Modular Multilevel Power Converters for Medium Voltage Applications
Dr M Merlin
16 January 2019
The Power Electronics research team from the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh is now looking to a recruit a high calibre PhD candidate to work on the topic of Modular Multilevel Converters; their design, control, operation and general optimization.
Voltage uprating for more-electric and hybrid aircraft
Dr D Clark, Prof M Haddad
31 December 2018
Decarbonisation of the transport sector is a major priority, both nationally and globally. It is estimated that the domestic and international aviation sectors constitute 2% of the global CO2 emissions arising from human activity.
Flexible medium voltage DC electric railway systems
Dr P Tricoli, Prof C Roberts
31 January 2019
The aim of this PhD programme is to investigate the next generation railway electrification systems, DC power electronic. traction transformers and technologies for integrating renewable sources, to challenge the traditional rail approach to.