Professor in Advanced System Engineering
School of Engineering and the Built Environment - BE
Prof Wenyan Wu is a Professor in Advanced System Engineering in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment at Birmingham City University. She has extensive interdisciplinary research and teaching experience across Computing, Engineering and Technology. Her knowledge and expertise are across boundaries of electronic informatics, water and environment engineering, specialising in sensor technology, smart sensing and communication for intelligent monitoring, modelling and optimisation ( artificial intelligence, data mining) generally for applications of infrastructure, water, building and water resource management, digital processing technology, data visualisation, virtual reality and augmented reality.
She gained a BSc in Electronic Engineering and a MSc in Computer Aided Design at Dalian University of Technology (Dalian, China), a PhD in water quality modelling and optimisation in water distribution system at Harbin Institute of Technology (Harbin, China) and a second PhD in reconfigurable virtual environment design based on real time data for virtual testing at the University of Derby. She was a professor in Digital Design and Technology at Staffordshire University, a visiting scholar at the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Science (Beijing, China) and at De Montfort University.
Over the last years, She led a SMART research group with a number of research grants, knowledge transfer and professional practice as Principal Investigator (PI), project coordinator and project leader for 11 projects and Co-investigator for two other projects. The research funding has been awarded from EPSRC, EU-FP7, Horizon2020, Technology Strategy Board (TSB), European Next Generation Infrastructure Foundation, The Royal Society and the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). She has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and conferences over the years; supervised PhDs and taught postgraduate and undergraduate courses in Computing, Engineering and Technologies.