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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Power electronics

Our research on power electronics is underpinning developments across all areas of consumer gadgets, industrial systems, renewable generation, low-carbon transport and power networks.

Achievements include demonstrating an efficient and compact silicon carbide converter for electric vehicle power trains and the invention of DC circuit-breaking concepts.

Research focus

We are experts in this field and cover all aspects related to power electronics.

Some specific areas we focus on are:

  • Power dense converters icon
  • Wireless power icon
  • Voltage-source HVDC icon