

Executive Committee CEIDP 2021

George Chen — Conference Chair — Southampton University, United Kingdom

Kai Wu — Vice-Chair/Treasurer — Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Thomas Andritsch — Technical Program Committee Chair — Southampton University, United Kingdom

Leo S Fifield — Conference Secretary — Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

Sombel Diaham — Publication and Publicity Committee Co-Chair — University of Toulouse, France

Jérôme Castellon — Publication and Publicity Committee Co-Chair — University of Montpellier, France

Virginie Griseri — Nominating Committee Chair/Registration Assistance — University of Toulouse, France

Frank Hegeler — DEIS Meetings Committee Chair — Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Emad Sharifi — 2021 Local Arrangements Co-Chair — BC Hydro, Canada
Alex Yu — 2021 Local Arrangements Co-Chair — BC Hydro, Canada

CEIDP Board Members

Time expiring in 2021

Carlos Azcarraga

Universidad Cuauhnahuac, MEXICO

Issouf Fofana*

University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, CANADA

JR Dennison

Utah State University, USA

Refat Atef Ghunem*

National Research Council, CANADA

Ruy A. P. Altafim

Federal University of Paraíba, PB, BRAZIL

Xingming Bian

North China Electric Power University, CHINA

Sombel Diaham*

University of Toulouse, FRANCE

Time expiring in 2022

Leo Fifield

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

Nikola Chalashkanov 

University of Lincoln – UK

Axel Mellinger*

University Central Michigan, USA 

Giovanni Mazzanti* 

University of Bologna, ITALY 

Masahiro Kozako* 

Kyushu Institute of Technology, JAPAN 

Yang Cao*

University of Connecticut, USA 

Yuriy Serdyuk*

Chalmers University of Technology, SWEDEN 

Time expiring in 2023

Davide Fabiani 

University of Bologna, ITALY 

Reimund Gerhard 

University of Potsdam, GERMANY 

Pietro Romano

University of Palermo, ITALY

Roger Schurch

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, CHILE

Feipeng Wang*

Chongqing University, CHINA

Jérôme Castellon*

University of Montpellier, FRANCE

Akiko Kumada*

The University of Tokyo, JAPAN

* Serving 2nd consecutive term (terms limited to 2 in succession)

New CEIDP Board Member Applications for 2022-2024:

Yearly, the CEIDP renews one third of its Board Members. The election of new Board members, for a 3-years term, is organized by vote during the Board meeting in the week of the conference. Board members (both elected and life members) participate together in the key decisions of the CEIDP life (selection of next venues, budget approval, …).

 If you wish to serve and join the CEIDP’s Board, as a new elected member, from 2022 and for a 3-years term, please download the CV template HERE and send by email your short CV (1 page max with picture) to the Nominating Committee Chair, Drs. Virginie Griseri (, before December 7th, 2021.

All the CVs received from new candidates by then will be presented during the next CEIDP Board meeting followed by the vote by the current Board members.

Living Past Chairs (voting members)

Nicola BowlerIowa State University, USA
Huseyin R. HizirogluKettering University, USA
J. Keith NelsonRensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Enis TuncerTexas Instruments, USA

Living past Chairs (non-voting members)

Daniel Berg                                       USAP. Keith Watson                               USA
Michel Fréchette                          CanadaRoy E. Wooton                                 USA
Lynn L. Hatfield                                 USAG. Edward Johnson                         USA
Marshall Pace                                   USAMartin G. Broadhurst                      USA
Edward Sacher                          CanadaLouis J. Frisco                                  USA
Mahmoud Abou-Dakka            CanadaVijendra Agarwal                              USA
Soli S. Bamji                                CanadaReuben Hackam                        Canada
Vishnu K. Lakdawala                      USAClive W. Reed                                  USA
Isidor Sauers                                    USARajeswari Sundararajan                USA
Arend van Roggen                           USA