Xu Qi

Associate Professor

Phone: 86-27-87557284

Email: xuqi@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Implantable biomedical device, Neuromodulation,Transcutaneously wireless power transfer.

Research Interests:


Qi Xu Liu is an associate professor of school of automation. She is a member of Key Laboratory of Image Processing and Intelligent Control, Ministry of Education.

Her research interests include neuromodulation stimulation, wireless power transfer, and implantable biomedical devices. Specific initiatives that she has pursued include: function neuromuscular stimulation, epidural spinal cord stimulation, transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation, focused ultrasound-induced neuromodulation, transcutaneously wireless power transfer. She has published in the areas of implantable biomedical device, epidural spinal cord stimulation, and wireless power transfer etc..

Academic Degrees

Sept. 1988-July 1992 Huazhong University of Science and Technology B.S. in measurement and control technology

Sept. 1992-May 1995 Huazhong University of Science and Technology M.S. in instrumentation and automation

Sept.1998-Dec. 2001 Huazhong University of Science and Technology Ph.D. in water conservancy and hydropower engineering

Professional Experience

Nov. 2004- present: Associate Professor, School of Automation, Key Laboratory of Image Processing and Intelligent Control of Education Ministry, HUST.

Nov. 2010- Nov.2011: Visiting Scholar, University of Pittsburg, USA.

July.1997-Oct.2004: Lecturer, Department of Control Science and Engineering, HUST.

Selected Publications

1 Qi Xu, Dingyin Hu, Bingyu Duan, and Jiping He. A Fully Implantable Stimulator with Wireless Power and Data Transmission for Experimental Investigation of Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation. IEEE Trans. Neural Sys. Rehabil. Eng., 2015, 23(4): 683-92.

2 Qi Xu, Zhaolong Gao, Hao Wang, Jiping He, Zhi-Hong Mao, and Mingui Sun. Batteries not included: a mat-based wireless power transfer systems for implantable medical devices as a moving targets. IEEE Microwave Magazine, 2013, 14(2): 63-72.

3 Qi Xu, Hao Wang, Zhaolong Gao, Zhi-Hong Mao, Jiping He, and Mingui Sun. A novel mat-based system for position-varying wireless power transfer to biomedical implants. IEEE Trans. Magnet, 2013, 49(8): 4774-4779.

4 Qi Xu, Yazhi Quan, Lei Yang, Jiping He. An adaptive algorithm for the determination of the onset and offset of muscle contraction by EMG signal processing. IEEE Trans. Neural Sys. Rehabil. Eng., 2013, 21(1): 65-73.

5 Hui Zhou, Qi Xu, Jiping He, Hangkong Ren, Houlun Zhou, and Kejia Zheng, A fully implanted programmable stimulator based on wireless communication for epidural spinal cord stimulation in rats, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2012, 204(2): 341-348.

Awards and Honors

1 Second Prize of Excellent Teaching Achievement of HUST, 2002.

2 Third Prize of the 4th Teaching Competition of Young Teachers of HUST in 2002.

Courses Taught

For Undergraduates:

Data and error analysis


For Graduates:

Neural system and neural control


Current Research Projects:

Jan. 2015-Dec.2016: Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province (Grant NO. 2015CFB318): “Magnetically Coupled Resonance-based Wireless Power Transfer”.

Jan. 2013-Dec. 2017: State Key Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61233015): “Fundamentals and Key Technology for Recovery of Motor Function based on Peripheral Neural Interface”

Finished Research Projects:

2009-2011:National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant NO.60874035): “Modulation of Rehabilitation and Energy Metabolism based on Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation”
2008-2011: National High-Tech Research and Development Program of China (Grant NO. 2008AA04Z207):“Development of Intelligent Control for Robotic Upper Extreme Repetitive Therapy”.

Patents and Software Copyright Registration

1 Chinese invention patent: Magnetically Coupled Resonance-based Wireless Power Transfer, ZL 2012 1 0104018.7, Aug. 2014.

2 US invention patent: Magnetically Coupled Resonance-based Wireless Power Transfer, 9368274, Jun., 2016.

3 Chinese invention patent: A Fully Implantable device for neural stimulation, ZL 2014 1 0270731.8, Apr. 2016.

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