Mingyuan Gao is an Associate Professor in the College of Engineering and Technology at Southwest University, China, and a Postdoctoral Researcher in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University.He was a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Siemens AG from 2011 to 2018. He completed his Ph.D. in Railway Engineering at Southwest Jiaotong University in 2015. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 2008 and 2010. His research interests include railway inspection, self-powered monitoring, energy harvesting, flexible electronics. He won the 2010 GE foundation Tech Award-First Place Award.
Research Area: 1. Smart sensing and inspection in the railway industry 2. Self-powered monitoring of railway infrastructures 3. Energy harvesting and flexible electronics for railway transportation