Robotics & Autonomous Systems

Find out more about our robotics and autonomous systems testing and validation facilities.

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Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub

The Catapult has appointed the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester to form the Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub.

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Automation & Engineering Solutions

Find out more about our work in robotics, autonomous systems and artificial intelligence.

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Stay Current

Dig deeper into the biggest issues facing offshore wind, wave and tidal energy with our series of Analysis & Insight papers.

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Live Innovation Opportunities

There are a number of programmes identifying the key technology innovation challenges faced by the offshore renewables industry. Solving these challenges will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, with positive effects for the industry and UK economy. Visit our Live Innovation Opportunities page to find out if your technology has the answer.

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Dr Chong Ng

Dr Chong Ng

Head of Applied Research

01670 543036

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.

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