Journal of Energy and Power Technology (JEPT) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is dedicated to providing a unique, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary platform for researchers, scientists and engineers in academia, research institutions, government agencies and industry. The journal is also of interest to technology developers, planners, policy makers and technical, economic and policy advisers to present their research results and findings.

JEPT focuses on all aspects of energy and power. It publishes original research and review articles and also publishes Survey, Comments, Perspectives, Reviews, News & Views, Tutorial and Discussion Papers from experts in these fields to promote intuitive understanding of the state-of-the-art and technology trends. 

Main research areas include (but are not limited to):
Renewable energies (e.g. geothermal, solar, wind, hydro, tidal, wave, biomass) and grid connection impact
Energy harvesting devices
Energy storage
Hybrid/combined/integrated energy systems for multi-generation
Hydrogen energy 
Fuel cells
Nuclear energy
Energy economics and finance
Energy policy
Energy and environment
Energy conversion, conservation and management
Smart energy system

Power Generation - Conventional and Renewable
Power System Management
Power Transmission and Distribution
Smart Grid Technologies
Micro- and nano-energy systems and technologies
Power electronic
Biofuels and alternatives
High voltage and pulse power
Organic and inorganic photovoltaics
Batteries and supercapacitors

Free Publication in 2019


Zhao Yang Dong, PhD (Biography)

1. Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia, Sydney, Australia
2. Director, UNSW Digital Grid Futures Institute
3. Director, ARC Research Hub for Integrated Energy Storage Solutions
4. previously as Head, School of Electrical and Information Engineering, the University of Sydney
5. previously as Director, Faculty of Engineering and IT research cluster on Clean Intelligent Energy Networks
6. previously as Ausgrid Chair and Director, Centre for Intelligent Electricity Networks (CIEN), the University of Newcastle
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: power system planning and stability, smart grid/micro-grid, load modeling, renewable energy grid connection, electricity market, data mining, artificial intelligence and computational methods

Editorial Board

Suresh Aggarwal, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: combustion and emissions, droplets and sprays, renewable fuels, energy and nanoflow systems

Kyoung Kwan Ahn, PhD

Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Ulsan University, Ulsan, South Korea
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: ocean energy, wave energy converter, hydrostatic transmission (HST), fluid power control, energy harvesting system and mechatronics

Sukhvinder Badwal, PhD, FTSE

Retd Chief Research Scientist and CSIRO Fellow, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Canberra, Australia
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: fuel cells, gas sensors, hydrogen–renewable energy systems, batteries, hybrid energy systems, and materials for emerging energy technologies

Mark Balas, PhD

1. Professor, Center for Laser Applications, University of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, USA
2. Director, Center for Autonomous and Evolving Systems
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: wind turbine power generation dynamics and control, evolving systems in aerospace applications, quantum information systems and quantum control

Elton Cairns, PhD

1. Professor, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA
2. Honorary Member, International Society of Electrochemistry
3. Fellow, The Electrochemical Society
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: electrochemistry, fuel cells, and rechargeable cells

Jacqueline Chen, PhD

1. Distinguished Member, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, USA
2. PI, Department of Energy (DOE) Exascale Project on Transforming Combustion Science and Technology with Exascale Simulations
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: the development and application of massively parallel petascale direct numerical simulations (DNS) of turbulent combustion with complex chemistry

Wei-Hsin Chen, PhD

Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, China
E-mail: [email protected] 
Research Interests: bioenergy, hydrogen energy and clean energy

Mo-Yuen Chow, PhD

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: micro/smart grids energy management, collaborative distributed control, battery modeling and SoC/SoH/SoF estimation, mechatronics and automation, computational intelligence, energy systems, mobile robots and unmanned vehicles

Gavin Conibeer, PhD

1. Professor, School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia
2. Deputy Head, School (Education)
3. Executive Research Director, ARC Photovoltaics Centre of Excellence
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: the third generation photovoltaics, phonon dispersion modulation in nanostructures, high efficiency thermoelectric devices, photoelectrochemical generation of hydrogen, solar fuels, photovoltaics for use in space

Rodolfo Dufo-López, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: generation of electricity through renewable sources (off-grid systems and grid-connected systems), advanced optimization techniques and storage of electrical energy (advanced battery models)

Chua Kian Jon Ernest, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore City, Singapore
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: poly-generation systems, renewable/clean energy technologies, heat recovery systems, bio-thermal processes – cryosurgery, building energy system and efficiency

Yong Fu, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: power system operation and control, power system reliability and economics, microgrid and smart grid, renewable energy integration, and energy infrastructure interdependencies

Gregorio Iglesias, PhD

1. Professor, Marine Renewable Energy, MaREI, Environmental Research Institute & School of Engineering, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
2. Honorary Professor, Coastal Engineering Research Group, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: wave energy, tidal energy, offshore wind energy and coastal engineering

Brian Johnson, PhD

1. Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, USA
2. Chair endowed by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Power Engineering
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: power electronic applications for the control of power transmission and distribution systems, power system protection, power quality, energy storage systems, superconductivity applications in transmission and distribution

John Kaldellis, PhD

1. Professor, University of West Attica, Piraeus, Greece
2. Head, Soft Energy Applications and Environmental Protection Laboratory (SEALAB)
3. Chief-Director, Center of Technological Research for Piraeus and Islands
4. Scientific Responsible (Coordinator) for TILOS-Horizon 2020 Project
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: feasibility analysis of energy sector applications and projects, technological progress in wind, hydro and solar energy market, hybrid energy systems, energy storage issues, integrated solutions for islands, social attitude towards renewable energy applications, and environmental technology-air pollution

Arunachalanadar Mada Kannan, PhD

Professor, Fuel Cell Laboratory, Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus, Mesa, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: fuel cells (PEMFC, DMFC, AFC), batteries (SLA, Li-ion) and solar (DSSC, CSP)

Bryan Karney, PhD

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: design, analysis, operation and optimization of various water resource and water-relate energy systems; pipe networks, water supply systems, hydroelectric systems, including prediction of their physical and economic characteristics

Jang Kyo Kim, PhD

Tenured Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: the development, synthesis, characterisation of structure-property relationships and fracture of advanced materials, including nano-scale reinforcements such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, graphite nanoplates, nanoclay; polymer-based nanocomposites; fibre-reinforced composites; thin films/coatings; transparent conducting thin films; nanostructured materials for Li ion battery electrodes and supercapacitors; and adhesion and debonding in multi-phase materials

Assaad Rachid Masri, PhD

1. Professor, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2. Chairman, Australia and New Zealand section of the Combustion Institute
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: both of fossil fuels and of renewable fuels such as biofuels and biodiesels

Elsa Merle, PhD

Professor and Researcher, IN2P3 National Institute of Nuclear Physics and Particle Physics of CNRS, Grenoble, France
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: aspects of modelling and simulation and safety research and design of nuclear reactors, and the reactor fission, such as fourth generation fuel in molten salt; nuclear development scenarios

Aidyn Mouradov, PhD

Professor, School of Sciences, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, Australia
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: advanced renewable bioenergy and environmental biotechnology

Meng Ni, PhD

Professor, Department of Building and Real Estate, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: solid oxide fuel cells, solid oxide electrolyzer cells, energy recovery from waste treatment, flow batteries and microfluidics

Abdul Ghani Olabi, PhD

1. Director and Professor, Institute of Engineering and Energy Technologies, University of the West of Scotland, Ayr, United Kingdom
2. Chair and Head, Department of Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
E-mails: [email protected][email protected]
Research Interests: sustainable energy and alternative fuel systems, energy storage systems, prototype developments for tidal energy, hydrogen cell developments, algal solutions for a local energy economy

George Papadakis, PhD

Professor, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: photovoltaic and hybrid renewable energy systems (and microgrids), biomass for energy such as investigation of energy production technologies utilizing liquid and solid biofuels

Saffa Riffat, DPhil (Oxon), DSc

Professor, Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: sustainable HVAC systems, renewable energy and energy storage

Manuel Andres Rodrigo, PhD

Professor, University of Castilla La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: the development of electrochemical processes for a cleaner environment, electrosynthesis of oxidants and fuel cell technology

Pei-Chen Su, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore City, Singapore
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: micro/nano fabrication, electrochemistry, fuel cells, solar cells, and renewable energy

Alfredo Vaccaro, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: optimal power system, energy systems with multiple energy carriers, power systems, smart grids optimization, and Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Richard A. Williams, PhD

1. Principal & Vice-Chancellor, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2. Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering, United Kingdom, and Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Australia and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland
3. Visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing), Tianjin University of Finance & Economics and Southeast University (Nanjing), China
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: energy storage technology and policy, radical innovation technologies, mineral resources engineering, nuclear waste management and particle science and engineering

Aibing Yu, PhD

1. Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
2. Vice Chancellor's Professorial Fellow, Pro Vice-Chancellor and President, Monash Suzhou
3. Founding Director, ARC Research Hub for Computational Particle Technology
E-mail: [email protected]
Research Interests: powder technology, nano-particles and application, simulation of particulate systems, inter-facial engineering in multi-phase processes, physical and mathematical modelling of particulate and multiphase processes, industrial application, and fluid flow, heat and mass transfer in packed and fluidised beds