JIAN Linni
Associate Professor
Outstanding young scholar in science and technology innovation

Dr, Jian's research work focuses on electric drive technology for electric vehicles, energy interaction technology between electric vehicles and smart grids, industry policy and promotion strategy for electric vehicles. He has published 40 SCI-indexed academic papers which have been cited for 1900 times. He also published two monographs. He holds 35 patents, including 2 PCT patents and 35 Chinese patents. He is the director of Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Electric Direct Drive Technology. He leads the research team and successfully creates the first 100 kNm natural cooling dual-PM-excited direct-drive machine in the world, whose torque density can reach world leading level. Dr. Jian has been awarded the Guangdong research grant for distinguished young scholars, Guangdong excellent young teacher award, Guangdong outstanding young talent for S&T innovation, Shenzhen high-caliber overseas talent award and Shenzhen Nanshan high-level talent. He is the principle investigator of 3 NSFC research programs, two of which won excellent grade.


Working Experience:

2018.11-Present Associate Professor Southern University of Science and Technology

2013.10-2018.10Assistant Professor Southern University of Science and Technology

2010.09-2013.09Assistant Research Fellow & Associate Researcher   Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Research Interests:

Electromechanical Energy Conversion:Direct-Drive Wind Power Generation、In-Wheel Motor Drive for Electric Vehicles、Electric Variable Transmission Driveline; High-Efficient Motor Drive Control

Energy Efficiency: Smart Charging for Large-Scale Plug-in Electric Vehicles; DC Smart Micro-Grid; Vehicle-to-Grid within Smart Grid

Electromagnetics: Electromagnetic Fields in Electrical Mechanism; Non-contact Torque Transmission; Electromagnetic Devices for Medical Applications


Educational Background:
1999.9-2003.7,B.S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology,Wuhan, China
2003.9-2006.8, M.S., Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
2006.9-2010.8, Ph.D, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China


Honors & Awards:

First Outstanding Scientific Research Award of Southern University of Science and Technology, 2016

Nanshan Pilot Talents, Shenzhen, China, 2016

Selected as Top Young Talents for Scientific and Technological Innovation in Guangdong Special Support Program, 2015

Excellent project completionof the National Natural Science Foundation Youth Fund, 2015

Selected as the Outstanding Young Teachers Training Program of Guangdong Province's Higher Education Institutions, 2015

Supported by the Outstanding Youth Fund of Guangdong Natural Science Foundation, 2014

Elected as Senior Member of the American Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (Senior Member, IEEE), 2013

Overseas High-Caliber Personnel Award, Government of Shenzhen Municipality, 2012

Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam, Germany, 2012

Championship, Schneider High Efficiency Cup, Schneider Electric Co. Ltd.,2009

Postgraduate Scholarship, Hong Kong Electric Co. Ltd., 2008-2009


Selected publications:
◆ L. Jian, H. Xue, G. Xu, X. Zhu and D. Zhao, “Regulated charging of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles for minimizing load variance in household smart micro-grid,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 60, no. 8, pp. 3218-3226, Aug. 2013.
◆ L. Jian, Y. Shi and Y. Gong, “A novel dual-permanent-magnet-excited machine for low-speed large-torque applications,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 2381-2384, May 2013.
◆ L. Jian, W. Gong, X. Guo and W. Zhao, “Integrated magnetic-geared machine with sandwiched armature stator for low-speed large-torque applications,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 48, no. 11, pp. 4184-4187, Nov. 2012.
◆ L. Jian, G. Xu, Chris Mi, K.T. Chau and C. C. Chan, “Analytical method for magnetic field calculation in a low-speed permanent-magnet harmonic machine,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 862-870, Sep. 2011.
◆ L. Jian and K.T. Chau, “A coaxial magnetic gear with halbach permanent magnet arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 25, no. 2, 319-328, Oct. 2010.
◆ L. Jian, K.T. Chau and J. Z. Jiang, “A magnetic-geared outer-rotor permanent-magnet brushless machine for wind power generation,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 45, no. 3, 954-962, May/June, 2009.