Power Electronics, Drives & Machines (PEDM) Group

The Power Electronics, Drives and Machines (PEDM) Group at Newcastle University is one of the largest and most successful specialist Research Group of its kind in the UK.

The Group currently consists of 10 Academics, 26 Research Associates, 2 KTP Associates, 2 Emeritus Professors, 1 Technician and 1 Administrator. As well as the UK staff, Electrical Power also has an international presence with 6 Academics based at the Newcastle University campus in Singapore.

The PEDM Group specialise in ground-breaking research, the application of which is used in transport, renewable energy, power networks and low cost manufacturing.

The Group's strategy is to be leading experts in the areas of:

The PEDM Group has a successful record in attracting over £9M research funding from industry, EPSRC, TSB and the European Commission since the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008).

Please click on the links above to find out more about our technical expertise in these areas, or to learn more about our extensive portfolio of research projects and publications.

The Group is always eager to collaborate with industry in the UK and Europe via short-term consultancy, product development, testing and evaluation or long-term, leading edge research.

Please use the menu bar to find out more about our staff, our world class facilities or our services to industry. Or contact us.


Power Electronics, Drives & Machines News

Securing our energy networks

A state-of-the-art laboratory that will allow researchers to put the electricity grid through its paces – simulating events such as power cuts due to severe weather – is being launched today at Newcastle University.

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New SMART Grid lab officially opened

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Prof. Bogi Bech Jensen appointed as Visiting Professor

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