Cao Yijia, male, born in 1969 in Yiyang of Hunan Province. Professor specially hired for the "Cheung Kong Scholars Programme" by the Ministry of Education (2001.12-2006.11), won the China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists in 2002. The current Vice President of Hunan University, Professor, Doctoral Supervisor, Member of the Standing Committee of Zhejiang Provincial CPPCC, Member of the Advanced Energy Technologies Experts Group of the "863 Plan" (the "Eleventh Five-Year" National High-Tech Development Plan), member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE ) and member of the Steering Committee for the International Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE). In 2006, he was approved by the State Council to be a specialist enjoying government allowances.
In 1998, received Bachelor Degree in Xi'an Jiaotong University;
In 1990, received Master's Degree in Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
In 1994, received Ph. D Degree in Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
September 1994-August 1995: engaged in postdoctoral research in Loughborough University;
September 1995 - April 1998: worked in the University of Liverpool in England, and then went to the University of West England;
In April 2000, returned to the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, serving as Professor and Doctoral Supervisor;
Since December 2001, served as a special-term professor of the "Cheung Kong Scholars Programme" in Zhejiang University, Doctoral Supervisor;
Since February 2003, served as Member of the Standing Committee of the Zhejiang Provincial CPPCC;
Since September 2005, served as Vice President of the College of Electrical Engineering of Zhejiang University;
Since March 2008, serves as Vice President of Hunan University.
Main research areas:
security and control of electric power system, intelligent optimal scheduling of large electric systems, theories of distributed intelligent systems, integration and network control of electric power information. He has engaged in projects funded by the national programs including the China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists, the National 973 Program, the National Nature Science Foundation of China, the Important Project of Ministry of Education, and the Major Innovation Science and Technology Program of State Grid Corporation. He has published more than 150 academic papers in domestic and foreign academic journals and at international conferences, which have been cited over 500 times in SCI and by his peers. The research fruits have been successfully applied to the actual power production projects in China, resulting in huge economic and social benefits.
In 2000, won the Excellent Young Teacher Award of the Ministry of Education;
In 2001, won the first prize (ranking the second) of Hubei Provincial Natural Science Award;
2001.12-2006.11, employed as a chair professor of the "Cheung Kong Scholars Programme" by the Ministry of Education);
In 2002, won the support from China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists;
In 2002, won the second prize (ranking the second) of China University Natural Science Award;
In 2003, won the second prize of National Prize for Progress in Science and Technology (ranking the second);
In 2004, won the first prize of Fok Ying Tung Excellent Young Teacher Award (category of research);
In 2005, nominated by the Ministry of Education as the first prize winner (ranking the first) of the National Award for Natural Sciences;
In 2006, titled as Young and Middle-aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions and enjoyed special government allowances of the State Council;
In 2007, won the second prize (ranking the first) of the National Award for Natural Sciences, the Tenth China Youth Science and Technology Award, and the title of "state-level candidate" for the National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talents Project in New Century; served as a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a member of the Steering Committee of Electrical Engineering Conference of International University.