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Dr Stephen Robson

Dr Stephen Robson

Lecturer - Teaching and Research

School of Engineering

Email
robsons1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5351
Campuses
E/3.26

Overview

I am a lecturer in the Advanced High Voltage Engineering Research Centre, focusing on condition monitoring, Power Line Communication, the application of smart technology and techniques to power systems and high voltage engineering.

Biography

Education and Qualifications

2007: MEng (1st Class Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Cardiff University

2012: PhD in Electrical Engineering, Cardiff University

2016: Postgraduate Certificate of University Teaching and Learning (PCUTL)

Honours and awards

  • August 2007: Award for the best performing graduate student on the MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree scheme
  • September 2009: Award for the first prize presenter at the North American Power Symposium (NAPS) in Mississippi, USA

Professional memberships

  • Member of the IEEE
  • Membership of BSI GEL/81 Protection against lightning standards committee.

Committees and reviewing

Member of the Power Academy Council

Journal Reviewer for IEEE Power Delivery and IET Transmission and Distribution.

Publications

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Teaching

  • 1st Year Power Engineering
  • 2nd Year Power Engineering and laboratories
  • 2nd Year FPGA digital design
  • 2nd Year Group Design Project
  • 3rd Year FPGA digital design

Contracts

Awarding body

Project title

People

Duration from/ to

Value

EPSRC Technology Transformation to Support Flexible and Resilient Local Energy Systems Robson S, Haddad A 01/01/2020-01/09/2022 £175k via Imperial
Innovate UK Digitisation of Industrial Metal Detection (KTP) Hall J, Robson S, Anderson P, Melikhov Y 01/03/2020-01/03/2023 £262k
Innovate UK Embedding Earthing Systems Expertise Haddad A, Robson S 01/03/2020-01/03/2023 £175k
National Grid High Frequency Earthing and its impact on the transmission system Haddad A, Robson S 01/03/19-30/07/21 £292k
WEFO – European Regional Development Fund FLEXIS West – Flexible Energy Systems Haddad A, Robson S 01/07/15-28/02/21 £735k
WEFO – European Regional Development Fund FLEXIS East – Flexible Energy Systems Haddad A, Robson S 01/07/15-28/02/21 £126k
Power Networks Research Academy (PNRA) An Overhead Line Monitoring System for 11kV lines (OHMS-1) Robson S 01/07/15 – 01/01/16 £25K
Power Networks Research Academy (PNRA) An Overhead Line Monitoring System for 11kV lines (OHMS-2) Robson S 01/02/17- 01/09/17 £16.2K
National Grid Measurement of direct voltage decay on 275kV transmission cable lines  Robson S, Haddad A 01/03/19-30/07/21 £12.5k

Supervised Students

Title

Student

Status

Degree

Placement of Remotely Operable Switches using Particle Swarm Optimisation  OMAR Saodah Binti Complete PhD
Novel Techniques for Metal Detection using Digital Signal Processing Christopher Dyer Current PhD
Fault Locaton on Distribution and Transmission Networks Fei Xie Current PhD
Assessment of Silicone Rubber Insulators Performance Abdulaziz Alshehri Current PhD