Power Electronics, Machines, Propulsion Systems and Renewable Energy
A common factor in the research is the increasing use of power electronics and micro-controllers for the efficient conversion of electrical power. Extensive facilities are available for simulation, design, prototyping and experimental verification of new circuits, machines and systems.
Members of staff in this area include:
There are currently 8 post-graduate research students.
In addition to fundamental research the activities in this area have strong links with industries.
Specific areas of current and recent research are: