Lihui Peng,  Ph.D.


Director of Institute of Measurement and Electronic Technology

Department of Automation, Tsinghua University,  Beijing 100084, China

Tel: +86 (10) 6277 3623      Fax: +86 (10) 6278 6911



Ph. D. in Measurement Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1998

M.S. in Measurement Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1995

B.S. in Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1990

  Working Experience

Professor, Tsinghua University, Dec. 2010-

Visiting Scholar, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, 2002-2002

Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, 2001-2010

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Delft University of Technology, 1999-2000

Lecturer, Tsinghua University, 1998-2001

Research Assistant, Tsinghua University, 1990-1992

  Expertise and Research Interests

Process tomography

Measurement techniques for Multiphase flow

Flow measurement and instrumentation

Inverse problems

Multi-sensor data fusion

  Academic/Social Activities and Memberships

IEEE Member, 2011-

Scientific committee, International Workshop on Process Tomography, 2009, 2011

Scientific committee, International Symposium on Measurement Techniques for Multiphase Flow, 2011, 2013

International board, IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques, 2011, 2012, 2013

Member of Beijing Association of Automation, 2009-

Member of Instrumentation Society, Chinese Association of Automation, 2003-

Board member of Measurement Techniques for Multiphase Flow, Chinese Society for Measurement, 2002-

   Grants and Contracts / Research Projects

[1] Novel sensor and measurement strategy for electrical capacitance tomography, NSFC (60972097), 2010- 2012

[2] Identification and analysis of pedestrian safety in mixed traffic conditions, 863 project(2009AA11Z206), 2009-2011

[3] Development of ultrasonic gas flowmeter, Tokyo Keiso LTD.,2009-

[4] Multi-modality electrical tomography for multiphase flow measuring, NSFC (60532020, PI: Prof. Huaxiang Wang with Tianjin University), 2006- 2009

[5] Development of novel ultrasonic flowmeter with special sound path, Tokyo Keiso LTD.,2006-

[6] Measurement techniques for gas-solid two phase flow, NSFC (two-base project), 2005-2007

[7] Optimization of electrical capacitance tomography and its applications, NSFC (60204003), 20030-2005

[8] Multi-frequency electrical tomography, the Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry, 2000-2001

   Honors and Awards

The Second Award of Natural Science Achievements of Chinese Education Ministry, 2009

   Academic Achievements


[1]. Huichao Zhao, Lihui Peng, , Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Takuya Hayashi,Kazuyoshi Shimizu, and Toshihiro Yamamoto, ANN based data integration for multi-path ultrasonic flowmeter , IEEE Sensors Journal, doi:10.1109/JSEN.2013.2282466

[2]. Yunjie Yang, Lihui Peng, A configurable electrical capacitance tomography system using a combining electrode strategy, Measurement Science & Technology, 2013, 24: 074005 (11pp), doi:10.1088/0957-0233/24/7/074005

[3]. Yunjie Yang, Lihui Peng, Data pattern with ECT sensor and its impact on image reconstruction, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2013,13(5): 1582-1593, doi:10.1109 /JSEN. 2012. 2237763

[4]. L. Peng, Bowen Zhang; Huichao Zhao; Stephane, S.A.; Ishikawa, H.; Shimizu, K. Data integration method for multipath ultrasonic flowmeter. IEEE Sensors Journal, 2012, 12(9): 2866-2874, doi:10.1109 /JSEN. 2012.2204738

[5]. L. Peng, Ye. J, G. Lu, W. Q. Yang. Evaluation of effect of number of electrodes in ECT sensors on image quality. IEEE Sensors Journal, 2012, 12(5): 1554-1565, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2011.2174438

[6]. Yunjie Yang, Lihui Peng, A Digital and Analog Mixed Electrical Capacitance Tomography System Using Combining Electrode Strategy. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST), July 16-17, 2012, Manchester, UK, 34-39

[7]. 叶佳敏, 彭黎辉.基于MCMC电容成像图像重建方法.《仪器仪表学报》, 2012,33(3):481-490

[8]. Jiamin Ye, Lihui Peng, Flow Regime Identification of Gas Liquid Two Phase Flow in Vertical Tube with Small Diameter. 7TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES FOR MULTIPHASE FLOWS, AIP Conference Proceedings: Vol. 1428, DOI: 10.1063/1.3694725 , 2012

[9]. J. Ye, L. Peng, W. Wang, W. Zhou. Optimization of helical capacitance sensor for void fraction measurement of gas-liquid two-phase flow in a small diameter tube. IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 2011, 11(10): 2189-2196.  DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2011.2116115

[10]. J. Ye, L. Peng, W. Wang, W. Zhou. Helical capacitance sensor based gas fraction measurement of gas-liquid two-phase flow in vertical tube with small diameter. IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 2011, 11(8): 1704-1710. DOI:10.1109 /JSEN.2010.2095004

[11]. P. Xue, L. Peng. Analysis of the effect of stray capacitance on noise characteristics of AC-based capacitance measurement circuit. Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument,2011,32(2):284-288

[12]. D. Song, L. Peng, G. Lu, S. Yang, Y. Yan. Velocity measurement of pneumatically conveyed particles through digital imaging. Sensors and Acutators A:Physical, 2009,Vol.149(2):180-188

[13]. S. He, L. Peng, H. Nakazato. Computational fluid dynamics based sound path optimization for ultrasonic flow meter. Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument, 2009, 30(4):853-856

[14]. L. Peng, Y. Zhang, Y. Yan. Characterization of electrostatic sensors for flow measurement of particulate solids in square-shaped pneumatic conveying pipelines. Sensors and Actuators A:Physica,2008,141(1),59-67

[15]. Y. Niu, L. Peng, B. Zhang, T. Sugi. Design and implementation of digital instrument based platform for ultrasonic flow-meter. Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument, 2008, 29(10):2024-2028

[16]. P. Jiang, L. Peng, G. Lu, D. Xiao. Iterative Image Reconstruction Algorithm Based on Bayesian Theorem for Electrical Capacitance Tomography.  Proceedings of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, 2008, 28(11):65-71

[17]. P. Jiang, L. Peng, D. Xiao. Tikhonov regularization based on second order derivative matrix for electrical capacitance tomography image reconstruction. Journal of Chemical Industrial and Engineering ( in Chinese), 2008, 59(2):405-409

[18]. L. Peng, P. Jiang, G. Lu, D. Xiao. Window Function based Regularization for Electrical Capacitance Tomography Image Reconstruction. Flow Measurement & Instrumentation,2007, 18 (5-6), 277-284

[19]. D. Song, L. Peng, Y. Zhang, S. Yang. Particle velocity measurement of particle solids in gas/solid two phase flow through image deblurring. Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument, 2007, 28(11):1937-1941

[20]. Y. Zhang, Y. Niu, L. Peng, J. Gao. Particle velocity measurement in gas/solid two-phase flow through adaptive filtering. Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument, 2007,28(11),1927-1931

[21]. P. Jiang, L. Peng, D. Xiao. Gaussian window function for image reconstruction for electrical capacitance tomography. Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology), 2007,47(1),150-153

[22]. C. Mou, L. Peng, D. Yao, B. Zhang, D. Xiao. A Calculation Method of Sensitivity Distribution with Electrical Capacitance Tomography. Chinese Journal of Computational Physics, 2006, 23(1): 87-92

[23]. C. Mou, L. Peng, D. Yao, B. Zhang, D. Xiao. Image reconstruction using a genetic algorithm for electrical capacitance tomography. Journal of Tsinghua Science and Technology, 2005,10(5):587-592

[24]. G. Lu, L. Peng, B. Zhang, Y. Liao. Preconditioned Landweber iteration algorithm for electrical capacitance tomography. Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 2005,16(2-3):163-167

[25]. L. Peng, C. Mou, D. Yao, B. Zhang, D. Xiao. Determination of the optimal axial length of the electrode in an electrical capacitance tomography sensor. Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 2005, 16(2-3):169-175

[26]. K. Pei, L. Peng. Image reconstruction algorithm based on Kalman filtering for electrical capacitance tomography. Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology), 2005, 45(10): 1332-1334(+1351)

[27]. L. Peng, G. Lu, B. Zhang, Y. Liao. Electrical Capacitance Tomography: State of the Art. Image Technology (in Chinese), 2005, No.2,12-17

[28]. X. Deng, L. Peng, D. Yao, B. Zhang. Velocity distribution measurement using pixel-pixel cross correlation of electrical tomography. Chinese Journal of Electronics, 2004,13(3):548-551

[29]. N. Sun, L. Peng, B. Zhang. Tikhonov Regularization Based on Near-Optimal Regularization Parameter with Application to Capacitance Tomography Image Reconstruction. Journal of Data Acquisition & Processing (in Chinese), 2004, 19(4):429-432

[30]. G. Lu, L. Peng, D. Yao, B. Zhang. Practical System Design for Electrical Capacitance Tomography. Acta Metrologica Sinica, 2004, 25(3):241-243

[31]. G. Lu, L. Peng, B. Zhang. A fast parallel measurement and data acquisition strategy for electrical capacitance tomography. Chinese Journal of Electronics, 2004,13(4):732-734

[32]. W. Q. Yang and L. H. Peng. Image reconstruction algorithms for electrical capacitance tomography. Measurement Science & Technology, 2003,14(1):R1-R13

[33]. Y. Zhang, L. Peng, D. Yao, B. Zhang. Principal component analysis method for two-phase flow concentration measurements. Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology), 2003,43(3):400-401(+405)

[34]. C. Zhang, L. Peng, B. Zhang. Design of high voltage power supply control system for electrostatic precipitator. High Voltage Engineering (in Chinese), 2003, 29(12):38-39(+47)

[35]. L. Peng, H. Merkus, B. Scarlett. Using regularization methods to do image reconstruction of electrical capacitance tomography. Particle and Particle Systems Characterization.,2000,17(3),96-104

[36]. B. Su, Y. Zhang, L. Peng, D. Yao, B. Zhang. An improved simultaneous iterative reconstruction technique for electrical capacitance tomography. Chemical Engineering Journal,2000,77(1-2),37-41