Prof. Dr.-Ing. Yves Burkhardt

Electrical Drive Systems


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Work S3|10 115
Landgraf-Georg-Straße 4
64283 Darmstadt

  • Electrical drive systems
  • Design and optimization of electric motors / generators
  • Noise and vibration behavior of electric motors (NVH)
  • Effects in inverter-fed electric motors: bearing currents, additional losses due to PWM, NVH, insulation aging
  • Electrical drive systems for (hybrid) electric cars
  • High efficient PM synchronous motors for mobility and industry
  • Disruptive electric motor concepts

since 2023 Full professor, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Institute for Electric Drive Systems

2022 – 2023 Electrotechnics engineering discipline manager, Valeo eAutomotive Germany GmbH, Erlangen/Bad Neustadt

2016 – 2022 Head of motor electrical engineering, Valeo Siemens eAutomotive Germany GmbH, Erlangen/Bad Neustadt

2015 – 2016 Head of technology cluster motor and mechanical integration, Siemens AG, eCar Powertrain Systems, Erlangen

2011 – 2015 Development engineer and R&D project manager, Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, Erlangen

2008 – 2011 Scientific assistant, TU Kaiserslautern, Institute for mechatronics and electric drive systems