Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Contact details

Room: 2 East 2.25
Tel: +44 (0)1225 386828

PhD supervision

Interested in supervising students studying;

  • Behavioural Modeling and Simulation
  • Power Electronics System Modeling and Analysis
  • Renewable Energy System Design and Analysis
  • Dynamic Photovoltaic Arrays
  • Autonomous Systems and Marine Platforms
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Novel Analogue Integrated Circuits
  • Silicon Photonics
  • Citizen Science projects
  • Electric Powered Vehicles

Professor Peter Wilson

BEng, MBA, PhD

Professor of Electronics & Systems Engineering with expertise in modelling, simulation, power electronics, renewable energy, autonomous systems and IC design.


Peter Wilson is Professor of Electronics and Systems Engineering in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

He received his BEng from Heriot-Watt University, MBA from Edinburgh Business School and PhD from the University of Southampton, and has industrial experience at Ferranti, GEC-Marconi, Analogy, Inc. prior to taking up his previous academic post of Associate Professor at Southampton in the School of Electronics and Computer Science.

He is a Fellow of the IET and BCS, Senior Member of the IEEE, and is currently serving as Executive Vice President of the IEEE Power Electronics Society. He has been the Technical and General Chair of the IEEE Workshop on Behavioral Modelling and Simulation, and also held numerous leadership positions at conferences including ETS, EBTW and FDL.

He has published more than 100 academic papers, three books and a patent, and has been principal investigator on numerous EPSRC grants. He is the supervior of the Team Bath Racing Electric (TBRe) formula student electric racing team at Bath, co-supervisor of the Bath Zero Emissions Motorcycle racing team, and leads postgraduate teaching developments in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.


Professor Wilson's current research interests include behavioural modelling and simulation, power electronics system modelling and analysis, autonomous systems and robotics, intelligent systems, neurmorphic computing, renewable energy system design and analysis.


Read publications by Peter Wilson


Teaching units

  • Advanced Microelectronics
  • Digital Systems Design
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Electronic Systems Design and manufacture