Welcome to Join Prof. Chung's Research Team

Outstanding students and researchers are invited to join Prof. Chung's research team and conduct cutting-edge research with Prof. Chung. Please do not hesitate to discuss with him through his email address: c.y.chung@polyu.edu.hk.

Fully-funded PhD Degree Studies in Power and Energy Systems

The applicant must possess a first-class (honours) bachelor's degree or equivalent (a GPA of 3.75 or above in the US system, or be within the top 10% of graduates under other systems) in a relevant discipline and from a reputable university. Final-year students in bachelor's degree programmes are also eligible to apply and, if successful, will be given a conditional offer subject to their obtaining a first-class honours degree or equivalent.

The selected applicants will receive a monthly stipend (around HK$27,000, approximately US$3,500 or RMB23,500); a conference and research related travel allowance per year. The tuition fees of the study will be waived.

Prof. Chung is collaborating with renowned scholars in the top universities in North America, Europe and Asia. The outstanding students will be funded to visit these universities for a period of 6 to 12 months.

The training programs are tailor-made for individual students. Applicants should submit their CVs to Prof. C.Y. Chung and discuss with him directly.

Researchers for Grid Modernization and Renewable Energy

Applicants must have research experience in one of the following areas:

  1. Power System Situational Awareness and Health Assessment;
  2. Data Analytics and AI-based Techniques for Power Systems;
  3. Power System Automation and Robotics;
  4. Smart Grid Technologies;
  5. Grid-Edge Technologies;
  6. High Power Electronics;
  7. High Power Electronics;
  8. Power System Stability and Control; and
  9. Power System Planning and Operation.

Applicants should also:

  1. possess proven track-record of publications in IEEE Transactions;
  2. have an industrial mindset;
  3. be hardworking, a good team-player and able to think analytically; and
  4. have sound communication and management skills.

The researchers will work closely with Prof. Chung in writing proposal, conducting cutting-edge research, and supervising PhD students. A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.