Employment, Education & Award


06.2015 - Present:     Lecturer in Electrical Power Engineering, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester

01.2013 - 06.2015:    Research Associate, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Newcastle University

01.2012 - 12.2013:    Power Electronics Engineer, Hyperdrive Innovation Ltd


Ph.D of Power Electronics, Newcastle University, UK; MS.c of Electric Power (DISTINCTION), Newcastle University, UK; BEng in Electrical Engineering and Automation and BA of English dual majors, Dalian University of Technology, China

Awards and Grants

  • Direct state of health measurement for power devices, TSB, £388K, CI (20%)
  • Developing feasible techniques dedicated for monitoring wind turbine drive train and DC-link capacitors, KTP, £134K, 2013- 2016, CI (20%)
  • Amantys condition monitoring algorithm, TSB, £13K, Support RA
  • Through-life condition monitoring of electric drives and batteries in electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, EPSRC, £25K, Support RA
  • Evaluation and development of wind turbine generator technologies, FP7, €393K, CI (5%)
  • Henry Lester Trust Award, £2500, “In-situ health monitoring of IGBT power modules in electric drives”, 2010
  • Overseas Research Student Award Scholarship (ORSAS), 2008-2010, awarded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England
  • A three-year School International Research Scholarship (SIRS), 2007-2010, awarded by Newcastle University

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