Lin Zhao

Electrical & Computer Engineering
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  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, the University of Western Ontario
  • Electrical & Computer Engrineering
  • Associate Professor, Gannon University, Erie PA (2014-present)
  • Design and modeling of rotating electrical machines

Dr. Lin Zhao joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Gannon University in Fall 2007. Before joining Gannon, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada. From 1996 to 2000, she was on the faculty of the School of Electrical Engineering at Shandong University, Jinan, China. Dr. Zhao’s research areas of interests include control of electric drives, electrical machinery (design, modeling and control), wind energy (doubly-fed-induction-generator), electrohydrodynamics (EHD), and electrostatic levitation (thruster). Dr. Zhao is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). She has more than 40 technical publications.