Dr Ing. John Licari

Dr Ing. John Licari

Dr Ing. John Licari


Senior Lecturer

Room 419
Engineering Building
University of Malta
  +356 2340 3650
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.
  • Control of Wind Turbines
  • Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Systems
  • Power Systems
  • Power Quality
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Smart Grids
  • Micro Grids
  • ENR5026 - Science Communication in Engineering
  • EPC1101 - Electrical Circuit Theory 1
  • EPC1202 - Introduction to Electrical Energy System
  • EPC3102 - Electrical Power 2
  • EPC3201 - Power Quality
  • EPC4104 - Power Electronic Converters and Distributed Generation
MGSS Scholarship 2008
President's Scholarship 2009

Professional Affiliations:
CoE - Chamber of Engineers - Warranted (Malta)
IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IET - Institute of Engineering and Technology
CIGRE - Conseil International Des Grands Réseaux Électriques