Quan Li


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Research Interests

Theme Leader

  • Applied Superconductivity

Superconductor Technology

  • Fundamental of Superconductivity
  • Material Characterisation
  • Multiphysics Modelling & Experiment
  • Applications: Power Cable, Electric Machine, Fault Current Limiter, Magnet, Accelerator, Energy Storage.

Renewable Energy Technology

  • Electric Vehicles
  • Energy Resource and Utilization
  • Integration of Energy System/Power Network
  • Environment Protection

Research Groups

Superconductivity and Electromagnetics Group

Research Associate: Dr Jacky Hong

Research students

PhD: Kevin Kails
PhD: Philip Machura
PhD: Yvonne Baird
PhD: Hongyi Chen
PhD: Mbayer Abunku
EngD: George Hyde-Linaker (assistant supervisor)
PhD: Xue Feng (assistant supervisor)
PhD: Zezhao Wen (assistant supervisor)


Dr. Min Yao
Dr. David Young
Dr. Lei Wang (Visiting Scholar)
Dr. Kamonlatth Rodponthukwaji (Visiting Scholar)

Positions available

Postdoctoral/Research Associate

  • Available: Project RA
  • Available: Research Fellow
  • Available: Visiting Scholar

PhD scholarships

  • UK/EU PhD scholarship
  • CSC


  1. HTS Fault Current Limiter
  2. HTS Power Cable
  3. HTS Novel Applications
  4. and more to check










Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Cambridge

Award Date: 1 Jan 2011

Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Tsinghua University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2006

Bachelor of Engineering, Tsinghua University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2003

External positions

PhD Examiner, Anna University

Guest Professor, Tianjin University

PhD Examiner, University of Cambridge

EPSRC Grant Reviewer


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Energy
  • Power Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Electrical power
  • TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
  • Electric Vehicle
  • Motor Cognition
  • QC Physics
  • Superconductivity
  • Superconductor


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