The clean energy and combustion group at China-UK Low Carbon College is a group of energetic researchers who are committed to developing revolutionary low carbon ideas and technologies that will contribute to achieving the carbon neutral targets. We welcome inspiring researchers who wants to make a change and share our vision to join our research teams.

Head of Clean Energy and Combustion Laboratory

Dr. Cheng Tung Chong

Dr. Cheng Tung Chong is an Associate Professor at the China-UK Low Carbon College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He holds a bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and a PhD in the field of Energy & Fuels from University of Cambridge, UK. He has published over 150 journal papers with h-index of 35 and over 4000 citations, 6 highly cited papers and two research books. He is listed as the Top 2% researcher in the world (2020-2022) in the Stanford University's Scientist List. He has participated in over 15 research projects as PI/Co-PI related to the area of fuel and energy, gas turbine, biomass and waste valorization. Dr. Chong has won over 30 research awards, among them are Royal Society-Newton Advanced Fellowship, PYRO ASIA Young Researcher Award and ASEAN Science Diplomat Award. He serves as the board member of the 6th and 7th International Conference on Low Carbon Asia, a Scientific Committee Member of 1st Symposium on Ammonia Energy.

Our research team comprises of international and local students who are doing Masters and PhD. We are young, dynamic and energetic researchers who are inspired to make a change to the world.

For enquiry of postgraduate opportunity (master and PhD), please email me: and check out the scholarship opportunity.

About China-UK Low Carbon College

China-UK Low Carbon College (LCC) was established by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) with the joint efforts of the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and Shanghai Lin-gang Government. Since its establishment on 18th May 2017, LCC has been focusing on research and education in low carbon technology. LCC intends to promote the creation of a low-carbon society and contribute to the sustainable development of China and the world.

About Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Founded in 1896, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the oldest and most prestigious research universities in China. Traditionally, SJTU is very strong in engineering, which listed top 0.01% in ESI ranking. With a full range of academic disciplines in power & energy engineering, environmental science and engineering, finance and management related to low-carbon technology. SJTU is currently ranked 46 in the QS2023 ranking.