Sustainability database

People

Prof Sandy Smith

Professor of Electrical Machines

My general research interests lie in the area of design and analysis of electrical motors, generators, drives and actuators using analytical or computational electromagnetic methods. Particular interests currently include induction machines and superconducting/low-temperature technologies in the industrial, marine, aerospace, and renewable sectors. 

Division: 
Research
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
No
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Energy
Transport

Connections

Research

SUPERGEN Wind Energy

To undertake research to achieve an integrated, cost-effective, reliable & available Offshore Wind Power Station

http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/H018662/1

Group

energy@manchester

AKA Manchester Energy. From underpinning strategic research to the transfer of technology into the marketplace, the University of Manchester has a range of world-class activities supporting the need for solutions that can play their part in meeting the global energy challenge.

Keywords: 
Energy, Energy industry, Energy storage, Cogeneration, Interdisciplinary

Group

Power Conversion

The Group focuses on advanced electrical machines and power electronic converters using the latest devices and materials, including superconductors to provide more efficient and effective electrical power conversion and control for transport and renewable energy generation, transmission, and distribution. 

Keywords: 
Power system, Electric vehicles, Smart grids