Professor Philip Taylor


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Job title: Professor, Head of School and Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor
Division: Engineering
Organisation: Newcastle University
Tags: Advisor, SAN

I have been working, in Industry and Academia, in the field of Energy Systems for 25 years, joining Newcastle University in April 2013 where I am currently Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (SaGE Faculty), Head of Engineering and Siemens Professor of Energy Systems.

I am Director and Principal Investigator for the EPSRC funded £20M National Centre for Energy Systems Integration (CESI) and the newly formed £10m EPSRC Supergen Energy Networks Hub, working collaboratively with NREL and EPRI, Danish Technological University, Nanyang Technological University, and Siemens among others.

I am a founding member of The Faraday Institution, a £42m Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund initiative focusing on battery storage for the automotive sector. I was the academic lead for the Low Carbon Networks Funded project Customer Led Network Revolution carried out with Northern Powergrid and British Gas.

In recent years I have provided consultancy and advise to many organisations including: Enercon, Singapore Energy Markets Authority, Malaysian Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation, DECC, Norwegian, Swedish and Dutch governments regarding power systems, energy storage and renewable energy.