The Institute of Monitoring and Control for Rotating Machinery and Wind Turbines, founded in 1997 as cooperation between Northwestern Polytechnical University and Technical University of Berlin, is a research and teaching organization in the area of rotor dynamics, fault diagnosis of rotating machinery and wind energy. It is also the Center of Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis of Rotating Machinery of Shaanxi Province. The team, led by Prof. Liao Mingfu, is experienced and academically advanced. As a result, it has continually expanded over the years and made remarkable achievements in the fields of aero-engine vibration, condition monitoring and fault diagnosis of rotating machinery and wind power technology.
More than 100 undergraduates, master students and PhD candidates studied and worked in this Institute. 25 students from Germany and France accomplished their graduation thesis in the Institute. The staffs of this Institute have 18 patents and are undertaking 3 items of “Tens of Millions” funds. In 2011, it was identified as “National Introduction of Foreign Intelligence Demonstration Base” by the State Foreign Expert Bureau.
The Institute got a number of achievements and honors in Personnel training and international cooperation.
u 2014,09 Second Prize of National Teaching Achievement Award
u 2013,01 Outstanding award of Teaching Achievement Award of Shaanxi Province
u 2014,09 Prof. Jochen Twele received Sanqin Friendship Award
u 2009,09 Prof. Robert Gasch received National Friendship Award
u 2012,09 Mr. Klaus Knecht received National Friendship Award
Professor Liao Mingfu, born in 1960, receives Special Allowance from State Council, is doctor supervisor and the director of the Institute of Monitoring and Control for Rotating Machinery and Wind Turbines NPU & TU Berlin. Prof. Liao has conducted joint cooperation in rotating machinery condition monitoring and fault diagnosis technology research in Germany six for many years. Prof. Liao has one Germany & EU patent for invention and 18 Chinese patents. And he was awarded the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress. As a teacher, he was granted “National Teaching Achievement Award”, which is the highest teaching prize in China. Moreover, Prof. Liao received the first prize of “Shaanxi Province Science and Technology Progress” and many other provincial and ministerial level awards. What’s more, Prof. Liao is the expert of the of the State Major Basic Research Project Security Group and the leader of National Introduction of Foreign Intelligence Demonstration Unit. He is the member of the editorial committee forAero-engineandInternational Journal of Plant Engineering and Management.
The team leader——Prof. Liao Mingfu
Prof. Gasch received “National Friendship Award”, 2009
Premier Wen Jiabao and Prof. Gasch
Mr. Knecht received “ National Friendship Award”, 2012
25 Students from Germany and France accomplished their graduation thesis in the Institute.
（Mr. Kolk and Kletschkowski, 1996）
National Introduction of Foreign Intelligence Demonstration Base