DC Technology for Utility Grids and E-mobility - Best Friends in a Clean and CO2-Neutral Future

Dr.-Ing. Peter Lürkens

RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Peter Lürkens received his Dr.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen in 1990 on a thesis on improvements of lead-acid batteries for electric vehicles. He took a position at Philips Corporate Research (Aachen, DE) in the same year as a research scientist in the fields of power electronics, drives for household appliances, power supplies, converters for gas discharge lamps, solid state lighting, PV systems, and high power converters for medical applications. In 2000 he was appointed Principal Scientist for the field of Power Electronics. In 2011 he changed to Philips Research (Eindhoven, NL) and was assigned leading the research area "High Power and Performance". Since 2015 he is in the positions of a Chief Engineer of the Institute of Power Generation and Storage Systems at the E.ON Energy Research Center and the Chief Scientific Officer and scientific coordinator of the Flexible Electrical Networks (FEN) Research Campus at RWTH Aachen University, being one of nineresearch campus funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).


KN-5 » Keynote (Chair: Martin Ordonez) (08:00 - Thursday, 28th June, Lakeshore III - IV)