Automotive Electronics

Lead Research Organisation: University of Nottingham
Department Name: Faculty of Engineering


Electric vehicles (EV) are complicated transportation systems which raise many questions and challenges. One particular area of interest is the on-board charger (OBC) of the vehicle. As the industry is maturing and requirements for the OBC are changing, a solution which combines cost optimization, efficiency, power density, bidirectional operation for V2G (vehicle-to-grid), galvanic isolation, and sustainability is required. A range of topologies are reviewed, with the optimal solution currently seeming as a matrix converter and a dual-active bridge (DAB) cascade with alternate means of modulation.


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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
EP/V51973X/1 30/09/2020 29/09/2025
2595428 Studentship EP/V51973X/1 30/09/2021 29/09/2025 Paulius Pazera