Yifei Yu

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Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates  
Supervisor of Master's Candidates  


Department:School of Materials Science and Engineering

Education Level:Postgraduate (Doctoral)

Degree:Doctoral Degree in Philosophy

Discipline:Electrical Circuit and System
Detection Technology and Automatic Device
Communications and Information Systems
Signal and Information Processing
Material Science
Other specialties in Optical Engineering


Yifei Yu joined Huazhong University of Science and Technology as a professor in 2023. She obtained her MPhil and PhD degrees in Optoelectronics from University of Cambridge working on optical fibre sensing in 2012 and 2017. She worked as an Assistant Professor (research-focus) at the Energy Innovation Centre of the University of Warwick with responsibility for leading research on battery sensing and diagnostic through a range of different academic and industrial projects. Prof. Yu has been awarded more than two million pounds research grants by the UK government and industrial sponsors. Her research portfolio covers from optical fibre sensing to multi-physics data interpretation, mainly for transport electrification and renewable energy applications.

Educational Experience

2008.9 2011.6

  • 布里斯托大学
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • University graduated

2011.9 2012.9

  • 剑桥大学
  • Master's degree
  • Postgraduate (Master's Degree)

2013.1 2017.4

  • University of Cambridge
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Postgraduate (Doctoral)

Work Experience

2021.12 2022.11
  • 华威大学(英国)
  • 助理教授
2018.10 2021.12
  • 华威大学(英国)
  • Senior Research Fellow

Social Affiliations

  • 美国汽车工业协会委员(Society of Automotive Engineers)

  • IEEE会员