Projects

  • ICURe funding for customer discovery and market validation, Dr Jing Deng and Prof Kang Li, link
  • 2013-2015, Proof of Concept (PoC) project, “Integrating energy efficiency monitoring, control and optimization for plastics industry”. Invest Northern Ireland and European Regional Development Fund, Prof Kang Li
  • 2010-2013, EPSRC (EP/G059489/1), “Thermal Management in Polymer Processing”, Eileen Harkin-Jones, and Mark Price, Prof Kang Li.
  • 2008-2011, EPSRC (EP/F021070/1), “An integrated system of inferential measurement and control of polymer extrusion for self-tuning optimisation and response to disturbances”, Prof Kang Li, Marion McAfee, and Peter Martin.
  • 2018-04.2021, EPSRC EP/R030243/1, ‘Creating Resilient Sustainable Microgrids through Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems’, as CI.
  • 2018, ‘UK-China knowledge consortium on energy and manufacturing’, funded by Global Partnership Fund, UK Science & Innovation Network, FCO, as PI.
  • 2017-2020, PhD studentship with Wrightbus, QUB William Wright Technology Centre, project title: ‘Advanced battery management technologies for heavy duty vehicle applications’, as PI.
  • 2017, FUSION Programme, All-Island Knowledge Transfer Initiative, in collaboration with Aubren Ltd for developing modern control systems, as PI.
  • 2-2019.2, “UK Consortium for the collaboration with Chinese Excellence League (E9) Group of Universities”, UK-China Knowledge Economy Education Partnership, Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, British Council, as lead applicant and project CI.
  • Holography based optimal scheduling of hybrid energy storage systems for integration of renewable energy generations in smart grid, 2017.01-2018.12. as PI, State Key Laboratory of Alternate Electrical Power System with Renewable Energy Source.
  • 10/2016-02/2017, EPSRC Impact Acceleration Fund, ‘Energy Monitoring Device’, as PI.
  • 10/2016-03/2017, EPSRC Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Award, ‘A holistic approach for shaping low carbon energy future in collaboration with China’, as PI.
  • 12/2016-11/2019, EPSRC (EP/P004636/1), Optimising energy management in industry (‘OPTEMIN2’)’, as Leeds PI.
  • 2016, ‘Shaping low carbon energy future’, funded by Global Partnership Fund, UK Science & Innovation Network, as PI.
  • 2016, ‘Shaping low carbon energy future’, funded by Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, British Council, and Newton Fund under the Newton Researcher Links Workshop Grants Scheme, as PI.
  • 2015, ICURe Innovation to Commercialisation, funded by HEFCE and Innovate UK, ‘Point Energy’, as PI.
  • 03/2015-03/2017, International Exchange and Newton Fund (IE141469) and NSFC jointly funded project, “Intelligent Control for Full Range Exhaust Waste Heat Recovery of IC Engines”, Royal Society, as