Professor Yulong Ding invented liquid air energy storage technology and developed composite phase change materials for thermal energy storage. His work on passively cooled container technology has been on large-scale commercial demonstration for cold chain transportation applications. He serves on the UK BEIS Molten Salts Advisory Group and the Royal Society Net Zero Panel. He has published over 450 technical papers and filed over 70+ patents.
Professor Ding was awarded the IChemE Clean Energy Medal and the IChemE Global Awards in three categories: energy, research project and outstanding achievement. He also received the Distinguished Energy Storage Individual Award at Beijing International Energy Storage and Expo; Research Chair in cryogenic energy storage from the Academy of Engineering; and Energy and Environment Award and Technology and Innovation Grand Prix Award from The Engineer.