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Name Dr Steve Burrow
Job title Reader in Aircraft Systems
Department Department of Aerospace Engineering University of Bristol
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Telephone number work(0117) 33 15542
Qualifications MEng, PhD(Bristol)
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Keywords energy management
coupled mechanical / electrical systems
power electronics
electrical machines
energy harvesting
renewable energy
sensing systems
Areas of expertise As a member of the Electrical Energy Management Group and of the Aerospace Dynamics and Systems research-group, my current research encompasses novel power electronics, electrical machines and sensing systems for wide range of applications including the ‘More Electric Aircraft’, energy harvesting, and environmental sensing. My research team is currently funded by industry and the ESPRC and NERC. I am a member of the NERC peer review college, dealing with technology applied to environmental research.

Current research projects include;

Vibration energy harvesting using non-linear systems

Electrical tuning of mechanical systems.

Current source inverters for aerospace applications

Novel sensor systems for extreme environments – e.g. sub-glacial. (
Media experience Several interviews for local radio. Presentations/talks to techical and general interest groups. Interviews for BBC world service and bbc website.