Professor Pat Wheeler

Professor Pat Wheeler
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Expertise summary

Power Electronics and Electrical Machine Drives for Transportation Electronification including electric cars, trucks, busses and motorbikes.   Systems for electric propulsion of Aircraft and the connection of renewable energy to the electrical utility network as well as micro-grids for rural communities.

Various active and past projects across the world including active links in Chile, USA, Canada, Indonesia  and Australia (mainly on joint research projects).  Currently Vice President of the IEEE Power Electronics Society and Director of the University of Nottingham’s Power Electronics, Machines and Control Research Group

Consultancy and Research: Professor Wheeler is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Power electronics
  • Electric aircraft
  • Transportation electrification

Policy credentials

Transportation Electronification, Renewable Energy interfacing and Electrical Energy Access.

Industry credentials

More than 25 years at the University of Nottingham leading both small and large (>$10M) projects as part of the PEMC Research Group. Vice President of the IEEE Power Electronics Society. Also been involved in both Electric Superbike racing and the World Solar Challenge.


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