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Cheng Shijie

Academician of CAS

Cheng Shijie was born in Tongshan, Hubei Province in July. 1945. Currently he is an expert in electrical power system, professor, Ph.D. instructor, member of electrical engineering discipline review panel of State Council Degree Committee. He is honored with the titles of young expert with outstanding contributions, excellent s & t worker, science and technology elite and outstanding teacher of Hubei Province. In 2007, he was elected academician of CAS.


He graduated from Xi’an Jiao Tong University in 1967 and obtained his master’s degree in Huazhong Institute of Technology in 1981 and Ph.D in Calgary University in 1986. In 1988 he returned to Huazhong University of Tevhnology as a faculty member. In 1991 he was promoted to Professor and his qualification as a Ph.D instructor in 1993. Currently, he is the vice director of HUST academic committee, director of Electrical Safety And High Efficiency Key Laboratory Of Hubei Province, advanced member of IEEE, executive director of CAEE, Member of The Electrical System Committee And Automation Committee of Chinese Society of CAEE, vice president of Hubei Provincial Society for Electrical Engineering. He once worked in Calgary University, Technische Universitaet München and Nanyang Technological University.


For a long time, Professor Cheng has been devoted to the research on electrical power system and its automation with many research achievements in adaption control of electrical system, intelligent control, sub-simultaneous vibration. In recent years, he has actively advocated and experimented a new research direction- stability control of electrical system based on energy storage mechanism. He has conducted some innovative research on the stability control of electrical systems based on high-temperature superconductive magnetic energy storage and rotation energy storage. He was awarded two national first prize for science & technology progress, 1 provincial first prize for natural science, 1 provincial first prize and 2 provincial second prize for science & Technology progress, 1 national education committee third prize for science & Technology progress. He published 361 papers in home and abroad journals and international conferences, 38 of which are SCI, 168 EI. He was authorized two National Invention Patents and was very outstanding in the electrical engineering circle.