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Dr Stephen Robson

Dr Stephen Robson

Senior Lecturer

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

EPSRCTechnology Transformation to Support Flexible and Resilient Local Energy SystemsRobson S, Haddad A01/01/2020-01/09/2022£175k via Imperial
Innovate UKDigitisation of Industrial Metal Detection (KTP)Hall J, Robson S, Anderson P, Melikhov Y01/03/2020-01/03/2023£262k
Innovate UKEmbedding Earthing Systems ExpertiseHaddad A, Robson S01/03/2020-01/03/2023£175k
National GridHigh Frequency Earthing and its impact on the transmission systemHaddad A, Robson S01/03/19-30/07/21£292k
WEFO – European Regional Development FundFLEXIS West – Flexible Energy SystemsHaddad A, Robson S01/07/15-28/02/21£735k
WEFO – European Regional Development FundFLEXIS East – Flexible Energy SystemsHaddad A, Robson S01/07/15-28/02/21£126k
Power Networks Research Academy (PNRA)An Overhead Line Monitoring System for 11kV lines (OHMS-1)Robson S01/07/15 – 01/01/16£25K
Power Networks Research Academy (PNRA)An Overhead Line Monitoring System for 11kV lines (OHMS-2)Robson S01/02/17- 01/09/17£16.2K
National GridMeasurement of direct voltage decay on 275kV transmission cable lines Robson S, Haddad A01/03/19-30/07/21£12.5k

Supervised Students

Title

Student

Status

Degree

Placement of Remotely Operable Switches using Particle Swarm Optimisation OMAR Saodah BintiCompletePhD
Novel Techniques for Metal Detection using Digital Signal ProcessingChristopher DyerCurrentPhD
Fault Locaton on Distribution and Transmission NetworksFei XieCurrentPhD
Assessment of Silicone Rubber Insulators PerformanceAbdulaziz AlshehriCurrentPhD