Prof. AbuBakr S. Bahaj

University of Southampton, UK


Professor AbuBakr Bahaj leads the 55-strong Energy and Climate Change Division and the Sustainable Energy Research Group at the University of Southampton, where he holds a Personal Chair in Sustainable Energy.  Professor Bahaj has pioneered sustainable energy research and established the energy theme within the University. These include Renewable Energy (Solar PhotovoltaicsOffshore Wind and Marine Energy), Cities, Energy and Infrastructure, Data and ModellingEnergy and BehaviourEnergy and Buildings, Energy for Development, Environmental Impacts, Microgeneration Technologies. Major research programmes can be found at Professor Bahaj’s work has resulted in over 300 articles, published in international refereed journals and conferences. He holds visiting professorships in Sweden, China and Saudi Arabia. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Engineering Technologies and the Royal Academy of Arts. In 2012, he was appointed Chief Scientific Advisor to Southampton City Council—believed to be the first such appointment in the UK and in 2014; he was names by the UK’s Science Council as one of the UK’s 100 leading practising scientists.


The ICREN 2019 Management Committee is composed of experienced Professors and Doctors who are in charge of supporting the chairs committee in building the high-quality conference.

Dr. Majbaul Alam

University of Southampton, UK

Dr. Victoria Aragon

University of Southampton,UK

Dr. Luke Blunden

University of Southampton, UK

Dr. Leonidas Bourikas

University of Southampton, UK

Prof. Tim O’Doherty

University of Cardiff, UK

Ms. Elizabeth Steele


Dr. Philip Turner

University of Southampton,UK

Dr. Phil Wu

University of Southampton, UK


The ICREN 2019 Scientific Committee is composed of experienced Professors and Doctors who are in charge of assessing the submitted papers based on the peer review method.

Prof. Carlo Renno

University of Salerno, Italy

Prof. Erdal Bekiroglu

Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey

Dr. Sachin Kumar

Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Bio-Energy, India

Dr. Riccardo Po

Eni SpA, Italy

Dr. Alexander Meeder

Geo-EM, Germany

Prof. Stefano Ubertini

Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Italy

Prof. Jonathan Govaerts

IMEC, Belgium

Dr. Vijay Verma

Science Park, Austria

Dr. Sreekanth. K. J

Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait

Prof. Igor Konovalov

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

Dr. PV Aravind

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Prof. Gheorghe-Daniel Andreescu

Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania

Dr. Bruce Nordman

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

Prof. Pierluigi Leone

Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Dr. Fabio Mottola

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Prof. Mark Apperley

University of Waikato, New Zealand

Dr. Muhammad Farooq

Heriot-Watt University, UK

Prof. Stefan Krauter

Universität Paderborn, Germany

Dr. Julio Cárabe


Dr. Cristina Alonso-Tristán

University of Burgos, Spain

Dr. Brahim Aïssa

MPB Technologies Inc., Canada

Prof. Yoshitaka Okada

University of Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Paola Delli Veneri

ENEA, Italy

Dr. Dragan Obradovic

Siemens, Germany

Prof. Vladimir Saly

Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia

Dr. Jochen Rentsch

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Prof. Marcello Romagnoli

Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy

Prof. Nicola Massarotti

Parthenope University of Naples, Italy

Dr. Enrique Romero-Cadaval

University of Extremadura, Spain

Prof. Marcello Baricco

Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy

Prof. Arthur W. Weeber

ECN part of TNO / Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Dr. Laurent Antoni

CEA, France