Liu Kean, born in Hunan Province in 1971, he received the B.S. degree in industrial electric automation from Tongji University, and later received his Master’s degree in business management respectively from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. He is now a professorate senior engineer and the General Manager of CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co. , Ltd..He is a member of SAC/TC278, and the expert of the Ninth technical committee (MT31, MT61377 working group) of the International Electrotechnical Commission.
In the past 26 years, Liu Kean has been engaged in the research of AC drive technology for locomotive traction. As a core member, he has been responsible for the R & D of several major autonomous traction system projects in the field of China’s Rail Transit, and the performance has reached the international leading level. The world’s most advanced high-speed trains, mainline locomotives and urban rail vehicles are all loaded with the “brains” and “hearts” that his team has developed. In order to make CRRC to be a world famous brand, he completed many original innovations, presided over and participated in more than 20 national and provincial-level scientific research projects, published nearly 30 papers, obtained 36 invention patents, and won two Chinese Patent Gold Awards, two State Science and Technology Prizes, and has repeatedly won provincial and ministerial awards.