Dr John Gow

Job: Principal Lecturer, Faculty Head of Research Students

Faculty: Technology

School/department: School of Engineering and Sustainable Development

Research group(s): Centre for Electronic and Communications Engineering (CECE)

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7085

E: jgow@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Power electronics, power conversion and photovoltaic power systems.

Member of the Center for Electronic and Communications Engineering.

DSP based control for power electronic conversion systems.

Implementation of software defined radio systems.

Research group affiliations

Center for Electronic and Communications Engineering

Publications and outputs 

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Research interests/expertise

  • Digital control of power electronics
  • Power electronic systems
  • Renewable power generation
  • Power conversion for solar photovoltaics
  • Power electronics for audio power amplification.

Areas of teaching

  • Power Electronics, Control, Embedded Systems
  • Applied Electronics
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Principles of Design and Manufacture.


MEng, PhD

Courses taught

Prinicples of Engineering Design
Power Electronics (undergraduate)
Power Electronics (postgraduate)

Membership of professional associations and societies

Member of Institute of Engineering and Technology, current.

Professional licences and certificates

Chartered Engineer.

Consultancy work

Power electronics.

Embedded systems for power electronics and also for global satellite navigation systems.

Embedded systems for distributed security systems.

Current research students

Dr Ammar M Munir, completed PhD 2011, 1st supervisor
Jasim Al Sultani, intending to complete in 2012, 1st supervisor
Waleed Al-Azzawi, 2nd supervisor.

Externally funded research grants information

Knowledge Transfer Partnership to develop a next generation of global satellite navigation system. This project won the Lord Stafford award in May 2009.

Knowledge Transfer Partnership to develop embedded systems for security applications: end date 2011.

Professional esteem indicators

IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, reviewer, current
IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, reviewer, current
IET Power Electronics, reviewer, current.

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