Dr. Ing. John Licari graduated with First Class Honours in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malta in 2008 and started his career in 2009, where he worked as a research engineer in the local industry. During this time he was also engaged in lecturing and laboratory sessions with the Departments of Electronics and Industrial Electrical Power Conversion.
Towards the end of 2009 he was appointed assistant Lecturer with the Department of Industrial Electrical Power Conversion. In 2010, he was awarded a President's scholarship from Cardiff University to pursue doctoral research in the area of renewable energy.
John was awarded a Ph.D degree in February 2013 for his work in the area of control of wind turbines. His research was mainly concerned with the development of control algorithms for loads alleviation and grid integration of wind turbines.
He is the author of a number of international peer-reviewed journals and conference publications.