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Dr. Wei Liu is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). He received his Ph.D. degree in EEE from The University of Hong Kong (HKU), in 2021. Subsequently, he joined HKU as a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of EEE in 2021, and then was promoted to Research Assistant Professor in 2022. Now, he is an Honorary Assistant Professor at the Department of EEE, HKU. Previously, he also served as a Visiting Researcher with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) in 2019. Starting in September 2023, Dr. Liu joins the Department of EEE and is also the Manager of Research Centre for Electric Vehicles in PolyU. His research interests include electric vehicle technologies, power electronics with artificial intelligence, wireless power transfer, biomedical power electronics, and power semiconductor devices. He was awarded the World’s Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University according to a single-year impact (2023) in EEE.

Dr. Liu was the recipient of Power Engineering Prize from HKU, National Scholarship, Excellent Paper Awards, and Best Presentation Award from international conferences in the area of Electric Vehicles and Transportation Electrification. He is a Guest Associate Editor of IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (JESTPE), Associate Editor of international journals, and Session Chair of international conferences.

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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong

External positions

Manager, Research Centre for Electric Vehicles, PolyU

Mar 2024 → …


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Electric Vehicle Technologies
  • Power Electronics
  • Wireless Power Transfer
  • TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
  • Machines and Drives


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