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The Long Group


Principal Investigator

Prof Teng Long


Prof Teng Long has been appointed Lecturer at the University of Cambridge in 2016 then Associate Professor in 2021 and Full Professor (Professor of Power Electronics) in 2022. He established the Advanced Power Electronics Laboratory (The Long Group) in the Department of Engineering and he is currently leading a research team comprised of 3 Postdoctoral Research Associates and 7 PhD students. His research portfolio covers from power electronic devices to power converters to drive and power systems, mainly for transport electrification and renewable energy applications. Since 2017, Prof Long has been awarded more than £3 million research grants where half are funded by the UK government and the rest directly from industrial sponsors. Prof Long has built strong connections with industrial partners including the SAIC Motor, Dynex Semiconductor, STMicroelectronics, Siemens, CBMM, NIO, CRRC, Wuxi SES. 

Prior to joining Cambridge, he has worked for General Electric (GE) where he has led or played an important role in many rewarding projects such as the first transformer-less all electric oil-platform supply vessel, the first large scale all electric warship (Type 45 Destroyer), and the first electromagnetic aircraft catapult demonstrator.

To date, Prof Long has more than 70 academic papers published at international journals and he is the inventor of 5 international patents. Prof Long received the B.Eng. from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, the first class B.Eng. (Hons.) from the University of Birmingham, UK in 2009, and the Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, UK in 2013. Prof Long is a Chartered Engineer registered with the UK Engineering Council.

Post-Doctoral Researchers 

Dr Borong Hu

PhD: University of Warwick

Luke Shillaber

PhD: University of Cambridge

Dr Ameer Janabi 

PhD: Michigan State University 


PhD Research Students


Noam Ezra

BSc: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


Wucheng Ying

BEng: University of Nottingham


Xinru Li

MPhil: University of Cambridge 


Yunlei Jiang

MSc: Southeast University 


Tim Lackie

MEng: University of Cambridge

Xufu Ren

MSc: Zhejiang University

Wei Mu

MSc: Xi'an Jiaotong University

Jiayu Li (MPhil)

BEng: Sichuan University 




Research Visitors

Prof Haoyu Wang 

ShanghaiTech University 

Liang Wang 

Chongqing University  




Former Members and Graudates

Dr Zhichao Luo, Postdoc, 2021-2023, now Associate Professor in South China University of Technology 

Dr Mingxiao Li, Postdoc, 2021-2022, now Senior Power Electronics Engineer, Northvolt, Sweden 

Dr Hui Zhao, Postdoc, 2018-2021, now Assistant Professor in Fudan University

Dr Chaoqiang Jiang, Postdoc, 2018-2021, now Assistant Professor in the City University of Hong Kong

Dr Yanfeng Shen, Postdoc, 2018-2021, now Senior Engineer in the Danfoss GmbH, Germany

Dr Daniel Gaona, PhD, 2021, thesis: ' Enhancement of Inductive Power Transfer Technology: Iron-based Nanocrystalline Ribbon Cores"

Dr Saikat Ghosh, PhD, 2019, thesis: 'A Novel Reconfigurable Induction Machine Drive for Hybrid Vehicles'

Dr Kumaran Nathan, PhD, 2018, thesis: 'A Novel DC-DC Converter for Photovoltaic Applications'

Mr Aaron Yong, MPhil, 2018

Mr Ryan Xi, MPhil, 2018