Dr Jiabin WangProfessor Jiabin Wang

Professor of Electrical Engineering

email : j.b.wang@sheffield.ac.uk

tel: +44 (0) 114 222 5817


Research Interests

  • Novel linear, rotary and multi-degrees of freedom permanent magnet machines and actuators, and their industrial applications
  • High force density linear motors/actuators
  • Power dense, highly efficient machines for traction applications
  • Fault tolerant permanent magnet machines
  • Motion control and novel PWM techniques
  • Fault detection and health monitoring of electric drives
  • Control of fault-tolerant permanent magnet machines
  • Efficiency optimised control of traction motors
  • Electrical drive-trains and energy storage/management systems for electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Vehicle-to-grid interface and bidirectional chargers for electric vehicles
  • Power quality and stability of islanded power systems

Academic Profile

  • Fellow of IET
  • Committee Member/Session Chairman of VPPC, INTERMAG, LDIA, ICEMS and PEMD, etc.
  • Keynote presentation/Invited speaker at
    • VPPC2005, Chicago, USA, 2005
    • IEEE Nordic Magnetics Society Conference, Pori, Finland, 2007
    • IEEE Intermag2008 Conference, Madrid, Spain, 2008
    • Joint EC/EPoSS Expert Workshop ‘Smart Systems for the Full Electric Vehicle’, EC, Brussels, 2008
    • 40th REPM’08 (Int. Workshop on Rare-Earth Permanent Magnets and their Applications), 2008
    • 3rd International conference on Smart Systems Integration, Brussels, Belgium, 2009
    • PCIM 2012, Nuremberg, Germany, 2012
  • Member of Electrical Machines and Power Electronics Work-stream of UK Automotive Council

Major Awards

  • Recipient of VPPC2007 best paper award, lead author, 2007
  • Recipient of ICEMS2011 best paper award, lead author, 2011
  • Recipient of IEMDC2011 best poster paper award, co-author, 2011