Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Matthew Armstrong

Senior Lecturer


Dr Matthew Armstrong is a Senior Lecturer for the School of Engineering at University of Newcastle, with an area of expertise in the control of electrical power.

School of Engineering Roles and Responsibilities

SAgE Faculty Roles and Responsibilities

Previous Roles and Responsibilities
  • Academic Lead for Postgraduate Taught Programmes (Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2017 (School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering) 
  • Postgraduate Degree Programme Director: MSc in Electrical Power. (Sept 2014 -Sept. 2016) 
  • MEng, Ph.D.


  • Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)

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  • Undergraduate (Stage III/IV): - Digital Control Systems (EEE3018)
  • Postgraduate taught (MSc): - Digital Control System Design (EEE8007)

Course Management Roles

  • Postgraduate Degree Programme Director: MSc Automation and Control. (Sept. 2011 - Present)
  • Postgraduate Degree Programme Director: MSc Automation and Control. (Sept. 2015 - Present)



Matthew is a member of the Electrical Power research group and his profile can be viewed on Google Scholar

 Research Interests

  • Power electronic converters for emerging technologies.
  • Power Quality Improvement of connected inverter systems.
  • System identification (Parameter Estimation) and Adaptive Control of Power Electronic Converters.
  • Non-Destructive Testing Techniques and Characterisation of Li-Ion Batteries.
  • Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) emulation systems.