Christopher Lee

  • Fellowship in 2016 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Lee received his B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering with 1st Class Honors at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2009. He then served as an Instructor in a local school for two years. He obtained his Ph.D. in his alma mater with Li Ka Shing Prize (the Best Thesis Award) in 2016. Subsequently, he has been awarded a Croucher Fellowship to further his research interests as a Postdoc Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has joined Nanyang Technological University as an Assistant Professor in October 2018.

He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at MIT and Honorary Assistant Professor at HKU. He is a IEEE Senior Member and a member of Editorial Board for IEEE Access and IET Renewable Power Generation.


Dr. Lee is an expert in electric motors and drives, renewable energies and electromechanical propulsion systems. In these fields, he has published 1 book, 3 book chapters, 3 patents and over 60 peer-reviewed papers in leading journals and international conferences. He has served as an Investigator with other collaborators for research grants with amount exceeding USD 500,000 and a Project Leader for industrial projects with amount exceeding USD 950,000.