Li Baoren



Phone: 027-87541769 027-87559694


Academic Areas: 1.High pressure pneumatic control technology; 2.Mechatronic integration control technology; 3.Electrical - hydraulic servo control technology; 4.Intelligent control; 5.Hardware-in-the-loop simulation technology etc.

Li Baoren, born in Oct, 1962, Ph. D, professor and doctoral supervisor at School of Mechanical Science & Engineering (MSE) of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). He was engaged as the dean of School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering of HUST, a vice director of department of mechatronic and the chairman of National Technical Committee of pneumatic etc. Now he is working as the director of Ocean Mechatronic Institution of HUST, the chairman of FESTO Pneumatic Center of HUST, the vice chairman in the Society of Fluid Power Transmission and Control in China, a commissioner of China Hydraulics Pneumatics & Seals Society Committee, a commissioner of Pneumatic Power Transmission and Control Committee of the National Hydraulic Pneumatic Standardization Technical Committee, an editorial board member of Journey of Machine Tool & Hydraulics, a senior member of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES), a commissioner of Chinese Simulation Society, an ocean expert of the National 863 Plans, a communication review expert of Materials Engineering Department of the National Science Foundation and a council member of the Mechanical Transmission and Design of Hubei Province etc. He is also appointed as a reviewer of Journal of Mechanical Engineering, the Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Journal of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology and Journal of Control Engineering etc.

Academic Degrees

Sep,1992~May,1995 Harbin Institute of Technology Doctoral Degree

Professional Experience

At Huazhong University of Science and Technology since 1995. School of Mechanical Science and Technology, Professor(2011-present), Ocean Mechatronic Institution, Director(2011-present), School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Professor & Dean(2008-2011), School of Mechanical Science and Technology, Professor(2000-2008), Vice Professor(1997-2000), Post Doctor(1995-1997).

Selected Publications

1.Evaluation and compensation of steady gas flow force on the high-pressure electro-pneumatic servo valve direct-driven by voice coil motor: Energy Conversion and Management, 67,92-102,2013

2.Modeling and control of a novel high-pressure pneumatic servo valve direct-driven by voice coil motor: ASME J. DYN MEAS and CONTR, 135(1),014507-1-5,2013

3.Numerical studies of the flow structure in the final discharge orifice of effervescent atomizer: Atomization and sprays, 22(3),259-274,2012

4.Suppressing water hammer of ship steering systems with hydraulic accumulator: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E:Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering,8,1-13,2013

5.Numerical investigation of two-phase flow in an effervescent atomizer for water mist fire suppression: Atomization and sprays,21(103),819-831,2011

Awards and Honors

The Second Prize of National Defense Science and Technology Progress Award, 2003, Ministry of Science and Technology

The First Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award ,2010, Ministry of Education

Courses Taught

Pneumatic Automation Technology


1.Water Injection Automation Device for the Special Lead Battery

2.Water-jet Propulsion Type Deep-sea Glider Observation System Development

3.Patents for National Defense: 13

4.Patents for Invention: 2

5. Patents for Utility Models: 4