• Dipl.-Ing. 1986-1991, Electrical Power Engineering, RWTH Aachen
  • Ph.D. 1992-1997, Subtransmission Network Planning, RWTH Aachen


  • Institute of Power System and Power Economics, RWTH Aachen
  • FGH e.V., Mannheim
    (Research Association of German Transmission/Distribution Industry)

Current Activities:

  • Show Case Projects on Smart Energy
  • Central/De-central Structure of the Power System
  • Research Campus “DC Distribution Grids”
  • Various Projects on Sector Coupling Electricity – Gas/Fuels
  • Recognitions: Member of the Scientific Council of the German Regulatory Body

Research Interests:

  • Distribution and Transmission Network Planning and Operation
  • Power System Stability and Security of Supply
  • Energy Market Analysis, Energy System Analysis