Dr Joseph Burchell

Research Associate

Email: 

Telephone: 

+44(0)131 6506487

Location: 

4.120 Faraday Building

Research Institute: 

  • Energy Systems

Research Theme: 

  • Offshore Renewable Energy
Joseph Burchell
Joseph Burchell

Biography: 

Joseph Burchell graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MEng in Mechanical Engineering with Renewable Energy. He returned to the School of Engineering, Institute for Energy Systems to undertake his PhD in Superconducting Machines for Direct Drive Offshore Wind Turbines. During his PhD studies he has worked on the structural integrety of Direct Drive Generators and Drive Trains, Harmonic Loading of Wind Turbines and Installation and operation of Superconducting Machines within extreme environments. 

He is currently working within the Institute for Energy Systems as a Research Associate undertaking a Wave Energy Scotland Project.

Research Interests: 

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Research Interests

Direct Drive Generators
Direct Drive Generators for the Offshore Wind Energy Sector
High Temperature Superconducting Machines
Structures for HTS machines
Renewable Energy Devices
Structures for Electrical Machines
Bearings
Structural Materials
Fatigue and Structural Loadings
 

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