Keith Bell is the ScottishPower Professor of Smart Grids at the University of Strathclyde and, since May 2014, a co-Director of the UK Energy Research Centre (http://www.ukerc.ac.uk/ ). He joined the University in 2005 having previously worked as a researcher in Bath, Manchester and Naples and as a system development engineer in the electricity supply industry in Britain. He is active in the International Council of Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) and the IET Power Academy, an initiative to promote electric power engineering as a graduate career in the UK. He is a Chartered Engineer and, at different times, has advised the Scottish Government, the Republic of Ireland government, the Northern Ireland Executive, Ofgem and the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change on electrical energy and power systems issues as well as leading a number of engineering research projects in collaboration with UK and European industry partners.
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