Changlong Wang, mentee in the 2018 Energy-Minerals Resources program in VIC (The University of Melbourne)

Changlong Wang received his bachelor of Engineering degree with Honours at the Australian National University, Canberra in 2012. He is currently working towards a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne as a CSIRO supported PhD student. He is also working with the Energy Transition Hub, an Australian-Germany collaborative research platform with leading universities and research institutions to tackle energy transition issues.

His fields of research are in the modelling of integration of renewable energy technologies into large power systems, generation and transmission system planning and optimisation, large-scale storage system and demand management modelling, and large-scale renewable energy export through High Voltage DC (HVDC) links, Hydrogen fuel cells, Ammonia and energy-intensive products, such as “green” steel, to help other countries achieve their climate goals.

Recently, his research on the economic feasibility study of the HVDC interconnector between Australia and Indonesia was presented at the UNFCCC COP 24’s side event co-hosted by the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organisation (GEIDCO), International Energy Agency (IEA) and United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) at Katowice Poland.