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Department of Engineering

Prof. Teng Long


Teng Long

Professor of Power Electronics

Academic Division: Electrical Engineering

Telephone: +44 1223 7 48316


Personal website

Research interests

Power Electronics, Power Conversion Systems, More Electric Vehicles (cars, trains, ships, aircraft), Electrical Energy Storage, Renewable Energy, Smart Grid

Strategic themes

Energy, transport and urban infrastructure

Other positions

Fellow and DoS of Peterhouse

Chartered Engineer (CEng) registered with Engineering Council U.K.


PhD, University of Cambridge, 2013

BEng (1st Hon), University of Birmingham, 2009

BEng, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2009

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, etc. 

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.

Department role and responsibilities

Undergraduate Teaching: 

Lecture Leader: 3B3 Switch-Mode Electronics, Engineering Tripos IIA

Lecturer: 3B4 Electric Drive Systems, Engineering Tripos IIA

Project Leader: GB2 Electric Power, Engineering Tripos IIA