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Wind and Marine Energy Cohorts

2016 Cohort

Alan Turnbull - Generators, Failure Prediction, Machine Learning, Signal Processing

Becky Corley - Condition Monitoring, Physical Modelling, Failure Prediction

Nicola Grieve - Wind Turbine Controllers, Wind Modelling

Anastasis Charalambous - Power Systems, HVDC, Power Electronics, Real Time Simulations

Gabriele Pisetta - Fluid Mechanics, Shape Morphing Blades, Load Alleviation, Performance Enhancement

George Elderfield - Aeroelastics, Fatigue, Complex Wind Fields, Load Mitigation

Grant Leishman - Materials Science, Blade Coatings

Edgar Lucas - Electrical Power Systems

Matthew Cole - Wind Farm Control, Power Systems

2015 Cohort

Alfred Alsop - Market Assessment, Rural Electrification, Small Wind, Energy for Development

Gabriele Amico - Inverter-Grid Interconnection, 

Lindsey Amos - Control, wakes, layout, simulation, optimisation

Alfred Cotten - Wave Energy, Hydrodynamics, Numerical Modelling, Heuristic Optimisation

Calum Edmunds - Electricity Markets, Distribution Network Modelling, Locational Marginal Pricing

Ifeoluwa Garba - Sustainable development, energy economics, energy policy, developing countries

Ciaran Gilbert - Wind Power Forecasting, Spatial-Temporal Forecasting, Short-Term Forecasting

Sofia Koukoura - Condition Monitoring, Vibrations, Data Analytics

Bartosz Soltowski - Peer-to-Peer Electricity Trading, Microgrids, Smart Grids

Oliver Tulloch - Airborne Wind Energy, Rotary Kites

2014 Cohort

Rohaida Binti Hussain - Control system, wind turbine control, aero-elastic tailoring

Edward Hart - Machine learning, Gaussian Process, control, nonlinear dynamics

Ben McGilton - Marine energy, direct drive, EM gearbox

Owain Roberts - wave and tidal, uncertainty, structured innovation, roadmaps

Tim Rubert - Life extension, wind turbine, foundation, structure

James Steer - Rogue waves, freak waves, surface waves, interfacial, non-linear Schroedinger equations

Chandra Pun - Direct drive, airgap forces, modular power electronic converter, multi-coil generator

Giorgio Zorzi - Improved yield from wind turbines through online anomaly detection and compensation

Wind Energy Cohorts

2013 cohort

Michael Argent - Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Drivetrains

Kevin Connolly - The policy context for, and economic consequences of, offshore wind in Scotland

Daniel Danzerl - Managing increased penetration of Distributed Wind Generation

Rafael Dawid - An integrated performance and condition based approach to maintenance decision making

Ashraf Elmontaser - Facilitating Wind Generation through Smart Distribution Networks

Conor Gilmour - Locally manufactured wind turbines in Sub-Saharan Africa

Euan MacMahon - Control System Design of a Multi Rotor System

Alice Malvaldi - - Spatio-Temporal Prediction of Wind Based on Wind Velocity and Related Parameters

Peter Mills - Impact of marine dynamics on offshore wind farm performance

Luis Reguera - Real-time laboratory demonstration of the provision of inertia from offshore wind turbines via HVDC links

Craig Siddons - Effect of raindrop erosion on materials used for offshore wind turbine blades

John Warnock - Reliability Cost-Benefit of Meshed International Transmission Networks

2012 Cohort

James Carroll - Reduced CoE through drive train selection, O&M strategies and design for maintenance techniques

Edward Corr - On-line Partial Discharge Detection and Evaluation in HVDC Power Systems 

Alexander Giles - Inertial response from offshore wind farms connected via HVDC links 

Kamyab Givaki - Distributed support of AC voltage and frequency on HVDC connected wind farms

David Hamilton - Intelligent forecasting in wind energy applications

Velissarios Kourkoulis Wind Farm Control 

Hamish Macdonald - The Influence of Hail on Wind Turbine Blade Leading Edge Erosion and Damage

Shona Pennock - The Impact on the economics and operation of wind power in Scotland of a single European Energy Market

Pablo Jaen Sola - Advanced Stuctural Modelling of Wind Turbine Generators

Christopher Warnock - Detailed Dynamic Modelling of Wind Turbine Drivetrains

2011 Cohort

Jethro Browell - Spatio-temporal Prediction of Wind Fields

Kerri Hart - Optimum design for offshore HVDC connection

Kevin Johnstone - Power Systems, Transient Stability, Inertia, Wind Energy

Romans Kazacoks - A Generic Evaluation of Loads in Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines

Yiqing Lian - DC collection networks

Steven Martin - Floating Turbine  Rotor Loads 

Allan May - - The Effectiveness of Wind Turbine Condition Monitoring Systems

Saman Poushpas - Wind Farm Control 

Jonathan Samson - Control for a Buoyant Wind Turbine

Xi Yu - Implementation and Testing of Integrated Diagnosis and Prognosis Maintenance for Offshore Wind Turbines

2010 Cohort

Iain Dallas - Control and Protection of Supergrids

David Ferguson - Augmenting SCADA Data with High Frequency Condition Monitoring System Data

Laura Kane - Power System Access Arrangements for Wind Power 

Callum MacIver - Reliability Assessment of Offshore Network Designs for Wind Power 

Scott McLaren-Gow - Ducted Wind Turbines

Charles Plumley - Smart Rotor Wind Turbine

Roberts Proskovics - Dynamic Response of Spar-type Offshore Wind Turbines

Graeme Wilson - The effects of weather on Wind Turbine Failure Modes 

Robert Young - Turbulent Inflow to Wind Turbines

2009 Cohort

Jonathan Butler - Analysis of Complex Wind Flow 

Michael Branney - Refinement and Clarification of the Wind Energy Systems Design Space 

Magnus Currie -  Structural Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Foundations

Iain Dinwoodie - Operations and Maintenance for future offshore wind farms

Douglas Elliott - Cluster Based collection networks for offshore wind farms

Simon Gill - Extending Optimal power flow for wind power in Active Network Management Schemes 

Andrew Hamilton - Development of a novel lubrication based condition monitoring system for wind turbine gearboxes

Mark Keegan - Impact and Erosion Performance of Offshore Wind Turbine Leading Edge Materials

Maria Lourdes Gala Santos - - Next Generation Large Wind Turbines Controller Design 

Kenneth Scott - Effects of Extreme and Transients Loads on Wind Turbines Drive Trains 

Conaill Soraghan - Design of pitch regulated vertical axis wind turbines