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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Staudt

Academic Senior Councilor


Tel: +49 (234) 32 - 23962
Fax: +49 (234) 32 - 14597
E-Mail: staudt@enesys.rub.de

Power Systems Technology and Power Mechatronics
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitaetsstrasse 150
44801 Bochum, Germany

Curriculum Vitae


                     2000 Habilitation at Ruhr-University Bochum, Faculty of electrical engineering and information technology. Nomination as private dozent. Habilitation on "Ein Beitrag zu Leistungsbegriffen und Kompensationsverfahren für Mehrleitersysteme". Lehrgebiet: Elektrische Energietechnik und Leistungselektronik - "Contribution to power definitions and compensation strategies for multi-conductor systems". (in German language). Assigned area of teaching expertise: Electrical power engineering and power electronics
1993 Doctoral degree at Ruhr-University Bochum, Faculty of electrical engineering. Dissertation on "Zusammenhänge zwischen dem Sättigungsverhalten und den Ständer-Flussverkettungen von Drehfeldmaschinen" - "Relationship between the saturation characteristics and the stator-flux linkages of machines with rotating magnetical field" (in German language)
1987 German Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Ruhr-University Bochum

Professional Career:

since 2009 Extraordinary professor at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)
since 1999 Academic counsellor and senior academic counsellor at the faculty of electrical engineering and information technology, Ruhr-University Bochum
1993-1999 Seniour engineer at the institute for generation and application of electrical energy, Ruhr-University Bochum, Prof. Depenbrock. Subsequently institute for electrical power engineering and power electronics, Prof. Steimel
1988-1999 Research asistent at the institute for generation and application of electrical energy, Ruhr-University Bochum, Prof. Depenbrock
 1987-1988 Obligatory military service (federal forces of Germany)

Personal Information:

Civil Status: Married, 3 children
Date of Birth: 25.12.1962
Place of Birth: Bochum, Germany                                                                                                                                                    




  • Electrical Drives
  • Controlled Power Electronic Actuators
  • Power Electronics

Main areas of expertise:

  • Theory and control of inverter-fed machines (prominently IM and PMSM)
  • Control of inverters connected to the power grid
  • Power theory and compensation strategies (compensation of non-active power, Power Quality)
  • Measurement, description and analysis of signals typical for electrical power engineering
  • Space vectors and their application to electrical power egineering

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Professional Acitivities

  • Member of VDE (german association of engineers in electrical engineering and information technology)
  • Seniour member of the IEEE
  • Active in the definition of standards