Power Electronics, Drives and Machines PhD Research Opportunities

PhD student photoAs a member of the prestigious Russell Group, Newcastle University has a thriving research culture, and a high proportion of our research in Electrical Engineering was rated as "world-leading" or "internationally excellent" in the latest Research Assessment Exercise. The School's reputation for research excellence attracts many Postgraduate Research students to study where they have access to world-class facilities, expertise and links to industry.

The Group has a strong history of producing first class PhD level post graduates, many of whom now hold a variety of senior academic and industrial posts in the field of Power Electronics, Drives and Machines.

The Power Electronics Drives and Machines Group has a community of approximately 40 PhD students undertaking novel research in the areas of:

  • Electric and Hybrid vehicles
  • Aircraft systems
  • New and renewable energy systems
  • Energy Efficient Products

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