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Wuliang is a Reader in Electromagnetic Sensors and Instrumentation. 

He has authored more than 300 refereed journal and conference papers and has >10 patents granted. He is leading and involved in a number of EPSRC and EU funded projects. 

He is a recipient of 2014 and 2015 Williams Award from The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining; 2016 Best Graduate Student Paper from the IEEE I2MTC conference, 2018 and 2022 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Graduate Fellowship as supervisor, 2021 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Best Application Award,  Excellent Paper Award – Agilent Measurement Forum in 2000 and National Scientific and Technical Progress Award by the Chinese Government in 1999. 

He is an IEEE Senior Member, an EPSRC college member, Fellow of IET and BINDT.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

  • IEEE Senior Member 
  • Fellow of IET

Research interests

Measurement and instrumentation based on electromagnetic induction, Tomographic imaging, Computational Electromagnetics, · Energy harvesting - in particular Triboelectric Energy Harvesting (TENG)

Currently he

  • supervises 8 PhD students and 2 PDRAs.
  1. Dr Mingyang Lu
  2. Jorge Salas Avila
  3. Dr Yang Tao
  4. Shupei Wang
  5. Hanyang Xu
  6. Jiawei Tang
  7. Liming Chen
  8. Ziqi Chen
  9. Ruochen Huang
  10. Qiaoye Ran
  • leads three projects:
  1. TSB project (Develop, embed and exploit advanced electromagnetic modelling capabilities in MT Safeline for improved metal detector design with improved sensitivity to discriminate contaminants, 2014-2016)
  2. Safeline sponsored industrial project (Towards high performance metal detector through system modelling and optimisation, 2014-2017)
  3. EPSRC project (Electromagnetic tensor imaging for in-process welding inspection, 2015-2018).
  •  Previous team members:
  1. Dr Yifei Zhao
  2. Dr Ziqiang Cui, Tianjin University
  3. Dr Sergio Alberto Rodriguez Gutierrez
  4. Dr Wenru Fan, Civil Aviation University of China
  5. Prof. Zhijie Zhang, North China University
  6. Yantao Liu, Beijing Institute of Structure and Environment Engineering
  7. Dr Hongjun Sun, Tianjin University
  8. Dr Jinkai Chen, Zhejiang University
  9. Dr Zhaoming Zhou,  Southwest Petroleum University
  10. Dr Yuedong Xie, Warwick University
  11. Dr Chao Liu, Oxford University
  12. Dr Qian Zhao, Qufu Normal University
  13. Dr Lifeng Zhang, North China Power University

My group


Prospective students are encouraged to apply in the areas of:

· Measurement and instrumentation 

· Sensors and sensing technologies

· FPGA, DSP and signal processing

· Tomographic imaging

· Energy harvesting - in particular Triboelectric Energy Harvesting (TENG)


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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures


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