Keynote Speakers


Ziqiang Zhu



Professor Z.Q. Zhu is the Head of the Electrical Machines and Drives Research Group at the University of Sheffield, UK, the Royal Academy of Engineering / Siemens Research Chair Professor, and the Founding Director of several industrial research centres, including Siemens and Midea.

His current major research interests include design and control of permanent magnet machines and drives for applications ranging from electrified transportation through household appliances to renewable energy.

He is a Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, IEEE, IET, and CSEE, and the Editor-in-Chief of IET EPA. He is the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Nikola Tesla Technical Field Award and the 2019 IEEE Industry Application Society Outstanding Achievement Award.