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Quan Zhang

Assistant Professor

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I received PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, in 2015. I worked as a Lecturer in Wuxi Institute of Technology and as a Senior RD Engineer in Wuxi Ysphotech Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd. from 2017 to 2018, and was a Research Associate in University of Liverpool from 2015 to 2017. Currently, I am an assistant professor in Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. My research and teaching interests include mechatronics and robotics (intelligent control and machine vision, etc.), and electrical engineering (switching technology in high power networks).

Research interests

Electrical Engineering, switching technology in high power networks, including gas discharge and breakdown, plasmas, current interruption in power system and insulation of electric apparatus

Mechatronics and Robotics, including robotic system modelling, control, machine vision


Research Associate, EEE, University of Liverpool – 2015 to 2017

Senior RD Engineer, Wuxi Ysphotech Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd – 2017

Lecturer, School of Mechanical Technology – Wuxi Institute of Technology – 2017 to 2018

Assistant Professor, School of Advanced Technology – XJTLU – 2018 to present

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

BEng, Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Jiangnan University - 2006

MEng, Machine Design and Theory, Jiangnan University - 2009

MSc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Nottingham - 2010

PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Liverpool - 2015

Person Types

  • Staff


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