Prof Paul Stewart

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Prof Paul Stewart

Professor of Control and Systems Engineering

Research Chair in Energy and Endowed Chair in Intelligent Systems

University of Derby.




University of Lincoln

  • Professor of Power and Energy Systems, Director EPSRC Low Carbon Airport Energy Technologies Network
  • Pro Vice Chancellor Research
  • Founding Head of the School of Engineering in collaboration with Siemens

University of Salford

  • Professor of Control Systems Engineering, Head of Aeronautical Engineering. Co-Director: CASE Centre for Control and Systems Engineering.

University of Sheffield

  • Lecturer & Senior Lecturer, Electrical Machines and Drives Research Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
  • Director of MEng Projects – Electrical Engineering.
  • Staff Member of the Rolls-Royce UTC in Advanced Electrical Machines and Drives.
  • Staff Member Rolls-Royce UTC in Control Systems

Some Professional Activities

  • Chairman: UK and Republic of Ireland IEEE Industrial Electronics Chapter (2009 – 2010)
  • Member of the UKRC EPSRC Peer Review College and Funding Panels (2005-)
  • EU Horizon 2020 Expert Funding Panel: Energy and Transport (2015-)
  • Editorial board of the International Journal of Automation and Computing (2010 – ).
  • Associate Editor in Chief, Energies Journal (2011 -).
  • EU Framework Programme Committee: ACARE – Flight Path 2050 – Workgroup3 – Innovative Technologies
  • Electrical Power Systems UK National Advisory Committee (2005-2009)
  • Board Member AIMEA-UK Academic Initiative in the More Electric Aircraft Consortium (Sheffield, Nottingham, Bristol, Manchester and Newcastle Universities) EU MOET Programme with Airbus (2005-8)
  • Advisory Board: Birmingham Centre for Cryogenic Energy Storage (2014-15)
  • Advisory Board: Centre for Low Carbon Futures (2014-15)
  • Member D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership Boards: SME Innovation; Low Carbon, Energy
  • University of Derby Lead: ERDF ESIF: Priority Axes 2&4, Innovation, Transport and Low Carbon

Recent Prizes

  • Winner: Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Knowledge Exchange and Transfer 2015.
  • Winner: Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Employer Engagement with Siemens 2012
  • Siemens Power and Energy UK University Principal Partner Status 2012 – (Global Status 2015)
  • Winner: IMechE 2011 Charles Sharpe Beecher Prize for Aerospace
  • Winner: Lord Stafford Award 2011 for industrial collaboration.
  • IET Awards 2011 – Highly Commended for Industrial Partnership with Siemens
  • IET Awards 2010 – Highly Commended for Industrial Partnership with Siemens