Dr Min Zhang


Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Personal statement

Dr Min Zhang received her PhD from the University of Cambridge in Engineering. Before that, she received Bachelor and Master degrees from Tsinghua University in Electrical Engineering. Dr Zhang spent a year as a Junior Research Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge and then joined University of Bath as a Lecturer.  She joined the University of Strathclyde as a Reader in 2018 and is currently a Research Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering. Dr Zhang's research focuses on the application of high temperature superconductors in power system transmission, renewable generation and electric transportation.



Transient test and AC loss study of a cryogenic propulsion unit for all electric aircraft
Weng Fangjing, Zhang Min, Elwakeel Abdelrahman, Lan Tian, McNeill Neville, Yuan Weijia
IEEE Access (2021)
Study of power devices for use in phase-leg at cryogenic temperature
Elwakeel Abdelrahman, Feng Zhengyang, Mcneill Neville, Zhang Min, Williams Barry, Yuan Weijia
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity Vol 31 (2021)
Magnetization loss in HTS coated conductor exposed to harmonic external magnetic fields for superconducting rotating machines
Yazdani-Asrami Mohammad, Song Wenjuan, Zhang Min, Yuan Weijia, Pei Xiaoze
IEEE Access (2021)
Prediction of nonsinusoidal AC loss of superconducting tapes using Artificial Intelligence-based models
Yazdani-Asrami Mohammad, Taghipour-Gorjikolaie Mehran, Song Wenjuan, Zhang Min, Yuan Weijia
IEEE Access Vol 8, pp. 207287-207297 (2020)
Fully superconducting machine for electric aircraft propulsion : study of AC loss for HTS stator
Weng Fangjing, Zhang Min, Lan Tian, Wang Yawei, Yuan Weijia
Superconductor Science and Technology Vol 33 (2020)
AC loss characterization of HTS pancake and solenoid coils carrying nonsinusoidal currents
Yazdani Asrami Mohammad, Song Wenjuan, Pei Xiaoze, Zhang Min, Yuan Weijia
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity Vol 30 (2020)

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Professional activities

AC loss calculation of monofilamentary MgB2 wire in harmonic condition for superconducting rotating machine applications
7th International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism- ICSM2020
7th International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism- ICSM2020
Invited speaker
Superconductor Science and Technology (Journal)
Guest editor
7th International Workshop on Numerical Modelling of High Temperature Superconductors
Member of programme committee
Convenor of PhD Examination Committee - Dr Marie-Claire Flynn

More professional activities


RAEng regional award
Zhang, Min (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2022
Investigation and Maturation of Technologies for Hybrid Electric Propulsion (IMOTHEP)
Burt, Graeme (Principal Investigator) Norman, Patrick (Co-investigator) Zhang, Min (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2023
Feasibility Analysis and Modelling of MgB2 Superconducting Electrical Power Machines
Zhang, Min (Principal Investigator) Yuan, Weijia (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2020
AC losses in HTS ring magnets
Yuan, Weijia (Principal Investigator) Zhang, Min (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 01-Jan-2020
A novel superconducting permanent magnet to enable future energy conversion
Zhang, Min (Principal Investigator)
30-Jan-2018 - 31-Jan-2019
Fully Superconducting Machines for next generation electric aircraft propulsion
Zhang, Min (Principal Investigator)
08-Jan-2018 - 30-Jan-2021

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Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Royal College Building

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