Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering PhD(Electrical Power, Energy and Control Systems specialism)

The research activities in electrical power, energy and control systems are closely linked to the interdisciplinary research of the Institute for Energy Research and Policy.

The new Power and Control Research Laboratory is active in development and demonstration of new energy saving and energy efficient control technology. Our research is supported by the funding from EPSRC, BCURA, AWM, and the industrial partners.

The research activities in electrical power, energy and control systems are closely linked to the interdisciplinary research of the Birmingham Energy Institute.

The research is focused in the following principal areas:

  • Power system control and monitoring
  • Applications of power electronics
  • Electrical power transmission and distribution
  • Power quality and harmonics
  • Energy efficient actuators and systems
  • Nonlinear control system theory and industrial applications
  • System modelling and optimisation
  • Intelligent control
  • Hierarchical systems
  • Integrated management and operational control
  • Water networks, estimation

The new Power and Control Research Laboratory is active in development and demonstration of new energy saving and energy efficient control technology. Our research is supported by the funding from EPSRC, BCURA, AWM, and the industrial partners.