Rebecca is a Senior Lecturer with the Power Conversion Research Group at The University of Manchester, UK. After completing her Engineering Doctorate (Eng.D.) in 2006, she was a Research Associate in the Rolls-Royce UTC conducting research on the Intelligent Electric Power Network Evaluation Facility. She was appointed to Lecturer in 2010, and Senior Lecturer in 2017. Since 2016, she is the Course Director for the Power Electronics, Machines and Drives MSc.
She has experience of leading research with a diverse range of industries, including gas-engine manufacturers, wide band gap device developers, vehicle manufacturers, and energy storage system suppliers and aggregators. This collaborative research has been funded from a variety of sources including, direct industry funding, consultancy, EU FP7, EPSRC and Innovate UK. She is currently a co-investigator on the converters theme of the EPSRC Centre for Power Electronics. She has more than 30 international publications and has given presentation at leading electrical engineering conferences around the world.
Rebecca is on the organising committee for the 2018 IET Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, to be held in Liverpool, UK.