Andy Knight, PhD, PEng
B.A. Electrical & Info Sciences, University of Cambridge, 1994
Doctor of Philosophy Electrical Engineering, University of Cambridge, 1998
Andy Knight is a Professor and Head of Electrical and Software Engineering at the University of Calgary. His research program focuses on the challenges of integrating renewable energy sources into electrical systems, energy efficiency, and electrical energy conversion.
Dr. Knight was awarded the PhD from the University of Cambridge and was a Professor at the University of Alberta prior to joining Calgary. He is a Professional Engineer registered in the Province of Alberta, Senior Member of IEEE and is a recipient of prize paper awards from IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) and IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS).
He is currently the Vice President of IEEE Industry Applications Society, a member of the Steering Committee for IEEE Electrification Magazine, and has previously held various roles with IEEE including Chairing the Steering Committees the for IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition and the IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, as a member of the Steering Committees for IEEE Journal on Selected and Emerging Topics in Power Electronics, IEEE Open Journal on Industry Applications, and Chair of IEEE Smart Grid R&D Committee.
Areas of Research
- Electric motors
- Electricity generation
- Power Electronics
- Battery Energy Storage
- Grid Integration of Renewables and DER
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