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Contact Info:

Room 326, Ocean Building
Zijinggang Campus
Zhejiang University
310058, Hangzhou
Zhejiang Province

Tel: 0571-88208909
Fax: 0571-88208891
Email: ychen@zju.edu.cn


Ying Chen, Professor



Dr. Ying Chen is the professor in the State Key Lab of fluid power and control, Zhejiang University, and the professor for Ocean College, Zhejiang University as well. He heads a research group of deep sea technology, which consists of technical personnel from various disciplines. His main research interests are now focused on the mechatronic technology and application of deep-sea devices, many of which are related to the exploitation and monitoring of the deep seafloor and underwater cabled observatory.

Research Interests

  • Deep-sea mechatronic system integration

  • Sea-floor in-situ probe and observatory

  • Underwater technology

Professional Positions

  • Dean, Ocean College, 2009 - today

  • Director the State Key Lab of Fluid Power Transmission and Control, Zhejiang University, 2009- today

  • Vice-President (Research), Hangzhou Dianzi University, 2005.8 – 2010.5

  • On-board Scientist, R/V Dayanyihao, China, 2003.11-2003.12

  • On-board Scientist, R/V Atlantis, Woods Hole Institute of Oceanography, USA, 2002.1-2002.2

  • Visiting Professor, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, America, 2001.12-2002.1

  • Visiting Professor, Lab of Integration, University of California, Davis, America, 1998.10-12

  • Director, Institute of Mechatronic Control Engineering, Zhejiang University, 1997-2001

  • Full Professor, Zhejiang University, 1995.12-today

  • DFG Visiting Professor, Institute of Production Engineering, Technical University of Berlin, Germany, 1994.7-1994.10

  • Visiting Scholar, Lab of Fluid Power, Gifu University, Japan, 1991.10-1992.2

  • Associate Professor, Zhejiang University, 1991.12

  • PhD, Dept. of Mech. Eng, Zhejiang University, 1989.2

Selected Awards

Selected Activities

  • Member, Editing Committee, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2002-today

  • Member, Editing Committee, International Journal of Fluid Power, 2001-today

  • Chair, National Conference of Fluid Power Transmission and Control, China, 2002

  • Chair, Organization Committee of 5th International Symposium of Fluid Power, Hangzhou, China, 2001

  • Vice-Chair, the Fluid Power Transmission and Control Section, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES), 1998-2003,2006-today

  • Member of council, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES), 2006-today

Selected Patents

Selected Papers

  • Shijun WU, Canjun Yang, Haocai Huang, Ying CHEN, Development of an electric control gas-gight sampler for seafloor hydrothermal fluid, Journal of Zhejiang University (Appl Phys & Eng.), 15(2),2014,120-129

  • Jie Zhou, De-jun Li, Ying Chen* , Efficiency Improvement of Underwater Midrange Inductive Contactless Power Transmission Via a Relay Resonator, Marine Technology Society Journal, 48(3), 2014, P73-87

  • Jiawang Chen, Yanhu Chen, Qinghua Sheng, Linyi Gu, Ying Chen, Junyi Yang, A Novel Active Seafloor Pressure-Retained Multitube Sediment Corer, Marine Technology Society Journal, 48(3), 2014, P43-56

  • Wang J J, Qin H W, Chen Y*, Energy Performance Evaluation of An Innovative Hydrostatic Motor, Renewable Energy, 57(2013), 497-505

  • Wei Fan, Jiawang Chen , Yiwen Pan, Haocai Huang, Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Ying Chen, Experimental study on the performance of an air-lift pump for artificial upwelling, Ocean Engineering, 59 (2013) 47–57

  • Wei Fan, Chen-Tung Arthur Chen , Ying Chen*, Calibration of an acoustic system for measuring 2-D temperature distribution around hydrothermal vents, Ultrasonics 53 (2013) 897–906

  • Jianjun Wang, Huawei Qin, Ying Chen*, Energy performance evaluation of an innovative hydrostatic motor, Renewable Energy 57 (2013) 497-505

  • Jie Zhou, De-jun Li, Ying Chen*, Frequency selection of an inductive contactless power transmission system for ocean observing, Ocean Engineering 60 (2013) 175–185

  • Qicheng Meng, Chizhong Wang, Ying Chen*, Jiawang Chen,Simplified CFD Model for Air-Lift Artificial Upwelling, Ocean Engineering 72 (2013) 267-276

  • Chen, YH; Yang, CJ; Li, DJ; Jin, B; Chen, Y, Study on 10 kVDC powered junction box for a cabled ocean observatory system, China Ocean Engineering , 27, No.2 (2013): 265-275

  • Chen, YH; Yang, CJ; Li, DJ; Jin, B; Chen, Y, Study on 10 kVDC powered junction box for a cabled ocean observatory system, China Ocean Engineering , 27, No.2 (2013): 265-275

  • Jia-Wang Chen, Wei Fan, Brian Bingham, Ying Chen, Lin-Yi Gu and Shi-Lun Li, A Long Gravity-Piston Corer Developed for Seafloor Gas Hydrate Coring Utilizing an In Situ Pressure-Retained Method, Energies, 2013, 6, 3353-3372

  • Chunyang Tan, Kang Ding, Bo Jin, William E. Seyfried Jr., and Ying Chen, Development of an In Situ pH Calibrator in Deep Sea Environments, IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, VOL. 17, NO. 1, 2012

  • Shi-Jun Wu, Can-Jun Yang, Nicholas J. Pester, and Ying Chen, A New Hydraulically Actuated Titanium Sampling Valve for Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Fluid Samplers, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 2011, in press

  • Jia-fan Zhang, Yi-ming Dong, Can-jun Yang, Yu Geng, Ying Chen, Yin Yang, 5-Link model based gait trajectory adaption control strategies of the gait rehabilitation exoskeleton for post-stroke patients, Mechatronics, 20(2010): 368–376

  • Wei Fan, Ying Chen, Hauchen Pan, Ying Ye, Yong Cai, Zhujun Zhang, Experimental study on underwater acoustic imaging of 2-S temperature distribution around hot springs on floor of Lake Qiezishan, China, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 34(2010) , P1334-1345

  • Wu, S. J., Yang, C. J., Chen, Y and Xie, Y. Q. A study of the sealing performance of a new high-pressure cone valve for deep-sea gas-tight water samplers. Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology,  Trans. of  ASME, June, 2010, Vol.132

  • Wu, S. J., Yang, C. J., Xie, Y. Q., Yang, L. and Chen Y. Development of a single-shot linear actuator for the deep-sea sampling valve. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2009, 223(C10), 2399-2404.

  • Zhao Wei, Chen Ying, Yang Canjun, Cao Jianwei, Gu Linyi, Design of Low-Power Data Logger of Deep Sea for Long-Term Field Observation, China Ocean Engineering, 2009, Vol.23, No.1, pp133-144

  • Feng Wang, Linyi Gu, Ying Chen,An energy conversion system based on deep-sea pressure,Ocean Engineering,35 (2008) 53–62

  • Linxiang Wang, Ying Chen, Wenli Zhao, Macroscopic Differential Model for Hysteresis and Butterfly-Shaped Behavior in Ferroelectric Materials,Advanced Materials Research,  Vols. 47-50 (2008) pp 65-68,online at http://www.scientific.net,© (2008) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland

  • Chen, Ying; Wu, Shijun; Xie, Yingjun;Yang, Canjun; Zhang, Jiafan, A Novel Mechanical Gas-Tight Sampler for Hydrothermal Fluids, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 3, July 2007, pp603-608

  • Chen, Ying; Zhang, Jiafan; Yang Canjun; Niu Bin, Design and hybrid control of the pneumatic force-feedback systems for Arm-Exoskeleton by using on/off valve, Mechatronics, 17, 2007, pp325-335

  • Chen, Ying; Zhang, Jiafan; Yang Canjun; Niu Bin, The workspace mapping with deficient-DOF space for the PUMA 560 robot and its exoskeleton arm by using orthogonal  experiment design method, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 23, 2007, pp478-487

  • WU, Huaichao; CHEN, Ying; YANG, Canjun; ZHANG, Jiafan; ZHOU, Huaiyang; PENG, Xiaotong; JI, Fuwu, Mechatronic integration and implementation of in situ multipoint temperature measurement for seafloor hydrothermal vent, Sciences in China, Vol.50, No.1 ,2007

  • Chen Ying, Ye Ying, Yang Canjun,Integration of Real-time Chemical Sensors for Deep Sea Research, China Ocean Engineering, March, 2005, 19(1), pp.129-138

Other Publications

  • Ying CHEN, et. al., Course of Ocean Technology, Zhejiang University Press, 2012

  • Ying CHEN, et. al., Sea-flour Observatory, Ocean Press, 2006