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The Long Group


Principal Investigator

Dr Teng Long


Dr Teng Long has been appointed Lecturer at the University of Cambridge in 2016 then Associate Professor in 2021. He established the Applied Power Electronics Laboratory (The Long Group) in the Department of Engineering and he is currently leading a research team comprised of 4 Postdoctoral Research Associates and 8 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 his Lectureship, Dr Long has been awarded more than £2.5 million research grants where half are funded by the UK government and the rest directly from industrial sponsors. Dr Long has built strong connections with industrial partners including the SAIC Motor, Dynex Semiconductor, STMicroelectronics, Siemens, CBMM, 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, Dr Long has more than 40 academic papers published at international journals and he is the inventor of 5 international patents. Dr 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. Dr Long is a Chartered Engineer registered with the UK Engineering Council.

Post-Doctoral Researchers 

Dr Borong Hu

Dr Zhichao Luo

Dr Ameer Janabi 

Dr Mingxiao Li

PhD Research Students

Hao Hu

Luke Shillaber

Noam Ezra

Tianqi Zhang

Wucheng Ying

Xinru Li

Yunlei Jiang

Tim Lackie

Research Visitors

Dr Hengyu Wang

Zhejiang University 


Former Members and Graudates

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

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

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

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