Yongqian Liu

Intelligent Wind Farm Technologies 

In this speech, the objectives, concept, and functions of an intelligent wind farm are discussed, the framework and the technologies for intelligent wind farm are introduced, current research status on intelligent wind farm technologies is reviewed, the research achievements of intelligent wind farm in China are examined and the future development of intelligent wind farm technologies is prospected.


Liu Yongqian got his PhD on Production Automation at Nancy 1 University in France and PhD on Hydropower Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China in 2002 from a joint PhD program, and got his Master’s Degree in 1992 and Bachelor’s Degree in 1986 on Hydropower Engineering at North China Institute of Water Conservancy and Hydropower.
He has 32 years of professional experience on Wind Power and Hydro Power Engineering. He is one of the founders of the Bachelor’s programme “Wind Energy and Power Engineering” in China, and his achievements include strong record of numerous academic and industrial R&D projects, technological consulting projects, and 132 research papers including 75 journal papers.

Currently his main research, teaching, and consultinginterests are the theory and technologies of Wind Power Plant Design, Operation and Maintenance.
Academic Activities include position of a Board Member of the Chinese Wind Energy Association (from 2013); Member of the Renewable Power Committee, Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (from 2007); Member of the Meteorological Resources Application Committee, Chinese Meteorology Society (from 2007); Editor (Asia Pacific) of IET Journal “Renewable Power Generation” (from 2009); Lead Author of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Special Report on Renewable Energy and Climate Change Mitigation (2009-2010).