Zhongdong Wang

Zhongdong Wang


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Prof Zhongdong Wang received herBEng degree inHigh Voltage EngineeringandMSc degree in in High Voltage Technologies from Tsinghua University of Beijing China in 1991 and 1993, respectively and herPhD degree in Electrical Engineering from UMIST in 1999. She joined The University of Manchester (then UMIST) in 2000 and currently she is a Professor of High Voltage Engineering at the Electrical Energy and Power Systems Group of the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Manchester.

Her current research interests include condition monitoring techniques, thermal, electrical transient and magnetic modeling techniques fortransformers,insulation ageing mechanisms and alternative liquid insulating materials.


BEng (Tsinghua '91), MSc (Tsinghua '93), PhD (UMIST '99), MIET, MIEEE.

Research interests

Power Transformers, Insulating Liquids especially enviromentally-friendly alternatives to mineral oil, pre-breakdown and breakdown phenomena,thermal, electrical transient and magentic modelling, ageing and asset management.

My group


welcome worldwide competent applicants to apply forPhD research studies under my supervision on the following subjects: 

  • Modelling Transformers
  • Liquid Insulating Materials
  • Ageing Mechanisms
  • Comdition Monitoring Techniques
  • Transformer Asset Management

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


  • Asset Management
  • Insulation System
  • Power Transformer
  • Transient Simulation & Modelling


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