Dr. Leon Shaw is the Rowe Family Endowed Chair Professor in Sustainable Energy and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology. His research interest is in novel materials synthesis and processing for energy storage. He was named as “Illinois Researchers to Know” in 2020 by Illinois Science and Technology Coalition and received an Energy Award in 2018 presented by International Association of Advanced Materials. He has authored more than 300 publications in materials synthesis and processing with 11,000+ citations. He is a Member of EU Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of ASM International, and a Fellow of International Association of Advanced Materials among others.

Prof. Dr. Kamaruzzaman Sopian obtained his BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1985, MSc in Energy Resources from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 and PhD. in Mechanical Engineering from the Dorgan Solar Laboratory, University of Miami in 1997. He is presently the Professor in Renewable Energy and Director of the Solar Energy Research Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia). He has been involved in the field of renewable energy for more than 30 years. His main contributions are in advanced solar photovoltaic systems (grid-connected photovoltaic, solar powered regenerative fuel cell, solar hydrogen production, thin film silicon solar cell), advanced solar thermal systems (solar cooling, solar heat pump, solar assisted drying, combined photovoltaic thermal or hybrid collector) and life cycle assessment and optimization of micro-power systems. He has also developed other renewable energy technology such as low speed wind turbine and pico-hydro system. He is listed in the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers by the Web of Science Group, Clarivate Analytics.

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