Dr Sun is a Chancellor's Fellow (equivalent to Assistant Professorship) in Energy Systems Integration within the School of Engineering. His research focuses on planning and operating low-carbon energy systems with high renewable penetration, using applied data science and advanced optimization techniques. Dr Sun previously worked on building a multi-scale energy system integration architecture for National Centre for Energy Systems Integration (CESI) and as a lead researcher on Hydrogen’s Value in the Energy system (HYVE).
Dr Sun has also contributed to Realising Energy Storage Technologies in Low-carbon Energy Systems (RESTLESS) and Adaptation and Resilience In Energy Systems (ARIES).
Dr Sun is holding a visiting research fellowship at UCL.