Dr Xiong-bo Zheng is a lecturer of college of Science. He has been engaged in extensive research on marine hydrodynamics and marine renewable energy since 2010, especially on the utilization of wave energy.
He has been in the University of Central Florida as a visiting scholar for one year since August 2014. He has published 10 papers in the areas of wave energy converters on journals and conferences.
He has received the first prize in the Scientific Progress Award for Power Engineering from the China Electric Power Planning and Design Association. He has been in charge of or participated in several major national research programs including The High-tech Ship Research Projects Sponsored by MIIT, the National Ocean Renewable Energy Special Funds and national science foundation of China (￥3million).