Dr Liang previously received his BEng and MPhil degrees in 1982 and 1985 in China. From 1985 to 1995, he became a lecturer, a senior lecturer and an associate professor at one of prestigious universities in China. In 1996 he was award Sino-British Friendship Scholarship to do his PhD studying at the University of Manchester and granted a PhD degree in 2000. Before joining in Huddersfield University in 2012, Dr Bo Liang used to be a research fellow at Cranfield Univeristy and a senior research fellow at Manchester Metropolitan University from 2001 to 2012.
Dr Liang has spent more than twenty years working on the areas of optimization control, mechatronic systems design and simulation, advanced signal processing and control engineering technology. He has been involved in many research projects in which he either held complete responsibility or was the primary researcher. He has extensive experience in the development of intelligent control systems technology with the integration of smart sensors, data acquisition and signal analysis and motor controls. He also has expertise in mathematical modelling and simulation, prototype system design and implementation using Matlab, C++ language programming.
Title - Engine Oil Debris Monitoring and Analysis (2009)
Funder - GE Ltd (China)
Principal investigator Dr B. Liang and Dr Y. Zhang
Project partner Naval Engineering University (China)
Value - £25,000
Title - An Integrated Health Monitoring System for Telecare (2007)
Funder - Unipal Ltd.
Principal investigator - Dr B. Liang
Project partner - Unipal Ltd
Value - £30,000
Title - Independently Motor Driven wheel Set for High Speed Trains (2002)
Funder - Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
Principal investigator Dr B.Liang, Professor S.Iwnicki and
Mr F. J. Swift
Project partner Siemens (UK)
Value - £100,000
Title - Novel Intelligent Electromagnetic Flow Meter for Non Conductive Liquids (2000)
Principal investigator Professor M. Sanderson, Dr J. Hemp and Dr B. Liang
Project partner ABB (UK)
Value - £175,000
Potential PhD and MSc student projects:
Dr Liang has been teaching for more than twenty years in higher education and gained extensive experiences and skills. He has taught more than twenty different courses and developed six new courses for undergraduate students and postgraduates students across mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering areas. He has also supervised and graduated six PhD students so far.