Professor Luo studied in the Department of Engineering of Cambridge University and obtained his PhD in 1992. He conducted postdoctoral research in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Imperial College London from 1991 to 1993. He subsequently worked for Queen Mary, University of London, becoming a full chair in 2002. Between 2004 and 2013, he was a Chair in Energy Systems in the University of Southampton, where he built and led a large Energy Technology Research Group. In 2013, Professor Luo joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering of University College London. He currently holds the Chair of Energy Systems and is a member of the Energy and Environment Group.