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Graeme Burt

Deputy Chair, Hydrogen Accelerator

Prof Graeme Burt is a Distinguished Professor of electrical power systems and Director of the Institute for Energy and Environment within the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. He is lead academic for the Power Networks Demonstration Centre, an industrialisation centre focused on accelerating integrated energy solutions and de-risking power technologies. Prof Burt also directs the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in electrical power systems. He is part of the leadership team of ISCF DER Centre Scotland, a regional centre supporting supply chain growth for power electronics, machines and drives for high power and high integrity systems. His research interests include the areas of decentralised energy and smart grid protection and control; electrification of aerospace and marine propulsion; DC and hybrid power distribution; and experimental systems testing and validation with power hardware in the loop. He furthermore serves as a board member of the national aerospace research consortium (UK-ARC), the international association of distributed energy laboratories (DERlab e.V.), and the Hydrogen Accelerator (H2A).