Professor Thomas Morstyn received the BEng (Hon.) degree from the University of Melbourne in 2011, and the PhD degree from the University of New South Wales in 2016, both in electrical engineering. Previously, Thomas was a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and an EPSRC research fellow at the University of Oxford. Prior to undertaking his PhD, he also worked as an electrical engineer in Rio Tinto’s Technology and Innovation group.
Thomas is now Associate Professor in Power Systems with the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, a Tutorial Fellow at Hertford College and an Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is also an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and Co-Chair of the IEEE Power & Energy Society Taskforce on Quantum Computing for Power System Operations. His research is focused on the design of control systems and markets to enable the large-scale integration of distributed power system flexibility.