Principal Investigator, Professor Frede Blaabjerg
The project will be led by Professor Frede Blaabjerg, who has more than twenty years of experience in the power electronics technology and its application – both seen from a power generation, power system and from a power electronic interfaced load perspective.
Prof. Frede Blaabjerg was employed at ABB-Scandia, Randers, from 1987-1988. During 1988-1992 he was a PhD. student at Aalborg University, Denmark, then became Assistant Profes¬sor in 1992, Associate Professor in 1996 and full professor in power electronics and drives in 1998 the same place. He has been part-time research program leader at Research Center Risoe in electrical design of wind turbines.
Since 2006 he has been Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics but this term ends in 2012. He was Distinguished lecturer for the IEEE Power Electronics Society from 2005 to 2007 and for the IEEE Industry Applications Society from 2010 to 2011. He has received more than 20 national and international awards including being IEEE fellow and has published substantially in journals and at conferences with high impact.