Website of:  Dr Jonathan Swingler CPhys FInstP FHEA

 

 

Jonathan’s Research

 

Projects:

RECAS (1997-2000)

APAHOE (2006-2009)

ReliabilityZoo (Current)

 

AUTOCON (2002-2005)     

OPROMO (2006-2009)

 

 

Completed PhDs:

1. “The Evolution of Break Arc Erosion from Arc Initiation to Extinction on silver Alloy Electrical Contacts in Low Voltage DC Switches”

2. “Advanced Piezoceramic Actuators for Harsh Operating Environments”

3. “Development and Optimisation of Robust Electro-Mechanical Drive Systems for Specialist Vehicles”

 

Current PhDs:

4. “New Topologies and Control Strategies of Grid Connected Inverters”

New PhDs:

 

 

 

5. Reliability Prediction and Long-Term Robustness of High Current Interconnecting Systems.

6. Feature Detection of Aged Electrical Components using 3D X-Ray CT Techniques

7. Contact Spot Analysis of Real Interfaces using 3D X-Ray CT Visualisations

 

 

                             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan’s MSc Teaching

 

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MSc Projects:

 

Renewable Generation and Conversion

 

Remote Access Labs

 

1. Defining actual operating conditions for determination of component lifetime.

2. Investigating the functional behaviour of conducting polymers to mitigate against fretting wear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan’s Enterprise Activities

 

Articles:

 

Projects:

 

The interaction between Industry and Academia

 

BlueCube

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan’s Professional Activities

 

Institute of Physics:

Degree Accreditation Committee

Degree Accreditation Assessor

Dielectrics Group Committee (Honorary Treasurer)

Dielectrics 2011 Conference

 

Expert Witness:

Electrical Connector Science & Technology

-      2005: High Court of justice, Queen’s Bench Division, Birmingham.

-      2007: High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, London.

 

Expert Evaluator:

European Commission Research Funding

 

Journal Refereeing:

IEEE CPT     IMechE D     IEEE/ASME JMEMS

Emerald SSMT     Elsevier SCT     IoP Nano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan’s Other Interests

 

 

Other Interests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                             

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

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