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David Gerada

Principal Research Fellow in Electrical Machines, Faculty of Engineering

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Biography

David Gerada received the Ph.D. degree in high-speed electrical machines from the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK in 2012. From 2007-2016 he was with the R&D Department at Cummins Inc.

At Cummins he pioneered the design and development of high speed electrical machines, transforming a challenging technology into a reliable one suitable for the transportation market, and establishing industry-wide used metrics for such machinery. In 2016 he joined the University of Nottingham as a Senior Fellow in Electrical Machines, responsible for developing state of the art electrical machines for future transportation which push existing technology boundaries, while propelling the new technologies to high technology readiness levels (TRL).

Dr. Gerada is a Chartered Engineer in the U.K. and a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Dr. Gerada is a member of the Power Electronics, Machines and Control research group.

Expertise Summary

-high speed machines

-novel materials and their applications to electromechanical energy conversion

-traction machines

-engine electrification

-intensive cooling of electrical machines

-mechatronics

Selected Publications

Faculty of Engineering

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