Dr. Zhu was born in Shaanxi, China, in August 1963. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in aeroengines from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Shaanxi, China, in 1983 and 1986, respectively, and the Ph.D degree in chemical process machinery from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1992. He is currently a Professor in the College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University. His research interests include magnetic bearings(active magnetic bearings, permanent magnet bearings, superconductor bearings and various hybrid magnetic levitated bearings), 100kW/30000rpm class large power high-speed and super-high-speed motors, kWh/100kW class high-speed flywheel storage systems, dynamics of rotating machinery and vibration control, vibration and noise of electric machines, power MEMS, etc.