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Professor Gareth Taylor

Professor Gareth Taylor
Head of Department - EEE

Research area(s)

He has contributed to over 150 research publications concerning applied mathematics and computing in both power systems and general engineering.

His current research interests include:

Smart Grids, Renewable energy systems; Micro-generation; Reactive power & voltage control; Power systems & network communications; Power system & network operation; Power system economics & electricity markets.

Research grants and projects

Research Projects


Investigation of High-Speed Power System Frequency Phenomena
Funder: National Grid
Duration: March 2018 - February 2019
e-HIGHWAY2050 - Modular Development Plan of the Pan-European Transmission System 2050
Funder: European Commission
Duration: September 2012 - December 2015
Scenarios for the development of Smart Grids in the UK
Funder: NERC
Duration: October 2011 - April 2014
Advanced Dynamic Energy Pricing and Tariffs (ADEPT)
Funder: EPSRC
Duration: March 2011 - March 2014
myTrustedCloud: Towards a virtual private cloud
Funder: EPSRC
Duration: February 2011 - July 2011
HiPerDNO - High Performance Computing Technologies for Smart Distribution Network Operation
Funder: European Commission
Duration: February 2010 - January 2013

Project details

He is currently leading and collaborating on a number of high profile power systems, smart grids and renewable energy research projects as follows: