Senior Visiting Fellow in Energy Systems, UNSW

Hugh Outhred has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sydney and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Energy. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales having retired in 2007 from the positions of Presiding Director, Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets and Associate Professor and Head, Energy Systems Research Group in the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications following a 35 year career at UNSW. He is also Managing Director of Ipen Pty Ltd, a small private company that provides educational and advisory services on energy and its relationship to society and the environment. Hugh has provided advisory and educational services for governments, non-government organisations, the electricity supply industry and private industry in Australia, Canada, China Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the UK and the USA.

Experience

  • 2007–present
    Managing Director, Ipen Pty Ltd
  • 2007–present
    Professorial Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales
  • 2004–2007
    Presiding Director, Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets, University of New South Wales
  • 1993–2007
    Associate Professor, University of New South Wales
  • 1993–1993
    Fulbright Senior Fellow, University of California Berkeley
  • 1980–1992
    Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales
  • 1973–1979
    Lecturer, University of New South Wales

Education

  • 1974 
    University of Sydney, PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • 1969 
    University of Sydney, B.E in Electrical Engineering (Hons. 1)
  • 1967 
    University of Sydney, B.Sc (Mathematics and Physics)

Research Areas

  • Electrical And Electronic Engineering (0906)
  • Power And Energy Systems Engineering (Excl. Renewable Power) (090607)
  • Renewable Power And Energy Systems Engineering (Excl. Solar Cells) (090608)
  • Sustainable Agricultural Development (070108)