National Centre for Energy Systems Integration

Staff Profile

Dr Jonathan Swingler
Jonathan Swingler

Jonathan Swingler is Senior Lecturer in Energy at Heriot-Watt University within the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences (Electrical Engineering).

Over the last twenty years he has developed an extensive expertise in the reliability of electrical systems following positions at Loughborough University and the University of Southampton. His work has particularly focused on electrical contacts and interconnecting in automotive and aerospace systems. He has more than 60 publications, is a reviewer for many leading journal publications, acts as an Expert Witness concerning failure of components and patent disputes, and is a proposal evaluator and project reviewer for the European Commission. He is a chartered physicist and Fellow of the Institute of Physics.  

He is Chair for the 28th International Conference on Electrical Contacts.

Jonathan works on a number of CESI Work Packages, including:

  • WP4          Energy Demand
  • WP5          Validation & Demonstration

Link to Jonathan’s publications.