Dr Igor Timoshkin

Reader

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Personal statement

 

Leading Reseach in the Following Areas:

 

High Voltage Engineering, Pulsed Power Technology

Non-thermal Plasma For Environmental, Air Cleaning  and Bio-Medical Applications

Bio-decontamination and Oxidation Using Atmospheric Non-therma Plasma Discharges

Pulsed Electric Fields for Lysis and Bio-Decontamination

Transeint Plasmas in Water and Dielectric Liquids: Fundamental Properties and Practical Applications

Novel Dielectric Liquids in Power and Pulsed Power Systems

 

Membership in Professional Organisations:

Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy

Senior Member of the IEEE 

Member of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society 

Member of the IEEE Dielectric and Electrical Insulation Society

 

Voting Member of the Pulsed Power Science and Technology Committee in the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Society

 

Member of The International Scientific Committee of the Series of International Conferences "Gas Discharges and Their Applications" 

 

Subject Editor of IET Nanodielectrics

 

 

Expertise

Has expertise in:

    Offering PhD opportunities/supervision in the following fields:

    Environmental applications of non-thermal plasma
    Air cleaning and decontamination by low temperatire transeint plasma
    Plasma discharges in water
    Dielectric properties of novel biodegradable insulation fluids for power and pulsed power applications
    Pulsed power
    Transient discharges in gases

     

    Currently available Defined PhD Research projects under supervision of Dr Igor Timoshkin are listed here:

    http://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/research/electronicelectricalengineering/researchstudentships/

     

Prizes and awards

2016 Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Award (Nomination in the "Most Enthusiastic" Category)
Recipient
14/5/2016
2013 Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Award (Nomination in the "Most Supportive" Category)
Recipient
15/5/2013
Recipient of the Rolls-Royce Award to Inventors
Recipient
4/2008

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Qualifications

MPhys, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation

PhD, Imperial Colledge of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

DIC, Diploma of Imperial Colledge, London, UK

PgCert Advanced Academic Studies, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

 

Publications

Breakdown characteristics of plasma closing switch filled with air, N₂, CO₂, and Ar/O₂
Yao Yuan, Timoshkin Igor V, MacGregor Scott J, Wilson Mark P, Given Martin J, Wang Tao
IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2018.2856306
Characterisation and statistical analysis of breakdown data for a corona-stabilised switch in environmentally-friendly gas mixtures
Macpherson R W, Wilson M P, MacGregor S J, Timoshkin I V, Given M J, Wang T
IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2018.2844954
Efficacy of antimicrobial 405 nm blue-light for inactivation of airborne bacteria
Dougall Laura R, Anderson John G, Timoshkin Igor V, MacGregor Scott J, MacLean Michelle
SPIE Photonics West 2018 BIOS (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2289987
Pulsed ultraviolet light decontamination of artificially-generated microbiological aerosols
Dougall L R, Gillespie J B, MacLean M, Timoshkin I V, Wilson M P, MacGregor S J
IEEE 21st International Conference on Pulsed Power (PPC), 2017 IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference IEEE Pulsed Power Conference Proceedings (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1109/PPC.2017.8291260
Acoustic impulses generated by air-bubble stimulated underwater spark discharges
Sun Y, Timoshkin I V, Given M J, Wilson M P, Wang T, MacGregor S J, Bonifaci N
IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Vol 25, pp. 1915-1923 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2018.007293
Modifications to the von Laue statistical distribution of the times to breakdown at a polymer-oil interface
Given Martin J, Wilson Mark P, Timoshkin Igor V, MacGregor Scott J, Wang Tao, Sinclair Mark A, Thomas Ken J, Lehr Jane M
IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Vol 24, pp. 2115-2122 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2017.006314

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Teaching

“Electromagnetism”, 19207, year 2 module (module registrar)

“Integrated Studies”, EE974, year 2 module, Communication project laboratories

Individual projects, 19496, year 4 module

“High Voltage Technologies and Electromagnetic Compatibility”, EE920, year 5/MSc level, (module registrar)

MSc projects, 19900, MSc level module

Teaching in the partner Universities in China under the framework of Articulation agreements

 

Professional activities

IET Nanodielectrics (External organisation)
Advisor
4/9/2018
Conference of the French Electrostatics Society
Participant
29/8/2018
Universite Grenoble Alpes
Visiting researcher
26/8/2018
24th Europhysics Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics of Ionized Gases
Participant
17/7/2018
External Examiner of PhD thesis, University of Southampton
Examiner
14/3/2018
The Pulsed Power Science and Technology Committee in the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Society (External organisation)
Advisor
1/1/2018

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Projects

Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP - University of Strathclyde) | Dougall, Laura
MacLean, Michelle (Principal Investigator) Timoshkin, Igor (Co-investigator) Dougall, Laura (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2015 - 01-Jan-2019
Breakdown Mechanisms and Processes in Dielectric Fluids
Timoshkin, Igor (Principal Investigator) Given, Martin (Co-investigator) MacGregor, Scott (Co-investigator)
26-Jan-2014 - 30-Jan-2014
Plasma Channel Drilling - Halliburton Year 1 programme
Timoshkin, Igor (Principal Investigator) MacGregor, Scott (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2014 - 31-Jan-2015
Non-thermal plasma for cleaning and decontamination applications
Timoshkin, Igor (Principal Investigator) Given, Martin (Co-investigator) MacGregor, Scott (Co-investigator)
10-Jan-2014 - 09-Jan-2016
“Non-thermal plasmas for cleaning and decontamination”, EPSRC Pathway to impact grant
Timoshkin, Igor (Principal Investigator) MacGregor, Scott (Co-investigator)
I.V. Timoshkin, S. J. MacGregor, “Non-thermal plasmas for cleaning and decontamination”, EPSRC Pathway to impact grant, July 2012-Jan 2013, £20,000
01-Jan-2012 - 31-Jan-2013
EPSRC DOCTORAL TRAINING GRANT | Hogg, Michael
Timoshkin, Igor (Principal Investigator) MacGregor, Scott (Co-investigator) Hogg, Michael (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2011 - 23-Jan-2016

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Address

Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Royal College Building

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