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Heaklig Ayala, DipHE, BEng, MSc


Engineering Doctorate Candidate
Centre for Doctoral Training, in
Future Mobility Technologies
School of Engineering
+44 (0) 738 319 0724

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πŸ” Research

Heaklig is currently a candidate to the Degree of Doctor of Engineering in Wide-Bandgap Power Electronics. As such, he is part of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Mobility Technologies, and also associated with the Wide-Bandgap Stream of the CDT. His work is actively being supervised by Professor Phil Mawby and Dr Jose Ortiz-Gonzalez, both being widely renowned experts in Power Electronics.

His research concerns advanced packaging of wide-bandgap power devices for enhanced integration, improved converter efficiency and reliability.

My News πŸ”Š

Ongoing: Extreme Fast-Charging for Electric Vehicles Based on Solid State Transformers [Project]

πŸ™‹πŸ½‍♂️ About me

Extremely proud to be from the Dominican Republic 🌴 —yet very pleased and happy to be based in the United Kingdom.

Heaklig obtained his BEng (Hons) at the Pontificia Universidad CatΓ³lica Madre y Maestra - PUCMM (2018), and his MSc in Electrical Power (Distinction) from Newcastle University (2019). The latter studies were sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Technology of his home country, recognising him as a very talented professional and future leader, with huge potential in the fields of applied research.

He natively speaks Spanish, while very competent in English, not to mention survival Italian skills.

Fun Fact: If you Google my name, everything you'll find would either be me or something to do with me... Pretty unique, huh? P.S. you'd need to put the exact search entry "Heaklig" (incl. the quotation marks).

Interests πŸ“–

SiC Power Applications

Grid-tied Converters

Advanced Gate-Driving

Device Packaging

MMC Topologies

Electric Vehicles!