Prof. Michael Georgiadis, head of the PSE laboratory, has just been named as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University. The appointment involves close collaboration with the group of Prof. Pei Liu at Tsinghua BP Clean Energy Research andEducation Centre, Department of Energy and Power Engineering, Tsinghua University. The appointment will practically be realized through exchanges of students and knowledge in the area of energy systems engineering, workshops/seminars to be given by Prof.Georgiadis as well as joint research proposal submissions.