Dr. Tim Littler
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Dr. Tim Littler received the BEng (Hons) degree in Electronic Systems from the University of Ulster in 1991 and a Ph.D. and PGCHET from The Queen’s University, Belfast in 1998 and 2002, respectively. He joined the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EEECS) in 2001.
Prior to 2001, Dr. Littler worked as an electronics design engineer and research and development manager in industry over a period of ten years in the areas of power systems engineering, instrumentation, analogue and digital hardware design, communication systems, software engineering, technical marketing and international technology transfer.
Research Interests These include power systems, wind and renewable energy generation and integration, Smart Grid, power system analysis and protection, system stability, cyber-security, statistical and time-series methods and intelligent algorithms.
He has published a number of papers in his field and contributed to edited academic books and UK industrial reports.
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Academic and Professional Activity Dr. Littler is the academic Adviser of Studies on the MEng (Hons) and BEng (Hons) degree pathways in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the School of EEECS and currently delivers courses in ELE3012 Software Engineering 3, ELE1012 Mathematics 1, ELE2011 Design Exercises and a Stage 4 course on SmartGrid on the EEECS MEng and MSc pathways.
He has coordinated the IET Power Academy and ESBIE Scholarships schemes in the School and is involved with a number of local and national companies.
He has been involved in the organising committees of a number of international conferences including the 1st and 2nd International Conferences on SuperGen in Nanjing and Hangzhou, China. He is currently a co-investigator on the EPSRC Science Bridge UK-China project actively collaborating with Chinese universities and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
He is an academic post-graduate supervisor of six PhD students working in the areas of power engineering and cybersecurity. He collaborates closely in a number of related fields with national and international academics in power engineering, communications and medicine.
He is an active advocate of STEM and particularly EEE dissemination and outreach at primary and secondary education levels and regularly provides a number of educational presentations and talks in local schools.
He is an academic reviewer for the IET and IEEE Transactions and is a member of the IET, IEEE and EEECS Research Society.