BEng (Lakehead); PEng; PhD (UBC)
Dr. Andy Swingler is an expert in renewable energy systems and has more than 15 years of product-based industry experience; including serving as Head of Technology Anticipation for Schneider Electric’s global off-grid solar business. Dr. Swingler started his career as an electrician’s helper before obtaining a technologist diploma at the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology, a bachelor’s degree at Lakehead University and finally a Ph.D. degree from the University of British Columbia in 2004 – all in the field of Electrical Engineering and with a focus on power electronics for renewable energy applications. Dr. Swingler’s experience and expertise ranges across the intelligent grid spectrum from the optimal design of high-performance off-grid PV-hybrid power systems to the integration and optimization of injecting PV and stored energy directly to the grid. Dr. Swingler has designed and managed a number of pioneering micro-grid research projects in Canada and has also been active with the International Energy Association’s PVPS Task 11 and 14 multinational expert working groups.
- 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE),Vancouver, CA, June 12-14, 2019
- Energies, 2018
- 3rd International Hybrid Power Systems Workshop, Tenerife, ES, May 8-9, 2018, 2018
- International Journal of Environmental Studies, 2018
- IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2012
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