Ellen Diskin is responsible for leading ESB Networks’ National Network, Local Connections Programme, to deliver the operational systems, market design, and organisational capabilities critically needed to achieve renewables penetrations of 80% and above on the Irish electricity system.
Olga Fink has been assistant professor of intelligent maintenance and operations systems at EPFL since March 2022. Before joining EPFL faculty, Olga was assistant professor of intelligent maintenance systems at ETH Zurich from 2018 to 2022, being awarded the prestigious professorship grant of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
Harvey Honqiang Bao
Harvey Bao received the PhD degree from Shanghai University in 2005. He is currently a senior researcher with Huawei Technologies, Paris Research Centre, France. He has 15+ years of academic and industrial experience, and has co-authored 20+patents and 30+ publications. His research interests include new technologies for wireless networks and AI-driven network modelling, reliability and optimization
Deirdre Merriman is a Senior Grid Control Engineer at EirGrid plc, the Irish Transmission System Operator, working in the National Control Centre (NCC). She has responsibility for the operation and control of the High Voltage (HV) Transmission Network including real time system frequency control and interconnection operations.
Idaho National Laboratory
Dr. Curtis Smith is the Director for the INL Nuclear Safety and Regulatory Research Division. Prior to taking a leadership role as Division Director, he led several risk-informed activities including the Risk-Informed Systems Analysis (RISA) Pathway under the DOE Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s SAPHIRE risk analysis software development.
Emanuele Borgonovo is Full Professor at the Department of Decision Sciences of Bocconi University. He holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. , He is director of the Bachelor in Economics, Management and Computer Science of Bocconi University, co-editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Operational Research, and advisor of Springer International Series in Operations Research and Management Science.
Department of Environment, Climate and Communications in Ireland
John Finnegan is a Principal Officer in the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications. He works in the Energy Division of the Department and is responsible for Energy Networks and Systems, including the development of an integrated hydrogen strategy.
Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk, National University of Singapore
Olivia Jensen is Lead Scientist at the LFR Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk at the National University of Singapore where she leads the Environment and Climate research pillar.
Dr. Yan-Fu Li is currently a full professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering in Tsinghua University, China. He is also the Director of the Institute for Quality & Reliability in Tsinghua University. From 2011 to 2016, he was a faculty member at CentraleSupélec in Université Paris-Saclay, France.
Delft University of Technology
Dr. Tina Comes is Delft Technology Fellow and a Full Professor on Decision Theory & Information Technology for Resilience at the TU Delft and the University of Maastricht, NL. Dr. Comes is a Visiting Professor at the Université Dauphine, France, a member of the Norwegian Academy for Technological Sciences and the Academia Europaea.
Neuroergonomics & Human Factors Lab, DCAS
Frédéric Dehais received a PhD in Cognitive Science at Onera - Toulouse (France) in 2004 and obtained his HDR (Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches) in 2012. He is a full professor at ISAE-SUPAERO since 2012 and holder of the 20-year AXA-chair "Neuroergonomics ", a rare credit attributed to less than 30 researchers in the world and holder of the 3AI Chair “AI for Neuroscience” (ANITI, Toulouse).
Ivan Gligorijević is a passionate entrepreneur, researcher and futurist. For the past 8 years, he headed mBrainTrain LLC – a leading mobile EEG company he co-founded in 2012.
mBrainTrain is one of the pioneers in the industry, with presence in around 40 countries worldwide, offering groundbreaking hardware and software solutions for human brainwave recordings.
University of Naples Federico II
Bruno Siciliano is Professor of Control and Robotics, Past Director of the Interdepartmental Center for Advanced Robotics in Surgery (ICAROS) and Coordinator of the PRISMA Lab in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at University of Naples Federico II. He is also Honorary Professor of Óbuda University, where he holds the Kálmán Chair. His research interests include robot manipulation and control, human–robot cooperation, and service robotics.