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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Steimel


Tel: +49 (234) 32 - 23890
Fax: +49 (234) 32 - 14597
E-Mail: steimel@enesys.rub.de

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

Curriculum Vitae

since 2012 Retired: Research Group Eletrical Power Engineering and Opwer Electronics
1990-2012 Full Professor, Professorship for Electrical Power Engineering and Power Electronics
1982-1990 Brown, Boveri & Cie. (since 1988 Asea Brown Boveri (ABB)), Mannheim, Group Manager for development of components and systems for AC traction vehicles in the Transportation Division
1977-1982 Brown, Boveri & Cie., Mannheim, Central Lab for Electronics and Data Processing, developing high power inverters for traction
1977 Ph. D. in Power Electronics
1972-1977 Researcher at the Institute for Power Electronics and Drives of the Technical University Darmstadt
1967-1972 Study of Electrical Power Engineering at the Technical University Darmstadt
Date of Birth: 17th of May, 1947 in Frjasino near Moscow/USSR


Main areas of expertise:

  • Power Electronis
  • Electric Railway Systems
  • High Power Drives
  • Power Semiconductor Devices
  • Line-friendly converters

Extra-universitarian Activities:

  • Member of the Editorial Board of „European Transactions on Electrical Power Engineering (ETEP)"
  • Member of the Editorial Board of „Elektrische Bahnen"
  • Liaison Professor of the VDE-Regional Organisation Rhein-Ruhr e.V. at Ruhr-University Bochum
  • Advisory Professor of Tong-Ji University Shanghai, China
  • Member of the European Working Group of the Industrial Power Conversion Committee of the Industrial Application Society (IAS) in the IEEE (The Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers)
  • Chairman of Division 6 „Railways and Vehicles with Electric Drives" of the ETG (Power Engineering Society) in the VDE (Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies, Germany), Member of the Advisory Council of ETG