Dr Chong Ng is our Head of Applied Research. He leads a specialist team conducting applied research in the areas of offshore renewable energy covering turbine blades, powertrains, and electrical infrastructure. The team focus on innovative offshore renewable energy technologies and novel test and validation solutions developments.
Before this, as the Head of Validation, he led a multi-disciplinary engineering team, delivered full-scale multi-megawatts wind and tidal turbine nacelle/powertrain validation projects and multi-millions full-scale test facility developments, with project portfolio in excess of £50m.
Chong is a Chartered Engineer and has a PhD in electrical power quality. He has more than 20 years of collective experience in the renewables industry, power conversion industry and scientific research. Chong has published more than 50 international research papers, a book on offshore wind farm technologies, design, and operation; and holds a number of international patents. He is representing UK as an industry expert in the IEC Standards committee and sits on number of high-profile project advisory boards.