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Welcome to the Department of Industrial Electrical Power Conversion

The Department of Industrial Electrical Power Conversion, IEPC, forms part of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Malta. IEPC has been at the forefront of research and lecturing in the following areas of electrical engineering: Power Electronics and Distributed Generation; Power Systems and Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Sources (RES); Electrical Machines and Drives; and Electrical Services. The Department strives to achieve excellence in these areas by its contributions to lecturing, research and innovation in collaboration with both local and international partners and academic/research institutions.

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The Department of IEPC is responsible for teaching study-units in the area of Electrical Engineering within the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree offered by the Faculty of Engineering. The study units include core modules of the B.Eng.(Hons) degree such as basic circuit theory in first year and power electronics in the second year of the degree. These lead to more applied Electrical Engineering topics in the third and fourth year modules such as Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Sources, Power Electronic Converters and Electrical Machines and Drives. These study-units cover both the theoretical and practical components of the relevant subject area. The academic members of the department are also actively involved in supervision of undergraduate students undertaking their final year dissertation. For information about taught modules offered by the department, please go to our teaching page

The academic staff members of the Department are actively involved in state-of-the-art research and strive to achieve research excellence in the following areas: Electrical Drives; Electric Transportation; Renewable Energy Systems for Grid Integration; Microgrids and Smart Grids; Energy Efficiency in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Applications; Design of Electromagnetic Systems; Power Converters; Power Quality and EMC. Research programmes leading to M.Phil., M.Sc (by research) and Ph.D. degrees are also offered to postgraduate students in research areas where staff members are active. For information about research degrees offered by the department, please go to our postgraduate research page.

Find out more about the activities of the Department by navigating through the departmental website menu. Additional information can be obtained by contacting via email or by contacting any member of staff using the contact details available at this link. Also follow us on our Facebook page to keep up to date with organised events and discussions.

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Notices
IEPC Microgrids Research on 'Engineering Today'
An article on Microgrid research by the Dept. of IEPC at the University of Malta was featured in issue 56 (April 2017) of 'Engineering Today', the Chamber of Engineers' quarterly magazine. 
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Expression of Interest: Pursue Research with IEPC
Interested in pursuing research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering? Read this notice for further info. 
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Internships - D3 Power Generation Ltd
Internships for interested engineering students.
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