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The department of IEPC has been at the forefront of research 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 research and innovation in collaboration with both local and international partners and academic/research institutions. The department of IEPC is always looking for new collaborations. Please send us an email if you are interested in starting a research collaboration with us or contact any academic member directly through the contact details provided at this link.

The department offers postgraduate research programmes on a full-time or part-time basis leading to the M.Sc in Engineering degree. In addition, the department also offers M.Phil. in Engineering and Ph.D. in Engineering degrees. University general regulations and regulations of the Faculty of Engineering covering these postgraduate programmes can be found at this link.

Students interested in pursuing a postgraduate degree with the department of IEPC should contact the department directly on this email or contact any academic member directly through the contact details provided at this link. Interested students should express interest in a specific area under the remit of the department of IEPC and should also send a copy of their CV together with a transcript record of their B.Eng. (Hons.) degree. A meeting can then be set up to discuss further details regarding project proposals and admission requirements. For more detailed information please refer to the bye-laws for the respective courses.

Research areas of interest to the academic members of the department of IEPC include:

Collaborating Academic

Aalborg University
Cardiff University
The Petroleum Institute
University of Bari
University of Nottingham
Research Areas

Ongoing Projects

Researcher Project Title
Jessica Settino SolPV-TES - Integrating solar PV with heat pumps and thermal energy storage in zero-energy buildings


Ongoing Ph.D Projects

Researcher Project Title
Kris Scicluna Sensorless Control in Steer-by-Wire Application


Ongoing M. Phil. Projects

Researcher Project Title
Daniel Zammit Control of Microgrids for Distributed Generation including Energy Storage 


Ongoing MSc (by Research) Projects

Researcher Project Title
Joseph Azzopardi  Analysis of Freeport Power Systems
Andrea Brincat Design and Development of an Electronic Control Systems for Hybrid PV+CHP Residential Grid Connected Set-ups with Battery Back-Up
Noel Darmanin 

Investigation of the Effects of Integrating Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems on the Maltese Power System 


Current Guest Researchers

Researcher Affiliation
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The list of past PhD, M. Phil. and MSc projects can be found in the Past Projects page. For the complete list of publications in internationally peer reviewed journals and conferences which arose from the research carried out by the department of IEPC, please goto to the Publications page. 

Expression of Interest: Pursue Research with IEPC
Interested in pursuing research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering? Read this notice for further info. 
Last Updated: 14 May 2018

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