Gerd Griepentrog

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerd Griepentrog

Power Electronics and Control of Drives

+49 6151 16-20580
+49 6151 16-20582

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Fraunhoferstr. 4
64283 Darmstadt

Office: S3|21 207

Research Topics and Interests

  • Active power filter and selective harmonic cancellation
  • Optimizing of (passive) filter for active infeed converter
  • Handling of unsymmetrical load (occurrence of zero and negative sequence)
  • Avoidance of unintended interaction between power electronic systems through the grid
  • Island operation and black-start capability

Academic Curriculum Vitae

since 2013 Full Professor, TU Darmstadt, Institute for Power Electronics and Control of Drives

2002 – 2013 Department Head within Siemens AG, Corporate Technology (Erlangen, Munich, Princeton, Shanghai / Beijing)

1996 – 2002 Employee Corporate Technology, Siemens AG, Erlangen

1993 – 1996 Ph.D. candidate TU Chemnitz

1988 – 1993 Diploma in Automation and Power Engineering, TH Zwickau / Chemnitz

1984 – 1988 Military Service

1981 – 1984 Combined apprenticeship (electrician) and A-Level (Abitur)

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