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Thomas Morstyn

Lecturer in Power Electronics and Smart Grids

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Interested in projects which bring together advances from distributed control, machine learning and game theory to solve problems in the areas of power system control and energy market design.

Education/Academic qualification

2014Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia
Multi-Agent Control for Microgrids with Distributed Energy Storage Systems
2008Bachelor of Engineering, The University of Melbourne


Dr. Thomas Morstyn is a Lecturer in Power Electronics and Smart Grids with the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. He leads the EPSRC project "A Networked Market Platform for Electric Vehicle Smart Charging", and he co-leads the EPSRC project "EnergyREV - Market Design for Scaling Up Local Clean Energy Systems". He is also an Associate with the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford.

Thomas received the BEng (Hon.) degree from the University of Melbourne in 2011, and a PhD from the University of New South Wales in 2016, both in electrical engineering. Before undertaking his PhD, he spent two years working in Rio Tinto’s Technology and Innovation Group. After completing his PhD he spent four years with the Energy and Power Group at the University of Oxford.

His research interests include multi-agent control and market design for integrating distributed energy resources into power system operations.

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