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Dr Yuchao Liu joined Northumbria University as a Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, Physics & Electrical Engineering in January 2023. She received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2019. From 2017 to 2018, she was a visiting student in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London. From 2019 to 2021, she was a Lecturer at Harbin Engineering University, where she researched on Power Coordination and Optimal Allocation of DC Microgrids. From 2021 to 2022, she was a Research Fellow in the Power Electronics, Machines and Control (PEMC) Research Group at University of Nottingham, where she was involved in EU Horizon 2020 project Investigation and Maturation of Technologies for Hybrid Electric Propulsion (IMOTHEP).

Research interests

My current research interests include:

  • Power Converters and Control
  • Motor drives
  • Model Predictive Control (MPC)
  • Multi-terminal dc transmission (MTDC)
  • Integration of renewable energy
  • Power management of microgrids
  • Power electronics for enabling the electrification of transportation

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Electrical Engineering, PhD

31 Jul 201931 Dec 2099

Award Date: 31 Jul 2019


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