Patrick Wheeler Bio

Prof Pat Wheeler received his BEng [Hons] degree in 1990 from the University of Bristol, UK.  He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering for his work on Matrix Converters from the University of Bristol, UK in 1994.  In 1993 he moved to the University of Nottingham and worked as a research assistant in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  In 1996 he became a Lecturer in the Power Electronics, Machines and Control Group at the University of Nottingham, UK.  Since January 2008 he has been a Full Professor in the same research group.  He is currently Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Nottingham.  He is an IEEE PELs ‘Member at Large’ and an IEEE PELs Distinguished Lecturer.  He has published 400 academic publications in leading international conferences and journals.