Jian-Xin Shen was born in Huzhou, China in 1969. He received the B.Eng. and M.Sc. degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China in 1991 and 1994, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China in 1997, all in electrical engineering.
He was with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (1997-1999), the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K. (1999-2002), and IMRA Europe SAS, U.K. Research Centre, Brighton, U.K. (2002-2004). Since 2004, he has been a full professor of electrical engineering with Zhejiang University.
Prof. Shen is a senior member of IEEE, a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE VTS from 2018 to 2022. He is also a fellow of IET, and a senior member of China Electrotechnical Society (CES).
Prof. Shen has authored 280+ technical papers, and is the inventor of 40+ patents. He received the 2019 Nagamori Award, and 10 paper awards. He was the general chair of IEEE VPPC’2016 and other 2 international conferences, and delivered 10+ keynote / plenary speeches on international conferences. As the IEEE VTS DL, he delivered more than 10 lectures / tutorial in American, European and Asian universities, and on academic conferences and industry forums.
His main research interests include topologies, control and applications of permanent magnet machines and drives, especially high speed electrical machines for vehicle and many other applications.