Huiqing Wen is a doctor and senior associate professor of XJTLU. He is the IET fellow. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2002 and 2006, respectively. In 2009, he received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. From 2009 to 2010, he has been an electrical engineer working with the GE (China) Research and Development Center Company, Ltd., Shanghai, China. From 2010 to 2011, he was an engineer at the China Coal Research Institute, Beijing, China. From 2011 to 2012, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In 2013, Dr Wen joined the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department of XJTLU, Suzhou, China. He served as the director for two master programs: MSc sustainable energy technology (MSc set) and MRes low carbon electrical power and energy technology (MRes LCEPET). He also served as deputy director of Smart and Green City Research Institute and deputy director of Suzhou Municipal Key Laboratory for New Energy Techniques. His main research fields include renewable energy, power electronics, smart grid, electric vehicles, and wide band gap semiconductor devices. He has published more than 100 SCI journal articles in the field of electrical and electronics, where more than 50 articles are IEEE transaction journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. He has published more than 30 JCR Tier 1 journal articles as the first author or corresponding author, and he has two highly cited articles. He served as the associate editor in three SCI international journals, including IEEE ACCESS, International Journal of Photoenergy, and Journal of Power Electronics. He has applied for more than 20 Chinese invention patents, where 10 have been authorized. He has secured more than 20 competitively funded research projects, including NSFC, Jiangsu Science Research Programme, Suzhou Prospective Application Programme, University-level projects, and industry projects. The total funding as the principal investigator has already over 4 million RMB. He has also supervised more than 30 doctoral and master students.
His main awards and honors include: in 2017, he won the second prize of Suzhou Scientific and Technological Progress. In 2018, he won the Provincial Authorized Patent for High-quality Industrial Invention. In 2019, he won the second prize of Suzhou Excellent Academic Paper in Natural Science. He was elected as a scientific and educational talent in Suzhou Industrial Park for three times (2017, 2018 and 2020). He was elected as a global outstanding reviewer of power electronics (IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics) in 2020. In 2020, he was elected as a member of the American Sigma Xi honorary scientific research society.