Dr. Pan is engaged in the research of "special intelligent LED lighting for animal production" and "intelligent sensoring of animal growth and health information". Recent years, his research work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the High-Technology Key Project of China, and the Chinese Special Fund for Agro scientific Research in the Public Interest, etc. He won the youth science and technology prize of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Machinery in 2013. He has published 24 articles in SCI/EI cited journal publications as the first or corresponding author, and obtained 17 innovation patents as the first inventor.