INVITED SPEAKERS

Assoc. Prof. Donald S. Zinger
Northern Illinois University, USA

About:

Education

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin (1988)
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin (1983)

Research Interests

Alternative Energy
Power Electronics
Lighting
Electric Machine Control
Industrial Controls

Work Experience

Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, NIU (1993-present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Akron (1988-1993)
Design Engineer, Midway Manufacturing, Franklin Park, IL (1978-1981)

Assoc. Prof. Lichuan Liu
Northern Illinois University, USA

About: Dr. Lichuan Liu is an Associate Professor with Department of Electrical Engineering at Northern Illinois University. She received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 1995 and 1998 respectively. She received Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2006. She joined Northern Illinois University of Florida in 2007. Her research interests include real-time signal processing, digital signal processing, active noise control, wireless communications, and artificial intelligence. She published more than 70 peer-reviewed journal/conference papers. She holds 3 US patents. She served in various chair positions or as technical committee member for numerous conferences. She is a Senior Member of IEEE.