Keynote Speakers

Prof. Amin Malek Mohammadi

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Nottingham, Malaysia


Professor Amin Malek Mohammadi Graduated in 2002 in Computer Engineering. Following his B.Eng. Amin worked in industry for two years as a telecommunication engineer. He obtained his Master of Technology in 2006, specializing in Electronics Engineering, and his PhD in Computer System Engineering (Optical Fiber Communication Systems), in 2009 consecutively. Following his Ph.D. he worked in industry for one year as a senior telecommunication engineer. In January 2010 he was appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Nottingham. In 2012 he promoted to Associate Professor and in 2013, he was awarded the Chartered Engineer from Engineering Council, UK. Finally, as the result of consecutive and steady research, teaching and scientific developments in his major in April 2016 he promoted to Professor of Telecommunication Systems and Optical Communication Systems. Professor Malek Mohammadi is a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a senior member of IEEE, a member of Engineering Council (CEng), IET and Optical Society of America (OSA) has published over 90 scientific research papers, a postgraduate textbook, as well as delivering few keynote speeches at different international scientific conferences around the Globe. Up to now he is the holder of 4 patents on optical fiber communication systems..

Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Philip W. T. Pong is a chartered physicist, a chartered electrical engineer, and a chartered energy engineer. He is a registered professional engineer in electrical, electronics, and energy. He is working on spintronic magnetic field sensors, smart grid, and nano-bio at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He received a PhD in engineering from the University of Cambridge in 2005. After working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Magnetic Materials Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States for three years, he joined the HKU Faculty of Engineering where he is now an associate professor working on development and applications of spintronic sensors and magnetic nanoparticle technologies in smart grid and smart living. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Corporate Member of HKIE in Electrical, Electronics, and Energy Divisions. He is an associate editor for two SCI journals, and he serves on the editorial review board of the IEEE Magnetics Letters. He published over 200 technical papers. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and also a Fellow of the NANOSMAT Society.