Dr Malcolm Booth

Dr Malcolm Booth

Head of Power Engineering and Director of the Foundation Degree Centre


Phone number
+44 (0)121 204 5225


Room number

Dr Malcom Booth, Director of the Foundation Degree Centre, is a highly experienced engineer with significant industrial experience in the power industry.

Qualifications & Education
BSc, MSc, PhD
Manchester University 1969-1975


  • Aston University
    Business Partnership Unit
    Director of the Foundation Degree Centre
    Director, Power Engineering and Power Electronics

  • Midlands Electricity plc
    Head of the Energy Technology Centre
    Head of Engineering in Energy Services UK

  • Eastern Electricity Board
    Technology Transfer Unit

  • Electricity Council
    Research Officer at the national research centre at Capenhurst

Teaching activity

  • Director of the Foundation Degree Centre

Research interests
Research interests include energy utilisation, demand side management, knowledge management systems and the development of work based learning methodologies.

Recent research funding
National Skills Academy for Power - KTP (under negotiation)

Membership of Professional Bodies
Member of QAC, Engineering Council

Selected publications
R.A. Harper, J.E. Gilmour, T.N. Oliver, M. Booth, “The application of an industrial demand-side management expert system for the analysis of electroheat technology retrofits”, 16th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, CIRED, (IEE Conf. Publ No. 482), June 2001, Part 1, pp. 269 – 269.