Friday, August 17th 2018, the IEEE Toronto Section, Power Electronics and Consumer Electronics joint Chapter invites you to the Lecture on: “Transportation, Energy, Information and Humanity” by Prof. C.C. Chan, Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Day & Time: Friday August 17th, 2018
11:00 a.m. ‐ 12:00 p.m.
Speaker: Prof. C.C. Chan, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering, Founding President, World Electric Vehicle Association, Past President, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Organizers: IEEE Toronto Section, Power Electronics and Consumer Electronics joint Chapter
Location: University of Toronto
Canada M5S 2E4
Bahen Center of Information Technology
Room Number: Room BA1210
Abstract: To cope with the current complex economical, societal and technical challenges in the new era, it is vital to be open-minded. Namely, to integrate the Chinese ancient civilization and the western modern civilization, to uphold the spirit of renaissance. This keynote speech will discuss the challenges and key issues related to the commercialization of electric vehicles, the integration of intelligent transport, intelligent energy, intelligent information and intelligent humanities. Proposed energy internet based on the correlation between energy and information and nano energy structure.
Biography: Prof. C. C. Chan holds BSc, MSc, PhD, HonDSc, HonDTech degrees. Honorary Professor and Former Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Hong Kong; Visiting Professor of MIT, University of Cambridge, etc; Founding President of the World Electric Vehicle Association; Senior Consultant to governments, Strategic Adviser or Independent Director of public companies and industries; Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K., Chinese Academy of Engineering, IEEE, IET and HKIE. Recipient of the Royal Academy of Engineering Prince Philip Medal; Chinese Academy of Engineering Guang-Hua Prize, World Federation of Engineering (WFEO) Medal of Engineering Excellence; Gold Medal of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers; IEEE Transportation Technologies Award; IEE International Lecture Medal; “Asia’s Best Technology Pioneers” by Asiaweek; “Father of Asian Electric Vehicles” by Magazine Global View; “Pitamaha (Grandfather) of Electric Vehicle Technology” in India; “Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award” by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE); His major research includes advanced electric drives and energy systems, intelligent electric vehicles and correlation between energy and information. He has published 11 books, over 300 technical papers and holds 9 patents.