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Dr Ian Laird

Dr Ian Laird

Dr Ian Laird
BE (Syd.), PhD (Syd.)


Area of research

Design tools and modelling for high power density silicon carbide (SiC) based 3-phase DC/AC converters

Office MVB Room 4.10
Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 40289

Research summary

  • Thermoelectrics
  • Converter topologies
  • Wide band-gap devices
  • Design optimisation.

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Ian Laird (S'09-M'11) received both the B.Eng. degree (Hons. I) in mechatronic engineering in 2008 and the PhD degree in electrical engineering (power electronics) in 2013 from the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia. From 2008 to 2009 he worked at the CSIRO material science and engineering division in Lindfield, NSW, Australia in the thermoelectric energy group. In 2014 he worked as a research associate in the Electrical Energy Management Group (EEMG) at the University of Bristol as part of its work with the EPSRC Centre for Power Electronics. Currently he is a lecturer in the department of ...

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