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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.


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Projects 2018 2022

Research Output 2007 2019

  • 78 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution book
7 Downloads (Pure)

Application of SMES-FCL in electric aircraft for stability improvement

Alafnan, H., Elshiekh, M., Pei, X., Altouq, S., Fazeli, S. M., Sun, Q., Zhang, M. & Yuan, W., 1 Aug 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 29, 5, 6 p., 5000906.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fly by wire control
Fault current limiters
magnetic energy storage
Energy storage
4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of 2D simulation models to estimate the critical current of a coated superconducting coil

Liu, Y., Ou, J., Grilli, F., Schreiner, F., Zermeno, V. M. R., Zhang, M. & Noe, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Superconductor Science and Technology. 32, 1, 12 p., 014001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Critical currents
critical current


IOP Reviewer Awards

Min Zhang (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

honors and awards

Superconductor Science and Technology: 2018 Reviewer Awards

Min Zhang (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2018 2020

7th International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism- ICSM2020

Min Zhang (Invited speaker)
Apr 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

7th International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism -ICSM2020

Min Zhang (Organiser)
19 Apr 202025 Apr 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference