Joe SpencerProfessor and Academic Lead for Sensor City at University of Liverpool
Joe Spencer gained his B.Eng(Hons) and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Liverpool. He spent a number of years working in the industrial sector related to high voltage and high current engineering. He became an academic staff member in 1989 in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics at the University of Liverpool. He is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering, Director for the Centre of Intelligent Monitoring Systems, the University’s Academic lead Sensor City Liverpool Ltd.
Professor Spencer is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution for Engineering and Technology. His research is in electrical power equipment and intelligent monitoring systems. As well as publishing quality academic papers, he has successfully transfer outputs from his research to the industrial sector. He is also a member of an international study group on arc discharges, a member of the national leadership committee in the UK for Sensors and Instrumentation, Honorary Treasurer for the series of International conferences on gas discharges and their applications and a member of the International Scientific Committee for the State Key Laboratory in Xian Jiaotong University China. He leads one of the 5G testbed and trials in the UK.