Electronics, Machines, Propulsion and Energy Systems

Research in the Electronics, Machines, Propulsion Systems and Renewable Energy Laboratories is related to many aspects of practical electronics including the generation and utilisation of electrical power as well. There has also been a lot of fundamental work on the development of high efficiency and high power electrical machines for traction and specialist applications including extremely high speeds, such as turbo compressors.

Research motor
Pulsed Synchronous Reluctance Motor

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:

Centre for Advanced Electrical Machines & Drives and Power Electronics

Power Generation & Energy Storage

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Postgraduate Research Hub
Department of Engineering
University of Leicester
University Road
United Kingdom

T: +44 116 252 5069
E: engineeringpgr@le.ac.uk


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