Associate Professor Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Dr, Jian's research work focuses on new energy technologies and industries. He has conducted concrete and intensive studies in electric drive technology for electric vehicles, energy interaction technology between electric vehicles and smart grids, industry policy and promotion strategy for electric vehicles. He has published 45 SCI-indexed academic papers which have been cited for 2352 times. He also published two monographs. He holds 34 patents, including 2 PCT patents and 35 Chinese patents. He is the founding director of Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Electric Direct Drive Technology. He leads the research team and successfully creates the first 100 kNm natural cooling dual-PM-excited direct-drive machine in the world, whose torque density can reach world leading level. He serves as the leader of public opinion investigation on development of electric vehicles in China, and this work has been favourably recommended by leaders and experts in field of electric vehicles. The applicant has been awarded the Guangdong research grant for distinguished young scholars, Guangdong excellent young teacher award, Guangdong outstanding young talent for S&T innovation, Shenzhen high-caliber overseas talent award and Shenzhen Nanshan high-level talent. He is the principle investigator of 3 NSFC research programs, one of which won excellent grade.

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Electric machines and drives;

Vehicle-to-grid technology;

Smart microgrids;

Wireless charging technology for EVs;

Development strategies for Renewable energy industries.


Fundamentals of Electric Circuits;

Engineering Electromagnetics;

Modern Electric Vehicle Technologies.

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[1] Y. Shi, L. Jian, J. Wei, Z. Shao, W. Li, and C. C. Chan, “A New Perspective on the Operating Principle of Flux-Switching Permanent-Magnet Machines,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 1425-1437, 2016.

[2] L. Jian, Y. Zheng, X. Xiao, and C. C. Chan, “Optimal scheduling for vehicle-to-grid operation with stochastic connection of plug-in electric vehicles to smart grid,” Applied Energy, vol. 146, pp. 150-161, 2015.

[3] L. Jian, X. Zhu, Z. Shao, S. Niu, and C. C. Chan, “A scenario of vehicle-to-grid implementation and its double-layer optimal charging strategy for minimizing load variance within regional smart grids,” Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 78, pp. 508-517, 2014.

[4] L. Jian, H. Xue, G. Xu, X. Zhu, D. Zhao, and Z. Y. Shao, “Regulated Charging of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles for Minimizing Load Variance in Household Smart Microgrid,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 60, no. 8, pp. 3218-3226, 2013.

[5] L. Jian, Y. Shi, C. Liu, G. Xu, Y. Gong, and C. C. Chan, “A Novel Dual-Permanent-Magnet-Excited Machine for Low-Speed Large-Torque Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 2381-2384, 2013.

[6] L. Jian, W. Gong, G. Xu, J. Liang, and W. Zhao, “Integrated Magnetic-Geared Machine With Sandwiched Armature Stator for Low-Speed Large-Torque Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 48, no. 11, pp. 4184-4187, 2012.

[7] L. Jian, G. Xu, C. C. Mi, K. T. Chau, and C. C. Chan, “Analytical Method for Magnetic Field Calculation in a Low-Speed Permanent-Magnet Harmonic Machine,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 862-870, 2011.

[8] L. Jian, G. Xu, J. Song, H. Xue, D. Zhao, and J. Liang, “Optimum Design for Improving Modulating-Effect of Coaxial Magnetic Gear Using Response Surface Methodology and Genetic Algorithm,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, vol. 116, no. 116, pp. 297-312, 2011.

[9] L. Jian, G. Xu, Y. Gong, J. Song, J. Liang, and M. Chang, “Electromagnetic Design and Analysis of a Novel Magnetic-Gear-Integrated Wind Power Generator Using Time-Stepping Finite Element Method,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, vol. 113, no. 1, pp. 351-367, 2011.

[10] S. Yujun, N. Shuangxia, W. Jin, J. Linni, and L. Ruifang, “Comparison Between Dual-Permanent-Magnet-Excited Machines With Fewer Stator Poles and Fewer Rotor Poles,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 1-4, 2015.

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