EPECentre welcomes new Director
26 May 2022
The Electric Power Engineering Centre is pleased to welcome Dr Hamish Avery as their new director.
Hamish has been Acting Director of the EPECentre since March 2022. He was previously a Senior Research Engineer at the research centre.
Hamish is a strong proponent of transdisciplinary research and values discovering new ways of solving problems by linking seemingly disparate disciplines and systems to achieve outcomes that have real-world impacts.
Prior to joining EPECentre he was the Chief Technology Officer at Canterbury Seismic Instruments Limited, where he specialised in developing earthquake effects management systems. Dr Avery is a graduate of the University of Canterbury, holding a PhD in Civil Engineering (based at Uppsala University), preceded by a BE(Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a BSc in Physics.
“I am very pleased to receive the Director role at EPECentre and to have such a capable team beside me. Aside from its leading role in the electrical power research sector, I believe EPECentre’s strong relationships across industry and the broad UC landscape are particularly relevant at this time where we need bring a diversity of skills together to find transition pathways into tomorrow’s low-emissions future.”
See Hamish's research profile to learn more and connect.
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