Dr. Qian Xiao, Tianjin University
Qian Xiao received the Ph. D. degree from Tianjin University. He has been awarded a scholarship under the International Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program by the Office of China Postdoctoral Council, and he was a long-term Visiting Scholar at Aalborg University. In January 2020, he joined the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Tianjin University as an Assistant Professor, where he is the Ph.D. Supervisor. His research interests include distributed energy and microgrids, DC distribution network, power electronics technology (mainly the multilevel converters) and their applications in smart grids and integrated energy systems, and battery energy storage systems. As the first author or corresponding author, he has published more than 10 papers on Top SCI journals (top 20%), including 8 papers on the first-class journals (top 5%) on Journal Citation Ranking from Chinese Academic of Science.
He is the Principal Investigator of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Youth Program), International Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program and China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Special Program and General Program). He is in charge of the topic of Key Program of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and sub-topic of National Key Research and Development Program of China. He is the Principal Investigator of multiple application projects. He is the first-inventor holder of one granted international invention patent, more than 10 granted/applied invention patents, and 3 national software copyrights. He has been rewarded with the Second Prize of China Electric Power Science and Technology Progress Awards (two items), Outstanding Doctoral Graduate of Tianjin University, Best International Conference Paper Award, and Doctoral Student Academic Forum Excellence Award of Tianjin University.