Dr Benjamin Chong

Dr Benjamin Chong


  • Best Lecturer at the School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering in 2010, 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018
  • Contributor to the textbook "Modern Control Systems" by Dorf & Bishop (13th Edition), 2016.  
  • PhD, University of Leeds (2011).
  • Electrical Engineer at Batang Ai Hydroelectric Power Station, Malaysia (2005-2006).
  • BEng in Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds (2004).


  • Programme Manager, MSc Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems
  • Power and Energy Systems Theme Team Leader

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

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>


  • BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • PhD

Student education

Dr Chong is the leader for Power and Energy Systems theme which focuses on all activities relating to student education for the areas including power engineering, power electronics, renewable energy, drives and control. He is currently leading and delivering the module relating to power electronics, control and electric drives. He is also supervising both undergraduate BEng and MEng, and postgraduate MSc projects.

Research groups and institutes

  • Institute of Communication and Power Networks
  • Smart energy systems

Current postgraduate researchers

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>