The Research Laboratory is led by Professor Jihong Wang and the research areas cover: energy efficiency, power system modelling, simulation, control and monitoring, nonlinear control system theory and its industrial applications. The Research Laboratory is active in development and demonstration of new energy saving and energy efficient control technology. Our research is supported by the funding from EPSRC, BCURA, and the industrial partners.
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Current Research Projects
- Study of supercritical coal fired power plant dynamic Responses for Grid Code compliance , Funded by EPSRC (EP/G062889), 2009-2014.
- The Next Generation of Activated Carbon Adsorbents for the Pre-Combustion Capture of CO2, Funded by EPSRC (EP/I010955), 2011-2014.
- Science City - Energy Future Programme - Energy Efficiency and Demand Reduction, Funded by Advantage West Midlands, 2009 - 2019.
- Modelling, HIL simulation and control of motorised vehicle actuator(s) for optimal power consumption, Funded by Jaguar Land Rover and the University of Warwick, 2011-2014.
- Enhancing the Mill Condition Monitoring Software Functions by Integrating Measurement Signals of Two Wireless Sensors, Funded by Warwick Venture, 2011-2013.
- Integrated Market-fit and Affordable Grid-scale Energy Storage (IMAGES), Funded by EPSRC (EP/K002228), 2012-2017.
- New Control Methodology for the Next Generation of Engine Management Systems, Funded by EPSRC (EP/J01043X), 2013 - 2016.
Completed Research Projects
- Development of a novel energy efficient magnetic scroll air motor, Funded by EPSRC (EP/H04084), 2009-2012.
- Large scale thermal power plant modelling and simulation, Funded by the University Strategy Awards, 2011-2012.