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Academic Areas: High Voltage Engineering

Research Interests:

Shengguo Xia is a professor at School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,Huazhong University of Science and Technology.His research focuses on high voltage engineering,low temperature plasma,pulsed power and electromagnetic launching.He teaches three course for undergraduate and graduatestudents,including High Voltage Engineering,Electromagnetic Field and Wave,and Theory of Gas Discharge Plasmas.Most recently he has studied on the physics of high-speed sliding electrical contact with heavy current loads.

Academic Degrees

PhD in Electrical Engineering,2004,Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

BA in High Voltage Engineering,2000,Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Professional Experience

At Huazhong University of Science and Technology since 2004.School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,Full Professor(2012-present);

School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,Associate Professor(2007-2012);School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,Assistant Professor(2004-2007);

Department of Electrical Engineering of University of Southern California,Visiting Scholar(2011.06-2012.06);Renjialu middleschool inWuhan,Teaching staff(1989-1997).

Selected Publications

Studies on interference fit between armature and railsin railguns:IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science,v39,n1PART1,p186-191,January2011;

Development of a capacitive pulsed power supply for high-current high-velocity sliding electrical contact studies:IEEE Transactions on Magnetics,v45,n1,p555-559,January 2009;

Effects of wall ablation on the trigger process in two-gap capillary plasma generator:Chinese Physics Letters,20(6),pp873-876,2003;

Power consideration for pulsed discharges in pot as siumseede dargon:Chinese PhysicsLetters,24(6),pp1637-1640,2007/6;

Compact repetitive nano second pulsed power generator based on transmission line transformer:IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation,v18,n4,p1194-1198,August2011;

Courses Taught


     High Voltage Engineering;

     Electromagnetic FieldandWave.

Graduate Course:

     Theory of Gas Discharge Plasmas.

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