Qiaowei Yuan is a distinguished full professor at the Tohoku Institute of Technology, as well as a specially appointed professor at Tohoku University in Japan. She obtained her PhD degree from Xidian University in China, where she spent two years conducting research at Tohoku University in Japan. Dr. Yuan has extensive experience in antenna engineering, adaptive array antennas, and wireless power transfer (WPT) technology, having worked at Japanese companies and universities. She has co-authored three books on these topics and her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Best Paper Award and the Zenichi Kiyasu Award from the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) of Japan, as well as several Achievement Awards from IEICE’s Technical Committee on Wireless Power Transfer and Antenna Propagation Committee.

Dr. Yuan has also held various leadership positions, including serving as the secretary of IEICE’s Technical Committee on Wireless Power Transfer, as well as being the vice-chair and chair of IEEE Sendai Women in Engineering (WIE). She was a member of IEEE’s R10 WIE committee from 2021 to 2022, and currently serves as a member of IEEE MTT TC-25 and the vice-chair of the Technical Committee on Antennas and Propagation of IEICE.