Sustainable Electric Networks and Sources of Energy

Prof. Dr. Kai Strunz

Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Kai Strunz

Head of Chair

Organization name Chair of Sustainable Electric Networks and Sources of Energy
Office EMH-1
Room EMH 232
Address Einsteinufer 11
10587 Berlin

Academic career

Since 2007Head of the Chair of Sustainable Electric Networks and Sources of Energy (SENSE)
at TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2002 - 2007Assistant professor of electrical engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
1997 - 2002Research engineer, Electricité de France (EDF), Paris, France
2001Doctorate to become Dr.-Ing with “summa cum laude,” Saarland University, Germany
1995 - 1997Research assistant, Brunel University, Brunel Institute of Power Systems, London, UK
1996Diplom in Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.), Saarland University, Germany

Honors and awards

  • Visiting professor, Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2017
  • IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Prize Paper Award 2015
  • IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics First Prize Paper Award 2015
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, USA, 2003
  • Outstanding Teaching Award from the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington, USA, 2004
  • Dr. Eduard Martin Award for outstanding academic achievement in a doctoral thesis, Germany, 2002
  • VDE Award for an outstanding master’s degree, 1996