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Adam Stock, CEng MIMechE


  • United Kingdom

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Personal Statement

Adam Stock is a Knoweldge Exchange Fellow in the Wind Energy and Control Centre at the University of Strathclyde.  His research interests include, wind turbine control, wind farm control, and flexible operation of wind power plant.

Prior to working at the University of Strathclyde (from the end of 2010 to the beginning of 2015), he obtained his MEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (in 2007), before working in Industry.

From 2015 to the beginning of 2019 Adam worked in industry as a Control Algorithm Engineer for SgurrControl Ltd, where he worked on various control projects in the wind and wave energy sectors.

Whilst at the University of Strathclyde, Adam has conducted research under the Supergen Wind Energy project, has published and presented two conference papers on wind turbine control, has contributed research to the INNWIND project, has assisted in supervision of CDT mini-projects, taught students on a variety of courses, presented control tutorials, worked on a wind turbine jacket structure project with TWI, and has completed his doctoral thesis entitled "Augmented Control for Flexible Operation of Wind Turbines"

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Strathclyde

Master of Engineering, University of Newcastle

External positions

Control Algorithm Engineer

26 Nov 20151 Jan 2019

Wind Farm Control Advisor, SgurrControl Limited

1 Jan 201526 Nov 2015


  • Wind Energy
  • Control
  • Wind Farm Control
  • Wind Turbine Control
  • wave energy

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Projects 2010 2020

RES co-located and optimised Direct Air Capture

Stock, A. & Johnson, G.


Project: Internally funded project

Research Output 2014 2019

Power available signals, zero-carbon ESO and new revenue streams

Browell, J., Stock, A. & McMillan, D., 5 Nov 2019. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceSpeech

Open Access
Frequency response
Chemical analysis


Augmented control for flexible operation of wind turbines

Author: Stock, A., 1 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Leithead, W. (Supervisor) & Yue, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Runners Up: OREC Power Available Hackathon

Jethro Browell (Recipient), Ciaran Gilbert (Recipient), Leo May (Recipient) & Adam Stock (Recipient), 29 Oct 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2012 2019

  • 3 Participation in conference
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Hosting an academic visitor
  • 1 Invited talk

5th Wind Energy Systems Engineering Workshop

Adam Stock (Participant)
2 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

IEA wind task 32/37 Workshop 15

Adam Stock (Participant)
17 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course