School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Dave Atkinson

Senior Lecturer..



Joined university academic post in 1987 after 17 years in electronics industry. Previous employers: NEI Electronics Ltd; British Gas Corporation; Tolag Products Ltd.
Previous industrial experience: analogue and digital circuit design; microprocessor system design; ultrasonic signal processing system design; electronic control system design.


BSc, PhD, C.Eng, MIEE



Dave is a member of the Electrical Power research group.

Research Interests

control of power electronic systems; electric drives; power converters for energy conversion systems;

Other Expertise

power electronic circuit design; general electronic circuit design; real-time digital control systems design; embedded system programming; simulation of power electronic systems;

Publication record


Undergraduate Teaching

Control and Electrical Machines (Stage 2)
Electric Drives (Stage 3/4)

Postgraduate Teaching

Control of Electric Drives (MSc)