Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Dr Furong Li

Contact details

Room 2 East 1.34
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 386416

Personal website

PhD supervision

Interested in supervising students studying;

  • Power system planning
  • Operation
  • Analysis & power system economics


Professor Furong Li



Professor Li received her BEng from Hohai university, Nanjing, China in 1990 and PhD from Liverpool John Moores University in 1997. From there, she took up the lectureship with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath, where she became a senior lecturer in 2006.

Professor Li is a visiting professor to Sichuang University, secretary of the IEEE Power System Economics Committee and co-chair of the Prize Paper Nomination Committee for the Power System Economics division of IEEE.


Professor Li leads a team of 10 PhD students and research officers, researching into all aspects of power system planning, operation, analysis and power system economics.

The key feature of her research is the close collaborations with major power and water industries. The core of her research work on network charges has been adopted by the local electricity distribution network operator – Western Power Distribution. This is expected to be followed by other major players such as EDF.

Teaching units

Professor Li has been a course lecturer for the following units:

  • Power System Operation and Management
  • Power System Planning
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence


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