Gus Cheng Zhang

Gus Cheng Zhang


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Personal profile


Cheng Zhang (S’13–M’16) was born in China, in 1990. He received the B.Eng. degree (first class Hons.) in electronic and communication engineering from the City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree in electronic and electrical engineering from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2016. He was a senior research assistant in the department of electrical and electronic engineering, the University of Hong Kong from 2016 to 2017. He worked as a post-doctoral research associate in the research laboratory of electronics (RLE) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2017 to 2018.

His current research interests include high switching frequency power converters and designs and optimizations for wireless power transfer applications.


BEng(Hons), PhD

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Member of IEEE (IES, PELS)

Research interests

Power Electronics

Wireless Power Transfer


Power Electronics

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 201231 Aug 2016

Award Date: 26 Nov 2016

Bachelor of Engineering, Electronic and Communication Engineering (Business Intelligence Minor), City University Of Hong Kong

1 Sept 200815 Jul 2012

Award Date: 16 Jul 2012

Areas of expertise

  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Power Electronics
  • Wireless Power Transfer

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Energy


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