Dr Benjamin Chong


  • Electrical Engineer at Batang Ai Hydroelectric Power Station, Malaysia (2005-2006)
  • BEng in Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds (2004)
  • PhD, University of Leeds (2011)


  • Programme Manager, MSc Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems

Research interests

Photovoltaic Energy System and Applications, Wind Power Systems, Grid Connection of Renewable Energy Systems, Power Electronics Applied to Power Systems and the Control of various Renewable Energy Systems & Storage Devices, Algorithms and Control Schemes for Energy Management in various Electric Systems, Power Flow Control in Smart Grids


  • BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • PhD

Student education

Dr Chong contributes to the control systems design and microgrid laboratory module and laboratories for power electronics, control and electric Drives. Dr Chong is also supervising both undergraduate BEng and MEng, and postgraduate MSc projects.

Research groups and institutes

  • Institute of Communication and Power Networks