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Li Ran,
PhD (Chongqing, China), Post-doctoral (Aberdeen, Nottingham, Heriot-Watt, the UK)

Professor of Electrical Power

School of Engineering
University of Warwick

Room: A310
Phone: +44 (0)24 761 51898
Fax: +44 (0)24 76 524560

Li Ran obtained a PhD degree (1989) in Power Systems Engineering from Chongqing University for his work on reliability evaluation of transmission networks planned for Three Gorge Hydro Power Plant. He then participated in the commissioning of Gezhouba-Shanghai HVDC system (1989-1990). Between 1992 and 1999, he was a post-doctoral researcher with the Universities of Aberdeen, Nottingham and Heriot-Watt, working on marine electrical propulsion, offshore electrical systems (for oil industry) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)in power electronic drives. He became a lecturer with the University of Northumbria at Newcastle in 1999 and moved to Durham University in 2003. He was seconded to Alstom Power Conversion at Kidsgrove (2001-2004, one day per week), and took a sabbatical leave at MIT (2007-2008, for 4 months). Li joined the University of Warwick as a Professor in Power Electronics - Systems in 2012. He is also a Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory in Power Transmission Equipment and System Security, China.

Research interests:
Application of power electronics in renewable energy systems, electrical power grids and machine drives.


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