Gary joined Brunel in May 2000 from the University of Greenwich in London. He was a National Grid Post-doctoral Scholar from 2000-2003 and joined Electronic and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering and Design as a lecturer in June 2003. He established the new MSc Sustainable Electrical Power as the course director in September 2006. He has been a research active member of the Brunel University Research Centre BIPS since May 2000.

Gareth Taylor has contributed to over 150 research publications concerning applied mathematics and computing in both power systems and general engineering.

His current research interests include: Smart Grids, Renewable energy systems; Micro-generation; Reactive power & voltage control; Power systems & network communications; Power system & network operation; Power system economics & electricity markets.