The Electrical Power Research Group (formerly Power Electronics, Drives and Machines (PEDM)) 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 Electrical Power Research 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 Electrical Power Research 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.
The University is to play a key role in the development of the next generation of electric vehicle batteries in the UK.
Newcastle University has been given Principal Partner Status by technology giant Siemens in recognition of the ongoing collaboration between the two organisations.