Acting Vice Dean
Prof. LI Hanying is the Acting Vice Dean of ZJUI and Qiushi Distinguished Professor in the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering at Zhejiang University, China. In Dec. 2009, he completed his Ph.D. degree at Cornell University in the field of materials science and engineering (advisor: Prof. Lara A. Estroff). Subsequently, he did his postdoc work on organic electronics at Stanford University with Prof. Zhenan Bao. He got the MRS graduate student silver award for his Ph. D. research on polymer/single-crystal composites. And after the postdoc work, he became a professor in Zhejiang University. In 2013, he won the “PAT 2013 Life-Time Achievement Award (Junior)” in 12th Polymers for Advanced Technologies (PAT) conference at Berlin. In 2016, he won “The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars” and became the Qiushi Distinguished Professor. His current research focuses on bio-inspired single-crystal growth and organic-single-crystal-based electronic and optoelectronic devices such as transistors and solar cells.
Jian-Ming Jin received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1989. He joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993 and is currently the Y. T. Lo Chair Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director with the Electromagnetics Laboratory and Center for Computational Electromagnetics. He has authored and coauthored more than 280 papers in refereed journals and 22 book chapters. He has also authored The Finite Element Method in Electromagnetics (Wiley, 1st ed. 1993, 2nd ed. 2002, and 3rd ed. 2014), Electromagnetic Analysis and Design in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CRC, 1998), Theory and Computation of Electromagnetic Fields (Wiley, 1st ed. 2010 and 2nd ed. 2015), and coauthored Computation of Special Functions (Wiley, 1996), Fast and Efficient Algorithms in Computational Electromagnetics (Artech, 2001), and Finite Element Analysis of Antennas and Arrays (Wiley, 2008). His current research interests include computational electromagnetics, multiphysics modeling, scattering and antenna analysis, electromagnetic compatibility, high-frequency circuit modeling and analysis, bioelectromagnetics, and magnetic resonance imaging. He was elected by the ISI as one of the world’s most cited authors in 2002, and is also a Fellow of IEEE, the Optical Society of America (OSA), Electromagnetics Academy, and Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES).
Dr. Jin was the recipient of the 1994 National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, the 1995 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, the 1999 ACES Valued Service Award, the 2014 ACES Technical Achievement Award, the 2015 IEEE APS Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award, the 2015 and 2020 IEEE Edward E. Altschuler AP-S Magazine Prize Paper Awards, the 2016 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award, the 2017 IEEE APS Harrington-Mittra Computational Electromagnetics Award, and the 2020 ECE Distinguished Educator Award from the University of Michigan. In 1999, he was appointed as a Distinguished Visiting Professor with the Air Force Research Laboratory. He was awarded Adjunct, Visiting, Guest, or Chair Professorship by 14 institutions around the world and appointed an IEEE AP-S Distinguished Lecturer in 2015. He was also the recipient of the 1997 and 2000 Xerox Research Awards, and was appointed as the first Henry Magnuski Outstanding Young Scholar in 1998 and later as a Sony Scholar in 2005 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His name appeared 24 times in the University’s List of Excellent Instructors. His students have received the best paper awards in IEEE 16th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and 25th, 27th, 31st, and 32nd Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics. He was an Associate Editor and Guest Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION, Radio Science, Electromagnetics, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, and Medical Physics, and now serves as Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Numerical Modeling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields.
Prof. Ma, Hao received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1991, 1994 and 1997 respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. Since 1997, he worked as a lecturer, associate professor and professor at Zhejiang University. Currently, Prof. Ma is a professor and is served as Vice Dean of ZJU-UIUC Institute, Zhejiang University.
Dr. Ma is served as Director of Academic Committee of China Power Supply Society, Vice President and Secretary-general of Power Supply Society of Zhejiang Province, Associate Editor of Journal of Power Electronics (JPE), Associate Editor of IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Technical Program Chair of IEEE PEAC 2018 and Co-chair of Power Systems and Smart Grids, IEEE IECON 2018.
Dr. Ma was served as Vice Dean of college of electrical engineering, Zhejiang University (2013-2017), AdCom member of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (2014-2015), Technical Program Chair of IEEE PEAC 2014, Technical Program Chair of IEEE ISIE 2012, and was served as Co-chair of Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Track, IEEE IECON 2010, Co-chair of Power Electronics and Energy Conversion, IEEE IECON 2013, and Special Session Co-chair of IEEE IECON 2017.
Xiangrong Chen (ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2760-2573 ) is a One-hundred Talents Researcher/Professor, Vice-dean of ZJU-UIUC Institute Since December 2020, Head of the Institute of Power System Automation since March 2020 and Head of the Advanced High Voltage Power Transmission New Technology of Zhejiang University (ZJU) since Jan. 2017. He worked as a visiting scientist at Professor Yasuhiro Tanaka's laboratory in Tokyo City University from July to August 2017. Before his appointment at ZJU, he completed a four-month post-doctoral research fellow at the Division of High Voltage Engineering of Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, where he had been worked as an Assistant Professor from 2012-2016, and Associate Professor (Docent in Swedish) since 2016. He holds a Dr. Eng. in Electrical Engineering from the Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi’an, China in 2011.
His research activities concentrate on Advanced dielectric materials+new generation measuring and sensing technology, Advanced power equipment+new generation power grid, High voltage new technology. The goal is to ensure the reliable supply of power in increasing quantities while also meeting the desire for reduced environmental impact for a sustainable development of society. Solutions for components of smart grids (e.g. semiconductors) together with the world-class power electronics research at the College of Electrical Engineering of Zhejiang University are also in focus. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Member of CIGRE SC B2. He has published more than 60 papers with over 30 papers in IEEE Transactions, Journal of Applied Physics and other well-recognized International Journals. Moreover, he is a co-inventor of 3 patents or patent applications. He is an active reviewer for Matter, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, IEEE Access and other International Journals. He can speak native Chinese, fluent English, basic Swedish, little Japanese, German and Persian.