Yong Yan is Professor of Electronic Instrumentation, Head of Instrumentation and Control Research Group, and Director of Innovation at the School of Engineering, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). He has been awarded more than 10 research prizes by learned societies and professional institutions in recognition of his outstanding contributions to pulverised fuel flow metering and burner flame imaging. He has published in excess of 500 research papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings with an h-index of 47 and over 8300 citations. His current research interests in CCS include mass flow measurement of CO2 (single-phase and two-phase), detection and localisation of CO2 leakage from transportation networks and storage sites, and advanced monitoring of oxyfuel combustion processes.