Power Electronic Integration

 Power Converters will be essential part of all Power Systems in Transportation Electrifications. The PEMC Group has expertise and conducts research into high power density and  optimised thermal management, power quality specifications, and fault tolerance and fault tolerant system control.

PEMC research in this area also incorporates:  

Device technology developments crucial for future success of MEA

New Construction & Thermal Technologies

  • Bonding and attachment technologies 
  • Cooling technologies and heat spreaders

Physics of Failure & Reliability Evaluation 

  • Identification of failure modes and failure models
  • Environmental cycling (real aerospace conditions)
  • Accelerated testing methods


  • Reduced weight, volume, cost
  • Reduced inductance and EMI
  • Enhanced thermal and electrical performance 
  • Higher temperature materials (SiC, GaAs)


PEMC Academics conducting research in Power Electronic Integration 

Dr. Neo Lophitis

Specialises in - 

  • Power Semiconductor Technologies
  • Modelling and Characterisations
  • High Power Applications
Prof. Lee Empringham

Specialises in - 

  • Hedrogenics Integration
  • Wide Band Gap
  • Energy Storage
  • Flywheels
  • Power Electronic Drives
Prof. Mark Johnson

Specialises in - 

  • Power Electronics
  • Aerospace, Automotive, Energy
  • Microgrids and Energy Renewable Systems
Dr. Rishad Ahmed

Specialises in - 

  • Automotive Power Electronics
  • High Bandwith
  • Silicon Carbide
Dr. Paul Evans

Specialises in - 

  • Software Development for Power Converter Systems
Dr. Ke Li

Specialises in - 

  • Power Electronics
Dr Liliana de Lillo
Dr. Liliana De Lillo

Specialises in - 

  • Power Electronics



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