Alhamdulillahirabbil Alamin, all prise due to Allah swt and peace and blessing be upon his final messenger Muhammad Rasulullah SAW by reciting allahumma shalli ala Muhammad wa ala ali muhammad.
It is my great pleasure to welcome you to Batam City for the 2018 2nd International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics (ICon EEI 2018).
ICon EEI 2018 is intended to provide a forum and bring together academicians, professionals, and governments in the fields of electrical power system, electronics, telecommunication engineering, control engineering, informatics, computer engineering, information technology and other Electrical Engineering and Informatics domains in order to learn about the latest developments in the research findings and share experience and ideas how we can all work together to deal with “future electric system and big data analysis challenges in the most efficient way”.
This year, the ICon EEI 2018 received 74 paper submissions from 9 countries throughout the world which are Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, India, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Algeria, Iran and Iraq. All the submitted papers were thoroughly and independently reviewed by at least three reviewers in accordance with standard blind review process. Based on the results of the rigorous review process, 42 papers have been selected. These papers have been grouped into 3 tracks which are:
- Firstly Electrical Power System, Renewable Energy and High Voltage Engineering;
- Secondly Electronic, Control System and Telecommunication;
- and lastly Informatics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Information Technology. Besides those regular tracks,
The conference committee has invited three renowned Keynote speakers, namely: Prof. Dr. Ir. Mohd Wazir Mustafa of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M of University of Indonesia and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Razali Ngah of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. These keynote speakers have features world-class keynote speeches that reflects the current research and development trends in the area of future power system and the big data analysis.
As general chair, I am deeply indebted to all organizing committee members from Department of EE Universitas Riau and Universitas Internasional Batam, TPC members, volunteer reviewers, IEEE Indonesia section and IEEE ComSoc Indonesia chapter who have greatly contributed to the success of the ICon EEI 2018. Many thanks should be given to our keynote speakers and invited speakers who will present their works in this conference. In addition, our sincere gratitude should be given to all authors who submitted their works to ICon EEI 2018 and hope you will have a wonderful experience to enjoy the cultural heritage, natural beauty of Batam, and the taste of traditional Malayness cuisines, coupled with the friendliness of its people.
Finally, I would like to welcome you to Icon EEI 2018 and wish you all an enjoyable stay in Batam, Indonesia.
Thank you very much and Assalamualaykum Wr. Wr
Dr. Iswadi Hasyim Rosma
General Chair of ICon EEI 2018