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Biography

Dr. Nigel Schofield joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University as a Professor in 2013. Previously, Dr. Schofield was a Senior Lecturer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Manchester, UK, where he has lectured across all undergraduate years and to the Power Conversion M.Sc. students. He joined the University of Huddersfield in 2017 as Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Engineering and Technology.

Research Expertise and Interests

Dr Schofield's research interests include electromagnetic powertrains for all- and hybrid-electric vehicles, the vehicular application of electro-chemical and electro-static energy sources, hydrogen fuel cell systems, aerospace machines and actuators, and the industrial applications of electro-magnetic devices and novel machines. 

Keywords

  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Generation
  • Power Converters
  • Inverters
  • Energy Conversion
  • Power Engineering
  • Energy Management
  • Power Conversion
  • Energy Storage
  • Electrical Energy Conservation
  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Machines
  • Surface Acoustic Waves

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Research Output 2017 2018

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution

BESS Techno-economic challenges to support wind energy: Mind mapping and correlation matrix

Attya, A., Dhimish, M. & Schofield, N., 21 May 2018, (Accepted/In press) 8th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe. IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Energy storage
Wind power
Economics
Industry
2 Citations
Permanent magnets
Poles
Rotors
Traction (friction)
Topology

High Voltage Hybrid Generator and Conversion System for Wind Turbine Applications

Beik, O. & Schofield, N., 31 Aug 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 65, 4, p. 3220-3229 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Wind turbines
Permanent magnets
Electric potential
Stators
Rotors