The Centre for Power Electronics was founded in 2013 as part of a direct response to the Government’s Strategy for Power Electronics. It brought together the very best research groups in a UK-wide, multi-disciplinary, virtual centre.

A brochure of these achievements can be found here

For more information on some of our Outreach events over the years click here. 

Executive Summary

360 academic papers published

Over 360 journal articles and conference
publications reporting the Centre’s research
Support for cutting edge research projects
9 multidisciplinary research themes,
bringing leading UK universities together in
unique collaborations

Young awards researchers

30 research fellows employed
9 international studentships
Future Power Challenge competition
Annual Post Graduate Summer School
Research Associate network

Over 50 companies worked with

4 start-up companies established


PEUK White Paper

Building the community

Annual Conference – held each year since 2014

17 projects funded involving
16 institutions
26 awards

6 feasibility projects £405k
4 early career researchers supported to develop independent research £170k
4 cross-cutting projects funded in structural and functional integration £1.77m
9 international exchange visits £45k
3 impact acceleration projects £108k

Outreach activities

New Scientist Live
Cheltenham Science Festival
Science Museum event
Kit car project