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Prof Keith Bell

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Personal statement

Keith Bell is the ScottishPower Professor of Smart Grids at the University of Strathclyde and, since May 2014, one of the co-Directors of the UK Energy Research Centre. He joined the University in 2005 having previously worked as a researcher in Bath, Manchester and Naples and as a system development engineer in the electricity supply industry in Britain. He is an invited expert member of CIGRE Study Committee C1 on System Development and Economics, a member of the Executive Board of the Power Systems Computation Conference and a member of the Executive Committee of the IET Power Academy, an initiative to promote electric power engineering as a graduate career in the UK. He is a Chartered Engineer and, at different times, has advised the Scottish Government, the Republic of Ireland government, the Northern Ireland Executive, Ofgem and the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change on power systems issues as well as being active in a number of engineering research projects in collaboration with UK and European industry and academic partners.

Publications

Impacts of residential energy efficiency and electrification of heating on energy market prices
Calvillo Christian F., Turner Karen, Bell Keith, McGregor Peter
15th IAEE European Conference 2017, (2017)
Probabilistic real-time thermal rating forecasting for overhead lines by conditionally heteroscedastic auto-regressive models
Fan Fulin, Bell Keith, Infield David
IEEE Transaction on Power Delivery Vol 32, pp. 1881-1890, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRD.2016.2577140
Opportunities for interconnection of adjacent distribution feeders in GB networks
Dixon James, Bell Keith, Elders Ian
52nd International Universities' Power Engineering Conference, (2017)
Application of enhanced thermal ratings to primary substation transformers
Elders Ian, Bell Keith, Smith Kevin, Collinson Alan
CIRED Open Access Proceedings Journal, pp. 1-5, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/oap-cired.2017.1053
Potential for the Use of TIMES in Assessing Energy System Impacts of Improved Energy Efficiency : Using the TIMES Model in Developing Energy Policy
Calvillo Christian, Turner Karen, Bell Keith, McGregor Peter, Hawker Graeme
(2017)
'Scottish Energy Strategy: The Future of Energy in Scotland' Scottish Government, Edinburgh : Consultation Response by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)
Watson Jim, Bell Keith, Hawker Graeme, Winskel Mark, Webb Janette, Tingey Margaret, Dodds Paul, Chilvers Jason, Pallett Helen, Pidgeon Nicholas, Demski Christina, Morton Craig, Scott Kate, Roelich Katy, Sakai Marco, Cotton Isabel, Sambrook Kate, Giesekam Jannik, Barrett John
(2017)

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Teaching

  • Module registrar for EE576/976 (Power System Economics, Markets and Asset Management)
  • Module registar for EE807 (Managing Risk and Uncertainty in Grid Operation) delivered within the Centre for Doctoral Training on Future Networks
  • Contributor to EE986 (Assignment and Professional Studies)
  • Contributor to EE962 (Power Systems and Wind Integration 1) delivered within the Centre for Doctoral Training on Wind Energy Systems
  • Supervisor of 4th year undergraduate projects, MSc projects, and projects in the Centres for Doctoral Training on Wind Energy Systems and Future Networks
  • Strathclyde representative on the IET Power Academy Executive

 

Research interests

  • Power system planning and operation and 'smart grids'
  • Power system economics, markets and regulation
  • Energy policy and energy system modelling
  • Managing risk in power systems and use of statistical methods and intelligent systems
  • Grid integration of renewables

Professional activities

Introduction to Power Systems (EE888) - National Grid
Contributor
2015

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Projects

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Power Networks and Smart Grids | Flower, Jack
Bell, Keith (Principal Investigator) Hawker, Graeme (Co-investigator) Flower, Jack (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2016 - 01-Oct-2020
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Power Networks and Smart Grids | Leavy, Aaron
Xu, Lie (Principal Investigator) Bell, Keith (Co-investigator) Leavy, Aaron (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2015 - 01-Oct-2019
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Power Networks and Smart Grids | moretti, David
Galloway, Stuart (Principal Investigator) Bell, Keith (Co-investigator) moretti, David (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2015 - 01-Oct-2019
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Power Networks and Smart Grids | Dixon, James
Bell, Keith (Principal Investigator) Booth, Campbell (Co-investigator) Dixon, James (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2015 - 01-Jan-2020
CXC fellowship: Effectiveness of Policies and Interventions
Galloway, Stuart (Principal Investigator) Bell, Keith (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Sep-2016 - 30-Aug-2018
ClimateXChange Post Doctoral Fellowship (Christian Calvillo)
Turner, Karen (Principal Investigator) Bell, Keith (Co-investigator) McGregor, Peter (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2016 - 09-Oct-2018

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Address

Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Royal College Building

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