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Yulong Ding

Yulong Ding

Professor Yulong Ding holds the founding Chamberlain chair of Chemical Engineering and RAEng- Highview Chair of Cryogenic Energy Storage. He is the founding Director of Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage at the University of Birmingham (UoB). His current research interests cover both fundamental and applied aspects, with the fundamental research focusing on multiphase transport phenomena across the length scales, and the applied research concentrating on new clean and renewable energy technologies, particularly novel microstructured materials and devices for energy harvest, storage and applications. He has published over 450 papers with ~250 in peer reviewed journals (H-Index of ~ 58), filed over 60 patents, and founded / co-founded Particles R&D Ltd, Dispersia Ltd and Kelvin Thermotech Ltd.

Professor Ding has been a visiting Professor of University of Leeds, Southeast University, Nanjing University of Science & Technology, University of Science & Technology Beijing, IET of CAS, Tianjin University, East China University of Science & Technology, and Harbin Institute of Technology. He has served as a consultant to AnSteel Group, P&G, Shell Global Solutions, GSK, Pfizer, CREG and Carbon Trust. He currently serves on IChemE Publication Medal Assessment Panel and European Technology and Innovation Platform Working Group on Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIPSNET).

He is a receiver of cryogenic energy storage research chair award (Royal Academy of Engineering, 2014-2019); Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Progress Award for the work on key technologies for Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage System (2014); Energy & Environment Award and Technology and Innovation Grand Prix Award (Liquid Air Energy Storage, ‘The Engineer’ Magazine, 2011); and Transport Phenomena – Innovative Teaching (First Prize, Ministry of Metallurgical Industry of China, 1993, and First Prize, Beijing Municipal City, 1994).

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