Professor Ping Zheng received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 1992, 1995, and 1999, respectively, all in electrical engineering. Since 1995, she has been with Harbin Institute of Technology, where she has been a Professor since 2005. She is the author or coauthor of more than 250 published refereed technical papers and four books. She is the holder of 60 Chinese invention patents. Her current research interests include electric machines and control, hybrid electric vehicles, and unconventional electromagnetic devices.
Professor Ping Zheng was a recipient of more than 30 technical awards, including the "China Youth Science and Technology Award" from the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China in 2009, the "National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China" from the National Natural Science Foundation of China in 2013, the "Chang Jiang Scholar Professor" from the Ministry of Education of China in 2014, and the "National High-Level Talent Special Support Program" from the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China in 2016.