Dr Chris Gould

Responsibilities

  • Senior Lecturer – Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Award Leader – BEng/MEng Electrical Engineering
  • Member of the Centre for Energy Efficient Systems ARC

Qualifications

 

  • BEng(Hons), MBA, PhD, PGCE, PgCRM, CEng, CMgr

Professional Memberships and Activities

 

  • Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (MIEEE)
  • Chartered Management Institute (MCMI)

Expertise

 

  • Thermoelectric Technology - power generation, heating and cooling
  • Energy harvesting and micro-power generation
  • Semiconductor device modelling and simulation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Enterprise and Commercial Activity

 

  • Application of thermoelectricity in power generation, heating and cooling systems
  • Improvement in performance of thermoelectric devices
  • Energy harvesting and micro-power generation
  • Industry short course in Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems

Research Interests

 

PhD in Thermoelectric Technology

  • Research into thermoelectric power generation, heating and cooling systems
  • Simulation and modelling of thermoelectric devices
  • Improvement of thermoelectric efficiency, thermoelectric performance, new materials and module construction techniques
  • Commercial application of thermoelectric technology
  • Energy harvesting and micro-power generation

Current Teaching

 

Module Leader for

Undergraduate

  • CE20032-4 Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • CE20035-4 Professional Engineering Skills  
  • CE00560-4 Automotive Electronic Systems 
  • CE01004-4 Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • CE20019-5 Electrical Power, Machines, and Drives
  • CE20039-5 Advanced Electrical/Electronic Simulation and Control
  • CE20044-6 Advances in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • CE20047-6 Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • CE20046-6 Power Electronics and Semiconductor Devices

Contact

Dr Chris Gould
School of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Staffordshire University
Mellor Building
College Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 2DE
t: +44 (0)1785 353243
e: c.a.gould@staffs.ac.uk