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The Efficiency and Performance Engineering Network (TEPEN) is an international network of world leading researchers in the field of efficiency and performance engineering. It aims to become recognised as the global centre of excellence in efficiency and performance engineering. With the mission of the network is to facilitate internationally collaborative research and influence the development of the subject area, the objectives will be achieved as:

  • To establish and perpetuate a world-class reputation for TEPEN and its members;
  • To grow the network to include all relevant people and institutions;
  • To assist the network members to achieve their personal and institutional objectives;
  • To organise and host an annual workshop and steering meeting.


Professor Weihua Zhang Visits UoH

Professor Weihua Zhang, director of the State Key Laboratory of Traction Power at Southwest Jiaotong University, visited the University on 26th May 2023. Prof Andrew Ball extends a very warm welcome to Prof Zhang and issued a ‘Visiting Professor Certificate’ to him. Prof Zhang also gave the book titled “Dynamics of Coupled Systems in High-Speed…

Wonderful Presentation from Prof Surjya K Pal

In today’s seminar, the visiting Prof Surjya K Pal from the Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India delivers a wonderful presentation titled ‘Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Research’ in the lab. Prof Surjya shares his rich knowledge and experiences in the area of manufacturing and condition monitoring, including the unique study on sound in welding, tool condition…

Happy 2023 Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year to you all! We hope all members can eat well, drink well, play well and, more importantly, study well❤ in this new beginning. Additionally, please don’t forget to contribute to our international conference. This time the conference will be held in our beautiful Hud. For the details of the conference, you…


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Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Condition Monitoring Research Group, Tsinghua University, China

CEPE – China Hub, Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai

Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Zhejiang University, China

Chongqing University, China

Tianjin University, China

Hebei University of Technology, China

Taiyuan University of Technology, China

Advanced Design and Systems Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, China

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia

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Prof Andrew Ball
Prof Fengshou Gu
Prof Fulei Chu
Prof Niaoqing Hu


About Us

The vision of TEPEN is to form a large international network which will foster close research collaboration, staff and student exchanges, resources sharing, jointly developing enabling technologies for enhanced performance and efficiency of different engineering systems. 

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Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering
University of Huddersfield
Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH

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TEPEN is proud to be associated with JDMD

The UNIfied Conference of DAMAS, InCoME and TEPEN Conferences

29th August - 1st September 2023