As one of the largest and most recognised groups in its field worldwide, the Power Electronics, Machines and Control (PEMC) Research Group undertakes research in Power Electronics and Electrical Machines/Drives that are fundamental to our technological advancement.
These technologies underpin the electrification of transport and all renewable energy strategies and are vital for a sustainable future.
The Group undertakes work across all of these fields, with research covering the entire space from basic components to complete systems. Key work performed by the group includes a significant contribution to “Clean Sky” (Europe’s largest research programme) developing innovative, cutting-edge technology aimed at reducing CO2 emissions and noise levels produced by aircraft.
The Group’s expertise has also contributed to the multi-international award winning UoN electric superbike, which was successfully built and refined on campus by a race team made up of students, researchers and academics.
Research in the group ranges from basic technology investigation to fully engineered advanced concept demonstrators, carried out in world class experimental facilities that allow realistic practical validation of novel components and systems.
The PEMC Group is proud to be a collaborative partner with the Electrical Power Group at Newcastle University and together run the Sustainable Electric Propulsion Centre for Doctoral Training. SEP CDT will train a new generation of power electronics and electric drives specialists and leaders to meet the future demands of society and industry for clean, electric propulsion systems. Both groups are supported by over 20 industrial partners and seven industrial networks to deliver unprecedented high quality research and comprehensive training.
For more information and how to apply, click through to the SEP CDT website.