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Staff Profile

Dr Haimeng Wu

Research Associate



Haimeng is currently working as a Research Associate at the School of Engineering, Newcastle University and he has been with the Electrical Power Research Group as a postdoctoral researcher since 2015. In 2012, He received a full PhD scholarship from Engineering and Physical Science Council (EPSRC) and China Scholarship Council for his study in the UK and He had his PhD degree in power electronics at Newcastle University in 2016. He has already published over 20 research articles and been granted 3 patents (China) so far. He is the winner of Siemens European TAPAS community challenge competition 2018. He has undertaken various collaborative research projects (2 sponsored by EPSRC and 2 sponsored by Innovate UK) as a principal researcher. He has been teaching and developing taught tutorial of introduction to Power Electronics for stage-3 UG students since 2017. He also has experience of serving as a reviewer for over 10 leading journals of IEEE, IET, and Elsevier, such as IEEE Transaction on Power Electronics and Industrial Electronics. His current research interests include electrical power conversion and control algorithm for electric vehicles and renewable energy network, health monitoring and condition control on the next generation wide bandgap (WBG) power modules for converters, and wireless power transfer techniques. 


     School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Newcastle University, England, UK. 

  • Jan.2015-Feb 2016: Research Assistant

     School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Newcastle University, England, UK. 

     Turbo Power System (TPS), Gateshead, England, UK.


           School of Engineering, Newcastle University, England, UK.

  • Sept.2008-June, 2011: MSc  Power Electronics and Drives

           College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China. 

  • Sept 2004-June 2008: BEng in Electrical Engineering

           College of Electrical Engineering, Chongqing University, China


  • July 2018 Winner of Siemens European TAPAS community Competition in Power Electronics, beating over 200 proposals from Europe, 2018, Germany (€ 5,000) plus travel grant (€ 1,000)
  • Newton Fund Travel Grants for early career researcher links program by British Council and TUBITAK (£1,200)
  • 2012~2014: Engineering and Physical Science Council (EPSRC) PhD research studentship in the UK (£42,000)
  • 2012~2014: China Scholarship Council (CSC) oversea PhD study scholarship (£34,000)
  • 06/2014: Third prize for Best Poster Award at the EPSRC Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference, Nottingham University.      
  • 01/2014: First prize for Best Paper Award at the Annual Research Conference (ARC) at school of EEE, Newcastle University.
  • 2008~2011: First class studentship, Zhejiang University
  • 2008 Postgraduate Recommendation award to Zhejiang University (top 5 universities in China)

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  • 2017~present Teaching on Taught Tutorial of Introduction for Power electronics for undergraduates (EEE3003)