• The University of Western Australia (M018), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr. Xinan Zhang received the BEng degree in Electrical Engineering from Fudan University, China, in 2008. He received the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2014. Then, he worked as a research fellow in NTU and the University of New South Wales (Australia) until 2017. From 2017 to 2019, he worked as a Lecturer in NTU.

In September 2019, he joined the School of Engineering, University of Western Australia as a Senior Lecturer, where he is currently an Associate Professor. His research interests include power electronics, electrical machine drives and renewable energy. In recent years, he has published over 60 papers in top journals. Currently, he is the Portfolio Lead in Industry Engagement for School of Engineering and the co-lead of Power and Clean Energy (PACE) research group. 

Dr Xinan Zhang is listed in the Stanford University's list of the top 2% scientists in the world for years 2020 to 2022.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Electrical Engineering, PhD, Nanyang Technological University

Feb 2010May 2014

Award Date: 14 May 2014

Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering, Fudan University

Sept 2004Jul 2008

Award Date: 7 Jul 2008

Industry keywords

  • Energy
  • Transport

Research expertise keywords

  • Electric drives
  • Power electronics
  • Energy storage
  • Smart grid


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