Electrical Energy Storage Technology

Head of Chair

Prof. Dr. Ing. Julia Kowal

EMH 163

Einsteinufer 11

Office code: EMH 2

10587 Berlin

Telephone: +49 (0)30 314-25394

Fax:      +49 (0)30 314-21133

Email: julia.kowal[@]tu-berlin.de

Office hours: Monday, 9-10:00 as well as by appointment. Please note that during the lecture period in summer semester 2022 (25.4-18.7), my office hours are 10-11:00.

Generally, I am in the office on Mondays and am able to meet students in person. However, you are advised to confirm in advance. You can also call during my office hours to arrange a meeting over Zoom.  

Please note: I am unable to answer any questions relating to the examination board during office hours! Please request an appointment or send your questions to the examination board at pa-et@eecs.tu-berlin.de.

Technische Universität Berlin

Electrical Energy Storage Technology

Institute of Energy and Automation Technology

Faculty IV

Office code EMH 2

Einsteinufer 11

D-10587 Berlin

Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional experience

  • 03/ 2014 to present

Professor and chair of the Department of Electrical Energy Storage Technology at TU Berlin

  • 01/10 - 02/14

Senior engineer at the Chair for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems, ISEA, RWTH Aachen

  • 2010

Doctorate (Dr-Ing.) in electrical engineering, RWTH Aachen, Topic: "Spatially-resolved impedance of nonlinear inhomogeneous devices - using the example of the lead-acid battery"

  • 04/06-05/06

Visiting researcher at the company Exide, Azuqueca de Hénares, Spain

  • 10/05-12/05

Visiting researcher at the RISØ Research Center, Roskilde, Denmark

  • 11/04-12/09

Research assistant in the Electrochemical Energy Storage Conversion and Systems Group at the Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (ISEA), RWTH Aachen

  • 10/99-11/04

Electrical engineering and information technology degree with a focus on electrical engineering and electronics, RWTH Aachen, Diplom thesis: "Investigation of the thermal behavior of electrochemical energy storage systems in vehicle on-board power supplies"

Awards and scholarships

  • 2006

Herbert Kind Award of the ETG in the VDE

  • 2006

Brigitte Berkenhoff Prize for the best graduate in the field of electrical engineering at RWTH Aachen

  • 2002

Aachen VDE Award

  • 2001-2004

Scholarship from the Prof. Dr. Koepchen Merit Foundation (RWE)